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The room was clean, with a kitchen area (not expected) however there was no facilities to make drinks in teh room (why a kitchen area). Staff were difficult to find and not helpfull with the language. Tried to charge fro breakfast which was included.
Excellent suite, great b'fast, good location, staff very helpful. Very relaxing difficult to book spa treatments at preferable times, air conditioning not activiated in the hotel
Restuarant 'a` la carte' menu, poor quality food badly prepared, Menu of the Day mostly cold dishes. Hence restuarant hardly used. Cafe good.
Nice Pool area. Comfortable, quiet air conditioning. Closeness to a lovely beach. No tea or coffee facilities in the room. Old style TV. Some poor surrounding areas due to building and dogs.
The staff were friendly and helpful and we had a very large and comfortable room. The pool area is really nice with plenty of shade provided by lage palm trees. Would definitly use hotel again. Surrounding area not very pleasant at night
We were able to walk into Denia easily from the hotel. Our room opened onto the garden. It was very quiet in the hotel.
Friendly staff. Wonderful spa facilities. Spacious tasteful accommodation. No shower. Approach road is grotty with delapidated buildings and gives a bad first impression. Hotel itself is very smart.
Cleanliness of the hotel in general. staff very helpful and plesant. Marbel floors outside rooms made it very noisy. Also location of the hotel, a taxi was required to get to the centre.
I appreciated very much being upgraded to a junior suite which was very quiet despite the beginning of the holiday season and the hotel starting to be busy.
Very modern hotel.Friendly & helpful staff. Comfortable, clean & spacious rooms. Close to the beach & an easy stroll into the old town & castle in Denia. Will use again.
The peace and quiet was wonderful even though the hotel is very central. We shall certainly be going back. The furniture in the room is beginning to show its age, the paint is rubbing off here and there. The satellite tv remote didn't work. But these are petty things which did not spoil our stay.
Denia has a more Spanish feel to it than the Malaga Area No
Room good, view excelent, Breakfast was a nightmare we were told it was from 08:00 - 11:00, we went at 09:45 there was very little left even the payable extras on the menu where not available. No hotel information in room I.e hotel facilities, breakfast/dining times.
Wonderful location. Beautiful hotel. Spacious room with incredible view. Terrific breakfast. Best coffee in Spain.
Hotel handsome architecture and presentation, the location was excellent. Room was very spacious with excellent view of the car park and the sea. Room furnishing and comfort was very" faded hollywood", the bed was the worse I have ever slept on in a five star hotel. Breakfast pastries were giving a meaning to the french expression "Etouffe Chretiens" Would recommend this Hotel with reservations.
Beautifully stylish, comfortable room, very friendly staff, very well positioned near town and port areas. would have loved an area to sunbathe in or a balcony
A great place to stay
The spacious room, the helpfulness of the staff in Reception and the Restaurant. Unable to access WIFI in our room (first floor). No natural yoghurt at breakfast.
Large room and bathroom, well appointed & Tastefully decorated.Very good location. No
The view from the balconey and the harbour.you could go out for a walk round the town and to the marina.
The location right at the beach is excellent! Staff is very friendly and the breakfast buffet was one of the best we had during our round trip through Spain. Sea view room have impressive view and are very clean. A real place to relax! Will definitely come back!
The friendliness of all the staff, the peace and quiet, the sea views and of course the food
beautiful beach, nice library of free books, a lot of children which we didn't know in advance, but not a really a problem
quite location and easy access to beach.the staff were very helpfull and pleasant.very good choice of breakfast. prices of evening meal exspensive,and not a good selection of dishes. the pool area was small considering the number of guests catered for especially in the high season.
Champagne for breakfast. Breakfast was good too. Food in the dining room at night was very good.
The hotel was excelent the staff were very good and pleasant the area round the hotel was clean and safe to walk arround in the gardens and pool area were first class.
The location right on the beach us excellent, and the pool, although small, was a nice alternative to the beach as well. The restaurant food at dinner was good and the terrace bar was convenient for drinks and light meals during the day. The room was quite small, the restaurant and terrace bar were expensive and the breakfast options were limited.
Very good restorante, location and the beach Nothing
The location next to the beach. the very pleasant ambience and helpful staff.
We appreciated this quiet place, in front of the see. Also the breakfast buffet, the wireless available for free in the room. Too short stay, so delighting.
Food was excellent
good position. modern. poor breakfast. hard beds. pay extra sauna.
Free wi-Fi Too many elderly patrons
Comfortable, Not noisy, convienient for our needs Nothing
Good facilities; entertainment; location. Very helpful staff.
Port Denia is within easy walking distance of the beach and the town centre is about 1.2km away. You will have to pay for hotel parking but there is plenty of free on-street parking adjacent to the hotel. There is a nice swimming pool area and the lounge area is what you might expect for a typical holiday resort hotel catering for package holiday customers mainly above a certain age. Reception was quick and efficient. The location is very convenient. We have stayed in hotels of varying quality around the world but the food and drinks provided at Port Denia rank with the worst. We stayed half board for seven days and at breakfast often trays of food on the buffet bar were left empty for ten or twenty minutes - eggs but no bacon or vice-versa, beans but no chips. The same performance was repeated at dinner (we did not experience lunch). The automatic bread toasters are a joke. You have to put the bread through at least 4 or 5 times to get a reasonable tint. I left mine running through whilst I went to collect coffee (sludge) and when I got back someone had pinched the toast. As mentioned the drinks are dire. There are four or five drinks machines in the dining room but sometimes you had to hunt round for ones that worked or even had cups available. Dining room staff were sullen, if not surly, and it was difficult to raise a smile from most, but there were the odd exceptions. Some of those guests "of a certain age" though the food and drinks were acceptable, sometimes good. I have had a wide experience and I do not think I am picky, but I would advise the management to take a serious look at the way the dining facilities are presented. Check-out was fast. We had to pay up front on arriving at the hotel.
Food was not very imaginative and there was not any drink making facility in room
Situation of hotel,friendly and very helpful staff.
This hotel was great I cannot fault anything, 10 min walk to centre, balcony rooms have sun all. Day, food was presented lovely, good stay
Great location, well appointed room, clean, helpful staff Beds very hard
lovely location with very nice views Prices, variety & value for money on restaurant quite pricey, we went out for a meal instead to a local indian. Although we were staying off peak so there was probably limited staff and a limited menu.
Excellent decor and surroundings. Rooms were well laid out and well appointed Bed was too firm for our liking
Charming hotel which made you feel very relaxed. Very nice swimming pool and surroundings.
Excellent hotel in fabulous surroundings. Beautiful furnishings excellent food, designer rooms and furnishings
the position of the hotel the staff the whole ambiance two very small points 1. there was no place in the shower to put soap etc 2. the television choice was very poor there were only two english language chanels, they were both news chanels some movies or a dvd service would have been appreciated
The outside space of the hotel. Room was too hot, air conditioning seemed to have no effect. The man at the front desk was more likely to ignore you than be of help. Couldnt get parked in the hotel car park, as there was a wedding function on and no spaces left for gests!
Ambience of hotel and comfort on public areas . Very stylish public areas. Air con in bedroom did not work and although the lighting was very elegant it was not very practical and there was no mirror in bedroom to sit at to use for female requirements . We had a superior junior suite at the front of the hotel at it was very noisy from dogs barking all night and traffic.
Staff superb. Environment luxurias. Delightful town. Food excellent. Cant recommend too highly. Look forward to a longer visit soon. Nothing
Absolutely fab hotel. Lovely staff and very friendly. It was a fair distance from Denia - but a lovely walk early evening with a 5/10 min cab ride back.
The high quality of the hotel restaurant and the view from the room
I have stayed at many hotels Denia and without doubt El Raset is the very best and the hotel staff are the politest in the area.
The hotel is absolutely stunning - completely unexpected, really!
The hotel is in a good location as there were many bars and restaurants within walking distance of the hotel and it is also close to the beach and town. Fantastic view from the room. The hotel is very modern although I felt it was only superfically cleaned. Lots of glass which needed a polish! The downside of the location was that it was very noisy due to being so close to the road. Binmen emptying the wheelie bins outside the room at 3am each morning and rush hour was deafening.
Really nice staff, proactive help to visitors. Excellent breakfast. Central but quite location
Lovely seaside village with a castle overlooking the sea. Hotel is a perfect central location - ask for a room facing the harbor! Wonderful staff, modern rooms and delicious breakfast!
The hotel was stylish, modern, clean and in an excellent location. The staff were helpful and friendly. Although the breakfast was good it did not match the standard of the rest of the hotel.
The location of this hotel is excellent, and the decor is unbelievable. Wish we could have stayed here longer, but it was not in our plans. Would love to go back for a longer visit.
It was a gem of a place . The staff were extremely pleasant and went out of their way to be helpful. The breakfast and dinners were amazing and beautifully presented. The Hotel is exquisitely maintained, lovely dining rooms, and outdoor terraces. Located near a Castle, within walking distance to the port and great shopping. Hope to go back one day. There was a slight problem with putting telephone calls through to my room.
Everything! Could be 5star. personal, friendly. No. A little difficult to find but worth the search. a piece of heaven.
Good central location, great breakfast, friendly staff, great designer furniture and artwork. Lovely courtyard for al fresco dining or pre dinner drinks in summer. Limited to no car parking. No info in rooms in any language re hotel facilities, breakfast tiimes, tv/satallite info, local info etc. Two lamps in room didn't work and were left unlpugged each day but were plugged back in by cleaner for 10 days but still didn't work. The web site failed to say that we were booking on a Fiesta week. The street parties / street disco outside the bedroom window went on for 7 nights until 2 or 3 am each night, which left us with sleep deprivation! Overall two much style, not enough substance.
Beautiful hotel, and garden restaurant. We've had a great time here!
Design and breakfast, location price
The atmostphere and in particular the coutyard for breakfast/dinner was beautiful
A chic hotel which was extremely relaxing and everything was done in the best possible taste.
Being able to breakfast late, and the content. The location in the old part of town. No parking in the vicinity (because car park behind hotel being dug up but we had cases and golf bags and the closest parking is currently 10 mins on foot).
Hotel Chamarel was a fabulous hotel, very atmospheric, beautifully decorated. The staff were very friendly and helpful. No!
Building of character in the old part of Denia. Difficult to approach by car and park.
The room was a very good size and comfortable. Good location. Lovely 'feel'. Very friendly and accommodating. Difficult to find by car. The garage was awkward when two other cars using it. Breakfast could have been more interesting - croissant or bread. No mention of availability of evening meals but maybe they don't cater for one person but only for groups.
The room was comfortable and the breakfast was basic I did not like that the doors had very poor lock, and that the hotel owner tried to get to the room in the middle of the night. Also, the air conditionere is a bit noisy.
The hotel is quite different to many others we've used in being full of quirky character. Our suite was large with comfortable beds and a great shower. There was a wood fire in the lounge which made it a pleasant place to have a late drink in thr evening. Nothing not to like - this is a one-off place to stay n close proximity to a bustling city centre. Nothing that would stop us going back. There was a large dinner party on our last night which meant that we couldn't use the lounge - which was a dissappointment. It wouldn't stop us returning.
Reception very friendly and helpful. Continental breakfast varied and fresh.Room very pleasant and traditional and extremely quiet. The lighting in bedroom was extremely low if you have poor sight may be a problem.
The hotel was beautifully and tastefully decorated with some very interesting artwork and collections of antiquities. Very well situated too, being in the heart of the old town and a stone's throw from restaurants and places of interest. I couldn't fault the hotel
Central location, had a bit of character. Nothing
Good location, retro style :-)
The hotel is quite close the the mediterranean beaches, and the main shopping street of town. They also serve a great breakfast.
Location good for restaurants, shopping, supermarket and bars Breakfast did not have brown bread, eggs of any description or any type of tomato, inall a bit bland.
Located near centre of Denia Triple room was much too small; suitcases had to be stored underneath the beds. Unpacking was not possible as wardrobe was only suitable for one person. It was also advisable to take breakfast early in order to make sure there was still bread, orange juice,....Not everything was available until 11am and at 11am sharp all foods and drinks were taken away even if persons were still having breakfast (no flexibility not even for 5minutes).
The helpfulness of the staf finding parking not to easy
Very polite and helpfull staff. Now that the town has a new recycling/rubbish system I would advise requesting a room away from the bins, this is because when they empty them at 3am every day it is extremely noisy!!!
Good breakfast buffet,
Good value, centrally situated, excellent breakfast with fresh orange juice and very good coffee. Hard pillows!!
v.clean, comfy, basic but nice enough. breakfast was basic, staff v.helpful, good hotel
Very accessible to the town centre and the beaches. Very clean. They had a sign up in spanish only for non parking outside the hotel. There were parking bays outside the hotel, where I parked my car, but it was towed away. The sign, in Spanish has said so, and I do not speak Spanish. I did point this out the the receptionist though.
Service was so good that whem ever we will go to Denia. We will stay in the Hotel Costa Blanca.
A good room with balcony,friendly staff and nice and quiet.
Cleanliness of the rooms. Efficient friendly staff
Friendly and helpful staff, well equipped room, 10 to 15 min walk to town centre, excellent value
Clean, modern, safe garage parking, internet, cheap The walls between the rooms are very thin. We were woken at 6.45 by two people in the next room talking.
It vwas comfortable, with all the necessary facilities.
An excellent centrally located budget hotel, with rooms of a high standard, a robust continental breakfast included. Parking is problematic, but so is Denia everywhere.
Very friendly staff, clean hotel. Good value for money. Near to the beach and harbor and restaurants.
The lady receptionist made us most welcome and was a great help throughout our stay, nothing was a problem for her. The continental breakfast was quite good Nothing
clean and nice, new and good standard, good position for walks to town center and the castle. It isn´t nice to have to go outside to smoke. There could be a room or place with an aircleaning- machine or a balcony.
its location to all local facilities were great very clean + freindly
We liked the character, location and secure parking facility. The staff were very friendly and helpful. There were no tea and coffee making facilities within the room.
Very fine car parking 1. It smells of rotten water in the room. 2. on the internet the hotel claimed to be complete minus the room we occupied - however we were probably the only paying guests. 3. the restaurant/cafeteria was closed and we were offered an emergency meal of various cheeses(good ones).
This was our second visit and we will stay again soon. Very comfortable and relaxing - very pleasant staff - recommend it!
Some of the staff were frindly and forthcoming. Very little value for money and misleading advertisement.
Lovely room, very quiet ( no one there). Very good sauna Awful welcome - they did not seem to want us to stay! Inadequate breakfast ( no fresh bread, only one cup of tea) Bad smell of drains in the rooms
It was a lovely, peaceful, quiet hotel, away from the main centre of Denia. There were no towels supplied for the pool. It would have been nice to have some.
Beautiful landscaped garden with excellent heated pool. Happy staff and lovely peaceful rooms with air conditioning. Hope their restaurant is open soon!
Very friendly staff, always helpful; great dinners and very nice swimming pool. We had a great apt, 2 LCD's in the rooms with great kitchennete utensils water in the pool a little cold, but sea water nearby very warm.
The staff were very friendly, helpful and professional. They were happy to provide local information and order transport. They also coped well with our limited Spanish.
Excellent accommodation for a short stop over. Very nicely finished and helpful staff
Value for money, lay-out, comfortable rooms and scenic garden. Situated a little bit too far from the city centre by foot.
the accommodation was very spacious, clean and comfortable and also well equipped only stayed one night and in that time everything was fine
The breakfast and indoor pool we had no terrace or balcony and laundry bags outside the room
Near to the property we are purchasing at Gata recidencial You need Sky channels in English as there in only CNN in English
the amability, friendliness and kind assistance of all members of stall in the hotel - the quietness of the place, the beautiful and well maintained garden and swimming pools - the varied children and adult activities - the privacy of the apartment -
the rooms were very spacious; comfortable one swimming pool was out of order. a pity, nothing really bad
The warmth and friendliness of this family-run hotel plus the wonderful location looking right onto the beach and with superb coastline view. The restaurant was very good!
Great location, right on a beautiful beach. Our "special" room had large private patio, with a great full size sun awning. Apart from the hotel restaurant and one other nearby, there are no restaurants within walking distance.
Very nice rooms and friendly and helpful staff. Good breakfast in a pleasant dining area. Hotel was difficult to find. A bit out of the way if you do not have a car.
We only stayed one night and found it to be a small friendly modern hotel, exceptionally clean and well maintained. Good food in the attached restaurant.
Location with regards to the sea plus the hotel was clean and comfortable. No information on checkin like we close completely on Monday's no draw space in the room, dogs wonder through the bar and restaurant.
This hotel was away from the Tourist strip, so peaceful and restful location. Very clean inside and out. Staff were very accommodating and allowed us to change our room twice - once for a sea view, and again for one with a sunshade/canapy balcony. Aircon system nice and quiet and individually adjustable. The beds are a little hard. The restaurant prices are much higher than the restaurant next door. Both offered very good cuisine, but no other restaurants available without driving a kilometre or two. English is not spoken by all staff, and we were lucky that I can speak French which is understood by most.
The hotel is next to the beach. The restaurant has a nice seawiev & excellent food. Cleanless is excellent. Not easy to find the hotel.
The location was spectacular as was the view from our terrace. The staff were extremely helpful. We were pleasantly surprised by the size and location of our terrace and I think the hotel should do more to promote this excellent feature.
Stylish decor. Lovely views from the room. Excellent position - right on the wide & long beach. Two good Spanish restaurants nearby. Really need a car to get into town centre/restaurants. No tea/coffee facilities in the room
the location on the beach,the huge balcony with the big chairs,the sea view.
close to the beach,friendly staff.perfectly adeqate for our stay
Friendly, helpful staff; quirky, interesting decor; comfortable room; good breakfast. The restaurant recommendation was first class! Pity there was no lift but that was unavoidable and doubtless was considered in the price.
No tea or cofee in rooms.
The staff was very helpful and friendly. Quiet place with pleasant garden for a drink Mini bar in the room
Nice hotel to spend a couple of nights. For longer stays the rooms are probably too small. The staff was extremely nice.
It is an very nice and comfortable hotel near to the beach with very polite and helpful staff.On walking distance (750 mtr.) along the main road,left as well to the right, you can find a lot of restaurants,bars and shops.Frequently buses who will bring you to the center of Denia what is a bit far to walk.
clean,courteous efficient no
Veryfriendly staff, rooms modernly furnitured, close to the beach. Free WiFi, good value for money. Good parking. A bit out of town, pretty thin walls, pretty noisy architecture. Breakfast should not be called breakfast, maybe that was because of off season. (April)
Nice, helpful staff Very basic hotel and very low quality breakfast. 1 star rating reflects it's value, the pictures on the site don't. A budget hotel.
I thought that the hotel was very well run and just right for my needs,the staff were very courteous There was nothing happening at the bar so i did not feel like having a drink there which is a shame as there is nowhere locally that I would to go to for a drink. I would have liked fresh coffee at breakfast
Great location and views of the beach Pool not available in October - Not much there for children
Not a dislike but feel tea making facillities would be good also evening meals less costly as we could get a meal for two for the price of one in the hotel
The location is perfect and the views are wonderful. Lovely pool. Dining out on the parador's terrass is lovely but the food is nothing special.
Loved the location and the view over the bay and resort. The reception on checking in when we were warmly greeted and given a room with a great view. All six scores ranked Excellent above should Very Good at least but as there is no such box to tick they got Excellent. Excellent is perfection and only rarely merited by any aspect of any organisation. We hope to return next Spring. 08.00 start for breakfast is a little later than one would expect, 07.30 would be better.
Staff realised one of our family celebrated 88 yrs. Sent tray fruit and presents to her room. Excellent
Location Bed v hard, tobacco stench in rooms, risky parking, breakfast not too good. Wifi not working. A disappointing Parador.
Very convenient location, close to shops and beach. The Hotel was clean and staff helpful. The large comfortable lounge was also a smoking area so this was not good for those who find the smell unpleasant.
Great location, lovely gardens. Nice rooms. Breakfast and lunch were good. Service when dining wasn't very good. Also the evening menu didnt change during our stay.
Genearlly I like the older converted buildings which is normally associated with the Paradors but this hotel was fine with the usual high standard of service and presentation one expects from this chain.
room, view,gardens. Nice place to stay
Some of the rooms are very poor, a couple in the next room had a dog in with them!!
It was so close to the beach and the staff were excellent The air conditioning unit was very loud and it was difficult to sleep at night with it on.
Friendly staff, value for money, excellent location, good food. Mosquitoes in our room but I sorted the problem with suitable spray
Location (on the beach) but that was all, nothing more. The wife of the owner and serving girl where very friendly. The owner and a Spanish person where very unfriendly to all guests. No TV and no hot shower!!!! Yes, 2 snowing Spanish TV stations. Shower gives poorly cold water and nearly no hot water. So it is nearly not possible the take a normal (hot) shower. Further is the hotel noisy, very poorly insulated so you hear everything from all the other rooms. It is impossible the sleep all night trough without been waking up by other guests. As mentioned was the owner fare from friendly. A good morning or good day he hasn’t learnt. By asking questions he answers unfriendly. The restaurant was bad and fare from Spanish but more typical cheap English food. I use around the 160 nights/rooms a year world wide but have seeing seldom so many bad things in one hotel. Yes, in 50thies but the Spanish food was at least very good.
Good stay, everything all right, basic amenities. The only bad thing I can say is about the road to get to the hotel: it is terrible and apparently several cars have broken down trying to get to the hotel. Better park a bit further away.
proximity to town and beach.All meals served if required.Breakfast included in price was very adequate.Hot showers Bedding was pretty poor.No proper bottom sheet, more a mattress cover which had a hole in it. A shower mat would be greatly appreciated.
Frendly staff, chef was nice, the girl who was on duty for breakfast was exellent and very polite. Smoking while people were dining was very off putting, beds were not comfortable and could do with some improvement in that department
The location, right near the beach. This is like a beach bar with rooms for rent. Very laid back Goa seventies style. Nice breakfast outside in the sun looking out at the beach. I didn't have balcony or sea-view, or pool view, despite claims. But some rooms did have very nice views of the beach, and there were gardens to sit about in.
I found the hotel exellent value and best of luck to the new team at the oasis thanks for all Florin
No wireless internet or satellite tv, But stated there was in the hotel information, So very disapointed.
The staff were excellent, the food was good, except the breakfast which I considered poor. Service here a bit slow. The room was very good.
The room was excellent, the beds very comfortable, nice terrace, nice view. Very quiet. No wine in fridge. We asked to buy 1/2 bottle of red and got 1 bottle of white wine. Mistake also made in room service order. Management very offhand. Internet very expensive.
Peace and tranquillity Although ultimately helpful, receptions staff were a little brusque. Little info in the room detailing the hotel layout, meal times etc.
We liked the location on the best side of Javea with good views to the coast and to Montgo Mountain. We liked the location of the cafe/breakfast room with its balcony and also the location of the pool. The bedrooms are large and air conditioned with a private balcony and luxury en suite bathroom. The rooms are double glazed and have electric shutters for overnight peace and quiet. Nearby barking dogs can be a nuisance. The reception staff spoke good English and were generally helpful though not proactive. The cleaners and handymen were very helpful and friendly. Car parking within the hotel estate is easy and handy for the rooms. There are a lot of stone steps down to the bedroom levels and this can be difficult to negotiate with suitcases etc. It is not a hotel for the disabled. The spa is pricey and not sufficiently promoted to guests either before or during our stay. There is no fitness equipment in the spa. The breakfasts were expensive and very restricted. There was no consistency in the buffet food provided from day to day. The serving staff spoke little English and were completely passive. Guests have to ask for anything that runs out eg milk and also for tea and coffee - nothing is offered. The sun loungers around the pool are of poor quality, uncomfortable, and are not cleaned or maintained. The pool itself is small and not up to the quality of this hotel.
Service and beauty of the property
relaxing, peaceful, no english channels on tv.
Hotel was excellent, we really enjoyed our stay. The staff were very helpful and professional at all times. Fully recommend this hotel. None.
The staff in all areas coulnd`nt be more helpful, the suite was lovely and an excellent upgrade from the double room
leisurely breakfasts and spa facilities
The hotel was the only one in Javea with an indoor pool. We disliked very much that pets are allowed, mainly for hygienic reasons but also because of barking dogs during the night (with the typical low noise insulation in spanish buildings). We, therefore, will not return tom this hotel.