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IFA Catarina Hotel

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Freienstein-Teufen, Switzerland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was a very nice and friendly hotel where the rooms are clean and the staff was very kind. It situated near the beach and the Maspalomas sand dunes. The food was delicious but we missed the traditional Spanish food like Paella or Tapas.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel clean, friendly staff, fast check in. The room was dated no tea making facility or welcome pack not enough plug sockets. No welcome pack in the bathroom which has a bath with poor quality shower over it. The beds are like sleeping on a plank of wood came home with bad backs. We had to pay for wifi which...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elybambi, Thanks for your review and many thanks for time taken for your opinion. We are glad that you had a good stay with us and that you enjoyed our friendly staff as well as the cleanliness of the property. It is important to read the available information regarding the package you are booking and what is included or...

Doncaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently stayed at the Caterina for 2 weeks - the last time before it closes for a total refurbishment in the middle of April. We've stayed here many times before and found it to be a most congenial and comfortable hotel and I have written several reviews about it. This time I would just like to say a huge...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David, In the name of all the staff we would like to thanks for sharing your experience and to share your thankful comment for giving you a memorable stay and we would be more than happy to welcome you again with the new perfomance but the same faces that will be motivated as ever... We wish you a happy...

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just come back from a 7 night stay at IFA Catarina. First impression was very good, check in was swift and painless, room was clean and tidy, we managed to just get in for lunch. Wow, loads to choose from even though there was 15 mins left. As we went All inclusive we just sat anywhere and had our drinks...

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catarina902, Director de Relaciones Públicas at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Lucy5mum for taken time sharing your opinion and experience about your vacation. We are glad to know that you enjoyed your holidays, as well our staff which is always trying to do the best. We would more than be pleased to welcome you again in the next season, whishing you a good start into springtime, and remain with...

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is about to undergo some refurbishment but to be honest there is not much wrong with the rooms or facilities. The real problems here are in the evening meals which to be kind were poor at best. Breakfast and lunch were fine, however telling me something is fish or pork is no help, I want to know what...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear grantspring, Many thanks for sharing your experience and we are very glad you enjoyed your stay with us specially the attentive staff and last but not least the facilities. We have read your comment on the subject of the lack of information and the comment has been forwarded to our Chef who will take his actions to improve. We...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here half board for 4 nights nice hotel lovely pool areas nice staff. Our only complaint was there Could have been more choices for evening meal . Rooms cleaned daily. Cant review entertainment as we were out every evening. Shopping centre nearby and few restraunts. Fabulous weather for March. overall would return

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Ang, We thanks for sharing your review and your experience and we are very glad that you enjoyed your short stay with us. We wish you a nice easter weekend and we would be very glad to welcome you again at the IFA Catarina. With best regards and... hasta pronto, Enrique Giersberg Carrión Hotel manager

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

E stayed at this hotel for 10 days the garden and pool area are amazing lots of little places to hide away and plenty of sunbeds, because of the location of this hotel if your Sun lover like myself you would need to move during the day to stay in the sun. The reason I have marked this hotel down...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Carole, Many thanks for your review and many thanks for taking part in it. It is important for us to know your opinion to be able to improve our perfomance. We are sorry that we did not match your expectations regarding our cocktails but we are very happy that you had a great time with our staff specially Noe...

Riga, Latvia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent 9 days in Mar-Apr, Hb. Location is good, Dunes is 5 min to walk. Shopping center CITA is 5 min by foot, Cc Anexo - 15 min through promenade and larger S/C Yumbo is also ~15 min. During promenade you will not find any shops or Cafe except on Anexo and Anexo II. Bus stop to Palmitos park (#45)...

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catarina902, Director de Relaciones Públicas at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you Lizzzie L for sharing your opinion and time taken for it. We are glad, knowing that you enjoyed your holidays at IFA-Catarina, as well as food and location. We are looking forward to welcome you next season after refurbishment and we hope to surprise you with a new "Look". Wishing you a pleasant start into springtime, kind regards....

hertfordshire
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for a week in march with my teenage daughter. Very clean hotel and in good walking distance to dunes which are stunning and all local restaurants and shops. As said before a lot of of older people very rude and quite often aggressive which again not the fault of hotel. Again lifts quite often out of action. Food was...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Haybren, Many thanks for sharing your experience and thanks for your opinion. We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay as well as the location of the hotel and specially the friendly staff. We will forward your comment on Elvis to the head waiter and we hope he won't have any bad days anymore... We would be more...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Late arrival and took some time to check in. Rooms clean and tidy and cleaned fresh towels daily. Gardens beautiful with lots of little garden space to escape if you want. Facilities tennis and gym clean and well equipped. Pool area amazing clean and no saving beds yay. Restaurant clean and fresh food was lovely and plenty of choice even...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Julie, We are very glad that you enjoyed your stay as well as the perfomance of the hotel and specially our happy and helpful staff. We thanks for sharing your experience and we are sorry about the smokers. Acording to the regulations of the Government of the Canary Island, smoking is not allowed even in the balconies of non...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Tennis Court
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Additional Information about IFA Catarina Hotel

Address: Avenida de Tirajana 1, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
Region: Spain > Canary Islands > Gran Canaria > Maspalomas > Playa del Ingles
Price Range: $132 - $406 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — IFA Catarina Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 402
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Also Known As:
IFA Catarina Hotel Playa Del Ingles, Gran Canaria
Ifa Catarina Playa Del Ingles
Hotel Style:
#3 Green Hotel in Playa del Ingles
#18 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Ingles
#20 Family Hotel in Playa del Ingles
#22 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Ingles
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“Avoid being above the bar”
grantspring, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed on the 3rd floor and it was very quiet we had a lovely ciew of the pools and gardens”
michellerG3116NG, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Garden & pool view for sun on the balcony during the afternoon.”
davidgQ7039UV, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We have found rooms 301 -330 quite good”
523arthura, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Rooms facing the hotel pool and grounds have the best views. Rooms on the south side are quieter.”
B7915OKgeorgeh, 6 Mar 2017 | Read review
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