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Hotel Vela Vrata

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Setaliste Vladimira Gortana 7, Buzet 52420, Croatia
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Ranked #1 of 1 Buzet B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Dubrovnik, Croatia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

This hotel is perfect place if you want to enjoy in everything. If You want to explore it is on the perfect position. In the old city on the top of the hill where every destination in Istria is 30-45 minutes away. If You want to eat also perfect place. We had homemade tagliatelle with fresh black truffle, lamb in... More

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Zagreb, Croatia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
25 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

We have mixed impressions about this hotel after we spent a great weekend in Istra. Hotel Vela Vrata is situated in a great place, just in the middle of the old town Buzet- which is, btw. a great town to be located if one wants to explore and enjoy inland Istra. The Hotel is quite new and looks very charming.... More

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59 reviews 59 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

It is unfortunate that I only stayed for one night is this delightful hotel as it would be a perfect place to relax for a few days. It's location in the charming hill town of Buzet is perfect. A perfect base for exploring the beautiful surrounding countryside. The room was delightful, with a few carefully chosen antiques to lift it... More

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London, United Kingdom
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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

A slog on bikes to get there, but when you do, it is well worth it. While our room was nice, the view (looking at someone's wall) could have been a whole lot better had we paid extra. Regardless, the hotel staff were excellent. Additionally, the food was pretty good - I was expecting a lot worse considering some reviews.... More

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Istanbul, Turkey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

The only reason for two stars instead of one, is our waitress and the quality of meat. Other than that the portions were extremely (and I would underline that if I could) small and mostly tasteless, in fact they were laughably small. The bean soup might have been a half cups worth and there were three ravioli for our apps.... More

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Zagreb, Croatia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

this is an ideal place for this. Nice space, nice stuff, nice food, nice view..whether you stay overnight, take a lunch, or just a coffee-you'll enyoj so much. If you're not yet-you'll become romantic there!

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Dubrovnik, Croatia
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

I stayed here 4 nights in March with my husband for our honeymoon and we were very, very happy with everything. First when we arrived we found rose petal on the bed in our room. A very warm welcome indeed. Vela Vrata is a small, romantic hotel, ideal for relax away from the noise, but you can easily do daily... More

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101 reviews 101 reviews
11 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Very nice hotel in small Istrian town Buzet with a beatiful view. very friendly staff.hotel has a small spa which you can use privately.rooms are clean and nicely decorated. nice,fresh breakfast. perfect place for a romantic weekend gateway.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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32 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2014

Great and helpful stuff, very clean rooms with quality beds and nice decor. Beautiful terrace and view on valley. We slept very well here. Good choice of local vines and food in a hotel restaurant. My only complains are about breakfast which should be a bit improved and about spa zone; sauna doors were not closing well and we could... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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36 reviews 36 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2013

I would have loved to give an 'excellent' or 'very good' rating for the location and the setting of the Vela Vrata (Great Gate) Hotel in the historic city of Buzet, in ancient times set on a mountain top with stunning (and strategic) views of the surrounding plains. The hotel is well kept and updated. The rooms are comfortable, with... More

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Address: Setaliste Vladimira Gortana 7, Buzet 52420, Croatia
Location: Croatia > Istria > Buzet
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Vela Vrata 4*
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