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Hostal El Puerto Genoves

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Calle Balandro 15, near Arrastre St., 04118 San Jose, Spain
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Ranked #3 of 10 San Jose B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015
isabel v Community of Madrid, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Community of Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

I have been here for several times, different years and seasons. And will come back! It is a familiar hostal managed with a lot of care, both for clients and details. The building is new, very clean, beds are comfortable and breakfast is quite good. Location is very quiet in spite of being so centric.

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Good value. Good sized rooms, breakfast included, 5 min walk to the beach and restaurants. Rooms are clean and quiet, bed is rather firm though. Owner is wonderful, very friendly and helpful. We had a great stay and loved Cabo de Gata. Peaceful and relaxing place to visit.

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New Haven, CT
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

I stayed here for three nights in April. I switched from I stayed one night in the Hostal El Dorado and then switched to Hostal El Puerto Genoves. It was a good move. The room was comfortable. There was a small terrace with room for two chairs and a table. It doesn't have a good view. The location is convenient.... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We stayed 3 nights in July and very much enjoyed our stay! The staff was very friendly, helpful and professional. The location was nice with easy parking on the street and at walkable distance from the beach, small stores and restaurants. The room was always very clean and had a small balcony. However, we enjoyed the terrace more, as we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

We stayed two nights at the hostel in January. The staff was very professional and competent. Very clean and well organised. Great breakfast. The only place we could find including breakfast in San Jose in January. We had to leave before breakfast time on the last day and a small breakfast was placed in our room the night before. Would... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Very friendly manager. My gluten intolerance was no problem for breakfast. Very convenient location for the town restaurants and bars etc, and for getting in and out of town to explore local beaches and further afield. Rooms well appointed and bathrooms seem very new. The only issues to bear in mind are the beds are hard - I was comfortable... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Very good value,good breakfast included,lovely lady runs the place with her husband.Ten minute walk to the beach.Good tapas across the rambla at "solo manous",think that was the name you can eat here much cheaper than in town.Yeah would stay here again,all you need really in a B&B.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

We wanted to stay in San Jose and booked this hostal based on trip advisor reviews. It was about 5 minute walk to the town and beach, which meant it was nice and quite, but very convenient. The manager / owner was so helpful and friendly. The room was good for a hostal with air conditioning and a ceiling fan.... More 

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Porto, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is decent, simple little hotel, in central San Jose, a slow 5 minutes walk from the main beach, and near the centre of town. Clean, pleseant rooms, friendly owners, good breakfast, free parking nearby, and a good base to explore Cabo de Gata.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The hostal Puerto Genoves was a good place to stay, about five minutes walk from the beach and the small central town area. The room was good sized, great shower, good terrace and a cool basement room that had a large kid play area and sitting space. The breakfast was good, generous, with good coffee. The owner was helpful, and... More 

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