Well what can i say we have just returned from a great holiday at the grand hotel park.what is it with the Brits and complaining???? Having read some reviews on here we were dreading going!!!!
The flight - 2 and a bit hours from Gatwick
The transfer - 40 mins (last drop off . )air con coach, great views on the way
The hotel- arrived checked in within 3 mins smiling efficent reception staff.
upper room with amazing sea views,beds the most comfortable iv'e slept on in any hotel, compact bathroom with great power shower. wardrobe with hangers ect. air con.
powerful and free as was the safe.
On half board so - Dinner always lots of chioce 4/5 meat dishes, 2 soups,loads of fresh veg salads ect. fresh fruit available all the time. example meal for me- veg soup, pork medalion,chicken fillet, mash with garlic(yum) sprouts,green beans.choice of sauce.
i never made it to the puddings saw but cake, ice cream ,fruit, fruit pie ect.
Breakfast lots of hot stuff ,eggs(scrambled fried boiled), bacon,sausage and whatever was left from last night!! lots of cheeses, cold meats, rolls ,fruit tea, coffee, fruit juices ect.ect.
the pool is salt water but clean and large ,people do lay their towels out but hay-ho. kids were few and far between mainly Croation in the late afternoon -but not a problem.
good bar / barman by the pool.
there is a beach within 5 mins pebbles and a bit crowded when we were there but we walked past the beach and swam in the crystal waters from rocky platforms(GET SHOES FOR SWIMMING LOTS OF URCHINS!!!) fantastic
Also went on the 3 island trip good fun get it from the street not the rep much cheaper.try not to get a big boat 28 peopleis about right .Lunch and drinks included (dont be afraid to ask for more wine its paid for!!!
You have to visit Dubrovnik it's amazing.........walk the walls in the morning before it gets to hot(£6.50 but so worth it)
All in all a fab time. staff are friendly. cleaners work hard. Not that many brits lots of unsmiling russians and germans. try to say hallo for a smile from the locals
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Grand Hotel Park is located in the heart of Dubrovnik's Lapad Peninsula and only 100 meters away from the beautiful beach.It has a large outdoor pool and a brand new and modern spa area with indoor pool.Consisting of the main hotel building and 2 historical villas, it offers air-conditioned rooms with shower/bath, minibar, flat-screen TVs, free of charge safe and free of charge Wi Fi.Free WI-Fi is as well available in all public areas.Hotel offers a small complimentary and multilingual library for all guests.Small children corner is located within the hotel and features a flat-screen TV, CD player, books, toys and collection of cartoons.Croatian and international cuisine can be enjoyed at Grand Hotel Park’s main restaurant or in the picturesque à la carte Tavern Maria" s Castle. Bars/Snack Bars are located within hotel, by the outdoor pool,and at the beach ( as a part of beach restaurant "Plaža") , where parties take place regularly.Live music can be enjoyed 3-5 times a week.Tennis courts and a seashore promenade with restaurants , coffee shops, shopping center and magnificent views towards Elaphite Islands are only a few steps away from the Grand Hotel Park.Dubrovnik's Old town is less than 3 km away and can easily be reached in 5 minutes by frequent buses, since bus station is just 2 minutes away from the hotel.Parking is always available and is free of charge at Grand Hotel Park. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Grand Hotel Dubrovnik