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Playabella Spa Gran Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Costalita s/n, 29680 Estepona, Spain
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Ranked #13 of 35 hotels in Estepona
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
Malaga, Spain
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Todo muy bien la comida, las habitaciones, la piscina, el personal... etc. Ninguna queja. Volveremos! Everything was good the food, rooms, pool, staff, etc...No complaints. We will came back for sure.

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2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I went with my Mum for a weeks AI break June 15th. The Hotel itself was very clean and the rooms nice and big. The food was good and plenty of choice, lots of Fresh Fish . The hotel is mainly setup for the Germans and French. The Germans are very very rude they don't believe in queuing and just... More

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P-Stor, Gerente at Playabella Spa Gran Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, I would like to thank you for your comments, as it is through them the best way we can improve the quality of our service, understanding the perception of our product and most important the quality and friendly service we provide. We try to give a good service in all departments of the Hotel, including reception which is... More

London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We spent 5-nights here on an all-inclusive (AI) basis and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff are friendly and efficient, the selection of food in the buffet-style restaurant is very good and the rooms are large, comfortable and clean. This was my 4th or 5th visit to the Playabella, which means they're doing things in the right way. In addition... More

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P-Stor, Gerente at Playabella Spa Gran Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, First of all thank you for your comments, because it is the best way to learn about the experiences of our guests during your holiday. Best Regards Manuel Piedra Hotel manager Playabella More

2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Just returned from a 8 night stay with 5 adults and 6 kids, including a baby. Firstly if you like to go out and eat this is not for you unless you have a car as there is no other restaraunts around at at all, estapona town miles away, the shops are miles away, everything is miles away. The food... More

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P-Stor, Gerente at Playabella Spa Gran Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest: I appreciate your positive comments on this site about our Hotel. Please note that we are located in one of the most exclusive and tranquil towns of Estepona. A little more than 10 minutes walk has shops, supermarkets and neighborhood Cancelled. You can also find the bus stop to Marbella and Estepona. Best Regards Manuel Piedra Manager Playabella... More

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

We have just returned from the playabella after a eight night stay. If you are Spanish .Germany or French you will enjoy this hotel. The food. entertainment. Is very much geared towards those there is very little English spoken or understood at this hotel. We arrived 4 adults and 3 children aged 15.13.10 we were given two rooms with 2... More

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P-Stor, Gerente at Playabella Spa Gran Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest: I would like to thank you for the time it took you to write your own review on this website. For us is very important the feedback from our guests. As regards the rooms have the family room with 2 large beds for 2 adults and 2 children. To give a little more privacy we have connecting rooms... More

Top Contributor
134 reviews 134 reviews
45 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My company booked me into this hotel because it was close to where I was working and they got a better rate by booking me in for 7 nights. I changed my room from one on the ground floor next to the pool because there was too much fun going on to concentrate on my paperwork. I did enjoy a... More

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P-Stor, Gerente at Playabella Spa Gran Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guests, We greatly appreciate your kind comments about our hotel and we would like to give us another chance in any of our hotels in Canarias or Andalucia, where you can relax and feel at home. Best Regards. Manuel Piedra Manager Playabella Spa Hotel More

Ainsdale, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Firstly, the weather was superb so that had no impact on the review. Don't be fooled into thinking this hotel is in Estepona town, which is gorgeous. The town is approx 9-10km away and you cannot walk there as there is no promenade and the beach is too rocky. The bus to Estepona or Marbella is cheap and easy to... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We spent a lovely 2 days all inclusive here as part of a short break to Spain and Gibraltar. The majority of the guests appeared to be French, very few were British. This is meant as a good thing. No football shirts, no staggering drunks and the staff and guests treated everyone with respect. People waited their turn in the... More

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Millburn, New Jersey
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

The facility is great for families with kids enjoying a nice beach/pool vacation. The pool is beautiful with slides and space for everyone. The heated pool is not for kids, but convenient. If you can, book a room with a private pool on the first or second floor overlooking the beach. It looked great. You definitely need a car to... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014 via mobile

We have just returned from this amazing hotel and are already planning our next trip! The location is fantastic, right on the beach. The staff are outstanding, couldn't ask for anymore! Especially Virina at the bar and the lovely man that seemed to be there at every given moment to say hello and be friendly! Wish we got his name... More

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Address: Costalita s/n, 29680 Estepona, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Estepona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Playabella Spa Gran Hotel 4*
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Also Known As:
Playabella Hotel Gran
Gran Hotel Playabella
Playabella Spa Gran Hotel Estepona, Spain - Costa Del Sol

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#7 Luxury Hotel in Estepona #8 Spa Hotel in Estepona #9 On the Beach Hotel in Estepona #9 Family Hotel in Estepona
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In the heart of the Costa del Sol where sun and golf reign supreme, the Playabella Spa Gran Hotel enjoys a beachfront location in the town of Estepona. ... more   less 
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