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Hotel El Hidalgo

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Zurich
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Hotel with bungalow rooms directly besides the highway exit. Private, secure parking directly besides the rooms. Rooms are quiet even though the highway is very near. No luxury, but what you need is there and room was clean. Breakfast was quite good for the price, very good coffee and even lactose-free milk.

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Cobena, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

It is not poor it is miserable and expensive Don't stop there is something better ahead, anywhere is better Bad service, old an expensive. I was here 20 years ago and it is the same but 20 years older

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6 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

We stayed overnight. The service was mixed. For instance, one waitress was warm and friendly while another was abrupt to the point of rudeness. The hotel is made up of several separate units. Each unit has a private parking space at the front. Each has a back door which gives onto a shared space of grass and shrubs. (There is... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2016

Easy to find and yards from the main road from Madrid to Malaga. Rooms substantial and comfortable - be warned if there are not enough people staying at the hotel . The restaurant does not open and the attached cafe does not sell food other than sandwiches. Not what we wanted after 8 hours of driving. Managed eventually to get... More 

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Dolores B, Gerente at Hotel El Hidalgo, responded to this review

Sorry that Sorry that could not enjoy our restaurant, we not only offer tapas but all kinds of Manchego and Mediterranean food. We hope that on your next visit feel more comfortable Thank you very much for your warm welcome to the rest of our service and on your next visit we are sure to meet your expectations Sincerely More 

Norfolk
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33 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2016 via mobile

We were travelling from France to Cadiz to catch the ferry to Lanzarote, with our three dogs. We were not expecting much, but were very pleasantly surprised. The rooms are in a bungalow format, scrupulously clean, and despite being on the motorway, we could not hear it. The staff were very friendly,meeting us have breakfast at 7 am despite it... More 

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Burnsville, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

On the way to velencia from Granada we stayed one night at the hotel. Pretty basic hotel. Room was large. It seems hotel has seen better days. Breakfast buffet was very basic with no service of any kind. Not one waiter or anybody came to ask while we quietly had the breakfast. It was strange.

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Dolores B, Gerente at Hotel El Hidalgo, responded to this review

Dear azlari, Thank you so much for your comments. We certainly appreciate your suggestions of our Hotel El Hidalgo and already trying to do our best to improve our service. We take good notice of the problem with the breakfast buffet. We always have a waiter taking care of the breakfast and the clients. We hope it won't happen again... More 

Malaga, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

We have stayed here before and find it very convenient for various reasons. Furstly the rooms are little cottages with their own parking so we find that really secure. The back of the rooms open out directly on to the landscaped gardens and pool area. The rooms are really large but very dated and tired. In the oast we have... More 

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Dolores B, Gerente at Hotel El Hidalgo, responded to this review

Dear perle369, Thank you so much for your comments. We certainly appreciate your suggestions of our Hotel El Hidalgo and already trying to do our best to improve our service. We take good notice of setting chairs in the garden and improve the seating outside the bar. We´ll be happy to see you again, with best regards, More 

Paris, France
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7 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

We were traveling to Andalusia. To avoid the crowded route leaving Madrid on a Friday 31 July, we decided to leave Madrid the previous night around 22.00 hours. It was a good decision. The hotel staff were great and welcoming. This is a road motel nicely setup around swimming pool in the green. Rooms are big and well furnished although... More 

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Dolores B, Gerente at Hotel El Hidalgo, responded to this review

PARISIANSPANIH good morning, glad that you have been comfortable in our hotel. We are working hard on the adequacy of the furniture. Our cafeteria, as has been proven, is the most visited of the Motorway of Andalusia and because of these holiday dates, usually full. As you said, for hotel guests is advisable at the buffet breakfast, closed the rest... More 

London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

This was my second stay here, this time with the family. I was expecting to be in one of the rooms with the bathrooms from 1970 but was pleasantly surprised. Our room had actually been refurbished, the bathroom was much better, the aircon positively modern and the beds comfortable. I am being told this is not the case for all... More 

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Dolores B, Gerente at Hotel El Hidalgo, responded to this review

Dear Liv Thank you for you comments because the help us to make our best. As you can see we are refurnishing the rooms trying to give our clients more confortable space. Times are very hard,as you know but we are trying to do our best. The next time you visit de hotel you will check that we are improving,... More 

WORCESTERSHIRE
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We stopped here one night on our way down to spain.the hotel is clean and tidy,good carparking right at the side,the food was in the bar ok for snack,we had eaten on way down from bibao ferry.the barman was polite and if you order a night cap whisky etc; they are big. Downside it's close to busy highway but the... More 

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Dolores B, Gerente at Hotel El Hidalgo, responded to this review

Dear blackknight2, Thank you so much for your comments. We certainly appreciate your suggestions of our Hotel El Hidalgo and already trying to do our best to improve our service. We take good notice of setting chairs near the pool! We´ll be happy to see you again, with best regards, Dolores…. More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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Services
  • Free Parking
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
HOTEL EL HIDALGO enjoys a privileged location with direct access from the motorway Andalucia, Km. 194. The peculiar construction design 'was the first Motel in Spain has been respected in the total renovation made to its facilities, while maintaining the unique character of the establishment. Located 4 Km. From Valdepenas Hotel El Hidalgo is obligatory stop to enjoy its attractive facilities, inviting you to taste the best Manchego cuisine and innovative dishes, to relax in its beautiful swimming pool surrounded by a splendid garden and spend the night in spacious rooms, all ground floor and private covered parking. The Hotel also own parking space for buses and large cars and special vehicles and closed garage available and pets are allowed in the rooms. Valdepenas, City of Wine and Friendship, is ideally located in the geographical center of the Route of Don Quixote. . Within a radius of 35 km you can visit historical sites: Almagro Santa Cruz de Mudela, Tomelloso, Villanueva de los Infantes and the unique nature of the Tablas de Daimiel and Lagunas de Ruidera and the historic Iberian settlement of Cerro of the Heads. All this attractive offer, accompanied by excellent service and careful attention to customers, makes the HOTEL EL HIDALGO ideal for short-stay travelers who want to know the Ruta del Quijote and the Champs de Montiel place. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel El Hidalgo

Address: | Autovia De Andalucia Km 194, 13300 Valdepenas, Spain
Location: Spain > Castile-La Mancha > Province of Ciudad Real > Valdepenas
Price Range: $58 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel El Hidalgo 3*
Number of rooms: 54
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