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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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our 3rd visit to this hotel, as always I cannot fault the service from the moment we arrived, throughout our stay and during departure. The staff are really attentive and enjoy their work. The rooms are a little dated, but are cleaned daily, fresh towels provided and we had a large balcony facing the gardens (rm 217). We... More

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and many thanks for the time taken to write your comment. We are sorry you did not fully enjoyed your stay and we already forward your detailed comments regarding food to our Chef and to make the improvements to keep the food hot as it should be. We thanks for the your recommendation and we take... More

Coventry, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I thought the hotel was good value for money, the rooms were very spacious we stayed in 108 on the ground floor overlooking the garden which was beautiful, a lot of previous reviews have complained about the beds being hard but we never had any problem, The rooms were cleaned on a daily basis. All the staff were friendly and... 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 experience at the IFA Catarina. We are very pleased you enjoyed your stay and as well as the location and the friendliness of our staff. We hope to welcome you for next season and wish you all the best for 2015. With sunny regards and hasta pronto... Enrique Giersberg... More

Wakefield, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked 1 week before we visited on First Choice AI holiday. Disregard lack of service by TUI (long gone are the days when the local courier was there and helpful) but let's concentrate on the important things, the hotel, food and general service. Disregard all negative comments previously posted.Hotel staff very helpful and totally professional, Room great (370), food plentiful... More

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing all your experience and many thanks for the time taken for your motivating comment. We are very happy you enjouyed your stay in special the sunset at the balcony with a bottle of wine. We are pleased to welcome you again at the IFA Catarina for next year and please do not forget to mention your favorite... More

Lausanne, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in this hotel for the second time. Everything was perfect once again and we were not disappointed at all. Staff is friendly and helpful, animation team is just the best. The hotel is well located near the Dunas and the Yumbo (everything can be done by walking). Too bad we could not get two rooms one next to another... More

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

We are very pleased you enjoyed again our friendliness as well as our service perfomance and we thanks very much for sharing your experience. Don't forget to mention you room wishes and for sure we will make our best to allocate you in your favourite romos. We wish you and your family all the best for next year and remain... More

Galway, Galway, Ireland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I took my aunt here for her 50th birthday in august. We stayed half board....food was different every evening and there was a good variety if you were open to trying new things. They do seem to cater alot for germans but in fairness it was mostly germans there....staff were so friendly and the entertainment staff were the best ever....they... More

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Many thanks for sharing your experience at the IFA Catarina and we are very happy you enjoyed your stay as well as the food and specially our friendly staff. We would be glad to welcome you again and we wish all of you all the best. With sunny regards and hasta la vista... Enrique Giersberg Hotel Manager More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great hotel spotless clean .food was excellent staff friendly.great location will be back.entrrtainment crew were a bit boring some nites that didn't bother us.beach is only 2-3 minutes walk away walk through the Rui or too the left of it there's a lane .

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and thanks for sharing your experience. We are happy you had enjoyed your holidays and our entertainment team already planned a new program specially for evenings. We hope to welcome you next season and remain with best regards and hasta la vista, Enrique Giersberg Hotel Manager More

staffordshire
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently got back from gran canaria . The hotel was very clean , the beds they were very hard. The food was very good a good choice for every one . Most of the staff were friendly and helpful , during our holiday a new life guard started and told us we could not play with a small soft ball... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Food, for all inclusive, was excellent. Decent choice each day both at lunch time and in the evening. Room and restaurant very clean. Staff friendly, attentive and efficient. However the whiskey was a huge let down. The all inclusive blended whiskey option was lets just say "interesting" ...... Gave it the benefit of the doubt and decided on a Chivas... More

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Bristol
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39 reviews 39 reviews
23 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here back in August for a week. The hotel is generally clean, but was showing it's age a little; e.g. grates over swimming pool drains broken, canopies over windows torn etc. Food was average, not a great choice but enough to keep us going through the week. We ate out two or three times to break up the... More

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Many thanks for your reveiw and thanks for the time taken for your comment. Indeed the property is almost 40 years old and we try to keep things fixed and if you check details for sure you'll find snaggs! We are sorry you did not fully enjoyed your stay and and we have read carefully your comments on the different... More

Newcastle upon tyne
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Where to start.... My review is mainly based on the fact of what I paid for this Holiday. It was a late deal and cost me £1050 for a week all inclusive. If your paying around that price then its well worth it, I wouldn't like to be paying more as you could get a lot better. Hotel, Excellent clean... More

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and many tnanks for your detailed comment regarding our service perfomances and regarding the time Schedule of the different venues can vary according to the season and mentioned on the flyer. Drinks as house wine, bears and softs can be taken at the restaurant and in the bars extended to the menue card for drinks.... 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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IFA Catarina Playa Del Ingles, Gran Canaria

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