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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016

Looking for somewhere special in our beloved Spain, we recalled our unique break back in 2013 in Casa Alfarera- and discovered the review we thought we'd written hadn't been submitted. So here is a considerably belated account of one of our most memorable stays in Spain. This location took our breath away - we loved the peace, the privacy, the... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016

Casa Alcornque Azul - Pippa and Manfred are quite a formidable double act - she promised us the pool would be operational and when it wasn't, he made us feel ridiculous for wanting to swim in April - although the rest of the week was hot and it would have been lovely to have had a pool. We didn't meet... More 

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This review is about Casa Alfarera which is a privately owned property (not owned by the Finca's owners, Pippa & Manfred, who oversee it for the English owner). The location of the Casa is superb. It is set in an olive grove with wonderful views. The setting is very private ....stunning sunsets! We had our two dogs with us and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

If you are happy with four large (barking guard) dogs loose on the premises, then this is ideal for you. If you paid and booked full board and found only an evening meal offered, then again a perfect choice. Should you take any concerns to the agent, in this case Responsible Travel, and can accept a torrent of denials and... More 

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Finca a, Owner at Finca al-manzil, responded to this review

The couple who wrote this review were staying for a walking week 2 years ago so I don't know why they have chosen to submit the review now. Sadly they were severely physically challenged for a walking holiday in the sierra, their condition was very poor and they felt very uncomfortable because of this. But more seriously one of them... More 

Framlingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

Spent a week in this traditional Finca during the heat of August. The rooms, especially the upstairs bedroom do get quite warm, but then it is Spain in the summer, so what does one expect? The Finca has a (not-too) rustic character, with a roomy well-equipped kitchen and a quiet high-ceiling living space. Two of the bedrooms are downstairs and... More 

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Shetland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

Myself and my wife stayed here for 10 nights in September with friends and totally loved it. We rented the Cortijo and found it to be incredibly comfortable, well-equipped, beautifully maintained and roomy. The house is much bigger than expected and easily accommodated six of us. We made full use of the front and side terraces and the outdoor table... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

We absolutely adored our stay here. It is very hot in July and there are mosquitos, but that was to be expected. The terrace at the back has a barbeque and we spent lovely summer meals outside. Pippa and Manfred were very helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

We visited in mid May and were astonished at the incredible wild flowers everywhere (as well as being grateful that we'd checked the weather forecasts and had brought warm clothes for chilly evenings). The days that were sunny gave us a glimpse of how special a holiday in this cortijo could be. Swimming pool tucked beneath the mountains, fabulous birds... More 

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Tilburg
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2013

We booked the Barn because of the beautiful surroundings and stunning birdlife. And that is absolutely what we found. But, the house itself was poorly cleaned and we got the impression that it is kind of neglected. Also, we didn't feel welcomed by the owners and communication was poorly and distant. We mentioned a leaking sink on our first day,... More 

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Finca a, Owner at Finca al-manzil, responded to this review

Have only just noticed this review, This review is NOT about our barn at Finca al-manzil. This client stayed for some days at the barn but she wanted to stay longer, the barn was booked up for the extra days she wanted so we kindly accommodated her in another house which we manage, she was happy to move there to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012 via mobile

Okay so my timing was terrible, forgot how hot Spain could be in August. But annual vacation dates forced choice. The temperature was around 33 degrees and bearable. Fabulous location, isolated and surrounded by accessible walks. This Finca is the place to escape to, switch off and relax. Beautifully designed with all possible facilities at hand. Highly recommend.

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  • Free Breakfast
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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Finca al-manzil is large estate in the magical Sierra de Montanchez, Extremadura. A perfect summer holiday, spring break or winter retreat in the CORTIJO for 6 OR Romantic BARN just for 2. Both houses have total privacy and enjoy spectacular views. Decorated with great care, a mixture of simple, good quality design with antique and ethnic furnishing, plenty of books for a good read on the patios and terraces. Bedrooms all en-suite, one with roof terrace, perfect for sunny breakfasts or star gazing. The swimming pool has stunning views of mountains and olive groves. Available for B&B when not rented. Walk directly into the Sierra on ancient Moorish paths, nature is a delight at any season especially Bird Watching. There are 4 World Heritage towns within 40kms: Caceres, Trujillo, Guadalupe and Merida, fascinating to explore, great night life and shopping. Horse riding, biking, and hiking from the finca. Welcome to join in the local farming activities & fiestas or a fun cooking morning. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Finca al-manzil

Address: camino rural arroyomolinos, 10170 Montanchez, Spain
Location: Spain > Extremadura > Province of Caceres > Montanchez
Price Range: $75 - $174 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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