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“Lovely Romantic Gateaway” 4 of 5 stars
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Malaga Hotel Picasso
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   C/ Acacias de Guadalmar, 153, 29004 Malaga, Spain   |  
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Ranked #21 of 91 Hotels in Malaga
1 review
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“Lovely Romantic Gateaway”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

It is a very peaceful place. The hotel is very clean and has got an authentic feel to it.
The pool and the gardens are looked after very well.
As we hired a car we found the location very convenient as it it close to the motor way, and Plaza Mayor - the shopping centre, was 7 minutes away if we needed to get anything.
It was a bit uncomfortable with two single beds pushed together as one of us kept falling in the gap. Also it would be nicer to have a kettle in the room rather than a drinks making machine.
But altogether we have enjoyed it very much.

  • Stayed June 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

I checked in for one night prior to flying,but had time to stroll in the neighbourhood - surprisingly beautiful with flocks of crazy green parakeets nesting in an avenue of vast trees! by the beach I dined at the Chiringuito where a delicious fresh fish was barbecued for my supper.

The bed was comfortable, the room clean and quiet. It would be hard to justify a longer stay in this area, which is not really close to Malaga city centre, but other than that I would certainly recommend the hotel to friends.

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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 hotel reviews
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

I would be agree with other reviewers that this well placed for late arrivals from the airport and offers good value accommodation. There were a number features in our room and elsewhere in the hotel that give this hotel character. i agree it is not the easy place to find because the entrance signs are fairly discreet. We thoroughly enjoyed our one night stay having had a good welcome and an enjoyable breakfast. We would definitely stay there again.

Room Tip: We had a room at the back number one I think and you could open the patio doors and overlook the ga...
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2013

Hotel is located on side of the city in quiet area, near the airport and the beach. Lovely feature, nice clean with extremly friendly staff ready to deal with any guest queries. Wifi internet connection free. I would come back there and gladly recomend it

  • Stayed May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

This is a great little hotel within a few hundred metres of the beach with its excellent seafood restaurants (chiringuitos ). Bus stop for Malaga just around the corner from Hotel entrance:1.30 euro fare, no 10 bus. There are some small bars/restaurants nearby in the adjacent streets, in particular resto/bar La Iniciativa which is actually on the same street and one that offers a very warm welcome to its customers with lots of complimentary tapas when ordering drinks! There is also a fair sized supermarket 1 block away and a very large complex of shops/bars/restaurants etc a few stops away on the no 10 bus. Hotel Picasso is comfortable, relaxing and intimate enough with only 11 rooms to offer a genuinely personal service. Breakfast involves both hot and cold food, the coffee is excellent, there are games available(draughts,chess etc) a small bar should one feel the need for a late nightcap. Taxis from the airport do have a set fare of around 19 euros but that is the same for passengers travelling much further towards the city so one can access buses and/or trains to reach Picasso cheaper but we did,nt bother and returning to the airport will be cheaper as Malaga taxis are metered. All in all this hotel is a little gem and we would have no hesitation in returning to such a wonderful location.

Room Tip: We stayed in room number 6 which was fine, television channels included BBC 1 and 2, there is a room...
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  • Stayed May 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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Bangkok, Thailand
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64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I agree with all the great reviews. The only problem is the price of taxis as so many mention - but not a fault of the hotel. If you want to go into Malaga, ask the about bus 10.
Good that it's a pleasant 10 minute walk from 2 chiringuitos.

Room Tip: The rooms away from the reception are quiet.
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

I am sure lots of people have faced the problem of what to do wwhen you are staying in Andalucia an hour or two's drive from Malaga and arrive at Malaga airport late at night or leave early in the morning? Well, this is a great start or end to a holiday. Tasteful decor, lovely garden with pool, friendly staff, very quiet. BUT it is also a good place to stay for a mini break in its own right if you don't want to travel much when you get to Malaga? Excellent. Just bring a books and/or wander around Malaga. It has 2 decent chiringuitos nearby for fried fish and a couple of cafes.
My only 'complaint' is that it was hard to find even if only 5 minutes from the airport. I'd printed off google maps directions but to no avail. Their directions are not so great for a first time visitor.
If you don't want to drive into Malaga there is a bus stop 3 minutes' walk away and the bus takes 25-30 minutes for about a euro. A taxi took 15-20 minutes for about 14 euros, so take your choice!

  • Stayed May 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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Address: C/ Acacias de Guadalmar, 153, 29004 Malaga, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Malaga
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Malaga
#11 Family Hotel in Malaga
#21 Romantic Hotel in Malaga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Malaga Hotel Picasso 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Charming Malaga Hotel Picasso is a charming hotel located in the Guadalmar beach of Malaga city.Surrounded by a quiet residential area, Malaga Hotel will give you peace of mind that you want for holidays and for business travel.Malaga Hotel Picasso is a perfect place for visiting the historic centre and museums (at 5 km), but also the main cities of Andalusia like Granada, Cordoba, Ronda, Torremolinos, Marbella, and the white villages such as Mijas.The bus line N# 10 takes you to the city centre. beach hotel in Malaga town. ... more   less 
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Malaga Hotel Picasso Spain - Costa Del Sol

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