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“Awful experience” 1 of 5 stars
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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avda. Fuerteventura s/n | Puerto Rico, 35130 Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria, Spain   |  
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Ranked #67 of 71 Hotels in Puerto Rico
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“Awful experience”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2008

Absolutely hell. Stayed for 1 week in May and never got a wink of sleep. Our room was just over the bar it was suppose to close at 8 pm at night but never did. The rooms above us you could hear everything. The people that were above us kept us awake at all hours of the night. We asked if they would be quiet but were met with a torrend of abuse. We complained at the reception but nothing was done. I have stayed in Puerto Rico before and loved everything about it but this stay in the Barlevento ruined it for us. Would definately not recommend this apartment to anyone.

  • Liked — View
  • Disliked — Noise
  • Stayed May 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2008

Just returned from 1 week holiday in Puerto Rico staying in the Barlovento Apartments.

During our stay 3 apartments were broken into. On one occasion the apartments were robbed at 2:30 in t he afternoon, on the other two occasion guest were woken up early morning to find a stranger going through personal belongings.
If you are staying in these apartments make sure that you are not assigned apartments on the bock with Apt 30, all apartments on this block are easily accessible.
On the plus side if your apartment is broken into then you will be able to use the receptionist from the apartment as an interpreter when you visit the police station, for a small fee of €40. This guy makes a fortune, why would he implement measures to prevent the break in’s.

Also these apartments are very noisy, and you will generally be woken at 3am to hear the bin men doing their rounds.

  • Liked — leaving it
  • Disliked — being burgled
  • Stayed October 2008, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Additional Information about Barlovento

Address: Avda. Fuerteventura s/n | Puerto Rico, 35130 Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria, Spain
Location: Spain > Canary Islands > Gran Canaria > Puerto Rico
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Rico
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Barlovento 2*
Number of rooms: 64
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Barlovento Apartments offer you an economical but confortable accommodation for your short or long stays at wonderful Puerto Rico resort in Gran Canaria ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Barlovento Puerto Rico, Gran Canaria

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