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“Value & Location” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Mena Plaza
Plaza de Espana, 29780 Nerja, Spain   |  
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Ranked #8 of 38 Hotels in Nerja
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“Value & Location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

We found this hotel great value, excellent location very central, rooms are immaculately clean and modern with air con. Nice breakfast. There was a large group of us over for a wedding and everyone was delighted with the hotel

  • Stayed May 2012, 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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Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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New York, NY
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

My wife and I loved the location of this hotel, steps from the Balcon de Europa, but otherwise found the hotel itself to be fairly average. Perfectly suitable for a short stop in a beach town, and the staff was friendly, but it could use some minor improvements - hand soap in the bathrooms, do not disturb signs, etc. One thing that was very convenient is that they have dedicated parking with easy access to the elevator.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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20 hotel reviews
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

My husband and I stayed here for a friends wedding in June. The hotel is on a square literally two mins walk from the centre of town - if even that. its location is a victim of the recession in Spain and its on a new square that is sadly full of empty shop fronts and new apartments; In turn it means the location is quiet for a town centre.

For the price we paid we were really surprised by this hotel; it was modern; spotless; finishings were to an excellent standard. The room was spacious with a lovely modern top range bathroom; we had a big corner balcony too with a sea view.
What makes this hotel is the roof top pool; Nerja doesnt have the best of beaches so after a day sightseeing to be able to retire to the roof for a swim was brilliant.

Special mention should go to the lovely lady on reception; she encouraged us to speak Spanish; she told us numerous places to go for food and drinks - local places and not tourist hot spots. Really helpful and much appreciated.
We are going back to Nerja for another wedding next year and cannot wait to book here again,

Room Tip: Book a sea view room with a terrace; worth the extra few pounds.
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  • Stayed June 2012, 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

We spent one night at the hotel. The room was clean, nice bathroom. The bed definitely needed a new mattress. I could count the springs as I was tossing and turning trying to find a comfortable position. At midnight I heard steps in the room. I then realised it was the corridor, but I tell you, it was like having them in the room. Ditto bathroom to bathroom. MMMhhh.
Breakfast was OK, a buffet with some fruit, bread, ham and cheese and jam.
The nasty surprise was the telephone bill. We've been charged 1.36 just to try to get the line. Since the line was dropping (with a pre-paid card for international phone calls) that added up to 16 euros.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Stayed for 6 nights last week. Lovely hotel, absolutely spotless, delightful friendly staff, nothing too much trouble, very central location, gorgeous outlook onto the plaza, breakfast very simple but lots of it. We'd have liked a softer mattress but this is just personal choice, we asked for more pillows and received them immediately. Pool area is beatufully quiet and peaceful, and the beaches are a few minutes walk away and fabulous All in all a great little place to stay.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 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 September 19, 2012 via mobile

We stayed here on our weeks break in nerja we were unsure what it was going to be like as it was only a 2 star .on arrival we were greated by the most lovely ladies that worked there the hotel was sparkling clean our room was lovely with a nice balcony we spent most days by the pool on the roof it was very relaxing with an amazing view breakfast was basic but was still lovely this hotel is so central it's near everything the plaza is very quiet and peaceful Its a must to stay here .

  • Stayed September 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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Address: Plaza de Espana, 29780 Nerja, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Nerja
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 38 Hotels in Nerja
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 34
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