Benidorm in Alicante, Spain has gained rising popularity in the past few years. The place no longer has traces of its old fishing village character. The serenity of the place has been transformed into a bustle of city life. Guests come and go, many return after only a few months and many return after a year. Could Benidorm be an enigma that incites the tourists' curiosity? Or maybe Benidorm hotels Spain are part of the magic.

Benidorm has been known for its towering hotels along with its beaches and nightlife. The happy and merry-making atmosphere, and not to mention its wonderful climate, entices many travelers to visit, return and invest in this pretty and vibrant city.

Entrepreneurs began to set roots in Benidorm and a lot of their major investments have been put into Benidorm hotels. Accommodations in this city range from apartments to hotels of different star ratings. There are two, three, four and a few five star hotels all lined up along the famous Poniente and Levante beaches.

How do the guestrooms and amenities from the cheapest two star hotels differ from the other higher star ranked hotels, especially the luxurious five star?


In Benidorm, even the lowest two star hotels offer comfort to guests of all walks of life. Basic to all hotels are the heating and air-conditioning systems, a bathroom, satellite television, telephone and bed. Toiletries are also standard inclusions. These will already suffice for a tourist who just wants to have a place to sleep, rest and change after long dip in the clear waters of the Mediterranean Sea or after a long night of fun in the many different entertaining bars, nightclubs, restaurants, and variety shows that Benidorm has to offer.

Three star hotels may have terraces that overlook the sea (although this amenity is present in some two star hotels). The size of the room is bigger and the en suite bathroom has provision for bidet, hand held showers and hair dryers. These types of guestrooms have in-room safes and mini-bars.

For the four star and five star hotels in Benidorm, they have the same basic amenities found in the two and three star hotels. But as these hotels cost more, the sizes of the rooms are bigger, the decorations are much more lavish and there is provision for internet access. The rooms can also have a sitting area with desks. The bathrooms have bath tubs and closets or wardrobe cabinets.

Other Amenities –

Basic to all types of hotels are on-site restaurants. Some two star rated hotels also have swimming pools. The 24 hour front desk is standard. Safes to keep the valuables are available at the front desk.

Higher star rated hotels in Benidorm have a bigger lounge area, a concierge desk and ample parking space. Even outside of the room, there is complimentary Wi-Fi access. There are more restaurants in each of the four and five star hotels and the menu and dishes are from a selection of international and local cuisine. There are bars and nightclubs inside the hotel premises. Swimming pools – separate for adults and children are standard amenities for these hotels. Their business centers offer more activities – spa, wellness and beauty treatment, jacuzzi, game rooms and sports area. The guests have more varied options for activities.

Regardless of the star rating of Benidorm hotels Spain, accommodations and services of all types of hotels are noteworthy – the courtesy of the staff, the cleanliness of the surroundings and the hospitality of Benidorm locals exudes warmth. All these make Benidorm a place to come back to.