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Macdonald Leila Playa Resort

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Overview
Ctra de Cadiz No 196, Malaga Sitio de Calahonda, Mijas Spain See on map
AMENITIES
Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
3 Star accommodation
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About
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Beachfront
Restaurant
Air Conditioning
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Heated pool
Microwave
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Sauna
Self-Serve Laundry
Tennis Court
Room Service
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
60
Price range
US$80 - US$238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Macdonald Leila Playa Club Hotel Calahonda
Location
Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Mijas > Sitio de Calahonda
Location
Full view
76Somewhat walkable
Grade: 76 out of 100
108Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
8Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Traveller (265)
Room & Suite (69)
Pool & Beach (39)
Dining (12)
Family and Play Areas (4)
Reviews (264)
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely resort and the staff are very friendly and helpfull.Food very nice if you don't fancy cooking. Would definitely go back. Local transport easy to use.Airport and transfer very painless. Overall a delightful stay.

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Thank tonisteer6011
Response from Sebastián U, General Manager at Macdonald Leila Playa ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

We are delighted you enjoyed your stay with us Toni and hope you do indeed visit us again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As resorts go this has a couple of minor misses and a few pluses in its favour. When you first arrive the rooms are straight out of the 1980’s and ours had a red ant population that shared our vacation. I thought it was going...More

1  Thank Sal R
Response from Sebastián U, General Manager at Macdonald Leila Playa ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

We are sorry to hear you had a problem with ants in your unit. As far as the decor is concerned, we are in the process of refurbishing all the apartments to the same standard, over a period of 5 years. It is reassuring to...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were very impressed with this resort. The apartments are spotlessly clean and very well equipped. Great beds with lots of squidgy pillows! Efficient air con and free WiFi. Beach location, direct access to the boardwalk and beachside restaurants. All the staff we came in...More

Thank charisnlp
Response from Sebastián U, General Manager at Macdonald Leila Playa ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you Charis for posting this review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. The access to the resort is an issue that we are trying to resolve with the Town Hall. We hope to see you again very soon.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite the booking entitlement arrangements changing (Timeshare ownership to Points) the resort retains a lot of its gentile atmosphere. The apartments are well equipped and scrupulously clean. The gardens are fabulous, and the pool area is a delight. Owner’s garden was in tip top condition....More

Thank Topkoppite
Response from Sebastián U, General Manager at Macdonald Leila Playa ResortResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you so much for posting your comments. We have indeed received the Hall of Fame award, which we are very proud of. We look forward to greeting you again soon.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed one week in 1 bedroom apartment C4. Terrible noice from highway. Smallest terrace ever with awful old plastic furniture. Hotel did not do anything to improve. Garden and pool area are excellent. Walking path by the coast line is nice for jogging and walking....More

Thank terasteija
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soviet8
3 September 2018|
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Response from stevenicky2018 | Reviewed this property |
Agree with other responses- higher B number apartments, especially one bedroom , have great sea views. There are resort maps you can request from McDonalds - they will email them to you.
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soviet8
3 September 2018|
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Response from Karen Y | Reviewed this property |
Most have a sea view but some don’t I’m pretty sure the pool is heated and yes there is a jacuzzi.
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Alison D
8 July 2018|
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Response from DerbyshirePeach | Reviewed this property |
There are more facilities and larger campus at Dona Lola . Both are near to sea and shops. Leila is smaller and has one restaurant, pool table and swimming pool
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Room Tips
"Less noise from the highway close to the beach and towards the garden."
gcotfas
14 Aug 2018
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"apartments from sleeps four to sleeps eight (more if children are in cots)"
MalcolmR505
31 Jul 2018
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"Upstairs apartments have the best views, which are. 1 bed"
tbaginski
19 Jun 2018
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"A or B block near the sea."
stevenicky2018
18 Jun 2018
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