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Boutique Hotel Hippocampus

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Stari Grad 489, Kotor 85330, Montenegro
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Derby, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Only 10 rooms.Greeting from staff perfect.Excellent breakfast.Comfortable beds.Very good position in the heart of the old town.Overall first class but lacking some minor comforts,no drawer space,no tissues,open bathroom giving no privacy. Frosted glass would solve..Toilet roll not replaced two consecutive days.Good seating area but no coffee table.

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Poole, United Kingdom
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243 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2015

Stayed for two nights on our road trip through Montenegro in October. The hotel is tucked away and not the easiest to find, but the locals are more than happy to point you in the right direction. Our room was stunning and we were the only guests staying at the hotel. I loved the decor and thought that the breakfast... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

Hotel Hippocampus is a bit hard to find, as it's tucked away near the North Gate of Kotor. If you can find the Old Winery, it's literally next door. The hotel itself is really cute and comfortable, and made for a perfect stay within the old city. Our room was a good size, the bed was comfy, and large shower... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2015 via mobile

Wow! I am going to have to go home after seven weeks on the road, in order to stop exclaiming about this gem. Wow! It is now officially my favorite hotel. It is dramatic from your arrival in the off-axis entrance which may remind some architectural fans of a late night evening in the Ginza district in Japan--the play of... More 

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

We had to cancel a room at this hotel and did so a week in advance through Expedia who told us that we would receive a full refund after they speaking with the hotel. Since we had not received the refund, we checked to see if the room was booked the nights we had cancelled and was told by a... More 

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London
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42 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2015

We stayed 5 nights in this hotel. It is a beautifully modernised old building in the heart of the old city of Kotor. We had a double room rather than a suite as they are very expensive. The room was a good size but very noisy as it overlooked a pub which had live music. The room was very attractive... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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60 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We stayed 3 nights in this boutique in center of the Kotor's old town and we had a good experience. The rooms are great, very comfortable. We found the breakfast arrangement odd and very slow in terms of service. You need to order each individual item on the menu (even the butter), the food is completely tasteless and the service... More 

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Santa Eulalia del Rio, Spain
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

Choose this hotel because of its location inside the old town of Kotor in Montenegro, which by itself is a charming place. However Hippocampus, which if your interested is named after a part of your brain where your emotions are centered!!! Is an absolute disaster in terms of service. The breakfast is forgettable and is extremely slow, they have the... More 

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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

Rooms are very nice and exceptionally clean. To automatically get fresh beds and towels every day is lovely in this sort of heat . Breakfast is very good but I do have to agree with other reviews it's a bit slow. Menu is comprehensive but they bring your order all out at once instead of cereals immediately to get you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

Music from the bar next door goes on until 1am. Breakfast was good. Small expensive room with a badly designed bathroom. Style over substance. I recommend you stay outside the walls of the old town for better value.

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