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Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels

Avenida de Tirajana 1, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria 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 01/11/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 01/11/22 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#32 of 134 hotels in Playa del Ingles
GreenLeaders Gold level
The design of the Abora Catarina hotel by Lopesan Hotels is cheerful and fun, yet at the same time a cosy home from home. And fun has nothing to do with age at this hotel. Our guests don’t make age a barrier, but rather a shared motivation to have fun, as well as to rest and enjoy the sun and the beach. That’s why our guest profile includes the over 65s, adults and young people, as well as families with children, all of them adventurous at heart, eager to enjoy an active holiday experiencing life to the full. The hotel provides a very wide range of services and comforts, which can be adapted to meet individual requirements, with the intention of making every guest’s stay as pleasant as possible. The Abora Catarina by Lopesan is a new concept hotel, a fusion of themed entertainment with culinary diversity. In order to achieve this, its different elements include a very wide selection of different cooking styles with 24-hour access to a snack bar, as well as a strong focus on an experiential and themed programme of entertainment, which caters to all the different tastes of our guests. This complex comprises 410 cheerful rooms that are modern and comfortable, equipped with everything you need for enjoying your holiday to the full. These rooms include 18 Double Standard Economy, 5 Double Standard Adapted, 201 Double Standard, 120 Family Double and 66 Double Deluxe rooms with views, and they are distributed on 5 floors and perfectly accessible using the 8 lifts. All the rooms, the decoration of which is fresh and ultra modern in style, have twin beds, a divan or sofa bed, a fully equipped bathroom with a rain shower and hairdryer, a balcony furnished with two chairs and a table from which to delight in the pleasant views of the area, the gardens or even the spectacular Maspalomas dunes. They also provide 2 USB ports, 43" satellite TV, a kettle, free WiFi, direct-dial telephone and air conditioning during the summer months, as well as a safe deposit box and minibar at an additional charge. The board type provided by the hotel at its 2 eating areas is All Inclusive. They both cater to different dietary styles and include a wide variety of foods. The main food area in the establishment is the sABOReA Buffet located inside the building. It serves breakfast, lunch and dinner from a hot and cold buffet. Guests are guaranteed a different culinary experience nearly every night. Children will find just the food they like to suit their tastes, age and needs (a selection of baby food in jars, compotes upon request, dairy products, chocolate, etc.) at the other side of the buffet. The Snack & Go is also inside the hotel and has an outside terrace which is perfect for guests wishing to dine alfresco. Its 3 distinct locations serve different kinds of food: italian, burger and natural. Sharing the same space in the hotel lobby, at the 24/7 by Abora self service station drinks and snacks are available 24 hours a day. Two kinds of sandwiches, patisserie, water, juices, soft drinks, coffee, beers, wine and sangria complete the offering at the 24/7 by Abora. The hotel also has a Terrace Bar near the lobby and 2 Pool Bars with a terrace located in the swimming pool area. The Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels is a hotel dedicated to the entertainment of its guests. Every week, the hotel prepares creative and leisure activities in various languages that combine to create a collective experience.
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Property amenities
Free public parking nearby
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Poolside bar
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's playground
Paid private parking on-site
Street parking
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Yoga classes
Fitness classes
Breakfast buffet
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Special diet menus
Vending machine
Game room
Bowling offsite
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Board games / puzzles
Children's television networks
Indoor play area for children
Kids club
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Meeting rooms
Facial treatments
Rooftop terrace
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
First aid kit
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Electric kettle
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Seating area
Wardrobe / closet
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
City view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Good to know
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German
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simon r wrote a review Yesterday
5 contributions1 helpful vote
Such a Friendly hotel team Great food every day, lots of options Very clean, they never stop cleaning We had a fantastic stay I would recommend this hotel, from check in to check out we had an amazing break, we’ve eaten well, lots to drink and nothing is ever a problem at the Catarina Jose (reception Manager) Minnerva (restaurant) we’re both outstanding, always smiling, always friendly
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
Fiona B wrote a review Jan 21
North Shields, United Kingdom6 contributions11 helpful votes
I stayed here for 2 weeks over Xmas and new year. I stayed in room 517 right at the far end of the hotel. Air conditioning leaked water all over the floor. I reported it to reception after slipping and had a fall. Maintenance attended moped ceiling and floor. No apology from hotel staff. Food was repetitive and only like warm. Bottom of bathrooom door was rotting on both side. Stain and black mould on ceiling due to leaking air conditioning.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
charlotte7102 wrote a review Jan 15
Manchester, United Kingdom183 contributions88 helpful votes
Hotel was in a good location. A nice selection of restaurants and bars within a short walk. Also really close to the maspalomas sand dunes. Weather was lovely. Average about 23 each day for the week we stayed. Staff were quite strict on face masks etc but to be expected. Food was good for an all inclusive with a good selection. Drinks also good for AI. Still ate out most days though as that's part of the holiday experience. Our hotel room was clean and modern but miles from reception and the restaurant and bar etc. Not a walk for a the faint hearted! Had a good stay overall. Would return but hopefully get a room closer to the action.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Response from Silvia R, Guest Services / Front Office at Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels
Responded 6 days ago
Dear charlotte7102, Thank you very much for choosing our hotel Abora Catarina to spend your holidays. We are glad to read that your stay was in accordance with your expectations and would love to assit any room request preference before your new visit. Sunny regards, Guest Relations
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Debbie d wrote a review Jan 12
1 contribution
Highly recommend. The food was amazing. Had so many things to choose. And it was all very tasty and looked lovely. The staff was really friendly and did their very best to make us feel at home. The kids area was great with every evening a mini disco and great mini club. The bar is open 24/7 and till 23:00 they have a varity of snacks. The beds are brand new and the rooms were very clean. Loved the stay thank u Abora!
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
Response from Silvia R, Guest Services / Front Office at Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels
Responded 1 week ago
Dear D8798DNdebbied, Thank you very much for haring your amazing comments and scoring through Tripadvisor and for choosing Abora Catarina for your recent holidays. We are very happy to read your fantastic description of your Abora experience and know that you we were up to your expectations. We hope you and the whole familiy visit us again in a future to be able to make you enjoy one more time. Best regards, Guest Relations
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natasha wrote a review Jan 7
5 contributions8 helpful votes
The staff work so hard here, killian the eating area was such a nice guy, as we're the others. My friends booked this hotel, I struggled to get a room for solo travel which in 2021 is so behind the times. I took a refillable water bottle which was a godsend, as you don't have bottles of water in the room and only plastic cups, I drink alot of water so would of had to buy one as a small glass is not adequate. Take a beach towel or you pay a deposit and a euro every time you want them refreshed, charge for the safety deposit which is not 4 star standard and uncalled for. The nighttime entertainment really let this hotel down I always stay all inclusive and can happily stay in the hotel not this time, its really geared towards kids the entertainment is dire, although they had a dj for new years which was really good but that was the only night of the two weeks with a bit of atmosphere. I love children but at times felt that I was in a crèche, the food time was so noisy and chaotic. One hour of entertainment at night which was very dated and outside on plastic chairs, then you could sit in silence in the lobby. The sun lounger situation is a nightmare, towels put out at 7am then no-one used them until 2pm! Due to the building blocking the sun, sun loungers were important, first hotel I've stayed at where you didn't get the sun all day, it was extremely unfair, could easily be addressed, if no return in an hour, guests give towels to pool boy and take them, simple! Overall staff are lovely and do work hard, some of the guests are so unfriendly with no manners (I'll let you guess their nationality), you open a door for them and they walk through without any acknowledgement, so rude! Luckily any Irish, Scottish, English guests were friendly and made up for it, but be warned they stare continually I found them so negative, especially on holiday and in these times, cheer up. Actually felt sorry for them towards the end, as they were on holiday so can only imagine what they are like in everyday life, the poor children didn't even crack a smile, no wonder! Overall good enough 3 star but didn't have little attention to detail that 4 star and above have. I made the best of my time there and didn't have a bad time, ideal for families who don't want entertainment for them.
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Date of stay: December 2021Trip type: Traveled solo
Response from Silvia R, Guest Services / Front Office at Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Natasha, First of all we would like to thank you very much for having chosen the Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels for your recent stay and for sharing your experience through Tripadvisor. We regret any inconvenience caused regarding some services, however we must say that all these extra services can be checked in advance through our website lopesan.com. We only ask for a deposit for pool towels, as we are a responsible water consumption chain, our guests have the option for the refreshment laundry service paying an extra cost. Sunny regards, Guest Relations
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Frequently Asked Questions about Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels
Which popular attractions are close to Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels?
Nearby attractions include Quad Maspalomas (0.05 miles), Westfalia Show Tapas (0.2 miles), and La Casa De Los Enigmas (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a fitness center.
Which room amenities are available at Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a poolside bar, and an outdoor dining area during their stay.
Is parking available at Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels?
Yes, free public parking nearby, paid private parking on-site, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurante Parque Romántico, Burgerbar B2, and Restaurante Ola.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels have airport transportation?
Yes, Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and German.
Are there any historical sites close to Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Casa Iriarte (10.0 miles) and Finca Condal Vega Grande (7.7 miles).