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Room Mate Larios
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Marques de Larios 2, 29005 Malaga, Spain (Formerly Hotel Larios Malaga) (Centro)   |  
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Ranked #7 of 91 hotels in Malaga
Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Can't get enough!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2013

We've just got back from our latest return visit to Room Mate Larios in Malaga, and once again our high expectations were met... The rooms are spacious, the beds are comfortable, the location is perfect, and the staff are friendly, helpful and charming. Malaga is a wonderful city and this is the perfect place to stay to enjoy it.

Room Tip: The huge corner rooms overlooking the square on the second and third floor are the best of all the r...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LariosJefaRecepcion, Director de Recepción at Room Mate Larios, responded to this review, April 10, 2013
Dear Zabriske,

Thank you so much for choosing Room Mate Larios when you are coming to Malaga.

We are vey proud to know about your experience with us. This is our best treasure.

We are looking to see you again soon.

Best regards,

Mª Carmen Navarro
Front Desk Manager
ROOM MATE LARIOS
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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London, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2013

Great central location, huge and very comfortable bed, loved the staff and the decor but the breakfast was a disappointment – a bit tired and poor choice. I’ll happily go back but have breakfast in Bar Central just outside the hotel in the square.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LariosJefaRecepcion, Director de Recepción at Room Mate Larios, responded to this review, April 10, 2013
Dear client,

It is a huge pleasure read such a beautiful review. Thanks in the name of all the Room Mate Larios team who always try to give the best to their guests.

We are vey sorry to know you did not enjoy with our breakfast, but thank you to our clients comments we are going to change it to improve our service.

Hope we will see you soon in your next visit to Málaga!!

Warm regards,

Mª Carmen Navarro
Front Desk Manager
ROOM MATE LARIOS
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Ghent, Belgium
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16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 11 cities Reviews in 11 cities
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

The positive things : right in the historical center and everything within walking distance. For me this is the biggest plus about this hotel. Other positive things : nice pillows and a good bed (which is not always the case in Spain). Make sure you ask at the reception for a double or two single beds as they have both. If you make your choice clear, you'll receive what you've asked for. The rooms are trendy, spotless, not too big, but very good for a city trip and a good "value for money ratio". Breakfast is offered till noon, which is also a plus.
The flipside : the TV is extremely small (19 inch computer screen) and not well placed (on the desk). The safe is rather small (don't bring laptops that are larger than a tablet/ipad as they won't fit in). But the thing they must absolutely work on is the airco. It's a central airco system and even during winter when it was 15 degrees outside, it was extremely hot (and dry air) in the room. You need to sleep with open windows...so make sure you have a room at the back of the hotel. You'll face a wall, but at least you will be able to sleep with an open window....without having the street noise. Overall : good for a city trip, but not for a 7-days of sun holidays

Room Tip: It's a central airco system and even during winter when it was 15 degrees outside, it was extrem...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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LariosJefaRecepcion, Director de Recepción at Room Mate Larios, responded to this review, April 10, 2013
Dear Guest,

Thank you very much for taking time to comment about you stay with us at Room Mate Larios.

We are very sorry to know there was hot when you came at winter time.

We are looking to see you again in the hotel.

Best regards,

Mª Carmen Navarro
Front Desk Manager
ROOM MATE LARIOS
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
Reviews in 10 cities Reviews in 10 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013 via mobile

I recently stayed for 3 nights in this hotel, it was booked for me for my birthday so I hadn't read any reviews. I can honestly say the hotel was spot on, friendly staff, clean rooms and I had a beautiful view. It is a perfect spot to enjoy this vibrant city. Would definitely recommend and return!

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LariosJefaRecepcion, Director de Recepción at Room Mate Larios, responded to this review, April 10, 2013
Dear Guest,

We would like to thank you for taking your time to write your opinion about your stay at Room Mate Larios.

We do hope you have enjoyed these days in Málaga to celebrate your birthday.

We would like to see you again in your next visit to the city.

Regards,

Mª Carmen Navarro
Front Desk Manager
ROOM MATE LARIOS
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

We chose this hotel because it is as central as you can get to the old city. Accommodation, service, breakfast and (via Easyjet) price were excellent. Only quibbles: the bar drinks were a bit pricey and the non-Spanish TV channels rather limited.

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LariosJefaRecepcion, Director de Recepción at Room Mate Larios, responded to this review, February 18, 2013
Dear guest,

Thank you very much for the comment you have shared about your stay in Room Mate Larios. They are very helpful for us because they allow us to improve to offer a good service to all of our customers.

We are looking to see you again in Room Mate Larios in Málaga.

Best regards,

Mª Carmen Navarro
Front Desk Manager
ROOM MATE LARIOS
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United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
13 hotel reviews
Reviews in 20 cities Reviews in 20 cities
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

Read a few poor reviews before for this hotel but I feel that they are being a bit harsh, I can honestly say that there I nothing I can really fault with this place. It is perfectly positioned,comfortable, good selection for breakfast and the staff were freindly and helpfull.i would not hesitate coming back

Room Tip: Try to get any front room. All the rooms appear good but a few have rear facing/ no view the front f...
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  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LariosJefaRecepcion, Director de Recepción at Room Mate Larios, responded to this review, February 18, 2013
Dear guest,

Thank you very much for your review. We are glad to know that you had a very nice stay experience at Room Mate Larios.

Please do not hesitate to contact us if you are planning to come back to Málaga, It will be a pleasure to welcome you back in Room Mate Larios.

Best regards,



Mª Carmen Navarro
Front Desk Manager
ROOM MATE LARIOS
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Frigiliana, Spain
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19 reviews 19 reviews
Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

Great hotel....we stay here often!! Very well situated staff are amazing very attentive you won't be disappointed!!
Rooms are great nice and warm and comfortable beds !!
The bathrooms are big and well stocked of toiletries

Room Tip: Ask for a room facing onto Larios street great!!
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LariosJefaRecepcion, Director de Recepción at Room Mate Larios, responded to this review, January 30, 2013
Dear Guest,

The only word we can writte you to express our satisfaction of your review is: Thank you!

We are very proud for having regular guest as you are. It is our duty to do our best for our clients everytime they are coming in town.

We are looking for your next visit.

Yours sincerely,

Mª Carmen Navarro
Front Desk Manager
ROOM MATE LARIOS
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Additional Information about Room Mate Larios

Address: Marques de Larios 2, 29005 Malaga, Spain (Formerly Hotel Larios Malaga)
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Malaga > Centro
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Malaga
#10 Romantic Hotel in Malaga
#11 Business Hotel in Malaga
#12 Family Hotel in Malaga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Room Mate Larios 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The emblematic Hotel Room Mate Larios, again is becoming the hub and meeting place for the coolest people in the city of Malaga. Following the reopening of LATERRAZA DELARIOS last summer, the incorporation of LARIOSGASTROBAR puts in charge of the kitchen chef Pablo Molowny disciple of Berasastegui and Arzak, who after becoming very successful in the restaurant GIFT (Room Mate ÓSCAR, Madrid), earned many loyal political personalities, artists and designers who enjoyed his kitchen and new understanding of gastronomy, as well as his design and cuisine but without losing the traditional flavors. ... more   less 
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Room Mate Larios Malaga, Spain - Costa Del Sol

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