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“Old and expensive!” 3 of 5 bubbles
Review of Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort

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Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort
Ranked #4 of 16 Hotels in Hvar
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“Old and expensive!”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

WE stayed at Amfora in May while in Hvar for a wedding. The hotel is ok, it has very much of a resort feeling, which I don't personally enjoy. Our room was OLD, the bathroom was dark and ugly. No view at all. Considering this was the most expensive hotel we stayed at during our 15 day vacation in Croatia, I can also say it was by far the worst! It's also a good 15 minute walk from the ferry and the old town, so there are definitely other hotels in a better location. The big plus of Amfora is the nice terrace that overlooks the sea. The breakfast was also good, but it felt very much like being in a loud cafeteria. Also, it takes forever to get anywhere in the resort. I would never stay here again!

Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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SuncaniHvarHotels, General Manager at Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort, responded to this review, 24 June 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for choosing our hotel for your stay in Hvar and sharing your experience with us. We continuously strive to provide our guests with highest standards and authentic experience of the destination, and we hope our service has met your expectations.

Even though you did not like the location and hotel type, we hope your vacation in Hvar was a wonderful experience.

For any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact us at any time.

With Kind Regards
Amfora Team
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2014

We got married in Hvar in May 2014 and Amfora hotel was the base camp for all the guests. The hotel also took care of the catering though the wedding was in a separate venue...
All services provided were up to par with the highest standards in the hospitality industry.
The food was incredibly good! The friendliness of the staff (house keeping, front desk, porters, managers, waiters, simply everyone...) was exemplary to say the least!

All in all, it was a great experience staying for 10 days at Amfora, and I highly recommended to anyone travelling to Hvar.

PS: Insist on your sea view rooms.. it changes the experience!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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SuncaniHvarHotels, General Manager at Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort, responded to this review, 24 June 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for your lovely comment and we are pleased you have enjoyed your stay with us, as well as the wedding in our premises. We hope we will be able to welcome you again, so please do not hesitate to contact us at any time for your next visit to beautiful Hvar.

With Kind Regards
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2014

Excellent position, large swimming pool short walk to Hvar Town by pathway from hotel.
Hvar beautiful - few stag parties which was a shame. Must like boats as transfer to and around Hvar are by boats.

Room Tip: Seaview room a must
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled on business
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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SuncaniHvarHotels, General Manager at Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort, responded to this review, 18 June 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for your lovely comment and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay with us.
Please feel free to contact us directly if you or your family and friends need assistance in future.

With Kind Regards
Amfora Hotel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

Lovely hotel and very friendly staff. Rooms are on the small side but with pool and beach facilities this really isn't a worry. Very clean and good over bath shower. Walking distance to hvar town in 5 minutes on easy route - did not need transport at all. Breakfast has a lot of choice however restaurant at the pool was not recommendable - very slow service and food was poor. Definitely try hula hula near - great daytime chill out vibes.

Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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SuncaniHvarHotels, General Manager at Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort, responded to this review, 16 June 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for your lovely comment and recommending our hotel to the other guests. We would be pleased to welcome you again and we will forward your comment to our pool bar manager, to make sure their service is always up to standards.

With Kind Regards
Amfora Team
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2014

Having read a few mixed remarks on hotel wasn't sure what to expect.We visited the last week of may and found the hotel clean and comfartable with good shower and although rooms are a little small with a rather annoying toilet lid,overall worthy of its rating.Probably worth upgarding to sea view as it does have some spectacular views from the front.Well located for strolling into the town and deciding amongst the 84 restaurants to choose from.Pool area large with free pool towels and simple but nice lunch menu.We would definately go back to Hvar and would consider this hotel again.

Room Tip: worth upgrade to sea view
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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, 16 June 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you for your lovely review and for staying with us in Hvar. We are very pleased you were happy with the hotel and we are looking forward to welcome you back soon.

Please do not hesitate to contact us directly for your next reservation.

With Kind Regards
Amfora Team
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2014

I felt I needed to write this review after reading some not so great ones. I really had a great experience at the amfora. We were impressed from the moment we walked in to the moment we left.
The hotel was very clean, all the staff were extremely helpful and friendly and the pool area was lovely for a day in the sun in between walking to the main marina.
Not many hotels in hvar have a pool and this hotel is perfectly located for a short 5 /10 minute walk along the coast to the square of restaurants and bars and where all the boats dock.

My only slight complaint was that the hot breakfast items were always slightly cold, other than that could not fault this hotel.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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SuncaniHvarHotels, General Manager at Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort, responded to this review, 16 June 2014
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for your lovely comment and recommendation of our hotel. We will make sure that our food and beverage department makes sure everything offered at breakfast buffet is hot as it should be. Thank you for pointing that out.

We hope to welcome you again in Hvar and please do not hesitate to contact us directly for your next reservation.

With Kind Regards
Amfora Team
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

Of all the places we stayed in Croatia I was probably looking forward to this one the most. In the end it was just fine. Room was clean and comfortable albeit a little on the small side. I regretted somewhat not booking a sea view room as the view from the other side is a little disappointing. Pool area is a nice place to chill out. Breakfast was good. There were a couple of service issues. Firstly when they delivered our bags from the ferry port, one bag wasn't delivered, I found it later outside the hotel. Secondly I was given incorrect ferry times by reception for our onward journey, luckily I checked this independently later. Good location just outside the town.

Stayed May 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 your lovely review and we hope to welcome you again in Hvar soon. We apologize for minor inconveniences and we will make sure to avoid such situations. We also highly recommend our transfer team, as they are up to date with all the possibilities of transfer to/from Hvar and other destinations in Croatia.

Please do not hesitate to contact us directly for any further assistance.

With Kind Regards
Amfora Team
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Property: Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort
Address: Ulica biskupa Jurja Dubokovica 5, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia (Formerly Amfora Hotel)
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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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