I have returned from Rhodes this month during which time I stayed at the Lito Hotel for 4 nights then a different hotel for a further 7, which were roughly the same price but the difference in experience was night and day.
First of all, when I arrived I faced with a very grumpy owner of the hotel who took my booking receipt and my passport and left me and one other guest who was checking in to sit in the foyer for 20 minutes. After this time, he came back, gave my passport to the other guest, who luckily was honest and passed it back to me (!) and informed both of us that there were no more rooms available, despite us paying for them in advance. There was no sorry, no mention of alternative hotels, nothing. It was shocking service.
I tried to argue that I had paid for it and had a booking form, which I kept showing him. He laughed at me and told me he needed to know the day I had booked it. I told him to let me use his Wifi and I could get him the information. He couldn't tell me the Wifi password and other guests came over to inform me that the Wifi didn't even work so it was pointless trying.
Someone I knew was staying in the hotel so we managed to come to an agreement that I could share their room for the 4 nights. The other guest had to pick up their luggage and walk down the road to find someone to stay.
The room was fine, but you need to pay for air conditioning at 6 euros a night - which you definitely need.
Breakfast was minimal: stale crossiants, greek yoghurt, cheese and watermelon. You could pay the same at any of the restaurants outside the hotel and get a lot more for your money.
I never used the pool but it looked very clean and pleasant, with a bar right next to it. The beach was only across the road, but that is the same for every hotel on the street.
When I moved to the other hotel I was greeted with a friendly team who could not do enough to help me, a very clean room with free air con and a lovely breakfast with lots of variety and plenty for everyone.
In summary, do not waste your money on this hotel. I found the experience very upsetting and stressful, arriving in a foreign country late at night to be told I had no room and the owner smirking like it was funny. Rude owner, poor hotel - much better ones that are close by.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Lito hotel Beach Resort is situated just opposite from the famous bay of ixia on the main road (next to Sheraton hotel ) .The distance from the city of Rhodes is 4 km and from the airport 9 km. The hotel's ideal location allows guests easy access to all amenities and local sightseeing such as Mandraki harbor, Casino Rodos , Aquarium , the historic Medieval old town ,the Palace of the grand masters and the archaeology museum. The hotel is also very close to a variety of restaurants, bars, shops , banks e.tc. ACCOMMODATION The hotel offers 93 rooms with a balcony in a main building with 4 floors . The 70% of the rooms overlooking the pool and the beautiful bay of ixia with the magnificent sunset .All the rooms are modern furnished with bath or shower, direct dial telephone, satellite TV, mini fridge, Air-condition, Wi-Fi internet, and safe box (extra charge) DINNING Breakfast , lunch and dinner served in the restaurant in buffet style , self-service in a big variety of Greek and international specialties. FACILITIES Lounge, TV room, Lift, Swimming pool with children's part pool with sunbeds and umbrellas , Internet corner , Pool snack bar and Main bar . SPORTS All water sports by the beach and especially windsurfing ,tennis, table tennis, mini-golf available within a walking distance ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Lito Hotel Rhodes/Ialyssos