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Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa

Urbanizacion Arena Beach Carretera Estepona - Cadiz, Km 151, 29680, Estepona Spain
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 22/01/18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 22/01/18 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#7 of 34 in Estepona
Ubicado en primera línea de playa muy cerca del puerto deportivo y pesquero de Estepona. Hotel diseñado en un estilo de arquitectura tradicional, con bellos balcones sobre el mar, sin olvidar en ningún momento el toque modernista y aplicando en cada una de las partes del hotel las nuevas tendencias, tanto decorativas como tecnológicas. Con un claro enfoque al relax y la tranquilidad, uno de sus puntos fuertes es su Elba Thalasso Spa, con más de 1400 m2 dedicados a esta materia, y otro es su área de negocios con capacidad de hasta 300 personas en sus diferentes salones. Atención personalizada y oferta gastronómica variada. Único hotel 5* en Costa del Sol con servicio Todo Incluido (servicio opcional). Días de apertura del Thalasso Spa: Viernes, Sábado y Domingo. Horario: 10.00h - 14.00h y 16.00h - 20.00h.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Evening entertainment
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Adult pool
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Kid-friendly buffet
Snack bar
Poolside bar
Table tennis
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Airport transportation
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Facial treatments
Foot massage
Full body massage
Head massage
Steam room
Baggage storage
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private beach
Additional bathroom
Private balcony
Flatscreen TV
Room service
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Room types
Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German
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Stephen P wrote a review 16 May
3 contributions
Wonderful hotel with such welcoming, friendly and helpful staff from reception to housekeepers. Great location right by the sea with great food, swimming pools ( inside and outside). Would definitely go there again!
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Review collected in partnership with Jet2holidays
Date of stay: April 2022
Sleep Quality
Matt Bracey wrote a review 07 May
United Kingdom2 contributions2 helpful votes
Big Mistake as this is not a 5 star hotel at best it’s a 3 star hotel from the 1980/90’s that you would have found in package deals to Benidorm . The hotel is tired,drab and in need of refurbishment, the food offer is dreadful because anything that should be hot is at best warm and served on cold plates so by the time you have queued to get the rest of your meal it’s stone cold. The cooked meats are tough and chewy and at €30 for the buffet it’s a ripoff. With temperatures in the high 20’s you can’t even buy a ice cream! Our room is £200 sterling a night and the floor covering is scratched and worn with the wall paper peeling off, the AC is only on when the hotel feels it’s hot enough, the only thing 5 star about this hotel is the price for everything including the drinks every night we see delivery companies delivering pizzas and take aways to guests that come down to the lobby to collect this speaks volumes about the food at the hotel.The swimming pool has big patches of black mildew as does the shower cubicle in our room If you are looking at this hotel keep on looking for something else, I have stayed at The Senator Benaus Spa on the new golden mile over 10 times and that’s a beautiful 5 star hotel. This place is a complete disgrace .
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
1 Helpful vote
Response from Juan Manuel Galán , Director General at Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa
Responded 5 days ago
Dear RangeRover2007, First of all we would like to thank you for your visit and for taking the time to review our hotel. All comments are important to us, but it is also important to clarify your allegations in order to avoid any sort of misrepresentation of our company, therefore we would like to take the opportunity to analyse and comment some of the issues you raised. Perhaps on your future trips instead of taking advantage of public forums to slam businesses you could first speak to the personnel to address your issues and if you then find the results unacceptable you can still leave a comment here. Since opening our hotel, we have received numerous honours and awards that recognize the value and professionalism of our staff that is always attentive to our guests, having become one of the best hotels in Málaga. We suggest the readers to consider also other reviews to have a balanced view of our service standards, in fact if there is something we stand out for it is the friendliness of our staff, as well as their constant motivation, passion and sincere endeavour to help guests whereas possible. However it is difficult if not impossible to please costumers who have a very negative perception of everything. In any case we humbly like to apologize if there has been any sort of shortcomings we were not aware of, as we reckon there is always room for improvement in every company. We would be glad if you leave Málaga on a positive note, as that's all we want for all travellers. Good luck on your future travels and please try to be more upfront about any issues that arise in the moment. Personal interactions shouldn't be completely lost in this digital age. Friendly regards, Juan Manuel Galán General Manager Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa*****
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Sinéad B wrote a review 01 May
2 contributions1 helpful vote
Hotel interiors were tired and dated including a battered lampshade on the bedside table. Not enough sockets and kettle did not work. There was no door in the bathroom but instead a glass door separating the bath from the toilet once inside the room - no privacy if you want to have a bath. Staff were lovely, helpful and the service was good, however rates reflect that of a five star and this hotel due to its tired and impractical interiors and amenities were a three star at best.
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
1 Helpful vote
Mythos_magic wrote a review Mar 2022
Ormskirk, United Kingdom43 contributions54 helpful votes
We just spent 4 nights at the hotel for a weekend break on the Costa del Sol, sadly we seemed to pick the one of the worst weeks for weather in many years and there was a distinct absence of the Sol. The hotel was very good, comfortable, clean and the food to a very good standard with plenty of choice for even the fussiest eater. We made use of the spa facilities during the poor weather and these were also very good. The only downside for us is the location on the outskirts of Estepona and a taxi ride was required every time that we wanted to go into town and it wasnt possible to walk into town due to the very busy main road outside the hotel. Would recommend the hotel and would like to return one day when the weather is more favourable.
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Response from Juan Manuel Galán , General Manager at Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa
Responded 4 weeks ago
Estimado Mitos_magia, Permítanos antes de nada agradecerle la confianza depositada en nuestro hotel en nombre de todo el equipo humano que formamos esta casa , así como el tiempo que ha invertido en hacernos llegar sus comentarios a través de TripAdvisor. lamentamos que el tiempo no acompañara pero aún así pudieron disfrutar de unos días de descanso ,estaremos encantados de recibirle nuevamente. Un cordial saludo, Juan Manuel Galán Director General
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Adrian w W wrote a review Mar 2022
Harlow, United Kingdom20 contributions38 helpful votes
Stayed a week, excellent hotel, great choice of food in various restaurants and buffet, staff are efficient and friendly. Coffee at breakfast is very strong but that is probably how the locals like it. The hotel is situated between Estepona and Minilva on the main road, nowhere is really walkable so a car is a must, obviously there are taxis and Mayr busses. Overall an excellent hotel and a great place to stay
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Date of stay: March 2022Trip type: Travelled
Response from Juan Manuel Galán , General Manager at Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa
Responded 4 weeks ago
Estimado Adrianww, Gracias por el tiempo que ha invertido en compartir su experiencia con nosotros y con otros usuarios de esta plataforma, nos alegra saber que disfrutara en familia , Gracias, de nuevo, por sus amables palabras y por recomendarnos a otros usuarios. Esperamos recibirles pronto, Cordialmente, Juan Manuel galán Director
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Frequently Asked Questions about Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa?
Nearby attractions include SIGNUM Escape Room (3.6 km), Centro Historico de Estepona (4.3 km), and Ruta de Murales Artisticos (3.9 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Pimienta, Indian Restaurant Chilli La Duquesa, and El Galeon.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa have airport transportation?
Yes, Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Elba Estepona Gran Hotel & Thalasso Spa?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and German.