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Formentor, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
Ranked #7 of 29 Hotels in Port de Pollenca
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Delhi
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“Great place”
Reviewed 15 June 2014 via mobile

The location is amazing
They have a putting arena (for golf)
They have a tennis court
They have scuba diving
You can rent a canoue
They show the World Cup (I came here when it was happening)
It was a great holiday with plenty of stuff to do

Stayed June 2014
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 11 June 2014 via mobile

We didn't stay at the hotel, but had some drinks here and then used their private beach. Might have been a little illegal, but hey... We did pay a lot for a few lousy drinks! The service was pretty slow. We waited both times for 20 minutes for our drinks. Then we also asked for straws. My, my, we did made it complicated. But my gosh; that post card view was absolutely gorgeous!! The garden is so pretty. Lilly's, Bougainville, roses, palm trees, it has a majestic glory to it.

If you have some money left over; come here. Have some drinks, spent the night and just look at that view. Wow

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Leigh-on-sea, England, United Kingdom
1 review
Reviewed 11 June 2014

An excellent hotel and great staff where nothing is too much trouble. You would not be sorry that you booked this hotel. If you are spending a lot of time in the south of the Island then it is a bit of a drive at the end of the day but well worth it if you are traveling to different places a lot.

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled solo
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Washington DC
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Reviewed 10 June 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for 4 days to celebrate our wedding anniversary and absolutely loved the hotel. The view from our room was amazing. The drive up there was quite interesting, I am glad we rented a small call. However there was plenty of parking. As for the food the breakfast was very good and included in our room prices. The lunch and dinner prices were expensive but I think the view and location makes up for that : ) we had a car so we drove to pollensa for dinner every night. The beach was narrow but gorgeous and the water was crystal clear. We did have to pat to rent beach chairs and umbrella. It was 40 euros 2 chairs for the day. The staff of the hotel is very friendly, the front desk person heard it was our anniversary and the next day the manager sent a bottle of champagne for us which was very nice!

  • Stayed June 2014
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Suffolk, UK
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Reviewed 8 June 2014 via mobile

Stopped in for lunch. Nice enough food, but for the price they ask, some service would be nice. It took a long time to get served and we waited ages for the food to turn up, too. Not the staff's fault, there just aren't enough of them.

Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Lapworth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

We didn't stay at the hotel, but we did use its access to the beach at Formentor. €10 for parking seemed OK but €20 for use of each sun-lounger seemed a little excessive, especially when the attendant tried to sting us for €25!

Lunch at the beach bar was mixed. The kids were happy with their children's menu and my calamari was OK, but my wife's hamburger was tired and my son-in-law's salad was tiny. With one drink apiece the bill was over €150, which we felt was excessive for just one course at the quality provided. And our waitress was clearly unhappy with "just" a 10% tip.

The situation of course is excellent but this is really just a glorified cafe selling fast food and salads, at least for lunch. We went back to Pollensa for ice cream and cappuccinos.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Lausanne, Switzerland
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Reviewed 2 June 2014

This hotel is situated in a enourmous green area, on the north shore of the Island. The buffet breakfast is very complete, but what really makes the difference are the fruits offer. All of them are very fresh and flavoured. The hotel staff is always super friendly. The beach is beautiful, on calm water and with 3 different restaurant options. I recommend this hotel for anyone after a few days of relax.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Formentor, a Royal Hideaway Hotel

Property: Formentor, a Royal Hideaway Hotel
Address: Playa de Formentor, 3, 07470 Port de Pollenca, Majorca, Spain (Formerly Barcelo Formentor, a Royal Hideaway Hotel)
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Region: Spain > Balearic Islands > Majorca > Port de Pollenca
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Port de Pollenca
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Port de Pollenca
#13 Romantic Hotel in Port de Pollenca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £££
Hotel Class:5 star — Formentor, a Royal Hideaway Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 122
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The hotel Formentor Royal Hideaway is a luxurious establishment located in the Formentor Cape, North from the Mallorca island, at the foot of the famous Formentor beach and surrounded by 1,200 hectares of Mediterranean forest. Throughout its history, the hotel has been the place of choice for numerous renowned characters as a place to repose and relax. This famous hotel is surrounded by crystal clear waters and spectacular views over the Formentor Cape bay. The Barcelo Formentor Hotel has a romantic and peaceful appeal. A special hotel due to its magnificent rooms, the soothing sound of the waves and the sea breeze that drift round in the hotel, and the peace inspired by its Mediterranean gardens and memorable views. Connect with the tranquillity and equilibrium of the pure air of the Mediterranean while you enjoy a delicious dinner. Befitting a hotel of this class, we offer you a remarkable dining experience in our 5 restaurants, each one characterised by their excellent service and high standard cuisine. The hotel also offers 5 function rooms, ensuring that each and every event held here may be unique and successful. Taking advantage of the outstanding location, the hotel organises horse-back riding and sailing, amongst many other activities – all planned for your enjoyment. ... more   less 
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Barcelo Port De Pollenca
Port De Pollenca Barcelo
Hotel Formentor
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