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Karmen Apartments

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Karmen Apartments are the perfect place to stay in Dubrovnik. Located by the exquisitely scenic old harbour, Karmen Apartments feel like home. Tastefully decorated with a fully equipped kitchen and modern bathroom, our only regret was not staying longer. Your host Marc van Bloemen is a lifelong resident with an in-depth understanding of Dubrovnik. He has wonderful recommendations for...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We loved Dubrovnik and would be happy to go back. The owner Marc was amazing. He is from England originally so spoke great English. He told us what places to visit and how to get there. He also went out of his way to get us to the airport and we had to leave at 4:45 am! We had the...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have had a wonderful stay in Dubrovnik. Charming and informative host. A perfect location within the old town. Highly recommend a boat trip to Cavtat if the old town becomes too busy and you need to chill.

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Portland, Maine
Reviewed 1 week ago

We started our Croatian visit by spending three nights here. The owner met us just outside the city walls (traffic is prohibited within the walls) and we walked with him to the apartment. As we walked he talked with us about the city -- a place he clearly loved and knew well. It was a short, but very pleasant walk....

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Hereford, Az
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our family stayed for 4 nites in 3 different rooms, (1,2,and 4). All rooms were excellent for our needs, clean with great showers, comfortable beds, good wi-fi, and adequate space. The location was perfect, close to all major old town sites and restaurants yet somewhat away from the crowded streets and squares. Marc arranged for a taxi to meet us...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for five nights over the Easter holidays in the smaller room within the Karmen Apartments. The room was 'bijou' but had everything we needed with a nice well equipped little kitchen. We thought it might be noisy due to its central location but was lovely and quiet. Everything was spotlessly clean, the shower was powerful and wi-fi reliable....

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a great stay at Karmen Apartments, I couldn't recommend it highly enough. Marc who owns the apartments was very friendly and helpful. The apartment is right in the heart of the old town so a great base for exploring. The apartment was really homely and comfortable and had everything we could want. We enjoyed having...

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Hampshire
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location within the city walls so perfect choice for a city break with all the major sights within walking distance. Met by Marc at the Poce Gate after arranging a taxi from the airport for us which was a nice surprise. Lovely room with small terrace . Thoroughly recommended.

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San Francisco
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Karmen Apartments is a great spot to have your own space in Old Town Dubrovnik. Marc, the owner, is a charming host and has a great personal story to go with the building. If you are like me and appreciate a home base to travel out from the explore the surrounding area this is a terrific one. The apartments -...

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Sandbach, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2017

We stayed here for a few days in April. Marc, the owner arranged a taxi from the airport for our arrival & return. He was most welcoming & helpful. The apartment was comfortable and well-equipped. The decor was fascinating - pictures, old photos and maps. There were plenty of books to read and guidebooks to help plan your visit. Situated...

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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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“We stayed in apartment 1 and it was great.”
MartahDee, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Book early, room 1 has views of the old harbor and people walking the walls, room 2 has a small balcony, room 4 is a smaller room.”
RaquelHereford_Az, 15 May 2017 | Read review
“We had the upper apartment with the view over the harbour and the old town, well worth the extra price.”
Yorkshreman, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“book early”
547lew, 27 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ground floor unit was smallest and cheapest and still has en-suite private bathroom”
dcmarla, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
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