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Lopesan Baobab Resort

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Lopesan Baobab Resort Location Exclusive luxury Lopesan Baobab Resort was inaugurated in 2009; it is located in the south of the island of Gran Canaria, in the exclusive Meloneras holiday area, just a few walking minutes away from the extensive, several kilometres long, Maspalomas beach and the impressive landscape of sand dunes. Famous Maspalomas lighthouse is situated nearby, as well as the long coastside promenade. ExpoMeloneras Convention Centre is also located only a few steps away from the hotel. General description Five-star hotel Lopesan Baobab Resort has become one of the preferred destinations for family holidays of Spanish national tourists. Thanks to the uniqueness of its architecture inspired by the African continent, its impressive water landscapes with pools, rivers and waterfalls, as well as the high quality services offered, this hotel shows off ethnic charm, modernity and refinement. The hotel’s main entrance leads guests over a picturesque wooden bridge to the reception area, passing a grandiose aquatic landscape with waterfalls. From the lobby you can reach the hotel rooms or the large garden area, on a surface of 56,000 square metres, in the centre of which a large 21 metres high wooden African lodge is located; this lodge houses a restaurant and a bar. Common areas are connected by an extensive sheet of water crisscrossed by small bridges. In total there are nine swimming pools (all of them heatable at different temperatures) covering a total surface of 4,245 square metres. Specially outstanding are: the “lazy river”, two artificial beaches, pools with waterfalls and caves, the “chocolate” pool (the name of which refers to its brown colour) and the “two palm trees” pool, as well as a pool with water attractions for children and babies. The hotel’s leisure and recreation areas are enriched even more by a complete entertainment programme with a variety of activities during the day and in the evenings. Materials used for the hotel’s interior decoration and design were carefully chosen searching the appropriate item for every single corner of the hotel complex. On the walls of the hotel’s buffet restaurants guests will appreciate layers of natural coconut and wooden bricks, as well as French porcelain stoneware on the floors of the pool areas. Regarding the hotel rooms an exquisite finishing with high-quality woodwork and sound insulation was chosen. Other materials which can be found around the hotel are dry bamboo, die-cut steel or coloured mortar with added shredded straw to simulate adobe. Rooms The rooms’ interior design carefully combines colour schemes and African ambience. The Lopesan Baobab was built on a plot of 72,000 square metres with a total of 522 standard double rooms, 8 of them modified for guests with limited mobility and 17 deluxe double rooms with pool, perfect for guests looking for privacy, romanticism and/or relaxation; there are also 55 family doubles and 15 family doubles with direct access to the “chocolate” and the “two palm trees” pools, as well as 8 superior double rooms, 40 junior suites, 20 senior suites and 1 royal suite. There is no doubt that the hotel’s different room categories can meet any requirement or need guests may have, since they can choose from comfortable standard rooms, spacious family rooms, luxury rooms or magnificent suites for young and old. All rooms offer excellent views which vary depending on their location, as for example beautiful panoramic views on the dunes, on the nearby palm oasis, on the hotel’s garden area or the island’s mountain landscape. Gastronomy The Lopesan Baobab Resort offers high quality cuisine in all restaurants, characterized by an elevated level of creativity. For this purpose the hotel’s select kitchen staff puts special emphasis on using the best products and on preparing them in presence of the hotel guests. The ‘Akara’ Restaurant is only open for dinner and its name refers to an African recipe; it offers flavours from the very heart of Africa with a menu committed to originality. The hotel’s second a la carte restaurant is the ‘Pili Pili’ Restaurant, open at lunchtime and specialised in paellas, seafood and grilled meat. Furthermore, there are two buffet restaurants, the ’Marula’ and the ‘Baobab’, the premises of which are conveniently separated to provide differentiated atmospheres where delicacies from international occidental cuisine are served. The restaurants’ wine cellar provides an excellent selection of the finest wines from around the world as a complement to the great gastronomic offer. The hotel also hosts five bars, two of them located in the pool areas; Henry Stanley bar and Mungo Park Bar complete the resort’s restaurant and bar options. Leisure and sports activities The hotel has at its guests’ disposal a complete and varied entertainment programme, offering something for everybody. Many of the organised activities take place during the day and in the evenings, when it’s just the right time to have a drink or enjoy professional shows on the hotel’s outdoor plaza, on a specially designed stage, next to the magnificent African lodge. Furthermore the resort offers a fully-equipped gym and a varied wellness programme, as well as other activities for sports fans. For golf fans the golf courses of Meloneras Golf and Maspalomas Golf are available and a free bus shuttle service to these golf courses is provided by the hotel. For the little hotel guests fun is guaranteed at the hotel’s Panchi World Mini-Club with a stage and two pools for children, one of them with a water-slide. The Lopesan Baobab Resort also houses specially equipped rooms for conferences, conventions and events with highly functional and stylish facilities which can be easily modified and adapted to hold particular events. The hotel’s large panoramic ‘Karisimbi’ room is specially outstanding with a size of 1,002 square metres and a capacity for 800 persons, the perfect choice for any kind of celebration, conference or event. To complete the hotel’s range of services there are, among others, a hairdressing salon with beauty treatments and massages, a boutique & souvenir shop and a private parking area (with extra charge), as well as a babysitter/nanny service (with extra charge).
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What an unusual hotel, built in style of African safari lodge, fabulous gardens and pools, attractive restaurants, and great food. Can be draughty as very open plan. Had room on top floor at front of hotel, could see the sea and had sun on balcony noon- evening. If you are not
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This hotel is outstanding in every respect. We had a wonderful family Christmas holiday in an amazing hotel, which wowed us from start to finish. Wonderful, obliging staff, incredible surroundings, delicious food with so much choice and always good quality, beautiful resort
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Response from 121baobab, Public Relations Manager at Lopesan Baobab Resort
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Dear Guest, first of all thank you for choosing the Lopesan Baobab Resort during your holidays. It is wonderful to read reviews like yours, and it makes us very proud. We have forwarded all of your comments and we would be so glad to receive you again in the future. Kind regards, Public Relations Department.
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As a 'club' member of a similar International Hotel chain (the word 'star' is in that Company's title) we feel reasonably able to comment on our recent stay at Baobab. The welcome and attention to detail from the staff is 5 star. The food/restaurant quality and variety is 5
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Response from 121baobab, Public Relations Manager at Lopesan Baobab Resort
Responded yesterday
Dear Guest, thank you so much for choosing us for your holidays on Gran Canaria, it is an honour to have guests like you staying with us, and of course to become from an expert this wonderful rating. We have forwarded all of your comments, and we would really hope to receive you again soon. Kind regards, Public Relation Department.
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Just returned from this hotel rooms big and spacious great shower good housekeeping very friendly staff,entertainment best I’ve seen in any hotel,think they should provide kettle in the rooms most people like to sit outside with a tea or coffee I did take a travel kettle with me
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Response from 121baobab, Public Relations Manager at Lopesan Baobab Resort
Responded yesterday
Dear Guest, first of all we would like to thank you for choosing the Lopesan Baobab Resort during your holidays on Gran Canaria. We are glad that you have chosen us and that you have enjoyed your holidays and specially our staff, thank you for the comments, we have of course forwarded them. We inform you that you become a kettle always at the reception with no extra cost to your room. We would be glad to receive you soon. Kind regards, Public Relation Department.
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Have just returned from this hotel after staying for one week, the hotel is massive we were in room 4068 which was in the best location very close to the lift which took us straight down to reception or the restaurants, I would imagine due to the size of the hotel you may have a
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Response from 121baobab, Public Relations Manager at Lopesan Baobab Resort
Responded today
Dear Guests, first of all we would like to thank you for choosing the Lopesan Baobab Resort during your holidays on Gran Canaria. We are glad that you have enjoyed your stay and we want to thank you specially for the comments regarding our staff, which of course have already been forwarded to all the departments. We would like to inform you that at our hotel you become a courtesy water on the first day on your room. At the restaurants the drinks have an extra fee as we are not an all inclusive hotels. If you would like to change pillows to some softer ones, you can do this with no charge, the menu which you have on your room is an extra you may book to your holidays. We would be glad to receive you again soon. Kind regards, Public Relation Department.
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It’s always breakfast and dinner, in my experience they allow you to change one of your days to lunch instead but that’s all :)
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We went in May, I honestly can’t understand why people would leave a review about the pool being cold. Not in the slightest.
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"Corner rooms at front of hotel had sun late into afternoon"
"ask for a room that gets the sun in the afternoon"
"Garden room and high floor"
"You need the second floor upwards for View's"
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PRICE RANGE
US$175 - US$473 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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lopesan baobab hotel maspalomas
LOCATION
SpainCanary IslandsGran CanariaMeloneras
NUMBER OF ROOMS
677
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