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IFA Catarina

4.0 of 5 Avenida de Tirajana 1, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, Spain
#21 of 139 Hotels in Playa del Ingles
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San Francisco
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Verry good hotel and price/quality is ok. We have been here already 5 times and we certainly will come back again next year. Staff verry friendly and helpful. Food more than choice enough; Animation team is also ok.

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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice hotel , very clean, lovely hard working staff, good food, but a horrid atmosphere, and some vile guests..if your Black do not go here...we are a mixed race couple and encountered some of the worst racial hate we have ever had to endure.

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and we are very sad about the experience you had in the hotel. We try our hardest to make every guest feel at home and we are used to welcome all different persons all around Europe and east Africa and we never had such manner of other guest. We apologize for this and hope you... More

Berlin, Germany
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Of course one can fight about the all-inclusive mentality. I personally am not an all-inclusive fan either and I find that People let themselves go when they have free Drinks from the morning time on. but except for the obligatory half naked overweight drunk sun burned all inclusive People, this Hotel is really nice. the staff is beyond friendly, it's... More

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

We are very happy you enjoyed not only your stay at the hotel also the friendliness of the staff and of course the nice time with François and José Luis. We have already forwarded your comment to them. We hope to welcome you next season again at the IFA Catarina and wish you a nice time. With best regards and... More

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

I spent a week here start of september and upon first impressions of the building its lovely. The weather was fantastic all holiday reaching 30+. this hotel has many ups and downs so ill list them together with negatives first: in my opinion this is a 3 star hotel, the rooms are very tidy but if you like your tv... More

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and thanks for the time spending for your comment. We are sorry that we could not match all our expectations. It is very important to read the information available of the booked hotel as well as services. The hotel does not offer any appartments with kitchen facilities as described in all brochures and in our... More

Sierre, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent one week in the IFA Catarina hotel in Gran Canaria, Playa del Ingles at the beginning of August. First of all, I would like to point out that weather and sea temperatures are very nice at this time of year in Gran Canaria. The hotel was very nice. Staff members were not only very welcoming but also professionnal.... More

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Many thanks for sharing your experience and we are very pleased you enjoyed not only the stay also our friendly staff and all the service perfomance. We took notice about the non-so-good point and we already informed the head of department to check this detail. We hope to welcome you again at the IFA Catarina in special in the winter... More

2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Came here for a week with my partner the room was fantastic! The beds were comfy, aircon worked well, breathtaking view of sandunes from balcony! The only thing that could of made it better for us was a few more sunbeds by pool, we didnt manage to get any our whole stay there!

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

We are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and we thanks for sharing your experience. We thanks for the time taken for the review and we took notice regarding your comment. We wish you some nice summer weeks and we hope to welcome you soon again at the IFA Catarina Hotel. With best and sunny regards, Enrique Giersberg Hotel... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great hotel, with Spanish speaking staff, many of whom were multi-lingual. Food was very tasty and included a varied menu catering for the fussy nature of my entire family. The hotel room was clean and tidy, the reception area provided free Wi-Fi access which pleased my teenage children. I paid for the all inclusive deal and was not disappointed.... More

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and we are very pleased that all the family enjoyed the stay. We thanks also for the time taken to write your comment and we thanks specially for the recommendation. We would be very happy to welcome you and all the family again to the IFA Catarina and wish you nice remainign summer weeks. With... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Having read the reviews on trip advisor, we didn't really know what to expect, however we were pleasantly surprised when getting dropped off at the hotel. The exterior looked lovely and the front staff were helpful and friendly. We were asked if we would like to upgrade our room for just over 5 euros a day for a "sea view"... More

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Many thanks for your rating and many thanks for your review and we are very pleased you enjoyed your stay at the IFA Catarina. Thanks for the time taken for the detailed comment and we thanks also for recommending the IFA Catarina. We hope to welcome you once again and wish you nice summer weeks. With best regards and hasta... More

Tamworth, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

When we first arrived,(family of three with 4 yr old), we were not very impressed with the exterior, plus we were in a very long queue for check in, plus did not help when a hotel guest thought they could just waltz up to the reception and push in front, and to top it the receptionist did not ask the... More

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review and many thanks for taking the time to write your comment. We are sorry we did not match your expectations and you found the hotel fully booked. That is SUMMER and all places have high occupancy. The hotel will have next year its 40 anniversary and we do not think to add a pool having... More

Bromley, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stayed at the IFA Catarina for one week at the end of July. Cannot really find fault with anything - lovely hotel, spotlessly clean, great rooms which are large and really comfortable (we had a pool view on second floor). Food is really good with so much choice. Drinks service in the reastaurant was very efficient and in fact... More

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina, responded to this review

Many thanks for sharing your experience and we are very happy you not only enjoyed your stay also that you could relax and "watch the world goes by... We thanks also for the time taken for your comment and we wish you a nice August. With best & sunny regards, Enrique Giersberg Hotel Manager 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 Playa Del Ingles, Gran Canaria

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