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“Ugly, crowded, no double beds”

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Resort Villas Rubin
Ranked #19 of 23 Hotels in Rovinj
Reviewed August 29, 2013

Park is beautiful. That is the positive side.

But when we arrived to our room, we both thought that is NOT what we expected. You know, when you arrive with nice expectations and after a long journey, and it is simply not a nice place.
All buildings are really ugly from inside and from outside even more.
Rooms are everything but charming. One plus point: very nice brand-new looking bathrooms.

Bed problem: The call their twin beds as "double" beds!!!! They have no double beds at all!!! Even the frames are separate, so do not chose it if you would like to be with your partner :-(

View from the room: parking cars :-( You do not feel you are on vacation with a beautiful view.

Breakfast is included in the price. The most terrible scrambled eggs (most probably mixed with lots of water) and sausage rolls (poorest-cheapest) of my whole life. Looks nice and tastes terrible. Cold breakfast is OK. Coffe poor, fruit juice from the machine is undrinkable.

There are lots of people, do not expect a calm or peaceful place!!!
Rooms are cleaned every day, nice cleaning ladies.

Animation programs, music on the beach in the evenings are big plus points.

Room Tip: My advice is: choose another place.

Room Tip: Chose another place which has a nice view on the see and calmer
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  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed September 16, 2012

Stayed for two days with boyfriend, postseason, included breakfast and dinner.

location is really great, wonderfull bay, just a bit outside the city (and I consider Rovinj to be one of the most beautifull little towns ever), did not take a swiim, just sunbath, so don't know whats the sea entrance like.

accomodation is in rooms or bungalows, we took bungalow. great size, nice terrace, full equipment, but pretty old and shabby. lousy mattreasess, did not get any sleep, no air conditioning, which can be a problem in hot summer days. lousy toilet paper (smells awfull!). food in restaurant is basic, not so much choice, medium quality, for breakfast too many oliy and greasy food, if I had to eat there for couple of days, couldn't. swimpool area also old, needs renovation.

reception crew polite, but no genuine interes for guest. crew in restaurant really friendly.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank antea p
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Reviewed August 26, 2012

Its one of those vacations that I want to forget asap. Rooms are old, mattresses not comfortable at all for sleep, staff don't care less for any complains, no matter how many times u go and repeat it to them, food is awful, worst food ever! All in all wouldn't recommend it even to my worst enemy.

  • Stayed: September 2011, traveled as a couple
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4  Thank Nena M
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Reviewed August 20, 2012

Villa Rubins look like they haven't been touched since the 70s with cobwebs in the corners and an overgrown garden with unmown grass. Sports facilities are good apart from the swimming pool which is also shabby. Staff said what do you expect for the money but it is not particularly cheap.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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3  Thank Fox-out-and-about
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Reviewed August 15, 2012

It is a small vacation village with it's own rocky, gravelly and concrete beaches. We haven't stayed in their villas/apartments but we went to their beaches which we really liked - they were safe, clean and quite.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with family
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1  Thank Arcadie P
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Reviewed August 21, 2010

Be careful of apartments type A, there are no real photos on websides. In actual fact are apartments horrible, very very old, dirty and smelly. There are no windows downstairs, bathroom is terrible as well. They look like prison. We were very dissapointed

  • Stayed: August 2010, traveled with family
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14  Thank kaspae
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Reviewed July 8, 2010

Our stay was organized by a company organizing handboll training for juniors. The facility is partly renovated so you must be aware of that. You will find a supermarket, ATM, one shop for swim articles, several restaurants, one swimming pool (salt water). The camping close by have a swimming pool with "ordinary" water. The food att the restaurant *(all inclusive part) was good in relation to the price. It is possible to rent jet ski and boat at a normal rate. A fan in the room would be appraciated.

  • Stayed: June 2010, traveled with family
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4  Thank Pierre A
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Address: Vilas Rubin 1, Rovinj 52210, Croatia
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Location: Croatia > Istria > Rovinj
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Rovinj
Price Range: $84 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Resort Villas Rubin 3*
Number of rooms: 357
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Only a few kilometers south of Rovinj, you will find Villas Rubin, a serene retreat blended harmoniously with the coastline in the shade of pines and olive groves. ... more   less 
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