We stayed at Bodrium hotel and spa for 3 nights and booked this hotel for the remaining days of the holiday. However was worried about the negative reviews of this hotel but was pleasantly surprised!
We booked an all inclusive with sea view we was on the 5th floor. Room itself was ok bit dated but we had a beautiful view of the sea. Was noisy at times as we was directly beneath the pool but didn't mind so much.
Positive: all inclusive menu: :))
Breakfast 7.30 - 10am was lovely - omelettes or fried eggs and pancakes cooked freshly by the chef each morning. Buffet of salads, breads, cereals, fruits etc.
Lunch 12 - 2pm - buffet full of salads, Turkish dishes etc
Afternoon snack service 12.30 - 4pm served by the pool - hamburgers, chips, pasta etc
Afternoon tea service 5 - 6pm - sweet Turkish treats n tea by the pool
Dinner 7pm - 9pm - Buffet with an outdoor BBQ (I had chicken one night which was delicious and tuna which was freshly carved up in front of us!)
Pool was lovely very lively with loud music and there was an entertainment dude who did try so hard bless him people just ignored him. Towels were provided.
Hotel also offers a free shuttle to bitez beach which was only a 10 min drive and all inclusive for sun beds, snacks and soft drinks available! bonus!
Me and my boyfriend had a 60 min massage each followed by a sauna and Turkish bath. The Bali gals was amazing I was so relaxed I had a foot massage the next day. The prices were cheap too!
Receptionists - they speak very little English and some we're rude. We asked to have a late checkout as our flight wasn't till 10pm and was told we have to wait for confirmation. We asked different receptionists to find them very unhelpful and to be honest didn't really care. We gave up in the end as we just didn't get anywhere. It's a shame because the hotel itself was lovely.
Animation - I think they meant to call this entertainment this was after dinner entertainment for the kids and guests. This was extremely boring and to be honest it was a waste of time as u would of preferred to have music and a drink looking at the breath taking night views.
Wifi - this seemed to be very flaky I think one day we didn't even get a signal and it just cuts you of after a certain time when you do connect!
Overall had a pleasant experience food was ok, spa was amazing, definitely go for all inclusive and get a sea room with a high floor then u won't be disappointed!
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