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Don Carlos Resort & SPA

5.0 star property
Upscale beachfront hotel with spa, near Cabopino Beach

8.8/10 Fabulous

657 verified Hotels.com guest reviews

Property highlights

  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Airport transfer
  • Gym
The price is AU$759
Price available on 28/7/2022
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Avda. Zurita s/n, Marbella, Malaga, 29600
Main amenities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • On the beach
  • 4 restaurants and 2 poolside bars
  • Full-service spa
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Free children's club
  • 9 outdoor tennis courts
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Free beach club on site
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
For families
  • Children stay free
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's pool
  • Playground on site
  • Children's club (free)
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
Cleaning & safety
  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

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About this area

What's nearby

  • In Nikki Beach
  • Don Carlos Tennis & Sports Club - 1 min drive
  • Cabopino Beach - 4 min drive
  • Cabopino Golf Marbella - 8 min drive
  • Marbella Golf and Country Club - 7 min drive
  • El Pinillo Beach - 10 min drive
  • Marbella Old Town - 11 min drive
  • Venus Beach - 17 min drive
  • Orange Square - 17 min drive
  • Plaza de los Naranjos - 17 min drive
  • Marbella Marina - 19 min drive

Getting around

  • Malaga Airport (AGP) - 38 min drive
  • Fuengirola Station - 17 min drive
  • Fuengirola (FGR-Fuengirola Train Station) - 17 min drive
  • El Pinillo Station - 26 min drive
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Train station pick-up (surcharge)

About this property

Don Carlos Resort & SPA

At Don Carlos Resort & SPA, you can spend time at the beach enjoying beach umbrellas, beach massages, and beachside drinks, plus you'll be just a 5-minute drive from Cabopino Beach. 2 outdoor pools provide fun for everyone, while guests in the mood for pampering can visit the spa to indulge in hot stone massages, body wraps, and aromatherapy. Orange Beach Club, one of 4 restaurants, serves international cuisine and is open for lunch. Other highlights at this luxurious hotel include 2 poolside bars, a free kid's club, and a bar/lounge. Fellow travelers say good things about the pool and helpful staff.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certified (Spain)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

At a glance

Hotel size

  • 267 rooms

Arriving/Leaving

  • Check-in time from 3:00 PM - midnight
  • Early check-in subject to availability
  • Minimum check-in age - 18
  • Check-out time is noon
  • Late check-out subject to availability

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions

Special check-in instructions

  • This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
  • Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
  • For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
  • Guests age 16 and older have access to the spa's water circuit during the pool closure period (November 21-December 14).
  • Bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking must be paid in full at check-in.
  • This hotel's restaurants and beach club are open seasonally May-September. Limited dining options are available during the remaining months.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Children

  • One child stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • Supervised childcare*
  • Free children's club

Pets

  • No pets or service animals allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms

Parking

  • Free onsite self parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site
  • Onsite parking limited
  • Electric vehicle charging point on site
  • Onsite carport and garage

Transfers

  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours)*
  • Train station pick-up*

Other information

  • Smoke-free property

Property amenities

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast each morning 7:30 AM–11:00 AM
  • 4 restaurants
  • 2 poolside bars
  • 3 coffee shops
  • Bar/lounge
  • Beach bar
  • Barbecue grills
  • 24-hour room service
  • Snack bar/deli

Taking the kids

  • Children stay free
  • Free children's club
  • Children's pool
  • Playground
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Children's menu
  • Children's games
  • Toys

What to do

  • On the beach
  • Free beach club
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Shopping
  • Access to nearby health club
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golf lessons nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Wildlife drive nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Ziplining nearby

Working away

  • Business center
  • 14 meeting rooms
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (10764 square feet of space)

Services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • On-site car rental
  • Dry cleaning/laundry services
  • Hair salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Pool loungers
  • Pool umbrellas

Facilities

  • ATM/banking
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 18 holes of golf
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Full-service spa
  • 9 outdoor tennis courts
  • Massage/treatment rooms

Accessibility

  • Elevator
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Well-lit path to entrance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Room amenities

Be entertained

  • MP3 docking station
  • 48-inch LCD TV
  • Satellite TV channels

Home comfort

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Minibar
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathrobes and slippers

Sleep well

  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Premium bedding

Freshen up

  • Bathtub only
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Stay connected

  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone

Food and drink

  • Champagne service

More

  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available

Special features

Spa

DON CARLOS RESORT SPA has 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include hot stone massages, sports massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Dining

Orange Beach Club - This beachfront restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves brunch, lunch, and light fare. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting).
Ombu - This restaurant specializes in Thai cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open select days.
Bahia - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves dinner only. Open select days.
Los Naranjos - Overlooking the pool and garden, this restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Guests can enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available. Open daily.
Sol y Sombra - This poolside restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch, dinner, and light fare. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Fees & policies

Optional extras

  • Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 95 per vehicle (one way)
  • Train station pick-up service is offered for an extra charge
  • Early check-in can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out can be arranged for an extra charge (subject to availability, amount varies)

Renovations and closures

The following facilities will be closed during January, February, March, October, November, and December:
  • One of the dining venues
  • Beach
  • Children's club

Children & extra beds

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • In-room babysitting is available for an extra charge
  • Supervised childcare is available for an extra charge

Pool, spa, & gym (if applicable)

You'll be asked to pay the following charges by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out:
  • Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the health club or spa tub
  • Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa
  • Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; contactless room service is available; masks are required in public areas.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certified (Spain).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).

Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates).

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1000, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

Also known as

Carlos Resort
Don Carlos Leisure
Don Carlos Leisure Marbella
Don Carlos Leisure Resort
Don Carlos Leisure Resort Marbella
Don Carlos Resort
Carlos Don Hotel
Don Carlos Hotel Marbella
Don Carlos Leisure Hotel Marbella
Don Carlos Leisure Resort And Spa
Don Carlos Marbella
Don Carlos Leisure Resort SPA
Don Carlos Resort & SPA Hotel
Don Carlos Resort & SPA Marbella
Don Carlos Resort & SPA Hotel Marbella

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Overall score and ratings

8.8

Fabulous

9.0/10

Cleanliness

8.9/10

Staff & service

8.7/10

Amenities

8.6/10

Property conditions & facilities

7.9/10

Eco-friendliness

10/10 Exceptional

Jason T, 3-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Aritri, 1-night trip with friends
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Still wonderful!
I’ve been coming here for 20+ years and yet it’s still an absolutely lovely place to stay
S, 1-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Don Carlos 🌟
The views are amazing, hotel has a lot to offer and relaxing throughout. The Orange Club is my favourite place to be
Christopher, 4-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Sharon, 2-night trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

8/10 Very good

Value for money
The service was good. We loved the breakfast and the spa is amazing despite having to pay extra. Room service food isnt great. We had an issue with the housekeeping but it was resolved quicky by the reception staff!
6-night family trip
Verified Hotels.com guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Joanne, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

Lorna, 2-night trip
Verified Expedia guest review

10/10 Exceptional

Wonderful resort and excellent service.
HESHAM, 7-night family trip
Verified Expedia guest review

8/10 Very good

A 4 rather than a 5 rating. The rooms are a bit dated for a 5 star hotel. Staff very friendly and helpful. Not very clear which rooms have balcony and which rooms do not. Service was inconsistent - all not massively important but one day cups in room from previous day are cleaned, the next day they are not. One day there’s a late night bed service, the next day there isn’t. Small things that make you wonder what the processes are on the basis of which the hotel is run. Would we go there again: for sure!
7-night family trip
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