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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Spent a week here with girl friends in our fifties and sixties and we loved it! Location - 10 mins stroll to sand dunes, 20 mins stroll to beach with restaurants etc nearby. 5 mins walk to Cita centre shops etc. 15 mins walk to Yumbo centre which has loads of gay bars, many with drag acts going on later...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Moneyticketspassport, We are very pleased that your enjoyed your stay as well as the location and we thank you for sharing your experience. We would more than happy to welcome you again at the IFA Catarina and we wish you a good start in this new year. With best regards and... hast pronto, Enrique Giersberg Carrión Hotel Manager

Hassleholm, Sweden
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a wonderful stay at this very nice hotel. + FOOD, it was just wonderful! The location was great, a very clean hotel and wonderful staff. - Only one, but for us important - the beds! The madrass and the pillows were too hard :(

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2Thank Annette S
egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Annette, Many thanks for sharing your review and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay, the food and specially our staff.... We would be more than happy to welcome you again at the IFA Catarina and wish you a great starting in this new year. With best regards and... hasta pronto, Enrique Giersberg Carrión Hotel Manager

Livorno, Italy
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent position immediately close to the dunes. From the hotel is possible to go anyway by foot in all the dunes and beach areas; either to Maspalomas and meloneras either to playa des ingles. The staff is very friendly and welcoming. Rooms are clean and average comfortable. Service and food quality are very good. Evening entertainment are satisfactory. close to...

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catarina902, Director de Relaciones Públicas at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Mrs de pippo t, thank you for your review and the positive comments about locaction, food and our staff, it makes us glad, knowing that you have enjoyed your holidays. We are looking forward to welcome you again for coming season, wishing you all the best for this year. Kind regards I. Pacher

Reykjavik, Iceland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked to rooms for one week at this hotel from December 27 and I cancelled and booked myself out of the hotel the next day. When I came to the hotel, I received a message from work that I needed to send two documents with my signing back to work. I asked at reception if they could scan my...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr. Traustason, Many thanks for the time taken for your review and for your comment and we are very sorry about the experience you had at the reception desk. I already forward your concern to the head of our Front Desk to take action for such a rude respone to a request that we fullfil usually with no problem....

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Whoever rated this hotel as four star must have got the brown envelope! This hotel is tired and in urgent need of major works or demolition. The lifts don't work properly the pool isn't heated, everything is patched up, the food is poor the drinks are cheap & nasty. The entertainment is very poor & some of the staff are...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Steve, Thanks for your review and sorry that you did not have the stay as expected. As you can see of other reviews other guest DID enjoy their stay, enjoyed the friendliness of the staff, the food, the size of our rooms as well as the food. And yes, we will refurbish starting on end of April and we...

Pensilva, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from IFA Catarina hotel staff excellent the hotel does look a little tired in places but is being updated in May Location is great for walking over the dunes to the beach and close much of the night life. Food is good but mostly repetitive fortunately they only had sprouts on the breakfast menu once! The main lounge...

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1Thank Margaret M
egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Margaret, Many thanks for sharing your review and for sharing your experience and we are very pleased that you enjoyed your stay and specially the location of the hotel property. Regarding smokers, we are very sorry that you had to move and for your information and hope it help others in the restaurant's terrace you got a non smoking...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

My boyfriend and I stayed here for a week just before Christmas. When we arrived check-in was swift and we were impressed by the amount of languages the staff could speak. We had paid for an upgraded room with a garden view and it was lovely; the balcony overlooked the swimming pool and we could see the sunset from it...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Laura, We thanks for sharing your experience and we thanks also for the time taken for your opinion. We are very pleased that you had a nice stay with us and that you enjoyed our staff's friendliness and we are sorry you had a bad experience with the hassleling people in shopping centres and the streets close to the...

Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm appalled by the negative comments towards the staff at this hotel. We have stayed as a couple on five occasions and have found them to be the most helpful and professional staff of any hotel we have visited world-wide. What is it with some Brits, they go away to a part of Spain and they winge that people speak...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Clive, Many thanks again for sharing your experience and we are very happy that we could let you feel as a family member and that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our team trys to give the best to all guest with our "Spanish" way and we think that tje essence of travelling is knowing people and getting open...

Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel itself is more than good, helpful & friendly staff & clean & spacious rooms. the only downside is that they don't provide a free WiFi. Many other, even smaller hotels provide a free WiFi code/access.

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catarina902, Director de Relaciones Públicas at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mr/Mrs Vic T, Thank you for your review and for your positive commentary about our staff. The hotel provides free WiFi in the reception-area for the guests without charge. We wish you a happy new year and are looking forward to welcome you again,best regards I.Pacher

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with my partner to celebrate Newyear here. We were very pleased with everything. From the moment you step foot inside this hotel, you are very much welcomed by the amazing staff. Great atmosphere hanging in the hotel, beautiful gardens and relaxing pool area. Newyear was very well organised evening with great music, dance, fireworks and a release of...

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egiersbergICA, Manager at IFA Catarina Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jeffrey, It was our pleasure for us that you enjoyed the New Year's Eve and that you had a great time and enjoyed the beautiful garden, the great atmosphere and the amazing welcome of our staff. We take the chance to wish you and your partner a very happy new year with health, prosperity and full of love and...

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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities

Additional Information about IFA Catarina Hotel

Address: Avenida de Tirajana 1, 35100 Playa del Ingles, Maspalomas, Gran Canaria, Spain
Region: Spain > Canary Islands > Gran Canaria > Maspalomas > Playa del Ingles
Price Range: $133 - $293 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — IFA Catarina Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 402
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Also Known As:
IFA Catarina Hotel Playa Del Ingles, Gran Canaria
Ifa Catarina Playa Del Ingles
Hotel Style:
#17 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Ingles
#20 Family Hotel in Playa del Ingles
#22 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Ingles
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“best rooms with views on swimming pools, duna and ocean (in the distance)”
 of 5 bubbles pippot769, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go for the garden view upgrade if you want a good view and dont mind a little noise.”
 of 5 bubbles lauraclaireferguson, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a "Garden Room" at the South end away from the pool.”
 of 5 bubbles 475clivec, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We had a room overlooking the garden which was much quieter than ones overlooking the pool area”
 of 5 bubbles SkyTrave11er, 24 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Garden look rooms were the nicest and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Cathie1612, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
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