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“NEVER A 4 STAR”
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Hotel Dar El Olf
Ranked #56 of 119 Hotels in Hammamet
Reviewed 7 August 2014

this was our 6th visit to tunisia,we,ve stayed in many 4 star hotels but this hotel fell well short.when we got to our room.there was no fridge,no safe and the toilet was not working.i enquired about the fridge and safe,and was told i had to pay extra.15 dinars per week for the fridge and 5 dinars per day for the safe which was situated near the reception.In 4 star hotels this comes as a norm,plus the safe boxes are situated in your room.A chap turned up 30 mins later to fix the w/c,fiddled around for 10 mins and said he,ll come later to fix it.we waited until the next morning and demanded another room,which we got in the afternoon.The food was very limited for choice and basic.hot dishes were warm/cold and the friuts were warm.A toaster made an appearance 10 days into our stay.Around the pool area the music was constant and repetative and the noise went on until 11 at night every night,so if you had a room over seeing the pool ,no early nights.For this hotel to become a 4 star it needs a major overhaul,more staff and more choice of food for there paying guests.Will we stay here again?NEVER!

Room Tip: rooms at the poolside constant nosiy,rooms facing out ,no views at least you get a early night
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  • Stayed: August 2014, travelled with family
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3  Thank masave h
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Reviewed 29 July 2014

Just returned from the dar el olf for the second year running. We had a fantastic holiday. Thanks to all the staff who made us very welcome yet again, nothing was ever a problem. Will be returning again next year. DAVE/JULIE room 142

Room Tip: Nice pool views on upper floors
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank 15PERCIVAL16
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Reviewed 11 July 2014

Hotel Dar OLF! Fantastic hotel in terms of services, reception and activation
I would also recommend a visit to Yasmine Hammamet, especially in summer :)))))

<3 <3 <3 <3<3 love hammamet <3 <3 <3 <3 <3

Room Tip: Les chambres côté sud sont plus calmes
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  • Stayed: July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Leila N, Responsable relations publiques at Hotel Dar El Olf, responded to this reviewResponded 18 July 2014
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Bonjour;
Nous vous remercions de vos commentaires et nous esperons vous acceuillir tres prochainement a dar el olf ;
Cordialement

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Reviewed 20 June 2014

just got back after 2 weeks , first the good points ,first class staff couldn't fault them especially Neufal the waiter and Ahmed and moomoo animation ,really nice, friendly and helpful . nice room overlooking the pool, nice pool area ... bad points even though ive mentioned the animation team there was no entertainment at night (except on Tuesday our last night ) I think it was because they were fed up of me complaining haa haa but sorry to say they needed a bit more practise ,well done to them anyway for trying . Lastly the food !!!! very poor , same thing everyday never hot. the chicken was always overcooked, at times you couldn't even cut it with a knife ... oh nearly forgot the beach !!! only about 5 sunbeds and no facilities at all for hotel guests . wont be going back !!!

Room Tip: ask for upstairs pool view
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  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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5  Thank headlander29
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Reviewed 15 June 2014

We couldn't wait till our weekend is over at Dar olf to drop a line and give our feedback. The hotel cannot under any circumstance be ranked as a 4 star hotel. When we first arrived we were denied access to the hotel parking, the guy said it was full, at our astonishment we saw him being bribed by 4 Customers who were immediately given a space in the hotel parking. Once in the hotel , the reception skills of the lady at the desk were very poor not to say hostile. The wost is yet to come, we were given a HORRIBLE ROOM with a view onthe filthy ceilings of the hotel.it was absolutely stifling and boiling in the room and there was no ac functing. Water cuts in the bathroom were very frequent. The food was very basic. Here comes the surprise,guess what did we find in the room, a geko. We called the reception an the answer was " open the door, it will leave by itself". To cut a long story short, this is by far the worst hotel i ever visited in Tunisia. A golden tip, don't come, your holidays will be ruined

Room Tip: No ac, phone not functional
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  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled with friends
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Leila N, Responsable relations publiques at Hotel Dar El Olf, responded to this reviewResponded 30 June 2014
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Nous vous remercions de vos commentaires et nous espérons vous accueillir très bientôt à l'hôtel dar El olf .
Cordialement

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Additional Information about Hotel Dar El Olf

Address: Zone Touristique | Yasmine Hammamet, Hammamet 8050, Tunisia
Region: Tunisia > Nabeul Governorate > Hammamet
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#39 Spa Hotel in Hammamet
#45 On the Beach Hotel in Hammamet
#45 Luxury Hotel in Hammamet
Price Range: RM125 - RM403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Dar El Olf 4*
Number of rooms: 171
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Also Known As:
El Olf Hotel
El Olf Hammamet

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