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“One word: a true five star hotel” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Vistabella
Ranked #2 of 36 Hotels in Roses
Certificate of Excellence
Oak Park, Illinois
1 review
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“One word: a true five star hotel”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 November 2011

One of the most memorable trips! We stayed for our 10anniversary and it was absolutely amazing!
The staff, the excellent service, the individual attention your get, everything was beyond normal.
The beautiful location with its semi private beach and the 4 different restaurants that allow you to choose everyday depending on your mood, makes this hotel a true five star.
Another plus is the distribution of different terraces at different levels helping feeling like the only guest. Everything is so spacious and well designed, finding easy a private terrace just for yourself.
We especially recommend to enjoy a dinner in their gastronomic restaurant on the main terrace and being able to capture the beautiful sunsets of the mediterranean

Room Tip: second floors have the most beautiful view but on the first floor you'll have an enormous terrac...
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  • Stayed June 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Bad Soden, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2011

We spent three days in this 5 star hotel and had a great time. The hotel is situated at a beautiful cliff and has a nice little beach. We specially enjoyed the great service and the view over the bay. I would definitely book the hotel again!!! The different restaurants in the hotel are perfect because they offer everything from Tapa over sea food to high gastronomy restaurant. I would recommend the newly renovated rooms which are very nice.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Ghent, Belgium
2 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 July 2011

I do not agree with all the negative comments! The hotel is a true 5Star and worth every penny! It is family run and all the staff is very friendly and helpful! Some people complain about everything! Take a seaview room (not a suite), great XXL matresses!, enjoy the delicious breakfast, have a pollo at hte Pirate or just snorkel around the beach where the sea reserve starts...Roses is not interesting so do enjoy every minute in your hotel with the XXXL sunbathing matresses with seaview, the yaccuzi on top...all with seaview....
We have been several times and absolutely will be back!

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2010

We found that the staff spoke very little English and the owner was very rude and inflexible so unfortunately we would not stay or recommend the Hotel to anyone regardless of the superb location.

  • Stayed September 2010, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Hamburg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2010

I only spend a few days at the Vistabella - but especially if you only have little time off and you want to treat yourself with a bit of luxury this is a great place to stay on the Costa Brava.

Off course - as my girlfriend put it - the 5* the Vistabella prides itself with are more a holiday 5* than 5* in a capital. Its not a modern building - e.g. the key are still metal keys - but you can always leave them at the front desk. And the rooms have been recently renovated and everything is neat and nicely designed.

So if your are looking for great experience on the cost - this does fit perfectly. First of all - pay attention to get a room with sea view - it's splendid with palms, white awnings, terraces and the jetty on the base of the rocks.

You will also find the service very helpful, smiling and perfectly fluent (I guess native) in many (european) languages. The restaurant is also an high-light. I didn't check - but I think its Michelin-star worthy.

Overall is just a great atmosphere - I always though Onassis, Gunther Sachs or Brigitte Bardot might appear at any time.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Additional Information about Vistabella

Property: Vistabella
Address: Avda. Diaz Pacheco 26 | Cala Canyelles-Petites, 17480 Roses, Spain
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Region: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Girona > Costa Brava > Roses
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Roses
#1 Spa Hotel in Roses
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Roses
#2 Luxury Hotel in Roses
#5 Family Hotel in Roses
Price range (per night): $206 - $853
Hotel Class:5 star — Vistabella 5*
Number of rooms: 34
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Vistabella is situated on top of a small cliff in the bay of Roses, between Canyelles and the Bonifaci beach. The last one receives its name from the calm waters that are protected from the “Tramuntana” (strong North wind).The placement is magical, its distance from the city center creates an unthinkable peacefulness during the summer months. It is the ideal hotel for a quick getaway or to spend your holidays. “In Roses the best sunsets of the whole country can be seen…”, wrote Josep Pla, a famous writer. These sunsets together with the spectacular views of the Gulf of Roses award a unique environment.The gastronomy is very privileged in the hotel, with a wide offer, where the client will find different restaurants to choose from. ... more   less 
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