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Hotel Alay

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida Alay 5, Puerto Marina, 29630 Benalmadena, Spain
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Ranked #34 of 48 hotels in Benalmadena
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here in July 2013 with a group of friends. Caters for all age groups and all travellers. Extremely central to everything and 2 min walk to 24 hour square. Pool, beach, marina and shops right outside front door. Rooms extremely clean and comfortable. Food at the poolside bar is great to get you through until dinner time. Will def... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed in this hotel several years ago and at the time found it tired and in need of a general refurbishment. I had heard that a refurbishment had taken place in recent years and so I decided to give it a try this year for a one week B&B stay from the 19th March thru 26th March. My findings:... More

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
16 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a week at the Alay for the Costa del Folk Festival held in the hotel and grounds, whilst I was somewhat apprehensive as to what to expect was pleasantly surprised. Advertised as a four star hotel was an exaggeration, really no more than 3. but certainly could make four if the bedrooms were upgraded and some of the shabby... More

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West Yorkshire
20 reviews 20 reviews
14 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Slightly apprehensive after reading some moans and groans in previous reviews, but was delighted to find the hotel, grounds and staff were terrific. 500 Folkies descended for a week long festival, but there was no queuing or waiting for service from the amiable and hard working staff. Public areas inside and out were lovely (palm trees, flowers and lovely decor)... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

just returned from a week long stay at the Alay hotel for the first ever Costa del Folk Festival held in the hotel and grounds. Although sporting 4 stars above the entrance the two hotel bedroom blocks are very dated. Having said that the rooms were clean, the beds were great and the room service excellent. Breakfast and dinner were... More

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County Durham
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Just returned from The Alay hotel after an Enjoyable 5 night Costa del Folk break .The hotel is a little dated , but was totally adequate for our needs .The reception staff were excellent and could not do enough for us , The restaurant served very good food , The only negative was the fact that it was not as... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went for a folk festival held in the hotel, so you could say we were comparing it with a tent! However, the hotel is in an excellent location near the marina and beach; many rooms have a nice view. The service was very attentive and friendly and the public rooms and toilets spotless. We really enjoyed ourselves and liked... More

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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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38 reviews 38 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Had a great holiday at Hotel Alay 26-31 0ctober, this hotel is in a great location across the road from the lovely marina. A short stroll to the promenade with an ample choice of restaurants. We stayed in room 108 overlooking the marina and the hotel swimming pool. The room was clean and comfortable with a balcony, would recommend taking... More

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Marbella, Spain
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125 reviews 125 reviews
20 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

Needed a place to crash for one night, trivago came up with 55 euros for this hotel so I booked it. The star system is a mystery, this one has 4! Due to conference facilities...? The room which was fairly clean must have looked the same 25 years ago same goes for the bathroom, someone mentioned they have clean towels,... More

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co meath
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

Reprised our honeymoon of 30 years ago at this hotel.Little has changed,great location,nice staff but aircon is noisy and it appears to attract wrinklies like ourselves so not much life,4 nights half board for less than 300 é is a steal.

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Also Known As:
Alay Hotel Benalmadena
Hotel Alay Benalmadena
Alay Hotel
Hotel Alay Benalmadena, Costa Del Sol, Spain
Address: Avenida Alay 5, Puerto Marina, 29630 Benalmadena, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Benalmadena
Restaurant Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#17 Luxury Hotel in Benalmadena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Alay 4*
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