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El Tope

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El Tope

Hi Folks

We're planning a quick trip back to Puerto in a few weeks. We're thinking about the El Tope this time around; never stayed there before.

Can anybody offer advice regarding rooms? I know that some rooms are below the ground floor level but is it worth requesting a higher floor? We do like to sit on the balcony at night for a few drinks, so we do appreciate a decent view. I don't mind a view of the Avenida.

Cheers

Tommy

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1. Re: El Tope

Stayed here 3/4 times in the past,the food was the best i've had out of the 5 hotels ,that i have used in puerto.downstairs rooms are ok, so long as you are able to carry your case,have not been for 4 years now been doing Med holidays.

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Hi Tommy

Take a look at this it may help {from people that have stayed since Dec 2012

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“1st floor facing the sea had a lovely big balcony, safe for children with a solid wall.” (MrsWT_13)

of 5 stars 12 Jun 2013

“One of the higher floors on the pool side, so long as you do not have an aversion to noisy cockerels.” (LawrenceW640)

of 5 stars 18 May 2013

“Higher rooms - great views” (YAG50)

of 5 stars 18 May 2013

“Go for Sea View !” (salty560)

of 5 stars 15 May 2013

“Balcony rooms facing the mountain, but remember the cockeralls!” (145JeffM)

of 5 stars 24 Apr 2013

“We paid for a superior room and requested a high floor and was accomodated as such.” (ChorleyRosebud)

of 5 stars 9 Apr 2013

“Rooms on the south side overlook the pool and get far more sun than those on the north side” (JonP4)

of 5 stars 1 Mar 2013

“the best rooms are on the high floors and have a good view across the sea” (jeanEngland)

of 5 stars 24 Feb 2013

“Rooms 204 (standard) & 104 (superior) have great mountain views.” (SteveSuzDiPaul)

of 5 stars 23 Feb 2013

“The rooms on the upper floors presumably have a better view than Floor 1 where we were. We chose a seaview room but got little sun in the afternoon or evening. This may be due to the time of year (January).” (DivadB)

of 5 stars 11 Feb 2013

“Corner rooms on the upper floors have huge L-shaped balconies and great views.” (KB481)

of 5 stars 1 Jan 2013

“Ask for higher room facing the mountain” (christinec2)

of 5 stars 1 Jan 2013

“first floor suites have lovely wide balconies afternoon sun is a mountain view so great in the winter but could be hot in summer months mountain views have a 3AM alarm clock from teh local cockrell not sure if all rooms have no bath but be aware mant have only showers” (LynnWW)

of 5 stars 19 Dec 2012

“Pay the extra for the Mountain view room. Corner rooms are excellent with two balconies and large windows giving stunning views. We had room 206” (colinb699)

of 5 stars 12 Dec 2012

Hope this helps

Sparhawk1

Edited: 09 August 2013, 15:37
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Speaking for a couple who have stayed at this hotel a number of times over the past few years and who have had several very enjoyable holidays here in the upper rooms with good views:-

- we ended up in the subterranean rooms just once - for two nights until we could upgrade to civilisation

- avoid them

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Hi Tommy,

this is one of my usual hotels in PDLC.

The room categories are a bit hard to understand but if you book a standard room with balcony this will be below reception and have an enclosed balcony, avoid these at all cost.

Upgrade to sea or mountain view rooms.

Sea view rooms have the morning sun and are over the front of the hotel, reception and car park.

Mountain view rooms have the afternoon / evening sun.

Superior rooms are the corner rooms and the 1st floor.

Superior mountain view and 2nd floor mountain view rooms have been refurbished and have walk in showers and no bath.

If you book this hotel and when you arrive you are in a green themed room that is the old style awaiting refurbishment. We have never had a problem changing our room from a pre-refurb to a newer one.

Just got back from The Apartments Casablanca (Self Catering) which is next door and I can recommend these as well as the El Tope.

Keith.

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5. Re: El Tope

Thanks folks for the detailed and very helpful responses. We will avoid the subterranean dungeons! We may head out in early September when the school hols are over.

Cheers

Tommy

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