Hotel Ambassador Playa I  

This hotel puts you close to Benidorm’s beach and clubs, and comes with a pair of pools, too.

The Ambassador Playa has a prime spot just a few minute's walk from Levante Beach. Benidorm’s bars and clubs are on the doorstep, too, but the hotel also has 4 bars of its own, all with nightly entertainment.

There’s a pair of pools – one of them is covered in winter – and a buffet restaurant that’s just as good at serving paella and fresh seafood as it is curries and chips.

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Based on 1424 reviews

  • Official Rating
  • 2Buildings
  • 460Rooms
  • 7Lifts
  • Floors: 6 or 9

Honeymoon Offer

Free bottle of cava for honeymooners and birthdays - please request when booking.

Food & Drink

Dining options Breakfast Lunch Evening meal Drinks Snacks, Icecream
Full Board

Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner.   

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Fitness centre*

There's a gym, sauna, Turkish bath, whirlpool bath, indoor plunge pool, ice patio, solarium, massage and beauty treatments. Benicaldea fitness centre is under separate management. As a hotel guest you get a 50% discount on the entrance fee.

Outdoor pool

Between November and April the pool is covered and heated, and throughout the year it has sunbeds, a sun terrace and a children's section.

Buffet restaurant

You can choose from Spanish and international dishes, and during July and August the children are catered for with their own selection. In the winter, lunch is served between 12.30pm - 3pm and dinner from 6.30pm - 9pm.

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twin room with limited pool view

Twin room sleeps up to 3 and has a limited view of the pool. Until November 2014 all rooms will be allocated in Ambassador Playa I. After November 2014, all rooms will be allocated in Ambassador Playa II.

twin room

Twin room sleeps up to 3, with 2 or 3 beds. Until November 2014 all rooms will be allocated in Ambassador Playa I. After November 2014, all rooms will be allocated in Ambassador Playa II.

TripAdvisor Reviews Show more reviews »

Fab holiday at Ambassador 2

Just got back from a week's holiday with my husband & 17 year old son; hadn't been to Benidorm for 5 years but the Ambassador hadn't really changed much. We had a great, clean room at the end of the corridor on 4th floor; our sleeping area overlooked the pool & we felt lucky that our son had a separate sleeping area overlooking the back... Plenty of space! Staff that we dealt with were just lovely and smiley at reception & in the dining room. We were personally not troubled by noise & always found a seat/sunbed around the pool when we wanted one; but we were inside at the heat of the day or in cerveceria Cadillac scoffing tapas & downing cava, so maybe we got lucky. I do think there were some drunken numpties about more than there had been before, but then I think that goes for the whole of Benidorm not just the Ambassador. Food-wise I think it was lovely, especially the extra bits like the sushi, the build your own tortilla chicken fajita wraps and the chocolate fountain; never waited for a table and thought Antonio & all the others were friendly, welcoming and helpful. Martha at reception was lovely... We had a great time ten-pin bowling as she gave us directions. Would happily go back, but if we are not going away with our son, then maybe we would choose the Riviera Hotel instead.More

AnaAnnan, Annan

ok , but not the best

stayed there middle weeks of october, hotel ok but not the best of many hotels we have stopped at in benidorm. we were prepared for it to be a niosy location , but they probably need to upgrade balcony glazing to reduce noise levels , poolside room though have good sun all day . pool area is a bit chaotic need more portable shades rather than the fixed ones. rooms ok , maid service a bit hit and miss . stayed Hb didnt make breakfast but food at dinner was very good plenty of choice. More

benisteve, Birmingham, United Kingdom

worst. hotel I have ever stayed

I can't believe this hotel is so highly rated, because I just didn't find it very good at all, in fact I was totally disappointed. The rooms were average to grottey, the decor left a lot to be desired, the food was OK but that's it. Needless to say I won't be returning to this hotel. More

Joanne B,


Mrs D Bowden and Group of 8 Ladies . Rooms where good and big . Food was good Shopping good Nightlife very good Bus Tours good value for money . Had to paid for t v remote ,but got some money back. The down side was not enough sun beds and chairs .More

William B, Belfast, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

Very disappointed indeed

If you like drunken layabouts knocking on your door at four in the morning then this is the place for you, because it happened to us not once but three times, and reception were not interested. If you take a look at our other reviews you can see that were not the sort that just like whinging, but in addition to the above we were just generally disappoined: pools and surrounding area just not big enough for the two hotels, always struggled to get a table in the canteen (that isn't a mistake) for the same reason, in major need of a refurb generally, rooms were shabby and again in need of an update. Clearly there are plenty of poeple that are happy with the standards of this hotel, but that's not us. There are plenty af far better hotels in Benidorm so we will not be returning to this one.More

pbpauljo, Prestatyn

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