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Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Castillo de Gibralfaro s/n, 29016 Malaga, Spain (Centro)
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Ranked #29 of 91 Hotels in Malaga
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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St. John, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
30 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Its difficult to fall in love with a Hotel that has given itself over to someone's wedding on the day that you arrive; nowhere to park, all the common areas packed with people & noise, the bars crowded, no peace anywhere. Once this had moved on, you find a hotel with some stunning views over the port, a pretty good... More

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

Set high above the bullring, port/cruise terminal and town and next door to and overlooking the castle, this is a great out of town location. All rooms have a balcony and views. There is a very steep path alongside the castle walls into the town although taxis are easily available. Breakfast can be taken outside on the terrace and dinner... More

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ParadordeGibralfaro, Gerente at Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro, responded to this review

Thank you very much. Your opinion is very important for us. We hope to see you again. More

London
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 hotel reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2014

The parador is beautifully situated with spectacular views of malaga and beautifully kept gardens, and interesting artworks dotted around. The staff were all very friendly and accommodating. Our room was very clean and spacious. We stayed half board, and found both the breakfast selection and dinner very good, with an excellent choice, and good wine. I would certainly choose to... More

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ParadordeGibralfaro, Gerente at Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro, responded to this review

Thank you very much!! It is true that we have one of the best views of the city and spacious rooms. All rooms have balcony and views. We hope to see yoyu again. More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

I consider myself well-travelled, and despite some of the silly reviews on this site, I really cannot fault the Parador for its excellent location (overlooking the port and city centre) and its excellent restaurant - for both dinner and a wonderful breakfast selection, and for the lovely views. We only stayed one night, on route to self-catering accommodation further down... More

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ParadordeGibralfaro, Director General at Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro, responded to this review

Thanks a lot. It´s true that the location is fantastic!! More

London, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We chose the Parador and we were not disappointed with our choice. Great location. The views are magnificent. The hotel does have spectacular views as it is situated on the hillside. Each room has a small balcony, air conditioning and a well equiped bathroom. The restaurant is excellent, overlooking Malaga and it's harbour and served a lovely meal, with plenty... More

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32 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

We stayed just one night here and thought it exceptional. Our room was luxurious and the balcony with the amazing view a bonus feature.We used the pool area too which was great but did not have breakfast. Dinner was outside on the terrace as there was a wedding on in the main restaurant. We took advantage of a special offer... More

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ParadordeGibralfaro, Director General at Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro, responded to this review

Thank a lot for your opinion. Hope you come back again. More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Me and my girlfriend stayed here one evening. The service was beyond poor, we were not greeted with one smile the entire stay. The house restaurant was even worse. For 20€ for a main course, this was a joke. The iberic swine was cold and fatty, so were the potatoes. The only thing this place has is a view, everything... More

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ParadordeGibralfaro, Director General at Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro, responded to this review

We have received your opinion which will help us to keep on working eagerly and dedicatedly. Thank you. More

Norwich, United Kingdom
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154 reviews 154 reviews
21 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

This is one of the relatively newer Paradors and never fails to meet expectations, provided you know what to expect. The two downsides are, firstly, that it is unlikely you will find a parking place near Reception and, secondly you must not expect fast bar service, wherever you decide to sit. That said, the rooms are excellent, all overlooking Malaga... More

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ParadordeGibralfaro, Director General at Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro, responded to this review

Thank you very much. Parking is limited and all of us want to park next to the reception! but not possible. In any case, does not take you more than two minutes the farthest parking place. Thank you for your opinion about the restaurant. More

Haugesund, Norway
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

The hotel is beautiful, set in a very nice scenery overlooking Malaga. Unfortunatly the all the staff doesent take their job very seriously. The reception was cold and unfriendly. Furthermore when the rooftop pool was closed, there was no excuse, just a fake smile. The dinner in the evening, on the terrace overlooking Malaga , was great with great staff.... More

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ParadordeGibralfaro, Director General at Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro, responded to this review

Thanks for your comments. We regret that stay was not entirely satisfactory. We welcome your comments for improvement. More

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13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014 via mobile

This hotel has old Spanish style. It is old fashioned in its appearance but is charming, and still has all the amenities you could need. It is secluded, so perfect for relaxing couples. Malaga's old town is only 15minutes walk down country path, or 7€ in a taxi. Pool is small and not many sun loungers but that's perfect for... More

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ParadordeGibralfaro, Director General at Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your opinion. hope see you soon again. More

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Additional Information about Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro

Address: Castillo de Gibralfaro s/n, 29016 Malaga, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Malaga > Centro
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Parador De Malaga Gibralfaro Hotel Malaga
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Parador De Malaga Gibralfaro Spain - Costa Del Sol

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