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Hostal El Dorado

Certificate of Excellence
Camino de Aguamarina, San Jose, Spain
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Ranked #3 of 10 San Jose B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 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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New Haven, CT
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52 reviews 52 reviews
43 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The location gives great view of the town and the sea. My room had a large terrace. The hotel is built on the hillside in a way that probably gives all of the rooms a terrace with a view. The room was good sized and comfortable. The "fit and finish" wasn't great. I had the to struggle with the door... More 

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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Booked this place for 4 nights based on the reviews and wasn't disappointed. Basic decor in the room but well equipped with a decent shower, air con, fridge and super view. Lovely continental breakfast. The only reason I've marked it down slightly is the bed was rather hard and the double bed had one long pillow along the width of... More 

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Excellent value for money hostal. We stayed in room 11, with the same views over the town as from the restaurant, down over the town to the port. A good place to watch the sun rise! The room was comfortable, clean and spacious, with excellent air-con and the bonus of a fridge. Good buffet breakfast taken in the restaurant, where... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We stayed recently en el Dorado for 4 nights (room 33). It was brilliant. Very spacious, clean and quiet room with a private balcony overlooking the village /bay. Staff including Carmen and Sergio(?) were very attentive. We hired mountain bikes at the hostal to visit the nearby beaches (Monsul/Genoves). Otherwise, if you don't have a car - be aware there... More 

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Portsmouth, England
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62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We have holidayed in San Jose about four times over the last 10 years and this is the best place we have stayed in. As most reviewers say, this will make you think again about staying in a hostal! The hotel is well situated close to the village so that it is a short walk to the bars and restaurants... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Everything has been perfect, tidy room with TV and Air Con and a small fridge. We also Enjoyed the swimming pool a lot. The hostal Is close to the Cabo de gata Natural Park, 3 really nice beaches are part of the park. The only thing Could be better is the restaurant, nice atmosphere but not really good food.

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Budapest, Hungary
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

It is a really really great place. Not only the fabolous view what You can get from your room and your terrace but also from the restaurant or bar of the hotel. Room was clean and comfortable. Very good that you can park just from few steps away from your room. Was lovely the park between the rooms

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Schiller Park, Illinois
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

We've stay in San Jose for 2 night , one of the night and that was 1st night we've stay in this hotel. When we arrived we told the staff that there is 3 of us, husband wife and 14y old kid. So we got the room with 2 beds, one queen and 1 single. The next day when we... More 

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Estos clientes entraron en una habitación doble para dos personas, eran directos y se les enseño la habitación primero. Les... More 

Balmain, Australia
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183 reviews 183 reviews
44 hotel reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We stayed 9 nights at Hostal el Dorado & can say that it is amazing for 2 stars.  Our room/suite was huge with stunning views over San Jose & out to the mediterranean sea. The room was spotlessly clean with a comfy bed & quality towels/sheets, you also get to chose your pillow type from the pillow menu.  There was... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Okay, I’ll admit it, we were feeling a bit dubious about staying in a two star hostel. We expected to be far from the town and beach in a small… well, let’s call is a cell. However, we couldn’t have been more wrong. We found this to be a charming place as well as great value for money. We had... More 

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