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“Great little place with excellent staff in a great location”
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Hotel Carlos V
Ranked #35 of 87 Hotels in Malaga
Reviewed 20 March 2011

We stayed for 10 days - longer than planned thanks to the volcanic ash problem. The hotel is in an excellent location particularly for pedestrians. It is immediately behind the cathedral and within wast walking distance of the bus terminal, restaurants and shopping, and the waterfront.

I can't comment on parking as we got a bus from the airport.

The staff were very helpful and polite, and when we needed to extend our stay they accommodated us at the same rate that we had paid previously. They could easily have gouged us as we had no choice, so we were very appreciaitive. The rooms had recently been refurbished, good bathroom, flat screen TV, no aircon but cool with shutters on the windows,

  • Stayed: May 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 26 February 2011

stayed in Oct 2010 as a stop-over on our way to Gibraltar. Major construction work going on in the area but to be honest - the location of the hotel is outstanding so we didn't really mind. parking is up the road off to the right in an underground area (light switch is immediately to your left as you open up the garage by the way. took us ages to find, doh). There is a little cafe just opposite the hotel which isn't great but definitely convenient. If you're in the area for a short period of time and, like us, prefer to spend more time sightseeing & eating out than being indoors then this place is for you :-)

  • Stayed: October 2010, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 2 February 2011

It was a little bid hard to find this hotel since this area was underconstruction and part of building nearby was covered up.
Small basic room (single) but enough for 1 with TV, AC, Safe box, hair dryer. Clean shower room. No kettle in a room. No breakfast at hotel. Vending machine at lobby to buy softdrinks. 3min walk to Alcazaba. Many restaurants and bars are around. 5-6min walk to main shopping streets, Marques de Larios. Very kind English speaking receptionists helped me for everything.
10 min(or less without suitcase) walk to Bus stop for Airport on Paseo del Parque (line A), 10 min walk to another bus stop for Nerja area on Av. Manuel A. Heredia.

  • Stayed: January 2011, travelled solo
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2  Thank HHHYYY
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Reviewed 27 January 2011

If you expect a 3-4 star hotel with nice views - this is not a hotel for you. This is a small, quiet hotel which is located right in the center of the city. Rooms are small, with tiny windows. Ours was overlooking a wall of the nearby building. Showers come with built-in jacuzzi function, which was cool (although the bathtub was tiny). TV didn't work properly, and beds were very small. I would still recommend this hotel because of its location and price.

  • Stayed: November 2010, travelled as a couple
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2  Thank alinochka20
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Reviewed 4 December 2010

perfect location. room ok check which they give you as the first one was smelly and backed onto a internal wall .but i complained and they sorted this out and gave me another room no problem if you want a cheap room with a perfect location which was functional and with friendly staff then this is good .the great thing about this hotel is its next to the cathedral and wherever you go you find your way back very easily .also its easy to get to the station 10 mins walk to get the train to malaga airport which only takes 15 mins .

  • Stayed: December 2010, travelled solo
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1  Thank daveDerbyUk
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Reviewed 27 November 2010

This hotel is in a great location within walking distance to the top sites and great restaurants. Room was clean, quiet and front desk staff very friendly and helpful. A shout out to Matteo who helped us with maps and answered all our questions. My only concern was the poor regulation of hot water - scalding hot to icy cold made showering difficult. Overall would highly recommend this Hotel to others and would definitely stay there again. There is no breakfast offered but restaurants are within steps.

Stayed: November 2010
1  Thank PamelaH0088
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Reviewed 28 October 2010

Simple but very clean room. Fantastic location- couldn't be more central to Malaga city center. Very competitive price. The staff were helpful (and even patient with my clumsy Spanish).

  • Stayed: October 2010, travelled with family
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Additional Information about Hotel Carlos V

Address: Calle Cister 10, 29015 Malaga, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Malaga
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Malaga
Price Range: £46 - £81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Carlos V 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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Also Known As:
Hostal Residencia Carlos v Hotel Malaga
Hostal Residencia Carlos v málaga
Hotel Carlos V Malaga, Costa Del Sol, Spain

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