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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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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...
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
"Casa al Sur is a quaint, newer, well-located hostel in Málaga. Strong Wi-Fi is available throughout the hostel and there is a tablet that is available for guest use. Breakfast is not provided; however, free tea and coffee are available all day. The Location The hostel is located a five-minute walk from the historic old town of Málaga. It is within walking distance to the city's main tourist attractions as well as the waterfront and...
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
"Felt like home - Really enjoyed staying at this hostel. The staff were amazing and also very helpful. I ended up staying longer than I intended. It was a very cosy place and easy to meet people. Had some great nights there. I will stay there on my return to Malaga." … "Loved it. - Wonderful location, friendly staff, clean and comfortable facility. Plus a great value!" … "… hours: 10:00 - 00:30 Check in hours: 15:00 -...
"… 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...
"… use kitchen equipped with refrigerator hob, washing machine, dryer, microwave with grill and all necessary tools for you to use as you are in your own home. Our hotel is designed to make your stay pleasant, cozy, familiar and unique. We have 33 beds in 1, 2, 3,4 and 6 people. All rooms have individual lockers with secure key, a / c and heating, flexo desk and chair, duvet and terrace. Similarly, we have shared bathrooms and...
"… where tapas, or escape to the elegant shopping Calle Larios. Our cultural offerings are not end there, as we are 5 minutes from the Cervantes Theatre and Teatro Romano (Refurbished since 2010), Plaza de la Merced, cinemas ... Everthing! The beach is 10 minutes walk and the famous bars Malaga with the smell of his acquaintances skewers (which you can not miss !!!). We want your stay in Malaga is endearing and so I waited in...
Feel Hostels City Center
"Feel Hostel City Center is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests in Malaga. The hotel offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers. Take advantage of the hotel's elevator, tours, bar, Wi-Fi in public areas, airport transfer. Guestrooms are fitted with all the amenities you need for a good night's sleep, including air conditioning, fan, internet access – LAN, hair dryer, shower....
"… 23:00.If you want come here more later please send me a email or write in your booking. We are English speaking, gay-friendly, open minded staff, and willing to have you around. All our bedrooms are shared by 4 or 6 persons, most of them are exterior and have a balcony. All bunk beds with reading light are wooden, very strong and proudly handmade by ours. Bathrooms are shared by, at most, 8 person. There is one bathroom every two...
Casa Al Sur Terraza
"… 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 the...
Chinitas Urban Hostel
"… a 24-hour front desk, baggage storage, and a shared terrace with views of the Cathedral. You can find several restaurants and bars within a 2-minute walk of Chinitas Urban Hostel Chinitas Urban Hostel Polices & Conditions: Check in time starts at 12:00 to 23:00 . Check out time is 12:00 . Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards. This property may pre-authorise your card before arrival. Cancellation policy:...
Lights Out Hostel
calle torregorda 3, Malaga, España
Malaga Beach and Center Backpackers
Paseo Salvador Rueda 9
Alcazaba Premium Hostel
c/alcazabilla nº12, Málaga, C.P: 2901
AT Hostel Malaga Center
Calle Alamos 14
Alcazaba Premium Hostel
Lights Out Hostel
calle torregorda 3
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!" … "… English-speaking staff will give you the clues to enjoy the best of Málaga during your stay and make the most of it!! The place offers a lot of...
Málaga is Life
"… fully equipped kitchen to cook your favorite dishes, a terrace to enjoy the sun and the beautiful views of the city as you have a snack and a beer, free wifi internet and a computer to connect with the rest of the world. Located near A 3 minute walk from Plaza de la Merced, where you'll find the museum birthplace of Picasso. A 5 minute walk from the historic center of the city and its cultural (Picasso Museum, Museum Revello de...
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
"… are 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...
"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." … "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."...
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...
Pension Santa Paula
"… network and two of the main stops (Paseo del Parque and La Alameda Principal) are only a 5 minute walk. In Santa Paula College Hostel you will find a youthful atmosphere that is international and cosmopolitan, and you will be attended by a professional staff of 14 who will help you and advise you whenever you need. Additionally, the hostel has a front desk and 24 hour security, even though it is located in one of the safest...
"Ilan's-Apartments are located in the historic center of Malaga, perfectly situated near the Alcazaba, Gibralfaro Castle, the Picasso Museum, the Cathedral and the citys main plazas. The Malagueta beach,which was given the blue flag by the European Union , is just a 10 minutes walk 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...
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...
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...
Apartamentos el Cenachero
"… 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, motorcycle and bicycle and tickets for...
"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." …...
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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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