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Reviewed 25 September 2016

Rooms are in desparate need of renovation. No dedicated power point for guests. Bathroom was from another era. The bed needed a new mattress. No airconditioning. How could this hotel possibly be rated 3 stars. Only saving grace was the location.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 25 September 2016

It may be historic, however it needs a refurbishment. In our room the reading lights were on the opposite wall to the bed. The bathroom was......interesting as were the electrics. I could not get the ceiling fan to operate. It certainly is not expensive as the room tariff includes breakfast. It is sad that the infrastructure, such as the one...

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Annapolis, MD
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

This place was gross. Really gross. My travel agency put me up there saying it was a "3 star hotel with a 4 star feel." Uh, no. Nope. No way. This place was disgusting. The first room we were given was so small that you could barely walk around the bed (it was a sea view upgraded room). It reeked...

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Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This Hotel has the most perfect location and the views from the terrace are amazing. However the rooms at the back of the hotel are dark and gloomy, creating a rather depressing experience. Breakfast was shockingly bad, the worst coffee I have ever tasted, on the second morning I enjoyed a lovely breakfast elsewhere. Unless you can afford one of...

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Reviewed 18 September 2016

This hotel is right on the front by the promenade. The old town sits right behind, and with great bars and restaurants all around, it is a perfect location. The rooms were ok and they locked our bikes away overnight. It was a bit noisy at night - but that's why you go to Hvar, right ?

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Thank Alan C
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Fantastic location, friendly helpful staff, clean, unbelievable buffet. But in desperate need of renovation. Everything is so old, broken and basic. Pool is sad. You are, basically, paying for the location.

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Thank Zlatko V
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

If noise (I mean blasting noise) bothers you do not book on the harbor side of the hotel. We were there 3 nights. Two nights there were functions at the hotel with screaming microphones until 1 a.m. The third might it was just street noise. Even with windows shut and ear plugs in there was no way to sleep. One...

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Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

My partner and I have stayed here twice and, given that it's only a 3-star hotel, have found it perfectly adequate for our needs. Great location off the main square, clean and comfortable, friendly helpful staff, good breakfast buffet. The standard rooms are pretty basic so you might want to book a 'superior' room if you want a bit more...

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Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Make no mistake that everything you are paying for is the location. The hotel is old and weathered with the room facilities very basic (there was no safe in the room). Location is amazing! Centre courtyard of Hvar but that brings added noise at night time to an already warm (air con didn't go below 22) and small room.

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McAllen, Texas
Reviewed 1 September 2016 via mobile

Is been 30 years since I stayed in a 3 stars hotel in Europe...but at least is clean. They have good cofee machine on the breakfast buffet. The swimming pool is sad.... They have AC on the rooms. What is very beautiful is the view from the room balcony. And the breakfast restaurant. Better staying definitely in Amfora or at...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free Internet
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In 1869, Empress Elisabeth of Vienna was so impressed after discovering the city of Hvar, that she encouraged the building of the iconic Palace hotel and contributed to the financing and design. From the beginning the hotel was a great success welcoming guests from all over Europe establishing Hvar as a famous destination as it is today. The hotel has graciously aged charm and character mirroring that of the island. History lovers will also enjoy its central location,which provides romantic views of the ancient piazza and neighbouring buildings such as St. Stephenʼs Cathedral, and glorious sunsets over the bay. Guests can dine at the San Marco Venetian terrace overlooking the yacht harbour immersed in the heart of Hvar's historical architecture. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Palace Hvar Hotel

Address: Trg Svetog Stjepana 5, Hvar, Hvar Island 21450, Croatia
Region: Croatia > Dalmatia > Split-Dalmatia County > Hvar Island > Hvar
Price Range: $115 - $325 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Palace Hvar Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 73
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Also Known As:
The Palace Hotel Hvar
Palace Hvar Island
Palace Hotel Hvar Island
Hotel Palace Hvar
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Hvar
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“Sea Rooms are best”
 of 5 bubbles T0ny1952, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Worth the extra money to get a sea view room preferably on the third floor”
 of 5 bubbles eamonnoriordan, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Try for a room with a balcon ( Seaview )”
 of 5 bubbles mastermuzz, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Sea view, if you can afford it, or go elsewhere.”
  • There was no view from the room, just a dirty wall.
 of 5 bubbles Jsailox, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms away from the marina are less noisiy”
  • view from the hotel restaurant (full of bees :))
 of 5 bubbles zlatkov933, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
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