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Marriott's Marbella Beach Resort
3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Crta de Cadiz, Km 193 | Urb. Marbella del Este, 29604 Marbella, Spain   |  
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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“WOW!!!!!!!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

My husband and I travel A LOT and stay in hotels, resorts and vacation homes. This place was absolutely beautiful. The grounds were stunningly kept. The customer service was just as you would expect for a Marriott. They had some great events but we had plans almost every night and was not able to attend any of them. It is very "kid friendly". The massage therapist (the male) was FANTASTIC, however it was not an aesthetically pleasing place. You walk into a 2 chair hair salon, you walk through a small hall to the massage room. HIGHLY RECOMMEND!

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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Have had a lovely holiday yet again and despite some light rain we had plenty to do with two indoor pools. The suites as always are superb and the on site facilities keep everyone entertained. Staff are excellent and the food in Charlie's Bar is great value. Access to the beach is super.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

we booked to stay here as we were attending a wedding in mijas. we were only there for a few days but wished we had stayed longer and would definatly go back. to be honest I wasn't really looking forward to staying as I'm not a big fan of Spain holiday but as we were going for wedding we chose to stay here. we booked a 2 bedroom apartment and asked for a ground floor room, I think it was 1001 or 1010 we we given and it was beautiful, 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms. nice big balcony comfortable lounge and a well equipped kitchen, very tastefully decorated and cofortable. beds were really comfortable.

the weather was ok for Easter time we got a bit if rain but mainly nice. the only negative I would say was the pools were to cold to get in, our little girl just went in the jaccusi's which she thought was great and used the indoor pool. really nice family resort filled with nice families.

  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

We are presently vacationing at Marriott Marbella Beach Resort. We are owners at this (timeshare) resort but are presently staying on a cash booking. We know the resort well and have vacationed here over the years with our young children and always found it first class. Today, we appreciated it even more. My wife woke me at 6am this morning in severe pain - which necessitated a trip to the ER room at the nearby (10-mins drive) Costa del Sol Hospital (which was first class - seemingly better than our London hospitals, and with better English spoken by the staff too :) ). I alerted the staff at the Marriott who guided me to the hospital in preference to calling a doctor, and they arranged emergency cover to care for our 3 young children (aged 12, 10 and 7) whilst we were at the hospital. Whilst at the hospital I received a phone call from the Duty Manager of the resort (Ms Delgado) enquiring after my wife's health and confirming that our children were being looked after. Our children were provided with books, games, DVDs and chocolates by the caring staff. The service we received has been outstanding. Fortunately, after a gamut of tests (x-rays, blood tests etc) and treatment my wife was discharged from the hospital and we were back at the resort by noon; and were reassured again by Ms Delgado upon our return. An extremely difficult situation, which I would wish on no-one, was made infinitely easier by the highly efficient and professional Ms Delgado and her colleagues for which my wife and I are incredibly grateful. Nice rooms and amenities are important but it is when things go seriously wrong one gets to appreciate establishments properly. Today was such a day for our family, and the Marriott Marbella Beach Resort came up trumps - well done. If you are equivocating over this resort then don't - just book it.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 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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Hitchin, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2012

The facilities are nice and everything is clean and in good order although I feel this hotel is a tad overpriced for what you get. I paid about £200 less to stay here for 10 nights than I did in the Caribbean for 2 weeks. I felt as though i was only paying the amount i did for the location which in my opinion is overrated, rather than for the service and standard of food i received. However, if you can find the hotel for cheaper or if your prepared to pay the extra money its definitely worth a visit!

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 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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Guernsey
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8 hotel reviews
Reviews in 16 cities Reviews in 16 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

Huge apartments with nice balconies, and very high standard furnishings. We had two bedrooms and two large bathrooms, a kitchen area and dining area and lounge. Very secure grounds walled around with access to beach by room key and security on the gate.

El Med is their best restaurant and the Chill bar is excellent to relax. The only downside being if it rains, as it did when we were there, the canopy over the bar isn't waterproof. This leaves a small covered area, probably enough room for 15 people, to sit in if you want to have a drink and socialise on a wet day.

Chill bar food was very good.

Charlie's bar is open in the evening and is a diner style affair.

Friendly staff, although they did try to sell us a time share but it wasn't high pressure and I got rid of the sales person in about 10 minutes.

If you don't have a car it is about an hour transfer by coach from Malaga airport. It is about fifteen to twenty euro taxi ride into Marbella and about twenty three euro into Puerto Banus. Those costs are each way.

Not much going on in the evening other than going to the bar and these seemed very quiet so we went out quite a lot.

Great place to chill out and lovely pools which weren't too crowded. The beach is also quiet and very sandy.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2012

Marbella as place itself was marvelous.The beach and its fine cuisine!!!My mouth waters thinking abt the great sea food they have to offer.Marriott by no means is any less than 5 star.We enjoyed the privacy the resort maintains...its private beaches...proximity to marbella!!!The apartment was cleaned everyday and extra towels were provided at the ring of a bell.It boasted of very well maintained rooms and all modern facilities top notch.the resort is also very child friendly.The staff were very attentive and helpful.the resort had shuttles to all the places to visit...like we got the bus to al hambra in granada...which was a sight to not miss.we enjoyed the 4 days we were in the resort.would love to be back for marriott!

  • Stayed November 2011, traveled with friends
    • 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: Crta de Cadiz, Km 193 | Urb. Marbella del Este, 29604 Marbella, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Marbella
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Marbella
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Marbella
#6 Romantic Hotel in Marbella
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Marriott's Marbella Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 288
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