Basically, we arrived at our hotel at 6 in the morning, were immediately jumped on by the reps who took us to our room, on our own, so that they could sell us over-priced day trips and couldn't ask anyone's opinions; we hadn't slept in about 20 hours, but we were told we had to book our trips right then... So we got ripped off 140euros. The booze cruise was a snooze cruise, and the silent disco was practically empty - they were the most expensive parts of the deal. The air-con was 8euros per night, the "deposit" we paid for the safe turned out to be non-refundable... And despite having reported to reception the day after we arrived that the toilet seat was broken, the receptionist/hotel owner denied that on our last night, and refused to give back our passports unless we paid her 40euros. The reps were no help at all, telling us that it would be cheaper than re-booking a flight. I'm pretty sure that's blackmail.
August 8, 2011
3 Girls 3 Cocktails 1 Fabulous Holiday in Zante!
Went on a club 18-30's holiday so wasn't expecting much. Got a very pleasent suprise with the hotel Tzante. Everything about it. The staff are friendly and really made the holiday. The rooms were basic but clean and our balcony was massive which was nice, the room was a great size as normally a room for 3 people is a twin room with an extra bed squeezed in, but this one was a large room with 3 full size twin beds (no camp bed) and room enough to have a drink n a dance before we hit the town.
The location of this hotel could not be better if it tried. just 1min from the beach aprx 100m walk, and main clubs (Zero's, Rescues, Insomnia and Cocktails & Dreams) are also 1min away walking, well they are going out, I'm sure they moved during the night as it took much longer walking back haha! There are loads of places to eat close by, try Red Castle Pizza next door on the way home, lovely hot pizza.
The pool bar serves food till 7pm each day and the food is reasonably priced and tasty. There are also good deals on drink, example 1 cocktail, 1 jaegerbomb and 1 shot for €5. The bar staff are really nice too and there is always music playing, and they'll put the football on too.
I really wanna go back to Laganas, and if I do I will stay at the Tzante Hotel again! Loved every minute of it!
As for the resort itself, I have definitley seen better beaches (it isn’t the cleanest) but the sea is lovely. But you can always do a trip to the watersports beach! But if your not too bothered it is good in the fact that most places will let you use their sunbeds for nothing as long as you eat/drink from their bar/restaurant plus that way you can use their bathrooms too. The beach down towards Kalamaki gets nicer, which is also a lovely walk if you get fed up of sitting, takes about half an hour to walk one way.
We also did a boat trip round the Island, I would advise not taking the “Top Cruiser” as they do seem to overbook as there were way too many people on our boat to the point were people couldn’t even sit yet they advertised free sun loungers! Take a smaller company they don’t fill up so much and its exactly the same tour! Probably cheaper! But the stop offs were fab, swimming in the caves and going to the beautiful Shipwreck beach were the sand is white and the water is bluer than the sky .... amazing definitely worth seeing, if your not into boats you can drive to the lookout above!
There are plenty of things to do from quad bikes to water parks to just chilling, to having great nights out either with Club 18-30 or just with your mates.
Would recommend this holiday without hesitation!
October 1, 2010
was overall a good holiday abit too nosey trying to sleep at night!
good prices for things to do i.e rent guads.
food and drink prices are above average looking at at least 4 euros a beer and 8 euros a meal.
stayed at TZante hotel which was nice and clean enough but i would rather stay somewhere else next time due to only havig clean towels twice a week and room was only cleaned once. dirty floor.
shower had no holder so was hard work and if you spent longer than 10mins or warm water it would set the fire alarm off!
good for secruity!
June 15, 2010