Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Water, soft drinks, beer and house wine with lunch and dinner. Soft drinks and local alcoholic drinks 11.00-23.00.
Sandwiches and selected ice-cream 11.00-13.00 and 15.00-17.00. Afternoon tea 17.00-18.00.
Me and wife as just returned from this hotel after spending 10 days there 3rd Sept I would say this hotel is 3 star.The food in the reataurant was good with plenty of variety.We were a/i and we were allowed to make up sandwiches to take to the beach from buffet breakfast.Hotel towels to use round the pool or to take to the beach.Changed every day if need be.Did not stay round the pool as it was a bit crowded so went down to the chill out area which was quite or went to the beach were the sea was warm.Kettle in the room if requested free of charge.The entertainment in the hotel was very poor apart from the abba night.As much drink as you like all day.We had a lovely room on the fourth floor with plenty of wardrobe space, a large veranda with two sunbeds and table and chairs.Sure the hotel want`s updating a bit and more could be made of the inside lounge, entertainment wise The hill down to the beach is quite steep but if you take your time its ok. I think this hotel is good value for money I do not understand why people complain all the time if you want 4* or 5* you will have to pay for it Just go on holiday and make the most of it and enjoy yourselfMore
tricktrev, Worksop, United Kingdom
Great Family Holidays
This is a decent 3* hotel at the far side of the island with wonderful views across a beautiful bay. The transfer from the airport takes about 1 hour.
We travelled with my mother and 2yo twins. We booked family/ interconnecting rooms which were allocated on the 2nd floor with partial views of the sea but mainly the pine trees. It was peaceful and quiet. There is a safe in the room which you have to pay for, same goes for the fridge. Air-con is free and pretty quiet. If you want to adjust the temperature ask the reception – ours was done straight away. Furniture is dated but the rooms were kept immaculately clean.
Food was very good for a 3* hotel and we had no problem with the choice – continental and cooked breakfast every day, salmon, kalamari, shellfish, paella, grilled fish, roast beef, pork, various grilled meats, pasta etc for dinner or lunch. There was a kids station with chicken nuggets, spaghetti and other popular kids meals for the little ones too. There was always plenty of fresh fruit and the deserts were to die for.
Drinks were served in plastic cups but to be honest it didn’t bother us. There seemed to be only the poolside bar opened but again the waiters did their best and never had any trouble getting our drinks. Coke / Fanta / Spite are all postmix but you could ask for fresh orange juice or chocolate milk. Local brands are part of All inclusive, you have to pay for the international ones. But do you really go all the way to Ibiza to buy Magners or Koppaberg?
There is a lovely big pool with free sun loungers and parasols, smaller pool for kids and the Aquasplash area which was a big hit with our kids. There is also an “adult only” quiet area with a pay bar.
We would go to the beach in the mornings. This took about 5-10 minutes down a quite steep hill but regarded it as a nice exercise. There are 2 sandy beaches with beautiful shallow waters. You have to pay for sunbeds and parasols – 5E per bed and 5E for parasol which we found pretty expensive. Just get a picnic blanket, few towels and buy your own one.
There is a “swap box” on the reception where holidaymakers leave their unwanted things – parasols, lilos, rings, sun creams, hats, buckets and spades. You borrow them and return before you go. Very clever idea.
Entertainment – if you want to party go to Ibiza town or St Antonio, not Portinatx. It’s a small village with few shops, bars and restaurants but no nightclubs. The entertainment in the hotel is poor – kids disco (which our kids loved!), bingo, few shows (magician one night and parrots another) but we didn’t mind and enjoyed ourselves.
This was a perfect holidays for us.More
desbara, London, England
3* rating is fair. You get what you pay for.
I travelled to the Presidente hotel with my husband for a week of relaxing and chose the Presidente for price and location.
However, please be aware that while previous reviews have all said the hill up to the hotel is steep and it is especially in 30 degree heat, pretty much every hotel in Portinatx is up a steep hill so people with walking difficulties should maybe choose another resort.
The location of the hotel is not the best either, I believe other hotels are closer to the resort and the beach. The resort itself is beautiful and the hotel is situated between 2 gorgeous beaches.
As for the hotel - I would agree with a lot of other reviewers in that the hotel is dated, in fact I likened it to a cell block the décor was so stark. There was nothing welcoming about the look of the hotel at all.
However, it was spotlessly clean and well kept, the food while repetitive was of a decent standard for a 3* and the staff were very quick to clear tables and make sure tables were laid up etc.
Our main gripe was having to drink out of plastic glasses in the dining room. This changed in the second week when glasses were provided but you couldn't take them out of the dining room. I can understand having plastic by the pool with children running around but surely in the evening glass can be used.
All in all we can't complain too much as we got what we paid for. This included possibly the worst room in the place, room 265, it was the furthest away from everything on the dark side of the building so our clothes never dried even after being outside for 2/3 days. The view was trees very close to the building and some rough ground with a chicken running round and an old tractor! Nice....
Emma on reception was most helpful when I asked to move and offered us another room the next day but as we couldn't be bothered to pack and unpack again we declined but she did try to help.
I would say don't build your hopes up for this hotel too much, it is a 3* maybe only just.More
Firstly think to many people live life with they're glass half full and just enjoy a good old moan yes if you look for faults with this hotel you will find them, but there a little army of friendly cleaners the bar staff work long hours and are polite we are here at the moment AI and there is a good choice of food , rooms cleaned daily, pool towels aval with 10 euro deposit, the resort itself is a short walk down a hill but the two small beaches are stunning with shallow clear sea. Overhaul the hotel is a little dated but excellent value for moneyMore
Eifion T, Bridgend, United Kingdom
Just returned from a week at this hotel we can't fault it.
It was clean and the food was great, loads of choice and always nice and hot.
Lovely location close to beach, will definately be returning.
My husband enjoyed the scuba diving at the beach, it was amazing he said and also he found it interesting how the fish come to you in the sea if you have food.More
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