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isle of wight
Reviewed 8 May 2013

My friend & I stayed at this hotel from 22nd April til 3rd May 2013. Our overall experience was very good. The food was excellent, the staff worked very hard. The grounds were lovely, very well set out, with a choice of pools and sun terraces. I do have to say though that the alcohol was below par and speaking...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your review and thanks for the time taken. We had read your comment regarding the doves and until now was the only altenative we found to avoid trouble at the restaurant's terrace. We do ask guest not to feed them but once this doves are located they will never move. We are very sorry your friend had...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2013

We could not fault this fantastic hotel we are a family of 5 the food was just perfect rooms spotless and modern pool was first class we will be going back again and again loved it entertainment was reasonable different every night which was good we were facing pool area so had loads of sun on terrace too kids loved...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and many thanks for the time taken writing your comments. We are glad all the familiy enjoyed the holidays specially kids with our "Panchi" who guarantee the best entertainment for children. We would be very pleased to welcome all of you 5 to the IFA Catarina and remain, with "sunny" regards and hasta la vista... Enrique...

Dagenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 May 2013

We have been home just over a week from what we can class as an hotel that provides every comfort possible, we stayed in room 358, which over-looked the pool and central area of the hotel.. We have stayed in IFa hotels before on the island, but this hotel was compact and provided good entertainment value and at incredible price....

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and thanks for sharing your experience with other guests. It is our pleasure you enjoyed your stay with all the staff sepcially our animation team. We hope to welcome you soon again to the IFA Catarina and remain hasta pronto... With "sunny" regards. Enrique Giersberg Hotel Manager

Hockley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 May 2013

Just returned from a great holiday at this hotel.... 11nights, and days, of glorious sunshine. This place is a little tired but the staff and food make up for it big time. I've stayed in all inclusive quite a few times now and the food in this place has got to rank high up my scale. Plenty of choice for...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and thanks for taking your time to share your experience. We are pleased that your enjoyed your holidays in the IFA Catarina. We had read your comment on the "Piña Colada" and we forwarded to our head for bars & restaurants. We hope for your next stay, the piña colada will taste as THE piña colada....

glasgow
Reviewed 15 April 2013

Stayed here for a week in March and was very good for an all inclusive. Normally stay at Riu Palace Maspalomas next door and not as good quality as that but fine. On first night were given a room facing the road a long way from the reception / entrance. Got moved ok the next morning though to a room...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your review and thanks for the time taken. We are glad you had a good experience even with moving to another room. As a general information by booking to request a room for example at garden, pool or street area. We hope to welcome you again at the IFA Catarina and remain with "sunny" regards, Enrique Giersberg...

Oxford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 April 2013

We stayed at this hotel from 28TH March to 9th April.Upon arrival we were allocated our rooms ,unfortunately we were extremley upset to find our view was to be facing the street, went straight to reception to request a move ,this wasn't possible unless we were prepared to pay 120euros for a room on the top floor. All throughout our...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and your comment and we are sorry that your holiday did not have a good start and obviousley all rest of efforts were useless. Assignemt of the room is according to the room type booked and we appolgize you did not have the right information when booking at the travel agency. It is important you read...

Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2013

We stayed at this hotel in March 2013, and had a good relaxing time. The moment we arrived the reception staff were very friendly and helpful, and this was the same with all of the staff through out the week. The room we had was very spacious and clean. The food on offer was amazing if you can't find something...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your review and thanks for your comment specially regarding the friendliness of our staff... We already forwarded to our head of department for motivating them and showing that there is a good result of their effort. We hope to welcome you again at the IFA Catarina and remain with best regards and hasta pronto, Enrique Giersberg Hotel...

Loughborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2013

We returned yesterday from a great holiday at the IFA Catarina. The hotel is in a great location in Playa de Ingles near to the Dunes. The pool is clean and heated, surrounded by well manicured gardens with secluded areas and a large fish pond that you can relax peacefully in if you want to. This hotel was full but...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Many thanks to your review and specially for your comment. We are glad you had a great time at the IFA Catarina. We already forwarded your positive response to François who was delighted about your motivationg words. We would be very happy to welcome you and your partner to the IFA Catarina and remain with "sunny" regards, Enrique Giersberg Hotel...

Pontypool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 April 2013

We spent a week there from 23rd March 2013. The reception staff were very friendly and helpful as were all the other staff. The hotel is absolutely spotless. The room was comfortable and very clean as well. There was a useful fridge provided in the room. A safe was available but it cost two euros a day to use it....

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review and thanks for taking time for your detailed comment. We are very happy you had enjoyed your stay even if the weaher wasn't that spectacular but it was warm. We had forwarded your comment to all head of departments to show them how important it is to have a perfect perfomance. We would...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 2 April 2013

Overall a very nice stay in what is rather a good 3 star than 4 star hotel. Good value for money (half-board). Good points: - location: close to beach, dunes and Yumbo entertainment centre - clean rooms - polite and efficient service, with a smile - impressive buffet breakfast and dinner - nice pool - great animation team at the...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and thanks for sharing your experience of your stay and we are very glad you had a great holidays even with some issues. Indeed, the hotel is already 37 years old and the style is accordingly to the age. But "retro" is coming back... We had read your comment and we are already improving in some...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Paid Internet
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  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about IFA Catarina Hotel

Address: Avenida de Tirajana 1, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
Region: Spain > Canary Islands > Gran Canaria > Maspalomas > Playa del Ingles
Price Range: RM421 - RM1,099 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — IFA Catarina Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 402
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Also Known As:
IFA Catarina Hotel Playa Del Ingles, Gran Canaria
Ifa Catarina Playa Del Ingles
Hotel Style:
#17 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Ingles
#20 Family Hotel in Playa del Ingles
#22 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Ingles
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“Balconies over look pool and bar so can be noisy until 11pm”
 of 5 bubbles 268annalisah, 9 Dec 2016 | Read review
“If you want quiet ask to overlook gardens, if you want to people watch and don't mind animation announcements choose pool.”
 of 5 bubbles gwenmcfarlane, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“if you pay extra for a garden view insist you get one”
 of 5 bubbles susanmU8494HB, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We had ground floor garden rooms fairly quiet except for the gardeners every morning did not want pool rooms or road rooms as to noisy”
 of 5 bubbles carolew726, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 208 on the south side is very quiet,but all rooms have very good double glazing.”
 of 5 bubbles 4IDL, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
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