With the beach just a stone’s throw away and a laid-back pool scene on offer, it’s easy to see why the Hotel Riu Monica draws people back each year.
The Hotel Riu Monica has built up a loyal following of fans over the years, mostly thanks to its good-looking pool scene.
Location is a big pull for those staying at the Hotel Riu Monica. It overlooks the beach and promenade, and the surrounding streets host a handful of tapas bars and pubs.
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Buffet breakfast and dinner.
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Breakfast, with a full English on offer, and two sittings for dinner at 6pm and 7:45pm are on offer. Show cooking and two weekly themed buffet nights take place here. Special diets can be catered for with prior notice. Just so you know, gentlemen need to wear full-length trousers to dinner.
Sunbathers have plenty of room to spread out on the sunbeds here with a large terraced and garden area. Pool towels are available with a deposit.
Snack by the pool are available, weather permitting.
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Twin Room with Sea View and Balcony or Terrace
These twin rooms give you a full sea view, plus they include a balcony or terrace, free Wi-Fi, air-con and satellite TV.
Twin Room with Limited Sea View and Balcony or Terrace
These twin rooms come with either a balcony or terrace, free Wi-Fi, air-conditioning and a satellite TV. They offer a partial view of the sea.
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Hotel devoted to making memorable holidays
From the moment we arrived until we left we were impressed by the staff and the high level of organisation which made our stay memorable. The decor is very impressive and everything, especially the pool area is spotlessly clean. We found complaints about the dining room being like a canteen strange because tables weren't any closer together than some top class restaurants we've been to. The food was typical buffet food but there was always something we liked. The Spanish restaurant on site was delightful so we went twice. The food was lovely and the only thing I would suggest is some quiet background music. My only complaint was the guests who hogged sunbeds. On the morning we left we saw guests queuing at 6.45 am to book sunbeds! Many beds were left unoccupied for hours on end and hotel staff tried to provide extra beds but the solution was after 2 hours unused possessions should be lifted . We would certainly recommend this hotel and hope to return next year.More
Just back from a 10 day stay at hotel Monica on recommendation from friends. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves, great hotel, excellent swimming pool with lots of sunbeds. The staff were very friendly and helpful and food was good quality and plentiful. It was lovely to walk to Balcon Europa after dinner only about a 15 minute stroll away. The evening shows were very good (we watched 5 during our stay) Ricky Lavarus was superb. Also recommend a trip to the little village of Frigiliana, very pretty. We were lucky enough to catch a Spanish fiesta while we were there, brilliant. Excellent holiday.More
Marilyn Y, 580427
This is a lovely hotel in a nice quiet area. First impresions are very good. It's very modern looking and the staff are very eficient. Food is good and it's a relaxing atmosphere. Lots of space and sun beds. Well placed for a walk into the town. A comment I would make and it's not connected to just this hotel is the fact you can hear the the TVs through wall of the adjoining room and it would be a good idea to offer rooms in a quiet area with rooms with no TVs. I really value peace and quiet but you don't seem to get it in most hotels. This is is not a criticism of this hotel and will return again but would love hotels to offer this option.More
Same about the sunbed problem
Really nice place lovley staff but seriously need to address the MASSIVE PROBLEM of the sunbed saving!!such a shame otherwise very good I would down grade the hotel because of this if you not on your sunbed for more than 2 hrs the towels should be removed More
A great place to stay.
A massive plus was the friendliness and helpfulness of all the staff. This hotel only does half board but it does it extremely well, the food was varied and plentiful and we had no complaints whatsoever. We stayed in a room overlooking the seafront and sunbathing area with a large balcony, each night all we heard was the gentle lull of the ocean. The room also had a separate seating area with a large flat-screen television which was on a turntable enabling you to watch either from the sofa or in bed. The cleaners did an excellent job and our room and bathroom were spotless. Control of the A/C was ours, we could put it on or off as we wished. The ONLY downside is the sunbathing area, the best beds are gone VERY early with towels left on them, the beds are packed too closely together which is a real shame, also, the rooms need tea/coffee making facilities. I have no hesitation in highly recommending this hotel.More
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