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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Expensive hotel with poor standard. No facilities, no breakfast. The room we got had a window but it was facing a really small inner yard. Not a recommendable hotel. Even though there is a free wifi it is working poorly.

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Thank Tuula S
Nerja, Spain
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We only stayed overnight for the Jazz Festival but the hotel was the perfect choice. Like everyone else has said, the location is THE BEST, but everything else was also excellent. It is clean, comfortable and friendly. And inexpensive too - that's good enough for us. We didn't try the food and beverage department at the hotel - all the... More 

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fairly ordinary hotel except for the location. Situated a short walk from Malaga Cathedral and an even shorter one from the Roman theatre and entrance to the Alcazar. Although. the hotel is in the Old Town it is on a pedestrianised road and does not suffer from street noise. The room I had was quite small but comfortable with a... More 

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Thank Ray M
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Good , clean central hotel close to the Cathedral. Helpful staff, car parking very close by. Rooms small but with everything you need including a fridge but no kettle for tea making. Bathroom well appointed with good shower.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

The location is great, the rooms are basic but oke. It could be a bit cleaner, the headboards of the beds contained quite the amount of dust. The beds are comfortable and so is the shower, also for taller people.

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Thank bamboo8
Fort Worth, United States
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 18 October 2016

Located in the old part of town. Easy walking distances to historical and religious sites, museums, dining, shopping, and the water front. If you drive make sure you have a tiny car due to the parking garage and narrow streets. A 1960 style atmosphere in the rooms, but great WiFi.

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Thank Denise G
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Reviewed 15 October 2016

Very well located small hotel in the centre of Malaga's old quarter...BUT very disappointed with cleanliness of room on arrival at 2200 hrs which necessitated a change of room. Also, very poor attitude of staff when presented at check-out with two accounts for separately booked nights in the same room with Euros 25 price difference! Not amused especially in view... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 13 October 2016

I stayed at the hotel for one night, went to Granada for a week, and then back to Malaga for two nights. The hotel is basic but very comfortable and clean. The location is fantastic, just around the corner from the Roman theatre and Alcazaba, close to the Cathedral - in fact, as the city is not huge, it is... More 

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Reviewed 11 September 2016

I have been staying at Carlos V Hotel for some years now...so they all know me there! I always go back because of its great location to everything which you cannot beat..its good value price compared to other hotels and for the friendly reception people and other staff, who always make me feel at home and give me a warm... More 

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Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Only stayed here for one night but consider it really good value for money. On 4th floor, twin beds and although furnishings are a little dated it is all nice and clean. Fridge in room, bathroom spotless, air-con quiet but taking a short while to be effective. Lift to room and lounge available serving coffee and soft drinks. Lots of... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
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Additional Information about Hotel Carlos V

Address: Calle Cister 10, 29015 Malaga, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Malaga
Price Range: ₹ 3,266 - ₹ 5,154 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Carlos V 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Hostal Residencia Carlos v Hotel Malaga
Hostal Residencia Carlos v málaga
Hotel Style:
#9 Best Value Hotel in Malaga
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Malaga
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“The hotel is nestled between solid walls of other buildings so most rooms are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles deniseg949, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Check housekeeping before accepting room.”
 of 5 bubbles pandc2801, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The higher the better.”
 of 5 bubbles HerculePiorot, 24 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Try for one at the back I would say.”
 of 5 bubbles traveller-eater, 12 Jun 2015 | Read review
“we were on the 4th floor and it was extremely quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles 500thelmag, 8 Apr 2015 | Read review
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