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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 5
Estacion de Cartama, Province of Malaga, Andalucia

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Barrie B
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“The perfect property for those who want peace and quiet but also accesibilty to the coastal resorts”
Reviewed 5 July 2014 for a stay in May 2014

This May three friends and myself stayed at Casa Melody and loved it!

The pictures of the property do no suggest Casa Melody to be a typical Spanish villa but you will not be dissappointed. The wooden chalet / bungalow comfortably sleeps 5 guests and we were provided with everything for a great holiday. There was an abundance of clean towels for the poolside and personal use, plus box games, DVDs and books. Ample crockery and utensils were provided and there was even a brick built barbeque.and a washing machine - perfect!

The owners David and Margaret were lovely, they have their own house within the same grounds but were unobtrusive and when we sought their advice and recommendations where absolutely charming and helpful.

Casa Melody is slightly off the 'beaten track', some 20 minutes drive from Malaga and Torremolinos so if want want hustle and bustle that was easily reachable but on the other hand the Andalucian countryside is on your doorstep. We just loved the private pool and during most of our stay relaxed on site with a couple of trips to the nearby small town of Cartama Estacion which has excellent rail links to Malaga.

Highly recommended - well done David & Margaret!

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Liked best: Peace & quiet and private pool
Liked least: Not applicable
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
6 Jul 2014
thank you for your review hope to see you again kind regards
margaret and david
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Phillip S
Nottingham, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Home from home "the perfect holiday in the sun"”
Reviewed 28 April 2014 for a stay in April 2014
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If you want a restful & relaxing holiday away from all the hustle & bustle of life then Casa Melody is just the place for you.

We have been coming back here for approximately 10 years, this is a gorgeous location with beautiful views of the Andalucian countryside, a perfect setting to soak up the Spanish sunshine.
One of the main reasons for returning year after year is because of the lovely owners Margaret & Dave, we always get a wonderful welcome, they are a lovely couple and go out of their way to ensure we have everything we need to enjoy our holidays.

The accommodation, pool & gardens have everything you need for an enjoyable self catering holiday, and if there's anything you can't find then you can be guaranteed that Margaret or Dave will come up with the goods or be able to advise the best place to find it, a true home from home, exactly as the write up & photos show.

We would advise you to hire a car, it's not essential as we have stayed here in the past & did not hire a car & still had a wonderful holiday (Taxis from the airport cost around 40 Euros) and you can walk to the village shops & bars (approx 20 minutes).
But if you want to spread your wings then there's some beautiful locations to visit, from the lakes at El Chorro (about an hours drive), to mountain villages e.g., Mijas (30 minutes), or the miles of sandy beaches along the costa del sol e.g. Torremolinos (25 minutes), alternatively you can jump on a train from the village & enjoy city shopping & sight seeing in Malaga city itself.

We've had many great holidays at Casa Melody & plan to have many more :-)

Phil & Lisa.

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Liked best: Everything
Liked least: Nothing
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
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Management Response
26 May 2014
thanks for your reveiw kind regards
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willstar...
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“A Perfect Getaway”
Reviewed 1 April 2014 for a stay in September 2013
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Having stayed here for a week, I felt totally recharged by the time of my departure. Exceptional cleanliness, quiet location with easy access to local towns/ shops and a warm but unimposing welcome from the host couple. The villa has everything you'd find at home. If you have use of a car you can easily visit some of Andalucia's highlights or use the great rail network. I hope to go back again in the future.

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Liked best: Tranquil setting and the hosts
Liked least: Departing
Travelling group: Friends
Your age range 35-49
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Management Response
26 May 2014
thank you we hope to see you again
kind regards margaret david
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David F
London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Happy Times”
Reviewed 9 March 2014 for a stay in April 2013
1
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Really enjoyed the stay here. The owners were V helpful. Lots of interesting stuff nearby but I spent a lot of my time at Casa M just relaxing by the pool as it's so peaceful there. V Clean as well. I went with friends but it could just as easily suit families. Enjoy!

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Liked best: peace and quiet if needed.
Liked least: there wasn't anything to dislike really
Travelling group: Friends
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Management Response
15 Mar 2014
Thank you for your review hope to see you in the future
kind regards
Margaret David
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JasonClap...
London, United Kingdom
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“This place is ABSOLUTELY BRILLIANT!”
Reviewed 7 March 2014 for a stay in September 2013

I have been to Casa Melody annually for more than ten years now - and I have to say - it's just a brilliant place to stay. It is situated in a lovely valley on the outskirts of the local town - it's very quiet and peaceful - the pool area is fantastic, and although you are completely private - Margaret & David (the owners) are only a discreet distance away - and they are SUCH the loveliest people, that you are brilliantly looked after, and they are one of the reasons we have been coming back time and time again - year after year. You can go to the beautiful lakes of El Chorro, or the nightlife of the coast - and you have the added advantage of a train right in the village! Which takes you inland, to all of the main cities, and along the coast. I would recommend this place to EVERYONE!

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Liked best: The area/location - amenities - and Margaret & David!
Travelling group: Friends
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Management Response
16 Mar 2014
thank you for a nice review glad you enjoyed it hope to see you again
kind regards
Margaret David
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