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The Urban Villa

4.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Hacienda Los Canasteros 5 | Carretera de Ojen, 29610 Ojen, Spain
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Ranked #1 of 3 Ojen B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
JALA75 Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 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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    5 of 5 stars
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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Had 3 nights at this wonderful B&B/ boutique hotel. Everything was high quality from furnishings to service. Breakfast was always delicious and sourced locally and if you have a chance try the dinner. Finally, we stayed with two young children, which couldn't have been easier with adjoining rooms.

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St. Catharines, Canada
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Perched high on a cliff overlooking the Mediterranean, with a view of Gibraltar in the hazy distance, the Urban Villa is worth the effort to get to. While only a brief car ride from the centre of Marbella, it's a quiet and relaxing eyrie. Your Hostess, Linda, will welcome you warmly and treat you to an extravagant continental breakfast, which... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

The Urban Villa is the perfect place to stay when visiting Marbella and its surroundings! The place itself is just beautiful, very nicely decorated and with magnificent views. It is located in the mountain so it is very peaceful and quiet but at the same time you are just a short drive from Marbella Old Town and the beach. The... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We thought that being outside Marbella would spare us from the nightmare that I got every time I thought of the costa del sol. Fortunately, we were right. However, Urban Villa is something of a double edged sword. On the one one hand, the villa itself is fantastic. It's a modern build in the old style. Think plenty of wood... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

The Urban Villa was a wonderful place to stay in Marbella! The villa itself is beautiful, but the panoramic views of Marbella are the real treat. Linda was so nice and helpful and has great recommendations for restaurants, things to do, etc. Also, the breakfast spread was one of the highlights - delicious selection of charcuterie and cheese along with... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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15 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Had a great time at the urban villa! Beautiful location, beautiful bulding, our room (King suite) was a dream - furnished with attention to detail, very comfortable sunbeds on the terrace, beautiful grounds, beautiful view, very clean. Quit on the hill but only 15 minutes to Marbella. Thank you Linda!

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Hilversum, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

The Urban Villa is a great place with greats views en great service. Our room was very basic, but for us it was fine. The minute we stepped out for breakfast, someone came in and cleaned our room. Loved it. Breakfast was great, always fresh orangejuice and croissants. The view was great! Staff friendly and always ready to help. Loved... More

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Greenville, South Carolina
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2014

My husband and I stayed here in Nov 2013. We were traveling from Sevilla by car and planned to stay only 2 nights. After staying 2 nights we decided to do 1 more night. Really enjoyed the peacefulness, the accommodations, the view, and the staff. We happened to be here over Thanksgiving and we had a nice "Spanish/Thanksgiving" Meal with... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

We stayed here for two nights at the end of a hectic stay on the Costa del Sol and it offered us just the peace and relaxation we were looking for. We stayed in the Eden Suite which was a lovely Mediterranean style room with a private balcony and views down to the sea plus a shared kitchen, and a... More

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Rotterdam, Zuid-Holland, Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

Most beautiful suite (Deluxe URBAN suite), with sauna (with sea view!), swimming pool at our door step, view over beautiful Marbella, the sea, the mountains and even Gibraltar and North-Africa. At the same time close to the beach (with promenade for extensive cycling and walking) as to the maintains and to many fantastic cities. All this with lovely weather conditions.... More

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Address: Hacienda Los Canasteros 5 | Carretera de Ojen, 29610 Ojen, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Ojen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Urban Villa 4*
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The Urban Villa - Marbella's hidden secret!The Urban Villa is an abode recommended among friends... An idyllic Boutique Villa Hotel with four stunning suites above the city of Marbella. This luxury residence, or as it is called these days 'Boutique Casa' is a haven of peace and yet so close to the famous beaches, golf courses, exclusive Puerta Banus marina & the exciting Andalusian lifestyle only minutes away... Each suite is uniquely furnished with a great sense of creativity combining traditional style with an artistic modern twist, creating a cool contemporary chic atmosphere and magical ambiance. Each suit has individual special features, such as a large private Finnish sauna, Jacuzzi with amazing views, large old fireplace, huge panoramic terraces & even a romantic canopy bed under rustic old wood beams. This privileged private location with breathtaking views of the coastline, Africa and Gibraltar Rock, really make this bed and breakfast stand out from all others!Staying at The Urban Villa is as inspiring as it is comfortable! For those intrigued, we welcome you to come and discover this hidden oasis. The Urban Villa - Boutique Hotel - Marbella ... more   less 
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