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Caleta Dorada
3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   C/ Barrilla, s/n, 35610 Caleta de Fuste, Antigua, Fuerteventura, Spain (Formerly Blue Sea Caleta Dorada)   |  
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Ranked #14 of 24 Hotels in Caleta de Fuste
2 reviews
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“Booked last min”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We booked last minute an paid 800 for 3 pple all inc have to admit we were on the direct flight path as we were onli 8 miles from airport but as flights stopped at 10.30pm an resuned at 7.30 am didnt affect us the food was gd at all meal times yes the place is xcalled windy island but down the beach you didnt get any beach was lovely it was quiet cheap to eat out which we onli did once as food at complex was adequate we would an are planning another trip in summer even tho we were all inc the apartment had adequate dacilities for self catering wifi is not free or the tv but both 20 euro for a week so for those who cant live without ur face book ur fine

Stayed December 2014, traveled with family
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a weeks holiday here with wife and 2 children aged 3 & 1 early December and had a fantastic time.
All staff were very helpful especially Linda in restaurant who my eldest boy loved.
Entertainment team of Lucas and Emilio were great and gave the older kids a good dance workout , also the adults for last few songs.
Will definitely be looking at coming back here in the near future.

  • Stayed December 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Usti nad Labem, Czech Republic
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We spent here week in the middle of december. Hotel was average on the site of accomodation (I think that resort is more than 15 years old) Basic but sufficient equipment Inside appartment. Room was cleaned every 2 days (incl.new tovels). Service was excelent and food also very very good.
Afternoon refreshment contained only very poor sandwich, hotdog or pommes. No limit of non alcoholic drinks, beer and coctails (all in plastic beaker). I recomend to rent a car here but dont pay for extra insurance (80€ by car/week), we paid about 80€ For 5 seat car/week(Fiat Punto).

Stayed December 2014, traveled with family
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manchester
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7 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked this holiday last minute and having read some of the reviews on here had mixed feelings.
On arrival we realised quite soon that this place was not for us. Our bungalow was the furthest away from reception on B block, and was a steep uphill away from the pool/ bar area. We ventured up to the bar area to be met by a very untidy seating area, the bar and snack area was being run by one overworked barman who looked very tired. This area was also very windy.
We decided to retire to the bungalow. Looking around we found it not too bad but had seen better days. The pay TV was not working the whole time we were there, for the whole complex.
The food was not too bad , I certainly have been to places with worse food, but the queue could be quite long at the start of mealtimes.
This complex is not for anyone who has mobility problems as it is quite a steep hill upon which it is situated.
We arrived on 12 December and paid to move to another hotel on 15 December.

  • Stayed December 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Carnoustie
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

By and large, you get what you pay for, and a group of four of us booked a week as an economy break in the sun. We'd read plenty of reviews beforehand, and had already decided that often the reviews tell you as much about the reviewers as the place itself - especially the outspoken ones. We knew it was at the lower end of the price scale, and set our expectations accordingly.

All in all, we were very happy. The accommodation was clean and comfortable: a nice extra touch was that whoever had allocated the chalets had given us two adjacent ones with an interconnecting door. Housekeeping came regularly - four out of the seven days. Food was more than decent with a fair variety of choice except for our last two evenings when there seemed to have been a change of chef and the quality and choice seemed poorer: in high season there are alternative places to eat on site, but not at this time of year, though the nearby town (a ten minute walk away) had plenty of options at a range of prices.

Yes, the pools were pretty baltic (though not to the point where the hardy couldn't use them) but there's a fine beach only ten minutes' walk away with a large roped-off area for swimming, and the sea was considerably warmer, even in December.

The charging system seems fair: all the basics are included, but if you want extras such as more TV channels and Wifi, then you pay more - even in this day and age, they're not exactly essential for most folk. The entertainment is pretty basic, too, and may not suit everyone, but, once again, there are plenty of alternatives in the nearby town. The staff were kept very busy but were friendly and welcoming.

Furteventura's quite a large island, and for those who want to venture outside the resort, there's plenty to see - we hired a car and enjoyed its variety - staying on site 24/7 would certainly have sent us a tad stir-crazy.

We were lucky with the weather - a few spots of rain, but mostly sun every day and warm - in the low twenties - the previous week had been almost continual rain, apparently.

Yes, it could be more luxurious, they could offer more inclusive facilities, but these would come at an extra cost, and there are resorts nearby that will fulfill those needs at a higher price, if you want. But as a basic holiday with a few extra frills, we found this excellent value for money with almost no niggles. extra.

We came with realistic expectations, and felt we ended up with more than we expected: would certainly consider another visit.

  • Stayed December 2014, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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wolverhampton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have recently returned from here and it was a experience.

The bungalows were adequate although we requested a double bed and had two singles which we joined with tape. The bath had two rusty patches inside, not pleasant. Housekeeping came twice and the once we were asleep 5pm.

TV only had one channel CNN , if you needed more that was a extra charge. Wifi again was a extra charge, like most things I noticed.

We arrived at the hotel after 10pm and after directed to where our room was located we were directed to pool bar for food. This was a stale tuna sandwich that even the stray cats refused.

The meals were very nice and there was a good selection. Staff in restaurant were nice too. Unlike the 'man' on reception who when I was informed on the day I was leaving by another holidaymaker that we could collect a picnic as checkout is 12pm and our flight was not until 830pm. He repeatedly told me he couldn't provide this picnic as we should have asked the previous day. How can you ask something you don't know? ?? He made us feel like your time is up so you can get lost now.

Transport arrived at 6pm to take us to the airport on time. Then we were told flights were cancelled to Birmingham so we were going to East Midlands instead. It would have been nice for the hotel to be notified of this and the message relayed to us.

So would I return here? No thank you I think I'll try somewhere else.

Stayed December 2014, traveled with friends
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I can honestly say that this is a nice hotel which we found to be clean and well kept. The hotel is in a good location (not up a steep hill) the restaurant was great lots of choice especially the breakfast. The entertainment was good especially for kids and the guys worked extremely hard to involve everyone. There are draw backs, the pool was freezing to the point it couldn't be used, it was December but I can imagine summer would be the same. The staff can be rude but this could be due to over working, same staff on lunch dinner and the bar at night. They do have a ridiculous rule of two drinks per person which is annoying when there are three of you. They also should consider bigger glasses as the ones provided are tiny. There is also not a lot of choice at the bar with the cocktails lacking any inspiration and the cheap local spirits leaving a bitter taste. They also stop serving snacks at 6pm which I found strange as previous stays at AI serve till 12. All in all its a good hotel for the price but not sure I'd return if there was another for a similar price. Still had a great holiday.

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Address: C/ Barrilla, s/n, 35610 Caleta de Fuste, Antigua, Fuerteventura, Spain (Formerly Blue Sea Caleta Dorada)
Location: Spain > Canary Islands > Fuerteventura > Antigua > Caleta de Fuste
Amenities:
Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Caleta de Fuste
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Caleta Dorada 3.5*
Number of rooms: 295
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Also Known As:
Club Caleta Dorada Hotel Caleta De Fuste
Hotel Caleta Dorada
Caleta Dorada Hotel
Caleta Dorada Fuerteventura/Caleta De Fuste

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