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Villa Paula
Ranked #6 of 9 Okrug Gornji B&B and Inns
1 review
“I can't recomand this ”
Reviewed 13 July 2014 via mobile

Sorry, Villa Paula. This is not the way you treat a guest: When paying my bill (R1-140) I was blamed for destroying some kind of mekanism in a sofa in the apartment. I am a responsible man, when I destroy something, I pay for it. After trying to explain that this was not my fault, and the problem might be the quality of the mekanism, I was still charged 300 Kuna for the repair of the sofa. For me it is not the money I care about, but the prinsippal. A guest shall not be blamed for problems you can't prove is the guests fault. By doing it the way You seems to do on Villa Paula, you create a total lawless situation where the guests have no rights. The staff in the restaurant are very serviceminded and the food is good. But sorry, Villa Paula, I still can't recomand your place and will definitly not come back. What will the next thing be?

Stayed July 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 June 2014

We turned up at around 11 on a Sunday morning. The accommodation we had booked elsewhere was totally inadequate. Initially we were just looking for breakfast, having not eaten a full meal for getting on for 24 hours, and having just walked for an hour and a half looking for somewhere to get something to eat. We were intending to carry on to look for alternative accommodation.
The staff at Villa Paula provided us with breakfast, despite it being way past breakfast time and were very welcoming and friendly.
As we related our tale of woe, we were told that they did have room and after a short discussion we decided to move our accommodation to Villa Paula.
We were driven the 5km back to the inadequate apartment we had booked and picked up our bags.
Our room was spacious, well appointed, had plenty of storage space, was spotlessly clean and very comfortable. Our holiday was saved!
One of the reasons we have returned to Croatia (this was our 6th holiday there) is that the people are so welcoming and friendly. We were made to feel so at home at Villa Paula that we don't think they could have done anything more for us. The standard here is so high that they will be a tough act to follow.
The beach is about 5 minutes away; it is very handy for the frequent boat service to Trogir; it has its own restaurant which is fine, but it is only a few minutes walk to plenty of other restaurants.
For cat lovers there is a lovely, friendly hotel cat too.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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3 Thank CWP1956
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Dover, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

We have been to this Hotel for three consecutive years now, something we have never done before. The owners and staff are genuine people who take great care of you and are extremely helpful. They are relaxed, which makes everything feel like home from home.
The Hotel is in a great location, an area not spoilt by tourism at all. It is spotlessly clean, with a lovely outside terrace, and pool.
The food is wonderful, and plentiful, freshly cooked and at a good price.
As a small family who like quieter, unspoilt places to holiday, this fits the bill perfectly.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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2 Thank 502Cooper
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WIGAN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2014

Anna Marie made our stay perfect, she was very helpful and gave us a great visit. Food brilliant, we ate breakfast and dinner. Pool area great but the beach is only 5 minutes walk away. Rooms were spotless with air conditioning and free mossi killers supplied by the Hotel. No stairs though so a long walk up with bags. Free wifi and car parking. A little built up around the area.
Trogir is a short drive away and you can get a water taxi to Split from there, which is all worth doing. Get a walking tour at Split as you learn a lot about the history.

Room Tip: Great family owned Hotel were you are made to feel very welcome.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Dunboyne, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 245 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 May 2014

Home away from home..The rooms are spotless.!The service is exquisite. Excellent attention to details .Breakfast is perfect. Try the Corn bread its fantastic.Location is great just a short drive from Trogir.
Sabina, the manger, gives guests the personal touch.Just great!!!Everything just tip top perfect!If ever back in the area this is the place we will stay!

Room Tip: A room with a view might be worth the extra charge (If such charge exists) .Having a glass of local...
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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1 Thank Arik P
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Reviewed 5 October 2013

Villa paula is situated only few minutes walking from the beach.the beach is very near and clean,and it is npt very busy.we spend few days in this villa and had wonderful stay,staff is very good and food in restaurant

  • Stayed September 2013
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1 Thank mirwla
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Evesham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2013

We have just come back from our first holiday in Croatia and will definitely be going back. The Villa Paula is very well positioned being close to the sea where there are plenty of nice places to swim and relax. It is a five minute walk to the water taxi (Trogir is beautiful!), to bars and nice restaurants. It is very well placed to visit the other side of the island so if you like quiet, secluded little coves for fantastic swimming just take a fifteen minute walk over the hill. It's stunning and the reason I'll be going back.

One of the best things about the hotel was Ann Marie! She works extremely hard but not only that she is very friendly and helpful too. She speaks excellent English, is very knowledgeable and will advise you if asked. We will be returning!

Room Tip: Ask for a sea view
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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Villa Paula
Address: Ante Starcevica 17, Okrug Gornji, Ciovo Island 21223, Croatia
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Region: Croatia > Dalmatia > Split-Dalmatia County > Ciovo Island > Okrug Gornji
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #6 of 9 B&Bs / Inns in Okrug Gornji
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Paula 3*
Number of rooms: 25
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The 3-star hotel,Villa Paula,is situated in Okrug Gornji on the island Ciovo,in the vicinity of Trogir. Modernly furnished and completely air-conditioned hotel offers a pleasant staying to its guests,during the whole year,mainly to business people,travellers, but also to families with children,as well as to small groups. If you have decided to spend your holidays in Dalmatia,Trogir is surely the best choice.Only 25 km far from Split,the Dalmatia capital,and 3 km from the airport,Trogir is situated at the crossroads of all roads. ... more   less 
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