A laid-back hotel close to Benidorm's clubs, bars, and beach, the Hotel Helios gets top marks for location. Pool-wise, there's a large one with a snack-come-cocktail bar on the side. The restaurant lays out a spread of both international and Spanish fare, too.
This place has a really central setting. It’s right in the heart of Benidorm and just a ten-minute walk from Playa de Levante – the town’s most popular beach. Lined by shops, bars and restaurants, this wide stretch of sand comes with all the trimmings.
The hotel itself is a big contemporary number, with bedrooms set over eight floors. They’re simple but smart. And they all come with extras like satellite TVs and private balconies.
Outside, meanwhile, the pool is the main attraction. It’s a big rectangular affair, framed by a spacious sun terrace. During the winter, it’s heated. There’s also a separate children’s pool, and during the summer a snack bar complete with a palm-fringed dining terrace.
In terms of food, big global buffets with show cooking means there’s always plenty of choice. Dishes tend to have a Spanish flavour – think paellas, tapas and fresh seafood – but there’s plenty of cuisine from other countries, too. We’re talking everything from steak and chips to pizzas. For after-dinner drinks, meanwhile, the open-air bar serves up cocktails by the pool.
Twin room sleeps up to 4 with twin beds and 1 or 2 beds for children, air-conditioning 1st May - 31st Oct and daily maid service with linen changed every 4 nights and towels changed daily. If you need to use the phone, it must be prepaid.
Good location,very clean,rooms very spacious with a balcony & free wifi. Staff always helpful.Food in the restaurant was sometimes not very hot but it got better as the week went on.
Loads of bars showing live football if you like sport and theres entertainment on most of them.Theres a market just around the corner from the hotel which is on sunday & wednesday. If
you cant walk far there are mobility scooters you can hire single & double.Thinking of going back next year.More
Michael S, Blaydon-on-Tyne
Wouldn't let me change date but actually came here few year ago so hopefully it's changed a lot! The hotel was basic and clean, did not enjoy the food one bit it was mainly catered for Spanish! Hotel in ok location only have to walk 5 mins then there's the bad jokers on the end which is good, I love benidorm but wouldn't come back to this hotelMore
Yet another great holiday in the Helios (third time here in 18 months) and as always the standards are of the highest. The place is always spotless and the staff can't do enough for you. Massive rooms with big balcony and free wifi. A special mention to Jose the lifeguard who does a wonderful job and has helped my wheelchair bound son and many other disabled people in and out of the swimming pool. This hotel has the best facilities I have ever seen for disabled guests. Also it is so central to all facilities on offer in the area, we wouldn't dream of staying anywhere else!More
scottie37, Falkirk, United Kingdom
Perfect for a lads break
This centrally located hotel was perfect for our party of 14 on a stag do. A 10 minute walk to a very clean Benidorm beach. Surrounded by bars and clubs, with a wide selection of restaurants to suit an eclectic crew. The hotel was clean, comfortable and accommodating. The very basic breakfast left a lot to be desired but as part of the deal it was more than acceptable. With great weather and walking distance to the Tiki Beach Bar I have nothing to complain about my stay at this hotel, Benidorm may not receive my presence again but not because of Hotel Helios.More
another perfect holiday
4th time at this hotel in 2 years!! can,t fault anything !! reception staff very friendly and helpful. rooms good size and cleaned to a high standard. pool area great .fantastic market on a Wednesday and sunday just 2 minutes walk from hotel!!More
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