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IFA Catarina

4.0 of 5 Avenida de Tirajana 1, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, Spain
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We have had a lovely week here the place is spotless the food is very good always plenty of variety the staff were friendly and helpful go for a sea view room great views will def not hesitate to book this hotel again

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your review and we are very happy you had a wonderful experience at the IFA Catarina and we would be glad to welcome you very soon. With sunny regards and hasta pronot... Enrique Giersberg Hotel Manager More 

Blackwood, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Enjoyed our stay on the whole. Staff in every area of the hotel were pleasant and courteous - shame I can't say the same of the majority of Germans in the hotel. They were mostly rude and ignorant and would jump the food and drinks queue to get served first. One brazen "woman " even slapped my wife on the... More 

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and many thanks for taking the time for your comment. We are glad you enjoyed our friendly staff and we are sorry with the experience with other guests and their behavioral manners... We do hope to welcome you again at the IFA Catarina and we wish you all the best. With sunny regards and hasta la... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Arrived back in the UK on Monday after staying a week for a family holiday. Hotel and staff are fantastic, very accommodating and helpful. All inclusive food and drink was brilliant and of a high quality. Daily selection was always very good ( if you want steak and chips and are not flexible eaters dont book) fresh fish, salads, pasta,... More 

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

We are very pleased that your and your family enjoyed the stay, the food and the friendliness of our staff. We have read your comment on TV channels and we are already working on it. We thanks for sharing your experience and we hope to welcome you at any season to the IFA Catarina. With best & sunny regards and... More 

lincolnshire
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

just returned from a week staying all inclusive at the IFA catarina, went for a Birthday trip with my boyfriend, the hotel is very clean, all staff very friendly, rooms are fantastic beds comfortable, attention to detail was nice as they left us a bottle of champagne in our room on my birthday was a nice unexpected treat ... food... More 

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and many thanks for sharing your comment. We are very glad you and your family enjoyed the stay as well as the venue for children. We work very hard to make children happy that makes parents happy in holidays. Thanks for the time taken for the review as well as for the advice. We wish... More 

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed for a week, just checked out today. Great location close to the beach and walking distance from Cita & Yumbo Centres. All Inclusive - a good variety of food on offer, hot and cold drinks & snacks available throughout the day. Staff were great - a credit to the hotel! :) Room cleaned every day, clean bedding, clean towels... More 

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience and we are very happy you enjoyed your stay. Just as general information the WiFi service is free of charge at the lobby and lobby bar and the charge of use at the whole hotel including room is € 2,00 per day. We additionally offer a MiFi at for the Island for € 3,00 per... More 

Chorley, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We noted a few negative comments in the reviews but as most were positive we booked this hotel. It was a good decision. The staff were unfailingly courteous and helpful. The rooms were of a good standard and were clean. The food was good and the entertainment was better than I had been led to believe. I was surprised by... More 

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

We are very pleased you have enjoyed your stay and we are very happy you have finally choose the hotel for your holidays. We hope to welcome you again at the IFA Catarina and remain, with "sunny" regards and hasta pronto... Enrique Giersberg Hotel Manager More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If u want ur children to eat don't go here there was no kids choice for food. No kids cart so they can have a choice what to eat my son ate bread and butter for 3 days cos he wouldn't eat anything else seen chicken nuggets once but they didn't look very nice so had to go to local... More 

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and many thanks for the time taken to write it. We are very sorry we did not match the "culinary" expectations specially for your kid. We try to keep every nationality satisfied and it seems that this is not in your case. We offer more tan 150 different food ítems from fresh vegetables and fruit... More 

London, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
18 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff were friendly and the hotel was always clean. Good food but a little repetitive at times. We were there for the NYE Gala meal which was lovely. The staff went all out to make a memorable experience. Located quite centrally and very close to the sand dunes making it very good value for money. Bus takes you to main... More 

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and we thanks for sharing your experience. We thanks also for your tip that help others to request a room of your choice, We hope to welcome you again at the IFA Catarina and wish you all the best. With best regards and hasta pronto... Enrique Giersberg Hotel Manager More 

Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food was very good , hotel was very clean and the grounds were beautiful. However the bar service was rubbish. There was two bars one upstairs near the lobby which was used for quiet drinks .no entertainment at all but it was closed at 10pm despite 45 people enjoying drinks. We then had to go outside to the pool bar... More 

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and thanks for the time taken for your comment. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay and we have read your comment on opening times of the bar and we understand your concern and we follow most clients wishes of our guest to keep open the pool bar. We hope to welcome you maybe on another... More 

porstmouth
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here from 29th dec to 5th jan. Can not fault the hotel def a four star hotel the food was brilliant def five star for food. The all inclusive drinks were poor, very cheap brand, had to buy a few rounds of top quality drink. Entertainment was average, they could def do with improving in this area. Although looked... More 

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and many thanks for sharing your comment and we are very glad you enjoyed your stay. Regarding our entertainment we are already working on a new program to make evening enjoyable for guest. We will be very happy to welcome you again and we remain, with best regards and hasta la vista... Enrique Giersberg Hotel... More 

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Address: Avenida de Tirajana 1, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, Spain
Location: Spain > Canary Islands > Gran Canaria > Playa del Ingles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — IFA Catarina 4*
Number of rooms: 402
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Also Known As:
Ifa Catarina Hotel Playa Del Ingles
IFA Catarina Playa Del Ingles, Gran Canaria
Hotel Style:
#10 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Ingles
#13 Family Hotel in Playa del Ingles
#19 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Ingles

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