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Hotel Ocean Ponderosa

Ave Venezuela s/n, 38660 Playa de las Americas, Tenerife, Spain
Hotel Ocean Ponderosa
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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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Glasgow, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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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4 hotel reviews
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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Manchester, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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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Cumbria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
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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