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H.TOP Olympic
Ranked #38 of 43 Hotels in Calella
Bristol, United Kingdom
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“"You get what you pay for!"”
Reviewed 7 May 2014

Only knowing a week before we left which hotel we were going to was a dreadful disappointment when we read the reviews!!! They were correct when they said the walls in the rooms were thin - it was ridiculous - you could hear everything in the adjoining rooms & I mean EVERYTHING, from the bedroom & the bathroom!!!!! The reception staff were lovely as were most of the bar staff. In place of the usual armband to indicate all inclusive you were given two cards, one for meals & one for the bar - only one drink per card per person so later in the evening the queues could get very long. Meal times got quite busy in the restaurant, sometimes difficult to find a table but the food was ok, you could always find something to eat. Plenty of sunbeds around three pools but none were heated. It was late April/early May so as the season goes on this might change. Don't go for the organised trips but take a train ride to Barcelona for a great day out. The station is only about a half hour walk & costs 19 Euros return each travelling along the coast. 27 Euros for a hop on/hop off bus shows you all the sights. On the whole the weather was good, we met some nice people & for what we paid it was value for money.

Room Tip: The walls are thin even on the 7th floor!
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 May 2014

My partner and I were looking for a cheap beach holiday so we picked this hotel. It was good value for what we paid. The staff were very friendly and it was a great location (next to the beach and a 40 minute train journey into Barcelona).

The hotel in general was clean and our room was serviced every day. The rooms are pretty basic but this did not really matter as we were out for most of the day.

The biggest problem with the hotel were the noise levels. They had a lot of children staying there on school trips and we didn't have a great nights sleep.

In future we would spend the extra money for a better hotel, but great if you just want a few days to enjoy the beach.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 May 2014

***£170 for 5nights all inclusive*** (I just wanted a cheapie for a few days in the sun!)..I wasn't expecting too much..Reception were friendly and helpful..Room was small, a bit outdated but I only sleep and bath/shower in it..beds and towels were changed every day..not the most comfortable but OK..Lovely hot water..Walls are very thin! Students are there but I had no problem..I was on the 7th floor..Food...Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner was a bit busy..but you wouldn't go hungry as there's always something to suit..it really isn't as bad as some people are saying! No shortage of sun beds, but it wasn't quite the busy season..Sometimes you have to queue a bit for the bar and there's happy ones and grumpy ones..Location is good..10minute stroll to the beach and ask at reception for a voucher for the sun-beds on the beach 3euros each...also you can make day visits to all the other H.Top Hotels..a free bus will take you there after breakfast and you can have lunch at a 4star H.Top if you want to try them out..Evening entertainment may get better as the season goes on..but as I said you really do get what you pay for..My £170 paid for my flights, transfers, luggage and hotel..so I'm not complaining...if I wanted 4/5 star I would've paid nearer £400!!

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with friends
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 May 2014

The Hotel is dated but overall clean and tidy. The staff are friendly and helpful. Rooms are a reasonable size and cleaned every day. However, the shower in our room had been replaced and no longer attached to the wall meaning it had to be held when used and the toilet seemed to have a will of it's own as it moved!! However DO NOT and I repeat DO NOT go there if you're hoping for peace and quiet, there is a constant stream of groups of students of various ages arriving and departing each day which causes nonstop noise and mayhem. We found the food OK with plenty of choice and the pools good but unheated. Entertainment mainly bingo and disco although flamenco one night.

Room Tip: The best rooms are probably on the higher floors but lifts sometimes v busy.
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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Without prejudice: Friendly hardworking staff – but what foul clientele. Yikes! They seem to attract the scum of the earth, rowdy and violent football fans who drink all day (all inclusive) and fight all night. I got beaten up by 4 blokes (although I dropped two I couldn’t manage four), as were several others. They beat the heck out of me. Two broken ribs, chipped thigh and a cracked spleen. I’d not touch this place with a barge pole again! My advice? Stay away and choose one of their other hotels. They seem like good people, but don’t stay at this one, is my advice.

  • Stayed April 2014, travelled solo
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Stroud, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 30 April 2014

Spent 5 nights there over the last April weekend. All the other one star revues are being charitable.
I genuinely can't believe these places still exist, I thought they'd all disappeared in the 70/80s. Ok, I got a cheap deal but a week in The Scrubs would have had higher standards.
The staff were miserable, not that I blame them. They had to spend their days watching fat tattooed Brits getting more and more hammered as the day went on. The food looked inedible as we didn't try it after the first morning breakfast deciding from then on to eat in the Old Town. A lovely cup of coffee and croissant was less than €2 and lovely meals in local restaurants for about €10 or less.
The rooms were tiny with thin mattresses and threadbare sheets and blankets. They were also stuffy and the staff refused to switch on the aircon.
Finally, thanks to the couple who stayed in the room below us and had a full on drink fuelled, smash the furniture fight for most of the last night and further thanks to the staff who ignored mine and other residents complaints.
The town itself and the locals are lovely but that hotel was a disgrace

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  • Stayed April 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 27 April 2014

we were staying for a 4 night break alinclusive on 22nd to 26th of april hotel we were checked in quick and staff were friendly and helpful we were in room 707 elevator was quit quick didnt take long to get upto our room. room was clean and bed was comfortable but it does need updating bed old but comfy covers need replacing but usable bathroom clean balcony door and window do need replacing as unsafe glass to thin just be careful you dont fall against it and it dosent keep alot of sound out. there was good amount of hanging space for clothes and storage space for other things it was abit of a sqeaze going past the bed room was abit small but your only sleeping in it there was one english channel on the tv. you have to use a key to open and lock you room door i found it abit of a pain at night when you had to lock your door but on the keys is the card to keep you lights and electric on in your room you had to take the card out and try locking your door in the dark. halls were clean and tidy bar was good you had a choice of peach and apple schnaps and rum whisky beer vodka. there was a coffee machine in the bar and pool bar to. the drinks card was a pain it will take abit of time to get used to and you can only have 1 drink at a time. food was ok freshly done and replaced not much selection there was one fish dish one meat mostly pork and then peas carrots some times potato together and 2 different pastas with pasta sause seperate they had salad and bread rolls some times potato wedges but that was about it dessert was pots of ice cream and about 3 different cakes and jelly angel delight and rice pudding. there was 3 pools they looked all clean some of the sun beds were abit dirty could of just had abit of a wipe over. you are close to town and there is a little train that goes around the town beach is by the town there is a htop bar on the beach that if your alinclusive you can have drinks half price. there was a market by the town that was on saturday and wednesdays.this hotel was good for a cheap break im not fussy and had a good time yes it needs things doing to it but i was happy. i would not go high season to this hotel tho as the drink cards are a problem and you can only have 1 drink at a time.

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Property: H.TOP Olympic
Address: Carrer de Benavente s/n, 08370 Calella, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Calella
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#17 On the Beach Hotel in Calella
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — H.TOP Olympic 3*
Number of rooms: 517
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The 3-Star H·TOP Olympic hotel is in a quiet residential area of Calella in Costa Maresme-Barcelona (north-east Spain), just 350 metres away from the beach. It is the ideal choice for young couples and groups looking for a centric hotel with a young, lively and friendly atmosphere and a good standard of accommodation. It is situated at 65 Km from Barcelona – El Prat Airport and 35 Km from Girona Airport. Calella is a family tourist destination, a lively city where you will find plenty of shops, bars, restaurants and nightlife. Calella boasts its own mini train that circles the town during the summer and stops right outside the hotel, so getting around couldn’t be easier. Clients from H·TOP Olympic can visit Blue Bar Beach Club which offer sun beds and parasols with special rates for clients with All-Inclusive service. The classical 517-room H·TOP Olympic provides many facilities and services for adults and children. FACILITIES Rooms • 2 Social rooms (billard and recreatives) • Restaurant • Bar • Swimming pools (three for adults and one for children) • Sun terraces • Souvenirs/gift shop Children • Miniclub • Playground • Baby cots and chairs Staff • 24 hour Front Desk services • Multilingual staff • Housekeeping • Tour desk Others • Currency exchange • Car hire • Fax & copy service* • Medical service (external service)* • Air-conditioning • Heating • Safe boxes (in each room)* • Wi-Fi* • TV • Luggage storage (coin lockers) • Lifts • Bikes* • Parking* • Discounts Bar Beach Club *Some of these services are extra or require a deposit (ask at the Hotel) ... more   less 
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