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Explanada Hotel Alicante

San Fernando, 18, 03002 Alicante, Spain
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Ranked #7 of 24 Alicante B&B and Inns
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vaxjo, Sweden
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Localization of this hotel is just perfect. Breakfast is ok not more. Not that comfortable though to sleep on top of cotton sheets with plastic protection inunder. Welcoming and general service very good and friendly. So for a short stay this is ok but not more.

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Brussels, Belgium
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32 reviews 32 reviews
11 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is very basic, but it's perfect for a low cost stay. The rooms are small but not tiny, and they're clean. The fridge is noisy, but you can unplug it. Nice personnel. The location is very good, one street away from the main esplanada. Don't expect any sort of view from the windows, though.

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11 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Perfect hotel in the center of Alicante. Close to everything but quiet too. The room was fairly spacious for a city center hotel and the bathroom was new. Small balcony was also appreciated. Great for walking along the Explanada and port and tram not too far either. Surrounded by good bars and restaurants.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

When we first arrived the lady at the reception was so miserable and rude. No one showed us to our room we were just left alone. The first night we suffered the room was so cold and we didn't know how use the heater/air con. There was a flat screen tv on the wall but we couldn't find any English... More 

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Callington, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

My wife and I stayed at the Explanada for 3 nights. It is ideally located, and can best be described as a bit 'cheap and cheerful'. The room was small, but clean and comfortable, albeit that the beds were clearly not designed for anyone over about 5'6"....and unfortunately I am over 6' tall ! We tried to turn the heating/aircon... More 

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Alicante, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This place was so crap that I don´t know where to start. Let me first explain that the HOTEL is false advertising as they are not even on the Explanada Street but the Street behind it. The room was cold and the shower was hot one minute and then FREEZING cold. The in room fridge was so loud that I... More 

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Fareham, United Kingdom
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148 reviews 148 reviews
25 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We were looking for a hotel for a 1 night stay in Alicante that gave us a balance between location, value & quality and after our stay found the Explanada proved the ideal choice. The location is excellent, in the centre of Alicante, a few metres from the Paseo Explanada and a short walk from the marina, lift to Castell... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights and had a great time. Plus points:- Great location for the harbour and beech. Easy to walk to the main bars and restaurants. Very clean and we had a junior suite which gave us the mini fridge (which was broken but they fixed it straight away) and daily top up of... More 

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Mansfield, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Hotel was in a great location 5 minutes to beach and in the middle of Alicante. Arrived late at night met by a really helpful receptionist who checked us in and gave us a lot of useful information,nothing seemed to much trouble for him. Room was perfect,great shower very clean bed, and the towels changed every day. C6 bus as... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
14 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This hotel was perfect for our needs. We just wanted somewhere clean, cheap and with a good location. The hotel far exceeded our expectations - we were very pleased. The location is great. It is set slightly back from the Paseo Explanada de España with easy access to the bars, restaurants on the front as well as all that the... More 

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