As a returning visitor to the Cortijo, i wrote a bad review when i visited in May! However, after spending 2 weeks here and only returning the last few days i can see that everything that people complained about earlier in the year has been addressed and changed! This hotel REALLY listens to repeat customers :)
The entertainment has improved 100%, the new team are friendly, helpful and amazing! The new entertainment team have brought back the essence of FUN at the Cortijo and im glad i gave it another chance.
As for the reception, bar, cleaning and restaurant staff, well no change there, they are still amazing!
This is a special place where lifetime memories will be made and lots of fun to be had!More
danniilonglegs, Penzance, United Kingdom
Cortijo Blanco Hotel
I have only arrived back home today and have to say I am so depressed to still not be on holiday at this hotel. We were supposed to be staying at the Global Playa Estepona and got moved to here. All I can say is that I am pleased I did.
I do not have 1 single fault or complaint with the hotel. All of the hotel staff are friendly, from the reception, the restaurant staff and the cleaners. The food was very nice at every single meal. The rooms are to a very good standard and very clean.
The entertainment staff, Aaron, Bobby. Miccoy, Judith and Sol are fantastic and keep you entertained during the day and night. We even went into town with them twice after their shifts had finished at midnight.
All in all, pretty much a perfect week ago and I cant wait to return next year.More
Kris S, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
This hotel is excellent for the price. The food was fresh and varied everyday. The staff were friendly and helpful. The room was very clean and modern. The entertainment on a couple of nights was a little disappointing. The hotel and San Pedro town had a very Spanish feel to it. All in all very pleasant week with great food in a beautiful place. More
A Great October Getaway...
Me and my girlfriend of ten years wanted to get away for a relaxing break after a very long and hectic year. Cortijo Blanco gave us that and much more. Guests range in age from toddlers to pensioners but there's so much to do that it was clear everyone staying was kept happy.
The rooms are excellent, having been upgraded earlier in 2014. Our room was cleaned every day with towels being provided too. The room was bright, spacious and quite modern in appearance. We were given a room in a quieter area of the hotel, the Almeira block, and it was superb. On the few nights where we retired early it was peaceful enough for us to just read ourselves to sleep. The air conditioning worked a treat and can be controlled manually inside the room. My only slight (very slight) criticism of the room was a lack of English language TV Channels. It wasn't an issue but the rooms are advertised as having 'satellite TV' so we thought we'd have more choice during the nights in.
The food served daily was very good. Breakfast was the usual options of fried foods or continental meats and cheeses but this was ideal each morning. Lunch and Dinner varied each day, including food from all around the world. They had a Mexican night (lovely), fresh salads each night and some truly brilliant roasts on offer (chicken, pork, veal, lamb etc). We also ate out on a few nights and there are plenty of great restaurants within 2 minutes walk of the hotel (the local Italian and Chinese are amazing and great value).
You won't be bored at this hotel. The reps make sure the adults are kept just as entertained as the toddlers and we had some great laughs playing various games from around Europe that we'd never heard of before. If you get the chance to play shuffleboard, go for it! Away from the hotel it's a must that you check out Puerto Banus Marina. It's like a mini-Monaco on the Spanish coast. We ate in a place right on the harbour and it was really excellent. We also took a trip to Gibraltar, about an hour by bus from the hotel, and it's not to be missed. We saw dolphins, literally by the hundred, during this trip and the duty free shopping has to be seen to be believed.
All in all we loved our holiday and we're already looking at booking the same week next year. We made some great friends whilst away and that's down to the happy atmosphere created by the reps and staff. By joining in with one game on our first afternoon we ended up meeting two couples that we spent the rest of our time there with. Magic!More
ScotsPair85, Glasgow, United Kingdom
This hotel met all our expectations. I would definitely rate this hotel as a 3 * plus. I read all the reviews before we booked this hotel and can safely say totally agree with them apart from the one who was very negative. The staff were very friendly from Reception staff to the maintenance staff. The staff behind the were extremely organised and we never had to queue for a drink. There was always something for everyone to eat on the buffet meals. All in all a great hotel and would definitely stay there again.More
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