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Hotel Ocean Ponderosa

Ave Venezuela s/n, 38660 Playa de las Americas, Tenerife, Spain
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
1 review
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

i never normally write reviews but i felt like i needed too. Came to this hotel in july with my 2 friends looking for a cheap getaway.. We went for the all inclusive and the food was ok(on the first day). they seem to serve the same things EVERYDAY just in different styles. I am not fussy and the food... More 

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015 via mobile

When we first arrived we were downhearted as the hotel looked a mess. The next morning was not to bad though the location is brilliant as it is in-between playa and costa adeje and only a ten min walk to either. The food was ok a bit repetitive but edible. The rooms were not brill and not cleaned very often... More 

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Llanybydder, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015 via mobile

Great hotel staff really friendly. Cheap hotel so don't expect the Hilton but good food and great location. Idea for a lads weekend. Could do with updating. Bathrooms a bit old. All inclusive worth the money.

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Firstly, Ill start of by saying im not adverse to "budget" accommodation. I have stayed in many hostels and clean budget hotels/apartments. I chose this hotel on the basis that it was clean, basic and affordable. This however was certainly not the case! Upon arriving we were given our keys to our "room" On the way there, we had to... More 

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if you like good food don't go if you like entertainment in the evening don't go if you don't like walking up hills don't go if you like a modern clean hotel don't go it will cost you a lot of money going out to eat and you will lose all the weight walking back up the long hill to... More 

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North Wales, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

had a great time good food good laugh enjoyed it pool was a bit small but ok there was a hen party going on and a stag do expected it to be very noisy but everyone was well behaved only thing was they ran out of beer one night but they got more in the end

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

We spent 10 nights at the Ponderosa in April, I was going to cancel our holiday when I read the reviews!!! but we really enjoyed every minute of our holiday, the staff are great, they work really hard, the food is vey repetitive but we always found something we liked, lot's of chicken and pork, we loved the breakfast!!!! the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

Value for money. Don't expect luxury. The location is excellent however, very close to the main strip. Buffet food isn't labelled so you don't know what your're getting. Decent selection of drinks at the bar, but there is usually only one bar man so can take a while to get served. Rooms are adequate, had no problem with sleeping each... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

stayed at this hotel 06/03/2015 for a week got to my room and only one towel in the bathroom , went for food and stoped off at reception to ask for some more , tommorow they said but didnt get them had to use my beach towel , trying to get served at the bar was nuts the poor guy... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

After a good experience on our last visit , we returned Nov 2014 , room dirty , towels smelt, not changed we even washed them ourselves . Safe faulty , had to get repair man in 3 times in the end got money back. toilet cracked, had to mend the flush system myself. Black mould round bath. The furniture was... More 

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