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Hotel Shalimar

Jinene El Hammamet, Hammamet 8050, Tunisia
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

There are a lot of unfair reviews below. A lot of people with unrealistic expectations when they're paying minimal amounts for what they get! If you want pizza and chips and are completely uncultured, stay at home and go to Dominos. What you have to remember is that Tunisa is a developing country, and the majority of your home comforts... More 

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Swindon, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

The rooms are massive and there is plenty of space. We went as two adults and two children age 7 and 13. The pool is gorgeous as you can see from photos, animation staff are funny, friendly and great with the children (although am aware they change almost every year) They have daytime activities for children, although it is usual... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

Reading some of the reviews here, a think a lot of people expect a lot for very little money. We paid a grand total of about £900 for two people including flights, a weeks accommodation, all inclusive meals and drinks, transfers and a check in bag each. That's a weeks holiday for £450 each all in! That's not bad going.... More 

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Kent, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

I'm going to write this in bullet points to save you getting bored... * Lovely big clean pool and beach less than 5 minute walk *Bed comfy, rooms minimal but just don't expect the ritz. (take hairdryer if you need one). Rooms also cleaned daily and new towels provided by lovely smiley lady. *Food is basically inedible (unless you are... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Hotel hell.. actually got recommended this hotel by a travel agent on a last minute booking. Wish id never listened. Went for a week with my girlfriend last week in September. Hotel looked extremely tired needed some serious renovating. The room was quite comfortable and the pool area was ok with a good sized pool but they were the only... More 

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California Desert, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Myself and my partner stayed at shalima hotel in September 20-27 . On arrival we are shown to our room. Very basic, balcony looking out to tennis courts.( hotel do not supply rackets). Hotel food was tasteless, not cooked properly.Food not heated, flys all over the food. Rotten fruit. The staff at the bar were rude and servered everyone before... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

After booking hurriedly and then reading reviews, we were expecting the worst with the Shalimar. It wasn't the best but it didn't affect our holiday. The hotel and complex could be very nice with a little TLC. A lovely spacious building with a grand lobby and a superb pools, both indoor and out. Large bedrooms. The staff were pleasant &... More 

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Bicester, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Our stay at this hotel came about because our travel company changed hotels on us a week before we were due to depart, that is another story. We didn't arrive until 2am and the place was in darkness. There was 1 lad on reception who said Mr and Mrs ....... and gave us a key with directions to our room.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Other than the awful stay and initial stomach bug, it may be a coincidence but my partner has come back and is in hospital with meningitis can I ask if any other September visitors has experienced any illness? However other than that the hotel was poor anyway, pool was nice but it ends there. Most meals awful, entertainment irritating, some... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Where to start, on arrival we were advised to go into lunch as our room wasn't ready, would have been nice to have been advised where the restaurant was, i use the term loosely, prison food would be probably more palatable. Not much choice & always cold. The floor needed a major clean, food always on it from the previous... More 

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