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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at Molina del Carmen for a week and have just got back . Could not have wished for a better holiday. The accommodation was perfect, made so special by the lovely Jan and Steve. They keep the property spotless and are extremely helpful with help and advice to make your holiday special. We were lucky... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 October 2016

We have literally returned from a long weekend at Molino del Carmen today. A quiet and relaxing break with friends for my 40th birthday. Steve and Jan gave us a warm welcome on our arrival, even though it was quite late into the evening. We stayed in Smugglers and all of us totally loved the attention to detail in the... More 

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Thank nic0lagreen
Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 September 2016

Just got back from a wonderful stay in Gaucin at The Molino. Stayed in Casa Carmen which was amazing. Everything was perfect, all needs adequately catered for, not to mention the most fantastic breathtaking views from every window. Steve and Jan were wonderful, nothing was too much trouble, with great local knowledge. The apartment, Moroccan in style, with original machinery... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

We were an extended family of 27 staying for a family reunion a week in July. The stay passed all expectations: not too hot (we didn’t have to use the air conditioning at all), the rooms tastefully decorated, the kitchens fully equipped, the swimming pool a pure delight (just slightly heated to a perfect temperature), a lovely day at the... More 

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Farnham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 29 August 2016 via mobile

We've just returned from 10 days staying at the Molino Del Carmen. We had a fabulous time staying in the Escamilos apartment, 2 adults 2 young children. The apartment is beautiful, authentic and rustic which is what we look for when staying away. It was fully equipped with everything we needed and immaculately clean. The views are stunning, we spent... More 

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1 Thank alex b
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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Reviewed 31 July 2016

July 2016, party of 27, we occupied the entire building and I can't begin to tell you what a fantastic time we had, the apartments are so clean and well equipped and furnished, Steve & Jan (property managers) made it that bit more special with Steve strumming away some great tunes for a surprise marriage proposal and Jan accommodating our... More 

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Thank Alan B
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as a group of 8, taking Casa Carmen as our main base and two other suites to make up the bedrooms. The style of the property is traditional using high quality versions of the materials you would expect to find in Andalucia. Steve and Jan looked after us and we're helpful and friendly - if you are... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

Our family stayed here for a week in July. The accommodation is of the very highest order. The views from the Melina are simply superb. Enough said about the accommodation. What I would like to add is just how outstanding the service was from Steve and his wife who are responsible for looking after the properties and the guests. Nothing... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 7 July 2016

My family stayed in the Molino at the beginning of June. My sister, husband and 19 month old niece stayed in Escamillo's Villa which was cosy and had plenty of rustic and Moorish charm. This was ideal for a small family wanting a traditional Spanish apartment, as well as lovely views from the small covered terrace. The rest of the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 July 2016

This is the second time my family and I have been to the Molino and this time was even better than the first. We stayed in Lillia's Pastia, having stayed in Escamillo's the first time. This apartment has more of a traditional moorish feel to it, with some lovely arches and an amazing raised bedroom which we loved. It has... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At Molino Del Carmen, guests are accommodated with the exquisite hospitality that has long been the custom in this part of Spain. Six chic self-catering apartments, most with uninterrupted views down to the Mediterranean Sea, Gibraltar and the Rif mountains of North Africa, offer cool, classic surroundings. Tastefully finished to reflect the Moorish roots of the region, all rooms are designed to afford the Mill's guests privacy, comfort, and a haven of tranquillity in this authentic Spanish town. Linked by arched doorways, shady corridors, sun-drenched view terraces and leafy patios, Molino Del Carmen's luxury suites provide perfect accommodation for today's sophisticated travellers. Facilities at the Molino include the Pool Terrace, complete with loungers for soaking up the sun and a Rainforest Shower, plus a Library fitted in the Moorish tradition for avid readers to curl up comfortably with a book, and a laundry for the use of guests. Linen is provided - thick and thirsty white towels and luxury Egyptian cotton sheets are standard features. All kitchens are completely equipped with all cutlery, crockery, glassware and full cooking facilities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Molino del Carmen

Address: 67 Barrio Alto, Gaucin | 29480, Malaga, Gaucin, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Gaucin
Price Range: €395 - €925 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Casa Carmen has amazing views over to the Rock of Gibraltar and Africa beyond. Simply stunning.”
 of 5 bubbles Yvonne-Pickford, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms on the far side of the pool (below) are a little darker”
 of 5 bubbles tedd60218, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“The rooms all decorated beautifully and unique. The main difference is in the size of the apartment.”
  • The fireplace came in handy on cool nights.
 of 5 bubbles Shooie123, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Casa Carmen has the best views, but Smugglers and Don Jose also have nice terraces with good views.”
 of 5 bubbles wgood1, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Higher apartments have the views.”
 of 5 bubbles 570carolynw, 6 Nov 2014 | Read review
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