Hotel La Ventana

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Address: Sa Carrosa 13, Dalt Vila, Ibiza town, 07800, Spain

Star rating:
3 star hotel

4.2

Quaint boutique hotel surrounded by the ancient walls of the old town and famous restaurants.

Don’t let the faded exterior fool you – it’s what’s inside that counts. La Ventana captures a little bit of that old bohemian Ibiza magic with its four-poster beds, quaint balconies that look over the historic old town, the cobbled streets or into the treetops. I felt like I was staying in a Baz Luhrmann movie!

Location
4.7
90%
Eating/drinking
4.1
90%
Leisure facilities
3.9
90%
Service
4.1
90%
Value for money
4.1
90%
Bedrooms
4.2
90%
Public areas
4.3
90%

Location

Inside the ancient walled city of Dalt Vila and surrounded by tall palm trees, cobbled streets and lots of great little restaurants. I like the fact it’s just a short walk to the nightlife in the port, but far enough away to be peaceful.

Bedrooms

The rooms are very shabby chic, but I’m not sure this is intentional, as the hotel hasn’t changed much in the last ten years. Four-poster beds, billowing white curtains, blue walls and eclectic art and antique furniture - it’s like something out of a fairytale for me.

Public areas

The lounge area is more impressive than the rest of the hotel; it's chock-full of eclectic antiques with a striking painting at the entrance. The lounge area is more of the same.

Eating and drinking

Breakfast isn’t included in the price and I’d recommend heading out to the other cafes nearby to eat, rather than staying in the hotel for your first meal of the day.

Leisure facilities

The rooftop features a Moroccan style lounging area, with views that are truly breathtaking, especially by night - it's perfect for pre-clubbing cocktails.

Service

It’s fairly minimal, and quite often it was difficult to locate anyone at reception. Be prepared to wait for assistance.

Who stays there

Models, photographers and stylists have all graced the doors, as La Ventana is popular for magazine shoots. But you’ll also find a lot of older, ex-clubbing types looking to escape the madness, but still experience the real Ibiza.

Price advice

I’ve got to say, I think La Ventana is a tad overpriced, but still a good option in Dalt Vila, so I wanted to include it. Be sure to ask for a room up high however, so the view is worth the price.

Amenities

  • Restaurant

Recommended for

  • Couples
  • Culture vultures
  • Mature travellers
  • Great views / scenery
  • Relaxation
  • Sightseeing
  • History

Pros & Cons

  • Surrounded by history
  • Not well maintained
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