Overall very bad. Rooms are very small with very poor amenities and housekeeping. The hotel was... See full review
27 Aug 2012
Located on the wide sandy beach bay of Cala Tarida, this magnificent and spacious four-star family club is made up of ground-floor and two-storey studios that sit amid lush gardens. Small bars and restaurants dot the area around the hotel, which is only 7 km from San Jose and about 10 km from San Antonio. Also nearby are the airport and the golf course, which are just 20 km and 25 km away, respectively. Boasting the Spanish Tourism Quality Institute's "Q" for Quality and the ISO 9001,ISO 14001 International Environmental Management standard.
SERVICES AND FACILITIES
With a holiday vilage atmosphere and a spacious and open feel, this hotel features countless services, including a reception area, Wi-Fi Internet connection and Internet access in the reception area, bars, snack bar, lounge bar with entertainment, supermarket, launderette, medical centre, beauty salon offering facial and body massages and beauty treatments during the high season, an outdoor whirlpool , 2 swimming pools for adults, 2 for children and 1 for babies, sundecks with sun beds, parasols, and a towel service (with deposit)
SPORTS AND ACTIVITIES
The complex's unbeatable seafront location on Cala Tarida Beach makes this the ideal place to enjoy a wide range of water sports. Thus, equipment for windsurfing, sailing, waterskiing and pedal boating is available as of June (special qualifications may be required for certain activities). What's more, the Club itself has its own diving centre, which offers PADI scuba diving courses (extra charge).
In addition, Club guests can enjoy the following sports free of charge: mountain biking, water polo, volleyball, archery, carbine shooting, aerobics, stretching, table tennis and sports tournaments.
The "INSOTEL TEAM" offers a very complete programme, both day and night for guests of all ages, including Latin dance lessons, Spanish classes, sports activities, shows, competitions and much more.
To make sure that the little ones enjoy an unforgettable holiday, the Club has 2 swimming pools for children and 1 for infants, as well as recreation and game rooms, pizza party, a playground with swings and an entertainment schedule with a wide variety of activities and games led by a great team of professionals and accompanied by our mascot INSI.
Our Main Restaurant has a special mini-buffet for children and a microwave.
Insotel Tarida Beach Resort Rooms
Comfortable studios furnished with 2 beds and a double sofa bed, air conditioning, fan, kitchenette, fridge, full bathroom with hairdryer, satellite TV with music channel, telephone, safe (extra charge) and balcony. Adjoining studios are also available.
Superior Sea View Studio
In addition to all the furnishings and services of the studios, these units are located in a privileged area of the complex and offer views of the Mediterranean. Upon arrival, guests receive our Insotel Welcome Pack, which is made up of a selection of drinks, a fruit basket and "cava". Children between the ages of 4 and 11 receive the Insi Surprise Pack. These studios also feature exclusive services including late checkout until 15:00 (On request and subjet to the availability), coffee and tea facilities, Wi-Fi Internet connection (extra charge), a selection of hospitality products, bathrobes, slippers and an evening bed-turning service, as well as our free Insotel Baby Service (with advance reservation), which in turn includes prams, baby alarms, bottle warmers, nappy bins and high chairs for the room.
Fitness centre or spa
Doctor on call
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Insotel club Tarida Beach is an ideal venue to host all kinds of meetings in pleasant surroundings. Our conference centre equipped with state of the art technology can be adapted to make any event or celebration pleasurable and successful.
Main Buffet Restaurant
The Main Buffet Restaurant is smoke-free and fully air-conditioned and offers a buffet service with show cooking.
The Poniente Restaurant Grill
The Poniente Restaurant Grill offers Mediterranean cuisine with the most authentic flavours, in a prime location on the beach.
Panormico Sunset Restaurant
The Panormico Sunset Restaurant specialises in rice dishes and the island's typical cuisine.
La Torre Trattoria Restaurant
The La Torre Trattoria Restaurant has a wide variety of pizzas and Italian dishes.
Terms and conditions
Extra charges may apply for children. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the quoted rate.
The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use. All information has been provided by this hotel and not by ebookers
Overall very bad. Rooms are very small with very poor amenities and housekeeping. The hotel was fully full and there aren't enough chaises longues at the pool, or chairs at the bars. The reception team is extremely rude (they hung up the phone at
us when we requested a paid late check out). The only good thing about this hotel is its restaurant and bar where food/drinks are good and where the staff is service oriented. Still, this is not enough to make for a good vacation. Don't ever book for a full week as you will not get refunded if you want to leave earlier!
Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Short drive from hotel
Best place to rent a boat is "Star Boats" which is next to the Hawai hotel at San Antoni.
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