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“Lovely quiet hotel, good location”
3 of 5 bubbles Review of Hotel Anfora

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Hotel Anfora
Ranked #2 of 14 Hotels in Es Canar
Certificate of Excellence
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
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“Lovely quiet hotel, good location”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2013

Lovely hotel in es cana. The reception staff were very friendly and helpful with any queries. The room was adequate, the bathroom (with a bath and shower) was cleaned most days and we had a slight sea view from our balcony. Plenty or storage space in the rooms, beds were comfy with the only downside being the lack of air conditioning, but a fan could be borrowed from reception for a cost. The bar and waiting staff were very welcoming too and always smiling. Good selection of food at dinner and a varied bar menu for lunchtimes. big open plan bar area in the main part and fair sized dining area for breakfast and dinner. Both pools were good sizes and nice and clean. Good number of sun loungers. The back pool was often busier with a separate bar. The entertainment team seemed very good providing activities for children throughout the day and evening entertainment which seemed to be enjoyed by all. Close proximity to the town and within easy walking distance of shops, bars and the beach.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2013

The hotel is very clean and the staff are great, your rooms get cleaned everyday and they do an amazing job.
Not much to do for my 3 year old as all the activities through the day was for age 8+.
Lovely selection of pool areas to sit in.
What would of made my holiday better was more activities for my child but all in all great fun and good entertainment on an evening

  • Stayed September 2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2013

We travelled on 19th August for 2 weeks. Came home yesterday and have already booked to go back next yr!! We all LOVED it. We are a family of 4, kids aged 7 & 8. We usually go on a Thomson Super family holiday but felt they were all over priced this year so looked for something else. This hotel was cheaper than anything else available so we decided to go for it. I imagined that the food would be poor but booked thinking we would get breakfast and eat out most nights so it would still work out slightly cheaper than self catering. I was totally wrong. The food here is great. My husband is really fussy but even he was impressed and ate well. There is a great selection, its hot and plentyful. We had to wait for a table once but only for a for a couple of mins.
The hotel is spotless, all area's were always immaculate and staff are always on the go. The staff were all friendly and helpful. We had plenty of space in our room and there was enough room to store all our things. The rooms were cleaned daily except on a Tue but towels are still changed on this day. Beds were really comfy. Air con is in place but is not yet on but should be in 2014. We took a small fan with us and found the rooms to be fine with this on. You can also hire a fan. You can also hire a fridge (50 euros a week), hairdryer, iron, mobility scooters and wheel chairs.
It is an amazing place for families, there is entertainment through the day and night. The entertainment is organised by Emma and Tony who are both wonderful. They are always friendly and welcoming and are great with the kids, very patient and encouraging. We enjoyed lots of activities, Shooting, Archery, pool, Darts, Shuffle Board and many more. In the evening there was bingo, open the box, quizes, karaoke, parrot, magic and reptile shows and singers.There is also a mini club where kids can go and watch a film, play games, paint or just relax with friend for a bit.
The hotel is in a fab location, close to shops, beach, restaurants etc. Es Cana is quite small but is lovely and has everything you need. We did get the bus to santa Euillia, 1.55 euro's each, which was nice. It is much bigger and has a lovely harbour. We got the boat back to Es Cana which was 6 euros per adult and 3 per child.
We went on a Thomsons Sunset trip. This takes you to San antonio where you go out on a boat to watch the sunset. The boat trip was great and the sunset was amazing even on a slightly cloudy night. San Antonio was an eye opener though and I was glad we only had 2 hours to look around. It is like a bigger busier blackpool at night! Worth going on the trip though as the boat part was great. If you do go you miss your evening meal at the hotel. We didn't know at the time but if you ask reception they will make up a packed lunch for you to take with you.
There is a washing machine on the 3rd floor and it has a courtesy room you can use on your last day.
I cannot reccomend this hotel enough. We met lots of lovely families and most people have been coming back for years which just proves how popular it is.

Room Tip: we slept at the front of hotel. Road was a bit noisy but was fine with patio door closed.
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2013

We are a family of 6 and have just returned from a 2week stay and have had an great time at the Anfora Playa. Our first impressions were that it looked better than the brochure photos, a spacious reception area and open plan into the the bar and front pool. The back pool was smaller than we'd hoped but we all enjoyed it and spent our pool days around there, always getting a couple of sun beds easily. There were plenty of varied activities on offer each day, archery and shooting, lilo racing, water polo to name but a few, all under the leadership of Emma and Toni who were fabulous with adults and children alike, always energetic and full of fun, treating everyone as an individual.They also ran the evening entertainment with the same enthusiasm-they're both a great asset to the hotel.
The rooms are fine, air con will be a massive advantage but we found the beds very comfortable and plenty of storage. Maid service excellent. As a large family we took the interconnecting rooms allocated to us, (123/124) which overlooked the side road. I had read about the lorries waking guests up on this side of the hotel and unfortunately I have to say that's exactly what happens, but we got used to it and it didn't spoil our holiday. Plus they were easily accessible on the first floor.
The restaurant and bar staff were hard working and friendly, the smiling Alex particularly memorable, and the food generally good.
Overall we had a relaxing and easy going holiday, met some great families, felt at home and would recommend to anyone who wants a easy family holiday, our children (aged 14-3) all said it was the best one so far!!! The resort of es canar is small but has everything to offer and bigger towns are only a bus ride or two away. Beaches are nice, just watch out for the jellyfish...!

Room Tip: Avoid the side road rooms unless, like us, you need interconnecting rooms, but to be fair, we didn...
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  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with friends
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2013

just got back on 27 august great hotel for the money we paid , we went b&b there was plenty of choices from continental to the usual cerials fruit to bacon sausages eggs etc . the hotel was spotless also the entertainment for the children was great would recommend this hotel.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled as a couple
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4 Thank welshlas
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2013

My Husband and I stayed at the Hotel Anfora Playa from the 3rd August 2013.
Found it a bit strange at first, as we normally go self catering and this was half board.
Rooms very clean and tidy, maid service every day except Tuesday's although they do still change the towels.
Had to hire a fan, as the aircon, although installed was not ready(apparently 2014)
1euro 50 per day plus 5 euro deposit. You will need one.
Very friendly staff, all of whom work very hard, they are constantly on the go.
Great selection of food in the resturant, even fussy eaters (like my husband) will find something.
We used to go for breakfast about 9.15am and dinner about 8pm, when it wasn't too busy,
only had to queue about twice for a table and the wait was no longer than a couple of minutes.

Although small, Es Cana is a very pretty place with a lovely beach literally 150m from the hotel.
Plenty of shops, bars and resturants, and I've never seen so many doctors and pharmacists in one location.

Wednesday's is the local Hippy Market, I love a market but one piece of advice go before 10am
because within an hour you can't move, never seen so many people all at once.

Went to a bar called Moe's a couply of times, they do great food and you've got to try one of their burgers!!!!!! delicious, and the best sangria was at Jacaranda's.

Had a great time,would definitly go back.

Karon
London.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2013

I stayed here in the middle of august for 11 nights with my husband and 5 year old daughter we found the hotel to be very clean and well kept, pool areas were always immaculate.
The food in the hotel was really good enjoyed everything.... rooms were a ok size and had plenty of hangers and draw space obviously I wouldn't forget your fan very hot!!!!!
my daughter enjoyed the entertainment mini disco was a hit!!!
my only gripe being that there were some families who returned every year and the entertainment on an evening seemed to revolve round them quite a bit so we tended to go out on an evening after the mini disco.
overall a good hotel.

  • Stayed August 2013, travelled with family
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Property: Hotel Anfora
Address: Calle Cardona 9, 07840 Es Canar, Santa Eulalia del Rio, Ibiza, Spain
Region: Spain > Balearic Islands > Ibiza > Santa Eulalia del Rio > Es Canar
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Es Canar
#2 Romantic Hotel in Es Canar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Anfora 4*
Number of rooms: 99
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This property is 2 minutes walk from the beach. Set just 100 m from Es Canar Beach, Hotel Anfora Ibiza features terraces, swimming pools and an outdoor spa and fitness area. There is also an on-site restaurant, Restaurant Azul. Air-conditioned rooms are spacious and bright, and include a TV, safe, hairdryer and free WiFi. Restaurant Azul offers a breakfast buffet, and both international and local cuisine. Guests will also find a pool bar serving cocktails, and a lounge bar. Hotel Anfora Ibiza has courtesy rooms where you can shower on check-out day and leave luggage. Punta Arabi Hippy Market and Chirincana Bar are just 50 m from the hotel. Sant Eulalia can be reached in a 10-minute drive, while Ibiza Airport is 30 minutes away by car. ... more   less 
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