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Villa Elena Hotel & Residences

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Kyiv, Kyyivs'ka Oblast', Ukraine
Reviewed 26 November 2012

The hotel is perfecty located 50 meters from the quay what is quite comfortable. It's rather new and very clean. The staff was nice and friendly whicj is normal for a 5* hotel. It's worth its money for November and my gfriend and me enjoyed the maximum of it. As for the incoveniences the pool was not heated for a...

Thank Victor-bychkov
Reviewed 24 October 2012

I have spent 4 nights at the marvelous place. I can't say enough about the service, the people were very nice and friendly. Many 5***** hotels are missing such hospitality like at Villa Elena, not too many staff spoke English but we always got what we wanted. I can highly recommend this hotel, nice spacious rooms well designed. The breakfast...

2Thank chuck-on-the-road
Reviewed 11 September 2012

When I think of Crimea I imagine Villa Elena. I've been there many times since my first experience in November 2010, the time we fell in love with this place. We've spent a wonderful romantic weekend and it became our favorite habit. This is a real 5 star hotel with excellent service and amazing cuisine. The atmosphere of the hotel...

3Thank Mariya K
Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 14 August 2012

We were there for my girlfriends birthday. From what I saw in Yalta - this is the best place to stay. Service is very good. Rooms are nice. We tried their SPA - small, but lovely. The weather was not very good outside, so we didn't want to go outside at all. Restaurant just great!

4Thank Natalia_Staro
Reviewed 24 June 2012

This is a first class hotel, which offers some tranquility just a few yards away from the promenade of Yalta. The grounds are quite small, but immaculately kept, with a delightful pool area. Service was always courteous and attentive. We only ate breakfast at the hotel, which was all cooked to order and well presented. Our rooms were very comfortable....

5Thank whiskerxx
Ekaterinburg, Russia
Reviewed 21 June 2012

Stayed 2 nights in June 2012. The best location and food in Yalta. We did not expect to find such a good service here in former Soviet region... I still can not forget their Freshest Oysters and bubbly Louis Roederer champagne... Just perfect.

6Thank Alexander_Troshkin
Reviewed 28 March 2012

Stayed Friday night and Saturday night. Delightful hotel nicely located within walking distance to seafront. Amazing apartment, fantastic service, extremely helpful and friendly and helpful staff, it’s just a place you should go. Dinner at the Gorazio restaurant in the hotel was wonderful, we were really thrilled with the food. We would not hesitate in returning to this hotel again!

6Thank Galina_Kyiv
Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 19 March 2012

First of all , this hotel is very centally located in Yalta with 50m distance to seaside and famous pedestrian road. Hotel itself perfectly renovated hotel with very premium and confortable interior. Service quality is very high with always smiling staff. If you have 3 or more days in the city , I would recommend you to try hotel's restaurant...

Hollywood, Florida, United States
Reviewed 31 October 2011

The Villa Elena is a beautiful hotel which we will recommend to our friends. The team is very friendly. The food is excellent, and the ambience is cosy and relaxing. Definitely, the place to stay in Yalta with beautiful memories.

9Thank Dmitriy P
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 3 August 2011

Deserving only admiration!!!!!!!!!!!!!Service top-level, professional in every respect. All personnel competent concerning the their work. Rooms are excellent. A heavenly spot in which it would be desirable to come back and back. Excellent kitchen!!!!!!We were in a business trip, but the atmosphere created in this hotel, helps you to forget about the last working day. Without doubts if will possibility...

3Thank carolinasunny187791

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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  • 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: RM761 - RM14,487 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Elena Hotel & Residences 5*
Number of rooms: 44
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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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