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Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro

4.0 of 5 Castillo de Gibralfaro s/n, 29016 Malaga, Spain
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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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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We chose this Parador because of its great location atop the mountain overlooking Malaga nad the coast below. The rooms were average . The restaurants were both excellent and offered the same great views. The actual fortress was located above the hotel. There was a walking path that led down to the city below. Consider skipping the hotel and visiting... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night only our 40th wedding anniversary, the views from this hotel are stunning but I don't think it comes up to four star standards as advertised. Bit disappointed that there were no tea or coffee making facilities in the room but apart from that the room was nice , big bathroom , lovely views from balcony... More 

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Oslo, Norway
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8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

In the old quarter of Malaga, on the Gibralfaro mount, this parador has a fantastic view over the bay and the City of Malaga. The swimming pool on the roof makes this view even more impressive. The added attraction of walking down beside the Alcazaba into the old quarter of Malaga, meeting the city step by step is something we... More 

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was the third time of staying here, and despite being loyal supporters of the Paradors network and overall idea of outstanding historic locations, it was once again not up to expectations. Yes, there was a fantastic view over the harbour from our room, but the room (in January 2015) was too hot and impossible to turn the heating off.... More 

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Salt Lake City, Utah
19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right next to the Gibalfaro, this parador has incredible views of the castle, city, and Mediterranean. Our room was large, quiet, and comfortable. The staff was very helpful. It is reasonably priced compared to some of the other parador hotels. We would be happy to stay here again.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room we were put in was infested with ants (all over the bedding). Staff gave us another room without fuss, but didn't offer to help move luggage or apologise for the inconvenience. In the bar the service was dreadful, and reception staff were unhelpful. Generally the staff need retraining in customer service. The hotel location location is excellent, and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

The parador itself is lovely, staff helpful and friendly, we stay in room 309 which was a nice room but the rooftop pool was above us and we had some plumbing noise at night which disturbed our sleep the staff did turn something off which improved the situation but there were still noises, try to avoid a room under the... More 

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39 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Beautifully situated overlooking Malaga town and the harbor, the parador itself is in bad need of a make over; it sure can not join the ranks of the other parador's we visited during this trip. Everything looks as if there have been 10.000 guests before you, which probably is the case. From the reception area to the rooms to the... More 

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Very pleasant stay in this Parador. We think, one of the best. Did not use the restaurant, but close enough to town to find one of your likings. Reception as to be expected for a spanish hotel. Friendly , but it is an advange, if you speak Spanish.

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52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The Parador MUST have the best views in Malaga,situated at the top of the hill by the Castillo de Gibralfaro. Usual Parador high standards, the rooms have sunny balconies overlooking the port and city. plenty of free parking (& Wi-Fi),and an easy fifteen minute walk down past the Alcazaba walls to arrive near the cathedral.Visited in December and it was... More 

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Address: Castillo de Gibralfaro s/n, 29016 Malaga, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Malaga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Parador De Malaga Gibralfaro Hotel Malaga
Parador De Malaga Gibralfaro málaga
Parador Malaga
Parador De Malaga Gibralfaro Spain - Costa Del Sol
Hotel Style:
#17 Luxury Hotel in Malaga
#20 Romantic Hotel in Malaga

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