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Bath, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We came for winter sun, comfort and good food. This hotel provided all we required; a great room with huge balcony and sea views, quiet at night except once when disturbed by shrieking guests at midnight, huge food selection in main buffet restaurant and excellent coastal walk to Rubicon harbour and beyond. The down sides were, the scrummage in the...

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merseyside
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Billed as 5 star sadly it is 4 star at best. Booked it when it was advertised as the Dream Gran Castillo, it changed it's name to the Family and fun hotel, the alarm bells should have sounded, lots of kids dashing around everywhere like one giant pacman. We just wanted a nice quiet break no chance of that. Check-in...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First thing's first - this is a FAMILY hotel resort. I've just read a review from someone below who was complaining that there were too many kids in the place. You can't choose a family resort that is geared specifically towards young families and then complain that there are too many kids. Choose somewhere more suitable - like an adults-only...

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Midlands
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for 5 nights mid January. Room 3120 nice sea view, overlooked the complex sports bar and pool etc. Room was lovely, plenty of room for our family of 4, one of the best rooms I've stayed in. Resort is a little bit spread out. Took us a while to find the kids dragon slide pool and park from the...

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

What can I say ...had a lovely time hotel fabulous, food amazing, staff even better. Room was lovely 5338, robes, slippers, toiletries, water, kettle, lovely comfy beds. Something for everyone of all ages. My kids were happy ....so that made me happy. Animation team amazing work really hard all day long and deserve the praise they get on here. Thankyou...

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Winsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Just got back from a one week break at the Gran Castillo Resort which was advertised as a 5 star resort. Although nice I do not believe that 5 star is an accurate rating for this hotel. We were given a superior double room with sea view room 1105. We had a sea view although as only on the first...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Loved this hotel, good dining experience we preferred the outside option when allocated our table. Good sports bar, staff fantastic. Only thing that let it down was our room backed onto the launderette so we had a view of the car park and the constant drone of tumble dryers making it a bit noisy to sit on our balcony in...

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Solihull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

As so many people have said - the staff in the hotel, [especially reception,] are outstanding and really make the hotel. For example, we asked in reception if the air conditioning dial would blow warm, if we adjusted it, on a very chilly evening, as we felt cold, [which it won't], and by the time we got back to our...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I approached this holiday with trepidation having read some of the recent reviews, thankfully this was not needed as we had a great time. The hotel is cleverly set up with specific family/mixed and adult only areas allowing everyone to enjoy their time, being 2 friends we loved the adult space and use of the spa, Santiago who worked the...

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

On arrival we were very impressed with the hotel. Reception staff were efficient, and the glass of bubbly was very welcome. We were taken to our room which was very spacious (I booked a superior double) and the bathroom was very luxurious. We then headed to the restaurant which was heaving with noisy children, some of whom were lovely, but...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Like a grand castle which majestically dominates the seascape of the AtlanticOcean and its islands, the magnificent GRAN CASTILLO TAGORO is erected in the charming area of Playa Blanca, in the south of the volcanic isle par excellence: Lanzarote. With the conviction that elegance and comfort should come naturally, this Hotel is a tribute to 16th century Canary history and colonial architecture, inspired by the "Castle of San José" and the typical landscape of the island, blending in with the environment. The building is divided into different zones which maintain their colonial style, where the white facades and volcanic stone contrast with the backdrop of the deep blue ocean. A charming interior courtyard of Arab inspiration bathes the reception area with light, and the contemporary décor and pale colours create a warm and very elegant atmosphere. GRAN CASTILLO TAGORO pampers every detail of the rooms and suites, which have breathtaking views of the sea and surrounding scenery. They are decorated in a contemporary style, with marine touches, light-coloured wood and pale colours, creating a pleasant atmosphere full of light. The discerning selection of restaurants and cuisines serve Canary, national and international specialities. There are conference rooms featuring spearhead technology, and various outdoor zones for events of different kinds. The "Vitanova SPA" thalassotherapy centre provides the benefits of thermal seawater, and specific treatments for the body and soul. The Hotel features a wide range of facilities and services. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gran Castillo Tagoro Family & Fun Playa Blanca

Address: Calle la Hoya de Afre 2, 35580 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote, Spain (Formerly Dream Gran Castillo Resort)
Region: Spain > Canary Islands > Lanzarote > Playa Blanca
Price Range: £134 - £326 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Gran Castillo Tagoro Family & Fun Playa Blanca 5*
Number of rooms: 327
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Also Known As:
Dream Gran Castillo Hotel Playa Blanca
Dream Castillo Papagayo Lanzarote
Gran Castillo Tagoro Family & Fun Playa Blanca Lanzarote
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Playa Blanca
#5 Green Hotel in Playa Blanca
#6 Romantic Hotel in Playa Blanca
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Playa Blanca
#7 Family Hotel in Playa Blanca
#10 Luxury Hotel in Playa Blanca
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“Ask for a sea view and higher room if you need quiet. Not many sockets for phone charging/lap tops etc.”
 of 5 bubbles rodkp, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Merlin Rooms are great for kids and are well positioned.”
 of 5 bubbles SairaR_12, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Sea view but above first floor (Pool level)”
 of 5 bubbles mark071973, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Few rooms have sun on the balconys and you pay a lot for a sea view, try ones overlooking the adult pool, which are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles gaynors106, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had a room on the side, which was very quiet and had a side on view of the beach.”
 of 5 bubbles mariaking20, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
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