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“Lovely hotel in an unspoilt corner of Almunecar”

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Bahia Tropical Hotel
Ranked #7 of 25 Hotels in Almunecar
Reviewed 15 July 2011

My husband and I stayed at this hotel as part of a "Travel Department" group on a half board basis. The rooms face the pool and across the road is a small unspoilt beach. The area is quiet (this was April) but within 4-5 minutes walk there is the promenade which brings you right into Almunecar town, this takes from 35-45 minutes. The hotel staff are friendly and helpful and the food is excellent with a good choice. Wine was included with our evening meal and we decided not to have an evening meal on one occasion so we were able to have lunch on our departure day instead and wine was also supplied with that. Be careful if you have a car because there are parking restrictions in place and the signs about these are not very clear and The area is patrolled regularly, so be warned!!! A bus leaves from close to the hotel for the centre costing one euro. Tea/coffee and snacks are quite reasonably priced in the area. I would certainly return to the hotel and Almunecar.

  • Stayed: April 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 31 October 2010

Stayed here as our base on our coach trip to Granada and Gibraltar. Hotel located by small beach which was lovely, rooms/beds large and comfortable. Buffet for breakfast and evening meals .. evening meal choice was pork, pork and more pork!!

3 different live entertainment acts on the nights we stayed there. Major complaint was the bar staff treated English speaking people as 2nd class citizens - example: my husband was buying a round of 8 drinks (spirits and beer) and half way through the order, a Spaniard interrupted and ordered 4 coffees .. the bar person stopped our order and make the coffees and delivered to their table at the other end of the room. When my husband protested he just got a shrug of the shoulders!! No tip for this bar person!

  • Stayed: October 2010
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3  Thank Reject80
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Reviewed 6 April 2010

We used Bahia Tropical as our base to visit other places in Andalucia, like Granada (must see Alhambra), Sierra Nevada, and Nerja (must see the caves). Almuñécar is OK, but one day is enough to see it.
Food in this hotel was good overall, with a fine range of choices. Reception could have more information available for guests on tours and places to visit.
Helpful and nice staff. No problem in finding a free parking place nearby, altough parking in front of the hotel is a blue zone one (paid...).
Just a downside (not hotel's fault): The sewer in the street close to the hotel ran freely, in open air, to the beach, just some metres below...
Despite that, this hotel can be a very good option, very quiet, and the pool in fantastic (with access to handicaps, something you don't see often...)

  • Stayed: March 2010, travelled with family
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2  Thank EgrojSneif
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Reviewed 31 January 2007

Stayed in January for short break of 4 days. The good bits:
Excellent rooms
The Bad bits:

Its winter - I booked this hotel as it had indoor pool and gym - It is closed MOST of the times you want to use it - like evenings / mornings and sunday. So if you want it for this - go else where. I didnt mind paying the extra - but for nothing....

Food. Never eat here.
I eat the steak - it was rare - really rare and was reheated (of course I didnt know this at time) - spend a day in bed with food poisoning.

When they finish serving in the self service - they clear away everything even though you are still eating - How Rude.

So in a word - very bad

Stayed: January 2007
8  Thank Robert_Murch
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Reviewed 28 November 2006

I have to say that I find the hotels in this part of Spain to all be much of a muchness. They all say that they're four star but I really don't think they are. This place, like many of the others:
- was very clean
- had a huge dining room where everything was buffet (dinner and - breakfast)
had large bedrooms

It's also very close to the beach.

However, I found the beds on the hard side and I'm not sure how long I could eat that buffet food.

The swimming pool looked nice - although it was a little too coldto try it when we went in November.

  • Stayed: November 2006, travelled on business
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1  Thank mark121
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Stayed: November 2017, travelled as a couple
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Stayed: December 2017, travelled with family
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Address: Paseo Del Tesorillo, Playa Del Pozuelo, Almunecar, 18690, Almunecar, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Granada > Almunecar
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Ski-In / Ski-Out Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Spa Hotel in Almunecar
#4 Luxury Hotel in Almunecar
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Almunecar
Price Range: £43 - £138 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Bahia Tropical Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 253
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