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Hotel Carlos V
Ranked #36 of 89 Hotels in Malaga
Reviewed 1 August 2013

As bland a hotel as anywhere, but located right in the historic centre with lots of bars and restaurants right by the hotel. We opted to park on the street which was easy since from 2pm Saturday parking is free.. otherwise you have to feed the metre every two hours.
Hotel was very clean, beds a bit soft, nice bathroom..no breakfast served and for 90 euros a bit expensive but very safe.

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 30 June 2013

This is a very basic hotel in a very good location. Our room had a bed and small TV nice bathroom and nothing else. The hotel does not offer food or any other services. But if you want to be in the centre of Malaga and you are there for only a short trip it is a reasonable choice.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank david s
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Reviewed 20 June 2013

I have stayed here four times in the past year. The location cannot be better. It is easily accessible by car or public transport, even tho' it is in a pedestrian zone. There is secure parking available and it is a simple walk to the Picasso Museum, the Cathedral, the Alcazaba, and so much more. The Port and the beaches are a very pleasant stroll away. This is a very reasonably priced, small hotel with a wonderful staff, very clean rooms, and A/C for hot summer nights. Not a lot of frills, but it's location is for those who want to experience a grand old city and all it has to offer. If you're going there to live in a hotel, this is not the place. I will stay exclusively at the Carlos V when I'm in Malaga.

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  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 25 May 2013

The Carlos V has a great location in the old city within a pedestrian zone. In some places this would mean absolutely no cars, or service vehicles only, but in Spain you can drive up amongst pedestrians slowly (under 20 km). In our case it was worse because of street construction and we circled the locale repeatedly.

Having arrived, parking is offered at 12 Euros per night in a dark underground spot just around the corner. It is very tight, so beware of pillars!

You´ll find your room acceptable, average, for the price. Service people were friendly.

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled with family
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1  Thank David_B_of_Michigan
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Reviewed 16 May 2013

Very friendly and helpful staff, clean rooms, wifi in rooms, located in city center, matraces a bit old, car parking can be found in nearby streets (2 hrs max!) or at hotel (14 Euros per day), absolutely worth its price

Stayed: May 2013, travelled as a couple
Thank Olive T
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Reviewed 7 May 2013

I've been to Carlos V on several occasions, and it has become my favorite place to stay while visiting Malaga. Besides its prime location (in the center of the city and only a five minute walk to the beach) the staff has always been friendly, accommodating and knowledgable. Alvaro is especially cheery! I can't say enough good things about Carlos V. The rooms are basic and clean, perfect for travelers who like to get out and experience the city. Staying at Carlos V makes a visit to Malaga that much more enchanting!

  • Stayed: May 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Claire A
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Reviewed 15 April 2013

We travelled to the hotel on the #4 bus from the bus station (right next to the train station too) - €1.30 for a single journey. And the bus to the airport is €3 and runs from half 6 in the morning.

The rooms are a little dark and furnishings a little tired but what do you expect for a two-star hotel in a city centre?! The staff are friendly (all we saw spoke English and also humoured my broken Spanish!). You are walking distance to some nice cafes and restaurants.

Excellent value for money and very convenient to see the sites of Malaga.

  • Stayed: April 2013, travelled as a couple
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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:
#7 Best Value Hotel in Malaga
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Malaga
Price Range: £48 - £76 (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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