We stayed at the Hotel Gold River for 1 week from 8th June, still early in the season so it was a bit quieter which worked well for us and our 3 year old son.
The hotel itself is fantastically themed with so many little details to discover it is an attraction in itself.
We stayed in Lucy's mansion, check in was quick and the receptionist spoke great English and could not do enough to make sure everything was OK.
The room was a great size with an amazing view, checked/cleaned twice a day. Only down side would be the walls were a bit thin and there were plenty of children making their presence known (no fault of the hotels).
We really enjoyed the food, Breakfast was a vast choice which suited us individually, the buffet style dinner never disappointed us; some 'favourites' show up every day, which may not be ideal for some but when there are children involved, I couldn't be happier to stick to what we know!
Access to the park is instant, we went there every day and loved every minute of all it had to offer. The water park (extra cost), was worth every penny and we went twice, again being out of season works well here as I can imagine it gets packed.
The pools at the hotel were clean and well maintained, we loved the pool side bar for a drink at the end of a long day.
All in all I am so happy we made the choice to stay here, we were the only people left on our bus at the end of the hotel transfers and were worried this was a bad sign, I have no idea why this was but would encourage anyone who is undecided to stay here... You wont regret it!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Just an hour from Barcelona, with direct access to the Far West area in PortAventura, this hotel is the perfect destination for family holidays. It recreates a Far West town in the grip of gold fever, where water is the protagonist with immense swimming pools simulating the twists and turns of a river. Journey back more than 200 years and visit Sullivan, the most flourishing city in the Far West, and enter 1803 when Lucy Callaghan found the gold nugget next to the Gold River. Designed to amaze visitors and provide them with a totally new experience, the exclusive facilities of Hotel Gold River combine history with cutting-edge technology, all aimed at maximum comfort for our guests. With unlimited admission to the park throughout the entire stay! The rooms, divided over different buildings, form a reconstruction of the most important parts of the town: Main Street with wooden bungalows on the outskirts, the main hotel The City Hall, abandoned railway wagons and Lucy's Mansion, a 5***** hotel inside Hotel Gold River itself. In 2015 the 20th anniversary of the opening of doors PortAventura is met and to celebrate in style with family, friends or partner, we expect you to live unforgettable moments. This year PortAventura presents the new how will offer its Soleil Cirque in the Resort, Amaluna. Furthermore, in 2016 Ferrari Land will open in Europe PortAventura resot to offer a real race track, the highest and most rapid vertical accelerator in Europe and the first luxury hotel themed for the first time in the history of the Ferrari brand, including other surprises. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Gold River Hotel