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Galetamar Hotel

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

I arrived at the hotel in the afternoon, my check in was done quite quickly but I was not told anything about the safe in the room until I asked. There is a charge for the safe and I had to wait till later before I could get a code that would enable me to use the safe. I also had to ask where the lift to the upstairs floors was and was not offered any help with my luggage. My room was pleasant and very clean, there was lots of drawer space. There was a wardrobe with quite a lot of hanging space but unfortunately none of it was deep enough to hang dresses properly. There was a full size fridge (make sure you turn it on!). The bathroom had a large shower with all the different shower heads mentioned by other reviewers but I didn't find out during the two weeks stay, how to turn the other ones on. I just used the large shower head and stood back if I didn't want to get my hair wet. My room was at the back of the hotel so the balcony faced some villas and hillsides, I could see the sea if I looked out to the right. Everything was kept very clean while I was there. I've had problems in some other hotels with electronic keys but it worked perfectly in this hotel. The wifi was good both in the room and public areas, the only problem I had was that the wifi code I was given would only work in one device so I was unable to use it for both my phone and tablet without signing out of one before signing into the other. I was able to get a drink from the hotel bar after arrival, I had been hoping to get something to eat but the food was restricted to limited times. The drinks were very cheap, 1.5 Euros for a very large glass of wine, seven Euros for a bottle. The bar is not continually manned, you often have to ring the bell to get service. The staff work very hard between the dining room and the bar. The hotel was mostly quiet while I was there, it could have been because it was late May and the summer season hadn't properly started. However, the first weekend was an exception, the hotel was full of Spanish pensioners. There was live music and they were having a wonderful time doing their line dancing. They were all very friendly even though we couldn't understand much of what each other was saying! The following weekend there was what seemed to be a dance club, again there was live music and they were all enjoying the dancing. Other than that, the hotel bar was usually quiet, it closed rather early at 11.30. The pool area was very pleasant there was a swimming pool and a children's pool, there were some fixed parasols and a number of trees providing shade. There were plenty of sun loungers but no cushions for them so they were a little hard. It was usually peaceful around the pool. There was an outdoor seating area with large parasols. I was on a half board arrangement, I found the food to be quite good but of course it does get a bit tedious after two weeks. At breakfast there were fried, boiled and scrambled eggs, a variety of breads and croissants, fruit, cereals and biscuits. It was fine for me, the only thing I would have liked to see more often was grilled tomatoes which were only available about once a week. At dinner there were different fish dishes every day and dishes made with pork or chicken, pasta etc. as well as a selection of salads. Desserts were usually too sweet for me but there were sometimes baked apples or pears, fresh fruit and ice cream. The hotel is right at the end of the resort, you can walk down the hill along the promenade which runs right to the Ifach rock then starts again at the other side. It's quite a long but very nice walk, the coastal scenery is lovely. The old town is worth a visit.There are lots of shops, restaurants and bars along the promenade but unfortunately none of them were open after midnight and most were quiet. There's one a little way along the prom called 78, it was a bit livelier and had some music playing. The hotel reception staff will order a taxi for you if you need one but beware if you ask for a train timetable, the one they gave us showed the wrong times. This may have been due to the fact that the line to Denia was closed and perhaps the timetable for the other direction reflected that but the trains only run about once an hour so you wouldn't want to miss it. The station is right at the other end of the resort but you can get a bus or taxi there, the bus stop is just around the corner from the hotel. I liked a lot of things about this hotel but unfortunately both the hotel and the resort itself were too quiet in the evenings and there were more high rise buildings in the resort than I had expected.

We r there now awful rooms lovey but unless u live there u not welcome we r waiting now for a manager disgusting we t from London having a laugh as my partner got out he's Shorts showed he's bum we laughed then he got accused of exposure can't believe it then again we was bullied went to reception as we was picked they didn't care I asked to speak to a manager was told he was off lovely hotel awful people as they live ere they fink they own it they ruin it and I am taking it further u can read my post and no I'm truthful disgusting

We stayed in one of their 2 bedroom bungalows for 4 days. For a three star we expected a bit better. The place was clean and parts of the bungalow had been refurbished yet everything looked mismatched and old. The paint of the wall of the main bedroom was about to fall any minute due to the high level of humidity in the area. Terrace was ok but no views for us. The pool area was nice and the pool heated and clean. For the price expected better, perhaps lodging in the actual hotel is better than what we had in the bungalow but we were looking for a two bedroom apartment and this place offered what we were looking for. We never ate at the hotel but we're offered the option and the price for a buffet lunch or dinner would have been very fair. Lots of great restaurants very close to the hotel, HYDRA just down the road is highly recommendable. It was an ok stay but wouldn't repeat. If you are looking for something affordable this might do the trick.

Stayed here for 5 nights in March. I booked half board and emailed the hotel prior to my visit to ask if there was going to be food available as I wasn't expecting to get to the hotel from Alicante until after 9:30pm, no problem I was told "we can prepare a cold meal for you". Turned out I didn't get there until midnight due to the plane being delayed and problems waiting for the hire car. Check in was speedy and efficient but I was keen to see what food (if any) was left for me. I was pleasantly surprised to see that there were several dishes with a selection of cold meats, salad, fruit and a half bottle of red wine to wash it all down with-just what I needed! The rest of my stay at the Galetamar was completely trouble free, the room as comfortable, food, although buffet style was plentiful, varied and well cooked.

I’ve just got back from a week, with family members and friends, in the Galatamar Hotel in Calpe. It’s a normal hotel, but it was spotlessly clean, had wonderful staff, and my room, 206, had loads of room and storage. The view from the balcony, to the left, was a nice sea view, with other building straight ahead and to the right. There was no noticeable noise in the hotel, but it was very early in the season, the pool bar wasn’t even open yet. Oh, my room had a wonderful shower, the normal big overhead head, a pick-up head, and eight small heads coming out of the wall facing you, and always plenty of hot water. The hotel is just a bit out of the way for the beach and town, shops etc. You either have to walk or get a bus. The terrain is ok, but the last hundred yards or so getting to the hotel is a bit of a climb, no good if you have difficulties. I was there Bed and Breakfast, as I was doing other things with family, but the food was normal hotel food, trying to cater for everybody’s tastes. The choices and amounts were plentiful, and even my English pallet was satisfied with nice fried eggs on toast, yoghurt etc. I felt very much at ease in this hotel, and very pleased, would recommend it to others who like walking.

We had a weeks stay primarily for cycling. For a 3 star hotel the facilities were excellent.The rooms were cleaned every day and were spotless. A secure bike garage was provided for our bikes. The buffet had a very good selection of meat, fish and salads . The desserts tasted very plain - however on the plus side less weight was gained and more fruit eaten. The reception staff did everything they could to make our stay hassle free and enjoyable. We needed packing tape to pack our bikes and asked at reception - this was delivered to our room within 15 minutes. Also, I asked to change rooms as I found the bed too firm. To my delight a mattress topper was provided and it was sooo comfortable.

This Hotel is one of the first Hotels in Calpe, it is completely renovated and has nice big rooms and studio's, with a lot of comfort. In a very quiet area very close to beach and Town. The service is excellent. You will get a high value for your money. The staff is very friendly and helpfull. Also nice restaurant and bar.

This was our second visit to the Galetamar, see my previous review for full details which pretty much sums this trip up. The staff here are lovely, all of them and are unobtrusive but when you need help nothing is a problem. Cleanliness wise the hotel is immaculately kept by the domestic team, our room was cleaned and towel's changed daily. Food was once again good, breakfast especially was excellent. Good choice of mains, starter's and desserts where offered each evening together with an excellent salad bar.

This smaller hotel is located at the edge of Calpe, in a quiet neighbourhood. The walk to the tourist center with its many bars and restaurants takes around fifteen minutes, but several big supermarkets can be found in the immediate vicinity of the hotel. Our room was spacious, spotless and seemed to be refurbished recently. It had very good beds and the free WiFi-signal was sufficiently strong. Also the bathroom was modern and contained a prime shower. We took a room with a kitchenette, basically for having a fridge. This kitchen could be improved, for example by extending the availability of kitchen utensils. The hotel has its own restaurant and it is therefore possible to reserve on half- or full board. Breakfast and dinner are served in buffet form and the offer is tasty and sufficiently comprehensive.

We booked just an overnight stay and would book again if in the area. Reception was polite and efficient. The hotel is well fitted and bright and airy. Everywhere is well looked after and extremely clean. Our room was on the first floor and had a partial sea view from the large balcony. Fiitings in the room were in good order and well kept. The bathroom was excellent with a large walk in shower with spa jets and a seat. A minor criticism was that we both found the mattresses to be too firm. The outside area with 2 pools was very pleasant and well cared for. There is a gate leading off to the sea which is just a few steps away and has a promenade to the main beach front areas. The dining room is very pleasant with a nice buffet service area. We were booked half board and found the food to be OK but perhaps could have been a little more imaginative for both dinner and breakfast though both were adequate. Overall it was good value and a very pleasant hotel in a good location.

Urbanizacion Caleta, 28 A Calpe Alicante

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool

Located within a 5-minute walk of Cala del Morello Beach, Galetamar Hotel is within a 15-minute stroll of La Fossa Beach. This 3-star aparthotel has 113 rooms and welcomes guests with a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and free self parking. Also near this Calpe aparthotel are Cantal Roig Beach and Banos de la Reina Archaelogical Site.


Dining

Enjoy a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or have a drink at the bar/lounge. You can get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. Start your day off with buffet breakfast, available for a fee.


Rooms

All 113 air-conditioned apartments feature balconies, sofa beds, and safes. For entertainment, guests can enjoy satellite TV. Hair dryers are also standard.


Property features

At Galetamar Hotel, guests enjoy features like an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and free WiFi in public areas. You can take advantage of free parking, along with an airport shuttle (available on request) for EUR A consultar per person roundtrip. The front desk is staffed 24 hours a day to help with luggage storage and tours/tickets. Additional amenities include a terrace and a garden.

Room options

Double Room (2 adults + 1 child)

Full 1 | Sleeps 3

Double Room Single Occupancy

Full 1 | Sleeps 1

Double Room

Full 1 | Twin 2 | Sleeps 2

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

72% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 237 reviews