The location with regards to the beach was unimportant due to an above average pool area and a 10 minute bus journey from resort (2 euros for an all day pass - multi use).
The hotel staff were well mannered and courteous - although a few more smiles wouldn't have gone amiss. The entertainment staff was full hit, not stop good natured people. They seemed to work 24 hours a day without losing their enthusiasm and seemed whole heartedly to enjoy their jobs.
We are planning a visit early next year.
We really liked the pools, one large-ish freeform pool, then a smaller 'activities' pool with volleyball net and small childrens pool. Water was freezing! There was daytime activities including shuffleboard, darts, pool and water volleyball. the entertainment team worked hard to get everyone involved and were really friendly. We didn't stay around for evening shows.
Location was the definite downside of this property - you are about 15-20 stroll from main road where you can catch a bus to Coral Bay or all areas of Paphos but otherwise limited to about 3 restaurants within walking distance. Taxis are pricey, but you can negotiate a fare, especially at the end of the season, so you stay out later than the buses run (11pm).
One word of warning, this hotel does All Inclusive. It is like no All Inclusive we have ever been to (and we've stayed in about 6) - food in restaurant was poor on the one night we ate there. It also doesn't have the usual 'snack bar' where food is available at all times to help yourself - you order snacks at the snack bar at limited times and ice cream times are also limited.
Travel operator: Airtours
The food was lovely with breakfast being the highlight, there was literally everything you could want, Cooked food, cereal, croissants, youghurt, fruit, pancakes, coffee, juice, toast, rolls...... i could keep going!!!
The staff were the best staff i think i have ever encountered at a hotel, the room was spotless. I've read a few reviews on here talking about burglaries but i never saw or head anything of the kind, and to be fair if people put there valuables in the safe provided for you, these problems can be avoided.
Sitting in the hotel and watching cabarets and shows etc... is not our type of thing so never really saw any of the entertainment although there was a lot going on. All in all an above average holiday and no complaints!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Travel operator: Libra
Travel operator: thomas cook
This was probably due to the fact that the weekend after we arrived was Pentecost, the Cypriot National Holiday, and the hotel was full of Cypriots celebrating their hols.
The entertainment staff were excellent and always helpful but had their work cut out in trying to find participants for the daytime games due to the lack of numbers in the hotel. Most of the bar staff were friendly too, but some were also a bit miserable, but who wouldn't be, having to work in that heat.
The pool area was always clean, and if anything was out of order it was seen to immediately. We never saw a towel on a lounger for the whole fortnight and sometimes it was a struggle having to decide where to lay!
The food at lunchtimes was generally Cypriot cooking and we loved it. Evening meals were usually attempts at continental - Greek, Italian, Chinese - and generally followed on in the same theme the following week.
Towels and linen changed frequently. Evenings had some avarage entertainment laid on with the Meeny Queez, Beengo in 4 languages and some turns, either singer, karaoke, parrots or a group, and that was the busiest time of the day for the hotel.
All in all, another holiday well enjoyed.
Travel operator: Hellenic
Hotel was fine, nothing to complain about really. The ground floor studio we had was very spacious and clean, with a little terrace and garden.
Breakfast was very nice with a wide choice of hot and cold items.
The location of the complex is between Coral Bay and Paphos, and was not a problem to us as we had a hire car for the week. The setting is very nice, right on the rocky coastline with a view of the shipwreck. To get in the sea (too cold in March) you have to walk a bit further along the very pleasant coastal footpath to the St. George hotel.
People seemed to be enjoying the evening entertainment although it wasn't really our cup of tea. There is not much in the way of bars and restaurants in the immediate vicinity, a hire car is best if you want to get out and about, but there is a bus service and taxis on hand.
Travel operator: independent
The hotel cleanliness was that good that they took my wifes jewellry on the 24th Dec, so perhaps thay should have got a 5, I think not.
When you get a note through your door saying no one will be around the following day, you don't expect someone to come in. Perhaps I am being too logical.
We had a parade of ants in our room and when I lifted the bed they were trying to devour a crisp, possibly from the previous occupier. This was sorted by one phone call and the cleaner was very prompt.
As for the burglary 3 officers arrived within 45 minutes one being a soco officer. The rep turned up but there was little she could do but stayed until the police had left.
There is enough choice of food even for the very picky, my brother in law eats no salad or greens but there was always something for him. The food was a little disapointing as I would have liked to have had more traditional food.
Like those before it is nice to go out and eat in a local village and not the touristy hot spots.
Most of the staff are fine, Palik the bar manager, is a bit of a stickler for only giving out 2 drinks per person and he checks that it is only those entitled to
drink them. it would appear that some of those on all inclusive have been getting drinks and selling them on to those no all inclusive for a pound. cheaper than bar prices and my back for them. How a few spoil it for everyone else.
the staff are made up from local people and others from poland, latvia and the like, but tend to be very friendly.
The bingo every night gets boring but does not last to long, not all the money is paid out as stated when you play.
there was plenty of activities to do from shuffle board, darts etc we enjoyed it and broke the day up.
i do have to say it was a good holiday over all.
just a quick point to note the car hire place outsidethe hotel is excerlent and the one by the mini market is illegal so stay away.
yes i think i would go back again.
Travel operator: Thomas Cook
Food excellent with something for all tastes - buffet style it included several salad dishes, always a soup, and five or six hot meat/fish dishes and a vegetarian option. Something to suit everyone.
Pool and bar areas very clean and plenty of sunbeds despite the hotel being full. Set on a cliff top, there is no beach here, but the pool area is on the coast offering great sea views. There are three pools and a pool bar area with a little shop selling everything you need for your holiday at reasonable prices.
Rooms have air-con which is controlled by a remote for which you'll pay
Travel operator: Hellenic Voyages
The nightly entertainment was as good as you will get. Also we had a lot of fun with the entertainment provided during the day.
We are booking again for next year same hotel as they looked after us so well.
Finally we will book again with Hellenic voyages they came up trumps for us
Travel operator: first choice holidays
We arrived at about ten o'clock and was told if we signed in later we could still have evening meal, the staff were clearing the food away, but the manager asked them to stop and told us to help ourselves, he then asked what we would like to drink and got the drinks for us himself (so I don't think you could ask more than that). The hotel was very clean, our one small gripe is that on two days our beds were'nt made, but that hardly a nightmare. The food was very good and always a good choice each nights menu seems to have a theme. If you go all-inclusive you can also eat at the pool bar but only when the restaurant is closed. I would stay here again, without a second thought.
Travel operator: Independant
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