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Island Hotel Istra

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Hotel Istra is an island of its own, a traffic free oasis of sea and sun, wonderful beaches and secluded spots, a ten minute boat ride from Rovinj.
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Property amenities
Free Internet
Room service
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Airport transportation
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Shuttle Bus Service
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Accessible rooms
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
Smoking rooms available
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We stayed in this hotel over 30 years ago and out of interest checked to see if it had improved of late. It was a complete joke then and appears to be just as bad now when reading the reviews. Please choose any other hotel when having a holiday in Rovinj because the Hotel Istra
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We enjoyed this holiday very much. The first appearance of the hotel it seemed very grey but do not be put off by this. The hotel is very modern. The rooms are lovely. In the restaurant there is free drinks with your meals even though we were not all inclusive. The pools are
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Where do I start? The ferry where passengers are not allowed to use the toilets? The very steep ramps up which you are expected to pull your own suitcase? The reception staff who look away when you walk in? The meals where they serve potatoes which are so mouldy they are
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Great ferry service to this island hotel starting from 6.00am till midnight. Leaves on the hour from island and returns on the half hour from Rovinj. The ferry can get busy so best to be there a bit early. It takes around 20 minutes on the boat. Once on the island you have
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We found this holiday by accident, going into a travel agents to look for somewhere in Spain … after a talk with the one of the staff we wanted a little time to think about this new idea …. one suggestion …. always check the price on-line rather than just booking in the travel
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Response from MaistraCroatia, Hotel Istra Management at Island Hotel Istra
Responded 26 Oct 2018
Dear David Thank you for sharing your experience with us and all the members of the tripadvisor community. We are so happy you had a nice stay at our hotel. Every feedback from our guests is very important to us. By reading all the reviews from our guests, we collect all the relevant information which help us to improve our service. We hope to have a chance to welcome you again at our resort. Looking forward upon your next arrival. Kind regards,
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The Superior Double Room at the Island Hotel Istra
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The Superior Double Room with Extra Bed at the Island Hotel Istra
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The Superior Double Room at the Island Hotel Istra
Hi Joanna, we visited Rovinj for a week earlier this year, and stayed at the Istra. This was our first visit to Croatia, and we absolutely loved it. We generally relaxed round the pool during the day, and went into Rovinj at night. We walked everywhere around the town, there are plenty of shops, restaurants and bars for all budgets. It is very hilly, so take comfortable shoes. We didn't go out of Rovinj, but the ferry terminal on the opposite side of the town is where the big ferries leave for Venice and elsewhere. It is meant to be a fairly long trip to Venice, a full day. Have a great time. Jon
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Is entrance to the sauna still included in the price as it was 2 years ago or is there an extra charge?
We visited Sept 2018! and it was free! Enjoy 😀
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Yes big range.
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Absolutely none at the hotel, there is a pub over looking the water for a drink. Roving the nightlife is all about eating and drinking.
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"We had a second floor seaview room looking out from the front of the hotel ... will request the same again next visit"
"Best to book a pool facing room if you want a good view and not the noise of the ferry"
"Pay a little more for a room that sleeps three."
"Probably worth paying for a room higher up and with sea view."
"Ask for a room with a sea view, watch the dolphins from the west side of the island in early evening!! 🐬"
US$105 - US$439 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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