Set in a privileged location beside the sea and only a short drive from the island's capital, Hospes Maricel & Spa Hotel is the ideal choice for a luxurious break.
With its architecture inspired by the 17th and 18th century, this boutique property has two buildings and offers 51 rooms and suites, each luxuriously furnished and contemporary in design. Whether you try the innovative culinary tasting menu for breakfast or the traditional Mallorcan cuisine in the fine dining restaurant for dinner, the food here is sure to impress. Guests can also enjoy live jazz music on Thursday evenings at the Lounge & Cocktail Bar.
The hotel has 51 rooms.
Bars and Restaurants
11:00 - 22:30
Enjoy exclusive cuisine with a view at the Maricel Restaurant.
Pool - Maricel Bar
Located by the pool, the Maricel bar serves a selection of salads, sandwiches, snacks and ice creams as well as refreshing fruit juices and drinks.
Lounge & Cocktail Bar
Tasty drinks and cocktails are accompanied by live music at this sophisticated lounge bar.
Beach and Pools
The hotel has an infinity swimming pool.
Spa and Wellness
Spa Bodyna Maricel
Relax at the Bodyna Spa, offering a range of treatments as well as an outdoor and indoor pool, sauna, hammam, whirlpool, relaxation area, hairdressers and fitness centre.
About the location
Cas Catala is the lesser-known neighbour of Illetes – an exclusive holiday town just west of Palma. This area had its heyday in the 1950s, hosting Hollywood stars like Errol Flynn and Rita Hayworth. These days, it’s a coveted neighbourhood that serves up adults-only hotels and spa retreats along a wandering coastline. A parade of shops marks the entrance to the beach – a tiny slip of sand with a seafood café.
Away from the coast, leafy suburban streets meander uphill, serving up pristine apartments and manicured villas. You’ll find the rolling greens of Bendinat Golf Club (Real Golf de Bendinat) back here, along with a craggy line of cliffs that act as a honeypot for rock climbers.
When it comes to location, Cas Catala is really well-placed. You can drive west towards nearby beach towns like Santa Ponsa, Palma Nova and Costa d’en Blanes. Or travel 20 minutes east – that way lies Cala Major and the golden island capital, Palma.
20 minutes from Palma airport.
Double or Twin Pool Room
Max 2 adults
Based on 773 traveller reviews
76% of travellers recommended this hotel
What to expect
“ Beautifull with Great view
Jan L, Bristol, United Kingdom
Dec 10 2017
I gave 5 * stars . Why? The hotel is very beautiful . It is in a old building . Restaurant ,very good ,not cheap. Service very high standard. Rooms super clean and nice . Breakfast as well high...
I gave 5 * stars . Why? The hotel is very beautiful . It is in a old building . Restaurant ,very good ,not cheap. Service very high standard. Rooms super clean and nice . Breakfast as well high class. Fitness is very small and 2 minutes walk from the hotel. So this is a bit a suprise . What is for sure a minus for this hotel is noice in the night if you have a room with no sea view . I had it for one night and I be made a change. Rooms with sea view very quite. Overall great experience but do not take rooms with street view.
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“ Beautiful views
Dec 02 2017
To wake up to the stunning views that you can see from most of the sea facing rooms is one of the biggest joys of staying here. Its a Starwood hotel and one where ( based on only a single stay ) it...
To wake up to the stunning views that you can see from most of the sea facing rooms is one of the biggest joys of staying here. Its a Starwood hotel and one where ( based on only a single stay ) it would appear the hotel do their very best to accommodate you requests. We had an early check in ( no waiting around ) and a late check out which is the reason to give 5 stars and not 4 since the start and end of the stay are really important in making a seamless transition between the sometimes long journey of home to hotel. Made us really feel it was a home from home feel. The room service was good but the breakfast is especially good value and with excellent assortment of healthy and less healthy ;) dishes complete with attentive efficient service and therefore definitely worth paying extra for especially as you get to enjoy it on the terrace dedicated to breakfasting guests only with again, those very special views across the bay and the cute fishermans boat that would moor there every morning.
In November it was about 18degrees outside and the room felt very cold considering the weather outside. However as we had asked for a very quiet room it was located at the far end of the hotel which took less sun in the day. For a warmer room ask for SW facing... however we asked for a rad and this was provided with no problem plus the engineer fixed the AC to allow a higher temperature and the rest of the evenings were very cosy.
The hotel has a stunningly designed annexe where the gym is located- about a 4 minute walk from the main building through some nicely landscaped grounds it did feel like a category 6 Starwood once you entered this area. Ideally the rooms in the main building would also be 'spruced' up since without the gorgeous views the rooms were a little depressing with very basic furniture considering this is a category 6.... however the challenges of how much and what they can do to achieve such a high end modern standard with this type of listed building are perhaps one of the reasons why it hasnt yet been done. I really hope they would do so in the future as it would make a huge difference.
The car parking is 15 euro per day and the front desk staff, Anais, Javier & Hugo are all super helpful with any/ all Qs. They really helped make our stay extra comfortable.
I would definitely stay here again perhaps if in wintertime asking for a room that has more daytime sun.
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