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“Going back next year”

Review of Villa Frances

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Very good
29 reviews
Villa Frances exterior
exterior 2
The master bedroom
Longe 2
Lounge with all mod-cons
One of the two-bed bedrooms
The heated pool at night
Balcony with sea views
private parking under the covered car port
Fountain
well kept garden, BBQ and pool area
Lanzarote map
Sea views from the balcony
BBQ area for al fresco dining
Old Harbour nearby - great fishing!
Just 2 minutes walk to the beautiful main beach!
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Villa -
3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote, Canary Islands

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Very good - based on 29 reviews
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chris f
Liverpool, United Kingdom
1 review
“Going back next year”
Reviewed 1 August 2013 for a stay in July 2013

Stayed here in july for 10 nights, First time we have done a villa holiday and sorry we didn,t do 14 nights, Villa had loads of room , Pool was brill, Everything you need inside and out, Close to everything, short stroll to beach,bars,shops etc..airport 17 euros away. Owner frances was great and we had no problems at all ,Special thanks to Lynn and Terry who look after the villa it was spotless and went out of there way for us thamks,,,Going back next year

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Liked best: Everythig about villa
Liked least: very hilly
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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CathyinHa...
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15 reviews
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“Lovely house in quiet neighbourhood”
Reviewed 18 March 2013 for a stay in March 2013
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We had a great time here with our 2 children (8 and 4 years old). The garden is just lovely; peaceful with sun and shade, a BBQ and of course the pool.
The house is well-appointed, with comfortable beds and plenty of space. The terrace overlooking the garden has a lovely sea view with the mountains in the distance.
We didn't spend much time inside but the living room is nice and comfortable.

The beach is a short walk away - we managed fine without a car, only hiring one for a couple of day trips.

The only thing that could be improved on is the kitchen; it's a lovely open-plan kitchen with extras like a sandwich maker, but the bluntest knives I ever came across and hardly any wine glasses. Also I was surprised that there were no cloths or anything with which to wipe down surfaces, no dishwasher tabs, and no bottled water as a courtesy on arrival. These are however small details and certainly didn't affect our wonderful holiday.

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Liked best: The pool and the peace and quiet
Liked least: The kitchen equipment
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Jun 2013
Many thanks for your kind words about my Villa. I will definitely sort out the problem of
blunt knives and ask Management to supply water for guests in future.

It makes me feel very satisfied to know that my guests have enjoyed their stay at the Villa.

Best wishes
Frances
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Lyndsey87...
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
1 review
“Disappointment”
Reviewed 3 February 2013 for a stay in January 2013

The booking process and initial correspondence with the owner of this property was great - quick responses and plenty of information.
The location of the villa is excellent, 10 mins from the airport and a 5 min walk to the beach front, shops, bars and restaurants.
Unfortunately these are the only positive comments I can make regarding our stay.

We arrived Sunday 20th January & noticed that the villa next door had a lot of construction materials around the pool area; our suspicions were confirmed the next day when builders arrived to work on the renovation of the property.
Mon - Fri we were woken to the sound of power tools eg drilling & grinding and the radio on full blast, not quite the relaxing break we had anticipated.
Inside the villa with all the windows and doors closed it was very loud so as you can imagine it was practically impossible to make much use of the pool area despite the fact we had paid an additional £25 to heat the pool.
In addition to this great plumes of dust were blowing over the wall, creating the feeling of sunbathing on a construction site.
During discussions with the workmen we established that the works had not commenced the week we had arrived but had been ongoing for some time.
At no point during the booking process or during the weeks before our holiday were we informed that substantial building works were in progress.

We returned from Villa Frances Sunday 27th January and the following day I emailed the owner detailing the above concerns and asked why she had not informed us of the works next door; I am yet to receive a reply.

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Building Work
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
7 Mar 2013
I would like to mention with regard to my guests comments relating to building work. I was totally unaware that work was to be carried out next door. I have had hundreds of very satisfied guests over the last 20 years and my management have been praised over and over again in our visitors book.
Frances
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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 January 2013 for a stay in December 2012

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Nothing to complain about
Travelling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
11 Jun 2013
Wow! What a wonderful recommendation from my guests. It is a great pleasure to receive such a wonderful positive review.

Thank you, kind returning guests. Look forward to your next stay.

Best wishes
Frances
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fife scotland
Reviewed 23 July 2012 for a stay in July 2012
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people found this review helpful

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Liked best: location and cleaness
Liked least: nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
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