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Hostal Africa

Calle Maria Antonia Toledo 12, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
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Ranked #5 of 35 Specialty lodging in Tarifa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
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114 reviews 114 reviews
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128 helpful votes 128 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hostal Africa is in a great location, easy to get to the beach, and right in the old town just a minute away from Tapas bars. The view from the roof terrace is really nice. No breakfast included, which was OK as we went out for coffee and pastry. The room was very basic and plain. WiFi in the lobby... More

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Erlangen, Deutschland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostal is simple, but clean with a very nice roof terrace, where you have internet access. No warm water problems like in some other reports. The building itself is a little bit in the morrocan stile with an open inner courtyard. Very clean hostel with a very nice and friendly staff. No breakfast available, but enough places around the... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

Lovely little Hostal right in the middle of the old town. Excellent room and wonderful roof chill out room. Only problem was the shower never got over luke warm but very friendly owners and would diffidently go back.

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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2013

Very clean and perfectly situated in the middle of the old town, this place still manages to be just far enough away from the noisier streets to let you get some decent sleep. Although furnishings are basic, it has it's charm, and the building itself is authentic and well-kept. The roof terrace is great, but be aware it closes at... More

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Malaga, Spain
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013 via mobile

Great hospitality, great rooms bearing in mind we booked 6 of them,! Frie.dly host and excellent locatio with amazing views on roof terrace would defi ately re omme d to añonr looming for some fun in tarifa

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Vancouver
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Let me add my praise to the others who have reviewed this hostel. I loved the interiors and the sunroom on the roof was amazing. I stayed for five nights and spent many happy hours up there reading books and surfing the internet. I stayed in Room 7, which is small but has everything one needs. The staff were great... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We had a lovely 2 nites in may at the hostal africa. The front desk was very friendly and helpful. the place is spotless and charming painted in blue and white. there is a great roof top terrace with views of the mediterrean. Very easy to get to from the bus . also free wifi

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

Brightly painted rooms offer good value, as well as the boisterous welcome from staff and easy reservation service via email. The terrace is a winner as well. If I could have a special starring system for terraces, 5 stars. "I an see Africa from here". The rooms arent huge but clean and nicely done. Easy walk from the bus station... More

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malaga
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2012

Stayed here for one night 21st Oct. Best value for money in Tarifa, i have stayed at various other hotels and hostals in Tarifa, and this is the cheapest - and far superior to others, its an old house which has been turned into a hostal, so you get chance to see what the big old houses really looked like,... More

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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2012

Wonderful room, wonderful location, great staff and laundry service! Pretty much everything we could have wanted. The lounge upstairs on the roof was especially nice but it would be nice to have wifi everywhere rather than just up there.

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Address: Calle Maria Antonia Toledo 12, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Costa de la Luz > Tarifa
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