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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Nostra Senyora del Carme, 34 | Europa, 17250 Platja d'Aro, Spain
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Ranked #10 of 33 Hotels in Platja d'Aro
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
19 reviews 19 reviews
16 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

We have tried 3 hotels in Platja, this was be far the best option! Homey, clean, refurbished, top location, nice breakfast with spanish and continental options, quiet rooms, nice little pool and very friendly owners! And not the least, good value for money.

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Narbonne, France
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

Even though the reviews were good ,I was not sure what to expect as the price was so reasonable.The hotel was very clean and the staff very friendly.The room wa s a good size and the bed very comfy.As the hotel is in a back st most of the rooms don't have a view and the balcony's are over looked.We... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

Really enjoyed our stay here. Its a simple hotel with clean rooms. The beds aren't great, but not bad either. One of the hotel's finest features is the friendly and polite staff. Also the location is great, really near the beach (30 meters walk?). Stayed here for two years in a row, and definitely coming back here!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2013

We discovered Hotel Els Pins circa 15 years ago, and it is where we stay there when in Playa de Aro, which is once a year. The location is ideal and everything is walking distace: the town's main road with restaurants and bars and shops, and is also at only a few meters to the beachfront. We always have impeccable... More 

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5 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2012

I've visited Platja d'aro over 8 times and I hated Els Pins. Its run by old miserable people, If you hit the town in the evening & arrive back gone mid night the old man that sits by the entrance all night is never happy to see you, every night he moaned at me in spanish! The room was basic... More 

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29 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2008

The rooms are clean and quite simple. We missed a refrigiator. Dinner was tasty. Breakfast was quite plain with bread, butter, cereals and juice. Ham, cheese and marmelade. The staff was following us when we were eating,and when we filled up our plates. This gave us a feeling of "maybe I take too much food". We didn't like the staff... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2008

The two things that make this hotel special are the nice family owned atmosphere and the sometimes average but most of the time really good local catalan meals that they serve. Though I will never understand why they do not serve real butter for breakfast (they have something like "grease with butter".) + Rooms are simple but nice and clean... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2007

Our travel were based on "Catalan Experience" review and we are quite satisfied with our choice. Els Pins is very good place to stay if you are looking for base to look around. Very friendly personnel. It runs facilities the hotel has pretty well. Our room was clean and we were very pleasured with meal (we used half board). And... More 

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Caernarfon, North Wales
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51 reviews 51 reviews
30 hotel reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2006

We arrived late at night and the electricity tripped. The facilities were very basic and there was a building site across the road, however we have visited the area again in 2004 and the building work has finished. We were completely misled by our travel agent about this place, it is not in Cambrils and miles away from Salou, however,... More 

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Norwich, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2006

Having been to L'Escala and Barcelona previously, I had fallen in love with Calalunya and wanted to go back, but wanted to try a different resort. I chose Platja D'Aro. Me and my boyfriend James flew into Girona, picked up the hire car and followed the directions we had been given to Hotel Els Pins (I'd called the hotel the... More 

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Address: Nostra Senyora del Carme, 34 | Europa, 17250 Platja d'Aro, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Girona > Costa Brava > Platja d'Aro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Els Pins 3*
Number of rooms: 68
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Hotel Els Pins Costa Brava/Platja D'Aro, Spain
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