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Overview
The Hotel Mediterraneo Benidorm is situated in a privileged area known as Ciudad Jardin of Sierra Nevada which is part of the exclusive residential zone of Benidorm. The complex covers 12.000 square meters of which almost two thirds have been dedicated to pools, terraces and gardens. The result is a type of hotel that is practically non-existent in Benidorm allowing guests to have access to the extensive open areas within its grounds.

How far is the nearest beach?
The nearest beach is located 900 meters from the hotel.

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

Rooms
The hotel Mediterraneo has 176 rooms, all of which are exterior with terrace/balcony. All are equipped with direct dial telephone, internet access (by modem), electronic doors locks, mini-bar, central heating, air conditioning full bathroom, hairdryer, music, satellite colour television and safe. The bedrooms have been designed with the most exquisite comfort criterion and spaciousness in mind. All rooms have a capacity for up to four people and 12 of them are interconnected.

Food & Drink
The hotel’s restaurant Riu-Rau allows guests to choose from a complete and varied menu. Combining both international cuisine and the well known Mediterranean diet. The restaurant also offers a varied selection of wines from regions of the Spanish country. In the restaurant guests can also enjoy watching the chef creating the most exquisite dishes on the show cooking.

All Inclusive Food & Drinks
The AI programme consists of breakfast (08:00-10:00), lunch (13:00-15:30) and dinner (19:00-21:30), all buffet style, served in the main restaurant. During lunch & dinner refreshments, mineral water, beer and wine are offered. Snacks are available from 10:30-12:30, 16:00-18:30 & 22:00-24:00 at the snack bar of Riu Rau. Kids can have ice cream between 10:30 & 18:00. Locally produced alcoholic & non-alcoholic drinks like coffee, tea, draught lager, draught soft drinks, juices, chocolate milkshake, white rum, whiskey, vodka, gin, cointreau, vermouth (white, red & dry), baileys, coffee with liqueur, brandy, wine (red & white) and coconut liqueur are served from 10:00-24:00 at the bar.

National & international drinks not included in the AI concept (on some a 25% discount applies), bottled water at the bar, safety deposit boxes, phone & fax, laundry, excursions, medical service, room service, AI card replacement, parking and stocked mini bar are available at a charge.

Sports & Entertainment
Following the highest quality controls, the hotel has developed a unique space where guests can enjoy water. In this indoor swimming pool guests will find the heated pool, including a Jacuzzi, where the water temperature reaches 30 and a sauna. The hotel offers its clients at no extra cost magnificent modern gym facilities equipped with the latest technology with everything necessary in order to stay in shape. Situated next to the Plaza del Mar and in the centre of the complex guests can find the outdoor swimming pool with a total water surface, where they can relax on the fantastic water seats and can also participate in all the water related activities with hotels entertainment team. Furthermore, for the family there is the splash pool where the youngsters can enjoy themselves under the supervision of the lifeguards. Having families and children in mind, the hotel has created a specific area for games, where the young ones will find slides, basket, ball games, swings etc. All of this complying with the highest levels of safety including a rubber floor to avoid any incidents. At night time, Mare Nostrum part of this modern working area transforms and is converted into an entertainment lounge where the evening is accompanied by orchestra and various live shows. For outdoor celebrations La Plaza del Mar is the ideal place to enjoy the cosy atmosphere whilst taking in the Mediterranean architecture of the hotel.

Facilities & Services
The general purpose of Mare Nostrum lounge is totally equipped giving more than 600m2 of facilities to celebrate banquets, weddings conferences conventions and business meetings, with the latest technology. Thanks to the moveable partitions the hotel is able to create four independent sound proof lounges in which seminars, conferences and business meetings are hold. At night time, part of this modern working area transforms and is converted into an entertainment lounge where the evening is accompanied by orchestra and various live shows. For outdoor celebrations, La Plaza del Mar is the ideal place to enjoy the cosy atmosphere, whilst taking in the Mediterranean architecture of the hotel. Furthermore, Salon Cafeteria La Naia offers a 600m2 meeting place for the hotels guests, where they can find a bar reading area, games, Wi-Fi internet access and T.V. area. Here, every day of the year guests can enjoy entertainment which includes shows, live music, activities for the little ones etc.

All Inclusive Sports & Entertainment
Leisure facilities at the hotel include full entertainment programme available for both adults and children; details are available at reception.

All Inclusive General Info
On arrival guests receive an identification card for personal only use, which should be demonstrated in each order. Please note that in case of fraud, the owner of the card is charged. The card should be returned on departure. Dress code applies during dinner. Only one drink at a time per person can be ordered.

Useful Information on Distances
Located 60 km from Alicante airport, 143 km from Murcia airport, 152 km from Valencia airport, 900 metres from the Levante Beach, just in front of the Benidorm Palace and just 250 metres from famous Aqualandia and Mundomar Theme Parks.

   

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Based on 1189 reviews
 

Outstanding!!

22 February 2015

Well, what can I say! This hotel is as the title says 'OUTSTANDING'! It was our first visit to Benidorm (first time abroad in fact as a family, I came over 20 years ago). The hotel was very...

Well, what can I say! This hotel is as the title says 'OUTSTANDING'! It was our first visit to Benidorm (first time abroad in fact as a family, I came over 20 years ago). The hotel was very clean, the staff very helpful and the food was excellent. The bar staff especially Teri were very accommodating with their larger than normal measures and lively chat. They were constantly cleaning, keeping the bar and the seating area spotlessly clean. The restaurant team worked tirelessly to keep everyone happy at all meals, taking drinks orders and delivering them to the table with a smile. Empty plates were swiftly removed and tables cleared and relayed almost immediately so no one was kept waiting at busy times. The choice of food was amazing. Something for everyone. No one should have gone hungry as there was plenty of choice from fresh soups to shellfish, fish, meats, salads, rice and vegetables. Lots of fresh fruit available at all times with hot and cold desserts. The room was spotlessly clean with fresh towels daily. There is lots of storage space with hanging space and drawers. Our room had a double bed and a single bed and a sofa. There was blankets available, but we didn't need them. The TV shows BBC1, 2 & 3 along with CBBC and the usual local channels. There is also piped music which was quite nice! Our balcony overlooked the road with the magnificent views of the mountains to the front and right and the skyscrapers to the left. The pool was quite cold, although our daughter did try it a couple of times! But we had the indoor pool & Jacuzzi to ourselves which was quite nice! The entertainment was 'ok'! My husband won a darts competition organised by the animation team. The evening entertainment usually consisted of a singer/duo or an act. It was something to do whilst enjoying the all inclusive drinks! About a 20 minute walk into the town or 1.50 Euro each and the bus picks up opposite and drops off right outside the door. A perfect hotel, we will definitely be back but a bit later on in the year to get the weather.

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Cheap, but not necessarily cheerful

22 February 2015

Starting with the good points.... This hotel is cheap - it cost less than £500 for 4 people to stay all inclusive for a week and it is clean. Now to the not so good points.... - it's a long...

Starting with the good points.... This hotel is cheap - it cost less than £500 for 4 people to stay all inclusive for a week and it is clean. Now to the not so good points.... - it's a long walk to the beach, the hotel really is out on a limb; - the drinks are terrible. Only the cheapest of the cheap unbranded spirits are available on AI and the coffee and juice available at breakfast are disgusting. The lager purports to be Amstel and it's drinkable. There is a 'cocktail of the day' and if you don't like it, you are out of luck, you cannot have any other cocktail. The diet coke is 'real', thankfully; - kids run wild in the hotel, which is great if you have one, but clearly not so great for those people that don't; - the entertainment is rather lazy, a quiz (almost always about actors and actresses) is rolled out and people who visit regularly get every question correct. Then it's bingo, then you've got to wait until 10pm for a mediocre singer or dancer to turn up; - there is no children's entertainment. No mini disco, no entertainer, no games, no fun. There was a live animal show one night but the animals arrived at 11pm after the majority of kids were long in bed; - the evening meal is ok, you can almost always find something half decent. We didn't bother with breakfast because it wasn't worth bothering with and 'snack time' is a total joke - it is nothing more than left overs from the previous meal - left stewing in the buffet warmer for hours; - there is no sound proofing in the rooms whatsoever, you are kept awake until everyone else on your corridor has gone to bed; - the beds are far too hard, good luck with your lower back and hips after a week of that; - despite all that, by far the worst thing is the attitude of the staff. Many of them are nice (Teresa in the bar is always friendly) but the attitude of some spoils it for everyone. The chaps who run the indoor pool/pool shop are openly rude to guests and were openly racist to a Chinese family. They barked at us to shut the door and told us off as if we were naughty children for not fully complying with the endless mysterious rules (no splashing, no jumping, no picking up your own towel from the pile of towels, only certain swimming caps permitted, no toys, no running, the list goes on....). They clearly loved their little power trip - doing everything they could to spoil the fun. When I pointed out we were on holiday the chap said yes, you are on holiday, but I most certainly am not!!! Shocking and not worth the bother - never returned to the pool after this experience, despite the weather being poor. I told the hotel about this during my stay but they didn't bother to get the manager to speak to me. The attitude of some of the dining room staff and bar staff (particularly Jamie) was terrible, these people really obviously hate their jobs and all of the guests; - I should say that Spanish guests are treated completely differently, they get branded spirits and the staff treat them like human beings. So, it is cheap and if you want cheap, this is the place for you!

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Good Hotel

20 February 2015

Just back from this hotel our 4th visit, found it to be just about as good as ever, rooms are spacious food quite good, drinks adequate apart from if you ask for Baileys on the all inclusive deal...

Just back from this hotel our 4th visit, found it to be just about as good as ever, rooms are spacious food quite good, drinks adequate apart from if you ask for Baileys on the all inclusive deal you get a substitute which is quite nice but if you are Spanish A.I. you get the real stuff a bit annoying.Bar staff mostly friendly Teresa is excellent. Restaurant staff not so friendly they lean over to take plates away before your finished with them.Outside pool freezing, indoor pool was guarded by Gestapo my Grandson and me couldn't even splash each other, never went back Entertainment was always pretty poor here and hasn't improved even though it was school holidays there was no entertainment in the lounge for kids.The entertainment chap did his best for adults but it tends to drive you out most evenings. all in all a good stay

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Third visit

19 February 2015

Spent February 7th to 14th at the Mediterraneo a surprise birthday trip for my wife, our third visit and once again we had a very pleasant week, weather was a little on the chilly side but the...

Spent February 7th to 14th at the Mediterraneo a surprise birthday trip for my wife, our third visit and once again we had a very pleasant week, weather was a little on the chilly side but the warmth of the Hotel made up for it,my only complaints are that Gines's understudy in the restaurant did not have time to chat always looked like he didn't want to be there,Lola was pleased to see us again and made us feel very welcome, as did Gines, also please to see us was Teresa in the bar and Marie at reception, I do have a couple of issue's, although there was plenty to choose from at meal times but some of the dish's could have been a little warmer, next our room was always spotless but the beds are getting a little bit on the old age side and need to be retired for softer one's ( not to soft and a little higher ), and the towel's, changed every day, do not dry you, they too need renewing. Looking forward to our next visit.

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Additional Information

  • Timezone Europe/Madrid
  • Language Spanish
  • Currency Euro

Facilities

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Air Conditioning
  • Air Conditioning in public areas
  • Bar
  • Buffet Breakfast
  • Buffet Restaurant
  • By the Beach
  • Cafe/ Snack Bar
  • Currency Exchange
  • Disabled Friendly
  • Entertainment
  • Gym
  • Hairdryer
  • Heated Swimming Pool
  • High Chairs
  • Indoor Swimming Pool
  • Internet Access
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kids Club
  • Kids Playground
  • Kids Pool
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Laundry Service
  • Lifts
  • Luggage Storage
  • Minibar
  • Pool Bar
  • Pool/Billiard Table
  • Reception
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Satellite TV
  • Sauna
  • Shops
  • Sunbathing Terrace
  • Sunbeds
  • Swimming Pool
  • Table Tennis
  • Telephone
  • Terrace
  • TV Lounge
  • Whirlpool
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Tourist Information

Weather

Having fun in the sun is the image that Benidorm holidays conjure up - and it's certainly no myth! From summer temperatures hovering near 40° Celsius to generous January averages of around 13° Celsius, permanently clear skies mean you should pack your sunblock whenever you're coming, and hit those golden beaches!

Jabs

As UK, Courses or boosters sometimes advised: hepatitis A (not normally for package tourists).

Electricity

European Style 2-Pin Sockets, 220/225V

Visa

No visa is required for a stay of up to 3 months