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Sol Don Marco
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Paseo Maritimo s/n, 29620 Torremolinos, Spain   |  
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Ranked #8 of 73 Hotels in Torremolinos
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
“Fab hotel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2013

My first stay at the Don Marco Hotel and Torremolinos. Excellent hotel in every way. Tastefully decorated, well maintained and cleaned to a very high standard. The grounds are beautiful. Also bedrooms very peaceful. Food fantastic. Excellent breakfast and the dinner at night had something for everyone. Reception staff very helpful. Eva was very efficient and helpful. Would definitely return as Great base for beach, shops and for walking to Carihuela or Benalmadena

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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jaimefloyer, Manager at Sol Don Marco, responded to this review, June 30, 2013
Thank you for your great review Lesley C,
It is great to hear that you enjoyed the Sol Don Hotels complex so much. Thanks for taking time to let us know about your stay.
I really hope that you will be back one day soon
Kind regards,
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  • Location
    4.5 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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Stirling, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Just returned from a short 3 day break at the Don Marco, booked through their own website. Paid a wee bit extra for seaview , and asked for 5th floor, as we had been before in 2007. Great room, full bath and separate shower. Huge balcony with table, chairs, umbrella, and sunloungers! As for the food, something for everyone, great breakfast, staff work really hard to maintain standards. What we really liked was the quiet atmosphere, as all entertainment was in the Don Pablo, and Don Pedro. If you want a hotel in Torremolinos, you must try this one!

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  • Stayed June 2013, 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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jaimefloyer, Manager at Sol Don Marco, responded to this review, July 10, 2013
Dear Granny1,
Thank you for your review. I am delighted to see a returning guest writing up their opinion on Trip Advisor.
A lot of guests love the Don Marco for the very reason that you mention: it is very peaceful, but with the advantage of having all the facilities, services and entertainment of the Don Pedro and Don Pablo available in the complex if you should want it.
I see that you stayed in one of the sea-front penthouse rooms. We only have three of these and they are in great demand. Having said that, all the rooms are similar in the Don Marco; it is just that the penthouses have that spectacular terrace.
Come again!
Kind regards,,
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Gliwice, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

I've probably spent my best vacations in Sol Don Marco in June 2013. Rooms were clean, location right near the sea shore and close to Torremolinos center. There are a lot of swimming pools, jacuzi and reach entertainment programme. Most of days we spent on tourist trips around Malaga. There are many interesting places to visit in near. In the remaining days we were participating in different games, dancing trainings, gym and zoomba. All entertainment animators are really fantastic. They like their job and are very friendly taking care of all hotels inhabitants. Every day we had mini disco for kids and interesting shows. Don Marco, Don Pedro and Don Pablo are building a real powerful hotel complex, which allows to arrange an entertainment on the highest level.
Searching very thoroughly in the disadvantages, I would point the capacity of the restaurant, which had some problems to service all breakfasts and dinners in the "rush hours". Some tourists had to wait in que even 20 mins to get a place.
Me and my family were very satisfied of all other services provided by the Sol Don Marco. For sure I would recomend that hotel for 2-3 weeks vacations in Costa del Sol.

Room Tip: Most of hotel rooms has a sea sight. Rooms situated on Don Pablo side are more loudly and let observ...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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jaimefloyer, Manager at Sol Don Marco, responded to this review, June 30, 2013
Dear PiotrP,
Thank you for writing you review on Trip Advisor. I am so glad that you took full advantage of all the services in the hotel complex as well as going out to discover the amazing Andalusian country that surrounds us. Many people forget that there is so much more than sun and sand in Torremolinos.
I really hope that we will see you again in the future.
Kind regards,
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Reviews in 5 cities Reviews in 5 cities
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Returned to this hotel for the second time and we were not disappointed!! From the moment we arrived till we checked out 10 days later we enjoyed every minute. Eva and Minguel were especially helpfull at reception as was even the house maid!! The food this year was even better than last year. Food to suit all and plentiful.
Seaview room is terrific especially on the 5th floor.It is well worth paying the extra for such room. The free gym is small but has all that you need in it. The fridge is free, safe 2euro a day and you can have towels for sunloungers at 10euro deposit but you get it back when returned. Happy hour is also available and prices are very reasonable. Well worth a vist. I have friends who have already booked for Sept.2013 on my recommodation. Treat yourself!!!!!

Room Tip: 5th floor seaview rooms are very quiet..Your own sunloungers table and chairs on balcony and the vie...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
    • 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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jaimefloyer, Manager at Sol Don Marco, responded to this review, June 30, 2013
Dear binghamComber,
It is so rewarding to have returning guests, of who we have many, and I really appreciate you taking time to let people know. It is even more rewarding to see that you appreciate the efforts to keep improving. Lets hope to see you again soon. We look forward to having your friends here in September.
Kind regards,
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Crawley, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

We have just returned & had a great stay.Reception were very helpfull & the service exelent
They upgaded us to a better room at no extra cost & they didnt have to
The holel was clean & offers exeptional value for money they even allowed us to keep hold of our room until 14:00 at no extra charge
The hotel has free WI FI in all the bars which is great for Facetiming all your friends & family for free
The breakfast was very good & they even had free Cava each day to wash it down with
I will be going back to this hotel again soon

Room Tip: The terace at the front of the Marco is exelent for sunbathing & you can look out over the tapas...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 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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jaimefloyer, Manager at Sol Don Marco, responded to this review, June 30, 2013
Dear Martin T,
I am so glad that you enjoyed you stay at the Sol Don Hotels complex. Thank you for letting us all know about your experience.
I look forward to seeing you again in the future. Thanks again for your review.
Kind regards,
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviews in 13 cities Reviews in 13 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2013

lovely stay - check in very slow as they were busy doing something else but not huge problem.

Hotel clean and friendly, staff work very hard, lots of pools, sun loungers and a small gym and sauna which is free to use.

Area - Beach 2 min walk infront of hotel, nice bars (Tiki sushi bar is nice for cocktails) 7 euro each but big so you only need one. Nice little stalls with jewellery and souvenirs and shop on the right of hotel where chilled 2 litre bottles of water for 1 euro.

Room- Very clean, aircon and heating, fresh hand and bath towels every morning, hairdryer, iron and trouser press, tv has BBC1, Sky news, Itv4 and Channel 4.

Breakfast - unlimited drinks, tea & coffee, cheeses and hams, selection of jams, nutella, honey, fresh crusty bread which you can slice yourself, cakes and huge croissants, cereals, fresh fruit and continental hot breakfast with omelette, fried, poached & scrambled egg. Selection of sauces.

Evening meal - massive choice, soups, cold meats, lovely salads, fish, chicken, steak, pork, lamb, stews, selection of pastas and sauces, fresh bread, casseroles, pizza, paella, chips, potato wedges and jacket potato. basically anything you can imagine, they have it! all tastes fresh and very nice. Desserts were OK, not brilliant, very samey cakes every night, not much changes, they have icecream too and fresh fruit, cheese & crackers.

Benalmadena - turn right out of hotel and its 1hr 30 min walk to marina along the prom but you can also get bus for 1.70 euro single or the train.

Town of Torremolinos pretty with lots of shops and cafes/icecream. Turn left out of hotel and walk towards fair/mini golf and turn right, walk up to the top of road and turn left to walk through little back street and you'll find the lift to the town.

  • Stayed June 2013, 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
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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jaimefloyer, Manager at Sol Don Marco, responded to this review, June 30, 2013
Dear letmese,
What a great review. You have all the bases covered. Thank you so much. I am delighted that you enjoyed yourselves so much and hope that you return to us soon.
Kind regards,
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Solihull, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013 via mobile

Been to this hotel for 10 years fab in every way! That's all I can say! Jamie the manager is great as well! Thanks everyone ! 6 pools outside great n 1 indoor fab. 2 options for dining. And sea right outside. Shops near by and bars

  • Stayed August 2012
    • 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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jaimefloyer, Manager at Sol Don Marco, responded to this review, June 30, 2013
Dear Dash2013,
What can I say? Thank you very much and keep coming!
Kind regards.
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Address: Paseo Maritimo s/n, 29620 Torremolinos, Spain
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Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Torremolinos
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Spa
Hotel Style:
#2 Green Hotel in Torremolinos
#2 Spa Hotel in Torremolinos
#4 Luxury Hotel in Torremolinos
#7 Romantic Hotel in Torremolinos
#10 Family Hotel in Torremolinos
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Hotel Class:4 star — Sol Don Marco 4*
Number of rooms: 182
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