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Malaga is a fairly large city on the southern coast of Spain. It has some historical features worth visiting, but it is more famous for its wine and for being the capital of a very popular stretch of coast.
When you stay at a hostel in Malaga, you'll definitely want to visit the beaches. While the beaches in Malaga itself are good, they are not as famous as the ones situated a dozen miles south. They can be, as in many large cities, polluted on some portions, but they are still crowded during the hot summer months. If you don't have your own means of transportation, the Malaga beaches are a good place to cool off during the hot hours of the day. You can also join an impromptu sports game in the early hours of the evening, which is a very good way to meet some locals and start an endless evening.
You should ask the staff of your Malaga hostel for advice on which the pubs and clubs are the best to visit during your stay, otherwise you might end up in an endless quest, since many derelict clubs are scattered throughout the city.
As in most cities in Spain, there is a large selection of hostels in Malaga. Pick one based on your core interest: close to the beach, or in one of the historical barrios to experience the true atmosphere of a Spanish provincial capital. There are many institutes offering Spanish lessons as well. If you are planning to register with one, do your research in advance, and reserve your hostel in Malaga as early as possible since other students will want to sleep near the training grounds as well.
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X Hostel Malaga - Picasso's Hangout
"X Hostel Malaga - Picasso's Hangout is located on a small side street off of the same plaza as the museum of Picasso's house and is right in the center of the main tourist part of town near most of the attractions as well as restaurants and bars. The Location It is also about a fifteen-minute walk to the beach. The one downside of the location is that it is quite loud at night, because there are a number of bars located on the same...
The Melting Pot Hostel Malaga
"The Melting Pot Hostel Malaga is just across the road from the water -- it's a bay of sorts, but there is sand, albeit no surf, and it is visible from the hostel. Road noise is also audible, but, hey, breakfast is included -- it consists of all-you-can-eat toast/butter/jam/coffee/tea, and milk. There is plenty of opportunity to meet other guests and, well, it's a kicked-back kind of place. The Location The hostel is outside of Malaga's...
Residencia Malaga Backpackers
"Excellent - It was a great place, the hostel worker from Africa was particularly good. He was very helpful and suggested places to go visit -- Granada, Morocco. He would chat away and was very interesting to listen to. The hostel is a great place, with excellent cooking and lounge area. To be recommended. Perhaps there could be a fan in each of the rooms. We were lucky to have one. also perhaps a mosquito cage on windows, as I did get a few...
Casa Al Sur
"Hostel is Good, Check in Time is Misleading. - This hostel is nice, clean, quiet and comfy. I did like it but was turned off because of the misleading check in information posted on their website and on the hostel booking site. It tells you check in is from 2-11pm, but when we arrived at 3 o clock the reception was closed from 3pm until 7pm and the front door locked. They leave a cell number to call, however they did not answer it. We finally...
Casa Babylon Backpackers
"… of Málaga; here you can visit Cervantes theater, Picasso's birthplace house, the cathedral and a wide variety of bars, tea shops, restaurants, etc. Our hostel has been renovated for your travel comfort. Our rooms are clean and you can enjoy our common area, chill out zone, terrace and bar where you can try some of our refreshing cocktails or spend time listening to a variety of world music (skareggaecumbiapunkbalcanifusion!)...
Albergue Inturjoven Malaga
"… with your group or family you can choose betwwen double, triple or quadruple rooms. And of course, we do not forget people with disabilities, for those we have adapted double room. All our rooms are en-suite. Find the option that suits you best! The building occupies an entire block and the rooms are arranged around a large courtyard with gardens and very bright.You will feel like at home! Note: If you are HI no member you...
Pink House Backpackers
"Loved it. - Wonderful location, friendly staff, clean and comfortable facility. Plus a great value!" … "… to the airport - laundry service Additional Information: Reception hours: 10:00 - 00:30 Check in hours: 15:00 - 00:30 Check out hours: 11:00 We accept card payments. We do not accept below 18 years old Free cancellation is possible 48 hours before the arrival date. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a...
"… location, big space, some cold in Winter, some cold in summer. Near the beach about 15 minutes walking, We have double rooms, triple rooms and dorms. 1 dorm is only for girls 6 beds. 2 dorm for 8 mix people. 1 dorm for 4 mix people. Most of the rooms have balconies or Windows to the Street, Some are interior. We serve the breakfast at the patio, is a help yourself buffet, with fruits, cereals, bread, jam,...
Oasis Backpackers' Hostel Malaga
"Good, party hostel - This hostel is great for you socializing and meeting other travelers. Do not book if you expect a silent night of rest. Great location, just in the center of the city. Good breakfast for 3 euros. Nice dorms with 10 people and great, solid beds. Very social place, would definitely recommend and come back!" … "Very Good - Excellent location right by "Plaza de la Constitucion". 4 PCs in free access. Large dorms, nice...
Feel Hostels Soho Malaga
"Very pleasant stay and nice stuff! - Nice stuff, breakfast good, near train station. I recommend." … "Pretty Nice - This was a decent hostel. All of the staff was very friendly and went out of there way to make sure the guests had a good time. The rooms were spacious, cleaned everyday, and the lockers located under the bed were a big plus. It's only about a seven minute walk to a supermarket and a 10 minute walk to the main bus...
"… and individual wardrobe. On this floor we also have the kitchen where breakfast and other meals are prepared daily. We have dining area and storage for guests as well as common freezer. Laundry facilities are also available. The solarium has a sea and mountain view terrace where our guests may lay on a sunbed, have a meal on the dining area or rest, chillout and enjoy the sunset. Please Note: Check in time: From 7:00am to 22:00pm...
"Good location nice place - Cool location (got to watch Semana Santa processions from the balcony), very friendly staff, not exactly the cleanest bathrooms but sufficient." … "Good location - We had a nice experience with the hostel. Location is great, just a bit noisy. Cool if you want to be close to discotecas and meet new people. I liked kitchen and breakfast till 11. Staff is friendly and helpful. Lockers are very cheap ones."...
"… de la Constitución, Museo Picasso, Museo Carmen Tyssen or the Cathedral amongst other important places and monuments. At dusk it’s hard not to go out for a walk in the lovely downtown streets with hundreds of restaurants and bars, or go shopping to Calle Larios. But that’s not all, for we are 5 minutes from Teatro Cervantes, Teatro Romano, Plaza de la Merced, old cinemas… EVERYTHING! There is a 10 minutes walk to the beach, where...
Feel Hostels City Center
"… time 11 am ? Logged and coded keycard door access ? Free luggage lockers in every room ? Free linen and beds which are premade ? Group meal menus and packed lunches available ? Bar and late night lounge areas ? Reading light, conservatory and quiet rooms ? Large selection of rooms including double, twin and dormitory rooms ? Group and individual luggage store ? Free wifi and computers with internet access. ? Breakfast buffet- you...
"… bathroom equipped with modern sauna-effect shower cabinets. Common spaces, dinning room, free wi-fi, TV and PC room and solarium at the roof terrace. We'll keep you bikes in our backyard very pleased. If you have a car, there is a public parking next street, much cheaper and same safe than most in the city. We are English speaking, gay-friendly, open minded staff, and willing to have you around! Please note :...
Casa Al Sur Terraza
"… without balcony, all equipped with ceiling fans and heaters. The highlight of Casa Al Sur Terraza is our sunny roof terrace that invites you to relax, meet other travellers or have a barbecue. The hostel provides free WiFi, a comfortable lounge with fully equipped communal kitchen, information desk, laundry service as well as a multilingual reception (Spanish, English, German and some french). Wine tastings are offered by one of...
Residencia Universitaria Jacinto Benavente
"Couldn't find the front door/reception so I left." … "DON'T stay here!!! It was far away from everything, expensive, prison-like, and DIRTY; the staff were rude, as well. It was the worst hostel I visited during a three month trip. If you like boring, depressing places with the opportunity of meeting next to no one, you might like this place. Garbage!!" … "This hostel was a disaster!! It's expensive and FAR away! It is better to...
Downtown Málaga Hostel
"Friendly and helpful staff, perfect location. - Incredible hostel! Very clean, comfortable, friendly, and helpful staff, awesome atmosphere, super location, good security and an amazing breakfast. Couldn't ask for more in a hostel. Highly recommended and would come here again!" … "… for. The Hostel offers comfortable, modern, clean dormitory rooms with en-suite bathroom and doubles also. There are lockers with safety locks....
Málaga is Life
"… of cultural and leisure possibilities that Malaga offers. It is structured in 3 rooms disposing of 9 guests places in total. It has a very bright living room to relax, read, eat and make friends with the other guests, a fully equipped kitchen to cook your favorite dishes, a terrace to enjoy the sun and the beautiful views of the city. Free wifi internet and a computer from which you connect with the rest of the world....
Albergue Inturjoven de Málaga
"Albergue Juvenil Malaga is a great budget choice, but kind of far from the center of the city. It is a good twenty-minute walk from the center of Malaga at the Alameda Principal, and even further if you are coming from the train station. There are buses available from the Alameda, however. If you walk from the Alameda you head up the Avenida de Andalucía and when you get to a huge intersection that is like a four-leaf clover head to your...
Best Choice Rooms
"… also surrounded by tapas bars, multicultural restaurants, pubs, bars etc. These are all very accessible by train and bus station Every room get a small fridge. At Best Choice Rooms, you'll feel right at home. You are free to use the Internet or to watch a TV or rest in the terrace roof top on those days you don't feel like going out. You'll have free run of the kitchen where you can serve yourself free coffee or tea any time .Please...
Feel Malaga Hostel
"A stay in affordable accommodation doesn't have to mean a sacrifice in quality. At Feel Málaga Hostel for backpakers is a relaxed and chilled-out hostel which focuses on personal service. We are the only Málaga hostel in the heart of the future bohemian Soho . We are extremely centrally located between the seaport and the Alameda Principal (In the Historic Center). Really closed to 34 busses stops and 5 minutes walking from the train...
Babia Hostel Centro
"Recently refurbished the Babia apartments Centro and all of our installations and furniture are brand new. our apartments has full kitchen,and private bathroom and shower and we have a big room with a doble big bed and a sofa bed in the living room, we have big doble room with a big doble bed, then , there is a living room with kitchen and a sofa bed big one for one person even two, and tv we have de line beds for free, and towels also,...
"Like a Guest House! - It's very nice coming to malaga and staying this hostel. it is easy to find. you can walk from the train station but is a trek. but if you catch the bus and then walk it's about fifteen minutes. easy to find if you have a map with you. The Hostel place is more like a small two-story house. The owner is a wonderful kind man who is very relax and speaks all type of languages. i am sick at the moment and hours ago he...
Oasis Backpackers' Hostel Málaga Beach
"… will be treated to a free welcome drink from our lovely bartenders, or start preparing your own meals in our fully-equipped kitchen guests. Coffee and tea is free 24h a day. In our bar - open every night - meet your fellow travellers, make friends, and swap stories over some really excellent cocktails. The friendly staff will tell you all our favourite places to go and, with us, there is never a curfew and no lock-outs. So come,...
Residencia Universitaria Santa Paula
"University residence in Santa Paula will find a youthful atmosphere, international and cosmopolitan, and is staffed by a team of 14 professionals ready to assist and advise when needed. The residence has a security surveillance service 24 hours a day, but nevertheless is located in one of the safest areas of the city. Among the services we can highlight internal free internet access Wi-Fi, Canal Satellite Digital (cable tv) HD, in each of...
"… away, and 5 minutes to Calle Larios,the main shopping street. There are plenty of restaurants, bars and clubs around. During the Semana Santa you can see the major parades from the balconies The apartments are situated in the historic center of Malaga, close to Merced square where the famous artist Pablo Picasso was born. The apartments are totally equipped with bathrooms and kitchen. The Alcazaba, Malaga's castle of the...
"… Located in Alvarez Street 10, Malaga City Centre (40 m2). Brighty apartment perfect for a couple (maximum of 4 persons). Check all photos at 'Gallery section. • Alamos I Apartment: Located in Alamos Street 17, Malaga City Centre (53 m2). Bigger than Alvarez Aptm, 2-4 persons could stay confortable at all. Check all photos at 'Gallery section' • Alamos II Apartment: Located in Alamos Street 17, same building than Alamos1 (55 m2)....
Apartamentos el Cenachero
"1 bedroom + hall with capacity for 2 / 3 persons and 3 studios for 1 / 2 people. There is a small sun terrace, equipped with chairs, tables, umbrellas and hammocks where you can sunbathe and relax. The apartments have a fully-equipped kitchenette with 2 electric ring, cutlery, crockery and oven, cold / heat air conditioning and TV. All have private bathroom with shower, toilet, bidet and centralized hot water. Cleaning Services Cleanings...
Apartamento Hernan Ruiz Centro
"… two single beds in one room and one double in the other. Exterior views in every room. Television, internet, air conditioning. Shared terrace. Please note : Cancellation Policy : 4 days. Payment accepted on arrival : cash only. You can contact the property owner to make a bank transfer in advance. Check-in time : 14:00 - 20:00. Please contact the property to arrange a later check-in: after 20:00, 5 EUR extra...
Studios Hinestrosa 17
"… the beach, sightseeing, visiting museums or shopping! The kitchen,small but practical is integrated to the environment & fully equipped with everything needed to prepare meals at home! Fridge, ceramic hob, microwave, toaster, washing machine, coffee maker, dishes and utensils, etc. and complemented by a dining table & chairs for 4 people people (3 in the attic). The spacious bathroom features shower, hair dryer &...
O Malaga Apartment
"… the Castle Gibralfaros Area. Luxury furnishings and beautifully decorated. Close to all amenities. less than 100 meters from Calle Compas de la Victoria.Close to the Picasso Museum, to the famous La Malagueta beach and the central park. Public parking only 3 min away. Very close to public welcome to the beautiful apartment in Malaga!!transport links. No car needed to visit the town, a day at the beach or getting to know...
"Private Apartment Beautiful 30 m2 roof terrace flat in the Victoria neighborhood. Gibralfaro Castle Wonderful Views The apartment has a newly refurbished bathrooms, a kitchen and a comfortable twins beds and the sofa bed in the big living room with a lovely terrace with wonderful castle views" … "To came from the airport you would can take a taxi ( +-25 euros ) Take a bus from airport to MALAGA City center STOP Plaza de...
"… up to 4 people has 1 double and 1 twin room that can be booked independently or the whole apartment too A fully equipped bathroom and a small corner with an oven / microwave, coffee maker, toaster and refrigerator, perfect for breakfast or light lunch. Check out time: 11.00 am. Other on request Towels and bed linen is changed every 7 nights. If you wish final cleaning service can be booked on request, at a small extra...
"… in the Apartments, aside from the double bed there is also a single bed too. The kitchen has an electric hob, fridge & freezer, perfect to prepare a few meals at your “local home whilst in Malaga”: you will also find many convenient appliances such as toaster, coffee maker, washing machine, etc. The bathrooms (all private) have shower & hair dryer Please Note: Check in Time: 15pm Check out Time: 12pm Credit Cards...
Feel Apartments La Merced
"Feel Apartments La Merced represents a new concept of accommodation in the city of Málaga. Unique modern apartments housed in a restored eighteenth century building, fully equipped with all the comfort features of a luxury apartment. Equipped with air conditioning, television, wifi internet connection, and right in the center of the city in an ideal location in a quiet side street between Calle Granada and Plaza de la Merced." …...
"… with refrigerator, microwave and coffee maker, bathroom with hairdryer. Gold is conveniently located near many bars, restaurants and supermarkets. Towels and bed linen provided. They are 550 metres from Cervantes Theater and 1.5 km from Paseo Marítimo Avenue and the beach. Málaga Airport is 12 km away. Please note : Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be...
"… that the guests wash their own dishes after eating/drinking and that they don't leave their private things in common areas. Washing machine use: (the host) is the only one allowed to use the washing machine. You may ask her to do the laundry for as little as 5 Euro per wash. No smoking allowed inside the house. You may smoke in the balconies. Please note: Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation...
Apartamentos Turisticos La Mundial
"… for heating the water. Lounge areas have a TV and sofa bed, while kitchens have a microwave and hob. The property offers a buffet breakfast daily and spacious terraces with scenic views. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas. There are several bars, restaurants and shops within 5 minutes’ walk and the marina is only 400 metres away. The El Candado Tennis and Paddle Club is just in front of the property and the El Candado Golf...
Apartamentos el Cenachero
"… two cookers, refrigerator, fully equipped with kitchenware, linens, cutlery, crockery, microwave oven and air conditioning / heating and television. The furniture is wooden and all rooms have digital terrestrial TV and satellite, as well as curtains, bedding, etc.. Also the roof of the building has a terrace-solarium, floor and equipped with chairs, tables and umbrellas where you can sunbathe, read, study, etc. We rent a car,...
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Málaga Travel Tips & Suggestions
Malaga is a very interesting city. The city centre is nice -- the cathedral, Gibralfaro castle, and the Alcazaba. But I liked a lot the typical Pedregalejo neighbourhood, with its small and colourful houses and all its bars on the beach.
I really liked the open air railway station! What I did not like was that I could not find a place to sleep in October.
I didn't like Malaga so much -- it doesn't make much of its situation on the ocean. So many buildings, almost the entire city centre, are neglected and in terrible need of repair. The nightlife is brilliant, though, as is the relaxed atmosphere at tapa time. Make sure to visit Ronda at least for one day -- it is stunning.
I lived in Malaga for six months and I would tell everyone that it is the best city in Spain! I would suggest to get there by bus or train. If you want to party and have a good time try visiting Plaza De La Merced. It is right in the center of town, but don't go until around 11:30 or midnight, most clubs don't open until then.
Beware of the ladies at the entrance to the Cathedral! They'll hand you a rosemary sprig and then grab your hand, start telling you that you're beautiful and smart and will have lots of luck and children, and then demand 5 Euros! They are very bossy and pushy - keep your hands in your pockets or even behind your back!
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