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Playacanela Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida de la Mojarra, 21409 Ayamonte, Isla Canela, Spain
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Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Isla Canela
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013
Deborah T Albufeira, Portugal
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Albufeira, Portugal
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

We have just spent 5 nights at the Playacanela, Isla Canela and thoroughly enjoyed it. Due to some not so great reviews we were not expecting too much from the hotel but it was great. All the staff (from cleaners and reception staff to the fabulous entertainment team). The restaurant was very busy at times but we expected this due... More

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Thank you very much for sharing your experience with us. Know that it is our aim that pass a pleasant experience and that's what we are working and trying to improve every day. We remain at your disposal and we hope to visit again. Playacanela Hotel More

Mafra, Lisboa, Portugal
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Positive aspects • Good price/quality relation in All inclusive • Apartment with good areas for a family of 4 - bedroom, living room with kitchenette, and big balcony - it seems the interior has been renovated • Food variety good enough (although you could lean more in the richness of mediterranic plates) • Having a baby corner (one suggestion, have... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2013

Hotel was quite disappointing - full of Spanish, fully booked (which is quite strange, we had problems with extending our stay in a room because of our late departure). Nobody speaks English, without basic Spanish it's impossible to get any information. The restaurant looks rather like a school canteen. Food was so-so. It was better to come early, because later... More

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Glossop, United Kingdom
1 review
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2010

This is a 4 star hotel near Ayamonte which is right next to the Portugese border with Spain. The hotel is spacious and bright. We had a family room which comprised a bedroom with two double beds. Also there was a living room with a fridge, TV and a sofa bed - more than enough room for my wife and... More

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w yorkshire
1 review
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2009

This hotel did not cater for the English - notices not writtent in English, no representatives notice board. All entertainment in Spanish plus no professional shows just the childrens animation team - quiz!!! hotel staff struggled to understand Englis - so obviously not frequented by theEnglish even thoughwe went thro T Cook - only English couple in the whole of... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2008

Extremely disappointed! We have been to Isla Canela 4x. Twice in Iberostar and once in Riu. Then this... Love the area for still being so Spanish but this hotel could put you off forever! Toilets were filthy. Dirty plates and cups not cleaned away for approx 2 hours sometimes from tables and chairs near pool area and bar. Rooms not... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2007

we stayed at this hotel as it was recommened as being extremley Spanish and quiet, a great family hotel!!!! The children's entertainment started at 22.30, and was loud and tacky. Our children were excluded from taking part in the "Kids Club", the staff were racist and would not serve any holiday makers unless they were Spanish - this applied not... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2007

I booked my holiday through Airtours, looking for somewhere that had a single room on the Algarve, as I didn't want to share with my parents!! The nearest we could get was the Costa de la Luz over the border in Spain. Hotel Playa Canela is a very impressive 4* hotel with large rooms, friendly staff and a fabulous pool... More

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Also Known As:
Playacanela Isla Canela
Playacanela Hotel Isla Canela
Address: Avenida de la Mojarra, 21409 Ayamonte, Isla Canela, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Huelva > Ayamonte > Isla Canela
Beach Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #4 of 5 hotels in Isla Canela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Playacanela Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This impressive, arabesque style hotel is between the Coast of Portugal and Isla Cristina Port, very close to Isla Canela Marina. Enjoying a beachfront location, the hotel boasts a magnificent themed pool with slides and a jacuzzi surrounded by palm trees and sun loungers, solarium, heated pool (closed from 8/01/13 to 30/04/13), games area for adults and kids, large lounge bar with outdoor terrace, entertainment shows, ... And much more! ... more   less 
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