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Sweet Memories
Protaras Road, Protaras, Paralimni 5310, Cyprus   |  
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Ranked #32 of 65 hotels in Protaras
ballymena
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
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“cheap and cheerful”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Sweet Memories is a basic hotel but is good value for money. We have stayed there twice and will stay there again on our next visit. Its about 10 min walk max to protaras centre.Its a good location. There is even a Lidl store not too far away. The staff are nice and friendly and the maids are lovely.

Room Tip: You can ask for a sea view apartment but we had one overlooking the pool which was nice as well.
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  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
Preston, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

We booked this for a last minute break in the sun. Apartment was big and spacious but SO HOT! Air con is a must (payable at reception, roughly £50 for week for one room). Staff are all very friendly, which really compensates for the rather ugly first impression of the buidling / reception area. In fact, all the public areas are quite unattractive in terms of decor but all are spotlessly clean. Pool was nice and warm and plenty of sunbeds available.Bar was good for snacks and breakfast (all a bit English though, would have been nice to see more Cypriot food options rather than Sunday Roasts, Full English etc!). Mini market by reception was good, wish it stocked more fersh stuff though! Fresh bread and fruit seemed to be like gold dust in a lot of the supermarkets.
Housekeeping was minimal - sheets & towels changed once in the week we were there.
Pillows are awful - if you have space, pack your own. I was glad to get home to my own bed.
It's the staff that make this place - a lovely team :)

Room Tip: brochures seem to say most rooms have inland view. Ok, our balcony faced inand but we had the most b...
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  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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DUMFRIESSHIRE
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33 hotel reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Trip Advisor is all about opinions but I would like to offer a different one to the lady from Northern Ireland who was there at the same time as us. I thought all the staff ( especially Tina & Alex ) showed a great deal of care and attention to the people staying who had special needs. They deserve a holiday the same as you and I and it was great to see them enjoy themselves.
Now onto Sweet Memories itself. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves once again! Yes, it is basic, but it is spotlessly clean. If you want 5 star then pay 3 times as much as what we paid for a hotel down by the beach. Clean towels every 2nd day & sheets changed twice a week. The staff Charlie, Tina, Marie,Carlos, George and Sweet Caroline are all great and looked after us well during our stay. I can't leave out young Alex who kept us all entertained with his mimicking of the Scots language & his superb card tricks--amazing!!
We noticed the Hotel was really trying hard with food this year. We ate there quite a lot during our stay & even took up the half board option for 3 days. It cost 10 euros per head a day which was great value for a cooked breakfast and choice of a 2 course meal at night. We also had the special a few times. A main course and a pint of Keo for as little as 5 euros.
Sweet Memories is situated in the older part of Protaras. An easy 10 minute walk to the busier strip. We looked back at where we mainly ate and drank and it was actually in the older part. Our 2 favourite pubs are The Malmia and Ripples. Our 2 favourite restaurants are Anatolia and Super S. We actually went twice to Super S due to the meal being that good the 1st time.
To sum our holiday up. We had an excellent time at The Sweet Memories and met loads of nice people,many of them repeat visitors like us. This says it all really!!

Frank & Marion,
Dumfriesshire.

  • Stayed July 2013, 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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Manchester, England, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013

me & my fiance stayed here for a week and chose hotel apartments because we weren't too bothered about being around the complex much as we already know a few bar owners & places to go etc, but we ended coming back early every night to have a few drinks before bed because the staff were lovely and there was such a good atmosphere there. I doubt we would stay anywhere else in Protaras now and would love to go back. Pool was lovely, prices reasonable and food was sooo nice. Close to everywhere you ever need to go! Thanks to everyone who became our friends for making our holiday!! :)

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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lisburn
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

grat place to stay if you are english and your child has a disability. i am a widow from northern ireland here with my son. i do not know any of the staff by name they do not know me or my son by name, the pool is great not to cold nor hot just fine,the food is great. shame it could not have been more friendly have never felt like this before

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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Worcester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

For the price this is an excellent hotel, large rooms, nice pool, nice bar, great staff. It is a short walk to beach and the main centre. We consider this a huge benefit, giving a quiet and peaceful base but near enough to all amenities. Excellant

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Great set of apartments, all the staff made you feel at home. I can understand why people continue to go back year after year. Bar area and pool were lovely with plenty of sun loungers for all residents. Staff were very helpful and polite and helped us straight away when we had an air con problem.

Nice and close to the centre of Protaras approx 5 mins walk, a lil bit further to the beach. Would definitely recommend the traditional Cyprus night. Delicious food and great dancing, definitely get involved.

Would stay again :)

Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Additional Information about Sweet Memories

Address: Protaras Road, Protaras, Paralimni 5310, Cyprus
Location: Cyprus > Famagusta District > Paralimni > Protaras
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #32 of 65 hotels in Protaras
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