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Hotel Pharos

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Sv. Katarina bb, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
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Ranked #15 of 17 Hotels in Hvar
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for somewhere to stay in Hvar on a budget, this is your place. About a 3 minute walk (uphill) from the sea front. 5 minutes from HulaHula, & 5 from Carpe, you don't need to venture any further than that. Great place for groups looking for something more classy than a 'lads' holiday but still a place... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

Stayed for 2 nights whilst sampling the nightlife of Hvar with friends (2 couples). Good location on the hillside up from the harbour, which minimises the need for a gym! Overall, first impression is that the hotel is a little dated, and could certainly do with a bit of modernisation. We were essentially using the hotel as a place to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

Having read loads of reviews about this hotel, we were imagining the worst. However, the hotel is absolutely fine. It's 2* hotel, and that's exactly what you get. The pool is clean and clear, the staff are friendly and the rooms are adequate! The location is good as it's a short walk to the town but far enough away to... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

I have just recently got back from 5 nights staying at the Hotel Pharos and from previously reading the tripadvisor reviews I was a little apprehensive to say the least. All in all I really enjoyed my stay at the Hotel; The staff at reception and around the pool were extremely friendly and willing help with any issue. On our... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

That was the worst hotel i ever been! there s no ac no tv and it smells. the pool area is not clean at all and beds in the room are so old and dirty.The toilete is broken and you can t open a window!! Heloo this is 21st century!That hotel looks like it is from 1943 really!!!! One thing... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014 via mobile

Horrible smell around hotel, warm beers from pool bar, smelly room, no air con, Mosquitos rife, unable to provide a cup of t or coffee at 9pm. No refund, checked out after 1 night after a mere 2 hours sleep! In general, could deal with dated room but getting eaten alive all night in a room that was more like... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

After reading the reviews I was worried about staying here! But it really was just fine! Room cleaned everyday and the room was basic but perfect. We had a balcony facing the sea which was beautiful! We stayed in the block of rooms called Tamaris although Mimosa rooms are bigger. The room is hot but you're on holiday, it will... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 via mobile

Friendly and accommodating staff. Ideal location for all the main areas of Hvar, both night life and day time entertainment. We came as a group and found it to be perfect for the location. In between both the night life and day time activities

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Just finishing up a 4 night holiday to Croatia. 7 friends sharing 3 rooms. From previous reviews we planned for the worse however we were suprised when we arrived that the facilities were not as bad as mentioned in other reveiws. Rooms very basic and small and only 1 plug socket. Pool area was sufficient. Bar area was basic, however... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Okay so i was on a hen weekend so didn't expect much but the room stunk of smoke, had a broken shower attachment and the toilet seat was off its hinges. Upon checking in i went to reception to see if i could change rooms but was told i couldn't as hotel was full. On a positive note the pool... More

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Address: Sv. Katarina bb, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
Location: Croatia > Dalmatia > Split-Dalmatia County > Hvar Island > Hvar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Pharos 2*
Number of rooms: 197
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Also Known As:
Pharos Hotel Stari Grad
Hotel Pharos Hvar

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