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Pension Mari Carmen
Ranked #4 of 6 Salobrena B&B and Inns
Oslo, Norway
1 review
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Reviewed 24 July 2011

Cheap, friendly and welcoming. If you find a better hostal - let me know.

  • Stayed July 2011, travelled with family
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Salobrena, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 January 2011

It appears that they change the price later, most of the time. Same thing they did to us. Please put them to write the price on a paper at the begining, may be with their signature .The lady Mari Carmen is is cunning and greedy under the disguise of friendlines.They keep sharp eyes on the people in such a way that the feeling is of that of lacking privacy. They use artificial aer odorisers indoors.The food is average, some junk type sometimes.

  • Stayed August 2010
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Brooklyn, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2010

Upon arriving at Pension Mari Carmen we were warmly greeted by the owner and her family and sent up to our 3rd level room (with a balcony). The view from the balcony is of the surrounding mountains and it's really a great place to wind down the evening (if nothing is shaking in the Salobrena night life, which is likely). The accomodations are modest, but perfect for a low-key, inexpensive beach hotel. Next time we're in Salobrena we'll definitely stay at Mari Carmen again.

  • Stayed June 2010, travelled as a couple
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Fenelon Falls Ontario
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 December 2008

I fully agree with the other reviews about this great place. Took some doing in finding it. You have to park your car on the lower street. We walked up to it but her husband directed us on how to get to the pension to unload our bags. He has keys to another building across the street which has a lift to avoid the steep hill to the pension. He then showed me where to park my car because the next day is market day where I was parked. The lady gave us the impressive balcony room. She gave us a plate of tapa with 2 beers. What a welcome after a hard drive. This balcony overlooks the whole town with the beautiful mountains in the background. The castle was also visible. The room was spotless. Heater and TV. Unfortunately only the Spanish stations. No internet. This pension is right in the middle of a beautiful white village. Cost was 35E which was our cheapest on this trip. We will be back.

  • Liked — Everything
  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed December 2008, travelled as a couple
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Valdres
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Reviewed 22 July 2008

6 days at Mari Carmen. This is not a pension - it's a hotel! Friendly, cheap and very special. We'll be back!

  • Stayed July 2008, travelled with family
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Thank arnep
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2007

I’ve stayed here a number of times and on each visit I hope I’ll be back. The owner is an eccentric lady that makes the stay entertaining with her teasing and jokes (in speedy Spanish) which I haven’t a clue what she’s saying but it’s still entertaining. The rooms are always pleasant, the beds comfy and it must be cleaned by an obsessive compulsive because there isn’t even a spot of dust.

Many of the rooms come with a balcony and a great view of the town, mountains and sea. And, it’s one of the cheapest places I’ve stayed in Spain while also one of the best. You really can't beat that.

  • Liked — The view of the mountains when you wake up
  • Disliked — That I don't actually live permanently in the hotel
  • Stayed October 2007, travelled as a couple
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Property: Pension Mari Carmen
Address: Calle Nueva 32, 18610 Salobrena, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Granada > Salobrena
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service
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Ranked #4 of 6 B&Bs / Inns in Salobrena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 14
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