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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Just back from 1week hols & had a fabulous time!do not worry about the negative comments I think people want blood these days,we arrived & the restaurant had finished service but they had kindly plated dinners up for us.there were ques at the bar but we didn't have to wait that long it's probably hurendess peak season,the selection of meals...

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HotelesLopez, Gerente at Rio Playa Blanca Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Lisa J, Thank you very much for your visit and your positive feedback on Tripadvisor. We are glad to find out that we were able to meet your expectations and that you and your family enjoyed the holiday in HL Rio Playa Blanca. Your comments are very much appreciated, as we are eager to maintain our high quality standards....

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Came home on 12th Jan. after a week. We were quite happy with the hotel. We had stayed here once before so we knew what to expect. The rooms are dated and the television (horror upon horrors) was neither flat nor smart, but our room was clean and tidy with good maid service. Food was plentiful with reasonable choice such...

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HotelesLopez, Gerente at Rio Playa Blanca Hotel, responded to this review

Dear John N, We sincerely appreciate the time you have dedicated to let us know your feedback about your recent stay with us through Tripadvisor. As we strive to maintain and continuously improve our high standards, a constructive feedback and suggestions of our guests are of great importance to us. We assure you that we value every review and consider...

Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

How this hotel has a 4 star rating baffles me. Compared to other all inclusive hotels it's not good. very dated and tired In need of a big refurbishment if they ever want customers to return year after year which should surely be the aim? The good points... ●The room was a great size beautiful terrace area ●very clean rooms...

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HotelesLopez, Gerente at Rio Playa Blanca Hotel, responded to this review

Dear reanne c, We sincerely appreciate the time you have dedicated to let us know your feedback about your recent stay with us through Tripadvisor. As we strive to maintain and continuously improve our high standards, a constructive feedback and suggestions of our guests are of great importance to us. We assure you that we value every review and consider...

WETHERBY
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Just got back from a week at the Rio , Bungalows , cleanliness and food are all very good and the staff very helpful and pleasant , the animation team are among the best group we have had the pleasure to meet , they worked so hard , remembered people's names and were very friendly , definitely recommend getting to...

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HotelesLopez, Gerente at Rio Playa Blanca Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steve C, Thank you very much for your visit and your positive feedback on Tripadvisor. We are glad to find out that we were able to meet your expectations and that you and your family enjoyed the holiday in HL Rio Playa Blanca. Your comments are very much appreciated, as we are eager to maintain our high quality standards....

nottinghamshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at hl rio playa Blanca Christmas and new year. Was disappointed for 2016 as was not a patch on Christmas and new year 2015 Good points - Clean pool / pool area. Clean dinner hall and plenty of food. Staff lovely ( Pedro the bar man fantastic , also Erik and Carlos the waiters were fab ) Maid service...

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HotelesLopez, Gerente at Rio Playa Blanca Hotel, responded to this review

Dear lisarv, We sincerely appreciate the time you have dedicated to let us know your feedback about your recent stay with us through Tripadvisor. As we strive to maintain and continuously improve our high standards, a constructive feedback and suggestions of our guests are of great importance to us. We assure you that we value every review and consider suggestions...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Do not choose this hotel. It is labeled 4 stars but definitely is not. The "heated pool" is not warm and very small. The buffet has limited choice and the quality is poor. Our son was even sick once. There is no wifi anuwhere but at the reception hall and again quality is very bad. The rooms are old and...

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HotelesLopez, Gerente at Rio Playa Blanca Hotel, responded to this review

Dear didou123, We thank you for your evaluation of HL Rio Playa Blanca. As we are always eager to maintain our quality standards and we highly appreciate any comments and observations of our guests. Rest assure that we take feedback from our guests very serious and verify every detail mentioned and do our best to improve constantly. Again, thank you...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After spending a week at this hotel I have good points and bad points. Good points. All the staff are very friendly, pool area is good and the food is lovely. The hotel itself is around a 15 min walk from a lot of bars and restaurants and 5 mins walk from the beach. Maids clean your bungalow everyday except...

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Dear Matty H, We sincerely appreciate the time you have dedicated to let us know your feedback about your recent stay with us through Tripadvisor. As we strive to maintain and continuously improve our high standards, a constructive feedback and suggestions of our guests are of great importance to us. We assure you that we value every review and consider...

Armagh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

went here on 3rd dec, after having a good holiday here in august. but what a let down, being a 4 star hotel we did'nt think they would let their standards drop so far, to start with the food was no where as good as it was in the summer , we were incl but only ate there twice as...

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HotelesLopez, Gerente at Rio Playa Blanca Hotel, responded to this review

Dear mal1928, We thank you for your evaluation of HL Rio Playa Blanca. As we are always eager to maintain our quality standards and we highly appreciate any comments and observations of our guests. Rest assure that we take feedback from our guests very serious and verify every detail mentioned and do our best to improve constantly. Again, thank you...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Here's my honest review of HL Rio, Playa Blanca!, just returned from spending a week there all inclusive. The place needs a complete re vamp! The rooms were very tired looking, the bath was stained and worn out. The fridge was lop sided and rusty and had seen better days, it made a right racket when the compressor started during...

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HotelesLopez, Gerente at Rio Playa Blanca Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RussnHannah, We thank you for your evaluation of HL Rio Playa Blanca. As we are always eager to maintain our quality standards and we highly appreciate any comments and observations of our guests. Rest assure that we take feedback from our guests very serious and verify every detail mentioned and do our best to improve constantly. Again, thank you...

Minehead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We love this place! The hotel is not too far from the town. The staff here are mostly really friendly with the exception of a few. The chalets/bungalows are adequate if your not too picky, they are set in lovely gardens. The food is good with plenty to choose from and not overly repetitive. The resort on the whole was...

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Dear SimonFoweraker, Thank you for taking the time to write such a complimentary review on your recent stay with us. We are delighted to find out that you were indeed satisfied with the choice of our hotel as you found here the perfect place for your holiday. We would be more than happy to welcome you back in the near...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Rio Playa Blanca is the perfect place to enjoy an unforgettable holiday on the island of Lanzarote. The horizontal distribution of the hotel and the stunning views of Lobos and Fuerteventura islands make it the perfect place to stay with your family. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rio Playa Blanca Hotel

Address: Avenida Archipielago, 4, 35580 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain (Formerly HL Rio Playa Blanca)
Location: Spain > Canary Islands > Lanzarote > Playa Blanca
Price Range: $104 - $188 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Rio Playa Blanca Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 190
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Also Known As:
Hl Rio Hotel Playa Blanca
Hl Rio Playa Blanca
Rio Playa Blanca Lanzarote
Rio Playa Blanca Hotel Lanzarote
Hotel Style:
#18 Luxury Hotel in Playa Blanca
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Near the pool there are bungalows that are quite a distance away”
 of 5 bubbles lisaj649, 3 days ago | Read review
“All bungalows away from the action, a fair walk to some , def recommend 1079 and 1081 , not far to walk and very quiet”
 of 5 bubbles SteveC245, 6 days ago | Read review
“Ironically I thought the bungalows were great just needed comfort mattresses. Maintenance were attentive when the electric went off due to faulty air con and the toilet was blocked and had both issues resolved within an hour.”
 of 5 bubbles leannes402, Dec 13, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are quite dark in appearance but kept nice n clean . Kitchen door had a massive gap around it . Freezer section in fridge was frozen up although quickly defrosted but by end of holiday was back to being frozen up. Bathroom tiles could of done with refreshing the grouting was black in places .”
 of 5 bubbles andrewhO8205HG, Dec 13, 2016 | Read review
“Bungalow 1078 had a sunny terrace close to the pool and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles ORegan_12, Nov 24, 2016 | Read review
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