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Smart Selection Hotel Bristol

0.3 km from Lovran centre
  • Free Wifi
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
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Shetalishte Marshala Tita 27, Lovran 51415, Croatia
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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 25 July 2015

+: Good location, kind and helpful staff, beatuful sea view for a good price - : Diffucult to park your car, rooms and bathrooms should be renovated, no aircon Take sea view room, the rooms looking to the "park" looking to the main road, and they could be very noisy at night. Consider, that there is no aircon in the...

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Olpe, Germany
Reviewed 13 May 2015

The hotel is over 100 years old. It has traditions and a very solid image. The view from balcony and restaurant is unbelievable. The rooms are great and sunny. You need definitely a room to the seaside and at least 1 upper floor or higher. The restaurant is also very good. Some problems with the parking of the car. There...

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Levin, New Zealand
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Staying at Hotel Bristol was like going back in time to an era of grand opulence - high-ceilinged dining halls with ornate chandeliers, big bedrooms with balcony overlooking the sea... Some reviewers have called it dated, but it's a case of understanding what it is and accepting it for that, or going elsewhere. We were perfectly happy, despite being cooped...

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Bad Pyrmont, Germany
Reviewed 26 September 2014

We did arrive a little early (12.40 pm) and were not allowed to check in before 2 pm. The parking situation is disastrous, either you pay 10 Euro (garage)/ 8 Euro outside per day or you have to find a public parking space which is virtually like winning the lottery. Many people have written about the charm of this hotel....

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4Thank dasreiseteam
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Excellent location. Perfect see view. However, the entire property needs major face lift. It is my understanding that some rooms are being upgraded (definitely not the case with ours), but it feels like it's been neglected for 30-40 years. Dated furniture, carpeting, walls etc. In addition, the hotel does not have direct access to the beach. You have to walk...

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 15 August 2014

We were expecting a bit more so were initially disappointed with the room - our sea view room wasn't really overlooking the sea as the room was on the side of the hotel on the ground floor and instead of a double bed we had a pair of single beds pushed together, however the nice man at the reception helped...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Hotel Bristol has a long history in Lovrans tourism and it shows remains of several phases - what we enjoyed most was the beautiful building, the fantastic location right at the Lungomare and at the sea and especially the nicely renovated room we stayed at (a spacious corner room with seaview, lovely balcony and a stunning view)- reminding us of...

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San Luis Obispo, California
Reviewed 3 August 2014

This is definitely an older hotel and the rooms could use a little updating, however, what you get for the amount you pay is pretty great. The price of the room included breakfast and a dinner buffet including beer and wine. The food was tasty and the service was quite good. The patio was beautiful with a great view and...

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 10 July 2014

oh how much we loved this hotel! yes, the furnishing is outdated but who cares, that is exactly what makes this place even more special ( have u seen the movie 'grand budapest hotel' ?) and the view, amazing, u can't be any closer to the sea than that. clean rooms, friendly stuff, an absolut value for money. to all...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 24 June 2014

We booked this apartment adjoining the Bristol Hotel called Remisens Villa Belvedere through booking .com. The place was difficult to find even with a Garmin. There was no parking on the property which was jam packed with cars. We had to pay and park on a private lot. The apartment was brand new no elevator we were on the 2nd...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Family Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Smart Selection Hotel Bristol (3*) Lovran is a historic property just minutes from Opatija in Croatia. It is an ideal escape for couples looking for a romantic hotel holiday. The rooms are decorated in a romantic style and complete with romantic details, special carpeting, curtains and lighting. The private balconies provide incredible sea views. In 2016 guests will have the opportunity to enjoy completely refurbished Standard rooms, or Premium rooms with balcony and sea view. Spend a quiet day with your loved one at the private beach and then enjoy a drink on the terrace. The hotel is built on the banks of Croatia's Adriatic Sea above the coastal promenade Lungomare and surrounded by a lush Mediterranean park. Its seclusion and stunning natural beauty will help provide memorable moments for you and your loved one. The property is also equipped to host weddings and other personal gatherings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Smart Selection Hotel Bristol

Address: Shetalishte Marshala Tita 27, Lovran 51415, Croatia
Region: Croatia > Istria > Lovran
Price Range: RM276 - RM508 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Smart Selection Hotel Bristol 3*
Number of rooms: 100
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“Sea side rooms are the best”
 of 5 bubbles JJJVilnius, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Take sea view room, the rooms looking to the "park" looking to the main road, and they could be very noisy at night.”
 of 5 bubbles leavetheuniverse, 25 Jul 2015 | Read review
“1 upper floor or higher with the sea view”
  • Blick vom Balkon
  • Zimmer
  • Zimmer mit dem Meeresblick
 of 5 bubbles vladimirk582, 13 May 2015 | Read review
“Our room # 211 was perfect in size and location.”
  • sun terrace
  • street view
  • view from room  211
  • view from room 211
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  • room # 211
  • bathroom # 211
 of 5 bubbles dasreiseteam, 26 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Cornerrooms with sea views are spacious and light, have larger balconies and offer superb views.”
 of 5 bubbles Marie-Jose73, 3 Aug 2014 | Read review
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