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Aquasol Apartments – Puerto Rico – Gran Canaria

We booked a package holiday at the Aquasol Aparthotel from Feb 9th to 16th 2012.

The room was basic & clean. Don’t go expecting anything posh, this is about as basic as it gets, but it’s only a two key hotel & we didn’’t pay much to stay so our expectations we not that high, especially after reading some of the other customer reviews.

However we were very happy with the apartment, flatscreen TV, kitchenette, bathroom/shower & twin bed room. It was cleaned three times in the week we were there. We did not see any ants or cockroaches.

Speaking to the helpful lady at reception (Adriana) she told me that they had recently spent a lot of money on updating security. There was a key fob only entry on to the hotel grounds, CCTV cameras everywhere & a safe in the wardrobe in you room.

The location of the hotel is at the top of a hill, it’s about a 15-20 min walk up the hill from the shops or a 3euro taxi trip. There are some steps going straight down to the bottom near the hotel, but its not for the faint hearted coming back up that way!

Some people may not like the idea of going up a hill, but we liked it as it meant the hotel was away from all the hustle & bustle & noise from the main town. Plus the views were great! We got the sun all day too.

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Just back from 10 day break at Riu Flamingo & cannot speak highly enough of this apart-hotel, sister to the Papaya next door.

Rooms were spacious & comfortable with massive balcony & cleaned daily. Public areas were finished to a high standard, staff were incredibly helpful and, despite the big German presence, sunbeds around the big pool area were easy to get. Imagine there would be a much bigger uptake in summer, though.

Weather was superb, which helped, & everything was within walking distance; beach, shopping centers, bars & restaurants.

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