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Avenida de Papagayo 24, 35570 Playa Blanca, Lanzarote Spain
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Contactless check-out
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#16 of 38 in Playa Blanca
Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada Resort & Spa has created a holiday heaven of peace both for couples and for families with children on the beautiful Playa Dorada Beach in the Canary Islands. Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada is an ideal destination for travelers seeking a getaway with incredible views of the deep blue Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy exquisite dining, glistening pools, a rejuvenating spa experience and a fully equipped gym. All this and more under the same roof and designed to guarantee maximum comfort for guests. Visit the Papagayo beaches, discover Timanfaya National Park or just revel in a universe of sensations in the luxurious Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada, enjoying Lanzarote with the best possible experiences.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free internet
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Children's playground
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Yoga classes
Yoga room
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Personal trainer
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Kid-friendly buffet
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Game room
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Table tennis
Video game console
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Facial treatments
Steam room
Baggage storage
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Extra long beds
Bath / shower
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Bay View
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German
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rachism wrote a review Yesterday
Harrogate7 contributions14 helpful votes
Firstly I’d like to say I contacted reception twice while I was on holiday. I didn’t get a reply. I’ve also contacted the head office. No reply. I felt I had a moral obligation to make them aware of the dangers we faced while in their hotel. This is why I am writing this review. If a person is injured I know I have tried to let people know. Safety The person who designed this hotel does not have experience with energetic pre-schoolers. This hotel is one big hazard. I’m surprised that nobody has been killed yet and that it has passed risk assessment with Jet2. There are seats on the top floor built into the low walls of the landings. My son climbed onto one a couple of times leaning over the top edge. If he had leaned over too far he would have fallen 3 floors and almost certainly killed himself. The first time we did it we didn’t realise this. There are ledges so children can step up and lean over stair banisters. The ones I took pics of are from the reception to the lower ground floor. My heart nearly stopped many times as he stepped up and leaned over. The bannisters also wobbled in places. The white flooring around each pool is really slippy. There is no signage around the back children’s pool to warn of this and honestly, this shouldn’t be the case anyway – I nearly slipped a couple of times when I was walking and children don't care about signs. I saw several children fall and crack their heads just walking to the coconut pool slide. When I spoke to the lifeguard, he told me he didn’t know English (helpful). He spent a lot of time playing football away from the pool with a guy from the entertainment team who apparently didn’t have a lot to do (he didn’t approach us once and just looked miserable) There are lots of open decorative pools in the hotel without safety barriers. I fell really badly and hurt myself walking down the stairs to the pool toilets. There is a line painted on the bottom ‘smaller’ step which made me misjudge. I had a lovely juicy bruise all holiday. The hotel didn’t care. The rooms don’t have deadlocks so my child could easily open our ‘locked’ door by himself. We met people who were barricading their doors with luggage in case their child woke up in the night and thought the main door was the bathroom. Food. Poor. Very samey. We went to the grill one night (Italian not a grill) and I ordered gnocchi which came as pasta. I questioned it and the guy said it was definitely gnocchi. The manager explained that they’d run out of lots of ingredients. There was no salmon in the Japanese restaurant either. The lasagne was worse than a ding meal and the fish/meat was the same in the main restaurant most days. We went to Sabor one night. The Grill man got really mad because he got my order wrong throwing his arms up in the air etc. It was so dark and dingy in there we didn’t like it. We basically wasted our all-inclusive because the food and entertainment were so poor we went out all the time. It’s far nicer to experience the Rubicon Marina and Playa Blanca. An annoying thing was that anyone could get free drinks on an evening if they said they were AI as they didn’t take your room number. I have no proof but the drinks must be watered down. I could drink several Bacardi and cokes in the hotel and not feel a thing. I couldn’t drink any more than two in Playa Blanca. Pool bar was closed one day. Entertainment. If you have children, don’t expect an enthusiastic entertainment team. When we checked in we weren’t told about anything for children. Nobody from the team approached us during our stay. At the end of our holiday we found out there was a disco at 5pm. This is totally pointless in my opinion. Most people are relaxing, getting ready or coming back from the beach at this time. On the last day, we made an effort to be around for 5pm and there was no disco at all. It just shows how that hotel does not want to attract families. They may have the facilities, but not the suitable staff or activities. The only time I saw the entertainment team was when they were hosting activities for adults. When we stayed at the Costa Calera, they were absolutely fantastic in comparison. The evening entertainment for adults was just as bad. They showed all these amazing videos of the acts before they came on and then they were a big disappointment! Room The room was nice but as this was one of the most expensive hotels we priced up in the area so we’d have expected a better view. If you’re a family with small children who have to share a room you can’t have a privilege room. You can only have a room around the kid's pools at the back or you have to pay an extortionate amount for a superior (we would have had to pay the cost of our holiday again). We constantly felt like we were paying a lot for an inferior experience that we couldn’t have had because we have a 4-year-old. No extractor fans. The only English channel was BBC world news. To conclude, the hotel is definitely aimed at adults and unsafe / unfriendly to children and families.
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Date of stay: May 2022
Room Tip: If you want a SV but have a small child you can't have a 'privilege' room, you have...
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Stephen C wrote a review 1 May
Pencoed, United Kingdom4 contributions16 helpful votes
Hotel's Favourite
We arrived at 1030, great check in and told to use the facilities and the preferred lounge. Called at 1130 to say room was ready. Preferred room was great with everything we could wish for. Great toiletries, coffee machine and minibar all replenished each day. Room was kept spotless by Maria. We had a lovely view over main pool and sea. No problem getting sun beds each day by any of the pools. Food in the World Cafe and Sabor was great with plenty of choice daily. Tried the Grill restaurant one evening, but felt rushed and disappointed with menu. Waiting and bar staff excellent with special mention to Reyes and Pedro. Entertainment was good especially the female singer and 3 tenors. Great location, lovely walk to Rubicon Marina to the left and to the right Playa Blanca with bars and restaurants along the way and a beach just outside the hotel. We really enjoyed our stay at Dreams and will definitely return.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: If budget allow, go preferred.
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Response from Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada, Atención al cliente/recepción at Hotel Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Stephen, Thank you for sharing your experience with us, we hope to welcome you again and repeat excellent memories at Dreams Lanzarote Resort & Spa *****. We will communicate to everyone the positives of their service. Best regards, Guest Experience
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Tom K wrote a review 16 May
2 contributions2 helpful votes
Thank you Ahmed for none stop Mojitos! Amazing service. Greats us with a smile every morning and knows how to make a lovely cocktail. Would recommend for a lovely couples holiday, we will be back. Thanks Ahmed
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Daniel S wrote a review 15 May
3 contributions2 helpful votes
Great atmosphere and super friendly staff (Anass from the dining team and Sam from the entertainment team) made to feel welcome and relaxed. Rooms are spacious and cleaned daily, with large tv’s and Lor coffee machine at your disposal. Food was amazing with so much choice from a variety of restaurants. Activities and entertainment daily around the well maintained pools. Would definitely recommend for couples and families
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
Room Tip: All inclusive would be the best option rather than the preferred club….unable to see the benefits
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2 Helpful votes
Response from Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada, Atención al cliente/recepción at Hotel Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada
Responded 2 days ago
Dear guest, For us it was a pleasure to have you at home, every day we strive to provide excellent service and knowing that we met your expectations fills us with happiness, we hope to welcome you again at Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada Resort & Spa *****. Best regards, Guest Service
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smarett79 wrote a review 15 May
Purton, United Kingdom2 contributions3 helpful votes
Review What a stunning place! I was a bit nervous having booked this holiday 8 months ago, when there were lots amazing reviews. I checked back in over the last 4 weeks and a lot of people were complaining about the evening food. However, I needn’t have been worried! Either the hotel has improved their food choices and standards, based on these reviews, or the negative reviews were too harsh. These are my opinions of our stay… My partner and I stayed for 6 nights, all inclusive. I think this was the perfect duration. I would say minimum 5 nights, max 10 nights is ideal. FOOD The food was highly varied everyday, including various theme nights, like Italian. There was always fresh meat being cooked to order, for both lunch and dinner. Yes, there is some rehashing of yesterday’s veggies and some meats, but this is standard in all hotels of this kind, to avoid masses of food waste. The food was still fresh tasting and presented well. The restaurants were clean and plates & cutlery washed and dried properly (I have experience in other all inclusives, where you have to search for a clean plate). The salad bar was extensive and available on all meal sittings. Plenty of fresh, well cut fruit, bread rolls, sauces and lots of very nice puddings too. I am vegetarian and didn’t struggle to fill my plate with lots of varieties and choice of foods. My partner, who eats meat, said it was very good quality, lots of choice. Including one night where they did doner style kebabs! A fellow holidayer we met out there was vegan, and she said she didn’t struggle at all for choice of food. Ice cream by the pool is also genuinely amazing! There was also a small kids food zone available every day, serving things like spaghetti and tomato based sauce, chips, breaded chicken etc. In summary, I can’t fault the food, nor the amazing staff. The most friendliest and memorable member of staff from the restaurant, was ANASS. Simply made us smile to see him on the desk! And big shout out to ALEJANDRO in the Rendezvous bar! That guy is a legend and works tirelessly! ROOMS We paid extra for a pool view. The room was beautiful. My only complaint is that there are several large pool areas at the hotel, and we were not facing the main one that we spent our time at. We faced the kids pool, which is on the opposite side of the sea facing pool. It’s worth check the aerial view of the hotel and asking which pool you are paying to face. We didn’t use our balcony once because of this, so that was a shame. But the room was large and clean. Comes with a hairdryer and some hangers. Plus a safe. Mini bar was restocked everyday, based on use. All of it formed part of our all inclusive too. There was water, beer, Fanta, chocolate m&m’s and crisps. Also a fabulous L’or coffee maker and complimentary pods to go with! There was also a 65 inch tv, ready to take your Netflix log details! Home from home! ENTERTAINMENT The day time entertainment was fab, something on most hours. What an asset to the team were SAM and ANDREA! They were full of energy, fun ideas, lots of exercise classes, aqua aerobics, archery, shooting, yoga, to name a few! The evening entertainment was reasonable too, although didn’t seem to last long. It’s billed as starting at 9.30pm, but we are fairly sure it starts quite a bit earlier, as it’s finished by around 10pm. A few times a week, the little sports bar is used for Karaoke. This was loads of fun! And once a week, an external team called LANZAROTE POKER come in and run a full poker tournament!! It’s free to enter and there are prizes to be won! It was absolutely brilliant fun- no pressure, no strict atmosphere and the team gave free lessons beforehand! Amazing friendly staff. LOCATION Superbly located between the marina and the beach/shops/ restaurants and bars. You can go out the back of the hotel and you’re on the coast line. 5-10 mins either left or right, brings you to lots of things to see, do and shops to spend in! And the hotel is only 30 mins from the airport, so nice and close. FOR IMPROVEMENT The hotel offers a ‘preferred guest’ option- which is a payable upgrade. I could not work out what the point was. We made friends with lots of people who were preferred (we were not). In the main restaurant, there was a cornered off area for them, and the main difference seemed to be that they had table cloths and we did not! They also have use of an additional pool, which looked beautiful, but didn’t seem to have as much atmosphere as the main pool. They also have use of a special lounge, which had free cava, soft drinks, water and nibbles in. But if you’re all inclusive, this is pointless. The lounge was mostly empty as again, there wasn’t much atmosphere in there (I snuck in with another guest for 20 mins). You’re not allowed to take the drinks etc out, so you’d need to consume in the room- which is separate from the main bar, seating areas and general holiday atmosphere!! Personally I would spend the money upgrading to all inclusive and don’t worry about being a preferred guest. I’d also recommend to the hotel, if they are going to keep the preferred guest segregation, change the name to Premier or Premium! Preferred sounds a bit insulting !! Only a minor point, but there could have been some more music played around the pool area. Lots of music during the Zumba, yoga and aqua classes, but then it goes a bit quiet when they are done! Get an outdoor speaker and keep it on during the opening hours of the pool bar! OVERALL We loved our stay and would defo return, bringing the kids next time. Would like to experience the kids clubs and other bits the hotel has to offer - we didn’t even get around to trying the spa! We had such an enjoyable holiday, lots to do, eat, lovely weather, staff, rooms and amenities (I actually braved the gym 4 times during our stay. Hasn’t prevented the lbs adding on though!). In my opinion, I would recommend this hotel and location to future holiday makers.
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Date of stay: April 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Response from Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada, Atención al cliente/recepción at Hotel Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Smarett69, For us it was a pleasure to have you at home, every day we strive to provide excellent service and knowing that we met your expectations fills us with happiness, we hope to welcome you again at Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada Resort & Spa *****. Best regards, Customer Service
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada?
Nearby attractions include Barney's (0.4 km), Paseo Maritimo (0.2 km), and Playa Dorada Beach (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and extra long beds.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bar Tropicana, Spice fusion, and Casale Franco.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Hotel Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers meeting rooms, a banquet room, and conference facilities.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Dreams Lanzarote Playa Dorada?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and German.