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Hostal Africa

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Calle Maria Antonia Toledo 12, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
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Seattle, Washington
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19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooftop views, the location, the rooms, the service, it was all WONDERFUL! The only downside is that there are no elevators, so be prepared to carry your luggage up a few flights of stairs. This hotel is beautiful inside and out and has a very Mediterranean feel. My friend and I shared a room with two singles in it... More 

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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a week in October and the location of the hostel is really central. Our room was just perfect and spotless. There is no air conditioning but it really was not necessary. Everyone we spoke to in reception was exceptionally helpful. Edu in particular went out of his way always to answer any of our questions and... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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315 reviews
99 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

Friends and I stayed here for one night in three rooms. The rooms are simpe but had what we needed. They have free wifi, but no TV in the rooms. There is a balcony on the top level with good views. We got tips on where to eat. There was not much open as it is off season. We found... More 

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Minster, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015 via mobile

We booked two rooms @ 100€. Comfy twin beds, small clean bayhrooms with good showers. Simply decorated in North Afri an style. Helpful young man on reception able to advise on good birding sites for eagle migration and whaleing trips. Would stay again. Great location, but you will need to park (free) outside the old town walls.

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Thank DavidPA4911JP
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11 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 via mobile

Clean tidy, just far enough away from the bars (5min walk!!!!!), and quiet due to it being slightly up a hill in the old town of tarifa. I've stayed here for years... Not literally, but each time I visit I always stay here.... It's clean and tidy... The staff are friendly and helpful. Shower pressure in room 10 can be... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Hostal Africa is a wonderful little hotel inside the walls of old town Tarifa Spain. I was expecting average but was pleasantly surprised by what we found. The place was wonderful. It was also as clean as a whistle. Our room (third floor walk up) was bright and airy and just outside the rooftop deck. The staff (only a couple... More 

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I arrived jet lagged having pre booked a budget room for 28 euro for a couple nights. Upon departure I was told I had stayed in a premium room and therefore had to pay double. The first staff member I spoke to understood the error was on their side. He claimed that they had no rooms for $32. That it... More 

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Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015 via mobile

Staff were very friendly and helpful. The room was large, very clean and the bed was comfortable. Wifi is fast. Best of all is the location: in the old city, close to great cafés and not far to the ferries. We wish we had booked for longer.

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Portland, OR
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015 via mobile

Very clean, private, reasonably priced rooms. Some with shared baths which isn't a problem for us. Beautiful views from the large rooftop patio which has a bungalow to escape from the sun. All the employees are nice and speak pretty good English. Try it.

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Thank Tiel F
Phoenix, Arizona
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25 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Hostal Africa, a small hotel ("hostal" means small hotel) in the Old Town part of Tarifa, Spain, is well worth the price. We had a very simple room, up many stairs, with a great breeze. Customers have access to a nice rooftop area, with a cabana, that was very nice also. It is a simple place with no extras at... More 

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