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Hotel Principal

C/ Clot de la Mota, 38, 46730 Playa de Gandia, Gandia, Spain
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Valencian Country, Spain
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10 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

We found the hotel to be very good. The staff were friendly, efficient and welcoming. We arrived on Hallowe'en weekend and expected the hotel to be busy, and it was! However, the management seemed to not have planned well enough as the evening meal was poor to say the least. There was one meat dish and one fish dish to... More 

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principalhoteles, Presidente del Consejo at Hotel Principal, responded to this review
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Señora: Agradecemos su escrito de opición sobre nuestro Hotel Principal de hace unos días. Ud. acudió al Hotel en la... More 

Schinznach Bad, Switzerland
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

although we had friendly staff and a room high up with a nice view on the sea on one side and the mountains on the other side the hotel does not deserve its 4* . the room seems run down, the shower had mainly burning! water (i decided to take cold shower since I did not manage to get an... More 

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principalhoteles, Presidente del Consejo at Hotel Principal, responded to this review
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Señores: Contestamos con agrado a su atento escrito de estos días pasados. Agradecemos sus elogios a nuestro equipo humano y... More 

Schinznach Bad
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35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014 via mobile

Group hotel with friendly staff. We had an okay room, which especially had a nice view on both sides of sea and moutains. The management should try to keep everything in a good condition and pay attention to details.

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Antwerp, Belgium
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2013

I live in Gandia and recommended my friend from Belgium to stay here for 7 nights while visiting me, because I expected this to be one of the better hotels in Gandia. Which was obviously not... Because of some issues, my friend would arrive later, so I went to the reception to ask about possibilities to change our booking. They... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2013

My husband and I have travelled extensively throughout the world and we have never come across such a shabby and run down 4 star hotel. The category of the 4 star is misleading as this hotel does not represent this. This hotel is definitely not up to standard and requires to be reviewed urgently. The first impression was that the... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2011

We stayed for a week at the Hotel Principal and enjoyed it. The hotel seemed to be full even during the off-season. Our room was No. 410, overlooking the pool, which I think is the preferred side. Our room had two twin beds. The furniture used a light colored wood for the headboard of the beds, side tables of the... More 

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Southern Spain
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2010

We stopped at Gandia en route from south of France to south of Spain. It is a pleasant seaside resort popular with Spanish families (and OAPs out of season!) The 4* modern hotel is two blocks back from the soft sandy beach and the higher floors have a view of the sea from the balconies. We asked for a price... More 

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