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Hotel Apartamentos El Faro

Calle de la Virgen del Pilar 11, 29670, Marbella Spain
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A note from Hotel Apartamentos El Faro
Updated 30/06/20


#31 of 81 hotels in Marbella

Everyone needs a place to lay their weary head. For travellers visiting Marbella, El Faro is an excellent choice for rest and rejuvenation. Well-known for its family-friendly environment and proximity to great restaurants and attractions, El Faro makes it easy to enjoy the best of Marbella.

Guest rooms offer a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a kitchenette, and El Faro Marbella makes getting online easy as free wifi is available.

You can also take advantage of some of the amenities offered by the hotel, including 24 hour front desk, a concierge, and baggage storage. In addition, guests can enjoy a pool and a lounge during their visit. As an added convenience, there is paid private parking available on-site.

Close to some of Marbella's most popular landmarks, such as Fuente La Venus de Mabella (0.2 mi) and Avenida del Mar (0.2 mi), El Faro Hotel is a great destination for tourists.

While visiting Marbella, you may want to try some tapas at one of the nearby restaurants, such as Dani Garcia, Lobito de Mar, or Bibo Andalusian Brasserie & Tapas Dani Garcia.

If you’re looking for things to do, you can check out Marbella Old Quarter (0.3 mi) or Paseo Maritimo (0.3 mi), which are popular attractions amongst tourists, and they are all within walking distance.

Whether you’re travelling for business, pleasure or both, El Faro is sure to make your visit to Marbella one worth remembering.

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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Children's television networks
Taxi service
Car park
Outdoor pool
Coffee shop
Breakfast buffet
Snack bar
Wine / champagne
Baggage storage
Gift shop
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Electric kettle
Hair dryer
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Room types
City view
Landmark view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Dutch


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kerry h wrote a review Sep 2021
19 contributions
Hotel is in an excellent location. All the staff are friendly and helpful. Just a shame about the rooms, doors and skirting boards falling apart, chipped, marked and stained furniture. Kitchen consists of 2 electric hobs and a fridge. Balcony is dingy with rusty furniture.
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Date of stay: August 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
B&V wrote a review Jul 2021
Marbella, Spain6 contributions1 helpful vote
Sadly today we leave this fantastic hotel. We have stayed here 4 months waiting on our new home. General manager Carlos had treated us so well. Location is perfect for Marbella. Cleaning staff were always so friendly and attentive. My new wife and our two little dogs have so enjoyed the hospitality. Thanks to all and see you anytime we pass in future.
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Jeanette B wrote a review Mar 2021
2 contributions1 helpful vote
It is very unfortunate, but I booked a family trip before the COVID pandemic exploded. I did everything through hotels.com and although the others hotels refunded, gave vouchers.. this hotel refused to do anything, knowing that a pandemic literally changed our travel plans. I have written everywhere asking for a refund a voucher and they don't even reply. Shame on you and your staff. Almost 500 euros completely stolen!
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
amieparisbentley wrote a review Oct 2020
Salford, United Kingdom161 contributions75 helpful votes
This hotel is in a great location in Marbella for everything with a car park underneath for €10 a night. The hotel had a nice pool and outdoor terrace and we got a free drink voucher on arrival which was very nice. It’s quite basic and our room did smell of smoke which I know isn’t allowed in the hotel, but you could smell it quite strongly when we arrived. Our studio was very large for 2 people with a nice little kitchenette and balcony. The bathroom was tiny and my partner could hardly sit on the toilet due to the layout. For the money this hotel is perfect if you want somewhere central what you won’t be spending much time in.
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Date of stay: October 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Voyage17068020027 wrote a review Oct 2020
Dublin, Ireland1 contribution
We had a lovely stay in this amazing little hotel in marbella center. Just a few yards from the beach near everything. Clean hotel with nice rooms and great staff. Ideal place for a holiday highly recomended!!
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Date of stay: October 2020
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Room Tip: We booked a Superior studio
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US$64 - US$195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Apartamentos El Faro
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Apartamentos El Faro?
Nearby attractions include David's Place (0.4 km), Dust Devils (0.3 km), and Paseo Maritimo (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Apartamentos El Faro?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Apartamentos El Faro?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Apartamentos El Faro?
Guests can enjoy a lounge and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Apartamentos El Faro?
Yes, a parking garage and paid private parking on-site are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Apartamentos El Faro?
Conveniently located restaurants include Yaba Of, Wabi Sabi Marbella, and Rib Shack Marbella.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Apartamentos El Faro?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Is Hotel Apartamentos El Faro located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.7 km away from the centre of Marbella.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Apartamentos El Faro?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Dutch.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Apartamentos El Faro?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Murallas del Castillo (Las) (0.7 km) and Capilla de San Juan de Dios. (0.5 km).
Does Hotel Apartamentos El Faro have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.