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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We had a memorable stay at Karmen Apts. Marc met us as planned and gave a comprehensive orientation of Dubrovnik. He was very helpful and knowledgeable on places to eat, things to do and tips to get around. We tried all of his restaurant recommendations. Our apt, # 2 was well appointed, stunning views of the Harbour and very comfortable....

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Marlow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

Met our expectations and more. Communication with Marc was easy prior to our arrival and Marc met us from our taxi. Location is fantastic next to the City Walls, although our apartment didn't have a view The apartment was clean and well appointed including wifi which worked very well. The restaurants nearby, Ribar and Storia were very good and are...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 15 August 2016

I learned of Karmen Apartments from the Rick Steves’ Croatia and Slovenia travel guide. I have learned that properties in Rick’s guides are usually exactly as described. Rick’s description of the property was accurate but his description of Marc (the owner of Karmen) was accurate but very understated. Marc is an adventurous Englishman, who is multi-lingual and Marc is considered...

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Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Exceptional host, beautiful apartment, perfect location! Spacious for a family of four and steps away from both the beach and within the city walls. Very quiet with a lovely balcony, AC, and plenty or art and books to enjoy. I would highly recommend it.

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Reviewed 7 August 2016 via mobile

We had a really great time staying in Karmen apartments in Dubrovnik. Marc, the owner, was really helpful and quick in replying to all my emails and enquiries before we arrived and it was easy to pay via PayPal for our stay. The apartments are so perfectly situated within the walls of the old town which meant that we were...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Charming apartment with perfect location. 10 minute walk from the city Walls entrance (either gate) and steps from the water where you can pick up ferries to nearBy islands. The host Marc took great care of us. He greeted us when we arrived late (midnight), have us a map with recommendations and help us get our bearings and arranged affordable...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 August 2016

Booked Apt 4 which suited me fine as a single person.If traveling as a couple the other 3 apartments will surely be more ideal.The location couldn't be nicer and although situated in the old town very quiet.Mr Mark proved to be the perfect host as due to some external political problems taking place in my host country he was very...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 4 August 2016

My teenage daughter and I stayed in Apartment #3 and it was lovely to each have a bedroom. The apartment is off the main square just enough to be quiet yet the morning market is just around the corner when you need supplies. The apartment is very clean and well-equipped and Marc provided us with so much helpful information about...

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Leuven, Belgium
Reviewed 4 August 2016

This was the perfect place to stay for our first taste of Croatia. We loved the history and character of our apartment, and even though the old city wall was right outside our window, the noise was not a problem. We sat at our kitchen table and enjoyed the lovely views, without having to deal with the crowds. Marc is...

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Scotland
Reviewed 4 August 2016

We chose this apartment as we wanted to stay within the walls. The location is first class and our apartment had an amazing view over the harbour and parts of the old town. Marc was very welcoming and helpful; giving recommendations for restaurants and booking us a taxi to the airport. He also provided us with beach towels. Banje beach...

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Karmen Apartments "Personal character and charm within the ramparts." REVIEW The fabulous location right within the ramparts of Old Town would be reason enough to stay here. But with so many fascinating details and your enthralling Anglo-Canadian host, this is a place that you just won't want to leave. Marc van Bloemen has lived in Dubrovnik since 1972, speaks fluent Croat and probably knows more local history than most locals. Every inch of his fine stone mansion is decorated with art, souvenirs, old photos and fascinating keepsakes. From kitschy collages of sea-smoothed glass 'pebbles', to the 1923 'character wall' or the original Marcel Marceau self-portrait, every item tells a story. All rooms are comfortable, air-conditioned and offer a little kitchenette. There's even free wi-fi. Room No 2 features wonderful Deakin semi-naive still-life paintings. It has a small balcony overlooking partly overgrown walls albeit with no real views. The smallest (and cheapest) ground-floor room displays a framed series of Vasko Lipovac prints and was used as the make-up room when the BBC filmed Casanova here during November 2004. ... more   less 

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Address: Bandureva 1, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
Region: Croatia > Dalmatia > Dubrovnik-Neretva County > Dubrovnik
Number of rooms: 4
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“Ground floor unit was smallest and cheapest and still has en-suite private bathroom”
 of 5 bubbles dcmarla, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The apartment with the balcony was perfect for a small family.”
 of 5 bubbles ManishaJoakim, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“One of the apartments has an upper floor balcony - try to grab that one if you can!”
 of 5 bubbles V3993KNmarkf, 19 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Apt 2 has stunning views of the Harbour.”
 of 5 bubbles TheChali, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Book early, Karmen is frequently sold out”
 of 5 bubbles Boomer-san, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
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