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Review of Castle View

Private terrace with plunge pool with stunning views of Antequera and Torcal Mountains
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Private terrace with plunge pool with stunning views of Antequera and Torcal Mountains
Breakfast patio off kitchen with spiral staircase to terrace and pool area Al fresco shaded lounging area to enjoy the view with barbeque. Lovely in the evenings too!
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36 reviews
Private terrace with plunge pool with stunning views of Antequera and Torcal Mountains
Breakfast patio off kitchen with spiral staircase to terrace and pool area
Al fresco shaded lounging area to enjoy the view with barbeque. Lovely in the evenings too!
Choice of three dining areas
View of Castle from the terrace
Night view from the terrace
Master Bedroom
Bedroom 2
Bedroom 2
Stylish Rustic Kitchen with all modern appliances
Kitchen - washing machine and dishwasher
Lounge snug area with flat screen TV & amp; DVD library
Lounge snug area
Stoned walled bathroom with large walk-in twin-headed shower & foot wash
Twin-headed shower
Quarry stone stairs leading to the plunge pool
Sunbeds with a View
Sunbeds
View from the Terrace
Close-up of Castle from Terrace
Early evening from the Terrace
Nearby hill walking
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2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4
Antequera, Costa del Sol, Province of Malaga, Andalucia

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“Great place to stay”
Reviewed 10 April 2014 for a stay in February 2014

Perfect place to stay to experience the "jewel" that is Antequera. Walking distance to everything in Antequera. Being on a hill overlooking the old town means great views -but you do need to be able to walk the hill / stairs home !!
A perfect base for side trips to Granada, Sevilla, Malaga, Ronda, Cordoba etc Great restaurants and tapas bars. Very authentic. Visit before it takes off!
The house has all the necessary stuff and more. The private terrace is lovely at sunset.
Rupert and Mel were very helpful with tips and bookings etc. Had a problem with the hot water heater, but Rupert dealt with it promptly. Ended up with a new unit to try to solve the issue promptly.
Very happy with our stay there. Would love to return.

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Liked best: Evening views from the terrace watching the sunset on the Alcazbar.
Liked least: The walk up the hill! [But it got easier]
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
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jtmlkirk
The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 reviews
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“Great location”
Reviewed 28 January 2014 for a stay in January 2014

If ;you are looking for a centralized base to explore Andulucia or a place to spend a quiet week, Castle View is the place. Beautifully sited on the hills above Antequera, this lovely home has all the amenities and hosts, Rupert and Melanie want to make your stay as pleasant as possible.

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Liked best: The view
Liked least: Wifi was intermittent and weak
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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And0608
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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2 reviews
“A wonderful place to stay with amazing views”
Reviewed 16 December 2013 for a stay in November 2013

We had been to Antequera before and fell in love with it then. We had stayed in a nice hotel then much prefered the private accommodation of Rupert and Melanie´s house this time.
The hill was steep but worth every step for the stunning views.
The comfort all round was excellent, with Rupert and Melanie both wonderful hosts.
Will definitely to see you both again!

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Liked best: The amazing view
Liked least: Having to leave
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway
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keith_the...
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“A wonderful and memorable break”
Reviewed 8 December 2013 for a stay in October 2013

The view from the roof terrace at Castle View was a `wow'´! The house is well situated as you feel away from the bustle of the centre of Antequera, yet are so close to it. It was lovely in the evenings looking over the town at the castle all lit up. The house had everything we
needed, as indicated in the advertisement.
Our compliments to Rupert and Mel on their taste in refurbishment. Fab bathroom!
We had a really great break, and should we come back to Antequera would look to stay here again.

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Travelling group: Teenagers
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Zedeka
Leicestershire
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“Excellent property with amazing views”
Reviewed 8 December 2013 for a stay in August 2013

Had a lovely stay in Antequera, and Castle View was an ideal base.

The view as promised was incredible, and it was gin and tonics on the terrace every evening!

We spent a lot of the time just chilling out in the house and eating in. The kitchen is fully equipped, and the little shop 30 seconds away was really useful when we couldn´t be bothered with a supermarket shop.

There was a lot more to Antequera than we had anticipated, and we are planning to come back next year for two weeks rather then one.

Rupert and Melanie were well informed about the town and the surrounds, and we will be in contact again. Thank you both for a super stay.

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Travelling group: Friends
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