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Lydia Maris Resort & Spa
Ranked #10 of 34 Hotels in Kolimbia
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 10 May 2013

I have just returned from a week at this hotel and had an excellent time. I had originally booked into the Mistral hotel which was not even open and was put into the Lydia Maris at the last minute so was unsure what to expect after reading some of the reviews.
We stayed in room 411 which overlooked the pool and pool bar and it had a lovely sunny balcony in the mornings.
I cannot fault a thing about the hotel, our room was cleaned everyday, the food was good with plenty of choice and the staff were excellent.
The bus stop was just around the corner and the bus went to Rhodes and Lindos, both of which are worth visiting. We took a day trip to Turkey which was enjoyable and something different to do.
We had an excellent holiday thanks to the friendly staff and the great company of other holiday makers who were there to have a good time. The mosqitoes had a good time on us! take plenty of spray with you.

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  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
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10  Thank jackie d
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Lydiamaris, Reservation Manager at Lydia Maris Resort & Spa, responded to this reviewResponded 19 June 2013

Dear Mrs. Jackie,

Was our plesure to accomodate you in our hotel.
Thank you for choosing Lydia Maris for your vacation.We hope to see you again

Sincerely yours

Giorgos Lilos
Reservation manager

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Reviewed 13 March 2013

We went there last year and can say it was not the worst place I have been but it was certainly not 5 * food choices were limited but what was on offer was always fresh and very clean, the staff really made the holiday they were so friendly the rooms were basic but clean, the animation in the evening was awful so we ended up sitting by the pool bar as it was much nicer, one night a week they have a greek BBQ which was amazing it would be fantastic if this food was on offer more as that was the best night

  • Stayed: August 2012, travelled with family
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5  Thank Pauline M
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Reviewed 28 October 2012

I was really looking forward to my holiday quite good reviews on here.
Please take my advice DON'T go.
Pool barmen fantastic they made the holiday.Ants and cockroach in room, no kettle, no iron awful hair dryer .
The food was horrendous and just warm, great for breeding bacteria.
We went out to eat at night as the food was so bad.Full of Germans food was for them.
On arrival the only all inclusive snacks available was dried pizza and hotdog dried sausage rolls that even the wild cats wouldn't eat.
The animation was one young man who was great but he had a hard job being the one and only.
The area is ok but much better places to see or stay a good walk from the beach not two minutes .
Well that's how it was .This the first time I have done this ,when there I spoke to the manger as she had sent a letter out to the guests stating as we were the last there we could keep our rooms free of charge ,that was in German in English we had to check out. Great hey.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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11  Thank Jenny P
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Reviewed 28 October 2012

Two week stay Sept 20012 → First off, on arrival, we were put in the room directly opposite the bar area which was,, noisy/toilet broken/shower hardly works. This would seem to be standard practice (If you are British?) Anyway, the next day we were moved to the other side of the block which was much better. Interestingly, the receptionist (as part of her auto-patter) declared “and now the holiday starts” (on our behalf)
Originally we were supposed to be moved at 12:00 then 18:00 etc,etc (day lost moping about) presumably the current residents booked a late checkout or something.
If you like to eat late then this may not be for you as the Germans all leap into the restaurant and devour everything in site as soon as it opens (evening time) Additionally, it would seem the food heaters get turned off prematurely some mornings and your eggs can be a bit chilly upto 30 mins before the end of the cooked breakfast timeslot.
Once we had our junior suite it was good – spacious / clean / nice towels blah,blah
Beer is Magus Magister (or something) and provided you wash the plastic glass it's ok and floweth nicely once you suss the self-serve pump. Every now and then the glasses would be really salty (Initially I suspected this was some kind of Greek attempt to induce Kidney failure / prevent punters from drinking too much etc)) which tainted the beer badly – Must be a cleaning residue?
The Mrs got really sick during the second week and spent a day in bed / became scared to roam (just in case) I went to the Chemists and tried to buy some pepto but they didn't know what it was so I bought a Greek version of Imodium (cost 16 bongos) this worked 'till we got home and then she got ill again...
In fairness I couldn't say whether the illness was brought on by wine / seawater or food – We didn't go in the pool....but we enjoyed/spent a lot of time in the sea. The lady in the Chemist asked which hotel we were at and when I told her she said it was good.
After the illness we decided to eat out every night (just in case) and found a lovely little (fairly priced) restaurant in the village.
So the all inclusive for week two was reduced to breakfast and beer (acrid wine for the Mrs when she was upto it) soon we started buying booze from the shop / stopped eating breakfast as well as it was cold.
The holiday could have been a bit bleak but Afandou beach / quad biking and visiting Rhodos a few times made up for it.
You are in an ideal place to walk to Afandou (truly beautiful beach) we walked up and down the full length of it several times. (out the hotel entrance turn left) The smaller little bays and coves (out the hotel turn right) are very busy. Afandou was more or less empty. Apart from one area (200m * 200m) where there was a cluster of Germans. The Germans stay put apart from the odd exploratory mission ~ or if they want to go and get naked (which they seem to enjoy at almost any opportunity)
So, several miles of emptiness / lovely sea to yourself. Beware walking to Afandou if you have kids etc as the German troop carriers / other traffic ignore speed limits /traffic regulations. When two troop carriers meet they can often drive one another off-road. This could be fatal for any innocent pedestrian as, often, the walkway/path is insubstantial.
In summation – we were really glad we went but I doubt we'll ever go back. Perhaps one week would have suited us better.

  • Stayed: September 2012, travelled with family
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8  Thank Andy G
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Reviewed 25 October 2012

Stayed here from 13-20 October, and was very pleased with the trip. The room was clean and comfortable (maids cleaned it every day), and the food, served as a buffet, was nicely varied and a decent quality. Not always piping hot, but dishes were regularly replenished when getting near empty. I am vegetarian and found plenty to choose from every day. The all-inc beer and wine were good enough quality too. The pool was big and pleasant - never had a problem getting a sun lounger, even in mid-afternoon, but I guess October is quieter than summer months. The hotel is 10 mins walk from the nearest beach, although I'd recommend going another 3-5 mins to the next beaches along - much less pebbly and a bit quieter! The evening entertainment could be a bit noisy if you have a room by the pool/bar area, so ask for one away from here if that will bother you. It's easy to get a bus to Rhodes and Lindos from here too - the bus stop is less than 5 mins walk away. Overall I'd recommend it if you want somewhere that you can chill out at, and not worry about having to pay extra for food.

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  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 October 2012

just returned from 1wk stay room a bit small.room cleaned every clean sheets and towells every day,food was nice vbut repetertive the 2 bar men at the pool bar were exellent and couldnt do enough for you.would not class this as 5star more 3star.a lot of germans ther.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank rnbean
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Reviewed 21 October 2012

A group of 21 stayed here with children, we all had an amazing time found pool bar staff really friendly even on the last day they came over shook our hands and wished us the very best, animation guy was brilliant although on his own he got the crowds going and managed to get our crowd up which I would of thought would of been a task,we were there for a friends wedding and they even let us borrow fancy dress outfits and return the next day and gave us a cd of songs we asked them to play, you have to realise these people do this job day after day putting up with rude people but still manage to have a smile and I think that goes along way. The rooms and beds were cleaned every day along with fresh towels, a free mini bar stocked with beers, water and juices. Dining had different meals plenty of choice and the BBQ was lovely the staff were great and very helpful setting up a large table for 21 of us so we all could sit together. The reception staff were great to anything you asked of them they did. Location was near the beach and weather was lovely. All in all we all had a fab week and amazing memories. I have stayed in many of hotels and ranging from different stars and this place was clean, friendly and affordable so I don't really understand half of theses reviews come on your on holiday enjoy it rather than complain on Minor issues.

  • Stayed: October 2012, travelled with family
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4  Thank LouiseYorke
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Additional Information about Lydia Maris Resort & Spa

Address: Vienn Str, Kolimbia 851 03, Greece
Region: Greece > South Aegean > Dodecanese > Rhodes > Kolimbia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Kolimbia
#4 Spa Hotel in Kolimbia
#5 Romantic Hotel in Kolimbia
#7 Luxury Hotel in Kolimbia
#8 Family Hotel in Kolimbia
Price Range: £72 - £571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Lydia Maris Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 202
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