Grand Faros Hotel 4 * (Turkey, Marmaris): description, service, reviews
Marmaris, this recognized pearl of the Aegean coast, has long attracted tourists. The city is located in the south-west of Turkey, in the area of the Aegean and Mediterranean seas.
The weather in this resort is very dryand softness. Sufficiently low humidity (about 35%), which is retained throughout the territory, causes a unique microclimate of the area. Marmaris seems to settle in a small, cozy bay, covering it from the impact of unfavorable climate factors.
Nearby are the mountains that saturate the nearestterritory with fresh mountain air. Air and water in the resort warm up slowly enough, so you can get acquainted with this summer weather in Marmaris no earlier than May. In the middle of summer, experienced tourists do not recommend guests to stay here for a long time - despite the mild climate, in July the temperature in Marmaris can rise above +40. In winter, the weather in these places is somewhat rainy, but warm. Rarely does the temperature drop below zero.
This resort town has a richa choice of convenient options for tourists. The article describes the Grand Faros Hotel 4 *, one of the most popular hotel complexes in Marmaris.
Hotels: What should guests know about?
When choosing a hotel, travelers should take into accountsome features of recreation in this resort. Marmaris is considered a great place for fans of noisy parties, sometimes it is called "Turkish Ibiza". Especially popular among young people and family childless couples.
The hotel base of Marmaris is represented bymostly small hotels located in the coastal zone - within the resort or near it. In the first guests get a lot of opportunities available only in a large city, in the second they will be offered a huge territory with a developed infrastructure. The first option is usually chosen by fans of violent entertainment. The second - the hotels of the club type, located in a park area near Icmeler or in the nearby resort villages of Turunc, Hisaronu - prefer a quiet family vacation. According to reviews, Grand Hotel Faros 4 * belongs to the latter category. It is recommended to come here for couples without children.
The modern and elegant Grand Faros Hotel 4 *located in the resort town of Marmaris, 2 km from the center (r. Armutalan). The hotel was built in 1999, restored in 2012. The total area of the territory is 2050 square meters. The hotel offers accommodation in 97 rooms. The intended capacity is 199 people.
In the institution guests are invited to enjoyexcellent rest at any time of the year. Since 1999, the hotel has maintained high standards of service. Grand Faros Hotel 4 * belongs to the category of urban beach hotels. The institution is housed in one 5-storey building.
Comfortable rooms Grand Faros Hotel 4 *There is a balcony with views of the surrounding mountains or the swimming pool. They also include air conditioning, a minibar, a safe, a TV with satellite channels, and an en suite bathroom with a hairdryer. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the Grand Faros Hotel 4 *.
The restaurant serves traditional dishesTurkish and international cuisine. The bar offers a variety of drinks and snacks. Those wishing to support the form can be entertained here with table tennis, darts and billiards. There is also a swimming pool (outdoor) and a gym. Guests at the Grand Faros Hotel 4 * can relax in the sauna or Turkish bath. The center of the resort Marmaris with its lively shops, cafes and nightclubs is five minutes away.
Impressions of guests
The hotel residents are described as a small, simple and cozy establishment, without any special frills. There are very few small children in the hotel.
Everything in the rooms and on the territory is quite clean,Cleaning is done daily. The windows overlook either the mountains or the pool. In the mornings and evenings a magnificent view opens from here. Wi-fi in the hotel, guests are divided, does not work everywhere. The speed is quite low, except for the Internet at the reception.
Animation in the institution is minimal, someit seemed that it was completely absent. In the evenings, it is quite quiet here. Connoisseurs of parties and music can go to Bar Street - a street full of clubs and cafes.
In Russian, the hotel manager Mehmed says. Among the tourists here are many Germans and Englishmen. And some foreigners at the hotel allow themselves to smoke, where they want and when they want.
The authors of the reviews are pleased to note the puritypool, the presence in the bar of free beer, wine (white and red), vodka, gin. Whiskey, cognac and other drinks can be purchased for money. One of the advantages of the hotel guests call the provision of a free shuttle to the beach. Many are impressed by the presence of a large amount of marble in the hotel: the floor in the corridors, the plumbing in the bathroom - from this very beautiful material. Elevator, guests are divided, the hotel is rather slow, but it's all transparent, rising and falling, you can admire the view of the pool and mountains, so that the trip is a great pleasure.
In the Grand Faros Hotel 4 * (Marmaris) the staff communicate in Turkish, Dutch, English, German. The staff of the authors of the reviews are called remarkable. All the staff are friendly and smiling.
Address Grand Faros Hotel 4 *: Marmaris, Mugla, Turkey, 48700, Armutalan Mahallesi. In 90 km from the hotel is Dalaman airport, 2500 m - its own beach.
Opinions of guests about the resort
Marmaris vacationers are called very beautiful -Here the guests are pleasantly impressed by the warm sea, mountains and a lot of greenery. Near the hotel there are large supermarkets such as "Ashana" and "Tapes", nearby is the cafe OZ. Three times a day the bus runs from the hotel to the beach, in addition, there are shuttle buses.
In the vicinity there are numerous schoolsscuba diving, where you can get acquainted with the wonderful sea world, go on an exciting trip by boat to the ancient island of Rhodes, the main base and the last refuge of the Crusaders. Travelers can admire the famous Colossus of Rhodes, representing one of the Seven Wonders of the World.
Number of rooms
Number of rooms in Grand Faros Hotel 4 * (Turkey) - 97. Guests are offered accommodation in standard apartments, as well as Suite room. There are rooms for non-smokers.
Grand Faros Hotel 4 *, Standard: room information
Guests can take advantage of the following facilities:
- bath / shower;
- air conditioning;
- safe deposit box;
- a hairdryer;
- cleaning service.
More details: Standard room
This category of rooms, and their in the hotel 93,has an area of 18 square meters. m, with a maximum capacity of 2 + 1. The guests' amenities are provided by: balcony, air conditioning, bathroom, shower, mini-bar (paid), TV, telephone, safe in the room (paid), hair dryer, bedroom.
This category of rooms (there are 4 in the hotel)has an area of 25 square meters. m, maximum capacity: 4. The amenities of the guests are provided by: balcony, air conditioning, bathroom / shower, bathroom, mini-bar (paid), TV, telephone, safe in the room (paid), hairdryer, bedroom, living room with interior door.
Rooms are cleaned daily, linen is changed 3 times a week. The floors in the rooms are covered with laminate. Cost of living: from 861 to 1 776 rubles. (average standard tariff).
What do guests say about accommodation?
Guest rooms here are small, dividedthe authors of the reviews, but cozy, the furniture is not entirely new, but very clean and comfortable. The maids in the rooms are cleaned daily, and quite qualitatively. If the guest does not like something when arriving, then the number will be changed without problems or eliminate the breakdown. Each room, as indicated in the advertisement, is equipped with a shower cabin, refrigerator, telephone, TV. Living advise when choosing an apartment to give preference to rooms located on 3-4 floors with a view of the mountains. Those that have a view of the pool, as well as located on the 1 or 5 floors, do not recommend: 1 is quite noisy, and up to 5 long to go by elevator.
Grand Faros Hotel 4 *: service, infrastructure
Guests' amenities are provided by: swimming pool, restaurant, fitness center, free internet, spa, TV with First Channel, dry cleaning services, car park, car rental, safe, free Wi-fi, lift, hairdresser / beauty salon. Meals are provided in the restaurant, cafe, bar. If desired, guests can swim in the outdoor pool. There is also a currency exchange, non-smoking rooms. Vacationers can spend time in the garden, park. Payment cards are accepted for payment.
- 3 beach line (distance to the beach is 2.5 km).
Holidaymakers can take advantage of:
- umbrellas, chaise lounges, mattresses - free of charge;
- beach towels - for an extra fee.
A free shuttle to the beach is provided (the bus runs every two hours).
Guest reviews about the beach
The authors of the reviews specify that the beach is notthe property of the institution, but is rented from the hotel "Yunuz". The territory is always quite clean, there are plenty of sun loungers at all. The water in the sea is very clean and calm. Bars on the beach impressed guests with their cheapness (if you compare them with domestic ones, for example, in Adler), for about 150 rubles. you can order an alcoholic cocktail. If desired, you can settle on any of the neighboring beaches, while buying any drink in the bar opposite. Guests say that the net is stretched in the net for fans of playing water volleyball. The beach is sandy, but on the descent to the sea there are pebbles, which is a bit unpleasant, but then the feet again walk on the sand.
If you want to relax by the pool (open), you can take advantage of:
- free of charge - chaise lounges, umbrellas and mattresses;
- for a fee - with towels.
According to reviews, sun beds, sun loungers and umbrellasthe pool is always enough for everyone. Guests note that the pool is very clean water (the indicator is that it is made from local cats), bleach completely does not smell.
For entertainment and sports
Those wishing to keep fit and have fun at the hotelWe offer: play billiards, table tennis, darts, work out in the gym (free of charge), take part in show programs. Strengthen your health and relax in the sauna, sauna, hammam. In addition, guests can use the services of a massage therapist.
What do residents say about entertainment?
In the evening during dinner there is always an animation,which lasts approximately one hour: the dancers perform, shows with snakes are held. But by 10 everyone diverge and silence reigns. Party people go to Bar Street, and family vacationers go to their rooms.
Dining in the Grand Faros Hotel 4 * is provided:
- in 2 restaurants;
- in the bar;
- in the pool bar (from 10:00 to 01:30);
- in the lobby bar (from 10:00 to 24:00);
- in the Snack Bar (12:00 to 17:00).
AI supply system is provided.
The food at the hotel is not bad, the guests are sharing foodquite a lot, however, the meat is represented only by chicken, sometimes they serve fish. From fruit to vacationers offer watermelons, melons and less often apples. According to the authors of the reviews, the Grand Pharos Hotel can not lose weight: the selection of various unusual and delicious sweets (cakes, cupcakes, etc.) is extremely rich and varied, and a whole rack is put up for them.
Meals guests call the hotel simply beautiful: for breakfast they serve milk with all kinds of flakes, and scrambled eggs, and curdled milk with olives, and vegetables, and sausages, and various cheeses. During lunch, a variety of salads is struck, there is always meat. For dinner, they usually serve the most delicious: salads with pepper and without pepper, baked vegetables, eggplant, chicken in different kinds, etc.
If you go with a child
For children, the hotel does not offer any special conditions. Young guests can spend time in the children's pool. In general, the institution accepts childless couples.
Predominantly tourists in their reviews confess that they were very pleased with the rest in the hotel "Grand Pharos". Some even claim that the rest has surpassed all their expectations.
Among the pluses of the institution are: silence and tranquility in the hotel, a convenient location, proximity to the center, the lack of discos and various parties, the presence of a wonderful furnished beach, great cuisine, surprisingly positive attitude, cordial staff. The only drawback is too thin walls, because of which you can not keep the privacy of staying in the rooms. Nevertheless, the hotel "Grand Pharos" confidently recommends to accommodate all who intend to rest in Marmaris.