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Venus Beach Hotel

5.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

This is 2.5* (two and a half star) hotel. Never again! Quick review: Overall evaluation: 2/5 (Terrible) This hotel is felt like it is 2.5* (two and a half star). You will be very disappointed and upset if you've got used to real 4 or 5 stars hotels. I'd recommend to stay away from it until either they lower their star rating to actual like a 3*, or till they fix everything up to declared 5*. Detailed review: 1) Room 1.1) Evaluation: 2/5 (Terrible) 1.2) Pros: – the room is pretty spacious 1.3) Cons: – very dilapidated rooms, defective equipment and damaged furniture – damaged lining and deep scratches on all furniture skewed, unreliable fixed, swinging shelf cabinet – unreliable and skewed cabinet doors – holey and dirty and broken lighting fixtures – crookedly laid tiles in the bathroom – sludge / fungus on the mirror in the bathroom – a malfunctioning trash can in the bathroom – broken towel rail in the bathroom – bad bathroom door – old worn plumbing – faulty / absolutely weak venting in the bathroom – low and sloppy mounted of cheap ceiling materials in the bathroom – low and inaccurately mounted of cheap materials ceiling in the hallway (plywood, hastily carelessly painted paint, crevices, openings and deflections of the surface) – squeaky bed and uncomfortable mattress – defective glass door to the balcony (security of personal belongings is at risk) – numerous old spots on hard surfaces – numerous cracks on the walls – carelessly painted surfaces (for example, along with the casing of the door the paint was painted on the walls, tiles and metal appliances on the wall) 2) Room cleaning 2.1) Evaluation: 2/5 (Terrible) 2.2) Pros: – daily maid service 2.3) Cons: – dirty carpet in the closet – the presence of someones hair on the floor, in the closet and furniture (not cleaned even after 2 past cleaning) – numerous stains on bed linens (not eliminated even after 2 past cleaning) 3) Food 3.1) Evaluation: 2/5 (Terrible) 3.2) Pros: – quite good breakfasts 3.3) Cons: – same food every day, almost no variety in food – garbage and food leftovers and stains from spilled liquids on the floor in restaurants that are not cleaned for a long time – insects on the floor in a restaurant – lack of the necessary equipment in the restaurant’s self-service buffet area (napkins, trash cans, tongs and cake shovels) – frequent long absence of the bartender at the counter in the cafe 4) Hotel staff 4.1) Evaluation: 2/5 (Terrible) 4.2) Pros: – some of the staff are friendly 4.3) Cons: – rude and boorish personnel (in particular, in the restaurant zone) 5) Entertainment 5.1) Evaluation: 2/5 (Terrible) 5.2) Pros: – a single rarely appearing animator 5.3) Cons: – a single rarely appearing animator 6) Swimming pool 6.1) Evaluation: 3/5 (Average) 6.2) Pros: – child-friendly swimming pool 6.3) Cons: – small and narrow pool 7) Beach 7.1) Evaluation: 1/5 (Unacceptable) 7.2) Pros: – nope 7.3) Cons: – ABSOLUTE absence of the beach along the entire coastline (sharp breakage of soil 1.5-2m from ground level to water, near the hotel, and 3-10m or more, in a distance of 3km or more in both directions from the hotel) – the official state restriction (prohibition) of access to the sea (along the entire coastline there are numerous capital metal stands with a warning of a permanent ban on bathing, due to the high danger to the life and health of the swimmers) – unsafe territory on the outskirts of the water (metal reinforcements and artifacts of reinforced concrete structures sticking out from under the ground) – absence of the rescuer's guard and the duty officer, for observation and rendering of the first medical aid – the presence of a wide open drainage pipe of sewage on the approaches to the water directed towards the sea – from the staff of the hotel I became aware that in September 2017 two people drowned in the beach zone adjacent to the hotel grounds due to the rip current 8) WiFi 8.1) Evaluation: 2/5 (Terrible) 8.2) Pros: – there is a WiFi coverage on the whole hotel's area 8.3) Cons: – slow and poor connection – very expensive 9) The hotel's area 9.1) Evaluation: 2/5 (Terrible) 9.2) Pros: – the hotel is located on the sea – long footpath all along seaside, very good for running 10km+ 9.3) Cons: – significant dilapidation and completely unpresentable appearance of the building and indoor public spaces – the absence of garbage bins on the outside of the hotel (I have hardly found only one bin) – the absence of garbage cans on the inside of the hotel (including in restaurants, cafes and a self-service area) – rusty stains from leaks on the ceiling in the corridors – peeling coating and traces on the walls in the corridors – the broken glass in the door at the entrance to the conference room, covered with adhesive tape and wrapped in polyethylene – numerous spots on the sofas in the reception area – old elevators (missing / broken lights covers, peeling coating on mirrors, dents on doors and internal surfaces, dusty ventilation) – spirit of abandonment of the hotel by its owners 10) All-inclusive service 10.1) Evaluation: 3/5 (Average) 10.2) Pros: - breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included - free basic hot and cold drinks - some basic alcoholic drinks are for free 10.3) Cons: - alcoholic cocktails are for a fee Bottom line: This hotel is now going to be closed for renovation. I wish they fix all the issues to the next season.

I just love this hotel,the staff cant do enough for you, I have noticed changes for the better I know its not five star but you get treated as if it was five star,.we go on holiday to relax then this is the hotel, good selection of food and entertainment . you have the pool, gym, beach bar over looking the sea I know you don't go on hols to watch tv can we have couple of English chanel thanks for making our holiday we shall be back

Nice hotel, with a very nice view, excellent location Clean hotel with a nice swimming pool but never trust the beach in that area because its full of rocks Nice staff and a very nice breakfast Hotel needs some update

In line with the majority of other reviews this is no longer a 5 star hotel. Whilst the staff are extremely friendly and the cleanliness of the rooms, restaurants and pool is to a high standard the overall fabric of the rooms is past its sell by date. We only went B&B so can only comment on the breakfast food which was of a good standard with plenty of variety. Good location for alternative dining options along the Tomb of kings road. We did receive a very good offer on arrival for a "free all inclusive uograde" for a week if we spent a night at an alternative hotel. We declined as we thought there may be a time share presentation involved!

We fancied a bit of Autumn sunshine so this was booked pretty quickly, it was either Tel Aviv or Cyprus, Cyprus it was and the Venus Beach was the outcome as we wanted to be just outside of Paphos. Impressive looking entrance and reception area, the staff could not be more friendly and helpful, all the hotel areas were clean and tidy, the rooms were looking a bit tired, especially the bathroom, only one PowerPoint in the room at a low level so had to be careful not to stand on phones when charging, the room safe was not free as in most hotels I have been in, 12 euros per week, the fridge bar was locked , another charge, it stayed locked, and no free Wi Fi, all a bit penny pinching I thought, no tea/coffee making facilities. Outside was a nice pool, oddly colder than the sea, a beach bar with friendly Sofia on hand to serve one, closes at 1800 hrs, swimming hours are 1000hrs to 1800hrs, presumably a safety measure. Plenty of loungers on hand and lots of shaded areas under palms. The beach area has a red flag, no bathing advised as there are riptides, they are trying to sort it out by making a stone barrier a few hundred yards out, lots of people in the sea anyway, I swam and found no evidence of it but be careful. Food was really nice, generally a lovely hotel with great staff. Unfortunately lots of Russians seem to have found Cyprus, who come across completely devoid of social graces and manners in general.

I stayed 3 nights, I didn’t spend any time at the hotel, just sleeping time in the room, the room have no safe box, all the time I put the sign of don’t disturb as I’m worry that something could be stolen from my bag, but the hotel staff knows very well when you are not in your room, and they inter and stole all your valuable belongings, they stole from my bag two watches, and when I complained to the hotel, the action of H.K manger is so shown that she share with the staff what they stole, hotel reception ask me to make police report, I did but in the end I got nothing and I lost two expensive watches, take care everyone, it’s more safe to stay anywhere than in this hotel

As a family we have been going to the Venus Beach for many many years, my daughters have practically grown up there. The hotel has always been a very friendly welcoming place, safe, nice and clean, the staff are always polite and go out of their way to help if needed. This year with the new extra outside cooking facility, there was always something for everyone. it is quite impressive watching all the cooking going on every lunch time and evening. The hotel is in a fantastic location, the pool is always kept clean and tidy, the sunsets are beautiful. checking flights at the moment and can't wait to book for next year.

The hotel has impressive public rooms but the bedrooms could do with some smartening up. The food was pretty good and we always found something nice to eat. There were plenty of sunloungers. The staff were very friendly. There were many Russians staying in the hotel. You can walk into Paphos along the coastal path or catch the 615 bus. There is a good zoo near Coral Bay. The Roman mosaics near Paphos Harbour are excellent. We went to Limassol on a day tour,, a bustling town. We were all-inclusive. Well recommended.

My husband and I have just returned from one week all inclusive at the Venus Beach. The reviews on here left me feeling a little apprehensive. I agree that it's not five star but look at the price, it cost less than half of the other five star hotels so I'm not sure what people expect at that price. On arrival we were upgraded free of charge to a sea view room which was a nice surprise. The room was a little dated but was clean and functional the bed was big and very comfy and the aircon worked well. The bathroom was a bit basic but was ok. There were no tea and coffee making facilities which I think they should provide. The fridge was locked so I didn't bother to explore that. The safe cost 12 euros for the week which is not expensive. The food was good and varied especially the outside show cooking. The dining room doesn't get too busy and there is always lots of choice. The food is prepared to a good standard, I am fussy and always found something I liked. The staff at the hotel were very friendly and helpful, service at the bars is quick and friendly. The all inclusive drinks were OK, yes they are not as strong as the premium brands but there is a good range and the cocktails are good. There are always plenty of sunbeds any time of day. The hotel is located on the beach so if you want to get away from the kids and splashing in the pool it is nice to sit on the beach area. As there is lots of room you are not crammed near to other people like some hotels. My only negative comment would be the location of the hotel. There are lots of bars and restaurants nearby but the harbour area is just over 2 miles away which is not what most travel sites sell it as. That said the buses are excellent and stop just out front of the hotel and for 5 euro you can use the buses for the whole day. They run about every 10 minutes. I only say the evening entertainment once which was a DJ who played what people wanted to hear and there was a friendly relaxed vibe. Overall I found this to be a good hotel that I would consider returning to as it was very good value for money.

my wife & I stopped for 7 days first time in pathos. Hotel was great, rooms very clean and fresh. Staff were fantastic very polite and help full. Balcony view was superb and a stones throw from the beach. Food was in abundance always something different every night, liked it so much booked for two weeks next September. Thank you Venus beach for a lovely holiday

Tombs of The King Road Paphos

Hotel highlights

  • Walking distance to Tombs of the Kings
  • Free hot/cold buffet breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining

Tombs of the Kings is a short stroll from Venus Beach Hotel, and other popular attractions like Paphos Lighthouse are within a couple of miles (3 km). This 216-room, 5-star hotel has free breakfast, a full-service spa, and an outdoor pool. On the beach, it's also near Paphos Archaeological Park and Paphos Harbour.


Dining

Free hot/cold buffet breakfast is included with your stay. Enjoy a leisurely bite to eat at Nefeli Restaurant, the hotel's onsite restaurant. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café.


Rooms

The 216 rooms are air-conditioned and have an array of amenities, including furnished balconies or patios, minibars, and phones. 14-inch TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with WiFi. Bathrooms have hair dryers, free toiletries, and bidets.


Property features

At Venus Beach Hotel, guests enjoy a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and an outdoor pool. You can take advantage of free parking, along with a shuttle from the airport to the hotel (available 24 hours) for EUR 34-120 per vehicle. The front desk has multilingual staff on hand 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a children's pool, a fitness center, and a sauna.

Room options

Standard Room, City View

Full 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 3

Standard Room, Partial Sea View

Full 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 3

Standard Room, Sea View

Full 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 3

Standard Single Room, City View

Twin 1 | Sleeps 1

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

45% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 893 reviews