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Villa Padierna Thermas de Carratraca

5.0 of 5 Inn   |   C/ Antonio Rioboo 11, 29551 Carratraca, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

A fantastic place to go to if you just want to recuperate, relax and be pampered. And if you have a car should you feel the need to venture outside. We were lucky enough to stay at a very quiet time and were almost the only guests in the spa / hotel, and had excellent service. Staff extremely friendly. Good... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

What a gem! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Villa Padierna in Carratraca and I cant recommend it highly enough. This really is a beautiful hotel. The staff are kind, thoughtful and attentive and I can't fault the service at all. Very definitely 5 star service, facilities and room. The hotel is quiet at this time of year which suited... More

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Hotel Thermas C, General Manager at Villa Padierna Thermas de Carratraca, responded to this review

Dear guest , Thank you very much for staying at Hotel Thermas in Carratraca . We really apreciate your feedback and comments. We would like to take the opportunity to recomend you to try our hotel in Benahavis called Villa Padierna Palace Hotel. Beautiful location , also with a fantastic spa and stunning golf courses. Do not heistate to contact... More

Malaga, Spain
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013 via mobile

We decided to take dinner after hearing some good comments from friends . We called in on the off chance of a table with no reservation on last Friday evening . We were advised it would not be a problem and they had a set menu for €40 per head . The food was lack lustre and the service adaquate... More

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Hotel Thermas C, General Manager at Villa Padierna Thermas de Carratraca, responded to this review

Dear guest, First of all thank you very much for staying with us and for taking the time to leave us a feedback of your experience. We will take in consideration your comments in order to make sure we maintain our highest standars of service and we wil reach our goal ,which is to have all of our guest satisfaction.... More

Lincoln, UK
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

My Mum and I stayed here for one night through Secret Escapes. We LOVED it. We arrived and were shown to our rooms by the receptionist, a level of exceptional service by staff which was maintained throughout our stay. The rooms are elegantly decorated with lovely bathrooms and gorgeous toiletries. Yes, the food is a set menu but there were... More

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London, United Kingdom
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2012

We just returned from an wonderful stay and the hotel was stunning. It is steeped in so much history and the location is amid the rustic Spanish heritage. The spa was fantastic and still based around the original workings and full of healthy options. Imagine going to the Romans Baths BUT being allowed to use the original facilities, not something... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2012

We booked the hotel through a Secret Escapes Holiday offer. The facilities were amazing. The room was of outstanding decor and comfort. The hotel is superbly decorated and the general standard is exceptional. The staff are friendly and helpful without being overpowering and the SPA is truly something else. This hotel has the makings of a wonderful holiday but.... The... More

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Granada, Spain
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5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2012

Spent a night in a suite at Villa Padierna Thermas last week, We had booked a double room but were upgraded for a small extra charge. A beautiful building out of the way in a small village ½ an hour outside of Malaga, The suite was excellent with a marble bathroom with huge bath, very comfortable bed with good white... More

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Mijas, Andalucia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012 via mobile

It was almost by chance that we ended up in this beautiful Carratraca spa today. On seeing the signpost for the town whilst en route to a hiking excursion in the nearby Chorro area, my better half remembered that a friend had told him of her fantastic time at the spa in this charming little village. Thus did we decide... More

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Address: C/ Antonio Rioboo 11, 29551 Carratraca, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Carratraca
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Padierna Thermas de Carratraca 5*
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Villa Padierna Thermas Hotel will be regarded as the finest retreat experience of Holistic Healing in Europe. With a fine tuned combination of thermal bath treatments, chromo therapy, aromtherapy and organic cuisine. This historical spa retreat proposes three main and distinct healing programs to attract today's experienced spa aficionados: Balance, Relaxation and Detoxification. The hotel is only 45 minutes from Malaga International airport which receives all the major international carriers from Europe. Major US cities connect via Madrid or Barcelona. The town of Carratraca is situated in the northern part of the Guadalhorce Valley, between Ardales and Álora at an altitude of 540 metres right in the heart of the Sierra Blanquilla. The small and quaint village of Carratraca has been known as the Diamond of Malaga for its sulfur natural spring water famous since Roman times. Villa Padierna Thermas Hotel is set in an historic boutique building now completely restored and traces its roots to the early 1800's when the extraordinary healing powers of the sulfur waters and mountain springs surrounding the tiny village became almost legendary in their reputation. The healthful effects of the springs were discovered early on by the Romans, and centuries later by the Moorish settlers.A guesthouse was built between 1830 and 1832 to host a visit of King Fernando VII of Spain. Word soon spread of the therapeutic effects of the baths and mineral spring waters, and members of Europe's aristocracy quickly made Carratraca theri personal retreat.The Thermas was at the height of fashionable travel in the 19th century when it attracted such famous visitors as Lord Byron, Rainer Maria Rilke and Empress Marie Eugenie, wife of Napoleon III among others.Now stunningly refurbished, keeping the historical beauty of this neo-classical building, guests can have a great experience for the first time in a historical setting. A warm welcome in the cozy lobby of the Hotel, or if weather allows, in the Andalusian Patio. ... more   less 
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