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Macdonald Leila Playa Club

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Ctra de Cadiz No 196, Malaga Sitio de Calahonda, Mijas, Spain
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been many times to this wonderful resort. Sadly the food in the restaurant (lunch) is really awful. In particular don't bother with the chicken or tuna salads. Macdonalds need step in here to compete with other venues. Also the evening entertainment was poor. The staff as always are welcoming and friendly. The grounds are stunning. Easily the best on... More 

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Solihull, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 459 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As a holiday destination, Leila Playa keeps getting better and better. Things we particularly noted this year were the new Coastal path which has had a significant visual impact at the beach front, compensated by the tremendous convenience it provides to get all the way to La Cala de Mijas and the reduction in the number of Beach salesmen that... More 

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Sebastián U, Director General at Macdonald Leila Playa Club, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review our resort. We are delighted that you still enjoy staying with us and appreciate your interesting observations. More 

Cardiff, UK
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295 reviews
101 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 298 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This timeshare resort is right off the manic A7 autovia coastal highway at the western end of Calahonda beach, just a few hundred metres from Puerto Cabopino. If you’re driving, you need to know that you can only access Leila Playa from the eastbound carriageway of the A7 and until you’re used to it, it’s definitely not the easiest of... More 

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Essex
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

Stayed one week at the above resort through RCI, Leila Playa is a small to medium size resort off to the beach side of the main busy A7 coast road. Our apartment was a one bedroom sleeps 4 with a quite comfy Sofa Bed in the lounge area,a balcony with sea views but you must specify when booking because there... More 

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Ahoghill
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I have just returned from a two wee break in Calahonda Leilla Playa Macdonalds resort from leaving the airport our pick up transfer which was into the bargain was perfect only four persons in taxi , on arrival at resort the cheque in was so smooth reception staff were very professional and so very pleasant , apartment was very clean... More 

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Sebastián U, Director General at Macdonald Leila Playa Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your feedback and we are delighted that you enjoyed your stay. We too look forward to welcoming you again in the not too distant future. More 

Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

The hotel is nice, with clean spacious rooms, restaurant with a great view (although the paella we tried was very poor), good swimming pool, and with the beach (such warm water...) a few steps from the hotel. But... no free wi fi, we did not get a room with a view as said in the reservation, staff unwilling to satisfy... More 

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New York City, New York
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14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015 via mobile

Spotless 2 bedroom with a lovely view of the water. Amazing sunlight and some coffee to make. We went food shopping and enjoyed our stay. The place looked brand new and was cleaned very nicely. We were afraid that RCI messed up our reservation but the hotel staff made sure we were taken care of. They even helped us set... More 

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Sebastián U, General Manager at Macdonald Leila Playa Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive comments about our resort. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay and hope to be able to greet you again in the not too distant future. More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014 via mobile

we have been coming here almost every year since 1987 and it never disappoints. The apartments are immaculate, you would never know anyone else had stayed there. The grounds are tended with care and attention and if anything should go wrong Juan and the team are there immediately to sort it out.The reception team are always willing to help out... More 

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Sebastián U, General Manager at Macdonald Leila Playa Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your very positive feedback about our resort. We are delighted that you are still enjoying your holidays with us and look forward to greeting you again soon. More 

Darwen, England, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

wow that was the first words out of my mouth when seen pool area ,gardens and apartment,furnishing and utilities great standard,everything you needed from washing machine,dishwasher micro wave and many other things I could mention but the list would go on.you do get washing powder,washing up liquid and loads of other stuff aswell.we stayed in apartment a17 right at the... More 

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Sebastián U, General Manager at Macdonald Leila Playa Club, responded to this review

We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and we certainly look forward to welcoming you again in the not too distant future. Thank you for your very positive comments. More 

Tywyn, United Kingdom
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30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We stayed with friends who have a time share here for 2 weeks. The staff we met were friendly and helpful especially Daniel the security guard. The resort is very well kept and the gardens this year were exceptional. The new board walk past the hotel makes it easier and more pleasant to get along the beach.

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Sebastián U, Director General at Macdonald Leila Playa Club, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive comments. We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us and hope to see you again in the not too distant future. More 

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