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Altamar Apartments

79 of 82 hotels in Playa de las Americas

2 out of 5 from 6 reviews
2 stars

6 Reviews

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Dirtiest place in the world
12 years ago
This is the most horrific place that you could ever imagine going for your holiday. As you open the door you think very basic but as you move into the apartment and close the door hundreds of cockroaches appear from holes, cracks, sink holes and beds. Ants all over the patio and living room! We nearly got arrested by the security because the children were crying so much with horror. After 2 nights there we paid another 1000 pounds and booked a villa out of Las Americas and the holiday was great! Do not go here; do not waste your money!

Travel operator: budget travel

16 years 6 months ago
After reading the previous reports I was a bit worried about going to Altamar. This is now mostly a residential complex so there are only a few of the owners who rent their properties out. The complex is clean and tidy and the duplex we rented was lovely.
It has been renovated and has full kitchen, washing machine, which was a godsend, 2 bedrooms and a terrace which overlooked the pool. The house was very clean and we got the linen and towels changed 3 times during our 2 week stay.
No cleaning was done during our stay but I suppose it was self catering. The owners said we could get cleaners in at an extra charge but we thought we would rather pay less and do our own cleaning.
All in all I would highly recommend this complex, it is central but quiet and although there are no restaurants or bars there are plenty as soon as you step outside the complex.
Booked again for next Xmas, can't wait.

Travel operator: private booking

19 years 11 months ago
We packed our bags and set off for our annual holiday with friends and family all excited. When we pulled up outside the kids were jumping around, we got to the reception some grumpy man to greet us, we thought "Well don

Travel operator: small local firm

Mark And Helen And Kids
20 years 8 months ago
Now where should I start...initially you walk into the ALtemar and think..."ok not bad", then as you turn the corner it gets progressively worse to the point where you wonder why you ever picked up a brochure in the first place. The apartments are sparcely furnished with dirty and worn furniture, the security is a joke, you lock the patio door and can still open it from the outside with a mimimal tug (our 4 yr old was more than capable of doing it), there is an average pool, the poolside was dirty with more cracked tiles than I cared to count. You are literally a stones throw away from linekers and the likes...thats all well and good for a young free and single holiday but when you have 2 young kids its a different matter all together. At this point I should add the travel agent I booked through told us this property was at the quieter end of the resort!!! The staff are unhelpful and downright rude. The best thing that could happen to this apartment block would be demolition!!! We insisted on being moved after the 2 nd day and enjoyed the rest of our holiday at the Colon 2!

Travel operator: local travel agency

21 years ago
This is the most disgusting place I have ever been in my entire life, its dirty its got terrible staff and worst of all a hookers lot outside.

My kids were not allowed anywhere near the pool because the state the hotel was in. I didn't want to know what was in the pool, never mind the amount of wild cats and the occasional swimming scuffy dog. We moved hotels within 24 hours.

Travel operator: local travel agent

Bernard Hogan
21 years 4 months ago
It was just so filthy we were shocked that anyone could stay here. It should be knocked to the ground. I hope I can spare anyone the grief we had here, unhelpfull staff, doors don't lock, cockroaches and filthy kitchens like nothing you can imagine. My kids were crying and all emotional as they thought we were brining them on a nice vacation. As an adult it was sole destroying to see your children this way in what should be happy times. The gentleman at reception was very grumpy(many complaints!) and there were steps everywhere and the apts had 3 levels. Not suitable for buggies. Wh had booked what we expected to be cheaper accommodation and had no huge expectation, but when we arrived ! oh boy it was so bad. No one with any standards could stay here. On the + side there is a nice Restaurant around the corner called Michaelangello's or something like that. Be warned it is a hookers pick-up area outside the apartments. A friend had stayed in the newer part and found that ok ??. We did not stay long enough to see the pool and by the way the place is full of wild cats, well it will keep the rats away. I kidd you not !!!!!

Travel operator: budget

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