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Board basis explained
...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.
Located in a quiet area of Benidorm in front of the new Foietes Park, 10 minutes walking from downtown and the famous Poniente Beach, the 4-star Hotel Carlos I is the perfect place to enjoy a well-deserved restful day in the heart of the Costa Blanca. Completely renovated and decorated in 2017, Hotel Carlos I is a hotel recommended for travelers seeking comfort, quality of service and an unbeatable location in Benidorm, just a few steps from the sea. Discover it
Situated 10 minutes from the town centre and the beach. Bar-lounge, games room and restaurant. The hotel is air conditioned and centrally heated throughout. Swimming pool with bar service and flower bordered terraces. Daily entertaiment shows. Sauna, gym (for customers over 18 years old)and Jacuzzi..
we inaugurated a new swimming pool in the attic of the building for customers over 18 years old.
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- Free WiFi - Public Areas Wifi Gratis
- Free Wi-Fi Wifi Gratis
Pool and Wellness
- Spa and wellness centre
- Swimming Pool - Outdoor
- Entertainment Staff Animation
- Picnic area Picnic (on request ) / Picnic lunch (on request)
Food & Drink
- Room service
- Bar / Lounge
Services & Shops
- Luggage storage
- Laundry facilities
- Car rental bikes, scooters rental basis
- Babysitting (Surcharge) Childcare within the hotel (from 4 years old) (from 1/07 to 1/09) / Babysitter service (ages 4 and over) (from 1/07 to 1/09)
- Currency exchange
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Towel service Pool and gym towel service
- Check-in time ends midnight
- Check-in time starts noon
- Television with international channels
- 24-hour front desk
- Late check out on request and subject to availability
- Wheelchair accessible
- Check-out by noon
- Conference center
- Minibar drinks are requested in Reception
- Clock radio
- Sewing kit on request
- In-room safe
- Hair dryer
Internet, TV & Phone
- Direct-dial phone
- Satellite television service
- Satellite Television
Rooms & Comfort
- Wake-up calls
- Pillow menu
- Air conditioning
- Cribs/infant beds available
Bath & Shower
- Private bathroom
- Shower only
- Complimentary toiletries
- L'Aiguera Park 0.29 miles
- Guillermo Amor Municipal Stadium 0.31 miles
- Elche Park 0.44 miles
- Avenida Martinez Alejos 0.57 miles
- Malpas Beach 0.59 miles
- Church of San Jaime and Santa Ana 0.60 miles
- Placa del Castell 0.61 miles
- Mediterranean Balcony 0.66 miles
- Las Rejas Golf Club 0.80 miles
- Poniente Beach 0.98 miles
- Levante Beach 1.14 miles
- Villaitana Golf Course 1.39 miles
- Casino Mediterraneo Benidorm 1.54 miles
- Aqua Natura 1.78 miles
- Benidorm Palace 1.80 miles
- Cala La Almadrava 1.81 miles
- Terra Mitica 1.82 miles
- Terra Natura 1.90 miles
- Cala del Tio Ximo Beach 1.97 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
Carlos I Reviews
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14 November 2018
Family in Benners
David Glasby , Bristol
Great location, very clean, friendly staff although not every member spoke any English. I think we were the only English in the hotel, very much catered for the Spanish although wouldn’t put me off visiting again.. air conditioning in the room wasn’t the best so luckily we didn’t really need it..
The best thing about my stay was...Away with the family
25 July 2013
Charlotte Kerr, Birmingham
Really quite poor standard and food was below average and always cold. Im not one to moan but i Wouldn't want other English people wasting there miney if it can be helped. The rooms are ok but has bad smell in them like sewerage and pool only has ten sunbeds to lay on. The worst thing was the staff and spanish people did not english there which was uncomfortable. Overalk it isnt very good spend your money elsewere if u want friendly and helpful this is not the hotel.
The best thing about my stay was...going home
26 July 2011
Not for people who want the Levante centre night life.
Petra Versteeg, Doncaster UK
I have just stayed at Carlos I hotel for 5 nights. The hotel was full of spanish tourists and is more or less catered for the Spanish. The staff doesnt speak hardly any english so communication was very difficult. I personally didnt rate the food very much but then I didnt eat in the hotel as I was visiting a friend and ate out a lot. The rooms are nice and clean. There is airconditioning but it didnt work very well and couldnt handle the heat I think. The food is so cheap that I wont book a full board holiday again but will go self catering next time. If you want the nightlife of Levante Centre do not book this hotel as it is a taxi ride of 10 Euros every night one way. I walked it a few times from the bottom of levante beach where McDonalds is and it took me an hour to get to the hotel. Benidorm Old Town where the hotel is based is beautiful and very busy on a night, plenty of shops, restaurants and bars. It all depends what you are looking for Benidorm has got it all.
14 July 2011
Not for the English
John Street, Manchester, UK
Rooms: basic, clean, air con is rubbish Meals: all in Spanish, no English speaking staff, take a guess at the food If you dont like being the ONLY English speaking people in the hotel, dont go..
The best thing about my stay was...Having a car to get out and about
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