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Apart Hotel Koala Tarifa

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 28 August 2016

Lovely appartment and great people, Marta, Maria and Bjorn welcomed us with warmth and smile everyday. Great location in the centre of everything. Also they helped us a lot with a problem with the car we had.We will come back for sure!!

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koalatarifa, Gerente at Apart Hotel Koala Tarifa, responded to this review

Thank you very much Giota for your review and we hope to guest you again in the future.We wish you a great year,kind regards!!!!!!!

Tarifa, Spain
Reviewed 15 August 2016

We were in Tarifa four exciting days! eating very good and practicing some nice windsurf. Marta's recommendations were very nice. the room was a piece of beautiful calm. Nice furniture, perfect sofa, wide kitchen and bathroom. Nice style and perfect staff.

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Thank you Maria for your review.For us was a pleasure to guest you and to know you and we hope we see us again next year.We wish you all the best couple!!!!!!!!!!!

Reviewed 5 September 2015

We stayed here as a family visiting Tarifa for a working holiday in August 2015 and we absolutely loved it! The design of the interior and the atmosphere it creates is fully in tune with the calm and considerate approach that Bjorn, Marta and Somaya bring to looking after you. We stayed in Alako, which is furnished with a nice...

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koalatarifa, Gerente at Apart Hotel Koala Tarifa, responded to this review

thank you family ,we love to know you and to guest you and we hope to see you again when you come back.All our best wishes for all of you !!!!!!! thank you again!!!!!

Athens
Reviewed 3 August 2015

We were disappointed to find that for 180 euros in their larger Alako apartment, everything was bought in from Ikea. The beds were the worst - hard wooden bases with thin cheap mattress and also fairly thin, poor quality sheets and cheap rubbery pillows. The a/c was also not very efficient and rattled all night. The shower and bathroom were...

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To regret to be sorry about not to have been satisfied your expectations but this is impossible to achieve with all clients. About the furniture only three kitchens in Koala are from Ikea and some beds,a lot of things are hand made and for example the lamps ,our passion,are unique vintage pieces from several backgrounds.We are also sorry for the...

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Everything about Hotel Koala is lovely. OUr room was lovely, really well considered and a great space with access to the garden and a really lovely little shaded seating area. The furniture lighting was all cool without being pretentious and the people were just absolutely brilliant! My friend and I got all the inside info on where to eat and...

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Thank you so much for your review and we hope to see you again in the future

Reviewed 24 July 2015 via mobile

Firstly the people who run this place are lovely people. They were really interested in us as people, we were not just another customer. Our room was literally beautiful, the shower was amazing and they have loads of cute touches like hanging fresh bread on your door at 8am and providing a expresso machine in your room. We are Vegans...

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Thank you couple for us was a placer to guest and to know you!

Reviewed 22 July 2015

The hotel is in a great location and yet not too noisy. The room is very clean and I could see a personal touch in the decoration. They supplied us with orange juice daily which we very much appreciated. Bjorn and Marta and Sumeja are very friendly and helpful in finding a good place to eat. We will be sure...

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Thank you for your request and more important thank you to guest you in our small hotel and to enjoy it.We will wait your next visit ever,we wish you a great summer!!!!!

Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Really lovely service and rooms in a great location! Set right in the centre of Tarifa's old town, it has access to all the bars and restaurants as well as being well within walking distance to the beach (5 mins). Rooms are joined by a charming courtyard, styled with the typical Moorish architecture that is so quintessential to Tarifa

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Thank you Ben was a real placer to guest you and your family,we hope to see you again !!!!!

Reviewed 29 June 2015

Hotel Koala, has the best service, rooms, style, and convenience. I've been back two summers in a row, and couldnt ask for a better experience. Definitely deserve their #1 rank on Tripadvisor. Enjoy!!

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Thank you very much for your review L.We hope to see you again next summer and we wish you all the best!!!!!!!!!! Kind regards!!!!!

Reviewed 25 June 2015 via mobile

We stayed 2 nights in hotel Koala in the small room on the top floor. The room is very nicely decorated, with a high ceiling which gives it still a spacious feeling. And most important, very clean! The plus of this hotel is the very friendly staff, they are always in for a chat and give excellent tips for restaurants...

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Thank you very much couple for your words about our small hotel ,enjoy your summer !!!! all the best for both

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
It's a little hotel with 3 apartments and two rooms with mini-kitchen,with reception,a little garden for only two apartments and a little solarium in the terrace for all the guests.We have diary -cleaning service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apart Hotel Koala Tarifa

Address: Castelar 11, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Costa de la Luz > Tarifa
Price Range: $128 - $255 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“The suites with direct access to the garden are the most quiet”
 of 5 bubbles 934mar_am, 15 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Alako is spacious for families but has no direct access to any outdoor area/balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles FredAthens, 3 Aug 2015 | Read review
“If you do not mind the small size of the room, choose the one on top - you have your privacy and a terrace, a lot of light and it's cosy.”
 of 5 bubbles rosamargritn, 31 May 2015 | Read review
“ALAKO was great, we didn't see the others”
 of 5 bubbles Bruno_Annette_Oscar, 17 Aug 2014 | Read review
“We saw them all and gees guys have an eye for design and quality that means they are all amazing. Ours was perfect for our family of 4.”
 of 5 bubbles jamesaP5141XC, 16 Jul 2014 | Read review
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