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Mare Nostrum

C/ Molino, 4, 12598 Peniscola, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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66 reviews 66 reviews
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56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

After a great train journey from Valencia, we arrived in Peniscola and the Mare Nostrum. Even the local taxi driver told us what a great view we would get from our hotel balcony and he wasnt wrong - absolutely stunning ! Very close to the walls of the beautiful & historic old town, the hotel also overlooks a stunning beach.... More 

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Tauranga, New Zealand
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32 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We didn't realise that Peniscola was a beach resort between Valencia and Barcelona until we got there. We only chose to stay here because of its location. Mare Nostrum was located right on the beach and only a 5 minute walk to the castle which jutted out into the sea. So the location was perfect for us. We had to... More 

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Glossop, United Kingdom
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We spent one night here before heading into the mountains. The hotel is a modern building beside the beach, very close to the old town. Our room was small but clean and well-equipped. Breakfast was on a rooftop terrace - unfortunately it was raining so we ate inside. A lovely breakfast served by smiling staff. We would happily stay there... More 

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Bangor, Maine
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143 hotel reviews
157 helpful votes 157 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

Peniscola itself is classic Spanish beach-tourism territory, and so I didn't expect a lot, but this hotel, Mare Nostrum, turned out to offer the best value of any place I stayed on a 20-day car trip around Spain. True, it wasn't absolutely high season, but it was a warm and sunny Saturday in May; and for a mere 55 Euros... More 

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Springfield, Massachusetts
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96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

I pulled into Peñíscola on the afternoon of May Day, a national holiday. I was surprised to see it so busy. I had the idea there wouldn't be many people and I could stay in one of the big hotels for a song. Wrong! I was quoted prices of like 75 euros. So I drove down the esplanade toward the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

Very clean well equipped, but simple rooms with sea view in excellent seafront location between the old town and the modern town centre. Parking at a reduced rate in the underground public carpark opposite. Breakfast in sunny rooftop room. lovely location but breakfast was the worst I have ever had in Spain. Portion control taken to extremes. Allocation of 1... More 

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Clearwater, Canada
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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

Room was small but clean and well priced. We preferred the more expensive ocean view & beach side. The room came with a small terrace at no extra charge in the off season. 50 euroes per night. Staff spoke english and helped us get right to the tourist attractions that interested us. The endless beach must be spectacular in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

This hotel was a pleasant surprise. We found it by sheer luck as there was free parking at the back of the hotel (actually its entrance). From our terrace to the left we saw the magnificent semicircular beach, and to the right protruded the magnificent castle with the old city inside its walls. The room was clean, although a bit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

Stayed here for 2 nights, excellent location at the castle end of the beach, our room on 2 nd floor had a balcony overlooking the beach, great for people watching! Nice continental breakfast served on 4 th floor rooftop terrace overlooking beach and castle. Very friendly hosts Pablo and Juan and their family, they also have a surfshop a few... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

The hotel itself is located in what we felt was the PERFECT spot. It is beachfront and just at the bottom of the road that leads up to the castle. It is within an easy walk to everywhere we wanted to be during our stay in Peñiscola. It felt like it was sort of in the center of everything -... More 

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