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Hotel Ocean Ponderosa

3.0 of 5
Ave Venezuela s/n, 38660 Playa de las Americas, Tenerife, Spain
Hotel Ocean Ponderosa
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Rating summary
  • 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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
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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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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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

Please be mindful that the room you pay for may, in fact, have been stolen from others who had paid out thousands of pounds to purchase their timeshare to enjoy, as promised, for the rest of their lives. Please see the hundreds of letters in the mirror blog and other sites. The owners (many of whom are British senior citizens)... More 

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Melksham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

I have stayed in a few cheap hotels before and have had varying success but this one beats the heck out of all of them. Never have I stayed in a place where cleaners are conspicuous by their absence, bar and restaurant staff are borderline aggressive at all times and thoroughly unpleasant at others. To call the place grubby would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Returned from a weeks stay two weeks ago and we had had a lovely time. The hotel all-inclusive is excellent value for money. We worked out it was £27 a day each and for that we got 3 excellent meals a day and lots of alcohol. The hotel staff were all very friendly, efficient and hard working. The food was... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Booked this holiday with 'Holiday gems and paid over £400 for a weeks stay,on arrival all seemed ok but closer inspection showed me otherwise, the skirting boards had ground in hair and scum that must have been there months, the bath was old and stained with no plug (which I asked for 3 times but did not get), the cooker... More 

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Myself and a good friend of mine just got back from staying in this hotel for a week all inclusive. Upcoming our arrival we were very curious to see the hotel and the service for ourselfs as reading some of the reviews recently we were extremely worried about staying here. We were pleasently suprised by how good the hotel actually... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

I booked a last minute 7 day holiday in Tenerife and found this hotel catered for single travellers without penalty or surcharge. I booked all inclusive. I was pleasantly surprised as it was very reasonable and I did not expect great things, but the room was very clean,well equipped,with a two ring cookplate,fridge,crockery and cutlery,and when I asked for a... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

We have literally just got back from staying at this hotel. On arrival it was like the scene out of the Inbetweener movie!! We had a late arrival (10pm) and were literally thrown our key by reception and told to room 206!! The coffee machine in reception swallowed my money and when told recepton they said 'oh it must not... More 

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