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Le Meridien Lav Split

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Grljevacka 2A, Podstrana 21312, Croatia
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Ranked #2 of 8 hotels in Podstrana
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed at Le Meridien Split in early July in the days leading up to the Ultra Music Festival and used my SPG points to book a room for two nights. Check -in I arrived in the mid afternoon and was pleasantly surprised to be greeted with outstanding service and recognition for my SPG platinum status. The dedicated check in... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I won't repeat other negative comments available here (many of which I can confirm) but rather add my own experience from yesterday. Some friends from Split visiting me parked their car in the hotel garage. On our way out we found (by trial and error - no posted information) that the payment machine only accepts Croatian coins and no credit... More

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American in Bogota
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226 reviews 226 reviews
52 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I picked this hotel b/c I wanted to give my kids a few days of fun n' sun/downtime in the midst of a fast paced trip through Slovenia, Croatia and Montenegro and since we're SPG members and this property looked new, modern and luxurious for Split we thought it would be a safe bet. We stayed for 3 nights in... More

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Mirjana S, Manager at Le Meridien Lav Split, responded to this review

Dear ChiquiMonster, We enjoyed reading your lovely review and would like to thank you for sharing it! There is no better reward for a hotel than to have a guest as satisfied as you are, that enjoyed our service and almost all our facilities. It would be wonderful to welcome you back very soon! Kind regards, Mirjana Simunic More

Minneapolis, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been on the trip in Croatia, Montenegro cities in early July, Meri and Josip were the most cheerful and happy faces we had seen at breakfast; they felt like fresh morning sunshine and breeze to a tired tourist like me! The hotel itself is also marvelous with attractive insides and out. We enjoyed the beautiful beach right outside... More

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Mirjana S, Manager at Le Meridien Lav Split, responded to this review

Dear Fy C, Thank you very much for sharing your impressions of our hotel and most of all for complimenting our outstanding colleagues Meri and Josip! It is our main goal to have each of our guests recognized, relaxed and comfortable with us and we focus all our training in this direction. Your kind comment is our reward. We sincerely... More

Surrey, UK
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Le Meridien Lav Split is a beautiful hotel. The beach is small rocks or pebbles, Invest in some water shoes! The pool area is lovely, but many children and families there. Breakfast is great, many choices! Cappuccinos are not included in the complimentary breakfast, which seems a bit petty, but they are very tasty. Dinner in the restaurant is alright,... More

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Mirjana S, Manager at Le Meridien Lav Split, responded to this review

Dear LawrenceUSUK, Thank you very much for your great review! You gave us all the nicest compliments that are really motivating, but have also made all the constructive comments that could help us improve our service.We appreciate it! It would certainly make us very happy to be able to welcome you again and show you another perspective this time, uncover... More

Mobile, Alabama
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the true sense of a 5 star hotel, I don't think there is one in Split or Podstrana. The Le Meridien is about 7 km from Split in Podstrana. So I would rate our experience as 5 stars and the hotel as 4 to 4 1/2 stars. This is an all inclusive resort with a beautiful infinity pool area... More

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Mirjana S, Manager at Le Meridien Lav Split, responded to this review

Dear Bob B, It was really delightful to read you great review and thank you very much for taking time to share it! We appreciate your compliments, especially the ones for our associates. Karla, the breakfast team and really our every team member make us very proud with their outstanding service. Our greatest reward is knowing we made your stay... More

Maribor, Slovenia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very, very nice hotel. not the best location, but it takes only a 10 min drive to the old town. with its own beautifull beach, outdoor and indoor pool. excellent food, very friendly and helpfull stuff, no language problems. we will surely com again!

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Mirjana S, Manager at Le Meridien Lav Split, responded to this review

Dear Simona V, We appreciate you took the time to share your review! It was with pleasure to read you enjoyed our hotel and are considering to come back. A big thank you for complimenting our staff. We are very proud of all our associates and their outstanding service. We would love to welcome you back very soon! Sincerely, Mirjana... More

London, England
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have got to confess I was really disappointed with this hotel. It just did not seem equipped to deal with the numbers of people there. The pool area is out of control with most loungers taken with towels before 8am( many not used for hours). The reception was always crowded with long queues, the parking situation is confusing and... More

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Mirjana S, Manager at Le Meridien Lav Split, responded to this review

Dear bladerama, Thank you very much for choosing our hotel for your recent stay in Split and for taking time to write your review! We enjoyed reading how much you loved our views and our private beach and marina. Your constructive comments are more than appreciated. Management of our property is constantly looking for the ways to improve our service... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place we have stayed in this part of Southern Europe. Outstanding quality and very god value for money! Try to get a room with sea view - fabolous! Croatia is a lovely country, and Le Meridien is a perfect base for your stay. Breakfast is wonderful, never gets crowded. Very helpful and professional personell, discrete but attentive. We stayed... More

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Mirjana S, Manager at Le Meridien Lav Split, responded to this review

Dear Lars T, Thank you very much for your lovely review! It is wonderful to read how much you enjoyed staying with us. There is nothing more satisfying for hoteliers than to have a guest with such a beautiful memories of their hotel. Thank you for your kind compliments! We would love to welcome you again very soon! Sincerely, Mirjana... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have waited so far 6 1/2 hours to get the key to our 2 rooms. Computer system down- was supposed to be fixed hours ago. Have waited 4 different times in line for over an hour Staff very friendly- but having a difficult time navigating this horrible mess.

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Address: Grljevacka 2A, Podstrana 21312, Croatia
Location: Croatia > Dalmatia > Split-Dalmatia County > Podstrana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Le Meridien Lav Split 5*
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Le Meridien Lav Split Hotel Podstrana
Le Meridien Podstrana
Podstrana Le Meridien
Le Meridien Lav Split Croatia/Podstrana

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Embark on a journey of coastal discovery. Found on a pristine part of the coast and featuring emerald clear waters a stone’s throw away from Split, the Le Méridien Lav’s unique location invites guests to easily explore the imposing Dalmatian coast stopping every few kilometers to admire scenic towns and villages including those of Trogir, Omiš, Solin (Salona) and Makarska as well as the nature parks of Biokovo (St Juraj) and Krka – all within an hour’s drive from the hotel.MOVE! A resort like no other in the region, Le Méridien Lav Split offers unparalleled facilities for those looking for action-packed travel. Energize your mind and body with an early morning jog along the beach or play away in some of the resort's numerous sport facilities (tennis courts, tennis, beach volley, boules, free climbing wall, archery, diving, water sports, yachting, cycling, wellness club ) Large superior and deluxe rooms and family suites are perfectly sized to accommodate two adults and up to two children. The Penguin Club offers a safe, educational and entertaining experience for the kids. Club's fully qualified nursing staff will keep busy their inquisitive mind! ... more   less 
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