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Hotel Fuerte Marbella

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   Avda. el Fuerte s/n, 29602 Marbella, Spain
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Washoe City, Nevada, United States
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The room I stayed in had a large Patio over looking the sea, which made the small room acceptable. The bathroom was good and the bed comfortable. The grounds of the hotel make this a great property to stay. The bar area over looks the sea. The restaurant for breakfast does a good job with lots of fresh fruits and... More

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Montreal, Canada
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I chose this hotel, amongst 4 others, for its location, and it did not disappoint me AT ALL, Beside being close to the old town and all services you might need from a hair dresser, dry clean, supermarket or little food stores, it was right BY THE BEACH and the miles long MARBELLA BOARDWALK that has all kinds of restaurants... More

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FMARBELLA, Gerente at Hotel Fuerte Marbella, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing Fuerte Marbella amongst other 4 hotel. We are very glad to know our location was convenient for you, in the center of the town and on the beach front. Thank you also for your rating of our team and for your comments about the room as It will help us improve. We look forward... More

Rome, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We came to the hotel for three nights and we loved every minute. The hotel is beautiful... The room was great and the view was unbelievable. The service was great and the people were very friendly and helpful. We spent lots of time in the swimming pool and it was perfect. If we ever get to visit Marbella again we... More

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FMARBELLA, Gerente at Hotel Fuerte Marbella, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your 3 night stay and for your review. We are proud to know that you found the hotel beautiful, the room great the staff friendly and helpful. The team & I are longing to welcome you soon again. More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent hotel, great value and position perfect - almost on beach and within minutes' walk of the beautiful old town. Staff very friendly, quality feel to all public rooms and an extensive buffet breakfast. A great experience we look forward to repeating.

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FMARBELLA, Gerente at Hotel Fuerte Marbella, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your stay and for your review. We are very glad to know that you rate our hotel as excellent, great value and with very friendly staff. The team & I wish you many more great experiences at Fuerte Marbella. More

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43 reviews 43 reviews
23 hotel reviews
73 helpful votes 73 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well located for old town - 5 minute walk. Clean & decently furnished. Good breakfast selection, fresh & well topped up right until end of service - efficient staff manage seating so little waiting (only after 10am was there ever any queue). Helpful reception & a friendly staff throughout the hotel. Pools nice if a little busy sometimes, with umbrellas... More

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FMARBELLA, Gerente at Hotel Fuerte Marbella, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing us for your recent stay in Marbella. We are very pleased to know that you liked our breakfast and that you found staff friendly and helpful throughout the hotel. As you mention, we do have daily live entertainment including flamenco show (Thursdays & Sundays) in July and August, and most of September. Rest of... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this hotel after reading reviews and we're not disappointed - the hotel is excellent. This is a very good 4 Star hotel with excellent staff. The view from seaview rooms is worth the additional cost - superb. The location on the sea front next to the old town could not be better.

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FMARBELLA, Gerente at Hotel Fuerte Marbella, responded to this review

Thanks very much for your stay and your review. We are very glad to hear that you found the hotel excellent, a very good 4 star with excellent staff, as well as the location. Let us remind you that the sea view rooms are the more demanded rooms. So make sure you make your booking quite in advance to get... More

Cork, Ireland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Myself and my wife, two adult children and a teenager recently spent two weeks at the Fuerte In Marbella. My wife and I had spent a week there in April '13. We were impressed then and based on that experience, decided to spent a summer vacation there. We were not disappointed. The location is perfect: Paseo Maritimo in front and... More

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FMARBELLA, Gerente at Hotel Fuerte Marbella, responded to this review

Thank you very much for choosing our hotel for your two week stay in Marbella with your wife and family. We really appreciate your feedback. It will indeed help us improve. We are so glad to read that you enjoyed our location, as well as our excellent gym. We are proud to hear that you found staff friendly and breakfast... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our stay but eve though it's on the beach you don't have a private one and need to pay for beds here. Location is perfect and staff / breakfast are amazing. Also taxis are a nightmare there. Rent a car.

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FMARBELLA, Gerente at Hotel Fuerte Marbella, responded to this review

Thank you indeed for your stay and your review. We are happy to know you enjoyed your stay, and you found the location perfect and the breakfast and the team amazing. We offer our guests sunbeds on the pool terraces for free, and the ones on the beach at 7€ (including shade). There are no private beaches in Spain. However... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed three nights and would have stayed longer if it had been possible. Every one from the Bellman to the front desk to the maids were wonderful, friendly, helpful and seem happy to be working there. The views of the Mediterranean were perfect. Lovely beach, two pools. Wonderful private deck outside our room. Live music every-night on the patio.... More

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FMARBELLA, Gerente at Hotel Fuerte Marbella, responded to this review

Thank you for your three night stay and for your review which many other travelers will surely find very useful. We are so happy to know that you enjoyed a wonderful and helpful service by everyone at Fuerte Marbella, and that you hope you will return again soon. The team & I are longing for it. More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed two nights on our way to a villa holiday. Booking us in and out seemed too troublesome for the Reception staff, they were not welcoming or particularly helpful. Senior management should address this problem quickly. Generally other staff were friendly, helpful and efficient especially staff in the breakfast room. Well done!! The facilities are basic - the mini-bar contained... More

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FMARBELLA, Gerente at Hotel Fuerte Marbella, responded to this review

Thank you for your two night stay and thank you for your feedback which will indeed help us improve. Regarding the minibar, we would be very grateful to know where the minibar is described as well-stocked bar. We do have a minibar in each room equipped with a basic set of drinks as you mentioned. Guests may order other drinks... More

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Address: Avda. el Fuerte s/n, 29602 Marbella, Spain
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Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Marbella
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Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Fuerte Marbella 4*
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Also Known As:
El Fuerte Resort
El Fuerte Marbella
El Fuerte Hotel Marbella

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Fuerte Marbella, the most emblematic hotel in the centre of Marbella, combines tradition and innovation. On the beach front and surrounded by 4000 sq. meters of garden, Fuerte Marbella Hotel is an oasis walking distance to the Marbella old town, with restaurant and shops. Most of the rooms have magnificent views of the Mediterranean sea. A 7 km long beach promenade allows gentle walking to the famous Puerto Banus, with international shopping and restaurants. Fuerte Marbella offers a complete sports centre with covered heated pool (winter only) and a beach restaurant with sun beds (extra charge, summer only). Easy access from Malaga International airport (60 km) by rental car, shuttle bus or private transfer (book through the hotel). Public direct bus to Marbella bus station is also available. ... more   less 
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