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.
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
Don't come here !!
I am currently on holiday in benidorm with my boyfriend staying at the Helios. The hotel itself is ok but some if the staff have attitude problems, the rooms don't get cleaned everyday just the beds made and the food is TERRIBLE !! We are full board and are not fussy eaters at all but seriously the food here is a very poor standard, poor choice and we have had to eat out every night. More
Second time in two years we have visited the Helios , Very hard to fault anything once again , Ideal location , not too near the lively streets of Benidorm but just near enough.
The Pool is superb for Old and young alike as it starts off with a walk in area then gets about 5 feet at its deepest before getting shallower again,Kids will love it, Plenty of beds available ,although despite various signs saying not to,People were saving prime spots for sunbathing by putting towels on their beds then going for breakfast etc!
We stayed in room 426 with a pool view, Very nice room ,the maids were excellent and respected the do not disturb signs on the doors when we had had a late night (or Two!!).
Absolutely recommend this hotel to anyone going to Benidorm for the first time .More
delboy66_11, Castleford, United Kingdom
good class hotel
This hotel is ideally situated for the night life of benidorm .we were disappointed about the hotel blog of removing towels off sunbeds after 20 mins as this did not happen as people were out at 8oclock grabbing beds.also males going to evening meals intatty shorts when it says long trousers for men should be worn in restaurant at night.fire drill when the alarm went off at 7.30am was laughable as there was not one member of hotel staff to do a people check even when we where told it was a false alarm later after coming down the fire escape from 9th floor!(topfloor) with people with disability's and frightened. Apart from this blip the holiday was very good and would recommend this hotel.More
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