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The Olive Branch

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Los Romerales | El Chorro, Alora, 29552 El Chorro, Spain
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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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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here almost 10 years ago when I travelled spain in the summer. The climbing wasn't in season, but they let me stay anyway in a tent. The family were really nice and took me to the shopping center because no one else was around and it was too hot to walk. I also had the chance to do... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

WOW! What a GORGOUS place! We immediately fell in love with Olive Branch and didnt want to leave. It lures you in..from the incredible views right from your room, to the very friendly and attentive staff, incredibly yummy dinner and breakfast, great vibes.. whats not to love?? Highly recommend!! Warning though.. you may not want to leave..

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Obviously any trip to El Chorro is going to be great but staying at the Olive Branch makes it fantastic. The Nottingham University Climbing Club has been using the OB for a few years now and they have consistently given us exactly what we’ve needed. This year we took 32 members out to Malaga and we had arranged a pick... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

The guys at the olive branch handle our large university group extremely well! We took up the whole bunk house, 2 of the ensuite rooms and a whole load of tents. 31 of us in total and all hungry for Tom and Roy's amazing cooking at the end of each day! The food was certainly the best I have had... More 

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Cork, Ireland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Hi, my two children and I stayed here for a week, along with my friend and one child, taking both en-suite rooms. We had cooked breakfasts every day and dinner here a few nights and found it very good. We also used local restaurants. It is a great base for several climbing locations. The rooms were quiet, dark at night... More 

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Yelverton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We were staying at the Olive branch as part of out university climbing clubs annual trip. The location is fantastic with amazing views across the entire valley. We chose to have our meals cooked for us this year, where in the past we haven't, and the food was absolutely amazing - some of the best I've eaten; topped off by... More 

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Regensburg, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

This is one of the best B&B's I've stayed in. I loved the staff who were extremely friendly and welcoming. The atmosphere is peaceful, relaxing, inviting, and exactly what I was looking for after a long day of climbing the endless selection of rock walls. The food was heavenly and I appreciated the options for breakfast, as opposed to the... More 

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Llangollen, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

We stayed at the Olive Branch because our daughter was there climbing (the climbing around El Chorro is legendary). The atmosphere is no-frills, relaxed and friendly - it is justifiably popular with climbers on a limited budget, as the options range from camping (with or without a camper van) to en-suite rooms with B&B. We went B&B, but also chose... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2015

Climbers heaven - second visit and we will be back again. Very relaxed and a great place to stay. The weather was a mixture of sun and hail - but the climbing was still good. The local wine (€3) is great value and worth buying extra to bring home.

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Birmingham, UK
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Stayed at the olive branch a couple of weeks ago. A lovely break. All staff are really friendly and welcoming. The mountain views are fantastic. It's lovely and peaceful. Great for climbing as mountains really close by. The food at the branch is fantastic, Tom and Roy are passionate about their food. Great portions and variety - all home cooked.... More 

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