Malaga is the perfect place to enjoy a city break, and it also acts at the ideal base for exploring the wider Costa Del Sol area. Whether you’re looking for cultural enrichment or fun in the sun, Malaga really does have it all. But where should you stay? Whilst Malaga is home to a host of well-known brand hotels, it is its unique boutique hotels that really stand out from the crowd. These hotels offer a touch of luxury and a host of unusual details that won’t break the bank.
Here is our list of Malaga’s best boutique hotels, which would make the perfect base for your next Spanish break:
Hotel Petit Palace Plaza
Looking for a hotel that’s situated close to the beach, but still offering all the convenience of a city hotel? Then the hotel Petit Palace Plaza is the perfect choice for you! Just a ten-minute walk from the beach, this hotel is situated in the heart of Malaga’s Old Town, which has all the authentic-Spanish bars and restaurants you could want!
In terms of style, the hotel is a wonderful balance of traditional and contemporary: decorated in modern and rich yellow and orange tones, the converted 20th century townhouse has been converted sympathetically. As an added bonus, all guests who chose to stay in this 66 bedroom hotel are offered complimentary bike hire for the duration of their stay, making getting around incredibly easy. Its centralised location means that travelling by bike is a much easier and more convenient way of getting around the city than any other: ideal if you want to live like a local, and fit in plenty of sightseeing too.
Hotel Vincci Selección Posada del Patio
Looking for a boutique hotel that offers five-star luxury? Then the Hotel Vincci Selección Posada del Patio is the ideal option for you. What makes this hotel so unique, and really stand out from the crowd, is that it quite literally houses a piece of Malagan history: under the floor in the bar, you can see a section of the remains of the city’s Roman and Arabic walls. A desirable tourist attraction without even leaving your hotel!
The hotel offers 109 rooms and, aside from its ruins, offers a bright and modern feel. The colour scheme throughout the hotel is rich shades of pink and purple, highlighted by bright white, and many of the rooms have a small balcony or terrace: ideal for soaking in the early evening sun before heading out for dinner. Malaga’s historic centre is just a ten-minute walk away, so you can enjoy a night on the town without having to worry about how you will get home afterwards.
Hotel Villa Guadalupe
The countryside surrounding Malaga may not be as well-known as its beaches, but it is just as beautiful and the perfect place to relax. The Villa Guadalupe is a hotel that offers countryside luxury, but at just a twenty-minute drive away from the heart of Malaga, you are still close to the city and all of the amenities it has to offer.
The whitewashed hotel is situated in the heart of what was formerly a Dutch colony, and offers a huge terraced restaurant for a fine dining experience. To embrace its Dutch heritage, paintings by the Dutch artist Irene van Vlijmen adorn the walls of all the rooms. With just 11 rooms in the hotel, this is both a luxurious and an intimate experience.
Room Mate Larios
Heading to Malaga for a city break and looking for a hotel that oozes cool? Then look no further than the Room Mate Larios hotel! Conveniently located just a two-minute walk from the city’s most central square, this 41 room hotel is a popular hang out for locals who are attracted by its trendy bar and modern décor.
If you’re looking for a bold and contemporary hotel where you can enjoy world-class cocktails without leaving the comfort of the building, then this is the perfect place to be. The décor leans heavily towards modern monochrome, and the hotel’s famous roof terrace looks over the cathedral, making it the perfect place to cultural enrichment as well as cocktails.
Finally, the Palacio Blanco Hotel is a beach side hotel that is situated half an hour away from Malaga itself, in a smart residential suburb. Offering just nine rooms, this small hotel has a home away from home feel, and it overlooks some of the regions best beaches.
The surrounding and the décor are both opulent and decadent, and the hotel offers a roof terrace with a spa pool, meaning that you can sunbathe, relax, and whole away the days without even leaving the hotel. It’s the perfect place for those looking for a relaxing break, or hoping to combine the mayhem of a city break with somewhere to unwind and take a step back at the end of a long day.
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