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Residencia Malaga Backpackers
Ranked #29 of 38 Malaga B&B and Inns
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Not the best hostel I have visitied. If possible avoid it. Book another one with the same or more money.
The location is far from centre and not the best to walk alone. The room was not clean and the room door could be opened with any actually.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled solo
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3  Thank elitis
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Reviewed 30 June 2012

I'll say this: go too this hostel only if you can't find any other place. there's nothing very much wrong with it besides it's far (3 km from the center) and mosquitoes would eat you alive during the night. it's simply the fact that you can stay for the same money in cleaner hostel with better service.

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  • Stayed: June 2012, travelled solo
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2  Thank amsterdameron
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Reviewed 18 November 2011

This hostel is amazing !!!
It's clean, it's big but u still have a space, shower and toilet ok -everyday cleaning !!
room good for the price also u can have a twin room which is perfect If ur not travelling with 10 friends :-))
People in the hotel was really nice and friendly, kitchen is as well clean and internet is working even on ur own computer !! (bt there r 2 spare just for u)
Also I would like to say really thank uu to all staff in the hostel, which were really friendly, kind and nice to me especially one English guy with long red hair !!!!

Really RECOMMENDED !!!!

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled solo
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3  Thank Caroline X
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Reviewed 7 October 2011

This hostel is really cheap. There is a nice really big common area, it was a good area to hang out in, easy to meet lots of travelers there and share stories. The kitchen is well equipped. They usually organize parties in the evening, the hostel staff manage the bar, and they are all fun and friendly. It’s close to the beach, the train and the bus. The free internet is nice! There was a really good vibe here, a good atmoshphere.

  • Stayed: June 2011, travelled solo
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2  Thank daniellegallant5
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Reviewed 13 December 2009

I stayed here with a large group on a warm november evening.
We were greeted as we walked in by a smell of Urine and Damp. After sitting down and looking at a bra hanging from a wall and some assorted Che Guevra posters i noticed some computers tucked away in a corner and a large self service kitchen.
There was a large public TV and a nice number of tables.
The worst part of the Hostel after the smell and cleanliess was the trek up to the rooms.
If you are on the top floor, it takes a good few minutes of hard clibing to reach your room.
The rooms were assorted sizes and were not the cleanest i have seen.
A reosanable stay, but i am happy it was only for one night!

  • Stayed: November 2009
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Reviewed 25 October 2009

about a 15 min walk from the train station. also the bus to the airport runs from the station from early around 6am. the hostal is your typical with dorm beds and social area in the reception with internet access. lot of construction going on in the area

  • Stayed: September 2009, travelled solo
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Reviewed 14 July 2009

I just arrived and was despointed by Malaga. Then the hostel made me forget about it. The staff is helpfull, the hostel is really clean. You can go to the beach in 5 minutes. When you want to rest from party you have an enosmous lounge with internet, a huge TV and good music. The roof terrace makes it easy to meet people in the evening. It is a walking distance from the centre. So it is the best time I had in Spain...I could relax, feel at home, party and go to the beach

  • Stayed: July 2009, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Residencia Malaga Backpackers

Address: Calle Jeronimo Bobadilla N 04, 29003 Malaga, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Malaga
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Bar / Lounge
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Ranked #29 of 38 B&Bs / Inns in Malaga
Price Range: £16 - £52 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
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