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“Brill holiday. Would deffo return” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Grand Cettia Hotel
Ranked #15 of 233 Hotels in Marmaris
Certificate of Excellence
Lisburn, United Kingdom
1 review
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“Brill holiday. Would deffo return”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2011

What a great holiday. Myself, husband and 2 children went to the hotel, 2wks all inclusive. We were very happy with all aspects of the hotel. Id definately return here. Some comments are quite harsh, but diff expectations create this. We paid 2700 to go here and felt we got value for money. Would recommend it.

Room Tip: we had a pool view.
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  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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  • Rooms
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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2011

Just returned from the Cettia for the 5th time its great, staff are welcoming and friendly, rooms are clean, food is varied and lush, entertainment staff brilliant Natasha, Dean Jake, Coco, Ediz, Ahmet so so much fun they keep everyone entertained pool is clean always, photographers are brilliant best pics ever, wouldnt go anywhere else now, back in September this year.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2011

just spent 10 fab days with family at this grt hotel all the staff from the waiters, cleaners and entertainment personnel were first class they cldnt do enough for you A special mention to Jake Coco and Dean who were terrific with all the kids they made there job look so easy and Dean for it being your first time as an entertainer you were fab I must mention Blackjack who wld make a gd comic ( hope he dosent mind this )

Room Tip: just ask for a pool view and hope for the best
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  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Bangor, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2011

Travelled at end of June for 2 weeks, 2 Adults and 2 kids and we all really enjoyed.

The food was nice and we also found something to eat although it got a little repetitive so did eat out a couple of times. We had no issues with sickness or anything.

the enterntainment during the day was really good but a bit dire in the evenings, I get the feeling they dont mind if you stay in or not as you are not paying for drinks anyway. the drink range on all inclusive was not very extensive and cocktails are not included Most of the bar staff are nice (special mention to Ugur who is lovely), however there are a few grumpy/ignorant ones.

It takes around 15mins to walk to the beach but the Dolmus stops outside and is very cheap. If booking trips with Terry on the corner be very carefull to make sure you know exactly what you are paying for.

All in all we had a great time , hotel was clean and room was adequate. Would go back

Room Tip: Ask for the new block as the air conditioning is controlled by the guests , the old block is central...
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  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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scotland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 July 2011

we as family of 22 ranging from the ages young as 10 to the oldest of 65 stayed at this hotel . as a family it had everything we all needed the hotel is very clean rooms very spacious food was good the staff was very friendly and helpful at all times . the only advise i can give you is to go down early to get seat for the entertainment , and that if you have any disabilities the hill leading up to the hotel might not be suited to you .our stay was made more special thanks to the entertainment team proudly named as dean , coco. Jake i cant thank them enough they made our days at the pool very enjoyable withe games , dancing and most of all there humor. i would just like to say special thanks to young dean and tell him for his first entertainment job your doing grand job . and the night times were made more special in the Sherlock Holmes bar with Jake teaching all our men on how to do the shuffling (pls check out on you tube lol) coco and the rest of the team are not paid enough for the job they do thanks again for a wonderful holiday and hope to see you all again and not forgetting black jack you should become Scottish comedian we would all get your humor xxx

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2011

Stayed in The Grand Cettia for a fortnight and I have nothing but praise for this hotel. Everything from the staff ( there was 1 cheeky rude young barman), hotel room, cleanliness and food was all brilliant. The location is not the best if im being honest, but you can catch a dolmer bus right to the marina/bizzaar outside the hotel and a 20min walk will take you to the main st, in saying that you have that much going on inside the hotel, albiet water sports in the pool like polo, water gym and general games for kids and adults which my 2 daughters loved. Every hour the Animators get all the guests to participate in the Sun Dance around the pool, this is good fun if you dont take things seriously :) I can bet most will give it a try at one stage throughout the holiday, I did.

Food is served buffet style and the variety is vast, from salads, condiments, fresh bread, soup, many main meal options and deserts which my Husband loved...Outside they bbq some meats like chicken and meatballs or make Fajitas for guests which are all most enjoyable.We always found something that we all liked and throughly enjoyed and the best part NO dicky tummy the whole fortnight, surely thats a 1st for Turkey?

Breakfast Served 7am-11am
Lunch served 12.30-2.30pm
Poolside Snack Bar 4pm-6pm
Cake and Coffee 5-6pm
Dinner served 7.30-9.30pm

Drinks served 7am -11pm (Coffee Tea Hot chocolate etc, orange/fruit juice and water)
Alcohol seved 10am-11pm (Coke Fanta Sprite and all Alcohol)

The all inclusive does not give kids Icecream throughout the day, however there is a stall which you can purchase at a reasonable price. Stay clear from the shop onsite they charge 300% more for almost everything from Shampoo/conditioner and pool inflaitables, use the one across the road, cheaper by far. I asked how much a bottle of shampoo was and he replied 15tl (£6), this was no specific brand, I bought the same brand from the other shop for 3tl (£1.20), thats just an example.

The hotel rooms are cleaned to a high standard everyday and clean towels are provided daily also. The waiters are all very friendly and will go out of there way to do all they can to please guests, nothing seems a problem. Mehmet one of the waiters was very friendly and obliging.

The Icing on the cake for me and my family had to be the Animators, they where abs fabulous and I want to take time to thank Dean, Jake, CoCo, Kenny, Natasha, Eddie and last but no means least Jessica who took the kids club which my 5 yr old loved and grew very fond of her. So keep up the brilliant work guys and look forward to seeing you all again, They really are an asset the hotel and made this holiday so enjoyable for many of the guests, especially my family.

The Hotel provides entertainment every night, some was a hit and a miss, but most of it was really good, they also have bingo, raffles and quizzes which are a good laugh, the entertainment always ends with the "Club Dance" where again the animators and guest all don the stage for a dance.

I have travelled all over and it will take a lot to beat this hotel and the atmosphere around it.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2011

It was a fantastic holiday. From the food to the entertainment everything was spot on. Nothing was too much trouble for the waiters and the bar staff, and your plates and glasses where taken as soon as you where finished. The rooms where kept spotless as a maid cleaned them daily. The entertainment team worked tirelessly throughout the day to make sure your stay is as enjoyable as possible. The entertainment on the night is great, and is then followed by fantastic karaoke in the sherlock holmes bar, again arranged by the entertainment team. It was a fantastic holiday and I have already booked to go back next year!!! Thanks to everyone (quick mention to the whole entertainment team, sanj and jack!)

  • Stayed June 2011
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank robynwainwright1
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Additional Information about Grand Cettia Hotel

Property: Grand Cettia Hotel
Address: Sehit Ahmet Benler Caddesi No. 97, Marmaris 48700, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Turkish Aegean Coast > Mugla Province > Marmaris
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#7 Luxury Hotel in Marmaris
#10 Spa Hotel in Marmaris
#22 Family Hotel in Marmaris
#46 Romantic Hotel in Marmaris
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Cettia Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 190
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This 4-star resort in the heart of Marmaris is surrounded by the Aegean Sea, mountains and pines trees. It offers tennis courts and indoor and outdoor pools with water slides, aqua-tower and splash pad.The bright rooms at the Grand Cettia Hotel are decorated in warm colors and have a private balcony. They also include free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and a seating area with a couch.Recreational facilities at the Grand Cettia include a gym and a relaxing Turkish bath with Sauna. A range of massages can also be enjoyed at the spa. For younger guests, there is a children's playground with a range of facilities.The restaurants serve international cuisine prepared with fresh products. They offer children's menus, as well as room service. Meals can be enjoyed indoors, or outdoors on the terraces.The hotel is 2.5 Km from the city center. Free private parking is available on site. ... more   less 
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