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Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Avda. Zurita s/n, 29604 Marbella, Spain
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here bed and breakfast for five days and have just returned. Instead of paying 70 euros for a taxi from the airport we got the train to Fuengirola and then the 220 bus from there to a stop outside the hotel (elviria) and it's a 5-10 minute walk from there crossing over the bridge and heading towards the sea.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A great hotel with first class service, very nice big rooms and plenty of food and bar areas within the hotel grounds. Lovely out door pool area with plenty of sun beds and easy access to the bars. Spa and general hotel is a perfect setting for a great break.

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MAngelesDC, Director General at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments and for taking the time to post them online. It means the world to us when we see that our hard work is recognized through giving our guests the best experiences. So we are delighted we succeeded. We would love to welcome you back very soon. Kind regards, More

Norwich, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was in 1671 that the poet John Milton's poem Paradise Regained was first published. What remarkable foresight he had . For it was exactly 300 years later that the Marbella Hilton was first conceived when the name Hilton was synonymous with luxury and style. 10 years later it became the Don Carlos and their aim has always been consistent... More

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MAngelesDC, Director General at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, It is an absolute pleasure reading your reviews, and of course, having you here. Thank you for taking the time to post such a gem, and for extensively describing your experience. Jorge's reaction at the Beach Club is what we aim for staff wise, and it is lovely to see that we've succeeded. Oh, and what you describe... More

London, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Don Carlos is an amazing hotel. Our room was big with all the facilities we needed. The grounds of the hotel cannot be faulted and the service was second to none. We stayed here as our friends were getting married at the hotel and the wedding was absolutely perfect. There are a few bars and restaurants and a supermarket... More

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MAngelesDC, Director General at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments and for taking the time to post them on Trip Advisor. We are delighted that you had such a wonderful time with us, since it is our main goal. Everyday we work very hard to make your holidays, and events, perfect, so thank you for noticing. It is true that we have an... More

London, United Kingdom
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80 reviews 80 reviews
39 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed a week at the Don Carlos in August. A fabulous room in the tower overlooking the bay with a large bed, bathroom and balcony. There were a few technical issues, suck as a leaky sink which had to be attended to 3 times before they got not right, but the hotel was prompt and apologetic. The breakfasts were... More

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MAngelesDC, Director General at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing us once again, and for your nice comments. I believe apologies are in order regarding the minor issues with the sink, but one of our premises is to keep everything working perfectly so, as you say, we fixed it right away, as we should. Thank you, as well, for mentioning our awarded breakfast and... More

Bahrain
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87 reviews 87 reviews
32 hotel reviews
83 helpful votes 83 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the hotel is good, rooms are not luxurious everything is clean the pool and beach are great even thu in house guests pay for the sun beds - which is different than other places where in house gets get beds for free- but we get a discount the reception staff are extremely slow and not very helpful you would find... More

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MAngelesDC, Director General at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time comment about your stay and to post them online. Our main goal is to make you feel better than at home and it is a good way to learn where we can do a better job. I am sorry if you did not find the facilities as you would like them to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I have stayed at The Don Carlos for many years taking my family and friends on numerous occasions. However the hotel was taken over by a group a few years ago and it has gone downhill since then. On the day of arrival we had a lunch by the pool in the Sol y Sombre and the "sharing platter" of... More

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MAngelesDC, Director General at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments and for taking the time to post them online. Our main goal is to give our guests excellent experiences and it is disturbing to see that we did not achieved it in your case. Regardless, I would like to make a few comments on your review. Please accept my sincere apologies for the... More

Northampton, United Kingdom
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I Travelled with 3 friends to the Don Carlos for a relaxing break on 3rd Sept for 3 nights, Half board, on arrival we were greeted with a friendly professional service, The hotel had a conference and a wedding that weekend and we were upgraded to the Deluxe Villas, we then received the most amazing service whilst at the Hotel,... More

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MAngelesDC, Director General at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind words and for taking the time to post your comments on Trip Advisor. It is an excellent way to share with our future guests what they can expect. We are thrilled that you had such a wonderful experience with us, since that is our main goal. Thank you, as well, for aknowledging our... More

1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've stayed here many times and will still keep going back. The hotel is only 25 mins from airport so if you're on an early flight you can be by the pool before lunchtime. Staff are very welcoming and helpful. Rooms are lovely, comfortable and clean. Nothing but relaxing in the sun to do! We'll definitely be back again a... More

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MAngelesDC, Director General at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, ...And we love that you keep coming back! Thank you for your nice comments and for taking the time to post them on TripAdvisor. We will love to welcome you back very soon, Kind regards, More

Bournemouth
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Another great stay at Don Carlos. Very friendly staff and amazing facilities! The villa we had was very nice and benefited great sea views from the top floor roof terrace and on the terrace below. Would definitely come and stay again! Already counting down the days until next year! 364 days to go!!!

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MAngelesDC, Director General at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, ... Not as many days as you may think! We loved that you enjoyed your visit once again, and we are the ones counting the days to welcome you back. Thank you for your comments and for taking the time to write them down. Kind regards, More

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Address: Avda. Zurita s/n, 29604 Marbella, Spain
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Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Marbella
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 267
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Also Known As:
Don Carlos Leisure Hotel Marbella
Don Carlos Leisure Resort And Spa
Don Carlos Resort
Don Carlos Marbella
Don Carlos Hotel Marbella
Carlos Don Hotel

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