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Destina Hotel
Ranked #4 of 19 Hotels in Ovacik
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 28 September 2017

Yes went back to a place called heaven this hotel is all about family guests and staff are together we now really good friends with all staff food really good drinks good and strong gadget still king this man deserves a medal works hard till late but back every morning early walks the hotel asking all guests you OK anything you need this man is destina guests return every year and bring more friends with them we all can't be wrong just try this hotel once and you can be family too

Room Tip: All rooms are basic but clean and serve there purpose
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  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 September 2017

Having read the reviews for this hotel, I had high hopes for our stay. On arrival we were greeted well, and shown to our room. Visitors to this hotel who have stated the rooms are small are certainly not joking, there was 1 ft squared around the bed, I understand that the rooms are for sleeping, but were in the room for a good few hours a day and it begins to feel your in a little box, and a little box that needs some serious upgrading, the balcony didn't give much relief it was approx 4.5ft squared ...just enough for 2 little seats and a table. The towels in the room was changed daily ...and the bed made...don't be looking for much more ..... this is the first time in all our travels and we holiday twice a year that we have not left a tip for the housekeeping staff.

The hotel is small, only 114 rooms spread over 3 blocks but that to us was a bonus, the pool area is great , plenty of sun beds....no need to rush for your sun beds in the morning....I always get up early , loving to read my book and drink coffee first thing before my husband gets up .....before 8am don't be looking for coffee....so if your an early riser take a kettle.

Restaurant - very basic , food leaves a huge lot to be desired, in fact I think this is the worst all inclusive we have been to by miles ...a meagre choice IF YOU ARE LUCKY you have 2 proteins to choose from , and one will always be chicken ,,,,never fish or shellfish .....left so much to be desired we started going out for meals, as did much of the "returning" guests although they will never say that on here.

Bar - never been to an all inclusive where you could not get cocktails? Cocktails available 11pm onwards as long as you are paying for it ....I am sure there are lots of people go on all inclusive to drink cocktails in the sun , lying back relaxing regardless of how basic .....if that's what you like , please think again before heading here

Staff - We were very lucky , when we arrived we had Can Can Eray and Aysa as bar staff and Taric as the restaurant and bar manager.........can can ( JanJan ) and Taric were exceptional , just a pity by the end of our first week the only one left was Aysa, every other one had left

Entertainment - We had gadget....wow ...so unless you want to play "killer pool" at 10-20 lira to play , or music quiz 10 lira to play , face quiz 10 lira to play , irish bingo 10 lira to play ...forget it .....another new one on us , we have had entertainment whether good or bad on all inclusive , but never that you have to put your hand in your pocket to play

I have only ever put 1 trip advisor review on an it was because the reviews were very negative and it scared me that we were going to a hotel for 2 weeks that I had already booked.......this time i booked this hotel after reading the reviews......................I am guessing most of the reviews are based on returning customers who have no concept on what other all inclusive offers around the world , because this one leaves a huge amount to be desired

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Maxine R
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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We arrived home the early hours of Saturday morning after an 11 night stay at the Destina . Having read a few reviews before we travelled we were expecting good things and to be honest we were'nt disappointed . We arrived late on the Monday night and check in was quick and smooth . The room was spotless and bed was very comfortable , room itself is not very big but did the job . Woke up the next morning to go to breakfast and was very impressed by the grounds and pool area , the pictures we'd seen did not do it justice . Breakfast was a good choice of the usual stuff , special mention for the freshly made omelettes , pancakes , and fried eggs . Lunch and evening meals were of a good standard if a little repetitive at times , but you could always something to make a meal . All the staff were very friendly and helpful special mention to Can Can , Tariq the restaurant manager , and of course Gadget , who is the hotels best asset by far . He just keeps you laughing all day long ! . Lastly I would like to mention how friendly all the other holiday makers are . We have made some good friends on our stay ! . Over all if you are looking for a good , chilled , friendly, holiday then I can't recommend Destina highly enough . We will be back !!!

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Gary R
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Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

I arrived back from the destina on Sunday after a weeks stay and I have to say I wasn't expecting much, I booked it as it was cheap and close to hisaronu and knew I would be out and about a lot but wow was I surprised! The room although basic had everything you needed: a small fridge,a comfy bed,a lovely en suite and balcony and air con perfect the food was lovely very fresh and very Turkish but that's just what me and my partner like, and the efes on tap was an added bonus. The staff were so friendly and so was the entertainer gadget. As we were only there for the week we were out and about a lot and didn't make the most of the hotel but we have already booked for a fortnight next June/July as it's in a brilliant location and it has everything you need for a great price. I can't wait to return.

Stayed: September 2017
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Reviewed 12 September 2017

Just got back form a 10 day all inclusive holiday staying at Destina hotel. On arrival the staff were very friendly and provided us with a sandwich as we had arrived late in the evening, this was lovey as we had endured a full day of traveling. The rooms are what they look like in the photos, clean, comfortable and fairly spacious. Do not expect a 5* luxurious room as that is NOT what you are paying for. Breakfast starts at 8am and finished at 11am...really lovely food, although it did get slightly repetitive. The pool facilities are nice, very clean and big enough. Lunch time is at 12:30pm and goes on until 2pm, the food is very tasty. Snack time is at 3pm, this includes pizza and chips (this gets a bit tedious). Dinner starts at 7:30pm and ends at 9pm, again the food is nice. The staff are all incredibly lovely...! Gadget and Can Can are an asset to the Destina team:)

  • Stayed: September 2017, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Destina Hotel

Address: Tehneli Dere Mevki Babadag Yolu Gokceovacik Koyu, Ovacik, Turkey
Region: Turkey > Turkish Aegean Coast > Mugla Province > Ovacik
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free Parking Restaurant Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Ovacik
#8 Romantic Hotel in Ovacik
Price Range: €31 - €131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Destina Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 114
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Destina Hotel with 114 rooms is situated in Ovacik. A wonderful place far away from daily city life and where sea, forest and mountain come together. There are a very large swimming Pool with specious place around, a secure kids pool, Turkish Bath & Sauna at our resort. All rooms have Satellite TV, Balcony, Shower, Split Air-Conditioning, Telephone, Minibar, Hair Dryer. We have regular Free Shuttle Service to Oludeniz Beach. Distance: 50 km. from Dalaman Airport, 8 km from Fethiye, 3 km from Oludeniz Beach, 300m. from Hisaronu Centre. All kinds of daily trips such as Batterflies Valley & 12 Islands and alternative activities are available in the region. You will receive here hospitality and high standard service from our professional staff. We will do our best to provide you with an unforgettable holiday at Destina Hotel. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Destina Hotel Fethiye
Destina Resort Fethiye
Destina Hotel Turkey/Ovacik

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