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The Olive Branch

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Los Romerales | El Chorro, Alora, 29552 El Chorro, Spain
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The Olive Branch
Ranked #1 of 1 El Chorro B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Málaga, Andalucía, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We chose to stay at the Olive Branch during our visit to el Chorro, and we are very glad we did. It's in a beatiful location overlooking mountains. Great location for climbers to stay because all the crags are near by. Mel and Gary are both wonderful and friendly. Also two guys that work there Roy and Tom were very... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We had an amazing time staying here. Gary and Mel went out of their way to be helpful, offering to drive us anywhere we wanted to go and make the whole experience excellent. I would definitely recommend staying here.

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Courtenay, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

Had another great visit at the Olive Branch in El Chorro. The OB has a great mix of social atmosphere (if you want) but you can just as easily have an early night and get a good sleep (ie not too noisy--not common in many hostels in Spain). Couldn't have had a better time, just need to figure out how... More

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Chardonne, Switzerland
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62 reviews 62 reviews
21 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2014 via mobile

The Olive Branch is a climbers and walkers paradise. Mel and Gary are so friendly that you feel at home immediately. The staff are all fun, the music is great and Tom makes a curry that's worth going to El Chorro just to taste it!! You meet really nice people there and the prices are unbeatable. Take care renting a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

stayed here in march and it couldn't have been better, we climbed in the local area but the atmosphere at the olive chorro is what makes it, after being signed up for the revolution by gary (co-owner) we were shown to our beautiful CLEAN room. staying with like minded people from all walks of life is something I would highly... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 via mobile

Stayed with Gary and Mel for almost 3 weeks, felt totally at home and had a superb time. Both Gary and Mel are incredibly helpful, going out of their way to ensure you have a great relaxing holiday. Plenty of information regarding transport, climbing etc on display, great attached campers kitchen complete with fridges and cooking equipment. Very social atmosphere... More

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Bangor, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

This was an ideal break from the stresses and strains of full time work and running a home. Mel and Gary manage to make everyone feel at home the staff ensure the vibe is truly relaxing. The food is delicious and affordable whether it's Lasagne (home made pasta), Fresh baked sourdough bread, Thai curry, the food is always a labour... More

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Leicester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

Great atmosphere, friendly people (both staff and fellow guests) and amazing food (at a very good price) Common room area with pool table and a good vibe with a good variety of music. Staff were all very helpful and friendly. Great place to relax after some climbing! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I have stayed at the Olive Branch numerous times and I always have a lovely time. Mel and Gary are always so helpful and they make sure that everyone feels comfortable and happy. I always stay there on a budget and they go out of their way to make sure that we are given the best possible value for our... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

We hired out the bunkhouse for a group of 12 for a ten day stay in early January. Everyone working at the Olive Branch was lovely, and seemed to be living the dream. The climbing around El Chorro is fantastic, and the knowledge of those working at the Olive Branch is incredibly useful for making the most of it (the... More

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Address: Los Romerales | El Chorro, Alora, 29552 El Chorro, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > El Chorro

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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
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