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Avenida Niza 38 Playa de San Juan, 03540 Alicante Spain
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 01/03/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 01/03/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#9 of 61 hotels in Alicante
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The Hotel Almirante is located in front of the sea, on the well known San Juan Beach in Alicante. It offers a wide variety of facilities such as swimming pool, restaurant, snack bar and gardens among others. The rooms of the hotel stand out for their brightness, with the vast majority of private balconies overlooking the sea or the pool. The hotel also offers free high-speed Wi-Fi internet access and free parking. You will have the feeling of being in a small oasis within the city. The Pocardy Restaurant serves breakfast buffet and both meals and à la carte dinners. Access to the historic center of Alicante is easy and fast, taking approx. 15 minutes on tram.
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Property amenities
Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Beach
Highchairs available
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Taxi service
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary welcome drink
Kids' meals
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Newspaper
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Electric kettle
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Private balcony
Safe
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Pool view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Romanian
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Grade: 57 out of 100
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Denise S wrote a review Sep 10
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This hotel is 3 star but should be 4. I’ve been coming here for four years, it’s like receiving a hug from an old friend. The standard rooms are basic budget but if that’s your price point that’s ok. The premium and panorama rooms are fantastic. I always book the panorama room with wrap around terrace. Staff in the hotel are friendly and efficient, housekeeping is meticulous. The real benefit for me though is proximity to the beach. It’s right across the road and if you’re a beach lover, San Juan beach is perfect. Miles of golden sand, the glistening Mediterranean beckons you to take a dip. I have seen some poor reviews of the staff, this has never been my experience. If you’re looking for a short break or a two week holiday, this hotel is ideal. The tram , which run some into the centre of Alicante is right on the doorstep too. The hotel restaurant has fabulous food with an authentic Spanish feel. You can also have cafe style food in the bar. I will keep coming back here as I love it so much..you will too if you give it a try
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Date of stay: September 2021
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GeeG33 wrote a review Mar 2020
Rosscarbery16 contributions18 helpful votes
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This was is our first time in Alicante and we will definitely come back to the Almirante. The hotel is comfortable and not too big. It has a lovely pool area but is also right by the San Juan beach. We decided not to hire a car (even though there is tree parking) so used the public transport. The Costa Blanca tram is a 5min walk from the front door of the hotel which is really handy. If you get a 'mobilis' travel card your trips work out even cheaper than normal. The room was clean and spacious with a lovely pool facing balcony (nice to relax in after a day out) and we opted for a room with a fridge and coffee making facilities. We only ate in the hotel the first morning and the breakfast was excellent, but we like tapas and little cafes so ate out all the time, but the dining room looked great. We will definitely be back.
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Gerry wrote a review Sep 6
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We stayed at the Hotel Almirante for a week in August. The hotel is classified as a 3 star but in truth it should be a 4 star. Our room was in the 5th Floor with a pool view and a side view of the sea. The room itself was a good size, comfy bed, good size bathroom with a Rain Shower. Also in the room was a safe and mini fridge which was replenished daily with bottled water. The room was cleaned daily to a high standard. We stayed on a B&B basis, the breakfast was good, plenty of selection for either a continental or hot breakfast. During the day you could avail of the cafeteria menu that was available until 23hrs. It had a good selection of sandwiches, burgers, tacos etc. We ate mist evenings in the main restaurant, the menu had a good variety of meat, fish and salad dishes. Overall the food was very tasty but at times it was overly salty. The portions were adequate and plentiful. If you want an auctioned packed holiday San Juan is not the area for you. However, if you want a quiet relaxing holiday with your other half or family then I recommend San Juan. There is an amazing beach for sunbathing and you can rent out a sun lounger for €5 per day. There are a number of sea front restaurants serving Spanish and European dishes at reasonable prices. The promenade is immaculately clean and is great for long walks or a leisurely cycle. My wife is Ceoliac and requires Gluten-Free options. Thank God for Google translator we were able to inform the waiting staff of ‘sin gluten’ and her dishes were prepared as requested which was a positive experience for us. Our only negative regarding dining at the Hotel Almirante was at times it was total chaos. On a number of nights we had to wait 30 plus minutes for a member of the waiting staff to take our order. In one occasion we had to go up to the restaurant reception to ask someone to take our order. The restaurant needs a manager to manage the staff as staff just seem so disorganised. In an organised restaurant you would have waiting staff assigned to a particular area instead of them trying to look after everyone. A special word of thanks to Jonathan, Carlos, George who were so helpful, friendly and attentive. Also, a special thanks to Marina and Diego on reception who were very helpful and informative. Almirante is a very clean and well presented Hotel. Both the bar area and outdoor dining areas are very comfortable to sit and have a meal or a drink. The pool and pool area are very clean with plenty of sun loungers. The pool itself is big enough to do a few lengths or just have a relaxing float. Hotel Almirante is very strict on Covid guidelines which makes guests feel safe. Overall, I would recommend Hotel Almirante and the San Juan area for a relaxing holiday. Thank you and we will definitely return in the future.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Cristina T, Otros at Hotel Almirante
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Gerry2175, Thank you kindly for sharing with us your great experience at the Hotel Almirante. I am more than happy to read that you have enjoyed your stay at our elegant hotel so much and that our staff was able to provide you with the best service. Thank you for sharing your feedback as we strive for perfection. We take good note of your positive suggestions and it will be a pleasure for all of us to welcome you again when you visit Alicante. Kind regards. Cristina T.
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Nick M wrote a review Jul 2021
Brit in Copenhagen140 contributions166 helpful votes
Nice sized hotel (about 70 rooms) with a beautiful pool and garden area and just off the fantastic San Juan beach. There are a few restaurants, a wine bar, a chemist and a supermarket within 5 minutes walk of the hotel, but it is a place you should go for relaxing rather than an action packed holiday. However, Alicante town is easily accessible by tram, the station is only 5 minutes walk away, it's cheap and you simply buy a ticket on the tram. Alicante, by the way, is a wonderful city. Beautiful buildings, shady squares, plenty of eating and drinking opportunities, good shopping and nice harbour area. Similar to Barcelona, just smaller. The hotel itself is a three star but, as an earlier reviewer mentions, I've stayed at worse 4 star hotels. We had a standard double room which came with a comfortable bed, large bathroom, huge balcony with a beautiful view over the pool and gardens. We could only find Spanish and French channels on our TV, but the free WiFi means you can watch stuff in your local language if you really need to. Breakfast was very good, there is a great bar and all the staff were friendly and helpful. Our only issue was that the pool area doesn't open until 10.30 which seemed a little strange. You can linger over breakfast, go for a walk on the beach or sit in the gardens, however, so it's not really a problem. Plenty of sun loungers by the pool and a small pool bar which serves a limited selection of drinks and snacks. I have visited Spain several times but never Alicante and was very impressed. We will definitely be back and, if you are looking for a relaxing getaway or even a longer break, I can recommend the Almirante.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Room Tip: No bad views from any of the rooms, but the end suites also have sea views.
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Response from Cristina T, Otros at Hotel Almirante
Responded Jul 14, 2021
Dear Nick M, The team will be delighted to hear your kind words. We all work with a single objective: providing the best service while making each guest feel at home. When we see that we have achieved that goal, it fills us with pride and energy to continue delivering nothing less but what you deserve! Thank you very much and looking forward to welcoming you soon.
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Biscas wrote a review Oct 2020
Aveiro, Portugal100 contributions30 helpful votes
Want to go to the beach? well, this hotel is great for that! Being a 3 star as well as a beach hotel, I know what I should expect but Hotel Almirante surprised me positively. Location: a 1-minute walk to the beach. Prefer the pool? well, it's right in front. Want to go to the City center? I know there is a tram and bus lines close by but I did have my own car so I did not need them (by car, the City center is about a 15/20 minute drive away but there are many shops and restaurants close by for which you do not need a car). Staff is very polite and make you feel like a special guest (congrats to the reception and restaurant staff). The only thing that reveals that this is in fact a 3 star hotel are the rooms, furniture, coridoors and balcony railings. Nonetheless, the overall hotel atmosphere is cosy and we felt good here and slept like babies (maybe we were lucky with our neighbours :-)). The only negative point was that one of the guests that was there during our stay refused to use a mask in public areas during what seems to be a Covid-19 second wave. We saw that the staff quietly recommended that she put on a mask but she refused (the Hotel management should enforce this better). So, would I stay here again? the answer is very simply... YES !!!
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Response from Cristina T, Otros at Hotel Almirante
Responded Dec 6, 2020
Dear Biscas, Thank you for choosing the Almirante Hotel for your stay in San Juan Beach, Alicante. We are delighted to know you enjoyed your holidays in the hotel and especially thank you for taking the time to write a review as magnificent as this, qualifying us as a top hotel and highlighting our exclusive services such as our facilities right on the seafront, and the staff. Hopefully, we will meet again in a not too distant future and we shall do our very best to make your stay as relaxing and comfortable as possible one more time. Best regards, Cristina T. Commercial Dto.
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PRICE RANGE
$60 - $218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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almirante hotel alicante province
LOCATION
SpainValencian CountryProvince of AlicanteCosta BlancaAlicantePlaya de San Juan
NUMBER OF ROOMS
67
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Almirante
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Almirante?
Nearby attractions include Playa de San Juan (0.6 miles), Playa Muchavista (0.4 miles), and Parque La Marjal (0.5 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Almirante?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Almirante?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a desk.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Almirante?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a free welcome drink during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Almirante?
Yes, parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Almirante?
Conveniently located restaurants include Casa Julio, Daksa, and Casa Domingo.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Almirante?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Almirante?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Hotel Almirante offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Almirante?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Romanian.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Almirante?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Tossal de Manises (Lucentum) (2.0 miles), Plaza 25 de Mayo (4.8 miles), and Antiguo edificio del hospital de Alcoy (5.0 miles).