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Juegos de Argel, s/n. Urbanization El Toyo, 04131 El Toyo Spain
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#3 of 6 hotels in El Toyo
Enjoy your holidays like never before Hotel Cabo de Gata is located next to one of the best golf courses in Almería. It offers comfortable facilities and a wide range of specialised services, ideal for all outdoor sports and nature lovers, so you can enjoy a few relaxing days tailored to your needs in the wonderful beach area of Retamar-Cabo de Gata.
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Stephen C wrote a review Sep 2019
Boston, United Kingdom16 contributions5 helpful votes
We are a couple of ‘Old Farts’ and stayed All Inclusive for 14 nights from 6th September 2019. That first weekend was horrendous. The majority of guests were Spanish families who along with hotel staff let their children run amok in the reception area. The noise and irritation of kids running about unchecked was infuriating especially when parents couldn’t be found and reception staff declined to intervene. Luckily on Sunday the Pied Piper called and carried the majority of them off. Many of the families that remained were reluctant to use waste bins and would leave plastic glasses and crisp packets on tables which inevitably ended up on the floor making a right mess. Location; nothing of real interest close to hand and certainly not a scenic resort. The promenade and boardwalks were good for walking off excess food. Hotel; Staff all were brilliant. Public Areas; Clean and smart looking except for the bar which had more of a café feel to it. Tables in the reception area could have been wiped more frequently. The main pool was very good (after the kids left) and was a real heat and sun trap. The pool at the side of the hotel was basic, always quieter and because of the breeze a good 5 degrees cooler which we liked. Restaurant; Meal times took a lot of getting used to, breakfast served from 08.00 wasn’t a problem but lunch from 13.30 and dinner from 20.00 meant that afternoons and evenings were half gone by the time we finished eating. It was always clean and tidy but the food was hit and miss. There was always plenty of choice but it wasn’t served or kept hot. Rooms; Sound proofing, hot water, private balcony, the huge Queen sized bed, air conditioning, cleaning and linen changing were excellent. Lack of any English TV channels poor WiFi reception, large step down to the balcony, and the shower over the slippery bath without grab rails were disappointing for us elderly folk.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Response from Senator-Hotels, CM at Hotel Cabo de Gata
Responded 28 Jan 2020
Dear Guest, First of all, we would like to thank you for the rating you awarded us and for taking the time to post it. We are glad to read that your overall experience was a pleasant one, although we do regret that your expectations were not exceed in all areas. Please rest assured that we will keep improving our services, since our goal is to provide an experience that exceeds our guest`s expectation. We truly hope that we will have the pleasure to welcome you back in the future and provide you an entirely satisfactory stay in our hotel. Yours faithfully, CM
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walkers1992 wrote a review Sep 2019
dorset6 contributions8 helpful votes
( 1ST The positives) A well presented clean hotel, in a quiet residential location. . Handful cafes/restaurants,supermarket,pharmacy. . A small quiet pool away from the large one. . Hard working chamber maids. Now the not so positives: We were 2 couples hoping to enjoy a week in the sun. . ( we have stayed at hotels catering for families before, and have had a great time) unfortunately everything here was geared for the Spanish, all entertainment & Animation, day & night,very difficult for us to understand what was going on, so we sat in the reception area with our drinks... unfortunately there were unruly loud Spanish children running around especially in the evening, while their parents watched the entertainment, extremely noisy, nothing was done to control them: One was even riding around on a electric scooter. Even the display of stones & urn were played with ...being thrown around!!!!! DINING ROOM The layout of the food in the dining room was very dis-organised ( especially at breakfast) At the entrance was the fridge with the milk & yogurts in, and a micro-wave, half way down the dining room was the bowls, and 3/4 way down was the cereals, ? why were they not in the same area ?also if you made a cup of tea you would then have to go back up to the entrance to get the milk, ( after the 2nd day we had it off to a fine art... ha ha) We felt the hot food was never very hot accept the food you got from the griddle area, the rest on hot plates/ containers ( not switched on 1 night) were poor. Minimal choices & repetitive. Some staff stood around talking among themselves. We enjoyed taken the local bus into Almeria, looked around the fortress & cathedral. Not a 4 star....................................
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Response from Senator-Hotels, Gerente at Hotel Cabo de Gata
Responded 30 Sep 2019
Dear Guest, First of all, I would like to thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback regarding our hotel and highlighting our cleanliness and staff. It is a pleasure for us to receive comments from our guests it allows us to continually improve on our services and facilities. However, we are disappointed that the hotel did not live up to the rest of your expectation from a 4 star establishment. In reference to your comment about the food, I would like to inform you that we have a varied and elaborate menu cycles. It is reasonable that our buffet may not be to everyone´s taste but we maintain the quality and variety of the products. Please rest assured that we will take into account your impression, but I guarantee you, that our kitchen staff is constantly improving and trying to satisfy the different tastes of our guests. I would very much like to welcome you back to our hotel, where we will demonstrate that we are capable of exceeding your expectations in all areas. Yours faithfully, Francisco Gómez Leiva GM Hotel Cabo de Gata
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AndrewAndDonna wrote a review Jul 2019
Sunderland, United Kingdom121 contributions84 helpful votes
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First things is first if your expecting alot of shops, Nightlife, restaurants this probably isn't the destination for you but of you want a more relaxed area then this is defo the place for you... The Hotel was very busy for the first few days we were there which we expected as it was the first weekend of the school holidays and the Spanish seem to really like this hotel... For the moment if you don't speak some Spanish you will probably not find it as easy as we did bit there are a few of the staff in the hotel who do speak English and this will improve year on year as you have to remember this hotel has only just opened for English tourists.. Rooms... Our room was very nice and very clean which was great. We payed the extra to get the VIP rooms which have a little garden outside and your own private loungers. There was a large flat screen TV bit no TV stations for brot viewing but we don't watch much TV so this wasn't an issue... We had 2 doubles beds in the room which was great for me my wife and 7 year old son. The only issue I really had was someone in another room was smoking so i had to turn the air con off otherwise the room filled with cigarette smoke so that meant I had to turn off for 5 days untill they checked out. Apart from that niggle all was great...we also had a fridge. Pools... The main pool was great for the kids and adults and pretty deep... Imo deeper than the 1.60 stated as im 6ft 3 and only my head was showing if I was on my top toes... The pools are cleaned very well and chemical.balance of the water seemed on point... There is a smaller pool round the back of the hotel which wasn't mentioned too. During the siesta period Life guards drop to 1 on the big pool rather than 3 and imo there should always be a life guard at the top of the main slide as some of the Spanish kids were causing problems. Food.... I hate all the English catered hotels as the food is normally horrible but because this was catered for Spanish the food was great and just one of the reasons we wanted to go to this hotel, apart from practicing more Spanish, we had a great selection for fish dishes and meet dishes at each set time...... Be advised though meal times are catered more for Spanish for lunch is from 13.30 and dinner is 20.00.. So if you like nice Spanish food then you will enjoy this selection of food... If you want all the English crap then you will hate it.. There is also a pool bar at each of the pools where you can get snacks and drinks and the normal indoor bar catering the same things.. Summary.... All in all we lived our visit to this hotel a d it will only get better for the Brits as more travel to it... If you want some advice it might be a good idea to brush up on your Spanish as this will be a good help.... Also the castle in Almeria is well work a visit and cost us 23 euro each way in a taxi but it was well worth it.. The Spanish kids didn't seem to like the English kids also and we had a few issues with them splashing and pulling my son's hair which didn't go down too well as he is autistic.. but we just made our presence felt and they realised they were being watched.. There are a few restaurants in el toyo but they normally don't open properly untill around 9pm... To find them just Dona search on Google maps and it will show you where all the things are... Also if you get dropped off outside the hotel by the coach... Which you will... The hotel reception is round the back of the hotel.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
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Response from Senator-Hotels, Gerente at Hotel Cabo de Gata
Responded 27 Aug 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing this great and detailed review of your stay at our hotel. We really appreciate your kind comments about all our services, as we are constantly improving them to provide maximum comfort for our guests. We were thoroughly pleased to read that your stay was a pleasant one. I deeply regret the inconvenience caused by other guests who were smoking. I would like to clarify that in our whole hotel smoking is not allowed, but unfortunately, we are unable to control this completely. On other occasion I ask you to communicate any inconvenience to our front desk staff in order to offer you a proper solution. Concerning your comment about the number of our staff who speaks in English, I would like to inform you that we offer to our staff English and German courses, in order to improve our service and for better communication with our guests. Certainly to ensure all our guests an unforgettable experience in our hotel is our main goal, so we will continue to strive to deliver the best guest service. Again we thank you for this wonderful review, it has been a pleasure for us to read and we look forward to serving you again soon. Yours faithfully, Francisco Gómez Leiva GM Cabo de Gata Hotel
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Marylyn R wrote a review Jul 2019
North Yorkshire7 contributions2 helpful votes
Returned yesterday from a four night stay at this hotel via Jet2 holidays. For once I had not done my research very well and found myself as the only guest out of 600 who was not Spanish. School holidays meant an enormous number of children among the guests. I was not impressed by the behaviour of a lot of the children but it has to be said that this was mostly down to poor parenting. However the hotel really exceeded my expectations, my room was overlooking the golf course, therefore quiet and not overlooked. It was a room for three and so being a solo traveller it felt huge. There was a balcony which wrapped round two sides of the room although there were only two chairs, for me one more than was needed but if there were three guests then would fall short. I have never before, except on a cruise, been offered the opportunity to eat five times a day, breakfast, tapas, lunch, sandwich etc and dinner. So many choices of wonderful food at each meal. Although my Spanish is very very limited I found that there was always someone who could understand what I required. I must make special mention of Pablo one of the chefs who pointed me in the direction of a dish he thought I would like. Pablo I have returned home and found the recipe for Fideua and will be cooking it tomorrow. Fransico and Kaura, also in the restaurant were also very welcoming as were all the reception staff. I had a problem with my shower which was quickly fixed.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Responded 17 Jul 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to leave your magnificent comments referring our hotel to other readers. We really appreciate your kind comments about all our services, as we are constantly improving our services for the maximum comfort for our guests. We were thoroughly pleased to read that your stay was a pleasant one. Your comments fill us with satisfaction, make us proud and bolster our commitment to good service. Your remarkable review of all our staff will surely be appreciated by the entire Cabo Gata team. On behalf of our staff, I sincerely thank you for your kind consideration. We would be delighted to welcome you back to our establishment and please be assured that we remain entirely at your disposal at all times. Yours sincerely, Francisco Gómez Leiva General Manager.
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Jennifer P wrote a review Jul 2019
6 contributions1 helpful vote
Hotel clean & rooms clean. Hotel very noisy.98% Spanish & all geared up for Spanish.Nothing for Brits. Area very quiet.Nothing to do & no bars & restaurants of note.Only plaza del mar which is very limited.No shops of note. Very disappointing led to believe there was more there.Would not return.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Response from Senator-Hotels, Gerente at Hotel Cabo de Gata
Responded 17 Jul 2019
Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with us. We take guest feedback seriously, and it is disconcerting to hear that you did not enjoy your stay with us. Cabo de Gata hotel offers a comprehensive entertainment programme for guests of all ages. The little ones will enjoy themselves in the Diverland, which includes the Mini Club and the Junior Club. They will take part in sporting activities, pool games, creative cooking workshops, ,theme parties, breakfasts and dinners with our mascot called Delfi, night shows, and many more activities and so on. The hotel is situated in the residential area of El Toyo which is 13 km from the city of Almeria. It has one of the best golf courses in the province and it is also very close to the airport and to Cabo de Gata-Níjar Nature Reserve, which features beautiful beaches and coves like Las Salinas,Mónsul, Los Genoveses, Los Escullos or Las Negras. This is a peaceful place, with green spaces, a large beach, restaurants, bars and even a hospital and an exhibition & conference centre. Thanks to its convenient location, El Toyo is the perfect place for water sports like kayaking and diving, and outdoor sports like hiking and golf. We will work to improve the marked points in order that your next visit and your perception of the products received is totally satisfactory. We sincerely hope you will give us a new chance to attend you in the future and we are at your full disposal at any time. Kind regards, Francisco Gómez Leiva GM. Cabo de Gata hotel ****
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Cabo de Gata
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Cabo de Gata?
Nearby attractions include Playas de El Toyo (0.5 km) and Súper Tobogán Urbano (0.8 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Cabo de Gata?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Cabo de Gata?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a sofa.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Cabo de Gata?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Cabo de Gata?
Yes, paid private parking on-site is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Cabo de Gata?
Conveniently located restaurants include Cafe Cyrano, Amore Mio, and Bastardo Come//Bebe.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Cabo de Gata?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Hotel Cabo de Gata located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.6 km away from the centre of El Toyo.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Cabo de Gata?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Cabo de Gata?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Conjunto Monumental de La Alcazaba (13.6 km), Catedral de Almeria (13.4 km), and Antigua Estacion de Ferrocarril (12.4 km).
Does Hotel Cabo de Gata have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.