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“Restaurant Fantastic, everything else needs a revamp!”

Restaurant Ethno Houses Plitvica Selo
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Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

We stayed in the accommodation for 2 nights in January. Although the rooms are comfortable enough they only barely make the 4 stars that it boasts. Some points to consider before booking;

Restaurant Rating - 4/5 for dinner

Accomodation - 1.5/5.

- each large cabin has multiple rooms and a shared common area which is a bit awkward, and we did not know this prior to arriving. Had to put up with some loud Americans...

- the wifi is really hit and miss - very frustrating given not much to do once the sun sets.

- check if the entrance to the national park closest to this accommodation is actually open. We were told on arrival that the closest entrance is closed over winter, hence requires approx 18klm drive to the entrance that is open. Had we have known this prior we would’ve booked better accommodation which is walking distance to the open entrance.

- satellite tv reception is very poor

- rooms can be noisy depending who else is around. Try and get a room on the top floor of the cabin otherwise you will hear people moving around above you.

- the roads on the drive close to this accommodation are poor with lots of pot holes. Looks like you’re driving through a slum in some places. They really need to put some money into this as first impressions are very poor.

- the rooms also need a spruce up. We had connecting rooms and the doors in between wouldn’t close properly as the latches were broken. For the price you pay you would expect far better.

- We found the restaurant amazing for dinner (breakfast too expensive at 25 euro per head). All the food was cooked fresh with lots of local produce and cuisine, really top notch and well priced for the quality of the meals.

- Even if you don’t stay here I would highly recommend the restaurant.

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

We were staying in the hotel so went to the restaurant for dinner around 9 and it was extremely busy – we took the last table. However, it seemed that the waiters couldn't keep up with the demand of the customers. We waited around 25 minutes before we got our first round of drinks and the wine they brought to the table was warm – I had to have it with ice.

Secondly we ordered our starters and the carpaccio had big clumps of rock salt on and it was freezing cold (as we were told by the waiter it had just come out of the freezer) so it was almost inedible – the chicken soup however was nice.

We ordered the specialty in veal and chicken (a stew type meal) which they cook for 3 hours and you pre-order when you check in. This was nice but still took an hour to come. The waiter barely noticed we were there and we found we had to try very hard to try and catch his attention.

The meal itself came to around 800 kuna so not at all cheap. If you're staying in this hotel or thinking about going to this restaurant I would suggest taking your good money elsewhere.

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Thank katykatess
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Reviewed 22 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed there for two nights, we had dinner and it was very enjoyable. Excellent service, tasty food and generous portions. A recommended place for dinner in a local atmosphere

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Reviewed 30 May 2017

We stayed at the hotel so we ate the breakfast two mornings, a late lunch one day and dinner another. Food was pricey like everything was in that area. Service in the morning could get slow if they have a tour group. My strukli was not so good and the pasta dishes were meager for hikers. The special lamb dish was not so good, I'd suggest passing on it.

Thank Anonymous855
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Reviewed 8 April 2017

Very beautiful place, an all wooden house located in the park, efficient and friendly service. Typical and refined Croatian cuisine.

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