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Hotel El Palomar de la Brena

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Parque Natural de la Brena | Pago de la Porquera, San Ambrosio, 11160 Barbate, Spain
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Ranked #1 of 3 hotels in Barbate
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2014

As a solo female traveller and loving nature and birdwatching, the attraction is a glorious match as the rural house is set in a nature reserve surrrounded with plenty of walks thereby affording me the chance to enjoy nature and birdwatch. The scenery around this area is beautiful as you are also close to the coastline and other typically spanish... More

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Thank you Mrs. yvy P. Hope to see you soon and show you more nice birds. El Palomar de la Breña team. More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

This is our second time here and will not be our last. The peace and tranquility of this hotel are idyllic and just the kind of place to get away from it all and unwind. The rooms are rustic in appearance and very clean and comfortable. We chose this as the first week of a two week Birding holiday because... More

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Cheltenham
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2013

This is a wonderful place. Laid back, rustic and friendly. We stayed four nights and left very satisfied. Our room was a bit damp but we were provided with enough fans. Also the breakfast was a bit on the simple side, a yoghurt or two wouldn't go amiss. However, these are minor issues. The restaurant is fantastic, fresh fish done... More

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Tetouan, Morocco
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22 reviews 22 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

We chose this hotel because of the location, in the middle of the park and surrounded by pine trees. So the location is excellent and provides you quiet sleeping. The surroundings and the impressing dovecote are worth staying here. But the room was worse than expected, considering the price. It wasn't dirty, but neither extremely clean. Most of the furniture... More

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Constantine, Algeria
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11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Originally we did not plan to stop there, and was nicely surprised by this place not like others. It is actually not easy to find - from the main road between Barbate and Los Canos de la Meca you go in direction of San Ambrosio and once you see a pigeon sign, you follow it till you see the white... More

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Guildford
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

We chose El Palomar because we wanted a base for walking in the pine woods of Parque Natural de Acantilado and it was perfect for this. Other reviewers have described the hotel rooms below in much detail; we would confirm our room was comfortable, clean and fit for purpose. We enjoyed two dinners and the cooking was very good. We... More

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Los Barrios, Spain
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89 reviews 89 reviews
31 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

Perfect for a quiet get-away (apart from the yappy dog of one guest). Hard to find and warnings should be given that the hotel is down a long stretch of unmade road as we turned back once thinking it must be the wrong direction. Post codes in Spain cover large areas not just individual roads as in UK so are... More

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Alicante, Spain
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18 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2012

El Palomar de la Brena is a beautiful historic building which once was run many years ago as a commercial enterprise breeding and selling doves and their byproducts. You can still see the huge dovecote, now abandoned, but squatted by barn owls and kestrels whilst breeding. The attached finca has been partially renovated to provide lovely rustic accommodation at a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2012 via mobile

A great spot for us. No crowds like the hotels on the beach. Close to everything. Natural setting. AWESOME SWIMMING POOL! DELICIOUS RESTAURANT!! We ate there three nights out of six. All three owners work at the hotel and take personal pride in it.

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Bushey, Herts
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9 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2012

We booked an overnight stay in this converted farmhouse, but did not stay for the followung reasons. Firstly the hotel does not have a recognised postal address and is difficult to find. Our Sat-Nav directed us to the original farm track, which is now just a dried up river bed. The actual approach through the National park is nearly a... More

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palomardelabreña, Propietario at Hotel El Palomar de la Brena, responded to this review

Dear Traveler, The hotel has not got a recognized postal address, because it is located in the middle of the natural park. The access is by a road (A 22-33) and a track, for the last kilometer. Obviously there is no street (plaque/sign)) and number, but the road signs are sufficient to orientate hundreds of visitors every year. A Sat-... More

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Address: Parque Natural de la Brena | Pago de la Porquera, San Ambrosio, 11160 Barbate, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Costa de la Luz > Barbate
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel El Palomar de la Brena 2*
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Charming and very quiet hotel in the Costa de la Luz, situated in a historical house of the XVIII Cent. Offers you 15 rooms "en-suite", with terrace, fridge, TV, individual decoration with original paintings. The hotel is surrounded by nature and forest, has a pool, bar, restaurant. Some rooms have broad band access to internet and you can choose between double bed or twin beds. The "golden beaches" are only at 15 minutes drive. ... more   less 
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