Sherwood Breezes Resort

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This one-stop hotel has it all – a beachfront setting, plenty of pools and a full entertainment schedule.

This hotel – revamped for 2014 – packs in a whole host of pools, which spread down through the gardens right onto Lara Beach. The sandy stretch has a private patch reserved for guests.

This hotel is a one-stop kind of place. There’s a great selection of restaurants, bars and snack places plus a huge roster of night-time entertainment.

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Based on 933 reviews

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  • 1Building
  • 9Floors
  • 361Rooms
  • 7Lifts

All Inclusive - Here's what you get

Food

Buffet meals. Optional à la carte dining - reservations required. Late night snacks. Ice-cream.

Drink

Unlimited local and select imported alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, by the glass including beer, wine, spirits and soft drinks, 24hrs. Minibar restocked daily with soft drinks and beer.

Sports and Activities

All are included except where indicated.

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4 outdoor pools

You've got plenty of choice here with 4 pools on offer, including 1 for entertainment, a slide pool and a relaxation number.

Hotel-run kids' club

With lots to keep your little ones having fun inside and outside such as arts and crafts, treasure hunts, swimming, mini-disco and evening shows. There is also a junior club for ages 13-17.

Ten-pin bowling*

Will it be a strike, a spare or will you miss them all completely? Have fun with friends and family at the onsite bowling alley.

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double room with limited sea view

Double room with limited sea view sleeps up to 4, with a daily maid service including towel and linen change. Safety deposit box is available and the minibar is at a charge.

double room

Double room sleeps up to 4, with a daily maid service including towel and linen change. Safety deposit box is available and the minibar is at a charge.

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Tale of two halves

We stayed here at the end of August, would say its a decent hotel, however, definitely not 5*, more a 4*. Good facilities, clean and helpful staff. Very understaffed at the beginning of our holiday, but improved as week went on as it was end of the summer holidays so a lot quieter and staff were able to cope. Food was a bit hit and miss, we didn't go hungry but there is choice for everyone, only downside is that the queues for food can be so long by the time you got back to your table food ended up luke warm. Staff were a bit slow to clean tables and take drinks order, but we noticed it got better on our latter part of stay. Highly recommend the mongolian a la carte restaurant if get get a chance to reserve a table. Forget the Turkish. I'll even pay you not to eat there. It was that bad both service and food quality. I've had better in the uk. We stayed in the standard seaview room (similar size to room at a premier inn if not smaller). The rooms have been refurbished recently but the quality of the finishing and attention to detail was missing. Rooms were cleaned on a daily basis, but not a thorough clean, it was only a case of the beds being made up and bathroom tidied up. The sheets were not changed throughout our stay. the pull out sofa bed is not that comfy. We had to get extra cushioning to make it cosier and this was sorted out within reasonable time. Good pools, water slides and nice beach at the back of the hotel. Entertainment during the day and the evening was really good - very varied day. Got to give Timur a big praise. Works very hard and makes sure stay is enjoyable. Shopping centre directly opposite the hotel, and also further down the road. Would recommend this hotel if you get a good deal. It's not a bad hotel despite all the negative reviews. We certainly enjoyed ourselves and made the most of it and for what we paid for a weeks stay, it was good value for money despite the negatives. I could of written more but the review by Paul G below Gives a fair review and did not want repeat some of the same. This hotel has potential if they can improve the service and hospitality.More

bmistry, Milton Keynes

Reasonable Choice, though not 5 star establishment

Thought I would drop a line just to give you our feedback on the 2-week stay we had at the Sherwood Breeze. Overall it was not a bad choice we made, but again that is depending on what are your primary reasons for selecting a hotel / resort. If you are looking for a beach holiday (which to a degree we were) then this area of Turkey is NOT for you. The beach area is semi reasonable BUT the sea is dirty, drops fast in the sense that within 10-12 steps the depth is already 2 meters plus and after which a lot of the sea is then “cordoned off” for the water sport companies. But, this is not the fault of Sherwood Breeze. Therefore 90% of the guests, like ourselves, chose the swimming pool areas, which were clean, adequate sun beds, slides in one pool, so on this point, all good. In fact the whole hotel and facilities were kept clean, and though you can tell the cleaning team were under-staffed, they all did a good job. The restaurants and bars were also reasonable, fine dining definitely not, but, you could always find a table, the buffet lay out food though was plentiful even if not particularly high quality. 5 star definitely no. The biggest regret on the food front, was the 3 al-la-carte restaurants they promote, all of them, especially the Turkish cuisine (amazingly) were sub-standard. The bar areas during the day were good, only in the evenings (as noted by other reviewers) did the under staffing situation become noticeable. For us, a significant disappointment was the evening entertainment, which was repetitive and just not funny. I think the hotel should definitely review its entertainment manager’s future. Likewise the hotel gym had a lot of equipment, the problem being that at least 1/3rd was under repair. The other area where the hotel can definitely improve is by getting their “guest services” team to meet and greet new arrivals. A 20-minute hotel tour, upon arrival, showing you where everything is, how the restaurant operates, where is the gym etc, definitely brings value to the new guests rather than their present policy of “guest services” staying hidden unless there are complaints. So overall, would I return to Sherwood Breeze? No. Would I recommend the place though, as a reasonable choice for a non-beach holiday? Yes. 5 star, definitely not, for us, it was a toss-up between a 3 or 4 rating and in the end I felt 3 was more true.More

ex_Pat_in_Europe, zagreb croatia

Reception staff are terrible

I went on holiday with my family and on the moment of arrival we were taken to a room with no view, a view of a wall was what we got and the balcony didn't even open. We paid for a sea view. We were moved after a lot of arguing with the reception staff. The room after was fine the balcony was a bit small but other than this it was nice. The fridges didn't work. They barely kept anything cold. All of the animation team were a lot of fun and make some nice friends out of these people. The waiters are very helpful and always very friendly. Other than the reception and guest relations staff the staff were lovely. The room service is a joke, they only do room service after the restaurant closes which is ridiculous and even then they bought it cold and then the order was wrong. The reception staff made our stay horrible as it started badly and and ended badly with another argument with the reception as they are unhelpful, rude and arrogant. We checked out the hotel a day early as it was becoming ridiculous. I would not suggest this hotel unless you are willing to deal with bad attitude from people that are supposed to help you. More

Jena U,

Never ever ever again.

It looks good on the outside but its totally chaotic on the inside. It was like a scary parallele universe. We had such a bad room and experience that our travelling agency gave us a refund after a visit to our hotel room. My most memorable moments were: Finding used sanitary pads in the room toilet at arrival Finding vermin in the room Showering in a bathroom full of mould Getting visit to the room by alot of different people from the hotel during the day ( our do not disturb button did not work) so different bosses, technicians just walked in after just one knock on the door. It was horrible when one of us was sitting at the toilet and someone would walk in. Findind feces all over the toilets by the main dining rooms ( i told the reception about it) We were 3 in the room and payed for 3 grown ups but got everyting for two, from towels to mini bar. Even though this was known by the hotel. Our room was situated next to an emergency exit that also works as a start up for the cleaning ladies in the morning. This meant that the emergency exit was blocked most of the day by cleaning carriages and we got an early morning wake up every morning for two weeks when the carriages slammed in to the wall. Getting dissed every time i looked for help regarding our room in the reception until we contacted the travelling agency.... Then it was too late because we had 3 days left. Good things: The plus 16 pool area The service in the plus 16 dining room. That guy had an eye for service and keeping the room to be plus 16. The female bartenders in the main building. Charming and social. Hercules and David (entertainment team) Food looked totally ok although I rarly ate because of the lack of hygiende that I saw in the hotel room and some public areas. The woman in the customer relations ( that we met two days prior to departure) was really nice and understanding so if you have complaints or problems go to her instead. She told us that we should have contacted customer relations straight away and that the room situation could have been soloved much earlier. Finally, we have been to 2 and 3 stars hotells in Turkey earlier and can say thay they were much better than Sherwood. I'll read trip advisor more carefully before booking a hotel next time.More

j f, Stockholm, Sweden

Good but so frustrating at times!

We had read many TA reviews before travelling and to be fair we started wondering what we were letting ourselves in for, especially on the food front. Hope you find the details below useful. We stayed as a family of 3 from 26th August for 7 nights. Arrival/reception desk. On arrival we were shown to our room which was not a sea view room as paid for. We raised this immediately with the front desk. Unfortunately there was no sea view room available immediately but we were allocated one the next day. Frustrating in that we could not fully unpack. The front desk resolved this issue without any attitude and i guess all hotels overbook so this type of occurrence is not rare. Throughout the stay any minor issues we did have were dealt with politely and efficiently by the reception team. Yes, not everyone speaks perfect English but they do cater for many nationalities at this hotel and we managed to get by. Room. We had a family room set up with 2 bathrooms. Nice large super kingside bed in the main room with 2 singles in the other. Mattresses were fine. Both rooms had mini bars which were topped up. Only on one occasion did we have to ask for a top up. In this case it's best to go the front desk yourself and ask otherwise the stock telephone response is 10 minutes which doesn't happen. Frustrating that the mini bar contents require a bottle opener and one is not provided. The tea and coffee facilities are in the twin room, you would think it more logical they be in the main room. No milk, just coffee mate and no tea spoons. Again, not the end of the world but frustrating and so easy to fix. The bathroom in the main room we found to be too small to accommodate all our toiletries. The sink had no plug. The shower didn't drain properly. We found ourselves turning the shower off to soap up and then turning it on to rinse off to avoid a flooded bathroom! Doors leading out onto balcony were difficult to shut properly and we had to slam them. The air con was efficient. Can't control the temperature, this is managed centrally, but you can control the fan speed. We had them set on 1 every night and it was good. Plenty of wardrobe and drawer space. One of the shelves in my daughters room had collapsed. I wonder how long it will be before many of the fixtures and fittings in this hotel start to show serious wear and tear. Curious arrangement with TV's being mounted on the mirrors. Pools and slides. Excellent. Lots of sun beds. Animation team are very energetic but not in your face if you make it clear you're just relaxing. On that note, the relax pool on the day we visited was very noisy and there were a number of kids below 16! The pool behind the amphitheatre we found to be the calmest. They also cater well for babies with a canopied pool. Beach. Nice sandy beach with lots of sun beds under fixed shaded canopies. The beach shelves quite steeply so not suitable for toddlers, non swimmers. Pier great, had a bar, and you can dive in off the lower level. Restaurants. Difficult to get Into the a la cartes. Have to queue at 9:30 ish in reception to get in. We got into the Ottoman restaurant on the first night purely as a placator to us having the wrong room allocated. Couldn't fault the food, it was delicious and service was great. We also ate in the Mongolian, and again the food was great. The main restaurant gets extremely busy at times, as you would expect in a facility catering for approx 1500 people. We simply avoided peak times but always found a decent selection of food still available. The salads and fresh veg are plentiful and tasty. Lost of fresh bread and the cheesy bread they make in the ovens is lovely. The usual fare of hot dishes that you find in these places was perfectly adequate. I have seen comments re temperature of food. I think this is caused a lot by people leaving the lids of the serving dishes open. If you want an omelet at breakfast be prepared to wait a long time. They have 2 egg station sections, 1 either side of the serving area but they only do one omelet at a time. In most places they will do 2 at a time and this would immediately halve the queue. Confusing to know where they're serving food up. Some times the outside barbecue area was used, for dinner as well as lunch and sometimes it wasn't. It seems to me they have a lot of space but poor design and working practice here cause issues which could be fixed very simply and quickly with some management direction. The food in the pool bar by the waterslides is pretty basic, burgers, pasta, fries etc. The beach bar was we're had lunch most days and the food was great. Kebabs, pizza, ladies making the Turkish speciality flat breads which were delicious. Gala night. Not my sort of thing and I hated it. Being forced to queue for your food with 1500 people is ok if that's what you like but not being able to have an alternative is unacceptable. Can't fault the effort put in by the staff and the entertainment was great. Good stage show topped off by fireworks. Entertainment. Animation team put a lot into the shows and we thought they were very good. Julie aka Joy in the animation team was excellent with my 8 year old daughter. Really helped her settle in and enjoy the kids club activities. David, I assume he's the animation lead, is a bundle of energy and an excellent host. Staff in general. Seen some negative comments but in general we found them very good. If we had an issue it was dealt with in the right manner and whilst not everyone is always going to be a bundle of joy, especially if they have just had a chewing from an unhappy customer, if you engage with them positively and cheerily it helps. Lifts. What a joke. Not enough and the ones they have break. Overall opinion. We believe we just about got our value for money. Would we come back? We had a great time, frustrations not withstanding, but no. We know there are better hotels out there for not a lot more to pay, and this hotel would have to make significant progress with its management team to remove so many of the frustrations which take the edge off your holiday. It feels like they have undergone a major refurbishment and are on a survival strategy at the moment and simply have trouble with the logistics of catering at peak. Maybe next year they can utilise a lot of the potential they clearly have and not frustrate so many customers.More

Paul G, Weymouth, United Kingdom

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