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Valamar Crystal

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Brulo 2, Porec 52440, Croatia
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Ranked #3 of 34 hotels in Porec
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vienna, Austria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a very nice stay here for 7 nights, with a small child. We had a very nice surprise at the check in, when we got upgraded to the family suite. Rooms were very clean, super friendly staff and the food was good. The pool is excellent and animation in the evening is quite entertaining. Thank you for a... More

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Vienna, Austria
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beware of a cleaning woman called Mariana! She made our stay there hell! A one week full board holiday that would have been relaxing turned out a night mare. We had to ask almost everyday for toilet paper because she hardly left a new one. There was a day my husband had to chase her down the corridor to actually... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having visited other destinations in Croatia Porec is defiantly the best resort and location transport is good and cheap the Hotel is situated on the main noddy train route the only negative bit was the lack of availability of sunbeds at the pool due to people leaving towels and property then disappearing for a few hours but the area down... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Two of us stayed in a twin room (ground floor with balcony) at the Valamar Crystal from 20 June to 1 July. We had a fantastic time, we would echo the previous positive comments made by everyone on Tripadvisor. The room was kept extremely clean and tidy (thanks to Mariana), it had everything we needed. Just a very small point... More

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First time been to Croatia we stayed at the Valamar Crystal hotel which was lovely. All staff great location great short walk to beech not sandy and 10 minute walk to porec centre which is a lovely port with lots of bars resturants & shops. Food was wonderful had something for everyone. Room was very clean with large balcony with... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Have just spent two nights at this hotel and wished we could have stayed longer. It's a great location a short walk to the town of Porec,or a train ride to the city centre.the breakfasts were wonderful as with the dinners. So much choice. Would definitely recommend this hotel. The staff were very helpful and friendly. Thanks so much for... More

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Poole, United Kingdom
2 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our first visit to Porec and Croatia and it will most definitely not be our last. the hotel has a fantastic setting, close to the beach and only a 15 minute walk into Porec (which we did most days). Our room was on the third floor was spacious, with a large balcony and was kept spotlessly clean, by... More

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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

So here are the positives about the hotel: 1) friendly staff across the board (cleaners, waiters, animation team, receptionists) - extremely polite and helpful 2) amazing pool area with heated sea water, jets and jacuzzi (also aqua aerobics) 3) pool area bar offering a great selection of salads and hot lunch dishes 4) exceptional cleanliness throughout the hotel 5) lovely... More

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ValamarCrystal, Manager at Valamar Crystal, responded to this review

Dear guest, We noticed that most of your complaints are about room. We do have a variety of rooms, some are bigger and some are smaller, perhaps next time you should book a bigger room to accommodate you better. Hope we see you again. Cheers! More

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35 reviews 35 reviews
16 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I'd never been to Croatia or the Istrian Penisula before, so I wanted to visit - as I'd heard about the beautiful coastline from a work colleague who'd sailed past the area; on a cruise last year. My husband was unable to travel with me, due to illness, so I chose to go on a coach tour, to feel safe,... More

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ValamarCrystal, Manager at Valamar Crystal, responded to this review

Dear guest, We’re very sorry your husband wasn’t able to go and experience Poreč with you. We hope he is healthy now! We are especially pleased you liked our staff, we also think they are pretty good. Hope to see you again, this time with your husband. Cheers! More

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We stayed at the Valamar Crystal for one week from 27th May 2014, the hotel was clean and inviting on arrival the staff were welcoming. We requested a low rooms when we booked but were on the 5th floor and they wouldn't change the rooms as I was advised they put all single travellers on floor 5. My room was... More

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ValamarCrystal, Manager at Valamar Crystal, responded to this review

Dear guest, I’m pretty sure there are no hills or rough ground in Poreč, especially near our hotel. From hotel to the city there is a flat walking road, so I’m confused on what rough ground were you thinking of. We are very sorry about your comment that you wouldn’t come back, and we hope you reconsider. Greetings! More

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Address: Brulo 2, Porec 52440, Croatia
Location: Croatia > Istria > Porec
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Valamar Crystal 4*
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Also Known As:
Valamar Crystal Hotel Porec
Kristal Hotel Porec
Kristal Hotel Valamar Crystal

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Guarded by the deep shade of pine trees, the Valamar Crystal Hotel and its great variety of family rooms, animation activities, playgrounds and innovative entertainment programmes represent an ideal choice for a fun packed family vacation. Take a short walk or a tourist train ride to the centre of Poreč to discover its rich heritage or relax by the pool or nearby beach while your children enjoy the wonders of Maro Club. For a great gastronomic experience visit the show cooking buffet restaurant. ... more   less 
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