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Salles Hotel & Spa Cala del Pi
5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avda Cavall Bernat 160, 17250 Platja d'Aro, Spain   |  
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Ranked #2 of 33 hotels in Platja d'Aro
Hertfordshire
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4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
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“Relaxing short break”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2013

This was a short break birthday treat with my best friend. We found the hotel to be very comfortable, clean, the staff very friendly & helpful & the option to enjoy the spa, very relaxing when the weather was bad. There was a good choice of food on the breakfast buffet, although the food could have been hotter. We ate out in the evening in the nearby seaside town on Platja D'Aro as the hotel restaurant seemed very expensive & lacking in atmosphere. Overall though, a very pleasant stay.

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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SallesHotels, Director at Salles Hotel & Spa Cala del Pi, responded to this review, June 13, 2013
Dear Guest,
Thank you for your valuable feedback about your stay in our hotel.
We are pleased that you had a really enjoyable stay.
Hope to see you again soon
Best regards
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 days and loved this hotel .there was a problem with the air con but they moved us without any problem. We booked through travel republic which I would never do again. I paid 100 e extra for spa credit which the hotel knew nothing about. Travel republic could give no explanation as to why they offer this option at extra cost when it means absolutely nothing extra to the customer.

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Montpellier, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Drive straight through town and you ll find this little haven with its own little creek.
We booked the standard room with sea view and found it more elegant than photo s on the net.
Frankly good value for money.
Stayed at the Hotel for dinner and good selection of dishes reasonable priced. Shopping area in town is a bit of a walk ,you would need to take your car.
All in all, if back in Platja d'Aro would definetly go back.

Room Tip: We had sea view on 1st floor, better view on 2nd.
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  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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herts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

We stayed here whilst on our road trip last August/September 2012, through France and Spain. We travelled for hours through the Costa's and then as I was giving up hope, I found this hotel. We drove past, U-turned, and took a suite for a couple of nights. The hotel stands out from any other, but we chose it as i'm a bit 'precious' about my car, and the parking was private, with a security guard (oh and they WASH your car for you - result!)

Nicely kept grounds, inside the hotel is deceiving, it goes back a long way, and offers everything one would expect from a 5* resort, and the staff are really lovely and friendly, and even allowed me to practice my hideous 'schoolgirl' Spanish on them! The chef does create some 'wow factor' delights, but being Veggie, I was asked 'what i'd like', and agree 100% with a previous poster, who said that there should be more veggie options on the menu, rather than the chef 'whipping something up'. Please, i'm not complaining, that was lovely, but i'd rather just pick from a menu like anyone else. The food is faultless, the drinks are 'good measures', the entertainment was a beautiful spanish singer when we were there, she was fab.

The room was immaculate and sumptuous, 'gotta love red and gold decor', but a little dated. Nonetheless, for the £550 per night we paid, B&B, I wasn't moving to another hotel, I just saw two rooms and chose the best one for us! The bathrobes were soft, the wardrobes plentiful, TV wasn't great signal, balcony was lovely, and the jacuzzi bath was FAB!

All in all, if I could get it for a few days in the Summer at the correct brochure price, and not an 'i'm desperate for somewhere to stay' price, I would happily come back!

If you want to feel special, with a two hour flight, and are celebrating, I cannot recommend this hotel enough. We did, after all I said, really love it, though for it's 5* rating, it needs tweeking.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2013

The hotel is beautifully designed and with very good service, as you can expect at a five-star hotel. The Spa-area is lovely and the balcony offered a good view of the Mediterranean, however, the hotel is located a bit away from the beach with some houses and a few trees in between. Considering that the price is quite high the hotel does not qualify for the highest rating.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Paignton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2013

Visited Platja D'Aro on business in March, unfortunately most of th town was closed. The hotel was very nice, well appointed rooms. My jacuzzi bath didn't work, however the room was very nice. There also seemed to be a lack of staff, the only time we used the bar, I had to telephone reception to get service.

Stayed March 2013, traveled on business
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

A lovely hotel with plenty of space to sit and relax. We went out of season (October) but I think the hotel had plenty of sun beds and chairs for all of the guests. Good access (beware lots of stairs) to the small cove below the beach. Very good breakfast selection. Room very clean and well maintained we had access to a terrace which was very nice. Staff helpful and available (which says much these days). Plenty of car parking at hotel. Lots of shops/ eating in resort (the hotel is pricey for dinner) but as the hotel is situated out of town be prepared to either drive or take a taxi. We visited after a trip to Barcelona and found it a good base to get out and about.

Room Tip: Our room was situated on the ground floor in front of and to the right hand side of reception and wa...
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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SallesHotels, Director at Salles Hotel & Spa Cala del Pi, responded to this review, March 9, 2013
Distinguished guest,
Thank you very much for your valuable comments. We are very pleased that your holidays were as you had imagined. We sincerely appreciate your positive comments about our facilities, but more so his words about our staff. Your comments will help us to continue to pursue a level of service excellence that we have set. Regarding the restaurant keep in mind that we work with fresh, seasonal area. With a magnificent presentation and service according to a five stars for hotels. It is true that by proximity to Barcelona, ​​Girona and even France, the proximity of airports (Barcelona, ​​Girona), the TGV (girona) makes it easy to enjoy a few days rest in the Costa Brava and specifically the baix emporda (Platja d'Aro) population where we are right across the Mediterranean sea. Once again thank you very much for your feedback and hope to see you soon in our hotel
best regards
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Address: Avda Cavall Bernat 160, 17250 Platja d'Aro, Spain
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Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Girona > Costa Brava > Platja d'Aro
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Platja d'Aro
#1 Luxury Hotel in Platja d'Aro
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Platja d'Aro
#2 Romantic Hotel in Platja d'Aro
#5 Family Hotel in Platja d'Aro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Salles Hotel & Spa Cala del Pi 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This luxury hotel offers direct access to Platja d’Aro’s Cala del Pi Beach. It has a free 600m² spa, free Wi-Fi and parking and an outdoor pool with sea views.Rooms at Hotel & Spa Cala del Pi feature a hydromassage shower and a private terrace, many with views over the Mediterranean Sea. All come with satellite TV, pillow menu and Loewe amenities. Hotel Cala del Pi features a heated indoor pool, waterfalls, ice fountains, a Finnish sauna and Turkish bath. There is also a small fitness centre. The Rosa dels Vents restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine prepared using seasonal products. The cafe bar includes a summer terrace overlooking the sea. Hotel & Spa Cala del Pi is located on the Costa Brava, just 27 km from Girona-Costa Brava Airport. ... more   less 
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