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The Olive Branch

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Los Romerales, partido Alto No.20 El Chorro, Alora, 29552 El Chorro Spain See on map
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Attended 5 day Pilates retreat ar The Olive Branch, fantastic. Amazing setting, attentive and friendly staff, food was fantastic. Thoroughly recommended outside climbing season, if you are not a climber. Lovely relaxing setting and staff will taxi you to local areas, if needed, everyone was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I had an amazing 5 night pilates retreat here. Nothing to say but perfection. Owners and volunteers so friendly helpful and approachable. Excellent food from their resident chef noam (hope I've spelt it right). Tash gave fantastic full body and thaI massages. Comfy clean rooms....More

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Response from mel b, Owner at The Olive BranchResponded 2 weeks ago

Thanks so much Julie for your lovely review, we loved having you all to stay, it was an absolute pleasre and we look forward to next year!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

OMG Born and raise in California and now living in Florida, I really love The Olive Branch. Excellent customer services and better than expected. It's a hidden treasure in the mountain. Love waking up to the fresh morning air and the sunrise sky overlooking at...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

well what a beautiful place, Mel and Gary were excellent hosts and the location was wonderful. we will definitely return for another experience. The pool was very much appreciated also the way the business is run on honesty is detriment to Gary and Mel.

Thank LNS C
Reviewed August 24, 2018

Just back from a 5-day stay at the Olive Branch. What a fantastic break we had. This place is a little piece of paradise! A lovely warm welcome from the owners, Mel and Gary. All the volunteers working there are fab people too, everyone is...More

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Set in El Chorro in the Andalucía Region, 36 km from Málaga, The Olive Branch boasts a shared outdoor pool and barbecue. The guest house has a sun terrace and views of the mountain, and guests can enjoy a drink at the self-service bar. Some rooms include views of the pool or garden. All rooms come with a private bathroom equipped with a shower. Olive Branch features free WiFi . There is a shared kitchen at the property, as well as other communal areas. Free private parking is available on site. You can play billiards and darts at this guest house, and bike hire is available. Marbella is 46 km from Olive Branch, while Torremolinos is 39 km away. The nearest airport is Malaga Airport, 35 km from Olive Branch.

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US$48 - US$88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
SpainAndaluciaProvince of MalagaEl Chorro
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"try any room, they are all great."
5 weeks ago
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"We loved the sunny balconies on our adjoining B and B rooms. Great showers. "
May 7, 2018
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"The tents are very well furnished, thanks Dave!"
May 5, 2018
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"Can't go wrong with a tent (I hammocked)"
Apr. 10, 2018
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