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4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida de Tirajana 1, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Ranked #19 of 139 hotels in Playa del Ingles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Coventry
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The hotel itself is clean and modern. The rooms are spacious and very clean. The pool is very nice and entertainment staff very good! The location is good, although the majority of bars close by are closed, and the cita centre is mediocre at best ! The food is average for an all inclusive with a good variety. Very good... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my family and boyfriend last March and it was very good. The hotel itself is very clean and well kept and the staff are very friendly especially the reps (Francois) who ensure there are lots of fun activities going on throughout the hotel! The pools were lovely and had some character about them with a lovely... More

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Redcar
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great holiday food excellent choice staff very helpful and friendly plenty of sun beds no fighting rooms really spacious air conditioned and room serviced everyday clean towels and sheets wonderful!!!

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Barry, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just returned from 2weeks stay at this hotel and would deffo recommend it. Yes the beds are a tad hard but if u ask for a mattess topper u will get one.....does make a difference. Yes the food is repetitive but its very tasty and plenty of it....soups and salad to die for. No problem getting drinks at anytine or... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed at this hotel for 2 weeks end of June all inclusive. The good:- Food good and plentiful. Hotel very clean although a little tired. Majority of the staff are lovely. The animation team were so happy and great with the children. The bad:- Sun beds by the pool are squashed together like sardines. That is if you can get... More

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San Francisco
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I staid on IFA Catarina for 7 days and I would recommend this very beautiful hotel for people who want to rest in Gran Canaria .It has a very nice pool and garden and the service is great . It`s near the main beach, the Playa del Ingles and it has a free bus service to the beach.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
1 review
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed @ the IFA Caterina for 2 weeks commencing 19th June 2014. Arrived 3am 20th June 2014. Not a good start three couples all trying to find the lift to take us to the 4th floor instructions given by reception night staff hard to understand. Room was spacious and well cleaned for the entire two weeks beds comfortable, water hot,... 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 for your comment. We have read your points and it is important you read the information available to avoid surprises and to know what is our perfomances in the different packages we offer. We wish you a nice summer time and remain, with best regards, Enrique Giersberg Hotel... More

Exmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Where do i start? This hotel was absolutely perfect. The staff were so helpful and always available, making you feel at home and comfortable. Nothing was too much to ask for. The rooms were absolutely perfect, spotless on entry and spotless every single day after cleaning. The room we had had a great view of the pool and the lounging... More

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and for sharing your experience. We are very happy that we could meet your expectations and that you enjoyed your stay. Many thanks for your tips that will help many visitors to reach the beach on faster and easier way. We hope to welcome you soon agian and wish you a nice summer season. With... More

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Got back earlier today (5am to be precise) from a 10 day, all inclusive stay at the IFA Catarina in Gran Canaria with my partner. I've wrote a few reviews on here and am finding this one more difficult to write, simply because you tend to start reviews by thinking about what was bad and then extolling the positives. The... More

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Many thanks for sharing your review and thanks for the time taken for the large comment. You have started your report in a great way and we are very happy you have enjoyed your stay as well as have enjoyed the friendliness of our staff. We already forwarded your comments to all head of dapartments to motivate all staff members.... More

Lincolnshie, England
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5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just arrived home after a week here, we looked at so many reports on here and thought we knew what to expect, now I ask who writes these reports, we read the hotel was a little jaded, dated and needed minor surgery here and there, little did we know at this stage it wasn’t going to be minor,... More

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Thanks for your review and we are very sorry that we could not much your expactations. Regarding the food offer, we do have a wide range of dishes according to our our standards and for lukullus dining we offer in Meloneras our 5* properties for a higher range of rates. As you can check in other reviews the value for... 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*
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Ifa Catarina Hotel Playa Del Ingles
IFA Catarina Playa Del Ingles, Gran Canaria

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#9 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Ingles #11 Family Hotel in Playa del Ingles #18 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Ingles
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