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“Slightly disappointed”
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Hayat Apart Hotel
Ranked #58 of 137 Specialty Lodging in Fethiye
Reviewed September 14, 2013

I arrived here of an evening time around 10.30 a taxi transfer greeted me at the airport and brought me here, where I was shown to my apartment in the new building.

On entering the apartment I was very impressed, however the days within the next two weeks made me see it differently.

We requested a 2 bedroom apartment with a double and twin room. When we arrived we were taken to a 3 bedroom apartment where the third bedroom was locked up, and both double rooms.

On my arrival it was clean. However we were told that if we wanted the apartment cleaning we would need to leave the keys with the owners in reception. We did this on several occasions and was greeted with difficulty, the owner claimed she was unable to clean due to there being a BBQ one evening, and the second time she was on her own so she wouldn't be able to.

Within my two weeks the apartment was cleaned once, and the empty bin bags were left in the room, I had fresh towels and bedding once.

In my party there was 3 of us however we were only allowed 1 key to the apartment.

The double room upstairs was brilliantly sized and equipped with wardrobe, bedside table, and mirror and dresser and fitted with air con, the wardrobe was a good size with plenty of shelving and rail room, but no coat hangers.

The kitchen is very basic for a self catering apart, with a very small 2 ring stove to use, and no extractor fan, and a kettle. We had to ask for glasses to drink from.

In the bathroom upstairs, it was very dark with a small light and no extractor fan or window, the shower head was not attached to the wall. THe bracket had been broken, there were no shelves in the bathroom to put anything on so the floor space and sink space was cluttered with toiletries.

The main pool area was clean and the beds maintained to a high standard. When we booked this accommodation in June (for September) we were assured the second pool would be available for use. This was not the case it s still empty.
I was asked not to bring my own drinks from my apartment down by the pool and to use the vey small pool bar.

The taxi transfer was arranged through the owners, only when I went to check at the transfer shop for my pick up time as nobody had told me my name wasn't on the list, so this left me feeling slightly panicked.

At £40 a night I feel it was slightly over priced and we were sold something that was not completely available to us.

On my departure, I was not spoken to by the owners even though they were sat within the reception area.

I feel that because I was not eating and drinking all day around the pool areas and resteraunt we were disregarded as customers.

Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
Thank Tanya T
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Reviewed September 10, 2013

Just want to say that you won't go wrong with this choice. We were made most welcome by the family, super and generous food, lots to do and see in the surrounding area, rooms spotless and comfortable. Would definitely go back next time in Turkey

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with friends
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Thank Charlie642013
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Reviewed September 6, 2013

Stayed here for 10 nights in July & from the minute we were met at Dalaman Airport till the time we were dropped off to fly home, I can honestly say we were well looked after. (Owners arranged tranfer in A/C Mercedes!)
Arriving at 11pm, tired & in need of a beer & a snack, Nurseven saw that our needs were met!
Opting to stay in one of the origonal 2 bed apartments (yellow building) we found it spotlessly clean on arrival & quite spacious, there were 2 shower "wet rooms" with loo & sink & a large kitchen/diner with a nice big fridge/freezer/ plus all you would need to self cater. Both bedrooms had A/C & wardrobes. The twin bed room had a balcony which overlooked the pool, the double room & lounge/diner also had balconies.
After a much needed kip & still bleary eyed, we found ourselves with a cuppa the next morning taking in the lovely views (especially from the twin room that overlooked the pool) soon coming to realise that we had found a little gem!
The pool area was very clean, as were the loungers with nice full length cusions, plenty of parasols & there is also a small kiddies pool & 2 loos with showers nearby.
After getting some bearings we could see that the Hayat was about a 5 min stroll to the main "strip" of Hisaronu, which just far enough away to ensure a good nights kip with the widows/doors shut & A/C ticking over. There are SO MANY places to eat nearby we found it hard to make a choice some nights but found "Dominoes" "The Olive Tree" & "El Ninos" all giving great food/service. The Dominoes breakfast was a real gut buster & very reasonably priced as well!
We ate breakfast & lunch at The Hayat every other day, sometimes requesting & getting things not on the menu & enjoyed it all, especially the Menemen! (gret for brekkie/brunch)
We were asked if we would like a BBQ one evening & glad we said yes, Lamb,Chicken,Fish & some very tasty, home grown & made Meze/Salads, Yum-Yum!
We were also invited to look inside a couple of the "New" apartments (White Building) that were just 1 year old. They were quite contemporary, spotlessly clean & looked very well fitted out by Turkish standards.
It was nice to learn that these family owned & run apartments ( they do have a couple of "room only" in the new building) have been a labour of love & some 20 years in the making. Nothing seemed to be a problem & they all worked hard to make our stay enjoyable. Would we recommend this place for families,groups of friends or couples? YES! Will we be going back, DEFINATELY!

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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2  Thank Spot&Nutty.
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Reviewed June 13, 2017
Google Translation

Room Tip: üst kattta kaldığımız için tavsiye ederim.
  • Stayed: July 2016, traveled with friends
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Thank Ömer A
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Reviewed September 16, 2016
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Room Tip: üst kat odaları seçin
  • Stayed: September 2016, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank DİLEK G G
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Additional Information about Hayat Apart Hotel

Address: Hisaronu Centre | 186.Sok No 9, Fethiye 48300, Turkey
Location: Turkey > Turkish Aegean Coast > Mugla Province > Fethiye
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #58 of 137 Specialty Lodging in Fethiye
Price Range: $27 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
WELCOME TO HAYAT APART Welcome to a corner of Turkish paradise at our Villa/Apartment complex in Hisoranu. Our accommodation will feel like home from home during your holiday, which will allow you a comfortable and peaceful stay. Guests from all over the world have found our Apart Hotel a great source of peace and relaxation for many years. We are located Hisaronu which is a 5 minute bus ride to Olu Deniz Beach and the Blue Lagoon (which is a nature reserve) where you will find History, Nature, Clean Sea, Sun 300 days a year, Fresh Fish, Blue Coves ideal for exploring, Windsurfing, Sailing, Diving and Water Sports suitable for a variety of climatic conditions. If you want to live outside your comfort zone you can always go Paragliding from Babadag mountain and land on Oludeniz Beach. A variety of Boat Trips, White Water Rafting, Mud Bath, Jeep Safari and many other Excursions are available to book in the centre of Hisoranu. Markets, Shopping, Entertainment, Cultural (Kaya Koy) and Health Facilities are a short distance to compliment a varied and interesting holiday. Villa Hayat Apart Hotel is located in Hisaronu which is the Entertainment Venue of Olu Deniz. Our large swimming pool with sun beds, cushions and parasols are provided free of charge for our valued guests through the resort which offers a peaceful and relaxing holiday. We provide a waiter service whilst sunbathing around the pool for drinks, snacks and ice creams which can be purchased at reasonable prices. Wi Fi is also available for guests at the pool side/cafe bar. Our family at Villa Hayat Apart Hotel has been in business for many years and offer a charming, friendly atmosphere where we have many valuable customers who return year after year.If you decide to stay with us you will have a relaxing and many unforgettable holiday memories. Airport transfers available upon request. Happy holidays ... ... more   less 

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