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Birmingham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Martyn Deathridge, Hellen Newey October 15 Highly recommend this hotel, beautiful location an gardens, we had Winston Churchills room 222 overlooking the main steps, private beach, fantastic food, room slightly tired but spotless. And the staff were awesome! Made the holiday, highly considering getting married there next year. Great hotels history

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The Midlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2015

We stayed for two nights at the hotel. The location and gardens are absolutely stunning, so well worth the effort to get there (steep winding road). The hotel however is tired - threadbare corridor carpets and a very old fashioned, small bathroom with a shower that kept falling off the hook. The staff however were very friendly and helpful and... More 

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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Our most positive memory of this hotel will be breakfast on the terrace overlooking the mountains, the sea and the beautiful gardens and the very attentive and helpful hotel staff who never hurried you. It is as far away from the budget hotels of the south coast as you can possibly imagine and still has that air of 1930s luxury.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2015

This is a really lovely hotel with super gardens in a special location. We had booked one the hotel's villas - major disappointment but see separate review - and were so pleased to be moved into a huge suite in the hotel instead. The staff were friendly and helpful, the breakfast buffet is outstanding and the balcony restaurant - with... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 October 2015

Wonderful and restful week. Swimming pool fabulous, gardens interesting and beautiful. Staff friendly and very helpful especially with my computer problems Vanesa help me many times to fix it. Have also had a few interesting site seeing trips and have especially enjoyed the ferry trips. All the family, ranging from 6 months to 77 years have had a good holiday.

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Washington Dc, District Of Columbia
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

A unique Hotel within 40 acres. On the waterside. Built in 1929 by a wealthy Argentine. True belle époque slightly modernised. The location, grounds, views, air and peace is priceless. Great for setting base. Really chilling out, wonderful snorkelling, water activities, good food, and drinks. Located at the end of a road, so no noisy traffic and the beach is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 26 September 2015

Enjoyed some September sun at the excellent Barcelo Formentor. Built in 1929 the hotel is not much changed and rooms a little small but location on a world heritage coastline is fantastic and the hotel food and device mostly without fault. Decent sandy beach a short walk but good for swimming. Would definitely return

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2015

From the exquisite views on the drive to this lovely hotel, to the sheer tranquility and beauty upon arrival, it is one of the most peaceful, picturesque and absolutely outstanding hotels we have had the pleasure to visit. Yes, things need updating, but this is truly a place where you can unwind, off load and relax until you are virtually... More 

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Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

After 16 years the magic is still there....lunch on the beach still as special....clientele has lost a bit of the high brow, old school European feel (having lost private ownership some years ago and been sold out to a large mid-range hotel chain) The sea, the thatched umbrella tables and remembering the beach manager, Tony, after all these years brought... More 

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Esher, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 September 2015

Faultless service, without exception very friendly and helpful staff. Room layout a little disappointing despite fabulously comfortable bed and efficient a/c. Double basins were in the room itself, bath/shower and loo/bidet separated only by a semi-translucent glass door. Stunning location, you could not tire of the view from the public areas and the gardens were a feast of colour, beautifully... More 

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel Barcelo Formentor***** is a luxurious establishment located in the Formentor Cape, North from the Mallorca island, at the foot of the famous Formentor beach and surrounded by 1,200 hectares of Mediterranean forest. Throughout its history, the hotel has been the place of choice for numerous renowned characters as a place to repose and relax. This famous hotel is surrounded by crystal clear waters and spectacular views over the Formentor Cape bay. The Barcelo Formentor Hotel has a romantic and peaceful appeal. A special hotel due to its magnificent rooms, the soothing sound of the waves and the sea breeze that drift round in the hotel, and the peace inspired by its Mediterranean gardens and memorable views. Connect with the tranquillity and equilibrium of the pure air of the Mediterranean while you enjoy a delicious dinner. Befitting a hotel of this class, we offer you a remarkable dining experience in our 5 restaurants, each one characterised by their excellent service and high standard cuisine. The hotel also offers 5 function rooms, ensuring that each and every event held here may be unique and successful. Taking advantage of the outstanding location, the hotel organises horse-back riding and sailing, amongst many other activities – all planned for your enjoyment. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Barcelo Formentor, a Royal Hideaway Hotel

Address: Playa de Formentor, 3, 07470 Port de Pollenca, Majorca, Spain
Region: Spain > Balearic Islands > Majorca > Port de Pollenca
Price Range: $315 - $726 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Barcelo Formentor, a Royal Hideaway Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 122
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Also Known As:
Barcelo Port De Pollenca
Port De Pollenca Barcelo
Hotel Formentor
Barcelo Formentor, a Royal Hideaway Hotel Port De Pollenca, Majorca, Spain
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#7 Luxury Hotel in Port de Pollenca
#13 Romantic Hotel in Port de Pollenca
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