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El Faro

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Reviewed 21 June 2015 via mobile

I have just come back from a 2 night stay in El Faro. We were on the fourth floor and our room was very dated and worn. There were a couple of cotton wool buds on the bathroom floor on arrival so I can only assume the bathroom wasn't cleaned. Our balcony had broken tiles on the floor which I...

Thank pamelarussell
Sheffield, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2015

We stayed here for the first 10 days of June and we couldn't find fault with it! The rooms are quite basic - main bedroom, bathroom, little kitchenette, wardrobe and a balcony, but suited our needs just fine. The room also has a safe which you have to pay €3.95 a day for which can add up if you're there...

1Thank Emma E
Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 June 2015

Went for a few days with the girls and it was perfect for our needs. 2 minute walk to the boardwalk and beach and five minutes from old town for shopping. Would definitely recommend el faro hotel . The rooms are a bit basic yet clean also the balcony is a bit daunting so would not recommend for people with...

Thank Joanne S
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 9 June 2015

Just back from a 8 day stay at this hotel. The location is perfect, 2 minutes walk to beachfront and 10 minutes to Orange Square. The hotel is nice, the staff are very friendly and nothing is too much trouble for them. There is a lovely terrace area and plenty of seating. The pool is very small and very few...

2Thank Ub43
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

A group of 8 of us stayed here from 14-17th May 2015. Nice little Hotel in a nice location. We got a really good price on this hotel so was pleasantly surprised 😊 We received a wee complementary lager from the bar when arrived which was nice. Great location, 2 minutes from the beach and at night 2 mins from...

2Thank Nessabella
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Me and my sister had a brilliant stay here last August. Our room was very comfortable and clean. At breakfast there was a huge selection to choose from to suit everyone. The only downside was the swimming pool was rather small but this was no problem as the beach was only a 5 minute walk away. The location is perfect...

Thank Natalie P
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

Thank chrisinak
Reviewed 25 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...

1Thank Cjeff16
Reviewed 22 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...

2Thank Coopercarer
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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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Room Service
  • 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: $98 - $336 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Faro 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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El Faro Marbella
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#23 On the Beach Hotel in Marbella
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“we stayed in room 405 with partial sea views”
karloss2013, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“get a room with a view to the pool because the ones with street view are even noisier, because of traffic and restaurants opened late.”
Aikizum, 2 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Please look for another hotel”
  • Fuse box
  • Disgusting shower head
  • Ill fitting door
  • Damaged bath
  • Bed complete with faded bed covers
  • Rusty toilet roll holder
  • Overloaded plug
Snozzo, 23 Mar 2017 | Read review
“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
ChristinaTN, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All good, I take ear plugs on every holiday, to be safe.”
866jenniferp, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
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