Travel Blogs from Málaga
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Imogen and I had also purchased a football (soccer) guernsey for the Barcelona team which we noted along the trip that he wanted. To source the correct size we had told him in Barcelona that I would be buying one for my brother who was a similar size to him ;).
All packed up i was feeling a mix of excitement and nostalgia, it would be strange to travel on without Ruben and Mette who I had been with for 3.5 weeks.
... would be enough to get in and have at least one drink. We tracked down the same guy, he was leading another family there so we tagged along but once we got the the bar another guy came out and grabbed him. Told us we would get two drinks and a shot for 10 euro's. Sweet. The guy who first found us turned around, in Spanish he was telling the other guy that he bought us here and the other guy grabbed me and pulled me in to get in, we apologised to the first guy… hope he got ...
... it is just the same. The streets are packed with people drinking and chatting. A large portion of these people are under 18; it's easy to get away with underage drinking at feria. You turn down an alleyway to find a young couple making out. 5 metres away, there is a drunk guy ******* against the wall. By the early afternoon, the streets are lined with filth, **** and rubbish. ...
... And then we saw three or more African men round a corner carrying bundles over their shoulder … strange, weird, I dunno.
We arrived at the river and saw some of our group eating at the bar with the free tapas and decided not to interrupt them and walked across the road and sat on a bench in the shade and rested. It was lovely sitting there in the park with the birds and watching life go by in Granada - we sat there for about 40 mins ...
... tourist deaths and hasn't re opened despite a €7 million grant in 2006. We watch as some climbers make their way along what is left of it. John cringes. Next day we visit the national park El Torcal. This is an area of bizarre landscape with a maze of gullies and ravines, limestone pinnacles and cliffs. Apparently Europes largest lizard lives here, the ocellated lizard. We follow one of two signposted walks through the weird and wonderful landscape. To use the word ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews Tryp Guadalmar Málaga
My boyfriend and I have just returned from Malaga, where we went over for a quick weekend trip. After reading the reviews here on trip advisor we decided to go with the Trype Guadalmar hotel. The hotel itself is very nice, the location is a lot less crowded than most other resort areas, the beach is clean and the rooms and facilities are lovely. The Buffet breakfast in the morning is very good, with a wide selection for everyone's tastes, the chorizo, ham and mancheago cheese is to die for! On the beach outside there is a local beach restaurant that serves the nicest sangria, most people here are Spanish so if you like to try local delicacies such as salted grilled sardines and or fish that they cook in a boat type of bque, then this is the place to go. Your around a 10 euro cab ride from central Malaga however don't ask the reception for any help as they look at you like you are bothering them. I don't know if it was our Canadian and Australian accents that they didn't like, but they barely looked up at us.
This resort is a 25 minute bus trip from the old part of Malaga. This wasn't a problem for our group, as we had a bus at our disposal to go back and forth to town to shop, eat, etc.
Hotel Tryp Guadalmar
The Hotel Tryp Guadalmar in Malaga Spain
is an average hotel with a nice clean lobby. The staff were unwelcoming, unfriendly, not helpful, there attitudes were as if they could careless. I spent 6 days at this hotel, and the only freindly person was working in housekeeping. The food in the hotel was very much over price, and very bad. I had the lunch buffet every thing looked good until it was over taken by all the flying insects and a few birds for a hefty cost of 45.00 euro or 50.00 plus US dollars. I recconmand if you want good service, good information, good food (just good food) do a lot of research on hotels in this area, Cus this aint the one.
We stayed 2 nights here and found it an excellent hotel. Bedrooms were excellent looking over the sea. Couldnt ask for much more from the breakfast, loads of choice. The hotel is located right beside the sea and there is also outdoor and indoor pool and extensive gym for those who fancy it. 10 Euro taxi from the airport. To get into malaga city center you take the bus which stops at the front of the hotel every half hour and it cost just 85cents!
Great Location, Great Hotel, thouroughly recomend it.
We stayed at this hotel only overnight, but we were totally impressed and wished we planned to stay longer. It's a mid rise building overlooking the ocean. Lots of ocean view units. For those of us who enjoy hearing the ocean waves, it's ideal. We got a room for $92 Euro with breakfast buffet - a dawn good breakfast too. They allowed us to store the luggage at the hotel overnight while we took a side trip to Seville by train. There's a bus outside the hotel that takes you to the train station. Very convenient. Hotel staff friendly and helpful.
On and On getting better
We are now living in Canada and intend to re=visit the Guadlamar Hotel as we used it on several occasions from the UK. Its away from the trippery tourist centre of Torremolinus. It has been upgraded to a very high standard and the staff who have been there for years are helpful and pleasant. It is just 50mtrs from the sea and has every facility including indoor and outdoor pools. The food is excellent and the rooms, especially those with sea view and balcony, are comfortable. if you go, you won't be disappointed.
This is a good, "positive-experience" hotel and we enjoyed our stay there in September 2003. Slightly out of season, but still warm enough to enjoy. Typical for a large-ish hotel there is a tendency towards annonymity, but all multi-lingual staff helpful and clealiness excellent: this is the first hotel I've stayed in where I've seen the same maid polishing and cleaning from 8 in the morning to 9 at night!
We will return!
We return to the hotel every year and have never been disappointed.The continuity of staff is both a testimonial to the hotel and its greatest assett - when we go we are greeted and treated like valued friends.The facilities are excellent and Malaga is easily accessible without being on the doorstep.We have given up hiring a car because the taxi service is so cheap and efficient. highly recommended,but don't tell everyone!!
An oasis close to Malaga airport
Really nice hotel ; food was extremely good in the restaurant and also the buffet breakfasts were excellent with plenty of choice. There is a great beach restaurant barbecuing sardines and other fish right next door. The hotel has a really nice outdoor pool with plenty of sunloungers; there is also a small gym. All this and just 10 minutes from Malaga airport. Highly recommended
an excellent hotel close to the airport but noise not a problem. right next to the expansive guadalmar beach which was clean and uncrowded. hotel facilities were good and staff helpful. this hotel was in a quiet location with superb views but handily placed for trips into nearby malaga.