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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have just driven in from Negs on a gloriously sunny January day. Parking in the port is easy and there is a beautiful port side walk to the city centre (10 minutes). If you like shopping this is the place for you but if you prefer museums and art galleries you won't be disappointed. There are so many eateries...

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IberostarHoteles, Quality Manager at Iberostar Malaga Playa, responded to this review

Dear Shelagh, It has been a real pleasure to read this excellent review of your recent vacation with us at IBEROSTAR Malaga Playa and we really appreciate that you took the time to write and share it with us and the Tripadvisor community. The fact that we were able to exceed your expectations with our service, the beauty and comfort...

County Kildare, Ireland
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Fantastic hotel, can't fault it except to say the carpets and rooms all look a little bit tired but they're closing for Winter to refurbish so it didn't spoil our holiday. There's not much to do in the area outside the Hotel but as one of us finds it difficult to get around it didn't bother us but it's situation...

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Stayed for two nights on way back from a short break to Gibraltar. The hotel was a really nice surprise after poor accommodation in La Linea. Food was really good for a buffet restaurant which was very well organised and managed. Nice room spotlessly clean. The gardens and pool areas are stunning. We will visit again.

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IberostarHoteles, Quality Manager at Iberostar Malaga Playa, responded to this review

Dear Phil, It has been very pleasing to read that you had such a pleasant time in our hospitality at IBEROSTAR Malaga Playa and want to thank you for using Tripadvisor to share your experience with others. We appreciate your kind words towards our staff, whose kindness and helpfulness is one of our hotel's greatest strengths and we will definitely...

Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Having had such a fantastic time summer 2015 my family and I decided immediately that a return trip for summer 2016 was a must! Once again the Malaga Playa did not disappoint. This place is amazing. Food - amazing. Service - amazing. Cleanliness - amazing. Entertainment - amazing. We absolutely love this hotel. What really impressed me was that some...

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eschentzwiller
Reviewed 9 November 2016

we spent here only one night, very nice hotel, very nice room, excellent service in general (reception, room service, ...) however to many people for the buffet breakfast (we do not like it); big, nice and clean outside pool , inside pool small, beach with black sand in front of hotel (you need your badge to leave hotel area) but...

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yorkshire
Reviewed 9 November 2016

We always go away for a break in October, after the best holiday in June 10 nights in Iberostar at Santa Ponsa, we thought lets stick with Iberostar. It was disappointing, food average, hotel room average, in fact inside side the hotel was very average. Gardens and all outside areas were beautiful. Staff were miserable especially the little Matre de...

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IberostarHoteles, Quality Manager at Iberostar Malaga Playa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We would like you first of all to accept our gratitude for the loyalty you have shown us by returning to an IBEROSTAR hotel for your holiday to Andalusia and we apologize that we failed to meet your expectations on this occasion. First of all we do empathize with you on the issue of our hotel starting to...

Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2016

We booked our holiday through Jet2, so some of the problems we experienced were probably the fault of our tour-operator not the hotel. On the positive side the Flight & transfers were good, the hotel was spotlessly clean, good location and the food was really good quality. We were all inclusive it was excellent and there were no silly drinks...

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IberostarHoteles, Quality Manager at Iberostar Malaga Playa, responded to this review

Dear John, We are very disappointed to read about your experience during your stay at IBEROSTAR Malaga Playa and although an apology is not going to change the outcome of your experience on this occasion, we do offer it with complete sincerity. We deeply lament reading that you were not completely satisfied with the room we initially accommodated you in...

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Enjoyed a weeks holiday with our daughter and two twin 6yrs old grandaughters,Hotel very busy but staff and service was excellent,indeed the Kids club was exceptional.Rooms were spacious and tidy and the buffet allthough very busy provided an excellent choiceof good food.The shows were OK some good and some not so good but our grandaughters enjoyed the evening Mini Disco.Great...

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IberostarHoteles, Quality Manager at Iberostar Malaga Playa, responded to this review

Dear Ernest, We want first of all that you know we are really pleased that you had such an excellent family holiday with us at IBEROSTAR Malaga Playa and we want to thank you for choosing Tripadvisor as your method for sharing your experience with others. Your compliments towards our staff, whose kind and friendly ways are one of our...

Bingley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Overall we really enjoyed our stay at this hotel. On the face of it the hotel is lovely, all areas nice and clean and of a high quality. The problem for us was that there are a number of little niggles that take away slightly from the whole experience. Number 1 - flies, when sun bathing you were constantly being...

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Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I really enjoy the beach and all over from this beautiful cityçpeople are very friendly and healpful.Hotel everything was goodçNothing missing...I really enjoy the walking during the evening near the sea.I really fall in love with this city.

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IberostarHoteles, Quality Manager at Iberostar Malaga Playa, responded to this review

Dear Laura, Firstly we want to thank you for choosing IBEROSTAR Malaga Playa for your recent holiday to Andalusia and for sharing your experience with us and the readers of Tripadvisor. We thank you for pointing out our hotels great location, which is also one of the many reasons guests choose to return to our hotel regularly being so close...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Tennis Court
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With its distinctive Arabic architectural style, the 4-star IBEROSTAR Malaga Playa Hotel is an attractive choice for couples or families wanting to visit Torrox-Costa, Malaga. Sitting directly on the beach, our all-inclusive hotel offers 319 guestrooms and 94 comfortable 1 or 2 bedroom apartments, enveloped by nearly 12,000 sq. Ft. Of lush gardens and three pools and a childrens water park. Whether your goal is having fun as a family in Malaga or a romantic couple's escape in the best part of Andalusia, the IBEROSTAR Malaga Playa is the perfect getaway spot. PLEASE NOTE: The IBEROSTAR Málaga Playa hotel will re-open next April after a major refurbishment which is being carried out mainly to upgrade the rooms and the buffet restaurant. It will also have a new water park for children where the little ones will be able to thoroughly enjoy themselves without needing to leave the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Iberostar Malaga Playa

Address: Ferrara s/n, 29793, Torrox, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Torrox
Price Range: £81 - £204 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Iberostar Malaga Playa 4*
Number of rooms: 413
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Also Known As:
Iberostar Malaga Playa Hotel Torrox
Riu Ferrara Hotel
Riu Ferrara Torrox
Iberostar Malaga Playa Torrox, Costa Del Sol, Spain
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