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Defne Star

Side Denizbuku Mevkii, Side, Turkey
+90 242 753 3480


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Overall guest ratings

9.2/10 Excellent
Based on 607 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.8
  • 9.7
  • 9.6
  • 5.7

Good to know

  • Good restaurant service
  • Beach nearby
  • Spacious rooms
  • Clean hotel facilities


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    The hotel is located right on the long sandy beach to the west of Side and 3 km from this fascinating resort which is built amidst Roman and Greek ruins. Local shops, restaurants, cafes, bars and nightlife spots are within close proximity to the hotel and public transport is available from outside the hotel gates. Manavgat and its market are approximately 7 km from the beach hotel, Side Amphitheatre and Museum is roughly 3 km away and the Temple of Apollo is 4 km away. Antalya airport is approximately 65 km from the hotel. This hotel was built in 1993. Travellers are welcomed at the establishment, which has a total of 418 rooms. At the accommodation, guests are welcomed at the reception area with 24-hour reception and a 24-hour check-in/check-out service. The individual storeys can easily be reached via the lift or stairs. Amenities include a safe and a currency exchange service. Wireless internet access is available to travellers in the public areas. The hotel offers a number of facilities for guests with disabilities. Various gastronomic options are available, including a restaurant, a breakfast room, a café and a bar. Various shops are available, including a supermarket. The grounds of the establishment feature a playground and an attractive garden. Additional features at the accommodation include a newspaper stand, a TV room and a playroom. Guests arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage or in the car park. Bicycles can be left in the bicycle storage area. Available services and facilities include a childcare service, medical assistance, room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser. In addition, a shuttle service is offered. Active guests can make use of the bicycle hire service (for a fee) to explore the surrounding area. Each of the rooms is appointed with air conditioning, central heating, a fan, a living room, a kitchen and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. Some of the accommodation units also feature a side-on sea view. The carpeted rooms feature a double bed or a sofabed. Further bookable amenities include separate bedrooms. Cots and extra beds are available. A safe and a minibar are also available. A fridge and a mini fridge ensure a comfortable stay. A telephone, a TV, a radio and WiFi (no extra charge) add to the comfort of the holiday. Some of the rooms are adapted for wheelchair users. The bathrooms are fitted with a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer is also available. Special family rooms are available for families with children. A refreshing dip in the indoor or outdoor pool is an enjoyable way to cool down on hot days. A waterslide offers fun for all ages. A terrace, a sun terrace, sun loungers and parasols are available. There is also a poolside snack bar. A variety of sporting activities, such as tennis, bocce, beach volleyball, basketball and crazy golf, or for a fee, biking/mountain biking, are offered at the hotel. Travellers at the establishment can choose from a range of water sports options, such as paddle boating, canoeing and aquafit, or for a fee, water skiing, windsurfing, jet skiing and banana boat rides. The accommodation also offers sports enthusiasts a wide range of indoor activities, including a gym, table tennis, billiards, darts, gymnastics and aerobics. The hotel offers various wellness options, including a sauna, a steam bath and a hammam, or for a fee, a spa, a beauty salon and massage treatments. At the establishment offers excellent facilities for leisure and relaxation, including live music, a disco and a kids' club. Copyright GIATA 2004 - 2016. Catering options available at the accommodation include bed and breakfast, half board and all-inclusive. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are available. Staff are also happy to provide special dietary cuisine. Options include alcohol-free drinks and alcoholic beverages. The following credit cards are accepted at the hotel: VISA and MasterCard.

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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    9.2 Excellent
    Based on 607 reviews
    • 9.8 "Excellent pool."
    • 9.7 "Excellent wellness & sports facilities."
    • 9.6 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.5 "Excellent amenities."
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 5.7 "Internet is average."

    Overall rating

    9.2 Excellent
    Based on 285 reviews
    • 9.8 "Excellent pool."
      10.0 "Clean pool, said 100%."
    • 9.7 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.7 "Excellent wellness & sports facilities."
      9.8 "top-notch fitness area, thought 98%."
    • 9.6 "Very comfortable."
      9.9 "99% thought rooms were spacious."
      9.7 "97% said the beds were comfortable."
      7.9 "79% thought it was pleasantly quiet."
      9.5 "95% liked the big bathroom."
      9.5 "95% were satisfied with the air conditioning."
    • 9.6 "Wonderful beach."
      9.7 "97% appreciated the clean beach."
    • 6.3 "Internet is average."

    Overall rating

    9.2 Excellent
    Based on 285 reviews
    • 9.8 "Excellent pool."
      10.0 "Clean pool, said 100%."
    • 9.7 "Excellent wellness & sports facilities."
      9.7 "top-notch fitness area, thought 97%."
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "97% appreciated the closeness to the beach."
      9.2 "92% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 9.6 "Excellent amenities."
      9.6 "96% found the grounds to be nice."
      8.8 "88% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 9.4 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 5.1 "Internet is average."

    Overall rating

    9.5 Excellent
    Based on 36 reviews
    • 9.8 "Excellent wellness & sports facilities."
    • 9.7 "Excellent pool."
    • 9.6 "Very comfortable."
    • 9.6 "Excellent amenities."
      9.7 "97% found the grounds to be nice."
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.3 "93% said the recreation staff was great."
      9.7 "97% thought the service was very professional."
      9.5 "95% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      8.8 "88% said the reception staff was great."
    Hotel type
    Water Park Hotel
    This is a wonderful water park hotel, as guests say.
    Good to know
    "Good restaurant service"
    "Beach nearby"
    "Spacious rooms"
    "Clean hotel facilities"
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