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Paseo Maritimo, 165, 29620 Torremolinos Spain
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  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 18/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#14 of 73 hotels in Torremolinos
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The All Inclusive 24h Hotel Riu Costa del Sol is located in a quiet area of Torremolinos, and is separated from the beach only by the seaside promenade and a street. Shops and restaurants are nearby at the seaside promenade. The RIU Classic Hotels offer comfortable rooms and excellent facilities with great leisure and relaxation facilities, as well as international gastronomy. Enjoy a relaxing holiday - whether alone, with family, partner or friends! The location is ideal because of its proximity to Malaga Airport (AGP) (5 km) and Malaga (10 km) and invites you to explore the area. The hotel has 621 comfortably furnished rooms with free WiFi and offers many amenities. Relax in our spa or get in shape at the gym. 3 outdoor pools, 1 of them heated in winter, 1 indoor pool and 1 baby pool. For the youngest guests, children's entertainment (4-12 yrs) and Splash children's playground. For adults, daytime and evening entertainment, beach volleyball court and group fitness activities. For lovers of gastronomy, live cooking stations and themed buffets at our main restaurant, as well as Italian and Andalusian specialty restaurants; 6 bars located in different areas of the hotel.
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Property amenities
Street parking
Internet
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Aerobics
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Kid-friendly buffet
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Poolside bar
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Kids club
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Taxi service
Meeting rooms
Facial treatments
Massage
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Private balcony
Safe
Laptop safe
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Ocean view
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Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Dutch and 2 more
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Isabel M wrote a review Yesterday
Porto29 contributions6 helpful votes
We are just coming to the end of our week at riu Costa del Sol. There are a lot of positives about this hotel: Renovated spaces: hotels, restaurants and other common areas are well appointed Food was good quality, not super exciting but varied and good tasting There were not a lot of queues despite hotel being full And the best was service. We have stayed in a few all inclusive resorts and have never experienced such pleasant staff: from reception to restaurants to cleaning staff. Everyone always had a smile while working hard under the intense heat. They made our vacation better, so thank you to the team and congratulations for the excellent work. The worst part is the noise. We can hear everything from the bedrooms around us and we could hear every step in the corridor. When you are traveling with kids and go to sleep early because kids tend to wake up even earlier on vacation, this can be upsetting after a few days of waking up with people happily going to bed at 1am. Soundproofing really doesn’t exist so you can expect to hear the people in the bars outside, people chatting int their balconies or kids running and laughing in the corridor. But it’s vacation and we have to go with the flow! My advice would be to open the restaurant for lunch as 12.30. For us 13h was a bit late as kids were tired and hungry. We had a great time and would definitely consider returning!
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Darren K wrote a review 14 Jul
Southampton, United Kingdom6 contributions23 helpful votes
So this is our last day here in the RIU hotel and it has truly been a fantastic and wonderful time for us. Each and every member of the staff have worked effortessly to ensure our stay has been without fault whatsoever (and for this reason, I have to mention that other guests' negative reviews are mostly due to not understanding where you can and cannot consume food and drinks). The food, location, customer service, attention to detail, and general atmosphere of our time spent during our stay has been exceptional, and considering the choice of the 3 restaurants, quality of food and drinks, together with the genuinely friendly, polite (and at times unbelievably patient), team during these difficult times, we have been extremely happy with our choice here in the hotel, and are looking forward to booking our holiday here next year. Thanks again to everyone at the RIU! Darren and Susana.
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Date of stay: July 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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peter w wrote a review Jun 2021
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We arrived on 15th for a week check was good but since then it wasn't very good staff are not pleasant everywhere you sit poeple come with plates of food in show room they are eating smoking all around you and the manager was informed but he did not seem interested cold eggs in morning for breakfast nothing like any other RIU and we have been to a lot of riu hotels everyone is so nice so we will not be coming to this one again
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Date of stay: June 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
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Response from RIU Hotels and Resorts, Other at Hotel Riu Costa del Sol
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear V2358BSpeterw, Thank you very much for choosing Riu again and for sharing your review. We are very sorry to read your feedback and learn that your expectations were not met during this visit. On the other hand, your comment regarding our staff´s service really surprises us as in RIU we try to create a familiar atmosphere. Rest assured that we will share all your impressions with our management team for a proper follow up as guest service is our absolute main priority. We wish you all the best, Hotel Riu Costa del Sol Online Reputation Manager
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Ken L wrote a review Jun 2021
Gibraltar101 contributions62 helpful votes
We booked a 5 day stay here as our previous visit to this was cut short due to restrictions in Spain, It was an all inclusive relaxing few days by the poolside and nearby beach areas. Amador and Mario at reception were very helpful. We were upgraded for free to a suite. Victor the handyman came quickly to fix the safe which was faulty , Bed was extremely comfortable ,food was good quality and varied. We will return.
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Date of stay: June 2021
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Response from RIU Hotels and Resorts, Other at Hotel Riu Costa del Sol
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Ken. Thank you very much for your evaluation of your stay at our property. We are happy that you have had such a wonderful experience with us. It would be nice if we could have the opportunity to welcome you again in the future. We wish you a pleasant time! Kind regards, Hotel Riu Costa del Sol Online Reputation Manager
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Oscar C wrote a review Dec 2020
London, United Kingdom17 contributions11 helpful votes
We were originally booked into the Nautilus but it closed the week before our arrival due to Covid-19 (or lack of guests). Anyway, the Riu Costa del Sol is about 10 minute walk to the nearest train station of La Colina, 20 minutes away from the airport. So really convenient, you could be checking-in within an hour from landing at the airport. The service throughout was excellent, from reception, the bar and restaurant staff to the maids, everyone was helpful. There is food 24 hours, yes the food can be repetitive, just like in any other buffet place, but there is plenty of it. There is an Italian restaurant that opens some evenings where you need to book in advance, so download the hotel app and book it through there. For us that was the best food. The rooms were spacious and spotlessly clean, housekeeping did a good job. In fact, all areas of the hotel are really clean. We booked sea view and the views were amazing, it does make a big difference. The beach is just seconds away, you need to cross the road but it's not a busy one. And there are facilities to wash the sand off your feet too. There are 3 things I would ask Riu to change or improve: ban smoking in pool areas (please!), ban guests from playing their own loud music on their phones and allow guests to change the pool towels at any time.
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Date of stay: September 2020
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PRICE RANGE
US$138 - US$337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
hotel riu belplaya, riu belplaya torremolinos
LOCATION
SpainAndaluciaProvince of MalagaCosta del SolTorremolinos
NUMBER OF ROOMS
621
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Riu Costa del Sol
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Riu Costa del Sol?
Nearby attractions include Playa Los Alamos / El Canuelo (0.2 km), Tonka Cocktail Bar (0.2 km), and Pub Madison (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Riu Costa del Sol?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Riu Costa del Sol?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Riu Costa del Sol?
Yes, street parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Riu Costa del Sol?
Conveniently located restaurants include Il Pescatore, Mini India Torremolinos, and The German Paddy.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Riu Costa del Sol?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Riu Costa del Sol?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Riu Costa del Sol?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Dutch.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Riu Costa del Sol?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Plaza de Toros de Torremolinos (2.8 km), Pimentel Tower (1.7 km), and Freetour Mijas Pueblo (4.1 km).
Does Hotel Riu Costa del Sol have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Hotel Riu Costa del Sol accessible?
Yes, it offers facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.