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Mariposa Hotel Malaga
Ranked #13 of 87 Hotels in Malaga
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 23 March 2014

Good points are clean modern room, friendly reception staff, five minutes walk from the main shopping street, ten minutes walk to the beach, easily accessible from the airport by bus (€3 each way) and good price.
Bad points = poor wi fi connection and area a bit seedy at night.

I was happy with my five night stay at Room Mate Lola.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 10 March 2014

We a young couple we stayed last week for few nights we chose not to opt for breakfast but it looked healthy and fresh. Staff were wonderful helpful good english.location was great walking distance to the beach city tourist places.we took a bus from the airport LineaA €6 for return and you can walk easily to the hotel.Price is value for money,weather was about 19c.The room was very clean all the time and well equiped with a mini bar toiletries.only issue was the noise in the morning our room seemed to be in a quet location but windows and doors seem to not help reduce noise.we stayed in 307 maybe something higher will be quieter i don't know.i will chose Lola again :)

Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 5 March 2014

I stayed with my husband at this hotel for five days. We had a Junior Suite and can say that this hotel is very clean, staff is very nice and helpful. Breakfast was also very good. I loved the fact that the rooms are bright and bathroom is big. Location is another factor, you can walk to all bars and restaurants on Lario Street.
In summary I can say you can get your money's worth and highly recommend this hotel.

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  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 4 February 2014

I loved RoomMate Lola! The staff was pleasant over the phone, via email and in person at check-in. We declined breakfast upfront so we never knew what it entailed. There were plenty of places around and a grocery store the staff recommended. There we stocked up on fruit, yogurt etc. Although there is no "room service" other times in the day the staff was awesome in letting us borrow tea service and allowing us to use the expresso machine for hot water. Anything we asked for the staff gave and when we didn't ask they left us notes offering. The room was beautiful, much bigger than imagined. We had noise from other guests a few nights but staff took care of it immediately. The shower is a problem. The pressure kept forcing the shower head off the mount and nearly flooding the bathroom. This happened to us several times but we were provided towels and at the end of the day its just water! Otherwise, the temperature was just fine unlike other reviewers. I seriously enjoyed the hotel. When we went there was construction but you could barely hear it. Surely, there were a few sex shops and clubs around but that didn't affect our stay. A brief walk past those places and there was plenty of lovely shops, gardens, parks and the beach was a ten minute walk! We later stayed at other RoomMate brand hotels and we're equally impressed. We also visited Larios in the shopping district. I just don't have anything bad to say. Great staff! Excellent rooms! Location was great!

  • Stayed: July 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 3 February 2014

We stayed here for 6 nights at the end of January for a holiday. The staff were very friendly and helpful, especially Oscar in the reception. We would have liked a kettle in the room (luckily we had checked in advance so brought one with us) and also a shoehorn (which we hadn't brought with us). The hotel is in a quiet side street, however the dustbin lorries and street cleaners work at night and are noisy and disturbing. Getting around in Malaga is very easy from this hotel, either on foot or using the cheap bus service, and it is also easy to get there from the airport on bus route A.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 24 January 2014

My wife and I stayed here for seven nights in October 2013 and I returned on business for two nights in January 2014. During our first stay the room was located on the first floor, just above reception and it was just a little bit noisy. The second time I asked for a room on a higher floor which was quieter - on this occasion the room was just right even though it was only a standard. On both occasions, the hotel staff could not have been more pleasant or helpful. The breakfasts are much more than acceptable at 6.95 euros a head. There's a good choice of croissants, rolls and pastries, coffee and juice. Admittedly the choice of meats and cheeses is very limited but there are scrambled eggs, tortilla and pretty fatty bacon too. The hotel itself is located in a recently refurbished street well within walking distance of the historic centre (no more than a ten minute walk) and roughly four minutes away from the Avenida Principal where the airport bus stops (3euros to the airport) together with buses to the station, Pedregalejo, El Limonar and so on. This, in my opinion, is a good quality, friendly and well priced hotel.

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  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled on business
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Reviewed 13 January 2014

I stayed two nights at Room Mate Lola, and was overall very pleased with my stay. The hotel is centrally located right next to the main shopping streets (Calle Larios and Calle Nueva) and near all the sights in Málaga, as well as the bus and train station and Larios shopping Centre (15 minutes’ walk).

The room was spacious, but somewhat weirdly decorated. Lime green walls, lots of sharp edges and an absolutely disgusting carpet. It was full of stains and marks, and seemed dirty. On the bright side; the bed was comfortable, the bathroom spacious and modern and you could sleep with the window open without any disturbance.

From Málaga Centro Alameda Station you only have to cross the bridge, and you will see a sign for the hotel. It will not take you more than 5 minutes to walk, even with suitcases (tip: Google maps will not give you an accurate location of the station…). If you continue in the other direction from the station, you will end up at the bus and train station (where the Larios Shopping Centre is just a stone throw away). It is also very close to El Corte Inglés, where they have a Supermercado (with a great wine selection as well).

I did not try the breakfast, but I had a look and though €7 was a fair price. But there are lots of nearby restaurants and bars with great (and more authentic) breakfasts.

Considering the price and location, this is a great choice when in Málaga.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled solo
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Additional Information about Mariposa Hotel Malaga

Address: Lugar Casas de Campos 17, 29001 Malaga, Spain (Formerly Room Mate Lola)
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Malaga
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#12 Business Hotel in Malaga
#12 Luxury Hotel in Malaga
#13 Romantic Hotel in Malaga
Price Range: £69 - £136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Mariposa Hotel Malaga 4*
Number of rooms: 50
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Also Known As:
Room Mate Lola Hotel Malaga
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Mariposa Hotel Malaga Costa Del Sol, Spain

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