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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Loved the recreation area (garden, tennis courts, playground, beach/pool restaurant) and the fact that the hotel is so children friendly. Fantastic location with Nikki Beach etc. Comfortable rooms and lobby, although the pool area could need some modernisation. Excellent service and all in all a fantastic place to stay.

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Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What an amazing hotel, lovely staff, pools are outstanding, and rooms are exceptional, super hotel! Right beside beach and beside all shops. Decor is amazing in hotel with bedrooms finished off to a high standard. Highly recommend this hotel for any age.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

When you travel for business the experience between different hotels at some point become routinary, because you tend to do the same activities all the time and pretty much keep the conversations at the same level with much of the staff..... I spent 5 full days on Don Carlos for the first time and I was really impressed by their... More

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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The not so good: 1. The first room we were given had a wonky table in the corner, and a broken shower (which we realised halfway through using said shower!). However we were then moved to a different room when we pointed this out. Shower still not great (holder that kept the shower head up kept falling off so had... 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 guests' satisfaction is our main goal, so I appreciate the mentions of the issues where we can improve. I can say that these points you mention have been corrected and that we are very happy that your overall stay was what you expected... More

Madrid, Spain
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Great family hotel! Have been vacationing at the Don Carlos for 7 years. Best beach in Marbella, fantastic gardens, great tennis, and most importantly, an excellent kids club. The best part of it is how friendly the staff is, trying their best to please. Fully recommend it, a hieden gem away from the Marbella city centre bustle.

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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 to write such a raving review on TripAdvisor. As I always say, our main goal is to make our guests happy and keep them satisfied, and I am very happy to see we succeeded. We would love to have you back very soon, Kind regards, More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The hotel is kind of like a hospital, small stair case, good sized lobby. Not very luxurious compared to other hotels I've stayed in, but what makes up for it is the service. The staff are very helpful and caring. It's far from the beach, you need a good 3 minute walk just from the hotel to the seafront, but... 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. Special thanks for your thoughts regarding our wonderful staff, our bar and entertainment and our lush, tropical gardens... what is a three minute walk to the beach, when you are immersed in green, sorrounded by a river and waterfalls? We are aware that our... More

London
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80 reviews 80 reviews
73 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We were staying in the Oasis, a modern part of the hotel which aims to be a cut above the rest of the resort. We chose it for a few days of total relaxation and spa treatments after a weekend of festivities following friends' wedding. Let me be clear - the Oasis is, in itself, very stylish. Indeed, the room... 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 and for taking the time to post your thoughts online. We take our guests' comments very seriously, specially when they refer to issues that are vital to us, so I would kindly ask you to contact me directly, in order to talk about the service you experienced, for our staff is one of... More

Stolpe b. Anklam, Germany
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you reflect on what you can get for 300+ euro per night, you will definly conclude that Don Carlos has a long way to go before living up to the level that they charge you for. There is nothing wrong with this hotel, but there is a nagging feeling that this is more of a three+ or maybe four... 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. Although, we are very concerned about them, for we take our standards of guest services very seriously and we would love to have the opportunity to discuss the subject about our restaurants, further. Regarding your comment about the sunbeds, I would like to emphasize... More

Dallas, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a family group of 9 traveling together. We had 4 rooms at the hotel and stayed in the first week of June. We spent a LOT of time reading reviews and researching various hotels along the beach in Marbella and Estepona. We loved the look of the Kempinski in Estepona, and having stayed at Kempinski elsewhere in the... More

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

Dear Guest, First of all, I would like to thank you very much for your nice comments in Tripadvisor which deeply satisfied us. Also, we would like to express our gratitude for having chosen the Don Carlos Leisure Resort & SPA for your holidays. I am extremely happy that you and your guests have enjoyed your stay with us. Our... More

Mount Pleasant, South Carolina
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The grounds are spectacular. Entertainment nightly in the bars/restaurants. We enjoyed relaxing by the pool with drinks. The rooms are a good price, but the food is a bit on the expensive side. The rooms were modern and clean and spacious.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for such a wonderful review and for taking the time to post it on TripAdvisor. It is an excellent way to let our future guests know what they can expect. We take good note about your comment regarding our prices. We would love to see you soon, 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*
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Also Known As:
Don Carlos Leisure Resort And Spa
Don Carlos Leisure Hotel Marbella
Don Carlos Resort
Don Carlos Marbella
Don Carlos Hotel Marbella
Carlos Don Hotel

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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#2 Business Hotel in Marbella #4 Family Hotel in Marbella #5 Top resorts Hotel in Marbella #11 Luxury Hotel in Marbella #13 Romantic Hotel in Marbella #13 On the Beach Hotel in Marbella
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A luxurious beachfront jewel surrounded by 40,000m2 of luscious tropical gardens – the largest on the Costa del Sol. This sublime resort offers fabulous views of the coast and direct access to the most gorgeous beach in Marbella. Guests can also count on stunning facilities, first-class personalized service, a relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere – and yearlong sunshine. It effortlessly caters to all desires with a wide selection of watersports, several pools, a highly reputed tennis club, a range of superb restaurants and aboutiquespa. The beach club – created by luxury spatial designer Melvin Villarroel – is recognized as one of the most “unique spaces” in Marbella. ... more   less 
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