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Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa

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Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa is located on the sea front, just 10 minutes from Marbella city centre by car and close to the area’s exclusive golf courses. It offers top-level service, with the best Wellness centre in the area and surrounded by 40,000 m² of unique gardens. It offers two accommodation options—the hotel and the Deluxe Villas—to ensure a selection of services that best match your needs and type of stay. The resort is located two minutes from the beach on foot. This luxury complex is surrounded by 40,000 m² of gardens, and offers access to the Elviria de Marbella beach, where you’ll find a private beach club with VIP services. It also offers several pools, a wellness space and tennis facilities.
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Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Tennis Court
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
Minibar
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Mountain View
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60Somewhat walkable
Grade: 60 out of 100
55Restaurantswithin 1 km
3Attractionswithin 1 km
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We have recently returned from our first holiday this year at the Don Carlos Leisure Resort and were very happy with the experience. The holiday started as soon as we arrived as the guys on the door parked our car and transported our cases to our room. Check in was stress free
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Response from DonCarlosResort, Personal Assistant at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa
Responded 2 days ago
Dear guest, First of all, we would like to thank you very much for have chosen Don Carlos Leisure Resort & SPA for your first holiday of 2019 and for sharing your experience with Tripadvisor’s members. We are pleased that you have enjoyed your stay with us, this is our best reward. We also would like to thank you very much your special mention to breakfast staff, mainly to Melanie, we will convey to them your words. It will be a great pleasure to welcome you back in June. Yours sincerely, Irene López Personal Assistant
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I visited here with my two sons and all I can say is WOW. It was my son’s idea to go to the Marbella region for our holiday this year and I was extremely conscious of being surrounded by that “towie culture” and parties of the body perfect. I found this hotel knowing it was on
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Response from DonCarlosResort, Personal Assistant at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa
Responded 13 Jan 2019
Dear Ms. McGrath, Thank you very much for sharing your and your sons’ experience in Tripadivisor. We love that you have enjoyed your stay in Marbella. As you well said, you have a huge variety of things to do and places to go according to each age. Our goal is that you live wonderful experience. Thank you to recommend us to other Tripadvisor members. We will be pleased to welcome you back soon to Don Carlos Leisure Resort & SPA. Yours sincerely, Irene López Personal Assistant
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I love this place: clean room, very professional staff ,excellent breakfast. Nice atmosphere,I like it. Everything good(I would just improve the fitness facilities). Swimming pool is great. I will go back
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Response from DonCarlosResort, Personal Assistant at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa
Responded 1 week ago
Dear guest, Thank you very much for your comments in Tripadvisor. We are so happy that you have enjoyed your stay with us and that you would like to come back. This is our best reward. We bear in mind your suggestion about the gym. We would like to avail this opportunity to inform you that our guests can enjoy also the gym which is at Tennis & Sports Club Don Carlos. The advantage of the gym which is next to the swimming pool is that it is open 24hrs. We will be pleased to welcome you back soon to Don Carlos Leisure Resort & SPA. Yours sincerely, Irene López Personal Assistant
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Got here at 8:15 pm after my wife spending some times in the ER station of a hospital in Marbella. Had booked two family rooms as we were traveling with the kids. We were led to to two rooms next to the most noisy elevator seen ever (and really non maintained properly) and then
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Response from DonCarlosResort, Personal Assistant at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Mr. Bertram, First of all, please accept our most sincerely apologies. We are really sorry that we did not reach the level of service that you wait from us. We have tried to do our best during your stay due that our goal is that guests feel home away from home. We hope your wife feel better and please, do not hesitate to get in contact with us for any assistance. Yours sincerely, Irene López Personal Assistant
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I stayed in the Don Carlos Resort for three days during an internal sales event and truly liked this location. The style is a bit older and the best days for sure have gone. However, the venue with the pools and the overall size is really amazing. I very much liked the food and
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Response from DonCarlosResort, Personal Assistant at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa
Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear guest, First of all, we would like to thank you very much your comments and your recommendation for others TripAdvisor’s members. We are so happy that you have a good time during your sales event. By the way, nice pictures. It will be a pleasure to welcome you back soon for business or leisure. Yours sincerely, Irene López Personal Assistant
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Dear Tripadvisor member: Thank you very much for your interest in our resort. We are in first line of the beach. To arrive to the beach you will walk through our tropical garden which is very relaxing. If you could inform us about the dates that you will stay in Marbella we could organice several trips, adventure excursion, bookings in restaurants etc. We also have a heating swimming pool in winter and you could enjoy our facilities such us tennis court, gym, spa, bar and restaurants. We will be pleased to increase our information. Our Resort Experience team will be pleased to assist you in any matter but we will need to know the weekend that you will spend in Marbella in order to give the right information. Do not hesitate to get in contact with us. We will be pleased to welcome you at Don Carlos Leisure Resort & SPA. Yours sincerely, Irene López Personal Assistant
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I have only ever stayed at the Don Carlos Hotel with my husband so don’t know about other hotels or activities for people on their own. However, the Don Carlos seems to have more and more conference bookings and many of the delegates appear to be on their own. However I cannot say whether they stick to their groups or mingle in hotel bars. Try asking the hotel whether there are opportunities for single business people to socialise. I’m sure more goes on behind the scenes. Alternatively do a search on trip advisor for beach hotels for travellers on their own. Sorry I couldn’t be any help.
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Dear Tripadvisor member, Thank you very much for your interest in Marbella. Regarding your questions, first of all, there is not any train in Marbella, but you can go to Málaga by train. Málaga train station is at 40 minutes from our resort. We can arrange a transfer to pick you up if you wish. Regarding the weather in October, we can not confirm how it will be, but most of the time, we enjoy of a good sunny weather with a temperatura between 16ºC untill 26ªC. We will be pleased to welcome to Don Carlos Leisure Resort & SPA. Yours sincerely, Irene López Personal Assistant
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Dear Tripadvisor member: First of all, congratulations for your wedding and thank you very much for chose Don Carlos Leisure Resort & SPA for one of the most important moments in life. We will take care of everything to assure the most wonderful experience. If you have any doubt, you need any assistance or you would like to receive advices, please, do not hesitate to get in contact with us. We will be pleased to assist you. If you could send us a private email, our person in charge of weddings will get in contact with you. I am sorry , but due to tripadvisor polical, I am not allow to send you my email, but you could get throw us in our web site Once more, thank you very much for your email. Irene López Personal Assistant
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Dear Tripadvisor Member, Thank you very much for your interest in Don Carlos Leisure Resort & SPA. We are pleased to inform you that normaly, our Kids Club is open until the end of October and we reopen it again for Christmas. We will be pleased to welcome to Don Carlos Leisure Resort & SPA. Yours sincerely, Irene López Personal Assistant
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"The best views are on the higher floors"
"I'm sure any room, villa or apartment you choose will be of a high standard."
"All the rooms are very quiet because this is a luxury and 5 start hotel. My room has an ocean."
"A pool and coastal view is best."
"Rooms on the hotel side are ordinary. Villas on the Deluxe or Spa side are very nice but several times the price."
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PRICE RANGE
US$158 - US$910 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
don carlos leisure hotel marbelladon carlos leisure resort and spadon carlos resortdon carlos marbelladon carlos hotel marbellacarlos don hotel
LOCATION
SpainAndaluciaProvince of MalagaCosta del SolMarbellaElviria
NUMBER OF ROOMS
243
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