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“not what we expected” 2 of 5 stars
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Giakalis Aparthotel
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Marmari Pyli, Marmari 85300, Greece   |  
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Ranked #10 of 13 Hotels in Marmari
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“not what we expected”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2007

In a lovely setting and pool and bar area lovely and clean, with lovely staff, those are the positives.
we booked a week all inclusive which when booking was the usual all inc' three meals a day, snacks, drinks etc. what we actually got was three meals a day and local beer, wine, ouzo and soft drinks, doesn't sound too bad BUT all and any snacks had to be purchased including ice - cream ( 3 euros!) any other drinks including home brands had to be purchased, we knew if we fancied a johny walker or a southern comfort for a night cap that it would be extra, but they charged for any spirit other than ouzo, at one point a sign went up saying we would have to pay for tea/coffee when it wasn't a meal time but after many complaints they recanted.
We also were promised a sea view ( in writing) and there was no sea for a mile and a half!! The hotel explained it was a pool view but as we didn't have that either we asked to be moved. We were told, "no" then "yes" then "no". we asked for extra pillows as ours were like cot pillows, we were told "no".
Thank goodness the weather was beautiful so we were not stuck in our dark and dingy room with a dirty bathroom.
Could have been so nice if the owner were nt out just for a profit and nothing else.

Would never go again, we are not hard to please.

  • Liked — the pool and grounds were lovely
  • Disliked — dark, dingy, matress smelt of wee and refusal to help
  • Stayed May 2007, traveled with family
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Additional Information about Giakalis Aparthotel

Address: Marmari Pyli, Marmari 85300, Greece
Location: Greece > Dodecanese > Kos > Marmari
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Marmari
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Giakalis Aparthotel 3*
Number of rooms: 57
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Giakalis ApartHotel is located in the beautiful area of Marmari, Kos. The hotel is surrounded by spectacular gardens ensuring privacy in a tropical setting! It is also just a short distance away from a magnificent sandy beach. It’s an ideal place for families and couples looking for both relaxation and leisure. Some of the facilities provided, include among others one swimming pool for adults and one for children, a Mediterranean restaurant, bars, a tennis court, mini golf, pool table, free Wi-Fi and a children’s playground. The hotel provides for its guests all elements ensuring them an entertaining and pleasurable stay. ... more   less 
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Giakalis Aparthotel Kos/Marmari

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