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Lopesan Baobab Resort

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This hotel is superb, it really is by far the most impressive/unusual looking hotel in Meloneras. Rooms - spacious, comfortable beds and pillows, lots of wardrobe space (plenty of clothes hangers!) wet room with powerful shower and huge bath, nice big balcony with view across sand dunes/pools etc. Food - 2 buffet restaurants. Good quality food and plenty of choice...

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121baobab, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Lopesan Baobab Resort, responded to this review

Dear Nicola, We highly appreciate your amazing comments published on Trip Advisor regarding your stay at our Lopesan Baobab Resort. We are glad to hear you had such a nice experience with us! Thank you very much for the nice words that you have posted. Regarding your negative point explaining that one week with us is not enough let me...

Horsham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Lopesan Baobab Hotel in Meloneras Gran Canaria in March 2017. The hotel is excellent, clean, very modern the grounds are very well kept. The food was lovely such a lot of choice. We were upgraded to a suite which overlooked the garden it was clean very well equipped and very quiet. We would definitely like to...

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121baobab, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Lopesan Baobab Resort, responded to this review

Dear Alison, First of all we would like to express our sincerest gratitude for sharing your opinion with other travellers on the website TripAdvisor. We are very happy to know that you enjoy so much your holidays with us, and especially glad about your positive evaluation about our food, facilities as well as cleaning state. Thank you one more time...

Reviewed 1 week ago

First impressions are great for this hotel, lovely grand entrance and fancy décor, however you don't have to look to hard to see the problems. The pools are lovely, lazy river a great feature. As others have mentioned there are children at the hotel, this was not a problem though at all. It is a family hotel after all so...

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121baobab, Public Relations Manager at Lopesan Baobab Resort, responded to this review

Dear Charlotte L, We would like to thank you for having chosen the Lopesan Baobab Resort for your resent holidays and we highly appreciate your review on Tripadvisor. We are very sorry that at this time our standard was not up to the level you expected and we are concerned about all the differences in quality you have experienced during...

Kingsgate
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just stayed here for a week with friends. Beautiful resort, really thoughtfully designed and maintained and spotless. African themed but done really tastefully. It's a very large resort with many pool areas and a good selection of bars. Food served in buffet restaurant is of a good standard and always fresh. Although you do get busy periods in the restaurant,...

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121baobab, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Lopesan Baobab Resort, responded to this review

Dear guest, We want to express our gratitude reading your beautiful review. Our main objective is offering excellent service to our clients. We work hard day after day to be able to achieve this and there is no better reward than reading an opinion as positive. Thank you! Your detailed description and the professional analysis of your travel experiences are...

Ledbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Accommodation, food, staff and the grounds of the hotel were first class.Location was perfect and the entertainment that we watched was again first class.The rooms were very large and kept very clean every day, Walking around at night needed to be taken with care as it was quite dark but saying that it was a African themed hotel.

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121baobab, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Lopesan Baobab Resort, responded to this review

Dear client, Our main objective is offering excellent service to our clients. We hard day after day to be able to achieve this and there is no better reward than reading an opinion as positive as the one which you have written. Thank you. We hope to maintain this connection in the future and have the pleasure of a visit...

Bremen, Germany
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at this hotel for the second time. Food is fantastic, great quality and variety every evening, exceptional service and really friendly and warm hearted staff. The pool area is huge and there is no problem finding a nice place without the need of reserving such. Even the lowest room category is better than in 90% of the hotels...

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121baobab, Public Relations Manager at Lopesan Baobab Resort, responded to this review

Dear johanneschristophm We are so pleased to hear your positive review from your recent stay. Specially that you enjoyed you stay and all our services. We really hope you can choose us again as your resort for your next stay in Gran Canaria. In case you need a special information or you have a room request for your next stay...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I chose the Lopesan Baobab Resort for our first official holiday abroad together, and we couldn't have chosen a better place! As soon as we walked in we were wow'ed by how beautiful and scenic it was - I said it really reminds me of a mix between Disney's Polynesian and Animal Kingdom resorts (in Florida)! Upon...

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121baobab, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Lopesan Baobab Resort, responded to this review

Dear client, We are pleased that you enjoyed your holiday with us. Thank you for your special mention of our swimming pool, which is, without a doubt, one of the attractions of our hotel. We hope to see you again soon enjoying a relaxing swim. Regards, Public Relations Lopesan Baobab Resort

Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went back a few weeks ago for our 5th or 6th visit. Sadly we found that the hotel had become far more child friendly or at least popular with families than we were comfortable with. We have been there and done that and now like a bit of peace and quiet when we are on holiday. A hotel as good...

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121baobab, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Lopesan Baobab Resort, responded to this review

Dear Jill, It has been a pleasure and honour having you as our guests and we all are looking forward to welcoming you and your family back soon to the Lopesan Baobab Resort. Once again we wish to thank you for having chosen us again as your holiday destination, Best Regards, Public Relations Lopesan Baobab Resort

Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff were brilliant, friendly and helpful, food excellent, room very good. Initially we were give a ground floor room but were changed without question when asked to do so. Entertainment great ...we would certainly recommend this hotel however it is crying out for an adults only pool where you can just relax and the annoying habit of claiming sunbeds by...

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121baobab, Public Relations Manager at Lopesan Baobab Resort, responded to this review

Dear Pat M, We highly appreciate your comments posted on Trip Advisor and we would like to thank you for your confidence in us by choosing our hotel. We are delighted to hear that your stay with us was to your full satisfaction and that you found everything in our hotel what you need for a perfect holiday. We are...

Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Enjoyed every minute of my stay in this hotel. Luxury at a very reasonable price! Can not fault the staff here, can't do enough to help you. Facilities and grounds were stunning. Only criticism was the gym could be a bit more looked after. Lacking in kettle bells, equipment and maintenance. That aside I would definitely recommend this hotel. Will...

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121baobab, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Lopesan Baobab Resort, responded to this review

Dear client, We are pleased that you enjoyed your holiday with us. Thank you for your special mention of our swimming pool, which is, without a doubt, one of the attractions of our hotel. We hope to see you again soon enjoying a relaxing swim. Regards, Public Relations Lopesan Baobab Resort

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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Pili Pili - Lopesan Baobab
Pili Pili - Lopesan Baobab
Cuisines: Mediterranean, European
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Minibar
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  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Lopesan Baobab Resort Location Exclusive luxury Lopesan Baobab Resort was inaugurated in 2009; it is located in the south of the island of Gran Canaria, in the exclusive Meloneras holiday area, just a few walking minutes away from the extensive, several kilometres long, Maspalomas beach and the impressive landscape of sand dunes. Famous Maspalomas lighthouse is situated nearby, as well as the long coastside promenade. ExpoMeloneras Convention Centre is also located only a few steps away from the hotel. General description Five-star hotel Lopesan Baobab Resort has become one of the preferred destinations for family holidays of Spanish national tourists. Thanks to the uniqueness of its architecture inspired by the African continent, its impressive water landscapes with pools, rivers and waterfalls, as well as the high quality services offered, this hotel shows off ethnic charm, modernity and refinement. The hotel’s main entrance leads guests over a picturesque wooden bridge to the reception area, passing a grandiose aquatic landscape with waterfalls. From the lobby you can reach the hotel rooms or the large garden area, on a surface of 56,000 square metres, in the centre of which a large 21 metres high wooden African lodge is located; this lodge houses a restaurant and a bar. Common areas are connected by an extensive sheet of water crisscrossed by small bridges. In total there are nine swimming pools (all of them heatable at different temperatures) covering a total surface of 4,245 square metres. Specially outstanding are: the “lazy river”, two artificial beaches, pools with waterfalls and caves, the “chocolate” pool (the name of which refers to its brown colour) and the “two palm trees” pool, as well as a pool with water attractions for children and babies. The hotel’s leisure and recreation areas are enriched even more by a complete entertainment programme with a variety of activities during the day and in the evenings. Materials used for the hotel’s interior decoration and design were carefully chosen searching the appropriate item for every single corner of the hotel complex. On the walls of the hotel’s buffet restaurants guests will appreciate layers of natural coconut and wooden bricks, as well as French porcelain stoneware on the floors of the pool areas. Regarding the hotel rooms an exquisite finishing with high-quality woodwork and sound insulation was chosen. Other materials which can be found around the hotel are dry bamboo, die-cut steel or coloured mortar with added shredded straw to simulate adobe. Rooms The rooms’ interior design carefully combines colour schemes and African ambience. The Lopesan Baobab was built on a plot of 72,000 square metres with a total of 522 standard double rooms, 8 of them modified for guests with limited mobility and 17 deluxe double rooms with pool, perfect for guests looking for privacy, romanticism and/or relaxation; there are also 55 family doubles and 15 family doubles with direct access to the “chocolate” and the “two palm trees” pools, as well as 8 superior double rooms, 40 junior suites, 20 senior suites and 1 royal suite. There is no doubt that the hotel’s different room categories can meet any requirement or need guests may have, since they can choose from comfortable standard rooms, spacious family rooms, luxury rooms or magnificent suites for young and old. All rooms offer excellent views which vary depending on their location, as for example beautiful panoramic views on the dunes, on the nearby palm oasis, on the hotel’s garden area or the island’s mountain landscape. Gastronomy The Lopesan Baobab Resort offers high quality cuisine in all restaurants, characterized by an elevated level of creativity. For this purpose the hotel’s select kitchen staff puts special emphasis on using the best products and on preparing them in presence of the hotel guests. The ‘Akara’ Restaurant is only open for dinner and its name refers to an African recipe; it offers flavours from the very heart of Africa with a menu committed to originality. The hotel’s second a la carte restaurant is the ‘Pili Pili’ Restaurant, open at lunchtime and specialised in paellas, seafood and grilled meat. Furthermore, there are two buffet restaurants, the ’Marula’ and the ‘Baobab’, the premises of which are conveniently separated to provide differentiated atmospheres where delicacies from international occidental cuisine are served. The restaurants’ wine cellar provides an excellent selection of the finest wines from around the world as a complement to the great gastronomic offer. The hotel also hosts five bars, two of them located in the pool areas; Henry Stanley bar and Mungo Park Bar complete the resort’s restaurant and bar options. Leisure and sports activities The hotel has at its guests’ disposal a complete and varied entertainment programme, offering something for everybody. Many of the organised activities take place during the day and in the evenings, when it’s just the right time to have a drink or enjoy professional shows on the hotel’s outdoor plaza, on a specially designed stage, next to the magnificent African lodge. Furthermore the resort offers a fully-equipped gym and a varied wellness programme, as well as other activities for sports fans. For golf fans the golf courses of Meloneras Golf and Maspalomas Golf are available and a free bus shuttle service to these golf courses is provided by the hotel. For the little hotel guests fun is guaranteed at the hotel’s Panchi World Mini-Club with a stage and two pools for children, one of them with a water-slide. The Lopesan Baobab Resort also houses specially equipped rooms for conferences, conventions and events with highly functional and stylish facilities which can be easily modified and adapted to hold particular events. The hotel’s large panoramic ‘Karisimbi’ room is specially outstanding with a size of 1,002 square metres and a capacity for 800 persons, the perfect choice for any kind of celebration, conference or event. To complete the hotel’s range of services there are, among others, a hairdressing salon with beauty treatments and massages, a boutique & souvenir shop and a private parking area (with extra charge), as well as a babysitter/nanny service (with extra charge). ... more   less 

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Address: Mar Adriatico, 1, 35100 Meloneras, Gran Canaria, Spain
Region: Spain > Canary Islands > Gran Canaria > Meloneras
Price Range: RM796 - RM2,276 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Lopesan Baobab Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 677
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