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Hostal El Dorado

2.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   Camino de Aguamarina, San Jose, Spain
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Ranked #2 of 10 San Jose B&B and Inns
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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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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

First time we have stayed in a hostal, and it won't be the last. Had everything we could want, spacious balcony, clean large room, good bathroom facility, excellent friendly staff, swimming pool, fantastic views and charmingly relaxed restaurant. Also excellent value at £60 pounds a night. Easy walk into San Jose. We were on the top floor and it involved... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Stayed 11 nights and had a wonderful time. Rooms are very clean and we had a balcony with a lovely view across the hills and village. I would say it's in a good loaction, quietly tucked away, yet minutes walk from the main hub. The swimming pool was a nice addition and had fantastic views, great to cool off at... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Stayed here for 8 nights in August. The room was basic, but very clean and comfortable and a good size. We had a balcony with a great view of the sea and hills around San Jose. The breakfast was OK - usual continental stuff, but perfectly nice - unfortunately let down by really horrible coffee out of a big urn,... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

The perfect place to stay in San Jose, CdG. The girl on reception was soooo helpful: she gave me lots of tourist advice when I was there and was infinitely patient with my rusty Spanish. I had to change my reservation several times and emailed her about a million times and she was never anything short of supersweet. The hotel... More

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10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Nice rooms with excellent views. Although the rooms are basic, they are comfortable and with big balconies. The staff is helpful and nice. Breakfast is nice. Location is excellent. Walking to centre of the town to all restaurants and to the beach. Easy to drive to Cabo de Gata to enjoy all its beauty! Would stay there again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013 via mobile

We stayed at this wonderful hotel for three days. The view from the balcony is great. The rooms are just a dream for the price and the breakfast very tasty. In addition the people working there were extremy nice and helpful. We can warmly recommend this hotel. We also rented bikes from the hotel. The quality of this bikes are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012 via mobile

The rooms are average but clean. The view is great over the town and the sea and the location is very good. The only issue we had was with the noise, either from the AC unit or the wind hitting the blinds at night. Without this it would be a great place to stay.

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11 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2010

Just out of the busiest part of town with views to the sea over the village. We were out of season so the village was quiet but there were still plenty of eating out options. We used it as a base for walking in the Cabo de Gata park - great coastal walks. Friendly staff.

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Also Known As:
Hostal El Dorado San Jose, Spain - Almeria
Address: Camino de Aguamarina, San Jose, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Almeria > San Jose
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Ranked #2 of 10 B&Bs / Inns in San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal El Dorado 2*
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