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Hotel Cerro de Hijar

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Pontefract
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We visit the hotel every time we stay in Andalucia. It is a beautiful Spanish country house, perched high up in the mountains, with spectacular views over the Guadalhorce Valley and down towards the sea and Malagar. We have eaten there many times, at a table on the lawn and in the shade. I cannot begin to describe the experience...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 30 September 2015

We stayed 2 nights on the first floor in a 'suite'. The room was very basic and not what i would classify as a suite as the only extra in the room was a worn sofa but the room had 2 window doors with little balconies and although very basic, the bed was very comfortable and room as cool as...

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Winchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 September 2015

We chose Hotel Cerro de Hijar, based upon impressive reviews and because it ticked every box: A secluded and exclusive location, away from the beaches and family holiday resorts. Travelling as a couple, we booke eleven nights, half board and made our booking directly with the hotel. Our first five nights were spent in a Junior Suite and the remainder...

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HotelCerrodehijar, Gerente at Hotel Cerro de Hijar, responded to this review

Hello Bonefish2 What a great feeling it is to receive a review like yours, all the work, all the driving, all is rewarded. "Happy people", "ain´t no montain high enough", "it is nice here", never could I have come to that, thank you very very much. I am pleased that you both found every meal special, I have to say...

Teddington
Reviewed 22 September 2015

i stayed 3 nights in the Tower Room which was very spacious spotlessly clean and had great views. The staff and owners are very friendly,obliging and laid back in a very nice way. Breakfast is help yourself with a great variety,you won't start the day hungry. Dinner was excellent,try the menu gastronomique...the courses keep coming and are very very tasty....

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 September 2015

Set high above the town of Tolox, this is the perfect place to relax. The only sounds are the birds and maybe a distant dog barking. No music, no TV blaring, just bliss. And the food is superb. That said, the mountain road up to the hotel is not for the nervous or inexperienced driver.

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London
Reviewed 31 August 2015

This was my second visit to Cerro de Hijar. The first was in the middle of winter about three years ago, when we arrived late at night to a log fire. This time we enjoyed the delights of high summer - a great swimming pool and the hotel's spectacular natural environment. The rooms are decorated sparingly, but a great deal...

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed 30 August 2015

Wow, what a great stay we had at this little gem in the mountains. The staff are friendly, restaurant was really good and the location was perfect. Nestled above the town of Tolox, this quaint hotel is the ideal getaway to reset your biological clock. After reading the reviews on TripAdvisor, we were sure that it would not dissappoint. It...

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hampshire
Reviewed 21 June 2015

This place is unique . The rooms are immaculate and quirky. This would make and ideal honeymoon location. It's truly relaxing. A place to go to get away from it all. This hotel is three star, but I think it's four star. The staff make you feel valued guests. They are friendly and relaxed. The food was magnificent, and is...

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HotelCerrodehijar, Gerente at Hotel Cerro de Hijar, responded to this review

Dear Pompery 100 Thank you very much for taking the time to review Hotel Cerro de Hijar in Tripadvisor. We are so happy to see, you found our rooms comfortable, the ambience relaxing and helpfull staff. Categories not allways reflect the real quality of hotels, so we are very happy to hear we deserve higher, also for the restaurant as...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Stunning views. Welcome solitude. Fantastic food. Lovely service. If this sounds like the sort of thing you look for on a holiday, in Cerro de Hijar you can rest assured that you've chosen the right place. My boyfriend and I like to take a few days every now and then in which we lay by a pool, read, eat delicious...

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HotelCerrodehijar, Gerente at Hotel Cerro de Hijar, responded to this review

Dear Alexandra What a plesure to receive your opinion about Hotel Cerro de Hijar in Tripadvisoor. What we do here, we do it for this kind of reward, there is nothing I could add to your fantastic essay and I only wish to have many people like you to come and enjoy just as you did. Holiday obviously is not...

Heswall, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2015

A small hotel with 16 bedrooms, full of charm, comfortable and very Spanish. We would definitely visit again. Food well presented and good value for money and the rooms simple but with everything you need. Not suitable for toddlers and small children due to the pool area and unsafe surroundings but perfect for couples and older families.

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HotelCerrodehijar, Gerente at Hotel Cerro de Hijar, responded to this review

Hello Caludia Thank you for taking the time writing about Hotel Cerro de Hijar on tripadvisor, for us is a plesure to see you had a nice stay with us. Is true we are a really romantic hotel and we also do a lot of families with children. thank you again and best regards Guillermo

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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Minibar
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cerro de Hijar Hotel in the Natural Park Sierra de las Nieves is an hour away from Malaga and 45 minutes from Marbella in Tolox and has amazing views over the Guadalhorce valley. The building has been restored to a cosy atmosphere taking special care in details in order to provide a quality accommodation in this unique place and is run under specific ecofriendly matters certified by the European Chapter of Sustainable Tourism The Hotel has 18 rooms: 11 doubles, including one specially equipped for the disabled and 6 junior suites all with bathroom ( bath), air conditioning, duvets , low-power heating , TV, mini - fridge, ceiling fan and balcony overlooking either the valley or the mountain in addition to our Suite with hot tub in its tower Rest in cosy common areas with a big lounge and fireplace; listen to the patio little fountain in the center of the hacienda, enjoy a solarium with the best views out in the garden with grass and planted with local species, not to forget the pool for the sunny days of Andalucian weather or treat yourself in our Private Spa & Sauna with views, there is parking for the hotel guests. Enjoy our creative gastronomy based in the traditional Andalucian cuisine, recommended by the Michelin Guide and do not forget to order one of our selected wines. Cerro de Hijar is the perfect place to enjoy nature in the Natural Park, to visit the endemic trees species called pinsapo and other biological treasures of this UNESCO declared "Biosphere Reserve". The hotel is a peaceful spot to relax and enjoy the gastronomy, a perfect hideaway in the most beautiful surroundings where you can practice your favorite sport or simply read a nice book in absolute silence and also start off a fantastic journey to Malaga province. Eugenio, Guillermo y Miguel and the rest of the staff will be very pleased to help you during your stay and to provide the best service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Cerro de Hijar

Address: Carretera Balneario s/n | Parque Natural Sierra de Las Nieves, 29109 Tolox, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Tolox
Price Range: ₹ 4,162 - ₹ 7,630 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Cerro de Hijar 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“Take the junior suite!”
Gaillardon, 22 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The Junior Suites offer the best compromise between value and space. The tower suite has a spiral staircase up to the tower.”
  • View of Tolox, from Room 13 ( Suite). This room is dual aspect.
bonefish20, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“our room was a little noisy during the day as by reception and the restaurant, but quiet at night go up a floor if this worries you.”
sommerhufe, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Corner suites are airy and quiet”
Edfly, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The Tower Suite has a spiral staircase, to the top floor. So best make sure you are physically able to cope with this.”
  • View of Tolox, from Room 13 ( Suite). This room is dual aspect.
bonefish20, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
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