Travel operator: Goldtrail
There is nothing Grand about these appartments.
We have stayed here before and loved it. I'm afraid that this isn't the case anymore, we hated our stay here this yr. Had laptop stolen, my two sons were assaulted by bar staff, had to call the police on more than one occasion also other tourists staying there had purses stolen mobile phones grew legs and walked. Stuck at it for five days and then had to get in touch with tour operator here in England to move us. We had a very pleasant second week away from the grot-hole that Grand Villa Sol has turned into.Manager & co-owners are vile towards customers who choose to eat elsewhere..............funny that is as i thought that self-catering meant that you choose where you eat. This is not a Hotel just appartments and the behaviour the staff displayed was disgracefull. I'm sure they have lost a lot of customers ever returning here and if your thinking of taking your daughters over the age of 12 then don't bother as they will get nothing but hassle of the bar boys they were even biting girls (Disgusting) they should be closed down. British Embassy been informed Stay away from this place for your own safety & sanity!!
Travel operator: Lowcostholidays
The room was a disaster but that wasn't the problem. We were treated like we didn't exist as our Turkish friends came to pick us up on the first night to go out with them and we went out for the next few nights. At the pool in the daytime, we were totally ignored because we didn't have three square meals a day there!! Not to mention the cock (of the bird variety!!) that used to wake us up at 8am every morning outside our balcony! After 4 days we had had enough and decided to move accomodation at our own expense and it's the best thing we did!! Yes, these apartments cost next to nothing, but i would not go back there if it was free!!
Travel operator: Lowcostholidays
I first went to Marmaris five years ago and stayed at villa sol apartments, I only paid 158 pounds for a 7 night stay and did not expect what I got for my money, it’s worth that per night and anyone who says they didn’t get their money’s worth must be crazy.
Most of the bar staff are young and are very interested in young girls, that’s the only thing that lets the hotel down.
All the staff are great, the rooms are large and have kitchens with a cooker and fridge and you have your own balcony with great views of the mountains.
There’s a large pool with plenty of sun beds and outside toilets and lovely cold shower to cool you down if you don’t want to use the pool.
The food is magic and cheap and the booze is cool and refreshing and get two drinks for the price of one and the drinks are massive with plenty of alcohol in them. I now visit the hotel every year and it’s great to see there smiling faces and there friendly welcome. I recommend this hotel to everyone.
They only get paid 3 pounds a night from the tour operators so they do like you to eat there to make enough money to pay the staff who get paid a small per cent of the profits.
Ten minute bus ride from beach or about twenty minute walk to beach, town centre, nightclubs. In a great location with plenty of shops, cafes, bars, restaurants and views. The rooms are cleaned and tided daily.
You can get a bus every five minutes, just wave and they will stop for you, you can even get a bus to the next village icmeler from the hotel for about two pounds or less where the beaches are bigger and better and have a large market once a week where you can get loads of bargains and presents to take home with you.
You can go out on a boat trip from ten in the morning until five at night, it stops in five different places where you can jump into the warm waters and swim/snorkel.
On your third stop you are served your bbq dinner then the boat goes in land to a small island for an hour where there’s shops, beaches and sun beds, you get all this for ten pounds, ten pounds for the whole trip, I just don’t know how they can give you so much for so little.
Talking of ten pounds, you will need a ten pound note at passport control to get into the country. Always take your English money with you as you get more for the pound than you would back home, you could save a few hundred pounds by doing so.
Enjoy your holiday in marmaris.
nothing was to much trouble they were funny and very helpful i cant remember all their names but eddie emjay sinan and the little guy behind the bar and all the rest well done you are great.
we were never once pushed into eating or drinking at the hotel.
we had breakfast most mornings which was very good we also ate there a couple of times in the evenings the food was excellent.well done chef
we didnt stay for most of the evening entertainment but we were usually there when the dj turned up i think he only had a few songs on his laptop because he seemed to play the same songs night after night in the same order.
the hotel is a short bus ride away from marmaris and there were loads of bars and shops around the local area.
the entrance to the hotel had quite steep steps and were cluttered with bottled water
Our apartment was quite large and had a large balcony
the downside was
the furniture had seen better days
a broken window in balcony door
a plug socket hanging off the wall in bedroom
bathroom flooded every time you showered
the towels they provide were supposed to be white but they were brown with stains on.
the cleaner didnt clean she just made beds and emptied the bin.and the dreaded toilet rolls which turned into a joke one small toilet roll per week per apartment.and the toilets by the pool hardly ever had toilet rolls or hand towels. what is it with turkey and toilet rolls.lol
we never saw our goldtrail rep once not even a note under our door welcoming us.
Overall we had a great time thanks guys.
Travel operator: goldtrail
Travel operator: goldtrail
On arrival we were double booked but very quickly and efficiently and with help with our luggage Freddy the manager soon had us settled into an apartment across the road (Golden Orange) and a complimentary drink in our hand within 15mins of arrival - a great start to our week long holiday.
I have to say that the staff were amazing, they really made our first visit to Turkey memorable. I have nothing to complain about the accommodation, I was in the "dungeon" on our last day as Freddy very kindly found us a room to keep until our evening pick up at no extra charge. I wouldn't have liked to have stayed in this room for the duration of my holiday but the rest of the hotel rooms looked just fine and ours was perfect, no broken furniture, no broken light switches or smelly wardrobes, fridge and hob in perfect working order and cleaned every day although the towels were only changed twice in the week but as this is self catering having towels provided was a luxury as was the toilet paper - remember this is self catering apartments not a hotel.
There is a little bus which stops right outside the apartments every 5 mins and takes about 10 mins to get to Marmaris harbour and the beach and only costs 50p each!
We ate at the restaurant attached to the apartments often as the food is excellent, a good choice of hot, well cooked food, nicely presented and extremely cheap! You can get a full cooked breakfast for
Travel operator: Independantly
The food at the Villa Sol was second to none, compliments to the chef, they were reasonably priced and the portions are large. We only ate else where once and were very disappointed. It has a large sized pool which is always clean and pool table, tv, sunlongers etc. Every day had a brilliant atmosphere and the service from everyone was outstanding.This is the first time I have been to turkey and I would never go anywhere else now and thats including the Villa Sol Apartments. Big thanks to all the guys, Freddie, sinan, jay jay, Mj, semih, eddie, and anyone else I have forgotton for making our holiday so special. We will be back next year for 2 weeks without a doubt!
Travel operator: goldtrail
As soon as we got to our hotel the hotel staff took our bags to our rooms and everything like that i dont fault any of the cleannness or the food that was great, it was just the people, to clingy.
They told us we were not aloud to eat out of there resturant!! We wasnt aloud to be too loud in the pool! We wasnt aloud to bring people back to our hotel! we wasnt aloud drinks from over the shop around the pool!
The hotel men took us out one night, AND PAIRED US OFF. made us hold hands with one of the turkish men! If your girls and your going on a all girls holiday, DONOT come to this hotel. If your lads your finee.
Travel operator: OnurAir
the staff are wonderful,they work really well as a team, providing a wonderful relaxed atmosphere, the evening entertainment is varied and suitable for families.
The rooms are clean and comfortable.
Marmaris is easily accessed via the dolmus bus service which passes the apartments, staff were very helpful and gave us directions to a nearby cash machine and showed us a nearby supermarket to purchase a few things for our fridge thus saving me a journey to town .
i have been to marmaris 4 times now and would most certainly book villa sol, i would not waste time looking for any where else .
Travel operator: otbeach.com
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