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“bit of a dump but safe on the way home”

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Servatur Barbados Apartments
Ranked #93 of 134 Hotels in Playa del Ingles
Reviewed November 29, 2012

Stayed here a few times.. Although not the best of the basic apartments in playa they are all 2 bedroom apartments and is in a good location. On uk booking sites (sorting cheapest first) most apartments listed, such as the Corona Roja and the Guinia (which is basic but good), are on the Casbar side of town. This is great if you have the need for prostitutes and drug dealers on your home but not so good when returning from the Yumbo or prefer not to feel threatened. My advice would be pick your hotel carefully so you can cut around behind the Casbar or choose somewhere near the Barbados.
My mate and I return to the Barbados even though it is a bit of a dump as we have never felt threatened or unsafe on the way home. I guess with your hotel choice you need to consider you may not 'pull' so you maybe walking home and a bit drunk on your own. So if you want a two bedroom apartment and you are going out in the Yumbo why not Barbados. The Igazu opposite is the best as the two bedrooms are the same size but its not listed on any sites!

Room Tip: upper floor
  • Stayed: September 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed November 25, 2012

In my last reveiw of Barbados I said I would stay again, and I have. No loud music this time, BUT now there is a Barking Dog running around the place, cocking its leg when it feels like it and this around the Pool Bar, NOT NICE when you are sunbathing to have this animal running free , yapping and sniffing , as dogs do, all around your bags etc, The very nice lady in the Pool Bar looked on totally bemused. i really dont mind dogs, but Not, when I am trying to relax on Holiday, then you can hear it barking inside an apartment, which due to the construction of the building, echos, over and over.I have had aanimals around me on other holidays, whilst sitting at a street Cafe, but never in a Hotel Complex ....This is really a strange place, There are many other places offering much better standards than this , close by and often for a lesser price. I have nothng against Dogs, I have one of my own at home, apparently this dog lives in the Building !!!! Wont be coming back.

Room Tip: Stay away from Block Ii unless you like barking Dogs
  • Stayed: November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 25, 2012

stayed at the Barbados on jan 16th for 7 nights with my partner hotel rooms all two bedrooms.Close to all the shops and night life the yumbo just around the corner.Basic room with plenty of space ideal if theire is just two of you only downside pool is a bit shady and the pool water is to cold to swim in the winter.The British Bull Dog pub is next to the hotel

Room Tip: dont stay here if you want to swim during winter
  • Stayed: January 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 24, 2012

Having read some of the feedback I do wonder what people are expecting, that said what I wanted was a clean apartment with comfortable, although basic facilities.

Sadly that was where my expectations were failed, I don't feel the manager spends anytime checking on the standards and housekeeping spend even less. The first room (221) we turned the bathroom light on and it started to pour water out. The second room (407) had a hole in the door next to the lock, needless to say I didn't even bother entering. Back to reception for a third time and was allocated room 411, this was quite tired and showing URGENT need of refurbishment. All the furniture was showing cigarette burns, as were the sheets and the kitchen hob was only a 2 ring facility. The microwave we discovered later in the week was in a bad state of disrepair and so avoided using it.

Housekeeping changed our towels frequently and were very pleasant, I just felt under 7 minutes to clean a 2 bed apartment is insufficient. When you take the quote from Hotel Inspector "it should take 20 minutes per bedroom" that's a bedroom and a bathroom, so how do they think standards can be upheld with 2 extra rooms and 13 minutes less? I'd rather the only did 3 times a week and did a proper job than the absolute minimum the currently do, though obviously I'd far rather they cleaned thoroughly as they should be doing.

As this room faced the street there was inevitable noise, though the crooner in one of the restaurants underneath really should be shot for crimes against music - the likes not even x factor could show!

There are 2 pools, one of them with the cafe bar / music, the other quiet - use of which seemed to vary depending on how people were feeling or how heavy the night out. Yes the water is cool but then when you're hot from the sun the chance to cool off is very welcome.

There are 2 lifts that go to the basement, which is where reception is located and one of which is still being repaired. There are 4 lifts in total, the green lifts by the stairs to the pools are also for public use and so reception can be reached by exiting to the street and walking down the stairs to reception.

Safety deposit boxes are available for 12 euro per week plus a 6 euro deposit. They are sufficiently spacious for 2 laptops, iPad, 2 phones, cameras, travel docs etc. Wifi is available 6 euro per day or 20 euro for a week, be aware you can only use 1 device per wifi code and so this may not be the most economical option depending on your mobile tariff.

For food shopping the smaller Spar / Hiperdino supermarkets are close by and spread around the resort. However a 15 min walk to the Mercardo, Lidl, Euro Spar or large Hiperdino will get you much more choice with fresh food and better prices.

Transfers to / from the airport are approx 35 euro in a taxi or the bus is 3.50 per person (route 66 or 90) and stops within a 2 min walk to the apartments.

Overall it was a good holiday but I think the lack of attention from management and housekeeping have cost this property heavily and I would definitely consider trying other properties in the future as a result.

Room Tip: Avoid 407 and 221 and ask for a room away from the street.
  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

stayed here 3rd to 10 oct was pleasantly suprised when we pulled up outside , reception staff were polite an friendly then was told to get a lift up to ground 2 then walk down to ground 1 as lift didnt work. stayed in appart 124 well lets just say it didnt ruin the holiday but the apparts are a lot to be desired they are dated but ours was not particularly clean the maid came in a mopped the floor with a blanket !!!!!! the kettle was on for 4 hrs an still didnt boil, they did give us a new one the following day, an the stains on the curtains i will leave to your imagination, it was a cheap hol so shouldnt really moan about it.... but its in a fab location an it such a shame its not being cared for will be back but sadly not to the barbados !!

  • Stayed: October 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 18, 2012 via mobile

My 3rd time staying at these apartments. As usual, staff were brilliant! Reception staff and cleaning staff are just great! Everything you need in one place! Would never stay anywhere else! Thanks again-Paul Mead

  • Stayed: October 2012
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Thank ExePM
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Reviewed October 13, 2012

Just returned from Barbados room 127 we had a great stay , cheap and cheerfully our app was spotless clean , a little dated I agree , lady who run pool bar friendly funny and helpfull , man on reception when we arrived most helpfull at all times , even give me a key for side door . As for the man who called it a squalor in future put your hand in your pocket and stay in a five star which will cost you a lot more , well done Barbados you give exactly what it says on the tin doing a great job , Andrew Lewis Ian jonah

Stayed: October 2012, traveled with friends
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Address: Av de Tirajana 17 - 19, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
Location: Spain > Canary Islands > Gran Canaria > Maspalomas > Playa del Ingles
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Ingles
#27 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Ingles
Price Range: $64 - $96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Servatur Barbados Apartments 2*
Number of rooms: 91
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The establishment has 91 apartments, all with two separate twin bedrooms (1-5 persons), lounge with sofa-bed. Fully equipped American kitchen and balconies overlooking the gardens.Located in the heart of Playa del Inglés, a few meters from shopping centres, restaurants, bars and discos. Thanks to its location, this complex offers the possibility to enjoy a great variety of services and activities taking place in Playa del Inglés. ... more   less 
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