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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We ( 2 adults - retired) stayed 4th Nov 2016 for a week. It was our 2nd time. Each time the Apartments were spotless. Its self containing and they clean the Apartment every other day incl. bed linen & towels! 2015 we had an Apartment on the 2nd floor. Spacious, all we need for our stay. “Kitchen” area with dining... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The apartments have an enviable position right next to the beach. They are a good standard for a 3 star property, rooms are clean and well equipped for a short stay and the staff were very friendly. There is a restaurant adjacent to the property which gives a discount to guests.

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Galway, Ireland
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Stayed from 10th - 17th september. Temp was still around 30°C. The sea is very shallow and warm, so quite safe for children. You have to walk around 50m for neck deep water. One cafe in front of the beach in the same building. Menu is very good for a cafe and reasonably priced. Opening times from around 8am to... More 

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Preussisch Oldendorf, Germany
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15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

We visited on 24 July. Had a drink, the landlord and his staff were getting ready for a live band - started playing at 23.00 hours, so we didn't see them play. Pleasant staff who made an effort even though they were busy setting up. I suspect it would be busy when the live act was on, but we were... More 

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Kaunas, Lithuania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Despite of all building being shabby and in need of good clean up and renovation, the room didn't leave good impression as well. Windows are really dirty, ceiling is covered in mould spots. I had to clean sand from the drawers by myself, cause staff mostly speak only Spanish (except the receptionist, who ain't always there). No linen for the... More 

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Benidorm, Spain
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113 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Nice place but busy and small.Loungers are not comfortable and useless if you have any arthritis as you cannot get out of them!! Noisy children in the area can get to be a nuisance at times. Staff are good and the food is fine.Worth a visit.

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Ipstones, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2015

A gem of a find. Lovely building, lovely owner and staff - really helpful and printed off our boarding passes for us. Huge room (120) and so comfortable. Free use of washing machines and driers. Wifi has excellent signal throughout the building and in the own coffee shop and restaurant - 24/7 and no charge. rooms cleaned every three days.... More 

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Ras Al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

The hotel is perfect placed direct on the beach, with a lounge, bar/cafe and restaurant, the studios is small and basic but is clean and fresh. We really liked it until the last day when we were checking out, the night before we were not sleeping there and guess if we were surprised when we entered our room very early... More 

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Knutsford, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015

Studio apartments are lovely but for luxury go for a loft apartment. Everything you could wish for with fabulous views and right on the beach. Delightful staff and the Arena cafe next door provides great snacks and drinks. Mar de Cristal is beautiful and a few minutes along the coast from La Manga. A Supermarket a few minutes away means... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 April 2015 via mobile

Great location on the beach, clean and friendly. Nice cafe bar and restaurant in same building. Apartments comfortable and have all you need. Supermarket less than 100m away. Reception very helpful. Easy parking 🅿 and free WIFI.

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
There is a different place next to the Mar Menor, full of new sensations. A corner where every second is a unique experience .. A place where everything is illuminated, is full of life, large, upscale, quiet ... Where laughter, discover, live and dream. This is where the senses are. Discover our facilities in La Manga del Mar Menor. ... more   less 

Additional Information about El Secreto del Agua

Address: Calle Ribalta 3 | C/ Ribalta, 3, 30384 Cartagena, Spain
Region: Spain > Region of Murcia > Cartagena
Price Range: £32 - £75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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“The loft rooms on the upper floor have better outside areas.”
 of 5 bubbles I4684XIdavidp, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“if you want a balcony and sea view, 120 and 122 or contact place to book one of the lofts”
 of 5 bubbles PamR215, 18 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Front room studio or loft.”
 of 5 bubbles 718katem, 18 May 2015 | Read review
“Some studios have a shared rooftop balcony area. The shared area is very large, sunny, well equipped and stylish, but if you MUST have a private balcony then check when you book.”
 of 5 bubbles martinm973, 14 Oct 2014 | Read review
“If you have a 'Loft' ask for room 202, the terrace area is probably four or five times the size of room 204, unless of course you are offered a substantial discount on 204 (we heard that this was available).”
 of 5 bubbles Hard-t-please, 9 Oct 2013 | Read review
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