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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
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 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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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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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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7 hotel reviews
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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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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 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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Address: Camino de Aguamarina, San Jose, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Almeria > San Jose
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal El Dorado 2*
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