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Condo/Apartment -
4 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 8
Ploce, Dubrovnik-Neretva County, Dalmatia

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Milan M
Ada, Michigan
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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“The Great Views Don't Support the Experience”
Reviewed 29 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

The great views are beyond compromise. Be prepared for more than meets the eye. The management company charges for extra towels, cautions you about extra towel charges should you leave makeup or suntan lotion on the towels, the beds are not made, THERE WAS NEITHER SOAP nor toiletries, and there is no maid service to the unit. The beds are lousy and you also need to take out the trash, up 35 to 40 stairs or so. The high price was not met with high service or accommodations. You pay a lot for the view but the comfort, service, and quality are middling when compared to the premium price. Do a great deal of shopping before being taken in by the what are lovely views.

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Liked best: The views
Liked least: The bedding/bedrooms
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016 for a stay in September 2016

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Management Response
2 Oct 2016
Deah Hannah, thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us! We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay in Dubrovnik. Looking forward to to welcoming you back soon! :)

The Hedera Estate Team
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Rach565
Leeds, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
4 reviews
“Lovely apartment with stunning views”
Reviewed 30 August 2016 for a stay in August 2016

This was a lovely apartment with stunning views. Very clean and well presented and well equipped. The balcony where we sat each morning and evening gives stunning views across the city and old port, only made possible though by the 470 odd steps up to it so climbing all 3 flights from the city is not for the faint hearted although it does keep the cakes and pastries from the lovely bakery at the bottom at bay! The apartment and view is really worth it though. The apartment itself is set in the middle of one flight of steps so can only be accessed by climbing up from the road below or down from the road above. My 78 year old mum travelled with us and we just arranged either a taxi to collect from below or a drop off above to enable her to always be going down just steps which she found easier. The estate provided a mobile phone and arranged taxi pick ups for us which was great. Nothing was an issue for them. We arranged airport transfers and a private tour through them and both were great - very efficient and th driver was very knowledgeable. Private pool area again with stunning views was lovely, albeit a few steps up from the apartment itself. Separate BBQ patio was also lovely. To sum up, a very enjoyable stay in a lovely apartment with fantastic views.

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Liked best: Viewx
Liked least: Pool being seperate
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Friends getaway Families with young children
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 for a stay in June 2016

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Liked best: The views
Liked least: The steps
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 50-64
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Management Response
20 Aug 2016
Thank you very much for your feedback. Hope to see you in the following years! The Hedera Estate Team
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Wendy Y
1 review
“The View”
Reviewed 12 August 2016 for a stay in July 2016

The apartment was perfect - modern, spacious, clean, cool and with the most spectacular view of the Old City. The pool shared the same views and has an outdoor mini-kitchen with fridge-freezer. The pool can also be lit at night. You can even shower there while watching pirate ships sail out of the port!

Other reviews are right to point out the many steps. 478 from the Old City and about half that to the nearest supermarket. This requires a certain level of fitness as well as sensible footwear. It might be difficult to do with younger children. Taxis are an option and will cost between £5 and £10 depending on the destination. However there will still be some steps up or down to the apartment at the end of the journey.

The apartment might not suit a young family for another reason - the distance of the pool from the house - it is about 10-15 steps up the public path, is completely separate and cannot be seen from the apartment. Likewise the apartment cannot be seen from the pool.

Information about Dubrovnik is limited and the welcome pack is little more than a list of charges that can be incurred. Kitchen utensils are minimal and would be improved by some basics like a spatula, sieve or colander. The apartment has a good barbecue (if you can carry the coals from the supermarket!} and pleasant outdoor eating area. Eating out in the Old City can be expensive, although enjoyable. Would recommend Kavana Dubravka at Pile Gate of the places we tried, Soft drinks are the worst cost at around £3 while a beer only costs 50p more. Cheaper restaurants can be found around the Lapad/new port areas.

Banje beach is tiny, busy and loud and offers some water sports activities. If you want a more relaxing beach take the number 8 or 6 bus to Babin Kuk and follow the signs for Copacabana Beach. We had a great day visiting the islands with a private boat, but there are ferry services from the Old Port and a Libertas (public) ferry service from the new port.

The staff at Hedera were great. A phone is given to contact them but we just used email and they always responded quickly and were very helpful. They made all our arrival and departure travel arrangements and the ease of this added greatly to our enjoyment of the stay.

Overall, a great holiday and a beautiful apartment if it is right for your group.

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Liked best: The views.
Liked least: Lack of kitchen utensils
Travelling group: Teenagers
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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Management Response
12 Aug 2016
Thank you very much for your feedback. We are glad to know you had a nice stay. Hope to see you again in the following years.
The Hedera Estate Team
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