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“Reasonable value” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Apartments Blue Danube

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Apartments Blue Danube
Norwich, United Kingdom
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37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Reasonable value”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2013

The apartment was clean, modestly furnished but rather basic - pretty much what you expect for the price. However, note that our room didn't technically have an en suite as suggested - there was a shower room but the toilet was outside on the corridor. However, the owner (Igor) was very helpful on arrival.

Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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uk
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28 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 29, 2013

The only thing that lets this property down is the linen, don't get me wrong, it isn't terrible linen however I do think a small amount of money sent will make such a difference.
Apart from that everything else is amazing. The location is 5 minutes from the center of town, its really clean, well equipped regardless of older comments and igor the owner will help you with any queries about the city you may have! Most helpful proprietor I have ever come across, and very friendly.

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank iain t
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London, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2012

Igor the owner/host met us outside the building and showed us to our decently sized apartment which was clean, and tidy.

He sat us down and gave us loads of info of Bratislava, and answered any questions we had.

Fantastic for the price, and the location is pretty good (close enough to the old town, yet far enough to be quiet).

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank emereyd
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Huesca, Spain
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10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 30, 2012

In my opinion the "Blue danube apartments" are not really apartments, We had and independent room with washroom. But the toilet room, kitchen and hall was a shared spaces with others travellers. All the doors haved their own key, and like the film "The Others" you must to close one door before to open the next door :)

About the shared rooms, the kitchen was very small, but useful. And the toilet was clean. But the washroom in our room, it was not very clean...

The owner was very kind and he made a little guide touristic about Bratislava, and the city was a surprise for me (specially the old city).

The apartment it´s in a very good location, near the Danube and the old town, and it have supermarket very close.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Pacosc
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Israel
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2011

Clean, new, well organized, spacious (big), fully equiped kitchen, fully equiped appartment (cupboards, sofa etc), excellent location, big beds. One of the employees met us and showed us the appartment. He gave us a map to the city and explained a bit about the area and attractions. River and main squares are within a few minutes walk. The bedroom has a big bed, a sofa, and a large cupboard. The living room has a small sofa which was used as the children's bed (ages 2.5 and 5.5). The living room also contains a dining table, kitchen, tv, toilet and shower room. The shower is quite big. I would recommend it to friends and family.
There's No air conditioning. I'm not sure it's necessary but it is important to know. It was a hot week in Slovakia except for the day we stayed in this appartment. I don't remember if there was a microwave oven. Ask the owner. No elevator. We stayed in the 2nd floor and we didn't mind.

Room Tip: We booked a superior double room via booking.com. I don't know how good are the other appartmets...
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  • Stayed August 2011, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank yaron_hadas
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Epsom, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 14, 2011

We were travelling from Vienna and staying in one night in a twin room booked for us at Medena 10. From the train station, we walked to the main shopping streets, and from there we caught tram 11 towards Nam L. Stura which took us to the corner where it was a few minutes walk to Medena Street. Prior to our stay, the owner of the apartments, Igor, arranged to meet us on the day at a suitable time for us. After a quick phone call we met him outside the apartments where he showed us to our room.

The building itself looks a little run down, with other residents living inside it as well. However this by no means implies that it is ugly; on the contrary it has a great amount of character. We were given our keys and Igor was kind enough to give us a map and recommend some sights of Bratislava.

Our apartment itself consisted of two rooms for separate groups (our neighbours were two Spanish travellers) with our own bathroom and a shared toilet. It was decorated really nicely and in a contemporary fashion, with wooden furniture and comfortable beds. There was also a little sofa and a television. The bathroom was very clean and tidy, but the only downfall was the issue of the shower which went from boiling hot to freezing cold in the space of about a minute...!! The television remote had also run out of batteries and we didn't see a point in buying any.

The apartment is next to the Danube and two minutes away from some really bars and restaurants, in particular there is a shisha bar we went to which was really great. Prices are very reasonable and you can dine well for much less than other European cities. Lots of great souveneir stalls and everywhere is clean and safe. Transportation is mostly by tram which is cheap and easy to use!

Great apartment in a great location in a wonderful city - would highly recommend!

Room Tip: Get a double room - twin beds are comfy but quite small!
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  • Stayed July 2011, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Naomi T
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UK
Level Contributor
48 reviews
34 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 29, 2010

Note there is more than one apartment. We were at Dobrovského 6.

Comfortable, quiet, clean, spacious, a good location for sights and supermarkets. A leafy quiet cul-de-sac off a main road.

Owner very helpful, gave us good advice about getting around.

Handy kitchen for breakfast or a small meal, although not enough to cook a full evening meal. Plenty of places to eat nearby (if you're arriving late, note that many restaurants close relatively early in Bratislava, although we found somewhere).

  • Stayed September 2010, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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Thank Fender_Jazz
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Property: Apartments Blue Danube
Address: Medena 10, Bratislava 811 02, Slovakia
Location: Slovakia > Bratislava Region > Bratislava > Staré Mesto
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Ranked #38 of 64 Specialty Lodging in Bratislava
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Apartments Blue Danube 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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