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london
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Hotel enjoys an excellent seafront position, rightly catering for locals and both Spanish & all other manner of European holiday makers, the Spanish enriching the experience, reminding us of years ago when not everyone spoke English. The rooms are clean and adequate, however our room suffered from a very strong smell of drains which was most unpleasant and meant... More 

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Matías H, Gerente at Helios Costa Tropical, responded to this review

Dear LondonEileeno, Thank you for taking your time to tell us about your recent experience at the Helios Almuñecar. It is a shame that you were unlucky to have a drainage problem in your room, this is not a frequent complaint at our hotel and our maintenance team will certainly investigate into the issue. Our food & beverage department is... More 

England
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19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel has an excellent seafront position. The 10th floor is great with superb views of surrounding area - mountains to the right, sea and beach in front of you and view to town centre to the left. The promenade is very flat therefore making it easy for elderly or people with walking disabilities to walk along this. I had... More 

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Matías H, Gerente at Helios Costa Tropical, responded to this review

Dear Jeannie14, Thank you for your lovely review. It is great to read that you enjoyed the amazing views from our bedrooms and Blue Bar rooftop. Almuñecar is indeed a cultural Spanish town with great offerings for both locals and internationals and we are thrilled that you appreciated its offerings. We look forward to welcoming you back personally in the... More 

Oakham, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

We really like this hotel and resort. The bedroom was very clean, with a comfortable bed and nice big bathroom. We had a full sea view balcony at the front of the hotel which was super. Yes there was no kettle and the resort is Spanish, but this is Spain!! Enjoy it and bring your own travel kettle. The best... More 

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Matías H, Gerente at Helios Costa Tropical, responded to this review

Dear Grandadlen, Thank you for taking your time to write your great review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay at the Helios, especially our new Blue Bar and that you were able to appreciate the local town and culture. It is unfortunate that our Wi-Fi signal did not reach your room however we will be investigating in this... More 

Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This was my 5th stay at the Helios ,arrival was like meeting old friends . Room great high floor.,I haven't visited the Helios in October before lovely time of year . Dinning room has changed for the better but it did get very noisy and overfull at times . Chairs and tables were being replaced whilst I was there ,... More 

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Matías H, Gerente at Helios Costa Tropical, responded to this review

Dear Wendy, Thank you for your lovely review, we are delighted to see our frequent guests enjoying our installations, feeling at home and also noticing the changes that we are implementing to improve the hotel. We will certainly pass on your kind words to Neo and of course take into consideration your comments regarding the music and entertainment nights. We... More 

aberdeen
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20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We only stayed at this hotel for one night on a HB basis as we were meeting family who had booked into another hotel for a 5 night stay, but we wished we had stayed here for the 5 nights instead. This hotel is advertised as a 3 star hotel but in our opinion was better than the 4 star... More 

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Matías H, Gerente at Helios Costa Tropical, responded to this review

Dear Darwinaberdeen313, Thank you for your great review! We are delighted that you got the chance to stay with us at the Helios Almuñecar even though it was only for one night. We take pride in the amazing views both from our bedrooms and the Blue Bar rooftop and are thoroughy pleased that you were able to experience them. We... More 

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Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Had a really great time at Helios hotel. The staff were lovely, really good service especially the entertainer Neo! Enjoyed all the activities which was on offer; bingo, salsa dancing, bowels, Spanish lessons, yoga and much more! The town is lovely and quite which is great for a quiet, relaxing holiday. I would definitely recommend to a friend!

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1 Thank Jennifer S
Matías H, Gerente at Helios Costa Tropical, responded to this review

Dear Jennifer S, We would like to personally thank you for taking your time to comment on your recent stay at the Helios Almuñecar. We are thrilled that you enjoyed both the hotel, the activities and of course, the area. We will pass your outstanding comments on to Neo, who will be delighted to hear that his excellent work does... More 

exeter
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Having booked this hotel last minute we were not sure what to expect. However, once checked in and shown to our room we are not disappointed. We had booked a junior suite which had a hot tub (very nice ,all be it warm for a hot tub) and the suite had clearly been recently renovated , lovely and comfy bed... More 

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Matías H, Gerente at Helios Costa Tropical, responded to this review

Dear Jeanie and Richard, Thank you for your outstanding review. We are delighted you enjoyed our newly renovated suites and even more delighted you will be returning in September.We will of course provide you with another exceptional experience. I look forward to welcoming you back personally. Warmest, Matías Hidalgo General Manager More 

Northampton, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

I've thought long and hard about writing this review. There were many positive things about this hotel but also a good many things that just left us disenchanted. The good - fabulous location right on the beach and an easy flat stroll 10-15 mins to the town. The room was pleasantly decorated - not huge but ok, (we'd opted for... More 

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Matías H, Gerente at Helios Costa Tropical, responded to this review

Dear Rotty14, Thank you for your review, both your positive and constructive feedback help us to improve our facilities and also enhance our assets. We would also like to thank you for your excellent comment regarding our Activities team member, your note will certainly be passed on to encourage our staff to continue with their excellent work. We are pleased... More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 July 2016

We recently visited Almunecar and stayed at the Helios Costa Tropical hotel for the 1st time. The staff were friendly and very helpful with nothing too much trouble for them. There was a good variety of food for breakfast with enough choice to please everyone.The room was very spacious and recently refurbished to a high standard, we had an amazing... More 

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Matías H, Gerente at Helios Costa Tropical, responded to this review

Dear Mrs. Jones, Thank you for your great review! We are extremely happy to hear that you enjoyed your first stay at Hotel Helios. We take pride in our service and are working hard on our hotel improvement works such as the new room renovations and the now famous Blue Bar on the rooftop. It's great to see that our... More 

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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

Hotel is a moderately sized with adult and children's pools, there is also two Jacuzzis one in the pool area and another on the roof (although this one was not functional on our visit) a bar and concert area and games room. Rooms are clean and reasonably well appointed, the poolside rooms are smaller but have more sun where as... More 

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Matías H, Gerente at Helios Costa Tropical, responded to this review

Dear Tim W, Thank you for such a detailed review. We appreciate your positive comments and value your constructive feedback, which all goes towards our continuous measures of improvement. For example, our restaurant is undergoing both cuisine and logistic changes, our evening entertainment consists of both an international and Spanish flair and our rooftop bar has re-launched itself this summer... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Casino and Gambling
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Room Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning

Additional Information about Helios Costa Tropical

Address: Paseo de San Cristobal, 12, 18690, Almunecar, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Granada > Almunecar
Price Range: ₹ 3,427 - ₹ 8,020 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Helios Costa Tropical 3*
Number of rooms: 232
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Also Known As:
Helios Costa Tropical Almunecar
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#1 Spa Hotel in Almunecar
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Almunecar
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“all rooms are adequate but pay extra for the junior suite if you want a more modern look and feel and a great view”
 of 5 bubbles j_stoneman, 8 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Some rooms do not get sun on the balcony. The coach drop off and pick ups and reception are at the rear of the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles 333janety, 13 Jun 2016 | Read review
“The room is lovely even with a side sea view that we had.”
 of 5 bubbles johnukbird, 19 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Suites are naturally more expensive, but have the best facilities and views. Negotiate the best deal you can, especially at quiet times.”
 of 5 bubbles iwritetravel, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors preferably-ask for a full sea-view.”
 of 5 bubbles johnn659, 22 Nov 2015 | Read review
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