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Hotel Riu Papayas

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida Gran Canaria, 22 | Playa Del Ingles - Gran Canaria, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Ranked #43 of 139 hotels in Playa del Ingles
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
molokai1717 Albuquerque, New Mexico
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Each room has the balcony..beware of AC noise before picking up the keys,somewhat aged rooms but clean and large. Food is excellent ,walk to the beach..weather,sites prices superb!Be sure you rent a car,free parking.Be sure you visit Las Palmas,try local tapas,water parks,go around the island. Beach,promenade see port are great attractions.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good and Bad ! Start with the good great pool! clean, good food, not so good entertainment if you want to be entertained best go into town and find a bar! we did see a four tops tribute band who were good the rest not great. Rooms small and dated (but clean) beds are more like bunks very hard (ouch)... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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42 reviews 42 reviews
20 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

The rooms need a brush up! Big bathroom but nowhere rack to put things! If you check in after 12.30 you cannot get any beach towels as it s open only from 9-12!! WIFI is payable, but no reception in the room. Regarding food, half board is fine but you re fixed for either 6 or 8 pm.

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Sheffield United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

Having stayed a number of Riu hotels previously, we had little hesitation in choosing the Papayas at Playa Del Ingles. The hotel adjoins the Riu Flamingo which is an apartment hotel within the same grounds. The food here is excellent with a wide variety of choice every day. Breakfasts offer a full choice of continental foods including cold meats cheeses... More

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

Just returned on 8th Feb 2014 from a week's stay at Riu Papayas and thoroughly enjoyed it! It's a great hotel, absolutely spotless, and the food was fantastic! Brilliant choice of food, couldn't fault it at all. I have coeliac disease and the provided gluten free bread and cakes every morning. The staff are extremely kind, helpful and professional. The... More

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Funchal, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2014

We stayed in this resort to celebrate your Honeymoon and we must say we were impressed with the facilities and with the friendliness of the staff. The resort does not have a gym or even room service, nonetheless it compensates by the level of dedication and friendliness of its staff. The room was standard, we were allocated on the West... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

Words cannot describe how brilliant this hotel is. Sure there are a few decor issues but these are all easily bypassed by the amazing facilities, entertainment and exceptional food on offer. Staff go one step beyond with all clients to ensure they have an enjoyable stay. Definitely recommend to anyone staying in the area. Amazing !!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014 via mobile

I have just returned from staying at the Riu Papayas and, as always with Riu hotels, I was not disappointed. I have now stayed in a number of hotels and apartments in the area and would rate this hotel highly. The main positive comments I would make would be regarding the food and service which were both excellent. The gala... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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26 hotel reviews
203 helpful votes 203 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2013

Having just spent a week at this hotel, we cannot agree fully with most of the poor reviews. Yes there are some cracks in the outside walls of some balconies, they don't look good I agree, but I am sure they are not structural, if they were, the Riu group are too astute to let them go unattended, the general... More

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London, United Kingdom
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26 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

We recently returned from a two week stay at the Riu Papayas in Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria. The hotel itself is of a good standard, similar to other Riu Hotels I have stayed in. The rooms are basic, clean and spacious. The air conditioning in our room wasn't great, but not really an issue for us in September. The... More

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Address: Avenida Gran Canaria, 22 | Playa Del Ingles - Gran Canaria, 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 — Hotel Riu Papayas 4*
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Also Known As:
Riu Papayas Hotel
Riu Papayas Grand Canary
Hotel Riu Papayas Playa Del Ingles, Gran Canaria

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#16 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Ingles
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Located in Playa del Ingles. 7-storey building. Hotel resort shared with the Aparthotel Riu Flamingo. 3,500 m2 garden. 1.5 km from Playa del Ingles beach. Complimentary bus service to the beach. 500 m from the city centre. 400 m from "Metro" and "Kasbah" shopping centres. 30 km from the airport. 50 m from a bus stop. Credit cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Diners. ... more   less 
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