Offering both British favourites and traditional Cypriot cuisine, with the option to dine al fresco. Show cooking is a staple at dinner times, and if you're still feeling peckish afterwards, midnight snacks are available from 11pm 'til 12am. Gentlemen are required to wear long trousers in all restaurants. In the winter season, dinner is from 6pm 'til 9pm. Vegetarians options are available too.
I have read many of the reviews on this hotel and agree with all the 5 blob ones. This place is just brilliant. No hotel in my experience would get 100% but this place must be near 99% it really is that good. I have stayed in many Thomson Gold hotels over the years and this place is the best we have been to in every department. Dan't just take my word for it - go and stay and you will see what we are all raving about.More
Best Holiday Ever
The Hotel was just magic- staff so good and caring- Thomson staff work so hard to make our stay top class- anyone who goes there will have a fantastic time.FOOD A1- Entertainment A1- Staff A1-Cleaning A1. So relaxing- Going Back - You feel you have had a Holiday.
Mr Batchlor - NuneatonMore
batchym, Coventry, United Kingdom
No Kids, No problems, Oh Joy!
My wife and I returned from a 10 day stay at AGBH courtesy of Thomson. What can I say that has not already been covered in depth by other extremely happy clients. Pick up at Paphos Airport was prompt. A few clients dropping off at other hotels en-route but this didn't delay things greatly. When we arrived at AGBH at 10 past midnight we were given a warm (well rehearsed) welcome and a glass of bubbly by the hotel's management. Luggage was taken to our room without any asking. After a short briefing we were directed to a buffet supper then off to our rooms.
Read on for ROOMS (very good); Full inclusive option (bargain buy); Sea front & Beach (So comfortable); Dining ( very good); STAFF (awesome); ENTERTAINMENT (Typical Thomson v.g.); CAR HIRE; CRITICISMS
OUR ROOM was described as a partial sea view overlooking the pool area. There was nothing partial about the sea view, it was a full-on west facing sea view. Super King-size bed, plenty of hanging space and drawer space plus a flat screen TV with English language channels. Small (one person) bathroom with shower over bath, hairdryer plus usual lotions & potions. Room cleaned every day and towels changed on demand. We booked extended room use (until 6 pm) with Thomson at point of booking, but again we could have booked it cheaper dealing direct with AGBH
FULL ALL INCLUSIVE: Although we had booked half board with Thomson we decided to arrange Full All Inclusive with AGBH reception. â¬19.95 pppd (Â£16.00 ish) got all free local drinks, plus Tea & Coffee making facilities in our room. A further â¬5 pp secured the use of the room safe (normally â¬3 p.d.) plus buffet lunch (normally â¬12.50 pppd), plus the key to the room fridge (but not the drinks in the mini bar, they were extra). MUCH CHEAPER THAN BOOKING THROUGH THOMSON (and no catches!).
Pool area, too hot for our liking (paving and concrete is not as cooling as grass) had plenty of beds and parasols. There were more grassed ares before you hit the sea-front grassed area.
SEA FRONT & BEACH. Here you had a private hotel grassed area with plenty of beds & parasols plus the shade of palm trees, and a welcoming sea breeze. Just a few stair steps down and you were onto the public beach. Sandy'ish followed by a metre band of small shingle, then you were into the deliciously warm water. If you planned your route into the sea you could avoid the discomfort of any further shingle underfoot. This was a sheltered cove ideal for less confident swimmers and paddlers. To avoid the discomfort of the shingle underfoot some guests bought aqua shoes from the hotel shop. Aqua shoes helpful, but not essential. However access to the sea would have been challenging for anyone with mobility problems.The waiters patrolled this area regularly taking and delivering drinks orders.
DINING: The seafront area was immediately beneath the taverna where a wide and varied buffet lunch was served. Again, waiters were on hand for drinks service. Evening meals as you already know were served in the main buffet restaurant or on the open air terrace. Each guest received a complimentary meal in the hotel's A la Carte restaurant at some night during their stay. The food varied between excellent and good, but never poor. Again waiter service was spot-on. No smoking indoors, and even outside on the terrace dining area, 'chainers' were not too much of a problem.
STAFF: ABSOLUTELY INTENT ON GIVING YOU EXCELLENT SERVICE.
ENTERTAINMENT: Professional/cruise ship standard typical of Thomson's unique selling point.
CAR HIRE: This was available through Thomson reps, but a MUCH cheaper option was the car hire immediately across the road from AGBH. Kyriacos Car Hire. â¬140 for 7 days, â¬110 for 5 days etc etc. No rip-off on fuel, collect nearly empty,return nearly empty. Insurance included. These are not new cars, but are on a par with some vehicles rented out through E***pcar at Paphos airport. DONT FORGET TO TAKE YOUR DRIVING LICENCE WITH YOU! As an alternative to car hire, there is a regular public bus service outside the hotel to and from Paphos centre & port.
CRITICISM: Like many hotels near AGBH they are out on a limb and taking a stroll after evening dinner can be hazardous both in terms of underfoot walking conditions and poor street lighting. Entertainment ends at midnight, so if you are early to bed things could be somewhat noisy.More
DarloBoy, Darlington, England
Fabulous hotel,really lovely staff, fantastic food, entertainment was excellent very professional, road noise if your room is situated on the front of the hotel.....not a good place to visit with disability issues, so please be careful when bookingMore
Sara L, Solihull, United Kingdom
Great Honeymoon and Hotel
We decided to go here as we hadn't been to Cyprus before. The hotel isn't really surrounded by much but is a great hotel at that. Staff all very friendly, Thomson entertainers and advisors excellent! Loved all the entertainment they did and really couldn't fault any of it. Only issue we had was that there were cobwebs all around our private pool area and some in the bathroom, along with a few hairs (which were not ours). This was our only issue with the hotel, everything else was brilliant. Food was very good quality and a massive variety. Our room was a great size and the private pool was impressive. There are a lot of things to do in pathos which is a short bus ride away. I would go back as I had an amazing time. Top quality hotel.More
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