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Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort
Ranked #4 of 16 Hotels in Hvar
Copenhagen, Denmark
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
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“Busy megahotel”
Reviewed 8 June 2014

Pool's got waterslide and ocean view. Pool towels stinks of puke. Music from pool bar very noisy. On the whole, the pool area is very busy and staff doesn't seem to notice people from outside also sneaks in. Large breakfast buffet suitable for vegans as they serve soy milk- regretfully it's inside with a canteen atmosphere with weird background music.
We had a nice sea view from our balcony. Room was not clean when we checked in. There was yellow pee and pubes hair on the toilet. Cleaning staff came immediately to clean. Next days they forgot to fill up with towel. When we called the front desk for new, staff did not apologize but sounded as if we were asking for some extras we weren't entitled for. The third day, the cleaning left balcony door open (which we partly shared with neighbors!) and one hour before checking out they blocked our room - again with no apologizes - but claiming we've misunderstood checking out time- (which we couldn't have as everyone else checked out the same time as us). Large gym on the top floor with a balcony to do outdoor stretching/yoga on your own. Great hotel bar with superb sea view.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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SuncaniHvarHotels, General Manager at Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort, responded to this review, 11 June 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for staying in Amfora hvar grand beach resort. We shared your comments with are Front Office and Housekeeping team to investigate how did service failure happen and how can we prevent it in the future.

We hope to welcome you again in Amfora and for all further assistance, pleased do not hesitate to contact us directly.

With Kind Regards
Amfora Team
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Adelaide, Australia
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Reviewed 8 June 2014

What can I say, this hotel is amazing. We were celebrating our anniversary and what a great place to celebrate it at. The hotel is beautiful, with spectacular views in a wonderful location. The only thing we were disappointed about was our room not getting made up by the time we got back from a days exploring Hvar late in the afternoon, that's it. The stuff are friendly and everything is clean and breakfast is good. Very happy, would happily recommend to anyone!

  • Stayed June 2014
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SuncaniHvarHotels, General Manager at Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort, responded to this review, 9 June 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for your lovely comments and one more time- HAPPY ANNIVERSARY! We are very pleased you have chosen our hotel and destination for your important day and please let us know if there is anything else we can do for you.

Looking forward to welcome you again soon,

With Best Regards
Amfora Team
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Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 June 2014

This hotel is fine for a big, faceless 4 star which is not the kind of hotel I enjoy but it was a good price hence why we booked it. The location is great, the pool area is fine if you don't mind it being busy. The biggest problem was that it is a conference hotel and there were some loud groups constantly around. Room was clean and comfortable and staff we polite enough.

Room Tip: Make sure you have a room with a view of the sea not a stairwell!
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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SuncaniHvarHotels, General Manager at Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort, responded to this review, 9 June 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for staying in Amfora hotel during your vacation in Hvar. It can get crowded around the hotel during the season, but we are happy you have enjoyed our outdoor facilities as well as lovely Hvar town.

We hope to welcome you again,

With Kind Regards
Amfora Team
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Brighton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2014

Have just returned from a fabulous 10 day holiday at this hotel my 3rd time it just gets better !!! The staff a credit to the hotel nothing was too much trouble family of 11 all ages catered for 4mths - 60 excellent service

Room Tip: A sea facing room is well worth having !!!
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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1 Thank nidri1
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Reviewed 7 June 2014

This was our first time in Croatia and my husband and I spent 3 nights at the Amfora Hotel in Hvar, it was wonderful, the hotel is in a very beautiful part of the island, 10 minute walk to Hvar City, beautiful beach, amazing pool, great breakfast buffet (included). We reserved a Superior Room with a balcony and it was perfect, it had a small living room with a sofa and a table, a nice balcony and a spacious room and bathroom, very comfortable!
The only issues are that they do not have a heater for the pool and as we were there in May when temperatures are still low, it was impossible to swim which is a shame in such a beautiful pool. They should heat it during the spring. Also, the check in process was disorganized, we arrived when only a few more people were checking in and they had about 4 people at the front desk who did not seem to be properly trained, it took them a while to find our reservation and instructions to get the room were confusing, we had to ask several times to finally get our room.
Even when those small details we would recommend the hotel, we had a great time!

Room Tip: Get a Superior room so you have a spacious one!
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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SuncaniHvarHotels, General Manager at Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort, responded to this review, 9 June 2014
Dear Guest,

We are very pleased you have enjoyed our hotel and your vacation in Hvar town. Please accept our apologies for this minor inconvenience during the check in, as this is the time when things start to get busier and additional staff is in training process.

Please do not hesitate to contact us directly for your next reservation as we would be pleased to welcome you again in our hotel.

With Kind Regards
Amfora Team
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 6 June 2014

We had a great stay at this hotel. The pools are lovely, and the views are amazing. I found the staff to be very helpful. The breakfast has many options, and if you can get a seat by the window, it is a lovely view. It's a nice walk to the downtown area, and I liked being a little removed from the downtown. I would definitely stay here again.

I will say the laundry seemed expensive. And, I am seeing a lot of comments about loud students staying there, and we had the same experience. It's not he hotel's fault, but it does take away from the experience.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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SuncaniHvarHotels, General Manager at Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort, responded to this review, 9 June 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for recommending our hotel and we are pleased you have enjoyed your stay. Please do not hesitate to contact us for your reservation if you decide to come back to Hvar and we are at your service for any assistance during your stay.

With Kind Regards
Amfora Team
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina
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Reviewed 6 June 2014 via mobile

Didn't stay here but paid 100HKR to have the run of the place for a day. Pool access and amenities make it a fun and very relaxing day. Staff outdoors seemed very nice. The drink prices aren't great but certainly on par with the rest of Hvar.

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Aaron S
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SuncaniHvarHotels, General Manager at Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort, responded to this review, 9 June 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for visiting our Cascading pool and we are pleased you have enjoyed our pool bar and service provided.
We hope to welcome you in hotel Amfora as well.

With Kind Regards
Amfora Team
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Additional Information about Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort

Property: Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort
Address: Ulica biskupa Jurja Dubokovica 5, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia (Formerly Amfora Hotel)
Region: Croatia > Dalmatia > Split-Dalmatia County > Hvar Island > Hvar
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Hvar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 324
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Tucked away in a tranquil bay, surrounded by a lush pine grove, and only a short ten minute walk from the historic city of Hvar, Amfora. Hvar grand beach resort is the most exciting beach resort in the Adriatic. Its contemporary designed rooms with breath-taking views of the Paklinski Islands, spectacular cascading pool with lounge area and diverse amenities such as state-of-the-art conference facilities make this unique self-contained destination resort ideal not only for couples, and family vacations but also for all your special business events from team building incentives, large meetings and conferences, banquets to workshops. The exclusive and luxurious beach club Bonj 'Les Bains' is located within the resort, with private cabanas, massages in the Sensori Spa wellness centre, sunbeds and a beach bar and restaurant. ... more   less 
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