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3.0 of 5 Inn   |   Avda.Condes de San Isidro | Esquina Hermanos Pinzon, 29640 Fuengirola, Spain
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Hostal El Cid
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Ranked #8 of 16 Fuengirola B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Well placed and well priced, the Hostal El Cid is the perfect stopover for people making onward connections in Fuengirola and Malaga. The hostal will certainly not win any prizes for its decor or facilities, but then again it makes no claims to do so, and it does its job as a hostal perfectly well.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

We stayed one night in September as a stop gap between accommodation. I booked early in March online which was pretty straightforward. The location is excellent close to transport links, nightlife & shops. It is cheap and cheerful, the room was adequate, basic but clean. Staff were friendly but not all speak English, this wasnt too much of an issue... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

The hotel looks good from first appearances but my wife and I had a horrible time. The wifi works good but we were onthe 4th floor and it only worked in the reception area. The shower had good hot water and the room was a good size. The hotel is only about two blocks from the train and bus station.The... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2013

Only stayed one night, height of the season at the beginning of July..and for £28.00 BB for a double for sole, It was great! So central, just 2 minute walk to Fuengirola Train Station, 1 minute to Buses etc.. Smooth Check-in, lovely themed rooms and very clean. The staff were nice and friendly, I slept fine and had a balcony... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2012 via mobile

Booked holiday here for August 2013 and after I booked I got email from hotel saying there closed then.i then went back on there web page and could rebook at a much higher price.ok if they made mistake with price just tell me that don't lie about it saying your closed.in the peek season they close I don't think so.just... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2012

Hadn't stayed here for a couple of years. Cheap place to stay, not far from train or bus station. Now all the rooms have a different theme, love it.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2011

El Cid hotel provides cheap accommodation in Fuengirola. Location is good - it's about 10 minutes walk from the beach and there're a lot of restaurants and cafes near by. The rooms are spacious; we had a tv-set, an AC and a balcony in our room. The main problem was about linen - it was clean but smelled with chlorine.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2010

I appreciate we all have different ideas of what constitutes a good hostel, but please don`t consider staying here. We booked 9 nights through Hostel Bookers & stayed 30 minutes, 15 of those involving hotel clerk trying to find our booking details! We were directed to room, lift & coridors smelt awful, room like wise. Nothing like the pictures on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2009

There was a problem with my booking because at that time they were not affiliated with HostelBookers.com. They took this Hostel over from the old owners who just left it and ran in the night. They are working steadily to upgrade it and put it back into good condition. They refunded my deposit saying it was more important to have... More 

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Address: Avda.Condes de San Isidro | Esquina Hermanos Pinzon, 29640 Fuengirola, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Fuengirola
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hostal El Cid 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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