Poseidon Playa Hotel
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After we had left the caravan we drove to Altea to stay with Michel and Nacir who had invited us . When we arrived Michel was already prepared to start cooking and the huge Gamba's were ready to be put with the fish on the grill, miammmi ! Michel loves cooking and put all his pleasure and energy in preparing our lunch while chatting away with lots of Belgian humor and of course a fresh sangria and some wine ...
It's about a 20minute drive from our villa to the local beach of Arenal in Javea, once you arrive your greeted with lovely white golden sand, clear turquoise water and a beach front promenade full of small shops and restaurants. After being dropped down by bobby we found our way to a small stretch of the beach relatively clear ...
... restaurant. Upon heading out to said restaurant we quickly discovered that it was actually closed much to the confusion and bemusement of the group. Suddenly rather randomly a welshman driving a black bmw pulled up beside us and directed us to a spanish restaurant he highly recommended, hidden, just across the street. We took his advice and proceeded to this place and sat down to be served by a ...
I'll be the first to admit, sometimes you just need a break from it all. Tash and I have been working very hard lately and coupled with other life events, we really felt like we needed a break. Happily, Tash's father had invited us along with her brother away for a vacation in Spain, arranged for his birthday by his wife. The journey there was frankly a little arduous, Tash had the unenviable task of driving us up ...
... probably should have known that. So we ended up cooking up the 10 carrots, roasted, the rest of the Spanish tortilla, made a salad out of the remaining tomato, cucumber, lettuce, cheese and bacon and made a delicious garlic bread with the last remaining mini baguette. We were quite impressed with ourselves and enjoyed the meal. To calm down the panic of not having food though, we still went out for dessert and this time I had churros again, whilst Sverre had a delicious looking ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Poseidon Playa Hotel Benidorm
Researched lots of Benidorm hotels before booking this one. Never been to Benidorm and was worried it was all high rise blocks and english food and bars. We are 40 and 39, and realised this hotel had an older clientile with Spanish guests as well, but we wanted somewhere away from the hustle and bustle where we could relax and natter with other guests. On arrival we were not disappointed.
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I have just come back from staying at the Poseidon Playa Hotel. It is a first class hotel and you are well looked after. The service is excellent and everyone is friendly. I would recommend this hotel to anyone visiting Benidorm. Thanks, Lynda
My parents booked our holiday to include myself and hubby and my brother. It was a rare opportunity for us all to get together for their 30th Wedding Anniversary. The rooms were clean on arrival although a very temperamental cleaner didn't always clean as well as she could!
Par Excellence at the Poseidon
Have been back and for to this hotel since the 1980's when it was known as the Sol Garzas.... Am returning again in September. Its location to the beach is superb, and all the rooms have a sea view. The majority of the staff have worked there for years. The restaurant buffet has always been excellent in my book. Although away from the main nightlife of the new town, a lovely 15 minute stroll along the prom will get you into the old town, which is a delight!
Hard to beat
my wife and i have stayed at posiedon playa. we have stayed here twice a year for past 4years will do in future every thing perfect. great people in this hotel . h. v redman
We'll Be Back! You Bet.
No more cheap package holidays for us, not knowing where your going or the uncertainty of the accommodation. The Poseidon Playa 17th floor (top) fabulous views (all rooms have a sea view) not luxurious but well appointed and spotless.Everything works, staff brilliant, pleasant and efficient. Fabulous food (look for the champers at breakfast) Five minutes to the beautiful beach, fine sand which slopes gently into the water. We were there in July 2003 and the temperature hit 34 yummy. See you next year! Dave and Sheila.
Been four years on the trot, just got back. great hotel,clean, good food and a excellent location for the beach. Old town and shops just twenty minutes away.Always a friendly greeting at Charlies bar round the corner on the front or at the Full Monty with Tina & Liam, such nice people to have lunch with.
Me and my daughter love the poseidon playa great views we are going on the 8th july 03 this will be the fourth time on the trot the foods very good it peaceful at night you can get a good nights sleep easy access to the beach a 100yds away or stay at the pool charlie,s bar round the corner is good aswell for a quiet night or go to the lively end if you prefer its worth it paying £2 for lunch at the hotel eat as much as you want and if you go away to the water park you get a good packed lunch which has to be ordered the night before recommend this hotel its excellent
I went to benidorm 3 years ago when I was 15 now im 18 im cuming back wit my boys to stay at the poseiden playa again.I rate this hotel exellent.im goin to be at the hotel 15/7/03 so im nearly there.cant wait.cu soon.craig peel.
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I have stayed at the Poseidon Playa, Benidorm for the past three years and I am going again this year in June. It is a brilliant Hotel and everyone is very friendly especially the waiters. Rudi was especially good on the entertainment evenings along with Anna. The rooms are excellent and the view is magnificent. Manolo and Gregorio are excellent and funny behind the bar and each time we return they always remember us, even the owner. I would definitely recommend it.