There’s loads for little ones at this hotel, including a splash pool with slides and fountains, and a Kids’ Club by TUI Family Life. What’s more, it’s right by the beach.
The Hotel Victoria Playa is geared up for family holidays. Little ones will love the children’s pool filled with slides, fountains and big tilting buckets. And there’s even a section at the buffet where kids can load up their own plates.
Location-wise, this place is just footsteps away from a golden-sand beach. From there, you can follow the coastal path over the cliffs to the neighbouring resort of Son Bou. Within a five-minute walk, there are shops and restaurants, too.
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Full Board meals. Local alcoholic beverages and soft drinks 11.00-23.00 - restrictions apply. Afternoon tea 17.00-18.00, sandwiches and ice-cream 11.00-13.00 and 16.00-18.00.
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The outdoor pool comes with a section for the older children. Sunbeds and parasols align the surrounding sun terrace.
Kids’ Club by TUI Family Life for 3 to 11 year olds
Designed for 3 to 11-year-olds, our Kids’ Clubs by TUI Family Life offer daytime activities, five times a week. To ensure all activities suit your little and not-so-little ones, we’ve split the Clubs into age groups and tailored the activities for each. Just like in our Family Life resorts, there’s Bamse Club for 3 to 5-year-olds and @611 Club for 6 to 11-year olds, so you and your kids get a taste of the full experience. For your peace of mind, all of our Kids’ Club team are trained to UK standards by TUI, and have undergone relevant checks.
The restaurant is bright and airy with all your favourite foods and local specialities on offer for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
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Double Room with Balcony
These double rooms are decorated in a simple and bright style. You’ll find a flatscreen TV. Plus there’s a balcony for that extra bit of space outside. You’ll also have an additional bunkbed.
Single Room with Balcony
This bright and airy single room comes complete with a flatscreen TV. There’s a balcony for that biut of outside space. And you’ll have air-conditioning from May to October.
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great for families with young children
We have just returned from this hotel and would highly recommend it. The hotel is very clean, the rooms, the restaurant, lounge areas are all spotless. We were with our 3 year old and 1 year old, rooms are quite small and a little cramped with a cot and child bed but we rejigged the side tables about and it gave us a bit more room as we had 3 large suitcases too. They cater for children really well with highchairs at most tables, a feeding room with steriliser, dvd player, sofa, childrens toilet and a potty. The splash Park is good but very, very cold in the mornings and the floor around the children's pool is extreamly slippery with children falling over constantly so id recommend getting your little ones some aqua shoes to wear around the pool. Kids club for 3+ was good children seemed to enjoy themselves. We alternated evening entertainment in the hotel and down the road where there was more thomson entertainment including kids mini discos and shows, bouncy castles, trampolines and mini soft play. I wouldn't recommend the thomson Taster trip to Mahon as it was a half day trip, very rushed and was 80 euros for us, the boat trip was cramped and not that interesting. on a cloudy day, we got the bus back into Mahon ourselves for approx 3 euro and walked around at our leisure. Lots of lovely shops and cafes, a park and pony rides right near the bus station so would recommend going into Mahon but not as an excursion. Weather in September was quite cloudy and we had a few days of heavy rain but there was a supermarket 2 min walk opposite the hotel which sells everything you need and even toys, colouring pens, paper, stickers etc so can keep kids occupied on rainy days when they weren't at the kids club. Also there is a zoo approx 20 min drive from the hotel which is a good place to visit with the children. Cbeebies on the TV in the rooms which is always a plus! The restaurant staff/ chefs were excellent and catered for our 3 year old who has celiac diease so extreamly impressed with thier knowledge of contamination and would guide us on what was OK for her to eat at every sitting also offering to cook alternative things for her on our request so thank you very much for making it less stressful. Food was excellent every day with lots of choice. I'd say this hotel is great for younger children and for a 3 star hotel its pretty impressive and better than some other 4 star thomson hotels we've stayed at. Overall we were very happy, great value for money, great food, great staff just remember to pack your fly squatter as they are a pain but that said we will be re booking for next year for sure.More
good 3 star hotel but has some issues with flies
Just returned from a week at this hotel and in general it is a good 3 star hotel mainly aimed at families with young children. On arrival reception staff were welcoming and informative regarding meals and amenities. Our room looked out over the pool and had a partial sea view which was unexpected but nice. The room was small but had 3 single beds, two of which were pushed together as a double. The mattresses on each bed were very hard but I eventually got used to it. Sheets were thin but changed regularly and towels changed every day if you left them in the bath. Blankets can be obtained free at reception.The room size was okay for two adults but could be cramped if the 3rd bed was used by anyone other than a small child. The furniture is very basic, little more than flat pack Formica, but just about met our needs. The bathroom is well equipped but be warned if you have an early morning shower, the water will takes ages to come through anywhere near hot. For the rest of the day the water is fine. You have to pay for the room safe but E10 is refunded when you return the key. You also have to hire pool towels but you can change these every 3 days for free. The restaurant is well run with couples dining in a slightly separate area from families with children but with everyone in the room it gets quite noisy but as its a family hotel you can't really find fault with this. The food itself is very good with lots of choice at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Local table wine is available all day but if you want something more drinkable you have to buy from the wine list . Evening entertainment for adults (after 9.30) seemed limited but as we did not stop to view or participate I cannot comment further. Children's entertainment ran through the day and up to 9pm. The Thomson reps were new and clearly inexperienced and seemed to want to get through their welcome meeting as soon as they could. They may have given the same script numerous times but for anyone new to Menorca it was of little value. The departure notice provided by the reps was confusing stating that early breakfast was not available for our flights. Bearing in mind breakfast starts at 8 and the coach pick up was not till 8.30 some families missed breakfast for no good reason. The real problem from my point of view were the flies around the ground floor of the hotel and the pool area. Flies were on nearly every table, every day we were there and were a real nuisance if eating or just sunbathing. I cannot say that the problem was limited to this hotel but I did not see anywhere near the number of flies at the beach or bars we frequented. In summary its 3 star with a very good chef who is creative with meals. That said its not for me and I will not be back.More
On the coastal path
Hotel Stil Victoria Playa is a good three star hotel in a superb location. I went just out of school holidays time, and found this ideal. Plenty of spare sunbeds. There were lots of pre-school children there, (not at the boisterous stage,) with caring parents. As a family-friendly hotel, there's hardly any late-night noise. I noticed my balcony door had two latches on it for extra security even though it was on the fifth floor, which I liked. The hotel is almost on the beach, and the Cami de Cavalls coastal path (unsuitable for pushchairs) runs past the back gate. The lovely walk to Son Bou splits into 3 possible routes halfway along - either through farmland and reed beds, through dunes, or along the beach. In the other direction, the path runs past the Es Brucs restaurant to a series of undeveloped virgin beaches, although rocky and steep in parts. The local buses (bus stop is in the car park outside the hotel) charge 3.25 euros each way to the old capital, Ciutadella, which is well worth a visit. I found the hotel staff friendly and helpful. The food is good. There was not much meat in the lasagne or chilli, but then again if meat is your thing there's always something like beef or pork steaks as well, and a fish alternative. There is extra virgin olive oil and red wine vinegar for your salad, it's just in sachets rather than bottles, which adds to the canteen-like ambience. If you like a glass of fizz with your breakfast, there was a chilled bottle by the drinks dispensers. I found the pool bar all-inclusive wine, sangria and fruit juice to be undrinkable, but the drinks in the restaurant much better. Sant Tomas beach is excellent, and the resort itself quiet. There is a lack of something to do in the evenings. The hotel entertainment is often disappointing - the ABBA tribute group were the best - and there's a big screen TV showing sport. I wonder why the hotel doesn't use their secondary big screen TV to show rom-coms such as Mamma Mia! or Bridget Jones' Diary as an alternative.More
I can't say enough great things about this hotel as it literally ticks all the boxes for a fantastic that we had. We went for 11 nights with Thomson's and honestly looking back i am struggling to find anything we didn't like to the point we have already booked for next year along with our friends and their children. We did the taxi transfer with Thomson this year and the journey from the airport to the hotel took around 30 - 45 mins but certainly didn't feel like that as came straight through and although we arrived at the hotel at lunch time our room was ready and we were able to check in straight away. Room wise we had two single beds pushed together to make a double bed and then a slightly smaller bed for our little boy who is 3 so we just pushed all 3 beds together which was fine. Rooms are on the small side but not anything that we found to be a problem, i suppose the main thing for me in the rooms was there was just so little storage / drawers but hey if that's the worse thing i could find we are doing ok :-) The main thing i will take next year when we go is a pop up linen basket which i have seen at places like Poundland as will then be able to keep it in the bathroom rather than juggling clean clothes and dirty clothes within the wardrobe. Bathroom was a good size and had toilet, sink shower and bath, again all no issues, always warm water and a decent shower. Washing facilities were available at the hotel which we used a couple of times as just so easy. They have 1 washer and 1 dryer in a room on floor 1 and you get the token and wash tablets from reception. I cant remember the exact cost but i think it was 9 euro's in total and they also provided the wash tablets. I didn't take any tumble dryer sheets this time but i think i probably will next time although not essential. Food at this hotel is out of this world and without a doubt the most varied and wonderful food i have ever experienced in an all inclusive hotel. Always various meat and fish at lunch and dinner, plenty of salad, fruit, soup then they also do a kids section which always had a good choice. Breakfast.... They do fresh made omelettes every morning, pancakes, cereals, fruit, hot breakfast... Literally every breakfast food you can imagine they have it and its there every morning. We decided to take a trip out one day to Cuitadella, caught the bus from just outside the hotel which took us straight there and only cost around 8 euros each return. Was nice to go out for the day and we had the best ice cream from one of those fresh made ice cream stops I say we went for the day but realistically it was about half a day which was plenty for us with a little one but certainly something we'd do again. The kids club through Thomsons my little boy loved, he was in the age 3 - 5 years range so the kids club was most days between 11am - 1pm and this was all free of charge. They did do some longer sessions in the evening which you could pay for but we didn't do that as the 2 hour session was enough i think for him and also our evenings we prefer to spend all together. There is a park on the hotel complex which we tended to go in most evenings after dinner and there was always plenty of kids to play with. The hotel did do evening entertainment but our little boy loved the park that much we tended to stay in there for the evening as you could take drinks in there and there were a few benches to sit on so was nice to sit there and relax. There is a little shop onsite which you can buy all the inflatables from the pool and to be honest not over priced at all although it probably helps as there is a supermarket across the road from the hotel also selling inflatables so it probably keeps the pricing competitive. About 100m from the hotel there is a kids bouncy castle area which again our little boy loved which we sometimes went to on an evening if we fancied a change from the park. This was a one off charge, think it was 5 Euros and they could play as long as they wanted over around 3 or 4 bouncy castles, a few trampolines and then a little indoor soft play. I read about that on someone else's review so had wanted to mention it here as we may not have realised it was there otherwise, we just asked at reception where it was and they pointed us in the right direction but to be honest there is only one road to the Victoria Playa hotel as its right at the end so if you walk back up along the road you will come to it on your left. We can not rate this hotel highly enough and can't wait for our next family holiday here next year.More
The place to chill
We have just returned from a week stay, and although the weather was a little disappointing, the stay in this hotel made up for it. We could still get about, but it wasn't really as hot as l was hoping. Where do l start. This hotel has been rated a 3* but l would most definatley say a 4* Plus. It was bright and airy with a lovely floral smell in each room, even the toilets. Extremely clean. And the food was absolutely fantastic. We normally go to Mexico, Cuba etc, but the food here was plentiful and a tremendous choice. I am very fussy, but l was more than satisfied. The restaurant was always having a wipe down, very clean. The meal times are from 6pm until 9pm. Plus your lunch times. The rooms with the best views would be the odd numbers, we were in 308, so any from 309' 409' 509. There we 5 floors. As we had a sea view and the pool. The beach wasn't particullary great, small, and rocky in places. But great walks from the beach. You can take a coastal walk to Son Bou, 4.5km. Choose a sunny day as it rained for us! By walking to the right you can take a long walk to see an impressive cave called, Cova des coloms. (For your info, when you come to a fork, turn right for 15 mins.) I would most certainly recommend this hotelMore
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