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“Far from the look on pictures.”
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Larco Hotel
Ranked #31 of 38 Hotels in Larnaka City
Reviewed October 21, 2012

First I had to do, was to clean the very dirty balcony. Second, open windows, and go out for some hours. There was a very ugly smell from the toilet/shower. The shower-curtain should have been changed one year ago. My room was small for a double. (OK as a single). I doubt that this should be classified as a hotel. I`ts more like a simple hostel. The cleaning lady peeped in just twice during one week. One of the times she even made the bed. The other time just changed towels. So if the room was not very clean from the start, it was even dirtier in the end of my week. Breakfast looked very dull and poor. Served in a room half in the cellar. (A bit dark and depressing.) I had my breakfasts at a hotel in town. (Same price, but value about four times as good. And sea-view,) I did not like the area just around the hotel. But could have been worse. Not everyting was bad here. For instance, no plastic on the matress. But bring your own pillow, if you don´t accept hot synthetic. (You can find these terrible pillows in much more expensive hotels.) Well working AC, funny, spacious lobby, nice pool-area. The pool was small, but very clean. A popular taverna just one minute away. Cheap, but also rather cheap-tasting food. There were more restaurants just a few hundred meters away. A very nice little Super-market behind Larco. But it closed early (7). About 8 minutes walk to a very good beach. 15 minutes to the beginning of "centre-beach-promenade." Don´t try walking to airport. Looks near at the map, but takes more than an hour. Because of where the entrance is located. Price for room was 21€/26€ for single/double without breakfast. That was ok. Some web-sites tried to get up to 100€ for a double. Those who accepted something like that, went very dissappoited. For the moment (a year or so) I recommend to stay away from Larnaca because of road-works. Still worse in Limassol. Go go Fig Tree Bay. Buses to the towns are cheap and frequent.

Room Tip: I think the rooms with large terraces, bottom-floor are the best ones. The balconies are rather smal...
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  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled solo
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4  Thank Martez
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

Was a terrible Hotel, Staff very unhelpful, lif broke so had to go down the stairs with buggy etc... Didn't get the room I had booked. Whole place needs a major revamp!!!!

If only girls staying, don't venture out at night as local men hang about outside looking into rooms...

Room Tip: Go somewhere else:-)
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  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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1  Thank Zoberg
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Reviewed August 14, 2012

The Larco is a cheap and cheerful Hotel in a residential area, convenient for the Airport, I was in my room half an Hour from landing.
I had no problems.

Breakfast was a fairly basic Buffet selection but OK. The Mediterranean Sea was only about 3 Minutes away and the nearest Beach and Restaurants about 5.

The better facilities of central Larnaca were about 15 Minutes walk along the Shore.

There was some Night time noise from the Street but it was probably better than central Larnaca would be.

Swimming Pool was smallish but not crowded and Deckchairs always available.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled solo
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5  Thank AuldJimmy
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Reviewed July 1, 2012

We booked for one summer weekend night this hotel as was the cheapest we could find. They placed the 2 of us in a large apartment. Place is not spotless but at least the air-conditions where working well. Little bit smelly, the furniture is very old, too many stairs everywhere you have to watch out always, even in the apartment. It is a short walking distance from the closest beach so I guess this is a plus. We had a good night sleep although our room was watching the street we haven't been disrupt at all. Breakfast is acceptable, but the coffee is horrible. The girls in the reception are very nice and helpful.

Room Tip: Apartments in the first floor got huge balcony with street view.
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  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank KaterinaMajor
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Reviewed May 8, 2012

Having booked this hotel before reading any reviews made me feel very uneasy. However I was pleasantly surpised. The room although simple, was clean. The furniture was old but it's a 2 star hotel!!! There was hot water in the morning and the corridors are well lit,The loaction is very convenient 10 min. walk to Marina and some excellent sea food Resturants. Swimming pool and fitness room are well maintained. The wi fi was fast!The Staff mostly from East Europe are friendly and cooperative. I would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed: May 2012, traveled as a couple
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5  Thank Mihaela G
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Reviewed May 5, 2012

Simple hotel, nice swimming pool. Not too far away from the beach, but a bit of a walk to resort centre.

Stayed: June 2011, traveled with family
3  Thank L0ub0u
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Reviewed February 10, 2012

I wanted somewhere cheap/clean/safe near to the airport – the Larco Hotel delivered. The staff were efficient, and the wifi in the lobby was quite fast. Room was bare bones, but clean. There was no hot water in the morning which was annoying. Entering the room at night, it was hard to find the light switch.

  • Stayed: February 2012, traveled solo
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3  Thank A380fan
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Additional Information about Larco Hotel

Address: 10 Pontou Str, Larnaka City 6533, Cyprus
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Location: Cyprus > Larnaka District > Larnaka City
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #31 of 38 Hotels in Larnaka City
Price Range: $27 - $151 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Larco Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 55
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel is situated in a quiet residential area of Larnaca, 100 meters from the sea, 200 meters from the famous Mackenzie Beach and within only 15 minutes walk to the commercial and tourist center of Larnaca with its famous Palm Tree promenade. "Larco" completely renovated, a two star hotel, beautifully designed and decorated in true Cypriot style. All 55 standard comfortable rooms have bath/shower, direct dial telephone, radio, television with satellite reception, air conditioner, balcony and heating. 24 hours reception, restaurant, cafeteria (breakfast room), bar (24 hours service),free wireless, TV room, safe boxes, lift, exchange service. Every day cleaning. Outdoor swimming pool with children’s pool. Open terrace, garden. Gym. Sauna. Room for games: electronic games, billiard, darts. Free sun beds and umbrellas near the swimming pool. Different entertainment programs. Live music near the swimming pool in the evenings. Swimming pool for children. Service of looking after children (on request).5 minutes from Larnaca airport. ... more   less 
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