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Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro

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Surrounded by pines, the Parador de Málaga Gibralfaro stands atop Mount Gibralfaro opposite the Alcazaba (Citadel), with views of the bay and city of Malaga from a unique perspective. The common areas, guest rooms and rooftop swimming pool offer beautiful views of the town and sea. Here you will enjoy traditional Andalusian culinary offerings, including exquisite Málaga-style fried fish. In Málaga, you won't want to miss the Pablo Ruíz Picasso Foundation Birthplace Museum, where you will discover more than 230 works by the painter. The hotel, built out of stone next to Gibralfaro Castle, is the ideal location for visiting the city and enjoying sports such as golf and tennis at the nearby Parador del Golf. Málaga and its surrounding area are filled with light and beauty, offering the perfect vantage point overlooking the Mediterranean, a wonderful experience in which warm temperatures and the joy of Andalusia are assured.
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Free parking
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Conference Facilities
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Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
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Great View
Harbour View
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89Good for walkers
Grade: 89 out of 100
46Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
19Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Great views, lovely rooms, good staff. Food and drink in downstairs bar/cafe very good particularly the iberico ham platter. Good choice of wine as well. Good location for airport and further east to the granada area.
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Response from ParadordeGibralfaro, Gerente at Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro
Responded today
Dear guest, Thanks for your kind words, It is good to know you enjoyed your stay. Regards,
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Called in at the Parador to enjoy a light lunch on their terrace with one of the most dramatic views of Malaga. Annoyed the rather confused Germans on the next table with my Steve Coogan and Rob Bryden imitations of imitations!!
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Response from ParadordeGibralfaro, Gerente at Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Guest, Thanks for sharing your experience. We hope you liked the parador as much as the movie, regards,
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Great hotel in a wonderful location in Malaga next to the Castile de Gibralfaro. Staff was extremely courteous, friendly, and helpful. Breakfast was delicious. Rooms were clean and maid service was excellent. Bathrooms were spacious. The view of Malaga and the sea was
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Response from ParadordeGibralfaro, Gerente at Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Guest, thanks for telling us your excperience. We hope to see you soon again back in Malaga. regards,
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If you don't like large modern hotels then this Hotel is for you. Built on a hill overlooking the city of Malaga, it is small and intimate with lovely surroundings and just a short walk from the open-top red bus which will take you on a tour of the city to get your bearings
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Response from ParadordeGibralfaro, Gerente at Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro
Responded 3 days ago
Dear Guest, Thanks for sharing you experience. We are glad to know you enjoyed your stay. And of yourse we hope you will visit us in the future. We will try to improve the only issue you faund because of the menu. regards,
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Since my 2016 original review, I have stayed two more times in this Gibralfaro parador and today's comments are based on my latest visit (February 2019). This time we were a party of four being split in rooms 303 and 402 for a three days - two nights stay. We noticed again some
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Response from ParadordeGibralfaro, Gerente at Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro
Responded 4 days ago
Dear Guest, Thanks for sharing your experience. It is nice to hear you have visited us several times. Sorry because of your last experience. We will take care of the issues you experiencesd and of course we will do all we can, to fix them. Regards,
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The Superior Double Room at the Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro
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The Standard Double Room with Sofa Bed at the Parador de Malaga Gibralfaro
Room with a view
room #109 with curtains drawn-very quiet
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Not all rooms have a sea view or in fact a balcony. The sea view will be limited in my opinion as you looking over the harbour, the Cathedral view is however amazing. Very good hotel and the views are good but the service is better
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Dear Mr No bedding, no pillow, no savannah, no duvet contains feathers, you can rest easy Hopefully with this answer we have clarified your doubts
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Do you have availability for June 11 to 16?
Morning! not by the moment. We are fully booked on 10th. You can check the availability on our website or calling at 952 22 19 02 Thank you very much.
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could you tell me if all rooms have a balcony
Yes, all of then.
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"A hotel with beautiful view of the sea, free parking"
"We were in room 401 and had a lift. It was a standard room. Please check the accommodation carefully before booking."
"Ask for a superior room"
"Most if not all enjoy the view we described, to some extent."
"I think all the rooms have balconies overlooking the town, but just make sure."
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PRICE RANGE
US$172 - US$298 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
parador de malaga gibralfaro hotel malagaparador de malaga gibralfaro málagaparador malaga
LOCATION
SpainAndaluciaProvince of MalagaCosta del SolMalaga
NUMBER OF ROOMS
38
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