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Bitzaro Grande Hotel
Ranked #4 of 31 Hotels in Kalamaki
Certificate of Excellence
Mansfield, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“fantastic hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014

Just returned from our 1st visit to the Bitzaro Grande.(11-18th May 2014). I can only echo what the other reviewers have said. Wonderful staff, spoilt for choice every meal time. Takis on reception, couldn't do enough for us and Nicky on the pool bar is exceptional! Can't wait to return.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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9 Thank Sue H
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
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  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Polish first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Swedish first
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English first
Solihull, United Kingdom
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669 reviews
63 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 351 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2014

This was our first time here, and our first time ever at an all inclusive hotel. Our doubts about all inclusive were quickly dispelled. There is nothing negative that we can say about Bitzaro Grande.
The moment we arrived we had a smiling warm welcome from reception (and excellent service from reception throughout the week).

Everywhere was spotlessly clean - bedroom, restaurant, pool, public areas. One morning we were up at 6am to go on a trip; an army of cleaners were at work even then.

The restaurant was amazingly good. Even though the hotel was fairly full, there was never any problem getting a table, either inside or outside. Breakfast, lunch and dinner were served (all buffet) over an extended period, the food was continually replenished, and was not only very varied but also of a very high standard. The waiters and waitresses worked incredibly hard; tables were cleared very quickly, the restaurant was always clean. Unlimited good wine, beer and soft drinks available throughout lunch and dinner.

The poolside bar and snack bar was incredible, run by the ever present, always smiling, lovely Nicky. Drinks and (totally unnecessary) snacks - burgers, toasties, sandwiches, salads - available throughout the day. With all the food at breakfast, lunch and dinner who needed this.....ok, we did succumb a couple of times!! On our last day, we checked out at 12 noon, but were welcomed to have lunch and as we were not leaving until 5pm, Nicky made us a cheese, ham and salad baguette, wrapped in clingfilm, for our journey - amazing!

The entertainments team was brilliant too. Austrian Thomas and Serbian Vladimir's English was excellent, Scottish Laura's English not bad!! No compulsion to join in, but gentle encouragement to participate in keep fit, French boules, table tennis, water polo, quizzes, pool, darts and of course, nightly bingo. Thomas's ability to remember continually changing guests' names was phenomenal. We won a couple of prizes - a bottle of wine. We weren't quite sure what to do with them in an all inclusive, then worked out that we could have a drink on our balcony without the arduous task of walking to the bar to fetch a drink!

Our bedroom was large, spotlessly clean, with a comfortable bed, tea and coffee making facilities, ample clothes storage space, a large fridge and a safe (15 euros a week). Our room (142) probably wasn't in the best position, with only a side view of the pool and always in the shade, so the room could be quite cool. The lighting could also have been a bit brighter to help with reading. As the weather was uninterruptedly good, we didn't need to spend much time in the room, so these were not major issues.

Even though food and drink were available throughout the day, there was never any sign of anyone having overindulged in alcohol, nor was there any unacceptable behaviour at the buffet.
The guests, predominantly British and Dutch, were exceedingly friendly; even the few little kids who were there were well behaved.

We cannot praise Bitzaro Grande highly enough. How they do it for the price we paid, I do not know. If the unfailingly excellent staff (and obviously excellent management) ran the whole of Greece (and Britain!) maybe the world would be a better place!

Room Tip: Ask for one that is not in the shade.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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12 Thank wendyanddavid536
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2014

Just returned from a 7 day all inclusive holiday (5-12 May) at the Bitzaro Grande - what a lovely hotel with a lovely friendly team of staff to go with it. From the time we arrived at the hotel, nothing was too much trouble. After the first day we asked if we could change rooms as our room didn't get a lot of sunlight and was quite cool in the afternoon/early evening. In peak season this might have been a bonus but the hotel staff had no problem in switching us into a room overlooking the pool which was warmer and brighter.

As first time all-inclusivers, we enjoyed the vast range of food available plus variety of drinks all free of charge. The resort is relatively small and being so early in the season was quiet with many bars/restaurants/hotels not yet open when we first arrived, but as the week went on, more were opening.

We hired a car via the hotel for a couple of days - this enabled us to see all the island really and although it is a small island we still managed to clock up 150 miles on the winding hilly roads!

I don't know if I would rush back to Zante but if I was to go back, I'd certainly look at this hotel first.

Room Tip: Our first room was on the ground floor facing the front of the hotel and didn't get a lot of sun...
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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8 Thank Bingbong55
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Brighton, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2014

This was my second time here, but my other halves first (and his first time to an all inclusive resort, let alone his first time abroad on a plane!). After telling him how fantastic the Bitzaro is, they didn't let me down! Every member of staff is very polite, friendly and nothing is ever too much trouble - Thomas (Entertainment) is fantastic and a real credit to the Bitzaro! Once he knows you're name it's not forgotten. The food is always very tasty with lots of choice and if you have any special requirements then they will try their up most to provide it for you. Cleanliness is always your own opinion however we did not have ANY queries with cleanliness. The rooms were always cleaned and tidied everyday by the maids who always had a smile and a good morning! The swimming pool and surrounding area is looked after well and remained clean and tidy.

Once you have visited the Bitzaro 5 times you become a gold member. With the amount of gold members that I have seen on both visits, it gives a first hand view as to how fantastic this hotel is and that it has something special that makes people want to return year after year!

We cannot wait to return and want to thank the Bitzaro Grande for making our holiday memorable!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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6 Thank Elisha P
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Rochester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
33 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 February 2014

This hotel caters for every ones needs for a great holiday , the food is very good and a different choice every day just help yourself , rooms very comfortable and cleaned daily ,great pool area and outside bar for drinks and snacks , the entertainment team work their socks off ,not seen a pair . So well worth a vist if u can get in thanks to owners and staff u do a great job keep it up see u all in May

Room Tip: Front rooms quieter than rooms over looking pool
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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17 Thank Sunbedreporter
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Willenhall, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 February 2014

This would have been a good holiday except for the weather,
A week of rain! Apart from that the hotel was fine,food great
and staff very nice.Close to the main strip where there are plenty of shops and bars.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
11 Thank Steve M
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Irvine
Level Contributor
10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2014

First time at Bitzaro and we would definitely go back.Double room with pool view, room was spotless. Food was varied and tasty.Staff were very helpful and friendly. Entertainment staff were brilliant.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
8 Thank WMF1971
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Property: Bitzaro Grande Hotel
Address: CL Zante, Kalamaki 291 00, Greece
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Region: Greece > Ionian Islands > Zakynthos > Kalamaki
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kalamaki
#5 Family Hotel in Kalamaki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Bitzaro Grande Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 140
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