Rey Carlos - Playa del Ingles (Gran Canaria)

Avenida De Tirajana, 14, Playa del Ingles (Gran Canaria), Spain, 35100show map
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Overview

Built in a classical style, Rey Carlos has 160 rooms with panoramic views of the garden. The hotel was opened in 1974, renovated in 2009 and is housed in a 5-storey building. The hotel provides bikes and cars for rent as well as currency exchange, a beauty shop and a barber shop for guests' convenience.

Attractions in the area include Maspalomas Beach, only 300 meters from the venue. A sand beach is 700 meters from the property.

There are souvenir stores, shopping centers and boutiques in the proximity of the hotel.

Rey Carlos is situated about 35 minutes drive from Gran Canaria airport.

Rooms

The hotel has elegant rooms with an in-room safe, TV with satellite channels and a mini-fridge. The accommodation has exclusive furniture and tiled flooring.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a rich buffet breakfast is served. For dining, the restaurant offers Castilian meals. The relaxing poolside bar features billiards, a terrace and WiFi. The coffee store Restaurantee Jade Gardem is 100 meters away from the hotel.

A buffet breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

It offers a wide variety of services, such as free shuttle bus service, dry cleaning service and housekeeping.

Relax

The spa facilities include a wellness area, a solarium and a hot tub, as well as steam baths and massage treatments. A gym, aqua fitness and aerobics classes are featured on-site at the property.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel at EUR 4 per day.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   160.

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Facilities
Paid Wi-Fi

EUR 4 per day

Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Poolside snack bar

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Aerobics

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Wind surfing
  • Diving
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Boating
  • Pedal boating
  • Aqua fitness
  • Skiing
  • Horseback riding
  • Tennis
  • Badminton
  • Basketball
  • Golf course
  • Billiard tables
  • Table tennis
  • Archery
  • Aerobics

Services

  • Paid shuttle service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining

  • Full board
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Gluten-free meals
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Children's pool
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Sun loungers
  • Live entertainment
  • Night club
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Library

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Self-catering

  • Kitchenette
  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid films
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock
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Check-infrom 15:00-23:00FREECheck-out01:00-12:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 3 yearsExtra bedFREEAll children4 - 12 yearsExtra bed50% of the room stay
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Cita CentreCita Centre400 ft
Yumbo CentrumYumbo Centrum2300 ft
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Restaurantee Jade GardemRestaurantee Jade Gardem200 ftAvenida de Tirajana, Edificios Barbados 1, N0 18
Restaurant Chez VousRestaurant Chez Vous800 ftAvenida de Tirajana, 7
Restaurante OlaRestaurante Ola600 ftC.C. Cita
Golden BambooGolden Bamboo600 ftAvenida de Tirajana 10
Cafe CarloCafe Carlo800 ftAvenida de Tirajana 9
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Playa de San AgustinPlaya de San Agustin1.8 mi Maspalomas, Gran CanariaSpain
Playa de los AmadoresPlaya de los Amadores9.5 milsouthwest coast of Gran Canaria in the municipality of Mogan, Puerto de Mogan
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Getting around
Airports
Gran Canaria (LPA)17.1 mi
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Reviews
7.2
Very goodBased on  100  reviews
  • 9.2
    Superb

    Spacious rooms, good location, nice pool area.

  • 6.6
    Good

    Diners buffet was wonderfull and swimingpool warm. Hotell seems like a castle and it is OK. Only Booking. com not send all what we hope to hotell and there was not aircondesion now ! But only summer! All inclusive was not possible !!!??? Only Booked.net ad it !!!!????However ours points are 9

    Booked.net is only sent to all of us wish it to Hotel Rey Carlos etc. Constituents there was no aircondesion only in the summer it is possible !!!??? Hotel room Suite? Suite I think a different appearance than etc. plastic piece suite furnished room! We believe that Booked.net have incorrect information on their sites, at least for this hotel! However, we recommend Hotel Rey Carlos warmly!

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    We got what we expected, everything was excellent. The room was clean, big and comfortable. The swimming pool was perfect. Location was good, Hotel staff were so friendly. My friend and I would like a special thank to Mr. Pepe Franco, the Hotel member staff for his significant advices.

    Unfortunately there was not an internet access in the rooms...

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The Rey Carlos is a strangely out of date styled hotel with very large apartments which were kept very clean by the staff. Food in the buffet style restaurant was of a wide choice and reasonable quality. Selections of cold and hot foods and deserts were plentiful. The swimming pool area is large and well laid out with sunbeds, with sufficient for everybody who wanted a bed. The hotel is patronised mainly by elderly German couples but there were many English people there too. Although English was spoken clearly at reception, in the restaurant it was more difficult to communicate with the waiters in English. I would be happy to stay at the Rey Carlos again

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    convenient, big, good sunlight

    old, needs a refresher, insufficient light, coasting along without improvements

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    The location of the hotel was good and the staff were very friendly

    Overall the hotel was okay however the breakfast was below standard for a 4 crown hotel.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The food....TO Much cooked., not tastefull. To little quality. Allmost no fresh fish.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Good location, nice apartments with ancient style furniture, but a well situated balcony, and 2 beautiful swmingpools, surrounded by plenty of clean chairs and green plants. The food was interesting, only the drinks were too expensive. There are lots of bus everywhere. The weather is really fine!

    People on the reception shoud be more friendly.

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Location

    Poor quality and lack of variety in dining room food offering

  • 9.2
    Superb

    A very pleasant traditional hotel. Excellent suite, very good facilities. Friendly and very helpful staff. Very convenient to the beach, shops, restaurants, Yumbo Centre. Very quiet and peaceful.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The location, the friendly staff and the size of the room together with the quality of the food.

    I hate shower curtains in baths.

  • 5.8
    Guest rating

    Reasonable value for the space provided

    Buffet food boring. Room ok, but smelt of drains. Only twin beds when double requested

  • 5.4
    Guest rating

    I stayed here from 6/12/2010 to 19/01/2011, [45 nights]. Standard of food was good. The location was convenient to beach, shopping and entertainment. Maid service very good with frequent changes of towels & bed linens.The room was quiet at night, although on a main road..

    There is no wireless internet at this hotel. I had to buy a Vodafone dongle at the cost of 85.00€ for my 45 night stay. There is only one English language tv channel, [bbc World News] and 18 in other languages. Room lighting is poor and furniture layout is impractical. Why does all the seating face away from the tv ?. Who needs a sideboard on vacation unless you bring your Royal Doulton china to display ? What is needed is a desk and computer access, this is the 21st. century ! Drinks prices in the dining room were outrageous, as soon as the waiters realised you were not buying drinks their service was inattentive at best, presumably that's where their tips originate from.

  • 6.2
    Good

    Good location near to dunes, shopping and entertainment centres. Food of a good standard. Rooms quiet at night.

    Drinks prices outrageous, even charging for drinks with meals at Christmas and New Year's special dinners.. Attitude of restaurant waiters could be more attentive.THERE Is no wireless internet at this hotel. I had to pay 85€ for a vodafone dongle for my six week stay ! Room furniture amd layout impractical, who needs a sideboard ? a desk would be much more suitable.

  • 9.6
    Exceptional

    The staff are so friendly and helpful. The decor in the hotel is a little dated. However we were moved to a newly decorated room that was very comfortable.

    The food menu is also a little dated but none the less edibile

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Highlights
Hotel Awards

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Spa Hotels in Spain

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Good to know
Check-infrom 15:00-23:00FREECheck-out01:00-12:00FREE
Children & extra bedsAll children0 - 3 yearsExtra bedFREEAll children4 - 12 yearsExtra bed50% of the room stay
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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