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El Diplomatico Feo

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11320 San Pablo de Buceite Spain
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Run by retired canadian diplomats, this spectacular B & B in Andalucia's sun-drenched southwest backs onto a natural park with the largest concentration of cork trees in the world. A gateway to Seville, Gibraltar, Jerez, Ronda, as well as the Costa del Sol and Morocco. There are four large double bedrooms with private bathrooms and terrace, swimming pool set in 3 hectares with mature garden.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Bicycles available
Hiking
Mosquito net
Non-smoking hotel
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Shallow end in pool
Breakfast buffet
Complimentary tea
Outdoor dining area
Patio
Table tennis
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
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Allergy-free room
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Seating area
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Extra long beds
Bidet
Clothes rack
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Walk-in shower
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mountain view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish
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Chantman wrote a review Oct 2019
Sydney, Australia212 contributions151 helpful votes
Small well-run guest house with nice swimming pool and pleasant rural surroundings. Good breakfast. Situated in non touristy San Pablo with some good local restaurants, and only a short drive to the charming villages of Gaucin and Jimena, which also have some terrific restaurants. If you want an uncrowded beautiful rural spot away from overcrowded tourist centres like Ronda, try this location.
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Francis D wrote a review Aug 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates337 contributions35 helpful votes
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We stayed at El Diplomatico Feo for 7 nights. Easy to find just outside San Pablo, with ample parking. Bruce and Ingrid are marvelous hosts, and their B&B is idyllic. Set in the countryside surrounded by greenery, Orange Trees and Avocado orchards. Each of the 4 rooms is a double, with en-suite bathroom, tea and coffee/kettle and AC. There’s also a mosquito net over the bed (which we didn’t use). Having been to Sri Lanka a few times we were really pleased to be in the “Sri Lanka” room. Breakfast each morning is a mix of freshly cooked/cold Spanish food and cereals etc. Pool is great to lounge by, with Bruce and Ingrid great hosts, always available to help and advise. There is a large supermarket in San Pablo, which is a 15-20 walk, and also 2 close restaurants nearby in the town, the pick of which is Le Estación. The food here is fantastic. The other restaurant Los Cachollas is the closer of the two and is good but not as nice as Le Estación. Gaucín is only 20 minutes drive away, and Jimena 15 minutes away as nearest bigger towns. Malaga Airport about 1 hour 50 minutes. There are also some fantastic walks in the area, one of which we did along the Gardiano River about 35 minutes drive away near Colmenar. Zoo de Castellar which supports rescued and trafficked animals is a highlight, 35 minutes from El Diplomatico.
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Date of stay: August 2019
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Sean M wrote a review Aug 2019
Boston, Massachusetts42 contributions16 helpful votes
Bruce and Ingrid offer warm, cheerful Canadian hospitality in this quiet, rural corner of Cadiz province, handy to many attractions and hikes. Amazing breakfast every morning on the terrace. One of the best pools we have ever experienced, we spent a whole day poolside. Our room was Sri Lanka with its big and intricately tiled bathroom. It's a great value as well. Be sure to visit La Estacion restaurant for dinner as much as you can. We especially enjoyed walking back under the stars with our headlamps.
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Date of stay: July 2019
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Trip type: Traveled with family
Room Tip: Any room; we had Sri Lanka which is recommended
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P B wrote a review Mar 2019
Oxford, United Kingdom36 contributions23 helpful votes
four individually furnished rooms, large and spacious with en suite bathroom and fixed screens to keep the bugs out at the windows, each with their own personality: a garden with corners to sit and enjoy the warmth and the view: a meadow behind with 360 degree vista - a must as the sun is setting. Such generous hosts, making you feel welcomed, included and informed about the history, locality and best places to visit. A breakfast fit for kings...
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Date of stay: March 2019
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walterdewancker wrote a review Jan 2019
Heusden, Belgium35 contributions7 helpful votes
This hidden gem has it all! What a great spot to explore one of the most spectacular, authentic, green environments of Andalucia. Bruce and Ingrid really bring you to another level of enjoying the moment. A great fusion of passion, humor, guidance and human warmth is almost overwhelming you. the infrastructure really exhales the authentic Morish architecture and is blended with many ornaments which tell a story related to the memories and places Ingrid and Bruce have visited as diplomats. If you love healthy and very tastefull breakfasts, this is really it. We have been travelling around already for 5 years in Andalucia and we can confirm that this is the best breakfast you can get in the area. A must to experience!
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Date of stay: December 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
$103 - $105 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
SpainAndaluciaProvince of CadizSan Pablo de Buceite
NUMBER OF ROOMS
4
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Frequently Asked Questions about El Diplomatico Feo
Which popular attractions are close to El Diplomatico Feo?
Nearby attractions include Castillo de Jimena de la Frontera (4.1 miles), Hostal El Anon (4.1 miles), and Casa de la Memoria La Sauceda (4.0 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at El Diplomatico Feo?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at El Diplomatico Feo?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a bidet, and extra long beds.
What food & drink options are available at El Diplomatico Feo?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, complimentary tea, and an outdoor dining area during their stay.
Is parking available at El Diplomatico Feo?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to El Diplomatico Feo?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurante El Ventorrillero, Restaurante La Estación, and El Anon Restaurante Bar.
Are there opportunities to exercise at El Diplomatico Feo?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is El Diplomatico Feo located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.9 miles away from the center of San Pablo de Buceite.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at El Diplomatico Feo?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, and French.
Are there any historical sites close to El Diplomatico Feo?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Castillo de Jimena de la Frontera (4.1 miles).
Is El Diplomatico Feo accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.