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Hotel California

Paseo de Sancha 17, 29016 Malaga, Spain
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Ranked #12 of 89 Hotels in Malaga
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Manchester
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Malaga is a city that is so overlooked by travelers to Costa Del Sol.Everyone flies into the airport & off to other places. STOP, stay here & enjoy a fantastic,vibrant city/beach break. There is so much to see, culture in abundance,history- beautiful gardens, harbour,fantastic beaches & promenade, perfect weather even in winter. Hotel California is perfectly situated between city &... More 

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17 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

This hotel has an excellent location with a 3 minute walk to the beach and a 15 minute walk to the old city. Parking is (can be) free in the street in front of the hotel. Good service, clean room and an adequate breakfast. This is served @ table and is the same every day. Hotel has some nice (but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Very happy with our choice for a week based in Malaga. A short downhill stroll to the promenade and the beach. Lovely walk into the centre via the new marina. Alternatively, there's a bus stop just a few yards away and any number bus will take you straight into the main shopping and restaurant area for only 1Euro 30 per... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

My friend and I stayed in this hotel for one night in September 2014. The pros are that it has a cute exterior, quaint lobby with fresh flowers, modern floors and fixtures, a cute rooftop deck, and is a short walk to the beach and only a moderate walk to the old part of Malaga. The cons are that the... More 

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Penkridge, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This Hotel has a beautiful Spanish feel, is clean and tidy and the staff are all lovely. We were lucky enough to get a balcony with a view of the sea. Breakfast is 9 euros but oh was it worth it :D. The hotel itself is situated 2 minutes from the beach, there's about a 10-15 minute walk to the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Fantastic choice. Great price great location 20 minutes walk from centre 5 mins from beach front. Hotel looks like it's been an old house possibly. Staff friendly rooms clean and a wee bit quirky breakfast is brought to your table. Fruit muesli bread ham and cheese Worked for us. Roof terrace caught the sun all day. Just what we wanted.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We booked this after reading reviews on here and finding other hotels highly priced and with less flattering reviews. It worked out brilliantly for us! For the first time we stayed in Malaga and went to Spain without hiring a car! The hotel was perfectly situated a few minutes from the beach with a bus stop outside to take us... More 

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Everything Sally C says is true. We loved the fresh flowers, the retro decor, the breakfast - served to your table with spotless linen table cloths. They go that extra mile for a hotel of this rating. Even the roof garden is spotless.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We loved the Hotel California for its friendly staff who seem to be a family, its retro decor, its clean and spacious rooms. The position near the beach and a 10 - 15 minute walk to the old town was ideal for us. Breakfast is a plentiful spread of bread and croissants, cheese and salami, muesli and yogurt with damn... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

The staff is friendly and helpful. I think they are a family of siblings and the matriarch is still involved with the gardens and interior flower settings. The breakfast is nourishing and plentiful - some of it is homemade. The rooms are spacious and have plenty of storage areas for luggage and clothes, a desk, small screen TV and adequate... More 

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