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Island Hotel Istra

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Crveni Otok 1 - St. Andrea, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
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Ranked #7 of 23 Hotels in Rovinj
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I loved our holiday here. We went for my brothers wedding and everything was amazing. The wedding was hosted by the hotel and we had a lovely outdoor wedding with amazing food. The staff were great and very friendly, even stayed up until 5am on the night of the wedding just to serve us drinks! There is not enough seating... More 

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Maistra-Croatia, Public Relations Manager at Island Hotel Istra, responded to this review

Dear Cymraes123, Thank you so much for your lovely review. We are so happy to hear that your brother’s wedding was a success. Island Hotel Istra has the perfect setting for a romantic wedding reception, and the food at the Restaurant Lanterna is something we are particularly proud of. Our Chef was delighted with your comment, so was the rest... More 

Brighouse, United Kingdom
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97 reviews 97 reviews
26 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Stayed here in September with our 8 month old. Check in was dealt with quickly but very little info given and staff were not friendly. Room was adequate size and furnishings were a good standard. View was what appeared to be an unused tennis court, but we spent little time in the room. 1st week at this hotel was great,... More 

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Maistra-Croatia, Public Relations Manager at Island Hotel Istra, responded to this review

Dear felicityturner, Thank you for choosing to stay at Island Hotel Istra and for sharing this review. We are genuinely sorry to hear that you have left our property unhappy despite our efforts to provide you with the best possible experience. We value the constructive feedback you have given and you can rest assured that we will review each point... More 

Grantham, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

I was looking forward to staying at Hotel Istra as it occupies its own island which is beautiful. We normally stay in 5 star accommodation but really wanted this location so thought 4 star wouldn't be much different. How wrong we were, on arrival first impressions were that the hotel building was very ugly and resembled the architecture of the... More 

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Maistra-Croatia, Public Relations Manager at Island Hotel Istra, responded to this review

Dear Samantha B, Thank you for choosing to stay at Island Hotel Istra and for taking the time to share this review. It was obviously very unpleasant to read about your experience with us, and before I go any further I would like to apologize for any discomfort we may have caused you. We understand that used to 5-star standards... More 

Helston, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Fantastic hotel built on a island.Well trained staff,so polite and friendly,wonderful scenery,great food.Free boat service to Rovinj .Hate to recommend because i may not get booked there if its full up.But Croatia has many similar hotels and is the place to visit with the euro so high.

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Maistra-Croatia, Public Relations Manager at Island Hotel Istra, responded to this review

Dear John M, What a delightful review, thank you so much for assigning us a 5 star rating and for sharing the highlights of your recent stay with us here at Tripadvisor. We were thrilled to read that you felt our hotel was the best you've ever stayed at. Your praise for the attentiveness of our staff was much appreciated... More 

Birmingham
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Visited the Hotel Istra in September. Stunning setting, never been to Croatia before, but will definitly return. The hotel is on it's own beautiful Island, just 15 mins from the mainland. The staff are wonderful, the hotel is lovely and the facilities are great. The food was lovely, and we were never short of choice, in fact there was too... More 

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Maistra-Croatia, Public Relations Manager at Island Hotel Istra, responded to this review

Dear ozztours, Thank you so much for your wonderful review and for having chosen our hotel for your first visit to Croatia. Our hotel enjoys a truly magnificent location, just a 15 minute boat ride from the vibrant heart of the old town of Rovinj with beautifully landscaped surroundings. We were delighted to read that you have enjoyed it so... More 

Saskatchewan
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33 reviews 33 reviews
14 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We were "bumped" up to this hotel as part of a tour group that were to stay elsewhere. What a lovely surprise! The island is beautiful and the grounds are lovely. As it was low season (I think) and not full, we were given suites, which were a welcome change from the small rooms previously had on our tour. The... More 

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Maistra-Croatia, Public Relations Manager at Island Hotel Istra, responded to this review

Dear TeddySaskatchewan, Thank you so much for the five star rating and a lovely review following your stay at Island Hotel Istra. It gives us great pleasure to know that we surpassed your expectations and that you and the rest of the group have enjoyed your stay with us so much. Your compliments on the buffet breakfast and dinner were... More 

wilmslow
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Visited the Hotel Istra In September for a weeks holiday. This was our first ever holiday in Croatia and it did not disappoint. The holiday started with a great flight with Thomsons from Manchester to Pula - 2 hours and 10 minutes followed by a 45 minutes coach transfer to Rovinj. We arrived in Rovinj which was stunning. The coach... More 

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Maistra-Croatia, Public Relations Manager at Island Hotel Istra, responded to this review

Dear Berniexx, Thank you for taking the time to share such an extensive review following your stay at Island hotel Istra. We were delighted to read that we have been able to meet most of your expectations and that you enjoyed your one week holiday in our hotel. It made us all very happy knowing that you would return to... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

Enough far away :o) Traditionally we are having Yearly conference at this place. Experience is great! All few hundred us are taken to the Island where whole conference takes place. Hotel is new and fully equipped for such event. Here are enough places to work rest and learn. Kitchen is fantastic offering many different dishes daily. It MUST be great... More 

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Maistra-Croatia, Public Relations Manager at Island Hotel Istra, responded to this review

Dear Vi_14, Thank you for taking the time to review our hotel following your stay with us. We are delighted to read that you were able to enjoy your time at our hotel even though you were here on business. We can confirm that staying at St. Andrews island over summer is fantastic, we hope you will have the chance... More 

swansea
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

After a week in this hotel we felt rested and happy. We paid extra at booking for a sea view, having been caught out before with Thomsons and there were a lot of rooms on the ground floor or tucked away so that was worth the extra £80). So, had a room on the north side, with a lovely view,... More 

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Maistra-Croatia, Public Relations Manager at Island Hotel Istra, responded to this review

Dear John H, Thank you for choosing to stay at Island Hotel Istra and for taking the time to share the highlights of your visit here at Tripadvisor. We were delighted to learn that your overall impression of the hotel and the services offered was positive and would like to thank you for pointing out our great buffet selection and... More 

Crawley
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35 reviews 35 reviews
14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

If you are looking for a 4-star hotel in an attractive location where there are no dogs or traffic, then the Hotel Istra on St Andrew's Island. could be for you. My wife and I, plus two friends, stayed there in September 2014 for a week. The rooms are fairly spacious and all have balconies, though you have to pay... More 

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Address: Crveni Otok 1 - St. Andrea, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
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Location: Croatia > Istria > Rovinj
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Island Hotel Istra 4*
Number of rooms: 326
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Istra Rovinj
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#3 Family Hotel in Rovinj
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Rovinj
#5 Romantic Hotel in Rovinj
#6 Luxury Hotel in Rovinj

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