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Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

Great location, super service, good breakfast, 2 min walk to beach, restaurants, etc... Only thing we could complain about is that has fairly thin walls, we could hear people come home from the bars late at night. Overall a great experience

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Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

We stayed here for 5nights (our party took up 4 rooms. Rooms are dated but huge and fine for what you need them for. Beds aren't overly comfortable and kitchen is a bit pointless other then the fridge which was nice for keeping water cold. Housekeeping didn't come every day but that didn't bother us, if it it something that...

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1Thank Cjeff16
Reviewed 23 May 2015

Stayed here recently as party of hens. Had a room for 3 people on the second floor overlooking the street. Room very clean and perfectly adequate for a stay of 4 nights, although air con a bit tricky to sort out. Staff friendly and helpful allowing us to keep our cases in the hotel after our checkout at 12 for...

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mayo, ireland
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We arrived at Hotel late evening, check in was prompt , we were given token to collect a welcome drink at the small bar which was very welcome. We headed up to the room on the 5th floor, pleasantly surprised. There was two single beds and a fold out sofa. Large tv. and a safe and air con. There was...

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed here last week with a hen party. Really pleased with the accommodation. The hotel was about 35 minutes from Malaga airport, check in was very easy, we checked in early but that wasn't a problem. Room was quite basic but very clean and a decent size. The breakfast was very good, it is continental but there was bacon and...

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2Thank joanneclaire86
Reviewed 9 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed at this hotel with a party of 18 girls for four nights and couldn't of been happier!! The service was excellent, the staff were lovely, the hotel was spotless, new towels every day, 4 of the 6 rooms we booked were upgraded, the cocktails were yuuuuum! And the location was spot on! Would definitely book again!

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2015 via mobile

A group of 10 of us stayed here recently and after a few teething problems checking in, we found it to be a lovely stay. Rooms spacious and clean, also comfortable, breakfast was lovely and plenty of choice and very close to bars and restaurants. Pool area was OK, but chose beach with it being so close by.

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1Thank LYPud
North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 25 April 2015

Excellent location with cafes and restaurants close by, beach promenade 2min walk, old town 5min walk, close to local bus routes but on a quiet but safe side street. Clean rooms and friendly staff. Definitely a good choice and a better quality three star.

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Navan, Ireland
Reviewed 21 April 2015

We booked this hotel for 3 night stay for stag party. Very reasonable. Short walk to beach and nightlife. Staff we're very friendly, room was very clean. No negatives, all good. Would definitely return.

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2Thank George E
Chichester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2015

We went on holiday to Marbella at the beginning of April and were not expecting the service and quality of hotel - for just a three star it was brilliant! Excellent location right next to the beach and lovely restaurants. Excellent service from all the staff. Really good breakfast too! Definitely will recommend and will be returning for sure!

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about El Faro

Address: Calle Virgen del Pilar 11, 29670, Marbella, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Marbella
Price Range: $75 - $316 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Faro 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
El Faro Hotel Marbella
El Faro Marbella
Hotel Style:
#22 On the Beach Hotel in Marbella
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Try a room overlooking the pool for a quieter night, and higher floor for a better view”
  • For 3 adults - the roll away wasn't very comfortable - prob best to spring for 4 person room
  • Table with 2 chairs and area towards kitchenette
  • Kitchenette - Fridge/freezer, sink and hob - plates, cups, pots, utensils provided
  • Room overlooked street, apartments, sea to the left and mountain to the right
  • Sliding doors towards balcony
 of 5 bubbles ChristinaTN, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All good, I take ear plugs on every holiday, to be safe.”
 of 5 bubbles 866jenniferp, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“keep away from room 106”
 of 5 bubbles dieselbloke, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want a quieter room ask for one over looking the swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles DerbyBenny, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The view of street or back of hotel of pool and a school. Neither side scenic but quite even on road side.”
 of 5 bubbles ladybyrd1, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
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