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Hostal Alborada

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San Jose, N 40 11380, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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22 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location is just 10 minutes walk from the old city. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the room was clean. The hotel interior is also beautifully ornate and there are some nice spaces to lounge in. Just a few problems with the amenities in my particular room. Firstly the hot water never lasted more than 5 minutes,... More 

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Turku, Finland
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82 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A few hundred meters from the old town of Tarifa in rather uninviting surroundings this hostal offers clean and nice rooms with good free wifi and air condition. Very friendly and helpful staff. You can have your breakfast here, but it is not included in the room price. Good value for the money.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Stayed one night with a group cycling in this attractive 2 star hostel. Staff member was very friendly and helpful and the rooms were clean and reasonably sized. The breakfast was good though there was no choice offered. The reception area was attractive and the old town only a short walk away. Good choice on a budget.

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Banks, Oregon
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

Free street parking. Small modern rooms with bath. Large lounge area. Host arranged trip to Tangier, Morocco and gave us a ride to the ferry. Walking distance to restaurants and old town. Breakfast was available at extra cost.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is clean and simple, the staff is friendly. This is a good launching point in Tarifa for beach excursions, trips to Tangier, and road trips to the Roman ruins located at Balonia beach about 14 km to the northwest. There is laundry service for €14, although like most of Europe, they air dry the clothes and will take... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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41 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

I have mixed feelings about this hotel. It has a lot of good points, and the proprietors were super friendly and eager to please. However, it also had a fair number of annoyances. Overall I'd say it's a good budget choice. We were a little nervous approaching the hotel-- the surrounding neighborhood is rather run-down and dirty. The loading/unloading zone... More 

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Groningen, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

The rooms had airconditioning, were clean (and cleaned every day), staff was very friendly and the hostal was located pretty centrally (5 min walk to the old town, and 10 minute walk to the beach). We had a nice experience there.

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Warwick
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19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 via mobile

When a friend booked a hostel I gad visions of bunk beds and shared bathrooms. How wrong i was.very friendly staff, extremely clean and brilliant location. We booked a twin and a triple and unlike many hotels I've stayed in the triple was meant for three with proper beds and a large enough bathroom for three vain women. Air con,flat... More 

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Surrey, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

We found this hotel via our Rick Steeve's travel book and his review was spot on. The entranceway is inviting, front desk staff and owner are more than helpful, rooms are clean and comfortable (some recently renovated) and many common areas that are nicely decorated and comfortable. Watch for the signs on the main road coming into town and you... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

I am a single woman traveller, stayed at Hostal Alborada l in October 2014 for two nights before crossing to Morocco via the ferry. Room with bathroom, clean, small but for the price was good I felt.. fee wifi in my room good connection. What struck me the most was the helpfulness and politeness of the two men at the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hostal Alborada

Address: San Jose, N 40 11380, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Costa de la Luz > Tarifa
Price Range: $53 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Alborada 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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