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Apartamentos Fariones
Ranked #12 of 91 Hotels in Puerto Del Carmen
Certificate of Excellence
Angel-D-08
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19 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Loved It!!”
Reviewed 27 June 2008

My Boyfriend and I stayed here in June, we were told by our travel rep that they were fantastic and she wasn't wrong!!
We were checked in within minutes. Our room was on d ground floor at the back of the complex so there wasn't much noise or a view to be honest but there are very few poolside apartments in this complex anyway. We had a fruit basket and a bottle of wine in our room on our arrival which I thought was fantastic.
The majority of the residents were over 50 and liked to spend much of the day by the pool. My boyfriend and I would rarely get in before 5am so needless to say we weren't early risers so I didn't get a sun lounger all week, the information book says that there is no reserving loungers with towels but this still goes on. Our balcony got the sun form 12pm to 4pm so I just sunbathe there. I would have liked to have been by the pool but that couldn't be helped. the staff were so friendly and the cleaning ladies were perfectionists. the breakfast was fantastic every morning with so much to choose from. the location of the complex is perfect being in d middle of both the new and old town. We spent most nights on the strip. We enjoyed it thoroughly. The only potential downfall I noted, which I feel is a minor safety shortcoming is that to get to most of the apartments you have to pass the pool, late at night with a few drinks this is very dangerous, so just take heed and be careful.

  • Liked — the friendly manner of the staff & the location
  • Disliked — the lack of sunloungers if your not willing to get up before 8am.
  • Stayed June 2008, travelled as a couple
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Limerick, Ireland
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Reviewed 27 March 2008

I had booked a one bedroomed apartment and on arrival we were allocated a studio which was not what I paid for and didn't suit us, however when we brought this to their attention the next morning the staff were very accomodating and offered us either a transfer to the Playa by the beach free of charge the same day or they would give us a one bedroom apt the following day where we were. We decided to stay where we were and transferred to a one-bed the next day , which was fine, the apartment was adequate and also very secure. Although one late nite (in the early hours I might add) there were no lights on at all and it was quite difficult getting to our apartment in the dark. Getting to the apt's was via the pool so this proved difficult by day as well as you had to manuveor your way around the sun loungers. I would agree with previous posts regarding cleanliness and staff friendliness which is of a high standard but these apartments are overated and way over priced you are simply paying for the name !. There are 138 apartments split into four blocks, only 8 apartments with balconies are beside the pool so tough luck if you don't get one of these, because and will have a hard time trying to get a sun-bed, the pool is way too small for the number of apartments. Unless you are up at 7 am or want an evening dip after 4 pm - that is the only time you will get one.
They are in a good location close to old and new town but so are most of the other apt's in puerto del carmen and I feel you are not getting value for money here, pool is too small, and apartment was the same as any other apt of a lower standard that I have stayed in previously, there is no view at all from the balconies, and if you are unfortunate enough to get a ground floor apt then your view is an 8ft wall !!
Breakfast was adequate, but we got a far nicer breakfast down the road in a place called "The Galleon" for only €3 ! so its not worth booking the bed & breakfast option.

  • Liked — Location
  • Disliked — Pool too small, no views,
  • Stayed March 2008, travelled as a couple
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Dublin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 February 2008

The quality of the Fariones apartments is 4 star. As previous reviews have stated, the staff are excellent and the rooms well equipped and spotless. The breakfast is absolutely fantastic, have never experienced better in any hotel or apartments. Previous reviewer who said sunbathing area was too small appears to be picking holes, we never had a problem getting space to sunbath and certainly didn't feel as if we were on top of people. Pool is not huge, but is perfect for cooling off in.
Would thoroughly recommend the Fariones.

  • Liked — The friendliness of the staff
  • Disliked — Not a lot of night time entertainment
  • Stayed February 2008, travelled as a couple
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dublin
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4 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2008

Initially I had asked for a room overlooking the pool. When myself and
my girlfriend arrived there we found that this request could not be catered for, and we took a room a long distance from all the amenaties. Staff seemed friendly enough, but the room was small and dark, very little natural light. The taps in the bathroom were broken,
and throughout the duration of our stay we had to use a tool to get them working.

It seemed to me that 80% of the guests were over 60. I would recommend
these appartments for the older tourist. I was happy to leave.

  • Liked — Staff
  • Disliked — Dark small room
  • Stayed November 2007, travelled as a couple
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Cork, Ireland
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2007

Just returned from a wonderful weeks stay in the fariones apartments. The apartments are located right in the centre between the old and new towns of lanzarote and a 5 minute walk to the wonderful beach. They are not as closely located to the beach as the fariones apartments or hotel but a 5 minute walk to the beach never put anyone out. The apartments and complex are kept unbelieveably clean and the apartments are cleaned and towels are changed on a daily basis. The staff are more than friendly also. The apartment we had contained a large kitchen/dining room a large bathroom (basic toileteries such as shower caps soap etc provided) and 2 double bedrooms (a bit of a waste considering only 2 of us were staying there). There is no air conditioning in the apartments and it can get quite warm (if I had to make a complaint this would be it) We also had a nice patio facing the pool. The pool area is smaller than other complexes we have stayed in and can get over crowded at times but we spent the majority of our time on the beach. A tip: make sure you ask for an apartment facing the pool when you stay here as these are the nicest and also I heard people complaining about noise in apartments behind us as they border a road. We opted for breakfast included in our package and the choice was amazing from fruit to a fry and cereal to anything else you could imagine or want.

  • Liked — Location and cleanliness
  • Disliked — No Air Conditioning
  • Stayed September 2007, travelled as a couple
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Ennis, Ireland
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2007

This year was the first time we stayed in the Fariones Apartments. We had stayed in the Fariones Hotel a couple of years ago. We really enjoyed our two week stay here. The staff were very friendly. The apartment was cleaned on a daily basis. The breakfast was great and catered for all tastes. Internet was available here which was very handy. We found the guests in the hotel very friendly also and there was good banter in the bar at night if you fancied a quiet night locally. We missed air conditioning as we found it very hard to sleep at night with the heat. The streets were very narrow around the area and walking around at times was difficult with crowds. We were two adults on our own, but older people and people with young children with buggys may find it difficult to walk about with the narrow streets which were very slippy in parts and also hilly in certain parts. Overall I would recommend the Fariones Apartaments and would definetley return again.

  • Liked — Cleanliness and breakfast
  • Disliked — No Airconditioning
  • Stayed July 2007, travelled as a couple
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3 Thank murph c
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Dublin
Level 2 Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2007

The apartment we got was probably the best and cleanest we have ever stayed in. Plenty of cups, glasses, knives etc and a built in micro wave/grill as well as the usual two ring hob. There was a welcome basket of fruit and a half bottle of wine waiting for us in the room which is a nice touch.

All the staff were friendly and helpful. The reception staff had good English. There is a small bar which stays open until midnight but the entertainment while we were there was poor so we preferred to go one of the many bars nearby. The apartments are ideally located for either the newer part of town or the old town. But anyone with mobility issues should be aware that the apartments are half way up a very steep hill and may not be suitable.

The breakfast buffet is excellent.

The apartments are really let down by the pool area. The pool itself is small but this is made worse by the small area for sunbeds as well. You really are on top of each other. We were there mid April and at times the sunbeds were probably 80% taken, it could only be worse in Summer. The apartments have a strict rule about not reserving sunbeds in the morning. In fact I saw the pool man taking towels off sunbeds and leaving them behind reception. This is stated in the information pack in your room.

Personally the small sunbathing area is enough to put us off going back to these apartments, which is a pity as they do have a lot of other things going for them

  • Liked — Good room.
  • Disliked — Small sunbathing area and pool. Shame.
  • Stayed April 2007, travelled as a couple
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Property: Apartamentos Fariones
Address: Calle Timanfaya 8, 35510 Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Spain
Region: Spain > Canary Islands > Lanzarote > Puerto Del Carmen
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Del Carmen
#6 Family Hotel in Puerto Del Carmen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Apartamentos Fariones 3*
Number of rooms: 138
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Apartments Fariones are 200 metres from the “Playa Grande” in Puerto del Carmen, the tourist area par excellence. The 138 apartments, which are fully equipped for maximum comfort, are surrounded by pleasant gardens. Employees provide a warm, personal service and they aim to make guests feel welcome in surroundings which respect the environment. ... more   less 
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