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Hotel Flora

Ideal for kids, sun worshippers

The Hotel Flora has seen better days and is in need of renovation inside and out. However, it does have a lot going for it, but without prompt investment it's going to lose custom.

Flora is part of the Hunguest chain which has hotels throughout Hungary and caters primarily for visitors from Central and Eastern European countries wishing to spend a week's holiday in Eger; they come for the baths and the wine.


Front entrance of Hotel Flora


The 190 rooms make the Hotel Flora the largest hotel in Eger. Each room has what you would normally expect in a 3 star establishment: TV, minibar and shower.

Compared to other hotels in the area, the rooms are simple


The rooms in the Hotel Flora are basic


The biggest plus at the Hotel Flora is that included in the room price is free entrance to Eger's bathing complex known as the 'Eger Strand'.

This covers an area of 3 hectares and includes countless pools (children's, medicinal, 50 metre pool etc.), there are water slides, water aerobics and the list goes on.

The hotel has its own dedicated entrance to the complex and you can go in and out as you please.


The children's pool at the Eger Strand


As is the norm in Eger hotels, the hotel has its own spa centre with jacuzzi, indoor pool,  sauna and solarium.

There is also the opportunity to make an appointment with a doctor to discuss any musculoskeletal disorders you may have and he/she will advise on treatments to alleviate the condition.


Hotel Flora's spa area


The Hotel Flora has its own restaurant and bar and, if you wish, you  can choose to have breakfast in bed.

Both breakfast and supper are of the 'help-yourself-eat-as much-as-you-possibly-can' variety.


Restaurant

Hotel Flora - What the guests say

What you find below are two columns: one outlining the positives of the Hotel Flora and the other the negatives as expressed by guests of Hotel Flora. This information is collated from hotel review websites such as tripadvisor.com and booking.com.

In now way are the views expressed below those of www.ieger.com

Due to the subjective nature of reviews, I have only included positive/negative experiences expressed by a minimum of three separate reviewers. Also, I have only included reviews given by English-speaking guests as this site is aimed at English speakers.

The Good

Free entrance to the Eger Strand

Close to main sights

Clean

Attentive staff

Food good

Good massage

The Bad

Beds are uncomfortable

Only reception staff speak English

In need of refurbishment/updating

No hairdryers in rooms

Poor wifi connectivity


In summary

The Hotel Flora gets a score of 56% on tripadvisor.com (an average taken from 25 guest reviews) and on booking.com a score of 7.5/10 (an average taken from 40 reviews).

From my reading of the reviews, most guests are happy with the thermal baths and the hotel's location. It is, however, the outdated decor, uncomfortable rooms and lack of hairdryers that lets the place down.



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