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The Olive Branch

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Overview
  • Excellent86%
  • Very good10%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“pool table”(15 reviews)
“b b”(16 reviews)
“great hosts”(9 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Airport Transportation
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Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

I gave this an average rating but it is exactly as described so perhaps it should be a good because it is a certain standard and at €45 per night for a double room with ensuite it is good value. The place has a nice...More

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Response from mel b, Owner at The Olive BranchResponded 18 October 2017

Many thanks for your honest review! We are a basic level accommodation ,and the 45€ included full breakfast for 2people aswell! Our rooms are basic but nice, clean, good showers and new beds with thick mattresses. We are rustic, a mix of hostal/private rooms/camping style...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

I have been there for a short stay for only one night to visit the caminito del rey. This location is just a 15 minutes walk away from El Chorro Train Station. The host were very friendly, helpfully and gave my a good introducing of...More

Thank Fabian K
Reviewed 7 June 2017

The Olive Branch is very popular with climbers and hikers. You can choose your accommodation, from a room with a private bathroom, to a room with communal bathroom or a tent. It is filled with young people from around the world who come here to...More

Thank Nancy P
Reviewed 3 June 2017 via mobile

Olive branch was a great place to stay as we got to see so much of El Chorro from our tents!! Mel, Gary and the crew were super welcoming and helped us with questions we had during our trip. Would recommend and come back here!

Thank Vicki A
Reviewed 20 May 2017

We stayed in a B & B room full of character. The owners and staff are great and picked us up from the local station, which although not far it is up a very steep hill. The chef is fab and always has a smile...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free Parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Airport Transportation
Laundry Service
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Pool
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$72 - US$74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$72 - US$74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (99)
Room & Suite (34)
Pool & Beach (16)
Dining (8)
Family and Play Areas (8)
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"Can't go wrong with a tent (I hammocked)"
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"great place for climbers"
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"Find whatever tent/room works for you."
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"There are two en-suite rooms to the front of the property which offer great views..."
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