Hotel Club Z
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Club Z Kyrenia
We stayed in 4 hotels in Cyprus over a 10 day period, and this one probably had the best decor and pool, but was one of the most expensive.
Friendly reception staff at check in and manager spent time to talk about sightseeing, shopping etc in the vicinity which was very helpful. Room a decent size and clean. Breakfast good with a variety of interesting jams and eggs cooked to order. Location is ok, about 15 mins or so from old harbour, and 10 mins to roundabout with buses etc.
There are quite a few things to see in the area around Kyrenia, but we had only two nights, so another night would have been useful here. We did go to Heraclion castle which cost 60 TL by taxi return. We arrived from Nicosia which took about 30 mins on 4.5 TL bus.
We have recently returned from a trip to Bodrum, Selcuk and Istanbul and the prices in Kyrenia were far greater which was a bit offputting but still competetive compared to the UK.
Wifi is free in this hotel as you would expect.
Breakfast finishes at 10.30 am which was good for us, as we hate hotels with an early breakfast finish time.
Despite the large size of the pool they only had 32 sunbeds which was not enough to go round half the pool! They have far more than 16 rooms so this was very frustrating and must be a real problem in peak season. I made do on the floor, and my girlfriend pulled up a chair from the bar. Not ideal..
Bathroom looked good, but the shower screen wasnt really up to the job, a simple shower curtain would be better.
No shampoo provided which is unusual for this class of hotel, and lower class hotels in Cyprus did provide it.
The nearby mosque can be heard quite easily so ear plugs recommended.
Kyrenia is a lovely place in Cyprus, and I would recommend for 3 or 4 nights, but I would not want to stay at this hotel for a whole weeks holiday as not enough things to do in close proximity. (Pafos overwhelmingly gets the holiday vote...)
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... looking for the bar which was in the previous hotel; looking for the lift, sorry elevator when there wasnt one; asking for Penny on Concierge when she worked at the previous place but that was about it. Strangely the In-room safe workings were identical in every room apart from one which had a huge and heavy key that you were forced to drag around with you.
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