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Villa Elena Hotel & Residences

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Reviewed 26 March 2011

We've spent in Villa Elena a lovely weekend and i was more than satisfied with the service and comfort. The staff was very attentive and professional, taking care of our requests. Rooms are really cozy, very light and specious. The bed is smth worth admiring!!! Great thanks to the chef, we ordered the lamb which was delicious. If you are...

3Thank BM_11
Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 7 November 2010

A very good hotel with rooms which are more than spacious (attached to this review you will find pictures of Junior Suite (Room 16, 4th floor)). Staff of the hotel is always helpful and always smiling. Food is very nice (even though for some it may seem overpriced), 24-hour service and some very good bottles of Crimea wine in their...

9Thank TravelGirlFromMoscow
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 9 September 2010

My wife and I stayed in the Villa Elena for one night as part of a quick side trip to Yalta from Kiev. We had arranged for an English speaking guide in advance, who met us with a driver at the Simferopol airport and accompanied us to Sebastopol and Yalta. It must be said that it would be difficult to...

13Thank Roy P
Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 13 August 2010

of booking manager. I was looking for a nice place in Yalta to spend time with my husband in the end of September. The hotel's web-site is breathtaking and stated that the high season is over on 26 September (now they currepted the whole part with prices) and deluxe room is 180 Euro opposed to 330 Euro during high season....

34Thank Golfizimo

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  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Villa Elena Hotel stands in the heart of Yalta, 20 meters from the sea front. Surrounded by a century-old evergreen park, the Hotel gives its guests an atmosphere of peace and tranquility. Villa Elena’s history started in 1912 when it threw open the doors with all facilities of the best foreign hotels. Today Villa Elena offers: 44 luxury rooms with air-conditioning, heated floors and free Wi-Fi; fine dining restaurants, gourmet trips around Crimea, cooking master classes by Brand Chef Bogdan Parinov; catering in the most beautiful corners of the Peninsula, and luxury MICE. The Hotel’s main restaurant – The Grand Terrace – offers fine cuisine, the widest selection of wines in Crimea, and the best oysters and lobsters on the coast. Guests enjoy its cozy hall and a large terrace with a splendid view of the Hotel’s park and the historic mansion of 1912. Bogdan Parinov’s Gastronomic Studio gives unique experiences in cooking, with late 19-century furniture, hand painted walls and copper tableware. The Hotel’s spa includes balmy baths, a steam room, a salt room, a variety of massage and wrap options and an outdoor pool with heating May through October. Villa Elena is 150 meters away from Alexander Nevsky Cathedral and a 5-minute walk from the Yalta Lighthouse. Drivers are just 2 minutes from the M18 motorway. The atmosphere of luxury and comfort since 1912 features hand painted walls, Italian handmade furniture, Old England bathrooms, and spacious balconies. Welcome to Villa Elena! IT’S INTERESTING: In the early 20th century, the building of Villa Elena was the highest in Yalta with the first lift and central heating in the town. The century-old lift still works. The Villa Elena Hotel and the Chekhov House Museum in Yalta share a common architect Leo Shapovalov. In 2011, the Villa Elena Hotel accommodated Jennifer Lopez during her visit to Crimea. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Elena Hotel & Residences

Address: Morskaya St., 3A, Seafront, Yalta 29860
Region: Crimea > Yalta Municipality > Yalta
Price Range: $244 - $4,645 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Elena Hotel & Residences 5*
Number of rooms: 44
Also Known As:
Villa Elena Hotel And Residences
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Yalta
#2 Spa Hotel in Yalta
#3 Family Hotel in Yalta
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“I prefer rooms on 4th floor with the mountain view”
Ekaterina_Siver, 11 Nov 2014 | Read review
“All rooms are good,have a menu of pillows,a menu for taking a bath!( unfortunately we didn't have time to try the services, but our friends' child 3 years old tried the special bath and next day refused to go to sleep without taking the special bath). Very nice the apartments they have for staying, high ceilings, a lot of space, hand made furniture and painting on the walls, every apartment has different painting on the walls, different furniture but the same French chic style.”
Yanochka2013, 15 Jun 2013 | Read review
“We booked two rooms and for the 2nd room upgraded one step up and could not believe how beautiful the room was, especially given that the upgrade cost hardly anything.”
rf780, 26 Nov 2012 | Read review
“Ask on reservation for rooms with the patio view or sea view.”
Victor-bychkov, 25 Nov 2012 | Read review
“They have only one standart room, so you probably wan't get it.”
Natalia_Staro, 14 Aug 2012 | Read review
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