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Bandureva 1, Dubrovnik 20 000, Croatia
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Karmen Apartments
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I'd been wanting to visit Dobrovnik and stay at Karmen Apartments ever since reading about both in the NYT more than two years ago. This past August, my son and I had the true pleasure of visiting Dubrovnik, and thanks to the great accommodations--near to just about anything and everything--and the terrific welcome and help of the owner of Karmen... More

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Basking Ridge, New Jersey
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75 reviews 75 reviews
57 hotel reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were debating whether to stay here for 4 nights, or at the Radisson Blu. We definitely made the right choice. We're a family of 4----2 adults, one 5 year old, and one 2 year old. We stayed on the first floor, room #3. The room was large enough so that the kids didn't kill each other from being cramped.... More

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London
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I stayed in Apartment 1 (the smallest one) in late July, and what it lacked in in size, it made up for in character. The apartment was dotted with charming artifacts, trinkets and artwork. Marc was extremely courteous and responded to emails promptly. My only regret was arriving a little later than I advised and leaving him... More

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Calgary, Canada
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43 reviews 43 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

We stayed at Karmen Apartments in mid-May, and can definitely say that this accommodation was the best we experienced in our entire European vacation. The owner, Marc van Bloemen, could be the unofficial mayor of Dubrovnik, as he has now lived here 42 years. He is a congenial host who has a wealth of information about old town and Croatia,... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I am very picky when it comes to accomodation and like luxury but not big business hotels. I like to feel like a guest not a customer. I demand it to be very very clean and lack unpleasant odeurs. I also want it to be nicely decorated.Karen is close to perfect. Great location, lovely small apartments and a great host!... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

A friend and I shared apartment 2 for 3 nights in May. Marc was an attentive host even before we got to Dubrovnik, staying in touch by email and helping us secure a ride from the airport. Marc met us at the gate to the old town and cheerfully walked us to the apartment, helping us with our luggage (no... More

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Cape Town
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

We discovered Karmen Apartments through the lonely planet and found ourselves the most wonderful central nest for our stay in Dubrovnic. Marc's family moved to Croatia from England to open an art dealership when he was really young. As such communication with Marc was really great as he is actually a great combo of being an English speak as well... More

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Albury, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I discovered Karmen Apartments in Lonely Planet's Eastern Europe guide. The recommendation was absolutely justified. The apartments are perfectly located near the port in the old city. The apartment we hade was very comfortable and tastefully appointed. Mark was vey communicative and was happy to be paid in my home currency ($AUD). Although pretty expensive at €175 per night, I... More

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Burlingame, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The Karmen Apartments were excellent! We had a lovely balcony and spacious bedroom. We loved being so centrally located and within the city walls. Marc was a very gracious host, arranging a ride from the airport and reserving bus tickets for our departure. He had great advice about local attractions as well. All in all, a wonderful place to stay... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We went to the Karmen Apartments in July 2014 and the rooms could not be more quaint, convenient, cleaner, or easy to find (a five minute walk from Pile Gate). Marc, the owner, is very hospitable and available if help is needed (he lives upstairs and is always a phone call away). Dubrovnik is subject to a lot of cruise... More

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Address: Bandureva 1, Dubrovnik 20 000, Croatia
Location: Croatia > Dalmatia > Dubrovnik-Neretva County > Dubrovnik

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