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Penzance, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Conveniently positioned a short walk from the border with Gibralatar and very close to the authentic and lively streets, squares , cafes and shops of the town. Friendly people, helpful but English is limited! (Our fault for not speaking Spanish.) Rooms are clean, comfortable and airy but basic. Only criticism: I would have appreciate tea/coffee making facilities in room however... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

Pros Value for money: Around US$35 per night. Double bed, private bathroom, bathtub, air-conditioner. Good location: Easy to find. Supermarket, sim card shop, restaurants nearby. Only 15-20 minutes walks to Gibraltar. Cons Weak WIFI: I couldn’t connect the WIFI at all.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Stuff very friendly and always there to help in anything wifi in the room was very good too but the room was small and really cramp furniture was outdated too bathroom was also small but i have to say everything was very clean was not my cup of tea i could see my self staying there more that the only... More 

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Recently returned from a week stay at the Carlos I in La Linea and to be fair you get what you pay for. Its basic but clean and tidy and towels were changed daily. We did move rooms as we wanted a double bed and to be fair they did warn us it was noisier than the front of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

My partner and I stayed 7 nights while waiting for our flat in Gibraltar. **I will start with the positive points: > FOOD: 9 euros for a 3 course meal with drink. Bargain. It tasted really nice too. > SHOWER AREA: Good power shower, good toilet, cleaned daily and new towels each time. > ROOM SIZE: Good size for two... More 

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Royal Tunbridge Wells, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014 via mobile

Not sure what some of the reviewers here complain about. Yes, it's not the Hilton but that's the point. The hostal does what it says on the tin: offers a decent place to overnight at a very reasonable price. The staff are also very nice, even if they don't speak much English.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014 via mobile

We stayed one night, good location but very noisy. There is an Irish pub in the square and a salsa bar. The music went on until 5 am so not recommended if you want a good nights sleep. The room was also very small and a tiny bathroom

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Nerja, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

Okay, it´s not the AC Marriott up the road, but the Hostal Carlos I is tidy, clean and quiet, and offers a friendly staff, hot showers, and a comfortable bed. The hotel does have the advantage of being right in town (unlike the AC), and is thus a 5 minute walk to the border with Gib. So for a night... More 

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Vilnius, Vilniaus Apskritis, Lithuania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

We slept one night in this hotel, but the overall experience is very good. First, the building is tall and narrow - we saw a beautiful square underneath through the balcony. Also, the glasses in the bathroom where from real glass. They serve pretty tasty and cheap breakfast at the hotel restaurant. The bed had a bed-broad pillow, which is... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2013

The only good thing about this hotel is location, very close to Gibraltar border (about 5-7 min walking) I had a room with a window to an interior square where are about 5-6 tavernas and bars.Parties are all night long there. Also I was late December there and the weather was cold in night. The only source of heating was... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Hostal Carlos I

Address: Calle Carboneros 6, 11300 La Linea de la Concepcion, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Costa de la Luz > La Linea de la Concepcion
Price Range: $48 - $76 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hostal Carlos I 1*
Number of rooms: 17
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