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Apartamentos Chinasol
Ranked #22 of 25 Hotels in Almunecar
Reviewed 14 April 2016

This Apartment-Hotel is closed to the beach, near Almuñecar city center and some available parking spaces at the road (free at winter time).
The building is a bit old but my room was renovated with a new bathroom with a shower, a kitchenett, a bed, a dinning table and also a sofa.
The bad points of this hotel is the fact it didn't had hi-fi at the room and the breakfast only had bread, cockies, butter, tea and milk!

Room Tip: Upper and renovated room
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  • Stayed: February 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 6 March 2016

Chinasol is a older Apartment Block on the Paseo San Cristobal and a fine place for people to rest , walk , eat and enjoy the warmer winter in Almunecar. 3/5 degrees up over rest of Anadalucia. Apartments China Sol a nice and very clean. Everything working , bed nice , bath fine and the Kitchenett have everything to make The and a smaller meal and a small fridge is also here..The Electric heather will be need some days. Ask for a room with Beach View and morning sun... A small TV set is in the Flat and have many programs... Deco a bit old but renovational are taking place daily..

Room Tip: Beach and se view
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Stayed: February 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 12 February 2016 via mobile

We first got an studio apartment with a very noisy refugerator, so we actually had trouble sleeping.
The webpage says every room has sea view, but that is only if you stand in the front corner of the balkony, leaning out.
The staff was very helpful, and let us change rooms to the seaside of the hotel, when they had one available.
The kitchen stove takes some getting use to, but worked fine once we could understand the instructions.

NOTE- there is no wifi in the rooms, and barely in the reception. We had to sit in the hotel restaurant every day to have connection.

The interior has not been changed since the 70s/80s, and felt kind of dirty.
The beds are uncomfy and old. There is nowhere to do laundury, even though the webpage said so.
They were renovating the poolarea, so there was a lot of noise, and the terracebar was closed... And it was impossible to hang here because of the dust and noise. No warning about this when we booked, and no discount because of this...

All in all, cheap place to stay- but you get what you pay for.

Pluss for very friendly staff, doing their best, and very close to the beach. And new elevators... But thats about it. :-/

Stayed: February 2016, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 31 October 2015

If you don't mind jumping back to the 80s as far as the interior and rooms are concerned and you just want to enjoy a perfect holiday at a very low price, this is
the place for you! Beach frontline, seeview, swimming pool, free wifi at reception area.
Also Almunecar is the real deal, just lovely. Memorable three days.

Room Tip: Choose rooms in front or in the swimming pool side.
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  • Stayed: October 2015, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

First the good- location perfect, 50 yards to the beach. Situated, in my opinion, in the nicer part of Almunecar. Plenty of excellent restaurants and bars. Staff do their best under the circumstances.
Now the bad- rooms are very dated and sparsely equipped with no kettle, plates, cutlery or toaster. Some things arrived next day but by then it was already too late. No working light in the bathroom for 2 days. Maid simply threw the sheet over the bed and called it made. Food very basic and nothing is replenished after 9.30am even though breakfast is served till 10am. Orange juice was simply orange water with colouring, no taste. Air con didn't work and no wifi in the apartment. These two things are essential in this day and age and considering it was over 70* at night time. Manager Paco was very unhelpful and avoided us after we complained. Staff looked embarrassed but couldn't do anything as Paco was patronising and obviously didn't want to help solve the problems. Cheap and cheerful no, cheap and nasty more like!!

  • Stayed: October 2015, travelled as a couple
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Address: Paseo Maritimo de San Cristobal, 18690, Almunecar, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Granada > Almunecar
Beach Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#14 On the Beach Hotel in Almunecar
Price Range: $54 - $177 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Apartamentos Chinasol 3*
Number of rooms: 60
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Chinasol apartments are located in first line of the beach of San Cristobal, separated from the shore of the Sea along the promenade and 800 metres from the centre of Almuñecar. Almuñécar is located at an altitude of 24 metres above sea level on the Costa Tropical at 80 km. south of Granada and 80km. east of Málaga. Both cities are connected with Almuñecar through highways. Granada and Malaga airports are about an hour and a half of Almuñecar. Almuñecar enjoys a year-round microclimate that allows the cultivation of subtropical fruits such as mangoes, avocados, custard apples, papayas, etc.. in the so-called Tropical Valley. From Almuñecar why not visit the Granada Alhambra. The Nerja Caves (15 minutes from Almuñecar) and an hour of Alpujarras Almuñecar. There are two golf courses within 30 minutes of Almuñecar. Baviera Golf and Los Moriscos Golf. ... more   less 
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