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“Fabulous beachside Hotel”
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Hotel Tamariu
Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Tamariu
Certificate of Excellence
Cornwall UK
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11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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“Fabulous beachside Hotel”
Reviewed 9 July 2014

This is the most wonderful hotel, on a fine sandy beach. Great Rock walks around the coast. If you book the top floor rooms, they have decking which overlooks the beach. Lovely family feeling amongst the staff. The whole area is comprised of small Spanish fishing villages, and the Spa "Magma" near Girona is well worth a visit. Gorgeous place for a weekend break, or family holiday. Safe and quiet.

Room Tip: top rooms have decking overlooking the sea
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Oakville, Canada
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

We were a family of 4 (3 & 6 yr old) on a 3 week road trip through Europe. We stayed at Hotel Tamariu only for a couple of nights on the way to Barcelona. It was great. Clean and comfortable. Right on the beach. Staff were all very friendly. Breakfast was great as well as both evening meals.

Tamariu is like a hidden gem as it's tinier than a lot of the other places we drove through along Costa Brava. Nice and cozy. Wish we could have stayed longer...

Not sure if the kids were more entertained with the beach or their first encounter with a bidet...

Room Tip: Would have liked a room overlooking the beach but they were already booked. I think you'd need...
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Reviewed 26 June 2014

This was our third annual holiday at the Hotel Tamariu and we have always found Lluis, Susan, Anna and the staff very welcoming and friendly. The Hotel itself is small but there is everything one needs for a wonderful stay. Good food, comfortable rooms (ours with a superb view of the bay) and a good restaurant. The breakfasts are very good with a superb variety of food to choose from, both hot and cold. We would highly recommend it. Tamariu is very well placed for visits to beautiful villages and a fantastic coastline.

Room Tip: The only rooms we have tried are the two on the first floor facing the sea, so I cannot speak for t...
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 25 June 2014 via mobile

We have been holidaying here over many years and are never disappointed.This is a very well run family hotel.
Great location,good food and staff for whom nothing is too much trouble
The resort itself is very small and has a welcoming ambience,
which may explain in part the high number of returning guests.

  • Stayed June 2014
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Albany, New York
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Reviewed 18 June 2014

My husband, son and I recently stayed two nights at the Hotel Tamariu and we had a wonderful stay, my only complaint is that we couldn't stay longer. The Hotel is not fancy, it is simple, clean and comfortable. It is a small hotel so it almost has the feel of an Inn. The staff are all very friendly and helpful.

Our room on the second floor was large enough for the three of us, again not fancy but clean and comfortable. We had a nice terrace overlooking the water. The beds were two twins pushed together not uncomfortable but would have preferred a regular queen size bed, the single bed is also used as a couch. The air conditioning was a bit spotty but that could be because we didn't know how to use it properly! The bathroom was spacious and the shower worked well although the water did get very hot at times.

The location directly on the beach was perfect and could not be more convenient. The hotel will provide beach towels if you ask. The hotel restaurant is excellent and I highly recommend it. The breakfast was ample with many choices and the dinner was exceptional. We ate both dinner and breakfast at the hotel both nights and the food was great. We also enjoyed the best gin and tonics we ever had! All in all I highly recommend the Hotel Tamariu and I would not hesitate to go back!

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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with family
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Charlotte, North Carolina
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Reviewed 4 June 2014

The location, staff and restaurant make this hotel. We had an average looking room, until you opened the sliding door and stepped onto your balcony overlooking the bay and the blue Med. A good spot to relax by the sea, or explore Girona and some of the Costa Brava.

Room Tip: Room 102 was a corner with Million $ views of the bay and Med.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 June 2014

We have just returned from our second visit to the Hotel Tamariu. Lluis and his two sisters and their staff provide a wonderful friendly service. The hotel is perfectly placed facing the beach with an excellent choice of cafes and restaurants within easy walking distance.The hotel restaurant itself offers an appetising menu throughout the day.Our room was simple but comfortable and generally well equipped. We would only suggest that a small refrigerator would be a good addition and perhaps a room safe. The village of Tamariu is a gem and we look forward to returning

Room Tip: If you like the evening sun on your balcony choose a room on the side of the hotel near the front.
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  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Property: Hotel Tamariu
Address: c/Passeig del Mar, 2, 17212 Tamariu, Palafrugell, Spain
Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Girona > Costa Brava > Palafrugell > Tamariu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 4 Hotels in Tamariu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Tamariu 3*
Number of rooms: 17
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