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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.
Santa Monica, Salou, Costa Dorada (Costa Daurada)
Santa Monica is a 3-star hotel located ideally in the popular resort of Salou. It is one of the best locations to stay on your holiday in Costa Daurada. This hotel is just 2 km from Port Aventura Theme Park and the historic city of Tarragona is only 10 km from here. The infamous beach of Salou is only a few steps away from the property.
Whether you are a couple or a family, this hotel is a perfect choice to stay on budget. You can chill in the outdoor pool of this hotel or soak up some Spanish sun under one of the parasols. To make your evenings livelier, entertainment staff organize family-friendly activities. You can dance on the latest numbers in Flamenco- the on-site pub. It features live music and moving disco. Sample some local and international dishes in the restaurant of this hotel. And, there’s a separate buffet for kids. You can also take advantage of airport transfers, table tennis, billiards, free Wi-Fi, room service, and a 24-hour reception.
Book one of the 211 rooms of this hotel and stay comfortably in the heart of Salou. The rooms are categorized as Single Room, Twin Room, and Double Room. All of them are air-conditioned and feature a satellite TV, wardrobe, safety deposit box, telephone, and a private bathroom. The bathrooms have a shower, towels, free toiletries, and a hairdryer. You can spend your evenings in the balcony overlooking either the pool or the garden.
Tourists staying overnight in Salou will be charged the Catalonia Tourist Tax on ALL hotels. This will be charged locally and is to be paid upon checkout by cash or credit card in local currency.
The room levy amount ranges from €0.50 to €2.48 per adult, per night based (up to 7 nights) on hotel classification.
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Pool and Wellness
- Swimming Pool - Outdoor
- Kids Club
Food & Drink
- Bar / Lounge
- Coffee shop or café
- Breakfast service
Services & Shops
- Area shuttle (Surcharge)
- Luggage storage
- Currency exchange
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Tour assistance
- 24-hour front desk
- Check-out by noon
- Designated smoking areas
- Wheelchair accessible
- Check-in time starts 2:00 PM
- In-room safe
Internet, TV & Phone
- Direct-dial phone
- Satellite television service
Rooms & Comfort
Bath & Shower
- Bathtub only
- Private bathroom
- Municipal Park 0.18 miles
- Illuminated Fountain 0.20 miles
- Capellans Beach 0.20 miles
- Llenguadets Beach 0.39 miles
- Levante Beach 0.45 miles
- Lumine Mediterránea Beach Club & Golf Community 0.77 miles
- Cybernetic Fountain 0.77 miles
- Municipal Theatre Auditorium 0.91 miles
- Ferrari Land 1.08 miles
- PortAventura Theme Park 1.10 miles
- Cala Font Beach 1.12 miles
- Ponent Beach 1.22 miles
- Cala Crancs 1.48 miles
- Barenys Roman Villa 1.50 miles
- PortAventura Golf Course 1.53 miles
- Aquopolis Costa Dorada 1.69 miles
- Plaja-de-La-Pineda 1.96 miles
- Esquirol Beach 2.48 miles
- Castle Vilafortuny 2.64 miles
- José Carreras Auditorium 2.84 miles
- at_a_glance_airport Reus REU30m
Salou, Costa Dorada (Costa Daurada)
Costa Dorada (Costa Daurada)
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17 October 2018
Great value for money
Stephen Parks, United Kingdom
Top location clean rooms great food and drink and lovely staff
The best thing about my stay was...Location
15 September 2017
Steve, West Yorkshire
The hotel was a great better than we were expecting. The staff couldn't be more friendly and helpful. The nightlife was more for the younger people but we enjoyed ourselves. The food in the hotel was good though it could have been a little warmer. There was a fair variety and was well cooked.
The best thing about my stay was...The hotel.
20 August 2016
all inclusive is a joke
edel o d, limerick
stayed here for 13 days all inclusive as part of a group with 6 adults 6 children....upon arrival reception staff were polite and helpful...the morning after check in we went down to have breakfast to find the breakfast was cold, we presumed this was because it was 9.30 and breakfast had been opened since 8am but every day we went it was cold regardless of time, so we ended up skipping breakfast and having the snacks that opened at 11am. when we went to the kids club with the kids it was full of luggage from people waiting to check out...when the clud did run it lasted 30 mins ...the daytime activities consisted of 15 mins water aerobics on 1 or 2 days that was it really the night time entertainment was rediculious it did not start till 10pm and was uncaptivating everybody seemed bored including the entertainers....the all inclusive states snacks 11am-1 pm, 3pm-7pm, 9pm-11pm....out of the 13 days we stayed here they ran out of bread for sandwiches then cheese, the following day they had no buns for burgers and hot dogs, they ran out of chips over the weekend we were told there were no deliveries but they did not get chips back till the Tuesday...they also ran out of 7-up another day ....the all inclusive icecreams were non existant in snack bar my daughter wud go up and ask for one at 11am and get one my son would go up immediately after her to be told they were all gone....when the kids wud go up for drinks the bar staff would tut and say drink, drink, drink...giving out ....you had to order snacks from the bar and would have to wait a long time to get your food....the same with drinks really ....one day two of the bar staff had a verbal argument infront of me and my kids....the food in the restaurant is ok you wouldn't starve but is repetitive with lunch and dinner being practacly the same....when I booked these rooms I asked for a cot on arrival as I was travelling with a 10mth old....there was no cot provided so I enquired at reception and was told it would cost 55 euro to hire a cot from them and a 20 euro deposit.....I also asked for a kettle so I could make bottles and was told it would be 20 euro rental and 10 deposit ...it is also 10 euro deposit for t.v remote and the local taxes average 7-10 euro per room...all payable on arrival....the rooms were lovely and kept very clean everyday...the cleaning staff and Jamie who works behind the bar are the only descent staff this place have...I don't usually complain about all inclusive as im aware you cant please everybody and they try to to cover all tastes but here was a joke they would just tell you sorry don't have it like you should just be greatfull with what you have when in actual fact you have paid in advance for this service to be told they don't have what you want....the staff are rude and the entertainment was a big disappointment which ment we ate out a good few nights and had to go out to find entertainment for the kids who were so bored from the lack of day time entertainment ....the pool does not allow inflateables but its not signed posted anywhere so like us and many more who spent 10 euro plus per inflateable they were left on the balcony ....the location was good but not suitable for families as the entertainment is a joke what they post up on the entertainment bored in the morning could be changed by evening to family games which consisted of a girl trowing water balloons at 10pm ....the lifts are a night mare my daughter got stuck in it as the min you get out the door slams and the lift takes off luckly she was old enough to press her level number again but another woman who was trvelling with a 1-2 yr old got out of the lit with bags and the child was following when the door slammed and the lift took off the child was screaming the mother did not know what to do she had to run the stairs to see where the lift would stop while I waited on the ground floor to see would the lift come back down ....she found her child on the 3rd floor screaming and inconsolable...there is no button to open the lift from inside\outside it really is a nightmare....I would not recommend this for families at all
The best thing about my stay was...the cleaning staff and jamie who worked in the snack bar
11 August 2016
Very clean, low entertainment
I stayed with 3 children and parents, I had a single parent room. Rooms was cleaned every day. Food was good. Restaurant manager was nice, helpful. The pool area was clean with many loungers,these dont recline at all. Just lie down flat. Dont rely on wifi this is poor. The hotel is set on a hill, not recommended for wheelchairs and prams. Short cut to local shops, come out the hotel turn right go down the hill towards kiss nightclub, this saves alot of walking No entertainment, entertainment at the eve starts at 10pm. If traveling with children ask for a pool view room. Poolside cocktail bar does not open. The bar staff are rude, drinks are all served in paper cups, even coffee The entertainment girl,rebecca does her best. But no child club. The pool kept us entertained The beach, nice. Sea dirty. Lots of seaweed
The best thing about my stay was...Pool
23 July 2016
Don't Believe What You Read Make Your Mind Up
After reading several of the reviews we were a little unsure of what to expect. Shouldn't have been worried at all really, friendly staff, very clean throughout. Rooms cleaned daily. The only down fall was the choice of food throughout the week and it was very repetitive . Brillant location very close to town and beach.
The best thing about my stay was...Location
09 June 2016
No for english
Lisa Mainwaring, United Kingdom
I Ave stayed in plenty times b4 it became all inclusive but will never stay again . All for Spanish. NO entertainment in English NOTHING FOR KIDS . FOOD totally ****. Was very very disappointed!!!!
The best thing about my stay was...Weather
02 May 2016
very nice hotel , staff very nice and helpful , good selection of food at meal times , in all a very nice place and good location , would stay here again .
The best thing about my stay was...location and close to everything.
06 October 2014
Jim Collins, Scotland
This was the second time this year that we have stayed at the Santa Monica Playa. The first was in May when the hotel was very busy. This time it was quiet, but so was Salou. We were only there for four nights but the weather was wonderful for the time of year. Noisy bar across the road that is open until 3am so had the ear plugs in for the recent trip. We were half board and found the food to be acceptable considering there were different nationalities staying. We would definitely consider returning to this hotel.
The best thing about my stay was...The weather
05 July 2014
Great food. Very clean, friendly staff, pleasant pool area. On a steep incline, very noisy pubs/clubs opposite the pool some nights. There is a longer route to hotel which is less steep, staff should advise customers
The best thing about my stay was...I thought the range and quality of the food for breakfast and dinner was fabulous
10 September 2011
very little to fault! pool area nice and clean, good breakfast and bedrooms cleaned daily, with new sheets and towels! also there was plenty of hot water for baths and showers, which i have found can often be a problem! our balcony had a lovely view overlooking the pool area. My only fault is the music at night from the hotel entertainment. It plays till 12am, even though the show finishes at 11pm. It was fine most nights, because we were out ourselves, but hard to sleep if you want an early night! overall 2thumbs up!
The best thing about my stay was...great location and very central to the beach!
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