Aparthotel Club del Sol
101 Traveller reviews from Holiday Watchdog
Another great stay at Club Del Sol
"This was our second stay at the Club del Sol Aparthotel. We stayed for 7days in 2013 and had such a good experience that we opted for a 10 day stay this year.
The best thing about the resort is the staff - we were remembered from our previous stay and the bar and restaurant staff treated us like old friends - Rachel the Entertainment Rep remembered my name from our previous visit and that really impressed me. Another nice touch was a bottle of wine left in our apartment as a welcoming gift. Every staff member (including catering and cleaning) were friendly and smiling and this really made the holiday a success.
The resort itself is spotlessly clean (although the drains can get a bit 'whiffy' at times) with a large pool and snack bar on one side and a smaller, quitter pool and kid's paddling pool on the other. Plenty of sun loungers and enough space to sunbathe - weather was fantastic for the whole 10 days.
The restaurant was open for lunch this year - last year we had to have poolside snacks at lunchtime so this is an improvement. The food's great with a large and varied range. I'm vegetarian and had no problems with the meat-free selection (battered broccoli was a treat). The resort is very family friendly and the restaurant can get quite noisy if there's a few babies and toddlers around.
The apartment was great - Thomsons had booked the wrong kind of apartment for us (we'd asked for the same apartment block as last year) but there was no problem getting us an upgrade.
Evening 'entertainment' was enthusiastically done. Men v Women contest was fun and a great way of getting to know other guests. There was also karaoke, a reasonably funny comedian, a parrot show where one of the parrots went on strike and a magician whose act I missed.
First Choice offered a range of activities and excursions. We enjoyed the Orange Blossom trip and the excursion to Palma cathedral and Inca.
Brilliant holiday - highly recommended"
- Travel date: Thu 18th of September 2014
"The down points are: the beds are really hard, so if you value a good nights sleep this isn't the best hotel to go to. And on our last night there was people screaming and shouting till 2.00am ughh. The entertainment was crap except from Daniel ka. The magician, he was great!. The food is nice, not much for kids though. Rachel and Alex were fabby. Very good. All staff were lovely i highlight Jessica, jean and Luis Miguel.all in all it was great.i would come back."
- Travel date: Sun 18th of August 2013
If you have young children this hotel is for you!
"Stayed here with my 23 year old daughter and my 2 year old grandson from 26.06.12 to 03.07.2012. All inclusive board basis but we were given a spacious, lovely one bedroomed apartment with fully equipped kitchen area. Loads of storage space and plenty of wardrobe space.
The hotel offers 3 lovely pool areas. A lively pool area with music and games through the day, a quieter pool area (excellent for chilling and reading) and then a lovely splash pool for the younger children with a fountain, slides, climbing frames and a huge bucket that fills with water, overflows and drenches any one under it!
The food is served in a lovely bright restaurant and we were always able to find some thing nice. Plenty of variety, but, if good food is a big thing on your holiday, you would be slightly disappointed. I would say it is geared toward children and by the end of the holiday I was looking forward to a good dinner with nice meat and vegetables!
The location is slightly out of resort and would make a nice walk but there are no footpaths for pedestrians, so a bus or taxi into town is the only option. We caught the bus (1.50 per adult each way) The bus drivers were all friendly and we didn't experience the queue jumping that we have on some holidays!
The beach close to the hotel is not suitable for paddling or bathing so if you want a nice beach take a bus into Pollensa or Alcudia.
The entertaintment team are second to none, I have never been to a hotel with such a dedicated team, we came away with the impression that they enjoyed the children as much as the children enjoyed them!
All the hotel staff are wonderful, always smiling, always helpful, garden staff, technicians, reception, kitchen staff even the chefs.
To sum up the holiday, I would say Excellent, would definitely go back again with young children, though sad to say, not on my own with Hubby.
- Travel date: Wed 4th of July 2012
lovely holiday,fab reps
"Had a week all inclusive for my little boy's 3rd b'day.Food was gorgeous loads of choice,restaurant staff were brilliant (carmen especially).The new pirate splash pool was great.All inclusive saves you loads of money,well worth it.The 1st choice reps were really helpful, very good with the children.Special mention to ALEX who my little boy adored.If you go out the hotel you can ask for a packed lunch.The beach @ puerto pollensa is beautiful,quite a walk but only 1.25 eur on the bus.Had a lovely holiday."
- Travel date: Sat 21st of May 2011
we always enjoy staying here
"We've stayed at this hotel several times and always look forward to going back again.We always go self catering as it works out much cheaper for us.As we eat across the road at new jules most day's at some point very friendly staff Edward and Raul and the food is excellant value for money.Only down point the entertainment get's worse.The staff are friendly,are rooms have always been very clean no signs of ants....The bus into town â¬1.25 goes about every 20 mins more or less.People complain lot's about the reps but always been helpful for us.Can't wait to go back"
- Travel date: Fri 25th of March 2011
"The appartment and pool was very nice and kept clean. The entertainment, excluding the proffesional acts were poor and dull. The facilities were either outdated, broken or in very poor condition especially the gym (the only reason for choosing the hotel) was a health hazard as the majority of the equipment was broken and dangerous. The situated position of the hotel made it difficult to travel places without paying for regular bus fare. The snack bar had nice food though expensive. On the other hand the resturant located on site served canned soup and claimed it to be fresh beside the orange colour and distint heinze taste. Overall it was'nt worth the money payed and was very disapointing."
- Travel date: Thu 9th of September 2010
"we had a brill family holiday.The reception staff were very helpful and friendly.Can't say the same about the bar staff,my husband got fed up with waiting......So we went across the road to new jules the drinks were cheaper and served quickly and friendly.Went back the next day to eat and it was brill,Edwardo and Raul made our holiday.There are two pools,we had no problems with sunbeds.The hotel shop was a little pricey but for water ect ok.hope to go back soon.
- Travel date: Fri 5th of March 2010
"fantasic hol !traveled alone with daughter every member of staff was helpful and kind!breakfast was great with plenty of choice for all.was quite out of the way from town itself but this didnt matter buses ran every 15mins and were very cheap a taxi cost 7 euros so not too bad !my daughter never went to kids club as she made friends and was happy to play round pool. entertainment at nite was a bit repetative but still fun wish the kids disco lasted longer wacky wez was great as were the other entertainers !the food was fantastic in the snack bar and resturant we loved the bbq !the air con in rooms was great!and views from balcony were good 2 !the only downfall was there was lots of ants!these didnt really bother us as everything else was brill will be returning in 2010 !"
- Travel date: Wed 11th of November 2009
"Booked this holiday as it was advertised as having a Wavelength club for 9-15 year olds, it didn't (and never had). We took the all inclusive drinks option which was worth doing. There weren't enough sunbeds to the extent people were out claiming them as early as 8am (never let the English critisize the Germans over this again) and the bars were understaffed at times (expect to stand for 10 mins for a drink). The proximity to the beach advertised was a joke, there was a filthy strip of rubble close by but the nearest sand was a 20 minute walk. And then there's the entertainment (or lack of it). Daytime around the pool was water aerobics followed by some inane game of throwing a rubber chicken or such like. The rest of the daytime activities were either for adults only or were utterly pathetic hence we had a vey bored 12 year old on our hands. The evening entertainment was worse, bingo followed by loud reps attempting to get holiday makers to humiliate themselves (think along the lines of 'run and come back on the stage with a bra then put it on'). On the plus side the accomodation was nice and the air conditioning a real bonus. The resort of Pollenca is a short bus ride away and is a lovely place to eat out which helps when you need to escape the evening dross!"
- Travel date: Fri 21st of August 2009
"Just back from a week here. Ants are everywhere and also saw rats,The beach is more like a rubbish tip.Not enougth sunbeds,Out of the way location,Thats all the bad points out of the way.The staff are great, as are the entertainers.Wacky wes lives upto his name.
Food was ok i would say this is a 3* Aparthotel.Bar closes about 12.00 so dont expect to stay up drinking till the early hours.Pollensa is 5 min bus ride away, sandy beach, cafe/bars,buses stop running about 8.pm so taxi back about 7 euros.Alcudia 10.mins by bus lots more of everything.In all not bad would i go back NO. "
- Travel date: Fri 14th of August 2009
2nd visit, even better!
"Just back from our second year in a row at Club del Sol! We had a fantastic time, the staff are amazing and many remembered us from last year! We even received a bottle of wine for coming back! would definately recommend the AI drinks and snacks, its such good value especially if you have kids looking ice cream and drinks all day! You can either book that in advance or upgrade when you get there. The entertainment was fantastic this year, much better then last. Its the perfect holiday if you have young children, kids club is on up to 4 times a day and every evening there is kids disco followed by bingo and then the entertainment. I traveled alone with 2 small children both times and was embraced by both the staff, reps and other families there. I cannot speak highly enough about Club Del Sol, and many families I met had stayed there before like myself. That in itself speaks volumes! "
- Travel date: Thu 16th of July 2009
"Have just come back after a weeks stay @ the club del sol,we booked two rooms and found both to be spacious, with good facilities. the appartments are situated just 5mins from the town centre and approx 10mins from alcudia, (by bus or taxi) we found the recepcion staff and the dining room staff very friendly and helpful. the food was excellent, and the choice of different dish options was great. The entertaqinment was good, a different act every night. The kids club reps were very good, and certainly knew their stuff,,,,, Well done !! there were four pools, two large and two for the little ones, they were great for a cooling dip on a hot day. The poolside bar and snack bar was very good, with a varied menu for light snacks, which were good. I/We would definately recommend The Club Del Sol Appartments to anyone wanting a good, relaxing holiday and at a reasonable price !!! Thank you Thomson / First Choice, for a great holiday. I WILL be returning again very soon !!!!"
- Travel date: Sun 7th of June 2009