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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a short getaway for my birthday in Feb 2017. Check in was very quick and we were given room 509 on the 5th floor which overlooked the street, apartments, the mountains to the right and the sea to the left hand side. We were also given a slip for a free drink at the bar. The...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In all my reviews, I believe I'm fair in my appraisals of the places we've visited and stayed ! On arrival at the hotel, the reception staff were more than helpful. We checked in relatively quickly and we're allocated room 404 in the 4th floor, which overlooks the pool area from the balcony. We were also handed a slip of...

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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Very nice and clean hotel, 3 minutes away from the most beautiful Paseo Maritino and about 10 min walking from the old city. It turns into the main avenue where you can find all the shops you want( zara,Massimodutti,mango etc). Also near by the bus station that take you to Puerto Banus or to La Canada Mall. The staff very...

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Cincinnati, Ohio
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Stay here if you need a kitchenette (but note it is not a full one). The staff was very friendly and welcoming. The hotel is less than a 5 minute walk from Avenida del Mar and the main street with shops, supermarkets, etc. My room was clean and spacious.

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Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Just spent 3 days in the Faro Marbella, the hotel rooms are old but clean and your getting what you paid for. In all it was cheap and cheerful, they provide free wifi breakfast included and the staff were very friendly, €300 for 3 days for 3 people so you can't beat that at Christmas the location of the hotel...

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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

The hotel is situated close to central Marbella and the beach. We opted for a studio, although the kitchen had a hob, no equipment to actually use it. It did have a fridge which was useful. Room 304, our balcony overlooked the small pool area...... and a school playground. As you can imagine, lots of children noise during the day....

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Poole, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 November 2016 via mobile

We have just returned from our wedding anniversary break at the El Faro Inn The location is brilliant as it is situated between the beach and the shops ...you are about 200 yds away from both areas Although the brochures and literature do not meet the actual reality of what you see when you get there ...you cannot fault them...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

All staff are really helpful, speaking English. Very clean hotel with excellent amenities, breakfast really varied and loads of it. Stay here regularly as it's such good value for money. Pool is a little cold, but still good.

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Just returned from a one week stay. Hotel was lovely and the staff couldn't have been more helpful. Have seen comments on rooms. We weren't happy with the room we were allocated but the staff were happy to move us to a better room.

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

Just on a side-note our room did not look anything like that picture above, however our stay at El Faro was fantastic!! The staff were absolutely incredible. They changed our room, fished a phone off a roof, replaced our key card that we broke with no fuss, supplied us with an adapter and gave us THE BIGGEST SMILES EVERY DAY!...

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Amenities

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about El Faro

Address: Calle Virgen del Pilar 11, 29670, Marbella, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Marbella
Price Range: €50 - €212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — El Faro 3*
Number of rooms: 70
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El Faro Hotel Marbella
El Faro Marbella
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#21 On the Beach Hotel in Marbella
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Try a room overlooking the pool for a quieter night, and higher floor for a better view”
  • For 3 adults - the roll away wasn't very comfortable - prob best to spring for 4 person room
  • Table with 2 chairs and area towards kitchenette
  • Kitchenette - Fridge/freezer, sink and hob - plates, cups, pots, utensils provided
  • Room overlooked street, apartments, sea to the left and mountain to the right
  • Sliding doors towards balcony
 of 5 bubbles ChristinaTN, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All good, I take ear plugs on every holiday, to be safe.”
 of 5 bubbles 866jenniferp, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“keep away from room 106”
 of 5 bubbles dieselbloke, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you want a quieter room ask for one over looking the swimming pool”
 of 5 bubbles DerbyBenny, 18 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The view of street or back of hotel of pool and a school. Neither side scenic but quite even on road side.”
 of 5 bubbles ladybyrd1, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
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