Hostal Spa Empuries - L'Escala

ex. Hostal Empuries

Playa Portitxol, S/N, L'Escala, Spain, 17130show map
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Overview

Located 50 minutes' drive from Dalí Museum, Hostal Spa Empuries features a spa area, a solarium and a Jacuzzi. The hotel is arranged in an organic style along with great sea views. You will find storage for belongings, a safety deposit box and an elevator at the property.

The venue is placed next to golden beaches. Wine Palace is just steps from the venue and Alfoli de la Sal is about 1150 meters away.

Quick access to restaurants and golf courses is provided.

Girona-Costa Brava airport is situated within a 45-minute drive from Hostal Spa Empuries.

Rooms

All guest rooms include a mini bar, multi-channel TV and a work desk. En suite bathrooms with a shower, a hairdryer and toiletries are provided in these rooms.

Eat & Drink

It offers a daily buffet breakfast. You can taste some of Mediterranean dishes at the 24-hour restaurant. Snacks and beverages are available at the large café bar. Guests can dine at El Moli de L\ and Can Roura located within 10 minutes' walk away.

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs EUR 16 per person per night. 

Services

Multilingual staff provides guests with airport shuttle bus service, free shuttle service and concierge service.

Relax

The accommodation offers direct access to a swimming pool with a sauna, parasols, sun loungers and a hot tub. Activities include windsurfing, canoeing and sailing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Public parking is possible on site at EUR 5 per day.

Number of rooms:   53.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 5 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Snack bar

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor heated swimming pool

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Wind surfing
  • Scuba diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Boating
  • Water skiing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Motor board
  • Cycling
  • Tennis
  • Golf course
  • Table tennis
  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining

  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Special diet menus
  • Free breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Projector
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Playpen
  • Board games
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Indoor heated swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Sun terrace
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Library
  • Hot spring bath

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Terrace
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Free toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
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Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-out08:00-12:00FREE
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Location
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
El Moli de L\El Moli de L\2500 ftCalle Les Corts,
Can RouraCan Roura3200 ftCarrer Major 10
L'Esculapi de St Marti d'EmpuriesL'Esculapi de St Marti d'Empuries3200 ft1 Plaza Major de St Marti d'Empuries
La Terrassa d' EmpuriesLa Terrassa d' Empuries3300 ftPca. Major, 6 Sant Marti d'Empuries - l'Escala (Girona)
Restaurant Can CollRestaurant Can Coll3300 ftPl. Major 5
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Windoor Real FlyWindoor Real Fly8.8 miSector Aeroclub, s/n, 17487
Aiguamolls de l\'Emporda Aiguamolls de l\'Emporda 9.2 miCtra. De Sant Pere Pescador, Km 13, 6 Castello d'Empuries
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Airports
Girona-Costa Brava (GRO)24.3 mi
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Reviews
7.2
Very goodBased on  108  reviews
  • 6.2
    Good

    Location; free use of bikes (although old); large outside terrace, especially for breakfast. Internet (when not out of order); newspapers; comfortable public sitting areas

    Design of new steps from reception area to rear of hotel dangerous, also steps into new reception area, especially when wet. 'Ticket' menu and fact that menu was the same for lunch and supper two days running.

  • 10.0
    Exclusive

    The approach from the carpark view of the sea through the reception area is teriffic. The location of the hotel on the sea shore if fantastic. We stayed in September and had wonderful weather and a sea view room. Excellent food and not too expensive. The reception manager Zaida who speaks perfect english was very helpful and kind. We will definitely return to this hotel.

    There was nothing we did not like

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    This hotel is right on an amazing stretch of beaches in a quiet town. The seaside rooms have perfect views of the bay and are a stone's throw from the water. There are walking trails and Roman ruins. The continental breakfast was great, the restaurant had a delicious gourmet menu. and the little bar just off the beach was a great place to grab a few beers and soak up the great atmosphere.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Very friendly atmosphere at the Hotel - and reception staff attentive to individual requests. A "Can Do" mentality describes the hotel staff rather well. It is also just next door to a very significant, ancient Greek + Roman settlement site, first excavated in 1908. Well worth a visit - so it is of interest to those interested in archeological discoveries, still with a great deal of discovering to accomplish.

    The restaurant for dinner is quite pricey, though of excellent quality, with good service to match. An evening's "fixed price" menu as well as the "a la carte" could well ensure a full dining room, which the chef deserves. The tourist restaurants in the nearby town of L'Escala leave much to be desired and are just not worth the effort of going out for. One should be able to eat out well for three persons for less than €100 (which is what I would pay for a good meal out for three in Kensington, including wine).

  • 9.6
    Exclusive

    Hostal Empuries is in an idyllic setting in a small private cove right next to the Mediterranean. Everything from the interior design to the food is perfect and once you enter into hotel I could feel myself start to unwind almost immediately. The staff were excellent and added to the whole experience. We will definitely be returning for a longer stay next time.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    The hotel manager was extremely helpful. The food at the restaurant for both dinner and breakfast - and the waiting staff - superb. A truly wonderful experience.

    The cleaning staff could have done better by checking that the toilet rolls were absent and the soap dispenser was empty. It was a small problem but annoying.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Fabulous place and area but room and particularly bathroom are too basic. For example no fridge for our wine, no glasses to drink from and no table on the balcony to put them on!

    See above

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    We have stayed before 2 years ago, and love the position of the hotel, and the character of the old hostal part, now combined with the new extension and gardens. The waiting staff are excellent, discrete and efficient.

    Having booked 2 rooms in April,1 Family and 1 Garden, then cancelled the Garden and specified the Family room was for 3adults, it was disappointing to find we were not in a Family room, but squeezed into a Garden room & could not change due to the large number of conference guests

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Relaxed style and excellent location

    Awkward access

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Its position & style of the building & the food has improved since last year

    The bedrooms & bathrooms are a little on the "tired" side

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Stunning location adjacent to the ancient Ruins of Empuries and within yards of beautiful beaches, excellent swimming and snorkelling. The hotel hires bikes and a pine shaded track links the hotel to L'Escala in one direction and the village of St Marti D'Empuries in the other where there is also a good choice of restaurants. Good beach front bars but otherwise unspoilt by tourist tat. The hotel is also eco-friendly. Perfect getaway with the bonus of culture on the doorstep!

  • 8.8
    Superb

    The Spa room was absolutely gorgeous, the beach setting beautiful, the ruins incredible and the decor and design of the hotel super cool. It really is a lovely place to have a holiday and the beach bar 'Gambo' make the most delicious mojitos!

    The staff were a little bit unfriendly (except the lady who checked us out), no details provided reagrding the childrens activities and you have to pay 20 euro to use the adults only spa pool (20 euro whether you stay 1 night or 14). Didn't say this anywhere on their website when I booked, although I assumed the kids wouldn't be able to use the pool as it's in the spa, but my sister who also stayed at the same time without kids, was surprised by the charge.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Location & staff

    Room was not as good as expected. Safe had no key, so had to ask for another room.

  • 7.4
    Very good

    its location and new spa facilities

    The restaurant is very much hit and miss, and overpriced, when eating a la carte. There is a misleading daily menu which does not change daily. It also contained a rabbit dish (bread crumbed and deep fried that is more KFC than Catalan cooking as they pride themselves in.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Unique location. Nice beach. Quiet atmosphere. Nice people. The sea view room was nice! (free) Yoga lessons very good.

    Family room first night very small! Extra bed too expensive. Not very comfortable for sleeping. Bicycles for renting not very good. Pillows on the metal chairs on the terrace would be nice!

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According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as  Best Family Hotels in Spain

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Check-infrom 15:00-23:59FREECheck-out08:00-12:00FREE
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Girona-Costa Brava (GRO)24.3 mi
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