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Riu Monica Hotel Nerja

4.0 of 5 Playa de la Torrecilla, 29780 Nerja, Spain
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great hotel with very helpful staff who are very polite many have worked there for years which is probably why many guests return there year after year. Very good restaurant with two sittings in the evening and you get the same table each evening for your meal so your not looking round for an empty table to sit at. It... More 

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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel. Food with a large choice changing every day. Staff very friendly, some have been working here a long time. Spoke to other guests some have been coming here for 20 years plus, don't need a better recommendation than that? Very clean and nothing too much trouble, extra pillows, extra towels not a problem. You can hear the sea... More 

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
27 hotel reviews
168 helpful votes 168 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from a two week holiday to the Riu Monica, oue 8th visit to this wonderful friendly hotel. It still retains the high standards, albeit as other reviews have stated, it is in need of refurbishment which is due to take place from 1st November 2015 and re opens in March 2016. Having said that the hotel is kept... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

For the second time we stayed at the Riu Monica for 3 weeks in November. Same welcome, same convivial atmosphere. The room, bathroom and balcony are a little tired in places but are kept spotless every day. The hotel will close for 5 months for refurbishment next November. The staff is very friendly, helpful and professional. There is buffet for... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A great holiday - there is nothing to dislike in this superbly run hotel.The managers are always around to ensure that all the guests have a trouble-free time.The staff are very efficient and welcoming and the nice buffet restaurant has a lot of friendly staff to ensure that the dining experience is excellent. The food is always fresh and if... More 

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

2nd time that we had stayed in the Riu Monica, and it was as good as the first time. A glass of cava on arrival set off the holiday in a good way; our (standard) room was large and comfortable with a side sea view from the balcony. Reception staff checked that we were satisfied with our room, so presumably... More 

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a lovely week in Nerja. Hotel was very good. Food excellent although we disliked the seating in the restaurant which was very close together, and weren't over keen on the sittings for dinner but this is a personal preference. Bedrooms large with plenty of storage. Bathrooms good if a little tired and we did have some issues... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After a few years break returned to the Riu Monica for a 1 week stay. Standards are still high in this hotel that attracts a very loyal following of mature guests, many of whom stay more than once each year. Not only are the guests loyal but so are the staff, many having been at the Monica for many years.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just returned from a week at the Riu Monica Hotel and as with our past visits (ten todate) the hotel still maintains its high standards of both service, cleanliness and excellent food. All the staff are helpful and do their best to accommodate any requests you may have. The hotel is ideal for those people that wish to... More 

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Bristol, UK
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a huge hotel but the staff go out of their to be friendly and helpful, so it still feels like there's a personal touch – the assistant manager even greets people on their way in to dinner. Our second-floor room had a balcony with a sea view, although the massive flat roof of the restaurant below us did... More 

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Address: Playa de la Torrecilla, 29780 Nerja, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Nerja
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Riu Monica Hotel Nerja 4*
Number of rooms: 234
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Also Known As:
Nerja Riu Monica Hotel
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#1 Luxury Hotel in Nerja
#3 Family Hotel in Nerja
#3 Romantic Hotel in Nerja
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Nerja

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