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Heemstede, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2012

A holiday begins at home: make up your mind, find fine places, compare prices, read reviews. And also: see websites, use Google Maps and Streetview or similar programs. Never before one could be so well informed on holiday destinations as nowadays. So the steep hill was not a surprise, nor were the nice views and the degree of service rendered.... More 

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Kendal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

A lovely complex with clean apartments, 5 swimming pools and a super water slide. THE COMPLEX IS UP THE HILL BUT THE WALK DOWN INTO THE SHOPS IS FINE. The balcony was great and we liked the sunbeds around the pools. There were shaded areas to sit too. The best thing we found about this apartment was the value.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2012

So far this year – 2012. I’ve had two breaks at La Orquidea. My first visit was in a Penthouse unit and the second time in one of the more basic units. Before booking, I extensively reviewed what was on offer in the local area, and I have to say that I was motivated by some keen ‘winter’ pricing by... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

We wanted a quiet and slightly distant location for our holiday. Our family, with a 10 month child, had a great time at the resort. We did get the quiet and peace we wanted, with sights clos by car. Had some fine dining in the local restaurants, but also good cooking in our own kitchen :) We arrived on a... More 

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East Kilbride, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2011

We booked for one week with us -( our Grand-daughter and her friend )- Through Worldwide Exchange Club. Pictures looked great - That was the best bit. The apartment was faded - grubby - The kitchen units were in a bad state of repair, the 'air conditioning' was a free standing circular fan which didn't even stand straight. There was... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2011

La Orquidea is just what you need for chilling out and complete relaxation. Our apartment was spacious and immaculate. The furnishing was pleasant and the flat screen television (with 5 English channels) was welcome when we needed to simply stay in and relax.There were ample cooking facilities in the well equipped kitchen, ideal for when you've had enough of dining... More 

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LaOrquidea, Manager at La Orquidea, responded to this review

Hi Joy On behalf of all our staff at Orquidea I would like to thank you for sharing your views on Trip Advisor. We are very pleased that you like our well equipped apartments and find them tremendous value. We look forward to seeing you again in the not too distant future. Management La Orquidea More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2011

This was our last true family holiday together before I left for University so we wanted to make the most of it. La Orquidea did not disappoint. Our penthouse apartment was affordable and very well fitted out, modern, spacious and comfortable. The apartment was open plan, with a kitchen facing onto the lounge and a large balcony which had a... More 

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3 Thank Ryan F
LaOrquidea, Manager at La Orquidea, responded to this review

Hi Ryan On behalf of all our staff at Orquidea I would like to thank you for your detailed and comprehensive review of your stay at La Orquidea on Trip Advisor. I am pleased that you found your penthouse apartment, spacious and well equipped and great value for money - this is a frequent comment from our guests. Indeed our... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2011

This is a friendly resort with a nice atmosphere but was appauled at how dirty the swimming pools are, just take a look around the wall tiles really filthy. My children are grown up but if I had younger children I would not allow them in the pool, a friends family all went home with ear infections.....worrying.

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LaOrquidea, Manager at La Orquidea, responded to this review

Hi Beany Many thanks for staying at La Orquidea but we were disappointed to hear that you felt that the swimming pools weren't clean. Reception staff received NO complaints at all about pool cleanliness either during August when you stayed or at any other time this year and our maintenance staff and cleaning staff are constantly praised by guests at... More 

Merseyside
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37 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2010

Apartment in need of a good refurbishment. No dining area just small breakfast bar ok for 2. Big balcony with views down to the coast. Onsite bar did meals but night we ate there only one other couple was in. Best restaurant 10 mins further uphill, 2 courses and drink for 2 people 30 euros. Resort high up from coast... More 

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Andover, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2010

Requirements: When I travel it is usually along the road less travelled, I love the challenge of travel to remote places. When you travel like that you accept what ever comes along. Now I have a young daughter, priorities are different, at least for the next 3-4 years. The criteria I'm looking for now are cleanliness, well maintained pools and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Costa del Sol Holiday Rental Apartments La Orquidea is an exceptional Andalucian pueblo style Family Holiday Resort in Calahonda, on the Costa del Sol, Spain. We are situated mid-way between Marbella and Fuengirola close by the port of Cabopino, a quiet Marina with its own truly Mediterranean style. Noted for its peace and tranquility, we are set in sub-tropical gardens where the sun shines 320 days of the year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Orquidea

Address: c/ Don Jose de Orbaneja s/n, 29647 Sitio de Calahonda, Mijas, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Mijas > Sitio de Calahonda
Price Range: $203 - $622 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 40
Also Known As:
La Orquidea Hotel Sitio De Calahonda
La Orquidea Spain/Sitio De Calahonda
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