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La Carabela Apartments

El Botanico s/n | Calle Richard J Yeoward 3, 38400 Puerto de la Cruz, Tenerife, Spain
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Ranked #46 of 80 Hotels in Puerto de la Cruz
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Considering that Tenerife was in the throes of its worst winter for 15 years we had a great time. Still much warmer than home and the apartments were worth every penny we paid. Rooms cleaned everyday except sunday and staff all friendly and cheerful. Reception always helpful and dealt with room requests, ie bathroom light bulb blowing, very quickly. L... More 

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

We were lucky - allocated the room on its own right at the top on the roof - great views and very peaceful. There did seem to be quite a bit of noise below from groups of younger people so the main hotel might be less peaceful. Breakfast was ok - nothing special but perfectly adequate. The room was clean... More 

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Westville, South Africa
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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

On arrival, the first impression is very good ...a lovely outside area with an atrium ... but the apartments themselves are VERY basic ... to the extent of being quite stark. The kitchenette area was lacking in essentials like a toaster, and my fridge had to be given 2 shoves to get it to close properly. However ... clean, hot... More 

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Sutton Coldfield
16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

We were self-catering so we did not eat here, however the food looked and smelled fine. The view from our apartment over the mountains was stunning. The apartment was cleaned every day except Sunday, and all the staff we spoke to were very helpful. We had one problem in our apartment, the cooking ring was broken and this was repaired... More 

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Oxford, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a nice hotel friendly and helpful staff but what sadly lets its down is the poor quality of food I.e. overcooked vegetables, fish fingers and nuggets for adults and no conception of vegetarians along with the food temperatures I.e. tepid at best. But the salad bar in there favour was very good. Please dont remove this review as... More 

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Mold, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
5 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

Unfortunately got the basement apartment which is not ideal. Our holiday was very cheap so HEY we don't go on hols to stay in a room so lets not be negative you get what you pay for. Location great lots of local restaurants and the apartment bar and staff very friendly. A great walk down to Town and a good... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I'm guessing from the other reviews there's a lot of variety in the rooms. Our apartment was on second floor, down from the pool, and was very dated (1970s brown bathroom suite, woodchip walls and louvre windows). It didn't feel very secure, the front door was battered, hard to close and had a very poor lock, and an equally insecure... More 

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Cala d'Or, Spain
12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

Clean rooms.. Good food (buffet).. Friendly staff.. Close to the center and the beach.. The only bad thing for me is that you can hear almost everything from other rooms. For the price you have to pay for a stay here you cant complain much..

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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

Most of the reception staff were friendly, being a speaker of Spanish, it's easy to converse, one of two weren't so friendly and slightly disinterested! However, the rooms were clean and large and the foyer reception area is lovely! The bar isn't the best, but location is great here! I would visit again!

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Llanelli, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

I stayed here for 1 week, for period 23 September 2014 to 30 Sepetmber 2014, on a leisure holiday. Prior to arriving at the establishment, I did email them directly to ask for a top floor room, at end of corridor, with nice views. The room given, room no. 501, was perfect, with wonderful view to the summit of El... More 

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