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Calle Molinillo del Aceite 8, Malaga, Spain

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627 Total Reviews
  • 71%Value For Money
  • 85%Security
  • 83%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 68%Atmosphere
  • 75%Cleanliness
  • 69%Facilities

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One bathroom, enough said.


Juan Carlos is one of the best receptionist we have met during our travels. He was really welcoming and helpful when we arrived, we had a lovely chat and he even took our suitcase to the room. The room, kitchen and bathroom were all clean and the location was very convenient. The only downside of our stay was the temperature in our room (number 11 on the very top, right under the roof) which made it impossible to do both, stay there during the day and sleep during the night. Air con needed.


This was absolutely worts place I have ever stayed. Just oly one thing which was great is staff. We had micro small room for two people with double bed. Bed was pressed to the wall so one person must jump over another one if want to leave. There were two windows oriented to the gallery, so no fresh air for 5 nights.There were aircondition, but it was so noisy, that we cant sleep. tOnly one bath for two floors, allways crowded. And big roach in kitchen! Not recommend this place!


The staff was really nice and the room was light and airy, but not that clean. The bed wasn't very comfortable and the shower small. The kitchen was nice and clean and there even was a washing machine!

  • 23rd Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Couple, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Great location, very friendly and helpful staff here. The bathroom was not cleaned as often as it should have been, is my only complaint. For the price we paid, it was great value


Juan Carlos was very friendly. There was a laptop at reception for general use but the connection was painfully slow. The smell of urine in the alley way was not pleasant. People out in the street kept us awake for several hours. One of the other guests hogged the bathroom for ages, so had to wait some time to use the toilet.

  • 21st Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


Clean room and had a ceiling fan which is great. The kitchen had necessities, bathroom was clean, it was a very quiet hostel good for sleeping but not a very social hostel. Walking distance to most places we really liked Malaga.


It's a SHAME to propose such a little room to stay : 1. the room, as a single, was 1,50 m x 2, 50 m 2. the room is in front of the toilettes shared 3. the bed wasn't changed for more than 10 years and is making noise and all the customers can hear it all night 4. the door is making noise each time you open and close it and all the customers can hear it all day and all night For one night it's ok, plus, you've got the internet at the entry Definitively NOT recommanded for a single

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