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Melia Costa del Sol
Ranked #4 of 72 Hotels in Torremolinos
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Santa Clarita, California
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“Best Hotel Ever”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2013

Have stayed in hotels all over the world and found this hotel to be the best one we ever. The people were friendly, courteous, helpful and the hotel was beautiful. Spotlessly clean, rooms beautifully appointed. Entire atmosphere was top notch. Would recommend and will stay there again when traveling in Spain.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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meliacost, Dep. Hotel Manager. at Melia Costa del Sol, responded to this review, 30 January 2013
We are very glad to read that you had such a lovely stay, and we would be delighted to receive you again in a near future , in our hotel or in another of the Melia Hotels Intl. around the globe . Opinions such as yours are very much appreciated, as they show us that we are working in a correct way to satisfy our guests.

Yours sincerely.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2013

We chose a junior suite in this hotel which had a large 25sq mtr balcony with patio doors from the sitting room and bedroom. Overlooking the beach and promenade it was a great position. The suite had two telephones and two flat screen TV's and had good free wi-fi reception. Breakfast was a reasonable standard and we had 3 lunches and 3 dinners in La Proa restaurant which had a reasonable wine list.
We used the hotel as a base as we hired a car at Malaga airport (only 12 minutes to the hotel) and managed to visit on different days Fuengirola, Puerto Banus, Mijas and one longer trip to La Lantajuela, near Seville. The weather was changeable but we had a great time.

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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
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meliacost, Dep. Hotel Manager. at Melia Costa del Sol, responded to this review, 7 February 2013
We thank you for trusting us and for your reviews as they help us improve our day-to-day customer service.
We are glad to hear that your stay at the hotel was pleasant and you were able to enjoy the lovely Mediterranean Seaviews from your suite.
We realize that you have spent some of your time to share your comments as well as your photos with us through Tripadvisor and we thank you.

I am available for any future requirement, if you send an email to. -
melia.costasol @ melia.com so that we can respond as quickly.

On behalf of the entire team of Melia Costa del Sol, many thanks.

Yours Sincerely.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 January 2013

Helpful, friendly staff on reception - as were all of the other staff we encountered. The room was perfect; clean and well-equipped with wi-fi and safe provided free of extra charge. We used room service on one occasion and found it satisfactory. Breakfast offered everything you could want in comfortable surroundings.

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled as a couple
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meliacost, Manager at Melia Costa del Sol, responded to this review, 30 January 2013
First of all, and on behalf of all the Hotel associates and myself we would like to express our gratitude for choosing us as your hots during your holidays in Costa del Sol , and for taking the time to write your opinion here on TripAdvisor. We are very glad to read that you had such a lovely stay, and we would be delighted to receive you again in a near future , in our hotel or in another of the Melia Hotels Intl. around the globe . Opinions such as yours are very much appreciated, as they show us that we are working in a correct way to satisfy our guests. Thanks.

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2013

Just stayed on a B&B basis for one week in this Super Hotel and can Honestly say My Husband & Myself came back feeling Relaxed & Refreshed the Hotel is Spotlessley Clean the Staff are Efficent, Proffesional and Discreet.
A Sea View is a must for us and Every Room at the Melia has this which makes the Location perfect for us, Also the Lift up to Torromolinos Town is just out of the Hotel and Turn Left and cost 50c per person which will save you a long walk up the steps and is well worth it.
But back to the Hotel - Breakfast is served untill 11.00 am every day and the Reastaurant is very Modern and Clean and Food was of a Higher Standard than the Usual Buffet options on offer in most Hotels, Hot Coffee & Hot Milk is brought to your Table or you can choose to use the Machines if you prefer, Sparkling Wine was available every day at Breakfast and also all eggs are cooked to order and the Chef's soon get to know what you like. We also used the Gasto Pub for Evening Meals and found this to be excellent as well - if a lit bit expensive.
Our Room was cleaned to a very high standard every day and had clean good quality Bedding & Towels every day, also the free WiFi worked very well and the fully carpeted rooms and corridors helped keep noise levels to a minimum and there are a couple of English TV Channels available should you require them, also a decent Hairdyer and Bottle Opener in the Bathroom and a well stocked Minibar with reasonable prices. what more could you want, we will definatley be returning to this establishment.
Forgot to mention the Bed's which are some of the most comfortable i have every slept in.
Can't comment on the Spa & Gym as we never used it - we were too Busy enjoying our Holiday!

Room Tip: All rooms have a Sea View
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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
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meliacost, Dep. Hotel Manager. at Melia Costa del Sol, responded to this review, 23 January 2013
Thank you very much for your comments on Trip Advisor. We're glad you were able to enjoy the excellent service from our staff and our prime location,
On behalf of all Hotel asociates and myself. Thanks, and hope to meet you in our or any of more than 35o Melia Hotels and Resorts Worldwide.


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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 January 2013

This was our second visit. We booked a junior suite which was spacious and had a huge balcony and great views to the sea sand beyond. We can't really fault this hotel as it is excellent value for money. We also stay at its sister Melia hotels in Marbella and the brand is consistently top quality in terms of decor and service as well as amenities and food. Recommended

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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
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4 Thank Member888
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meliacost, Hotel Dep. Manager at Melia Costa del Sol, responded to this review, 23 January 2013
Thank you very much for your comments on Trip Advisor, as well for your loyalty to Melia costa del Sol.
We're glad you were able to enjoy the excellent service from our staff and our prime location, and hope to host you again in future visits to Costa del Sol.

Yours sincerely.


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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2013

This hotel is a large hotel and it looks a bit ugly from the outside but the classy looking decor inside makes up for that. As I was there for 4 nights prior to Christmas the festive decorations were absolutely beautiful in the public areas. The room was a standard one and was spacious, clean & comfortable. the free wi fi worked without a hitch and that was welcome. There was a mini bar with space in it to store some items of your own.

Amazing view from the balcony over the road (which was quiet as it is a terminus there) to the beach & sea - you could clearly hear the waves lapping onto the shore all night because as the balcony wasn't connected to any other, I felt safe leaving the balcony doors open all night - yes it was lovely & warm in December!! My balcony on the top floor had the sun most of the day!
I was a middle aged woman travelling solo and I felt so safe in this hotel. the staff were welcoming and helpful in every area. I received a lovely greeting from reception which really made me happy.

Later on when I somewhat nervously ventured down to the La Proa bar/restaurant to see if I could find myself a nice glass of rosado wine, I was welcomed by the bar manager/head waiter like a VIP. I was shown to a table and my glass of wine accompanied by a martini glass full of large olives was presented with a flourish. They offered me a food menu (even though it was after 10.30pm) and were extremely attentive, it was quiet in there so they could look after me well, but I was left with the feeling that nothing would be too much trouble. It was such a pleasant experience I went in there every night of my stay!!

Breakfast was taken in the larger main restaurant and again a lovely greeting and attentive service from the staff in there. Fantastic choice of food & drinks and your eggs are cooked to order. There was even sparkling wine available and I was almost tempted to give it a try.

You have to pay for car parking in the hotel car parks but I got a free space in the parking spaces on the road outside. However you do not need a car here. Great location for the beach obviously, some nice restaurants very close by. You have to go up a lot of steps to get to the town centre (walks off some of the carbs from the breakfast pastries!!) but there is a public lift. It is a ten minute walk to town and a further 5 minutes to the train station in Torremolinos for the train straight into Malaga (20 mins) which stops at the airport en route. Once again the hotel reception staff were so helpful giving me directions and local information including maps & museum information for Malaga.

I particularly liked the fact that it felt like a very international hotel and not full of British people. It is an absolute gem for the price.

Would I go again? I have already booked a long weekend there. I can't wait to go back!!

  • Stayed December 2012, travelled solo
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8 Thank blondeyone
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meliacost, Hotel Dep. Manager. at Melia Costa del Sol, responded to this review, 21 January 2013
First of all, and on behalf of all the Hotel associates and myself we would like to express our gratitude for choosing us as your hots during your holidays in Costa del Sol , and for taking the time to write your opinion here on TripAdvisor. We are very glad to read that you had such a lovely stay, and we would be delighted to receive you again in a near future , in our hotel or in another of the Melia Hotels Intl. around the globe . Opinions such as yours are very much appreciated, as they show us that we are working in a correct way to satisfy our guests. Thanks.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 January 2013

The hotel was superb, spotlessly clean, very new and modern inside, Our room was gorgeous, couldnt fault it, regular clean towels and bedding, The safe was free, first time ive ever come across that. We requested a nice view on a high floor, sun facing and thats what we got.Spectacular view. I think all rooms have got a sea view,The staff were all really nice,The breakfast was fine, the hotel is not geared for the English, There were a few comments about not having kellogs cornflakes, we are in Spain thats why, Also there was fresh fruit, Maybe no poached eggs, but there were boiled, freshly made omelettes scrambled and fried, Also if you asked they would do one on the griddle.Dont know what some people expect. If you take a left out of the hotel walk up till you see a large orange ball take a left and veer left till you see steps and you will find a lift taking you up to the old town, 50 cents each.There are lots of small streets with bars and restaurants, Lots of places are not open until 31st March.If you go to the rt out of the hotel it is a lovely walk to Carhuella and Benalmadena. Buses are very cheap. Mijas is a beautiful place up the mountain, We had sun every day, It does get cool in the evenings and it is not swimming pool weather, take a warm coat, would reccomend the Melia to everyone.

Room Tip: ask for a high floor we were on 6th, and sun facing.
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  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
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meliacost, D. Hotel Manager. at Melia Costa del Sol, responded to this review, 21 January 2013
First of all, and on behalf of all the Hotel associates and myself we would like to express our gratitude for choosing us as your hots during your holidays in Costa del Sol , and for taking the time to write your opinion here on TripAdvisor. We are very glad to read that you had such a lovely stay, and we would be delighted to receive you again in a near future , in our hotel or in another of the Melia Hotels Intl. around the globe . Opinions such as yours are very much appreciated, as they show us that we are working in a correct way to satisfy our guests. Thanks.

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Property: Melia Costa del Sol
Address: Paseo Maritimo 11, 29620 Torremolinos, Spain
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Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Torremolinos
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Green Hotel in Torremolinos
#2 Spa Hotel in Torremolinos
#2 Luxury Hotel in Torremolinos
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Torremolinos
#5 Romantic Hotel in Torremolinos
#5 Family Hotel in Torremolinos
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Melia Costa del Sol 4*
Number of rooms: 540
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Melia Costa del Sol is located in the resort of Torremolinos (Malaga) right in front of the Bajondillo beach and 300 m from the centre of the Torremolinos. The best option for unwinding, having fun and working in Costa del Sol, thanks to its excellent location, its complete and comfortable facilities and its superb service. The bright and welcoming double rooms (**), Junior Suites and Suites with fabulous sea views, a furnished terrace, AACC, Minibar (*), safe, LCD TV and a bathroom with hairdryer, magnifying mirror, amenities Melia; Different dining areas (Buffet Restaurant, Snack Restaurant and Lobby Bar); a renovated Sea View outdoor pool; 350 m2 Thalasso Spa Marino (*); Fitness Room; Free Wi-Fi throughout all the hotel; Parking (*); and a magnificent Convention Center with 15 meeting rooms with capacity for up to 450 people. 10 minutes from Malaga International Airport and 15 minutes from Malaga Ave station / Maria Zambrano. (*) With charge (**) Except some ground floor. ... more   less 
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