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Nereus Hotel
Ranked #52 of 85 Hotels in Paphos
lancashire
1 review
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“You'll be disappointed !”
Reviewed 20 August 2009

The Hotel was celebrating 20yrs of being open when we arrived. Not that you didnt notice-it was stuck in a time warp. Opulence so dated the lounge area felt like you were on a tacky Titanic !! The rooms were scruffy, the toilet didnt flush, the bath backed up with dirty water, the previous occupants had yacked up on the balcony and it was all down the rail and tiles-hardened on-not a pretty sight I can tell you. Bare wires sticking out of the walls, overspill pipes blocked up with toilet tissue. The air con also didnt work it was unbearable. We have been to Cyprus 4 times on the trot and never had any cause for complaint. On the whole the place could have been so much nicer if it had a lick of paint and a bit of TLC. Im sorry I wont be going back to the Nereus and several other holiday makers commented the same.

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2009

Had a wonderful stay at the Nereus Hotel. It does what is expected for a holiday, clean rooms, great staff, friendly atmosphere, good prices- what more can anyone ask for? Having read some reviews I was a little worried but right from the start of my holiday the staff were happy to help. When we arrived the air con didn't work but this was sorted out very quickly so that I didnt have to worry. They gave me fantastic customer service.

There was entertainment at the hotel every night and to be honest not all of this was my cup of tea but having seen stuff in other bars, it was obvious that the Nereus really tried to cater for family tastes and did it well. The open air Blues Brothers Tribute act was fantastic and lots of passers by also came to watch as it was so good.

We went to the pool at various times of day and always found a sun lounger to sit on so no worries there and no getting up early to compete for them. There was a good choice for breakfast, from cereals, bacons, sausages, eggs etc to greek yoghurts, fresh baked sweet loaf, and lots of fresh fruit. The breakfast was served from 7.30 am right through to 10am so really catered for those who wanted a lie in as well as those out on early day trips. I noticed that the restaurant did get busy after 9am but there was always lots of fresh food.

We stayed half board and for the extra money it cost, the food was very good. There was always a choice of 3 main meals but obviously this may not be to everyones taste. The food was plentiful and usually accompanied by vegetables, potatoes and bread. There was a reasonable choice of deserts from ice cream to gateaux or the humble jelly. As the costs of going half board were good, it did mean that if we didnt fancy something on the menu, we didnt mind going out of the hotel to eat. Having said that this only happened on one occasion.

We did notice some cats around the hotel but they didnt bother the guests and were not actually in the hotel. This is typical of the area or actually any suburban street in the uk.

So in a nutshell, the Nereus provides good value for money, the staff were very friendly, the drinks prices were great and yes I would visit again.

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled with family
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liverpool
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2009

I have recently been married in Paphos and my mum and dad were supposed to stay at this hotel for two weeks. As soon as I went to visit them I arranged for them to moved because it was horrible, The corridors are dark and dingy, the rooms are tiny and dated and the bathroon was the smallest bathroom I had ever seen, don't even get me started on the so call balacony!!! It was not worth the £1400 they had paid, I have stayed in many 2* hotels during my 18-30's hols but none of them were as bad as this hotel. I can see people really like it here so the atmosphere and location obviously attract people but the quality of accommodation is poor.

  • Stayed August 2009, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank MrsFLiverpool
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GOOD LOCATION, GREAT VALUE, SUPER STAFF. Get 19 litre bottle of water for the hot/cold dispenser. Get debit card that does not charge for currency exchanges. Cannot wait to get back, Pound looks to be getting stronger than Euro.

  • Stayed May 2009, travelled solo
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Yorkshire Leeds
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2009

My husband and I have just returned from a very hot holiday,staying at the Nereus Hotel, We chose this hotel because we came for a friends wedding, and this hotel is near the beautiful church, we also chose this hotel because it was cheap, not wanting to spend lots of money on a holiday we did not choose for ourselves. If you are looking for a basic two star hotel close to a million shops,and lots of night life, this is the place for you. The hotel is basic very basic, tiny rooms and in need of updating. We went on a b+b basis so we only ate breakfast in the hotel, it was just ok nothing special, no nice breads or pastries and the orange juice was diluted just a bit too much. Before you go make sure that you have paid up front for air conditioning if not it will cost 4£ a day . You can have a water cooler for 9£ for 19 ltr it is well worth it as bottle water is not cheap.You also have to pay for the use of a safe and a deposit which is returnable. In the two weeks that we were there we only saw two cats, but that maybe because we never stayed in and around the pool like most people did, We did not see any insects of any kind at the hotel ever. The rooms and bedding are cleaned on a daily basis, but the towels are hard.. The hotel is bigger than I though ,it has two sun decks as well as two pools with sun bathing areas, but a shortage of sunbeds, so if you are not an early riser forget it. Dont get any money changed at the hotel as its a very poor rate, look around and you will find much better options. If you know up front that you need to have the room past 12 o/clock on your departure date pay up front as its cheaper than paying 25£ for a couple of hours on the day. ( as its only about 20£ a day to stay anyway) We hired a jeep for the holidays but checked around for prices we got quotes from 48£ - 20£ a day we chose the 20 dont let the holiday rep fool you. When out and about people on motor bikes stop you to try to give you scratch cards they are really time share people and you end up in a meeting for 90 minutes.
It you want a really nice meal go to st pauls pillar its very nice and the people who run it are great, Also try Adalaina's near the Aleo hotel its great. It you go to the Tomb of Kings the area is vast with no shade so take a hat and plenty of sun cream.

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled as a couple
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Cove
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 July 2009

Very good hotel with friendly and helpful staff. Rooms clean and tidy fresh towels every day,linen changed frequently.Our room overlooked the smaller of the two pools and
at night we looked down on the entertainment area and could relax on the balcony and
enjoy the artists. Hotel prices were good. No problems with food (on half board basis).
All this contributed to an enjoyable and relaxing holiday.
While we had no problems with the hotel the room descriptions given both in the
Thomson brochures and on line indicated that the rooms came with fridge,air conditioning,safe and water heater/cooler with no mention of extra charges for these.
In fact it was impossible to have a fridge (not permitted by hotel in rooms) and the other
items were available at local charge.Very disappointed by this and still awaiting a
suitable response from Thomson Group despite complaining to rep in resort and
writing to them on return. Be warned!

  • Stayed June 2009, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank Scotia67
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birmingham
1 review
Reviewed 21 July 2009

You could not find a better hotel for the same money!! Wonderful friendly people!! I had a perfect holiday..I can see now why people return year after year.

The hotel has a lovely pool and sunbed area but also its just a short walk from the harbour and the beach.

I would highly recommend a stay here!!

  • Stayed July 2009, travelled with family
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Thank annabella77
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Property: Nereus Hotel
Address: Konstantias 7, Paphos 8131, Cyprus
Region: Cyprus > Paphos District > Paphos
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #52 of 85 Hotels in Paphos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Nereus Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 102
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