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Houston, Texas, United States
Reviewed 13 July 2015 via mobile

Another excellent holiday thanks to El Faro. Great value for money. Great location for beach, promenade and town, excellent staff & much improved buffet since last year. Rooms could do with refurbishment, but more than adequate for our stay. Surrounding pool could do with refurbishment & more comfortable sun beds/parasols Outside drink area excellent. Bar staff very good & friendly...

Thank Valerina2013
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 7 July 2015 via mobile

Arrived to have problems with our booking ..no customer parking..rooms very basic. No hairdryer no iron in room. Only single beds available despite booking double. Very noisy at night.walls very thin!The pool area small and beds all taken.we were stopped when goin for breakfast and had to wait as they hadn't checked booking was for b&b.very disappointing.

Thank dee F
Reviewed 4 July 2015 via mobile

We stayed at El faro for 5nights last week. We loved it so much we stayed an extra night. The hotel staff went to great measures to make sure we were happy and really looked after us. They provided us with information on how to get around marbella, even giving us maps and writing a route on them to help...

Thank Lili123455
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for eight days. They gave me a pass for two clomplementary drinks at the bar when i checked in. And after i checked out they stayed with the luggage until i left the hotel at 5pm. Friendly staff, excellent location, good size rooms, very nice & clean hotel. I totally recomed it

Thank Albertico D
Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2015

This was a family holiday with our 2 yr old and the location was perfect, half way between the main road and the beach therefore both within a few mins walk. Upon arrival the hotel had a cot in the room, which isn't what we wanted as we needed a bed for our son, but they quickly changed this for...

1Thank 973devon2014
Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

The hotel is based about 10-15 min drive outside of PB. The hotel is clean, and has friendly staff. The rooms are average size, however the bathroom could do with a bit more space. Floors 1-3 need renovation as 4 and 5 have been renovated and look much more better than the others. The hotel has a pool and outside...

1Thank Ravstar999
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 11 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

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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: ₹ 3,665 - ₹ 14,660 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Faro 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
El Faro Hotel Marbella
El Faro Marbella
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#22 On the Beach Hotel in Marbella
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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  • Overloaded plug
  • Rusty toilet roll holder
  • Bed complete with faded bed covers
  • Damaged bath
  • Ill fitting door
  • Disgusting shower head
  • Fuse box
 of 5 bubbles 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
 of 5 bubbles ChristinaTN, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All good, I take ear plugs on every holiday, to be safe.”
 of 5 bubbles 866jenniferp, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“keep away from room 106”
 of 5 bubbles dieselbloke, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want a quieter room ask for one over looking the swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles DerbyBenny, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
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