We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“holiday sept 2013”
Review of Hotel Don Bigote

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 7 more sites!
Hotel Don Bigote
Ranked #28 of 39 Hotels in Palmanova
Reviewed 10 October 2013

just recently returned from Hotel Don Bigote .. Palma Nova ..... took a chance as it is only 2 star .... need'nt have worried as every thing was GREAT ..... Very good food ( in fact better than some 3 & 4 stars we've stayed in ) clean .. good pool area ... plenty sunbeds .. friendly staff ... good location ( mins from beach, shops n bars ) the rooms are on the smallish side but ... as long as you have clean bed n good shower which we did ...what more do you want ... you r only sleeping in it !!!!! never been this side off the island b4 but will certainly b going back there ... And will b staying in the Don Bigote .... Thanx Don Bigote for making our holiday a good'un ... see u next year !!!!

Room Tip: a higher floor is quieter .... we were on 4th n had no problems ... were told lower floors could acc...
  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
3  Thank nannynutnut
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review
Reviews (1,391)
There are newer reviews for Hotel Don Bigote
See the most recent reviews
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More languages

786 - 792 of 1,392 reviews

Reviewed 9 October 2013

first time at the hotel bigote very nice hotel rooms small but for some where to lay your head great i was in room 423 what a view lovely bathroom could do with a update but cleaned every day bed made.towels changed every day what more can you ask for better than some 3 0r 4 star hotels food great plenty of it. pool clean bingo every night jet2 says its adults only thats ture but thomas cook are booking kids in well thay did this year dont know about next year so make sure if you want to be free of kids then ask.safes are 20 euro aweek or 34 for 2 week and you get back 6 euro at the end when you hand back your key.all so there is 24 hour security and thay will not stand any trouble of any kind or you will be ask to leave thats great this hotel is brill i will be back.

Room Tip: rooms on the road side are nice but you do get noise but that down to people having a good time that...
  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
2  Thank angela f
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 9 October 2013

The Don Bogote is a good hotel in general. The food is very well cooked and good selection. The rooms are a bit small but ok for sleeping. Location to resort is good, just a few mins to beach. Staff were very polite and helpful.
My main problem with the hotel is, we were at the side of the hotel which has the "Bottle Bank"....at 2am in the morning I was wakened every night with the staff using the Bottle Bank...and about 6am the bin lorry would come. Could the bottle bank be filled during the day??
Also at about 7am, I could hear is the female staff chatting loudly at the Bottle Bank area...sorry ladies but there is nothing worse being woke up to a group of high pitched women chatting!!!
I also found there was a lack of sunbeds for the amount of guests staying....many times I could not get one.
I was so glad to get home for a full nights sleep!!

Room Tip: Make sure your room is not over "Bottle Bank"
  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank Anne662
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 8 October 2013

My Girlfriend and I have just recently returned from a weeks stay here . The room I have to say was a tad on the small side , but perfectly comfortable as a place to get your head down . If you can battle through the ridiculous amount of abandoned mobility scooters in the reception area to get down for breakfast or dinner your actually find a reasonable standard of meal . The food is by no means 5 star but there's enough available so you don't starve . Just take some advice and don't dare walk round the buffet cart or use the drink machines you want to use . Make sure you walk everywhere in queue form otherwise there will be trouble (lol) . The pool area is very nice with plenty of space for everyone . Location wise I don't think this place can actually be beaten with the beach five minutes away and magaluf 10 - 20 minutes walk away . Nightlife wise the resort has loads packed into it . If staring gormlessly at the x factor or FOOTBALL is your idea of a great night out there's plenty of English bars to accommodate your wishes .
If you want music my recommendation would be to walk up towards Magaluf as the bars up that side seem to be less English . Magaluf itself wasn't actually awful with loads more bars , however the promo people on the street to get a little bit annoying .

In conclusion this is a belting hotel with plenty to explore all over , its just a shame that the resort as a whole is slightly spoilt with horrible overally English bars . Though theres enough other bars and things to do that let you overlook this .

Tip - if you want to escape the overally English ness id recommend a boat trip to Palma its a great city with a stunning cathedral .



Tip 2 - To contradict part of my review id recommend the Prince William as one of the best bars . Its English but isn't trying as hard to be English like some of the other places . The atomosphere in there is great With music taking centre stage and the football not overpowering .

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank mattkool2012
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Read some reviews prior to visit so was a bit wary but i have to say lovely hotel.................m very clean..........lovely staff ..............great value for money perfect location ...........we would definately come here again...staff were very helpful even though we were on the top floor everything was great

  • Stayed: September 2013
    • Value
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
1  Thank Laurajaynewoods
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 7 October 2013

We arrived in The Don Bigote Hotel 27 September 2013 for 10 days and needed to put a small message on Trip Advisor to let people know about this Hotel.
On our arrival to the Hotel the reception is very welcoming with lovely staff that offers advice and information about the area. We went to our room which was on the fifth floor (out of seven) looking out over the sea (you can either have pool view which is a lot quieter or Sea View where it is a little noisier due to the road below). The rooms are very small with a Twin/Double bed, bed side tables, dressing table and two chairs. The balcony is an ok size with two chairs and a table and the bathroom has a shower over the bath, with plenty of hot water, a toilet and sink. The room is an ideal size for two people, but would advise that it would be crowded if three people were it.
The pool area is lovely with a pool bar, outside toilets and loads of sunbeds. The pool offers a child’s pool, but the adult pool is very deep. If you love the sun the pool is ideal, but it does not offer a lot of shade.
The restaurant is a buffet. Breakfast offers breads, cereal, and full English breakfast. Evening meals had different soups for starter, a selection of salad, hams, and cheeses with hot food from chicken, Beef and Pork with a selection of vegetables. The deserts have cheese board, cakes, ice creams and fruit. I would advise to go to breakfast and dinner later, as this hotel is more for the older generation and they are queuing at 8am in the morning and 7pm at night (we were going for Breakfast at 9am, and then evening meal about 8pm so we did not queue).
The location is ideal – 5 minutes’ walk to the beach and local shops, bars, restaurants opposite the hotel on the way.
Overall, for what we paid – I would give the hotel 8/10 and the location 9/10.

Room Tip: This room offers 3 in a room - DO NOT DO IT, room only big enough for 2.
  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled with friends
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Thank ChrisAlfi
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Stayed in the Don Bigote for the second time first time was very good but this time we had nothing but sleepless nights and it was not beacause of the stag or hen parties but a family in the room next door to ours they arrived back at 4 30 am,and were on the balcony shouting and fighting with each other and breaking things,We reported this to the hotel and nothing was done about it,this was every night of our holidays,we will not be going back there again. Des & Margaret north wales.

  • Stayed: September 2013, travelled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
4  Thank desmond r
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Palmanova hotels
0.2 mi away
Sol Palmanova All Inclusive
0.3 mi away
Sol Lunamar Apartments
Sol Lunamar Apartments
#11 of 39 in Palmanova
678 reviews
0.1 mi away
Cabau Aquasol
Cabau Aquasol
#17 of 39 in Palmanova
938 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.7 mi away
Hotel Gabarda
Hotel Gabarda
#12 of 39 in Palmanova
506 reviews
0.6 mi away
FERGUS Tobago
FERGUS Tobago
#32 of 39 in Palmanova
1,074 reviews
0.7 mi away
BelleVue Vistanova
BelleVue Vistanova
#38 of 39 in Palmanova
624 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Hotel Don Bigote? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Hotel Don Bigote

Address: Calle Paris 1, 07181 Palmanova, Calvia, Majorca, Spain
Region: Spain > Balearic Islands > Majorca > Calvia > Palmanova
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#2 Best Value Hotel in Palmanova
Price Range: £30 - £123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Don Bigote 2*
Number of rooms: 231
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Jet2Holidays , TravelUp, Travel Republic (UK), Onthebeach, Expedia, Hotels.com, TripOnline SA, HotelQuickly, Cancelon, 5viajes2012 S.L. and Evoline ltd so you can book your Hotel Don Bigote reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Don Bigote Hotel
Hotel Don Bigote Palmanova, Majorca

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing