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Hotel Riu Costa Lago
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Obispo Juan Alonso, 4, 29620 Torremolinos, Spain   |  
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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
“" very very good"”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Glass of bubbly on arrival , staff very polite & helpful - food was good plenty of choice , Brian the entertainment organiser was brilliant - never seen a man work so hard , self service bar was a bonus - never had to wait to be served , pool was smaller than it looks in picture but was good enough , table allocated for evening tea so no looking around , says men must wear long trousers for evening meal but they do allow smart cut offs , evening entertainment (brian again) was ok & quite funny at times , all in all I would visit again - very enjoyable

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Leicester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

This hotel is one of the best hotels we've stayed in, glass of champagne on arrival friendly reception staff who were very helpful over the week. The room spotlessly clean with air con and spacious, beds very comfy. The restaurant had plenty off choices with a different choice of main meal every night the hotel has a lot of different nationalities and caters for all so u can try something different if u wish. Again restaurant staff very friendly and always had time and friendly banter with the children. The pool is big enough with plenty of sun beds to go round. Day and evening entertainment was fantastic the entertainers worked there socks off to keep it all going and there professionalism shined throw . The hotel situated in a good spot with bus stop right outside the hotel to go into torremolinos.
Overall had a great holiday could not find fault with this hotel what impressed me most was that every member of staff was friendly and acknowledged us every time we passed them would defernatley go back to this hotel thanks for a very enjoyable holiday.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

I went here on august 2013 for my honeymoon i recently just found out how to put reviews on me and my partner loved this hotel it was very clean food was great drink was great rooms were amazeing air con worked perfect we got a glass off bubbly on arrival walking distance from the beach shops buses taxis all close by entertainment was good pool was good i will be returning very soon thankyou very much for a great holiday love this place

Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

I had the pleasure of staying at this hotel with my husband and my 6 year old son who had a fantastic time ! On arrival end of june 2014 we had some bubbles which was the best start to are 5 nights holiday ! All the staff were very helpful& friendly , the food was great always plenty of choice , the swimming pool area was always very clean and tidy . The entertainment for the children was very good my son loved the mini club . The only down point would be the rooms they are slightly dated but they were clean and tidy served a purpose . The beach was only a couple of minutes walk along with the pharmacy and paper shop . Over all we had a fantastic holiday thank you all

Room Tip: We were on the 4th floor on the outside we had lovely views of the mountains .
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Belfast
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Great hotel!! Was there from 2nd to 12th July
My listing of all the things that impressed me:-
Food was always tasty, varied, kept topped up, fresh, hot and well presented
Never had to wait for a table to be ready.
Everywhere was kept clean and tidy, particularly around the self service bar and food areas.
Great attention to detail - cutlery was always gleaming and plates were always sparkling.
Nothing was ever "out of order" and the ice was always kept topped up.
Staff were very friendly and helpful
Although the area directly around the pool was quite crowded there was plenty of space further back particularly in the nice grassy areas.
Nice location near beach and good long promenade.
No complaints - would recommend.
Whilst travel from airport via train is very cheap (1.75 euros per person) and quick the station La Colina is probably about half a mile from the hotel which is a bit of a distance if pulling suitcases. On leaving we got taxi from hotel back to La Colina station which cost 8 euros.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Eastleigh
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 6 cities Reviews in 6 cities
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

We have just returned from a week stay at this hotel. Staff were very friendly and rooms spotless.
Reception arranged for a room transfer due to the fact that we had very small triplets in the next room who woke at 5.30!!

Food good quality. The only down side is that is quite a walk from the main town which can be accessed via 100+ steps

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Lurgan, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My friend and I booked 2 double standard rooms in this hotel for a week all inclusive with our 4 teenagers. My husband and I had never holidayed in Spain so I didn't know what to expect (having watched the TV series Benidorm!) I could not have been more pleased with our choice. The staff are incredibly helpful and knowledgable. The rooms were of an excellent standard of cleanliness and there was a separate lounge area with an extra bed set up beside the sofa (which was also a double bed if needed). The food served in the restaurant is of high quality and there is a wide range of foods to suit every palate ( even our fussy teenagers!) Plenty of sun beds around the pool and a pool side bar with an area where you can help yourself to tea/coffee, cold drinks and beers. My only down side would be that the pool is quite small so in high season it might be crowded. Other than that, I cannot fault this hotel at all and with a hairdressers and beauty salon on site (where Natalia gave me the most relaxing massage) this is definitely one hotel I will be returning to.

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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hotel Riu Costa Lago

Address: Obispo Juan Alonso, 4, 29620 Torremolinos, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Torremolinos
Amenities:
Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Luxury Hotel in Torremolinos
#7 Family Hotel in Torremolinos
#11 Romantic Hotel in Torremolinos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Costa Lago 4*
Number of rooms: 256
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Also Known As:
Costa Lago Torremolinos
Hotel Costa Lago
Hotel Riu Costa Lago Torremolinos, Costa Del Sol, Spain

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