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Review May 20 to 30

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Review May 20 to 30

Time to post a review of our recent holiday - we spent five days in Bitez before coming to Icmeler. Bitez was very quiet with quite a few hotels and restaurants not open - our hotel was lovely, but there were 19 rooms and only about three or four occupied. We also found Icmeler very quiet this year - again, quite a number of bars/apartments/hotels not open and it was sad to pass some places with not a single customer in them, or only one or two tables occupied. Even the beach was quiet - certainly no problems getting a sunbed! Stayed at the Petunya Konak, which I can highly recommend - lovely place with great staff and food was good. We had some great meals around the resort again - Meryem Yemek Evi was as good as ever, as were Kardelen and Kayra. We also tried a few new places - Nazar Pide, between the Mersoy and Mirage World was really good, huge portions and great value. We also had good authentic Turkish food - and very cheap too - at Hatay Lezzet (next to Kardelen) and Olgun Restaurant, which is just up from Robin Hood's (which was all closed up). Hoping things pick up in the coming weeks - feel very sorry for all those trying to run businesses in the resort if it remains so quiet. We genuinely didn't find hassle to be a problem though - yes, places would ask if you wanted to come in and have a drink or a meal, but that was is...no pressure.

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1. Re: Review May 20 to 30

thanks for posting .We are still here due to fly home tomorrow. We have also found it quiet with a few busy places.

Like you we have had most meals in pide places Kayra Kardelen and Nefis. Lovely fresh food and lots of it

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2. Re: Review May 20 to 30

Thanks for posting your review blondiescot and sounds like you had a lovely time. I was interested to read your comments on Petunya Konak as we visited it a couple of years ago and spoke with a couple who were staying there and they kindly showed us their room. It was certainly more Hotel standard than apartments and very traditional Turkish so one worth considering for future visits. Much as I love a Turkish breakfast himself doesn't so do they also do typical bacon, eggs etc.? That may well be a deal breaker! I'll be interested to hear your response TIA

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3. Re: Review May 20 to 30

It was a buffet-style Turkish breakfast, Tina - lovely selection every day and lots of fresh bread and cay. I'm afraid I don't know if they would offer a cooked breakfast instead. There were only a few rooms occupied when we were there and most of the other guests were Turkish. If you were interested in staying there, you could always email them and ask if they would do a cooked breakfast. They do have a restaurant and serve lunches and evening meals, so it may be something they would do, even for a small additional charge, perhaps?

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4. Re: Review May 20 to 30

Also staying at petunya boutique..5 sleeps .. a nice e-mail saying our room has been upgraded....will enjoy local breakfasts...but on web site says DOES full English...nit our choice...

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5. Re: Review May 20 to 30

Tommy's is just across the road for the full English fans...

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6. Re: Review May 20 to 30

Hi we were at the doruk the same time you were in icmeler we found it about the same as last May regarding how busy it was but talking to some hotel owners they say that the bookings are looking up in the high season so fingers crossed.

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7. Re: Review May 20 to 30

Hi Blackmore how was the doruk.its by far the best we have stayed​ in icmeler.is mustaffa still giving the raki big licks.is memmet still there hope you enjoyed it we should be back September.

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8. Re: Review May 20 to 30

Hi Mustapha was doing Ramadan so he wasn't able to enjoy the raki, mehmet is still there and was lovely we are returning on the 18th of september for 2 weeks we really enjoyed our stay at this little gem of a hotel.

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9. Re: Review May 20 to 30

Hi, is the Olgun Restaurant new and opposite Murat Apart Hotel?

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10. Re: Review May 20 to 30

Olgun is new and like you say opposite Murat. Not seen anyone eat in there yet

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