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- Gala Placidia, Benidorm
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...means that included in the price are all main meals, most drinks, which tend to be local varieties available during bar opening hours.
...means that breakfast, lunch and evening meals, are included in the price.
...means that your breakfast and evening meal is included in the price. In some cases you can choose to receive lunch instead of breakfast - the hotel will confirm this upon arrival.
...means that breakfast is included in the price.
...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price, but you will be provided with catering facilities in your accommodation to cook light meals.
...means that no meals or drinks are included in the price.
The Gala Placidia hotel offers economic and comfortable holiday on a beach. The hotel stands in the heart of the Rincon de Loix area and is surrounded by Casino Mediterraneo Benidorm, Benidorm Palace, Aqualandia and Mundomar, all within a distance of 2 km.
The Gala Placidia hotel offers 3-star accommodation with 136 rooms distributed between 7 floors. For ease, the hotel provides a 24-hour front desk that provides assistance on tours and tickets. The venue provides high speed Wi-Fi and parking at an additional cost.
The hotel is extremely family friendly and is a great place to bring your kids along. The hotel offers a children’s pool with a special play area. The hotel hosts several animation programs for kids on a regular basis and the kids under 12 stays for free.
The hotel offers complimentary breakfast with the stay and the menu ranges from a wide variety of freshly baked pastries, a selection of fruit juices and hot dishes. The on-site restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisines and the snack bar serves light fare food and beer.
There are many sports and adventure activity nearby ranging from Paragliding, paintball, trekking, climbing and 3 golf courses with unbeatable views of the Mediterranean Sea.
The rooms in the hotel are highly functional and comfortable, and the interiors are minimal. Each room is equipped with individual air-conditioning and heating, safety deposit box, furnished bathroom with a bath and hairdryer, LCD Satellite TV, telephone, high velocity WI-FI connection. The Hotel Gala offers Twin Rooms Plus deluxe room which has free WI-FI, tea making facilities, and a terrace with pool view.
This hotel has a discretionary €200.00 deposit per room payable on arrival either by credit or debit card. This will be refunded to you following satisfactory check out.
This hotel does not accept group bookings. Any bookings of 3 or more rooms (or 3 rooms or more made over several bookings ). The Hotel Reserves the right to cancel all bookings under these conditions. Alpharooms.com will not be liable for any Flights costs or charges as a result of cancelled bookings.
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Pool and Wellness
- Swimming Pool - Outdoor
- Billiards or pool table
Food & Drink
- Breakfast service
- Bar / Lounge
- Coffee shop or café
Services & Shops
- Car rental
- Laundry facilities
- Currency exchange
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Tour assistance
- 24-hour front desk
- Photocopy machines
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Check-in time starts 4:00 PM
- Check-out by noon
- Wheelchair accessible
- In-room safe
Internet, TV & Phone
- Satellite television service
- Direct-dial phone
Rooms & Comfort
- Rollaway beds available on request
- Air conditioning
Bath & Shower
- Private bathroom
- Casino Mediterraneo Benidorm 0.24 miles
- Benidorm Palace 0.50 miles
- Cala La Almadrava 0.60 miles
- La Cruz Benidorm 0.64 miles
- Cala del Tio Ximo Beach 0.65 miles
- Aqualandia 0.67 miles
- Levante Beach 0.68 miles
- Mundomar 0.71 miles
- Cavall Peak and Morales Tower 0.97 miles
- Avenida Martinez Alejos 1.26 miles
- L'Aiguera Park 1.40 miles
- Church of San Jaime and Santa Ana 1.41 miles
- Placa del Castell 1.41 miles
- Malpas Beach 1.45 miles
- Mediterranean Balcony 1.45 miles
- Elche Park 1.49 miles
- Sierra Helada National Park 1.78 miles
- Guillermo Amor Municipal Stadium 1.85 miles
- at_a_glance_airport Alicante ALC1h
Benidorm Hotels & Benidorm Apartments
Benidorm hotels range from the high end to simple and affordable. You can crank up the budget to stay in plush hacienda-style mansions with terracotta-roofed villas and panoramic infinity pools, overlooking the surrounding sierras. Or, you can go in search of cheap hotels in Benidorm and opt for something a little more rustic: a beachside aparthotel with walking access to the sands; a local flat rental with bunkbeds for the whole family. And that’s not even mentioning the wealth of rustic eco lodges to be found in the Valencian hills, just a little further away from the party-mad centre. The extensive range of hotels in Benidorm will leave you spoilt for choice and you can choose your accommodation that caters to your taste and budget.
All About Benidorm
Just a mention of the name Benidorm is usually enough to set the mind going with thoughts of the shimmering yellow beaches of the Costa Blanca, long days of Spanish sun, long nights of wild partying and karaoke, or wholesome family adventuring in the shadow of the Valencian hills. Believe it or not, this now-booming medley of high-rise hotels and skyscrapers was once just a small, sleepy Spanish fishing village. Then came the redevelopments of the 1960s, converting its narrow bay on the Med into a bona fide resort hub, dotted with palm-spotted hotels in Benidorm and soaring buildings packed with cheap accommodation in Benidorm. Hotels in Benidorm old town are also a good option if you are looking for somewhere slightly more traditional.
Where to stay in Benidorm
The maze of narrow lanes and tower-shaded streets that is the Benidorm Old Town is now the hotel hub of the city. It’s packed to the brim with local guesthouses and family friendly stays, and has its fair share of affordable Benidorm apartments to boot. Meanwhile, there are other Benidorm Spain hotels on offer in the blocks to the west of the Old Town, where the shores of Costa Blanca converge on sleepless party bars and quayside seafood joints. Then comes the slightly quieter area of Poniente in the west, which has bargain resorts with big suites overlooking the beach – perfect if you’re trying to get a cheap hotels and apartments in Benidorm for the whole family.
Top things to see and do on your Benidorm holiday
Benidorm has shouldered its way to the top of the holidaying scene on Spain’s Costa Blanca with a line-up of attractions for the whole family. You can get the adrenaline-pumping with the twisting slides and sloshing wave pools of the Aqualandia water park, or you can encounter bottlenose dolphins in the wild. Chilled sessions on the beaches of Playa de Levante and Poniente are also a popular thing to do here, and so are long nights of partying in the karaoke joints along the marina. Or you could choose your Benidorm hotel close to the beach to enjoy the stunning sea views and easy access to the lively bars and cafes.
Nightlife in Benidorm
The so-called Square is the undisputed epicentre of nightlife in Benidorm. Sat at the intersection of Calle Girona and Avenue de Mallorca, this pulsing, sleepless clutch of wild bars and cocktail joints, raucous Latin cantinas and English pubs, rarely fails to get the hedonism flowing. It’s open virtually all night long in the summer season and comes packed with excellent drinks deals for patrons on the path towards inebriation under the Spanish stars. Of course, Benidorm also has something of a more refined side, which pops up with the chic yachting clubs along the marina, or with the family restaurants in Poniente bay. Many hotels in Benidorm also feature nightclubs and pubs so that you can enjoy the vibrant nightlife of the resort without needing to step out.
What to Eat in Benidorm
While Benidorm might not be the best place to come for authentic Spanish tapas, it’s certainly perfect if you prefer your gastronomy of the international sort. The heart of the city, from the Old Town to the strips of Levante, is packed too, bustling with fast food outlets and kebab-touting holes in the wall. You can taste your way through Tex-Mex and tacos, sizzling American BBQ and Italian pizzas. Or, you can settle in one of the many expat pubs for a selection of English cuisine – think Sunday roasts, fried breakfasts and more.
Shopping in Benidorm
After bagging those bargain cheap hotels in Benidorm, you should have plenty of euros left to indulge in the shopping strips of the Old Town area. Start in bustling Avenida Martinez Alejos, where shoe emporiums, tailors, fashion sellers and more all crowd the arcades before spilling out onto the wide flagstones of Plaza Mayor. The large shopping mall at La Marina has even more in the way of branded boutiques, while Avenida Uno on Calle Gambo is the place to go if you’re after chichi labels and big designer brands.
The Price of Things in Benidorm
Thanks to the abundance of cheap flights and hotels in Benidorm, this part of the Costa Blanca is well-primed for low cost holidays. Benidorm is served by oodles of budget airlines that fly in and out of nearby Alicante, where it’s possible to get return connections from London for as little as € 60. When it comes to accommodation, you can expect to bag some cheap hotels and apartments in Benidorm in the Old Town region or close to the beach for around just € 55 a night, while eating out won’t break the bank either – think in the region of € 12 per head for a meal and € 2.5 for a large beer (even less during happy hour).
Fast Facts About Benidorm
- Currency: Euro
- Language: Spanish
- Direct flight time to Alicante from London: 2.5 hours
- Transfer time from Alicante Airport to Benidorm: 45 minutes
- Time Zone: CET
Gala Placidia Reviews
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13 April 2019
Had 3 nights stay early April. Rooms are clean and tidy. Food plentiful with good selection. Drinks all available on all inclusive with never having to queue at the bars. Pool areas had plenty of room and beds and good pool bar open daily. Some review talked about the hill, the hill took about 3 minutes walk , nothing to strenuous. Overall good clean basic hotel .
The best thing about my stay was...No issues with hotel , made you feel welcome
11 April 2019
Andrew Hutt, United Kingdom
Excellent reception staff. Well stocked bar and 2 great pools.
The best thing about my stay was...Food
15 February 2019
Super Sunshine Break
Karen L Short, United Kingdom
Just back from an all inclusive break in Benidorm staying at Gala Placidia. Hotel and rooms spotlessly clean. Public areas bright and modern. Rooms a little dated, but cleaned daily so no complaints at all. All the staff, from reception, dining room, bar and housekeeping were friendly, polite and accomodating which made our stay even more enjoyable. First time booking an all inclusive break but would definitely recommend, especially at the Gala as the bar and snack bar were open from 10am until midnight so even going out in the day or evening you could still get food and drink if you'd missed one of the main meals. The food at breakfast, lunch and dinner was varied and plentiful. Full English, fruit, cereals and pastries each morning. A variety of Spanish dishes served at lunch and dinner, as well as salads, cold meat and cheeses. There was also themed nights...Mexican, bbq, roast dinner...too many to remember but something for everyone.
The best thing about my stay was...Everything was as expected or better!
28 December 2018
Cheap and cheerful
ray bell, United Kingdom
Been twice this year. Recently stopped over christmas. Staff are spot on drink and food the same. Clean and tidy. Cant complain.
The best thing about my stay was...Drink
25 December 2018
Very nice hotel
Diane, Torrevieja, Spain
Very nice hotel. Good location. Not far to Levente beach. Plenty of bars and restaurants nearby. Food was very good and plenty if choice on all inclusive drinks
The best thing about my stay was...Plenty of food choices
29 November 2018
Hotel Gala Placidia
Bryan Swann, Tadcaster
basic hotel with decent food.Walkable to beach and entertainment.Not suitable for less mobile as situated on small steep hill which transfer coaches will not use!
The best thing about my stay was...The food.
20 November 2018
a good hotel for the money
stuart taylor, glasgow
decent food , but can be noisy at night.
The best thing about my stay was...location
20 October 2018
Nice budget hotel
Stayed here 4 nights all inclusive nice clean hotel but food wasn't that good not much choice and always cold
The best thing about my stay was...Location
26 June 2018
Gala Placidia is a decent hotel
Neil Vickers, United Kingdom
Gala Placidia is an aging hotel but the staff and facilities aside from the rooms are good. The rooms are slightly tired but you get what you pay for. The breakfast and evening meal were good. Rooms clean.
The best thing about my stay was...The pool was superb a real suntrap.
25 June 2018
Good value, clean and tidy
Labadha, United Kingdom
I have had a very nice time in this hotel. good value for money, clean rooms, tidy hotel, all smiles from the staff. no great issues to talk about. the food was always fresh and a good choice. not enough choice for snacks but I didn't feel we really needed more food! the towels were changed every day, the sheets changed every other day and the beds were comfortable. Great pillows! although the pool is not as large as some similar sized hotels, I didn't feel it was an issue. Plenty of sunbeds and spaces to find. the evening entertainment was not great but you are in Benidorm so plenty going on round about. the hotel was about 7 minutes walk from the beach. it is up a hill but really not that steep. Overall, I had a very nice clean 3 star hotel with good staff and freshly prepared food..
The best thing about my stay was...A fresh clean room to return to every day.
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