This is a wonderful hotel, set just outside the main strip in Pefkos, so it is a bit quieter.
We went there for the first time in June this year and were very impressed.
Lovely modern rooms, spacious, helpful and friendly staff, and very clean. Breakfast is the usual buffet style, but absolutely fine, with things cooked to order if you ask.
So why the low rating.....Well the Management need to determine what they want this hotel to be.... The Island Blue is a high quality hotel but part of a chain. 2 of its sister hotels sit next to it - Pefki Island and Lindia Thalassa - and they are a bit cheaper and the facilities are not as nice. So what happens is that a lot of people from these hotels, walk into the Island Blue and use its facilities, meaning they are getting a lot of the benefits without paying the price. There is a beautiful pool are outside the Island Blu restaurant, but viurtually evey day we were there we were flanked on either side by guests from the other hotels. This makes it busier than it should be and some guest therefore not even able to use there own facilities...We spoke to a few people that were a bit upset about this..There are signs saying that Islad Blue guests take preference, but this is not enforced in any way..
What need to happen is that the hotel should be fenced off from its sister hotels, or have areas specifically reserved for Island Blu guests only. Better still make it an adult only hotel encouraging families to use its sister hotels.
If this issue was sorted it would by far be the best hotel in Pefkos.
Would probably return, but definitely return if this issue was sorted.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Welcome to a world of Sun kissed days and deep blue Seas...Enjoy the fabled Greek hospitality...Welcome to our World...Spread over a 12000m2 area, this newly built (2009) complex has 34 self catering apartments & 52 guestrooms. Modern in design , the complex is adjacent to Pefki Islands Resort.Two expansive pools with separate children’s swimming pools & free sun beds are available, along with pool bar, billiards, game room, playground, snack bar, restaurant & a nearby super market.A brand new restaurant and Lounge Bar named ELIA is now open on our new complex ISLAND BLUE HOTEL. It is open for Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.You can make reservations or arrangements for all your special occasions at reception. ... more less
- Reservation Options:
- TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline, Hotels.com, Agoda, Hotel.de, HRS and Despegar.com so you can book your Island Blue Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
- Also Known As:
- Island Blue Hotel Pefkos, Rhodes