this may be ok for you. I have just stayed here in room 605 and as mentioned by other people on here, we also had a huge issue finding where to get the keys from as it is actually an unmanned residential block that rooms are rented from. Thankfully the very kind people who ran the eatery next door told us where to go (depending on the room it can be one of several places) and even looked after our cases whilst we trekked the as yet unknown streets of Salou. We booked our holiday through 'on the beach.com' and after going through the paperwork 3 times there was no mention of where to get the room keys from (you also need a key to actually enter the building).
There was a clean pool which was very quiet (around 6 people a day from my calculations), the aircon didn't work in the apartment, there was no hot water until we realised that there was a mini boiler that had to be turned on and the door was awkward to open and close thanks to a sticky lock. There was, a kitchenette area, fairly comfortable single beds, a living area with tv (but no remote) and a sofa.
All this considered, we only wanted a place to sleep each night as our plan was to eat breakfast in one of the many great restaurants locally, spend all day on the wonderful (slightly crowded) beach, head back and get showered and changed before a night out visiting the many bars and clubs that were literally less than 5 minutes away and for this the accommodation was fine.
There are many, many hotels and apartment blocks in Salou, and we chose this one because it was available when we wanted to holiday and cheap. We spoke to some people over there who had paid less than us and got nicer accommodation a little further away than the centre, but where we were and for what we paid I felt it fine.
I would not really recommend this place for families or couples but for small groups of younger friends out on the lash its fine.
Also noteworthy is the seafront bars have some great food but if you opt for common dishes like pizza or pasta you could be charged around 9 euro for nothing more than spaghetti and tinned bolognese. Tapas however was very good. Please dont let any part of this review put you off visiting Salou as it is a lovely place with great beaches and when we visited over the first week of September 2012 it was lovely weather and around 29 degrees.
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