Malaga has become one of the most visited places in our country. Tourists from all over the world come to enjoy its excellent gastronomy, its warm climate and its beautiful beaches that bathe on the Costa del Sol; not forgetting the incredible amount of galleries and museums of great importance that are found in the city. If you would like to find out more about what to do in Malaga, we recommend you visit our guide.
Below, we are going to highlight some of what, for us, are the best hotels in which you can stay in the city, from the highest to the lowest quality, so that you can also enjoy your accommodation if you decide to visit this charming city.
The Gran Hotel Miramar; or also called Palacio de Miramar, is a modernist style building that has the qualification of Grand Luxury Hotel, with the recognition of 5 stars. This hotel was inaugurated on 1 November 2017, being previously occupied by the headquarters of the Provincial Court of Malaga. Its stylish main façade faces the bay of Malaga and the Mediterranean Sea, which, in addition to the number of museums, shops, beaches and leisure facilities just a stone’s throw away, makes it one of the most attractive hotels in the city.
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Some of the renowned services it offers are:
Another aspect to highlight is that it offers the possibility for the hotel to set the stage for the symbolic dates of the people of Malaga; thus offering one of the best settings to make weddings and celebrations unique events; as well as having event and meeting rooms to organise any type of event with the highest possible quality.
The Vincci Selección Posada del Patio is a 5-star hotel based on the quality and avant-garde style characteristic of the Vincci Hoteles chain. This hotel is located in the historic centre of Malaga, making it the perfect place for your stay, as it stands out due to the quick and easy access it offers to all the points of interest in the capital of Malaga, such as the Cathedral and the Picasso Museum, which are just 500 metres away. It is also the only hotel in Malaga from which you can see part of the old Roman city wall.
It is built in a location that corresponded to two ancient buildings, where the remains of the Arab wall of Malaga have been found. The remains of an old tannery and various utensils have also been found and are on display in the hotel. Crossing the Arab wall, the old breakwater of the Roman port has also been discovered; part of the wall that can be visited from inside the hotel. To know more about the history of Malaga; we recommend you to visit the following link.
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The Hotel Molina Lario is a 4-star hotel in a privileged location in the heart of Malaga; right in front of the Cathedral and just a few metres from the Port, the Picasso Museum and the pedestrian area of the city. For more information about must-see places in the city, please visit the following link to discover other must-see places in Malaga.
It is located in the city centre after renovating two buildings with original facades from the 19th century and a third one completely new. It is composed of 103 bright rooms of different styles, which were renovated in 2018; so it stands out for being a “space with soul”.
The Hotel offers a wide gastronomic offer in the well-known restaurant MATIZ, and in its pleasant patio, where you can taste the best Mediterranean cuisine, prepared with high quality, seasonal products, and with marked Malaga roots. Also in the bar we can highlight its selection of tapas; or a wide variety of cocktails on the rooftop terrace The TOP; where we can enjoy enviable views of the Cathedral and the city. To know more about the best viewpoints and views of Malaga; we recommend you to click on the following link.
Room Mate Valeria is a 4-star boutique hotel characterised by its bold rooms designed by the Melian Randolph studio, inspired by the colours, shapes and vegetation of Malaga. It is located in the Plaza del Poeta Alfonso Canales, between the central Calle Larios and the Port; in the Soho district of Malaga, one of the most modern neighbourhoods of the city known for its great street art, so it is very close to strategic places of the city such as the Palmeral de las Sorpresas and Muelle Uno. This area is included in the route of the Free Tour of Malaga, including very interesting explanations.
We can differentiate between several types of rooms; Basic Room, Standard, Standard with views, Family and Junior Suite; where we will emphasize that from them we offer very special views over the Mediterranean, the city and one of its most famous symbols; as it is its Ferris wheel. Each of them is equipped with services such as Wifi connection, full-length mirror, minibar, work desk, toiletries, hairdryer…
Some of the services that stand out in this contemporary hotel are:
The Barceló Málaga is a 4-star hotel that has positioned itself as one of the best and most modern business hotels in Spain, thanks to its avant-garde design, its high performance and its excellent location in the city of Málaga. It has direct access to the AVE high-speed train station, which makes it one of the best hotels in Malaga near Maria Zambrano station. In addition, it also offers good connections to the airport and is just a short walk to the city’s sights.
It has 221 spacious and modern rooms, designed following the B-Room concept; where they try to turn every stay into a unique experience.
This hotel is recognised as one of the most “instagrammable” in Europe, thanks to its spectacular reception and a huge steel slide that directly connects the first floor with the lobby. In its gastrobar La Santa María, they try to make guests taste a new gastronomic concept, combining the best of international and local cuisine. To find out more about Malaga’s highly appreciated gastronomy; visit the following post.