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Karmen Apartments

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Bandureva 1, Dubrovnik 20 000, Croatia
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London, England, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My boyfriend and i stayed in Apartment 4 for 3 days at the beginning of July. The location was fantastic, right in the centre of the Old Town, yet not noisy at all. The apartment itself was very clean, and incredibly cosy. The air con was great as it was incredibly hot while we were there. Marc was a fantastic... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for a full week in Apartment #1 which looks out across the old port. The apartment was very clean with everything you need to self cater, a very comfortable bed and air con. The location is wonderful, you are immersed in the old town of Dubrovnik. It was helpful to be able to borrow plastic shoes for the... More 

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend (now fiance) and I stayed at the Karmen Apartments for four nights in June 2016. We had a lovely stay because the apartment was in a great location. It is located in Dubrovnik's old town and close to the old city port. It is also walking distance to all of the sites & great restaurants of the city.... More 

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Merstham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have just returned from 5 days stay at Karmen apartments in Dubrovnik. I would wholeheartedly recommend this place to stay. The apartment was very homely, clean and well equipped. The location was excellent - just inside the old city walls with fantastic views over the harbour. Out the front door and you're straight into the heart of old Dubrovnik.... More 

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Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My spouse and I had Apartment 1 for three nights in June. Dubrovnik is an amazing town, but I think I'd go back just to stay at Marc's place again -- it's beautiful, it has tons of character, Marc is great, and the location is perfect. Apart from everything else there's a quiet place to swim off the rocks, below... More 

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Solihull, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

I exchanged emails with Marc on a number of occasions and his replies were alway quick and told me what I needed to know. He very kindly organised a taxi pick-up for us from the airport, and we were then met at the Pile Gate by Marc who took us straight to our apartment in the walled City of Dubrovnik.... More 

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Thank Jumbo282417
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

The stay in one of the Karmen Apartments in Dubrovnik made our visit to this town perfect. Firstly, Marc van Bloemen is the most gracious host we had on our many travels. Secondly, and this is a matter of (good) taste - it is not a hotel, but a typical townhouse there. The aptm. we had was fully equipped, including... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

We were in Dubrovnik for 4 days in May. I had contacted Mark Van Bloemen (owner/manager) a few times via e-mail previously. He was always prompt in his replies and provided valuable information about how to get to his building. As cars are not allowed in the historic center of Dubrovnik, we needed to walk to the apartment building once... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Mark's place is nice and feels like home. It's in the very center of Dubrovnik, close to all monuments and nice restaurants. The flat had a kitchen where we cooked and have brakfast. And Mark has great stories about the country, the city and the region!

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

Perfect location; safe; clean; free wifi; good value for money! Only could see BBC on TV though and there was no AC. However, it was not unbearably hot at this time. Taxi service Marc requested for an early morning flight was most reliable and on-time.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Karmen Apartments "Personal character and charm within the ramparts." REVIEW The fabulous location right within the ramparts of Old Town would be reason enough to stay here. But with so many fascinating details and your enthralling Anglo-Canadian host, this is a place that you just won't want to leave. Marc van Bloemen has lived in Dubrovnik since 1972, speaks fluent Croat and probably knows more local history than most locals. Every inch of his fine stone mansion is decorated with art, souvenirs, old photos and fascinating keepsakes. From kitschy collages of sea-smoothed glass 'pebbles', to the 1923 'character wall' or the original Marcel Marceau self-portrait, every item tells a story. All rooms are comfortable, air-conditioned and offer a little kitchenette. There's even free wi-fi. Room No 2 features wonderful Deakin semi-naive still-life paintings. It has a small balcony overlooking partly overgrown walls albeit with no real views. The smallest (and cheapest) ground-floor room displays a framed series of Vasko Lipovac prints and was used as the make-up room when the BBC filmed Casanova here during November 2004. ... more   less 

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Address: Bandureva 1, Dubrovnik 20 000, Croatia
Location: Croatia > Dalmatia > Dubrovnik-Neretva County > Dubrovnik
Number of rooms: 4
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