We (me and partner, 11 year old and 3 year old daughter) have just returned from here after 2 weeks!
Firstly i will be honest and say i took time and researched hotels to find one that would cater for us - i didnt want an all inclusive holiday and four of us sharing one room anymore! The photos and reviews showed the main building that shows the modernised rooms and looked ideal.
When we arrived we were shown to an apartment in the building across the road which when walking into the corridors was slightly worrying! Once shown to our room which was 918 it was great! Sea view, top floor, 2 large rooms with modernised bathroom and little kitchenette and air con! It was ideal for the four of us!
There is a great pool area with swim up bar and plenty of sun loungers - no racing down putting towels on! It stated there was 3 pools but the third is round the back and not in use nor is the childrens playground which was a shame as the childrens pool by the main pool is tiny little square tucked away.
I CANNOT THANK THE ANIMATION/CHILDRENS CLUB GIRLS (JULIE & DORINE) ENOUGH! THEY DID A REALLY GOOD JOB WITH THE CHILDREN! They always had a smile on their faces and were very welcoming! THANKS!!!
Infact most of the staff were very nice! The evening staff in the ABSOLUT BAR though i appreciate the language barrier as mainly from eastern european countries not greek as we expected seemed rude at times and too busy smoking at the end of the bar and hardly ever smiled! They hardly ever smiled?!! CHEER UP GIRLS!
Our air conditioning stopped working and in 39 degrees of heat you need it and they moved us into the main building room 402 - it was fantastic! we had 2 bathrooms - jacuzzi bath in the en-suite! Big thanks To Nadia and Irina for the help!
It really is a great location and lovely hotel but it is 3 star and well worth the money!
Oh if you are wantng a beach holiday rather than a pool then the resort is a pebbly beach and the sea not suitable for young children!
We hired a car but not from the hotel as it was extortionate you can get for 45 euros less (3 days for micra) anywhere else but the hotel car hire!!
HIGHLY RECOMMENDED FOR BUDGET ALL INCLUSIVE FAMILY HOLIDAY!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The RESIDENCE, set in two blocks and separated by a small public road, has recently undergone a complete renovation and promises a new experience for the demanding holidaymaker. Set on the green and lush north-west coast of the island (100 meters from the public pebbles and sand beach), 8 km from cosmopolitan Rhodes New town & the historic Old City, 900 m from the lovely city center of Ialysos with various gift shops, bars & nightlife supermarkets & restaurants, 11 km from the airport.ROOM DEFINITION: One bedroom Apartments (2 – 4 persons): the completed renovated and tastefully decorated apartments have a separate double bedroom, combined living-sleeping area including kitchenette with two electric rings, fridge, individually controlled air conditioning, safety deposit box, television set, bathroom, balcony or terrace. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- The Residence Rhodes/Ialyssos