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“Excellent”

Review of Villa Frances

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Very good
28 reviews
Villa Frances exterior
exterior 2
The master bedroom
Longe 2
Lounge with all mod-cons
One of the two-bed bedrooms
The heated pool at night
Balcony with sea views
private parking under the covered car port
Fountain
well kept garden, BBQ and pool area
Lanzarote map
Sea views from the balcony
BBQ area for al fresco dining
Old Harbour nearby - great fishing!
Just 2 minutes walk to the beautiful main beach!
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Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Canary Islands

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Very good - based on 28 reviews
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jamal l
Greater London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed 24 December 2015 for a stay in December 2015
2
people found this review helpful

Third time lucky.We really enjoyed our stay. Lovely place with beautiful views.Freindly and very helpful.Thanks again .

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Shirley G
Ballymena, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Seriously needs updating”
Reviewed 8 November 2015 for a stay in October 2015
1
person found this review helpful

Broken bed, light bulbs blowing continuously, work going on next door therefore dust blowing into pool, bathroom needs replacing, only 1 tea towel for 10 days unable to get wifi cleaner doesn't do her job very well had to clean up after her. About a years worth of dust on top of fans which isn't good for anyone with chest problems as two in our group had.along with everything else that went wrong all could be sorted with a bit of money spent on it. Other than all that a good wee villa for the price

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Liked best: Pool Paul kept pool really clean
Liked least: GEneral run down condition broken sun loungers etc side of house used as a dumping ground
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Large groups
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Management Response
7 Dec 2015
Having stayed at my Villa several times before, I was very surprised to read your comments.

From your last sentence ?other than all that a good wee villa for the price?, one would never recognise my beautiful villa, a 2-storey open-plan detached property with 2 bathrooms and a heated swimming pool.

There is quite a distance between the side walls and the neighbouring villas. It cannot be helped that some of the dust blew over. The pool is regularly cleaned.

The cleaner/manager forgot to leave enough tea towels for the 10 days you five ladies stayed.

The downstairs bathroom has been redesigned and will be replaced a.s.a.p. when the Villa is unoccupied.

All my previous guests ? without exception ? were happy to stay at Villa Frances

Sincerely

Frances Glader
Proprietor
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Arldes
Belfast
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Relaxing time at Villa Frances”
Reviewed 29 April 2015 for a stay in April 2015

The villa is in a great location, close to everything yet very peaceful. Although we didn't cook much except breakfast and one or two lunches it has everything you could need if cooking and eating in were preferable. Comfy beds and spotless linen & towels. Special thanks to Lynne the property manager, nothing was too much trouble.
The villa is perhaps not as plush as some but absolutely fine, and it wouldn't stop me booking again as at the price paid it was a real bargain.
Lovely holiday...

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Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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Jane S
Essex, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“great location”
Reviewed 13 October 2014 for a stay in September 2014
3
people found this review helpful

The villa is in a quiet location but just a short walk from the beach and nightlife and also the old town. It has great outside space and the pool is very good just perfect for relaxation. The villa was clean and the linen and towels were changed during our stay. We loved the first floor terrace which is especially nice and was perfect to eat breakfast and enjoy the sea view. We would book again next time we visit Lanzarote.

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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ksiunia89
Dublin, Ireland
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“Beautiful Villa”
Reviewed 2 July 2014 for a stay in June 2014
2
people found this review helpful

We stayed in Villa Frances for a week in June, there was 5 of us. We loved the villa. It is clean, well looked after and in great location. Supermarket is around the corner. Beach, restaurants, pubs and shops are close as well. Loved having the balcony with a great view, especially for breakfast. It was lovely to have a private pool too, we enjoyed every minute of it. There is a harbor about 20 mins away, which was fantastic place, would recommend to visit. The area itself is quiet, but 8 minutes walk down the road starts the nightlife, which was great for us.
Lynne, the manager of villa, is very lovely and helpful. We also had a guy to clean the pool once. Altogether it was great place for a holiday. Would love to come back again.
Thank you for everything, we had an amazing holiday!

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: neighbours
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 18-24
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Families with young children
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