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Semiramis Hotel
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Platres
Nicosia, Cyprus
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“semiramis 'hotel'”
Reviewed 12 January 2014

very bad attitude towards us, we were told to go to sleep by 11 oclock. The owners of the hotel were very rude and even threatened us! The owners wouldn't allow us to get out of the hotel after 10 oclock. An expired butter was offered to us while eating breakfast. the food was average and was not enough.
overall, it was a bad experience and i will never stay at the Semiramis hotel again.

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 January 2014

the people working there were rude and impolite with no hospitality, the food at the hotel is terrible, the owners of the hotel do not seem mentally stable since they were yelling to call the police just because we were going up and down the stairs and just talking, the rooms were tiny and generally the hotel is terrible

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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Beirut, Lebanon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 November 2013

Words just can not explain this wonderful experience in this beautiful little village! It is an amazing area in the heart of Troodos mountains, the location plus a hotel with a lovely service and a great man named Jack, a combination that makes a wonderful vacation in a great hotel...

  • Stayed October 2013
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1 Thank RamziJawhar
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Nantwich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 27 October 2013

On our arrival Jack (Mr Iacovos) brought us tea and the famous McVities Digestives to our room - can't be bad. So from this excellent start the rest of our stay was just as good. Great room, large bathroom, massive bath and hot water always on tap. The hotel is run by Arla who is quietly very efficient and friendly.The breakfast is very good and you can eat as much as you want. We walked every day through and over the Troodos mountains and Jack often made us tea on our return after a long days walking. The weather was perfect for walking and no rain. As we did not rent a car on our last day Jack very kindly took us on an extensive tour of all the local churches. We will go again but will choose the spring to see all the wild flowers.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank yespel
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Limassol, Cyprus
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2013

Very nice small family hotel but with lots of character. The hotel has been tastefully restored and its was a pleasure to feel part of it during our stay. Mr Iacovos (Jack) is a wonderful person and very nice to talk to. The hotel is very well managed by his daughter in law Alla who is always busy, efficient and very polite. It was wonderful having breakfast on the patio, under the pine trees. Peaceful, homely and close to nature. So far from it all.
The room was nice, comfortable and clean. The bathroom spacious.
We will definitely stay there again

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Nicosia, Cyprus
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2013

Very small (only 10 rooms) but very cosy, welcoming and warm hotel. The service was excellent. There is no pool or bar but when we requested some tea and coffee late at night Mr. Iacovos kind-fully prepared them for us. Two minutes from the center of Platres but far away from all the noise its perfect for relaxing in peace and quiet listening only the sound of the birds and crickets. The only negative was the wooden floor (little squicky) but definitely going back.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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Cyprus
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2013

This is a restored building that is in a quiet location on the outskirts of Platres. The rooms differ in size but all have views of the forest and two or three of them feature private balconies. A family business, with Mr. Iacovos running the place like it is his home. Very good, cooked to order breakfast, the family also owns the Village Tavern in Platres and can accommodate half-board arrangements through that. Reasonable prices. Only negative is that the restoration took place some time ago and parts of the building are showing signs of wear and tear (like cracks on the wooden floor).

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Property: Semiramis Hotel
Address: Spyrou Kyprianou St. 55 | Pano, Platres 4820, Cyprus
Region: Cyprus > Limassol District > Platres
Amenities:
Free Parking Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 5 Hotels in Platres
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 10
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to Semiramis Hotel, Cyprus. The hotel is owned and managed by Agis Iacovides and family. We are situated in the village of Platres in the Troodos mountains and within easy reach of the islands two main airports (Larnaca & Paphos).The original hotel was built in the early 1900’s and whilst it retains all it’s classic 1920’s style, it now features – following its very recent refurbishment - a refined interior design that blends with traditional hospitality to provide an ambiance that is guaranteed to delight the senses. ... more   less 
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