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Sol Barbacan Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida Tirajana 27, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Ranked #6 of 139 hotels in Playa del Ingles
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
John O Kildare, Ireland
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Kildare, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed for 2 weeks in July, if travelling with teenagers the 2 bed/ 2 bath bungalows are excellent, the down side is the appalling wi fi, another issue would be the reservation of the sun beds, the hotels states its not allowed but do not enforce this, we did see beds with towels on them remain un-used all day.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We just returned from a great week here. This hotel is a real gem - from the warm welcome we received (despite arriving a day late and after midnight) we knew we were in for a great stay. We had one of the bungalows which was perfect for a couple but could be ok for a family of 3 or... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wouldn't visit again! Visited as a group of 5 girl friends for 5 nights in July. Check in was easy and efficient. We were given rooms with joining doors which were nice. Rooms were very basic. Shower ridiculously small. Little balcony was nice. Other than the average room there's not too much more to add. The hotel seems to lack... More

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skipton
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We picked this hotel, as it seemed good value for money, and got good reviews on TA. I stand by this as being accurate! Rooms; good size, clean, comfy beds, good aircon, large balconies, good self catering facilities (although no oven) Pools; very clean, sunbeds comfy, larger pool is saltwater though. Location; not most scenic of areas, but handy for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was spacious and extremely clean. The cleaners were in everyday and the staff were really friendly. The food was more expensive than other places nearby but it was of a high standard so it was worth the extra few euro. The beach/clubs are around 10/15 min walk but taxis are really cheap so it's not really an issue.... More

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Isle of Man, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed there for 10 days, 23rd June -04 July. The hotel was very clean, check in was easy and the staff at the hotel very helpful. We went self catering, but rarely used the room for cooking etc, eating out was very reasonable and the hotel food was of very good standard. Our room was spacious, and cleaned daily.... More

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County Kerry, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly, I could not fault anything . The apartments were spacious and clean. The cleaning staff came every day and couldn't do enough. All towels were changed if needed and pool towels provided and changed every day. Choice for food was excellent. Animation team very friendly and helpful. Reception staff v helpful Also. Lounge bar and restaurants had beautiful setting... More

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a fantastic stay at Sol Barbican. The apartments were cleaned every day by our lovely maid Olga. Very well equipped apartment & beds very comfortable. Great range of gluten wheat free food also.

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Beverley
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Firstly I couldn't fault anything. The reception staff were friendly & knowledgable. We were booked in promptly and shown to our bungalow. The bungalows were gorgeous and extremely spacious and comfortable. The grounds were very well looked after and beautiful. The pool areas were very clean and safe, not one cracked tile or broken sun bed. (With pool towels provided),... More

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Barbacan_direccion, Director General at Sol Barbacan Hotel, responded to this review

First of all, I would like to thank you for rating us on Tripadvisor. I am very happy to read that you couldn´t fault anything and that you mentioned the friendly & knowledgeable reception staff, gorgeous bungalows, our installations and gardens and the cleaning. I hope to welcome you again in Sol Barbacan. Kind Regards, Pedro Castro More

cork
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed here last week couldn't find a fault staff friendly and apartments pool and whole area spotless. wifi was good all over.would recommend to anyone.grounds at back are immaculate with tennis courts and football as well lawns are just beautiful ideal for photos. didn't eat there as we always eat out but fantastic deals on dinner or breakfast buffet for... More

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Barbacan_direccion, Director General at Sol Barbacan Hotel, responded to this review

I would like to thank you for your 100% rating and recommending us to anyone. I am glad that you noticed our gardens and installations as they are an high priority for us. I also would like to thank you for mentioning our staff, apartments and pool and that you couldn´t find a fault. I hope to see you again... More

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Address: Avenida Tirajana 27, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Gran Canaria, Spain
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Location: Spain > Canary Islands > Gran Canaria > Playa del Ingles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Sol Barbacan Hotel 4*
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Hotel Sol Barbacan
Sol Melia Playa Del Ingles
Sol Barbacan Hotel Playa Del Ingles, Gran Canaria

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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#1 Family Hotel in Playa del Ingles #4 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Ingles #4 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Ingles #5 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Ingles
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The Sol Barbacán aparthotel is located in the tourism resort of Playa del Inglés. 500 m distance from the city center, 2 km from Playa del Inglés beach and golf courses, 6,5 km from Playa de Maspalomas beach, 15 km from the airport, 29 km from Puerto de Mogán, 30 km from Las Palmas, 77 km de Teror and 89 km from the Valle de Agaete valley. ... more   less 
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