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El Bousten

, Hammamet 8050, Tunisia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

This has to be THE worst hotel I have ever stayed in!!!! The writing was on the wall really when we pulled up into the Hotel's forecourt and was told by another guest "whatever you do do not stay here"!!! Food....disgusting! NO air conditioning in 35 degree temperatures!! We we're moved TWICE and STILL they couldn't find a room where... More 

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Poznan, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

Rooms were filthy, food was terrible... The only one thing that was nice was a hotel beach. However, 2 discos around playing herdcore techno all the time ruined everything...Avoid this hotel like hell!!!

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012 via mobile

Unbelievably bad hotel, not for British holidaymakers whatsoever. I can only echo other people's negative recent comments and don't want to repeat, but myself and my friend have just wasted alot of money and a week of our lives staying in what can only be described as a 'hell hole'. Rude, abrupt staff just made it even worse, together with... More 

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Ustka, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

To start off, the hotel has good location, right by the beach.it also has good facilities (pools and slides) and thats the only plus. Food terrible and limited, dirty tables and cutlery. Icecream was something like frozen water, disgusting. Waiters rude and ignorant, seemed to be waiting for tips only. Had to buy food outside, thank god there was a... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012

Hotel staff blow hot and cold from attentive to out right rude, we where fully inclusive but you had to go a long way to get a full half pint of beer as sometimes it was half foam. You have to queue outside at a small hatch to get your inclusive drinks whilst a very big inside air-con bar was... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2012

This was our fourth stay in Tunisia, our third in the Hammamet area, so we had a pretty good idea of what to expect. We stayed at the El Bousten from 29th July to 5th August, the same time as recent reviewers. It was a last minute booking and seemed to offer everything that we were looking for, all inclusive,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2012

Where to start the hotel was dirty and well away from any kind of touristy places The staff were so rude ignorant and arrogant you could get into a brawl every twenty minutes The restaurant title alone is a joke I have eaten at cleaner burger bars the food was not fit for humans at all same slop served 3... More 

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Stowmarket, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2012

Ok we have just got back from staying a week here from 04 -11 aug 2012, at the same times as other reviewers here. We booked here as a cheapie, having already spent a week in spain. We travelled as myself, my wife, 16 y.o daughter and her friend. I have been to tunisia before, but first time with OH... More 

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Yarm on Tees, null, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

Where to start : First day we arrived about 5am to find no toilet paper and the pluming making a funny noise in our room and the toilet wasn't flushing anything away when deciding to have a shower we had ants coming out the cracks around the bath and bare wires in the bedroom after complaining we got shown two... More 

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Moscow
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

Honestly, I knew that I wasn't paying a lot of money; I knew what I was paying for; I'm not a picky person; I'm used to staying at hostels... but THIS was even below my lowest expectations!!! Starting with hotel staff.. Every attempt to draw their attention to you fails. They just keep talking to each other. You are lucky... More 

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