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Excellent Penthouse Lovely sea and mountain views.beach five minutes stroll away

22 reviews
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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
5 nights minimum
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GREAT NEWS.......... Our apartment has met all the strict requirements of the local licensing authority in Almería and is now full licensed for rental purposes. In addition to this we have now achieved the much coveted TripAdvisor 'Certificate of Excellence' award which makes us very happy and proud indeed and is a reward for our efforts to correct previous problems which we promised to do and did because as we pledged in the reviews replies section and after a thorough inspection we have recently renewed the fridge freezer, the Samsung washing machine has been repaired with the correct Samsung spare part and it worked perfectly for 2 weeks during our stay, we have also purchased 3 new white sunloungers (they only had 3!) the others are still fine though plus the ceiling fan is repair...GREAT NEWS.......... Our apartment has met all the strict requirements of the local licensing authority in Almería and is now full licensed for rental purposes. In addition to this we have now achieved the much coveted TripAdvisor 'Certificate of Excellence' award which makes us very happy and proud indeed and is a reward for our efforts to correct previous problems which we promised to do and did because as we pledged in the reviews replies section and after a thorough inspection we have recently renewed the fridge freezer, the Samsung washing machine has been repaired with the correct Samsung spare part and it worked perfectly for 2 weeks during our stay, we have also purchased 3 new white sunloungers (they only had 3!) the others are still fine though plus the ceiling fan is repaired and a new shower hose and shower head is fitted. We also renewed the curtains and cushions in the lounge and fitted new aircon in the bedroom. There is also a new first aid kit and fire extinguisher. The apartment is now in great condition after our inspection visit and in future our guests will be met on arrival and departure by our English and Spanish speaking agent who now handles management of the rentals on our behalf plus we are always available by phone or email for any queries or problems if you encounter any! There is a folder too in the apartment detailing how everything works ie. TV, WIFI, Washing machine, cooker, aircon etc. and literature regarding some local attractions. We have worked hard to help you to enjoy your stay at our apartment and hope you have a lovely time and visit us again in future as quite a few guests do. We will of course supply all our contact details to you when you confirm your booking. Kind regards, Dave and Polly. The apartment is a lovely well maintained one bed roomed air conditioned penthouse (attico) just 11 years old. WITH FREE WI-FI BROADBAND FITTED PLUS WIRELESS MOUSE AND KEYBOARD FOR SURFING THE NET OR EMAILING. It can Sleep two people in comfort in two single beds in the roomy air conditioned bedroom and It has a large balcony outside the living room with sun loungers,dining table and chairs and a large parasol. A spiral staircase leads to a large roof terrace with lovely views of the Mediterranean Ocean which is just five minutes walk down to the beach and offers extensive views of the Sierra Nevada mountains range to the rear of the apartment. The secure complex has a lovely pool and a lawned pool area with a childs learner pool in beautiful laid out gardens. It is very tranquil and peaceful with many Spanish residents also living in the apartments. it is approximately just 350 yards to the lovely promenade and takes just five minutes to reach on foot from the apartments rear entrance. We have recently installed FREE WI-FI BROADBAND allowing access via the internet to thousands of TV channels in Europe and much further afield including most of the British channels, including SKY, ITV & BBC and some Premier league games, some of the latest movies and soaps and you can also send e-mails and surf the net free from theTV set via Google Chrome, a new wireless mouse and keyboard are also available in the apartment. The apartment is also close to bus stops to and from the Gran Plaza shopping centre each way costing around 1 euro 35 cents for each person and takes about 10 minutes each way depending on traffic volume. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: VFT/AL/02971More
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david/pauline f
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:January 2010
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A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

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Date of stay: August 2018
Exploration313652, VR Owner at Excellent Penthouse Lovely sea and mountain views.beach five minutes stroll away, responded to this reviewResponded September 29, 2018

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Reviewed August 30, 2018

We stayed in the apartment in August and had a wonderful and comfortable stay. The complex is immaculate and really well looked after. This was our 3rd time staying here and it’s clear there have been improvements by Dave and Pauline since the previous reviews....More

Date of stay: August 2018
Thank ChristinaR4848
Exploration313652, VR Owner at Excellent Penthouse Lovely sea and mountain views.beach five minutes stroll away, responded to this reviewResponded August 31, 2018

Thanks very much Christina for your kind comments as it means so much to us for our guests to be happy during their stay in our apartment. We were determined to get things in order once more and our renovation work plus our new agent...More

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Reviewed October 15, 2017

Our first problem was finding the bar to pick up the key in the dark on a pedestrianised promenade. When we arrived late on saturday night at the apartment we found there to be not even 1 sheet of toilet roll so had to go...More

Date of stay: September 2017
3  Thank amandaaj
Management response:Responded February 1, 2018

Sadly the new agents we got were useless so we no longer use them and we are personally flying out on February 21st to meet another agent who comes highly recommended by our friends who also have a penthouse apartment in Roquetas! Whilst there we...More

A Holiday Lettings verified reviewer
Manchester, United Kingdom
75
Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

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Date of stay: May 2017
Management response:Responded August 19, 2017

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Reviewed July 10, 2017

The apartment is clean and comfortable and quiet, with everything you need for a relaxing holiday. very large private balcony overlooking the pool which is quiet, they even have notices round to say the pool is closed late afternoon (siesta time). the aircon was a...More

Date of stay: June 2017
1  Thank Jo_11234
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Suitable For Children Under 5
Refrigerator
Washer
Safe
Air Conditioning
Towels Provided
Ocean Views
There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive
Private Yard
Cycling Trips
A Winter Sun Getaway
Hairdryer
Water Park Nearby
Parking
Shared Yard
Linens Provided
Internet Access
Children's Pool
VCR
Toaster
Stove
Grill
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
Fishing Nearby
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Freezer
Cable/satellite TV
Iron
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Hiking Trips
Good Nightlife
Microwave
Balcony
Elevator/Lift access
Wi-Fi
Kettle
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Watersports Nearby
Terrace
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About the neighborhood
Roquetas de Mar (small rocks of the sea) is a municipality in the province of Almeria, located in southeastern Spain.Thanks to the shelter of the Sierra Nevada it is one of the driest, sunniest and warmest places at the Spanish Mediterranean.The rich history, the micro climate, beaches and nature are the main attractions of this resort. In Roquetas de Mar you will find warm Spanish hospitality and a beautiful fishing port where fresh fish is still delivered daily by local fishermen. All year round they still celebrate many typical Spanish Fiestas.In Roquetas de Mar you will find bullring, an aquarium, a water fun park, an 18 hole golf course and much more worth visiting!Do you like to visit a market? Each day of the week near Roquetas you will find a market.Are you a bit sporty? You will...
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