Honeymooners receive sparkling wine and fruit in the room upon arrival and free room upgrade, subject to availability
Food & Drink
Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner in the main restaurant. Lunch is also on offer in the Mediterranean restaurant and Greek taverna, and dinner is also on offer in the Italian and Asian restaurants. Picnics for days out.
Unlimited local and selected imported alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages and hot drinks. Tea and coffee.
Snacks, ice-cream and biscuits.
For breakfast, lunch and dinner - dining on the terrace with views of the pool. Late breakfast is on offer 10am-11am. Just to let you know there's a dress code here, men are asked to wear long trousers for dinner.
A selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Snacks can be asked for here from 11.30 and stop at 17.30. Branded drinks and spirits may have an extra charge and won't be within the All Inclusive package and will be offered up to 01.00.
We always go to the Canaries any time after September so this was a bit of a gamble as we has been told the weather can be unpredictable, however, the weather turn out to be in the 24-28's every day and we came back with a great tan.
It is not a true 5 star that you would get in Dubai or London however for an all inclusive at less that Â£600 AI for the week it is brilliant.
We ate in the normal restaurant only twice, the other 5 nights were either in the Asian or the Italian as the food was just as good and it felt less like a large hotel. The pools are cold for the first 5 minutes but then are OK but it would be nice for the indoor one to be heated. The only disappointment was the beach bar that need's a complete makeover and the beach that is nowhere near as nice as the spanish ones. We last came to Kos in 1997 so the town is the normal Greek one we knew then, friendly people in a run down area however the prices are really cheap, we felt safe all day long and at least you get see a bit of the old Greece.
The staff are probably the best we have ever had on holiday and a great credit to the Hotel and Greece. The only major downside is Kos airport, what a dump!, we had to share our departure lounge with very loud and rude Russians but apart form that we will be returning next year.More
russ999rocket, Swindon, United Kingdom
Great holiday @ Porto Bello Royal
Arrived back on 14th October following a week at Porto Bello Royal. Hotel was really lovely from the moment you arrived at the front door right down to the sea. Staff were great and very friendly - had meals mainly in the main restaurant - food very good, well presented and with lots of choice... wine by glass or bottle and staff always offered a refill. Room up near the main building - spacious and very clean - fresh linen (if card left on bed) and towels daily, only downside was the very firm bed.
Loved the walks to and from the beach and managed to swim in 11 of the pools over the week - bit chilly but once in LOVELY. Beach great - kept clean & tidy by the beach attendant...... enjoyed the boules ..... plenty of sunbeds throughout beach and complex. Evening entertainment ... well they tried.... good chill out music at the pool bar. As mentioned in other reviews hotel underneath flight path but not really an issue for me. Hotel a bit out of the way but as only there for a week not a problem. All in all we had a great week and would return to this hotel.More
Anne H, Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Pool lovers paradise
Stayed at this hotel in September and it was really lovely. Pools were fantastic and hotel right on the beach. The staff couldn't have been more attentive or friendly, from the greeting on arrival at the reception right through to the bar and restaurant staff. Everywhere was exceptionally clean and the rooms were a very generous size. The hotel manager was regularly seen around the hotel making sure that everything was running smoothly. There was also a weekly meeting of all the management team with Thomson guests so we had every opportunity of either making a complaint or praising the hotel. The food was excellent with plenty of choice at all meals and there was also a great choice of drinks, both alcoholic and non alcoholic. The toasted paninis from the beach bar are well worth a try at lunch time.
Only two things marred an otherwise superb holiday. Firstly the entertainment was completely rubbish - don't even try it. We felt embarrassed for everyone involved - our grand children manage a better display in their schools plays. The second thing was, as others have mentioned, the fact that every plane that arrives at Kos flies directly over this hotel at a very low level. Luckily I always take ear plugs away with me just for an eventuality like this and they were put to good use! Other than those two minor problems we have a superb holidayMore
Gardeners2011, Buxton, United Kingdom
Plane spotters Paradise
In the Thomsons brochure it does mention aircraft noise but not that every plane landing and departing flies directly over the hotel ,about 100m above. Apart from that we enjoyed the hotel immensely,very clean and tidy, brilliant room lots of facilities even though last month of season.All the staff are great and nothing is a problem for any of them.Food was very good but at times I had to use the microwave to get it steaming hot.Also if the waiting staff didnt brush the crumbs etc onto the chairs and floor there might be fewer birds in the restaurant.The beach bar seemed basic for a "5" star hotel but the staff were great and so was the food,thanx Tom Karina and Matt. Entertainment was very limited not like other hotels in the Atlantica Group we have stayed in,Jo the rep was very good and helpful.The pools are not heated but the sea was warm enough which would be great in summer.A GOOD out of season break.More
Gladiator44, Doncaster, United Kingdom
Luxury holiday in Kos.
Just arrived back from our two weeks stay. Everything about the hotel is impressive, starting at the reception and carrying on throughout.
The room was very nice and was kept spotlessly clean for the duration of our stay. Most of the rooms lead out directly to one of the eleven swimming pools and there were plenty of sunbeds available.
All the public areas were very clean and all the staff were friendly and professional, especially George in the upstairs lounge bar.
We found the food to be to a high standard in all the restaurants. Be aware that they have four restaurants beside the main buffet, but that the Greek and The Mediterranean are only open at lunchtime, which means that in the evening you only have a choice between the buffet and the Asian or the Italian.
Taking everything into account, this is definitely a nice hotel to stay at.
The hotel runs a shuttle bus service into Kardamena, which is free and very useful, but I have to say that we had a holiday in Kardamena eight years ago and on a trip into town on this occasion, we were very disappointed at how much the town had gone downhill.
A trip into Kos town is well worth taking, this is still a busy vibrant town.
I found that the free Wi-Fi worked in most parts of the hotel, but at times seemed to be a bit slow.
We had travelled to Kos with Thomsons and Jo the rep in the hotel was first class.
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