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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2013

This is a fantastic five star hotel with luscious grounds - two large pools, private section of the beach (which is soft sand not pebbles), tennis courts, really good spa (had a fantastic facial), and really lovely and friendly staff. There was entertainment on each evening - we saw a great Rat Pack performance - and we were serenaded every...

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MAngelesDC, Director General at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, I would like to thank you very much for your opinion in Tripadvisor. Also, we would like to express our gratitude for having chosen our resort for your holidays. I am extremely happy that you have enjoyed your stay with us. We appreciate your comments about your impressions and the service rendered during your stay....

Stafford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 September 2013

Stayed here for five nights at the beginning of Sept, so slightly out of peak season. Room was great, clean, large and the bathroom was also of a very good standard. Reception staff were very helpful. Only B & B but the breakfast was good, had fresh omelettes every morning. Lunch/evening meals are expensive but the main restuarant was of...

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MAngelesDC, Director General at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your time written in Tripadvisor. It is a pleasure for me and the staff of our Resort that you have enjoyed your stay with us. This is our best reward. We appreciate your comments about your impressions and the service rendered during your stay. It is wonderful to hear the nice experience that...

Leeds
Reviewed 9 September 2013

Stayed here for a couple of nights for a friend's wedding. The hotel is set in very nice gardens - you really don't notice the proximity of the dual carriageway at all. The rooms were pretty decent - nothing special, but about what you'd expect. The service was the only thing that occasionally let the place down - getting served,...

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MAngelesDC, General Manager at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on TripAdvisor, and thank you for your review about our gardens and rest of the establishment. Regarding your comments about the service, please accept my sincere apologies if you felt,at times, neglected by our service. We are fighting very hard to keep our service standards, and there are...

Reviewed 8 September 2013 via mobile

We stayed at the don Carlos for a week, I have two children aged 9 and 3 who enjoyed every minute! It it a 5 star hotel which is also very child friendly. The children's pool was ideal for my son and my daughter loved the kids club and made lots of friends! The rooms were big and comfortable, the...

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MAngelesDC, General Manager at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your comments about the Don Carlos Resort and for taking the time to post them on Trip Advisor. We strive for excellence in all of our areas, and it is very fulfilling to see that we achieved it in comments like yours. We would love to have you back next month, or whenever you feel...

Porthcawl, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2013

Booked for 5 nights at this Tripadvisor highly rated hotel, for a family break for 2 twin rooms(they are not cheap!!). I have stayed at many other 5 star hotels along the costa del sol, and was eager to try this one, on arrival late at night, before even viewing the room, we were asked to pay up front-for the...

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MAngelesDC, General Manager at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments online. I am very sorry that you feel that way about our resort. It is true that we have a pay upfront policy, but as most of the hotels in the area, and I am specially sorry that you feel that way about our rooms. We are one...

Reviewed 5 September 2013

Hotel is located 15 min away from the old city by taxi. There are some small restaurant around the hotel as well. Rooms are very very old and bad smell coming from the toilet. Hotel garden is fantastic. There two pools . The one next to hotel is nice and clean but the other one next to beach is very...

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MAngelesDC, General Manager at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments online, since it is one way to really know what our guests are thinking. Also, many thanks for your comments regarding our gardens, main pool and the friendliness of our staff. We try very hard, everyday, to excel ourselves and our work in this wonderful resort. Regarding your...

New York
Reviewed 3 September 2013

This hotel is on a large and magnificent property. While most of the property is a garden with lovely frog ponds, fantastic twisting trees, lawns and charming bridges, you only spend the 20 minutes or so per day walking through this fantasy to arrive at an area where you can lounge such as the tennis courts, pools, restaurant or beach....

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MAngelesDC, Director General at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your opinion in Tripadvisor. It is nice to hear that in general terms you have had a good time in our resort. Reading your comments, I believe that there must have been a problem of communication due that we have several activities programmed for our guests; such as: aquagym, cycling, balance, Pilates, latinos,...

Lyme Regis, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2013

Had a great stay here and I would recommend to any one Virus (A Girl who works there) was so delightful, she should be made Manager. Only one complaint is that the breakfast chairs are very grubby not 5*****

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MAngelesDC, Director General at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, First of all, I would like to thank you very much your opinion in Tripadvisor. It is nice to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us, in spite of the point regarding the breakfast chairs. I really appreciate your comments due that they always help us to find the best level of service for our guests...

Cannes, France
Reviewed 29 August 2013

We had marvelous & enchanting moments in a Deluxe Villa of the resort. Our duplex villa with all amenities and 2 huge balconies with sea view was splendid. We had also a car on disposal for 4 hours per day on request. The outdoor was gorgeous, the different gardens with tiny waterfalls, the water Lilies everywhere. The Thaï restaurant was...

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Chers hôtes, Tout d´abord, je voudrais vous remerciez pour vos commentaires sur le site Tripadvisor. Nous sommes enchantés que vous...

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Reviewed 27 August 2013

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Airport Transportation
  • Breakfast included
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A luxurious beachfront jewel surrounded by 40,000m2 of luscious tropical gardens - the largest on the Costa del Sol. This sublime resort offers fabulous views of the coast and direct access to the most gorgeous beach in Marbella. Guests can also count on stunning facilities, first-class personalized service, a relaxed yet sophisticated atmosphere - and yearlong sunshine. It effortlessly caters to all desires with a wide selection of watersports, several pools, a highly reputed tennis club, a range of superb restaurants and aboutiquespa. The beach club - created by luxury spatial designer Melvin Villarroel - is recognized as one of the most "unique spaces" in Marbella. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa

Address: Avda. Zurita s/n, 29604 Elviria, Marbella, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Marbella > Elviria
Price Range: $249 - $488 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa 5*
Number of rooms: 243
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Also Known As:
Don Carlos Leisure Hotel Marbella
Don Carlos Leisure Resort And Spa
Don Carlos Resort
Don Carlos Marbella
Don Carlos Hotel Marbella
Carlos Don Hotel
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