Hotel Molina Lario
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After a modest continental breakfast at our accommodation, Judy and Herb explored Torremolinos while Maryln and I stretched out on the super comfortable cushioned lounge chairs under the thatched umbrellas on the topless beach just across the road.
It was another beautiful sunny day in Spain and the water beckoned.
The sand on the beach is brownish but ...
We had a lovely few days with our friends Michael and Linda ( she is also our house, garden and post monitor extrordinaire) . They arrived just over a week ago, on Sunday morning.
Just before we popped out for lunch in the square we stood on the downstairs balcony soaking up the fabulous view and pointing out various landmarks such as 'possessed dog village' and the mountain we haven't climbed . We noticed a small ...
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Molina Lario is fab!
We stayed at the hotel 22/23/24 of December and had a fabulous time. The room was tastefully decorated and luxurious - we were overlooking the small side street but had no balcony.
The staff were really helpful but my only criticism would be - and this is entirely our fault - that we didn't realise that everywhere would be closed on Xmas Eve so we had room service.
The rooftop pool/patios have fabulous views and the groundfloor courtyard looked amazing with its tall Xmas tree.
We enjoyed the stay so much that we have booked again in September.
Would reiterate the point about the parking - it can be a very tight squeeze!
This hotel exceeded our expectations: it's brand new, elegantly and generously furnished, sparkling clean, in a great location in Malaga (a place that has much more tourist appeal than most guidebooks let on). The bathroom was simply gorgeous. The staff are pleasant and efficient.
We stayed at the Molina Larios Hotel on December 24 - 26th and returned again on January 1st - 3rd. The amenities provided were more than adequate. In our room, we got slippers, a bathrobe, chocolates, toothbrushes, razors, shampoo, soap, sewing kit on a daily basis. There was also an umbrella in the room. We booked this hotel through Expedia and paid 85 euros per night. Our room (603) faced the cathedral. We did not have breakfast at the hotel but we did order room service on December 24th as many restaurants closed early.
Having decided to book a last minute trip for New Year, I plumped on this hotel by mistake, thinking it was the Hotel Lario, its upmarket cousin right on the main plaza in the centre of Malaga. I was a bit disappointed given the cost and I have a feeling that people booking via websites such as lastminute.com tend to get the more "standard" rooms!!! That said, it was a pleasant room with all the amenities you need.
Excellent find !
We have just returned from a trip to Spain for New Year and stayed at the Molina Lario on the first and final leg of our trip. We were very impressed with the hotel. We stayed in superior doubles which were of a very high standard and immaculately presented. The staff were helpful and friendly and the location was extremely convenient. We will definitely return to this hotel and will be telling our friends about it.
Excellent in every aspect
We stayed four days over Christmas 2006. Superb location for sightseeing. Could not fault accommodation or staff. Very reasonable cost. Close to good bars for nightlife. Would definately stay there again.
Perfect location, lovely hotel
We stayed for 2 nights at the end of November. We booked though expedia and got a real bargain.
We had a room in the new part of the hotel, although from the glimses we got - all the rooms are of a very high standard - large and well equipped. Fab bathroom.
The cot request we'd made via expedia hadn't reached the hotel, but they quickly sorted it out, leaving an adorable soft toy wrapped up for the baby.
The location is perfect for sightseeing in Malaga.
Only slight negaitive - Breakfast very expensive and nothing particularly special (although fine). But you're well placed to get breakfast at any of the many local cafes/pastry shops.
Lovely and well apointed
We stayed at this hotel because our daughter wanted a pool. We paid145 euros for a triple which for the standard of the hotel was quite reasonable. Our room are very luxurious with 2 balconies on to a side street. The chiffon curtains which dragged along the floor were a bit over the top for us. Generally although the hotel was almost faultless, we felt it was a little pretenious and we felt quite uncomfortable. Coming back from dinner we found ham & cheese canapes and a bottle of wine in our room, which although it was very nice, we didn't order or want! This style of hotel may suit some people but not really us and we would suggest it is not really a family hotel.
Beautiful boutique hotel
Our first choice hotel, Larios, was fully booked so we were defaulted into this hotel. It was beautiful, in the heart of Malaga, close to all the sights.
Staff were friendly, rooms and breakfast was excellent.
Small word of caution.If you come with a car, make sure it is a small one as the hotel has a lift to get the car into its own garage, but it is a tight squeeze!
We booked into this hotel on 4 Oct 06 originally for one night. It was so good, and the staff so friendly and helpful, that we stayed another 4 nights. The double room rates are listed as 220 euros per night (excluding breakfast and TVA), but we were charged 95 euros for the Wednesday and Thursday and 130 euros for each of the other 3 nights possibly because it was out of the high season. The rooms are large, and the en suite bathrooms are fitted out in marble. The beauty of this hotel, apart from the wonderful staff, is that it is about 100 metres from the Cathedral in the centre of the old part of the city, with restaurants and tapas bars round the corner. It has underground parking for about 12 cars and a rooftop pool with a fabulous view of the surrounding hills and port. Overall, a super hotel.