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El Faro

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   C/ Virgen del Pilar 11, 29600 Marbella, Spain
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Ranked #36 of 77 hotels in Marbella
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
EnniskillenJo Fermanagh
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A friend and I stayed here in June this year. The hotel itself is lovely, has a really nice outdoor bar area and a small but excellent pool. The staff are just wonderful, very friendly and helpful when it comes to advice about trips and the local area.The rooms are a very good size with comfortable beds and a nice... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I spent 5 days at EL Faro while we were in Spain for a wedding. The rooms were clean and spacious and the staff are friendly and helpful. They let us borrow a power adaptor and iron during our stay so that we didn't have to buy one. El faro is very centrally located and only steps... More

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Enniskillen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

El Faro is on a quiet side street only 50 metres from the beautiful beach and main promenade with plenty of bars and restaurants. It only about a 10 minute walk to the beautiful old town with lovely shops and restaurants. The staff are all lovely and very helpful - the reception staff helped us to book our trip to... More

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Belfast, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived on the 11th junewith my wife and mother for an eight night stay.On saturday 14th a welsh stag party arrived for a four night stay.Doors and WRONG doors were being banged constantly from 4 am onwards meaning no sleep for anyboby on the second floor.They were lying totally inebriated from alcohol served at the hotel bar in the... More

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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I got her yesterday June 11th to Marbella, a city where I enjoy spending part of my yearly vacation (in June). This time I picked El faro, located in the center of Marbella close to water and the marina. A 3 star hotel, yet surprise to find a helpful staff and great manager, clear modern rooms close to all the... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

excellent friendly, chatty staff couldn't have been more helpful, close to beach in quiet street even close to 11.00am, we were allowed to come in for breakfast, great selection for breakfast nice outdoor area and pool

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7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

Park your small car for a small fee. Walk to shops and the beach. If you would like to save your money for sho0ping and eating, and luxury lodging is not a priority, El Faro is perfect. Clean, friendly, breakfast (with fruit) included. No complaints here.

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10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

We stayed in superior appartement. Sun on balcony in evening is nice. Missed coffeemaker and waterboiler. 2 tv sets, but no bvn or English channels (only BBC world). Only 100 m. from beach and surrounded bij bars and restaurants.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014 via mobile

We stayed on this hotel last week, with family. The location is perfect next to the Sea, city center and restaurants. We were upgraded to a superior room which was great, new rooms with big beds , and the price is correct. Great value for our money. We made this hotel our hotel when visiting Marbella and we are telling... More

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Oxfordshire England
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

With new owners El Faro is being refurbished from top to bottom. We stayed in one of the refurbished rooms on the fifth floor. The room was spacious, comfortable and clean. The small kitchenette was functional and gave us a few more options. Breakfast offered a wide range of continental fare. A good start to the day. The staff could... More

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Address: C/ Virgen del Pilar 11, 29600 Marbella, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Marbella
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — El Faro 3*
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El Faro Hotel Marbella
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Room Service Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool
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#22 On the Beach Hotel in Marbella
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