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Simbad Hotel
Ranked #3 of 10 Hotels in Talamanca
London, United Kingdom
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88 reviews
24 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 23 October 2013 via mobile

Loved this hotel! First time in Talamanca, always stayed in Figueretes but converted. Liked this hotel so much, we have already booked up for May. The only downside was not to book half board and just went for breakfast. Sampled the evening meal with friends who stayed in the next hotel. What a choice and the food was great! So booked half board this time. The staff were very good and sorted out a hitch when we arrived, immediately! The bedroom door got stuck but they had us back in straight away. Thanks to the guy in reception and the maintenance guy. Can't remember the names but they reacted immediately. Hotel was spotless, breakfast for all types and never had to wait for a drink. Hotel put on an one man show, which was entertaining but rather restraint audience. Showers available for you to wash before leaving for the airport, which was great as we could have an additional sunbathe before our evening flight! Looking forward to going back. Point of warning-Avoid the supermarket opp Ses figueres hotel. Staff are rude and treated a couple of people appallingly.

  • Stayed October 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2013

This hotel across the bay from Talamanca and with a stunning view of Ibiza Old Town was an excellent choice. The staff were welcoming and friendly and the room overlooking the sea was of a good size. The hotel has been brought right up to date and there was a bar which was open all day and a long terrace for sitting and watching the scene. The food was very good with a wide choice at the buffet - every night there was a themed dish and freshly cooked meals of fish and meat were available from the grill chef. It is a taxi ride into Ibiza Town but if you wish you can walk along the sea front to get a water taxi which ran every 15 mins in the evening. If you want to explore further then it is a good idea to hire a car but at times parking outside the hotel was a little problematic even though there are a number of free bays. Nevertheless we enjoyed our stay and everything the hotel had to offer and would have no hesitation in returning here. The only niggle we had was that if you wanted to sit outside to eat, people were constantly lighting up so non smokers have to sit inside. A non smoking section outside would be most welcome.

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 September 2013

Big thanks to Alvaro and staff.This was my second stay at this hotel and my friends third. The rooms are clean and comfortable, the staff friendly and helpful. It's in a good location and reasonable distance to Ibiza town, about a 30-40 mins walk or you can get the boat from the harbour, taxi about 8 euros. I don't find it 'clinical' at all, just clean and modern. I found the food great-no complaints. It has an outside terrace which is lovely for just sitting, having a drink and watching the world go by. The pool is quite small but there was always space available. There is a spa and fitness area if you're into that. Appears to be favoured by the Germans, didn't seem to be many Brits there, not that any of that is a bother. I chose half board, eating out is expensive, good choice and quality so well worth it. The only small quibble I would have is that the sun loungers have no cushions, therefore quite uncomfortable, no ironing boards seem to be available and the mattresses don't have covers but there were clean! - I checked, obviously watching too many episodes of ' 4 in a bed ' !!. These are minor details and it certainly doesn't put me off going again. I really don't think you could go wrong by staying here, best in the area and not grossly expensive. All in all a great place to stay

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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alvarosimbad s, Manager at Simbad Hotel, responded to this review, 24 September 2013
Dear customer, We greatly appreciate that you have shared with us your comments. We love to read that you enjoyed your holiday with us and hope to see them again on future trips to Ibiza. greetings from our amazing island!
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Colchester, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 September 2013

Me and my partner stayed at Simbad for 10 nights in July. We booked this hotel cos I read from the reviews that it's quiet and away from all the noise.
On the arrival, we were given a first floor room, facing the back street. It was very noisy and we were woken up by the early morning delivery vans. We were offered a sea view room on the 3rd floor but we had to pay for the upgrade, which was worth it. The room was spacious with a lovely view. Rooms were cleaned every day and very thoroughly. The hotel itself was immaculate.
The staff was very helpful and friendly, i asked for some cutlery to be used at the room and the receptionist went out of his way to find me some.
The pool area was lovely but the sun lounges were very uncomfortable, that's probably their only minus.
Breakfast was delicious with lots of variety. We had dinner once at the hotel which was also great. On most evenings we ventured out and found some lovely reasonably prized restaurants.
I would definetly stay at Simbad again and would recommend it to people who want to stay away from the noisy area.

Room Tip: The first floor room facing the street was noisy!
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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alvarosimbad s, Manager at Simbad Hotel, responded to this review, 24 September 2013
Dear customer, We greatly appreciate that you have shared with us your comments. We love to read that you enjoyed your holiday with us and hope to see them again on future trips to Ibiza.we will change our sunbeds for next year.!!!greetings from our lovely island!
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 September 2013 via mobile

My partner and I were booked to stay a week at The Simbad's sister hotel Victoria in Talamanca for the week commencing the 26th August 2013. On our arival at The Victoria we were told that the hotel was full, we were offered a week's stay at The Simbad in a double sea view room for no extra charge. We immediately accepted and were ever so glad we did. Our room was lovely, amazing view of Talamanca bay and Ibiza town. Air conditioning worked well, large bathroom. Our room was cleaned to a high standard every day by very friendly staff. The free Internet in the room was a little slow at times however it worked quite adequately in the reception area. Nice flat screen tv in the room but only has Spannish speaking stations, not really a problem as we didn't go to Ibiza to watch the telly : ) Nice touch that soft drinks and water are provided free of charge every day in the mini bar in the room. We had booked a double room but were given a room with two single beds, when this was mentioned to the staff at reception they imedidiately organised for the two beds to be made up as a huge double bed. I have noticed that some people's review of this hotel mention that the staff are unfriendly, we found the opposite, the manager, the reception staff the cleaning staff and the dining room staff were all very friendly and helpful.
The pool is lovely, it's right on the sea front. Our only complaint about this hotel is, please go and buy some mattresses for the sun loungers round the pool they are ever so uncomfortable, after all, this is a four star hotel.
We would definitely recommend this hotel to our friends and would have no hesitation in staying here again.

  • Stayed August 2013
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alvarosimbad s, Manager at Simbad Hotel, responded to this review, 24 September 2013
Dear Mr Goldsmith, We greatly appreciate that you have shared with us your comments. We love to read that you enjoyed your holiday with us and hope to see them again on future trips to Ibiza .

As I wrote in another review we definitly will change our sunbeds next summer

greetings from our marvellous island!!!!
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2013

We stayed for 4 nights at the end of July for a wedding nearby. Whilst the area was very good, lots of restaurants and bars, we found the hotel to be lacking. There was virtually no atmosphere, it was very clinical and sterile. The pool area was small and the sunbeds very uncomfortable. The restaurant food was ok in the evening, but the breakfast was poor, and the manager and staff very dismissive and sometimes rude.. All in all would return to the area but not this hotel.l.l

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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alvarosimbad s, Manager at Simbad Hotel, responded to this review, 7 August 2013
dear client

sorry for not reached your expectations.
we appreciate your comments.
We will try to do the best if you decide to come back to Simbad and our amazing island
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Camborne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 August 2013

Had a wonderful holiday very impressed with this hotel. The staff on reception excellent and helpful, kitchen staff and waiting staff excellent, food very good choice and well presented. Bar staff not helpful only used them the once went outside for a more cheerful atmosphere. Lovely pool lots of sun beds but hardly any umbrellas this needs to be sorted as it is so hot. Glass panels on pool need a good clean. Bedrooms spotless and all areas of the hotel. Views stunning, enjoyed the view while eating our meals. Excellent spot for holiday, easy to get into ibiza town would stay here again. Internet not good and no English television in room not that the television was a big deal.

Room Tip: We had a room on back of hotel very quiet, we chose half board instead of sea view, we did not spend...
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  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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alvarosimbad s, Manager at Simbad Hotel, responded to this review, 7 August 2013
dear client

thank you very much for your comments

We hope to see you here next time in our amazing island

best regards
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Property: Simbad Hotel
Address: Calle Figueres 22 | Playa de Talamanca, 07800 Talamanca, Ibiza Town, Ibiza, Spain
Region: Spain > Balearic Islands > Ibiza > Ibiza Town > Talamanca
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Talamanca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Simbad Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 111
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