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Island Hotel Istra

#7 of 23 Hotels in Rovinj
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4.0 of 5
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Crveni Otok 1 - St. Andrea, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
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Ranked #7 of 23 Hotels in Rovinj
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Zagreb, Croatia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is the place - I always come back. Every minute of stay it's a pleasure, either having a coffee on the terrace, either being in the GYM, or having massage, being around the pool...it's great, nice, peaceful...and I'll come back next month :-)

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here middle of May and it was much better than the brochure. The hotel is set on an island with a free ferry from the mainland. The ferry trips were fun and we even saw dolphins one day from the ferry ! The location is perfect if you want a relaxing holiday for families or older people. Everything in... More 

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Solihull
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22 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stunning venue for our dance holiday. Great pools and facilities. Helpful staff. Good choices at buffet restaurant. The Spa is also bighly recommended. Hourly free ferry to Rovinj is great fun. We also enjoyed the hotel Katarina on a sister island and the large dance floor at the hotel Eden on the mainland.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This was our first family trip to Craotia and we were not disapointed. The staff were excellent very friendly even though they seem to work all day and night. The kids club for the younger daughter was great twice a day if she wanted. She didn't want to leave the staff as they were so attentive to all the kids.... More 

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Stoke-on-Trent
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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

we travelled here as a couple. The hotel is clean and the exclusivity of being the only hotel on the red island is a nice touch, the ferry ride to the main island is also frequent and convenient. The food was great, the drinks available were equally great and the malvazjia wine that’s available with dinner is beautiful. So good... More 

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Southport, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

A holiday to remember, some holidays you remember and they are with you for ever, and this was one of those at the time the two grandsons 6 and 4 this was a true family holiday. we flew from Manchester with my wife daughter and the boys to Pula Airport and then by coach to Rovinj harbour we then boarded... More 

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Caernarfon, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

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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104 reviews 104 reviews
26 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015 via mobile

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
12 helpful votes 12 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
8 helpful votes 8 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 

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