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The Arkin Colony Hotel

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Ecevit Caddesi Girne - TRNC | Mersin 10, Kyrenia, Cyprus (Formerly The Colony Hotel - A Park Heritage Hotel)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This hotel has everything for a short break. Staff very friendly and helpful. Food excellent. This is our second visit and we will return again. Very near to shops and the harbour for great boat trips.

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Arkin Colony H, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at The Arkin Colony Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all thank you for choosing to stay with us. It was a great pleasure to welcome you at The Colony hotel and we are glad that you enjoyed your time here. Your valuable comments are very pleasing and force us to maintain and develop our service quality. That your time that you spent writing down your... More 

Guildford, UK
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119 reviews 119 reviews
45 hotel reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Colony offers guaranteed standards of quality and comfort in a well-appointed hotel just outside the busy hub of central Kyrenia. We had a very spacious double room on the first floor. The bathroom had been recently renovated and was stylish and clean, although the room itself was in need of an uplift. The air-con worked well but was too... More 

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Arkin Colony H, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at The Arkin Colony Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all thank you for choosing to stay with us. It was a great pleasure to welcome you at The Colony hotel and we are glad that you enjoyed your time here. Your valuable comments are very pleasing and force us to maintain and develop our service quality. I wish you had reported that had air con... More 

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Colony hotel in the Easter holidays. The breakfast/food was excellent quality as well as the decor of the hotel and the room. My two faults were that it was rather loud with some refurbishments going on but mainly the room was too warm as the central A/C wasn't switched on yet. We complained... More 

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Arkin Colony H, Konuk İlişkileri Müdürü at The Arkin Colony Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all thank you for choosing to stay with us. It was a great pleasure to welcome you at The Colony hotel Your valuable comments are very pleasing and force us to maintain and develop our service quality. Please note that your time that you spent writing down your comments on TripAdvisor are highly appreciated. Renovation work... More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

My wife and I stayed here for 10 days in February, and having looked around Kyrenia in that time, this is the best hotel in town. It is very clean, the rooms are well appointed, the numerous staff are courteous and efficient, and the restaurant is excellent. The choice for breakfast is extensive and of fine quality, and the waiting... More 

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Arkin Colony H, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at The Arkin Colony Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all thank you for choosing to stay with us. It was a great pleasure to welcome you at The Colony hotel and we are glad that you enjoyed your time here. As you have experienced, being in city center our hotel rooms do not offer sea view. On next visit if you request for balcony room... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I've only recently joined trip advisor which is the reason for my late review. We have been visiting family in Cyprus for the last 10 years. This was our first visit to the North to visit friends & we definitely picked the best place to stay. Situated in the middle of town & perfect walking distance to shops, restaurants, bars... More 

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The Colony H, Guest Relations Manager at The Arkin Colony Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all thank you for choosing to stay with us. It was a great pleasure to welcome you at The Colony hotel and we are glad that you enjoyed your time here. Your valuable comments are very pleasing and force us to maintain and develop our service quality. Please note that your time that you spent writing... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

We prefer The Colony Hotel winter time is a good choice, its center of the city. But it was very noisy because of car wash place opposite of the hotel. The food is good but after dinner even just one a glass of turkish tea they charge extra. My recommend, they can offer a glass of tea, it will be... More 

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Arkin Colony H, Halkla İlişkiler Müdürü at The Arkin Colony Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all thank you for choosing to stay with us. It was a great pleasure to welcome you at The Colony hotel and we are glad that you enjoyed your time here. Your valuable comments are very pleasing and force us to maintain and develop our service quality. We would like to inform you as from August... More 

Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
20 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 via mobile

We have stayed in another local hotel and The Colony is far superior. The only major issue we encountered was that extensive refurbishment was being carried out and the noise when we arrived was awful. It stopped only for the noise from the bar above to start (large objects being dragged along). We asked to be moved and this was... More 

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The Colony H, Guest Relations Manager at The Arkin Colony Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all thank you for choosing to stay with us. It was a great pleasure to welcome you at The Colony hotel and we are glad that you enjoyed your time here. Your valuable comments are very pleasing and force us to maintain and develop our service quality. Renovation work is taking place as our hotel is... More 

Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Just about the most unfriendly hotel we have ever stayed in. Air conditioning is turned off from September rooms were unbearably warm at night and did not feel comfortable leaving patio doors open.i really couldnt

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The Colony H, Guest Relations Manager at The Arkin Colony Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for staying at The Colony Hotel. We are really surprised after reading your comments as you valued our hotel 3 star. I don't know if you ever stayed at a 3 star hotel but this comparison is not fair unfortunately. We appreciate your time that you spent writing down your comments on TripAdvisor. Best Regards The... More 

Paphos, Cyprus
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38 reviews 38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

We are residents of Southern Cyprus and we do travel across "the border" to Northern Cyprus, this is the first time however we have stayed at The Colony. The hotel is in an ideal location, handy for the shops, cafes & restaurants etc. Upon arrival we were greeted at Reception in a very friendly and polite manner by the Reception... More 

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The Colony H, Guest Relations Manager at The Arkin Colony Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all thank you for choosing to stay with us. It was a great pleasure to welcome you at The Colony hotel and we are glad that you enjoyed your time here. Your warm comments, especially about our staff are pleasing. Your detailed comments about different areas of our hotel are also very pleasing and we are... More 

Kyrenia, Cyprus
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30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The spa is small. Only 6 relaxation chairs. Relaxation area noisy with music from the gym. Steam room was far too hot, couldn't sit down, it was so hot, floor too hot to walk on. When in massage room could here phone ringing. No robes provided, no toilet in changing room, had to go outside the spa area to use... More 

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