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Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro

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East Sussex, United Kingdom
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71 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for three nights in early October using Malaga as a base for touring the Costa del Sol. The hotel is located at the highest point in Malaga with stunning views over the city and harbour. The hotel is one of the higher quality Paradores with excellent rooms with all the facilities you would expect, We ate in the... More 

Thank Jeremy T
London, England, United Kingdom
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76 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in the Gibralfaro Parador during a weekend visit to Malaga. This hotel has incredible views over the city. It is handy for the old town. The food and rooms are all top notch. I recommend this parador without reservation.

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Thank David T
Ottawa, Canada
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23 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at this Parador for 3 nights in October. We had made the booking nearly one year earlier when we booked the rest of our trip. This is a lovely, small Parador on the hill overlooking Malaga, right next to the Castillo de Gibralfaro. We had a room on the 3rd floor with a balcony and... More 

Thank 613Stepheng73
London, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2016

From our snazzy room on the 2nd floor we had a spectacular view of the Port and the surroundings. Recepcion was superb, without us asking we were upgraded to a higher floor with a better view. As our room wasn't ready, we were invited to the bar for free sampling of the local wines. Delicioso. We arrived on a Sunday... More 

Thank Gill O
Brighton UK
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100 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

Paradores throughout Spain major on their specific location and this one is no different. There are two Paradores in Malaga, the Parador del Golf a modern building on the coast and this one on the site of the old castle Gibralfaro. But it is a relatively modern building, about 30 years old and we were told on departure that it... More 

Thank The_Roaming_Pen
Diss, United Kingdom
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414 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

The parador has a stunning location, right up above the marina and port and has spectacular views during the day and at night. It was a bit annoying to see tour parties from the cruise ships coming along in front of the bar to also enjoy the view in the grounds of the parador. There is a very good rooftop... More 

Thank jude9999_10
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93 reviews
84 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Our party of two spent two nights in room 107. We had visited Malaga twice before, staying in a Benalmadena hotel. This time we had chosen the parador, not as a base to explore the area but as a useful spot to visit relatives who live close to Gibralfaro. If this parador was therefore a perfect place for us, I... More 

2 Thank Eric_Beylon
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44 reviews
22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

The Parador was a 15 minute walk or five minute car ride from the town. Up a hill so a car was important. Also the hotel recommended that we should not walk into town after dark but take a taxi. The hotel had a wonderful view over Malaga. People came every night to the hotel bar to watch the sun... More 

1 Thank Brian872
London, United Kingdom
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140 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

You are paying-a lot- primarily for the view, which is stupendous, particularly at night with the city lit up far below. We are glad to have stayed the once but doubt we will return however. Ok, positives first. The view. The location right next to the castle and its lovely cafe...though very distant from The city centre. great bathroom. The... More 

1 Thank stephfromlondon_10
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 October 2016

The rooms, the restaurant veranda, the patio outside, the pool, everthing is about the magnificent view. The location is breathtaking and worthwhile to stay in this Parador. Its's not an antic castle nor monastery but the grand view is priceless. In addition a nice stroll to the real castel and further down to the cathedral and the beautiful old part... More 

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Additional Information about Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro

Address: Avenida Canovas del Castillo s/n, 29016 Malaga, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Malaga
Price Range: $176 - $281 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro 4*
Number of rooms: 38
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Also Known As:
Parador De Malaga Gibralfaro Hotel Malaga
Parador De Malaga Gibralfaro málaga
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#15 Luxury Hotel in Malaga
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Third floor with balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles 613Stepheng73, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher floors have better views.”
 of 5 bubbles gillo317, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are on the same side and all face the harbour”
 of 5 bubbles The_Roaming_Pen, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
“With a balcony overlooking the marina. Higher rooms are better.”
 of 5 bubbles jude9999_10, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The higher the floor, the better the view”
 of 5 bubbles Eric_Beylon, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
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