The first thing that drew my attention when handed the "welcome" note on arrival was a bolded statement: "It's not permitted to bring food and drink from outside into the hotel". When I questioned the desk clerk as to whether this just applied to the public areas of the hotel, he informed me that it applied to the entire hotel, including private rooms. I asked why and was told that the owner supplied bar fridges in the rooms and had a restaurant on premises and wanted to make money.
As far as we were concerned this back-fired on him as we refused to take anything from the in room fridge and boycotted the restaurant, with the exception of the breakfast that was included in the room rate. The breakfast buffet was one of the most disappointing selections we have seen in any European hotel.
Finally, our room, admittedly a standard room, did not compare to any of the pictures online and did not have a full length mirror which their online site said was a fixture in every room.
We also found the staff less friendly and helpful than any of the other hotels we have stayed at in Turkey.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Are you ready to be away from the stress of city life and to have an enjoyable journey while you are strolling amongst old houses surrounded by high walls? Welcome to Antalya, which has become the host of various civilizations since the Stone Age to Bronze Age and various empires such as Lycia - Persia - Roman Empire - Pergamum - Byzantium - Seljuks - Mongolian Empire - and Ottoman Empire. Mediterra Art Hotel is located in Kaleici -Antalya which is surrounded by ancient city walls which was formerly called Attaleia (159 - 138 B.C). Kaleici has 2000 years' history and has preserved its identity since then. Mediterra Art Hotel is formed by three buildings and has been renovated by means of Ottoman architecture including ancient fireplaces, hand-made doors and wardrobes. An Ottoman tale..... Mediterra Art Hotel welcomes you with 26 inviting rooms, 9 deluxe, 1 super deluxe Suite and 16 standard rooms all en-suite. We have the Free High Speed WiFi, LCD TV, Satellite TV, Air conditioned, Mini bar, Music, Telephone with direct connection, Internet, Safe, en-suite bathroom with hair dryer, 24 hour room service and fire alarms in our every rooms. Let the moonlight cheer you up while you are chatting and enjoying the authentic tastes. Art Gallery: Mediterra Art Gallery was opened by a crowded group of participants who are interested in Fine Arts on 1st of May 2010. Its historical atmosphere provides an excellent opportunity to feel pleasure during the exhibition. The Hotel was activated in August of 2007, before the ruins of a mansion with 200 years of history to its original look, achieved as a highly modern life has found. "Art" word is in the hotel name comes from 150 years old of a very special original hand-made ceiling decorations in the restaurant. Mediterra Art Hotel serves to both guests and visitors together with superior service in Historical and Modern place. Mediterra Art Gallery welcomes you from 10.00 To 18.00 Hours everyday during all year round. In our indoor and an outdoor restaurant you can enjoy international and traditional cuisine. Our bar is always at your service. As soft as velvet... Enjoy the Turkish sunshine on the patio by our pool and you can have a chat or enjoy reading a book in peace. Make your dreams come true... ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Mediterra Art Antalya
- Hotel Mediterra Art