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Bogazkent Mah. Mimar Sinan Cad. No:5 Belek, Turkey Hotel
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Good day! We are on our second day of rest in this hotel, and I decided to share my initial impressions. Since my assessment is based on personal experience, I will start by saying that I haven't stayed in Turkish hotels for the past 20 years. In general, the concept of Turkish all-inclusive is not close to me, and while I had the opportunity to vacation in Europe, I preferred to vacation there. Also, we rented an apartment in Turkey twice (in 2021 and 2023). So, about our stay. We are a family of four with children aged 12 and 1, staying in a family room. We arrived on a night flight and were already at the hotel by 7:30 in the morning. We had breakfast and were checked in immediately, without any additional charges. The room we were given was not the best, but not bad either. From the balcony, you can see the pool of the neighboring complex and the roofs of technical buildings. There is a noise coming from these buildings, so we close the balcony at night. The room itself is clean, without any signs of aging. One room is quite small, with 2 beds right at the entrance, so it's basically just for sleeping. The second room is larger. The room has everything you need, including a beach bag, which is nice. The food is delicious, fresh, and diverse. Red fish is served for breakfast (not salmon, something like sockeye). The coffee is tasty, which is important to me. There is also carrot and orange juice. We didn't go for lunch yesterday or today as we had a snack at the Turkish cuisine snack bar at noon. The food there was also delicious. There are plenty of dishes for dinner, too many to try everything. We drink alcohol (I mostly just sip) whatever is poured, without checking labels or bottles. The local Baileys is no different from the regular one. According to my husband, the local rum and whiskey are also decent. I want to mention the desserts separately. Someone wrote that Starbucks only offers muffins. No, they have a lot of splendid pastries! I was amazed by the variety today. I attached a video. The sea is clean, the beach is nice, with a small gravel entrance, but it's not a big issue. The water is cold for me, I dipped in once and immediately ran out. But I am very sensitive to cold; many people swim for a long time, including young children. The pool water is warm during the day, a bit cool at 8 in the morning. At first, I was disappointed, but it wasn't a big deal. The pools have great slides; I enjoyed them myself, and the teenagers loved them even more. There is entertainment, but it's not intrusive. Today they are setting up the main stage, so there will probably be some performance there in the evening. The crowd is decent, and interestingly, there are many guests without children. We haven't encountered any rude fellow countrymen or similar foreigners. In general, I have positive impressions so far, and I don't see any critical downsides!

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Is everything free at Starbucks?

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Yes!

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Did they turn off the pool heating?

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I think they turn on the heating in the morning, and it takes some time for the water to warm up. We arrived early in the morning, and the water felt quite cool to the touch. And then in the afternoon we went out, and the water was pleasantly warm! It's very comfortable to be in the pool, warm.

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Today we launched the pier. There is a bar on it, soft mattresses. Evening performances are now on the big stage by the beach (previously they were held at the Bella bar by the pool). The water temperature in the sea is 21 degrees. The evening air is 19 degrees. Some people are bundling up, but we are in t-shirts. The bar near the big stage has been renovated. 24-hour alcohol service is only available here now. In the Cinna bar, alcohol is only served until midnight.

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Regarding the necessary items in the rooms. About the bathrobes: they brought a men's and women's one right away. Asked for one for the 11-year-old child, brought it within 10 minutes. The men's bathrobe is size 58. Showing in the photo. The service is excellent! We were accommodated in the Deluxe building, and there was a non-extendable sofa 140 cm wide in the standard. And my child is 150 cm tall. Within half an hour, they brought an additional bed for free after contacting guest relationships. Thank you very much! The room is gorgeous! Enjoying dinner. Everything is very tasty.

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Good hotel, God bless, didn't catch any rotavirus from the pool) there's always food to be found and no need to stand in line, those who do stand must not find it a problem, if I don't feel like waiting, I won't go hungry, I'll just pick another product where there's no queue! Why look for negatives in a hotel even before the trip!? Whoever looks, will always find! Good hotel with excellent service) if you don't like the hotel, there's always Sochi and Anapa) no problems there for sure ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚

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Good day, if someone is flying here, perhaps this review will be useful. Today we checked in. The road to the hotel by group transfer took no more than an hour. We arrived at 10, and were checked in by 11, I asked for an early check-in, if possible. We were accommodated in the deluxe building. It is far from the main one, just a huge pile of stairs and passages, not well thought out. To get there, you have to walk straight and make an effort) if you don't want that, you can ask for a room in the main building, but it's a bit noisy due to all the activities. However, in our building it's quiet, rooms with fresh renovation. Although the soundproofing between rooms is very weak. The food and alcohol are okay (they have fish, but I haven't found seafood yet). The pools are warm, the sea is cool but acceptable if desired, there are large jellyfish in it. There are plenty of entertainment options for children. The staff tries to be maximally helpful, and they call the room to report on every request. Overall, in my first impression, I was more disappointed than impressed. Some silly procedure with cards to take towels from a single place and exchange them for cards (many five-star hotels no longer have this), absolutely no free sunbeds by the pool during the day, ancient music blaring from speakers by the pool (like Dr. Alban)... Everything seems geared towards the "mass consumer", without style. Consumers, by the way, are Russians, Poles, Czechs, Germans. If we compare the hotel, for example, with Lara Barut or even Narvana Cosmo - this hotel is much weaker. But it's also cheaper. The weather is comfortable for those who don't like exhausting heat. A slight refreshing breeze during the day, but everyone still swims. We'll see how it is in the evening. We'll keep exploring. I'm writing not to nitpick, the hotel is quite good on its own, and we will have a great time, but maybe there are those who expect uniqueness from it :) one thing is clear - during the season, there will be a lot of people per square meter here...

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Completely agree with you and support. Just returned from it 3 days were more than enough I don't nitpick either, but the air conditioner wasn't working and it was awful For a hotel of this level

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Air conditioners are turned on from April 1, but the nights are quite cool. If you open the windows, it's not hot at all to sleep.

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To sleep, yes, but to eat in a restaurant without air conditioning is a nightmare for me. You sit there sweating, and your blood pressure rises. I found out about the fact that they're closed from April 1st only when I was already at the hotel. It was the first time I encountered something like this in my life ๐Ÿ˜‚ Nowhere was it said or posted. Unfortunately.

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Last night we flew in from St. Petersburg - the flight was delayed for 2 hours and we flew at 5:30. They didn't feed us on the plane. We were brought to the hotel at 22:00. We checked in very quickly and, without waiting for our suitcases, we hurried to eat at the Panoramic restaurant. So far I am disappointed - the coffee is not tasty, the pastries, salads, and sliced meats (all taste stale) - the selection is very small. We asked for wine ๐Ÿท ourselves, they brought pink and red - personally, I didn't like it! But you can still make a choice - soup (2 kinds), rice, buckwheat, chicken variations, beef stew, turkey, fruits. The ice cream is delicious, etc. We took a walk around the area - it's beautiful, of course!!! but if we compare it to the Akka Alinda Hotel 5- we liked it more there for now. Its territory is smaller, but it's awesome!!! And at Zeynep Hotel too, it was great! I hope this is just our first impression - it will get better from here! The room has a kettle, bathrobes, slippers, shampoo, conditioner, and shower caps. But there is no toothpaste and brush - perhaps we need to ask!?

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Alena, dinner at the hotel is until 9:00 p.m., you were around 11:00 p.m., it's a late dinner, but for a late dinner, there are options available even after midnight, I think that's great! (from the assortment you listed)!!!

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We are having breakfast right now - it's just SUPER!!! There is so much food - it's impossible to try everything. Everything is very tasty!!! And BEAUTIFUL!

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Alena, which size did you take? How do you like it?

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The number they gave is this.

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Today we asked for a shaving kit, toothbrushes and toothpaste to be added to the mini-bar, along with chips and chocolate - everything was brought without any problems, plus cotton pads and sticks. Eco-concept at the hotel, providing consumables upon request.

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Shaving foam will also be provided upon request? Takes up a lot of space))

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Here's what was just delivered.

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We are at the hotel, Belek! It's stuffy in the main restaurant, but there is a zone in the second hall, it's fine there, cool in the evening! Excellent alcohol! Cocktails for Turkey, I would even say: superb! My husband drinks bottled beer and praises it! The pool is warm, the heating works, two zones of the water park are open! Cutlets, okroshka, borscht, cottage cheese pancakes, pancakes, meat pies ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ Highly recommend the hotel! In the photo is my husband's lunch, and I won't let him go without trying Turkish dishes here ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ Dinner - beef tongue and turkey ๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹๐Ÿ˜‹ and mashed potatoes (not powdered, real) ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ”ฅ From personal experience, we went to the guest relations department, they said there were no sun loungers and umbrellas! The problem was solved in 5 minutes!!! The girls are great, they can move mountains ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ๐Ÿคฃ

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I will write my review. We arrived at the hotel on February 26, had some requests regarding the room, I wrote in advance, at the entrance we were met by a porter (possibly misspelled) who grabbed the suitcases, we were given the room within three minutes, no need to wait at all, we were escorted to the room, helped with the luggage! There were black beach bags with the Alva Donna logo and a canvas bag at the bed! The bar was restocked daily! Slippers, towels, and toiletries were changed every day! The bed linens were changed every three days, the cleaning was of good quality! The room was given according to our preferences! In the restaurant, waiters constantly worked at the tables, as soon as I stood up for water, they rushed to help, didn't have to clear the plate myself, they asked if it was okay to remove it, drinks were brought almost without us having to walk.

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Here you go, if one thing doesn't work out, another one will)) we weren't lucky. We never received the Holchev bag during all our visits, but happiness is not in it) we were there since March 12. Moreover, this time we also asked for an extra bag, as one wasn't enough for us (there were 4 of us), but they said again that there were no bags)) and we asked for a regular one, the black one ๐Ÿ˜‚

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I'll tell you more, we were gifted not just one ;) we were lucky! But the hotel left the best impressions, it was the only one where the service quality was exceptional!

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We are here right now, the food is excellent, the hotel is full. The service is good as well. Personally, I don't like the following: 1. The mattresses in the room are too soft. 2. There are no bathrobes in large sizes. 3. The air conditioners only work on warm and not on cold. Throughout the hotel, it's unbearably stuffy for me, you can faint in the main restaurant - it's impossible to eat - everyone is red and sweaty, eww. I have to sit far away from the exit and carry my food there - and if you drink, you might as well drop dead. I believe that for a hotel like this, saving on the air conditioner is rubbish ๐Ÿ˜จ

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"The horror, why didn't you specify the problem with the air conditioner? Stuffiness is death for me ๐Ÿ˜…"

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They are still in the winter season, air conditioners will start working from April 1st.

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Will the air conditioners start working while the pool heating is switched off??

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The pools were open until mid-April last year - that's for sure. We were there in early April last year, the air conditioners were not working. We stayed on the top floor, apparently it was hot under the roof and the room was stuffy, we would open the balcony at night, but around 6 in the morning we would wake up to the sounds of the mosque....

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Here is the translation: "This is death for me Turkey is not Egypt after all, the humidity is terrible The winter concept doesn't work They only turn it on from April 1st, as they told me at the reception I asked for a fan to be provided at least - they said they don't have one It's a complete mess, in general"

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I am not small enough, robes were on me) I think it's terribly indecent to look for negatives in this hotel! The hotel is gorgeous, the service is excellent! What can one not like there? Bathrobes? That's really nonsense!

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Large sizes - what are they? In any hotel, bathrobes are always one size fits most. They usually fit from size 44 to 54 perfectly.

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Here they are in a hotel from 1 to 3 rooms)

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Even 54 were not found....unfortunately

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Did you call the front desk? :) such healthy guys walk around the hotel in bathrobes) in our room, there were three bathrobes hanging, one was very big, I saw the size XXXL, the other two were XL)

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Of course I called. Do you think I made conclusions and wrote that to offend the hotel?! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚ No, of course. They called and brought different options. But none of them suited me.

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We haven't seen any red and sweaty people here.

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We are also here right now and also haven't seen any red or sweaty people ๐Ÿ˜‚

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Well, to each their own, for me it was very stuffy, after all, we're here to express our opinions, right? For a hotel of this level, it is unacceptable, and if the temperature outside has exceeded 25 degrees, the air conditioners should be turned on.

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We checked into the hotel today. We were given a room overlooking the pool and received an upgrade as regular guests. The disco can be heard very well, even with the balcony closed. The weather today is cloudy. It's probably around 20 degrees. It warms up to 30 in the sun. The weather is wonderful. It's quite comfortable in T-shirts during the day. We are waiting for the warming that the forecast promised ๐Ÿ˜„ and warming up from the inside with alcohol at the Cinna Bar. They poured pink champagne for dinner, even though it's not in the winter concept. Overall, everything remains the same as before. There are various cosmetics in the room. The guest relations are responsive, fulfilling all requests without any problems. There are welcome fruits, baklava, nuts, a bottle of red wine, and Red Label in the room. The pools are heated. This is our second time here, and the second time I declined the deluxe wing. I don't like all the remoteness. But I noticed that people go there. I can say that the hotel has not declined after changing its name. The food is delicious; alcohol choice- well, you have to choose. The pink champagne is weak, the wine is so-so. My husband didn't reject the beer. The Cuba Libre seems fine too. People are swimming in the sea, beach loungers are set up, everything's good.

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How about cocktails? Is there a variety available?

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Seems like it. But I'm not a fan of cocktails, except for Aperol. They poured Aperol, not the worst, but not really wow.

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We have only positive impressions from our stay at this hotel! Overall, we are satisfied with everything.

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Good evening! We are currently at the hotel) Everything is great! Even with the change of name, the attitude towards guests has not changed) many things have become better! The food is excellent, the imported alcohol is good, and there is excellent champagne in the bars) As regular guests, they decorated the room for us, brought a canvas beach bag) The cleaning is good, they change the bedding daily, and there are 2 large towels and 2 small towels for each person) There are evening shows in the lobby. During the day, people play darts, shoot a bow, play football, etc. The weather is great! It's 21 degrees during the day, and the pool with waterslides is 29 degrees! Our favorite hotel never disappoints!

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Everything is very nice, the service is top-notch, even though it's winter now, the indoor pool is warm, and there's also a heated outdoor pool with slides. There are very good evening shows and a nightclub as well. The food is varied and delicious, and the alcohol is good too. There are many activities such as darts, archery, shooting, football, volleyball, tennis courts, etc. My child likes the kids club, they do activities there, make crafts, go to the movies, my son even won a few awards ๐Ÿ…, there is also an evening program for children. The room is always stocked with everything, especially in larger quantities. I came with my family and everything suited us! ๐Ÿ‘ I am already considering coming back, just to a different place. ๐Ÿ˜‚ But I am thinking about October, as it's less crowded then, there are spaces everywhere, and my child can run around freely without getting lost.

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How did they congratulate you on your birthday and which Ala carte did you go to? Hello

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Everything was brought to our room, then we lit a candle and a sparkler in the darkness. We then went to the a la carte restaurant, which was decorated in white, resembling Italian style. There we were congratulated, sang to, and brought a piece of birthday cake with a candle. After that, in the hall where the evening shows took place, there were dances. My husband asked the DJ to play "Happy Birthday" for me and they also made me a delicious cocktail to celebrate. Later on, we went to the night club and paid in rubles, as we had left our dollars in the room. The DJ played Russian songs for us. We visited all the a la carte restaurants during our stay, but chose the white one for my birthday. For some reason, for 3 days we had a buffet in the a la carte restaurants, so we could choose where to eat for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Honestly, we enjoyed the buffet better when it was moved upstairs, and we also had lunch outside during the warm sunny days. โ˜€๏ธ.

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It was in November, the standard rooms were old and worn-out, the fridge was stuffed with pillows to stop it from rattling so loudly that it was impossible to sleep, the entrance door opened almost with a run, there was a problem, of course, one could call, go, ask, but didn't want to waste time on it, only had 7 days. The deluxe building was nice, the rest were very tired ๐Ÿ˜. If we were to go a second time, it would only be in the deluxe building.

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Hello everyone! We will be there on the morning of January 30th! This will be our 4th visit. In 2021 and 2022, they heated the main pool, which was great despite the Covid situation. We never minded that the chefs and waiters served the food. We tried French, Italian, and seafood restaurants. Back then, there were no issues with alcohol, as it was free for all three years. Now I'll consider trying Chinese cuisine if it's available, as it hasn't been in previous months.

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For birthday celebrants, the hotel provides a complimentary gift: one free reservation at the a la carte restaurant, fruits, wine, a symbolic cake, and a congratulatory card. The gift is automatically sent to the room on the birthday. To book the restaurant, it is necessary to approach the guest service department. They strive to make your experience exceptional!

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We arrived recently, the weather during the day is normal, the outdoor pool with slides is open for swimming, there is also an indoor pool, which is also great. The food is excellent, and the alcoholic drinks are good too. The program is wonderful, there are entertainments available :) I bought cigarette packs and as a token of appreciation, I'm giving them out. The service is very good. There may not be a child's bathrobe in the room, but don't hesitate to ask for one, they will bring it! The sea water was slightly warmer than the pool, but the slides are working outside, they are heated comfortably. Inside, it is warm enough to swim in the pool. The animation is very good for both children and adults. My 5-year-old doesn't stay in the room, he goes everywhere with me, but he likes everything, especially the pool! There is heating outside. They gave us a good room from the first time. Be careful with the alcohol, you need to watch what they pour, you should ask for imported alcohol, they don't readily provide it. If you don't pay attention, they will pour their own Turkish alcohol. This applies to bars. However, their champagne and wine are great. When we arrived, we ate at the ร  la carte restaurants until today, from the 25th. We tried all the restaurants.

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Can you tell me what you usually wear during the day? I'm just packing my suitcase and I feel like folding my entire wardrobe. What is best to wear during the day? Is it appropriate to wear open-toed shoes?

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No open shoes, only for the pool. During the day, it's comfortable in a T-shirt, but in the evening, a warm sweatshirt is needed. It is also necessary to check the wind - if it is strong, then one thing, and if there is no wind, then it is good for sunbathing :)

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Can I wear a dress during the day? Summer dress.

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It is better to take the dress according to the season because it is windy now, but it is very warm in the building and rooms. We walked to the sea and around the area in robes ๐Ÿ˜Š

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Paid restaurant?

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No, for free.

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And how do you politely ask for alcohol?))))

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To know what you want, what brand of whiskey, the name.

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Good afternoon. We just arrived and are being settled into excellent rooms. The attitude towards tourists is very good, mostly all vacationers are from Russia and Kazakhstan. Honestly, we were not particularly interested in entertainment, but I saw a mini disco at 8:30 PM, followed by an evening show: karaoke, some singer performing, DJ, and a discotheque, which is the same every week. My 9-year-old child didn't want to go to the kids' club ๐Ÿ˜ But I did see children participating in aqua makeup activities and receiving medals, so there is some kind of activity available.

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Is the main pool not heated? The concept states that there is heating.

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Yes, it is stated in the concept that the water is heated, but it is up to the hotel's discretion. On the first day when we arrived, it seemed like the water was slightly heated, as I saw one person swimming. Then there were rains and they probably decided not to heat it anymore. Very few people remained to relax, and after January 9th, everyone left.

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We had a vacation in March. We were lucky to be accommodated close to the main pool and reception. The staff treated everyone equally, and in the restaurant, senior managers made sure that everyone was served promptly. If the waiters couldn't handle it, they would step in themselves. The hotel is very nice, and this is not our first time staying there. However, it has changed its name now, so maybe something has also changed.

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Only the name has changed!

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We were in November 2022, during the day it was 27-30 degrees, in the evening it was very cold, so we wore jackets and had a blanket on top. The hotel was really nice, with delicious and diverse food. We stayed in the Deluxe building.

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We were here last year on March 5th. We got completely sunburned. Remember to bring sunscreen. It was our first time here during this time of year, so I thought it wouldn't be hot and cold. On the second day, I was looking for sour cream in a restaurant. It was very warm, sunny, and breezy. We spent the whole day in swimsuits at the beach. There was really nothing to complain about. We always used to go to Alva Donna in Side. This was our first time here. We like both hotels. Each one is beautiful in its own way. We plan to send the kids in a week and then go ourselves in three weeks to one of them.

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I would definitely come back. We were here in mid-April and at the end of October. Excellent hotel. The food is amazing. I usually get sick from the smell of food in regular canteens, but here everything was delicious. Both in the main restaurant and at the food courts. I am truly grateful and give a bow to the chefs. Thank you for the delicious food and excellent service. Alva in Belek is superb. Even if they change the brand, I don't think they will be able to make things worse.

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I would return to Alva in Belek without hesitation. And precisely during the "off-season". The first time we visited during the spring break. If I hadn't gone to the beach, I wouldn't have realized it wasn't summer at all.

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Yesterday I arrived. Excellent hotel with very good service. Magnificent waiters and bartenders. There is a great Starbucks with delicious coffee. Huge heated outdoor and indoor pools. Sauna, hammam. There are a few downsides. On the ground floor of the main building, there is a nightclub. The music is blaring awful and goes on until morning. Request a room on the other side or above the second floor. In general, the first and most important thing is to be as far away from it as possible. There is a lot of food, not all of it tasty, unfortunately, but the variety solves that. You always find something that suits you. Plus for the borscht:))) I will definitely come back to this hotel.

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I am currently at this hotel. The large pool is heated, people and children are swimming. Daredevils are swimming in the sea. The food is good, there is always seafood and fish. And of course, strawberries. ๐Ÿ“

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Am I right to understand that you are currently in Belek, and there is another hotel of this chain in Side?

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I am in Belek. Yes, there is one in Side as well, and there is another one in Kiris, but it doesn't have a winter concept. I have been to all three hotels, but in my opinion, the one in Belek is the best.

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I go to Alva in Belek every April. It's warm there, although the sea can be a bit chilly. However, the pools were a great way to enjoy the water. The hotel is very nice.

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Was there in April last year. Everything was great, both the food and the entertainment for children, and the heated pools.

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We stayed here in the new building - it was just okay. It can be quite exhausting to navigate through these mazes to get to the beach, pools, or restaurants. The hotel is very inconveniently designed. The food is average, nothing special. The hotel is a decent 4-star, but definitely not a 5-star.

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We really liked the new building because of its remote location. It's quiet and peaceful. As for taking a walk, it's a pleasure for us since we don't need everything to be in one place. And the remoteness is actually quite amusing. Besides, there is a bar, a restaurant, and even a spa in the new building. ๐Ÿ˜

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About mazes, I agree) We need a number somewhere close to the exit/transition point)

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We were there in November. We really enjoyed everything: the food, the warm pool, we swam in the sea, there was a lot of seafood.

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Now at the hotel. Shampoo, gel, conditioner, lotion, toothpaste, and toothbrushes - everything is provided! Three beach bags (for the two of us) )) In the bar, there are soft drinks, juices, water, beer, chips, and chocolates. There is no red fish, only on mini sandwiches. Shrimp/mussels are available in salads and hot dishes. I know from the tour operator that the owner of Alva changed in August! All three hotels.

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The best hotel on the Mediterranean coast! We are currently here.

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I agree 100%. Excellent hotel with great amenities. And the food there is so delicious, mmm...

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We were in the year 2021 from April 11th. The weather was amazing! We went swimming in the sea, and the water park had a heated pool. We enjoyed champagne with cherries. The food was fantastic, with a lot of Russian dishes and delicious pastries. The staff was very attentive. It was definitely a hotel worth returning to. ๐Ÿฅฐ

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We are currently in Alva. Only 2 days left :( As for alcohol, they serve Ballantine's and Black Label for free. Mojitos are made at Havana Club. There's a lot of food, not really tasty in my opinion, but a wide selection. For example, today for dinner there is quail, veal neck, turkey, chicken in various variations, beef, fish. Basically, everything you want. But I have never seen really tasty food in any Turkish hotel. We have been to a 4-star hotel once, and it was impossible to eat there. Here it's decent :) As for the authenticity of alcohol, I have seen them open sealed bottles of Ballantine's.

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Are you sure that this is a fact of authenticity? )) Last year, in the middle of the World Cup, I ordered cognac... the first glass was fine, all the rest were clearly from a different bottle... As for the Havana Club mojito, maybe someone got lucky, but I specifically asked for it and they poured a different one, saying that it's no longer on the menu. By the way, each bar counter has a menu.

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For many years, I have been vacationing at this hotel every April. The bartenders always pour alcohol and syrups from branded bottles, while juices come from packets. I adore their branded champagne with cherries. It's an excellent hotel, and the service keeps getting better each year.

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Well, you can taste the difference when they pour Balantines. But when you don't ask specifically and just say whisky, they pour something local. It's noticeable in both taste and color.

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They also have Havana available on tap.

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Machines pour the contents from bottles and packages, as many times as I have seen it.

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In the lobby bar, they pour Havana not from the machine) And there is a dispenser of Olmeca tequila. They probably don't bother to pour it there either)) In any case, you definitely won't complain about the taste) It has never been bad either ๐Ÿ˜„

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We have been there multiple times and would go back again. The hotel is very good, worthy. Overall, the whole chain is excellent. We also visited Alva in Kemer - we liked it a lot too, the area is very nice. But Alva in Belek is even better ๐Ÿ‘

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Alvadonna in Belek. The hotel is commendable, we stayed there. And I would definitely go back there.

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ALVA DONNA is a very nice hotel, that's where I always stay when I relax. And we always swim in the sea barefoot, there is the cleanest beach, they don't just give the "Blue Flag" sign easily.

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We are currently vacationing with our children, aged 6 and 15, in Alva Donna, Belek. We really like the area, the food is very delicious and diverse. The rooms are great - everything is there, everything works, cleaning is done every day, but there is no iron - it is charged separately. The sea is warm, but the pebbles are small, uncomfortable, so be sure to bring aqua shoes with you. The staff is very attentive, almost all of the guests are Russian, there are also Kazakhs and Germans. The entire staff speaks Russian. Everything is clean and beautiful. The evening shows are very interesting, and I am a skeptic in this regard: there are many interesting acrobatic dances, tricks, themed shows, stunt performers. In general, it's amazing! We are very satisfied.

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I flew in today from the Alvadonna Exclusive Belek hotel. The room in the deluxe wing was a bit small for the price, I expected more space. The wardrobe was also strange, too small for long dresses. The food was excellent, but all ร  la carte options were at an additional cost. The drinks were good (I don't drink whiskey, so I can't comment on that) and there was definitely none in the fridge. The evening shows were fantastic, but the disco was okay. Overall, we are satisfied. About 80% of the guests are Russians, Kazakhs/Israelis, Arabs, and Germans.

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I have been staying at this hotel since 2016 and have also been to others, but ALVA DONNA is the best of all, it's just love.

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I will leave my short review about this hotel. A very decent hotel! I liked everything: the food, the territory, the drinks, and the shows.

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We stayed at this hotel two years ago. We booked a family room. Everything was fantastic. We really enjoyed everything: the rooms and the service. Last year, we were also in Kemer at Alva Donna, and we liked it even more: the sea was much cleaner and it wasn't as hot because of the mountains.

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Visited Alvadon Belek in October 2020. Every evening there were good shows, and from 10 PM to 12 AM there was a disco with lively music. The food was average, nothing special. They only had seafood like sea bass, shrimp, and no crayfish. The rooms in the old building, which is closer to the sea, were so-so, a bit old-fashioned, but cheaper. The new building is luxurious, with a very beautiful lobby, worth the money, and even a piano. There was a lot of imported alcohol in it. The beach was nice and spacious, with sandy areas, but small pebbles at the entrance to the sea, like everywhere else. We stayed in the old building, but always went to the new one for dinner and sat in the lobby there. The location was not the best, a bit far from Antalya, but there were local shops nearby with medium-quality items.

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Hello. We were at Alva in Belek for New Year's from 2020 to 2021. We really liked everything. And we have something to compare it to. We then spent a week at IC in Lara. And Alva stood out more in contrast. We are a family of different ages, my husband and I, our 16-year-old son, and our 5-year-old daughter. Everyone enjoyed it. Not all hotels have a young crowd, and in our experience, we have visited many different hotels in Turkey, but this one had a lot of young people, evening discos, waiters on rollerblades by the pool, and our son was very happy. The kids' entertainment was also great. The food was amazing: strawberries, melons, seafood. I'm comparing it to IC, which didn't have that during that period. There was a heated outdoor pool and an indoor hammam. The rooms were a bit worn out. The deluxe building was closed in winter, so we stayed in a family room in the main building. At first, they gave us a room with a wall view, but they immediately replaced it. The hotel is good. But everyone has their own priorities. We are going back to Alva in two weeks. Various Russian singers come to perform there, and Mary Gu will be there during our stay.

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My husband and I vacationed in October, and my parents vacationed over New Year's. The hotel was very nice. Both us and them stayed in the "Deluxe" building. This building is new, clean, and beautiful. Here are a few photos of this building, I recommend it specifically. For those staying in this building, there is their own restaurant, coffee shop, etc. The food at the hotel is high quality and diverse, including seafood and imported drinks. The entertainment team is fantastic, with fun activities from morning to night and excellent evening shows! The beach is nice, we had no problems finding sunbeds. The grounds are well-maintained, green, and filled with flowers! As for shopping, we took a taxi from the hotel for $15 one way to "The Land of Legends" on Shopping Avenue. I think you can find a list of stores on the official website.

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We were there in June. The rooms haven't been renovated for a long time, there is no renovation, the cleaning could be better, but the food is good. The hotel is located far from Belek and Kadriye, so you need to go out to go shopping.

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My impressions of the ALVA DONNA hotel in Belek. The sea access is good. They have a kids' club, children's menu, and a children's pool, even for the little ones.

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DETAILED REVIEW THANKS I STAYED WITH MY FAMILY IN NOVEMBER 223 - REFRAINED 4 4 accommodation 3 service 5 food Alena Terenteva Samara, Russia Travel Agent MANY SHORTCOMINGS IN THE HOTEL The Alva onna Eclusive, now called Obedan Hotel in Belek, was disappointing in some aspects. Let's go through everything in order. The rooms in the standard building (main building) were better off unseen!!! The family rooms are equivalent to a 3-star hotel in terms of renovation and furniture. Complete disappointment. We asked to be moved to the deluxe building. Nobody relocated us for free to the same category, even though there were available rooms in the hotel. They asked us to pay an additional 33 euros. This is significantly more expensive than what we would have paid to our travel agent in our city. This time, I didn't bother and didn't even look at the rooms, thinking that the hotel corresponds to a 5-star rating. The room in the deluxe building was not bad, and even had a partial sea view. But in one of the rooms of the family suite, a plastic window was nailed shut with nails, and it only opens upwards, making the room dimly lit. It's very dark. There is not enough fresh air. Furthermore, they don't replenish the shower gels and shampoos. I called the reception at 7777, and they told me that everything is upon request!!! Are you serious? Am I supposed to constantly call and ask them to bring shampoo, lotion, shower gel, and cotton buds? What kind of cost-cutting is this? In the end, they brought everything to me in a bag with leaked body lotions. It was a mess in a bag... As for the cleanliness, they only mop the floors properly. The beddings are not properly laid out, and the glasses are not washed. They didn't refill our minibar! We constantly had to ask for water. Apparently, this is also upon request. Such moments really overshadowed our vacation. When you constantly have to ask for something. Regarding the paid pavilions on the beach, we rented a pavilion in the first row for 6 euros per day. In the end, only after returning to Russia, we found out that they offer the pavilion for free once for guests staying in the deluxe building. They didn't offer it to us! Our acquaintances took advantage of this service. The food is good. No complaints here. Both fish and meat are excellent. Thanks to the chefs! Although there was one incident when I found buckwheat porridge with spoiled milk for my child. I complained on the spot, and they replaced the porridge with a good one. It's a good thing I tried it. Otherwise, my child could have gotten food poisoning. There was also an unpleasant moment when the waiter, a young guy with pimples on his face, brought me tea in a broken cup. I have attached a photo. It was clearly visible that the cup was broken and leaking. How is that possible? Is he blind? In the bar, instead of Baileys liqueur, they pour a different liqueur. Again, cost-cutting. We constantly had to approach and ask them to pour Baileys. They did pour it. It seems like they consider tourists to be fools. It's generally unpleasant. The beach is good. Gentle slope. The main pool is heated. It's nice to swim in the evening! The aqua park with a pool is also heated, which is a plus. Overall, the hotel has obvious shortcomings. I am unlikely to come back here and recommend the obedan Hotel to acquaintances and tourists. At least certainly not as a 5-star exclusive hotel.

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The hotel was loved by both adults and children, the animation, service, facilities, children's program, and variety of concerts, everything was great. The food, on the other hand, deserves a separate review, such diversity can hardly be found elsewhere - there were fruits, berries, and even my husband could choose from a variety of options at the bar, overall it was commendable. The only downside is that the price keeps increasing even faster than the currency exchange rate. However, we managed to buy it cheaper than others, through a familiar agent, at 89851522223. Thank you very much for not inflating the price. It's just a pity that such discounts are only available in autumn and spring. If there were more discounts like this, we would travel more often and be able to take the whole family with us.

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We bought a tour package at the "Tropicana" travel agency in St. Petersburg, excellent agency, I recommend it, thanks to Kristina, she took the order and everything was processed in just two days! On July 22, 223, we flew from Pulkovo to our destination at night with CORENON AIRLINES, in the economy class, no meals were offered on board, only for currency! The flight was not long, so it was bearable, the plane was clean and the staff was competent, and the takeoff and landing went smoothly. The flight time was just over 4 hours. In the morning, around 1 o'clock, we arrived at the hotel, which impressed us with its grandeur and beauty! We approached the reception and spoke to a girl named Merim, she attentively listened to us, took the necessary documents, connected us to Wi-Fi, and sent us to breakfast! As usual in the summer, there were plenty of people at the hotel, but by 1 o'clock, our Deluxe room was ready, although it was a bit far to walk, we managed. The room was good, everything was there and everything worked, if something was missing, you could call 7777 and they would provide it! The food was very abundant, there was everything you needed, including meat, side dishes, fish, shrimp, mussels, fruits, cheese, vegetables, in general, everyone could find their favorite dish! The waiters were friendly and tried to quickly fulfill the orders, you could pick up the food yourself, but tea, coffee, and drinks could be quickly ordered and brought to you! As for alcoholic beverages, I can give advice, first find out and choose your drinks by name at the bar, and specifically tell the waiters what you want, not just whiskey, for example, but a specific brand. We were there during a very hot period, +42 degrees, but it was tolerable! There is food and drinks everywhere on the hotel grounds to suit every taste! That's all good. There were enough sunbeds at the beach, the only downside of the hotel, in my opinion, was the entry into the sea, first there were stones, then a little sand, then stones again! Personally, I entered the water through the pier. The water was not very clear, so I recommend bringing slippers for the pebble beach. We went shopping to Antalya and Belek for free with the tour guide! In Belek, you can get there by bus in 2 minutes for a cheap price! Nearby, when you exit the hotel and turn right, there are plenty of shops, cafes, and markets within a ten-minute walk to suit every taste! We enjoyed our vacation! The staff was nice and responsive, thanks to them for their work! I highly recommend the hotel! Thank you!

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We stayed at this hotel from August 4th to August 13th. Honestly, I didn't understand the enthusiastic reviews about this hotel (((( Let me start from the beginning - we arrived at the hotel at 8:40 am. We were checked in immediately and given a room in the main building on the 4th floor (1564). Upon entering the hotel, the impression was not very good (((( We have always stayed in decent hotels in Turkey, always choosing good 5-star chain hotels. When entering a hotel, you are always greeted with a pleasant smell, welcome drinks and fruits, Turkish sweets, but not in this hotel. There was a smell of oldness and dampness, and 2 half-empty bottles of wine and green apples were waiting for you at the entrance of Alva Donna Exclusive Hotel. The rooms are a completely separate story - small, dirty, damp rooms with worn-out waffle bathrobes and towels that will "delight" you throughout your stay. A 5-star hotel cannot provide such awful service. The rooms are cleaned very poorly ((( there is no proper cleaning. There are shower gels and shampoos in the bathroom, which are locally packaged under the name Alva Donna (((( In all other hotels, it's always branded cosmetics, but here it is garbage! The food is limited and monotonous. They only served figs twice in 9 days! The beach is dirty and neglected, nobody cleans it. While we were swimming in the sea, 2 towels were stolen from us. We were shocked when we got out of the sea, we have never encountered anything like this in any other hotel. After that, we stopped bringing our phones to the beach to avoid losing them 😂 I will attach some photos to this review to confirm my opinion about this hotel. The hotel is not worth the money at all, there are much more deserving hotels. I really regret staying at this hotel. But the warm sea and sunshine made our stay in this place enjoyable. The hotel staff is not very friendly, not all of them of course (there are very kind and helpful guys), but there are very few of them. We visited 2 a la carte restaurants (Italian and seafood), which were free for us as a compliment from the hotel for our birthday. We didn't notice any difference from the main restaurant 😂 There is no dress code in the main restaurant (((( Guests come to dinner in wet shorts, pareos, and there were even children rollerblading. The staff did not make any remarks to the child or his parents 🤦🏻̹♀ᦋ This hotel lives on memories from 218 years ago, broadcasting concerts of Russian artists on television 😂 who used to come there at that time! We met a couple during our vacation, and they told us about a problem they had at the hotel. Their air conditioner leaked and flooded their MacBook and the sweets they bought as a gift. The hotel bought new sweets for them, but they simply refused to solve the problem with the MacBook. This hotel is not worth attention and a trip to it. I would never go back to this hotel again. The second-to-last photo is an attempt to show how dusty the room was (((

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We are staying at the Alva Onna Exclusive hotel for the first time, although we have been to Turkey several times. So we have the opportunity to compare, and we love everything! We would like to mention the excellent service, delicious food in the restaurant, and the attentive and friendly staff. We are delighted with all the activities, but especially impressed with the archery and rifle shooting with the animator Milan. We go every day without skipping because there is always a friendly atmosphere, cheerful and sincere atmosphere, and jokes. All of this together makes our vacation super positive. Bravo, Milan!

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I liked everything in the hotel, as it turned out, I had been to ALVA ONNA BEACH RESORT COMFORT before, so I compared it with that. In comparison, I can say that I liked the food at ALVA ONNA BEACH RESORT COMFORT more. In other aspects, the exclusive hotel is, of course, cooler, bigger, more monumental, etc. Now, what I remember and noted: "-": 1) Waffle robes, not velvet ones - in the previous Alva, there were soft velvet robes, here they are just ordinary, thin waffle ones. It's a small detail, but not very pleasant in comparison. 2) We didn't have enough red fish steaks, salted fish, and melon - for some reason, they were not available. Although the melon was used as decoration in the cocktails and was very tasty, it was not served in the restaurants. Probably, it's not in season yet. 3) The a la carte fish restaurant was average - we tried going to the restaurant, but it was not impressive, just ordinary food and presentation. It's not worth 15 euros, but you can go for free on your birthday :-) 4) Room cleaning - it was quite mediocre, they didn't replenish the bathroom supplies, and they didn't clean the sand from the floor, just swept it against the wall. 5) Services are quite expensive - we stayed at the previous Alva for New Year's Eve, but the spa there cost 4$, here it's 6$ if you get more than 5 massages. Extending the room costs 9 euros (ours was not a standard room). Car rental starts from 1$ (we paid 4$ at the previous Alva). Babysitting is 2$ per hour. "+": 1) Separate hall for children with kids' tables - it is just wonderful! The main restaurant has 3 halls: regular, on the veranda, and "children's". In the "children's" hall, low tables and chairs for children are placed around the perimeter. So, you can eat at a normal table while your child sits comfortably at their own table. 2) Children's fridge - there is a fridge in the "children's" hall with snacks, purees, juices, and milk. 3) Large Starbucks and lobby bar - in Alva Comfort, Starbucks was a small corner. Here it is a full cafe where you can sit and enjoy free delicious coffee. 4) Well-maintained territory - it is better than in Alva Comfort, they have everything. 5) Food - excellent, but slightly worse than in the previous Alva, especially the grill. They have everything: from traditional Russian dishes (okroshka, borsch, vinaigrette) to delicacies like filled toasts, bruschetta, dorado, red fish (but not steaks), quail, pilaf, udon, duck, crayfish, seafood, etc. 6) Ice cream, cotton candy, popcorn, waffles - it's all free and available for half of the day. 7) In the "children's" hall, there is a sterilizer for baby bottles, a blender, and dietary food. 8) You can pay with any card at the hotel - even with Russian Visa and Mastercard. They convert it to rubles at the current exchange rate. Observations: 1) They opened a stage, painted the bridges, and opened bars by the start of the season - apparently, the season starts on May 1st, and the hotel shows off even more of its capabilities. The main stage is magnificent, we watched an extreme show there - it looks amazing. They also have concerts of Russian stars (for example, Yulia Savicheva performed on May 1st). 2) The hotel is tailored for Russians - it is noticeable everywhere. The menu includes many of our dishes, and everyone speaks Russian. The hotel's clientele is 9% Russian and 1% elderly Europeans. 3) About renting a car. If you want to save money, we used the Localrent service. You go to their website and book a car with them, we paid 36 euros per day without deposits for a Fiat, everything went smoothly. There is also some car rental on the street to the right of the hotel. 4) There is a DenizBank ATM to the right of the hotel. You can withdraw money with UnionPay from it, but the exchange rate is not favorable (Gazprombank's rate). It's better to come with cash in dollars or euros. 5) There are souvenir shops and pharmacies near the hotel, and a bit further away there are A11, Migros, and Bim supermarkets. 6) You can take a bus to the center of Belek for 15 liras per person. It takes about 3-4 minutes. Overall, it is an excellent hotel, and I don't regret a single ruble spent. If you come, you won't regret it, as many 5-star reviews say.

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After the pandemic, we visited Turkey and chose a hotel where our whole family had previously stayed a total of 8 times. The last time was in 2018. The tour operator Pegas arranged the flight from Vnukovo to Turkishen and back, it was an overnight flight lasting 4.5 hours. We arrived at the hotel at 8 AM and were immediately sent to have breakfast. Lyuba, one of the best staff members at the accommodation department, recognized us and at 9 AM, we received a room on the 1st floor of building 2. The room had been renovated and everything was clean. The fridge was already stocked with drinks: water, cola, Fanta, Sprite, beer, etc. The room had a view of the lawn and sea. We were satisfied. Everything was within walking distance. The bathroom only had cleaning supplies, but upon request, they brought a razor, toothpaste, foam, and various other things. No problems! The bedding was clean, there were waffle robes and slippers in the room. The hotel grounds had not changed for the worse. Everything was clean and the pool area was constantly being cleaned. The staff was preparing for the summer season. All pools and slides were operational, except for the mineral pool. The temperature of the outdoor pool and slides was +26 degrees Celsius, which warmed up to +29 degrees Celsius by lunchtime. The pools had very little chlorine, but the indoor pool smelled strongly of chlorine. The temperature outside was +15 degrees Celsius in the morning and +29 to -3 degrees Celsius by lunchtime. Warm clothing was needed in the morning as it was chilly. It was comfortable during the day. Half of the beach was open as there weren't many people. The service and hospitality were of a high standard. All the staff members were very clean and well-dressed in their uniforms. 9% of them could speak Russian, and the service was fast and they even offered some additional things - excellent rating. Some of them remembered us. The guests were mainly Russians with children, but there were tourists from Germany as well, mainly retirees from the western part. I think they live well as they drink alcohol excessively. There were Kazakhs, Turks, but no one from Ukraine. If you want a calm vacation, this is not the place for you. There were children everywhere, at the pool, in the pool, and everywhere else. The bars were open at the main pool, on the beach, and in the lobby area but then they closed the ones in the arena as there were few people. The sunbeds, umbrellas, and towels were readily available. There was always something happening between breakfast and dinner at the pool - smoothies, waffles, etc. There was a fruit assortment in the fridge. According to the winter concept, it was even very good. The restaurant was of a high standard. We have already mentioned the dishes, everything was at a good level, and there was plenty of everything - take care of your stomach, there was a lot! The chef deserves praise. The lamb and mutton on the bone were amazing. The borscht and chicken soup were always delicious for lunch. We didn't like the mackerel and some red cold-smoked fish that was served for lunch was frozen and fell apart. The beef kebab was very tough. There were always various types of fish prepared, except for salmon, etc. Overall, the food was very impressive. We had strawberries twice in the evening over 5 days. The fruit was standard, everything was pre-cut to avoid having to bring it to the rooms. According to the winter concept, there was alcohol available at the bars - 4 types of whiskey, Napoleon brandy, tequila, vodka, local wines, champagne, cocktails, etc. Balanandy was poured from dispensers, not too strong or diluted, and everything else was as you liked. It all seemed fair. Other drinks were available for an extra charge. You could read everything in the menu via QR codes. The animation was at a good level, there was poolside activities every day, such as barrel, volleyball, darts, and in the evenings there was an exciting disco at the bar - it was great. During bad weather, the entertainment was moved to the lobby. The lobby used to have a pianist and violinist playing a good repertoire of international music, but now they only had a boring pianist. I couldn't stand listening to him, so I approached the guest relations and asked him to change the repertoire a bit and play some Russian music. It's always a good idea to approach this department as the girls there are very friendly, and I am very grateful to them. It is one of the best hotel services we have experienced. Overall, our short vacation in Alva went very well. We got a tan, went swimming. Many thanks to the hotel and its staff. The summer concept is currently being prepared. I think it will be ready by April 15th.

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The hotel was very liked by both adults and children, the animation, service, amenities, children's program, and variety of animation programs, everything was great. The food is a separate review, you won't find such variety anywhere else, everything is fresh, a large assortment, and fruits with berries, and my husband could choose at the bar, in general, it's worthy. If there were more discounts like this, we would travel more often and could take the whole family with us.

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Great hotel! The grounds are large, very green and well-maintained. The food in the restaurants is excellent, with a huge selection of dishes! The staff are very friendly and helpful, always smiling and going above and beyond. There are a lot of visitors, but there are enough beach loungers and tables in the restaurants for everyone. There are plenty of sweets, fruits, and drinks (of good quality). There is always entertainment going on, and the kids have their own club, water park, and pool with sea water. In the evenings, there are always some entertainment events for the guests. I liked absolutely everything!

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The hotel is just a marketing ploy! It all started with the check-in. Instead of 2 pm, we were checked in at 4 pm. We arrived at 1 pm. 3 adults + 1 child. And then the chaos began. The Family room that I paid for when I booked the tour turned out to be very small. Only 4 square meters, while a regular room is 32 square meters. Upon entering the room, there were 2 beds next to the window in the hallway, and there was almost no space to put our suitcases and stroller. For 3 adults and 1 child, there was only 1 towel and 1 bathrobe! In the restaurant (with peeling walls), there were countless flies, cats, and people. The showers in the room were scary to talk about. The sea had pebbles and a steep shore. It was painful to walk on. As for the reception - the Russian-speaking staff were unfriendly and aggressive, and they reacted inappropriately to any complaints. We have been to Turkey for 28 years and have something to compare it to. It is high time for this hotel to close for renovations instead of cramming people in like sardines in a can. In another hotel, the Family room was about 6 square meters, and if you have a child, they provide a potty in the room and there's no need to ask for towels and bathrobes. The price is astronomical, but the quality is only at a 3 level. I do not recommend it to anyone. It's a pity for the money and nerves wasted.

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The hotel pleases us more and more every year. Our family has been flying to Alva Donna for the past 5 years. From the moment of arrival and entering the hotel, everyone is greeted with a smile at the reception. I want to express special thanks to Mr. ลžaban, he is so polite and helpful to everyone, treating all guests with such respect. In general, I won't write much, but for them, every guest is special! If you have children, definitely go to Alva Donna, because anything can happen, from rotavirus to a bee sting, and everyone is ready to help, starting from the girls at the guest relations desk, the doctor, and the entire staff is very friendly! There are many interesting things for children - a mini club, a children's area, a children's pool with slides, and most importantly, a very compact territory. Even though we stayed in the Deluxe building, everything was very convenient and comfortable. In short, a huge thanks to the entire hotel staff, I would give them 10 points, unfortunately I can only give 5! You might think that I have nothing to compare it to, but no, we have visited all the hotels in Turkey, starting from the luxury segment (Rixos, Cornelia, Gloria), but let me tell you, I fell in love with Alva Donna from the first time. The ratio of price and quality is great, despite the price increase in all Turkish hotels, Alva Donna is our love! And most importantly, dear friends, don't look for flaws and minor shortcomings, they exist everywhere, always have a positive vacation. Good luck to everyone and have a great holiday!

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We rested in early May. We arrived at the hotel early in the morning and were checked in immediately. We had booked a room in a separate building. The room was clean, the bar was restocked every day, and the cleaning service was also good. We liked everything about this hotel - the waiters, the staff, and the entertainment. There was a concert every evening, and famous artists like Yulia Savicheva and Klava Cocca performed. The food was always great, no matter where we ate. However, we were unlucky with the weather - the sea was cold. But we could still swim in the heated pool. There is a market near the hotel, but everything there is expensive. If you go a little further, there is another market with much lower prices. We took a bus to visit Belek and the mall. Overall, the hotel was simply amazing. We will definitely come back!

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Do not recommend this hotel!!!! We traveled with children from Odessa to the Alva Donna hotel, which is 2 km away and has 3 customs checkpoints. We arrived at the hotel at 4 PM, expecting to check in, feed the children, and go to the beach, but reality turned out to be different! The unfriendly manager named Mustafa immediately started questioning why the 2-year-old child was not included in the voucher. I explained that it was due to circumstances, and asked how much extra we needed to pay. He responded with "wait, wait for 15 minutes." I asked again and received the same response to wait! I started to argue, questioning why we couldn't be checked in first and then continue the discussion. He replied that it was not his hotel and I shouldn't tell Mustafa what to do! Ultimately, the conflict ended with Mustafa shouting that he didn't want us to stay at their hotel!!! I said that after such treatment, I didn't want to stay either! In the end, we became hostages of the situation. After 3 minutes, around 5 PM, Mustafa suddenly came up with an additional payment of 15โ‚ฌ for the 2-year-old child! The manager, Said, from Annex Tour Company arrived and said that he would figure out the price within an hour. We left to feed the children at a nearby restaurant. Said called and said that the additional payment for the 2-year-old child would actually be 25โ‚ฌ through the company. In the end, we arrived at the hotel and sat on a bench in front of it. Nobody approached us until I went to the front desk at 6:30 PM and paid for 3 days until Monday, leaving our passport as a deposit. Our office in Odessa promised to resolve the situation! On Monday at 11 AM, we received an urgent message to pay. The hotel itself is not worth the money we paid. The drinks are local (beer and wine), and the room they gave us was small, measuring only 22 square meters, with no soundproofing. When our children called us from the room, the neighbors thought it was a call for them. The windows faced the road, the food was not tasty, and over the course of 14 days, we didn't see much variety. The watermelons and melons they served had nitrate levels exceeding the norm (photo attached). I reported this issue to customer support, and they promised to look into it, but they still haven't resolved it after 14 days! The hotel's infrastructure is old and poorly designed. The staff constantly walk around with trolleys in the corridors and in the elevators with guests. The elevators are constantly overloaded, causing long waits, and the lights turn off 5-10 times a day, probably due to insufficient power! To reach the beach from the deluxe building, it is necessary to use 2-3 elevators and cross a bridge! The main restaurants do not have areas for children, which is also inconvenient! The location is 25 km from Belek, and a taxi costs 3-4$ to the center of Belek, one way. Usually, we always extend our vacation, but the greed of the hotel management is astonishing. How can they not love their customers? P.S. Regarding Mustafa, this is not the first review I've read about him. There was a similar incident a month ago, but the management has not learned any lessons from it!

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We are currently vacationing with our family at this hotel. It is our first time in the Belek region. We really liked the hotel and do not regret choosing it. One of the advantages is the compact, well thought-out, and cozy hotel territory. The rooms are nice, with modern furniture and fixtures. Wi-Fi is free and available throughout the hotel. There is also a free minibar. There are many original sports activities and the animators are not pushy. It is great to have two water parks. There are plenty of sunbeds at the beach and pools. The ice cream is delicious! There is a wide variety of food, and the cuisine is more suited for tourists from the CIS countries; they do not use a lot of Turkish spices. There is a lot of fish, but it seems like there is not enough meat. One big downside is the lack of pistachio baklava! We really love it but couldn't enjoy it here. There are plenty of fruits though! The pancakes for breakfast and pastries for lunch are very tasty. For those who enjoy alcohol, everything is imported. We liked the wine and champagne, as they were not sour like in many other hotels. There was one more downside: the snack bar with burgers is right in the sun, it would be great if they had shades. Another cool thing is the bar on the pier with a DJ, they did a great job with that! And the last downside is that the entry into the sea is quite steep. There are pebbles at the entrance and it was a bit difficult to get out of the water. We had the opportunity to see Slava's show, and we are looking forward to Banderos. Across the road from the hotel, there is a place where you can walk and buy souvenirs. I want to thank all the girls from the Guest Relations team, they are always at their workplace and immediately solve any issues! I also want to thank the hotel for their attention - our children got sick and they called us constantly asking about their condition and sent compliments to our room. It was very pleasant to receive such treatment! And a small warning for those who are vacationing with Ane Tour - do not give any consent or hints about going somewhere else, the manager does not want to understand that the children are sick and that the vacation is more important than shopping, he even threatened! Overall, it is an excellent hotel and a pleasant vacation!

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Translate the text into English: We were on vacation with our family and three children at the hotel from July 2nd to 14th. We checked in on time, the room was a Family room, but when we entered, we were shocked. We had never seen such old and smelly rooms before. The room was located on the 1st floor of the building with the children's arcade. We opened the balcony and faced the staircase. There was a smell of sewage in the room, but not too strong. In the morning, we asked to change rooms, and they accommodated our request. They moved us to the opposite wing where there was a Starbucks. The room there was slightly larger and already without any smell, temporarily without smell. The room was located on the attic floor, and it was very hot! But the renovation there was fresher. We had a good time for 5 days, but on the night of the 6th day in that room, the air conditioning suddenly turned on at 2 am, and it became stuffy. A sewage smell started coming from the bathroom. At 3 am, after visiting reception, a "maintenance worker" came and sprayed air freshener, saying that it was all he could do. After some arguments at reception, they gave us another room next door. It was even bigger and more comfortable, and it was not an attic room. In general, with three children, we moved to another room at 4 am. That was the end of our moving adventures. We were later told that it is better to check in at the deluxe building across the road, as it is the newest one. Rooms and the Russian-speaking staff are a disappointment, just like in the restaurant. They seem to be Kyrgyz, they work efficiently, quickly, and don't expect tips. Now let's talk about the food. The food is very good, and you can find soup for a little child for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The food made a very positive impression, a solid 5. There are 2 restaurants, one in the main building and one in the deluxe building, so we didn't have to repeat the same food every day, we could eat in both places. There are enough bars where you can have a drink, but I can't speak about alcoholic drinks, we only drank beer, it was fine. The territory is large, with a lot of greenery, but occasionally there is a sewage smell in the hotel - apparently, that's the hotel's signature... The grandeur is present everywhere, with vases, "gold," paintings, but it's all a bit tasteless. It would have been better if they invested in the rooms. There are some cool features, such as a Starbucks cafe, which is 1% of the cafe, both in the main building and in the snack bar near the VIP houses. The VIP houses are also cool but very expensive. The beach is very large, divided into 4 zones. The 1st zone is where the connected canopy is, the 2nd zone has separate umbrellas, the 3rd zone has separate umbrellas but is for ages 16+, and the 4th zone is the beach in front of the VIP houses. Overall, there is enough space for everyone, but if you want to get an umbrella in the first row, you have to come no later than 7 am. Well, we usually did that anyway because we woke up at 6 am. The water entry has pebbles, which can be a bit uncomfortable, but it's only for about 1 meter. The depth decreases quite sharply. For children, there is a separate restaurant next to the main one, with small tables and chairs. There are small juices, yogurts, fruit purees, but I can't say there is a wide selection, although you can find everything in the main menu. On the beach, next to the volleyball court, there is a children's pool for little kids. There is also a mini club, and next to it is a playground, but the most important thing is the separate children's water park, which is very good. However, the kids also run around in the main water park. There is a football field, a basketball court, and a tennis court. The highlight of the hotel is the arrival of celebrities every Tuesday. We had the chance to see concerts by Hannah and Slava. Slava's concert was really good. The evening entertainment program is packed. As for the animators, I can only speak about the beach volleyball. The responsible animator named Bayram deserves a solid 2. He didn't even bother to water the court a few times. There were many people playing volleyball, so we set up our own net, moved the lines, and played with our own ball. So Bayram can be safely fired. That's all. We can return to the hotel mainly because of the food and entertainment program, but it would be better to stay in the deluxe building.

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I rested with my family, the trip was for the children, they were bored. In the evening, after 5 pm, their only entertainment was the playground and spending money on toy cars and puzzles. The mini disco takes place in the mini club area, but there is limited space. Parents occupy all the benches to watch over their little ones, leaving the children who came for their celebration standing on the sidelines. For a couple of evenings, the entire hotel area smelled of garbage. The family rooms in the main building face the utility rooms and air conditioning units. The food in the hotel is excellent and varied.

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Amazing hotel. Everything is PERFECT: service, food, drinks, customer service, room cleaning, evening program. There is an individual approach to every guest here. Absolutely loved everything. Everything has been described in great detail before me, so I won't repeat myself. The only thing that didn't impress me was the room; we booked a standard room, but we were given a bungalow (that's what they call it), and I didn't like it (no balcony, a bit gloomy). However, they checked us in immediately as we arrived early in the morning. Overall, this hotel is definitely the best in every aspect. It makes you want to come back here.

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We stayed at this hotel at the end of May, beginning of June 2023. I decided to write a review because my impression of the hotel was very strange... Let's start with the accommodation. We arrived early in the morning and we were only checked in at 4 pm, which was the longest check-in time we've ever experienced. I didn't like the rooms, they were very small and dark, and there were door stoppers on the floor everywhere, which many people accidentally injure their toes on. The lighting in the rooms was very dim, and in the family room, people lived like moles (all the lights turned on from one switch). The room cleaning was poor, the minibar and various shampoos and gels were not replenished every day. Now for the hotel buildings. At first, it was completely unclear how to get to the desired place))). The floors of all the buildings are connected and you constantly get confused about where you need to go, we found it very inconvenient. The food was varied, but I didn't like how it was prepared. It seemed like everything was there, but at the same time, there was nothing to eat. There was little bakery, only 4 types of Turkish jam. There is meat and fish, but not very tasty. There are plenty of vegetables and fruits. There is nothing in the children's restaurants. There are a lot of sick children in the hotel. Everyone is walking around with Turkish chickenpox, and nobody is isolated. If you go with a child, they will definitely get sick. The hotel doesn't do any mosquito treatment, they are just swarming around. It is impossible to go outside in the evening. The beach has pebbles with sand, the entrance is not convenient. The majority of guests in the hotel are Russians, but there are also Ukrainians (coming from Poland and other countries). I witnessed some conflict situations, but I don't know how they ended. I will definitely not go to this hotel anymore, it is not worth my money.

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We stayed at the hotel from July 1, 223 to July 24, 223. ACCOMMODATION. We arrived around 1 am, and were greeted by very polite staff at the reception who spoke and understood Russian well. We booked a room in the deluxe building, and it should be noted that all beds in this building are double beds. There are no separate twin beds in the rooms. We realized this late and tried to negotiate a room change to one with two beds (in the deluxe building, quad room with two double beds), but we were unable to do so for free or for an additional fee. We were denied, citing the hotel's full occupancy (it is unclear why the hotel refused to charge us for a room that was successfully sold at the time of our arrival). We were sent to breakfast, and some guests were checked in immediately, while others were told to come back at 11 or 12. We were told to come back at 2pm. We changed into our swimsuits and went to breakfast and the beach. At 2:10 we returned to the reception, but the room was still not ready, and we were finally checked in at 2:30. We were offered to look at a room for disabled guests a few days later, where the double bed was split into two single beds, with no shower partition and a mirror set at an angle. We were not satisfied with this room, as the view was to some strange empty place, so we stayed in our room with a direct view of the sea. ROOM: A standard room, with a specified area of 27-3m2 on the website, but it felt smaller. There was no storage space for luggage. The bed was very large and did not squeak, the mattress was comfortable, the bed linen was snowy white, towels were changed daily, and sometimes, upon our request, we were able to change them twice. The room had a free safe, a shoehorn, a shoe sponge, a tea-coffee set that was constantly replenished, a minibar (beer, sparkling and still water, juice, cola, cola-zero, Sprite, Fanta, milk, chocolate bar, chips brought once). Bathroom amenities (soap, shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, shower cap, body lotion, liquid soap in two containers (over the sink and in the shower), cotton swabs, nail file, cotton pads, as well as toothbrushes and paste brought upon request, razor sets), disposable slippers, additional blankets and robes of the required size brought upon request. Pillows of different sizes and densities, fluffy and light blankets. The balcony in the room was spacious, with a laundry rack, two chairs, a table, and an ashtray (there was no table in the main building balcony, and not every balcony could fit 2 chairs). It is worth noting that the call center worked very promptly. The shower cabin was clean, neat, with a rain shower. Wi-Fi in the room and throughout the property, including by the pier, worked great, with occasional glitches that were not bothersome. Upon check-in, we found that the air conditioner could not go below 22-23 degrees, so we contacted the call center, and a technician was sent immediately. The technician worked for almost an hour, and the call center called us back to inform us that the necessary part had been replaced and assured us that the air conditioner would work correctly. The technician also recommended closing the balcony, curtains, and not removing the room key card to avoid stopping the air conditioner. We followed these instructions. The next day, the air conditioner still did not work properly, so on the evening of the following day, we addressed this issue to the guest relations, and a lady immediately contacted the call center, who assured her that the part would be replaced the next day and everything would be fine. Indeed, the next day and thereafter, the air conditioner worked properly as it should have from the beginning. However, despite paying for a stay at a high-class hotel (over 6 euros), the experience of being without an air conditioner for two days was not acceptable. ROOM CLEANING: Upon check-in, we found a juice straw wrapper under the chair and a pistachio shell behind the entrance door that was still there after the following day's cleaning. The housekeepers did not speak English or Russian, communicating with gestures, and any issues were resolved through the call center and guest relations. A senior cleaning manager came and picked up the pistachio shell, saying something to the housekeeper. The rest of the cleaning was done according to schedule, but we made sure not to leave anything on the floor, and we maintained order. The bed linen was of good quality, changed regularly. HOTEL: The hotel was very clean, everything was constantly being cleaned, wiped, and polished, leaving a great impression. Any questions that arose should be addressed to guest relations, where the Russian-speaking girls were very kind and friendly. Besides household issues, they once helped a cat with a kitten. When entering Starbucks, we heard a kitten crying, and from the second floor, we heard its mother's cries as she was frantic. We realized that the kitten had fallen from the second floor, and we wanted to take it to its mother, but it was scared, hissing, and wouldn't let us grab it. We asked a cleaner, who also scared it away, but guest relations resolved this issue by contacting the main expert who dealt with cats (vaccinated them, took them to castration, and lived on the hotel grounds). The kitten was reunited with its mother โ€“ a happy ending. The staff in the hotel shops behaved decently and did not push their products. The spa and photo staff, after one refusal, did not insist, which was very pleasant. The shared bathrooms were always clean, with hygiene supplies available. There were 2 Starbucks on the property. I want to mention the Starbucks in the main building. During shifts when a young man was working, there was caramel and whipped cream available. However, during a shift when a girl was working, there was nothing available as usual, and the coffee did not meet the standard Starbucks quality. After getting both a cold and hot beverage and having to throw them away, we informed guest relations. In the next shift, the girl had caramel, whipped cream, and it turns out the coffee was being properly brewed. We concluded that it was the hotel's system that only started working properly when a guest complained. On our own vacation, we prefer to relax, not to complain. The lobby bars were cozy, with delicious Turkish coffee served everywhere and open terraces. The bartenders were all friendly and smiling, always finding an available table, quickly clearing away dirty glasses and wiping tables. If something was running out, such as a drink, nuts, or chilled fruits, they would bring them again without asking. The presented alcoholic beverages, including imports, were always available and of excellent quality. The cocktails were made to a high standard and fulfilled any request. One unpleasant moment was in the lobby bar of the deluxe building. On the second-to-last day of our stay, we asked a tall young man, instead of the usual female bartender who worked excellently, to pour us some Baileys. He poured a glass but I could smell coffee. Baileys does not have a coffee flavor, so I realized he had poured local alcohol instead of the proper Baileys. I declined to take it, and he silently walked away. The female bartender, as always, served us well, poured us original Baileys, and we were satisfied. Almost every evening, a pianist played on a grand piano in both the deluxe building and the main building. The chairs and couches were very comfortable, with stone bar tables and interesting lighting. Swans and cats lived on the property, and they were not chased away, as we have seen in hotels of lower standards. The waiters were delighted when guests fed the animals. Additionally, besides the standard pools, there was a separate area with a pool that featured jacuzzi zones, where the water was not chlorinated. There was a pharmacy 5 minutes away from the hotel, as well as a market with clothing and souvenirs a little further, with Migros a bit farther away, but we went shopping in Antalya. DINING: All dishes in the restaurant were always hot, and the vegetables and fruits were chilled. This division of temperature was something we saw for the first time in a hotel, and it was wonderful. Everything was fresh and delicious, with freshly squeezed orange juice, honeycombs, homemade butter, croissants, and a variety of baked goods for breakfast. They made omelets, various types of scrambled eggs, delicious thin pancakes, waffles, pancakes, and more. It is impossible to list everything. It is worth noting that the dish variety did not decrease even for late breakfast, unlike in other hotels. Everything was top-notch. For lunch and dinner, there was a huge variety of meat (lamb, veal, chicken, turkey, quail), but this was the first hotel in Turkey where we did not eat fish. It always tasted bland; presumably, it wasnโ€™t marinated in advance and lacked salt. There was a variety of seafood (mussels, shrimp, calamari, crayfish), vegetables, salads, cheeses, cold cuts, fruits, pastries, garnishes, desserts, alcohol, and beverages. There was also a dietary and children's table, with 2 soups available for lunch daily, with one always being a tasty borscht. Ice cream was freely available, both packaged and in scoop form in various flavors. There were enough tables at all times โ€“ you could sit outside or inside with air conditioning. The restaurant had themed evenings (Mexican, Turkish, seafood). There were a few flies, but no other insects were observed, as ultrasonic repellents were placed on all terraces. Swallows built a nest under the roof of the deluxe restaurant, with three little chicks that we watched grow for 2 weeks. The waiters were attentive and polite, taking dirty dishes to a dedicated area rather than wheeling trolleys past guests. However, their politeness only improved after we complained to guest relations that during breakfast at the deluxe restaurant, the waiters were not attentive to guests and engaged in personal phone conversations. We had to look for tea, juice, and water, going through the fridge ourselves, and the waiters seemed satisfied with guestโ€™s independence, even though the hotel concept stated that beverages would be served by the waiters. TERRITORY: large, beautiful, green, clean, well-maintained. The coastline is large, with a pier with a bar and comfortable mattresses, which we also saw for the first time. The mattresses have covers that are changed daily. Approximately every 1-2 days, there is a DJ playing on the pier at sunset for 2 hours, which is really cool. There is a small aqua park for adults and children, but during our visit, only I was there among adults. There are plenty of bars on the territory with polite staff and waiters serving imported alcohol. As for the animation, I can't say much as we didn't participate, but we saw activities like darts, aqua aerobics, yoga, and volleyball taking place. However, the evening shows were all very good, with two famous performers (Slava and Banderos) performing on Tuesday nights. Speaking of air conditioning, the lead singer of the group Banderos - Maria Rusakova, who stayed in the deluxe building, mentioned on her Instagram that even with an outside temperature of 36 degrees, the air conditioning in her room never dropped below 25 degrees. BEACH: Upon entering the beach, there are coolers with water, tea, and lemonades. There were always places available on the beach, with plenty of sun loungers at any time. There was also a separate 16+ zone, which was a nice touch. Beach attendants promptly clean up any leftover dishes (plates/glasses). SEA: The water is clean and changes color from blue to light green, which is very interesting. We noticed that the hotter the temperature during the day, the colder the sea would be the next day. Afternoon brought small waves. Upon entering, there is fine gravel, so aqua shoes may be needed for some. There were fish near the pier in the sea, fighting for scraps of bread. And someone in the sea persistently bit us 1-2 times. CHECK-OUT: Due to the inconvenience of the air conditioning not working properly in the first 2 days, upon check-out, we requested a couple of extra hours without extra charge, which was agreed to. When explaining to the reception why we asked for 2 free hours, they tried to make fools of us, explaining that it was normal for the air conditioning not to lower the temperature during the first days. It is very unfortunate that the receptionist tried to make fools of us. OVERALL: The hotel is excellent. If room renovation is important, it is advisable to book a corresponding room category (deluxe building) in advance. It is worth noting that there were no tip boxes throughout the property, which sets a quality five-star hotel apart from others claiming to be five-star hotels where tip boxes are placed almost next to every employee. Also, there are no intrusive staff members repeatedly saying ''Hello! How are you doing?'' throughout the day. I really enjoyed my stay, and I will definitely recommend the hotel to friends, especially at a lower price. Because for the price I paid for the stay, the shortcomings that were present should have been absent. I am unlikely to return to this hotel simply because there are hotels with a higher level of service available at a similar price. P.S. The annex tour guide at the hotel, Said, who deceived us, was very unpleasant. We went on a yacht excursion with him (Harem Maldives) and did not enjoy it. When we paid, the price was stated as $99 per person. We remembered that the initial price mentioned was lower, around $8. Said made some calls, or at least pretended to, and said he had personally arranged a discount for us, and that he would gladly sell the tour for $8 per person. Upon returning to our room, we found a note from the first meeting stating that the tour cost $79). It's a shame it's not about the $2, and it's unpleasant to be deceived by a representative of the annex tour.

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We stayed at Alva onna Exclusive from April 8th to April 17th, 223. There were 4 adults and 2 children in our group. We had two adjoining "Quadriple rooms" in the central building. Check-in: We arrived at the hotel around 9 am and were given our rooms around 12 pm (we had to wait for them to be cleaned after the previous guests). The reception staff were very friendly and gave us good rooms - 1/1! Rooms: The rooms were spacious with one double bed and one bunk bed. The appliances were fairly new and the room was clean. We especially liked the mattresses and pillows - 1/1! Minibar: There were snacks, waffles, beer, water, soft drinks, juice, tea, and instant coffee - 1/1! Grounds: The grounds were not very large, but well-maintained and beautiful - 8/1! Guest Relations: They quickly resolved any issues - 1/1! Food in the restaurants: Everything was delicious and there was plenty of variety. However, we would have liked to have fried king prawns for dinner at least twice a week. We only had boiled ones once in the new building, but they quickly ran out. Overall rating - 8/1! Street food in the restaurants: Pastries, donuts, seasonal fruits in cups - 1/1! Gozleme: Compared to other hotels, there was very little filling - 6/1! Drinks: Orange juice (for breakfast), the alcoholic drinks in the bars were imported and of good quality, there was also non-alcoholic beer. It would have been nice to have more variety of beer, so for this point - 8/1! Cocktails: Unfortunately, they were not very good. The bartenders seemed to be in a rush, so the cocktails, in my opinion, were only a 3, even though they used imported alcohol. They even served cherry juice instead of cranberry in the "Cosmopolitan" drink(((( Overall rating - 4/1! Starbucks: Special thanks for the Starbucks drinks - 1/1! Ice cream: There was a wide selection of packaged and scoop ice cream - 1/1! Pools: The pools were excellent and warm - both the children's and adult pools, as well as the ones with slides - 1/1! Kids' entertainment: We had children aged 3 and 9 with us and they were satisfied with everything. However, due to the large number of children, the kids' competitions lasted a very long time, and not everyone stayed until the end. If there are more than 2 children, it's better to divide them into 2 groups. Waiting for 3 minutes to throw a ball or a ring was too long for the kids. Overall rating - 7/1! Sports: There was a good gym, and we enjoyed the morning yoga classes - 9/1! Evening shows: They mostly took place by the bar near the main pool, where there was not enough space to accommodate everyone who wanted to watch the show. The shows were good. Overall rating - 7/1! Nice touches: They occasionally brought sliced strawberries to the tables in the bars - nice touch. They also sometimes gave small branded chocolates - 1/1!

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Perhaps due to the off-season, the transfer was individual, and there were four of us traveling in a luxurious minibus. We arrived at the hotel just after 8 o'clock and were immediately checked in. Everything was very beautiful and well-maintained. The room had everything we needed, daily cleaning, and the bar was restocked every day. The pools were heated and everything was very beautiful. The food was excellent, beyond praise. Cafes and bars were open everywhere, with no queues, and the drinks were all of high quality. The staff was polite and friendly. Our child enjoyed the mini club a lot. Unfortunately, the weather was not very fortunate, as there was strong wind for two days, but it did not spoil the overall experience. I definitely recommend it!

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We spent a long time choosing a hotel for the May holidays (a couple, 42 years old). Based on excellent reviews, we chose this hotel. Unfortunately, we didn't understand the enthusiasm. The hotel is not bad, but there are some nuances, so I decided to write a review, maybe it will be useful for those who are searching and doubting... We stayed in a Deluxe room, which was very small compared to other hotels we have stayed in. The towels and bathrobes were worn out and clearly not fresh. Even the towels for the beach were very old and had holes. The cleaning was not very good. I have long hair, and I could see the cleanliness of the room when we returned. The decoration of the hotel itself was much nicer than the rooms. It would have been better the other way around. There were no concerts during our week-long stay, and when we accidentally saw the poster, we weren't particularly disappointed. The territory is large, but it is mostly occupied by the main building and a large pool. There is not much greenery. Now, let's talk about the food. For breakfast, there is very little pastries for those who like it (I am referring to the restaurant in the Deluxe building). I saw cottage cheese pancakes and got excited, but they were terrible, sour and tasteless. I tried them for three consecutive days, but they were all a disappointment. The woman who fried the omelet had such an unpleasant expression on her face that I didn't even want to approach her. I later noticed that many people had written about her. For those who find it important, there is freshly squeezed juice available every day without restrictions. Lunch was also nothing special. We went to the main building once for lunch, and it felt like a cafeteria, with plenty of options but mediocre quality. However, there was borscht and meatballs every day for those who like them. In general, for those who enjoy eating and drinking, there will be no problems. They also make burgers and bread rolls separately, and there is unlimited ice cream for children. I don't drink alcohol, but my husband said the beer was good. We didn't go to the dinner buffet once (we simply weren't hungry). For those who find it important, 99% of the guests at the hotel are Russian. As a result, people start drinking early, and by lunchtime, there are already drunken dances on the pier, so it's not a peaceful place to go and sit (but obviously, this is not the hotel's fault). The beach is sandy with pebbles and inclined, so it is not very comfortable to lie on the sunbed and turn it around. The hotel staff constantly offer spa services, shopping, and so on, in a non-intrusive way, but it can be a bit annoying. There is also a man walking around with a camel and a donkey, and it smells terrible. One time, a staff member was raking the pebbles near me for about an hour, and it made me wonder why they do it during the guests' relaxation time. A big plus is that there is very good coffee from the coffee machines everywhere (even two Starbucks cafes). I accidentally talked to a friend about the hotel - she and her husband were there several years ago (around 9, 7, or 8 years ago), and they said the hotel used to be much better. All the staff members are very friendly, and there is a market and a Migros supermarket within a minute's walk from the hotel. Families with children will like the hotel. Overall, it's okay, but not wow. I'm not nitpicking, I am writing in a random order about the facts that stuck with me. By the way, it took us at least an hour to get to the hotel. On the way back, they picked us up after 4 hours! The drive to the airport took 1.5 hours. We were tired and didn't expect it to take so long. Before this, we stayed at Sirene Belek, which I definitely recommend.

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Wonderful vacation in Alvaonna Belek in March. The hotel is highly recommended, with a wonderful winter concept. We were very lucky with the weather. We had 5 sunny days out of 7, with temperatures ranging from 22-26 degrees Celsius, sea temperature at 17-18 degrees, and pool temperature at 28-29 degrees. We went swimming in the sea a few times, it was cool but super awesome. Unfortunately, the weather worsened during the last 2 days of our vacation with strong winds and storms. That's a general overview, now let's go in order. Check-in and room. We arrived at the hotel at 8 am. They immediately offered us breakfast and then checked us into our room. We had booked a standard room and were placed on the 4th floor with a view of the entire hotel, pool, and partially the sea. The room was quite spacious with a large bed and a wide balcony with a clothesline. The bathroom facilities were in good working condition and the toiletries were decent. The housekeeping, however, was mediocre; they could have done a better job cleaning and dusting. The grounds. The hotel has a large, beautiful, well-maintained territory. There are flowers and lawns everywhere, pleasing to the eye. There are places for walks within the territory, along the seaside, and in the village. By the way, every day we walked around 1 km. Pools. The main pool is heated, which is great for March. It is large, beautiful, and deep (1.4m). The indoor pool is small and heavily chlorinated, so we didn't swim there. There are also small pools with slides, but we didn't go there. Bars. There are many bars: beach bar, pool bar, lobby bar... The service is excellent everywhere. The waiters are very friendly and bring you whatever you want. Plus, they offer complimentary nuts. Food. We mostly dined in the main restaurant and on the beach. Everything was very good, diverse, and delicious. We gained some weight, which is a downside. I won't write too much, come and see for yourself. We were delighted. Drinks. All the drinks were of good quality. The only thing we didn't like was the tequila. Other than that, you can have anything you want. They bring it upon request. Entertainment, animation. There is entertainment, but it's not intrusive. We love sports, and they have them here. We played volleyball, children played football, archery, darts, etc. If you are active, you will always find something to do. In the evenings, there are always activities like karaoke, guest artists, musicians. Special thanks to the pianist, the music before dinner was wonderful. Shopping. We bought olive oil and tea at local supermarkets called BIM (from the hotel, go right, then turn left through a small park area, and about 2 meters further there is a local market; we bought strawberries before our flight). In the village, there is a Migros, a bit further from the market but it's quite small. We bought baklava, sweets, and spices at the market from Elena and her husband. Excellent service and discounts (Melissa Souvenir). By the way, they accept rubles. It is useful when you are not sure how much cash to bring, as they don't accept any cards. We flew with Coral Travel tour operator. Excellent organization. The guide at the hotel, Ruslan, was always available. We went to Tazi Canyon. We highly recommend it, especially in the offseason. It offers beautiful views and it's not too hot. Everything was well organized, with a small group. Overall, we are very satisfied with our vacation. Will we go again? Definitely YES. Thank you!!!

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I stayed at the hotel from the 23rd to the 3rd of April. The weather was still cool for the sea, but since there were heated pools, it saved the situation. The entertainment was unobtrusive. The food was amazing, delicious, and diverse. Meat, fish, poultry, borscht, okroshka, Olivie salad, and various desserts. There was also a children's corner with dietary food. Strawberry with cream for dinner was just wonderful. The waiters in the restaurant and at the bars provided good service. Basically, we went for a peaceful vacation, sun, and food. I would like to return to this hotel again.

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I have long thought about whether to write a review, but then I realized that this information could be helpful to someone. The review will be very long, so please take the time to read it. Let's begin: This is not our first trip to this hotel chain. A couple of years ago, we stayed at the World Palace in Kemer. Based on the excellent reviews everywhere, I expected something at least super cool from this hotel, as it is often fully booked during the season and its price is quite high. However, the "wow" effect did not happen. (By the way, I talked to other guests who, like us, were there for the first time, and they had a similar opinion. Even guests who have visited the hotel multiple times say that it has changed for the worse). The hotel is not bad, and it has its unique features and advantages, which I will mention. However, for the price of this hotel, there are often more attractive options available. What I didn't like: 1. The food and its variety. Throughout our stay, mostly in the main restaurant, I couldn't help but think, "What on earth? It seems like everything is available, but it doesn't meet the level expected from this hotel." They tried to surprise us with something, but there was definitely a lack of variety in meat dishes. I wanted grilled meat, not stewed pieces with vegetables. I wanted roasted beef, not stewed. Occasionally, I wished for delicious lamb. I remember being offered it only once in the evening (some fatty stewed ribs, which weren't particularly tasty). There was only one seafood dinner (sushi rolls and shrimp). The rolls were decent for a Turkish hotel, but the shrimp did not taste good. I know that Turkey is not known for its shrimp preparation skills, but at the sister hotel in Kemer, the shrimp tasted better (and the borscht, by the way). If there was a grill, it usually only offered chicken and fish. 2. I did not like the main restaurant. It appeared rundown. It desperately needs renovation, which is evident from the stained chair cushions on the balcony. 3. I found the lack of variety in the hotel's snack restaurants disappointing. 4. I did not like the attitude of some (not all, of course) staff members and their lack of customer orientation. For example, the girl who served waffles and ice cream by the pool. Waffles were available until 4 pm. We approached at 3:59 pm, and she gave us a waffle. When we asked for syrup, so we could pour it on the waffle, she pointed to the clock. Why did she give me the waffle if it was inconvenient for her to turn around and give me syrup? Some might think that this is trivial or that I am nitpicking, but it is in such details that the hotel shows its true commitment to customer service, or rather, the lack thereof. 5. There were several instances during dinner when we sat in the 16+ zone, and do you know who was sitting around us? People with children. I have nothing against children, but we chose that zone for a reason. It seemed to be the hotel's policy not to point out another guest's behavior unless someone complains, even if they are disturbing everyone around them. 6. Now, the most important thing: I did not like the guest relations department! I have never seen such indifference towards tourists' problems before! Maybe it doesn't apply to all the employees there, but there are certainly many indifferent ones. We experienced a very unpleasant situation: we lost a very expensive item, which was of great sentimental value. In the morning at 9:04 am, we lost a gold chain in the pool. At that time, there were only about 15 people at the pool. We almost immediately noticed its loss within 1-15 minutes, and we immediately started searching for it (there is no doubt in my mind that it was lost at that time and place; I have a photo taken one minute before it occurred). I'm also convinced that the people lying by the pool happened to take it (incidentally, I want to say hello to them and let them know that they will not build their own happiness and well-being at the expense of others' misfortune). They were lying there and watching us run around and look for it, but their hearts didn't skip a beat. We immediately went to the guest relations desk, and they treated our problem as if I had lost a pebble or a cheap hat. They completely refused to review the security camera footage, or even call a staff member to check the filters or see if it got sucked into them. We wasted precious time before they finally called a pool employee to help us, but he didn't speak Russian or English. Our meeting with him at the pool was useless. (I want to compliment the lifeguard at the pool, as he was probably one of the few people who tried to help us). On the same day, in the evening, we managed to convince them to at least check the security camera footage, but they made it clear that if someone took it among the guests, they were powerless. It was shocking to me. They viewed the cameras in the evening, and we eagerly awaited the results,

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Hospitality always comes from the heart, service standards come from the mind. Is the service in this hotel Turkish? Surround yourself with comfort, a service that is centered on taking care of you, a vacation filled with pleasant surprises. They always remember that we are their favorites when we return to this hotel chain, taking care of our comfort, efficiency, and anticipating our desires. When calling for health consultation, additional specialists were connected within 5 minutes. The response was immediate, which is very valuable when you are not in your homeland but still feel safe. They feed you delicious food, offer heartfelt treats, and, why not admit it, provide drinks. They even provide small treats to take home or on the road. And as a hotel staff member said, we don't have the word "no". I really love all of this. Thank you @alvadonnaexclusive - you are wonderful! We will definitely meet again!

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Good day. We stayed at this hotel 2 years ago in March. We were satisfied with our stay both then and now. We were checked in earlier than the designated time, but we had to ask twice for our belongings to be brought to us for 3 people. The bags for returning guests ran out, which was strange, as these things are usually ordered in advance and replenished. We received a welcome bottle of wine, and when our child fell ill, the hotel arranged for a doctor to see them. They also brought fruit with a get well soon letter, which was very nice and lifted our spirits. The water in the room was warm and sometimes too hot, the shampoo was not always replenished, but the bar was always adequately stocked. Housekeeping was good. As for the food, there was plenty of it, and they constantly fed us. Everyone could find something to eat. The service at the bars was excellent. The staff were always polite and in a good mood. Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for the restaurant. The staff on the veranda, where the open seating area was, always asked us if we needed anything. However, in the interior area, they rarely came to us. In another section of the same dining area, this was not an issue. But it was not a problem for us to go and ask... There were sliced fruits in the fridge outside during the day, which was very convenient. There was also ayran, a traditional Turkish yogurt drink, available there. The bar also had juices and milk. The coffee was from Starbucks and was delicious, but there was always a queue. The entertainment was not overly intrusive, and we particularly enjoyed the aqua activities led by the animator named Kudryashka. The kids' club was also great, and our child spent a lot of time there. They did various activities and kept the children engaged. As for the negatives, I would recommend the animator and the person in charge of the music selection during karaoke to familiarize themselves with songs and anthems from different countries. It was not necessary to play the Ukrainian anthem at the end, as it only heightened tensions when everyone was enjoying their vacation. Especially considering that there were a large number of Russian guests. The performance of the anthem was not the best, and it seemed like a deliberate provocation. Thankfully, everyone reacted calmly, but people have different reactions. All the pools were heated, and it was easy to find a spot. There were lifeguards everywhere, even in the indoor pool, where they assigned a girl to watch over the children. The sea was cool, but I still swam. The beach was clean, with plenty of free spaces, and there was a lifeguard there as well. There is a beach bar. There are several showers available, and they all work. There are cats everywhere, and in the evenings, there are snails. The stage is currently under renovation, which is a shame because the sound is excellent there. The hotel is getting ready for the season. We would gladly return again.

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The hotel is lovely, beautiful, delicious, and aesthetic! The weather was pleasant, a bit chilly during the evening and morning with temperatures around 3 degrees Celsius. The pool is heated and there aren't many people around. The building is luxurious. However, there is one downside - the bars display original alcohol bottles, but they pour local replicas instead. They serve cheap Delassi instead of Martini and some local garbage instead of Baileys. When I asked for the original drink, they became irritated and insisted it was the same thing. This happened every day in all the bars, which definitely spoiled the mood. I had to beg for what I paid for. I came here to celebrate my birthday, so this is a minus for the hotel. Overall, I liked the hotel. My child is delighted. The food is delicious, with sweet strawberries, fresh juices, and artistic desserts. The beach is very wide with sandy shores.

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Family of 2 adults and 2 teenagers vacationed in early April 223. We bought 2 rooms, as it was cheaper than one family room. We took a bus from the airport called Anatex. There were 3 hotels on the way before ours. Check-In: We arrived at the hotel after 2 p.m., so we were immediately accommodated in 2 separate rooms next to each other. Room: The room had two beds connected together. There was a small sofa, a television, and a mini bar with free water, juice, soda, and beer that was replenished daily. It also had a shower, hairdryer, safe, wardrobe, balcony, bathrobes, slippers, and toiletries with a masculine scent. Hotel: Navigating the hotel was confusing in the first few days. There was a sauna, an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, children's slides, adult slides, a gym, and a 24-hour bar in the building. There was also a bar by the pool and one on the beach. There was a disco every day in the building, and either karaoke or a concert every evening outside. Other activities included darts, table tennis, bowls, tennis, and football. The beach was sandy. Food: The food was excellent. There were always grilled dishes available, such as different types of fish (salmon, trout, sea bass, dorado), turkey, beef liver, and chicken. There was a variety of vegetables and greens. Pasta was cooked on an open fire. Fruit options included pomegranate, oranges, apples, strawberries, pears, mandarins, and bananas. For lunch, they served borscht and another type of soup. The borscht was delicious! There were various salads, including Okroshka and Caesar salad. The selection of pastries was huge, along with rolls, pizza, and different packaged juices. There was a separate room nearby for dietary and children's meals. It had a refrigerator with baby food in jars, juices, and smoothies. They also had a blender and smoothie maker. Starbucks coffee was available next to the bar on the lower floor. The staff was friendly and helpful. Despite it being early April, the hotel was crowded, and all the sunbeds were occupied. There were only grocery stores near the hotel, so there was nowhere else to go. That was the only downside. From the mosque, you could take a bus for 14 lira to Waikiki. There were markets around that area. At the airport, you could get a tax refund (tax-free). In Waikiki, you say "tax-free" and show your passport. They will give you a receipt. At the airport, if you are checking in your luggage, there is a tax-free booth to the right of the check-in counters. Approach with your suitcase, open it, and show the items with the label and receipt. If you have carry-on baggage, show everything on the second floor before passport control.

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Hello! We vacationed with my 9-year-old daughter during the spring break. We chose a hotel with heated pools and children's entertainment. Accommodation. Our room was in a building across the road from the sea. I offered 2 dollars at the reception, they gladly accepted and... gave us a room with a view of the road and a trash container. I am attaching a photo. The room number is 2334. We liked the building itself, it was cozy, peaceful, and very beautiful. While we were there, the spa in this building opened, but the pools inside and outside were still cold. There is a cute cafรฉ with pastries and its own restaurant. In comparison, the restaurant in the main building is very big and looks like a canteen. But it's nice to have breakfast on the balcony there, it offers a beautiful view of the sea or the pool. In the evenings, it's pleasant to sit in the lobby bar or outside at the tables under the blooming citrus trees. Food. No complaints about the quality, variety, and presentation of the dishes. Everything was excellent. The food catered to all tastes, with plenty of fish, meat, greens, and fruits. I chose champagne for alcohol, didn't like the wine, and I'm not a fan of cocktails. The Efes beer was regular, like everywhere in Turkey. The Turkish coffee was delicious, but the coffee from Starbucks didn't impress me. I liked the tea with mint and lemon. Animation. The animation program was very weak for a hotel of this level. It was practically non-existent for children aged 9-12, even though a huge number of children came during the holidays. The Kids Club program was designed for children aged 4-6. The children's disco was also for very young kids, and the adult disco in the nightclub started late. There were no quests or themed parties, which are usually common. However, on Catholic Easter morning, they organized an egg hunt and coloring activity for the children. Evening shows took place in the poolside bar, with the children sitting on the floor watching them while the adults drank and smoked hookah. Children were not allowed to sing karaoke, and after dinner, there was nothing for them to do. They couldn't play in the barrel on the beach, couldn't take the gates for water polo in the pool, and the dumbbells in the pool for aerobics were taken away. The adult animators kept prohibiting and sending everyone to the children's activities, and the children's animators were clueless. There were no children's entertainment options near the hotel either. The slides during the day and the warm pool were their only saving grace. We went by taxi to Antalya and the amusement park "Land of Legends" on our own. I also observed a scene. A woman had been sunbathing under an umbrella near the pool for about 5 years. A young man among the vacationers approached her and asked her to move her sunbed for a while so they could install the water polo gates and play. She agreed, went for a swim, and then did aqua aerobics. After 3 minutes, she returned and asked them to move her sunbed back under the umbrella because it was very hot. Unexpectedly, she received a huge amount of negativity from the people playing water polo. Each of them tried to say something unpleasant to her, and as a result, everyone's mood was spoiled. The woman sat there and cried, but there were no animators nearby to diffuse the situation. However, it would have been easy to pre-determine a spot for the gates, place them in a part of the pool where the water is cooler and fewer people swim, and not arrange sunbeds nearby. Overall, I felt that the staff was the weakest part of the hotel. It seemed like everything was running on autopilot during the transition period. When you leave your room in the morning and walk to the pool, you encounter many employees - maids, cleaners, waiters, gardeners, porters - and NO ONE greets you, even though they all look into your eyes... and remain silent. In the bar, my daughter asked for a piece of watermelon since she doesn't eat other fruits, but the minibar with jars of fruit salad was almost always empty, they were taken instantly. The waiter told her that she wasn't mature enough to ask for watermelon. And they did not separately display watermelon in the restaurant... Only the employees of the guest relations department know how to smile and greet. They are excellent, any request is quickly and efficiently fulfilled, and they are always friendly and courteous. Room cleaning. The maids take out the trash, change towels, but if you don't ask, they don't supply toilet paper and toiletries. They don't clean the floor, and they don't wipe the dust off the balcony furniture. A maid can enter the room, not notice a sleeping child in the bed, and start making it, removing the blanket, although the "do not disturb" indicator is on and the guest card is inserted upon entry. After that incident, my daughter always pressed the "do not disturb" button when entering the room. The room had everything necessary, the minibar was refilled daily, the bed and pillows were comfortable, and the air conditioning worked for both cooling and heating. There was no overhead light, so on cloudy days it was a bit dark in the room. The soundproofing was excellent, you could hear everything that was said and done in the neighboring room. Fortunately, we were lucky with our neighbors. We didn't disturb each other. The territory. It seemed small because the majority of it was occupied by pools, but everything was conveniently located. It was clean, beautiful, with many flowers and greenery. The only thing I didn't like was that there was no direct path from the remote building to the beach and pools. You had to go through the main building, go down and up the stairs several times. Yes, there were elevators everywhere, but waiting for them took time. I would not recommend this hotel to elderly people or parents with strollers. There were no benches outside to just sit in the shade, only tables in the bar or cafรฉ. Beach. There were plenty of sunbeds, it was clean, and the entry into the sea was convenient. There was a pier with a bar and a zone with sunbeds. Despite the water still being cold, we swam in the sea a couple

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A week has passed since we returned from Alva Donna. I wanted, as usual, to write a long and detailed review of the pros and cons. But since listing the pros would take too long and there were no cons to be found in just one night, I'll end it briefly: May everyone have the chance to stay at such a hotel at least once in their life. No, that's not right... May God grant me and my family the opportunity to frequent this wonderful hotel, and others like it, as much as possible. I swam and dived to my heart's content, tried archery and paintball, broke a sweat at the gym and saunas and hammams, and ate and drank to my heart's content. Lovely tan, lovely people, what more could you ask for? I raise a cup of tea and say thank you to Alva Donna for the excellent experience, with love, until we meet again! That's it!

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Arrived at 7 am, with my friend and 8-year-old son. This is our 6th time in Turkey, we were at this hotel before the rebranding for a couple of days 2 years ago in October. We have decided that we will definitely come back. We were immediately checked in and brought a compliment to our room as regular customers: wine, fruits, sweets. The winter concept was simpler, but even these factors didn't hinder a wonderful vacation. The staff is polite and responsive, the animation is unobtrusive, the food is delicious, the children are taken care of in the kids' club, the indoor pool has heated slides. The cleaning was good, and they brought everything we needed to room 777 upon request. There is a variety of sports. I did yoga in the morning, stretching at lunch, and went to the gym in the evening. Thanks to instructor Sofia for the great classes. There are also football, basketball, and tennis courts. We went to the sauna, and for a massage, we went to Belek with the tour operator. We went on an excursion to the old city in Antalya, it was short but interesting. There is an amusement park nearby, which can be reached by taxi or bus. On my birthday, they brought me a compliment of wine, fruits, and cake. They also gave me and the people staying with me a dinner in the a la carte restaurant (otherwise, it is charged at 7 euros per person). The food there was very delicious. It is not just the food from the main restaurant, everything is completely different, the presentation and service are excellent. I want to express my immense gratitude to the managers, animators, and all the staff for the wonderful vacation! Thank you for your attention to detail and care, and also for the branded woven bag! We will definitely come back again and recommend this wonderful hotel!

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We vacationed with our family in November. From the first step into the hotel, we were pleasantly surprised by the staff's attitude - everyone was kind, smiling, and calm! We arrived at the hotel early in the morning, and within an hour, they provided us with a nice room, even bigger than expected. Stunning view of the sea and mountains! The room was clean and pleasantly scented!!! There were bathrobes, slippers, all shower amenities, shower gel, shampoo, conditioner, body lotion. The staff, all of them without exception, responded instantly to any request. The food in the dining hall was beautifully presented and delicious!! In a week, it's impossible to try everything!!! Everywhere was clean and tidy!!! Everything is so well thought out for people that there's nothing to complain about! I don't understand those negative reviewers who write bad reviews! What didn't please you? Did they not wash your dirty cups??? I'm sure that every negative tourist has chaos and discord at home, and they just want to show off, just to spread negativity. Everything was perfect for us!!! The shower and the bar were replenished every day! I believe that good treatment primarily depends on yourself, how you treat others, that's how they will treat you. If you came to relax, but you seek negativity in every aspect and look for things to complain about, that's what you'll receive. We only had positivity in everything!!! The food, the alcohol, the service, the cleanliness, the beauty - everything was top-notch!!! By the way, this is not our first time vacationing in Turkey, so we have something to compare with!!! Dobedan, you are the best!! And it's not just my opinion!!! Many tourists say the same thing!!!! Dobedan, we'll come back to you again and again!!! Live and prosper!!! And don't pay attention to those negative tourists!!!! Let them pass you by! Dobedan, you are love at first sight!!!

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We went on vacation with our family in April. The sea was cool, but the pools were heated well throughout the entire period. The food was delicious, and the alcohol was imported. The service was good, you couldn't even sit down at a table - the waiter was already waiting for your order. I would like to separately mention the Mini Club. The animators were amazing, they quickly engaged the children. My child happily skipped the water park for the games at the Mini Club. We really liked the hotel, the only disappointment was the lack of evening entertainment. There were karaoke and discos, but no shows. But I understand that it might be because of April. There was active preparation for the "season" and we only caught the shows on the last day of our vacation. I would recommend it to my friends, and I would love to come back myself.

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The hotel is currently called Dobedan. We stayed from October 14th to 24th, 223G in the Deluxe (standard) building. I gave it 4 stars, but honestly, the service is far from deluxe, it has been like this for about 5 years now. Everyone who writes praising reviews and gives 5 stars is being dishonest. I won't post photos of the issues, but there are enough of them. Since we were on vacation with German friends, they were also disappointed with the service and staff. However, if you decide to go to Alva (Dobedan), definitely choose the deluxe option. The rooms are larger in square footage compared to the main building where the standard rooms are very small. We visited our friends' room (they had 1m2, while ours was 17m2) and the difference was noticeable. However, the standard rooms have a better view from the balcony, while in the deluxe rooms it's either a parking lot or private houses with a road and a mosque (by the way, you can often hear the mosque). As for the room condition, I cannot disagree with previous reviews. There was a consistent smell of sewage in the bathroom every evening, coming from the shower drain hole (we had to put a towel on the floor and close it so the smell wouldn't spread to the room). The towels were changed every day, the bar was limited but stocked daily, and with the balcony open, it was noisy due to the view of the parking lot. The furniture was worn out and cleaning was done every 3 days. In the deluxe restaurant, there is more space, but less variety in the food selection. There are more tables outside near the fountain and inside there is enough space. In the main building, there is less space, but definitely more food choices. However, it can be difficult to find a place to eat because there are more people. We couldn't get into the ร  la carte restaurants because they were fully booked. Overall, there is plenty of food, so you won't go hungry (only 2% may feel otherwise). The beach is sandy-pebble, and since we were there in mid-October, there were enough sunbeds and spots available. The sea is crystal clear, and the entry is shallow, so you can even go in without water shoes. The weather was consistently warm and comfortable, around 28-27 degrees Celsius. There were concerts and various events, and as usual in Alva, there were nightclubs. The only difference from Kemer is that the crowd in Alva is more decent (possibly due to the price). There are many Germans, Latvians, and Russians. As for the drinks on the premises, we tried them in all the cafes, and I can say that the highest-quality drinks were in the lobby (even though the bartenders changed, they all made the drinks correctly, and my husband particularly liked the Negroni with whiskey). In the nightclubs, cafes, and restaurants, all the drinks were either mixed poorly or the staff didn't know how to make cocktails (I can't believe they managed to ruin a simple Aperol cocktail at the nightclub). The only inconvenience is that it takes 5-7 minutes to walk to the sea from the deluxe building. The territory is large, but in Alva, the territory in Kemer is larger, and there is more greenery. We walked outside the hotel because Belcek is an expensive little town, and the prices at the pharmacy were noticeable (it was funny to see our Russian friends arguing over discounts while buying Omega-3). There are two supermarkets, but it takes about 15 minutes to walk there. You can buy everything there at a much cheaper price (we bought tea, coffee, Turkish delight, and toothpaste, all at significantly lower prices than in Russia).

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We went on the recommendation of friends. We didn't choose it ourselves. The hotel met our expectations by only 1%. We arrived at the hotel at around 8 am and were checked in by 9 am without any additional charges. We asked to have all four rooms for our group in the same building and they accommodated us on the same floor. All the working pools were heated. There were only six pools in total on the hotel grounds. The hotel had many cafes and places to grab a drink or something to eat. The quality of the food surpassed our expectations, as did the service. Even those who had stayed in higher-level hotels were surprised. They attended to our requests promptly. We asked for ayran (a Turkish yogurt drink) at the beach, and it was brought to us within five minutes from the main building. We asked for blankets and they were delivered in five minutes. In the restaurant, they remembered where we sat and as soon as we arrived, they brought the drinks that each person had ordered previously. Used dishes and utensils were taken away immediately. Every five minutes, they would ask about our drinks. This was the case in all dining areas. The best part was that everyone served us with a smile and enthusiasm. There was no dissatisfaction whatsoever. Overall, we didn't experience any negative emotions at the hotel. However, for those who like to explore the city, it's not the best place. There is a small market nearby, but that's about it. There is a bus stop not far away. From there, it takes about 15-20 minutes to get to the center of Belek. We took a taxi to the Legends Park, which was not expensive. Our transfer was at 4 pm. They extended three out of four rooms until 2 pm for free. The hotel left a great impression on us!

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Hello everyone. I liked the hotel. My husband and I stayed from November 8th to 16th, 223. I won't repeat the "numerous reviews" that have been written, I will evaluate with scores. 1. Accommodation - 5. 2. Service - 1. 3. Beautiful beach area, with a fantastic beach bar - 1. 4. Food - 4. 5. Alcohol - 3. 6. Entertainment - 3. 7. The grounds are very beautiful, clean, and well-maintained - 5. 8. Room cleaning - 4. 9. SPA area - 3. 10. Wi-Fi - 1. We have been vacationing in Turkey for the 16th time, so we have something to compare it to. Thank you to the hotel for giving us a French restaurant as a birthday present. Have a great vacation, everyone.

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I am writing this review while the emotions are still fresh. My husband and I vacationed together from March 14th to 23rd. The flight was without any problems, we flew with Turkish Airlines. We had an early arrival and a late departure. The flights were on time, and on the return flight, we even landed 25 minutes earlier. We had a full meal on the outbound flight and sandwiches on the way back. The airplane was small, with 2 rows of 3 seats each. On the return flight, we had very comfortable seats - 2E and 2F - with plenty of legroom. I think this is important to many people. The tour operator was Sanmar. The tour guide was unobtrusive, and we have no complaints about him. Now, about the hotel. We arrived at 1 am and were promptly checked in, for which we are very grateful to the reception staff. The room had everything we needed, toothbrushes were provided upon request, as I had read in previous reviews. There were no napkins in the room, but we asked the housekeeper and the problem was immediately resolved. The cleaning of the room was satisfactory, including the balcony area. The towels and bed linen were changed regularly and were all white and clean. The robes were made of fabric, like waffle towels, I think they used to be terry cloth before. However, in our case, this turned out to be a plus because the weather was often sunny and warm, and terry cloth robes would have been too hot. The plumbing worked properly. The room had a large wardrobe with enough hangers. There were no drawers, but this was compensated by their presence in the desk - they were spacious. The bed was king-size with a comfortable mattress and bedside tables, there was a chair, a small sofa, and a full-length mirror. The safe was free of charge. The lighting was adequate, some hotels tend to save on this. There were enough power outlets, and they were conveniently located. There was no luggage shelf, but it was not critical. There was a hanger and two chairs on the balcony. The room had a kettle and a set of coffee, tea, and sugar, which were replenished as needed. The minibar had Sprite, Coke, Fanta, two 0.33L bottles of water, two bottles of mineral water, two packs of juice, and two bottles of Efes beer. Plus, there was a 1.5L bottle of water. Everything was replenished as needed. The air conditioning only worked for heating in the offseason. We slept with the balcony door open. There were many Russian-language channels on TV. Each room had a beach bag. Regarding the pools, I regularly checked the information about the temperature of the pools on VKontakte (a social media platform). Many people wrote that the pools were cool. During our stay, the water was very warm, around 27-30 degrees Celsius almost every day. It was comfortable to swim. No, itโ€™s not just swimming in March when it's cold and slushy in Moscow. Considering that the weather in Turkey can be changeable during this time. Aqua aerobics was held in the mornings, which charged us with positive energy for the whole day. In the second half of March, there was a heated pool with slides, a large heated pool, and by the end of our vacation, we noticed that the children's pool with a water park also started working, I don't know from what date it began to be heated. The pools were clean and didn't smell of chlorine, unlike the indoor pool, where there was a strong smell. But we didn't need to use the indoor pool. There were refrigerators near the large pool with water, ayran (a Turkish yogurt-based drink), and sliced fruits packed in containers were freely available. The SPA area did not impress us. We didn't try any paid procedures, so I can't say anything about them, and the location itself wasn't particularly pleasing to the eye. It felt dark and unwelcoming. Although during our first visit, we did use the SPA, as the weather was appropriate and we wanted to warm up. The hotel grounds are not very large, but they are cozy, green, and well-maintained. The staff regularly clean, wash, and beautify everything. The preparations for the summer season are in full swing. They are updating the lamps along the pathways, fixing damaged tiles, changing the sidewalks on the beach, and so on. This does not affect the guests - there is no dirt or noise from the work. The eLue building was closed, and the main building can be visually divided into two areas. One is the area near the large pool with sunbeds and a bar, and the other is with the children's water park and children's entertainment. It's a paradise for children. The whole hotel is surrounded by palm trees. It's so beautiful. They are illuminated in the evening. The building itself resembles a palace on the inside. There are beautiful chandeliers, stunning staircases with sparkling glass balustrades, sofas and armchairs made of red velvet with gold accents, paintings in frames. There are many relaxing areas, all tastefully decorated. The elevators are panoramic, there are enough of them, they work well and move quickly. All the buildings of the Main Building are connected by a common corridor, which is very convenient in cold weather. In the Deluxe section, there is an underground passage. The building is located across the road. We went inside, it is designed in a more modern style, also very beautiful, but all the main events take place in The beach is sandy-pebbly. It is cleaned in the evenings and sun loungers are set up. In sunny weather, you can sunbathe. The sea is naturally cold, but there were people who still went for a swim. The paid cabanas (there are plenty of them) are cleaned and prepared for the season. By the way, the cabana's toilet is exceptional. Often, the toilets in hotels are simpler compared to the ones on the beach. Regarding the bars, not all of them were open, but it was sufficient for the winter concept. In the evenings, there is a pianist playing at the Djinnah bar, which is impressive, but it's difficult to listen to because children are running around, shouting like on a playground. Unfortunately, no one says anything to them. It's a shame. The majority of guests in the hotel are families with children, so there is no other choice. According to my husband, the alcohol is fine, just make sure to specify the brand when ordering, otherwise they will bring the local one. They serve assorted nuts, popcorn, peeled mandarins, strawberries, and candy with nuts alongside the drinks. The evening shows take place on the stage next to this bar. The pool bar was also open and the service was fast. The waiters also come to the tables. Waiters on rollerblades approach the guests and take orders. The snack bar operates at certain hours and the snacks are decent. If desired, you can skip lunch during the summer. By the way, the gรถzleme (traditional Turkish crepe) didn't taste good for the first time in all our visits to Turkey. The ice cream here, however, of various kinds, is good. There was a bar next to the beach where it was nice to sit at a table and enjoy the sea air and sun. Ala Turka Bar was prepared for opening. The daytime animation includes soccer, volleyball, bocce, water polo, darts, archery, and rifle shooting. The animator Ricko is positive, communicative, and knows how to joke - respect to him!!! For those interested in sports, there are many strength training machines, located in two places. One gym is located where the shops are, and the other is on the basement floor, where the restaurant is, but you don't need to go up the stairs, the door is right there. As for the evening entertainment, it was weak. The evening shows were not held every day, but they were interesting. There were always a lot of people. It was difficult to find available tables after dinner. For coffee lovers, there is a Starbucks. The coffee is magical. There is only a small queue in the morning. They also have pastries there. It operates until 6 pm. Ice cream is served in cones at the beach and in packages at the restaurant. The internet works throughout the hotel. We were lucky with the weather. We only had a strong thunderstorm for one day out of 10. The temperature on the day of arrival was 17 degrees, but it didn't feel like it - the sun was scorching and we got almost as tan as in the summer. Then it started getting warmer and warmer. During the day it was 25-26 degrees. The sun was shining almost every day. The last couple of days were cloudy. We spent the whole day in swimsuits and hardly used warm clothes. However, a hoodie would be useful for evening walks. The hotel won us over from our first visit. Last year, we also bought a tour here for March, but due to the situation in the country, the flight program was changed and we were rebooked to Bridge Resort in Sochi. It was like night and day, even though we chose the hotel based on its rating and the recommendation of the tour operator, whom we fully trust. We also chose it based on the availability of an open heated pool, location, decent food, and an important factor - the service staff, cleanliness, and comfort in the rooms. However, in March, Sochi is still winter!!! The pricing is a separate topic. We missed Turkey so much!!! Alva Donna Hotel is one of our favorites. The staff is always attentive, responsive, and friendly. They respond to all requests and wishes right away. It's worth it. They are pleasant to communicate with, and we didn't notice any rudeness from anyone. I want to specifically mention the housekeeper who cleaned our room (1566). I accidentally dropped a gold earring and she returned it. We are very grateful to her. The only thing that unpleasantly surprised us were the guest relations girls in red jackets walking by the pool, resembling princesses carrying a crown on their heads. They never had a smile on their faces and never greeted the guests. But these are just small things that stand out compared to other staff members. I recommend this hotel for a vacation. Bring a good mood with you. You can find flaws everywhere if you look for them. I'm glad if my review helps someone make a choice. If you have any questions, feel free to write, I will be happy to answer.

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We have been to this hotel for the fourth time and will definitely go again! Nothing has changed except the name. The service everywhere is fantastic: at the reception, in the rooms, in the restaurants, in the bars! The food is excellent: meat, seafood, salads, soups, borscht, vegetables, fruits, ice cream, pastries, Turkish sweets, baby food for children, milkshakes, I don't know what else is missing there. There is a wide variety of imported alcohol: Chivas whiskey, Jack Daniels, Beefeater gin, Gordons, Aperol, Baileys, Martini, Campari, champagne, different wines, in short, something for every taste! The lobby bar always provides fast service and they bring snacks, fruits, and candies with the drinks. Everything is at the highest level! There are also two Starbucks coffee shops operating, and they bake delicious belyashi in the bar by the sea. The rooms are nice, the cleaning is excellent, and they bring everything you need upon request, including bathroom amenities and beach bags, slippers. They replenish the minibar (beer, sodas, chips, chocolate, juice, milk, water) every day without reminders. The hotel has a large, beautiful, well-maintained territory. The beach is large and clean, there are enough sunbeds for everyone, we went to the sea around 1 pm and never had any problems with finding a spot. The pools are heated, there are 2 water parks with heating as well. There is a mini-club for children where they bake something, do face painting, and have mini disco. In the evenings, there are various shows, discos, both outdoors and in the nightclub. Everything is at the highest level! Once again, we are convinced that this is the best hotel in Turkey!!! Thank you very much for making our vacation unforgettable!!!! I wish further prosperity to this hotel chain, and I am sure that each time it will only get better!!!

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Wonderful hotel. This is our second time here this year. The hotel has undergone rebranding, but still maintains a high level of service. We arrived at the hotel at 8 in the morning and were immediately checked in. They even offered us a room of a higher category than the one we had booked. In the room, we had a complimentary gift of fruits and wine, and the reception called us right away to ask if everything was to our liking and if we wanted to see other rooms. But our room was perfect! The food in the restaurant and the bar menu were also very good. Even more than good. But the highlight of this hotel is the staff. They are always kind, friendly, welcoming, and accommodating to the guests. The hotel truly provides only positive emotions in every aspect. Even though we try not to get too attached to one place, we will definitely return to this hotel multiple times.

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I rested with my son for 5 days (21/11-25/11). We had an early arrival and at 7 am we were already checked into a two-bedroom room, which was a gift for us. We were lucky with the weather, it was warm and sunny every day, except for the day of departure when it rained. We swam in the pool with slides and in the main pool (heated), although the indoor pool was a bit small for the number of vacationers. People were swimming in the sea, but the water was already cold for me. Sunbathing to the sound of the waves was perfect! The territory of the hotel is large and beautiful. There is a water park for children, but it is closed in the winter. The food is simply fantastic! Any hotel would envy such a variety! There were several types of fish every day, different meats, fruits, and vegetables. Everything was very tasty! Ice cream was available almost around the clock. There are cafรฉs on the hotel grounds with delicious coffee. The staff is friendly and ready to help, many of them speak Russian. There are shops just outside the hotel territory, where you can buy souvenirs and any clothing. The room has everything you need: bathrobes, slippers, hairdryer, bath and shower products, kettle, TV with Russian channels. The room was cleaned every day. No complaints. The bar was restocked and tea/coffee were available daily. I stayed at the hotel when it was still called Alva Dona, and even then it captured my heart! Overall, I highly recommend this hotel!

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Hello everyone! We stayed at the hotel from November 3rd to November 1st, 223. Let's start from the beginning: Check-in. We arrived at the hotel early in the morning at 6 am. At the reception, we handed over our passports with $1, filled out a form, and went to the couch to wait. We waited for a very long time, so we had to take a nap. We were given a room closer to 2 pm: in the Deluxe building, although we had booked in the main building and it was important to us. We entered the room and looked around. It was not bad, but it was somehow small, quite tight for three people. The view was of private houses and some empty space, with a side view of the sea. I was disappointed, to be honest, I didn't want to be in the Deluxe building because it was far, and you needed to use a navigator to get to the main building. So I immediately called the reception, asking to change the room to the main building, to which they replied, "Stay overnight today, come to the reception tomorrow, they will change it for you." We did just that and the next day we got a room in the main building, but with an unfortunate view of the roof of the covered pool and the water park. Oh well, I thought and agreed to what was offered. In the end, I do not recommend booking a room with this location because you can hear the evening entertainment, especially when they have karaoke. My daughter had trouble falling asleep because of the music. Rooms. As I mentioned earlier, the Deluxe room was small, very compact. There was a double bed, bedside tables, and a pull-out sofa for a child. Wardrobe, table, television, refrigerator, everything was standard. In the bathroom, there were shampoos, gels, cosmetic kits, everything was there, and the sanitary facilities were in good working condition. The room in the main building seemed a bit bigger to me, the furniture was approximately the same, just in the Deluxe room it was white, and here it was in dark tones. When we checked into the room, there was a bag in it, which was very convenient. But it was like a shopper bag. I saw that people were using different bags, so I called 777, asked them, and they said they would bring a different bag if it was available, and they did! Everything worked in the room, the minibar was replenished daily, and the cleaning was also done daily, everything was good. Restaurants and bars. For breakfast and dinner, we always went to the Deluxe building for some reason, it was cozier there. The food options were great, in my opinion. The hotel's highlight is Russian-style cuisine. They had thin pancakes and cottage cheese pancakes for breakfast. They had borscht, cold soup, stewed cabbage. And of course, traditional Turkish food. Lots of meat, vegetables, various salads, seafood. They had a very good selection of fruits. In the snack bars, they had shawarma, gozleme, waffles, ice cream, and belash (they were very tasty, but not suitable for my digestion, but worth trying!). There was plenty of food! The bars served imported alcohol, which was really good. Everyone made an effort, they were great! Entertainment. The entertainment here was fantastic! The invited artists had great performances, there was a disco every day, karaoke, and pianos playing in the lobbies of both buildings, it was a pleasure to listen to. They also organized sports activities such as aqua aerobics, various exercises, yoga, and probably more, but I didn't attend. They also had darts, archery, shooting, volleyball, football, water polo, boules. We played darts every day, hello Rico-mayonnaise, you're awesome! My husband played volleyball, and he liked it too. They played different hits at the disco, and we also had a great time there. We had such a wonderful company (we all got to know each other there) that the vacation will be remembered for life! Beach. The entrance to the beach is gradual, with sand and small pebbles, it's fine without special shoes, but the depth is a bit steep, so be careful, especially with children. There are plenty of free sunbeds, so no problems in that regard. There is a bar and sunbeds-mattresses on the pier, which, I think, are occupied from 4 am) We laid there a couple of times, later in the evening, just for fun. The pools were heated, and the water was pleasantly warm, which was very pleasing. The water parks were also heated, and the slides were great, the whole family enjoyed them. Hotel grounds. The area is compact, everything is green, well-maintained, and beautiful. The place is illuminated in the evenings, just like in the photos. The Turks are doing a great job in this regard! Well, to sum it up! We really liked the hotel, but the rooms were a bit tired, if you don't pay attention to that, then everything is simply great! If we have the opportunity, we will definitely return to this wonderful hotel again! P.S. We didn't get sick with anything, only alcoholism and overeating.

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The hotel grounds may be small, but they have a very well-developed infrastructure. Everything is conveniently zoned. There are both children's and adult water parks, as well as swimming pools. In short, it can be said that it is a compact, well-designed hotel with good service and at a reasonably affordable price! Plus, the hotel operates all year round, and the pools are heated. The hotel has two main restaurants, six snack restaurants, and six ร  la carte restaurants. So, the food options are quite extensive, and you can eat at any time of the day. Additionally, the hotel operates on an ultra all-inclusive system, which is a significant bonus. However, the ร  la carte restaurants are all paid, but it's worth trying them out. The cost is only 15 euros per person, which is not a significant amount, and there are discounts for children. Each of the main restaurants also has fridges with baby food, milk, juices, and baby chairs. Overall, there are many things for children of different ages here. They even have strollers, potties, baby chairs, and snacks, as well as dietary options. Despite its small area, the hotel has ten bars, and some of them are open 24/7. The entertainment for adults at the hotel is also on par. There are many daytime activities and evening shows. Even in the summer, there are performances by stars here! However, in the winter, things are much simpler. A friendly Russian-speaking guest relations employee told us about everything in the hotel. The attitude towards guests here is excellent. They will tell you everything, show you around, and help with any questions. The rooms are very nice. There are comfortable and affordable options for large families as well. My husband and I, along with my sister, her husband, and our children, stayed here, and we all found a suitable room. It is also comfortable for couples, and there is a child-free area. At the beach, there is also separation, and you can rent a paid pavilion with service. Overall, the hotel exceeded my expectations. My family and I are very satisfied! I recommend this hotel for any category of tourists!

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MY PAIN, and I no longer know where and to whom else to convey my appeal! On 11/14/223, my gold jewelry was stolen: my mother's gold chain with a key and diamonds - a gift for the best performance at work, and my gold chain with an Orthodox cross. The hotel's investigation lasted for 3 days (although they promised to send everything to you on WhatsApp tomorrow). On the first day, people in suits came and rummaged through our personal belongings to prove that we did not hide them ourselves. They claimed that Russians drink and often lose things. Sorry - that's not about us. Turkey for us is not a beach holiday, but an opportunity to visit historical sites. After providing a written statement, photo evidence (we took photos in the sea in the morning wearing the jewelry, then left them in the room to swim without them), and all the necessary details, we allowed some men to rummage through our bras and underwear, and we received this response - OUR STAFF DID NOT TAKE ANYTHING, AND IT IS A SIN TO ACCUSE SOMEONE. IF YOU'RE NOT SATISFIED WITH SOMETHING, GO TO ANOTHER QUARTER AND FILE A COMPLAINT WITH THE POLICE! It is a sin to accuse, but it is not a sin to steal my Orthodox cross! We didn't even hear an apology! Of course, I'm a girl and my mother would never go to the police, as if they would solve anything there. We had only 2 days left until our departure. In short, I was in tears and shocked, unable to respond to such rudeness. At that moment, I felt so UNSAFE! People and the hotel management can do whatever they want, NO ONE WILL HELP YOU. YOU ARE IN A DIFFERENT COUNTRY, ALL OPPOSITE ACTIONS OF THE STAFF ARE ENCOURAGED HERE, THERE ARE ALMOST NO CAMERAS ON THE PREMISES, YOU CAN'T PROVE ANYTHING! Dear citizens, it is SCARY! Especially when you are in a foreign country without men, no support, and everyone doesn't care. This is my main complaint, it hurts me a lot to remember this vacation and how we were treated! I truly have never encountered such indifference to a problem. I am a very loyal person and did not expect them to return our chains and cross, I expected a simple apology! Perhaps, by the way, the hotel was renamed for a reason. There are other negatives, but I don't care about them: - Tasteless food (the menu did not change once in 9 days), you can eat, but the portions became smaller each time. - Flies on the beach because of the trash bins right in front of us that they don't have time to clean. - We were very unlucky with Pegasus agents, as soon as they sold us a tour to Istanbul, they forgot about us. The bus to the spa salon passed by us because they forgot to tell us which side to exit; we were thrown around with money exchange at other agencies; well, of course, greetings, thank you, you're welcome - I won't even mention, Pegasus doesn't know such communication. I DO NOT RECOMMEND THIS HOTEL AT ALL! It is a very strange place. I feel horror from its name.

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Our vacation is over, we are back home - it's wildly sad, of course, as we didn't want to leave the hotel at all! I'll write it all in order. Spoiler - everything is fabulous! This Turkish charter is the best in my life. Sheremetyevo - love it! Smooth landing and disembarkation through the sleeve. Everything was clear, departures on time, the plane was great, everything was perfect! Now, let's talk about the hotel. It's magnificent! We were given a room with an amazing side view of the sea on one side and the mountains on the other. The room itself, in the main building, was luxurious! Spacious, everything brand new, I couldn't find anything to complain about. Slippers, bathrobes, shower accessories, minibar, any whim - they had it all without any problems! The hotel itself - aesthetically stunning and well-maintained, just like the grounds! Now, let's talk about the food - I have no words! Everything was fresh and incredibly tasty, with five types of fish every day: sea bass, dorado, trout or salmon grilled, crustaceans, cod, mackerel, and other unmemorable names as well. There was an abundance of meat every day. Lamb and other options were plentiful. A million varieties of fruit, including sweet strawberries, divine greens, pastries and doughnuts from Marina on the beach - in general, it was great! The staff also gets a 5 out of 5. Guest relations were amazing! All our questions were resolved, and the girls were very kind. The children went crazy over the water slides, and I also enjoyed them. We swam in the sea! The weather was varied, but even in cold and rain, we found activities because the hotel was superb. The entertainment program was not particularly impressive, I think because it's not the peak season. The kids' club was okay only for little ones; older kids might find it boring. We went for various spa treatments and massages - it was simply fantastic, we felt reborn, great spa there. Now for the beach - oh, perhaps the bar interests many people - I'm not particularly into that aspect, but the wine and champagne were great, Martini and Bellini were original, and the cocktails I tried were decent overall. The coffee at their Starbucks was amazing! There is also a fantastic pharmacy and Migros supermarket within walking distance of the hotel, as well as a local market. I think I didn't forget anything. We had a wonderful vacation. I want to come back again. Now I understand why there are so many people who come to this hotel multiple times.

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I write hotel reviews every now and then, but this time I remembered Alva and decided to write about it. I stayed at Alva Donna Exclusive (now called Dobedan) in April 223. Prior to this, I had been to Alva five times, which is located in Side. Yes, the area in Side is much smaller, the stars don't stand out, and it's not as grand, but I personally prefer it more. What disappointed me the most was the food. Yes, there was plenty of it (lots of strawberries, meat, and fish), but personally, I didn't enjoy it very much. Especially the desserts didn't appeal to me. Again, comparing it to Alva in Side โ€“ there the chefs and pastry chefs are simply masters of their craft, and the food is very delicious. But in Exclusive, as they say, you won't go hungry. The hotel has a snack restaurant on the street, a Starbucks, and a pastry shop (where the cakes are the same as those served for dinner, nothing special). The hotel grounds are well-maintained, beautiful, and not too large (some reviews claimed it was huge, but no, everything is close by). I got a good room, everything was available, and the heating conditioning worked well. I didn't have any issues with housekeeping either (but I'm never very picky: they dust, change the soaps and towels, and that's good enough for me). The main pool was heated, and the sun loungers around it were already occupied after 1 PM. Waiters would walk between the sun loungers and offer drinks. During the day, they would also bring boxes of sliced fruits to the poolside refrigerator, which people would quickly finish in 5 minutes, so it was hard to grab some before they were gone. Occasionally, water football was played in the main pool. However, I never saw or heard anyone inviting others to join the game. They would simply put up goals and expect people to bring their own ball. Generally, this is the first hotel where the animators don't roam around and invite guests to participate in various activities. I love participating everywhere, and on the first day, I couldn't figure out if there was darts, volleyball, or archery. And if there were, where were they located? There was darts and archery, and I think volleyball was also available (but I'm not entirely certain). It's unclear why they don't utilize the heated pool for different games and aerobics. Overall, it was a bit boring in the hotel during the day. The head animator said that the hotel director told him it was enough as it is. In the evening, there would either be a dance show or karaoke on the street (there was once a clash between Russia and Ukraine during karaoke), followed by dancing. Those who wanted to continue the evening would go to the nightclub, which was very small and stuffy. For $15, you could go to the nightclub with the animators. The hotel is not bad, but as someone who has been to Turkey 14 times, I wouldn't go back to it. I think its price doesn't match the quality. If it were cheaper, it would be a great hotel for a relaxing vacation. But I wouldn't recommend it to my friends.

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The reviewer did not provide a detailed description of their stay at the hotel. I would like to share my impressions of the hotel stay in more detail.

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We stayed at the hotel for the second time. Once again, we were convinced that the hotel is excellent. Three adults arrived at 7 am and by around 9 am we were already checked in. As a compliment, instead of the standard room we had booked, we were assigned a two-bedroom family room. They brought us wine and fruit. There were two heated pools and a sauna in the spa - it was simply delightful. The restaurant offered a variety of delicious dishes. The room was cleaned on time and the minibar was regularly restocked. And, of course, the staff was very attentive and friendly. We especially want to mention the bartender Hussein - he is a wonderful bartender and a very genuine person. The girls working at the lobby bar were also great. Overall, in such a large hotel, there is only one person - a young bartender with a mohawk and no badge - who is "working" at the poolside bar, and he seems arrogant and overly important, which is unnecessary. We felt that the absence of this person would have benefited both the hotel guests and the hotel itself. The weather was typical for March, and we even went swimming in the sea. It was a great vacation, thanks to Alva Onna and the hotel staff.

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Just returned. We were in Alva Onna for the second time. And we made sure that this hotel is still wonderful. The three of us arrived at 7 in the morning, all adults. While we were having breakfast, our room was prepared for us and by 9 in the morning we were already checked in. As a compliment from the hotel, instead of the standard room that we booked, we were given a family, two-bedroom room. Two open heated pools, a sauna in the spa. The sea. Fantastic restaurant. Various and delicious dishes. Everything is clean and beautiful. The bar was replenished daily and on time. High-quality room cleaning. Constant entertainment of some kind. Very attentive and friendly staff. I would especially like to mention the bartender Hussein - a great bartender and a very heartfelt person, very attentive. The girls working in the lobby bar are also great. The only thing is the arrogant and very "important" young bartender with a mohawk who mainly works at the pool bar, he didn't have a badge and it seemed to us that if this rude person didn't work in the hotel, both Alva Onna and the hotel guests would only benefit from it. The weather was typical for March, we even went swimming in the sea. In general, the vacation was successful, thanks to Alva Onna and the hotel staff!

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We arrived at the hotel a week after the earthquake. We arrived quickly and comfortably. We had breakfast and received the keys to our room. Before the trip, I contacted the girls at the reception and asked for a room above the second floor with a sea view. Our request was heard, and the room was wonderful. Perfect for two people, but a bit cramped for three. The hotel is not new, but everything is clean. Due to the earthquake and mourning, there was no music in the hotel. Before our departure, they started playing calm music slowly. There was also no evening entertainment. It didn't bother us. I didn't like the Hammam at all. It needs renovation. The temperature and humidity were unclear. I really liked the beach bar. Excellent cocktails and great service. The sea - that's the bliss. You sit and enjoy. I even went swimming a couple of times. For my birthday, we booked an Italian restaurant. It was free for me as the birthday girl. By the way, at the main restaurant, they served genuine Russian borsch and okroshka for lunch. It was delicious. There are pharmacies, Migros, and Korenfor near the hotel if anyone needs them. We stocked up on vitamins. The hotel is family-friendly. A lot has been done for children, and there are many of them there. If you want peace and quiet, this is not the place for you. You can't sit quietly in the bar on the floor in the evening. There are too many children. We came after 10 PM when most of the children were put to bed. If we had a small child, this hotel would be perfect for us. But when you are vacationing without a child, you get tired of such a large number of children. We will go to Adalia again next winter.

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We arrived at the hotel at 7 in the morning after a one-hour drive from the airport. Despite the fact that there were 9 of us at once, we were checked in at 9. Objectively, the rooms were very small with terrible sound insulation, and the cleanliness could have been better. We had a two-room suite, but it was still cramped with our adult daughter and 1-year-old son. There was nowhere to put our 4 suitcases. However, everything else at the hotel was great. The territory was well-maintained and beautiful, with a large outdoor swimming pool. They started heating the pool in March and it reached 3 degrees Celsius within 5 days. The pool was clean. The spa facilities were average, with heavily chlorinated water, but the sauna was quite good. The service was excellent. The staff went above and beyond and always brought strawberries, nuts, and candies of excellent quality. They were always smiling. The entertainment, both for adults and children, was fantastic. Dear Rico, our dedicated animator and friend, made our stay active and fun! Darts, rifles, archery, volleyball, bocce, water polo - everything was on schedule. The shows were great. About 8% of the guests were Russian at the hotel. The clientele was quite decent. The food was excellent - everyone could find something to eat. However, as someone who is not a big fan of fish, I noticed there wasn't much variety in that area. But there were always salads with seafood and red fish. Pancakes, waffles, and pastries were all delicious. We went to the Italian restaurant one evening, but it was a disappointment. It looked beautiful but the food was tasteless. Dinner at the main restaurant was better. The alcohol selection was good and flowed abundantly around the clock. We were 99% satisfied with our vacation. The minor flaws did not spoil our overall impression. I have never seen such a high level of friendliness, even though I have stayed at another hotel from the same chain in Side. I highly recommend it.

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We have been considering this hotel for many years, but we always ended up choosing others. However, this time everything fell into place and my daughter and I flew together on March 8th for a very reasonable price. My daughter is 2 years old and we stayed from March 6th to March 13th. We were incredibly lucky with the weather, as it was sunny and very warm every day. We swam and sunbathed, and the sun was quite hot. We got a nice tan, just like in the summer. Only on the day of departure, it rained. Transfer: it took us about an hour, with a stop at another hotel. Almost the entire bus was heading to Alva Donna. This was my first time experiencing such a popular hotel. Check-in: we arrived at 7 am and waited in line for about 25 minutes for check-in. Overall, considering the number of people arriving at the same time, the reception worked efficiently. We had breakfast and were immediately assigned our room. Thank you very much for that. Room: my daughter and I got a two-room family room, although it wasn't very spacious for a family room, it was more than enough for the two of us. The room was great, there were no signs of wear and tear, everything worked and was in excellent condition. There was enough storage space for a family of four, but the bathroom was a bit small. Bathrobes and slippers were provided, but there were no toothbrushes and toothpaste. The mini-bar was regularly replenished with soda and beer, but there was no chocolate, chips, or similar snacks. The room was cleaned well, the towels were excellent and had a pleasant smell. The shampoo and conditioner had a masculine fragrance. The hairdryer worked quickly and was of good quality. Pools: Since we were lucky with the weather, we swam every day. The pools were heated, but in the first few days, it seemed that they could be warmer. Then, for three days, it was really hot and the water warmed up nicely in the sun. During our stay, the main pool and the pool with the adult water park were heated. There was also a heated indoor pool, where it was quite warm. The saunas were good, but the spa area was very strange, dark, and uncomfortable. We didn't feel the desire to visit it. Restaurant and Bars: I really liked the breakfast, it was even better than at Voyage Belek, even during the offseason. Apparently, it was more accustomed to Russian tastes. They had good syrniki (cottage cheese pancakes), belashis, chebureks, and blinchiki (Russian pancakes) with various fillings. There was some red fish, but it was sliced and mixed with something, so it was not that great, to be honest. Lunches and dinners were standard, without any fancy dishes, but there was a variety of options and everything tasted good. Sushi rolls were available once and they were tasty. There weren't many seafood options, like shrimps, crabs, and other delicacies that are usually available during the season, except in salads. Only the snack restaurant on the beach worked during our visit. They served burgers, fries, pizza, vegetables, fruits, baked potatoes, rice, shawarma, and gรถzleme (a Turkish pastry). There was also ice cream, but it was not in factory packaging. Cocktails were delicious everywhere, I liked everything I tried. They served imported alcohol such as Olmeca, Red Label, Ballantine's, Malibu, Bacardi, and different types of Martini. There was no canned soda or beer, everything was draught. I really liked the design and service at the Cinna bar, where mini disco and guests would relax in the evening. They were quick despite the large number of people. If you arrived after 7:30 pm, it was hard to find a place at the tables. We couldn't find a table with chairs for me and my daughter, but it was fine for couples or people without children. Service: I wasn't expecting to like it after my experience at Voyage, but it was good. The service at the restaurant and bar was excellent. As soon as you sat down, a waiter would come immediately, and the drinks were served quickly. I wonder how it is during the high season. Children's concept: My daughter is 2 years old, so we weren't particularly interested in the children's activities, but they did have various games for kids from 1 am to 5 pm. There was a kids' disco at 8 pm with some strange songs that were atypical for a classic mini disco. The mini club itself seemed tired to me, and in my opinion, they should completely renovate the area and replace the toys if they are available during the season. There was no PlayStation, in case anyone is interested and it is important for older children. There was a playground, which was suitable for younger children up to 4 years old. There was no playground on the beach, maybe they have it during the season. The children's water park looked nice, but it wasn't open during our stay. The beach was open, sun loungers were available, everything was clean. They brought fruits to the beach, and there was a fridge by the pool with containers of sliced fruits such as strawberries, watermelon, apples, and mandarins. The Starbucks was excellent, there was only a huge line on the last day when it rained, but otherwise, I never waited longer than 5 minutes. The territory was very beautiful, compact, and cozy. Everything was well-planned, and everything was close. We didn't have a stroller, but we didn't experience any problems. The atmosphere of this hotel is incredible. I can't even say why specifically, but I definitely want to come back. It seems like everything is the same as in other hotels in this price category, but there is something warm, cozy, and homely about it. I think we will definitely return. It would be great to visit for a week during the winter and reset.

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The hotel is wonderful, there are no questions about the food, there is a lot written about it! We ordered a private transfer from Pegas, everything was great! Check-in was at 1 am, and check-out was extended for free until 2.30 pm because we had a 2-year-old child with us. The waiters are just amazing, the drinks are imported and locally produced. Everywhere is clean, the territory is well-maintained. There is a separate dining area for children with small chairs and tables. It's impossible to write about all the advantages! Everything is perfect. It is easier to write about the negatives. Our cards do not work in Turkey, it is unreal to withdraw cash from the ATM. We came with dollars, and we were given change in lira at the Carrefour store. The only time UnionPay worked was there.

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We did not expect such a wonderful vacation in the middle of February. We were lucky with the weather. The Turkish February sun warmly greeted us at +15 degrees. The hotel itself is lovely: we appreciate the staff's unobtrusiveness and their responsiveness. The food variety and abundance of drinks (mostly imported) and fruits were more than enough for everyone. There is a warm outdoor pool with slides and an indoor pool in the spa center. The presence of sports halls, cafes, and a children's mini club. The internet speed and coverage are excellent. I cannot comment on the animation as we visited during a period of mourning, but there was a small program for children. Some minor downsides are the soundproofing in the rooms and the cleaning, which is more suitable for a 4-star hotel. Perhaps during the peak season, we would not have come here due to the hotel's popularity.

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We arrived in Turkey on March 2nd with 2 adults and 2 children, taking a morning flight. By around 8 am, we were already at the hotel. The transfer took about 3 minutes. We filled out the forms and were immediately checked in to a family room. The room was very cozy with excellent repairs and stylish decor. The mini bar was replenished daily with carbonated drinks such as Fanta, Sprite, Cola, bottled beer, water, and mineral water. The room was cleaned daily, everything was good. The food was very diverse and, most importantly, delicious. Special thanks to the chefs. The service was top-notch, you wouldn't be left without attention. Any problems or requests were solved instantly. The weather was delightful, it felt like summertime during the day, and we managed to get a nice tan. The temperature would reach 26-28 degrees Celsius. We swam in the sea every day, but it was not suitable for long swims. However, the sea was amazing, it had a temperature of approximately 18 degrees Celsius. The entry into the water was very sharp and steep, and there were also rocks at the exit, so it's important to pay attention to that if it matters to you. The pool with slides was heated to 28 degrees Celsius, so we also spent a lot of time there. Every evening there was entertainment, although we didn't attend every time. There was also a pianist playing in the evenings. The hotel definitely deserves its 5 stars. Special respect to all the waiters, chefs, and all the staff who work hard and perform their job with high quality. It was a successful vacation, and I highly recommend the hotel.

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I was on vacation with my husband from February 19, 223 to February 25, 223. The hotel was very beautiful and had a large territory. We were very lucky with the weather: it was warm and sunny. The staff was very attentive, constantly asking if everything was good and if we had any complaints. Our room had a side view of the sea, even though we had booked a standard room. Since the territory was large, there were not many people gathered in one place. The only downside was in the evening at the lobby bar, where people would gather to listen to live music and children would run around and scream, sometimes making it difficult to hear the musician. Other than that, everything was good.

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I have heard about this hotel chain for a long time, but I haven't had the opportunity to visit there. The prices during the season are unreal, and during the off-season, we chose other hotels. This time, the tour operator praised this hotel specifically. The package for two adults through Coral Travel for 7 days cost us 14,000. We have been to Turkey during the off-season before, so we have something to compare it to. 1. Check-in We arrived at the hotel at 9 am, had breakfast, and were checked in immediately. No complaints here, everything was good. 2. Room In my opinion, the room is standard, not big, not small. Everything necessary is provided in the room, and if you need something additional (toothpaste, toothbrushes, razors), they are provided upon request. The minibar is refilled daily (cola, Sprite, Fanta, beer). The room has a kettle, tea, coffee, and sugar. The bathrobes are waffle, I thought they would be terry cloth. The beddings are white but old, with holes in different places. Well, it's not great, of course. There is no iron in the room, which is also strange. The shower gels, shampoos, and conditioners are very soapy, probably containing a large amount of surfactants, and smell like men's cologne. If it's crucial to you, bring your own. There is almost no lighting in the room, it's dark and gloomy, which sometimes bothered us. There is no soundproofing, sitting in silence you can hear what the neighbors are talking about, and I even woke up at night from their door slams. Housekeeping in the room consists of making the bed and taking out the trash. 3. Food I have read many reviews, and I can't say that the food is luxurious, but it's not bad either. There are always soups, salads, side dishes, hot dishes, vegetables, fruits, and cold cuts. You won't be hungry. BUT. For the first time in my life in Turkey, I haven't seen beef cold cuts on the buffet, they were available in all seasons, in all hotels, but not here. Usually, there is chicken and turkey as cold cuts. Lamb is rarely served, let alone veal. As for the fish, there is no salmon or dorado, which also surprised me. In short, I'm not delighted. 4. A la carte restaurants During the winter period, only 2 restaurants are open - a fish restaurant and an Italian restaurant. We have been to both. Nothing extraordinary. Don't waste your money. 5. Bars Well, this is a separate story. We always go to Turkey on ultra all-inclusive, and everywhere I've been, I've had decent alcohol. I'm not saying they poured Moet and Johnnie Walker Blue Label for free (although they did at Port Neches)))), but they always poured Baileys and Jagermeister. Here, I encountered the fact that there is no Baileys, not even for money, there is some unclear substitute (they didn't allow me to take a picture of the bottle), and the same situation with Jagermeister, there is a replacement similar to our "Krasnoe-Beloe" called Alter Heiler. They also ruined my favorite third drink, Pina Colada. They don't even have Malibu, they pour some Tropikana. In short, it's complete trash. Whiskies like Ballantines, Jack, of course, require additional payment. By the way, they pour Ballantines from some built-in machine (it resembles a beer dispenser), and no one knows what it actually is. They say it's Ballantines, but what it really is - a mystery. To say that I'm simply disappointed is an understatement. Many people sit at the tables instead of the bar, order drinks from the waiters, and don't see what they are being served. Pay attention. 6. Beach In March, the sea was not very warm, so I didn't swim. I can't evaluate it. The beach is clean. There are enough sunbeds for the winter, but I don't understand how everyone fits on these sunbeds in the summer. Clearly, not everyone is accommodated. 7. Entertainment During the winter, it's not the same as in the summer, but there are short entertainment programs for both children and adults in the evenings. The hotel has a lot of children, even too many. During the entertainment programs, they run around, scream, and it can be difficult to hear something. 8. Hotel location Far away. If you plan to go on excursions, I advise considering another hotel. We didn't go anywhere, so the location didn't bother us. 9. Hotel grounds Not big. If you want to walk around the hotel grounds in the evenings, this hotel is not suitable. There is no greenery, nothing grows, no oranges or lemons. It's sad. 10. Spa The indoor pool smells too much like chlorine, not very clean. The heated outdoor pool is cleaner. The hammam is not well-designed. It's cold to sit downstairs, all the steam is upstairs. As for the paid services, they are not cheap at all. 11. Safety I don't know how the security system works in this hotel, but still. You leave the room - no cameras. You leave the hotel - no cards are given, you come back to the hotel - they let you in without any questions, without asking for a voucher or room number, nothing. And the hotel operates without bracelets. So, anyone can come in? We visited on March 8th and two birthdays. On the birthday, they brought cards, a bottle of champagne, fruits, and a small cake to our room. On March 8th in the morning, they gave roses to all women at the buffet entrance, but they ignored me. I addressed this issue to the guest relations department, hoping that they would apologize for this, but they responded to me with "if it's important to you, we can bring this rose to your room". What do you mean if it's important? If you give it to everyone, why exclude someone? I recommend the hotel management to train this department in politeness and how to communicate with people. They are rude. The hotel is tired, of course. The furniture in the lobby is falling apart, the backs of chairs are coming off. Everything looks worn out. The beach towels have holes. Many people complain about the cats. There

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We spent our winter vacation with the children. Winter vacation is different, so we were very strict when choosing a hotel. We were very satisfied. The food was amazing, my daughter and I indulged in strawberries, lamb, and red fish. The alcohol was of excellent quality, all requests were immediately fulfilled at the reception, and the service everywhere was top-notch. The young man from the children's animation team deserves special respect! He was very charismatic and pleasant! I had preferences in choosing a room, which I voiced before arrival through the internet - they fulfilled everything and even gave us a family room instead of a regular one - thank you! However, the soundproofing was poor, but they didn't change the room. We are not spoiled in general, but it would be nice to have it quieter, and the refrigerator made a loud noise, especially at night, as well as the air conditioner. But something tells me that if we had asked to change the room or the refrigerator, it would have been done without any problems. The staff is very friendly. So if you encounter this problem and it really bothers you, don't hesitate to speak up - I'm sure everything can be resolved. Yes, the rooms are a bit worn out, but we stayed mainly in the main building - it is the only one that operates in winter. I'm sure the rooms in the new building are excellent. However, the cleaning service was mediocre, I would have preferred more thorough floor cleaning, although the staff was pleasant and not intrusive. The territory is very beautiful and well-maintained. We really liked it! The pool was only heated in winter for the adults' slides, but I have looked at many hotels, and I can assure you that it's not that bad. In most hotels, not only the slides but also the pools themselves are cold. To be honest, these slides became the deciding factor in choosing the hotel, and I don't regret choosing it! We are actually considering coming back, it's the first time for us - usually we want something new. If you have children, I definitely recommend coming here. For others, I think another place would be better - the children might annoy you as there are many of them and they are loud. I really hope we will return to this wonderful hotel again!

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I am currently in a hotel. Honestly, I expected more. Let's start with the arrival, the reception was not great... maybe it was too early for guests to arrive. We came alone, if there was a bus of people, they might have taken our luggage right away. At the reception, they don't greet you with champagne or anything fancy. There is just one modest vase with flowers)))) We arrived at 13:30, but they didn't give us the room earlier, I didn't bother offering money. Now about the room... The room is very small. The furniture is so old that it should all be thrown away. There is a door in the room that apparently leads to another room. We were lying down with my daughter at 22:30 and suddenly this door opens. I was shocked. Even my child got scared. I called the reception and they said that something came up and closed it from the other side, but I still felt uneasy. There was only one cracked glass in the room - this is a 5-star hotel. They have shampoo, shower gels, everything you need. No questions there. The disco is very loud until 2 am. It can be heard even with the door closed. The soundproofing in the room is not the best. The disco can be heard very clearly. The cocktails are so-so. The waiters are not particularly interested in serving you. We went to the deluxe restaurant, placed everything on the table and went with my daughter to get some more food. When we came back after 3-4 minutes, they already cleared the table. Maybe they have a timer set. It's a small thing, but not pleasant. The belashes and donuts they make near the beach are delicious. There is plenty of food and it's tasty overall. There are no foam parties. The beach has sand, but the entry has stones. The pebbles are small. In the bathroom, if you close the plug in the sink, you won't be able to open it yourself. You'll have to call the maintenance. The safe broke once, but they opened it for us. It's a bit tricky to figure out where to eat in the main restaurants, left, right, down, etc. It didn't stick in my memory right away. The beer is tasty. They give out popcorn before the shows, but it's only for 5-10 minutes. You can get it at the bar counter around 21:20, there are also paid pavilions nearby. We stayed in the old building, maybe the deluxe rooms are much better. Someone here wrote that they gave a tip and were placed there. But I didn't think of that. There was a beautiful evening party for 1 Turkish night. It was decent. Overall, it was not bad, but the show programs were a bit boring. I recommend the hotel, but I won't come back again.

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We rested with the family - my husband and I - from March 31 to April 8, 2023. This is our second time staying at this hotel (the first time was in 2017), and it has only gotten better over time. We arrived in the morning and were given our room at 12 o'clock. The room was nice and clean. One peculiar aspect of vacationing in the off-season is that the sun seems to be wonderfully warm, but the wind is freezing. Sometimes you take off your jacket because it's hot, but then a cold gust of wind blows and you immediately put it back on. The same goes for the beach - the sun feels hot, you lie there sunbathing, but when the wind blows, you put on your jacket. It's quite funny to see people walking around in swimsuits with jackets or hoodies on top. As for the food, even in the off-season, there was plenty and it was delicious, just like always at Alva. What disappointed us was the pastry shop. I fondly remember Bellis de Lux - their pastries, cheesecakes, honey cakes, and other handmade desserts... Oh. Here, they only offered what was available in the main restaurant's dessert section. The selection was very limited. The sea was cold, only the brave or very daring would swim. Getting out of the sea was not pleasant due to the icy wind. It might just be the weather this year. We had a couple of rainy days, and it was chilly. What really annoyed us were the unruly children and their absent parents. It annoyed everyone (regardless of nationality) except for the parents who were too busy drinking. The children's disco in the lobby was fun, with little ones and older kids having a great time. But by around 10 p.m., people were sitting at tables and on sofas, playing board games, sipping cocktails, and having conversations... And suddenly, this screaming and running herd of children (mostly Russian) would come through, causing chaos. They brought everything down from the trays and broke things, running around sweating and red-faced, crashing into tables where people were trying to relax. I even got kicked by a boy who jumped on me while I was sitting on the couch. Drunk parents and wild children aged 5-8 in a big group - it was quite a sight. It was useless to complain to the parents - we paid for our stay, so we had no authority over them. I also read reviews and watched live videos on a travel website, where a girl was giving updates about the hotel. She even posted videos of everything, including the incidents with the unruly children. She talked about parents who sent their kids to the children's pool (during the day) and ignored them. Apart from that, everything was still perfect as always at our beloved Alva!

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My wife and I stayed at the elue building in early October 223 AD. The hotel is average, old, with a touch of grandeur. I can't say it was "bad," but it wasn't "excellent" either. If it positioned itself at a lower rank, I think the ratings would be higher... We identified some drawbacks for ourselves: - There is absolutely no sound insulation in the rooms. - The plumbing is in a terrible semi-functional condition. We had no pressure in the showerhead (I thought the mesh was clogged, but opening it up showed that the nozzles themselves were clogged with dirt). The regulator switch constantly fell off, the shower glass was crooked and poorly sealed with silicone. The faucet did not fit the sink properly โ€“ wrong angle and low spout. Considering the wide front edge of the sink, one had to reach out to the water stream and touch the cold and wet front edge. - The food on the grill was always overcooked and dry. - It was difficult to reach the staff from the room for service. - The main disadvantage was the beach, or rather, the absolute lack of sunbeds and umbrellas!!! By 1 pm, there were no available spots, and the staff did nothing to deal with the "reserved" sunbeds. And the territory could accommodate almost double the amount! It was really disappointing. We had to use the sunbeds by the pool, but there was another issue โ€“ it was very stuffy there since it was closed off from any breeze by buildings, landscaping, and plants. There were also some positives: - The staff was very responsive, friendly, and communicative! Thanks to them for that. - The territory was clean and, to the extent possible, green. - There was a wide variety of vegetables, fruits, and desserts during meals. - The local wine and beer were quite good, and the imported alcohol was of good quality. The cocktails were also decent. - The lobby gave the impression of an expensive hotel... By the way, our room (and the whole building) had large balconies with solid front walls (on the upper floors). But we will definitely not go again. At this cost, there are options that are fresher and more modern. We didn't have much choice, as the decision to go was spontaneous and urgent, resulting in very few offers. It just didn't work for us.

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We stayed at this hotel for the second time. We checked into the hotel in the evening, so the room was already prepared. Upon check-in, the hotel provided us with a complimentary fruit plate, Turkish sweets, a bottle of Turkish wine, and a shopping bag. Since it was our second time at the hotel, they gave us another more convenient burlap bag with the hotel logo the following day. The hotel staff is attentive and helpful at the reception, bars, and restaurants. Housekeeping is done once a day and they do a decent job. However, one time they only hung one towel on the shelf and placed another one on the toilet lid (it's not clear why they did that, as the lid is unlikely to be perfectly clean). After calling the reception, they promptly replaced it all. Upon check-in, there were two bathrobes, but after the first cleaning, for some reason, there was only one left. They clean the rooms even if there are people inside. During our one-week stay, they cleaned our room in our presence 3-4 times. When we requested them to come 1-15 minutes later, they replied that they couldn't because they had to go to another place (possibly another building or another floor). Otherwise, there are no issues with the cleaning. The food at the main restaurant is decent, but it can get repetitive. There was one day when they had a seafood theme with rolls (Turkish style with smoked fish), shrimp, and a shrimp salad. The hotel has a Starbucks, which serves coffee from a machine, but it's very tasty. It's tastier than the Nescafe machines in the main restaurant. So it's convenient to take coffee from Starbucks (which opens at 9 am) and have it with breakfast. There are pharmacies, shops, and a taxi stand a minute's walk away from the hotel. Within 2-3 blocks (15 minutes' walk), there are Migros and Carrefour supermarkets. There is also a bus stop nearby, from where the BA22 bus to Bogazkent-Antalya departs every half an hour. You can use it to reach Belek, The Land of Legends Park, Mall of Antalya, Eepo Outlet Center, and Antalya itself. The entertainment is rated four stars. There are no daytime activities by the pool. Previously, they used to have Strawberry or Pineapple parties during the day, where you could dance and enjoy a strawberry smoothie or a cocktail with freshly squeezed pineapple juice. Performances are held every day, mostly dance shows. There are also extreme shows and circus-themed shows. The bar has live music and karaoke once a week. The beach is peaceful. The music by the pool is not too loud either. If you want peace and tranquility, it's paradise. If you're looking for parties by the pool and foam parties, it might be boring for you. The hotel mainly attracts families with children. The hotel is preparing for rebranding, and new "obedan" signs are appearing. Many find it difficult to accept this change since "Alva" is well-known for its excellent value for money.

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Spoiler - I do not recommend the hotel. Beach: Big, long, clean. However, all the spots are occupied by 8-9 am, and people might not even show up or go for a lunch break, making it impossible to find a spot on the beach after 1 pm. In modern hotels in Turkey, it has long been practiced that if no one is on a beach chair for a certain period, the towels are removed and washed, which does not create any queues or lack of space. But tourists occupy spots as early as 7 am, and the hotel does not regulate it at all! A bungalow on the beach costs 15 euros... It would be fine if it were 7-10 euros, but paying around 20 euros for mediocre cottages is really expensive. Pay attention to how they are in other hotels now, pure white, soft, with Maldivian nets. We were in another hotel last year, it was a big cottage on the pier with a net over the sea, incredibly beautiful. And it cost 10 dollars. In general, in my opinion, the price does not correspond to the quality. There are no awnings over the beach chairs on the pier. Another surprising moment. The beach chairs are placed so close to each other (about 4 cm apart) that it is impossible to relax, you can hear everyone's conversations. Everyone around smokes, it is unclear where it is allowed to smoke and where it is not. Towels by cards - a relic of the past. There is simply nothing to dry yourself with. Food: It is quite diverse and delicious, even for us, experienced tourists. The borscht is really good, which is unusual for Turkey. We stayed in the deluxe building, where there is a separate restaurant, very pleasant, unlike the large panorama dining hall. You feel relaxed, there are no crowds or queues. I want to mention the speed of the waiters' service, they are very attentive! We always gave tips, but it doesn't really affect their work, they are attentive to everyone. ร€ la carte restaurants are at a high level. The dishes are simply awful. We were in the French one. I attach photos of uncleaned shrimp, which can cause severe food poisoning. I suppose the food is the same in every restaurant. We almost didn't eat anything there and went to a regular restaurant. The service there was also excellent. Alcohol: There is no Chivas, which was there before, judging by the reviews on the internet, or rather, it is there, but only in one bar and under the counter. You have to ask for it if you know it's there. There is no original Aperol either, and of course, the bartenders try to offer you local alcohol. It is still important to specify that you want the original Baileys, Ballantines, etc. But the bartenders try and make cocktails correctly. That's a plus. The bars at the deluxe building, by the pool, and near the discotheque are especially good. I didn't like the main lobby bar. The waiters pour four times less portion than everywhere else (Baileys), and they don't want to refill it. It is worth improving the quality of wine whenever possible. Pool: There is a big heated pool, which is very pleasant. There is also a calm separate pool in the deluxe building, and the children's areas are also great. Everything is great except for the GLASS IN THE POOL. We saw someone break a vase for flowers near the pool, and the shards ended up in the pool. People collected what they could, but this is just outrageous behavior from the hotel staff near the pool glass. This area is always filled with children who could have been injured. Obviously, no one will drain the pool because of such an incident. It is not customary to pour drinks into plastic around the pool, and there are plenty of people who drink directly from glass in the pool. They place it on the edge where children run, and it can easily break. Drunk people also constantly hang out near the pool at night, and it is unclear how many glasses have been broken and how many shards could have ended up under the sun loungers and in the pool. I have never seen such a disregard for guest safety by the pool in any hotel in the world. Animation: Good, diverse program, especially the sports part, beautiful shows. Cleaning: Mediocre, they don't wash the dishes for some reason, they don't throw away the glasses until you personally ask them to. The floor is dirty. Rooms: A separate kind of pleasure. We stayed in the deluxe building, which was built in 213. I don't understand why there are dark brown beds and pseudo-crystal lamps without some parts in there. There is not enough light, and overall, for me, it was a big surprise that they placed such furniture in the year 213. I thought it was still the 2nd century. In my subjective opinion, the hotel is suitable for unspoiled tourists over 35-40 years old.

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THIS IS NOT JUST A HOTEL RENAMING, EVERYTHING IS BAD We arrived and checked in. I asked to change our rooms to the deluxe building, but they tried to sell us another room with a 5 euro extra charge. Well, I thought, off to a great start. Anyway, we settled for the deluxe rooms, which cost us 5 bucks for tea. The next day, my brother and his wife arrived, so I'll express my impressions from both families. 1. Rooms. Everything is just old. The main building is a disaster, and even the deluxe rooms are better but worn out (punched walls!) and show their age. The air conditioners in two rooms don't work properly. In our room, it turns on and off every 3 seconds, and I can hear the click at night. I can't fall asleep for an hour because of it. In my brother's room, it works so loudly that they turned it off. Thankfully, we were there in October, but what about people in August?! There is not enough space in the closet for our stuff in our room (cut-off shelves, probably some infrastructure behind the wall), and then we realized that the second room doesn't even have those shelves. Trash. 2. Sea and Beach. There is a severe shortage of sunbeds. If you come at 1 a.m., towels are already everywhere. It's October! What's the point? It turns out they sell the bungalows for 15 euros (!) per day. That's the whole deal. I can't even imagine how awful it would be in the summer. Even if you occupy a sunbed, it won't save you in the summer - there is very little shade on the left, very small umbrellas that won't protect you from the heat. On the right (from the beach entrance), it's all fabric, probably a bit better. But there is also little shade there. In short, the beach is a nightmare. I hate these rural movements of "reserving places." In decent hotels, the number of sunbeds is calculated based on the number of guests. 3. Food. It's probably alright overall, but nothing more. There were always 3-4 types of fish, edible (grilled), nothing special. Tasteless bread, which surprised my wife in Turkey. But some moments are simply infuriating. For example, they put a tiny plate of red fish (crazy salty) and put tiny tongs next to it. So you can't take as much as you need and try not to create inconvenience while moving along. And this trick with tiny tongs is everywhere. It looks absolutely horrible. If you don't have money, don't put expensive products. Is it self-deception or for people to remember what was served? Well, they will remember how they stood in line with disgust to grab small pieces of oversalted fish. In other words, there is no variety, harsh savings on products, and these tricks with expensive items are disgusting. 4. Cleaning. During our stay, they never properly cleaned both our rooms for a single day. We asked them to clean, and when we returned, they didn't wash the dishes (cups from tea with lemon and honey). We called and asked them to do it. The soap dispenser broke, and we asked three times to fix it. They fixed it, but not completely (or it's also set to save money). They don't refill the minibar in my brother's room. They simply don't want to call and figure it out, hoping that it will be fixed during the next cleaning, but it never happened. A man entered my brother's room at 9 a.m. without knocking to restock the bar and put chips. They were simply stunned by this. Can you imagine yourself in such a situation? 5. Entertainment. The hotel is fully booked, but there is no entertainment. It's October, too costly. In the evenings, they play some rubbish on the stage, Turkish motifs. It's better to do nothing than to witness that horror. On Friday, there was a performance for the first time in a week. It was so mediocre that by the end, only half of the audience stayed (secretly, children are less demanding and kept their parents there until the end). P.S. This is my second visit to this hotel, the first one was three years ago. I saw in the reviews that the owner passed away. The hotel staff recites rehearsed phrases about there being two owners, but they separated, and the rights belong to the second one who demanded a huge amount of money to use his name. The truth is that in three years, a decent hotel turned into a bad one. The renaming might be just a coincidence, or maybe something really bad happened.

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Once again, we visited Alva Donna, one of our favorite hotels. This doesn't mean that there are no drawbacks; of course there are, and maybe for some people they are not insignificant. However, these drawbacks are not critical for us, and in terms of price and quality, everything suits us. As always, I wrote to the hotel in advance and, as always, they took everything into account. They gave me the exact room I requested and where I stayed during previous visits. The service is a huge plus for this hotel chain. You don't just feel like you're on vacation; you already feel like you're being welcomed as the most important guest. The food is simple; there's no fancy red salted fish (not in salads - I don't understand such fancy things, breadcrumbs would have been better). There is no abundance of seafood (shrimp and mussels were mixed together), but everything that's available is cooked deliciously. The daily special dish varies each day (lamb ribs, fish, duck, and so on). There is a wide selection for children and those who don't like spicy food or seasonings. Liver is often included, which I love. They also have several types of soups, including a very tasty borsch. The children's table is diverse and includes more than just fries and pasta, unlike some other hotels. They offer healthy food like steamed cutlets and porridge. Snacks are available from 12:30 to 6:00 pm and include normal food in the beach restaurant (soup, main courses, fast food, vegetables, fruits, and pizza). There is also a snack bar with hamburgers, shawarma, and gรถzleme, and a daily special snack like grilled kebabs, halva, simit, or strawberry cocktail. And, of course, there are pies, belyash, and donuts. We missed all of this at Nirvana Cosmo and Voyage; ร  la carte restaurants are great, but sometimes you don't want to waste time sitting and waiting for food - you want to grab something quickly or take it to go. The ice cream and cafรฉ - the desserts, in my opinion, are average. There are a lot of mousses and various chocolate options. Regarding drinks: there are no good cognacs (which I don't need). Chivas is not available everywhere, but everything else was satisfactory for us. There is only bottled beer in the mini-bar with no selection, except for draft Efes. But I didn't need any of that; it might be important for someone else. The drinks that I needed were available and of good quality. The pools, water slides, and aqua park were heated excellently. The service, as always, was excellent. All requests were fulfilled in a matter of minutes. I want to give a huge thanks to Olga and Alexandra - pleasant girls and wonderful employees of the guest relations department. They have paid attention to my every wish since our first visit in 2019. The hotel is clean everywhere, and it feels cozy to me. Although I'm not a fan of "luxury and abundance," it's still better than "cold and office-like." There are many bars, including two Starbucks. There are plenty of places to sit, including the Deluxe area. There, by the way, they serve Coke in glass bottles. The mini club is something we like, and our daughter always finds friends there. David, our favorite animator, is loved not only by us but probably by all children. He is kind, responsive, attentive, and has been working at the hotel since our first visit in 2019. We meet him as if he were family. We were lucky with our neighbors - no one disturbed our sleep. I read about problems with heating/cooling in the rooms, but we didn't encounter them. We didn't turn on the air conditioner for heating or cooling. We only opened the balcony during the day for fresh air. So fortunately, I can't complain about nighttime noise. The pools were heated perfectly - the main one with slides for adults, the children's aqua park, and the indoor pool. We were very lucky with the weather during our 15-day stay. Only one day was cloudy and rainy; the rest were wonderfully sunny and hot. In the evenings, you only needed a light sweater or windbreaker. As for the drawbacks that I would like to change: there were a lot of people, and not all of them were pleasant. Kids riding scooters in the restaurant - if parents themselves donโ€™t understand that this is not the place for riding, then the management should take steps to address it. Also, groups of children running around in the evening while guests are sitting and relaxing, and the outdoor weather is perfectly fine for playing tag outside, not in the lobby. Lastly, the soundproofing of the rooms and the loud closing of doors. That's about it; maybe I missed something. Will we come back to Alva Donna Exclusive? Definitely yes, unless we have to sell a kidney for it. :-)

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We have previously stayed at Rixos, Adam and Eve, Hilton... The food here is monotonous, with little decent meat. There are almost no seafood options, maybe a salad or pasta with shrimp, shrimp and rice... The crabs are tasteless, mussels stuffed with rice? Snacks during the day are nothing special... fried onions, fried chicken, nuggets... The only thing that was tasty was the belyashi. The rooms are worn out and uncomfortable, even in the new building. The plumbing is rusty, everything feels outdated, the wallpaper is torn. In short, the hotel does not live up to its stars... The only good thing is the alcohol, especially in the lobby... The singer Slava performed in the evening, but the repertoire was not suitable for this audience. We will not step foot here again... The overall level of the hotel, especially when it comes to food, is at most a 4-star.

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The author of the review did not provide a detailed description of their stay at the hotel. I want to share my impressions of my stay at the hotel in more detail.

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1. Flight. Turkish Airlines subsidiary Anadolujet (similar to our Pobeda). First of all, thank you for transporting us, as there are not many options under the current sanctions. The planes are modern and new, but terribly uncomfortable with minimal legroom. It is impossible to sleep or stretch out. The food is a disaster: one stale sandwich for a 6-hour flight. Absolutely awful. On the return trip, the temperature in the cabin was 11 degrees Celsius. They save money on everything. But again, thank you for transporting us for 1 euro for two people (1k rubles round trip for a couple). 2. Check-in. I must say, I was there in 2017. The experience was 5+++++. Now, everything is not the same. It's not terrible, everything is decent, but my expectations were different. Check-in. We arrived at 3 am. They offered us to hang out in the Lounge rooms, on the beach, on the poolside lounge chairs, anywhere, but no room for us before two days. Considering we paid 4k euros (4k rubles) for 12 days and it wasn't our first time there... It was a mediocre reception. We had to pay 1 euro!!! for early check-in to a Deluxe room. Although our reservation was mainly in the main building. They didn't give us a receipt, maybe we didn't even get one. 3. Locations. It's cool that there are many new things. There are adult water slides (enough chlorine to get intoxicated with a single gulp). All the old interesting places are maintained. Really, there are a million picture-perfect spots. 4. Food. It has really gotten worse, I have something to compare it to. Maybe the chef changed, maybe there is a crisis and the price of meat has increased. But Alva from 2017 and today's Dobedan are completely different things. How can you ruin trout, sea bass, and dorado? How can you turn quality fish into inedible dry biscuits? Shrimp were served once in a Turkish sauce, they were also ruined. There were no calamari for 12 days. Crabs, like in Zhvanetsky's jokes, were served once, and only three small ones. Mostly, turkey is the main dish. It's huge, dry, and tasteless. There were no cookies at all (offal - heart, liver, etc., there used to be plenty). Local wine has improved, that's a fact. In a nutshell, the food has deteriorated, and that's one of the factors that won't make me go back. 5. Alcohol. They have everything. They pour whatever they have. You would think that you can get something of quality for 4k euros, but you have to be careful. The advertised 12-year-old Chivas is only available from some electronic dispensers. In the Deluxe rooms, they pour it from a bottle, it's a trap for the later bars. Initially, I liked Campari Orange, but they pour some Turkish aperitif. In the end, they save money on everything. I understand, there's a crisis, the fall of the Lira is crazy. But this won't bring back the tourists. 6. The sea. Perfect. The temperature is always 29 degrees, bathing in warm milk. On the last day, it was 23 degrees, but the sea was still 29. Perfect! 7. Friendliness of the staff. Super. All our CIS people. Beautiful, with a smile. 8. Animation and karaoke. The girls at the pool are amazing. Beautiful. The karaoke in the evening is terrible, they only play what is available on YouTube. They are terrified of more complex arrangements, like acapella. They don't know what that is. 9. Tourist composition. Russians - 8%, Kazakhs - 1%, a few Poles, and a couple of Ukrainian families who speak Russian fluently. There are a few Germans, even the ones I invited to the hotel. Conclusion. Previously, it was a good and classy hotel. Unfortunately, the owner of Alva passed away 3 months ago. May God rest his soul for what he invented and created. His sons, except for Dobedan, haven't come up with anything smarter. The hotel is in need of serious renovation. The boards on the pier are detached and there are no screws. You walk and they all jump. Judging by the welded seam, the whole pier will soon be carried away by the sea. Well, controversial emotions. It used to be so amazing and now it's falling apart little by little. What a shame. I definitely won't be coming for the third time. And here's a recent review not from me: [link to YouTube video].

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Alva Donna Exclusive Hotel & Spa ㉑ 19.9 - 3.9.223 Well, our wonderful vacation at this amazing hotel is coming to an end … I want to share our emotions, impressions, and honest review about this hotel ¸ᦋ 🥰This is our second time at the Alva Donna chain! The first time we were in Kemer, and this year we decided to go to Belek! 😌Knowing how great it was in Kemer, we knew it would be even better here! ㊍As soon as we arrived at the hotel, we were warmly welcomed! Since it wasn't our first time, we received a complimentary gift in our room (wine, fruits, sweets, and a welcome card). 🛏ᦋThe room itself was clean, cozy, and beautifully designed in a loft style! Since we traveled with our family (2 adults and 2 children, aged 2 and 5), we had a bunk bed for the kids and a larger family bed. The bathroom was stylish and without any issues. 🧹The room was cleaned thoroughly every day. ¸ᦋI must say that the entire hotel staff is very friendly, attentive, and polite! ㉌🏻Everything here is for the guests! 💃🏼The entertainment here is top-notch! There are activities for all tastes throughout the day, including warm-up exercises, fitness, games, yoga, karaoke, discos, live music (instrumental, piano), concerts every evening with various artists, including invited stars from the Russian show business, and much more! This year we had the chance to see Slava and Egor Shippa! The hotel also offers great entertainment for children! There is a kids' room on the premises where children can have fun from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. Every day there is a wide range of activities for them, including games, drawing, movie screenings (they even have their own cinema in the hotel), disco, clowns, and many other activities. There are also 2 water parks and a playground. 🌊The pool and the sea! The hotel has clean and spacious pools, including an indoor pool. The Mediterranean Sea is warm and inviting. The beach area is quite large and family-friendly, with the option to rent private shelters for those who want privacy. The sunbeds are clean and in good condition, and there is plenty of space for everyone. The entrance to the sea is great, and there is also a pier with sun loungers and a bar. DJ plays music, creating a vibrant atmosphere. 🍸There is also a large number of bars on the premises! Drinks, cocktails, juices, and a wide range of imported alcohol for every taste. The bartenders are quick and professional. ☕ᦋTurkish coffee and tea are perfect here! But my weakness is Starbucks! There are 2 of them within the hotel grounds. One is open until 11 p.m., and the other until 6 p.m., starting from 9 a.m. Any coffee, in any quantity, is available for free. 🧖‍♀ᦋFor spa lovers, there is also a dedicated area! Many services are offered for free, but there are also additional services available for an extra fee, such as massages, scrubs, etc. 🍕Food! Oh, the food here is delicious, diverse, and fresh! There is something for everyone! The restaurants and snack bars are clean, and the tables are filled with delicious dishes. There are plenty of fruits (figs, watermelon, melon, plums, peaches, nectarines, bananas, oranges, grapes, pomegranates, pears, strawberries, pineapples) and much more! There is also a wide variety of meat dishes in all interpretations. We could talk about it forever! ☺ᦋEveryone will find their favorite spot on the premises. ✅In conclusion, our vacation was 100% successful! Thanks to the hotel, we were able to fully relax and forget about everything. The hotel provided a state of complete relaxation and carefree atmosphere with their love and attention. Alva Donna Exclusive Hotel & Spa deserves to be called the best hotel in Turkey! Thank you for everything, dear Alva Donna Exclusive Hotel & Spa! See you soon! ¸ᦋ

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In Alva Donne (Belek) we have already stayed 6 times)) before that we were at Papillon Belvil/ Zugma, Selectum Luury Resort and Alva Kemer, but there is no such positive energy and friendly staff there) Yes, the rooms in the old building are tired, the entertainment was much better when the general manager was Mustafa, there were no foam parties, you can't even see the animators during the day (but the hotel management still tries their best and the food doesn't get worse) well, the coffee from vending machines for breakfast is a 3 out of 10, but we can survive because there are 2 Starbucks)) now we are planning to go to Turkey in October, I have looked through a huge number of hotels based on reviews and I understand that the price-quality may not match and I want to see another hotel, but we are afraid of being disappointed because we compare everything to our favorite hotel - Alva Belek 😊

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We stayed at the hotel with our family in mid-July from 8.7.223 to 19.7.223. It was very hot, the weather was always sunny, and the sea was warm. The first thing you notice before entering the hotel is that it looks like an ordinary cottage house from the outside, but inside it's like a full-service hotel (that's the hotel's design). There are 2 buildings, old and new, and we stayed in the old building because it was closer to the beach. If you choose the new building, you have to cross a bridge (road). We were greeted as usual. We took 2 standard rooms. Check-in at this hotel is at 2 pm, not at 12 pm like in other hotels, and we arrived at the hotel at 9 am, which was a big minus as we had to wait for a long time. They gave us one room temporarily, after 3 hours (around 12 pm) and then another room after 2 more hours (around 2 pm). The second room looked like it had just been renovated, it smelled like paint, but we got used to it. The room had everything you need, I won't go into details, it was just a standard room, and the minibar was filled every day. They only provided shower gel, no soap, and it was quite difficult to open its lid. There was a small balcony. The cleaning in the room was good, you could hang a "do not disturb" sign and they wouldn't enter your room (unlike some hotels where housekeeping knocks and enters even if the sign is displayed). The old building indeed looked older than the new one, but it had more bars and restaurants. The new building had its own pool, bar, restaurant, and spa, as if it were a separate hotel across the road. However, it took 5-7 minutes to walk to the beach from the new building at a leisurely pace, and it was quite far from concerts and performances compared to the old building, so we chose the old building. There is a grocery store in the hotel. There is a movie theater, but the movies are in English. The main restaurant in the old building had tasty and diverse food, but sometimes pancakes and some grilled meats were overcooked. However, it wasn't a problem, and I have attached photos. There were a lot of people in the hotel. 2 people were vacationing, and that was a lot compared to other hotels I have been to. This meant there were queues everywhere. There was always a queue at Starbucks and at the bars. The waiters looked at you with a stare, so that you would quickly leave the table and they could quickly clean it for other guests. They took away the plates even if you didn't finish your food. Unlike other hotels, there was a late breakfast and a night buffet. But it was just in words. The restaurant schedule was strange. Breakfast started at 7 am and lasted until 1 am. The breakfast during this time was diverse and delicious (with a lot of choices), but if you arrived after 1 am, you would only have leftovers from the late breakfast. In many hotels I have been to, breakfast lasted until 1:30 or 11 am. Dinner was until 9 pm, which meant you couldn't swim at the beach until late, and you had to hurry to take a shower after the beach. There were many flies in the restaurants and cafes. It was impossible to eat because of them. Cats walked inside the main restaurant and ate leftovers. If they were hungry, they would climb onto your table during the meal and shamelessly eat your clean food, and no one would chase them away. Mostly guests from the CIS countries (98%) vacationed at this hotel, and the staff didn't really like them, so the attitude wasn't that great either. You could take it or leave it. Because there were a lot of people in the hotel, the staff couldn't serve everyone. I noticed a couple of times when the bartender in the bar got angry and rude with the guests (because there were many guests and few staff). There was also an incident where the bartender dropped a glass on the floor and poured drinks in front of the guest. One of the main drawbacks I would note is the animation and the disco, and also the DJ. There were only 2 animators, and you wouldn't see them, they wouldn't approach you on the beach or invite you like in other hotels. The animators with microphones weren't walking around the pool, they didn't organize games. The schedule of animation activities was incorrect. For example, on the animation schedule, it would say that the polo or beach volleyball game starts at 2 pm, but in reality, it starts at 3 pm or when people gather. If people didn't gather for the games, the animators wouldn't invite you to play. People mainly played Bocce and Darts. During the entire trip, there was never a special themed day like in other hotels (like a Foam Party, some special holiday, etc.). The night club inside the hotel didn't work at all, it never worked during the entire stay. Everyone gathered near the beach, and the DJ played the same songs from his playlist. The song would start with "in da club" by 50 Cent and smoothly transition to "White Roses". The DJ didn't play modern songs or new releases. The DJ didn't know how to keep the crowd energized, he just played the same song. But the hotel relied on celebrities, famous artists performed constantly. There were paid places, VIP seats near the stage. The beach was clean but had many stones. The lifeguards reacted quickly; once a man drowned near the pier, and the lifeguard quickly rescued him. In the old building, there was a large main pool, an indoor pool, and another pool next to the indoor one. There were also water slides, etc. You could get bottled water and ice cream everywhere. In general, you could have a good rest at the hotel, but I think the price is a bit high.

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We stayed at a hotel with our family (2 adults + 1 child, 5 years old). We arrived around 12 pm, and check-in for the rooms was at 2 pm. We left our suitcases near the reception area, where space was designated for them (valuable items could be left in a bag, and the bag could be left at the reception with a numbered tag). We went for a walk around the premises and had lunch at 12:30 pm. After that, we went back to the reception area and received the key to our room on the 3rd floor of one of the buildings in the main complex. In my opinion, the room was spacious enough - it had two single beds put together and a sofa bed for the child. The room also had a kettle, tea bags, sugar, chips, and two 1.5-liter bottles of water. The mini-bar included two beers, two mineral waters, one Coca-Cola, one sugar-free Coca-Cola, one Fanta, one Sprite, and two chocolate wafers. The mini-bar was replenished every day, but towards the end of our stay, we noticed that some items, such as tea bags and chocolate wafers, had decreased even though we only consumed one of each (we found it amusing). The chips, water, and mini-bar were restocked daily. Housekeeping and towel change were done daily (the floors were not cleaned very well as there was visible dust). The bed linen seemed to be changed every other day (I'm not entirely sure). On a couple of occasions, we were given towels with frayed edges. The bathroom had "Dove" soap in a dispenser near the sink and a dispenser with shower gel and shampoo in the shower cabin. There were also black tubes with shower gel, shampoo, hair conditioner, body lotion, shower caps, and sets of cotton pads and swabs, as well as sanitary bags. The hotel's unique feature was the provision of black slippers (which I considered a plus). The slippers were replaced after 3 days, but since we stayed for 12 days, they could have been replaced again if we had requested it. The TV had several Russian channels, including the kids' channels Carousel and Multi-Music. During the middle of our stay, the TV remote started malfunctioning (probably due to low batteries), so we called the maintenance team, and they quickly replaced it. There was also a free safe in the room. Wi-Fi was available everywhere from the reception area (we were given temporary access upon arrival, and later it was switched to guest access by room number) to the beach. One morning, the power went out four times, and afterward, the Wi-Fi started working in the rooms and on the beach after about 1-2 hours. But these were minor inconveniences. The hotel premises were clean, and fallen leaves and dry grass were constantly cleaned up. There were small and large fountains, as well as stone figures (some of which were damaged and missing parts, and could use renovation). There was a corner where three black swans and a small duck lived. Several cats also roamed around the premises (we counted 6 adults and 3 kittens). The cats allowed themselves to be petted a little. There were several swimming pools: the main pool (there was also a pool in the Deluxe building, which is located across the road from the main buildings and connected to one of the main hotel buildings on the 2nd floor - you can see the hotel layout in the photo section). In the main pool, various sports activities were organized during the day, including water aerobics on trampolines and exercise bikes. There was also a pool with a pirate theme for children and teenagers, a pool with slides for adults, an indoor pool (including one for toddlers), a pool with mineral water and a jacuzzi (which didn't smell strongly of chlorine), a pool for toddlers with splash features in the children's club area, and a pool with seawater for toddlers (35 cm deep) on the beach. In addition to sports activities in the pool, there were yoga sessions (including hammock yoga), gymnastics, dances, and similar events held on a small stage near the main pool. Dart competitions were also held at the poolside bar. On the beach, there were competitions for tug-of-war and beach volleyball. The start times of these activities were announced via a loudspeaker at the pool (for beach activities, the announcements were made on the beach). The schedules of the activities were also posted in the guest information card, which was available in each room. I cannot say for sure if the sports activities were always held at the specified times because we did not attend them. The hotel had a fairly large mini club for kids. The daily schedule of activities was posted near the reception on the ground floor and near the club itself. My son only agreed to go to the mini club halfway through our stay. He participated in activities such as pizza and sandwich making, played Xbox, attended mini disco once, and instead of mini disco, there was a performance by clowns (which he really enjoyed and watched everything). The children's animation team was quite large, with at least 6 members. Parents could leave their children in the club by filling out a form and indicating whether the child was allowed to leave without a parent. Babysitting services were also available. In the mini club area, there was a children's pool (35 cm deep) with splash features. Next to it, there was a small playground with a ship-shaped slide. At 12 pm, a snack bar near the mini club opened, offering water, pastries, and ice cream. Regarding the ice cream, it was available in packets (fruit sorbet and ice cream coated in chocolate, cones with chocolate) or scooped onto cones (vanilla, strawberry, pistachio, lemon). Ice cream was served at the bar near the main pool (according to a schedule), near the children's mini club, at the outdoor restaurant near the beach (only in packets), and during dinner in the restaurant in the evenings. We visited restaurants both near the main area and by the beach. They operate according to a schedule (see photo with restaurant opening hours). For breakfast, there are many pastries and cheeses (same dough, different shapes), รฉclairs, cottage cheese pancakes, pancakes with cottage cheese (fried in oil like donuts), various milk porridges - rice, buckwheat, semolina, oatmeal and oatmeal with water, omelettes, french fries, pancakes, and many other options. From 8 o'clock, omelettes with your choice of filling are made right in front of you, and pancakes are fried. During lunch and dinner, pre-cooked pasta with your choice of fillings and sauces are served. There is a grill zone in the restaurant, which I think is a weak point. Since the fish and meat are sliced very thinly or are small in size, everything turns out very dry or even overcooked. The only thing that came out great was the turkey kebab. For lunch (dinner), there are lentil and vegetable cream soups, borscht, chicken soup, and occasionally fish soup. There is a sufficient selection of meat dishes (beef, lamb, veal, turkey, chicken), pilaf, pasta, french fries, etc. During our stay, there were a lot of guests, but since the restaurant is quite large, it didn't feel crowded. You could always find a place to sit. The waiters regularly approached us, asking what we would like to drink, and they cleared the tables. Drinks include tea (both loose leaf and tea bags), coffee (regular coffee machine), alcoholic beverages, water, juices from boxes, Fanta, Sprite. For lunch and dinner, there are desserts - cakes, pastries, mousses. Fruits available include watermelon, apples, bananas, peaches, nectarines, pears, plums, oranges. In addition to these, for dinner we had kiwi, pineapple, pitahaya (very ripe). There are several bars on the premises - a large bar in the main building's basement (live piano music after 21:30), near the pool (in the evenings there was also live music performed by the guys), next to the main stage, on the beach, and on the pier. Alcoholic beverages offered include local sparkling rosรฉ and white brut, local white and red wine, tequila, martini, whiskey, brandy, vodka, Belize liqueur, Malibu. These are used to make various cocktails by adding juices and syrups. Non-alcoholic cocktails are also made using boxed juices with added syrup. My son liked the Cinderella cocktail, which consists of orange and pineapple juice with pomegranate syrup. There are two Starbucks coffee shops on the hotel grounds. The coffee is excellent. Every day at 21:30, various events such as concerts and performances by artists took place on the main stage (my family mostly went to bed by this time, so I only managed to attend Slava's concert, performances by people on scooters, skateboards, bicycles, and motorcycles in a ball, as well as circus performances and other shows, but this is for those who don't sleep much). According to the schedule, there was karaoke and a disco in the bar near the stage at 22:30 - I can't say for sure, as I didn't go. You couldn't hear the entertainment from the room. The beach is sandy-gravel. The gravel is very fine and could even get inside waterproof shoes and silicone slippers for swimming (which were bought in Sochi), so we ended up walking barefoot in the sea, which wasn't always comfortable. The sand is leveled and the beach chairs are cleared (although it's not pleasant when they clear while you're lying on the chair). The trash bins are constantly emptied. Sometimes there were wooden sticks found in the sand near the water (it's unclear where they came from). The gravel in the water is fine; about two meters from the shore it gets deeper, but your head remains above the water (at my height of 158 cm). There are many small fish near the pier. You can also see small fish when swimming near the shore. I even got bitten once. Something got stuck in my leg, and a woman nearby said that the fish were nibbling at the legs where there are any sores (I happened to have some irritation from flip-flops in that area). The water is warm, around 28ยฐC, and the average air temperature is 33-35ยฐC. On the last day, there were strong waves - on September 28th, we couldn't swim. We checked out at 12 o'clock. We received two calls that day, first to remind us to vacate the room by 12, and then at 12 (we were already out) o'clock. We could have extended our stay on the day of departure since we had a late flight, but it wasn't necessary because the hotel has a lounge room with everything you need - sofas, coffee, tea, water, showers with towels and shower gel, hairdryers, TVs, and even children's potties (by the way, according to the hotel description, a potty is provided upon check-in if anyone needs it). Departing guests can relax in the lounge room until their transfer arrives, and of course, they can use all the facilities on the hotel grounds. Beach towel cards can be returned before boarding the bus. There is a luggage storage room. They pack your luggage there for $8. At the airport, it costs $1. In the morning on the day of departure, a note was left under our door, stating that luggage can be packed at the hotel for $8, while at the airport, it would cost $12. That's about everything I can tell you about the hotel. Overall, the vacation was very good, and it was notable that my child didn't get sick at all. I didn't hear any conversations among moms about their children getting sick (in 2019, we were in Turkey, and every second child in the hotel was getting sick with rotavirus, including mine). I only saw a doctor visiting someone's room once.

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We arrived at the hotel on May 29, 223. We traveled with our family: my husband, myself, grandmother, and our 8-month-old child. We stayed in a family room, specifically room 179. -The room was quite small and uncomfortable, especially when traveling with a small child and having a lot of belongings. There was not enough space and the room faced the main exit of the hotel, making it quite noisy. The main downside of the room was the air conditioner. Without it, the room became stuffy, but when it was turned on, it was extremely loud, making it impossible to sleep. We asked for a room change, but they showed us a similar room, so we didn't see any difference. However, they fixed the air conditioner the same evening when we mentioned it, and it worked perfectly. We thought our vacation finally started! -Overall, we initially liked this hotel. Everything was great, and the food was amazing. There was a wide selection of meat, fish, and fruits every day, and everything tasted delicious. We were surprised that they even served borscht, and it was so similar to the one we have in our country. Every dish had a great flavor. Everything was fantastic. -The beach and the sea were great if you managed to find a spot in the morning, as the hotel was overcrowded and there were a lot of people. The entrance to the sea was gentle but rocky, so we mostly entered from the pier. -The hotel, in general, was beautiful and designed in a Greek style. If it weren't for the last fact, we would have enjoyed our vacation. -‼ᦋ‼ᦋ‼ᦋ COXSACKIE Our daughter got very sick. On the 4th day of our vacation, she developed a rash, and her temperature rose to 4 degrees. We called the insurance doctor, went down to meet them, and found out that this was not a new thing. The hotel doctors said to wait for a week because they had cases like this every day, and it would pass in a week. We were shocked. They didn't prescribe anything except ibuprofen and a spray in her mouth because it was a virus that would naturally pass through the body. From that day on, it was a nightmare. Our child was constantly crying in pain and couldn't eat, drink, or sleep. She had a 4-degree temperature, which lasted until we arrived in Moscow, an additional 5 days. Every time we went down to see the doctors, they just shrugged and said it happens, we are not the first ones, it will pass. And most importantly, they told us to hide everything that was happening when leaving the hotel because it was highly contagious, and we could be prevented from leaving Turkey. However, they allowed us to roam around the hotel, swim in the pool, and the sea, etc. Of course, apart from our room and balcony, we didn't go anywhere, but it was a nightmare. Later, we noticed other children with the same rash. We saw at least two of them. That's when we called the tour operator and informed them about the situation. They immediately contacted the hotel, but the hotel responded saying it was our problem and that we should have taken better care of our child's hygiene. As responsible parents who take care of our baby, we didn't let her go anywhere. She was either in the stroller or in our arms. We didn't even consider swimming pools because we knew they were full of kids and were the dirtiest places. We never went there ourselves, let alone let an 8-month-old baby go in. The only place we let her go was our room and the high chair in the restaurant, which supposedly was sanitized after each use. So either the room was not cleaned properly and our daughter caught the virus there, or their sanitation procedures were just for show. In reality, coxsackie is an airborne virus, so it is possible to get infected without touching anything. The most important thing is when we decided to talk to the hotel managers and ask why such a chaos was happening in a family hotel where mostly families with young children, mainly Russian people, come. And why it was still open without proper sanitation, as we were not the only ones getting sick. They told us they didn't even know that someone was sick. The doctors, whom I mentioned earlier and who were supposed to inform them about any sick guests, didn't even inform them about this virus and our daughter. They are simply hiding all this. On the day of departure, our flight was at 2 PM, check-out at 12 PM. We approached the reception to explain the situation and asked if we could extend our room until 4 PM so as not to scare other tourists and not to infect anyone else. The reception told us that they knew about the problem but couldn't help us and demanded an additional $15 from us. Then we went to the main manager, and they extended our room until 3 PM. So when you beg the hotel, saying it would be better for everyone because the child has been crying for 4 days, covered in a rash, and going along with the hotel's wishes, and they demand money for extending the room. Result: We spent 4 days trying to save our daughter, as she experienced dehydration, high temperature, and a severe rash affecting her throat and nose. She was in pain even when touched by the smallest pimples. We spent 1 hour on constant swaying during the journey, and our vacation was ruined. When we arrived in Moscow, we started feeling better, either because of being home or the virus starting to go away. Doctors in Moscow said that it's normal in Turkey, and if you get infected, it's likely that every other child in that hotel is also infected. The hotel needs to close for sanitation for at least six months. Additionally, coxsackie is mainly brought from Turkey, from such hotels. In Russia, this virus is rarely encountered. I urge you not to go to Alva Donu, especially with young children. If possible, choose another hotel or better yet, another country. All the luxury and glamour disappear when your child, whom you take care of so well, gets sick. Our vacation was ruined! We fought for our baby's health most of the time. We paid a huge amount of money for the hotel, for the vacation we dreamed of, but we had to go through so much. And not just us, but our little daughter too.

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My wife and I had a vacation from December 29th, 2023, to January 5th, 2024. We are experienced travelers (having been to more than 3 countries and stayed at 5 hotels). This hotel definitely ranks in our top 5 in terms of service level: we arrived at the hotel at 8:30 am and immediately went for breakfast. Upon our return, we were checked into our room without any additional charges. By the way, our check-out time was on January 5th at 2:30 pm. They also extended our room until 2:00 pm without any additional fees! This is not common everywhere. A big plus for the hotel! The service was top-notch - any requests, such as drinks, were fulfilled promptly. A special shoutout to the deluxe bartender - he understood our preferences by the second day and made the most delicious cocktails! The food was exceptional - a wide selection for even the most demanding customers (it was very nice to enjoy some additional snacks by the sea, like chips and pies made by Turkish grandmothers). As for taking food outside the restaurant, no one ever said anything to us in the 8 days we were there if we took a few pieces of meat for the cats living on the hotel grounds or a few fruits for ourselves (we didn't try taking mountains of food, though). We didn't experience any digestive issues throughout our entire stay. Everything was fresh and tasty. The staff was very welcoming - they immediately noticed our friendly attitude and rewarded us with 2% off the bill. Be positive during your vacation!

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We went to Turkey in winter for the first time. We wanted to escape the winter and experience autumn at least partially, and we did. First, I will describe the drawbacks. It all started with the check-in. We arrived at 6 AM and, of course, they said that the room was not ready. They told us to come back in 3 hours. We were placed in a waiting room. We came back at 9, and it still wasn't ready. We came back after 1.5 hours, and they said the room was ready, but the only available room was on the first floor. We went to see it. It turned out that the room was located in a corner with a view of a wall. Empty bottles were scattered on the roof. Overall, it felt like you were looking at a dump. We went to the reception to change the room. They said that there were no more rooms available at all, even with an additional fee. We had to call the agency where we bought the vacation package. The agent immediately contacted the hotel representative, they got in touch with us and said they would help solve this issue. And miraculously, within 5 minutes, we were moved to a room overlooking the pool! I wonder where did it come from! It makes you think that maybe the issue was only being resolved with money! This left a very unpleasant aftertaste. Our youngest child got sick and didn't go to dinner. We wanted to have a plate of strawberries brought to the room. However, on our way out of the restaurant, they almost snatched that plate. No, you have to eat in the restaurant! Were they afraid I wouldn't return the plate? There is a woman named Lydia who walks around the hotel's territory and offers to take you to a leather shop, saying it will only take half an hour, and then a car will take you to any mall in Antalya. And when you say the word, they will bring you back to the hotel. Everything was agreed upon that we would just spend half an hour in the shop and then we would go to Terra City for 4-5 hours. Then they would pick us up and take us back. She promised, almost swore. Well, we believed her. A car arrived at the appointed time, took us to the shop where we tried on jackets, but the price of $4 for 2 leather jackets didn't suit us somehow... And when we were about to go to a shopping center, we found out they would pick us up after 2 hours. We contacted Lydia, and she said, "Well, you didn't buy anything, that's why the time is so short..." We had to go back to the hotel from the shopping center by taxi! That's what you call trust. And I even tried to convince my husband not to trust the Turks at all. Regarding the cleanliness, there are also drawbacks. They provide only one towel for the feet, even though there are 4 of us. The change of bathrobes is also a problem. They take away 4, bring back 3. Then you have to call and remind them. In terms of food, it's generally not bad. But the salads and desserts are the same every day. One day they served crayfish... it's impossible to eat. It's as if they cooked it yesterday and froze it... The sushi is also terrible... I don't know where they get their recipes, but it's impossible to eat. The only thing they know how to cook well is borscht. The hotel's territory is small, there's nowhere to walk. There is a small bazaar beyond the territory, and further, there's a steppe and abandoned buildings. Overall, I would rate the hotel a 3. We probably won't come back here again.

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I have heard enthusiastic reviews about the Alva onna resort many times, but I only had the opportunity to visit it this year. This review will be based on my winter vacation experience☝ᦋ 1. It took us about 5 minutes to get from the airport since we stopped at 4 other hotels along the way. On the way back, we didn't make any stops and reached the airport in about 4 minutes. 2. We also took a public bus to Antalya Mall (one hour ride, costing 32 lira per person). 3. I went on vacation with a friend and two children (12 and 16 years old). Since the children are older, we didn't inquire about kids' clubs, but there is a nice playground available. 4. We were very lucky to be checked in around 11 am (two rooms in the deluxe building). About 8 people had to wait until 2 pm for their rooms. 5. Despite it being late November, it felt like the main building was only about 1% occupied, and the deluxe building was about 3% occupied. 6. The hotel guests were mostly Russians, and towards the end of our vacation, we noticed some Germans and many Kazakhs. Additionally, many Turkish men came to relax from Thursday to Sunday. The average age of the guests was around 3-45 years. There were a lot of small children, but despite their numbers, it was very peaceful without any screaming or crying㉌ 7. The deluxe rooms are absolutely luxurious㉌ They are very spacious with a balcony, huge bathroom, and a partial sea view. 8. In both the deluxe and main building, there is a restaurant, lobby, pool (cold), and spa zone. 9. The housekeeping staff worked very efficiently and cleaned our room in just 15 minutes, and everything was spotless. 10. The main area has three heated pools (main, children, and adult slides). 11. The hotel's infrastructure is impressive. There are many places to eat, including the main restaurant, Starbucks, a beachside bar that also serves kebabs and shawarma. There is also a snack bar near the sea famous for its belyashi. Next to the pool bar, there are Viennese waffles and donuts. Additionally, from 3 pm to 4 pm, a table with various treats is brought out near the pool. Each bar offers packaged ice cream. 12. Despite the winter season, the hotel still had entertainment, although in a reduced capacity. Evening entertainment included dancing, acrobats, live music, and karaoke performed outside near the pool bar. The unique aspect of the hotel is the outdoor heaters installed in the ceiling, making it quite comfortable to sit outside. If it gets cold, blankets are always available upon request. 13. There was a decent disco in the club until 2 am, with Russian hits. 14. In the lobby bar of the main building, a pianist played until 11 pm each evening, creating a great ambiance. 15. The pools are heated, but the water is still on the cooler side. However, many people were still swimming in the sea㈺ We were told the sea temperature was 22 degrees. 16. Of course, during the offseason, there were no problems finding sun loungers anywhere㉌ Although, in the summertime, it would be much busier, especially on the beach, since there are many loungers placed very close together. 17. There is a charming pier with a limited number of mattresses, a bar, and couches with tables. However, in late November, it was very windy there. 18. Between November 2nd and 27th, there were only 3.5 hot sunny days. The rest of the time, it was mostly cloudy with rain for two days. It seems that the weather has been like this for the past two years. 19. As for the food, we were very satisfied. Some hotels serve this quality of food during the peak season, but this one had everything despite it being the offseason. An interesting addition was the pancakes served for breakfast, which were fried in butter. There were also our traditional pancakes, aladushki, in addition to porridge, omelets, boiled quail eggs, rahat lokum, etc. 20. There were many provisions for young children: disposable bibs, tray napkins, regular napkins, food in jars, cocktails, etc. 21. The bars had decent drinks, even for a winter concept. For women: Belis (local), three types of Martini (imported), white champagne (didn't like it), good quality pink champagne, various wines, etc. (also didn't like the white wine). For men: J&B whiskey, Ballantine's, Jรคgermeister, several types of vodka, Gordon's gin, etc. In the deluxe building lobby, there was Jack Daniels and Black Label. 22. In each bar, you could always ask for nuts, grapes, and delicious chocolate candies. 23. The hotel's high management was exceptional. We hadn't been to a hotel where the staff, waiters, etc., were so polite and well-mannered. We didn't see any jesters, rudeness, or teasing throughout the week. The staff is mainly Turkish, with a few girls who I suspect could be Kyrgyz, but I could be mistaken. If you sit at a table, someone will come up to you and ask what you would like to drink. Although in the restaurant, this is usually a one-time offer, they may come to the bars again later on. In the restaurant, we noticed that different waiters served us every dayԍ at least based on our observations. In the bars, the staff may repeat.

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In general, we have not regretted choosing this hotel. We stayed with our daughter and a friend, booked two rooms, and asked to be accommodated closer together. At the reception, they offered us a two-bedroom room with a side sea view in the main building. The room had two balconies and toilets, and we liked it, so we decided to stay there. The furniture was good, and the plumbing was fine. The music wasn't disturbing. However, the air conditioner in one of the rooms was blowing directly onto the bed, so we had to turn it off at night, luckily the nights weren't too hot. The room had everything we needed, except a toothbrush and toothpaste. The cleaning service was provided every day. Overall, the hotel was well-maintained, with constant cleaning, tidying, and washing throughout the premises. The food was also good - varied, tasty, and with plenty of fruits. The tables had crisp white tablecloths, the drinks were offered promptly, and the service was very quick. The staff was always friendly and smiling. There was a restaurant that stayed open until morning, which was very convenient for guests arriving late in the evening or at night. There were refrigerators with water and ayran everywhere. There were never any queues at the restaurant, possibly because the hotel was not fully booked. I don't know how it is during the high season, but at the end of May, there were always available sunbeds both on the beach and by the pool. The beach was very large and sandy, suitable for both children and adults. There were many bars and delicious coffee. We ordered cocktails in the evenings, the Aperol was not the original but a Turkish equivalent. If you want a real Aperol, you have to buy a whole bottle for 31 euros. The original Baileys ran out towards the end of our stay, and they started pouring the alternative, probably due to the increased number of guests. We went shopping in Antalya by public transport (2 dollars per person) and took a taxi back, which cost us 65 dollars. The taxi drivers were daring people, and several times during the journey, we had to close our eyes. Overall, the vacation was wonderful, and we didn't want to leave. The only downer was on the day of check-out at 12 o'clock when we realized that we had left our daughter's travel hoodie in the closet on the top shelf. We remembered it three hours after leaving the beach and asked the staff to look for it. They promised to search for it. They searched until 5 o'clock but unfortunately, they couldn't find the hoodie. They said they had questioned the cleaner who had cleaned the room after our check-out, but the hoodie had disappeared. Our daughter was disappointed because it was a hoodie from a Russian brand that was no longer available, and she really liked it. However, we couldn't insist on further searching due to the approaching transfer.

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The first time I vacationed was at the beginning of November. The weather was great, the sea was cool, but everyone still went swimming. I mostly jumped off the pier, as it was not very convenient to enter from the shore. The pebble with sand was shallow, but it quickly became deep about five meters from the shore, which was not convenient for children. Overall, I was satisfied with the hotel. It had a well-designed and spacious area, although the volleyball court was in a secluded spot. The children's water park was fantastic, but the adult one was a bit worn out. The food was good, and it was impossible to go hungry. Although the alcohol was presented as "ultra all-inclusive," it was mostly of good local quality rather than imported. The rooms were nice and cleaned constantly, both in the rooms and throughout the area. There was no dirt or water on the floors of the toilets, even near the snack bar and children's water park, everything was constantly cleaned. The hotel caters to Russian tourists with karaoke, discos, and performances, all at a high level. The children's club would be more suitable for children up to 8-9 years old. Perhaps the kids' club area lacks some themed entertainment, a movie theater, a game room with consoles, or rooms for workshops. There were no specific shows for children, except for the mini disco, of course. Maybe this is part of their concept for the winter season. Overall, I am happy with my vacation. I recommend it to anyone who is unsure.

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My wife and I stayed at Alva onna from November 9th to November 19th. We were greeted by a transfer at the airport and within half an hour, we were at the hotel (I don't see the point in getting individual transfer). The reception had a standard check-in process, and the friendly administrators gave us keys to a deluxe room instead of a standard one, which was very pleasing. This was our second time staying in the Alva onna network. The first time was in the town of Kirish at Alva onna World Palace 5. By the way, I also recommend this hotel! Room 2228 turned out to have two spacious, clean rooms with a view of the pool and partially the sea. As a compliment, there were fruits, sweets, and a bottle of champagne on ice in the room, which was repeated twice! Very nice! The room was cleaned on time and the bar was regularly replenished, no complaints there. After checking in, we went for lunch and then explored the area. The territory is simply huge, 63 square meters. A huge thank you and respect to the gardening team for their work! There are several pools on the premises (a central heated outdoor pool), several bars where you can have a snack and relax, as well as a confectionery and Starbucks. There are also two water parks on the premises, one for children and one for adults, which is also nice. The food in the hotel is delicious and diverse, you won't go hungry. The alcoholic beverages are also good, such as Jack and Red Label, Chivas, Balantines, but you have to specify when ordering. If you don't specify that you want Chivas, they will pour you regular Turkish whiskey. The entertainment was also in order. Of course, you can see that people are tired by the autumn, but overall it wasn't bad. During the day, we had standard activities like bocce ball, darts, and archery. There was aqua aerobics in the pool, followed by yoga and hammocks. In the evening, there was a karaoke bar, a disco at the arena bar, and ballet shows on the central stage. About a 20-minute drive from the hotel, there is the Turkish Disneyland, Land of Legends amusement park in Belek, which I highly recommend visiting. I don't know about others, but for me, the best time to vacation in Turkey is from September to November. The weather is very comfortable, it's not too hot for excursions, and there are significantly fewer tourists compared to the summer, and of course, the prices are lower (if you bargain). In conclusion of the review, I would say that we had an amazing rest, and I may have missed mentioning many things. Feel free to ask, I will gladly answer and tell you. Also, again, it's voluntary, but many excursions can be visited on your own, which is cheaper and you have more control over your time.

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We stayed at this hotel from November 21st to December 2nd, 2022. We go on vacation twice a year to the seaside. This is our second time in Belek. We are demanding tourists and usually choose good hotels with 4 or 5 stars and a large territory. We planned our trip off-season but hoped for swimming in the sea. The main criteria for choosing a hotel were the availability of a heated pool, comfortable rooms, and good food. FLIGHT. We flew with SouthWind Airlines, and the flight went well. But !!! We were not given any food, and they only gave us a tiny cup of water once. However, throughout the flight, they kept offering drinks and food for a fee (2 euros for water). The plane was completely packed. TRANSFER. Our receiving side was Pegas, they met us at the exit of the airport and put us on a bus. The journey to the hotel took about 4 minutes. ACCOMMODATION. We arrived at the hotel around 2 am, and the reception told us that the room was not yet ready and we needed to wait (check-in is usually from 2 pm). We laid down on the sofas near the reception to sleep. We went for breakfast around 8 am, and to our surprise, I couldn't try out the whole breakfast in 12 days. We were given the room at around 11 am. We were assigned room 1346, and right away, there was an issue with separate beds. We endured two nights and asked to change to another room. We were given room 1376 right under the roof. The room was equipped with everything necessary: there was a safe, a mini-bar, a tea set, a kettle, and a hairdryer. The bed was comfortable, and the beddings were always fresh. The bathroom had a shower and a bathtub. They provided mini shower gels, slippers, shampoos, conditioners, boxes with cotton pads and swabs, shower caps, a branded beach bag, bathrobes, toothpaste, and toothbrushes (upon request). In many hotels, the safe and mini-bar come at an additional cost, but here everything was included, and these are definitely all pluses. Cons: the room was a bit dim, and there was poor sound insulation (I sleep well hugging my spouse), and all the shower gels and shampoos had a masculine scent, but the soap near the mirror in the bathroom was OVE. We always slept with the balcony open. After breakfast, we always went to the pool in our bathrobes, which was very convenient. We dried off with towels, put on our clothes, and sat reading a book. The hotel is huge, and we spent a couple of evenings walking around its territory. WEATHER. In November, early in the morning, the air temperature was 15-2 degrees Celsius. I wore shorts and a t-shirt for breakfast, but my wife was dressed in sportswear (she gets cold easily). The sun comes out around 11 am and heats up to 28 degrees Celsius until sunset. In the evening, you need to wear warm clothes for entertainment. We didn't think too much about what clothes to bring in November since it was sunny during the day. But for the evening, a warm jacket was necessary. One day, it rained continuously for 24 hours. HEATED POOL. The most comfortable time for swimming is from 11 am to 4 pm. The outdoor pool is heated, and the temperature indicated on the display is 27 degrees Celsius. In reality, the water was around 22-24 degrees Celsius. We expected the pool to have warmer water since we planned our vacation with that in mind. SEA. We swam in the sea 2-4 times throughout our stay. The hotel was almost full, but there were always spots available on the beach. FOOD. There was a huge selection of dishes to suit every taste. However, there were not many seafood options. By the way... the borscht was authentic, the pancakes too, Permyach and donuts were great, but the pizza was not good. For lunch and dinner, there was a wide variety, always two kinds of soup (a very tasty vegetable soup and lentil soup). I really liked how the meat and fish were prepared. Every day there was a different braised meat dish - beef, lamb, and lamb. The meat was tender and delicious. The fish was fried and baked - sea bass, sea bream, sea urchin, and sole. We didn't eat chicken during our stay as we got tired of it in Dalaman. I liked that there were boiled or steamed vegetables - carrots, zucchini, broccoli, and cauliflower. I enjoyed them every day. There was a large selection of fruits and pastries. Minuses: No strawberries or seafood during the 12 days. ALCOHOL. We don't drink much and only had dry red wine, but we couldn't drink too much. ENTERTAINMENT. In November, the stars no longer come to the hotel, and the huge stage was closed. In the evening, there were performances near the bar on the stage by the pool with singers and acrobat dancers, karaoke, and live music. The daytime sports program was fantastic. SPA CENTER. The drawbacks we noticed in the spa were that it was dimly lit and lacked candles and aromatherapy. Also, make sure to put all your belongings, including bathrobes and towels, in the locker. A couple of times, our things disappeared from the hangers without a trace. GENERAL IMPRESSION of the hotel and staff. The hotel is large and beautiful with interiors resembling a palace. Many tourists come in the off-season precisely for this aesthetics as they spend more time inside the hotel. Russian tourists make up 9% of the guests, and the staff is very attentive to them, with most of them being able to speak Russian. This is

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The pool is often "cleaned" outdoors (with heating) and therefore it does not work in March, nor periodically in other months, not a day or two or a week but the entire month. We were last here in March and this fact spoiled the whole impression with the pool. Although we came here specifically because we were told the pool was open. The pool is for children and the slides were just icy, so the sunbeds inside the pool were always occupied and consequently the whole crowd gathered there. The slides worked fine and when it was sunny, our children didn't care about the water, they slid down the slides and ran to the sauna to warm up, then this activity continued as long as the slides were running. As for the restaurant, I am satisfied with the variety of food and drinks. On the 1st floor, there is a coffee shop where they make good Starbucks coffee for free. The desserts are delicious. The room cleaning service is still lacking, the cleaning ladies may or may not provide toiletries at all or when you ask, they throw them hastily as if you did something bad to them. The internet worked properly. Within a 1-minute walk, there are Migros, Carrefour, Sech, Shock, and Bim. Migros and Carrefour are nearby, across the road from each other, but further away from the hotel than the others, but on the way to the bus stop. Within a 2-minute walk, there is a corner store with pharmacies and various souvenirs and clothing items. With all this magnificence, you can go to the pharmacy. For everything else, go to the center of Belek or Park Legend (the reception will tell you the bus numbers and where to go, Guest Relations). The staff at the reception were angry, uncooperative, and clearly showing their dissatisfaction, or whatever they are called. In the bar, they mainly serve local alcohol, but if you ask for imported, they reluctantly bring it out from under the counter and pour it. In the salon on the 1st floor, they braided Kanekalon for my daughter. They did a good job, she wore it for a month, and when we removed it at home, they braided it again with the same hair. There is also a massage, sauna, and various shops on the 1st floor. All in all, everything is not bad, but the staff could be more friendly, the pool should be turned on at the promised and announced time, train the cleaning staff to clean better and not scatter toiletries all over the bathroom, but neatly fold and refresh them every day, not just upon request. The minibar, water, tea, and coffee were replenished every day without fail. Overall, this is where I finish my review. I wish everyone a good vacation who is planning to go to this hotel! And more positivity to those who write unjustified negativity about this hotel. Go to the nearby Orange and only then will Alva seem like a fairy tale to you. You are on vacation, relax.

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Visited the hotel in November 222. We hesitated about the weather for a long time, but we decided to go for it and didn't regret it. It was 2-25 degrees during the day, and cool in the evening, but that didn't stop us from enjoying the hotel's charms. We arrived early in the morning and received our room at 13 o'clock. The interiors are impressive, the staff is very friendly and professional. Everyone speaks Russian, and about 90% of the guests are Russian-speaking. No Russophobia or negativity. The overall atmosphere is like an ongoing celebration (that's how we felt). The animators are all cheerful and positive. Thanks to Milan, Rikki, and everyone else. My daughter and husband tried archery, darts, and airguns. Before the shows in the evening, there was a medal distribution. They sing karaoke, and it was really good when we were there, with great songs. It's a bit chilly to get into the sea, but once you're in, it's great. It might be too cold for children and those who prefer warmth. The pools are 27 degrees Celsius (the main pool and two water parks). The food is very diverse and of high quality. We couldn't try everything. The gratin with mussels is just amazing! Pasta with any ingredients, pilaf, beef, lamb, sushi (really good), fried cheese (breaded and without), fresh salads, cold cuts, red fish, sea bass, dorado, tuna. The fruits were also good: pomegranate, plums, apples, pears, tangerines, oranges, melon, grapes, and there was even dragon fruit. We could write a book about the desserts, with packaged ice cream and colorful scoops. The cocktails at the bars are tasty and beautiful. We are very grateful to everyone working at the hotel for our wonderful vacation.

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We were on autumn vacation from January 26th to November 4th. We were lucky with the weather, as we were able to swim and sunbathe every day. It was our third time staying at the hotel, and we had requested a quiet room in advance, but it seems that we have different views on what that means. Initially, we were assigned to room 128, which was on the first floor with a direct view of the hotel entrance and, of course, the constant arrival of buses. Just a meter away from the balcony, there was a pedestrian path from the hotel to the street, making it feel like we were living at a bus stop. We decided not to stay there. They offered another room, whose number I cannot recall, on the opposite side towards the exit of the village. However, we declined this option as well, since there were huge ventilation systems right below the windows, most likely from the kitchen, making it very noisy. In the end, we settled in room 1263 on the 4th floor under the roof. In terms of noise from the windows, everything was fine here, but it still wasn't the best option as it was right across from the elevator. As for the food, it was excellent and varied, as always, as long as you don't try to eat everything at once. There were all kinds of meat, except pork, seasonal fruits, and several times we had strawberries, pineapples, and watermelons. They paid great attention to Russian cuisine, with dishes such as borscht, okroshka, and meat pies. However, they still haven't learned how to make pelmeni - I tried them a few times, but there was a lot of dough and hardly any filling. In the mornings, we had red fish, and for cold dishes, there was tongue. We also had grilled red fish a few times. The animation team was active, with many sports activities and fitness programs. The kids club was also very active, but there was practically nothing for teenagers. They played darts twice a day, and I saw them playing mafia once - that was all. They don't have shooting activities like archery or rifles for anyone under 18, but that wasn't important in the summer when we came for the sea. However, it could be boring when it gets colder. In this regard, I liked Bellis Delux and Kaya Side (although things might have changed since then) because they had animators who exclusively focused on teenagers. We always knew where to find them and what activities they had planned.

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For the second year in a row, my friends and I have been buying vacation packages to Alva Donna in Side, but at the last moment, they inform us that the hotel will not open and offer Belek as an alternative. The hotel in Belek seems more expensive, BUT!!!! We want to stay in Side. We prefer this hotel in our company, both in terms of the hotel itself and its location. Specifically, Side, because it is slightly warmer and cozier in March. The beach is also better (sandy). Not only did we have bad luck with the weather this year (of course, not the hotel's fault), but they also didn't turn on the pool heating! And people go there, in part, for the pool. And this is a VERY important factor during this time of the year! Swimming in chlorinated water in an enclosed space is something we can do at home. Due to the sanctions, there were no Germans or other foreigners, and they decided that they don't care about Russians. They will manage without us. Swimming in a kiddie pool is not so appealing. So unfortunately, we won't go to this hotel anymore. Our group consists of 11 people from different cities. We became friends in Side. And we all have decided to change our destination in the future. I do not recommend buying vacation packages until you are sure that they will provide exactly what you want. So it's better to immediately look for another place, unfortunately. Although the food is top-notch. That's about it...

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We came to this hotel for the fourth time this year, previously staying at ALVA ONNA in Kemer. The first two times we were delighted with the hotel. However, when we arrived here in 2022, we were given a Deluxe room on the 5th floor under the roof. We asked for a different room, but were given an even worse one. It was disappointing, considering we were supposed to be regular guests. This year, we had hoped to be given a decent room, but not only did we have to wait for 14 hours (as they claimed there were no available rooms), we were given the same room on the 5th floor under the roof. No matter how we pleaded for a better room, we were denied again. This is how they appreciate their regular guests! Moreover, on the day of our departure at 1 am, they brought wine, fruits, cake, etc. to someone named Elena for her birthday. We hadn't even checked out of our room, and it was already assigned to other arriving guests. We were told that room assignments could only be made after 12 pm. It was very upsetting. We will not return to this hotel anymore. Although the actual stay in this hotel meets all other criteria. Also, we paid extra for a late departure when purchasing the tour, but in reality, we were picked up from the hotel 5 hours before the flight, and spent 2 hours on a bus going to all the other hotels.

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I stayed at this hotel from September 29th to October 8th, 222 with my 8-year-old grandson (room 1475). As we had been to hotels in this chain before, we were checked in right away, even though it was our first time at this particular hotel. We were quite happy with the room as we only arrived around 5 in the evening. The weather was very enjoyable, it was hot with the water temperature at +28 degrees Celsius. The hotel was set up for comfortable living, starting with the food (everyone can find something they like), no queues or complaints. The waiters served us promptly. A great emphasis was placed on sports activities. There were plenty of places for both active and peaceful relaxation. I can't comment on the kids' club as my grandson was not interested, so we didn't go there. The luxury area was perfect for relaxation, we really enjoyed it. We dined at the restaurant there, it was not crowded and had a beautiful interior. My grandson had his fill of ice cream and enjoyed the children's cocktails. He also had plenty of fun on the slides, both for kids and adults. It is evident that the hotel is dedicated to the happiness of its guests and does everything for that. Thank you for such a wonderful stay. We left with sadness but with the hope that we will meet again soon. So we don't say goodbye to our beloved ALVA ONNA, but rather say, "See you soon!"

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We flew with the tour operator Biblio-Globus. The Redwings flights, both outbound and return, went smoothly. There may have been some issues on the return flight with the aircraft (felt during landing), but the captain (a separate bow to him) handled everything professionally. As for the guide, I will say this: we were not interesting to him, as we did not take what he was trying to sell, and we did not have any problems to approach him with. And if there were any, we solved them ourselves. In short, our guide, I think his name was Magomed, ignored us, but I can't speak for the others, I don't know. Once again (maybe the 3rd time?), our favorite hotel greeted us wonderfully. They made compliments to us as regular guests and on our wedding anniversary. A special thank you, it was very pleasant. They accommodated us on the top floor, with a side view of the sea. The room was good, drinks and toiletries were replenished daily, cleaning was done. There were some downsides, but they were outweighed by the hotel's positives. The food was abundant and plentiful. Every day was a different cuisine day (Italian, Turkish, Asian, etc.), in addition to the main restaurant there were cafes along the waterfront, as well as fast food outlets, ice cream, donuts, corn, and delicious gozleme. There were also bars with drinks, we ate always and everywhere. It was October, but the hotel was full. Overall, the atmosphere was great! We had been here 3 years ago and after reading negative reviews, I started to believe that maybe the hotel had declined over that time, but I convinced myself that it is still an excellent hotel that pleases with its hospitality. Once again, we were satisfied and had a great vacation. Thank you, Alva Donna!

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We had a vacation with friends at the "Alva Donna" hotel from September 18th to 25th! This is my second visit to the hotel. The vacation was successful in every way! We arrived quickly in the morning. We had breakfast, changed clothes, and went to the sea! We checked into our room in 1-3! Our friends arrived half an hour later. Many thanks to the reception staff! The room was in the building where the reception is located. The room was not big, but comfortable. Everything worked, and there were no problems. The cleaning service was satisfactory, and the minibar was regularly restocked! The room had a side view of the sea. Thank you to the hotel for the complimentary gesture in the room! Overall, the territory is not very big, but all the locations are conveniently located, in my opinion. Everything is within walking distance! The sea is just a stone's throw away! The sea/beach. We were pleased with the bar on the pier, where there were always available sunbeds! We could dive from the pier, which was interesting for our men and children! The entrance to the sea was a bit uncomfortable due to pebbles, but it was not a problem. At the beginning of the vacation, the sea was very warm, but it cooled down a bit towards the end of the trip... At the beach, you can have a drink and a snack at the Turka restaurant and the Arena bar with a food court. Marina bakes excellent pastries, very tasty! Food. We were satisfied with the main restaurant for both lunch and dinner. But for variety, we also had lunch at Turka. Everything was delicious! There was a lot of different meat, fish in various forms, salads, side dishes, plenty of desserts and fruits! The hotel has its own Starbucks! And ice cream, in different varieties!!! Bars. The best bars, in my opinion, are Cinna bar and Arena bar. In the first one, the best bartender of the hotel, Vedat, makes the most delicious cocktails! Hussein does a great job at Arena. There is a lot of imported alcohol, which made our men very happy... Animation. Overall, it is not overly intrusive, and those who want to participate can do so. There is a lot of sports activities! The evening shows are brought in, which we really liked, no amateur performances! We attended a concert by Klava Koka. Not far from the hotel, there are shops and pharmacies where you can buy typical Turkish products that are available in such shopping centers. Moreover, we took a trip to Antalya by regular bus to Mall of Antalya and Dipok. We also went on a sea trip on a yacht, and we loved it! I will say it again, the vacation was successful! Thanks to the entire hotel staff for their work! I hope this is not our last visit to this hotel!!!

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Overall, the hotel is interesting with a beautiful territory. There is entertainment for both children and adults. The food is delicious and everyone can find something they like. Additionally, there is a children's table and the staff is very friendly. However, the sea can be a bit murky in the evening and there are sometimes small waves. BUT, unfortunately, my child and husband got infected with the Coxsackie virus. It is very scary and unpleasant. Their temperature was consistently high, ranging from 39 degrees for 2-3 days. Then came the rash. I had read before that this virus was present in this hotel, but I never thought it would affect us. It is very disappointing that the end of our vacation was ruined.

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The family of 2 adults and a child aged 1.1 rested from mid-September. We paid 5 euros for a 13-day stay. It was our first time in Turkey, we had previously vacationed in Greece. Our main priorities for the vacation were: the sea, the beach, food and service. Now, let's go into more details. 1. Accommodation We arrived around 1 am, and were greeted with champagne and sweets at the entrance. We were given a room immediately, with the promise that the next day we would be moved to a room with a better view. This was a nice gesture from the administrator, as we hadn't requested anything like that. 2. Rooms We stayed in the main building, not the Deluxe one. We didn't want to stay in the Deluxe building because it would have been inconvenient and far to walk with our child. The first room had a side view and the window faced the air conditioners, making it noisy and impossible to open the window. On the second day, we were moved to room 1438. It was smaller but brighter, facing the sunny side with a side view of the sea and separate houses opposite. It suited us well. The room was standard and good, with everything we needed. The only thing missing was toothpaste, but we knew it could be brought if necessary. The soundproofing was not great, but we heard more noise from the service staff than from our neighbors. They talked loudly outside our door during our child's nap time, which was very disturbing. Overall, it seemed that the hotel had many rooms with less desirable views: facing the road, air conditioners, or even worse, facing the passage between buildings and the opposite building, which was just two meters away from the window. The hotel seemed to have a poor design, although the exterior was very beautiful. 3. Facilities/Territory The territory was small, but densely built. Everything looked nice. However, one thing we didn't like was that it was difficult for first-time guests to find anything. Everything felt confusing. There were no clear signs, so at first, we got lost and didn't know how to get anywhere. They gave us a brochure upon arrival, where the facilities were listed by numbers: restaurants, bars, pools, etc. But in reality, we couldn't understand anything from this brochure. I spent two days trying to find the facilities I was interested in, but in the end, I had to explore everything on foot, which was not convenient with a small child. Moreover, the brochure didn't mention where and at what time you could get certain things. For example, we only accidentally found out from a waitress after 7 days that delicious pastries were baked in the Turkish bar, and they also served corn from 3 to 4 pm. On Sundays and Tuesdays, they made national ice cream from goat's milk, and at the beach bar, you could get watermelon from 12 pm. This lack of information was a real downside, as no one informed us about it upon arrival! Other reviews have also mentioned this. I believe such information should be included in the brochure (which needs to be redesigned to be more understandable and detailed). There are several swimming pools and a children's water park on the territory, but I can't really say anything about them as we were not interested. 4. Sea/Beach The beach was clean, and it was actively cleaned during the first half of the day. They constantly washed, swept, and cleaned the garbage bins. There are 3 zones on the beach. You can find sunbeds until about 9 am. We would usually arrive at 9 am, and there were only a few empty sunbeds left in the 5th or 6th row. We never managed to get sunbeds in the first row as they were always occupied by towels. The entrance to the sea was pebbly with a steep descent. Honestly, this was only bothersome during the first two days when we were still in a state of euphoria. Afterwards, it became tiring to go in and out of the water, and a couple of times I scraped my feet. But that's just how the coast is in these areas, nothing can be done about it. After about 4 meters, it suddenly gets deep. When it was calm in the mornings, fishes would bite if you stood in the water near the shore. They would bite those who had some wounds on their legs, like calluses. It was painful, like being shocked, and sometimes it would draw blood. In the afternoon, the wind would pick up, and by the evening, it would almost always be stormy. The water was warm as milk during the first two days upon arrival, but by the end of September, it was not very comfortable to swim in anymore, although it depends on personal preference. Plus, by 6 pm, the sun would start to set. From my experience, if you go in September, it's better to go in the first half. 5. Restaurants/Bars The main restaurant had two very large halls and one smaller one for children. There was a lot of food, something in every hall, but without marzipan and exotic dishes. It's impossible to list everything, because the selection was really extensive, and everyone could find something for themselves. But there's another thing: given the wide selection, surprisingly, the food was monotonous, everything seemed to taste the same. If it's beef, all the dishes with beef would taste the same. If it's stewed vegetables, it's the same as well. Even the desserts only differed visually. Also, you could see how unused ingredients would move from one dish to another: if something wasn't eaten today, it would appear in another dish tomorrow. I suppose this is the case everywhere, it's understandable. In the first two days, we didn't know what to choose because there were so many options, but for the rest of the vacation, we didn't know what to choose because nothing really appealed to us. It didn't taste very good and became repetitive. In the end, we would only take one or three specific dishes that we found to our liking. Ice cream in scoops at the poolside bar from 11 am, then in the open-air restaurant on the way to the beach in bricks from 12:30 pm to 6 pm. In the evening, ice cream in scoops at the restaurant. Delicious gazelle pancakes near the arena bar. You can always find something to eat or snack on. In the main restaurant, you can eat until 6 am if you want. I believe that in terms of taste and food quality, the hotel definitely doesn't live up to the price we paid for the package. But these are the realities today: everything that cost 3,000 in pre-pandemic times now costs 5,000. I can't say much about alcohol, as we only had champagne in the evening at the restaurant and it was fine for us. I saw people ordering various cocktails and a bunch of other things. 6. Service/Attitude This was one of the most important criteria for us. The staff consisted of many Kazakhs and Turks. Most of the Turks spoke and understood Russian well, so you really feel at home, very comfortable and pleasant. Overall, the service was good, but not perfect. In the main restaurant, we often had to wait for someone to come and ask for drink preferences. They might not come and ask at all until you call them. I had to go to the bar myself and ask several times. Or I would take water/soda and pour it myself. Maybe it was only like this in the kids' area, I don't know, we didn't eat in other places. We decided to tip a waiter, a Turk who often approached us. We gave 1 dollar, we didn't have less, and we wanted not to worry about drinks for the rest of our stay. In the end, we only saw that waiter once more until the end of our vacation. Conclusion: it's better not to give). There are so many waiters in the dining area, you can't tip them all, and as it turned out, it's pointless. In terms of attitude, everything was fine. Everyone is smiling and friendly. However, the attitude towards Germans, for example, is different. The difference may not be as pronounced as in other hotels, but it's still there. I was standing at the arena bar with my child in my arms, there was no one in front of me, and the waiters saw me standing there, but they were supposedly very busy making cocktails. I waited. Then a German approached from behind, and the waiter standing in front of me suddenly smiled broadly and yelled in German through me: beer? Only after that, he poured me soda. Unpleasant. 7. Guests Probably around 5-6% were Russians, 3% Kazakhs, and the rest were former Russian Germans or Russian wives with Germans. There was also some other foreign language, but I couldn't figure out who it belonged to. Everyone was decent, there were no conflicts, everyone was friendly, no "lower Tagil"; sometimes there were sour faces, but mostly among Kazakhs for some reason. 8. Coxsackie! We traveled with a small child, so I was mentally prepared for this, of course, as I've heard that it's a problem in Turkish resorts. We really hoped it wouldn't happen, so we didn't go to the children's pool or the kids' club. But it happened. On the 7th day, my child had a fever, and the hotel doctor said it was a sore throat and prescribed antibiotics. When asked about Coxsackie, he vigorously shook his head, like, no, no, what are you talking about. Ha-ha. A woman sitting nearby who was measuring her blood pressure overheard the conversation and said that her grandson had also had it, and there were many more cases. On the 3rd day, my daughter had a slight rash on her legs, and that was it. We got through it easily. But I've heard that other children were taken to the hospital since they had it more severely... Everyone we talked to whose children were with them had gone through it! 9. Entertainment I can't say much about it because we didn't use it. It's not interesting for us on vacation. But I know that there's a show every evening, we went a couple of times and it seemed interesting. Stars come for concerts, like Hanna during our stay. There was Oktoberfest. In the restaurant during dinner, they also occasionally entertain with thematic dinners and playing musical instruments. I really liked it when once the chefs sang (or were dressed up as singers, I don't know, but it was very spectacular). There's a lot of fitness activities, barrel games, volleyball, kids' discos. They come to the beach promoting photo shoots, various spas, trips to Antalya, but not in a pushy way. Overall, we liked everything, except for some of the mentioned nuances. But the price is still overrated, I believe. In general, I want to say thank you to hospitable Turkey for the vacation during these challenging times!

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Translated text: We were on vacation with our family and two children (6 and 13 years old) at this hotel from September 8th to 18th. Overall, we are satisfied with our stay and would recommend the hotel))) Check-in We arrived at the hotel early in the morning at 9:30. We were shown to the waiting room and offered breakfast. We liked that there were no wristbands at the hotel. At 1:00 PM, we were offered a room, but the view from the window was disappointing, facing a roof overhang and a wall of the adjacent building, so we declined. Without any problems, they showed us three more rooms and explained that all the family rooms had this unfortunate view. We chose one of them with a view of the cottages with separate entrances, and we could even see the sea on the right. Everything in the room was working fine, the sound insulation was good, and we couldn't hear any neighbors. The air conditioner was a bit noisy, but we turned it off and opened the balcony doors around 2:00 AM. The minibar was restocked, but with whatever was available on the cart. Sometimes they would put a bunch of chocolates and no drinks, other times just one juice. But it was enough for us since drinks were offered all over the hotel. Upon arrival, there were robes and slippers for adults and toiletries. There were no loofahs, toothpaste, or razor kits, so we called the number 7777, and everything was in the room within a couple of hours. Personally, I felt that the water pressure was lacking, and you had to be careful, especially when washing the children, as hot water could suddenly come out (when someone in a neighboring room used the toilet). We liked that there was a tropical shower. Hotel Grounds The grounds are small, but very beautiful with flowers and greenery everywhere. Everything is clean and gets cleaned instantly. There were not many people at this time of the year, so we could find available sunbeds by the pools or on the beach at any time of the day. There is a children's playground with slides and swings. There is entertainment throughout the day for both children and adults. Our daughter loved going to the mini club. Beach The beach is large with good sunbeds, and you could choose a spot either under a canopy or under straw umbrellas. There is a +16 zone and paid bungalows. The entrance is rocky, and it is not a gradual slope into the sea. After about 5-6 meters, the water was already up to my neck. So the children didn't really want to go to the beach, and we spent a lot of time in the pool with the adult slides. There is a water park with children's slides (by the way, the slides are quite steep and fast, not suitable for little ones). The water in the park was the coldest for some reason. Near the beach, you could get drinks - beer, juices, soda, nuts, and fruit. On the pier, you could order any cocktail. For lunch, you could go to the main restaurant or have a snack by the beach at the snack bar, which opened at 12:30 PM. You could have tasty gรถzleme or burgers there. Food The food varied for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. You could always find food to suit your taste. There was a lot of different pastries, pizza, pide. Fruits, vegetables, and appetizers were in abundance. In the morning, there were several types of porridge, and they made delicious pancakes, waffles, and syrniki. For lunch, there were two types of soup, okroshka, many meat dishes, and for dinner, there was always fish. There was a wide variety of desserts, and we really liked the taste. They even made Napoleon cake and honey cake. On Tuesdays, there was a gala dinner with a cake-ice cream presentation, on Thursdays, it was fish day, on Saturdays, it was Mexican cuisine, and on Sundays, it was Turkish cuisine. We liked the grilled meat and fish, in the morning, there was omelet with ingredients of your choice, and for dinner, we often ordered pasta to our taste. We are generally satisfied with the food. As for drinks, the beer and wine were good, and the cocktails were also decent. My husband ordered brandy for dinner and liked it. The only thing I didn't like was the champagne, it wasn't tasty. During the day, they made different smoothies near the main pool, which were very delicious. From 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM, they served boiled corn. Ice cream was available throughout the day on the hotel grounds, with a wide selection and no restrictions. It was very tasty and the children enjoyed it to the fullest. They also offered cotton candy (which we didn't try) and popcorn (which we didn't like). There was practically food available 24/7, so you would never go hungry. Service The service was excellent. All the staff spoke Russian, and the waiters served us promptly, always wishing us a good day and a pleasant meal. The plates and cutlery were clean, and everything was replenished and removed in a timely manner. The tablecloths were changed after each visitor. We came at different times, and we always found an available table, there were no lines at the food stations. The waiters in the bar would happily make any cocktail for you and your child. The room cleaning service was excellent, they changed the towels every day and the bed linen every other day. The housekeeper always smiled and greeted us when we met her in the hallway. Outside the Hotel Grounds There is a small market near the hotel, but prices are inflated, so we only bought sweets there. There are also several pharmacies in the same area. Right outside the hotel, there is an ATM where you can withdraw Turkish lira. Not far from the hotel, there are Migros, BIM, and A11 supermarkets. A 15-minute walk away, there is a bus stop for bus VA22, which can take you to Belek or Antalya. We used it to go to the Mall of Antalya. The fare was different each time (I don't know why). Vacationers 8% were Russians and Kazakhs, 2% were Europeans (some of them with Russian roots). Everyone behaved decently, and I didn't notice any disrespectful behavior. If you have any questions, feel free to ask, I will be happy to answer them)))

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A few days after returning home, when the emotions subsided, it is possible to calmly write a review. About the rooms: We arrived at the hotel early and were checked in after 2pm (as per the standard procedure). We booked a Deluxe room because, based on recommendations, it is much quieter there, and my child and wife like to sleep in silence. In the first room they wanted to check us into, there was a balcony that faced directly onto the air conditioner, which made an unpleasant noise (even with the balcony door closed). Therefore, we changed rooms to room 2354, where the view was of a road and an empty space (with a rubbish bin). The view from the balcony was not critical for us, so we agreed. However, overall, the sound insulation in the rooms is poor because the entrance door has a gap at the bottom, so you can hear all the movements and conversations in the common corridor in the morning and evening. After speaking with other guests, it is not the best decision to choose a Deluxe room for a family with children or even active young families. There are no advantages other than a slightly better condition of the room. Also, if you happen to forget something in the morning (a toy, an inflatable ring, or a towel), it is quite an inconvenience to go back from the beach. It is easier to take rooms in the main building, as they are also quiet since most of the nightlife is located far away (in the Arena bar). Another advantage of the Deluxe rooms is that the Lobby bar operates 24/7, and it is much nicer to sit there at night with new acquaintances and chat. My rating would be 4.5 stars. About the pool/beach: We are not used to running in the morning to reserve sunbeds, so we mostly stayed by the pool. After 11am, all the sunbeds on the beach were already taken. However, you can always find 2-3 sunbeds together near the pool. We only went to the sea for swimming. The beach itself is wide and sandy, with only a small amount of pebbles at the entrance to the sea (which was comfortable for us without water shoes). After about 3-4 meters, the depth is already 2+ meters. In the afternoon, there was usually a breeze, so there were waves. The sea is excellent and warm, although it may be slightly cloudy due to sand. We did not notice any litter or oil. Rating: 5 stars. Food: The food was excellent. All the other reviews also mention this positively. There was a variety, and there was always something to eat, such as meat, chicken, turkey, fish, and salads. The pilaf and salads were good. In the Deluxe Restaurant, we encountered layered salads in the evening (like Mimosa or Shuba), which were very tasty. We never saw them in the main restaurant. As for the soups, others have already written about them, such as Borsch and Okroshka. However, the Okroshka in the main restaurant (on Ayran) was too fresh, so it was much tastier in the Alaturka beach restaurant, which is located where the salads are. I also really enjoyed a salad similar to Coleslaw (cabbage salad), although I don't understand why they add raisins to it. In 2 weeks, we managed to try everything. Rating: 5 stars. Service: The service was pleasant. The waiters brought drinks quickly and cleaned/changed tablecloths and cutlery, among other things. As others have written in their reviews, everything was very good. However, people who often come to this hotel said that it is gradually becoming slightly worse. But for us, as first-time visitors to this hotel, we liked it. The housekeeping and changing of linens/towels were also standard Turkish procedures. Rating: 5 stars. Grounds: At first, it seems that the territory is large, but it is not overly spacious. Everything is occupied by either the pool or residential buildings. However, it suited us. Rating: 4.5 stars. Behind the hotel, especially if you walk from the Deluxe area, there is a "Turkish tourist shopping center" just 3 meters away, where you can find various typical sweets, bags, clothing, and other items. There are also two pharmacies there. In general, after choosing a hotel, it is possible to use Google Maps to find nearby stores (such as Migros or A11 or any others) where you can buy local sweets, cigarettes, and other items for a much cheaper and real price. Rating: 4+ stars. Entertainment: The animation was unobtrusive. My wife attended the workouts and enjoyed various fitness and pool exercises. I only played darts (hello to Rico, who was very lively) where there was a fun atmosphere and our own "mafia," and I played volleyball (hello to Bayran). However, I would like the advertisements to be more active in promoting these activities, as it felt like they were only inviting people to participate in pool polo or water cycling. The evening performances were standard, either circus or dance shows. We attended two performances, by Hanna and Yulia Savicheva. However, during the same time, the mini club was no longer open, so we either watched one by one while our child spent energy at the playground. Rating: 4.5 stars. Kids club: Our 5-year-old child did not go there much, only about 7 days out of 14. But other children (mostly girls) seemed to have fun there. They drew, molded things, and went to the "movie theater" for cartoons. The mini club is not a very large area, and it is strange that the children's toilet is separate, behind a fence. The female entertainers would take the child there upon request. Overall, the hotel is really good. We went there to relax and did not intentionally try to find any flaws. We would recommend it to friends and acquaintances, and we may even return to this hotel ourselves.

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Good tradition of choosing the top five in Turkey continued and this time the choice fell on alva onna and immediately to beleke! 12 days, a deluxe room in the new building chosen in advance, 3 minutes separate the party from a peaceful rest! Convenient and beautiful! The new building is great! The rooms are not big but nice, comfortable, clean! No complaints! The minibar is restocked, beer in bottles efes, could have been more expensive, but okay, the chocolates are delicious instead) The hotel grounds are not big, average for me for a luxury hotel, but everything fit and there was enough of everything! Different areas with their cool stuff, everyone will find something to their liking, bars, restaurants, pools, games, sports, relaxation, kids club, etc.! Yes, nowhere is perfect, but overall, it's a five-star rating, which is quite impressive considering the post-Covid restrictions and the desire to make more money! The beach is decent, there are enough sun loungers even at 11 o'clock in the morning, of course, you need to go a bit further, but they are available! The evening entertainment on the professional stage with professional equipment, if the team is cool, it's a blast!! And also various shows, limbo, nilettos, etc.! There is a lot of food, beautifully presented, they try their best! I have seen better, but I give it a five-star rating with a minus sign! They have seafood, Mexican and Turkish nights! And desserts like cake, ice cream, exotic fruits like passion fruit and dragon fruit, and more! The service is good, they try their best, there are some gaps, but they are not significant, more like individual issues rather than a general team problem! They serve alcohol as requested, of course, it's not top quality, but you can count on VS) I would like more refrigerators with drinks at the beach, they could distribute cooling wipes, fruits, etc., and fewer offers for spa massages on the beach and by the pool! By the way, they make great fresh juices for breakfast and delicious soup bozbash for dinner! Colorful! The professional gym for combat sports is a rarity, I am delighted, I trained in it and in the sea, what else do you need? By the way, if the territory is not enough, it is compensated by going outside, fortunately, there are places to go, and there are shops, souvenirs, and pharmacies! So I recommend it, we will come back again... already in a week! We wanted bellis, but I like alva more, so see you later.

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Hello! We rested in the second half of August with 3 children (6, 9, 11). Flight. We flew with Turkish Airlines, which used to have regular flights))) (211-212). The flight there had a 4-minute delay, and 2 minutes on the way back. You have to purchase a package from the tour operator, as online check-in is only available for a fee. The food on the plane was not as good as last year (221), but the planes were comfortable. Accommodation. We stayed in the Deluxe building. The promenade area from the main block is not too long, and the finishing is very decent, somewhat reminiscent of the Dolphin Bigrand. We were checked in around 12, even though we arrived at 9. The room was not bad, but we still wanted a separate room for 5 people. The furniture was in good condition, although in some places the parquet was starting to peel off due to moisture and the air conditioning. The air conditioner's pump was noisy, but they came and fixed it. The cleaning was at a 4, not fantastic, but clean enough. Food. The food was very good, with a variety of dishes, and fresh orange juice in the morning. The Deluxe building had limited food options, so we went to the main building for dinner. There were small queues, and sometimes the fruits were tasteless (melons, peaches, grapes). Overall, you could always find something to eat on the premises for both adults and children. It was very convenient to have fresh watermelons near the beach. We went to the Japanese a la carte restaurant, it cost 3 euros per person, and in my opinion, it was worth it. There were 9 dishes, all prepared in front of you with elements of a show, and the chef was very friendly. However, in general, I don't support a la carte restaurants for extra money. Entertainment, animation. Our children constantly played ping pong. The children's animation wasn't great, in my opinion, it's better at the Dolphin hotels, and the children's shows were weaker. Overall, there were activities throughout the day, such as darts, tennis, and water polo. The evening shows seemed repetitive, out of the two weeks, I liked only about 3 performances, and some were quite weak. We attended performances by Niletto and Gayazov Brothers, both performances were very good, even though we are not fans of both groups, we enjoyed the shows and the guys put in effort. I find the table charges to be wrong. Beach. The beach had pebbles and sand, some people complained that it was uncomfortable without slippers, but others found it to be fine. The sea had waves at times and was calm at other times, sometimes it was clear and sometimes murky, but the water was very warm. There was no floating garbage. The beach was cleaned daily, but there was still some small amount of trash left. We rented pavilions, and I think the best spots are in the first and third lines, closer to the end where there are fewer people. Conclusion. It's a decent hotel, although I felt it was slightly lower in quality compared to the Dolphin Botanic. The children were happy, but towards the end of the vacation, they were ready to go home. The hotel was fully booked during the season, and the staff tried their best. The waiters, in particular, were much better than at the Dolphin hotels, they did a great job. I didn't particularly like the children's animation, but it's a matter of personal preference. We definitely won't go there for a second time.

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Hello, I decided to write a review after my emotions calmed down and pleasant memories of my vacation at the hotel remained in my memory. Check-in: We arrived early and there were no available rooms. They gave us bracelets and sent us to have breakfast at a designated area. There was no place to change clothes, so we had to wander around until 2 or 3 pm. At 2 pm, we approached the reception desk, they gave us the keys and escorted us to our room. To say that we were disappointed would be an understatement. During check-in, we notified them that it was our birthday and asked for a room not on the ground floor. However, we were given a room on the 1st floor, and to make matters worse, it was right above the technical area with a view of a wall. The noise was so loud that we could hear it even with the balcony closed. We asked the reception desk to provide us with another room and reluctantly they sent us to another room. The room had not been cleaned yet and it seemed to be designed for people with disabilities. Whether it was because of the dirt or for some other reason, the room was also not suitable for us. We requested to speak to the manager and luckily, on the third try, we got lucky: The room on the 2nd floor had a balcony with a view of the main entrance, it was quiet and peaceful. Food: There was plenty of food and it was diverse for dinner, but I can't say the same for breakfast and lunch. There was not much meat, mostly chicken and stewed lamb. The children's table had a minimal selection. For dinner and lunch, they served blueberries, cherries, watermelons, melons, peaches, plums, nectarines, apples, bananas, and pears. Everything was fresh. But here's the catch - there were a lot of flies everywhere and they didn't even attempt to get rid of them. The most unpleasant thing: We left a request at the reception desk for a lunch box due to our early departure, but we were denied because the night restaurant was open. However, they failed to mention that flies dined there. It was disgusting. A hotel that claims to be premium should not allow such conditions. Take a look at the photos. Animation: It's a paradise for athletes - 2 gyms, functional workouts, aqua cycling, yoga, crossfit, etc. We attended a concert by Egor Kreed. I should point out that I am not a fan of his work, but I know his songs. However, what I heard at the concert was disrespectful - all the songs were uncensored. A hotel that accommodates children should not allow such a thing. Despite all the nuances, I want to express my gratitude for the birthday greetings! They brought a card, a plate of fruits, a mini cake, wine, and the coolest thing - fireworks! Thank you, it was amazing. Also, on your birthday, the hotel gives you a voucher for a visit to the ร€ la carte restaurant, where the food is delicious and there's a festive atmosphere. Rooms: It took us a few tries, but we liked the room. It was clean, they cleaned it every day, changed the sheets either daily or every other day (I don't remember), and provided fresh towels every day. The minibar was refilled daily. Since our room was far from the evening entertainment area, it was quiet and peaceful after 10-11 pm. Grounds: The hotel is very compact with well-maintained grounds. Everything is cleaned and taken care of. The garden is well-tended and shines brilliantly.

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We stayed at the hotel in August 222 with our family (2 adults + 2 children). Check-in. The arrival and check-in went quickly. The managers greeted us warmly, answered all our questions, and provided detailed information. The hotel welcomed us with a bottle of wine, a plate of fruits, and sweets! It was very pleasant. Everything in the room was in working order. It was clean and tidy. The room had everything from bathrobes to shaving accessories. The toiletries and minibar were refilled every day, and daily cleaning was provided. Wi-fi worked throughout the property, although with some interruptions. Evening shows. Upon our arrival, there was a Limba concert. The children really enjoyed it. Overall, this hotel offers good and interesting entertainment programs. In the lobby, you can listen to beautiful piano music in the evenings. There is a good mini club and a water park for children, as well as a playground. Dining. The buffet had a good selection of tasty and varied food. There was a wide choice of fruits and freshly squeezed juices. Ice cream and fruits were always available. The service in the restaurants was prompt and of high quality. Service. The staff was excellent, providing great service. The waiters were very friendly, polite, and efficient. The tables were cleared quickly, and drinks were served promptly. We felt there was a reason to leave tips. Grounds. The grounds were very beautiful and clean. They were constantly maintained and cleaned. There were many different locations for photo and video shoots. Beach. The beach was large, with plenty of sun loungers. We never had trouble finding empty ones! There was a designated area for adults only and a non-smoking area. The beach had sandy areas and some pebbles. The sea was very warm. There were many reviews mentioning a lot of flies, but we were lucky to not see any during our stay. Overall, our vacation left us with exceptionally pleasant impressions. We will remember it for a long time and will definitely come back again!

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The reviewer did not provide a detailed description of their stay at the hotel. I would like to share my impressions of my stay at the hotel in more detail.

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The hotel was really great, despite being out of season. The water park and pools were open and heated. Sunbathing was possible from 11 am to 3 pm, then it got cooler and windy. The food was amazing, and the drinks were fantastic! Everything was top-notch! The weather was rainy for 2 days and sunny for 3 days. Special thanks to the kids' entertainment team, especially nanny Kate, who was a favorite for many. The animation was active, and my daughter loved it! When the child is happy, the mom is happy too. We really want to come back this year! The service and customer care were excellent, and even in the winter period, there was entertainment for adults. They also had baby food available.

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Good afternoon. I don't know where to start. Let's begin with the negatives. I read a lot of reviews before going. I wrote my preferences to the hotel through TopHotels and directly to the hotel. I requested a room with no wall view and not on the first floor. There was no response. We arrived at the hotel at 1 am and wanted to check in immediately. I mentioned my preferences, but they told us to wait until 2 pm. In the end, we were given room 1651. Right behind the restaurant, on the 3rd floor. Yes, it had a sea view, but it also had the restaurant fumes and noise from the air conditioners. I didn't like it, so they showed us three more rooms with wall views. The family bunk bed room had a double bed. My wife wanted to check into the room as soon as possible, and while I personally didn't mind, I couldn't argue with my wife and three young children. Other than that, everything was great. The housekeeping was done every day. Slippers, bathrobes, toiletries, and minibar refills were all fine. If there was something we didn't like, we would call 7777 and they would bring it to us. The food was excellent, I would give it 5 stars. Yes, there were no shrimp, lobsters, or calamari. If someone wants that, they should go to Vietnam. But there won't be as much meat there. The drinks were good. I liked Olmeca. Red Label wasn't the best, it goes down easily but then hits you hard. We don't really enjoy a crowded vacation with animators, so we went out to the village. We carelessly ignored the ATM at the hotel exit. We walked to BIM, but none of the MIR or Union Pay cards worked there. However, with Oleg's card, we successfully withdrew 2,000 lira from enizBank, and I think they would've given us 5,000 lira as well. Don't stop at the small shops before Migros. Their prices for tourists are in euros and dollars and they are five times higher. Well, if someone has a wallet overflowing with money, they can go there. For comparison, a pack of Marlboro in the hotel was $5, but in the small shops it was 55 lira, and in Migros it was 29 lira. 1 lira is equal to 3.5 rubles. Excursions from Aneks are a scam. I realized this when their representative, Shamkhal, assured us, with honest eyes, that there was no bus to Antalya Mall. They only offered a free bus to the leather center. We went to Antalya Mall twice. The first time just for fun, and the second time to buy specific things. They have everything you could wish for, all the brands. It is at least 3% cheaper. The MIR card works everywhere. It's a shame they don't have my favorite brand, Helly Hansen. The BA-22 bus. It costs 32 lira per person to go to the shopping center. There is nothing to do in Belek. There are many cheap shops. Only LC Waikiki is worth visiting. We went to this shop in Belek and in Antalya. Still, we couldn't figure out what it is. Is it for poor people? If someone can afford ALVA ONNA, they're not poor. It's better to buy from COLIN'S, which is also budget-friendly but the quality is incomparable. My wife bought excellent jeans there for 7 lira. We also bought a lot of branded items from the shopping center. As for the nationalities of the vacationers, 5% are Russians, 4% are Kazakhs, and 1% are Germans. We interacted with the Turks many times. In shops, on the bus, on the streets. We didn't see any negative attitudes anywhere. Often, it felt like we were in the southern part of Russia. We had one discussion with a Kazakh. Kazakhstan is not unfamiliar to me, I served there in Semipalatinsk-22 for two years. In conclusion, I recommend the hotel. Especially for families with children who loved the Niletto concert, the slides, and everything else.

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We stayed there in room 221 in February and decided to go there again last year! The hotel is beautiful, everything is clean and tidy. We were accommodated in the building opposite the water park, with a partial sea view. The design is different from the deluxe rooms where we stayed last year. The rooms are clean and well-maintained, recently renovated. We were given a compliment in the room and a cool white beach bag, as we have been returning guests. The food was perfect, even off-season. Fresh, appetizing, with a wide selection. They even had diet options! The bar had high-quality alcohol. The selection was more limited in the winter concept, but imports were included. The online bar menu had a super selection. Original martinis, Havana rum, etc. But the local drinks were also excellent. I couldn't tell the difference while drinking Turkish Baileys! There is a Starbucks that is included in the all-inclusive package! The beach is excellent and wide. Some people even went swimming. The pool is heated in the off-season. There is a central pool and another one in the water park. The pools in the deluxe building and the children's pool were not operational. The staff had a great attitude towards the guests. Well done! The entertainment was not too intrusive since it was off-season, but there was some! We went on a trip to Cappadocia by car ourselves! It was magical! Conclusion: the best in all aspects.

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Hello! We stayed at a hotel in October 222 with a group of 9 people (two children aged 3 and 1.5). It was amazing! Here is a brief summary: We arrived at the hotel at 7:3 AM, and they collected our passports while we had breakfast. After breakfast, they provided us with our rooms. We were assigned a room in the main EXCLUSIVE building, in the right wing. It was one of the corner rooms and had everything that the standard rooms had, plus a terrace with live plants, approximately 5-6 square meters, and access from three rooms. In other words, we had a balcony with a table, chairs, and a clothes dryer, just like in all the rooms. However, there were no railings, so you could choose to either enjoy the view or relax on the chairs. Food: There's no need to elaborate, it was all at a top-notch 5-star level, with an abundance of options to suit different tastes. Beach: The beach and pier with a bar and loungers were exceptional, rated at 11% (clean, gentle entry into the water, plenty of loungers). Alcohol: Imported drinks were available upon request, but if you didn't specify or show a preference, they would serve locally produced ones. Entertainment: During the day, there were standard activities like volleyball, bocce, pool pilates or aqua-active bike, darts, and tennis. In the evenings, different shows took place in various locations with guest artists. We had a performance by Hannah once, and Slava performed on the day before our arrival. Of course, there was also an outdoor disco near the sea. In short, it was an outstanding vacation, rated at 11%. I highly recommend this hotel.

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Hello everyone, I will share my impressions of the Alva Donna hotel. I will tell you about the pros and cons that have affected our mood and vacation. We stayed as a family with a child, like every other family here. The hotel is very family-oriented. I'll start with the positives. The hotel is beautiful. The grounds are well-maintained with statues and greenery. The chandeliers in the hotel are like a separate form of art. Cats of all sizes roam the area, and there are also swans. There are wonderful water parks, both of them. The food is top-notch! I was amazed by the presence of Russian dishes such as borscht, vinegret, and syrniki. The themed dinner options, like Mexican or seafood nights, are just fantastic. The desserts... I have never eaten so many in my life. They have a paid ร  la carte menu, and we went to the Italian restaurant for 25 euros, highly recommended. There's a pier with a bar and DJ in the evenings. Once a week, guest stars come to perform, and the first few rows are reserved with paid tables. If you want to sit as close as possible, around the sixth row, you have to arrive two hours before the performance starts. The rooms are clean, well-maintained, and the minibar is restocked regularly. Everything is great. There are nice little bonuses for children throughout the day, such as fresh fruit at certain times, cotton candy, ice cream in multiple locations, popcorn, and the waiters on roller skates. The daytime activities are mainly sports events. In the evenings, there is live piano music in the lobby. Now for the negatives. During check-in, an unpleasant situation occurred - they gave us a family room for two people instead of three. That means a double bed and a chair. I don't understand why we mention the age of the child if they don't pay attention to it. Our flight was difficult, with a serious flight delay, so we arrived at night, tired, and the child fell asleep on the go, and we had a chair... Without blankets, sheets, or pillows. In general, our first visit to the reception desk did not convince us. The receptionist assured us that it was a sofa and that we simply couldn't unfold it. He said someone would come and unfold it for us. In reality, it is disrespectful to treat guests like that. It's like saying, "We did everything right, it's your fault that you can't figure it out." We explained that your sofa doesn't unfold because it's a chair! And where is the bedding for the third family member, anyway? An employee came, fiddled with the "sofa," confirmed that it was a chair, made a phone call, said nothing to us, and left. We were already very angry and went back to the reception desk. The receptionist still did not know that the sofa had been checked. No one did anything until we yelled at them! Seriously? Is this what you call exclusivity and service? I am shocked. In the end, a senior administrator was called, and they brought us a rollaway bed. The rooms there are very small, and instead of removing the couch and putting in the rollaway bed, they squeezed everything together. There was absolutely no space between the bed and the couch. There was no point in complaining because the child was already sleeping, and he's 8 years old, for a moment. In short, the check-in mission was epically failed. By the way, the mattress on the rollaway bed had springs that stuck into your back. Our saga with a peaceful sleep only ended the next day after we changed the mattress. They offered to change our room a day or two later, but the size of the room was the same, so we gave up. But we firmly decided not to come back here. Another big negative was the beach entry. It was very painful without special slippers - one. The descent was gradual, starting shallow and then immediately becoming deep - two. The water was murky and dirty - three. I would also like to note that besides the main building, there is a deluxe building where we were placed. It is newer and located across the road from the main building, with a long walk over a bridge. Everything there - the lobby, restaurant, pool, and gym - was worse than in the main building. The variety of food was less, and the gym was practically dead. The only good thing was the pool, which was cooler than the main one. The main pool, on the other hand, wasn't cooling at all after lunch; it was like warm milk. The evening entertainment was interesting but monotonous to me. It was mostly dances with different programs and acrobatic acts. It's good to see it once, but then it gets boring. Only once in two weeks was there an extreme show with bikes and scooters. The daytime entertainment was not great. Those who love activity and fun will find it boring. For those who enjoy playing volleyball, it is available, but the area is not fenced, and people coming from the beach pass through during the game. A fence is definitely needed. There are wasps flying around on the premises!!! I don't understand why they don't do something about it. In the end, the hotel is not bad, but it's not worth the money. This type of vacation, lying around and eating, is not for me. The first impression spoiled my opinion and attitude towards the hotel a lot. I also read other reviews about viruses in the hotel due to non-compliance with safety standards. Luckily, we didn't catch any viruses, but the waiters really picked up fallen food from around the dishes and put it back. Fruit should be washed! Kids touch the rolls with their hands, pick them up, put them back, take another one, and put it back again. The bartenders also handle fruit for garnishing cocktails with their hands, very unhygienic.

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We visited this hotel for the first time and were more than satisfied! We arrived at the hotel around 9 in the morning and were checked in to the Deluxe building in 15 minutes, which is exactly what we wanted. The room was nice, with a fairly large balcony and a view of the local houses. It was absolutely not bothersome, in fact, there was no unnecessary noise at all. I also enjoyed the peacefulness when reading the evening prayer, I really like that. As for the food, we had no complaints at all - there was a wide variety of delicious options. There were no problems with alcohol either, both local and imported drinks were available. The cocktails were fantastic, and I thoroughly enjoyed drinking margaritas. The waiters and bartenders were very friendly. We attended two concerts featuring Klava Koka and Slava, and they were also great. During the day, there were many sports activities, so there was plenty to do for those who enjoy an active vacation. In the evenings, there was live music in both buildings, and we loved going to listen. The beach was also excellent, with the added bonus of a 16+ section. My only suggestion to the hotel staff would be to monitor this beach area, as the presence of children can sometimes be inconvenient for me personally, and I would prefer not to spoil the vacation for myself and others.

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We stayed at this hotel from 11.11-19.11.22. The hotel positions itself as a VIP-level hotel. Therefore, our expectations for the hotel were corresponding. The hotel's area is 64 sq. m. We often vacation in Turkey, usually going in season to Marmaris or Kemer, this was our first time in Belek. We are not demanding tourists, usually choosing cozy simple 4 or 5-star hotels with a not very large area. But since we planned the trip out of season, we weren't even considering a beach vacation. Online, it was written that in November the weather is unpredictable, cool, and rainy. Therefore, the main criteria for choosing a hotel were: the presence of a heated pool, plenty of sports activities, a comfortable room (since we will be spending more time there out of season), good food, and a spa center. We wanted a change of scenery, to breathe sea air, to engage in sports, to relax in the spa. Travel agents in Moscow specifically recommended this hotel as year-round, with a strong winter concept, assuring that it liked absolutely all tourists and matched our criteria for selection. After reading many positive reviews, we decided to trust and buy the trip. FLIGHT. We flew with Turkish Airlines, the flight went smoothly. Probably the most comfortable flight of all our travels. Instead of the stated 5 hours, we arrived in just 4 hours. The plane was only half full, so you could sit wherever you wanted - many people just removed the armrests and lay down taking up three seats! :) Why not lie down if the situation allows it? Drinks were offered several times, the full assortment - water, tea/coffee, juices, soft drinks, wine, beer. At 5 a.m., breakfast was served, the food was very delicious. Breakfast included su borek - a Turkish layered pie with cheese (looks like an omelet), a roll, butter, jam, some vegetables, olives, cheese, a small cake. Considering that many carriers have stopped serving passengers altogether, we were very satisfied with the food. TRANSFER. Our receiving party was Pegasus, they met us at the airport and we were seated on the bus. The road to the hotel took about 4 minutes, our hotel was the third in line and the last. ACCOMMODATION. We arrived at the hotel around 9 a.m., and the reception said that the room was not ready yet, we needed to wait (checking-in was from 2 p.m.). We decided to have breakfast and look around. After breakfast, we went back to the reception and the administrator informed us that they were ready to check us in already! What's more, we booked a standard room, but they informed us that we were being accommodated in an upgraded room in the deluxe building at no extra charge. Of course, we were very happy about this. We were placed in room 2255. A wonderful spacious room with a balcony and a partial view of the sea. The room was equipped with everything necessary: there was a safe, a minibar, a tea set, a kettle, a hairdryer. The bed was comfortable, the bed linen was always fresh. The bathroom had a shower and a bathtub. Provided were: mini shower gels, slippers, shampoos, conditioners, boxes of cotton pads and swabs, a shower cap, a branded beach bag, bathrobes (on request). On the last day, they provided loofahs, although it would have been logical to do it on the first day, but that's okay. In many hotels, the safe and minibar are available for an additional charge, here everything is included, which is, of course, all pluses. Negatives: the room was a bit dark, poor sound insulation (we were irritated every night by the snoring and coughing of the neighbors), no tissues in the room, no toothbrush, all shower gels and shampoos had a masculine scent (despite the hotel not accommodating single men). The air conditioner did not work in heating mode. When we arrived, it was only 7 degrees, and we were very cold by the time we got to the hotel. However, this problem was quickly resolved upon our request - they provided a heater and warm blankets. It was also great that we were able to take a hot bath in the room, which really helped with the cold. By the way, the hotel has rooms with jacuzzis, one woman who was vacationing with us was given such a room, and she was very happy. Next, while we were exploring the hotel, we noticed some guests by the pool in warm terrycloth robes, which was very relevant in such weather. When you get out of the water, it's very cold and you want to wrap something around you. The guests told us that robes would be brought to our room upon request. In the end, we were disappointed when we saw the robes that were brought to us, I will attach a photo. They brought us ugly thin robes like Soviet waffle towels. We immediately called the reception to clarify, and the response was that these were good robes for VIP guests. It was unpleasant, we still wanted a better quality robe in such weather. Plus, I bought a complex of procedures at the spa center and believe that a better robe could have been provided. And overall, for a hotel of this level, it's strange to differentiate between robes, they could provide normal ones to all guests, especially in the winter season. Furthermore, the hotel consists of a main building located on the first line, and a deluxe building located on the second line (the transition between the buildings is across a bridge). We were accommodated in the deluxe building. This has its pros and cons. The thing is, all the action happens at the main building, where the reception, lobby with guides, a heated pool, sports events by the pool, and a poolside bar are located. At the same time, each building has its own restaurant (according to the guide, the food is absolutely the same in both restaurants), its own bar, its own spa center. The deluxe building has better rooms, slightly fewer people, and that's probably where the benefits end. Logically, if the restaurants in the buildings are the same, then the spa centers should be without obvious differences. But unfortunately, in the deluxe building, the indoor pool in the spa center is cold, while in the main building it is heated! Why this is unclear. The first two days we spent in stress, constantly getting lost in the hotel, running through the corridors, floors, either in search of the main building or ours. Each building is also divided into different blocks, which adds to the confusion. And we were not the only ones, we saw many people in panic rushing around the hotel, especially felt sorry for women with strollers, children, who were running around looking for something. We constantly asked the staff how to get here or there, asked the reception to give us a mini tour of the hotel to somehow orient ourselves and feel more confident, but in response they handed us a map and said sorry we don't have time, we have a lot of tourists. We even asked to move to the main building so we wouldn't have to constantly run across the bridge and around the hotel, but unfortunately there was no space. We eventually figured things out, but a couple of days of rest were lost because of this. So make your own conclusions, if you want to be close to all the action, ask for the main building, if it's important to be further away from people and have a better room - then go to the deluxe building. We had no previous experience of visiting such a large hotel, so the running around the buildings stressed us out. My recommendation to the hotel management - for tourists who are coming for the first time (upon request), it would be helpful to assign a staff member to provide a mini tour of the hotel, explain everything, show it on the map - it won't take more than 15 minutes, but it will surely ease adaptation in the hotel. WEATHER. The weather in November is truly unpredictable, early in the morning the air temperature is 7-1 degrees C, with wind blowing. But around 11-12 o'clock, miraculously, the sun comes out and starts to warm up quite nicely to around 17 degrees C. You could say you take off your jacket and relax in your swimsuit. In the evening, again, you put on warm clothes. We spent a long time wondering what to bring on a holiday in November, and in the end, during the day when the sun was shining, ordinary summer clothes were suitable. But in the morning and in the evening, you definitely need to have a warm jacket, maybe a tracksuit, fleecy sweatshirts, long-sleeved shirts, etc. From November 18, the weather started to worsen, with rains and stronger winds. Therefore, I would advise tourists who are planning to swim in the sea to go in the first half of November. HEATED POOL. The most comfortable time for swimming is from 12-16. The outdoor pool, which is heated, features a water temperature of 27 degrees C on the display, but in reality and in feeling, the water was around 23-24 degrees C. We periodically asked to heat it up to 3 degrees C because it was still cold and chilly with the wind. They told us yes, yes, we will take care of it, but the water did not get warmer over the week. Later, the guide said that they usually start heating up the water when the rains start, and on the second to last day of our vacation, it rained and we noticed that the temperature had increased by a couple of degrees. Still, when we were planning our vacation, we were counting on the water being well heated in the pool, as we are chillier. We also periodically ran from our building to the main spa center, where there was an indoor heated pool, because our spa didn't have one. The indoor pool was small and usually overcrowded with children. But at least it was indoor and heated, which is very relevant in November. The hotel told us that they only heat the main outdoor pool in November and March! Why this is so, we also did not understand and were surprised, because if the hotel is open year-round, it would be logical to heat the pool from November to March. People also come to the hotel for New Year's, will everyone really swim in the small indoor pool of the main spa? SEA. We swam in the sea about 3-4 times in a week. The hotel was almost full, but there was always space on the beach, as people mostly swam in the heated pools. When we arrived in the morning and went to the beach in jackets, we saw people swimming and were amazed, are they all polar bears? But then we realized that if you warm up better in the sun, you can actually go into the water, it's just important to do it quickly - the first 5 minutes are uncomfortable, but then the body gets used to it and it's enjoyable. I think the water temperature in the sea was around 20-21 degrees C. The main thing is not to catch a cold, so immediately take off your wet swimsuit and put on a warm robe or wear a tracksuit. FOOD. You won't go hungry, as the hotel has 7 restaurants and 8 bars. Visiting the ร  la carte restaurants requires a reservation, at $1 per person. Since we lived in the deluxe building, we mostly dined in the main restaurant of this building. I am a supporter of healthier, homemade food, but I am not on a diet. Pros: Children's table and diet corner. There are even cutlets on the children's table, which we sometimes ate, they were good. The presence of a microwave (very helpful when you stand in line or run around looking for a table, everything gets cold, you can go reheat it). Clean dishes and white tablecloths. Service by waiters, they quickly come to you when you sit down at the table. They don't prohibit taking food out of the restaurant. You can take dessert or some fruits with you. I remember how in another Turkish hotel, at the exit of the restaurant, a waiter ran up and took away an orange ball from the child, thinking he took an orange. It was just awful. Here, there are no problems with taking something with you, and that's great. For breakfast, there are 4 types of porridge - rice, oat, semolina, and buckwheat. Eggs in various variations, yogurts, honeycombed honey! They bake pancakes, pancakes, waffles, as well as plenty of other things that are usually offered in hotels for breakfast. Those who like a hearty breakfast in the morning will even find various hot dishes and meat dishes, which men will appreciate. For lunch and dinner, there is a large selection, always two types of soup (very delicious vegetable soup and lentil soup). I really liked how the meat and fish were prepared. Every day there was a different stewed meat - beef, lamb, lamb. The meat was soft and tasty. The fish was fried, baked - sea bass, dorado, sea bream, and turbot. We didn't eat chicken throughout the vacation, we got tired of it in Moscow. A big plus for me was the availability of boiled or steamed vegetables - carrots, zucchini, broccoli, cauliflower. I enjoyed them every day. There is a large selection of fruits and pastries. Fruits - persimmon, pomegranate, plums, grapes, pitahaya, bananas, tangerines, apples, pears, melon, oranges, and grapefruits are already peeled, which is very convenient. Among the pastries, the most delicious Turkish sweets - amazing baklava - tender and soaked, I really liked quince or pumpkin in syrup, revani, kadaif (pastry made from shredded dough), kazandibi (milk-based dessert). Cons: I didn't like the pastries for breakfast - croissants had an unpleasant taste as if frozen from packages, there were no delicious muffins and hot rolls, which are usually offered even in 4-star hotels. In fact, there were pastries - they are displayed in a glass case, but everything was dry and tasteless. Many reviewers praised the freshly squeezed orange juice, but the juice was very sour. I saw how they brought oranges and lemons, I think they squeezed lemons there to save money. The sour juice was not appreciated. Furthermore, there was a lot of unhealthy and overcooked food, in some cases even burnt. In the morning, at the entrance to the restaurant immediately on the right, there was a corner of unhealthy food - overcooked waffles, pancakes with filling and cheese pancakes fried in oil like donuts! For me, it was a shock, we don't cook like that. If they decided to please the Russians and present our dishes, they should learn how we do it or not do it at all. Why not just lightly fry the cheese pancakes on both sides or bake them? There was always a line for thin pancakes, a young girl fried pancakes until they were golden brown, but there was an older woman who seemed to intentionally burn the pancakes! Imagine waiting in line, watching her burn the pancake until it was dark brown - long overdue to be removed. You try to show her it's ready to be taken off, but she pretends not to understand anything and continues to wait, then serves burnt pancakes with a condescending look. Unpleasant. We always waited for the young girl to make the pancakes. During lunch, the same story with a corner of unhealthy food - only at lunch, there were a lot of overcooked chicken nuggets, cheese sticks, onion rings, and various other things that nobody really ate. At the end of lunch, they simply took away mountains of these chicken nuggets back to the kitchen. If people aren't eager to eat it, why cook it in such large quantities? During the 9-day vacation, there was no strawberry or seafood at all. At the same time, strawberries were sold on the street. Red fish was prepared once, but the steaks were overcooked and didn't look very appetizing. The mashed potatoes and buckwheat garnish were not tasty. Again, they try to please us, but they don't know how to cook properly. Mashed potatoes were made with water, terribly oversalted, and the buckwheat was dry. Russian cuisine is clearly not the forte of Turkish chefs. The gozleme was not tasty, baked on the street near the bar. The flatbreads were dried like thin breadcrumbs, with little filling, and spicy. They bake them with herbs and meat. Flies would land on them while they are being baked. Normally, in November, there are many flies, which was surprising. Even in 4-star hotels, we always enjoyed these flatbreads, but we didn't like them here. The pide for lunch in the restaurant and pizza were not tasty either. There was no simple soft white bread, well, there was bread, but it was constantly sprinkled with something, with bran or sesame seeds, which not everyone can eat. Lunch was from 12.30 to 15.00, often by 14.30 they were already starting to clean up everything. So we went at 14.15 to make sure we could grab something. Ideally, the lunchtime should be shifted from 13.00 to 15.30. ALCOHOL. We are not big drinkers, but we ordered wine or Baileys a few times. The Baileys was watered down, clearly to save money, so if you order it, get it without ice, otherwise, it will be completely watered down. There were no semi-sweet wines or champagne, everything was dry. Imported alcohol in the bar came with an additional charge (maybe not all of it, we didn't look into this in detail). ANIMATION. There was no evening entertainment as such, the stars no longer come to the hotel in November, the huge stage was empty. The evenings were a bit boring, with karaoke and live music. It seemed like there was a DJ performing. We spoke with tourists from another hotel, they had entertainment - there were dancers or acrobats performing. The daytime sports program is just great! Every day, 6 times a day, different activities around the main pool - yoga, aerial yoga, aqua aerobics, pilates, stretching, jumping fitness, kangoo jumps, etc. Workouts last for 3 minutes each. I don't know of any other hotel that offers such a variety of sports activities. This is a huge plus for me. It's better to get the schedule for the week from guest relations, it's more convenient. The hotel said the schedule was posted at the pool info desk, but nothing appeared there during the entire stay. It was disappointing that on the day it rained, all sports activities were canceled. This needs to be improved, and trainings should be held indoors, as there are plenty of spaces in the hotel. SPA CENTER. Each building has its own spa center, I went to the deluxe one since we were staying there. Sauna, hamam are free. The pool in the deluxe spa is cold! Massages range from 5 to 15 dollars depending on the duration (from 3 minutes to 2 hours). Massage prices are inflated. Initially, I asked for a discount at the spa center, but they refused. The foam peeling massage program costs 5 dollars for 3 minutes. For example, the hotel suggests going to an external bathhouse (Carte Spa) for the same procedure for 25 dollars, but those who purchase tours are given it for free. They fell for the discounts, we went to the external bathhouse, and in the end, I strongly do not recommend going there! They scrubbed my skin raw with a loofah, leaving bruises with blood spots. It's better to arrange procedures at the hotel. After our unsuccessful experience at the external bathhouse, the hotel was aware of the situation, as well as my regular visits to the spa asking for a discount, so in the end, instead of 85 dollars for an hour-long massage, we paid 7. I bought 4 sessions. But even with such a discount, the price was inflated given that I bought a package. The most upsetting thing was that on the last day of the vacation when I got a massage, the bathhouse worker showed other tourists the spa, and I heard them being quoted 6 dollars for an hour-long massage! It was very frustrating because they had to negotiate my rate down to 7. I don't understand why they need to haggle for a discount, if they had offered 5-6 dollars right away, I would have purchased without hesitation a package for a greater number of sessions and wouldn't have gone to any other bathhouses. Moreover, over the week of my vacation, I saw that most people mostly used the spa's complimentary services. There were no lines for paid massages, so I don't understand why they are so strict with discounts at all. I was satisfied with the massage at the hotel, they did a relaxation massage with oil. The masseuse was named Jim, a modest and pleasant specialist. Flaws that I noticed: the spa was dimly lit, lacked relaxing music, candles, aromatherapy. Massages were done in silence, while lying down you could hear stomach grumbling, not very relaxing. I mentioned the music, and they played it in the following sessions. Not all lockers work in the women's locker room, they need to be fixed. Also, there was no soap in the shower of the women's locker room all week, which indicates that it is apparently not cleaned or monitored. Tea was not offered after the massage. I walked around the spa and saw that there was a tea corner, so I made tea for myself. OVERALL IMPRESSION of the hotel, the staff. The hotel is large and beautiful, the interiors are like a palace. Many tourists visit out of season precisely for this aesthetics, as they spend more time inside the hotel. 9% of the guests are Russians, the staff is very oriented towards Russian guests, almost all speak Russian. It is certainly pleasant because most hotels in Turkey still cater to Germans. The Wi-Fi works great throughout the hotel. There are several gym rooms, their own Starbucks cafe, a separate cafe with pastries. I want to highlight the work of the guest relations service (the ladies in red jackets), they are very heartfelt, they care about all guests, they react promptly to reviews and requests. We had complaints about the cleaning in the room, the tea set was not always replenished, dirty mugs were not always cleared. The robe was only brought after the 5th time. All of these issues were resolved with the help of guest relations, not always on the first attempt, but they were resolved (as they brought in a manager). Cleaning improved, robes were brought to the room daily, everything was replenished on time. But due to our periodic complaints, the cleaner became resentful, we saw and felt it, she poured a huge pool of water on our balcony every day (I will attach a photo). However, on the day when the cleaning was checked by the manager, to everyone's amazement, the pool was magically gone. Out of curiosity as to why she was doing this, I approached another cleaner and asked why they kept pouring water on our balcony in Turkish, and she called our resentful cleaner over who angrily entered the room and mopped up the pool with a mop. We were shocked, and even slightly afraid of her. We did not step out onto the balcony for the whole vacation because of this pool, there is a risk of slipping. There was so much water that it didn't dry by evening. I would have wiped the balcony myself without any problems, but unfortunately, I didn't have a cloth with me. Summarizing about the staff, I can say that most of them are kind and responsive. But there are also rude employees, such as the cleaning lady, the woman who burned the pancakes, the curly-haired girl from the Alaturca Snask bar - she threw tea on the table and spilled everything. At the pool bar, we waited a long time for a waiter to come to us - they may stare at you, but won't come themselves. I always had to run after them and place orders. The ice cream seller by the pool always seemed half-asleep. Meanwhile, in the main restaurant, everyone is very quick and precise. Perhaps the staff got tired over the summer? But on the other hand, the hotel is open year-round, so it's not our problem. On the last day of our vacation, we needed to extend our room. We contacted the reception the day before, the girl said it was no problem, calculated the extension amount in Turkish lira, about 5 dollars. However, the next day when we came to extend the room, that girl was no longer there, the man at the reception said there were no rooms available, all the hotel rooms were taken. Do you believe that in such a large hotel in November there are no rooms? After our protests, a room was found, but the amount in lira was already higher, plus they told us we had to leave the room immediately, meaning at 9 am. Although by the rules we can stay in our room until 12 pm, and then extend. But they set a strict condition: if you leave now - we'll give you the room, if not - we won't. Of course, we had to leave at 9 am, as our flight was at 10 pm. But this also left unpleasant impressions. Will we return to this hotel? I don't know, our expectations were not completely met, unfortunately. But I would like to give the hotel a second chance. Maybe the hotel works better in the summer? Although it's scary to imagine how many people will be there in the summer and what the queues will be like, if in November it's almost full. People wrote so many enthusiastic reviews, and travel agents described this hotel with enthusiasm, so we were expecting to come to the best hotel and didn't expect to encounter the issues I described. I believe that for a VIP hotel, there were quite a few shortcomings. In any case, our rest was not spoiled by this, perhaps the hotel management will work on all these nuances. It's also very interesting why this hotel attracts Russians so much, when we left the weather turned bad, but so many people came, we were shocked. In cool weather without a well-heated pool, sports activities, evening entertainment, there will be nothing to do. The winter concept is not entirely clear - why is the pool so poorly heated, and training is canceled in bad weather. What will the hotel be like from December to March? What to do there? Perhaps some tourists will recommend a hotel with a good heated pool and sports program in the comments, I would like to go in March and not be disappointed. SHOPPING. If you want to buy branded items like Zara, Adidas, Waikiki, you need to go to Antalya. The road to Antalya from the hotel is about an hour. Tourists complained that taxi drivers quote unrealistic prices, the taxi fare is doubled. A life hack to get there cheaper - the hotel invites you to a trip to leather stores in Antalya, you can pretend that it's interesting, go there and then go about your business. Coming back on your own, haggle with the taxi drivers. In this case, at least you'll only pay for one way. We really wanted to go to the center of Belek to Migros and Waikiki, but no one takes you there. Either by taxi or by bus. Pegasus only takes you to the TSUM store, with which they probably have their own agreements. Tourists said there were terrible prices, $15 for bed linen, while the same one on the market near the hotel costs $5. MARKET by the hotel: a small market, you can go around it in 10-15 minutes. There are two pharmacies, prices there are the same. There is also a currency exchange point at the market, the rate is more profitable than with guides, guides make extra profit on top. The market sells Turkish textiles, sweets, souvenirs, cosmetic products. Prices for sweets are inflated, they name $1-2 for a box of Turkish delight. However, the same Turkish delight can be found at Wildberries for $1-2. Haggling is difficult, they don't give discounts willingly, they get annoyed. We were surprised because every time we visit Turkey, we haggle and get discounts. After visiting all the shops, we were amazed by the pleasant attitude at the OKAY MARKET (on the right side of the pharmacy at the far end). I even took a business card from them. We entered for the first time, spent a lot of time there, they patiently told us about the products, offered tea. We didn't buy immediately, we left. Despite this, they said goodbye warmly and friendly. Two days later we returned to them and bought a lot, they gave good discounts, were accommodating, and even gave us two large creams as gifts! The owner, a pleasant man with blue eyes, and a female salesperson spoke Russian well. Such a human attitude, of course, is welcoming, we visited them several times. There is high competition at the market, not many buyers, and I believe that you should value kindness and a human attitude. PEGAS TOURS. Negative impression about the tour operator. The guide Maxim tries to sell excursions and paid services beautifully, adding extras. He changes money at his own rate, earning extra. On the return journey, we were picked up 4 hours early at the airport. When asked why we were leaving so early, the answer was to buy individual transfer and assistance without queues, we'll pick you up in 3 hours. Don't fall for this, there are no queues at the airport, everything went quickly, and we sat in a cafรฉ for 2 hours killing time. The transfer was almost individual as it was, a mini-bus came and took us to the airport. He called the cheapest excursion to Antalya for $3 a Jewish one; the impression of the excursion - the journey to Antalya took two hours, as for an hour we were just driving around all the hotels. When we arrived, people started asking where to go to the toilet, and the guide said, I don't know, there are no toilets here. Go to McDonald's, we ran there, all the cafes were closed because it was morning. We experienced strong stress, it was cold outside, why should we pay to run around looking for toilets, and no one understands Russian. Usually, all excursions include toilet stops. The excursion starts with the old town and ends with a boat trip. The boat trip was the most pleasant and interesting part, we enjoyed it. The only downside was that it was very cold, with strong wind. They could have provided blankets in such weather, it's not difficult. After the excursion, we fell ill, my throat got sore, and my mom got a fever. We also paid for an excursion to Pamukkale, the journey there takes 4 hours one way from Belek, not including pickups from other hotels. They were supposed to pick us up at 3 am from the hotel. Maxim told us that Pegasus has super new, more comfortable buses, where everything unfolds and so on. In the end, we were handed over to guide Vladislav. I tried to get a refund because we fell ill, but the guide refused. I clarified whether we would have a comfortable bus as described by Maxim, and he wrote the following, I quote from the correspondence - "Breakfast included in the VIP menu, lunch included in the VIP menu. Comfortable minibus for 12 people, not an old bus for 5 people with pickups at 2 hours in all regions. Licensed tour guide. Entrance ticket to Pamukkale is included, I don't know about the pool, send the ticket." In the end, when I sent the ticket, it turned out that we didn't have a minibus, but an old bus for 5 people. Now they're deceiving? When we didn't go on the tour with a fever, they had no right to take any money. It turns out that Pegasus violates the law. After studying the information, I realized that it's faster and more comfortable to travel to Pamukkale from Marmaris - only 2 hours. I believe the guide should explain this in a humane way, not just for the purpose of making more money from tourists, misleading them. As a parting gift from Pegasus, we received a trip to the Katra Spa. Never agree to go there, scammers work there, just a fraud. The bath attendants are unpleasant, pushy, and after the procedure, it feels like you were violated. What Pegasus writes about the procedure: "Turkish bath, a delightful procedure with a centuries-old tradition. Peeling with a silk glove kese, gentle foam clouds, and a relaxing massage with aromatherapy oils. The best start to your vacation!" but the reality was such that you lie down in the bath and they start rubbing you with that loofah as if trying to scrape your scalp off. I told several times it's painful, but I'm not sure if he understood. My skin was all red and sore. After this terrible peeling, they just rub you with foam and rinse you off, just a bath. There is no massage with oils at all. But the worst thing was done to my mom, Aziza did the peeling on her and literally tore the skin on her chest with that loofah until it was burnt! Meanwhile, during the procedure, she found time to complain to her management, about how poor and unlucky they are, how little they pay her, that the previous client had her period. Why does my mom need this information!? All of this was just horrible and speaks volumes about the poor quality of service and service provision. When we first arrived, we wanted to buy a relaxing massage for $3, but the administrator assured us that it's better to get a medical massage for $4. After the bath, a special cream will be applied to us, and a honey massage will be done. It will be very pleasant and useful, all the stress will go away, etc. We agreed. After the bath, we went for a massage. A man did the massage on my mom, and it was done well. The same massage was done by a black woman on me. At first, she just moved her hands over the oil, no sensations at all, and then she applied something sticky to my back, probably honey, and started scratching! It felt like I was getting sugaring done but much more painful, as if they were peeling off my skin. I told her to stop, but she continued. Eventually, the pain became unbearable, and I jumped and cried. The manager came, there was a commotion. I went to the shower, sat for a while, and the pain subsided. They said they would take me to another masseuse who would redo everything. In the end, another masseuse tried to do a good job, but my back still hurt after the black woman. We paid for the services because they seemed to make an effort to rectify the situation. But the most interesting part was that in the evening at the hotel, my mom's chest swelled and burned terribly, bruises with bruises appeared on my back. To say that I was shocked is an understatement. I was overwhelmed with rage, I immediately sent photos of the bruises and burns to the management of this bath on Whatsapp, as well as to the guide, demanding compensation for moral and physical damage. You can't imagine how they twisted and turned, trying to postpone and avoid any refunds. They wrote that all customers are satisfied, it's your skin sensitive, and you're to blame for not warning us. Although we visited various salons in Moscow, got various massages, but faced such horror for the first time. In the end, without Pegasus's help, I negotiated with the manager of this bath to return $3 via Whatsapp, well, they couldn't give back $4, after all, another specialist did the massage and you liked it! I think okay, I bought this massage myself from them, so I'll handle this. But who will compensate the burns my mom got from Aziza? After all, we were sent to this procedure by Pegasus. When I demanded compensation, the response was - they refunded you $3. Well sorry, they returned it to me for the procedure I ordered directly from this company, and Pegasus is not involved in this. And who will be responsible for the burns my mom got from Aziza? Since we were sent to this procedure by Pegasus. Later, after studying the information, I realized that it's faster and more comfortable to go to Pamukkale from Marmaris - only 2 hours. What the guide should explain in a humane way, not misconstruing, not manipulating. And just as a bonus from Pegasus, we received a trip to the Katra Spa. Not worth going there, they're just scammers, a fraud. The bath attendants are unpleasant, pushy, took me a lot of effort and nerves to get those refunds. They eventually sent it, but here the issue was not even the money, but the principle. I will include photos taken at this bath. So make your own conclusions, is it worth traveling with Pegasus, let alone purchasing excursions, which are not up to standard.

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I strongly do not recommend this hotel, especially for a family trip with young children. It is unsafe (unsanitary, many sick children, we ourselves caught the enterovirus + experienced symptoms of food poisoning), noisy, crowded, and simply uncomfortable. And in July-August, it is also extremely hot. Pros: 1. Beachfront location 2. Relatively large area with several pools, including a separate one for children with a mini water park 3. Many bars and restaurants, various forms of entertainment 4. Friendly staff 5. Separate pavilions (at an additional cost of 11-14 euros per day, see below) with their own beach, drinks, etc. Cons: 1. Sea. It is dirty, opaque, and all sorts of things float in the water: from seaweed and pieces of wood to diapers and plastic bags. In addition to that, there are very strong waves that knock children off their feet at the entrance, a pebble descent that is painful to walk on, camels with donkeys and monkeys (with the ever-present "want to take a photo with animals?"), our noisy compatriots, beer and other alcohol being consumed excessively, "black eyes," and other trash. Oh, and of course, all the beach loungers are occupied with towels. To find a place to lie down, you have to come at 8 in the morning, apparently. 2. Staying at the hotel with children, in my opinion, is unsafe. There are a lot of children, some of them are sick, and they all crowd together in the same 35cm-deep pool with their splashing parents. They all slide down the same slides. And they all eat at the same restaurants, grabbing food from communal plates with their hands. Other reviews about this hotel mention symptoms of food poisoning or the Coxsackie virus in children. We also experienced unpleasant symptoms (both children and adults). The staff at the medical office struggled to communicate in both English and Russian, asking for help from each other. 3. There are probably more than a dozen bars and restaurants on the premises, but there is nowhere to eat properly. The food everywhere we tried was tasteless. All the main dishes were either overcooked, undersalted, or bland. There were plenty of salads, but they often had wilted vegetables, and there was no desire to try them. You could satisfy your hunger, but getting pleasure from the food was impossible. And if you add to that the advice from other reviews not to eat cut fruit (only whole, which you wash yourself), then things become even worse. 4. Overall unsanitary conditions in the main restaurant. Several times, I witnessed children grabbing handfuls of food from communal plates with their hands, dropping half of it back (did they wash their hands before that?). I noticed a restaurant employee collecting macaroni from the floor, which people dropped near the tray, and throwing them back into the same tray. 5. Despite being a beachfront hotel, it takes several minutes to walk to the sea from the main building (the deluxe building is even farther). Our path with strollers from the room to the water was between 3 to 4 meters depending on the beach, and it took as much time and effort as in another hotel on the second line. 6. The hotel grounds are organized in a completely disorganized manner. You have to walk through crowds of people past bars, which smell of alcohol (and sometimes vomit in the evenings) to get to and from the sea. And all this under the scorching sun, with no relief. There are almost no shaded areas from trees or anything else, no coolness in the daytime or nighttime. The humidity is very high, it's stuffy. I only noticed a few fans in some bars. Even on the children's playground, it's a nightmare in the evening after sunset: parents running after children, sweating profusely. Even the employees at the stands with activities for children suffer, but no one thought of putting a fan for them either. 7. The hotel has pools, but they are not very useful. Firstly, in the second half of the day, the water in the large pool at the main building becomes as warm as heated milk. It brings no relief from the heat. Secondly, there are not enough sunbeds with umbrellas, and they are always occupied. Of course, no one clears away the towels. Thirdly, the children's pool has a very shallow depth throughout, and there is no separation. Parents have nowhere to plunge into the water - they can only wash off the sweat under the "mushrooms" with the same water that all the children play in. 8. Paid pavilions (costing 11 to 14 euros per day) are the only way to guarantee a spot on the beach, without occupying a place at 8 in the morning. They even bring drinks and food. However, going to these pavilions requires walking even farther than the beach. It is hot inside, the ceiling fan is purely decorative - it is of no use at all, only the sea breeze offers some relief (while blowing everything off the table). Opposite the pavilions, there is a private beach, but for some unknown reason, a large part of it is fenced off and closed (they claim it's to protect turtle eggs or some other nonsense), leaving only a narrow strip of sand and stones. 9. Even if you pay 14 euros per day for a pavilion, while fending off wasps flying towards your fruit, you will have the pleasure of being surrounded by individuals who will be drinking beer non-stop, moving chaotically with "black eyes," and smoking, with the smoke blowing towards all the nearby pavilions. They will also play football, hitting the neighboring pavilions. 10. There are persistent and rude individuals everywhere, constantly buzzing around, like "Do you want a massage? No? Why not?" "Gooood evening! What, not good? Angry? Well, can't you at least say hello?!" "Do you want to take a photo with a monkey?" - which just walked with its dirty paws all over your dress lying on the lounger? - "No, why are you so serious!" And all of this for a not insignificant sum of money.

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We stayed in November with my daughter (9 years old). The weather was beautiful, hot all day, around 3 degrees, we wore sweaters in the evening as it was cool. We were checked in on time, there were many people, so we ended up in the second building, it was a bit far to walk, but it was new, which was a huge plus. The food was quite decent, everything was delicious. Starbucks cafรฉ was a pleasant surprise, even though we had to stand in line. The alcohol was of good quality, they made tasty cocktails. The children's and adult water parks were great. The animators were great, my daughter had fun in the kids' club. The amphitheater was comfortable, with very good evening entertainment. The service was excellent, the guys by the pool were rollerblading and delivering refreshing drinks. We were satisfied with the hotel, if you are still considering, I highly recommend visiting!

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The hotel exceeded all our expectations. We always stay at five-star hotels, but there were always minor flaws in all of them. But in Alva Donna, there were no shortcomings at all. Alva has won our hearts! The hotel is luxurious and very beautiful. The service is top-notch, the sea is as calm as milk, and the entertainment is fantastic. We stayed mainly in the main building, and we were lucky with our neighbors, so we can't say anything bad about the sound insulation. The territory is clean and well-maintained, with plenty of places to stroll. We were very pleased that there were late dinners in the restaurant. There were always themed evenings with a variety of food options to suit every taste. There were plenty of fruits and berries, all kinds of meat, and a lot of seafood. The most important thing is that everything was delicious! Sometimes we went to the new building of Alva Donna to have dinner, and the assortment was roughly the same. Generally, throughout the day, the hotel bakes various treats in different locations: waffles, donuts, pancakes, ice cream, corn, etc. There are enough clean pools, and we always found a place on the sun loungers. The main pool area offers various sports and entertainment activities. I can't say anything about the kids' club as our children have grown up, but it is there, and the younger children were running there. Mini performances were definitely held, and there was a great playground near the mini club. In the evenings, adults could listen to live music or attend evening shows. We will gladly return to this hotel!

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We went to Turkey in February to eat, drink, relax in a good hotel, and go shopping. We are very satisfied. The hotel is beautiful, with a variety of food and drinks at the bar, a coffee shop with confectionery - everything is simply superb. I would like to highlight the work of the waiters in the main restaurant. They bring drinks, utensils, and are very polite. We were lucky with the weather, we even sunbathed by the pool. The pool is warm, we even went on the slides (although it was cold for our feet to go barefoot on them). The evening entertainment, especially the Eastern dances, were very captivating. Shopping in February was great, with crazy discounts (not as advantageous in the summer). We bought the tour at a very good price, now the price is not so favorable for the winter concept. We regretted not renting a car, in February we could have tried a convertible).

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Hello everyone. After a year, I finally reached the publication of my review about the Alva onna hotel. And I wrote it while flying home, saved it, and forgot about it. We stayed as a couple from August 29th to September 7th, 222. First, let me start with the overall journey. We booked our trip through the tour operator Biblio Globus, and our flight was with Nord Wings Airlines. The aircraft was wide-bodied, but the seating space was catastrophically small. There was no room to stretch or move your legs. It was 5.5 hours of torture, and we arrived with swollen legs. This is a huge minus. For such distances, they could have provided a better aircraft. Transfer. We had to wait for almost an hour for some group of people who never showed up. It turned out they decided to take a taxi instead. We were tired and wasted our time. Then, we had to visit all the other hotels (as it was a group transfer), and Alva Donna was the last one on the route (we are always unlucky with this). This is not a complaint against the hotel, just information for people when buying a transfer. It added an extra hour and a half to our journey. Check-in. We arrived at 6-7 am, but the check-in was after 2 pm. We were aware of this, though. The hotel tries to accommodate early check-ins, but they tend to assign the worst rooms. They do it hoping that desperate guests will agree. We refused the room, bungalow number 14, which was near the stage. They told us to wait until room 14 was ready, but thankfully, they managed to check us in at 12. Room. It was a standard room, nothing noteworthy. The air conditioner was very noisy, so we had to turn it off at night, otherwise, it sounded like a rocket engine. But we would wake up in the heat, with a temperature of 27 degrees Celsius in the room, not very comfortable for sleeping. However, it cooled down nicely during the day. The hairdryer was weak, and if you wanted to style your hair with a comb, it was quite difficult to keep the hairdryer on and handle the comb at the same time. But it didn't bother me much. I just dried my hair and it was fine. Grounds. The hotel had a large, green territory (someone mentioned there wasn't much greenery), with lawns, flowers, palm trees, and cacti. Everything looked beautiful. There was plenty of space for a walk. Housekeeping. They didn't clean the room properly, there was dust everywhere. If you brought sand from the beach, it could be scattered around the room for several days, despite the cleaning. Additionally, the cleaning staff somehow managed to skip the designated breakfast and lunch cleaning time and then rushed to clean when you were in the room. However, they did an excellent job of cleaning the pool area, the beach, and the hotel grounds regularly and thoroughly. Every morning, the sunbeds were perfectly arranged and cleaned, even down to using a spray and brush to remove any stains. They also went around during the day and tidied up. Guests. The majority of guests were Russian. Surprisingly, everyone was quite cultured, without any conflicts or drama (although maybe I didn't attend the late-night parties). I witnessed the head of a Muslim family coming back from the beach with extremely dirty feet, covered in sand, and he had no intention of washing them off. Instead, he simply jumped into the pool. That was unpleasant! Entertainment. I didn't participate, so I can't say much. But the animation team invited guests to various activities such as kangoo jumps, pump classes, cycling, darts, games, etc. Those who were interested in participating could be active. Every evening, there was an award ceremony for the winners, and they received medals on stage. Well done! Food. There was a lot of food. Fish was served steamed or grilled every day (dorado, sea bass, trout, pike-perch). It was delicious, especially with the sauce. The rest was standard, nothing exclusive. There were some shrimp and mussel salads, which tasted awful. The salads turned out accordingly. We had sushi twice, and I don't know what to say. I love sushi/rolls and eat them often, but these ones were not tasty. There wasn't much good salmon, and the ones with cucumber and pepper were not great either. However, on August 3rd, there was a magnificent dinner with excellent salted salmon and another type of fish (couldn't identify it), rolls, and shrimp in sauce. It was truly a feast, as it was some kind of celebration, maybe Victory Day or something. The other seafood days were not really seafood. In the end, you won't go hungry. There is plenty of choice. If you love seafood, this is not the place for you. The bar had a fantastic view of the pier, truly beautiful. As for the gรถzleme, I didn't like them. I wasn't impressed. I had much better ones in other hotels. The other bars were nothing special, just a small-scale version of a buffet, with no special delicacies. Showtime. We got used to the intro and the music, it was cool and energetic. There was a different program every day. Once a week, there were guest stars. We attended a concert by Hanna, and she performed admirably. She put in extra effort because she was performing for free. However, the sound quality wasn't great. Beach. The beach was huge, clean, with nice sand. You could always find sunbeds, no matter what time you arrived. Yes, some people reserve them with towels, but there were plenty of free ones. The hotel was said to be fully booked, and yet you didn't have to rush to the pool or the beach at 7 am to secure a spot. However, the entrance to the sea was not enjoyable, as the pebbles were quite large. It hurt. But I comforted myself by thinking it's good for my legs. So, I didn't complain too much about it, although they should have removed the pebbles a long time ago. It would have been much better. If you're not a confident swimmer, this hotel is not for you. The depth is only two meters away from the shore. That's where you jump, as I read in the reviews, but unfortunately, I only found out about it after buying the tickets. Pay attention to this; it's deep everywhere. There's also a pier for those who are good at swimming. It's super cool, with plenty of space. Alcohol. I mostly drink beer, and it was okay, sometimes worse. Efes brand. The cocktails, on the whole, were fine. Despite the mentioned flaws (which are purely personal), I recommend this hotel. The staff is friendly, polite, and well-trained. I tried to describe everything, apologize if there was too much "water" in my review.

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I will start by saying that we are going to this hotel in May 223 for the seventh time. It's like our second home already. It's a wonderful hotel with good service, where it's always comfortable and cozy. The staff is excellent and always helpful. Our vacation in this hotel always starts with Zakir Hakkyyv at the reception, who takes care of our check-in. I hope it will be the same this time as well. In my opinion, he is the face of the hotel. He is a positive, hospitable professional. When I see him at the entrance, I immediately know that everything will be top-notch. I thank him immensely for that. It is worth mentioning that the hotel has a team of professionals, but I especially want to mention Olga from guest relations. She can solve any problem, even the seemingly unsolvable ones, as well as barmen Ahmet Guzel at the pier. He is a true entertainer who fills us with positivity for the whole day. And he can work wonders in cocktails. The hotel consists of two buildings: Standard and Deluxe. Both buildings are top-notch, but I always stay in the Deluxe because it feels more familiar to me. The two buildings are connected by a small bridge over the road. The food in the hotel is excellent and always varied, with an abundance of options. Everyone can find what they need, from small children to people who require dietary meals. There is a great variety of drinks, both local and imported, although there were some small issues with imported drinks last year, but they promised to fix them. I hope it has already been resolved. The hotel grounds are small but well thought out, clean, and cozy. There are pools, relaxation areas, a water park, bars, and restaurants. We thought that after 7 years, we knew every corner of it, but last year we discovered a place where land turtles live. I want to especially mention the bungalows, which are paradise on earth, especially for those who are tired of people. The entertainment is practically non-stop, fun, and tailored to different ages and interests. The hotel has an excellent team of photographers who carefully capture our happy moments in wonderful albums that we cherish as memories. A huge thanks to Fatih and Rustamov Elchin (Aslan), and Mustafa Sahin for their beautiful arrangements. If you are looking for a hotel for a family vacation, this is the one. My children have grown up in it, and in our family, there is never a question of which hotel to go to in Turkey. I know that it will be superb there by 1%.

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Good hotel, but did not meet expectations. Had a super rest! There are both positives and negatives. Let me start with the negatives: there are a lot of small children, the hotel is more positioned for family vacations. We made a mistake with that. In the evening, when they play the piano in the lobby, it is not relaxing as there are lots of screaming and running children there))) The music in the main restaurant leaves much to be desired, there are also A LOT of cats there, there is a smell by the pool, near the main restaurant, in the lobby because of the cats... The hammam is not good, and the massage as well. The steam room is not working, only two saunas. The indoor pool smells strongly of chlorine. VERY poor insulation in the rooms!!!! The main building needs repairs in the area of the rooms. Positives: room service, cleaned every day. Service in all bars and restaurants. Friendly staff. Well-maintained and beautiful territory. Great bar near the beach. Good entertainment and show programs, especially liked the "Glamour" ensemble.

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The choice of the hotel was not accidental. We had been to Alva Donna in Kemer before and loved absolutely everything about it, and we really liked the concept of the hotel. Unfortunately, it was fully booked on our dates, so we decided to stay at Alva Donna Boazkent, a family hotel for a comfortable vacation with children of all ages. The hotel had great entertainment not only for kids but also for adults. The concerts by popular artists also boosted our rating, for me, my family, and my friends. The food was perfect for my family; the menu was updated every day and always included beef, lamb, chicken, and fish. For us, as Kazakhs, it is very important to have a large amount of meat in our diet (our national cuisine consists of meat and flour-based dishes), and it lacked any specific Arab or Turkish spices. Every evening, there were performances by various artists in the main restaurant. There were violinists, guitarists, saxophonists, and more. And when they organized a show with singing Italian chefs, they completely won my heart. They had packaged ice cream available in any quantity (which my child appreciated) and a Starbucks with their delicious coffee. Unfortunately, I was attacked by poisonous algae on the buoys during my vacation (why was I hanging on them is a mystery). I thought it would go away on its own, but it didn't. The burn was so severe that as a 43-year-old woman, it was difficult for me not to panic and cry. The hotel doctor (thank you so much) quickly understood what was going on and called an ambulance. I was taken to a hospital in Belek under an insurance policy and spent 5-6 hours on a drip. By the evening, everything had passed, leaving a small burn that didn't hurt as much and was tolerable. When I returned to the hotel, I felt the care of the hotel staff. They called to inquire about my health and took care of me, keeping me under control. Later, when I had fully recovered, they sent a compliment from the hotel, which was very nice. Overall, the hotel staff was attentive in everything and every day. I will definitely come back and recommend it to my family and friends.

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Unexpectedly for me, I had a vacation in November - "thanks" to the HR department..... Staying at home is not an option for a vacation - we rushed to find tour options..... The weather was very concerning - November in Turkey is often rainy and, to put it mildly, chilly.... The price for Alva was not out of reach, so we decided to take the risk and we were not disappointed..... The transfer from the airport to the hotel left much to be desired - the guide was not very talkative and left the bus five minutes after leaving the airport, saying, "You are experienced tourists, the driver knows which hotels you will be staying at, and when you hear yours, you are welcome to exit".... We had never experienced such a thing before, and neither had other tourists. We were greeted warmly at the reception, all the paperwork was quickly completed, and we were taken to our room - we were assigned to the Deluxe building (quiet, peaceful, beautiful, cozy). At first, we were disappointed that we were assigned to this building, but then we were even happy about it. As for the service - there is nothing to complain about, everything was at a decent level, we only had to ask once for slippers (one pair was missing). As for the bars in the buildings - the presentation of coffee and beverages was beautiful, and the staff was always friendly and welcoming at any time of day. There is a Starbucks on the hotel grounds - both in the open area and in the main building. We dined at the restaurant in the Deluxe building, and we really liked the atmosphere there. We went to the restaurant in the main building a couple of times and decided that we preferred "our" restaurant. The food quality was high and suitable for all tastes. The orange juice was delightful and could be enjoyed throughout breakfast. There is an abundance of sweets. Among the fruits, the pears, grapes, persimmons, and kiwi were very delicious... we really missed watermelons. There were 12 varieties of sealed ice cream, which was also pleasing. The hotel grounds were well-maintained and well-designed, as is the case with most hotels in Turkey. We would like to give a special thanks to the hammam - we enjoyed it daily. We did not swim in the indoor pool as it was crowded. The outdoor pool was heated, and my father and daughters (14 and 15 years old) had fun on the slides, like children. We swam in the sea at around three in the afternoon and the water was invigorating. Thank you to the Alva team for an unforgettable vacation, even the rain couldn't spoil the experience.

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We were on vacation in Alva Donna with my husband in December 222. We ordered a private transfer from the airport, it took us 35-40 minutes to get there. Unfortunately, we didn't have much luck with the weather, so we were only able to sunbathe and swim in the sea for two out of the six days. However, even in bad weather, we didn't get bored in the hotel. It had an excellent spa, and instead of going to the beach for two days, we spent our time in the sauna, hammam, and indoor pool. Despite having few guests in the hotel, both saunas were constantly heated to 7 degrees Celsius, and the hammam was also in good order. The indoor pool was quite large, and we enjoyed swimming in it. The outdoor pools were heated (the children's pool with slides and the adult pool with slides, the slides were also turned on). The large outdoor pool is not heated in the winter months. The hotel also has a cinema where we watched movies in Russian every day at 2.3. There are also shows in the bar at 21.3. On one of the days, we went shopping at Land of Legends. The taxi from the hotel to and from there cost $5, and the driver waited for us as long as we needed. There is also a market near the hotel with Turkish textiles, shoes, sweets, and pharmacies. The hotel staff is super friendly, and the girls in the guest service department help with any questions. There was also entertainment in the rain, but we didn't attend, so we can't say anything about it. The hotel itself is very beautiful, with a well-maintained green area, luxurious halls, and a bar where shows are held, with white leather sofas and mirrored columns. Everything looks very nice. However, we didn't particularly like the rooms. It seemed like everything was good: big beds, good mattresses, a sofa, a kettle with a variety of tea and coffee, a minibar with lemonades, juice, beer, and water, a nice hairdryer in the bathroom, a set of toiletries, and a magnifying mirror. But the room didn't feel very cozy to us. Besides, the window faced the exhaust vent, and there was a very loud noise. The room was stuffy, and it wasn't possible to open the window at night. Therefore, we didn't sleep very well. Regarding food and drinks, we have only positive reviews. The hotel offers food 24/7, and it is cooked very deliciously. Even fish is not overcooked, unlike in most Turkish hotels! There was a fish dinner on Thursday: salt-baked trout, shrimp cocktail, and many other fish delicacies. We tried sparkling wine, martini, white and red wine. We especially liked the rosรฉ sparkling wine. They also have imported whiskey, vodka, and brandy (which we didn't try). The beer is also good. The hotel is fantastic! We would love to come back to it, but I think it won't be as comfortable during the peak season due to the large crowds. The hotel has a large number of rooms, and the restaurants are designed for many guests, but the beach seemed average in size. In any case, we highly recommend the hotel and thank them for a great vacation!

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My sister and I had a vacation from 2/3/22 to 26/3/22. We have stayed at ALVA ONNA resort many times before, but this was our first time at this particular hotel. The service at ALVA ONNA is always top-notch. The hotel is very cozy. During check-in, they took all our preferences into account. The room was clean and comfortable, and the housekeeping was excellent. The rooms had everything we needed. Regarding food, it may not have been as abundant as during peak season, but the selection was still quite large! The cocktails at the lobby bar were delicious. We visited the spa, and I highly recommend it! The spa has a very good manager who personally oversees all the processes and listens to all the guests' requests. The staff are professionals, and the prices are reasonable. The only disappointment was that the main pool was not heated, even though that was a major criteria for us when choosing the hotel. The pool with the slides was heated, but the water there was still quite cool, so we didn't swim, which was a bit disappointing for our vacation. I must emphasize that the service at the hotel is of a very high standard. Since we are regular visitors to the ALVA ONNA network, the hotel offered us a complimentary visit to any a la carte restaurant of our choice. We visited the seafood restaurant, and I highly recommend it - everything was delicious! Thank you for a wonderful vacation, we will definitely be back!

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Alvaonna, thanks to your care and attention, we are having a great time on our long-awaited vacation! There are no downsides, only positives. You are the best, we have visited you for the fourth time in 221, and soon we will be with you again from 13.8.222 to 19.8.222, eagerly counting the days. This will be our fifth visit to you. We don't choose other hotels, only you. Anyone who has been to your place once will not want to go to other hotels, because you are the best! Stay always beloved and prosperous! โค๏ธ๐ŸŒน๐Ÿ–๏ธ

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Traditionally, my family and I spend our holidays in Turkey in the autumn or winter. This year, the trip was later than usual (I spent the fall in the States and returned quite late). Tour operator: TEZ TOUR Accommodation: at the ALVA ONNA EXCLUSIVE HOTEL & SPA from December 6th to December 12th, and at the NG PHASELIS BAY hotel from December 12th to December 17th. ALVA ONNA EXCLUSIVE HOTEL & SPA was one of the few hotels with heated slides (AKKA Antedon is another one), so we decided to stay there. We arrived at 9 a.m. and got our room at 1:30 p.m. Instead of a standard land view room, we were given a family room. At first, we wanted to change the room (since our child still sleeps in our bed and the main room in the family room was quite small), but in the end, we decided to keep the two-roomed accommodation. The resort's grounds are compact, clear, and convenient - we toured everything in 1.5 hours. Let me elaborate a little more. 1. Kids' club (we went there right away as we arrived with our 6-year-old daughter) - The club operates from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. with a lunch break from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Each hour is scheduled for a specific activity, and the activities differ throughout the week. I can't remember all of them, but they included drawing, crafts, sports competitions, and trips to the cinema. - The club is pleasant and independent, with its own playground, children's pool (not operational in winter), sun loungers (for parents who watch their young children), and a large pirate-themed water park (not operational in winter). - The club's animators are its highlight - very pleasant, kind, and smiling youngsters. Our daughter fell in love with them and came to say goodbye with a gift before we left. - These same animators organize kids' discos at 2 p.m. in the main building. It is convenient since parents can comfortably sit on the couches, enjoy cocktails, and watch their children (in the next hotel, the disco took place in the actual kids' club). 2. Heated slides - 5 slides suitable for both adults and children. Nothing extraordinary, but of good quality - they don't hurt your back and are not extreme. - The pool near the slides is right by the entrance to the spa, so if you get cold, you can find yourself in the sauna within a couple of minutes. 3. Sports gyms/courts - There is a gym with fitness equipment, it is a regular one, not bad. There were only a couple of people in it. - There is a gymnasium (or yoga room), my wife went there in the mornings and praised the program. - There is a boxing room (the entrance is shared with the gymnasium). There was nobody there, but I enjoyed punching the boxing bags and swinging the kettlebell. - There is a tennis court (free, with a reservation option and a coach). It was almost always available, but sometimes it was occupied with a coaching session. The coach brings their own balls and equipment (new ones). If there is no coach, you have to use some old racquets (a few of them are in good condition, while a couple are deformed). Overall, the court is good - we played there. - Basketball court - a standard one. Nobody played there, but I dribbled the ball around a bit - the ball and the hoops were all in working condition. - Football field. I didn't use it, but it seems to be there. - Table tennis - there are two tables with a shelter near the entrance to the kids' club. The tables are outdoor ones, sturdy, with plastic nets, but great for amateur play. The rackets are good, and the balls are new. 4. Spa - I have to say that I went to the free area almost every day. I was pleased that there were many children in the general indoor pool, so I didn't have to convince my child to go there - she happily went on her own. However, the overall quality of the spa area was average: In the sauna, your lower body freezes while your head boils. The showers were very cramped, you couldn't even stretch in them. The Finnish saunas were okay, but nothing special. If you are a fan of high-quality spas, you might not like it here. 5. Starbucks cafe - in fact, there are two of them: one in the main building on the ground floor and another one in the beach restaurant. During the day, the cafe offers pastries and tasty coffee. It might be important for coffee lovers (since the coffee at breakfast/lunch/dinner is from a machine and seems to be powdered). 6. Food - the quality of the food is one of the best, and I have been to several dozen hotels in Turkey. Specifically, the quality - everything the chefs prepared was truly delicious, not just for show. The variety was also great. There were several separate sections (fruit, sweets, Eastern cuisine, hot food, healthy eating, etc.) We really liked the steamed cutlets with buckwheat. Russian food was served every day (borscht, meatballs, okroshka), and we were pleasantly surprised by the mimoza salad and "shuba" salad with tuna. The food gets a 5+++ rating. In the beach restaurant, the food was also very tasty, and sometimes we didn't even go to the main restaurant for lunch. 7. Entertainment and animation - there was almost daily imported animation, and this was in December! Even in our next hotel (NG Phaselis), which is three times more expensive, there was no imported animation once. They had live music (very cool), dance shows, and outdoor performances when the weather allowed it - we were amazed by all this. The nightclub was great, with a bar inside, and there were plenty of people. To sum up, the hotel is very well-coordinated and provides high-quality service to tourists. It is targeted towards Russians (everyone at the hotel speaks Russian). At one point, my daughter asked, "Dad, are we in Russia?" because everyone around was speaking Russian. There are also Russian chefs. The animators in the kids' club are Ukrainian but speak Russian and love children, as I mentioned before. The hotel is not suitable for those who prefer a very personalized approach or high-quality spas. The hotel is definitely worth the money and is suitable for those who enjoy a quality vacation with sports, fun, delicious food and drinks, and the opportunity to make new acquaintances.

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I want to share my vacation in May 222 at the Alva Onna Elusive hotel. I stayed with a friend from May 9th to 15th on an all-inclusive ultra package for the price of 14. May in Turkey is beautiful, the weather was good, and we could safely swim in the sea, which we did. Our room was a standard one with a courtyard view. We could hear the disco from the neighboring hotel, but it was not a significant issue for us. The room was nice, with a flat-screen TV, a complimentary safe, and a mini-bar that was restocked daily with water, juice, cola, Fanta, Sprite, beer, and milk. There was a kettle, coffee, various teas available, bathrobes and slippers for both of us, and an ample supply of towels. The bathroom was a bit tired, and the toilet was leaking. Ironing services were available for a fee. The room temperature was comfortable with a built-in air conditioner. The hotel grounds were small, well-maintained, clean, and compactly organized. There was a main restaurant, several a la carte restaurants, many bars, two Starbucks, and a tea shop. The food was excellent, catering to all tastes: a variety of meats, fish, vegetables, fruits, greens, cheeses, olives, and more. Steamed, boiled, fried options were available, along with strawberry and cream dessert every dinner, apples, pears, grapes, pineapple, plums, and so on. There was a seafood day with sushi and rolls, which we enjoyed. There was a separate children's area and a designated children's table, which was very convenient for families with young kids. Snacks like belyashi and ice cream were available during afternoon at the beach. We had lunch at the snack bar, and the ravioli were exceptional. The hotel offered entertainment and various sports activities throughout the day, ranging from yoga to water polo. There was a fitness center and a spa with saunas, a Turkish hammam, and a heated pool. The grounds were beautiful and well-maintained. Every evening, there were shows, live music, and karaoke. There was late-night food available, but we never went as the daytime offerings were sufficient. Waiters served everywhere. There were enough sun loungers for everyone on the beach. However, if you wanted to sunbathe on the pier or on the front row of the beach, you had to reserve the loungers at 7 AM. Guests would leave their towels there in the morning and come and go throughout the day. The hotel's concept was 16+ and 14+, but in reality, the hotel was filled with families with three small children. The staff members from the spa center were very pushy and persistent in offering massage services. They positioned it as a necessity, emphasizing that the hotel was expensive, and we were obliged to use their programs. I would like to mention Anna, the hotel guide from Odion Tours. We booked a rafting excursion and a free transfer to a shopping center in Antalya. We enjoyed the excursion, but we chose the shortened version without the trampolines and other unnecessary activities. However, after rafting and visiting the canyon, they took us to the trampolines and we ended up spending three hours there. The promised three hours at the shopping center were reduced to two. The room cleaning was done daily and was good. We left a tip of one dollar. The reception was perfectly organized, clean, and well-maintained. The imported alcohol was of good quality, and they made delicious cocktails. The hotel deserves five stars.

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We rested with our family in May 222, my wife, and our 1-year-old son. THE VACATION WAS AMAZING! We were checked in at 8 in the morning - already feeling great! We stayed in the eLue building - top-notch! Amazing! Cleanliness, coziness, comfort. Just like the whole hotel. The staff is a separate topic! Extraordinary! The guys work diligently! From the hotel entrance to the beach cleaning - everything was perfect! No complaints at all. Believe me, I've been to super-duper hotels, and not everywhere does the staff give their 100%. Huge thanks to the entire staff!!! Especially to the waiters in the eLue building restaurant - Fatma Ceylan, Kadir, Semih Bildirici. These guys don't need to be told twice - they are fantastic. You come in, and everything is already set up, they offer what you prefer, and even entertain your child! The food!!!! Oh, yes!!!! Delicious, plentiful, and diverse. Good quality! Drinks, bars - everything you desire! Entertainment, sports, animation, shows, disco - there's something for everyone's taste! I have been to hotels in this chain, but... In summary, we are flying to ALVA ONNA HOTELS - Exclusive Hotel & Spa in September, and with a large group, including children and a little grandchild! And this will be the first hotel in Turkey that I will revisit. Because I trust them! THANK YOU! P.S. I have never used so many exclamation marks before! And hello to Marina, the chef from Balashikha!

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This is a superb hotel! Everything is amazing. There is nothing to complain about. Luxurious interiors. A huge variety of food options. You can eat and drink 24/7 (alcoholic drinks are available in the lobby bar until midnight). The food is very diverse and delicious. There is a large selection. No queues. The waiters serve not only in the restaurant but also in all the bars. Wherever you sit, a waiter will come to you with an offer to bring something to drink. Most of the staff speak Russian, and if they don't, they immediately try to call someone who does. Extremely friendly attitude from all the staff. Everyone smiles and tries to help. Extremely high customer orientation. The minibar is constantly restocked, including bottled beer. Good room cleaning. The rooms are small but very cozy. Huge and immaculate territory. It is constantly being improved. I have been going to Turkey since 1998 almost every year. Among all the hotels (only 5*), this is the best (not to be confused with the Alva Donna in Kemer. It's terrible there). The air conditioners work excellently. It is cool in all areas. The room temperature is 23 degrees Celsius, while outside it reached 4 degrees. Everywhere, including the beach, is very clean. There is constant cleaning. Ice cream and fruits are always available. At the pool, there are delicious cocktails made from fresh berries and fruits every day. Everything is just excellent.

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Arrived at the beginning of October '22 for 11 days. The journey from the airport (arrival place - Belek) to the hotel itself is about 1 hour. Throughout the entire stay, the weather was never terrible: consistently +31-33 during the day, comfortable in the evening/night. There are a LOT of people in the hotel, but the large territory disperses the crowds. Hotel. As I understand it, the hotel is not new, but well-maintained and fresh. It is divided into two buildings: the new one is further away from the sea and cheaper than the "old" building (but this is not certain). For the sake of beautiful interior photos, it is still worth going to the new building. The hotel's territory is large. In any case, I recommend being patient when navigating the hotel: it is possible to get lost and wander in search of the right elevator, but don't worry, extra steps in the hotel's "ultra all-inclusive" concept are extremely necessary 😏 The hotel's territory is perfectly clean. Many people walk around the area adjacent to the beach/pools/bars without any footwear. There is no risk of stepping on a nail, broken glass, or a screw on the way.) Check-in. Arrived at 1 am. First, the receptionist informed us that the room would be ready by 12.3, then by 13.3, 14... Ultimately, we were only able to check-in at 14:3 - NOT OK. I understand that the hotel is sold out, but it is still worth indicating the REAL time for guest check-in. Room. Standard, nothing special, except for some small exceptions: 1. No iron. Want to iron your clothes? - either demonstrate some skill in hanging everything on hangers or pay N dollars for ironing. As I understand it, the iron is always for a fee, so there is no point in asking for it for free at the reception. 2. No toothpaste. I haven't encountered this in a while. Are you serious? 3. Semi-shower cabin. The shower is partly closed with transparent glass, and the other half... is open, so the entire bathroom remains wet after showering. This could have been thought out better. 4. Only men's toiletries. As my wife told me, all soap/shampoos/lotions are more geared towards men than women. Lovely ladies, take note of this. Everything else in the room is the same as everywhere else: minibar (who still needs it in 222?), a small balcony, a television (a huge number of TV channels; if you suddenly have a desire to learn Azerbaijani or Persian languages - welcome!) 5. An interesting approach to beds. We enter the room and see that there are... two beds, placed very close to each other. We applied as a couple, and it was supposed to be one bed... Either my wife decided to announce our divorce in an original way 🙃 In general, not very convenient. Weather. Fantastic. +27-32 during the day. It is comfortable to swim in the sea before noon, and after lunch - very pleasant. The sun is not scorching, but if desired (and with considerable enthusiasm), it is possible to get a tan. Roughly speaking, if you sunbathe for two hours in such sun in July, you will have to buy new skin, but in October, you will just get a slight tan. Regarding the commentators who write about the impossibility of swimming in the sea by September - I attach a photo with the number of people swimming in the sea (the photo was taken on September 1st) It is pleasant to take an evening stroll, but you might want to wear a sweater. During the period from January 3rd, 222 to January 13th, 222, it gradually became a bit colder in the mornings, but tolerable (for example, the temperature was not below 2 degrees every day at 8:3) Various events. For example, on Wednesdays (I don't know if it was related to a holiday or every week), there was something similar to Oktoberfest. The organization and atmosphere of the event were perfect. There were several types of beer (Efes, Amstel, Corona, and something else... I'm not a beer expert, but there were definitely 5-6 different types), hot dogs with sausages, fruits (strawberries!!! amazing taste), various desserts (strudels, for example). At the same time, everything was so authentic and wonderful, down to the smallest details (hay scattered around, beer pouring). It felt like being at Oktoberfest. In general, a big plus, the mood was fantastic after seeing it. As I understand it, Russian artists are brought in once a week or a little more (no, I'm not talking about Presnyakov Sr.). When we were at the hotel, 5sta family and Hannah performed. It was actually interesting to listen to. Every day, there is some kind of program on the stage, and in some cases, it is really interesting. Seriously. One day, there was an ensemble that performed Turkish dances, and it was magnificent. Sports. There is actually a lot of sports activities in the hotel: water polo, pedaling bicycles in the pool, shooting basketballs on the court, playing racquetball (the court and the basketball court are in good condition). Regarding the gym: it's not bad for a hotel of this level, BUT both exercise bikes do not work, the elliptical machine does not work, and one of the two treadmills operates with a horrifying sound. They should be replaced because there are too many people using the gym in the hotel, and in the morning, you can be left without a treadmill or any cardio equipment at all. Children's entertainment, animation. I was without children, so I can't say for sure, but! There were a lot of children of different ages. This hotel perfectly combines the concept of adult and children's relaxation. At the same time, no one bothers anyone, as the hotel's territory allows for separation of all these activities. In Telegram chats and comments about the hotel, many people wrote about the "Coxsackie virus" in children - I can't say anything about this. Perhaps it is worth taking some medication (if you are a child) or consuming high-alcoholic beverages (if you are older and bearded) to avoid getting sick on vacation. Food. The most interesting part. I don't know if you need to either not eat for a month before visiting such hotels or have some crazy willpower. If you can't control yourself when it comes to food, it will... tear you apart. Seriously, there are several varieties of every type of food. There are 7 types of pizza alone. However, that doesn't mean that the food is exclusively unhealthy. Even if you are a fitness influencer on social media, you will find a suitable diet. Seriously, there is even a small (literally) corner with healthy food. Breakfast. Everything is standard for an all-inclusive hotel. There are 15 types of sweet pastries. I won't even mention the regular bread - there was simply a mountain of it constantly available. Porridges (semolina, rice, and some other kind) were always there. Omelettes are made decently. You can have heavy dishes for breakfast, like some fried meat. The buffet has quite a good freshly squeezed juice, which I really liked. Lunch. Meat and fish are always abundant. Meat is available fried, stewed, and even deep-fried. Meat lovers will appreciate it. During lunch and dinner, there is always pizza (I won't lie, there are 6 types!) and gรถzleme (3-4 types) in the buffet. Dinner. Consistently, there is meat (chicken, turkey, beef) and its derivatives (cutlets, kebabs), fish (at least 7 types during the stay in the hotel). We attended gala dinners in the main buffet three times during our 12-day stay. And "gala dinner" is not just a name - they served sushi (about 5-6 different types), which was decent and enjoyable. In another of these dinners, we were treated to shrimp, crab (yes, really), and strawberry with cream for dessert. To sum up about the food: you can roughly understand what kind of food you will be treated to, but it is so delicious that there are no complaints whatsoever. A la carte restaurants. There seem to be 6 of them on the hotel premises, and they are all chargeable (from 1 euro to 32). If anyone is interested in the restaurant menus, DM me, and I will send the link. We only managed to go to the Italian and steakhouse restaurants. - Italian: nothing special, the design is more "expensive-rich" than Italy itself. The menu is standard for establishments of this cuisine: salads, pasta, risotto. In general, we didn't experience any "wow" moments. - Steakhouse: they prepare the meat well. We had Dallas steak and medallions. The cooking quality was top-notch, and the portions were huge. The medallions turned out to be about 35 grams each. The locals recommend the "Teppanyaki" among the a la carte restaurants, but they are always fully booked because the restaurant is designed for only 8 people. The concept of the restaurant is enticing: the chef cooks Asian dishes in front of you on fire. We couldn't manage to get there, so don't repeat my mistakes and try to book it from the first day of your vacation. There is no menu on paper in any a la carte restaurant, so bring a phone that can scan QR codes. A separate point about coffee. After the exit of reputable producers and some coffee shops from Russia, having a Starbucks at the hotel is a huge plus. Moreover, it's free. The coffee is good, just like at Starbucks. It's available in two locations on the hotel premises, but I recommend getting it directly from the hotel's coffee shop, not the bar: is it somehow tastier there? Staff. Efficient and polite staff. They understand Russian better than English. So there's no need to show off your knowledge of the capital of Great Britain and your Astrakhan accent in English (just kidding, Astrakhan people, don't hit me). The hotel staff work hard and don't slack off. They are not rude at all. Bars. Alcohol. I didn't count the number of bars on the hotel premises, but there are definitely more than 5. There is a sufficient selection of drinks and cocktails. Brochures with QR codes are available on the tables in the bar, where you can see which types of alcohol are chargeable and which are not. The alcohol is of good quality, and they pour it in proper proportions: not stingy like in Russian bars, but also not excessive like in some places in the Dominican Republic (although they can if you ask). The beer seems to be good (according to stories, I haven't tried it), and whiskies (Johnny Walker, Ballantine's, Red Label), and rums (Havana, Bacardi) are seemingly of better quality than in Russia. By the way, try the tea with lemon and honey in any of the bars - it tastes amazing, even though it's just tea. I especially recommend the nuts - they are provided in every bar, and their taste is simply delightful. I have never encountered such amazing nut mixes in supermarkets in Russia. Tourists. About 75% are Russian/Russian-speaking tourists. Overall: 4.7/5 I slightly reduced the rating due to the shortcomings in the room and gym. I highly recommend the hotel. I will definitely visit again to see how it operates in the winter.

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We have stayed at the hotel not for the first time. We were quickly accommodated, but we had to choose the room on the second try. We didn't like the first option, and we were offered another one. The room was clean. The bar was fully stocked, even with extra supplies. We had no complaints about the room cleaning. If something was missing, we called 7777 and everything was immediately resolved. For this, a special THANK YOU. The entertainment was good. The children's animation was a bit lacking. There are INATTENTIVE CHILD ANIMATORS. TATIANA AND BEYZI. THESE PEOPLE SHOULD NOT WORK WITH CHILDREN. The hotel grounds are green and well maintained. The food was good, to my taste. I would like to note the changes in the preparation of pilaf and syrniki, they used to be MORE DELICIOUS. The staff was friendly. There is a beach with sunshades and umbrellas. There is a non-smoking area. For us, this is a plus. I didn't like that there is SHISHA SMOKING at the animation activities. THIS IS REALLY BAD FOR CHILDREN. There should be a separate area for shisha. Another downside is FLIES. They are in the restaurant and outside. There are two gyms for sports enthusiasts. The fitness room, for boxing and martial arts in general, is great. During the day, there is a nice coffee shop, STARBUCKS, we had coffee every day. The cocktails at the bars are decent. Overall, the hotel is good in terms of price and quality.

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I would like to leave a review about this hotel. We went on a vacation to Alva Donna with our family and three kids. In my opinion, the hotel is not worth the money. We were all expecting something better, but unfortunately... But perhaps that's not the most important thing. I want to tell you about how my one-year-old baby got infected in this hotel. The doctors there did not give any diagnosis in order to avoid taking any responsibility. They speak disrespectfully and don't want to explain anything. We went to Antalya to see a pediatrician through our insurance, and he confirmed that the baby got infected with Coxsackie virus. It requires treatment and care. The baby got infected on the 8th day of our vacation; there was a very high temperature, a rash all over the body, loss of appetite, and the overall condition was terrible. Naturally, for the remaining days, we did not leave the room as a family. When we got home, we continued the treatment for this illness. It was very upsetting that such a hotel, with such a rating and price, allowed our baby to get infected with their "Turkish Chickenpox." Our vacation was ruined.

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Hello, everyone. I will tell you about our vacation at this hotel. First of all, I want to share with those who are flying from Moscow (Vnukovo) with Turkish Airlines flight 212/211. Both the outbound and return flights had delays. It seems that this flight is almost always delayed. It hasn't departed on time recently. The delay on the way there was 4 hours, and on the way back it was about 1.5 hours. The flight itself was about 4 hours and 3 minutes long. I have no questions about the flight itself. The only issue was with the seating arrangement. We ended up with 6 adults seated together on the flight there, but the 11-year-old child was seated separately, 5 rows away, because the airline considers children aged 1 and above as adults. We arrived at the airport in advance, explained the situation at the check-in desk, and asked to be seated together. They accommodated our request and seated us as we asked, for which we are very grateful. However, on the return flight, they did not accommodate our request to be seated together and the seating was arranged randomly by the airline. Now about the hotel. We stayed at the end of June. There were a total of 13 people, one adult and three children (11 years old, 1 year old, 2.5 years old). Everyone arrived with a 2-day difference. I can say right away that we all liked the hotel. There were some nuances, but overall, everything was good. Check-in. We arrived at the hotel around 12 PM. Since some members of our group had already been at the hotel for two days, they went to the reception in advance and asked for three rooms next to each other. When we arrived, we filled out the forms, left our suitcases, went to have a snack, and then returned to receive the room key cards. They gave us rooms next to each other, as we had requested, for which we are very grateful. The rooms were 175, 174, and 172. They were on the first floor of the right wing, near the main restaurant. The rooms were small, but everything was there and working properly. The rooms had slippers, bathrobes, towels, shower gels, shampoos, and hairdryers. The housekeeping was average. Leaving tips did not affect the quality of the cleaning. Hotel. The hotel grounds, including the deluxe building, are quite large, but everything is close once you get used to it. It was initially difficult to navigate, but after two days, everything became clear. The grounds are well-maintained, constantly cleaned and tidied. The only issue is that it can be very slippery in some places. We saw a significant number of people with casts, crutches, and braces, etc. We cannot say whether these injuries occurred at the hotel or elsewhere, but it wouldn't be surprising if it was the case. There are 2 water parks on the grounds, 2 main outdoor pools (

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We stayed at the "ALVA ONNA EXCLUSIVE HOTEL & SPA" from 24.6.22 to 8.7.22. This was our third time at the hotel with my wife. If we talk about the advantages, merits, and beauty of the hotel, we must give the highest rating to the management, team, and hotel staff. The hotel employs true professionals in the field of recreation business. Special appreciation goes to the evening manager Murad and show program director Berkay-Kris. A wonderful vacation in Bogazkent-Belek is impossible without these highly respected individuals. The accommodation is excellent with modern, well-equipped rooms. The quality of the healthy food is superb, the grounds are well-maintained, and cleanliness is perfect everywhere. As they say, the theater starts from the wardrobe, and so does relaxation start from the reception. Here, tourists are greeted by manager LYUBOV YUCERBARLAZ. The attentive and respectful attitude towards the arriving guests deserves the highest rating, heartfelt gratitude, and a big THANK YOU! We arrived at the hotel from the airport at 8 am, were sent to breakfast, and by 11 am we were already checked into the "B" block of the Deluxe building, as we requested. The Deluxe building is a separate zone, a separate life, with exceptional service and amazing healthy food. Taste may vary, but the quality of service at the Deluxe restaurant is top-notch. Special thanks go to the head person in the restaurant, MEHMET BEY CHEF, and his assistants BULENT and MUSTAFA. Each of them did their job excellently. And most importantly, they paid attention to each guest individually. The tables were clean, new tablecloths were used, and everything was perfectly arranged. Choosing dishes is up to each tourist. Words of gratitude and thanks go to the wait staff, ALI BEY, ASLI, and GULFIAN. The lobby bar of the Deluxe building and the CHINO BAR were staffed by teams: AISHA, PINAR, CEREN, and ELIF TUBA! The girls served with passion, serving exquisite Turkish coffee, tea, nuts, and fruits, just like in the best cafes in Vienna, Zurich, and Frankfurt. Real relaxation under the air conditioning at any time. And special thanks to the show program director, Berkay-Kris. The whole hotel was eagerly awaiting the meetings with this young and cheerful show business professional every evening. The new director delighted guests with excellent shows, meetings with Russian music stars, and professionals from Turkey and the USA. Such high-quality programs can only be found at this hotel, as it seems. The territory, flowers, trees, gardeners, everything is rated 5+. And of course, the clean Mediterranean Sea and well-maintained beach!

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Hello! We were staying as a couple at the hotel from July 16th to 26th, 222. I will write about the pros and cons that we noticed, I believe it will be useful for those who are still undecided in their choice. First of all, I must say that the price is inflated and the enthusiastic reviews are unclear, so don't fall for them and weigh the pros and cons. I would say that everything is quite mediocre. Check-in: There was a pleasant surprise here. Instead of the usual "after 14:00", they accommodated us right in the midst of the peak season, without any hints of additional payment. Initially, we studied the reviews and chose the deluxe building and a standard room for ourselves. About the room: The standard rooms are indeed compact, but since there were two of us, what else do we need? However, if you are traveling with a child, I would consider a more spacious room. Ours was room number 246, and we were VERY satisfied. Yes, it's a far building from the sea and it won't be suitable for families with small children in strollers, as it will be very tiring. But for others, it's paradise: quiet and peaceful (only the doors let in some noise, but due to the distance of the building, it's not critical), everything is new. The bed is very comfortable, and there are pillows of different sizes to choose from. In the bathroom, there are towels, shampoo, shower gel, a set with cotton pads, sticks, and a disposable file, and a shower cap (which, for some unknown reason, was never replenished). There is also a kettle and a regularly replenished minibar. I saw negative reviews about the air conditioners, but ours worked fine and wasn't noisy. Now, let's talk about three significant downsides: the minibar, the hairdryer, and the cleanliness. The minibar works as if there's a tractor starting up in your room. It's VERY noisy, that's an accurate description. As for the cleanliness, it's subpar. There's sand on the floor, streaks in the bathroom, it's not serious and not hygienic. The tips we left didn't affect the quality at all. And the hairdryer... well, let's just say the literary language won't be appropriate here. When you increase the temperature, the airflow decreases to a minimum, there's buzzing, it's burning, and what's the point? You have to hold the button with your finger. What kind of "exclusive" is this? I haven't seen anything like this in renovated 5-star hotels in Turkey for a long time. Hotel: It looks luxurious, quite new, and expensive. Everything is conveniently and logically arranged. The toilets (sorry for the intimate topic) are very clean, even those near the beach. Based on experience, I can say that even for good hotels, this is a rare occurrence. The only lagging WC is near the pool with the adult slides (you have to go down), and there it just smells bad. I ran away from there. Downsides: There's a catastrophic lack of greenery. I read this in one of the reviews before our trip and was skeptical, but I was wrong. Yes, it's Belek, it's not the picturesque landscape of Kemer, but in Serene and Bellis, everything is blooming. Here, everything is yellowish and half-wilting, it doesn't give your eyes a rest. The vegetation in this hotel can be described as miserable. Also, the smell (specifically the smell) in the space near the stage for evening shows. Disgusting. I've seen this mentioned in reviews multiple times, it's unclear where it comes from, but they clearly have no plans to do anything about it. Food: There is a lot of food, and it's very diverse. BUT. I can't say it's tasty and good. Grilled fish gets burned and tastes bitter, burgers and doners for some reason don't have any sauces, so you have to make them up yourself. There's a strange emphasis on "Russian" cuisine: borscht (didn't understand the hype), okroshka (tasty, made with ayran), meat pies, etc. But you won't go hungry, and there haven't been any cases of food poisoning observed. You can always choose something that suits your taste. But, as I said before, it's not exclusive. Downside: FLIES. I have read about this multiple times, and I can confirm it. It's HORRIBLE! They are everywhere: on the beach, in the restaurant, by the pool, and so on. They swarm and crawl on the food!!! Why don't they do something about it? Why don't they at least have basic sticky traps? What will they contaminate the food with? It's unsanitary. The breakfasts are very meager. You won't see any red fish, except maybe some leftovers after Thursday (fish day) on Friday morning... The organization of space in the restaurant is terrible. Everyone goes in any direction, pushing and shoving. Chaos. Unlimited ice cream everywhere is a plus for the kids. Drinks: Imported alcohol is available. But you need to specify that you want it, otherwise, you'll get the local one. The cocktails are average. The champagne is good only in the lobby, but strangely, the bottles seem to be the same everywhere... It's a mystery. The wine is mediocre, but you can have a glass with dinner. Downside: Aperol. Not only do they pour the local equivalent, which is not critical, but someone came up with the genius idea to make Aperol with... Sprite. What?! Where did you get this ridiculous recipe? If you came up with this, give it a different name. Knowing about this "peculiarity", I started warning in advance when ordering that I wanted Aperol with soda, but they still make it however they want. And once, when I politely asked to replace the cocktail with Aperol and soda after this "mistake", the bartender, attention, rolled his eyes at the pier, but seeing that my polite smile turned into the expression of someone who wouldn't mind going to the reception to complain, he quickly changed his attitude, so I didn't have to say anything. But this incident happened, and it's unacceptable, especially because the bartender is at fault, and secondly, it's not a small eatery, it's a 5-star hotel with a claim (unfortunately, only a claim) to exclusivity. Restaurants: I don't understand who wrote that the deluxe restaurant is better than the main one - NO. There is always a smell of food there, and the food is actually worse. We love to sit outside, not inside, and the waiters at the deluxe restaurant who work outside are terrible!! CHANGE THEM WITHOUT HESITATION. Lazy, slow, no hello or goodbye, you will carry your own drinks. Rude attitude. They look at you as if you are serving them. And the complete opposite in the main restaurant: polite, well-mannered, before you even arrive, they already bring you drinks. Our favorite waiter was Ramazan (he worked on the terrace). Entertainment: Adult slides - terrible. The water pressure is weak, you don't slide, you crawl. The joints are so bad that my husband had to throw away his swim trunks. I don't know about the children's slides. There are activities and unobtrusive animators all day - respect. In the evening, there is amateur artistic performance (mostly dancing for some reason, only the ballet show to Madonna's songs was good), there was a Mary Gu concert - 3 minutes)))) It seemed unserious. If these mediocre pop celebrities increase the price for the hotel, then they should at least perform for a full 6 minutes. After the shows - great: something for everyone. Disco, karaoke, live music in the lobby (in both buildings). The only thing is, why is the disco held in the beach bar, where there is no space. Why? If they moved it to the area near the bar closer to the beach, it would be much more convenient. Beach: Huge. But the tents are only on the right side (if facing the sea), and as a result, it's always crowded there. On the left, there are umbrellas (that's also the 16+ zone). The shade from these umbrellas is practically non-existent, you will rotate around them every 2 minutes dragging your sunbed, and in the end, the shade will move to other sunbeds. Why are the umbrellas so small and shabby is a mystery. The sunbeds are placed very far from the sea (we also didn't understand why they didn't add a couple more rows?). The entrance - terrible gravel, say goodbye to your pedicure and hello to cuts on your feet. It gets deep pretty quickly (we swim well, so it's more of a plus for us). The pier is nice, there is a place for diving, a bar, sofas, a canopy, and mattresses (no shade in the sun). Clientele: Russians, Belarusians, Kazakhs, Ukrainians, Europeans (minority). The overall atmosphere in the hotel reminded me of the wild 90s))) But overall, everything is great (no one was oppressed, no conflicts, if you know what I mean). I really liked that for dinner, 9% of the guests came dressed as if they were in a restaurant: not in wet swimwear, etc., I would even say in a grand way, it's very pleasing to the eye, and you really feel the atmosphere of a pleasant dinner in a nice place (if you sit on the terrace). Spa: Nice, we had a massage - the prices are much higher and unjustified compared to Moscow. They do a good job. BUT hygiene measures are not followed at all. The girls didn't give us disposable underwear without a reminder, you will crawl onto the massage table with dirty feet, they will massage you and then try to massage your face with the same hands!!! without washing them beforehand... To conclude my review, I want to send a heartfelt greeting to the sales department of this hotel. I haven't seen such rudeness in a long time. 24 hours before our departure in 221, they canceled our trip. We still can't get our money back. At that time, the tour operator Coral Travel and the travel agent Fly.ru were convincing us that the hotel canceled the reservation, while the hotel's sales department kindly answered our email saying it was the operator's fault. We were inclined to believe the hotel. BUT When we arrived at the hotel in 222 (seeing the enthusiastic reviews, we really wanted to visit), the hotel denied us an official written confirmation that the reservation was not canceled by them. Guess what formulation they used??))) "It's not convenient for us" - SHAMEFUL. Moreover, the sales department didn't even bother to speak with us, everything was done through the guest relations service. The girls were polite, attractive, but absolutely useless in solving problems, more like accessories in the lobby. That's the "customer orientation". Draw your own conclusions from the above.

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Hello everyone! We rested from 16.6.222 to 23.6.222. Alva onna is one of the most popular and discussed hotels, and I wanted to visit it. They checked us in immediately and gave us a room under the restaurant with an unattractive view, but it doesn't matter to us since we only come to sleep. The room is nice, spacious, with all the standard amenities: TV, air conditioning, hairdryer (pleasantly surprised, it's powerful), safe, minibar with cola, Fanta, Sprite, juices, 2 small bottles of water, 2 sodas, and 1 large bottle of water, tea, coffee, powdered milk, sugar in different varieties (white, cane, and sugar substitute), and a pack of corn chips. I didn't like the toiletries; they had a masculine scent, so it's better to bring your own if it's important to you. Toothbrushes and shaving supplies are available on request; we called the call center and they brought us toothbrushes and toothpaste immediately. Bathrobes are provided. The staff is professional, and they all speak Russian well. They try very hard. The only downside is that the spa staff can be too pushy. They can offer their services and leave a pleasant impression, or they can simply annoy you to the point where you don't want to go. The food is excellent, with a wide selection. Shrimp in various forms were available every day, as well as beef, chicken, lamb, quail, and several types of fish. There was also sushi once, and it was delicious. Some atypical dishes included okroshka, buckwheat, and borscht. They also offered peaches, pears, apples, oranges, grapes, watermelon, melon, strawberries, cherries, plums, and blueberries. In general, the food is highly praised, and you will definitely find something to your taste. We liked the cocktails, beer, and red wine. They offered nuts with the beer. There are 2 Starbucks, they work with some interruptions, and some items are frequently unavailable. The hotel grounds are huge, beautiful, well-maintained, and the gardeners plant live flowers, so everything smells nice. There are live flowers on the tables in the hotel. There is a pond with swans. The beach is luxurious and clean, and sunbeds are always available. There is also a 16+ zone. The daytime animation is very active, but we didn't participate, so I can't say anything about it. I expected more from the evening shows; a couple of times, we didn't even know the evening program until the last moment. During our stay, it was almost the same show, with circus elements, and it got really boring after a few days. There are a lot of people, and there isn't enough space for everyone. If you want comfortable seats, you have to occupy them an hour and a half in advance. After the show, there was live music in one bar and a disco in another bar. They say the hotel had an 11% occupancy rate, and the staff did an excellent job. They deserve a huge thank you! The Italian ร  la carte restaurant was a waste of time. There was only one type of risotto and one type of pasta, and the tables were almost empty. We had our meal and left. The hotel congratulated me on my birthday with a greeting card, a small cake, a bottle of wine, and a fruit platter. It was very pleasant! This doesn't have to do with the hotel, but the Fun Sun guide, Rusim, spoiled our vacation a little. He messed up the timing for our excursion and didn't inform us in advance, so we ended up missing the excursion. He offered an alternative, which was much worse and cheaper, and of course, they didn't refund the price difference. In reality, these are small things; it's about the attitude. They could have simply admitted their mistake and apologized instead of acting as if we were at fault. We always book excursions through tour operators, but we probably won't be doing it anymore.

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I liked the hotel. It was very clean and beautiful, with excellent service and food, and great children's entertainment. However, the kids club was very disappointing. Despite the huge buildings and a large number of children, there was only one tiny playground, and the kids club itself was just one room. My 6-year-old child entered and exited immediately because there was nothing to do there. The children's animators were great, but the club itself, sorry to say, was not good. Everything else was a 5 out of 5.

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We would like to thank all the hotel staff for a wonderful vacation. It was our first time experiencing a 5-star holiday in Turkey. We stayed in the Deluxe building. The facilities were excellent, and the restaurant and bar were the best. Everything was fresh, and they constantly refreshed the food without it being noticeable for the guests. The waiters were very attentive and tried their best. We preferred the indoor seating more than the tables outside. The pools and slides were fantastic and clean. We especially wanted to thank the tennis coach Suat. Our child eagerly went to the training sessions and enjoyed them. He was very pleasant to interact with. A special thanks to the chef Tahsin for the outstanding coordination of the restaurant's work. We will definitely come back to this hotel!

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We vacationed in January, and the concept stated that there were two heated pools, one indoors and one outdoors. However, both were cold, and when we asked, they said it was normal and they couldn't make them warmer. We had to run to the sauna to warm up. The gym was small, and half of the equipment was already broken. The food was excellent, with a wide selection, and the staff was very friendly. We would like to say a big thank you to the manager who moved us from a noisy room (which faced the amphitheater) to a double room without any additional cost)))) for this, we are extremely grateful! The air temperature was +19 degrees Celsius. We enjoyed the sunshine.

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Hello everyone. We stayed at the hotel from July 5th to 15th, 222. As usual, we based our choice on excellent reviews. I myself gave the hotel high marks, but I believe that a range of opinions is much better than when only good things are written, as it never happens anywhere. I'll start with the negatives, and then sweeten the pill later. The main drawback is the virus in the hotel. I know that it is prevalent in Turkey during the season, but still. The hotel itself complies with sanitary standards, but I would advise them to avoid angry customers who have had their vacation ruined. After the anti-COVID measures were lifted, the food was once again placed in communal areas. There is a children's hall, where there is a diet table - boiled chicken, buckwheat, vegetables, that kind of thing. Blenders to mix whatever is needed, children's chairs and tables nearby. Yogurts are good. Juices are tasty. I had to try the baby puree when I was recovering from a virus. The fruit is fine, but the other one is tasteless, kind of powdery. They make pizza, and it's hard to say what else you would want. They also have individual portion salads like Caesar or with tuna, mozzarella. They bring out ice cream cakes spectacularly. The fruits are delicious. The food at the beach is mostly fast food (basically only that), fries, pizza, pastries, that sort of thing. There are many flies. They crawl on the food. I tried not to eat on the street, and especially not after food poisoning. The waiters there also quickly do everything that is needed. There are cats at the hotel. It's adorable. Swans talk. So cute. The entertainment is suitable for everyone - there are many activities at the pool and outdoors. The evening shows are good, the host is charismatic and speaks several languages, sings beautifully. I heard it once. In the evening, they award the winners of the activities. They give out medals. The downside of the shows is the stage. It's not an amphitheater, but more like a field with high chairs and tables. It's difficult to sit closer in the evening, we always watched the shows from afar. And it often smells bad there, I don't know why. The invited stars perform for about half an hour, quickly, you can book a table near the stage. It's around 35-45 euros. Popcorn is free for everyone. Drinks are available - any kind (remember about cocktails, right?). It's better to choose juice or pure alcohol. The hotel area is clean, beautiful, and green. The grass is mowed, fresh flowers are planted, they take care of the territory. The pools - I already mentioned it, kids... parents don't really watch them. It's difficult to find a sunbed. Guests keep their towels until the evening. And even then, thank you that they clean them up in the evening, the staff walks around, folds the umbrellas, etc. The water park is good, kids love it. The beach - staff, hello! There are almost never any sunbeds, everything is covered in towels, people leave them overnight! Why don't you pay attention like at the pools? You just need to collect them at least by the evening, it would be nice for the guests. For some, it's like a science, for others - an opportunity to lay down as well. It doesn't seem hospitable to you. I understand you. But what about those who do not "reserve" sunbeds? They are also guests. And even at 9 in the morning, it's difficult to find a spot. People just throw their towels and go: eat, sleep in the room, walk... The sea - on the days we were there, only the mornings until 11 were calm. After that, there are waves, and sometimes they overwhelm you. It gets deep right away. About two meters, then deeper. Consider it if it's important to you. I'm very sorry that I only swam in the sea three times - it was choppy, and then I got a gastrointestinal virus. It was just terrible. The stones are treacherous! It hurts more than usual. A lot. They buy slippers for children. I swam further away, but it's painful to enter and exit. Buy special footwear, in general. It's expensive at the hotel, but we bought it, we didn't want to look for it outside the hotel. There is a shallow pool for children at the beach. Plus. Mom can lie on a sunbed while the child splashes and plays nearby. The photographer at the beach and at the pool is very intrusive. Saying no three times is not enough. He runs after you. But people who offer spa services are more delicate. The activities on the beach are not organized by the hotel, but by other people who rent a corner there. Be careful, I don't think they adhere to safety regulations very well. The kids club is only for small children. And even then, I saw kids leaving through a gate. They took care of their own children. The beauty of the territory, the staff, the delicious food - thank you for that. The sea is also beautiful, except for the bottom, the water is clean. Perhaps my observations will come in handy? This is the first time I had a vacation with my family and such food poisoning, it was very painful and sad. But you have many more positives than negatives. And with the plates, it's very easy to solve the issue without additional expenses. And please, be a little kinder to the sick. They are already not feeling well.

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The hotel was great! Everything was excellent. The food was amazing and the staff was friendly! The place was very beautiful! The entertainment was top-notch! I definitely recommend it! And I will definitely come back myself.

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Hello everyone. In January, we went to Rixos Sharm. Alva Donga turned out to be just as good, if not better, in some aspects. For example, the food and the children's club. We flew as a family - me, my daughter, my wife, and we also brought my mom. We booked two rooms. My wife, my daughter, and my mom had a separate room, so that my wife and I could have some time to ourselves. We were quickly checked into a deluxe room. I highly recommend the deluxe wing. It takes longer to walk to the beach, about 7 minutes, but you will have your own luxurious dining hall with fewer people, your own bath with a tub where there are no crowds, and a cool lobby bar with pianists and whiskey! You can have a glass of Jameson and some pineapple as a snack before going to the beach. I want to mention the food, they even have studen' (aspic), something that my mom prepares for special occasions when we have guests. I don't eat it in St. Petersburg, but here I tried it just for fun. I'm actually Russian, but I love lamb on the bone, like in taverns. And here they have it every day. (I just know how expensive meat is in Turkey, since we rented an apartment here for a month, it's expensive.) There are always various borschts, chicken soups, and for children, buckwheat with meatballs! Kids love it here. Believe me. My wife makes me fly, kill my liver, and get a tan three times a year! I don't like heat! I love skiing!!! But I have to tolerate all this. However, I liked this hotel. It's almost like Rixos in terms of service, but it seems like regular people relax here. I would say it's more family-oriented. They really make an effort to entertain with various evening discos. Go-go dancers, women in bell-bottoms, disco at the beach. A couple of times I got really drunk with guys from Kazakhstan. They outdrank me. I couldn't keep up. But the security guards were very polite with me. They almost carried me to my room. The important thing is that I didn't harm myself. The children's club is really cool. You can drop off your child at 1 PM and pick them up at 6 PM. They will be entertained there. Kids will have fun. Here's one flaw! Why don't you bring sand to the beach? Come up with something. Only pebbles are a bit disappointing. But overall, comrades, this is a good and solid Turkish Five Stars. We paid 5,000 for two rooms for one day. So, if two people fly, it will be 25,000 for one day. Quite a reasonable price. In St. Petersburg, you would only get a room in Zelenogorsk on the bay for this price and only with breakfast. You will still spend another 3 in the bar. In short, I recommend it. They treat Russians and all people well there.

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So here we are, we've visited the hotel that everyone is talking about. We bought the tour back in January. The whole family went: me, my husband, our daughters (8 years old and 1 year 9 months old), and grandma. We took a family room with 2 separate rooms. Here's everything in order: We flew with Turkish Airlines from Chelyabinsk (at the time of full payment for the tour, direct flights from Yekaterinburg were not available). The departure was on schedule. We were served a bun, juice, water, and cake (the departure was at 4 a.m.). The return flight was the same (the departure was at 2 a.m.). BUT on the way back, we flew on the new airplanes of Turkish Airlines. And NONE of the seats reclined. It was a night flight with small children, so it wasn't very pleasant. We booked a separate transfer from the airport to the hotel and back (for a total of 9 euros). Very convenient! Comfortable ride without any stops, great! It took about 4 minutes to get to the hotel from the airport, but there was traffic on the way back and it took 1 hour and 1 minute! We were checked in immediately, even though we arrived at 1 a.m. (check-in time was at 2 p.m.). The room: a family room with 2 separate rooms in the main building. It was very small! If you plan to request an extra baby crib, it won't fit. Our youngest slept with us on a double bed, and grandma and our eldest slept on separate beds. As soon as you enter the room, you run into these 2 beds. It turns out that the room is like a corridor (or a bed in the corridor),

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I'll try to be brief. I was swayed by overly enthusiastic reviews, but I wouldn't say it's amazing or anything. It's just a regular, decent hotel where you won't get sick and can have a good rest. 1. The hotel is family-oriented and caters to Russia and Kazakhstan with young children. There is only a children's water park (there is a 16+ zone on the beach and almost everyone adheres to it and doesn't bring their small children). They have children's tables and food available, and the ice cream vendors are fun. I can't comment on the quality of the children's entertainment as we went without kids. Everywhere you go, there are paintings and elaborate decorations, even chandeliers made of BT and so on. It's quite interesting. The main restaurant in the main building is stuffy and full of running and screaming kids (we went once and didn't feel like going again). 2. Room. We stayed in the Deluxe building (which is new and farthest from the sea). It was more expensive than the main building, but we didn't regret it. The repairs were fine and there were fewer people, plus we had our own pool and restaurant with bars, without any crowds. The downside was the noisy air conditioning units from the restaurant, but it was specific to our room as the balcony faced them. However, you could only hear them on the balcony. Also, the air conditioner in the room was strange. It made noise all the time, so if you're a light sleeper, it might wake you up when it turns on. Some people had their balconies facing the tunnel between the buildings, which wasn't great, but overall it was fine. The nearby road was a bit worrisome, but the village is quiet and there is hardly any traffic. The bed was good and big, the mattress was comfortable, and the plumbing was new. Nothing leaked or broke, and there were no water issues. However, ladies, I recommend bringing a good hair mask as the water tangles hair horribly. I thought the local conditioner would help, but it didn't. I also gave a negative point for the loud housekeeping staff outside the door. They think it's normal to walk around and talk loudly on the phone at 8 in the morning. At 4 pm, they gathered outside my door and started arguing (I was trying to sleep), it was horrible. They didn't respond to my remark, but the reception seemed to sort it out after I complained. And by the way, their doors need door holders, they constantly slam them. The soundproofing in the room was okay, but something was off with the door, as you could hear the corridor too well (I don't know if the corridor heard us, I hope not). They clean the room every day. They decorated it with little hearts for my birthday (apparently trying to compensate for the noise under my door). 3. Food. Breakfast was the same as everywhere else, eggs, meat, lots of vegetables and fruits. The fruits included watermelons, strawberries, apples, etc. They also serve freshly squeezed orange juice. The porridge and soup were decent. Lunch was similar to other hotels. I was surprised by the tasty borscht. Dinner was also good, but don't expect seafood. They serve meat and fish (dorado, sea bass, etc.), and that was nice. One day, on Thursday, they have a seafood day. They serve crayfish, crabs, and things like that (I didn't try it because we didn't know about seafood day and had already made reservations elsewhere). The beach restaurants and so on were the same as any other hotel. The ice cream, popcorn, and gรถzleme were all excellent. 4. Drinks. Turkish drinks, nothing new. If you ask, they will give you BC Fit or whiskey. I didn't ask much, but I saw them pouring something decent for a few dollars. Champagne and wine are a matter of personal taste; I don't like the Turkish ones. I bought Pinot Grigio, I think it was 12 euros/bottle. The gin and tonic were good, and the beer was fine. They give nuts as a snack for free (in some hotels, you have to pay a dollar). So that's a plus. 5. Entertainment. They have aerobics, water polo, and other activities. I didn't participate, but I saw people enjoying themselves. I didn't see any beach volleyball. The evening shows vary from day to day. Some were clearly low-quality school-level productions, but sometimes they were good when the presenter was enthusiastic. There is an unpleasant smell near the stage where they hold the evening shows (it seems to be coming from the bartender's counter). 6. The sea. It's a mix of sand and pebbles. When there's a storm, the sand gets stirred up and it becomes murky. They offer banana boat rides, parasailing, and other activities. The 16+ zone is good, but the common area feels a bit cramped to me. There are usually enough sunbeds, although one day we arrived at 12 and had a bit of trouble finding them, but we waited and eventually found some. I recommend renting a bungalow, it's worth the money. The waiters work hard, bringing you something the whole day and providing shade. I suggest booking in advance as there might be high demand during the season. There aren't enough towels for each sunbed, and the sunbeds are not very comfortable without a mattress. I recommend either bringing your own towel or negotiating with the towel lady. Next time, I'll bring an inflatable mattress for the sunbed. 7. Excursions. We booked with Koray for a trip to Antalya, the old city, Mount Tahtali, and a waterfall. The trip itself was fine, but the guides and the driver were terrible (I've always booked with Koray before and never had any issues, so I'm not exaggerating). The driver yelled at the guide, he was following the GPS, and we got lost in Antalya (we ended up parking in the wrong place). They dropped us off halfway and we walked in scorching heat. Then we endured nonsense about prostitutes and toilets under the scorching sun. Dear guides, please at least prepare a bit. The bus guide just remained silent and fed us breakfast, promising to explain everything later (which he didn't). I couldn't organize even one person, and we waited for the absent-minded ladies. It was a complete mess. I don't know where to complain yet, but I definitely will. Our entire day was ruined. 8. ร€ la carte. We went to the fish restaurant (the shrimp was very nice and the sea bass was delicious, I highly recommend it) and the steak bar (I got a good steak, but my husband's had some tendons, so it's hit or miss

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Hello everyone! Good time of the day! The hotel had been considered for several years before, but due to various reasons, we couldn't come, and here it happened! Flight: We flew with Turkish Airlines from Vnukovo wearing masks. Masks were provided (although no one demanded masks on the way back). The airplanes were A321s with decent screens in Russian (flight map, movies, cartoons, TV shows, etc.) and remote controls. Children played games on them, but there are no USB ports for charging gadgets like in AZURa hotels. Check-in: Exactly 15 minutes (those with children are accommodated as soon as possible). We were lucky twice. The girls at the reception offered us a higher class room without additional charge, the Elite Building Family Room (although we had reserved the Elite Building Quadruple Room). We agreed and didn't regret it - we are very grateful to them for that. There are no bracelets here - this is a big advantage of modern hotels. The room itself is 2152 on the 3rd floor of the Elite Building. The room has 2 rooms (the description is available in the general hotel information). The room has 2 balconies - a regular large one and a French one. They overlook the main building entrance and nearby cottages, and you can see the sea from both. Everything worked in the room, the renovation is recent. Wi-Fi: It catches everywhere, even on the beach, and the quality is good. Sea: During this period, the sea had waves of different sizes, including storms. The water temperature in the sea was 24-25 degrees Celsius (we measured it with a children's thermometer). Beach: There were no problems with sunbeds. We never "reserved sunbeds with towels." We came before and after lunch, and there were always places available (the hotel was almost fully booked). The sunbeds themselves are decent. The entry into the sea is pebbly, and it's not pleasant for some. Pools: We also didn't reserve anything, and we always found places without any problems. The water temperature in the non-heated pools was 26 degrees Celsius. There are 3 pools in the indoor pool area, but it smelled strongly of chlorine - this doesn't bother many children. Food: Everything is very decent and caters to all tastes. We mainly ate in the Elite Building, and there was also a decent selection for children. Territory: In my opinion, everything is planned and organized excellently. Every square centimeter is occupied by something - decorations, flower beds, etc. It's clean everywhere, and the trash is removed quickly. Bars: There are many bars, and the biggest selection is in the lobby. There are QR codes with cocktail menus and their ingredients. For fans of Chivas Regal 12 Year Old Whisky, it is available here, just ask for it. Children's entertainment: The kids enjoyed everything. The animators were busy with the children almost all day, and at 2 PM, there was a mini disco. Evening shows: We didn't attend the same show twice during the 11 days. The programs were worthy, featuring groups from the USA, Mongolia, Turkey, etc. And most importantly, we went to a concert by the band "DABRO" - the guys were very talented, and everything was live. We even have photos with them. A la carte: We went to the French restaurant, and we liked it. It is a paid option, 8 euros per adult and 4 euros per child. Near the hotel: There is a market where you can buy various things, souvenirs, tea, coffee, etc. Most places accept payments through the MIR card without any issues. There is also an Enizbank ATM nearby where you can withdraw Turkish lira using the MIR card. There are no nearby attractions, and there isn't much to walk around. We went on a free transfer to the eepo Outlet Center, but we didn't fit into the 2-hour timeframe allocated to us. So, we made arrangements with our guide for an individual transfer in the evening for $15. Payments in the Outlet Center can be made in lira, dollars, rubles, and the MIR card is accepted everywhere. You can confidently go to the Outlet Center without taking dollars with you since you'll have dual currency conversion. You can exchange rubles for lira in the Outlet Center. The Outlet Center is quite large, and all brands are represented there. There is a sports court on the second floor. And on the most important matter, everyone asks us if there were any conflicts with anyone. I can answer - no, neither in the hotel, nor at the market, nor at the Outlet Center, did anyone bother us, even though there were enough foreigners. Overall, I give the hotel a rating of 5. I particularly recommend this hotel for families with children. In my opinion, the entire concept is well chosen, and there's no need to deviate from it. I will upload photos later.

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The hotel meets all needs (family-friendly, adult entertainment, animation, activities, evening programs). Fantastic cocktails and staff. Special thanks for organizing fitness classes. Almaz, you're bomb. โญ๐Ÿ”

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I have been coming to this hotel for many years in a row. It's an excellent hotel with everything for a perfect vacation: service, food, and staff attitude.

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We stayed at the hotel in May. The transfer from Pegas Comfort Airport took about 5 minutes, with a stop at one hotel. We arrived at the hotel around 1 o'clock. At the entrance of the hotel, there was a welcome table with champagne, fruits, and sweets. We were checked into the room immediately after filling out the forms. At the reception, all the staff spoke Russian. We filled out the forms and immediately received room cards and Wi-Fi passwords. The room was on the first floor with a view of the surroundings. The room had 2 beds, a sofa, bedside tables, a dressing table, a tea/coffee/cream/sugar set (replenished daily), a kettle, cups, and glasses. The TV had several Russian channels. There was a bathrobe and slippers in the wardrobe. The bathroom had shampoo, shower gel, body lotion, hair conditioner, soap, cotton pads, shower caps, cotton swabs, and a nail file. Everything was replenished as we used it. Toothpaste, toothbrushes, and shaving amenities were not provided. The hairdryer was in the bathroom. The minibar was standard (soft drinks, beer, mineral water, chips, waffles), and it was restocked daily. The room was cleaned daily, and we had no complaints. Regarding meals, all the restaurants, including the ร  la carte ones (with an additional charge), were located in a separate building. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner were served in the same restaurant. Throughout the day, we could have snacks at several bars located throughout the hotel. For breakfast, they offered fresh and baked vegetables, bacon, omelets, various types of cheese and cold cuts, mushrooms, olives, various pastries, including cottage cheese pancakes and pancakes, muesli, and jams. For lunch and dinner, there were meat, fish, poultry, vegetables (tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, carrots, olives, greenery), salads, fruits (apples, pears, plums, bananas, melons, grapes, peaches, nectarines), various side dishes, and cheeses. They prepared delicious borscht and okroshka, and there were also vinegret, holodets, and Olivier salad. There were no queues while we were there. There were three places where we could get ice cream, with a large variety in both packaged and cone options. All the bars made delicious cocktails (the assortment could be downloaded using a QR code). We cannot comment on the strong alcoholic drinks as we did not consume them. There were also refrigerators on the hotel premises with water, ayran, cold teas, and children's cocktails. The beach was sandy, but there were pebbles when entering the sea. The beach area was huge, with a 16+ zone and paid bungalows. Sun loungers were available both on the beach and around the hotel's swimming pools. There were plenty of free sun loungers at any time. Beach towels were provided all day, either on the way to the beach or at the spa center. There was also an indoor pool with a jacuzzi. The hotel had several pools, including one near the kids' club and various types of water attractions. There were toilets located in several places on the premises (very convenient), and they were constantly clean. Each cabin had a mirror and sink. The sea was clean and transparent. For entertainment, there were aqua aerobics in the pool and on the lawn, as well as yoga and various types of workouts throughout the day. There was a kids club for children, where various games were organized all day. During our stay, the abro group performed, and we really enjoyed the concert. The hotel regularly hosts concerts by various artists. The hotel is suitable for a peaceful family vacation. There were many families with children. During our stay, the majority of the guests were Russian-speaking. The age range of the guests was 25 and above. A huge thank you to all the hotel's staff. They were very friendly, smiley, and hardworking. The cleaners and gardeners maintained the beauty and cleanliness of the hotel all day. Keep up the good work! We received several calls from the reception, inquiring about the quality of our stay and asking about any complaints or wishes. Our impressions of the hotel were excellent, and we will definitely return in the fall!

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The reviewer did not provide a detailed description of their stay at the hotel. I would like to share my impressions of my stay at the hotel in more detail.

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Just returned from vacation. Everything was great - food, service, entertainment, cleanliness, the whole area was filled with flowers. There were a lot of kids, about 8-9% of the vacationers were from Russia. There wasn't a "wow" effect from the hotel, but I would go back to it, although I'm always open to new hotels. As for the flight, we flew with Turkish Airlines. The flight there was excellent, they fed and watered us, but on the way back, the seats didn't recline and we only got a small pack of water and a sandwich. At least they gave us that, my friend flew with a different airline and they didn't even give her water. The hotel was only a 4-minute drive from the airport. We checked in at 1 hotel as our transfer was in the comfort category. They picked us up from the airport 3 hours before the flight, but for my friend who was in a group, they picked her up 5 hours before. Thank you Alva Donna for the vacation, I loved everything.

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We rested with our family, 2 children. We were accommodated in a family room, which we had booked. The room was small, with only 3 chairs, and only 2 of them were on the balcony. The beds where the children slept were right at the entrance, in the hallway. The room was not well-ventilated, only through the balcony in the bedroom. The bathroom had a shower, but the drain was not working properly, with the cabin sloping in the wrong direction. We had to shower in a crouched position. The cleaning service was satisfactory. The room was quite dark, but we could read books on the beach if the weather allowed it. Unfortunately, we were not lucky with the weather. Out of 7 days, only 2 were without rain. The food was varied and of good quality. However, the shrimp, mussels, and calamari were served only twice. Fish and meat were served daily. The personal favorites, mimosa and herring under a fur coat salads, were made perfectly. The juices, water, tea, coffee, ayran, alcohol, and cocktails were good. The fruits and vegetables were fresh and delicious. The desserts were excellent, and it was impossible to try them all. The service was good, with tables being cleared on time and cleanliness being maintained. The staff was friendly. The territory of the hotel was small but cozy. The sea was beautiful. The hotel was preparing for the season. In conclusion, I would say that the hotel is a solid 5, no more. I would definitely recommend it, but it depends on the cost you are willing to pay. During the off-season, our trip cost 2 thousand for a week for 4 people.

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Excellent hotel with exceptional service. We stayed from April 16th to April 21st, 222, and everything was working perfectly, as is typical for year-round hotels. The service was simply excellent. The main restaurant, which is a separate building, is fabulous. It truly feels like a restaurant, with white tablecloths and a variety of cheeses, rolls, sausages for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Omelets, eggs of all kinds. Red fish for breakfast, cocktail shrimp for lunch. There is an abundance of desserts, cheesecake, tiramisu, beautifully decorated pastries, Turkish sweets. Fish and meat, two types of tongue served daily. Waiters bring alcohol and drinks everywhere in just a minute. The cocktails are good and always garnished with berries and mint. The hotel is oriented towards Russian tourists, and everyone is friendly and speaks Russian (all the staff). The food is available 24/7, even in April. They serve ice cream in tubs - 7 flavors - as well as packaged ice cream 24 hours a day (even Oreo flavors). As for entertainment, there is a tennis court with rackets (free), a ping pong table, darts, archery, yoga, basketball, volleyball, and much more. They take care of the kids from morning till evening. They have a new pirate water park, which is very beautiful. There is cotton candy and popcorn. Most of the guests are wealthy Russians and Germans. The hotel grounds are well-maintained and green. They renovated the entire hotel in 22. There is a beautiful Greek fountain, a beach bar, and a pier. There are also 2 Starbucks cafes. The rooms are spacious, and the minibar is replenished daily with Coke, Fanta, Sprite, water, and bottled beer. There is water freely available throughout the hotel, with and without gas. There are no lines anywhere, even though the hotel was only 9% occupied. The beach is huge, with plenty of lounge chairs by the pool and on the beach. We enjoyed the ร  la carte restaurant. We went to the French restaurant, and the lamb was superb. We also rented a cabana on the beach, with individual service from 1 to 18, including champagne, fruits, and lunch. We really enjoyed the hotel and will definitely return. The service is outstanding. It is definitely a solid 5-star hotel. The only downside is that the corner rooms have a limited view of the sea, as the hotel's structures hide the pool from the wind. We went to Land of Legends, which is a 15-minute taxi ride away. Taxis in Belek are expensive. The entrance to the park is twice as cheap for locals (unfortunately, this information is not mentioned anywhere). During the off-season, we paid 12 euros for two people until 2 PM. The park was great, with excellent and safe roller coasters. I recommend visiting it to everyone staying at the hotel. It is better to exchange money upon arrival, as the exchange rate is 2-2.5 times higher everywhere.

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I rested at the hotel from May 27th to June 5th with my husband and 11-year-old child. I want to point out in my review that I want to talk more about the hotel's disadvantages than its advantages. There have already been many positive things written about it. But there are negative aspects. They are not critical, and everyone will decide for themselves whether to accept them or not. We arrived at the hotel at 5 PM, so we were checked in immediately. However, our flight was delayed to a later time, and our tour operator, Coral, took us to several hotels along the way (about 6 stops), which took over 1.5 hours, even though the hotel is considered premium level and check-ins should be minimal. I won't go into details about this. These are questions for Coral Travel, not the hotel. ROOM. So, we were given the room right away. We booked a standard room in the main building, and that's what we got. And now I address the hotel management. Gentlemen, do you think that for such money, people can be accommodated in such a place??? I have no complaints about the room itself. But stepping out onto the balcony, I was shocked. The windows overlook the utility buildings of the restaurant and the kitchen. As a result, the smell of food 24 hours a day and the unbearable noise from the compressor. Within 5 minutes, my head started to hurt so much that I was ready to run out of this hotel. Of course, we had no intention of staying in such a room. My husband went to the reception to have it changed. In the end, they gave us a corner room with a view of the entrance, on one side overlooking the pool and the sea, on the other side overlooking the deluxe building, the pool, and the mountains. From what I understood, this room was also not very popular, but I liked it. The room was clean, the plumbing worked. The minibar had beer, cola, fanta, juice, water, waffles, and chips. There is a kettle, tea, and coffee. And now the very negatives. The hairdryer is terrible, it is impossible to dry hair with it. Girls, for those to whom this is important, it's better to bring your own. The air conditioner did not work, or rather it worked, but did not cool. We suffered for several days, then went to the reception for help. In the evening, no changes were made. We thought that maybe we didn't know how to use it, so we went again the next day. And miracle of miracles, finally in the middle of our stay, everything was fixed. The room cleaning left much to be desired. The cups were washed every other time, shower gel was not replenished even once, and that's the only thing we used. I must say, all the cosmetics were of very poor quality. For a hotel of this level, something better could be provided. There is no iron in the rooms, another minus for me. Upon arrival, there were 2 bathrobes in the room, even though there were three of us. And one of them had a bloodstain. This is completely unacceptable. Now about the balcony. Ours was not small, but in other rooms, they are very tiny. There are 2 chairs on the balcony, and that's it. I kindly request the management to at least put a small table, it would be convenient for guests. There is no place even to put a glass. But the worst part, of course, is that the balcony was covered in bird droppings. And this wasn't during our stay, we were checked into a room in this condition. I understand that no one even entered it to clean. I will attach photos. Finally, clean the bird droppings in room 1248!!!! In terms of accommodation, these are the main downsides. Not critical, but it does affect the overall impression. TERRITORY. Beautiful, everything is clean, neat, and well-kept. The main pool is large, there is a children's pool with a water park, and a pool with slides. The water in all pools is warm. FOOD. I liked it. There is a wide selection for breakfast. Eggs in all forms. Omelets and pancakes are made to order, so there were often long queues. But I don't understand those who stand in those queues. The variety is huge. Vegetables in all forms, fruits (apples, pears, watermelons, bananas, oranges, kiwis, mulberries, apricots, but unripe ones... strawberries only for dinner, cherries only once). There are porridges (oatmeal, semolina, rice), meat dishes, a huge assortment of cheeses, yogurts, pastries, dried fruits, jams, honey in the comb... The list goes on. But I missed having red fish for breakfast. It was there, but in the form of a salad and some trimmings. But that's just nitpicking. Lunch can be had in the main restaurant, we went there once to try the borscht, there is a snack bar called Alaturka. They usually have one kind of soup, okroshka, eggplants, zucchini, cucumbers, tomatoes, french fries, boiled rice, mashed potatoes (by the way, very tasty), one type of fish, one type of meat, nuggets, and some other snacks... And they make delicious belyashi, the dough just melts in your mouth. There is a bar here, but only local drinks are available. You can also have lunch at the Arena bar. That's where I liked it the most. There is not much food, but there are fewer people, no noise, good waiters, and good drinks. There are always burgers, shawarma, french fries, rice, baked potatoes with fillings, cucumbers, tomatoes, pickles, and they make gรถzleme, delicious). This bar also has a Starbucks. It didn't work for almost a week, Dinners are lavish. There is so much food, I couldn't even try everything. There was always a main dish, which the chef would serve, and there was always bazbashi or shurpa, which the chef would also pour. There were all kinds of vegetables, a million salads, even vinegret, and there were a couple of times when we had herring in a fur coat. The tongue was delicious from the meat platter, but I didn't try the others as I didn't trust the local sausage products. There were several types of meat, mainly turkey, several types of fish, a million side dishes, snacks, and cheeses. I particularly liked the salted fish during the fish dinner, it was very tender. I wouldn't say that everything was incredibly delicious. The meat was often dry, and something was underseasoned... but you have to understand that you can't please everyone, there were a lot of people. The most important thing is that none of us got sick or had any stomach problems during our entire stay. Even though my daughter went on the waterslides every day and drank a lot of water there. THE SEA It was clean, and the water got warmer each day. By the time we left, it was just right, around 26 degrees. As already mentioned, the entrance is rocky and steep. But there aren't many children by the shore. I found it more convenient to enter from the pier. ENTERTAINMENT I can't say anything about the children's entertainment, but the daytime adult entertainment was great. The best part was that it was not intrusive. I was interested in the sports activities, and they had plenty from morning till evening. Yoga, aqua aerobics, TR, Tabata, aqua trampolines, regular trampolines, aqua spinning, abs workouts, Zumba. The instructors were amazing, they gave it their all in every class. The hotel has a gym, but it's small. There are a couple of treadmills, an elliptical, and a stationary bike. Mostly arm exercises. It's not that great for a hotel like this. Every evening there was a different show. All the shows were great, dancing, circus... After the show, there was a DJ in the bar arena, so you could dance, or there was a program by the pool bar (live music, karaoke...). In short, the evening program was also excellent. Outside the resort, there is a pharmacy if anyone needs it, as well as shops with souvenirs, sweets, textiles, bags, shoes... If you want serious shopping, this is definitely not the place. But it's perfect for buying souvenirs without having to go anywhere. In Belek itself, there is a store called Waikiki. The prices there are about half of what they are in Russia. A few words about the tour operator, Coral. I have to give them credit for not wasting our time and trying to sell us excursions since we stated from the beginning that we just wanted to relax. But they did offer to take us to a shopping center in Antalya, either to a jewelry store or to a leather and fur shop. We didn't need any of that, but why not go to a shopping center for free. We thought we would go, take a quick look at the jewelry, and go on our way. But that wasn't the case. They took us to a negotiation room, and I realized it was going to take a while. Then they offered us a tour of the store, to choose any jewelry we liked and put it aside. Out of politeness, I chose one ring. To make a long story short, a hard sell began. They did everything they could to make us buy it. They offered discounts, installment plans, "special prices" only for us, and said that the owner himself had come... It's really hard to resist, but I didn't need that trinket for that price. We barely walked away from them after an hour and a half! So, if you don't need anything, it's better not to agree. They did take us to the shopping center, but there was no Zara or H&M... Overall, the hotel is great, although there are some shortcomings, of course. Another request to the hotel. For example, there is a non-smoking zone on the beach, but everyone smokes there. There is a 16+ zone in the restaurant, but people with screaming babies eat there. Either monitor this or remove the signs. But overall, we had a fantastic vacation. Thank you. If you have any questions, I'm always happy to help!

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We stayed at the hotel from May 21st to 27th, 2222, just the two of us with our 4-year-old daughter. Please note that this is a review from a person who traveled alone with a young child. Our vacation started 3 days later because our child fell ill 5 days before the flight. We had to get her treated and buy tickets to Antalya, so we ended up arriving on May 21st instead of the 18th. We flew with Turkish Airlines. The weather upon arrival was quite chilly (the locals said this May was unusually cold), around 26-28 degrees Celsius with a cold wind. The water in the sea was uncomfortably cool. It only got hot on the last day, reaching 32 degrees, but it rained in the afternoon. However, we still spent the entire day at the beach. We arrived at the hotel around 2 pm. Due to the fact that I missed 3 days of our stay, they upgraded us to a higher category room in the new Elue building (I had informed the hotel in advance about my late arrival). Our room was 2279 on the 4th floor, with windows facing west (side view of the sea). The receptionist informed us that it would be quiet in the Elue building, while the main building would be noisy due to the disco, and we specifically wanted a quiet place. 1. Room: we had a spacious room with 2 large beds. Everything worked well. Bathrobes, slippers, toiletries, and a hairdryer were provided. The soundproofing in the rooms was average. For some reason, there were no dry napkins. The cleaning service was very poor - the floors and dust on the furniture were never wiped, and the bathroom was hardly cleaned. The minibar was restocked every other day, sometimes every two days. On the day of our check-out, they offered a late check-out until 6:30 pm for an additional $8. If you're concerned about the distance from the Elue building to the main area, it's only about 3-5 minutes longer than from the main building. But the new building is definitely newer and has its own restaurant, bar, hammam, and pool - we liked it because it wasn't crowded. 2. Grounds: The grounds were quite large and well-maintained. Overall, everything was well thought out. We didn't dine at the main restaurant of the main building; there was a snack restaurant near the beach where we had our meals. There was also a great bar on a large pier with music, a bar near the fountain for nighttime entertainment, and a bar near the main pool. The hotel had a large arena with professional equipment for shows. The kids' club was somewhat separated and had its own small pool. Outside the hotel, there was a lively area with private houses/villas, a bazaar, a pharmacy, a travel agency, large neighboring hotels, and a public children's playground. Additionally, on Wednesdays, there is a fair in the parking lot near the bazaar from 1 pm to 5 pm, where you can buy fruits, Turkish delight, textiles, and souvenirs. 3. Food: Everything was good and we enjoyed the variety and taste. There was always fish in the seafood section (although there were no shrimp, only small ones in salads), and sometimes mussels. Fruits were seasonal, salad mixes, pastries - everything was available. For those interested, strawberries were available every day. In the beach restaurant, the options were quite limited and repetitive. There was a diet table in the

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My husband and I stayed at this hotel, not during the best season. But the vacation was wonderful, as we were celebrating my birthday and the staff congratulated us with a cake and champagne. The food was a 5 out of 5, and the entertainment kept us entertained from morning until evening. We were impressed with our stay and will definitely return.

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We stayed at a hotel in mid-May, the weather was comfortable - +24-27ยฐC. We flew on a 4-person plane on Red Wings from Zhukovsky, an old Boeing. It was quite something... There were queues at all checkpoints, terrible toilets at the airport, and on the 5-hour flight (previously it was 3 hours) we were only given water/tea twice, one time with a sweet roll and a paid menu for those who wanted it. And when we arrived back, they didn't let us out of the plane for about 4 minutes, then we stood for 1.5 hours at passport control, people who were tired after the flight were angry, children were crying... BUT... nothing could spoil the impressions of the long-awaited vacation. Among a wide choice of hotels, after careful study of reviews, photos, etc., including Alva Donna Exclusive, Bosporus Sergun, Liu Resort (a new hotel), we still chose Alva Donna Exclusive - the price/quality ratio... and we didn't regret it. We rented a car, so I can't say anything about the transfer service provided by Killit Global. We were immediately checked in because we arrived at around 6 pm, but we didn't like our room - the windows faced the hotel's utility rooms with the noise of some equipment. We asked for a change, and they immediately gave us a room that suited us. The room was not the newest, but everything was clean, the bed was big and comfortable, the mini-bar had Fantะฐ, Coke, water, a chocolate bar, beer, milk, and juice. It was restocked daily. There was a safe, kettle, cups, tea, and all the toiletries. Housekeeping was fine. At first, we couldn't navigate the hotel right away, there were different elevators for different parts of the buildings, and the hotel itself was big. The hotel's design is quite decent: mirrored columns, huge glass chandeliers, cleanliness, friendly staff. Alva has permanent residents - magnificent black swans and one white one - a local attraction. And at the entrance of the hotel, there is a small meadow with bushes where cute turtles live. Regarding the infrastructure, I'd like to say the following. The territory is large, everything is well thought out. There are bars everywhere, and we were especially pleased with the bar on the pier. They serve both local and a wide selection of imported alcoholic beverages, and the bartenders can make any cocktails to please both adults and children. By the way, there are also many children here, and I think it's not for nothing: there is a separate area for children, and animators constantly engage with them, organize quests, contests, and even evening discos for kids. There is both an adult and a children's water park. There is an indoor heated pool (very warm) with a jacuzzi. The pools in the water parks include a large pool with a fountain in the Deluxe area and a huge pool near the main building. During our stay, the water in it was like warm milk, but it was still comfortable to swim. There is always music by the pool, and the animators conduct fitness classes. Next to the pool, you can play darts in the bar, table tennis, there is a court for tennis, a fitness center, sauna, etc. and on the beach, they play Boules. In general, they always find something for everyone to do. I want to mention that the hotel made sure the sound quality was good for shows and anywhere music was playing. It's nice. The hotel is known for its performances by Russian and not only stars, but this time we didn't manage to see any of them... other evening shows were themed dances, musicals with good accompaniment on the screens and music... but nothing more. Personally, I would prefer some hosts with contests - at least it would be funny... and sometimes circus performances. But again, it depends on personal preference. The sea is clean, the beach is good, with plenty of sun loungers, and at the beach bar, you can not only get drinks but also enjoy pieces of watermelon in disposable containers. Very appropriate. The entrance to the sea has pebbles, and my husband and I don't like stones when entering the water, it's uncomfortable, it's better when there is sand everywhere. But there is a pier - swim, jump. On the pier, apart from the bar, there are tables with soft sofas, and the sun loungers are like huge soft mattresses, very comfortable. At first, the water was cool, but towards the end of our stay, we swam to our heart's content, the water warmed up to a relatively comfortable temperature. There are individual gazebos on the beach for a fee. You can grab a snack anywhere on the territory: various ice creams, snacks, and other dishes are available, including gรถzleme, which is very tasty, but whenever I tried it, there was a queue, and I had to wait for about 3 minutes. Maybe I should have come a little later... We ate in the main building

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Hello! My husband and I stayed at this hotel for a week in April 222. The wonders started as soon as we arrived - in the morning, around 8 am, we were at the hotel and they immediately offered us breakfast, not caring that check-in is at 2 pm!! Please, have breakfast first, and then we'll give you the room keys.... I thought I must have misheard, but no! That's exactly how it was. After breakfast, we were offered a room in Block 5 on the first floor. The room was great! But a bit dark and the window overlooked the fence of the territory where a fan was humming and there was a cafeteria next to it.... I was disappointed... but for no reason! We went to the reception and they said, here you go! A wonderful room in the main building on the second floor with a beautiful view of the lawn between the buildings. So, in reality, the hotel is determined to make your stay enjoyable. They will bring bathrobes if you need them. And then, whatever you desire! The schedule of all activities is posted at the entrance of the restaurant from the pool side. The animation team entertains both adults and children all day long. My husband participated in shooting with air guns, archery, and darts - and he earned a medal! It's a small thing, but so nice - and the medal is beautiful! Clean pools, a wonderful beach, well-maintained grounds, and a large number of cafes and bars to suit any taste. It's nice to feel like a welcomed guest - whenever we said thank you, the response was always "thank you to you". Besides the hotel, we rented a car - to the left of the hotel near the tourist bazaar. We drove ourselves to Aspendos - it's so beautiful!!!! If you can, visit it, you won't regret it! It's amazing how well-preserved the buildings are from the 2nd century BC, and the amphitheater is a wonder! We rented audio guides and really enjoyed it. Afterward, we visited the town of Serik, where, just like in Belek, there are some nice shops. We stocked up at Waikiki - "cheap and cheerful". And then we headed to the mountains and canyons. It's a separate adventure - we saw such beauty that we didn't expect, we regretted not going in the morning, we could have gone fishing, there are trout there. We took lots of photos, walked a lot, and saw the "Roman Bridge" - it's impressive!!! And towards the end, for those who want to get a tax refund. It seems difficult to do - the guides don't talk about it, and even when I asked, they waved it off and didn't answer. But you need to! Don't check in all the items you purchased for tax-free in your luggage! That's the first thing. Get your boarding pass and go to the ticketing area to window 11, that's the second thing, and there, show all the items and receipts and your passport, and only then, if you're lucky, they will process the refund, and you can collect it on the second floor. I'm not sure where exactly as we didn't know about this, we checked in all our purchases and got denied.

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Hello! I highly recommend the hotel, especially for offseason relaxation! The outdoor heated pool with slides is located in a secluded area (especially away from the sea) with no wind. The sun was scorching, and it was very comfortable to swim and slide. The food was excellent, I won't even list all the options, there was everything. You could even eat more modestly, but I gained 3 kg in a week, where did that come from??? They serve strawberries with whipped cream for dinner in large plates, and the strawberries are good. My stomach usually reacts instantly to bad food, and even after eating 3 pieces, it hurts badly. But here, NOTHING happened even after a whole plate! The weather was sunny/cloudy for 5 days and rainy for 2 days. The indicator of warmth in the offseason was the absence of any record in the hammam. It wasn't there, and there was no need to warm up after swimming either. The territory is small but beautiful. We went to Aspendos, which is very close, 1-15 minutes by car. It's probably more interesting to go there with an excursion, but we went with a photographer. He's simply amazing, I highly recommend Aslan! It wasn't our first photoshoot with him, and the photos are always fantastic! He is actually very famous in his field of photography. He can hide all imperfections and guarantees unique perspectives. He's a wizard! There are plenty of shops and other amenities outside the hotel area. You can buy baklava in the bakery near Migros to take home. They pack it so well that it can survive a nuclear explosion. I didn't swim in the sea, but the kids went in a few times. The water was not icy, but not warm either. We had only the most pleasant impressions about the hotel!

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Hello everyone. So, let's talk about Alva Donna Exclusive Hotel once again. This is our second winter stay at this hotel, and once again we were impressed. The check-in process was quick, and within five minutes we were on our way to our room. Last time we stayed on the third floor of the building with the restaurant. This time we were on the second floor, room 1627. The view from the window was of a fountain and swans. Upon our arrival, we received a special treat as we are regular guests here. Now, let's talk about the food. I read here that there is no good fish, only chicken and turkey, and the fruits are limited to apples and plums. Don't believe it. They have three types of apples, pears, plums, strawberries with cream, grapefruits, oranges, tangerines, three types of grapes, bananas, pomegranate, persimmon, and melon. The melon is not that great, but it has never been tasty in Turkey anyways. The pastries in both the restaurant and cafe are very delicious and do not contain any artificial coloring, despite what some have claimed. Every day, there are salads with seafood, tempura shrimp, and mussels. They have all kinds of meat, except for pork, and they serve it every day. Grilled trout steaks in cream sauce are amazing, and don't even get me started on the sea bream and other small fish - they are available almost every morning for breakfast. The soups are different every day, but borscht is always there. Someone here claimed that they cook borscht for a whole week, but that's a lie, don't believe it. The cooking style did vary, but they never cooked it for more than two days. Personally, I think yesterday's borscht tasted better than the fresh one, but I'm not a huge fan of borscht, I prefer pureed soups. They have an endless variety of soups here. I won't list all the salads, it would take a lot of time. There are at least twenty of them. The rooms are standard, about 24 square meters, and they have everything you need. The bathroom amenities are fully stocked, including shaving supplies. The fridge is constantly replenished with a wide range of items. The service at the bars is exceptional, and they anticipate your every need. The service is top-notch. The large pool was not heated, as the heating system was out of order. However, everything else was working fine. The pool at the spa and the slides were heated to 29 degrees. The spa has two saunas and a steam room with a steam generator. In my opinion, two saunas are unnecessary. There were usually only three people in each sauna at most. I was practically always alone in the steam room. Even when the hotel was at maximum capacity with two thousand one hundred guests, there were only twenty-five of us using the facilities. It was a blessing. No children screaming or mothers hysterically yelling. It was bliss. There are no bustling areas around the hotel. There are no clubs or discos. But, in my opinion, this is a plus because we are looking for a peaceful vacation. We have enough activities at home. Overall, I will definitely return to this hotel next year, and I recommend it to everyone.

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I will start with the S7 company flight on the 13.2, no complaints. Upon arrival in Antalya, there was a very long queue at passport control, although it was my first time flying there, so maybe it's always like that. We are independent tourists and booked the hotel ourselves, so I also ordered a transfer from Moscow through GetTransfer. We arrived at the hotel at 4 pm and our room was ready. I had emailed them during the booking process and they had taken all our preferences into account. The room was on the second floor with a view of the pool, but it was quiet because the pool wasn't heated and nobody was swimming there. The room itself had a large bed and a sofa. For those who bring a hard drive, the connection didn't work for me, so we used the internet to watch cartoons. Upon check-in, we were given a compliment from the hotel - a bottle of wine, two plates of sweets, and a huge plate of fruits. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner were all great, with plenty of food. Even my picky eater had plenty to choose from. They always had fish and 1 type of appetizers and cheese. The weather was +2 to +21 degrees Celsius every day, but we got sunburned. The water park operates from 1 pm to 12 pm and from 2 pm to 4 pm. My child enjoyed it. The water there is heated to +28-29 degrees Celsius, and there is also a heated indoor pool. There is a pharmacy nearby, as well as several shops. The doctor at the hotel charges 7 euros. On the spa floor, you can get towels for the pool yourself, no need for cards. We went shopping, and again, I booked an individual car myself. If anyone is interested, feel free to ask. The staff's attitude was really good. I highly recommend Alva Onna Exclusive Hotel & Spa 5* for a vacation worth 10/10. Thank you for a great time, we will definitely come back!

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We arrived for the New Year's meeting on December 27th and we are flying back tomorrow. We were accommodated on the second floor with a view of the backyard and the neighboring Shanghai plot. The alarm clock in the morning is a cool puncher from the utility rooms. The soundproofing in the rooms is terrible. The drinks are lousy, like burnt Balantines and Red Label, and all the bottles open without the cracking sound of the cap. There is no variety like in November. The winter concept doesn't mention that they will offer you 1% of imported drinks that they have. Occasionally, they will pour you Black Label, which is basically available only in the deluxe section that is practically empty. The communication with the bartenders is strange (especially Rifat in the Cinna Bar). No questions regarding the waiters. The pools are chilly. They could have spent more for the New Year's evening. We paid 1,000 for a table that had nothing on it except napkins and three bottles of wine. All the food is the same as the usual buffet and you have to carry it yourself.

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A good winter hotel for a family vacation with children. The staff speaks Russian, so there were no problems. Nearby, all hotels are closed in winter, so it feels a bit empty around the hotel premises and there is too much attention from sellers.

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Oh, if only all hotels in the world were like this ... and at a reasonable price))) I'm exaggerating, of course, but Alva Donna is one of my absolute favorites. The rooms, the staff, the entertainment, the food, the cocktails, the grounds, the atmosphere ... I can't leave a single negative comment and I can't recall a single bad moment! In winter, the heated outdoor pools are just pure bliss!

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We first went to Turkey in January, so of course we had concerns about the weather and winter service. But everything turned out to be very good. However, as always, it depends on one's mood... Now let's talk about the details. 1. Hotel. Located in a small village that gives the impression of being abandoned. There are some ruins, repairs, and the streets are filled with garbage - like after a bombing. In other words, the area around the hotel is not exactly a slum, but it is a bit post-apocalyptic. But the hotel itself is well-maintained, luxurious, and impressive. The style is a matter of taste (something like Armenian baroque), meaning it's extravagant and opulent. In general, it can be laughed at, but it is grandiose. All the buildings are connected on different levels, so you can easily move between them without going outside in the rain. The grounds are small but well-maintained, and you can take a walk, although it will inevitably be in circles. The pools (children's and large) are heated to 28-29 degrees, so you can swim comfortably. For those who get cold easily or for children, I would recommend bringing warm wetsuits during this period to worry less about the children. But you can actually swim there in January - it's like a normal Ural summer (for those who understand what that means)). Another advantage during this period is that there are fewer people in the pools, as everyone is warming up in the bars. The indoor pool is fine, but it's always packed with children. The room is nothing special. If you want to nitpick, there are some things that are not perfectly new. But it didn't bother us. 2. Beach and sea The beach has pebbles, and there are strong waves. You can walk on it (and enjoy it), and many people go swimming. The water is relatively warm (like a normal Ural summer), but swimming would be more of a principle than for pleasure, in my opinion. During our walks, we collected about 3 kilograms of seashells and stones - another form of entertainment. 3. Food Here, I can give a rating of 5++. Excellent - diverse, delicious. There were enough seafood dishes. Strawberry was served for dinner every day - my child seemed to only eat that. As for alcohol, there is a wide variety, although it's difficult to find 12-year-old whisky here. We have modest tastes and preferences, so the beer, wine, and champagne were plentiful, and the quality was acceptable, so no complaints. By the way, the soups were always excellent. I don't have much experience with 5-star Turkish resorts, but compared to others I have been to, the food here is much better. It's tastier, higher quality, and more varied. 4. Entertainment and leisure The "funny sauna" where it's cold at the bottom and hot at the top is great. There are also two dim saunas (it's unclear why they have poor lighting) and a hammam. Despite any reasons to find fault, it is excellent, especially after the outdoor pool. It's perfect for warming up a child. We didn't use the massages. We didn't use the arcade games, and the billiards were expensive (1 euro per hour). Greed got the best of me, so I didn't even try. The reason for such a price is unclear. Otherwise, I wouldn't have left that place, but in the end, the billiards were not used, the hotel didn't earn any additional money, and I was left without entertainment. There are shops in the hotel, but it's unclear who would buy anything from them... How they survive is beyond me. 5. Service Everything was excellent, and there is nothing to complain about. I would like to mention the active work of the waiters in the bars. They immediately come up to you, ask what you need, bring and take away dishes, and offer things proactively. In general, you can't sit with a cocktail peacefully - they constantly bring the next round. 6. Internet I was pleasantly surprised - it works perfectly even on the beach and in the hotel. 7. Weather There were two days of continuous heavy rain, I would even call it downpour. A couple of days were relatively sunny. The rest of the time, it was cloudy, with occasional rain showers. We had enough time to take walks, but not enough to sunbathe. It was expected, but of course, we would have liked more sunshine. Make sure to bring sweaters, jackets, and windbreakers, and everything will be fine. By the way, it's amusing to observe how everyone feels the temperature differently during this season. Some people are sitting in swimwear by the pool, while others stroll around in winter jackets. 8. Conclusion Overall, despite my ironic comments, we are very satisfied with our vacation. We were looking to disconnect from our daily routine and work, and to be somewhere close and relatively warm, and that's what we got. It is great for a winter vacation in a calm style. A separate joy was the relatively small number of people. Half-empty pools and restaurants are wonderful.

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The hotel is luxurious, with light tones, and the staff works excellently and quickly. The entrance to the sea, like everywhere in Boazgente, has sandy beaches with small pebbles. The room is overall excellent, but the beds are a bit narrow. It lacks some amenities that hotels in this price range typically offer, such as a welcome fruit and wine basket, shaving kits, and sponges. The room is nicely renovated but a bit small and cramped. The territory is beautiful and well-groomed. The food is great, with a variety of options including strawberries with cream, sushi, borscht, several types of meat and fish, and a vast assortment of cold desserts and snacks. The alcohol selection is also decent, and the cocktails are beautifully garnished. Now, the reason why I will never return here is the clientele. Only 1% are Russian, and they are not the intellectual type. Perhaps because it's a resort area, the people are more civilized during the winter than in the summer. They shout, pile up mountains of food, and don't pay attention to their own children. They barely speak any English. I witnessed a 55-year-old lady trying to communicate with the chef to add red pepper to her dish, but he initially grabbed green and then yellow, so the lady, not knowing basic English colors, started yelling at the chef. It was disgusting to watch. Their behavior is simply terrible โ€“ they yell at their children in the restaurant, asking them if they need to blow their noses or go to the bathroom, even across three tables. In the spa, they ignore the rule of using towels and sitting on them in the steam room, which is a matter of hygiene. Even teenagers climb onto the upper shelves in their shoes, where people sit or even lie down, and they are in shoes! They complain that the spa staff is cold, but tourists never book spa procedures, so naturally, the staff isn't interested. In the indoor swimming pool, children can hang around on the railings for a long time, and their parents never say anything. The fitness center is always empty; I have never seen anyone there, while at other hotels, there are always queues. This shows the purpose of the trip. The clientele is not young active couples looking for a change of scenery or girlfriends on spa weekends. The clientele consists of people aged 45+ who behave as if they just ran out of the forest and couples with young children who consider their children a burden. They drink, dance, and don't look after their children, who run around the lobby, where the floor is made of marble. The entertainment program is also geared towards this clientele, with music in the style of "Mama Lyuba, let's go."

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We stayed at the hotel from January 3rd to January 11th, 222. My husband, my 11-year-old son, and I. I would like to start by expressing my gratitude to the hotel for accommodating all our requests regarding the accommodation and room. We arrived on a private transfer at 4 pm and our room was already waiting for us. Although I had read negative reviews and was prepared to request a room change multiple times. Our room, number 1346 on the 4th floor (elevator 3), was spacious and had enough space for the three of us. It also had a large balcony with a great view. The room cleaning service was satisfactory for us, and we always leave tips. Oh, I almost forgot! When we arrived, there was not a single bottle of shower gel in the room! I had to call the number 7777. What horror and disappointment in the hotel (with sarcasm)! Upon arrival, there was a complimentary letter from tophotels waiting for us in the room. And yes, someone wrote that the letter doesn't work. It doesn't work at the reception, but the ladies at the guest relations desk were excellent! I had read about the persistence of this service, but we didn't have any similar experience. On the contrary, whenever I called or approached them, all issues were immediately resolved! We didn't use the safe for its intended purpose. No, rather, my husband and son used it to store... extra cans of cola that didn't fit in the minibar. As for theft... once I didn't notice I dropped my phone out of my pocket. Later, an employee from the housekeeping department approached my husband at the Gin bar and told him that she couldn't catch up with me to return the phone, so it was waiting for me at the guest relations counter. In fact, I only learned from the employee that I had lost my phone and she had already found it. I was surprised, but not scared. It was very pleasant on Christmas Eve in the main restaurant. The tables were festively set with candelabras and candles, and there was live music. There were buffet tables with welcome champagne set up in front of the restaurant! I read in the reviews that there was no strawberries. There was no strawberries for only a couple of days or at the end of dinner. And yes, the friendly and hospitable chefs tried to serve large portions, so we had to hold them back. The hotel staff - we always felt like welcome guests who were being treated kindly. I read reviews that they never presented cocktails nicely. Well, umm, I didn't post all the things that delighted us in the bars in the photos))) The bar in the Deluxe building operated until January 8th, and the rooms were closed from January 5th. Weather. On January 3rd and 4th, it was +23 / +25 degrees Celsius. On January 5th, there were clouds, but it was still warm. From January 6th, there were rain and thunderstorms. The daytime temperature gradually dropped to +16 degrees Celsius. But this is abnormal weather for January in Antalya. The water in the outdoor pools was +29