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Hotel Blaumar Cadaques
C/ Massa d'Or, 21, 17488 Cadaques, Spain   |  
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Ranked #6 of 14 Hotels in Cadaques
Stockholm, Sweden
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“Very nice hotel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Good location just outside the village and it's a very nice walk into the village just along the sea.
The hotel is very clean and the room was big with a nice view to the sea and village. Beds are very comfortable and a nice and clean bathroom. Only 2 things missing in the room and that is a mirror and refridgerator in the room. There is a small swimmingpool and it was really nice area to have a rest in the afternoon and it was very quiet and relaxing.
Breakfast was a bit expensive 11 EUR for just a very simple continental breakfast.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Yorkshire, UK
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116 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2013

In many ways this hotel ticks the important boxes.

It's wonderfully sited 10 minutes' stroll from Cadaques's central waterfront area, and only 30 minutes from Dali's house in Port Lligat.

Finding the hotel is easy once you notice a sign to it, at the first roundabout you come to after the mountain road approaching Cadaques. This sign takes you to the left side of the bay, along a narrow, and occasionally worrying, one way waterside road. The hotel is signposted up a turning to the left, and turns out to be in a quiet residential area.

It is spotlessly clean, has a nice pool, helpful staff, comfortable, nicely decorated rooms (although a mirror in the room as well as the bathroom would be a useful add-on) and free wifi (although not in our room).

Breakfast was OK, but the fruit salad was out of a can and I did not feel that the mid-season price of €9.50 per person was really justified for what was available.

Although we thought that the Blaumar was a bit lacking in 'character', we will undoubtedly be back because it's a very comfortable place to stay in an utterly irresistible resort.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

This family run hotel is nestled into a little spot on the edge of Cadaques. The property is gorgeous, pool area is wonderful . A large cold breakfast is included in the beautiful dining, pool area. The rooms are small, but spotless, and linens soft and white and blue...like the town and Mediterranean. The owners and staff are completely helpful and friendly in multiple languages. It is a great value for the price, easy walking to all that the town offers. Ask for a view , and you will be amazed! A spectacular view from you room of the entire waterfront, lit up at night, pink in the morning. Spectacular and unforgettable. Feels like a home away from home. Also parking right in front, no charge...would recommend a car for travel to Cadaques

Room Tip: Ask for a view, 2nd floor
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

Drove here from Girona using satnav. That created a minor problem in that it took us to 'an area' rather than a specific point. The result was that we parked in the main town car park on the outskirts, walked to find the hotel then drove there. In reality, it is quite well signposted along mainly one way streets around the harbour.

Once there we were pleased with our choice. Nice room with a great view across to the sea. Easy walking into the town for bars and restaurants. Good service. Nice breakfast. Lousy weather in late May was a downer.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Busselton, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

As we drove through the centre of the town following the signs to Hotel Blaumar we were a little concerned that we would be too far away from the town but not so...every evening the walk back to the hotel was a delight. This hotel is as my title describes was faultless - the room was so clean we felt as though we were the first to have stayed there, the view was superb, the reception always friendly and helpful, the breakfast excellent. If the weather had been warmer the pool area would have been lovely to while away the siesta time...maybe next visit. Highly recommend this hotel.

Room Tip: 106 - lovely view to the bay, the mountain and the pool
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Matlock, United Kingdom
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Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

My family and I came to Cadaques in October in some of the wildest weather imaginable!!!! Hotel Blaumar was comfortable, excellently placed, outside the centre of town (fabulous walks back from the restaurant in the evening...), handy for Dali's house and with a lovely view!
...and the staff were extremely friendly, helpful and spoke English well...
N.B. We went for breakfast at the fantastic patisserie close to the sea on the main street in town...

Room Tip: Rooms on the top floor have the good views...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2012

We arrived in Cadaques without a reservation in late September, although we did have the names of a few hotels. While looking for the first one on our list we took a wrong turn and saw the sign for the Blaumar. What a lucky wrong turn it was! From the minute we stepped into the lobby and met Arantxa, we knew we had found the place to stay the night. The location is wonderful, a short walk from the restaurants and shops, but not right in the middle of it all. The rooms were spotlessly clean, the pool and sitting area were very comfortable (and although a bit chilly- late September after all- the pool was a big hit with our 4 year old. And of course, Aranxta, who was kind enough to call the train tour company to find out remaining hours. We very much enjoyed our stay and highly recommend the Blaumar.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Address: C/ Massa d'Or, 21, 17488 Cadaques, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Girona > Costa Brava > Cadaques
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( Wi-Fi ) Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Cadaques
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Cadaques
#5 Romantic Hotel in Cadaques
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Blaumar is located in the bay of Cadaqués within 10 minutes walk from the centre in a quiet residential area, close to the coves and the sea. It is a modern Mediterranean building where the white and blue predominate. The small family-run hotel has 27 comfortable rooms with air-conditioning, central heating, satellite TV and en-suite bathroom. Most of them have a nice balcony overlooking the village. The Hotel also has a small summer pool, bar, terrace, and breakfast buffet. Secure parking and bike hire are also available. There are no facilities / activities for children. ... more   less 
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