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Helios Costa Tropical

3.0 of 5 Paseo de la Flores (Playa San Cristobal), 18690 Almunecar, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Suffolk, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I, M there now its ok hotel , clean , I am on bed now half on balcony half in room, sun shinning , only dislike is late dinner 7,30pm,, food is nice , there are 2? Webcams so have a look. Bedroom looks out to sea,can see cruise ships in the distance, bus stop outside hotel,mercado supermarket around the... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Once again. Hotel Helios. In Almunacar Courtesy of Saga Holidays. 3 visits in total now. A really well hidden spanish resort , the locals don't want other travel companies to discover this little gem of a place. Love the Hotel. Clean. Welcoming. Good food. And a great roof terrace to relax and enjoy the great weather. Free Wi Fi. Afternoon... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this hotel to enjoy there heated swimming pools. The day after we arrived, we ask the staff were to find the pool and they told us that the swimming pool is "under construction" we pay well to stay at this hotel and the only reason we went to Hellios was the swimming pool. The room was old and... More 

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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I'd agree with just about all of WirralScouse's review. The location is excellent and the views, especially from the high-floor, west-facing rooms are a delight.The rooms are light, bright and good for a 3*. A very welcome and unusual feature was that the heating worked! It's not that common in Spain, even out of season but the heating was available... More 

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Leeds, Yorkshire
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Just returned from this hotel traveled with Saga very nice hotel every where was spotless, staff were very nice and helpful, the bathroom Handle came off reported it to reception it was fixed within an hour. Food was fine always could find something we liked, entertainment wasn't always our cup of tea. Lovely promenade can walk for miles, lots of... More 

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28 hotel reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Went with Saga.Brilliant value for money.Their rep Jaime is top man for service and information. Liked:- a) spacious bedroom with sitting area,side sea view,large bathroom with overbath shower,bidet and large washbasin,balcony with table and chairs b) spotlessly clean throughout c) efficient and friendly staff d) beachfront location e) Mercadona supermarket around the corner f) bus stops outside hotel Didn't like:-... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014 via mobile

Booked a junior suite at this hotel via an on- line site. On arrival not too impressed with the room as when booking the on-line site suggested there would be a fridge but there was not. Anyway spoke to the receptionist and we got a 'better' room next day - had to pay extra but it was worth it. I... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

We spent 10 days here in Sept 2014 - and had a great chill out break.We stayed full board and the standard of the food was superb and very varied for all sittings,although the clientele was mostly Spanish we found we enjoyed trying to converse with our fellow guests -who were equally only too pleased to try their English.The rooms... More 

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Cordoba, Spain
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28 reviews 28 reviews
23 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

Upon arriving at our room first impression was the horrible smell from the bathroom. Our hotel room had not been prepared. The maids turn up later with towels and bedding and were about to leave until I stopped them to ask if they would do something with the bathroom. To which one replied that she had noticed the smell -... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Thid hotel was really charming with big, spacious rooms, loud spanish families(not loud inside the rooms), great sea views and big breakfast. The breakfast was served in a big noicy rooms in the basement. We had hoped to have sea views with our morning coffee. Great staff and a calm pool area. The city center is just minutes away. Good... More 

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Address: Paseo de la Flores (Playa San Cristobal), 18690 Almunecar, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Granada > Almunecar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Helios Costa Tropical 3*
Number of rooms: 232
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Also Known As:
Helios Costa Tropical Almunecar
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Almunecar

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