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“Good find near Palma.”
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whala!beach
Ranked #16 of 44 Hotels in El Arenal
Reviewed 16 June 2014

Very good hotel in a great location by the beach. Nice staff who checked us in without delay and answered all our questions about the area. Room was new and was spotless. Really cannot think of anything to moan about! Cleaners came in and changed towels and sheets and left everything looking smart. The whole hotel was clean and nicely put together. The couches in the reception area were particularly handy for my husband to use while he waited for me to get ready of an evening! Liked that we could be in the city centre within minutes but once back at the hotel were right on the coast. Great find and we would come back here in the future.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Sonia W
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Reviewed 12 June 2014

We stayed here last year and although it was nothing amazing we booked again for this year because we liked the location and the price! Just back and we were delighted when we arrived as they have done loads. The reception is all modern and new and really swish. Our room was just as nice and newly done with a very clean and light feel. Impressed all round. The staff were friendly and helpful as before. The sea views were obviously just as good and generally we just had a much better experience than last time and actually this is somewhere we now would choose to return to for it's comfort as well as it's location.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank Sam Q
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Reviewed 10 June 2014

Just back after having spent a wonderful week here. We are a couple and this was our second time to Majorca but first time to this resort and hotel. We were greeted by a lovely lady in the modern looking bright reception area and checked in very quickly. Our room was clean and light with great sea views and a balcony to enjoy them from. We had booked all-inclusive as it was a good price and we were not disappointed. Great selection at the buffet and always fresh with staff on hand to replenish and keep it all tidy. The location is what had sold it to us in the first place and it was so convenient. Not far from the airport, close to the city for sightseeing and of course you couldn't get closer to the beach! Great hotel.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank Adele B
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Estelle L, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at whala!beach, responded to this reviewResponded 13 June 2014

Dear Adele,
Thanks a lot for your message and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay.
We have made a big effort in the renovation of the whole hotel and we are happy that our clients can enjoy it.
We hope to see you again soon.
Kind regards.
Estelle

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Reviewed 9 June 2014

We booked a week here and we should have booked two. The all inclusive was excellent, everything from the interior, room decor and space to the hospitality were flawless. Whatever we asked for we received with a smile and very little had to be asked for. Location wise it's beach friendly and transport to the city or other parts of the Island is close by. If you enjoy a bit of cycling there are places to hire bikes and so many country trails to spend a whole day. Do your homework as some are very difficult but well worth the effort. I didn't take enough water with me, so had good excuse to stop at some watering holes on my travels. We did a day in the city and hadn't realized how much history Palma has to offer. Feel we have more to discover in Majorca and would stay here again on our next visit.

  • Stayed: June 2014, travelled as a couple
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4  Thank Don H
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Reviewed 5 June 2014

We like to go away this time of year before it gets packed and before the main schools break up.

I booked a ten night stay choosing the Whala!beach for it's beach location and price point. The short flight arrived in late evening the reception was well organized we were in our room in no time.

Clean and on the large side the room looked tidy, shower pressure was great, I only mention that as we normally get a dud one.

Breakfast was something to look forward to, served in a bright room, fruits, cereals, hot and cold full choice and mini pastries.

One of the big problems we usually face is having a full nights sleep, must have been the sea air but we got some great rest here.

Location is equally good with the town one way, the bus into Palma and the nearby sandy beach. We are a middle aged couple and had a full and happy holiday here. I would recommend it for a wide range of ages as there's something for everyone.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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4  Thank Trevor S
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

What a great holiday! The hotel was not that crowded and the reception staff were great dealing quickly with the details and informing us of meal times etc. So excited at our room it was bigger than I imagined and felt very new. The view of the beach and bay was stunning, you can see for miles and it was all sea and sun as soon as we woke up, it's that holiday feeling you never seem to get at home. Eating in the restaurant with the constant views of the palm trees and sea was lovely and we always managed to get a table right by a window. Good, tasty selection it's difficult to limit yourself when it's a buffet so I gave up being good. The beach is literally across the road and is clean, white sand to die for, they clean it every morning so we were impressed and always plenty of beds. Not far to go for drinks there's piles of places along the front. The week went by so fast and we can't think of anything we didn't like. Great views, nice people and on the beach, a great time was had by all.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank Lucy R
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

A couple of friends and I stayed in an apartment room here during May. We booked through Hotels.com, which advertised free breakfast. When we arrived and asked the front desk during check in, they refused our breakfast quite rudely and treated us as though we were trying to cheat them. Since there is no free wifi, we couldn't verify our reservation. I hate starting off a vacation feeling cheated.

The 2 beds in our room were comfortable, but the fold-out couches were very hard and a bit sketchy. The room wasn't super clean (mold in some pans), and there wasn't a safe in our room. The biggest positive was the hotel's location - right near the beach, giving you great photo opportunities from the roof.

I would not stay here again.

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Coffeegirl33
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Address: C/ Miramar, 1, 7600 El Arenal, Majorca, Spain
Region: Spain > Balearic Islands > Majorca > El Arenal
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Ranked #16 of 44 Hotels in El Arenal
Price Range: £34 - £106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — whala!beach 3*
Number of rooms: 307
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Also Known As:
San Diego El Arenal
Whala!Beach Majorca/El Arenal

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