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Be Smart Alea

Jose Ma Cuadrado, 4, 07600 El Arenal, Majorca, Spain (Formerly Catalonia Alea Hotel)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Russia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is magnificent, staff is friendly and helpful. The food is exquisite, can satisfy every taste. Don't judge hotel by bad comments, it depends on people who have come on holidays with a bad mood. So it's definitely worth visiting if u want to get the best ratio of price and quality. Evgeniy and Evgeniya.

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Julian S, Director General at Be Smart Alea, responded to this review

Dear Evgeniy. Above all, I really want to thank you for such a great review of Hotel Alea. Is a pride for us to achieve expectations our guest had, and I will move your opinion to every department involved. Finally, just let you know We are looking forward to see you again, as soon as possible. Gratefully More 

Majorca
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A honest review from a English couple in their 20's. Hotel rooms basic but very clean with everything you need as don't spend much time in the room anyway. Food was lovely plenty of variety even for a fussy eater like my partner. Pool area mainly in the shade until the afternoon but nice to relax after a morning out.... More 

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Julian S, Director General at Be Smart Alea, responded to this review

Dear Janine: First of all, I would really like to thank you for writing such a honest and wide review about Hotel Alea. As you say, in this area (the closer you are to "Balneario 6") you can find a lot of young people partying, but day by day we try to keep our Hotel as quiet as possible. Moreover,... More 

Trnava
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21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this was the second visit of this hotel. the hotel is a good base for trips and visiting beautiful east beaches of Mallorca. Rooms are modern and spacy. food wanst so good as the first time. good and bad dinner. recepcion perfect big thanks for everything. this hotel is good at the beggininnig of june and at the end of... More 

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Julian S, Director General at Be Smart Alea, responded to this review

Dear Silwya: Above all, I really want to thank you for choosing Hotel Alea twice. I agree with your point of view, from 15 to 30 of June this area is crowded of young people from whole Europe and sometimes they are unpleasant, nevertheless we try to keep the control inside our hotel, but when the problem is outside we... More 

Lanaken, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My first room at hotel Catalonia Alea / Luabey Alea / Besmart Alea (can be confusing during transfers / trips) was a nightmare unfortuately but the very friendly and helpful people at reception soon booked me a quieter more well maintained one and things were smooth from then on. Just a pity that I lost two nights and a day... More 

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Julian S, Director General at Be Smart Alea, responded to this review

Dear Michael: First of all, We really appreciate the time you spent writing this review. I am very sorry if your first night was not as pleasant as you would like, but between 15 to 30 of June many of of students from whole Europe come to Mallorca, specially to Arenal and Magaluf, thats why maybe during these dates the... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

The staff were incredibly helpful, the hotel and our room were clean and tidy and the location was excellent. Round the corner were hotels filled with teenagers out for a good time, hanging over balconies and drinking copious amounts of alcohol, I was so glad that we had chosen this hotel. It is a two minute from the main Avenida... More 

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Julian S, Director General at Be Smart Alea, responded to this review

Dear Clive: Above all, to thank you for taking your time in doing this review and show to the rest of the world such a good experience you had at our Hotel. Therefore, from your review, I can see We have achieved your expectations in guest services and quality, and we feel very proud of it. On the other hand,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

Very nice and tidy rooms, very friendly staff and east to communicate because can speak many languages. Very good breakfast menu even champagne included. Very good and nice location. Highly recommend this hotel.

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Julian S, Director General at Be Smart Alea, responded to this review

Dear Olegas: Thank you very much for spending your time in writing this good review about Hotel Alea. I recognize that we feel very happy when we read such a good opinions of the Hotel and its staff, because It encourage us to motivate ourself. As a conclusion just to tell you, we are looking forward to see you as... More 

London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

This is a good hotel - clean, looked after, staff helpful and polite. Food is quite good and varied and the restaurant is never over full. We stayed half board and there were plenty of restaurants and shops near by for lunch. Side streets much cheaper than the main seafront. This hotel is only up to 10 mins walk to... More 

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Julian S, Director General at Be Smart Alea, responded to this review

Dear Cara: I would like to thank you for spending your time writing such a good review about our hotel. Moreover, we are so glad, for achieving your expectations about service and quality, for this reason we are looking forward to see you as soon as possible. Kind regards More 

Turku, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Hotel is on a quiet side street, only a short walk from the long beach area on a top of a hill. Clean hotel with good buffet breakfast. Friendly staff. For 3 stars very good. WiFi only in the reception area with extra cost, but free at the beach area. Own pool. Small shops very near : car rents, bike... More 

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Julian S, Director General at Be Smart Alea, responded to this review

Dear Guest: First of all, I would like to thank you for writing such a good review of Hotel Alea. Reviews like this encourage us to do our best and try to improve day by day. Kind regards and It would be a pleasure to see you soon between us. More 

where my red nose takes me
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

An other wise perfect business stay was sadly disappointed by lack of internet connection in the room. In all fairness, the hotel does state that internet is only in public areas, but this hotel could be SO MUCH more if only the management would modernise its wifi service to meet the needs of business and touristic travellers alike.

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Julian S, Director General at Be Smart Alea, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Above all, I have to tell you that we really appreciate you have spent your time in writing this review about Hotel Alea. Reading your Review, I realise that the only weak point of the hotel , from your point of view, is the Internet connection, so we will take note of it, and we will try to... More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

Recently stayed here for one night when decided to extend our stay in Majorca. Booked hotel on basis of reviews and wasn't sure that the hotel is as good as the ratings made out. There was no problem with this hotel at all, staff were fine, room was clean and service was acceptable but do i think this is the... More 

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Julian S, Director General at Be Smart Alea, responded to this review

Dear Guest: Firstly I would like to thank you for taking your time in writing this review about our hotel. Although you have only stay for one night with us, I can see that you experience in hotel Alea was not bad, and we are happy, because It is not easy to have a good general idea of a place... More 

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