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Kristal Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Golden Sands Resort | Varna, Golden Sands 9007, Bulgaria
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Ranked #14 of 104 hotels in Golden Sands
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
lovekos102 Kos Town, Greece
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kos Town, Greece
2 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hi everybody, I always get a lot of help from this site through other people's experiences so i decided to share mine. We stayed at Kristal hotel for 1 week (27.06-04.07.2014) me, my wife, and my little daughter (9months). since we arrived we only had good experiences. as soon as the lady at reception noticed that we had a little... More

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Tampere, Finland
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Although I personally did not stay at Hotel Kristal, I wanted to give credit to the awesome staff that helped me arrange a surprise to my girlfriend who did. After just a few e-mails with the details, they delivered a letter I wrote and beautiful flowers to her room. She was absolutely amazed! It seems the personnel really care for... More

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Kristal_Hotel, Guest Relations Manager at Kristal Hotel, responded to this review

Dear TommoV, We would like to thank you for your review and we are very pleased that we could meet all of the guest's expectations and wishes. In regards to your praise for the excellent service you received , this pleased our staff very much and so we are looking forward to welcome you as a guest in our hotel.... More

Bucharest, Romania
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

The hotel is situated in the higher part of the Golden Sand resort. It is surrounded by forest, other hotels, lawns and amazing swimming pools. It is a very quiet place, mostly visited by German tourists. Every evening the dinner has a certain theme: Bulgarian, Italian and Mediterranean, Greek, fish based and so on. The staff is very professional and... More

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Kristal_Hotel, Guest Relations Manager at Kristal Hotel, responded to this review

Hello Mihai M, First of all we would like to thank you for your review of our hotel! We are very pleased that we could meet all your expectations. We always try to maintain our high standards and your feedback shows us that we are on the right way. We can't wait to have you, your wife and the children... More

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

We have just come back from this amazing hotel. Food was delicious and a wide variety. We certainly didnt starve, you can eat and drink soft drinks starting from 7.30 breakfast. bar opens at 10 am till 11 pm. In the bistro they have hot dogs and burgers from 12 noon. In the main restaurant there are set times for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Nice and big room, clean and with all needed facilities, great hosts, especially the young team hire to do the whole day entertiment program. Internet connection was available only in the lobby, here they can improve.....

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UK
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

It is our fifth time in this hotel and we will return again in August. The hotel is amazing, the rooms are super clean and the food is awesome. The kids really enjoyed the Omelette Station! We have enjoyed the hospitality of the staff. They have even recognized us by the name! We highly recommend it to any family with... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2013 via mobile

I stayed last month for 4 days all inclusive. The price/quality is quite acceptable and the food was good and diverse, you could find anything you like. The room was spacious and clean but as a downfall the balcony was dirty because there were 3 bird's nests in it's corners and the staff didn't clean it. They had activities for... More

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Scotland
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124 reviews 124 reviews
39 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here a few years ago but feel compelled to write a review having noticed that it now, in the UK, falls under the dreaded Balkan Holidays only remit. We stayed with Thomas cook in 2006 and the hotel, service, setting, staff, convenience, food, comfort, amenities and location are perfect in such a lovely lovely resort. If possible fly... More

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Halifax, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2012

just got back from this hotel.very clean, staff friendly, food exellent.those were the good points,all inclusive drinks not too good,local spirits but not much choice.if u wanted others u had to pay which defeats all inclusive,plus bar was 2 flights up,as bar pool only served beer.daytime entertainment same as anywhere else, evening ent finished at half nine pm.not much for... More

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Alesund, Norway
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012

Just came back from a lovely vacation at Kristal. Had a dublett room, so our 3 kids were very happy to have their own room w/bathroom :) Food was great, only thing I missed was some choises in "kids food"... Since the hotell is located at the back of the town, the view wasn't that good, but the walk to... More

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Address: Golden Sands Resort | Varna, Golden Sands 9007, Bulgaria
Location: Bulgaria > Varna Province > Golden Sands
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Kristal Hotel 4*
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Kristal Hotel Golden Sands, Bulgaria - Varna Province
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style
#7 Best Value Hotel in Golden Sands #11 Luxury Hotel in Golden Sands
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kristal is an all-inclusive hotel complex in a peaceful and quiet area of the Golden Sands resort, only 450 metres away from the beach. The Kristal offers beautifully decorated standard twin rooms, cosy family rooms and spacious superior double rooms. Spacious lobby, 24-hour reception, main restaurant, lobby bar, bistro, pool bar, indoor swimming pool, outdoor swimming pool with a child section, wellness centre, internet room, tennis court, billiard table, table tennis, children’s playground.For the summer season 2014 we have made a lot of changes and inovations. These will allow us to offer more varied services with higher quality and our guests will be able to relax more efficiently.• For your comfort we offer new Superior Family room with a modern and exquisite design and three regular beds.• We have built a new restaurant and a bar with spacious terrace - functional and elegant, with beautiful view to the garden and the pool.• The completely renovated Wellness Centre offers a wide range of services for relaxation: steam bath, hammam, massage, jacuzzi, adventure shower, various relaxing and recreational programs, hairdresser’s, manicure and pedicure.• You will find a lot of changes in the pool area – a new pool bar, many places for sunbeds, surrounded by beautiful greenery.• Our youngest guests will enjoy the new children's playground with a variety of facilities and their favorite trampoline. • The teenagers and their parents can enjoy the services offered in our newly established Game lounge equipped with billiards and a wide variety of electronic games.• The fully modified hotel garden awaits you with new places for sport and recreation, fitness, table tennis, petang, tennis court and relaxation areas.• The new animation team will take care of your good mood in the newly built modern amphitheater stage.We will be happy to welcome you as our guests and we hope that you will spend a pleasant holiday in Hotel Kristal!Welcome!Hotel Kristal Management ... more   less 
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