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Villa Padierna Palace Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Ctra. de Cadiz, Km 166 | at Flamingos Golf Club, 29679 Benahavis, Spain
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Ranked #2 of 5 hotels in Benahavis
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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London, United Kingdom
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100 reviews 100 reviews
32 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Competition at this level is tough, Marbella has a few hotels that maintain the 5* standard. When this was Ritz Carlton and at it's peak, it too was a quality 5* property. Sadly the current owners have embarked on a PR trip suggesting this is "Spains only 6* hotel" - we were told this by taxi drivers and local business... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Golf Resort is a true gem. The staff of the hotel is fantastic polite. The food of all the restaurants are superb. The 3 golf courses are excellent and exciting. No wonder this is a true 5 star establishment.

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Guest Relations V, Guest Relations at Villa Padierna Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest , Thank you very much for your good feedback about our 3 golf courses, restaurants and the service provided by our staff. We hope to welcome you back in the near future and maybe next time you can finish your golf day with a beautiful lunch at the Beach Club with the best music and views of the... More

Newport Beach
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First of all this hotel is not even close to Marbella you are a 60 Euro round trip cab ride from Marbella the hotel is actually located in a place called Cortes. I don't like staying in a hotel that bills itself as a luxury destination that then Nickle and dimes for everything. Case in point no water in your... More

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Guest Relations V, Guest Relation at Villa Padierna Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We appreciate your feedback and we have taken good note of it. However, all five star hotels have to charge for additional services. We would like to apologize if your stay with us did not satisfy your expectations. We work hard to deliver the best service to each... More

Edina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

I love staying at SLH's (Small Luxury Hotels); only trouble is a lot of them are not located too centrally. This was the case for Padierna in Marbella. It is only 12 years old, but provides Old World luxurious and spacious accommodations. Dramatic views of the golf course, lots of outdoor dining, spa, outdoor and indoor pools, etc. Also a... More

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Guest Relations V, Margarita Suarez at Villa Padierna Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We sincerely appreciate your comments regarding your recent stay at Villa Padierna Palace Hotel; it is always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback. We are very happy to hear you liked the locations and the facilities of the resort but most of all I am especially pleased that you enjoyed the service provided by our staff and... More

Tel Aviv, Israel
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

After making a long trip in Spain, we came to this place for 2 nights (why not for more.....) in order to relax. What can I say? Just read the title of my review. From the entrance to the Villa, we knew that we arrived to the right place. We were upgraded to the junior suite - a very nice,... More

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Guest Relations V, Guest Relations at Villa Padierna Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time to share your review. We appreciate your feedback. We work hard to deliver the best possible service to each one of guests and we are always appreciative of their suggestions, since we strongly believe in continuous self-improvement. We hope to be able to welcome you again, so you can experience the improvements... More

Gibraltar
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5 reviews 5 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This hotel was of a very high standard. The service was excellent and the setting was beautiful. Food in the restaurant was also of a high class. We really enjoyed our stay here and felt well looked after by the staff. Highly Recommended.

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Guest Relations V, Guest Relations at Villa Padierna Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, On behalf of the Villa Padierna Palace Hotel we would like to thank you for your kind words. Comments like this help us improve every day. We treat every guest the most special way and we try to make them feel like at home. We are looking forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards María Enrile Guest... More

Barcelona, Spain
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014 via mobile

Very nice experience ! Fantastic Spa, great location, less than 10 minutes from Banus but very quiet and relaxing. The view on the golf course reminded me a bit of Toscanie. I would really recommend , especially for golf players as there are 3 golf courses and also Marbella club golf course is 5 minutes away. The only downside is... More

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Guest Relations V, Guest Relations at Villa Padierna Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your last feedback. We would like to thank you most sincerely for your generous comments concerning the quality of our staff, the location, facilities of the hotel and our service. However we regret that we did not exceed your expectations in your recent visit to our Beach Club. Concerning your comments I let... More

Cork
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21 reviews 21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Myself and a friend of mine travelled the hour to play this course. We parked in the tight underground car park and made our way up to the first tee via the lift. The view from the first tee is slightly daunting and a great intro to the rest of the course which gets better as you get further into... More

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Guest Relations V, Guest Relations at Villa Padierna Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for such a good feedback of our Golf Course. Reviews like yours let us now we are on the right track. Our golf course Los Flamingos is the perfect place to have a beautiful golf day. Also for your next visit I would like to recommend you our other two golf courses Alferini and... More

Helsinki, Finland
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91 reviews 91 reviews
37 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

After a heavy moving, I just needed a place to relax and Villa Padierna was just perfect for that! I booked one of the villas with a pool, and it certainly was a positive surprise! Two floor apartment with calm and warm decoration, with spacey rooms up and downstairs and a private terrace with a pool was really worth it.... More

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Guest Relations V, Guest Relations at Villa Padierna Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, We sincerely appreciate your comments regarding your recent stay at Villa Padierna Palace Hotel, it is always a pleasure to receive such positive feedback. We are very happy to hear you liked the villa where you stayed and the restaurants. But most of all, we would like to thank you most sincerely for your generous comments concerning the... More

Maine, USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stayed in this hotel in April and had a great time. The rooms were excellent and the staff very helpful. However for a five star (or six star hotel), there were a few small changes which would have made a big difference. 1) There were no complementary water bottles in the room. There were smaller bottles in the mini-bar.... More

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Guest Relations V, Guest Relation at Villa Padierna Palace Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Firstly we want to thank you for your feedback about Villa Padierna Palace Hotel. We apologize that your expectations have not been satisfied. Our Hotel is one of the reference hotels in Costa del Sol; we are 10 years working to keep high quality standards With regards to internet connection please note that we normally offer the wiffi... More

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Additional Information about Villa Padierna Palace Hotel

Address: Ctra. de Cadiz, Km 166 | at Flamingos Golf Club, 29679 Benahavis, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Benahavis
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Villa Padierna Palace Hotel 5*
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Also Known As:
Ritz Carlton Marbella
Padierna Hotel Marbella
Padierna Villa

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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There are very few places in the world that inspire such serenity and beauty as the surroundings of Villa Padierna Palace Hotel, located in the heart of the golden triangle: Marbella, Benahavis, Estepona, our Luxury 5 Star has been recognized by Seven Stars & Stripes as Six Stars, and recently awarded as the world best Golf Resort by the World Travel Awards. Designed as a replica of a Tuscan palace, offers 129 deluxe rooms and suites also including 9 Villas with private pool, and a wide selection of unique experiences, such as three 18 holes Golf courses; Flamingos, Tramores & Alferini, Medical Wellness Spa, Racquet Paddle Club, 4 Restaurants and its exclusive Club de Mar on the Mediterranean Sea. ... more   less 
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