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“Dirty rooms, and the worst beach in Cesme area” 1 of 5 stars
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Ceshme Plus Hotel
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   ilica Plaji Sonu, Sifne Yolu Uzeri, Cesme 35930 , Turkey   |  
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Ranked #34 of 93 Hotels in Cesme
Istanbul
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6 hotel reviews
Reviews in 12 cities Reviews in 12 cities
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
“Dirty rooms, and the worst beach in Cesme area”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2011

First of all, this is NOT a new hotel. The hotel was called "Lemon Hotel and Beach", and now is has a new name since one of the partners took over. Other than the name, everything is the same. The hotel looked lovely and green, and it was really quiet. The room we stayed in was very spacious, and had a double bed and two single beds for kids, and it had a balcony. What we really liked was that almost all rooms have a sea-front view. There are two pools, not big enough to have a good swim, but especially the sea-water one had a decent size. Breakfast was ok. and they can make scrambled eggs or pancakes.

However, like most hotels in the area, the hotel was too expensive for what it offered. There are two major problems to beware. The hotel is not clean. The cleaning is done by inexperienced male staff who are not trained for the job. When we first walked into our room, the bathroom was really dirty with stains and hair from previous guests on the floor, the tub and the toilet. We asked it to be cleaned again, and when we came back to our room, it was not different at all, we asked for a second round of cleaning, which was really frustrating on our first day. The linens were not changed AT ALL and on our 6th night, we had to ask for the linens to be changed. Again, when we got back, the sheets were not changed, so we had to ask again. The attitude was not friendly or helpful, either.
The second big problem was the beach. Because of the location of the hotel (it is on the right-end of the Ilica beach), all the dirt left from ships and boats ended up at the beach. The sea was ok-ish until 10:30 a.m. and after that, it was all brown with toilet wastes from ships and boats. It was disgusting (see the pictures!). The sea gets better and better as you walk away from the hotel - but we had to walk a good 2 kilometers or so until we reached Sheraton to be able to swim. We ended up going elsewhere for a swim everyday, but I don't know what we would have done if we didn't have a car. It was a great disappointment. All in all, we had to pay much more money than you'd pay for a 5 star hotel in Antalya, for instance, and all we got in return was unchanged sheets, dirty bathroom, and a brown, disgusting sea. Very unfortunate. I would definitely not return back.

  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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English first
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2011

Location is perfect, beach is nice. Service is very slow, it takes at least 45 minutes to get coffee. Rooms have very nice view but dirty and smells very bad.

  • Stayed August 2011
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Istanbul, Turkey
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2011

Rooms were perferct, we altough stayed at room called "akdeniz" which is the basic room light and view of the room was perfect, next time I will try rooms "japon" or "tas ev" its perfect for honeymoon planners
On the other hand main focus of this hotel is the beach, there is a dj whole day and as we stayed in the weekdays place was not so crowded, it can be different on weekend

they are just serving breakfast it worth to have breakfast with the perfect view, there is also a pool restaurant and a bar in the hotel but you have to pay extra money to eat there, thats why we choose to eat at outside restaurant

at last everything was so elegance and romantic they deserve every single money that I paid

  • Stayed August 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: ilica Plaji Sonu, Sifne Yolu Uzeri, Cesme 35930 , Turkey
Location: Turkey > Turkish Aegean Coast > Izmir Province > Cesme
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #34 of 93 Hotels in Cesme
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Ceshme Plus Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 73
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located at Cesme, pearl of the Aegean, at Ilıca Bay where the green meets the blue, Lemon Hotel & Beach is renovated, new rooms are added and now welcomes you as Ceshmeplus Hotel & Beach. Ceshmeplus Hotel & Beach invites guests who make no concessions of comfort with its unique decoration, renovated rooms and distinct architecture in different buildings. In a land of 23 thousand m² surrounded by nature, Ceshmeplus with its 500 m coast, beach and fabulous sunset promises an unforgetable holiday. A far from the chaos of the city, in an atmosphere full of serenity, Ceshmeplus offers a pleasurable holiday. The hotel distinguished itself with its spectacular architecture and welcomes you with its glass bell designed reception with a view of Ilıca Beach and Chios. ... more   less 
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