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Karmen Apartments

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Couldn't have asked for a better location, apartment or host. Marc was fantastic, delivering a mini impromptu tour as he collected us from the gate. Marking locations on a map he provided, we used his recommendations to plan some of our days. The apartment was lovely and was very clean. We can't wait to come back!

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely apartment in fabulous location in the old city. We were in apartment 3 which although the smaller of the apartments was perfectly adequate and well appointed.Marc is a great host -very informative and helpful.

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Thank cchall2015
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Marc was a wonderful host with loads of useful information before we arrived and during our stay. The apartment was in a brilliant location - right in the old town minutes from the city walls, the old harbour, restaurants and shops. We stayed there with our 9 month old daughter and the apartment was perfect for a family with plenty... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great stay at Karmen. Our apartment was clean, spacious, had all the necessary amenities (A/C, small kitchen, TV, wireless internet, etc.). The apartment itself was pretty and featured lots of locally-oriented decor. Marc was incredibly helpful and gave us lots of tips on where to go, what to do, and where to eat. He helped us set... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I stayed here several nights and were totally satisfied. The flat was well equipped and decorated, was a decent size for the two of us and was in a good location. It was quiet in the evenings for sleeping because of its location whereas I suspect others in the old town may not be because of outside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a fantastic stay at the Karmen Apartments and I couldn't recommend them more highly. Marc is an exceptional host, the apartments are beautiful and spacious, and they're perfectly located just within the city walls. As good as it gets!

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a memorable stay at Karmen Apts. Marc met us as planned and gave a comprehensive orientation of Dubrovnik. He was very helpful and knowledgeable on places to eat, things to do and tips to get around. We tried all of his restaurant recommendations. Our apt, # 2 was well appointed, stunning views of the Harbour and very comfortable.... More 

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Marlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Met our expectations and more. Communication with Marc was easy prior to our arrival and Marc met us from our taxi. Location is fantastic next to the City Walls, although our apartment didn't have a view The apartment was clean and well appointed including wifi which worked very well. The restaurants nearby, Ribar and Storia were very good and are... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

I learned of Karmen Apartments from the Rick Steves’ Croatia and Slovenia travel guide. I have learned that properties in Rick’s guides are usually exactly as described. Rick’s description of the property was accurate but his description of Marc (the owner of Karmen) was accurate but very understated. Marc is an adventurous Englishman, who is multi-lingual and Marc is considered... More 

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Silver Spring, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

Exceptional host, beautiful apartment, perfect location! Spacious for a family of four and steps away from both the beach and within the city walls. Very quiet with a lovely balcony, AC, and plenty or art and books to enjoy. I would highly recommend it.

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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 20000, Croatia
Location: Croatia > Dalmatia > Dubrovnik-Neretva County > Dubrovnik
Number of rooms: 4
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