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Gran Sol Hotel

Avenida de la Playa s/n, 11393 Zahara de los Atunes, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

The location was my reason for booking this hotel and I was not disappointed. you walk from the breakfast room and you are on the sand. the rooms are very clean and have a simple beach style decor The bathrooms are very tight though. we enjoyed it so much we have booked to stay again at the end of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

We stayed at the Gran Sol last week for three nights. Zahara is a fantastic resort - its much busier than it used to be and parking is now a challenge but its still has an unspoilt feel about it. We have been been coming to this family run Hotel for about 20 years now and remember it before it... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2014

After a trip to Zahara in July 2013 we couldn't resist a few days detour last weeks on a trip to Marbella. Zahara is one of those nearly totally Spanish resorts which wont stay that way for too long as it is absolutely lovely and a total foodie place. It was our first time in Gran Sol which is in... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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26 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2014

The hotel is located on an exceptional place in one of the best beaches in Spain. Is a bit old fashioned and it needs a renovation. The only updated thing is the price. Little bit expensive. Rooms are big, clean and comfortable. Personnel is kind and helpfull and the beach is in front of the gate.

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We returned to this beautifully located hotel for lunch only because the top three rated restaurants in Zahara were closed - it would be helpful were Trip Advisor to give an indication where establishments enact extended seasonal closures? As on our previous visit 3 years ago the quality of cuisine failed to match the panoramic views. Clean, courteous and with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013 via mobile

Quiet location. Beautiful views from rooms. We payed little extra for overlooking the sea. The hotel is clean.The girl in the reception was very helpful upgrading us after one night in a very small terrible room. We had half board. Waste of money, the food was very average. And in Zahara de los Atunes you eat very good for less... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Perfectly situated - on the magnificent beach. Perfect service - lovely staff. Perfect room cleaning - unobtrusive and efficient. Perfect decor - not too fussy, boring or over the top. Perfect breakfast - provided you go early. The hotel was completely full when we went and got very very busy for breakfast. Not quite perfect parking - very busy when... More 

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Chiswick London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

This hotel looks great from the beach ... you'd really like to stay there!! Booked in for 2 nights including breakfast (big mistake) ..the hotel has some faded appeal but is in desperate need of waking up to the present day!! the room was clean, great view from balcony but in need of a comfort revamp,a fridge would be a... More 

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Iznajar, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

Great location but beware of petty crime in the area. hotel has a faded gradjure location could not be better.staff very friendly. Hotel very clean. Hotel food lets it down and is not good value. Go for the menu del dia. Lots of good places to eat in the village.

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Perth, Scotland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

It is a very attractive hotel in a beautiful location. My wife and I visited Zahara recently and were very much attracted by the looks of the hotel and the location. We booked a three night stay for later in the week and negotiated a good rate for half-board. The hotel is comfortable enough, glorious views from the balconies, room... More 

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