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La Malcontenta Hotel

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Platja Castell 12 | Paratge Torremirona, 17230 Palamos, Spain
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Ranked #4 of 8 hotels in Palamos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Dallas, Texas
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225 reviews 225 reviews
25 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our family love the restaurant for gatherings, and informal celebrations. The thing is that in the past it was better. The daily menu is usually the best option, as the selection is great and the price is decent. As the place is a little upscale the price of the 3 course menu is about 20 euros, with wine and taxes... More

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Auckland
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25 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

A car is required to get you here and to the main town of Palamos if you wanted to go out for dinner however the restaurant adjacent to the hotel is superb. The beach is a 5 minute drive away and is beautiful, golden sand and clear water. You can also use one of the hotel bikes and it takes... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

The Malcontenta is situated just outside the charming tourist village Palamos ( nice harbour with cruiseship terminal) on a large countryside plot with nice and large swimmingpool. The reception is friendly and correct. The rooms are large and typically decorated. In a 2 bed room you might expect at least 2 easy chairs, however in our room there was a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Thus was a nice place although not what we were expecting. Our friend from Barcelona suggested we stay here on our trio to Costa Brava. This is the Spanish equivalent of a very small American Canyon Ranch. It is about a 30 minute hike to the beach. Very quiet and relaxing with a wonderful pool, bikes to use and yoga.... More

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newport
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21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

must be one of the most relaxing hotels that i have visited,staff friendly and very obliging,quite unique furniture and so comfortable.I wouldn`t say it for children as not to much going on,but maybe i am not correct so another opinion may be different,just very quiet.Great restaurant and will certainly revisit next year.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

My husband, two children (14 and 9) and I spend a wonderful 2 days at La Malcontenta. The hotel is beautiful and serene, rooms are large and elegantly decorated, and the staff was charming and extremely helpful. Breakfast was served on a beautiful outdoor terrace, and including a delicious array of cheese, yogurt, fresh fruit, bread, and more. We were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

A lovely classy and luxurious hotel. We had a 1st floor suite with a terrace. The room was absolutely fantastic with lovely design features. We thought that the hotel was nearer the beach than it turned out to be, but this was made up for the fact that the pool is magnificent. The restaurant is independent from the hotel and... More

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surrey
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106 reviews 106 reviews
15 hotel reviews
74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We were not staying at this hotel but in a villa nearby and spotted it on the way to the beach at Castell. Went on a Monday evening. Not many diners. This is a classy restaurant, probably one of the best in the area. We all had fish dishes and without exception they were all first class. The service and... More

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21 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

We spent two nights in a wonderful first floor room overlooking the gardens.From the moment we handed over our bikes(we were on a 7 day cycling trip around the region)we felt we were guests in a wonderful country house. We retreated to the pool to wash off the dust and loved the walk through the gardens. Some hotels do luxury... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2013

We had a fantastic lunch in the restaurant enjoying some of the best local food we have eaten in Catalonia. My wife's Lemon Meringue Pie was probably the tastiest desert we have had in all of our years in Spain. I will return soon to make sure that I order the correct desert next time!

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Address: Platja Castell 12 | Paratge Torremirona, 17230 Palamos, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Girona > Palamos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — La Malcontenta Hotel 5*
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