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IFA Catarina Hotel

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Avenida de Tirajana 1, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, Spain
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    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This was my second stay at this hotel and in the same room. The downside can be the same animation .aco year ago , plus location , great food, good drink , clean room , pool, and above all wonderful and nice Iwona with cafes and Ms del Mar from the cash register . More such people and the world... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Overall I was satisfied with this hotel for location and facilities. It is a fairly large hotel located around 10-15 mins walk into the main centre. The beach is around 20 mins or so. The hotel was very clean and tidy. The rooms where to good standard with towels changed daily and rooms cleaned daily. The bedding was changed a... More 

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egiersbergICA, Gerente at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear hull1983, Many thanks for sharing your experience and we are very pleased you have enjoyed your stay, the large rooms as well as the cleanliness and specially the friendliness of our staff. We hope to welcome you again at the IFA Catarina and wish you a nice remaining summer days. With best regards and.... hasta pronto, Enrique Giersberg Hotel... More 

Oxford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

IFA Catarina is situated on the doorstep of Gran Canarias beautiful Maspalomas sand dunes which is a must see! It is also on the doorstep on playa del Ingles gay strip so you must be open minded to all sexualities as IFA Catarina is a popular choice. The hotel has had a modern refurbishment and rooms are of a great... More 

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egiersbergICA, Gerente at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Crooky82, Many thanks for your review and many thanks for the time taken for your opinion. We are glad you have enjoyed the overall perfomance of the hotel as well as you enjoyed the weather and specially the location close to the dunes of Maspalomas. The summer time is considered not only in Gran Canaria peak season and the... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great hotel very clean, great pool area to relaxes around. Gardens are the best I have seen. We have been twice to the hotel once in November and the in August, and we have to say great for family's in Aug and Adults in November. We did notice a massive difference in the quality of the food and the layout... More 

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egiersbergICA, Gerente at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul, Many thanks for sharing your experience and many thanks for the time taken for your opinion. We are pleased you have enjoyed your stay and that could feel the differences between the offer in November and the offer in August. The rates are completely different and specially the occupation is much higher in July and August. We have... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from here on Monday, I must say we had a fantastic time, rooms were immaculately clean, hotel staff very friendly, would definitely go back, also it says you can't smoke in the grounds but ashtrays were provided, so anyone who smokes ,don't be put off by this,overall FABULOUS!!!

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egiersbergICA, Gerente at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sheila, We are very happy you had a fabolous stay at the IFA Catarina and enjoyed the great location and we thanks for your review and appreciate very much your comment regarding smoking. There are places designated for smokers and in all not covered premises you are alound to smoke. We hope to welcome you again next season and... More 

Milton Keynes, England, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a week stay in this hotel. The hotel was clean and the pool areas were immaculate too. Plenty of sunbeds but word of advice, if you want beds around the pool you will need to get up early to reserve these as by half 8 they are all gone. Me and my friend alternated the chore of... More 

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KimandEm, Many thanks for your review and many thanks for sharing your experience and for the time taken for your detailed opinion. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay and enjoyed the room as well as the food. Regarding your comment on non-smoking, we do have rueles and regulations accordinngly but in sunbeds area is no smoking... More 

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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Catarina 6 times 5 times half board and once all inclusive Modern large rooms with all amenities And large balcony Beautiful garden and very quiet at night Also have live terai meant if that's your thing Close to shops and night life The restaurant is show cooking with plenty of choice and you can sit inside or... More 

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Alexanderfcampbell, We are very pleased that your enjoyed your stay as well as the staff perfomance, food and location. We thanks for sharing your experience and we hope to welcome your again to the IFA Catarina and wish you a nice remaining summer. With best regards and... hasta la vista, Enrique Giersberg Hotel Manager More 

Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall, we spent two weeks in this hotel with mostly good feelings. Of course running such a large hotel complex (5 buildings, 580 rooms) you always can find something. It is up to you whether you let these minor things influence your holiday. We arrived rather late from the airport and was prepared for a closed restaurant. To our surprise... More 

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear zsangyal, Many thanks for sharing your experience and we are very pleased you have enjoyed your stay at the hotel. Many thanks for the time taken for your large comment and will help to improve things as the subject of the key cards with the payment. We hope to welcome you again at the IFA Catarina and wish you... More 

Olomouc, Czech Republic
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spend there 2 weeks with my mum. Overall it was not bad, but there I some things which dissapointed us. The location of the hotel was quite good, it was about 800 m across dunes to the beach (there is also possibility to use hotel's beach bus), shops and restaurants were close, also the bus-stop. Room was great, we... More 

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egiersbergICA, Gerente at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear KaterinaD, Thanks for your review and thanks for the time invested for your comment. We are very sorry that we did not match your expectations and we have read your opinion. It is very important you read all available information regarding the offer you booked as well what it is included or not. You would avoid unexpected surprises. The... More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have spent the last two weeks (all inclusive) at the Catarina Hotel with my wife, two young children and, father and mother in law. Rooms - Clean, well maintained (though a little dated in places) and excellent views of the pool, gardens, and further afield. We have young children so here was plenty of space. If you had children... More 

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr Grant Griffiths, We are very plesed you have enjoyed your stay as well our service and we thanks for sharing your experience. Many thanks for time taken for your detailed comment and we hope to welcome you again at next season. We wish you and your family a happy summer and remain, with "sunny" regards and... hasta la... More 

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