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“1st Ever HOSTAL Stay”
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Hostal Lorca
Ranked #22 of 31 Nerja B&B and Inns
Bangor, United Kingdom
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74 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
“1st Ever HOSTAL Stay”
Reviewed October 5, 2012

Warm & Welcoming by both Femma & Rick.

Excellent location with facilities that are all you need for a stay in Nerja. The inclusion of the garden pool is great.
Rooms are more than adequate for a short stay.

Would stay again.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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952523426, Owner at Hostal Lorca, responded to this review, February 6, 2013
add to jan10,2013 response please:
german couple got a cold and no stomach problems.
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed October 1, 2012 via mobile

We stayed for one night after a last minute booking. The owner was so helpful even though we arrived late at night. The rooms were more like a hotel than a hostel. The garden was lovely and so handy for Balcon and the main area of old Nerja! I would stay here for longer but not in the hot summer as there is no air con in the room. Loved it. Thank you

  • Stayed September 2012
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2 Thank Chicaloca1510
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952523426, Owner at Hostal Lorca, responded to this review, October 3, 2012
There are ceiling fans.
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Gouda, Holland
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Reviewed September 23, 2012

We stayed in Hostal Lorca in September after our Roadtrip in Andalusia. Nerja sounded like a very nice little Town at the Costa del Sol and according to Tripadvisor this Hostel was one to look forward to. Both are true. The Hostel is a very nice Spanish House wit not too many Rooms. We had a Room at the back with a small Balcony overlooking the Garden with the Pool. The Room is basic, clean, big enough and with very confortable Beds. We made our own Breakfast in the Kitchen, the big and cheap Supermarket Mercadona is around the Corner of the Hostel. Many Thanks to Rick and Fenna the very nice Owners of this Hostel.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed August 29, 2012

Good and small hotel in the quiet end of Nerja. Close to beach and town center / square. Having stayed here before, and will be very happy to stay here again. The owners are warm and welcome, and are always willing to help you with all your questions.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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4 Thank milenamic
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Northwich, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed July 20, 2012

We recently stayed in Hostal Lorca for a week. We wanted a low cost, last minute break and as we already knew Nerja we thought we would try a hostal for a change (we usually book an apartment). The atmosphere here is really friendly and the hosts excellent. You have a nice facility downstairs with small pool, garden and shaded seating, ideal for relaxing in the hot July afternoon siesta time. You also get to meet other guests and you can buy beer and soft drinks from the fridge. You can stock up on essentials either from the typically Spanish store next door or there is a Supermarket 2 minutes away.
You are close to plenty of tapas bars and restaurants in this area of town (very Spanish and although they don't speak much English they are really friendly) or you can walk 5 minutes or so into the more tourist area of Nerja near the Balcon.
On the negative side we had a room on the top floor which wasn't very big and was pretty hot at night as there is no air-con, only a fan, but it was typically hot July Nerja weather so we can't complain too much.
To sum up if you want a budget stay, basic facilities but clean friendly and well situated then Hostal Lorca is a good choice and an ideal alternative to self catering apartments.

Room Tip: probably the rooms facing the garden might be best although the top room is quiet.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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4 Thank MaxiS_86
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Stoke on Trent
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed June 16, 2012 via mobile

We stayed here for 2 nights in June.
I was very impressed by the place.
Room was a good size, bed was comfortable. Its was all very clean.
The owners are a Dutch couple who were very friendly and knowledgeable about the area.
The little courtyard and plunge pool are great, the pool was perfect to jump into and cool down. A good 5.5ft deep at one end.
Our shower head broke and was fixed within an hour on a Sunday.
Its within strolling distance of all the bars, cafés etc.
Have already recommended this hostel to and will return next time we are in Nerja.

  • Stayed June 2012
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1 Thank Chris W
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Basel, Switzerland
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Reviewed June 1, 2012

A nice place to stay in Nerja, owned by very friendly hosts. You feel at home from the beginning, because of the relaxing atmosphere. There is a small common area where you can prepare your breakfast (no cooking, but there is a microwave available) and store some food&drinks in the fridge. A nice garden where you can eat or have a swim in the small swimming pool. All information is available about trips and walks in the surrounding area and the hosts are willing to give you more personal information.
The hostal is in good walking distance from the beach and other hikes can also easily be started from there.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hostal Lorca
Address: Calle Mendez Nunez 20, 29780 Nerja, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Nerja
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #22 of 31 B&Bs / Inns in Nerja
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Lorca 2*
Number of rooms: 8
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This hostal is a beautifull place to stay at in Nerja for a reasonable price, a small hotel with swimmingpool and garden in the center of nerja, 600 metres from beach. It is possible to make your own breakfast or lunch in the bar. Cold drinks are available on the honoursystem. ... more   less 
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