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Reviewed October 19, 2012

After reading some people's review on here we were not sure what to expect, and i am not sure what some people want from a place to stay. It is not the Ritz, but was run by very helpful staff, it was clean and tidy with towels and linen changed regularly, and it had a kettle,fridge and cooker. The apartment (we are a couple) was huge (big enough for a family of 4) with a single bed, a bed/settee in the living room aswell as a big bedroom with ample wardrobe space. As i said, it certainly had everything you would want from a not so expensive hotel. We would have no qualms about returning, it is on a hill but even with my bad ankle i did not find the 2 minute walk to the beach, or the 5 minute walk to the "strip" a problem.The pool area is smallish but plenty of lounger's available, and you can order snacks (toasties etc...)

Room Tip: We had an apartment viewing the pool, which does not get the sun, you need to be the other side if you want the sun on your balcony
  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 13, 2012

I stayed in the Ourasol for 10 days on 24th Sept 2012,
I found the satff very approachable and friendly,the maid service was very good clean sheets and towels regular.
I will definately return as it was good value for money ,convenient to the beach and shops

Loved it

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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1  Thank allison v
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Reviewed October 6, 2012

stayed here from the 25Th September till the 2Nd October. Basic but clean apartment although dated towels were changed daily and sheets changed once also apartment was swept and areas moped beds were comfortable. kitchen could do with a few extras such as a kettle and toaster and mugs. we did have a unpleasant smell in the bathroom on times but it was clean and if you put the plugs in it helps. The steps every were were not helpful down to the pool with no hand rail the pool area has a large step up to it and the pool had no rails to hold on to when getting in to the pool not easy to get in to the pool without this. plenty of sun loungers around the pool and you can hire a mattress for the sun lounger for 1.50 euro per day. The staff were very helpful even calling the transfers for us we had no noise in the apartments from other guests. the area is very hilly and difficult for getting around unless you are quite fit the hill up the main strip is long and steep and a small hill down to the beach also steps to go on to the sand. some supermarkets at the bottom of the hill and bars etc. if you are fit and don't mind hills then worth staying for the price.

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with friends
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1  Thank babywolf
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Reviewed September 30, 2012

stopped here from sept 15th till 22nd,did not read any reviews before we went,went with open mind,what a mistake i understand you pay for what you get,the staff were unhelpfull,we were there 1week and the floors were not cleaned all week the linen was not changed all week and the noise just went on all night the sign in reception about noise after 11 is a joke did not go to pool because so much swearing and shouting going on understand we did not pay much but expected the basics to be right only plus point was the location dropped a sweet wrapper on the stairs as i was carrying cases up it was still there when i left a week lateri have travelled about a bit but this was the worst experience we have had

  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled as a couple
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3  Thank kevinportsmouthkevin
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Reviewed September 29, 2012

Worst hotel we have ever stayed in! Wouldn't let my dog stay in this hotel never mind a human being. We booked this apartment in June 2012 for Sept 2012 and with having a 5 month old baby we booked a ground floor room. When we arrived at the apartment on the Friday afternoon I wouldn't even say we were greeted warmly but we could get over that. Once all the formalilies were sorted we were advised of our room number on the first floor. We explained that we booked the ground floor hence having a baby with a buggy and would need to be moved, We were told nothing could be done about this til the Monday of the next week. We got to our room after only one us being able to fit in the lift comfortably with the pram whilst the other one took the stairs and a smell hit us of drains. We opened the door to the bathroom and had to shut it straight away. How were we meant to take a shower in there never mind bath our baby! The bedroom and living room area were nothing to look at also. Our room was meant to be self catering and you never guess what we had to ask for? A kettle! Our room didn't even have a kettle or a microwave or a plug for the sink so we had fun trying to sterilise bottles for the baby as you could imagine. There was a booklet of everything kept in the apartment and how much they would charge if you damaged anything. We complained about the vile smell in the apartment the next day and the receptionnist advised us the plumber was coming on Monday! This was not good enough as the smell had made us feel physically sick. Along with the fact we had had no sleep having to endure (this is no exaggeration) the noise of people shouting all over the apartment block all night and the 'ping' of the nearby lift all night long. We understand people are having fun but what is laughable is the sign in reception stating that if there is any noise after 11pm then the police will be called! Joke! Anyway, the last straw was when we attempted to run a quick bath and a cockroach came out the plughole and demanded to be moved. They eventually moved us across the road to another block of apartments. What can we say, the only decent thing about that place was there was no smell. There was one plug socket in the bedroom which was hanging out the wall, wires and everything. No child older than our son could have stayed there. The decor was drab, it smelt musty and yet again we had to ask for a kettle. A dribble of warm water came out the shower head and the bath tap and on our last night we used our five litre water bottles from the kitchen tap to fill a hot bath. We felt so poor having to live like that and it was not acceptable on holiday. A time you're meant relax. We spent every day out of the apartment and in the end couldn't wait to get home. We advise nobody to stay here.

Room Tip: dont bother
  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with family
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3  Thank paul n
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