All hotels in Vela Luka, Croatia
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4.2 / 5Excellent

Score breakdown (from 25 reviews)

Average rating for:

  • Cleanliness
    4.4
  • Service
    4.4
  • Comfort
    3.8
  • Condition
    4.2
  • Neighborhood
    3.9

The following English reviews were posted by hotels.com guests from other countries:

4.0 / 5Excellent
"Lovely apartment, nice owners, Recommend"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    3.0
We arrived in Vela Luka by Ferry, the hotel is a short water taxi ride away at a cost of .40p per person (though they only run every 30 mins). It was a little tricky to find, but we got there in the end. The owners are very very nice people and the apartment was comfortable and spotlessly clean. It also had a very nice balcony with good views. As we arrived on a Sunday everywhere was closed, however they made us a beautiful barbecue dinner served on the veranda. We decided not to stay in Vela Luka for the duration of our visit as it was a little quiet for us, so we moved onto Hvar, however if peace, quiet, sunshine and rest is what you require - this is the place for you.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night romance trip Sep 7, 2014
A Traveler
GB
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Lovely Villa Telenta!"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
We had a great 2 weeks in Villa Telenta. The villa is as described, easily accessible and very close to the sea. Our bedding and towels were regularly changed and the food was some of the best we had. We had a lovely shaded patio from which we could hear the comings and goings in the harbour. The villa owners were really friendly and helpful. The weather was perfect and Korcula is beautiful
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 14, 2014
A Traveler
GB
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Lovely place close to a great town."
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
Vela Luka is a beautiful harbour town on the island of Korcula. The villa is situated on the entrance to the harbour and was an easy 20 min stroll into town or if you are feeling lazy water taxi's are available to take you across the harbour. There is a good selection of bars, restaurants and shops in Vela Luka and is well situated for trips to the islands of Proizd and Vis and the blue caves which are spectacular. All in all a very pleasant introduction to Croatia and looking forward to visiting this lovely country again.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 7, 2014
Keith
GB
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Excellent Location, Fantastic View"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
Owners made us feel very welcome. We stayed for a week, and loved it. Weather was perfect, room was spacious with balcony overlooking the sea. Walked into town and back most evenings, good choice of restaurants and bars, only 20 mins each way.. We also enjoyed a BBQ at the villa which we would highly reccomend . Hired a boat for the day to visit other islands nearby, hired a scooter, and went round the whole island, Verukula worth a visit. Took a picnic to the nearest beach within walking distance and swam from the steps at the villa.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Oct 9, 2013
Julie
GB
3.0 / 5Good
"Great location and very friendly owner, small room"
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    2.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
There is a very pleasant access to swim in the sea (from rocks and a platform) right by the villa and a pebble beach with beach bar, pedalos etc. 200m away. There is also a water taxi service every 15 mins to the centre of Vela Lucka (2 minutes by boat). If you like running or walking, there is a nice walk of about 2 miles towards the end of the harbour and 1 mile to the centre of the town. The car ferries come close and are loud but there are only a couple a day and they dont run overnight so this isnt a major problem. The proprieter is very friendly and helpful and made us a lovely breakfast and a fantastic (and very good value) dinner. However, our room was quite basic. (Although it had two rooms, one of them wasnt very useful because water from the air conditioner leaked into it.) The bedroom was OK but cramped for 3 of us. There was also a TV and fridge,
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Aug 18, 2013
A Traveler
GB
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Great place for a relaxing getaway"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
We had a great week staying at Villa Telenta. If you are looking for a relaxing place to stay I highly recommend Vela Luka. The owners were really helpful and friendly. Breakfast (and dinner, if you pay extra) is served outside on the balcony/patio overlooking the sea. You can swim right by the place, just go down about 20ish steps to the water... bring swimming shoes though as there are lots of sea urchins! Air con and wi-fi plus a fridge in our room and a drying rack on our patio
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 10, 2013
A Traveler
GB
4.0 / 5Excellent
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    3.0
A lovely spot on the water. The taxi boat into town was very convenient and regular... Much cheapler than a regular taxi. Our host was very helpful and provided a generous breakfast each morning. The apartment was very comfortable and well equipped. The only downside was the wifi was very intermittent and not reliable.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night romance trip Jul 10, 2012
Bronwen
AU
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Beautiful Croatia"
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
We had a lovely stay at Villa Telenta. It was very hot and sunny and the air conditioning in the rooms very welcome. We were upgraded for the first 3 days and that gave us a top floor apartment with a fantastic view of the estuary. Irene and Mario are lovely welcoming hosts and it was a memorable holiday. The economy room was small but I loved it with it's rustic terrace. There is swimming just below the hotel from the rocks, the sea is amazing. Food in the restaurants in Vela Luka is good value. The water taxi is delightful - a great place for a relaxing 'away from it all' break. Cannot wait to go back!
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 12, 2012
A Traveler
GB
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Villa Telenta"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
Excellent location with balcony overlooking sea and town, well proportioned space, friendly owner, ate in, meals well cooked regional fare
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night trip May 30, 2012
anon
GB

The following reviews were posted by hotels.com guests from other countries:

5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Hôtel à quelques marches de la mer"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
L'hôtel est situé à seulement quelques mètres de la mer, sur une côté rocheuse. Il est cependant facile de s'y baigner, et la plage municipale de Vela Luka est à quelques centaines de mètres. Pour le reste, tout est parfait : la chambre est propre, nos hôtes serviables et les repas qu'ils concoctent à la fois copieux et délicieux. Bref, un bon séjour.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night romance trip Aug 16, 2014
A Traveler
FR
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Hotell like ved sjøen"
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    3.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
Fantastisk med morgenbad like nedenfor hotellet. Personlig og bra service, god frokost inkludert. Kort vei til strand og taxi-båt til sentrum. Vela Luka er en stille og rolig havneby.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
6 night trip Jun 30, 2014
A Traveler
NO
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Endroit sympathique, mais tout n'est pas au point"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    2.0
Un appartement d'hôtes moderne, situé dans un jardin agréable (des oliviers en terrasse) avec vue sur la baie de Vela Luka, qui est très belle. Des hôtes gentils et attentionnés. Mais située assez à l'écart du centre et très mal signalé (nous avons perdu un temps considérable à le localiser). Et en face, de l'autre côté de la baie, une usine moche devant laquelle des camions viennent décharger des pierres tôt le matin. Et si vous êtes fâchés avec les escaliers, et endroit n'est pas pour vous !
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
1 night romance trip May 26, 2014
A Traveler
FR
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Personlig service."
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
Overnattet der i 6 netter. Personlig service, hjemmelagd frokost på terassen, tilbud om hjemmelagd middag. Fiskemiddagen var perfekt. Stedet anbefales på det sterkeste. Vi drar tilbake neste år.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
6 night trip Sep 5, 2013
Voksent ektepar
NO
3.0 / 5Good
"Hotel?"
  • Cleanliness
    2.0
  • Service
    3.0
  • Comfort
    2.0
  • Condition
    3.0
  • Neighborhood
    2.0
I Made the riservation expecting to find a small family hotel. I found a small studio in a tipical croatian apartmant. Far from the village but...not far enough. if you are looking for a secluted place, better find something different. Boats and ferries sailing very close....nice and kind owner.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
9 night trip Aug 8, 2013
Silvia
IT
4.0 / 5Excellent
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    3.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
We had a very pleasant stay at villa telenta, the couple running the place was super friendly and helpful with everything, the villa is right on the water, internet connection was not good and the bedroom had no AC or fan but it didnt bother us too much since everything else was perfect
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night trip Aug 3, 2013
A Traveler
IL
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Fantastic sea view"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    3.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
Vi had originally a 5-day stay planned, but added an extra night because we loevd it too much. Vela Luka village is so relaxing and Villa Telenta is perfectly located up the hill overlooking the habour and village. The hosts are friendly and speak adequate English. We recommend booking one of the two 'seaview' apartments. Complimentary breakfast is included. Only negative is very squeeky beds. Would go back.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
5 night romance trip Jul 12, 2013
A Traveler
DK
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Uusi talo rauhallisella paikalla"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
Todella siisti, uusi talo, jossa monta huoneistoa. Hieno näköala. Aamiainen kuului hintaan ja oli hyvä (tee/kahvi, leivät, marmeladi/voi/sulatejuusto, leikkeleet, persikkanektari, paistettu kananmuna). Kävelymatka Vela Lukan keskustasta noin 25 min, mutta vesitaksilla pääsee myös edullisesti lahden yli. Rauhaa rakastavan unelma. Emäntä ystävällinen, mutta etäinen.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
9 night romance trip Jul 7, 2013
Mary
FI
5.0 / 5Outstanding
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    5.0
A nice hotel close to the center by a taxi boat. And the cheap taxiboat is an extra flavour for this nice hotel.. Beautiful view over the bay from almost all rooms.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
4 night trip Jun 29, 2013
Jari
FI
2.0 / 5Fair
"Villa Telenta sind Ferienwohnungen, kein Hotel"
  • Cleanliness
    2.0
  • Service
    2.0
  • Comfort
    2.0
  • Condition
    1.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
Es handelt sich um kein Hotel, sondern es sind nur Ferienwohnung mit Selbstreinigung. Es gibt keine Rezeption, wenig Parkplätze. Diese Unterkunft kann nur als Übernachtung genutzt werden, zum Baden oder Relaxen eher ungeeigent. Die Lage ist in einem Industriefährhafen. In der gegenüberliegenden Fischfabrik läuft von morgens bis nachts ein Dieselaggregat und der relativ hohe Schiffsverkehr macht ein geruhsames Baden oder Schnorcheln unmöglich.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Jul 3, 2013
A Traveler
DE
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Utsikt!"
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    3.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    3.0
Bra stor lägenhet och trevligt värdpar. Läget uppe på klipporna vid inloppet till Vela Luka ger en fantastisk utsikt men även en bit att gå till centrum. Bad några hundra meter bort. Wifi fungerade dåligt när vi var där. Vet inte om detta var en engångsföreteelse eller om det är bristfälligt.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night romance trip Jun 17, 2013
Krotien runt
SE
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"allmänt trevligt"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
Trevlig personal, trevlig bemöttande. Fin lägenhet med en stor balkong och underbar utsikt mot stan, havet och solnergång. Rekommenderar att boka med frukost! Bara några trappsteg när till den lilla promenadsvägen och för kunna bada. Några minuter gångavstand till taxibåten om man inte vil gå runt hamnbassängen varje dag (lång promenad). Det ända som inte fungerade fulländat var spisen som var super trögt. Och att vi hade ett bord på entrésidan (mot receptionen) direkt framför lägenheten där man inte fick sitta och äter (vet inte varför). Men vi vill absolut rekommendera detta hotellet! Och ön Korcula! Mycket trevligare och mysigare än Hvar om man gillar det lite lugnare och med mindre touristström.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night family trip Aug 4, 2012
A Traveler
SE
5.0 / 5Outstanding
"Hyggelig opphold i Vela Luka"
  • Cleanliness
    5.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    5.0
  • Condition
    5.0
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
Villa Telenta er en plass vi vil anbefale til alle som ønsker et koselig opphold i Vela Luka. Det er kort vei til alt som foregår i Vela Luka, fine solings og badeplasser, veldig koselig vertskap og fine rom. Mvh tilfres par fra Norges vestkyst.
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
3 night trip Aug 8, 2012
Par fra Vestlandet
NO
4.0 / 5Excellent
"Great, quiet place."
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    5.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    -
Villa Telenta is a pretty new, nice, quiet apartment guest house situated 20m from the water front in Vela Luka. Vela Luka is a small port town with all necessary shops on the harbour front. Villa Telenta is run by a very hospitable, generous and service minded couple. The apartments are clean and functional and have outside spots with table and chairs. The breakfast is served at a set table and has a set menu, but the hostess is eager to please her guests' small change requests. It is easy to feel welcome at Villa Telenta. We were a family of 4 (parents and kids of 10 and 13) visiting for 14 days. We wanted a relaxing stay away from the stress of the tight time schedules, and got exactly what we wanted. It is indeed possible to have dinner at Villa Telenta, but it has to be agreed on the day before. The hostess is a good chef, and the food is tasty and prepared in a efficient way to get the most from the ingredients, which are fresh and local, some of them even from the estate. It is Korcula home made cooking at its very best. Most visitors to Villa Telenta are adult couples, and due to some unsecured staircases we think that it may be difficult with younger children. Other than that, the place is warmly recommended and if we visit Korcula again, we will surely come back to this hospitable place.
Genuine Expedia guest review
Other trip Aug 2, 2012
A Traveler
NO
4.0 / 5Excellent
  • Cleanliness
    4.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    2.0
  • Condition
    3.0
  • Neighborhood
    3.0
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Jul 13, 2013
A Traveler
FI
4.0 / 5Excellent
  • Cleanliness
    3.0
  • Service
    4.0
  • Comfort
    4.0
  • Condition
    4.0
  • Neighborhood
    4.0
Genuine Hotels.com guest review
2 night trip Jul 10, 2012
A Traveler
NO

TripAdvisor reviews for Villa Telenta

Overall rating:Based on 22 traveler reviews

Most recent traveler reviews:

Overall Rating
"nice location but poor services"
08/09/14 orsola58 Rome, Italy
The structure and location are not bad, but quality is not worth the price. the management tries to make the most money with the less services...some examples: the internet connection is very poor (very weak and continously disconnecting you) in the appartment I stayed sheets were too small for the beds and toiletries scarce and.. on request!; breakfast was meagre and we were served only one cup of coffee per person (if you wanted more you had to ask and wait...just to receive in the end a small additional cup). Also beware of the in-house restaurant: prices are really inflated and quality is below the Croatian average. I stayed more than a week and I will come back or not recommend the place.
Overall Rating
"Beautiful location overlooking the bay"
07/16/14 Sirieerin Gloucester, UK
We spent 4 nights at Villa Telenta. The apartment was spacious, clean and comfortable. The balcony overlooking the water on the top floor was huge. We had plenty of room to stretch out and sunbathe, eat together, watch the sunset and even get some washing hung out to dry! The kitchenette was good but basic, a couple of electric hobs, a sink and a fridge. The addition of an electric kettle would be wonderful. Also the bed was a little uncomfortable for anyone over 6 foot at it has. A footboard which doesn't let your feet hang over the edge.. The bedroom itself was wonderfully cool during the hot days but would be massively improved by a newer and more substantial bed :). Our hostess was very helpful and ran a small restaurant in the evenings.. If you tell her what you want and when you want to eat, you will find your food prepared promptly on the warm terrace at the front of the villa. She was also good enough to arrange a taxi for us when we needed to catch an early boat. All in all a wonderful accommodation, with a couple of updates it would be perfect.
Overall Rating
"Vela Luka"
07/03/14 Emkay0 Vancouver
We shared a 2 bedroom apartment with friends, including a kitchen and sitting room. Lots of room for 4. The location is far enough from town to be peaceful, but too far to walk. Fine for bikes, or arrange a taxi. We enjoyed the fish dinner (20E each), and the included breakfast on the terrace. The owners were attentive without being intrusive. We biked up to the Vela Spila cave. Great views, but a steep, hot ride. Ask for the key from Tourist Information in town, for access to the interior of the cave and the display. Order ice cream from the shop at the end of the harbour for a little entertainment with your purchase.
Overall Rating
"Gorgeous cozy villa"
05/22/14 jamartinezac London, United Kingdom
Excellent service, very clean, peaceful and beautiful. If you want to enjoy sea and sunshine this is the place to go. About 20 min walk from the centre of Vela Luka, but it is worth the walk, the property is beautiful and the owner is a very kind person, he even offered to use his own car to take us to the bus stop to Dubrovnik at 5am. Overall an excellent experience.
Overall Rating
"Great little property, loved the view."
11/20/13 ShaneGB Brisbane, Australia
This was such a great little place to stay. A short drive out of the centre of Vela Luka but well worth it with the view you end up with. Was so gorgeous to sit out on the balcony and watch the sunset over the water. The gardens are beautifully set with grape vines and olive trees all set on the hill leading down to the water, was so lovely to eat breakfast amongst the garden. The hosts were really lovely and took great care of us, will definitely stay here again when we return to Vela Luka.
Overall Rating
"Lovely hostess, lovely villa, lovely town"
09/30/13 jimmy_shovels Reading, United Kingdom
We stayed here for 5 nights, hoping for somewhere to relax after a similar amount of time in the hustle and bustle of Dubrovnik. We got exactly what we wanted. The Villa was of a good size, with bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, hallway, small TV room and a nice balcony. As for the location, getting down to the Adriatic cost was a minute's work down the steps (maybe two minutes coming back up!), and you were quickly amongst rocky coves from which you could get in for a swim (but I'd recommend some kind of footwear to protect you from the rocks and spikey anenomes). The walk into the town was around 35 minutes as you had to go right around the bay, or 5 minutes walk and 5 minutes on the water taxi, which was a nice way to get around. Only really lose one start as it wasn't outstanding value, and being a tall man I can't stand beds that are shorter than me, but have head and footboards permanently attached!
Overall Rating
"Great location, pleasant surroundings, hostess"
09/15/13 J. H. N Snowmass Village
The location was perfect for us! It was quiet, on a walking path under the pines that had a nice sea breeze with access to good sunning/swimming places all along, and restaurants/bars in the other direction. We sat under the olive and lime trees for breakfast; one night I enjoyed our hostesses grilled fish dinner (excellent!). On the last night we discovered a good restaurant a few buildings down from the dive school where they opened a little early for us for a delicious dinner. We had a double room, whose underneath (the patio above and the trees) location and small windows kept it cooler (and it was air-conditioned, oddly enough with unit in the attached room, not the bedroom) but restricted light. (So I read and painted outside, no problem!) Good bed, small 'office' area with frig for drinks, etc.
Overall Rating
"The quality does not merit the price"
09/02/13 SKnez Prague, Czech Republic
We stayed in Villa Telenta for three days in August 2013. The rooms were comfortably big, the same applies for the terrace. However, the bed and the sofa would need to be cleaned properly (or replaced, as you can smell their worn-out). The kitchen was poorly furnished (no kettle). The food (we took only breakfast) was basic (it would correspond to 2-3 starr hotel). The landlady was not very kind, or sometimes even rude. The biggest problem with Villa Telenta is the price, respectively the value for money. In comparison to other apartments and restaurants....on our Adriatic road-trip, this was far the worst experience.
Overall Rating
"Best stay in Croatia!"
06/23/13 miggu65 Kt. Bern
After having disturbed the neighbour while gardening we were directed to the right house, so be careful, it is the left, big house! The reception was then wonderful with all the needed information. We got a free upgrade to the appartment as it was free. A wonderful appartment with balcony and sight to the sea. We loved it! We were asked if we wanted to eat there and accepted. The table was decorated with love and we felt really welcome. We thought there would be more guests but they made it for us only. We sat there, had a delicious meal and a great glass of wine. After the meal, we had a nice discussion with the owners and learned a lot about the family. As we had to leave early for the ferry, they gave us everything for breakfast so that we could picknick on the ferry. This was our favourite overnight stay! Thanks a lot and we recommend it to everybody!
Overall Rating
"charming place"
12/09/12 MagMari l
a very charming place for a couple, away from the noise, especially several years children, with delicious cuisine and fantastic hosts. For people who want to completely forget about everyday life.You can meet there interesting people, who exactly know what is the true good behavior. Magdalena&MariuszPoland
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