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“Ivan was misunderstood”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Hotel Ivan

Hotel Ivan
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Hotel Ivan
Ranked #11 of 12 Hotels in Bol
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“Ivan was misunderstood”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2008

We found booking accom in Bol on relatively late notice very difficult and decided to take Ivan on even with the above reviews in mind.

It does have a pool, A/C, large rooms, nice location, nice property etc and therefore proabably qualifies as 4 star I guess or at least boutique.

But in reality it is a 3 - 3.5 and that is what your paying as well given prices in Bol.

Staff were up and dawn but helpful, the map is rubbish and the walk to the famous Zlatni Rat beach is a hike and a half. But its close to town and the port and we were not unhappy with our stay.

Not sure where the above pic comes from but it is NOT hotel Ivan

  • Stayed July 2008, travelled with friends
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    3 of 5 bubbles
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  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2007

The owner of this Hotel is a Crook!
Double check your credit card statement if you stayed in this hotel because, they will charge you a deposit and not subtract it from the bill at check out. We got back home and our credit card statement s showed a FULL charge for the stay, and they went ahead and charged me credit card a deposit of 200.00 Euros in addition.

I called them over 5 times to get this fixed and they made promises and finally I had to call my credit card company to have the charges removed. ALSO, The AC doesn't work it's kept on a fan breeze,

The Breakfast is the works I have never seen in my life such a scam. I would not even feed the slices of ham to my DOG!! Trust me, they claim breakfast is included in 120.00 Euros per nite, but the breakfast is worth 50cents and you will get salmonella poisoning from it!

The staff is very friendly and the building is charming, the pool is clean and the hotel has a lot of potential but, Stay away! it's a trap! Rob the Diplomat

Stayed May 2007
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2006

Hotel Ivan gave itself 4* on its website, but was more like 1.5*, on a good day! The hotel has plenty of potential as it is on a lovely property, but it is clear that the owner is not interested in investing in the property nor the comfort of his guests (staff confirmed this toward the end of our stay).

The rooms are clean but very basic, no ammeneties (no hairdryer, poor quality linens, AC not working) and the spa we saw on its website was non existent. The restaurant was also very basic and the breakfast was a complete joke - stale bread, no fresh coffee etc.

The staff were not helpful and were often rude. The hotel was not cheap (~150 Euros/night) and did not come close to meeting expectations.

This is surely a hotel to be avoided.

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Additional Information about Hotel Ivan

Property: Hotel Ivan
Address: David-Cesta 11a, Bol, Brac Island 21420, Croatia
Region: Croatia > Dalmatia > Split-Dalmatia County > Brac Island > Bol
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Kitchenette Restaurant Spa Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Bol
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Ivan 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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Ivan Hotel Bol
Hotel Ivan Bol, Croatia - Brac Island

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