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Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels

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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
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 09/15/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 09/15/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#32 of 135 hotels in Playa del Ingles
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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
Paid private parking on-site
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Coffee shop
Bicycle rental
Boating
Children's playground
Indoor play area for children
Street parking
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Yoga classes
Fitness classes
Poolside bar
Restaurant
Breakfast buffet
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Game room
Bowling offsite
Darts
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Table tennis
Board games / puzzles
Kids club
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Meeting rooms
Facial treatments
Makeup services
Manicure
Massage
Salon
Solarium
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Newspaper
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Room features
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Electric kettle
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
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
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Mid-range
Family
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German

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Matthew H wrote a review Nov 2020
United Kingdom3 contributions
Booked this hotel after my original holiday to the Canaries got cancelled. What can I say couldn’t do enough for you apart from the barmaid moaning at my missus for not wearing a mask ( couldn’t wear one due to medical condition). Food was great, good location not far from the sand dunes. Yumbo centre was in walking distance. Had a great last minute holiday will be back soon.
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Date of stay: July 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Javier Fernández, General Manager at Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels
Responded Nov 23, 2020
Hola Matthew , Thank you very much for your assessment and for your words evaluating the staff and services at the hotel. I hope that in the future you will visit Gran Canaria again at Abora Catarina. Receive a cordial greeting Javier Fdez Director Hotel Abora Catarina
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Adam D wrote a review Oct 2020
Bilsthorpe, United Kingdom5 contributions2 helpful votes
Noel Martel is his name this is bang out of order we have now cancelled our holiday with you and will not be returning again utter disappointment as the hotel was nice but unprofessional by far this is and something should be done about it
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Response from Silvia R, Atención al cliente/recepción at Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels
Responded Oct 21, 2020
Hola Adam Thank you very much first of all for contacting Abora Catarina to let us know your discomfort. I am very sorry for the situation you are commenting on, but we can gladly follow up if you contact us to fix the situation: catarina@lopesan.com Receive a cordial greeting, and I hope to continue in contact with you, Sincerely, Javier Fernandez Director Hotel Abora Catarina
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Dawid wrote a review Aug 2020
Katowice, Poland72 contributions22 helpful votes
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I was in the hotel for the third time, but for the first time after renovation. To be honest, an amazing change: first of all, the dining room, space, additional terrace next to the lobby bar, a wonderful snack bar on the pool! Revelation. Besides, in the age of COVID, leading to the table by the service and serving dishes by the chefs is simply wonderful. This is what holidays should look like: peace, quiet, no queues, kindness and smile of all employees. heartfelt thanks-once again- to wonderful Iwon and MariMar !! Thank you all for driving a smile that makes the day even more sunny. Safety and hygiene in the hotel is a priority. Thank you
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from Silvia R, Atención al cliente/recepción at Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels
Responded Aug 21, 2020
Dear Dawid, First of all thank you very much for choosing our hotel for your recent holidays in Gran Canaria. We appreciate your kind comments and we are so happy to know that you enjoyed of a wonderful stay with us. We would love to welcome you back in a future! Sunny regards, Guest Relations
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Rob Vankan wrote a review Aug 2020
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Last week we were in Abora Catarina and really had a wonderful week. The hotel is great, clean, well cared for and despite the measures that unfortunately now apply, everything is well organized. The pool is large, clean and there are enough beds. The beach and dunes are nearby. The rooms are great, are kept clean every day. The restaurant is well maintained, with a variety of menu from buffet. The best part of our vacation at Abora Catarina was the entertainment crew. It was really great, the team does everything it can to amuse people and ensure that they have a good time. The shows on the evening are of high quality and everything to amaze the visitor! Thank you Abora Catarina for our wonderful stay! 🙏❤️
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Date of stay: August 2020
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Responded Aug 18, 2020
Dear Rob, We are very happy to read your amazing description of what your holidays meant to you and the whole family and also thanks a lot for sharing your comments with all of us. We hope you visit us again in a future to be able to make you enjoy one more time our Abora experience. Best regards, Guest Relations
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jerry wrote a review Aug 2020
6 contributions3 helpful votes
Abora Catalina Playa Del Ingles by Lopesan re-opened on 23 July. We arrived on 25 July for 14 day all inclusive family holiday. The hotel has extremely good, friendly, hard-working and professional staff in all areas. We had a really good large family room overlooking one two pools. The food was consistently good to very good. The pool snack bar was super convenient and very well stocked. We had a great family holiday. We were worried about covid 19 measures affecting the holiday but it was completely fine. The hotel has done a massive amount of covid19 safety measures which work well if you are sensible. It was well done and made us feel safe without spoiling the experience. There is 24 hour security on the entrance to check masks and temperatures and use of hand sanitiser on entry. This was very child friendly and done in good way. There is a nice security guard on mask patrol to remind people when needed (it's easy to forget). It is in a really good location which is quiet but still within easy walking distance of Maspalomos dunes, the Cita shopping centre and good local restaurants. It is a short hop to Playa Del Ingles' amazing main Maspalomos beach and centre in a taxi (5 minutes 3-4 euros) or bus. The main beach is open with lifeguards and serviced toilets, most bars and restaurants (but not the beach bars on the sand). It gets busy around 11am but there's plenty of space if you walk a couple of minutes on the sand.
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Date of stay: August 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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Response from Silvia R, Atención al cliente/recepción at Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels
Responded Aug 15, 2020
Dear Jerry, We appreciate your amazing scoring and comments of your holidays in our hotel and we are happy to know you enjoyed the Abora experience, even though the current situation. We hope you visit us again in a future vacation. Sunny regards, Guest Relations
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PRICE RANGE
$136 - $303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
ifa catarina hotel playa del ingles, ifa catarina playa del ingles
LOCATION
SpainCanary IslandsGran CanariaMaspalomasPlaya del Ingles
NUMBER OF ROOMS
410
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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 La Casa De Los Enigmas (0.2 miles), Westfalia Show Tapas (0.2 miles), and DurstEcke (0.3 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, 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, Matilda, and Burgerbar B2.
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 an airport shuttle?
Yes, Abora Catarina by Lopesan Hotels offers an airport shuttle 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).