97 Traveller reviews from Holiday Watchdog
I Would Definitely Go Back
"The rooms were cleaned during the day, everyday and the staff were very helpful and kind. There was a vast variety in all foods. I enjoyed all seven days I was there and would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone who is in the area. Overall, everybody there was lovely and helpful: Including staff and residents and I would love to go back!"
- Travel date: 15th January 2017
"Stayed at hotel 30oct for 1 wk. The only sun u get is 10yds round the pool which is always taken. Everywhere else in shade no sun at all on balconies. Entertainment nonexistent except the animation team do try in the daytime. But if u want to wait in a bar till 10 o clock with Spanish music. then u will get a parrot show. Rooms cleaned daily. but u could grow potatoes in the bathroom on the mildew around the plugs and tiles.food for everyone try the Gigondas restaurant. if u want the sun don't go .there is a free bus which will take you down to the beach. and there is a snack bar there too free to all inclusive guests. this is the positive side of the hotel. The bus only runs peak times so check it out .we were lucky as they extended for a further week. Other wise you would not see any sun at all. read all reviews before going there the good reviews must have been from the people staying in the rooms that had been done up. The people who get up at 6o.clock and put their beds out round the pool with towels on. "
- Travel date: 10th October 2016
pool from hell
"The hotel was good, good food, good staff, also room was cleaned every day the only problem we had was the pool you could not get near it as people were up at 6 o, clock so they could put chairs round the pool and other area,s the entertainment was terrible it was more catered for the kids than adults. I would go back but not if there was kids there.and also if they stop people putting chairs round the pool to book there space."
- Travel date: 8th July 2014
"Fight for sun beds. Dirty room, floor not swept for 3 days. Hairs and a mushroom on floor. Feeding time at the zoo at meal times. Residents not dressed for meal times. "Not hard to do" fight for drinks. Bad WiFi connection.over priced. On the 9th floor. Lift going at 7am. For sun beds. !!!!! "
- Travel date: 20th June 2014
mansfield boys would book again
"Good hotel, brill location ,good food, bar staff pleasant , rooms clean,don't forget to ask for free crisps at back of bar, would book this hotel again."
- Travel date: 9th February 2014
us 4 girls from nottingham (mansfield ) loved it
"we stayed at the hotel from 27th feb till 2nd march,we had a great time food and drink was good we met some great people all seemed to be from scotland (lenny lion,and sweet cheeks haha)but no the bar staff was great and we took full advantage of this,the warm bread in the resturant was to die for, the entertainment team had a good laugh with us in the shooting game in the day.the rooms was kept clean all in all we had a great time would deffo go back,thanks"
- Travel date: 6th March 2013
Would not go back bad points out weighed the good
"Good points - clean rooms and hotel in general if a bit dated. Food reasonable with different choices you are sure to find something to eat even veggie (limited but there). Staff in restaurant, bars, cleaning were nice and did a great job in dealing with so many people. There are several bars which is good because the pool bar and terrace areas get extremely busy particularily in the evening with not a lot of room to move. Entertainment ok typical holiday theme they do try to accomodate all, kids disco, bingo dance act etc. Close to the centre of town and easy walking distance to train station so no need to pay for transfers from airport. Bad points - Reception staff rude, unhelpful and I don't think they knew what customer service was unless you spoke spanish, particularily the reception manager! Pool, deck area and raised area is horrendous, even if you do get up at 7.00 to reserve a bed you are so crammed in you can hardly move. The spanish children were as bad as the parents pushing people and other children and the pool attendant did nothing. The hotel puts on a bus to the beach to get round the lack of available space, good idea but not if you have paid for all inclusive and then have to fork out for the children all day if at the beach. The dining room states to avoid at peak times, do take note of this as it is like feeding time at the zoo, but if you go off peak it is fine and relaxed, the times are advertised outside. The lifts are so slow and are always full most of the time you end up walking so bear that in mind when requesting a room don't go too high. Walls between rooms are so thin you can hear everything next door and in the corridors. Gym is a joke but that didn't bother me!! The surrounding areas look at bit dodgy, there are a lot of run down flats across the road and a resident vagrant sleeps on the bench but nothing I haven't seen back in England. Just be aware of this when walking about at night as it may not be as safe as it appears. As and all hotel it is cheap and cheerful but there are a lot better in the area. "
- Travel date: 11th September 2012
you get less than u pay sometimes!!!
"Food - if you have stayed all inc before then you understand the food usually on offer. i would say this hotel is only slightly less apealing in terms of food. Entertainment - yes there is entertainment every night, singers, parrot shows, bird of prey....theis is standard yes? well put it indoor in what can only be described as a working mens club basement and add a few groups of about 10-15 locals will many children behaving like they were the only ones invited. The "locals" took it amongst themsleves to smoke away indoors and just stub out cigarettes on the floor - it was only when one tourist lit up a cigarette that the security asked them to stop smoking - even this was ignored whilst the fag ended. ROOMS - If I had to pick on the side of larger or snaller than average I would go smaller. The hotel has a few flights of steps to get up to the pool and again up into the rooms part of the hotel. A real negitive is that it is in a residentail area so no hotels near you just flats and quite unsafe coming back. My niece and her boyfriend got mugged on the hotel doorstep and 3 am one morning - security never moved. positive - its a short taxi back to and from airort - about 15 euro max each way. beach - lovely but about 300 steps down or you can go down numerous slopes which is a pleasant strol through the town. BENALMMEDINA - small taxi ride and you can be in either beautiful harbour or good nightlife."
- Travel date: 10th July 2012
Short break :-)
"We decided to book a mini break at very short notice to recharge our batteries. Well we certainly did recharge, the hotel is brilliant, food brilliant, surroundings brilliant, all in all what can we say just brilliant lol. Staff were friendly and helpful, room was perfect and very clean. If I could find anything to complain about it would be that people putting towels on sun beds at 7.30am and not coming back for hours and hours really is ridiculous, but fair play to the Life Guards for putting notes on their towels at around 11.30am giving them an hour to turn up or towels were removed :-) and that the terrace area is a bit small for the size of the hotel and amount of guests. Thank you for a lovely short break we would not hesitate to bring the rest of the family here. We have never had an all inclusive holiday before but after this experience we can't wait to do it again. "
- Travel date: 18th June 2012
50th birthday great holiday
"fantastic hotel we was on the 3rd floor and had sun all day long on balcony stay here on 16th march rooms were cleaned everyday towels were changed everyday too and bedding 3 times all staff were polite and friendly .we was allinclusive the food was great something different every day and hot .in the day time at the pool bar you had plastic glasses that were pint size or you could have half size too then at night in other bars you had glass 0nes which we didn,t expect .the entertainment was okay but could be better .the only thing is they is no childrens pool and only a small playground which when we take our 2 granchildren in october we will be booking their sister hotel the beach club on seafront other then that we would definate go back their again "
- Travel date: 2nd April 2012
"just got back from grigo mar hotel for the 2nd time and again had an amazing time. food is spot on plenty of choice, something for every 1. all staff really friendly and helpful. room spotless and cleaned every day with clean laundry.entertainment at night really good e.g parrot show, magician, flamenco dancing, quiz. a real good laugh if you get off your chair and join in. cannot fault this 3 star hotel at all and will go back again next year."
- Travel date: 3rd March 2012
"cheap and cheerful"
"I stayed at this hotel in june for 1 week with my husband and 10year old son. Dont book transport train at the airport only 4 euros for the 3 of us and 4 stops along, 10 min walk to hotel. To be honest i felt the facilities were not big enough for the amount of guests staying here, if you have a big family i can understand why as it is a cheap holiday, but you do only get what you pay for!!!!it did reflect on the price paid. On a positve note the staff at this hotel work rally hard ,the food for a 3 star hotel is exellant cant really say much more did except aquapark well worth a visit .Take a taxi to belamadina marina only 10 euros. I would not reccomend this hotel to friends and would not stay here again sorry . "
- Travel date: 9th July 2011
Top traveller tips for Marconfort Griego Hotel
"book rooms in the higher numbers"
"change the way the pool is run and also the entertainment"
"Clean rooms, better food.change bar arrangements, so able to be served"
"free packets of crisps back off bar"
"Do explore all of the hotel not just the pool areas, there is a lot more if you look around"
"great food and polite staff"
"eat in the chinese across the street- lovely! :) beach is gr8, go there but get a taxi, its about â¬7!"
"Go to the tourist office for information, as the reception do not hold much information."
"I'd definitely go there for a short break again."
"Torremollinos has nice parts to it but not here"
"had a great time here"
"very nice..choose right hotel"
"Not your typical spanish holiday resort, more like a city but with nothing to do!"
"Visit the beach and crocodile park."
"Train station - visit Feungirola for just 3 euros RETURN! Trains every 30 minutes."
"Hotel restaurant / Crocodile Park / local harbour...catamarin boat trip"
"Lovely area, something for everyone."
Marconfort Griego Hotel is also called
- Hotel Griego Mar
- griego mar
- griego mar hotel