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IBEROSTAR Costa del Sol

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Huldenberg, Belgium
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lets start with the positive: nice staff, very large and comfortable rooms, very clean. Right on the beach, but quite isolated as to finding some good bars and restaurants close by, especially out of season. However the quality of the buffet food was not at all what we experienced in other 4stars Iberostar hotels like in Agadir or Mexico. This...

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IberostarHoteles, Quality Manager at IBEROSTAR Costa del Sol, responded to this review

Dear Vileyn, Although we sincerely regret reading that your holiday at IBEROSTAR Costa Del Sol fell short of your expectations in the area of gastronomy, we are grateful for the time you spent to share this feedback of your overall holiday experience in our hospitality. We always welcome the opinions of our guests because they give us an insight into...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We've been to Hotel Iberostar Costa Del Sol in September 2016 for 10 days, via Luxair Tours. We've been advised to choose a standard room to avoid having a view on the garbage : We did it and we had a view on ... the garbage ! The services described in the catalogue are wrong : We went there to...

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IberostarHoteles, Quality Manager at IBEROSTAR Costa del Sol, responded to this review

Dear Ingrid, Although we sincerely regret reading that your recent stay at IBEROSTAR Costa Del Sol fell a little short of your expectations, we are grateful for the time you spent to share your feedback with us and the Tripadvisor community. We are surprised and disappointed to read your comments about our reception team because at IBEROSTAR we know how...

Costa Adeje, Spain
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

we stayed in Iberostar costa del sol in the half term holiday for 4 days and we absolutely loved it. Sergio from the reception was nice at arrival and explained everything fast and without any husstle. We were led up to the room which was absolutely stunning. The room had a seperate bathroom with shower, a walk in closet, a...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 October 2016

Late booking during October half term. After reading some of the reviews, we were really pleased with the room, staff and the food ( most of the time). As previously mentioned by other reviews, the staff all work very hard and even though they were getting to the end of their season they continued to have a smile on their...

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Liverpool
Reviewed 30 October 2016

Our family (2Adults, 2Teens) stayed at the IBEROSTAR Costa Del Sol October 19th to the 26th for a half term School break. We flew with easyJet from Liverpool (on time both ways) and got a hire car from Malagacar, nice and easy collection. We drove down to Estepona on the AP7 (toll motorway) and paid the 4 euro 55 for...

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Chester
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

stayed for 2 nights in september as part of a team building trip. The rooms were comfortable and the breakfast was pleasant. The pool bar was nice although the drinks were expensive. Didn't really interact with any staff or use many of the hotel facilities but it made a good base for getting out and about with colleagues.

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IberostarHoteles, Quality Manager at IBEROSTAR Costa del Sol, responded to this review

Dear Stacey, We are very pleased to read that you had such a pleasant time in our hospitality at IBEROSTAR Costa Del Sol and want to thank you for using Tripadvisor to share your experience with others. We apologize for our beverage pricing not meeting your expectations. Please rest assured that your comments will be shared with the appropriate managers...

Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

The Iberostar Costa del Sol is an wonderful and friendly hotel. The rooms, the personal and the food is excellent. Every evening new show, nice snack-bar area and nice poolarea inside as outside. Close to the beach and beach restaurantes. I love this place and the personal love the guests. They will do everything for you and with a smile.

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IberostarHoteles, Quality Manager at IBEROSTAR Costa del Sol, responded to this review

Dear Benny, We want first of all that you know we are really pleased that you had such an excellent holiday with us at IBEROSTAR Costa del Sol and we want to thank you for choosing Tripadvior as your method for sharing your experience with others. Your compliments towards our staff, whose kind and friendly ways are one of our...

Perth, Scotland
Reviewed 19 October 2016

A frustrating hotel. It has the potential to be much better than it is. All the time spent here I had a sense that there was penny pinching going on by the Iberostar bean counters. Any criticism here is directed at them, not the wonderful friendly staff at the resort itself. I have also stayed (twice,) All Inclusive at the...

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IberostarHoteles, Quality Manager at IBEROSTAR Costa del Sol, responded to this review

Dear Jamie, Thank you for reaching out to us on Tripadvisor to share your concerns related to your recent holiday with us at IBEROSTAR Costa del Sol and we apologize that you felt your experience did not meet your expectations. Your feedback is really important to us and we will be making sure your remarks are bought to the attention...

Cupar, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2016

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Reviewed 17 October 2016

we stayed for 3 nights in early september A busy hotel with lots of families and young children. we were a couple but this didn't bother us. walking distance to a beach a bit annoying you had to pay 12 euros a day to use the sunbeds on the beach. Not really all inclusive and you can't use the spa...

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Amenities

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  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
IBEROSTAR Costa del Sol, Category 4 stars, is situated in front of the Playa del Saladillo and has a total of 265 rooms and the best services to provide a complete family holiday experience. To adapt the products and services of this hotel to meet the quality standards of IBEROSTAR, an ambitious renovation of the current building has been made. Thus, a significant investment has been carried out which includes the replacement of furniture, creation of a new pool for children, renovating the sharing pool of the private suites and the construction of new individual sun terraces for various rooms. Adhering to the IBEROSTAR philosophy, this new hotel pays special attention to aspects such as gastronomy, wellness and entertainment. Thus, in addition to the four existing bars, this renovation includes the expansion of the buffet to include show cooking, creation of a new Sea Soul Restaurant and the launch of an exclusive Beach Club with an a la carte restaurant and new beach terrace. ... more   less 

Additional Information about IBEROSTAR Costa del Sol

Address: urbanizacion Costalita II s/n, 29680, Estepona, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Estepona
Price Range: €93 - €241 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — IBEROSTAR Costa del Sol 4*
Number of rooms: 265
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Also Known As:
Playabella Hotel Gran
Gran Hotel Playabella
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Estepona
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Estepona
#3 Spa Hotel in Estepona
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“ask for a sea view room with afternoon sun.”
 of 5 bubbles Blozwell, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid rooms facing the car park if the AC is switched off!”
 of 5 bubbles Jamie1732, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We got upgraded to a suite - don't know why, but they may have overbooked - so can't comment on basic double rooms but our suite was amazing. All the rooms looked nice, from what we saw of them, and all had nice balconies. ”
 of 5 bubbles I1067EKlaurens, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an end room so that you dont look out onto a parking lot.”
 of 5 bubbles Stainless8589, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want pool view go to fourth floor, they have entainment night time right by pool very loud!!”
 of 5 bubbles carolwest30, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
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