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Hotel Esplai

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

To be honest I don't see the reason why there's so many negative reviews on here for this place We stayed here in August 2016 .. myself and my gf. Both mid twenties. My sister in law her husband and 2 kids. Both 13 / 14 and his mum an dad (in 60s) Arrived late at night and in the...

3Thank Brian N
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 April 2017

Really a very disappointing hotel. We couldn't wait to leave and couldn't think of one redeeming feature. First time staying in a hotel in which we considered ending the holiday early. But instead we stayed and just used the hotel as a base to try to sleep in. Bad food, bad facilities, loud. Not suitable at all for any group...

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 13 March 2017

You can choose this hotel if you want to pay less....the receptionists are great , they give you all the information you need; it's located central near a blue flag beach.The food is almost the same every day, but you eat something ok most of the days;it's not very very clean, but you find certain the conditions you pay.Good to...

1Thank kysty18
Varberg, Sweden
Reviewed 6 December 2016

Lovely staff who was really serviceminded. Ok food. Close to the beach and town. But the hotell was really worn out. I couldn´t close the door to the balcony and the view from my balcony was horrible, an abandoned poolarea. Pretty bad wi-fi. I had ants in my bathroom as well.

1Thank Karolina S
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Accommodation at this hotel was provided as part of a tournament booking, so there was a level of trepidation about the Esplai after reading some reviews. I can honestly say that this hotel provided welcoming staff, comfortable rooms, tasty food if a little unimaginative, a good swimming pool and a great location for the beach. It is possible to always...

2Thank alister g
Sibiu, Romania
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We were two friends staying for a week and the hotel service at reception, room and restaurant was great. Had luck and were on the sixth floor so there couldn't be heard any noise as I personally was scared after reading the reviews. Good food, really helpful staff and good location for the commercial streets and the beach! I would...

4Thank Teo S
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The first time vacationing in spain family (daughter 13 years) in August 2016. The hotel has attracted its price and location to the sea - 7 minutes (to Barcelona is 1 hour away by train) Room small for three people, regularly cleaned and towels are changed daily. Dinners were varied, appetino cooked - from shrimp to burgers, fish, different every...

3Thank Светлана П
Reviewed 3 September 2016

When we arrived, in a big group, in one room that was supposed to be with 3 beds, one bed was missing. One towel was a little dirty. From the 3 of us in the room just 1 could connect to wifi. Floor in the bathroom was not cleaned good enough. Pool and jacuzzi seems to never be actually cleaned,...

1Thank tinamartina z
Reviewed 3 September 2016 via mobile

My family stated at the Esplai between August 23rd until the 27th.....Checking in at the reception was quite quick....Although it can be busy when the students come off the coach all at once.. The rooms were clean throughout and clean linen and towels were changed every day. The pool area is nice and is not as congested as I thought...

3Thank Roy G
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

This Hotel was just terrible! Our room got never cleaned except once where the cleaning staff used towels which they used for other rooms, this caused a really bad throw-up smell. So we asked the receptionist to get it cleaned again, sadly no one came to clean. The bed NEVER got changed!!! The staff at the reception is nice but...

Thank Alexandra T

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is totally reformed during 98 and 99 & it is located 400 m. from the beach and 400 m. from the old village, into the tourist area Calella. All the rooms have terrace, fully WC, satellite TV, telephone, air conditioning, heated and safety box. Restaurant areas, reception and bar are fully air conditioned. Buffet service in all the meals, with national and international cuisine. From June to September there is a supper with a fully selection of Mediterranean products ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Esplai

Address: C/ Ramon I Cajal 2-16, 08370 Calella, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Calella
Price Range: RM151 - RM389 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Esplai 3*
Number of rooms: 210
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tinamartinaz, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms overlooking pool are sunny”
KristinaV1990, 15 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Value-hotel, but food was less than acceptable, have been in much better 3* accommodation in many different resorts and locations.”
Baz3384, 20 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Pool bar, party hotel, great servis”
557marketas, 18 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Ask for a room at the front of the hotel,as the back rooms DO NOT GET THE SUN,at all!”
Javier1962, 3 Oct 2013 | Read review
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