12 Sep 2015

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Overview
Gran Hotel Bali prides itself on innovation and luxury. The tallest hotel in Spain and Europe, it stands 186 meters high and boasts a brilliant location in the La Cala area of Benidorm, just past beautiful Poniente beach. With the most incredible view of the bay from the view point at the very top of the hotel and only a short distance from the Terra Mitica, this has to be one of the most unique hotels in Costa Blanca.

How far is the nearest beach?
The nearest beach is located 350 meters from the hotel.

Distance from Airport
The airport is situated 60Km from the hotel.

Rooms
Gran Hotel Bali offers 776 rooms (12 of them are luxury suites). All rooms are large and offer maximum comfort, equipped with good standards of furnishing, air-conditioning and central heating.

Most rooms have private balcony or terrace, Pre-paid satellite TV, Pay to view movies, Internet connection in most rooms, Mini-bar (payable locally), Safety deposit box (at an additional charge, paid locally), Complete bathroom with hairdryer, Security door cards, Please note certain rooms have no balconies.

Food & Drink
Gran Hotel Bali features two buffet-style restaurants featuring show cooking. There are also two hotel bars and cafeterias, as well as 24hr room service for your comfort and convenience. During high season the hotel operates a swimming pool bar with an open terrace. There is also a disco night at the Cotton Bali Club, which is open every weekend until late.

Sports & Entertainment
Gran Hotel Bali offers an environment of leisure and enjoyment for all tastes and ages. And of course, the stunning Playa Poniente with its golden sands and clear water is just 350 meters away. A short taxi or bus ride will take you to the center of Benidorm and all its entertainment, restaurants, bars and shops.

Free form swimming pool, Separate children’s pool, Extra pool for adults and children, Open air Jacuzzi, Various sun terraces and pool side bars, Amusement arcade, Mini infants play ground, Games room, Cyber room, Night and day-time entertainment program for both adults and children (only during high season).

Hotel Facilities
18 lifts - 2 of which have a panoramic view over the Costa Blanca area
Fully equipped fitness centre with Jacuzzis and sauna (at a charge and for a limited time). Variety of small shops, Hairdressing and beauty salon, Various multi-function rooms available for celebrations business meeting, banquets, seminars, or any other event, Disabled facilities include grab rails and toilet raisers. Doors are 81cm wide and there is good access throughout the hotel and the surrounding area.

   

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 3108 reviews
 

Gran Bali benidorm

3 September 2015

Hotel great, food a bit same same but not bad , clean,staff brill , worth the 4 stars easy to reach by bus anywhere in benidorm 3 euros return we ate out 4 nights around the finestaat beach area...

Lovely room on 12th Floor with amazing views of Benidorm. Clean and with all amenities you require. Food poor no authentic Spanish food at all, just lots of chips and burgers, a bigger variety would have been much better.

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Enjoyable Break

3 September 2015

Lovely room on 12th Floor with amazing views of Benidorm. Clean and with all amenities you require. Food poor no authentic Spanish food at all, just lots of chips and burgers, a bigger variety would...

This was without a doubt the worst hotel I have stayed in. The food was bland and discusting. It was like a crowded canteen racing to get their last meal. The pools were so crowded it was unbelievable. The baby's never wore nappies so the poor life guard was fishing out fieses on a regular basis, total unacceptable and discusting. We moved rooms 4 times, each room was just as dated as the first, the hotel thought that by putting us in a higher room was a better room. All it meant was we had to wait for the lift longer. This was without doubt the worst hotel I have ever been to. Should be on hotel hell programme

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Absolutely terrible

29 August 2015

This was without a doubt the worst hotel I have stayed in. The food was bland and discusting. It was like a crowded canteen racing to get their last meal. The pools were so crowded it was...

Travelled with disabled mum and sister. Had requested on booking a "disabled access" room which we were given, unfortunately these rooms don't have a balcony, disappointing but not a big deal. We were on first floor. Impressive reception area, rooms a little bit tired but we were only sleeping there so again they were quite acceptable. We found the beds comfy. all the staff without exception were marvellous and very friendly and helpful. The food was fine, always something you could eat even for a very fussy mother! But oh, the noise in the dining room, when the room is full (which it nearly always was) it accommodates almost 900 people!! I have to say the noise was mainly coming fro screaming kids. The staff are under a Lot. of pressure in dining room to have tables cleared - they couldn't have worked any harder, but definitely more staff needed as guests are still queuing at 945 to have dinner. Pool area busy and loads of empty sunbeds taken with towels. Entertainment was in Spanish, but mainly ok. The build up to the Michael Jackson tribute night was over the top, but if you want to see it younwill have to get your seat before 9pm! The area has alovely beach close by (downhill) but we walked into town centre and Levante on a regular basis (20 mins o so along the prom) or approx 6euro for taxi (some of the taxis you can wheel wheelchair straight in the back without person getting out). The worst part for us was the lifts. 2 lifts clearly marked for wheelchair access, yet able bodied guests used them constantly. One man waited for 30mins with his wheelchair bound friend before I intervened and would not anyone else into the lift!!! All in all we enjoyed our holiday but just a tad far out from centre.

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Enjoyed our holiday.

28 August 2015

Travelled with disabled mum and sister. Had requested on booking a "disabled access" room which we were given, unfortunately these rooms don't have a balcony, disappointing but not a big deal. We...

Read all the bad reviews after we had booked and was worried about going. On arrival the reception looks great, other people on our coach were commenting and jealous! The guy at reception was more than happy to place us on the 29th floor with a sea view. Very friendly. The room was clean, spacious, great bathroom, yes a little dated, but we hadn't paid U.K. 4 star prices, and the views were spectacular. The beds were firm, and very comfortable, we slept very well. The pool bar was really nice, great choice of drinks/cocktails. The first few staff that served us couldn't have been nicer, even though they spoke as much English as we did Spanish, we felt very welcomed. There were a couple of bar staff over the holiday that weren't as friendly, but generally we put this down to them being run off their feet, and did notice that the Spanish customers were getting the same abrupt treatment. The entertainment was mostly Spanish, some were good, some weren't. There were always sun loungers available at the pool, but yes if you wanted your pick of where to be you needed to be down before 10am. For the main building there were 7 lifts, 2 of which offer views over Benidorm. There are 43 floors in that building, so yes you do have to wait for a lift sometimes, we usually only waited a couple of minutes. During peak times, after meals, there were queues, but even then we only waited about 5 minutes. The food is the big let down. Although we booked half board, we only ate there a couple of times. It is very bland, plain, tasteless. Well worth visiting some of the nicer restaurants nearby. For quick snacks and much cheaper sangria (€5 as opposed to €12 a jug at the hotel) the New York cafe right across the street is great for sandwiches and breakfast. We found some nice restaurants on the way to the beach, and along the sea front for authentic Spanish food. It wasn't far to get to new town, taxis right outside the hotel took you to the centre and only cost €10. A lot of the bad reviews seem to really be over the top. The hotel was not disappointing, and we would stay there again.

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Facilities

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning in public areas
  • ATM
  • Babysitting
  • Bar
  • Beauty Salon
  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Buffet Restaurant
  • By the Beach
  • Cafe/ Snack Bar
  • Cots (On Request)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Disabled Friendly
  • Doctors / Medical Centre
  • Entertainment
  • Golf
  • Gym
  • Hairdresser
  • Hairdryer
  • High Chairs
  • Internet Access
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kids Playground
  • Kids Pool
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Laundry Service
  • Lifts
  • Lounge
  • Luggage Storage
  • Minibar
  • Pool Bar
  • Pool/Billiard Table
  • Reception
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Satellite TV
  • Sauna
  • Shops
  • Spa
  • Steam Bath
  • Sunbathing Terrace
  • Sunbeds
  • Swimming Pool
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • Turkish Bath
  • TV Lounge
  • Whirlpool
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