My husband and I have visited Gibraltar before and decided this time to stay at The Rock Hotel. The recent reviews were very mixed but we decided to go ahead with our original booking. Although the hotel needs a refurbishment I cannot fault the staff in any way. We had a couple of problems on our arrival but they were sorted out immediately to our satisfaction. Everywhere was spotless and our room was cleaned everyday.
The reception staff, housekeeping and especially the staff in the Barbary bar/Wisteria were excellent and ALWAYS found time to make our stay a little special. The apes, in our opinion, were great and although I realise that they can be a nuisance, they were very entertaining.
My own personal opinion is that the staff play a very important part at a hotel and I was not dissapointed at The Rock. Hope it gets a refurbishment in the near future and all, I am sure, will be well.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Rock Hotel's 1930s origins are evident in the subtle colours and timeless decoration combining an element of the colonial with more contemporary touches. Ideal for business or leisure, the hotel offers complimentary wifi and smartly designed work or rest areas. The soul of the Rock Hotel lies in its charming decor and friendly and accommodating staff. Bedrooms are elegant and refined and offer the ultimate in comfort. The spacious windows and balconies let the Mediterranean sunlight in and provide breath-taking views of the Bay and Straits of Gibraltar. Each room offers its own unique welcoming atmosphere to make you feel at home. Guests begin the day with a hearty breakfast in the elegant Restaurant and Wisteria terrace. Later in the day, a modern style lunch is served followed by fine dining in the evening. The stylish and sophisticated surroundings are enhanced by the flavours of Mediterranean and Moroccan cuisine as well as the carefully selected wine list. The Lounge Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a coffee, afternoon tea, cocktail or delicious snack, paired with one of the most impressive views of the world - where Europe meets Africa - the bar is open as from 12 noon till midnight. Errol Flynn, Alec Guinness, Andres Segovia and Winston Churchill are just some of the famous names that appear in the historical guest books. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Gibraltar Rock Hotel
- Rock Gibraltar