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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Positives. Exceptionally clean and well run. Excellent staff Negatives. Despite the many 'rave' reviews we found the food very dull and 'OK' at best. Breakfast was only the usual fare with nothing special and the same each day. Dinner was very disappointing indeed with overcooked dry meat, grill items that were very repetitive, boring cheap vegetables such as carrots, sprouts,...

1Thank Bungee2013
Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Just returned from a two week holiday at the Gran Sol Hotel 5 Star Room 5 star plus Location 5 star plus plus View 5 Star plus plus plus Food 5 star plus plus plus plus Staff OUTSTANDING What an amazing time we had where the other average views tstayed Lord only knows, we enjoyed it so much we booked...

1Thank Chris H
Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

Sadly this place was not what we expected. Not enough sunbeds for guests especially as lots of people reserve them for the whole day with their towels. Having signs around saying that this is not allowed is pointless if no one actually enforces it. Both swimming pools were COLD to the say the least. So we never even went in...

Thank Leonna M
Prestbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

We booked this holiday very last minute and have undoubtedly been to some really nice hotels over the last 5 years or so. On the face of it, this actual hotel could be quite nice if you ignored the scenes reminiscent of the programme 'Benidorm' as soon as you walk out of the hotel (Cala Bona is more a fish...

Thank OJN8
Reviewed 30 September 2016

We chose the Hotel Gran Sol because of the good reviews and high spec on the tour operator’s web site. It is a very good hotel, although we were disappointed with our room. We booked a twin room with balcony and sea view. First impressions were of a clean and modern hotel, ideally situated between the main street in Cala...

2Thank Headforthebeach
Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Recently returned after spending three nights at this lovely hotel. It was my first visit to Mallorca, but after the wonderful hospitality shown by all the staff there, it won't be my last. The check-in at reception was good, despite a short wait while the room was made ready. Gave me time to enjoy a complimentary drink. The guy at...

Thank kallertz
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

we spent 4 nights here in Sept 16 following a weeks cruising, when we arrived we where welcomed with a glass of sparkling wine and a friendly greeting, we were shown to our room which was on the ground floor, we had a patio with a beautiful view of a the beach and the sea in the background, the room...

1Thank Denise R
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Due to our health problems we stayed twice at our favourite hotel The Gran Sol Cala Bona as a special treat . . And have booked for next year . It is such a relaxing magic place we love it and always love our stays there . The staff treat you as very special from the moment you arrive ....

2Thank DAVID C
Bebington, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Booked a quick week away in Majorca as I had heard such great things about the island, thank goodness we booked into the Gran Sol! Lets start at the beginning, arrived at the hotel, met by extemely friendly and professional staff, super clean reception, went up to the room and was extremely impressed, large room, spacious bathroom, one of the...

Thank Lesley H
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Lovely hotel,great food and great staff, however the price Thomson charge is extreme. We added up the flight price, the hotel price and a taxi transfer and it came to less than half the price we paid to Thomson, without any discount negotiation! This sort of mark up is unacceptable and means we effectively paid one thousand pounds a week...

3Thank mikey1752015

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Spa
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hotel is situated in front of the sea, in Cala Bona, a fishing village, where fishermen can be seen heading out to sea from its pretty harbour.The totally renovated hotel has all modern commodities available for their client’s enjoyment. A PERFECT PLACE FOR A REST. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gran Sol

Address: Paseo Maritimo Cb 4, 07559 Cala Bona, Majorca, Spain
Region: Spain > Balearic Islands > Majorca > Cala Bona
Hotel Class:4 star — Gran Sol 4*
Number of rooms: 58
Also Known As:
Gran Sol Cala Bona, Majorca
Gran Sol Hotel Cala Bona
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Cala Bona
#1 Spa Hotel in Cala Bona
#1 Romantic Hotel in Cala Bona
#1 Family Hotel in Cala Bona
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“As mentioned earlier, don't book on-line if you want a sea view - go to a Thomson shop.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeE977, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the back have larger balconies and get more direct natural light”
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 of 5 bubbles cfitz50, 16 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The junior suites are well worth the extra outlay.”
 of 5 bubbles 579JohnB, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms at the front. Go for rooms at the back (overlooking the beach) if you can get one”
 of 5 bubbles LORDGIBBO, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“some side rooms have partial sea view and are pleasant. Sea View rooms are GOOD.”
 of 5 bubbles Marfon2014, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
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