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Essence Hotel Boutique & Spa by Don Paquito

Avenida Del Lido S/N, , Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
+34 952 387 711

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8.7

Excellent
based on 2,434 reviews
Essence Hotel Boutique & Spa by Don Paquito - Málaga, Andalusia, Spain
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Good to know

Distance to city centre 12.2 km
Location rating 8.7
Nearest airport Torremolinos
Distance to airport 0.7 km

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bad smell in 49 reviews
beautiful pool in 170 reviews
close to the beach in 77 reviews
food at breakfast in 154 reviews
food excellent in 63 reviews
friendly staff in 283 reviews
glass of bubbly in 7 reviews
great location in 134 reviews
hot tubs in 16 reviews
hotel good in 215 reviews
hotel pool in 282 reviews
room was small in 14 reviews
steam room in 18 reviews
sun beds in 8 reviews
torremolinos in 14 reviews
value for money in 43 reviews
  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    10.0

    Sun beds and pool area so plush. Reception staff so welcoming, amazing food, faultless

  • Good
    Oct 2019
    7.9

    Breakfast has a reasonable selection but no variety over our 7 day stay. Have stayed here twice before. There are long queues at the single coffee machine. Last year in feedback I asked that they install a second coffee machine or a separate hot water supply for tea, but nothing has been done. The bread, toaster and morning drinks are all in the same area. It is a bit of a scrum. Again, I asked last year for something to be done but no action has been taken so this is disappointing. We were half board and the food quality is good. More variety in the salad starter over 7 days would be appreciated. I was very disappointed this year that dinner time is now from 8 PM to 10 PM when previously it was from 6.30 PM to 10 PM. For my wife and I this is too late so will probably not stay here next year. The staff are very helpful. I wish to thank our waitresses Monica, Elisa, and Yana who were excellent in every way and thank Sergio and Patricia on reception. We had a room on the road side on the fourth floor which has a good sea view, clean, with a good bathroom. The kettle in the room was very useful. This year there was late night entertainment in the Cladagh bar across the street from the hotel and the volume was a bit high. It did stop at midnight which was appreciated. The hotel is 20 minutes walk from the railway station and 5 minutes walk from the promenade. There are BBC and ITV English channels on the TV.

    There are long queues at the single coffee machine. Last year in feedback I asked that they install a second coffee machine or a separate hot water supply for tea but nothing has been done. The bread, toaster and morning drinks are all at the same area. It is a bit a scrum. Again I asked last year for something to be done but no action has been taken so this is disappointing. I was very disappointed this year that dinner time is now from 8 PM to 10 PM when previously it was from 6.30 PM to 10 PM. For my wife and I this is too late so will probably not stay here next year. This is probably used to reduce staff costs.

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    10.0

    Sergio at the desk was a super host. Nothing was a problem and he made us feel very welcome.

    Having to leave

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    9.6

    Firstly let me say the staff were fantastic, the hotel has brilliant facilities and generally very good ,pool area and reception spotless , breakfast there was plenty to choose from and was very nice , our room was adequate and comfortable

    After a long first day we couldn’t get into our room due to batteries in the door needed changing, we had problems with opening the safe cause the batteries needed changing, a fire alarm at 8 in the morning yes you guessed it batteries, what’s concerning is no staff on any floors and the fire escapes locked, our dressing gowns turned up two days after we checked in and work going on at the stairs entrance to the pool surely a job that could wait till close season as it was just to shave a wall 6 inches , small minor problems that need attention before customers check in

  • Excellent
    Oct 2019
    9.0

    In general our stay was perfect. The breakfast was supper. The pool and facilities were supper. Bath and room cleaning was good. We have booked street side room and were able to get amazing view of the sunrise over the sea. Location of the hotel is just 100 m from the nearest beach. The staff is very kind and ready to assist always. On the day of our early check out we have got a take away breakfast on the reception which was also very kind.

    The only thing which disturbed our stay was the noise from the Irish pub across the street late in the night. It makes sleeping almost impossible but ear plugs helped in our case.

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Overview

When you stay at Essence Hotel Boutique & Spa by Don Paquito in Torremolinos, you'll be near the beach, within a 5-minute drive of Aqualand Torremolinos and Bajondillo. Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, a 24-hour front desk, and luggage storage.

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Features

Free parking
Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi
Pool
Pet friendly
Spa

8.7 Excellent

based on 2,434 reviews

9.3

Bar

9.0

Pool

5.8

Room

4.8

Cleanliness

Things to know

  • Beach nearby
  • Friendly service
  • Great menu

Check in

15:00

Check out

12:00

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AMENITIES

Free Wi-Fi
Disabled access
Internet
Currency exchange on-site
Laundry service
Spa
Hot tub
Outdoor pool
No smoking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Air-conditioned
24-hour front desk
Safe
Sauna
Storage available
Beachfront
Terrace/Patio
Lift
Concierge service
Hairdryer
Cable or satellite TV
Coffee shop
Pets not allowed
Grill
Bicycle hire
Steam room

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Location

Most popular landmarks

  • Palacio de Deportes José María Martín Carpena 6.8 km
  • Puerto de Málaga 11.1 km
  • CAC Málaga 11.4 km
  • Mercado de Atarazanas 11.9 km
  • Museo Carmen Thyssen Málaga 12.2 km
  • Catedral de Málaga 12.3 km

Málaga travel guide

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Getting Around

Malaga 4.7 km
Granada Federico Garcia Lorca 89.1 km
Torremolinos 0.7 km
Malaga-María Zambrano 10.8 km

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