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Hotel Komodor
Ranked #38 of 68 Hotels in Dubrovnik
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Stayed here for a week end of April beginning of May. The staff are all charming. Rooms are not fancy but they have all you need. Buffet breakfast was fine. Rooms with balcony and sea view are nice. Buses to Dubrovnik old town stop very close by. Lots of other hotels and restaurants nearby, and also a supermarket.

Lovely swimming pool which was really refreshing on a hot day, but just be wary of slipping on wet tiles.

Room Tip: Sea view rooms with balconies are nice (provided the person on the next door balcony is not smoking...
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  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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General M, Manager at Hotel Komodor, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2013

Dear Mrs./Mr.,

thank you for this review and all the compliments you made about our hotel.

We will be pleased to be at your service again.

Kindest regards,

Spaso, hotel manager

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Reviewed 22 March 2013

Very good holiday. Hotel right onto the beach also 2 minutes from bars and restaurants. Staff very helpful and couldnt do more to help, if they couldnt answer your question they would go and find out.
Very easy to get to dubrovnik old town, either by bus or by walking, we did both, the walk to old town also took us through the marina.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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General M, Manager at Hotel Komodor, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2013

Dear Mrs./Mr.,

thank you for your review and compliments you wrote.

We hope to see you in our hotel again.

Best regards,

Spaso, hotel manager

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Reviewed 23 December 2012

If you are interested in visiting Dubrovnik this hotel is a good basic hotel to be based in. Dont expect 3*. But saying that the hotel is not as dire as some reviewers make out. Rooms are kept very clean and the food is nothing special, but then again quite edible. The service is ok nobody bends over to be helpful but if there is any problems they do help. The cleaner Barbra is the only member of staff who will go out of her way to help. The rooms are basic but ok. This hotel makes a good base to explore Dubrovnik as the local bus stop is just around the corner and the bus ride about 20 minutes to the city. In the 2 weeks we explored every nook and cranny. We travelled with Thomson and they only use the 1st floor for their clients. Because the British were all on the same floor and the doors opened out onto the swimming pool terrace with tables and chairs for each room we soon all made friends. In fact most people agreed it was the most friendly hotel they had ever visited. We have previously visited 2 other areas of Croatia and for the same price the hotels were of a much higher standard. I suppose because of the location, being so close to Dubrovnik you should expect to pay more. All in all we really enjoyed our stay and our holiday the last week in september and the first week in October 2012. One more thing to mention the mosqiitoes were very hungry so beware if you visit in early autumn.

  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled with friends
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2  Thank ladyrosie49
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Reviewed 7 November 2012

This hotel is situated in the beautiful city of Dubrovnik in the bautiful area of Lapad. Directly across the road was a park that lead to the beach where we had some great time, including water sports and snorkelling. Also in the park on the waterfront was a very nice restaraunt with superb views of the bay. Lapad has a number of very nice places to eat, many with amazing views. the weather was very hot during our entire visit.
The hotel staff were very helpful and courteous and the restaraunt had a very good choice, particularly in the evenings at the buffet.
We had two rooms, one for us and one for our three teenage boys. Our room was functional, clean allbeit a bit small. The boys room was much bigger and had a balcony. The hotel pool was small and ther wasn't a great deal of sun bathing area.
We took trips to Bosnia (Mostar) and Monteneggro, both of which were great full days out. I'd advise travellers to book at the small agency a few doors up the road as we paid half the price of people booking through their travel companies.
Also available was a fantastic fun event, Segway riding from the hotel at the end of the road. We took the Dubrovnik Bays tour and saw some great places with super views whilst having agreat deal of fun at a good price.
Dubrovnik is a marvellous city, the walled city was a real treat although very hot during the day; an evening visit of the very frequent and reasonable bus that stops right near the hotel is a must. The scenery here is magically with strong Italian influences. The local people do tend to have 'an unfortunate way' about them, appearing stand offish, rude and willing to push in any queue they come across! I will reiterrate at this point this does not apply to the hotel staff.
The Komodore is a great place in one of my favourite places in the world and I certainly would go back to both, hopefully soon.

Room Tip: Choose a room with a balcony pool side for a nice view
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  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled with family
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Reviewed 29 September 2012

My friend and I booked a room with a balcony. When we got to the hotel we were given a room that had NO BALCONY. Not only that the ceiling was very high and there were two small windows up so high that we couldn't see look out. The curtains were ludicrous. They were dark and hung from ceiling to floor and this made the entire room dark. Someone else also booked a room with a balcony and did not get one. He complained and they did find a balcony room for him, but said they didn't have any more available. We are in our 80's and would like to have rested in the room sometimes, but it was so unpleasant we had to go out all the time. When we were in the room, the only entertainment was a small, black TV, probably about 30 yrs old and there was nothing we could watch because we didn't speak the language. We won't stay at this hotel again and wanted to warn other travelers they may not get what they book.

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  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled with friends
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3  Thank SunJup53
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Reviewed 17 September 2012

We have just got back from the Komodor Hotel, stayed for one week Sept 9th-16th and were a party of four.

We had room 105 and 106, both had big balconies and were very clean. Yes the rooms are a little dated but does it really matter as long as long you have somewhere to hang your clothes and a comfy bed to sleep in ( our bed was a king size ) and the water was always hot.

The food ( we stayed half board ) was always good with a lot of choice and what could be better than being able to sit outside on a warm evening and enjoy a relaxing dinner.

The one thing that stands out with this hotel is the staff, they really care for your comfort and nothing is too much trouble.

A special mention for our maid Barbara who was so nice to us and looked after us so well even giving us clean towels every day.

To find a Hotel that gives service like this is like going back twenty years when you were a person and not a room number.

Thanks Komodor for making our visit to Dubrovnik outstanding.

  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled with friends
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2  Thank Happyderbyshire37
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Reviewed 15 September 2012

Stayed in this small hotel for a short break 1st to 4th September 2012. Rooms fairly basic but had all the essentials. We were a group of 4 and 2 were lucky enough to be given a room with a balcony. Very friendly staff and very good service. The biggest advantage of this hotel is its location. It's just a few minutes walk to the bay which has a lovely uncrowded beach and a good selection of restaurants. The hotel is located in the district/resort of Lapud - about a 10 minute journey by local bus to the old town. The bus stop is just round the corner from the hotel and we never had to wait more than a few minutes for a bus. Buy the tickets from the hotel and just push your ticket into the machine as you get onto the bus. It couldn't be easier. Breakfast in the hotel was all self service but there was plenty of choice.

A MUST is the 3 islands boat trip - a real 'island hopping experience'. Plenty of time to explore each island and swim in the sea. Lunch is cooked on a barbecue on board - fish or chicken. Opt for the fish as the chicken was overlooked. Book with the lovely lady nearest to the hotel. Turn right out of the hotel, cross the road and the desk is on the right. Meet at 9.30 back at 6.00 pm - a very relaxing day and all for 220 kunars (about £22) including lunch and all drinks!

The only disadvantage is that the hotel is close to the road which cn be noisy if you're eating outside. But you can't have it all and it wasn't too intrusive. I think most rooms are on the back anyway.

All in all a great short break at low cost.

Room Tip: There is no fitness centre or spa
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  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled with friends
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Address: Masarykov Put 5, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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Region: Croatia > Dalmatia > Dubrovnik-Neretva County > Dubrovnik
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Dubrovnik
Price Range: £42 - £128 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Komodor 3*
Number of rooms: 63
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This small and cozy family hotel withe the longest tradition on the Lapad peninsula and a typical example of the Mediterranean stone architecture. Dubrovnik's top pebble beaches are just a few footsteps away. Our air-conditioned rooms have charming interiors and all the necessary amenities. The first floor boasts a lovely private terrace with swimming pool. Parasols and sun beds are free of charge. The breakfast buffet,included in the rate, is served in our main restaurant offering a wide selection of local specialties and international cuisine. Lapad Bay promenade with restaurants and bars and shopping area is just 5 minutes walking from the hotel. The Old town is easily reached by regular bus line which gets you there in 10 minutes. ... more   less 
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