A guide to Best Hotels in Benidorm
Sun-kissed Benidorm is one of Spain’s most popular getaways, attracting tourists with its stunning Blue Flag beaches and buzzing nightlife. From club nights to karaoke, tribute bands to late-night fish and chips, it’s all here. It’s popular with families, too, as it boasts spectacular theme parks and water parks. Whether you’re looking to pamper yourself on a luxury break or book a cheap family holiday, there’s something here for you.
This large, upmarket resort will wow you with its four swimming pools, especially the vast lagoon-like main pool lined with sun loungers. Its restaurant lays on a large international spread every night, and there’s a fantastic evening activity programme in the Fiesta Flamingo Bar. Flamingo Oasis Hotel has a great location. It’s in a quieter neighbourhood of Benidorm, but still within a 15-minute walk of the main strip and the popular Levante Beach.
The spacious Rio Park is a popular budget-friendly option with travellers. You’ll love its stylish modern decor, and the large pool is a perfect spot to enjoy the Spanish sun. If you visit during the summer you can take advantage of the hotel-run kids’ club. An English-style pub and restaurant serving British classics means you’ll feel at home. Rio Park is well-located too, just a 15-minute walk from Levante Beach and 10 minutes from Benidorm’s restaurants and clubs.
This upmarket resort comes highly recommended. It offers an outdoor pool with a lounge area, and a summer bar serving drinks and ice creams. Hotel rooms are decorated in a chic contemporary style. There’s a spa, complete with indoor pool, where you can pamper yourself, and a buffet restaurant serving dishes from around the world. Port Benidorm also scores top marks for location, as it’s only 100m from Levante Beach, and surrounded by bars and restaurants.
The adults-only Riudor Hotel is smaller than most in Benidorm, making it the perfect spot for a quiet romantic break. It has a rectangular outdoor pool, perfect for swimming lengths, surrounded by sun-loungers and waving palm trees. The buffet restaurant serves up British classics, and the Cava flows at the weekly gala dinners. The hotel is situated in the heart of New Benidorm, surrounded by bars and restaurants, and it’s only 300m from Levante Beach.
Don Pancho Hotel is one of Benidorm’s more sophisticated options, with a modern interior in a chic neutral palette. An outdoor pool is surrounded by a stylish wooden sun deck, and serviced by a bar. The upmarket buffet restaurant serves everything from British pub grub to lighter fish dishes and salads. What’s more, the hotel is only a block away from Levante Beach, and only 15 minutes’ walk from the centre of Benidorm.
The friendly Ambassador Playa Hotel is a popular pocket-friendly choice. It offers two pools, one with a children’s section, and an open-air bar in the summer. It has four quirky bars, one resembling a 19th century explorers club, and one Western-themed. The hotel also boasts a great location, as it’s only a few minutes’ walk from Levante Beach, and is surrounded by restaurants and bars.
This hotel is a popular option due to its friendly staff and comfortable surroundings. There are two large curvy outdoor pools, one of which is exclusively for children. There’s an on-site playground for them, too. Both are located right next to the buffet restaurant, so you don’t have to go far when you get hungry. The evening begins with family-friendly entertainment, including live music and games.
Located right next to its sister hotel, Ambassador Playa II is also a hit with travellers, and offers access to the same facilities. Enjoy American-style performances and great Tex-Mex cuisine in the western-themed bar, or a cabaret performance at the Morgan Tavern. You’ll love relaxing by the pool or getting pampered at the wellness centre. It’s only 250m from Levante Beach, too.
Recently revamped Rosamar Hotel has a chic contemporary feel, and offers great facilities. One of the standouts is the kids’ splash park, complete with waterslides, and of course, there’s a large outdoor pool for swimming and sunbathing. The hotel is located in the centre of Benidorm, in the middle of the action, just 350m from the beach.