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“Good for Russian tourists from Ural” 2 of 5 stars
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Cactus Hotel
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   6-8 Tyrimou Str | PO Box 42318, Larnaka 6533, Cyprus   |  
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Ranked #30 of 41 hotels in Larnaka
Katowice, poland
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
“Good for Russian tourists from Ural”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2011

Really bad equipped, smelling rooms, awfull breakfasts. What to say more? Keep away.

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  • Stayed January 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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London
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2011

Stayed at the Cactus in October 2011, and have nothing positive to say whatsoever...
Note here that the previous reviews are in agreement with my experience and only wish i'd read these prior to booking.The hotel staff were unfriendly, unhelpful and non-welcoming. The room was less than basic, broken headboard, with the skeleton of a radio on it with exposed wires hanging from it. There was only one socket in the whole room.
The hotels gym was closed although their webisite doesn't state this and when i inquired as to why, the response was curt, rude and patrornising.
The wifi access was non existent.
Breakfast was as basic as possible, providing toast, cereal and a few tasteless slices of cold meats.
Complete disappontment for a hotel choice, but this was balanced out by the lovely country itself....

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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2011

We stayed here as a group of 4 lads from England.
The rooms were very basic and the bathroom was horrible...but it did the job.
had little expectation before going as we got the hotel at a great price..

have to say, Marius (the guy who runs it) is great. bar open till when ever everyone goes to bed....basic food and decent pool. Marius makes the best cocktail called No Homo

the hotel is located near the strip (no more than a 5 min walk) and about the same distance to the beach.

it has many "workers" that use the hotel during the day so the pool area can be a tad crowded....also its not a huge hotel so you get to know everyone.

thanks Marius. top man...when the taxi drivers were on strike.. he made a quick call and got a whole coach to take us to the airport..

  • Stayed July 2011, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Pecs, Hungary
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7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 9 cities Reviews in 9 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2011

2 cockroaches within 24 hours, big fat ones. Very dirty room, and very bad smell (human feces, very strongly). They changed our room, because we can't stay in that smell, but the new room was bad too. The staff was nice, and the breakfast was acceptable (not good, but acceptable), the pool was clean. Some local people were very noisy at night, so they shouting and slamming the doors at 3.am, and the garbage truck came 2.am EVERY NIGHT.

It was very, very bad.
No free wifi, 3 € /hour, but if you lucky you can catch a free hotspot at the lobby (Thom_28016 i think).

Do not go there, it was terrible.

  • Stayed June 2011, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Bucharest, Romania
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2011

Cactus Hotel is situated at 1,5-2 km to the Finikoudes (palm trees) beach-the best sand and clear water with umbrellas and chaislongue (2 euro each/day)
Larnaka is a combination between turkish poor town and a medium greek town, no many turistic attraction (a turkish fortress and St. Andrew church)
To the airport we take a minibus( no 440) to Larnaka-Makenzie for 1 euro/pers, taxi isn't cheaper and all is negociable(12-15 euro)

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 18 cities Reviews in 18 cities
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2011

Yes I know its cheap but its really awfull dont go , the main problem is the noise all doors have to be banged lots to shut them and this goes on all night unfortunetly also you can if ypu are unlucky hear noisey sex from nrext door .

  • Stayed April 2011, traveled solo
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2011

- in one week the towels were changed just once
- not enough toilet paper and soap
- 45 minutes walk from city center
- don't ask the reception for taxis, infos, etc because they try to get commissions by proposing very expensive services

  • Stayed March 2011
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Cactus Hotel

Address: 6-8 Tyrimou Str | PO Box 42318, Larnaka 6533, Cyprus
Location: Cyprus > Larnaka District > Larnaka
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #30 of 41 hotels in Larnaka
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Cactus Hotel 2*
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Also Known As:
Cactus Hotel Larnaca

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