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Valamar Crystal

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Brulo 2, Porec 52440, Croatia
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Ranked #2 of 34 hotels in Porec
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014
mad_about_croatia Sofia, Bulgaria
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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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Sofia, Bulgaria
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Stayed at the Valamar Crystal for a week in September 2013 on business so cannot comment on prices. Hotel exterior is a bit dated but otherwise very well maintained as are the hotel grounds. Room interior was thoroughly modern and comfy. The buffet breakfasts and dinners were AWESOME! Coffee was good, which in Croatia, is note-worthy I was constantly looking... More

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east sussex
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014

Our 2nd time to Croatia but 1st time to Porec. Croatia never disappoints. Beautiful country amazing scenery with very friendly people. Stayed at Valamar Crystal in September 2013 and enjoyed it so much we are going back again in May. The hotel is very well maintained, all the staff very friendly and helpful. Our room was spotlessly clean with a... More

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Moscow, Russia
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Very dissent vacation, great quality time! Excellent location in Porec (Croatia), great restaurants, beautiful clean rooms, perfect service and energetic animation team :) Fantastic forest around and very close sea coast ! Fantastic sea views ... sunsets and sunrises !! Highly recommended!!!

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10 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This is an excellent 3 star family hotel - but definitely not the 4 stars advertised. However, we must say that we thoroughly enjoyed our stay here. We were a little disappointed with our initial reception. Arriving on a horribly early Thomson flight we were informed that our room wouldn't be available until 2 P.M. and that we could leave... More

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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78 reviews 78 reviews
66 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013

In the front door, the hotel shows 4 stars, but inside you will discover a simple 2 stars hotel. The other Valamar Diamant Hotel is the real 4 star, but is next door. Things don't work exactly as you want it, but it is an average hotel. Do not expect much of it, at least, the village is a nice... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

This review is going to be somewhat easy & short & sweet because I can't disagree with anything previous reviewers have said - it would just be repeating the obvious. Just on a personal note, the atmosphere & relaxation at the hotel were just right for us (being in our late sixties but not yet ready for the pipe &... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

What a friendly place to be,so clean,so spacious, so convenant to the many sites.It is set in pinewoods, and is only about 50 yards from the sea, Porec,a historical,unspoiled fishing town is a short walk along the coast from the hotel. The restaurant has so much choice of excellently cooked food,that even the most particular appetite should be satisfied. Swimming... More

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Matlock, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We have just come back from a week at the Valamar Crystal. It's a really nice hotel which has made the most of the communist Russia style architecture that you see around this part of Croatia. The landscaping is stunning, and the hotel is set in pine woods by the sea and it's a short stroll to Porec. Porec is... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for a week at the end of September. The hotel itself is part of three side by side, although not cluttered together. You have a 3star, then the valamar crystal which is the 4star and the 5star diamant. All look very much the same, modern and spotlessly clean. We stayed half board and found the food just average.... More

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10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Had a really relaxing 2 week holiday at the Valamar Crystal Hotel. A truly lovely hotel that only misses excellent by a small amount. I can recommend it. As previous reviews have stated, the hotel is set within a pine forest area with lots of the cutest, smallest squirrels we have ever seen running around (adorable). Lizards are basking in... More

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Additional Information about Valamar Crystal

Also Known As:
Valamar Crystal Hotel Porec
Valamar Crystal Hotel
Kristal Hotel Porec
Kristal Hotel Valamar Crystal
Address: Brulo 2, Porec 52440, Croatia
Location: Croatia > Istria > Porec
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Porec
#2 Luxury Hotel in Porec
#2 Family Hotel in Porec
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Porec
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Valamar Crystal 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Das 4-Sterne Valamar Crystal Hotel in Porec, 150 m vom nachsten Strand und umgeben von Pinien, ist ein einmaliges Familienhotel an der istrischen Kuste: Ein beheizter Meerwasser-Aussenpool, Maro Club fur Kinder und Teens Club, Spielplatze und Kinderecken im Show-Cooking-Restaurant, in dem auch Buffets angeboten werden, und ein umfangreiches Freizeit- und Unterhaltungsprogramm lassen bei Jung und Alt keine Wunsche offen. Optional lasst sich das Wellnessangebot des benachbarten Valamar Diamant Hotels nutzen. ... more   less 
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