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Hostal Africa

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Calle Maria Antonia Toledo 12, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

I had a great three nights stay at Hostal Africa. Loved the location, walking right into the old town of Tarifa. Eva and Miguel were super nice and helpful. I had asked for a room in the higher floor which was not available but when there was a cancellation, Eva offered to change my room to Room 10 which was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The place is clean, I had a couples suite and it was a large room which was hot and without a fan but staff did lend one. The roof is beautiful but gets closed off at 12. The Internet is a bit spotty however Staff are nice and warm.

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San Francisco, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

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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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

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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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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

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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11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 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 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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