Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort
- Free WiFi
- Handicap Accessible
- Kids Club
- Parking On Site
Located in Hvar, Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort is on the boardwalk and minutes from Port of Hvar and Franciscan Monastery and Heritage Museum. This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Hvar Loggia and Hvar Public Theater.
Make yourself at home in one of the 324 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and LCD televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms have deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.
Spa, Wellness & Premium Amenities
Pamper yourself with onsite massages, body treatments, and facials. You can take advantage of recreational amenities such as a nightclub, an outdoor pool, and a waterslide. This Mediterranean resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).
Food & Drink
Grab a bite to eat at the resort’s beachfront restaurant, where you can enjoy drinks at a bar, take in a garden view, and even dine alfresco (weather permitting). You can also stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). Thirsty? Quench your thirst at a bar/lounge, a beach bar, or a poolside bar. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily from 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM.
Business & Travel Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Planning an event in Hvar? This resort has 40903 square feet (3800 square meters) of space consisting of a conference center and meeting rooms. For a surcharge, guests may use a roundtrip airport shuttle (available on request) and a ferry terminal shuttle.
How to Get There
Comments: 10 min walking from central Hvar, modern with most facilities. Nice, but still fairly moderate sized, upgraded room with a lovely view to the sea. Good service and concierge. An unexpected highlight was the wine tasting evening with local wineries demonstrating their abundance of lovely products.
WiFi: 1-4, fast when available
Additional offers: 4, pool and towels
Revisit: maybe, but not in the high season
Although we visited in the low season, when it was too cold to use the pool/private beach, we really enjoyed our stay and could imagine it would have been awesome in summer (or at least warmer weather). We arrived earlier then check in and were not only able to check in but were upgraded (assume due to there not being many guests). Breakfast was great and had a good variety of allergy friendly items. Was a shame the restaurant was closed, but the lobby bar still provided some nice dinners. It was an easy walk around the point to the main town. Would definitely visit again
This was my favourite island we did a few loved it and the walk from the hotel is so well situated. Pool is so much fun and lovely great food top service
My son had his own area with waterslides and fun pool just for kids with so much shade and very welcoming staff
I booked this hotel after checking reviews and expected it to be one of the best in the area, the price confirmed this expectation.
My family and I arrived after a six hour drive in the pouring rain and struggled getting our luggage, pram and baby out of the car whilst trying to stay as dry as we could.
When I entered the lobby there was a concierge team which to me looked more like strangers hanging round rather than staff, and were clearly only there to take luggage to the room and not to help for anything else.
I approached the front desk and the staff member was very welcoming and helpful and informed me that we had a free room upgrade which is always welcome news.
The appropriate check in details where recorded and then we were shown to our room. Unfortunately we encountered steps almost immediately after leaving the front desk. Concierge took our bags whilst my partner and I had to carry our baby in the pram down the stairs (photo included of stairs) asking if this was the only way of getting to the room we were told yes. The lobby is raised from the corridors to the various wings of the hotel so seemingly these stairs/steps would need to be dealt with no matter where you are staying. No information was given to how we might avoid these even though we clearly had to carry pram and baby each and every time. I have since found my own way round this problem which I will discuss later.
Our upgraded room was spacious with great views of the sea and islands, the king size bed was extremely comfortable, the baby cot looked more like a hospital laundry basket and the mattress did not lay flat.
The decor was not too inspired and reminded me of ikea. Especially the cupboards and draws with stickers with how to open, one of which could not be closed so permanently open. The bathroom finish was better with nice robes and towels and a good selection of toiletries. I particularly liked the frosted glass between the bed and bathroom room.
There were two sinks in the bathroom, neither could you hold a sink of water as the plugs could not plug! Particularly annoying as we had baby bottles to clean. The shower was powerful but the door allowed the water through underneath so the whole floor would be flooded after which would need to be cleaned up unless you were happy getting wet feet when using the toilet.
The one socket next to the bed did not work so had to use the one on the floor to boil the kettle, on the floor, next to babies cot. This was not a problem for making the coffee because the two sachets on arrival were never replaced so I never got to use this facility which is a shame, I would have really liked a coffee not just on the first day. I did have to use the kettle for the babies milk formula so on the floor the kettle stayed.
It was mid April and a week or two before the main season started. The weather was not great so stayed in the hotel for a few days. It became very evident that the hotel offers, at this time, nothing to do. No games room, board games, cards or anything that could sway boredom. There is a beautiful pool here but if the weather does not allow you to benefit this then there isn’t much else on offer. The bar where the lobby was is the only place to relax unless you fancy using the gym. Such was my boredom I thought that I’d give the gym a go.
The cross trainer clicks, the bike machine seat always falls back to the lowest position so is like riding a child’s bike. There is a selection of free weights but no bench, other than a flat bench which is from a machine that has been taken apart/en to bits. The remaining parts of which are round the “gym” including weight plates and wires. One piece of machinery was not broken, except for the bar which was broken in two. This is quite a liberal use of the word “gym” I’d rather not advertise gym than have this dangerous collection on offer.
That just left the bar, the staff were helpful and the menu reasonable although small. If eating here regularly which you may have to do if raining you’ll soon become bored of the lack of choice.
In the evening,as well, advertised is an international buffet which we thought we would try one evening. We ate light for lunch and were looking forward to this. After getting little one to sleep we ventured up the stairs up the lift to the restaurant. It was closed. We asked reception and they confirmed this even though all the posters etc were still up. So we were resigned to eating in the lobby bar again which by now is getting a little boring. I ordered pizza which didn’t have mozzarella on it? And my partner the jumbo prawns, the most expensive thing on the menu, which she was very excited about. They arrived and the prawns had not even been deveined so my partner had to remove the elementary canal from each prawn which was astonishing bad.
I asked the following day if the restaurant would be open. The staff were not sure!?!? Breakfast was okay, certainly not the best I’ve seen but adequate. The home made yoghurt was a hit. The hot food although on a hot plate was not hot and neither were the hot plates. I had to clear my own table everyday which was disappointing. One day a manager was in the room who’s only participation was to watch you take your food. No other recognisable benefit could be witnessed.
I did stumble across a room saying child’s play area, a key was in the door so I took a peek. This room was being used as a store room. Shame as there was nothing else to do. My daughter would have enjoyed this.
To avoid the stairs I could take a lift down to floor c, the floor you have to descend to to get wheelchair access to the pool. Along the corridor here you could locate different lifts to give access to different areas avoiding stairs. I’m not sure if these were for public use as hallways were cluttered and access difficult, but better than using the stairs! This floor had access to areas i am sure management would not want you to see as potentially a health and safety issue, never the less these areas were open and free to roam.
In summary I imagine that in the summer season when the pool is able to be used then it would be lovely. When raining there is nothing at all to do. Some staff helpful, others in desperate need of management. Would I stay here again. Probably not
A great resort to stay, the decor could be more current, however has a great location and an excellent pool, breakfast varied (continental). You can walk from the pool to see the sunset on the hula hula (not to be missed) and also walking to the center of Hvar. However, I expected more from the service.