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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed September 11, 2016

The hotel is in a prime location in the city center and 50 meters from the sea. Rooms require urgent renovation and I am sure that this will be a management decision soon. The staff is extremely friendly and willing to help. You will get the answer to all questions about sightseeing tours, boat excursions, beaches, cultural events, concerts, top...

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Reviewed August 23, 2016

The hotel isn't a 3 star hotel and isn't worth the money. the only good thing is the location, but it's too noisy, too hot and very old, it needs urgent renovating and a more professional approach. the food is bad, too. If you are writing a paper about the former yugoslavian tourism 50 years ago, then this is the...

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed August 23, 2016

To get it out of the way immediately: the hotel is old and it's noticeable. Ancient plumbing, old wardrobes, doors that remind me of my old school rooms... But it's as well kept as it can be. Those old bathrooms are spotlessly clean, bedsheets are whiter than white and the beds comfortable. We got the last empty room for our...

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed October 2, 2015 via mobile

We spend there a whole week in the of August and I have to say that I'm more than satisfied with the service. The hotel is a bit old but the staff, food and perfect location make up for that. People at the reception had a constant smile on their face and had always time for me and my never...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 5, 2015

Ok, so you do tend to expect levels of everything to be slightly lower and prices to be slightly higher than mainland venues due to the difficulty of an island location, still for a hotel claiming 3 stars there is far too much missing. Hotel location is very convenient being just a few hundred yards from the ferry drop off...

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Reviewed September 4, 2015

Staff are very helpful and friendly. In front of hotel is Taxi boat which takes you to nice beaches or if you prefer to FKK beach. Location of hotel is excellent because is near city beach and city center but far away from city noise. We had half board...includes standard Buffet breakfast (which could be better if salami and cheese...

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Hotel Istra on the island of Rab has a very good location and friendly staff at the reception but that is all when it comes to positive sides. Hotel is rated 3* which is much higher than it deserves. I stayed there for summer holidays in August for 7 days and it was not the most pleasant stay. The room...

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed September 1, 2015

It is situated in a perfect location. A short walk from the ferry, an even shorter walk to the bus station that can take you to all corners of the Island and back to the mainland. The hotel was clean and comfortable and the staff were friendly and very helpful. For the time of year we stayed it was great...

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Hungary
Reviewed August 25, 2015

+ Good, because on one minute you can be on the main square of Rab city, where programs and restaurants are. The rooms on the backside are relatively quiet. In front of the hotel from the port start all boats, water taxis. Every day was cleaning and tidying up. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Its possoble to sit...

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Zapresic, Croatia
Reviewed August 23, 2015

Me and my boyfriend were so excited about our vacation, but soon our happiness came down. We stayed in this hotel for 6 days, in a double-room with the extra bed and a parking view. We had halfboard. The room was actually terrible. Everything is old, the bed creaks, mattresses are disaster. We had a spinal pain in the morning....

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Address: 51280, Croatia
Location: Croatia > Primorje-Gorski Kotar County > Kvarner Bay Islands > Rab Island
Price Range: $69 - $127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Istra 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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“Rooms with sea views are better and bigger.”
 of 5 bubbles ZlatanJuras, Sep 11, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms with courtyard view are smallest but coolest in summer.”
 of 5 bubbles RenataJ_ZG, Aug 23, 2016 | Read review
“If you are going to stay here, try to bag a room with a balcony as most have views of the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles F8996NEtimc, Sep 5, 2015 | Read review
“Rooms with park view are better for sleep in hot nights but lower quality”
 of 5 bubbles Wexor83, Sep 4, 2015 | Read review
“Choose the rooms on the street side with balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 502mirtak, Sep 3, 2015 | Read review
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