We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Hotel Riu Monica

Show Prices
#6 of 38 Hotels in Nerja
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Hotel Riu Monica
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

1,484 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 1,288: English reviews
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just returned from an enjoyable and relaxing two week stay ( 6th to 20th November ) Superby situated hotel and just a short walk from the centre of this beautiful unspoiled coastal town. Hotel has a modern theme, desirable room well fitted out and a lovely walk in shower. Plenty of natural light in the bar, restaurant and public areas.... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank 24756
Stockport
Level Contributor
23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Yet another stay at the Riu Monica but the first since its transformation from the 'old' Monica. Excellent service and friendly, helpful members of staff. The food is still very good and the rooms refurbished to a high standard. However, just a couple of gripes: 1. The same thin towels ! 2. Television programmes, in the main, so repetitive -... More 

Helpful?
6 Thank ghostrider5
Louth, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from 2 weeks at this Hotel. This Hotel has been refurbished to a very high standard with spacious rooms and walk in showers. The staff were friendly and helpful at all times, especially Lola and Jose Luis on Reception and Lola who was our room cleaner on 4th floor. Our special requests for a high room with sea... More 

Helpful?
5 Thank Rita471134
Manchester, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
77 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Four of us (2 couples) just returned from a beautiful sunny week at the Hotel Riu Monica, booked for an incredible price on half board wirh Thomson, flying with Thomson Airways. Arrived in the evening to be greeted by smiling staff with a glass of bubbly, booking in was swift and efficient and allocated 2 adjacent rooms 233 & 235... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank Jim K
sheffield
Level Contributor
10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Got back last Sunday from Nerja, stayed in the RUI Monica which is a very nice hotel in a lovely town with a few good bars across the road for a reasonably priced drink after dinner. The food was ok, breakfast on the terrace in the bright sunshine was great after dark Sheffield. Plenty of sunbeds indoor and outdoor pools... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank roger d
Great Malvern, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
57 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Uncharacteristically we booked a last minute deal for a November break. We booked the Riu Monica through Thompson and flew out with Monarch...literally taking off about 4 days after we decided to travel. The hotel looked good on trip advisor and we were not disappointed. Our first impression was created by efficient, friendly staff who greeted us with a glass... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank MissPicky59
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our first visit to the RIU Monica and Nerja and as the big man said "I WILL BE BACK".The hotel staff are very welcoming and friendly and very good at jobs.The hotel is modern and clean,rooms are a good size,food is all so very good for half board.Some of the entertainment was mediocre but the Friday evening with... More 

Helpful?
2 Thank Bigjohntaylor
Dorking, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I say...the rooms are very modern and clean and the bed is comfortable, but, although it has an indoor pool, spa and gym, it really didn't come across as a 4 star hotel to me. The buffet breakfast was excellent with everything you could possibly want. Unfortunately, the dinner buffet turned into a canteen situation...again, lots of choice... More 

Helpful?
4 Thank val292014
Evesham, England, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just got back from a week at the RUI Monica.Check in was very busy had to wait half an hour for room not a problem.Room was in corner so half the balcony was blocked by a wall but could still see the sea would go for a higher room if we stayed again. I liked the walk in... More 

Helpful?
Thank Janet D
Durham, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
73 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just back from a weeks holiday at Rui Monica , everything about this hotel is perfect. Friendly staff wonderful food ,great location .We requested top floor and received our request ,we had a large patio with the most stunning views .Michael the Tui rep was very informative and helpful . We had a trip to Granda and the Alhambra with... More 

Helpful?
3 Thank Barbara M
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

980 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (630)
Viewed
View from Room (74)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (169)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (82)
Viewed
Dining (51)
Viewed
Room/Suite (28)
Viewed
Bathroom (9)
Viewed
Other (217)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (336)
Viewed
Amenities (43)
Viewed
Beach (7)
Viewed
Indoor Pool (11)
Viewed
Pool (24)
Viewed
Pool Bar (10)
Viewed
Dining (47)
Viewed
Standard Room Double Bed (41)
Viewed
Standard Twin Room (36)
Viewed
The Hotel (117)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (14)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (4)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Other (9)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Nerja hotels
0.4 mi away
Hotel Balcon de Europa
0.8 mi away
Parador de Nerja
Parador de Nerja
#3 of 38 in Nerja
836 reviews
0.1 mi away
MB Boutique Hotel
MB Boutique Hotel
#1 of 38 in Nerja
209 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
1.0 mi away
Marinas de Nerja Aparthotel
0.4 mi away
Hotel Puerta del Mar
Hotel Puerta del Mar
#2 of 38 in Nerja
499 reviews
0.9 mi away
Hotel Villa Flamenca
Hotel Villa Flamenca
#12 of 38 in Nerja
548 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
Room types
  • Suites
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located in Nerja * 7-story building * 3,000 m2 of lush gardens * Separated from "Playa de la Torrecilla" beach only by the beach front promenade * 800 m from the center of Nerja * 800 m from various shops * 80 km from the Malaga airport * 50 m from a bus stop * Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Amex, Visa, Diners ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Monica

Address: Playa de la Torrecilla, 29780 Nerja, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Nerja
Price Range: $102 - $254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Monica 4*
Number of rooms: 234
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Orbitz, Travelocity and Cancelon so you can book your Hotel Riu Monica reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Nerja Riu Monica Hotel
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Nerja
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Nerja
#6 Romantic Hotel in Nerja
#8 Family Hotel in Nerja
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travelers have asked, with answers from Hotel Riu Monica staff and other travelers.
122 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (122)

Questions? Get answers from Hotel Riu Monica staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Ask for room on floor 4 or above with side sea and mountain views”
 of 5 bubbles Rita471134, 1 week ago | Read review
“Avoid the ground floor rooms”
 of 5 bubbles jimk1945, 1 week ago | Read review
“Best 3rd floor and above.”
 of 5 bubbles Bigjohntaylor, 1 week ago | Read review
“Higher floor with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 301janetd, 1 week ago | Read review
“East overlooking Nerja for morning sun. West for afternoon sun. Some rooms on lower floors lake privacy as balconies overlooking pathways.”
 of 5 bubbles Susan200, 2 weeks ago | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay