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Hotel Sol House for 3 weeks Feb.-Mar.?

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Hotel Sol House for 3 weeks Feb.-Mar.?

Looking at a half board tour. Stayed at Sol Principe last year and found dining room and common areas overcrowded and noisy as well as a bit removed from main shopping and restaurant area and don't want that experience again. It appears Sol House is in a better location with more space in common areas. Wonder if I'm right about that? Older travellers just looking for lowkey stay - to walk around a bit and take a few day tours.

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1. Re: Hotel Sol House for 3 weeks Feb.-Mar.?

Its called ...sol house costa del sol mixed by ibiza rocks ....!!! and near the Benalmadena Marina end here https://goo.gl/maps/wqJCCwcjTzF2

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2. Re: Hotel Sol House for 3 weeks Feb.-Mar.?

The advantage of this hotel is it right on the paseo with flat access, Benalmadena marina is a 5 minute walk away and all the attractions of both Benalmadena and Torremolinos are to hand.

Your in the Montemar area of Torremolinos and for me a much better range of eating options on the door step compared to the Sol Principe.

There is a local bus service which has its terminus outside the hotel (L1), this is a circular service calling at Battery park, Montemar station and on a thursday Torremolinos market, in to the centre and then it runs all along the carihuela area.

The main road N340 is a 5 minute walk above your hotel for direct bus services to Fuengirola, mijas, Malaga, marbella etc.

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3. Re: Hotel Sol House for 3 weeks Feb.-Mar.?

It does sound like a better location. I did use the L1 and 2 buses last year which worked well. Trip last year included a number of day trips. Ones still to do for me are Ronda, Cordoba and Seville. Any thoughts about this Hotel? There is a 2 or 3 week option for the trip so still pondering that.

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4. Re: Hotel Sol House for 3 weeks Feb.-Mar.?

By train Sevilla is 2½ hours journey time from Málaga María Zambrano ,Córdoba is les than 1 hour away from Málaga and Ronda is 2 hrs by train or bus from Malaga also .An option would be 2 weeks and split one week, Ronda 2 , Cordoba 1 and Seville 3.

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5. Re: Hotel Sol House for 3 weeks Feb.-Mar.?

Trip is package with hotel so will likely stay put unless I do 1 overnight in Seville. I may go with bus tours to the 3. I realize Seville very long day. However some on trip last year did the 3 by day bus tour and enjoyed. I realize there's the hotel stops which didn't bother me on the Gibraltar one I did last year.

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6. Re: Hotel Sol House for 3 weeks Feb.-Mar.?

A local company who get mentioned on TA often are https://www.rubensexcursions.com/

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7. Re: Hotel Sol House for 3 weeks Feb.-Mar.?

They do have the excursions I'm imterested in. Interested in tour company which picks up near hotel.

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8. Re: Hotel Sol House for 3 weeks Feb.-Mar.?

The main road N340 is a 5 minute walk above your hotel , which might be a pick up point as the coach will come from Fuengirola -Benalmadena Torremolinos along that road ... you can ask the question by email ?

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9. Re: Hotel Sol House for 3 weeks Feb.-Mar.?

Yes, I'm sure it would be a nearby pickup. I don't see any reviews for that tour company and any tour company reviews I seem to see on TA are iffy.

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10. Re: Hotel Sol House for 3 weeks Feb.-Mar.?

From stays at the hotel formerly known as the Sol Aloha Puerto in the past I know it's a pleasing choice for American visitors at the time of year you mention .

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