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“Very good value for money. Don't let earlier reviews put you off”
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Green Ocean
Ranked #118 of 134 Hotels in Playa del Ingles
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“Very good value for money. Don't let earlier reviews put you off”
Reviewed March 10, 2009

Just got back from a week there with my girlfriend. We paid very little and so I did not expect much. I am happy to say that there was little that was wrong with the apartments.

The kitchen, while basic, was typical for budget acommodation. The living room is quite large. The bedroom was fine.

The only weak point with our apartment was the plumbing. The hot water ran out half way through a shower. So, one person always had to put up with cold water if they wanted to shower shortly after the first person. When the hot water did work, it reached a high temperature a bit too quickly and I kept burning myself!

The hotel staff are very helpful. I regularly asked reception to book taxis, make telephone calls and they told me where I could find the restaurants I was looking for. The cleaning lady was very good. On one occasion when I didn't get round to washing up, I came back to the room to find that she had done it for me! They do not do this at many other budget apartments.

The location of the hotel has advantages and disadvantages. It is on a busy dual carriageway, so you have to go over a rather ugly bridge to get to most places. There is only shop that is particularly nearby. All the local restaurants are similar and average in quality, so you need a taxi to find a bit of variety. On the plus side, there is a bus stop nearby and once you have crossed the bridge, a rather nice beach is a hundred metres away and you can do a long walk on a good path along the water's edge.

If you are looking for a cheap beaching holiday and you don't mind taking taxis and buses on the few occasions that you feel adventurous, you can't do much better than the Green Ocean.

  • Stayed March 2009, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed January 7, 2009

Just returned from 2 weeks AI at this Hotel

Good Points
Great Bar Staff
Brilliant Maid Service
Rooms basic but Clean
Pool area was Nice but small

Bad Points
The cooked food was mostly dreadful - I don't know how they made simple food taste so bad.
Indoor bar had all the atmosphere of a works canteen.
Only one bar was open at a time.
The food was cooked in one serving so if you weren't there in the queue at 6.00pm it looked like a road accident by 7.00pm and was rarely refreshed.
Nothing to do in the evening except go out to town or get hammered at the pool bar.

I accept that this was a 2 star hotel but that is usually a reflection of the facilities available not the quality of the service. We paid a lot of money for our 2 weeks and we have had a lot better for a lot less - don't waste your money. Try the Broncemar instead.

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  • Disliked — Everything else
  • Stayed December 2008, traveled with family
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Upon arriving at the hotel i was extremely tempted to jump on the bed to try it out for comfiness comfy it was not!! I would have had a better nights sleep on a ironing board. The shower head had cellotape round it the hot water lasted for one shower leaving my partner with freezing cold water. You cannot possibly self cater in this apartment with just two hobs good job there was only two of us and not a family of 4 or 5 there would have had to have been 3 sittings. There was no kettle just a pan it was unbelieveable, the cleaners changed our bedding once all week from now on I an not going self catering will be going all incusive only.

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Property: Green Ocean
Address: Calle la Gloria 1, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
Location: Spain > Canary Islands > Gran Canaria > Maspalomas > Playa del Ingles
Amenities:
Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool
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Ranked #118 of 134 Hotels in Playa del Ingles
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Green Ocean 2*
Number of rooms: 64
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