Ifa Catarina Hotel - Playa del Ingles (Gran Canaria)

Avda. Tirajana, 1, Playa del Ingles (Gran Canaria), Spain, 35100  show map
 4 stars
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Ifa Catarina Hotel - Playa del Ingles (Gran Canaria)

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Early check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Outdoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

Archery

Scuba diving

Horseback riding

Wind surfing

Water skiing

Sailing

Billiards/Pool tables

Mini golf

Table tennis

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Solarium

Massage

Jacuzzi

Overview

The IFA Catarina Hotel is centrally located in Playa del Ingles on the Island of Gran Canaria close to the Maspalomas Dunes, the Templo Ecumenico and the shopping centre.

The modern four-star property is housed in an elegant six-storey construction that comprises the ultra modern lobby with marble floors and contemporary design full of metallic colors. There also is a restaurant, a solarium, a hairdresser and massage room, as well as meeting rooms, swimming pool and fitness centre.

Guests are offered 402 wonderful rooms, decorated in a modern style and equipped with single or double beds, lounge, full bathroom with a hair dryer, furnished terrace or balcony, satellite television, direct telephone line, a safe, a mini-bar and air conditioning.

The hotel’s restaurant offers delicious breakfast and dinner, served in a hot and cold buffet in the splendid Restaurant Fata Morgana. Another restaurant, El Rancho, serves various regional, national and international dishes.

The property is placed 30km from the Gran Canaria Airport and few minutes away from the bus station.

Number of rooms   800.

Rooms

There is a selection of double, twin and triple guestrooms, equipped with air conditioning, en-suite bathroom with shower, bathtub and hair dryer, a balcony with the splendid view, a safe deposit box, a direct dial telephone, wireless internet access, satellite television and fully-stocked mini-bar.

Dining options

Guests are provided with the Fata Morgana restaurant and the El Rancho, which serve the first class regional, national and international dishes, as well as special diet for diabetic, food for babies and menus for children till 12 years. The property also provides four bars each with their own environment. The Barrita Bar and the La Tasca Bar are located by the swimming pool, offering a variety of bottled and barreled international beers. The Madison and the Venice Bar offer the best cocktails, refreshing juices, ice creams and tasty cakes.

A buffet breakfast is served at affordable prices. 

Services

The hotel has two meeting rooms, including the Buganvilla for up to 30 persons and the Jaranda for up to 40 persons. There also is an internet café, offering high-speed internet access and laptops, as well as photocopying facilities.

Leisure

The recreational facilities comprise the animation program, two tennis courts with artificial grass silica sand, the tennis school with specialized teacher and billiards, aqua-aerobics, bowls, shuffleboard and darts, various outdoor games, sports competitions and cultural activities for children. Moreover, guests are offered a kid’s club, children’s library, playground and parties in the pool in summer.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Souvenir shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Currency exchange
  • Hairdresser
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • No parking available.

Activities

  • Banana boat
  • Aqua fitness
  • Water skiing
  • Scuba diving
  • Wind surfing
  • Sailing
  • Horseback riding
  • Archery
  • Table tennis
  • Mini golf
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots
  • Paid babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area
  • Children's pool
  • Game room
  • Kids club

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Live entertainment
  • Night club
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Golf course
  • Billiards/Pool tables
  • Fitness center
  • Health club
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Solarium
  • Jacuzzi
  • Shiatsu massage
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Leisure/TV room

Room view

  • Sea view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-Bar
  • Living room
  • Rooftop terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone

Policies

Check-In

  • from  2 pm

Check-Out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Ifa Catarina Hotel - Playa del Ingles (Gran Canaria) Playa del Ingles  location
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Hotel Address:

Avda. Tirajana, 1, Playa del Ingles (Gran Canaria), Spain, 35100

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City Center
  • Playa del Ingles
    1.1km
Airports
Restaurants
  • Silos (cuisine: European)
    60 m
  • Lune Rosse (cuisine: Italian)
    110 m
Beaches
  • Playa de Maspalomas
    1.9km
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    800

Hotel Awards

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
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Rooms and availability

There is a selection of double, twin and triple guestrooms, equipped with air conditioning, en-suite bathroom with shower, bathtub and hair dryer, a balcony with the splendid view, a safe deposit box, a direct dial telephone, wireless internet access, satellite television and fully-stocked mini-bar.

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    How to reach hotel

    hotel Ifa Catarina Hotel - Playa del Ingles (Gran Canaria) Playa del Ingles  location
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    Hotel Address:

    Avda. Tirajana, 1, Playa del Ingles (Gran Canaria), Spain, 35100

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Playa del Ingles
      1.1km
    Airports
    Restaurants
    • Silos (cuisine: European)
      60 m
    • Lune Rosse (cuisine: Italian)
      110 m
    Beaches
    • Playa de Maspalomas
      1.9km
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      800

    Hotel Awards

    SpanishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedPlaya del Ingles (Gran Canaria)Ifa Catarina

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Family Hotels in Spain

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    Ifa Catarina Location

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    What's nearby

    What's nearby.

    The hotel’s guests are offered to visit outstanding Gran Canaria, one of the seven main islands of the Canarian archipelago with a large variety of vegetation, beaches and dunes, dense woods on top of high mountains and palm groves. Besides, there are the Maspalomas Dunes, the Templo Ecumenico and the shopping centre within easy reach.

    Popular areas

    • City Center - 1.0km

    Shopping areas

    • Shopping Center CITA - 200 m
    • Yumbo Centrum - 1.3km

    Local Attractions

    • Camel Park Arteara - 1.5km
      Barranco Arteara 5, San Bartolome de Tirajana
    • Centro Comercial Faro 2 - 1.7km
      C/C. Faro 2, Maspalomas
    • La Charca - 2.1km
      Maspalomas, Gran CanariaSpain
    • Aqualand - 1.6km
      N of Playa del Ingles & Maspalomas Carretera Palmitos Park, Playa del Ingles
    • Playa de Maspalomas - 1.9km
      Maspalomas, Gran CanariaSpain

    Near the hotel

    • Minigolf Yumbo - 970 m
      Centro Comercial Yumbo, Maspalomas
    • Templo Ecumenico de San Salvador - 1.5km
      Playa del Ingles, Gran CanariaSpain
    • Botanical Park of Maspalomas (El Parque Botanico de Maspalomas) - 1.4km
      Avda. del Touroperador Neckermann, 1, Maspalomas

    Restaurants Nearby

    • Silos - 60 m

      Address: Avenida de Tirajana, 19

      75% likes this, based on 84 reviews
      Cuisine: European

    • Golden Bamboo - 90 m

      Address: Avenida de Tirajana 10

      76% likes this, based on 36 reviews

    • Restaurante Ola - 330 m

      Address: C.C. Cita
      Phone: 0034 928 77 49 37

      74% likes this, based on 40 reviews
      Cuisine: International

    • Lune Rosse - 110 m

      Address: Avada. de Tirajana
      Phone: 0034 928773027

      80% likes this, based on 84 reviews
      Cuisine: Italian
      Price Range: GBP 4 - GBP 23

    • Restaurantee Jade Gardem - 200 m

      Address: Avenida de Tirajana, Edificios Barbados 1, N0 18
      Phone: +34 928766534

      67% likes this, based on 17 reviews

    Getting there.

    If you arrive at the Gran Canaria Airport, you can easily get to the hotel by taxi or by car, just take the GC-1 highway, then exit 43, enter Maspalomas and follow towards Playa del Ingles.

    Getting around.

    The IFA Catarina Hotel is situated close to the bus station, 1km from the city centre and about 30km from the Gran Canaria Airport. In addition, the property comprises the private parking for guests with cars.

    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      800

    Hotel Awards

    SpanishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedPlaya del Ingles (Gran Canaria)Ifa Catarina

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Family Hotels in Spain

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    Ifa Catarina Reviews

    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Ifa Catarina

    Average guest rating

    8.2out of 10
    Excellent
    Based on 31 reviews

    Rating by category:

    Location
    9.0
    Rooms
    9.6
    Service
    8.9
    Value
    8.0
    Dining
    10.0

    Individual guest reviews

    • Single
      6.2

      location excellent , staff friendly and helpfull. good facilities such as poolbar restaurnat etc. room was spacious.

      air con in room but not switched on in winter ! room very hot and stuffy,no extractor in bathroom , beds uncomfortable , all in all room very poor for a 4 star hotel charging over e200 per night

    • Older travelers
      7.8

      View from the balcony was just stunning, room was immaculately clean. Staff was friendly. Pool area was well-laid out.

      Staff did not speak much English (but I did manage better with German). One of the swimming pools was not heated - water was too cold for swimming.

    • BOGDAN ANDREI CIRA
      May  2011
      9.6

      great location on the main bulevard, nice spacy rooms, good food, nice service, nice swimmingpool, cleaning rooms excellent.

    How to reach hotel

    hotel Ifa Catarina Hotel - Playa del Ingles (Gran Canaria) Playa del Ingles  location
    Show big map »

    Hotel Address:

    Avda. Tirajana, 1, Playa del Ingles (Gran Canaria), Spain, 35100

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Playa del Ingles
      1.1km
    Airports
    Restaurants
    • Silos (cuisine: European)
      60 m
    • Lune Rosse (cuisine: Italian)
      110 m
    Beaches
    • Playa de Maspalomas
      1.9km
    Hotel information
    • Check-In:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-Out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      800

    Hotel Awards

    SpanishHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedPlaya del Ingles (Gran Canaria)Ifa Catarina

    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
    Best Family Hotels in Spain

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