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El Faro

C/ Virgen del Pilar 11, 29600 Marbella, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel is not clean and the rooms are very small. It is dark and there is too much overall smoking. I would not recommend this to American travelers or those who are looking for American standards. Breakfast is also too basic.

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Carlos V, Director of Sales at El Faro, responded to this review

Dear Client. We are sorry to received your comments how ever, i would like to take the opportunity to respond to your concerns. Our rooms actually are quite large aproximatly 25m2 plus a balcony. upon your arrival and to satisfy your needs we gave you an upgrade to a larger room , in fact it was an appartment 70 m2... More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a 'civilised' hen week and it was lovely. The hotel was lovely and clean, lovely terrace, friendly staff. The pool was small but the beach was less than 5 minutes away. Location was excellent. I would definitely go back.

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Weston super Mare, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good basic hotel for travellers requiring beach, restaurants & shops. Clean and polite friendly staff. Buffet breakfast selection was sufficient. However, there was no kettle facility in the room for that early morning / late night cuppa. Extremely tired looking, unclean and deceptively small pool was crowded on the day we spent there which was spoilt by noisey stag/hen party.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good quality hotel, we had a double room with an extra bed in and there was still plenty of room. Didn't realise at time of booking the room had a small kitchen but it was quite sparse and not something we would really use. Hotel staff lovely and very friendly. Breakfast was good quality with a really good choice/range. Courtyard... More 

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Chiang mai
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We came here after a previous bad experience at another hostel. We were treated with such delight and ease that we felt like queens. We got upgraded to a suite and were given free drinks. The rooms were very clean and well maintained. Also very nicely decorated. In a good location. 10 min walk from old city. And 5 min... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely little hotel, very friendly and helpful staff. Clean and tidy. Good breakfast (continental) and location was excellent. Pool didn't open till 9 so we could get a bed if we planned to stay around the pool for the day. The only downfall was the size of the pool. Not being Olympic swimmers we didn't care. Not much of a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for my daughters hen week. Party of 9 ages ranged from 25 -77. The hotel was very clean. The staff were amazing - all very friendly, helpful and cheerful. It was only 2 minutes to the beach and a short walk to the town. Plenty of excellent bars and restaurants to choose from. Breakfast in the hotel was... More 

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

Lovely friendly staff , breakfast was good , it did get pretty noisy on occasion due to a very large group of hens who didn't care about how much noise they made , I did hear the staff asking them to keep the noise down . Lovely hotel but was spoilt on our last couple of days by these noisy... More 

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Batley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Stayed here for my hen weekend beginning of July 2015. Really fast and efficient check in of 24 ladies! Reception staff are really helpful. Rooms were spotless and had clean towel every day. Breakfast was good. The bar staff were excellent, really friendly. Bar snacks were tasty and fresh. I wouldn't hesitate to return. Great weekend.

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Irthlingborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Staff, cleanliness and service -all good Monday to Friday was quiet, a nice mix of people and nationalities, we were able to relax and use all of the facilities..... HOWEVER---AT WEEKENDS THE HOTEL IS COMPLETELY OVERUN BY STAG AND HEN PARTIES!!!!! we could not use any of the facilities including the pool due to the innapropriate behaviour and foul language... More 

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