The Ocean Blue
Travel Blogs from Kremasti
... of running!! Yippee. Poor skipper had a bit of an upset tummy last night. Poor poor skipper. However on the bright side he will not have to use the loo for a while......... Enough said. All better this morning. All in all relaxing so far. Today we are off to Dirsek a small bay with a single restaurant that is not accessible by road. Photos etc will be uploaded as they are ...
Very beautiful old city and ruins. 300 days of sunshine a year. Visited the Knights of St John castle. We have now visited the 7 wonders of the Ancient Greek and Roman world without really trying! Very warm day again but moderately cooler at 31 than they had 3 days ago - 47c. Sailed to Symi this afternoon, a very beautiful town with colourful houses perched on the side of the harbour. Had to have a banana ...
... With all the hills and high temperatures in Greece, we hoped that these long walks were at least coming close to neutralizing all of the great food we'd been enjoying on a daily basis.
When we got back to our car, however, it would not run. It started, but did not engage and it was impossible to get over 10 km/hour, even on flat ground. Plus, the check engine light had come on. Thinking it might pass we got the car going fairly well on a downhill but it was ...
I chew the human to bits and then swallow the bits of flesh floating under the water. I swim under the water searching for more stuff to eat. As I swim across the large expanse of water I run into a few submarine mines and they explode the moment I hit them burning my flesh, but the mines don't kill me so I swim to the surface to regain some of my health by eating another unlucky person. Out of nowhere a huge great white shark swims out of the depths of ...
... ride to the rental office was a delight, though, as we got the chance to discuss present-day Greek politics with a very friendly young man driving a cool Mercedes. One thing that is very interesting about travel in Greece is that everyone, even the old people, speak some English and most speak a lot of English, making it a very easy place to get around. The young man driving the taxi offered sentiments that were consistent with virtually every other analysis ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
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Historical Traveler Reviews The Ocean Blue Kremasti
What a sham!!!
me and my partner are a young couple who saved hard for this holiday so when i booked my holiday i expected a luxurious 5* hotel and spa but what we got was a half built hotel with NO SPA!! cold food and poor entertainment shabby rooms which were botched and blatently rushed ! i complained to the management who were very dismissive. u others who said wat a fantastic time u had are obviously easily pleased or were drunk all the time i have made a full complaint and would not entertain that hotel again.we had no water one day in the week we was there and the second restaurant was not even up and running did not pay all that money for just a half a done sham.
Fantastic Holiday, Fantastic Staff.
We stayed at the hotel from the 2nd May untill the 16th May.
The hotel had just been refurbished to a high standard and although there were a few teething problems, the staff more than made up for it. The staff were friendly and went out of their way to help make our holiday a memourable one. The Animation team were wonderful at organising games, not just for the adults but also for the children, from 10.00am untill 11.00pm.
We enjoyed our stay, met new friends and we all hope to meet again next yearat the Ocean Blue.
We stayed at Ocean Blue 12th to 26 May 2007 and had a wonderful time. The rooms, having been recently refurbed, were very modern and kept very clean. We had our 2 year old son in our room and there was plenty of room for a large cot for him. We overlooked the pool (so that we could put our son to bed before our dinner and hear him through the monitor in the restaurant and bar which was a godsend for us!) The pool was lovely and cleaned every morning. The restaurant was excellent the first week when the hotel was a bit quieter but the when numbers increased significantly for the second week a few problems arose (running out of glasses, plates etc) but the staff were always doing their best to put things right asap. Food was excellent - we always get bored with all inclusive but we did pretty well for the two weeks - we did go out a few times but that was our choice. I would recommend this hotel to families but not young groups looking for a wild time! Animation team were quite good, especially Marta - they asked if you wanted to join in every day but did not push you into anything and left you alone if thats' what you wanted. A cab to Rhodes town was 11/12 euro - well worth it. We also had a car for 3 days which was excellent - Lindos is beautiful and worth a visit. So, overall had a fab time and wish I was back there now!
Booking was for a superior room with private pool but none of them were completed;area resembled a building site
Food wascold during first week due to electrical problems but this was resolved after a 'revolt' by guests
Facilities did not meet promises indicated on website
Many safety hazards in public areas especially in volleyball/tennis court and children's play area where metal water sprinklers protruded several inches above ground
Animation team were brilliant especially Thomas and Marta
Not much in local area so have to travel into Ialissos village or Kremasti for shopping;approx 12 euros for taxi to Rhodes town
Hotel staff very helpful and friendly but were let down by poor management and lack of organisation
My family and I stayed there for two weeks in August during which we all had a brilliant time.
We stayed at this hotel for two weeks in July. The first room we were given had not been cleaned and still had the previous occupants dirty, wet towels and cups and rubbish and soiled bed sheets. The second room we were given was very small, it did have a fridge and a very noisy air con machine that didnt blow out much air. The bathroom was very dirty and you could see the grime on the bath which was very slippy.
I returned from Ocean Blue last week having spent a week there from 12/7/06. Firstly, the staff at Ocean Blue were fantastic - extremely friendly and could not do more for you. Unfortunately I felt let down by the actual hotel. Mainly because of the website which proclaimed to be so much more than it is.
Good but with problems
was there from 11 to 21 july, rooms 80% old, for lunch the food is very bad and served near the pool(?!) in a terribile heat, good refurb of public spaces, but that is all. excellent staff, but not everyboby be carefull what you order and what you've got to the bar. around is almost "no man"s land" nothing to do in little Kremasti , if you rent a car and drive to Rodes you"ll be ok