The Pez Espada was the first luxury hotel on the Costa del Sol, opening its doors back in the 1950s. It was a magnet for Hollywood stars and its guest book includes the likes of Sophia Loren and Sean Connery. Photos of some of the most famous guests line the hotel’s aptly-named ‘Corridor of Fame’. The most famous guest of them all, Frank Sinatra, even has a bar named after him.
In terms of location, the hotel is in a prime spot next to Torremolinos’ beach promenade. Benalmadena’s chic marina, meanwhile, is only a five-minute walk away and La Cariheula, the Spanish quarter known for its tapas bars and fish restaurants, is close by, too.
Along with simple, modern bedrooms, the hotel’s culinary credentials are probably its trump card. Not only are there buffets morning and evening, but once a week there’s a gala dinner.
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Buffet breakfast and dinner.
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With sun terraces, pool bar, sunbeds and pool towels.
With all kinds of drinks and sandwiches.
For breakfast and dinner. Offering a wide variety of Mediterranean and continental dishes to choose from. Weekly gala dinner with sparkling wine.
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superior double room with sea view
Superior double room with sea view sleeps up to 3. Rooms have a minibar with purchase of drinks menu. Cots are available on request.
Twin room sleeps up to 3. Rooms have a minibar with purchase of drinks menu and 2 or 3 beds. Cots are available on request.
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No 4* worth!
No coffee / tea making facilities in the room. Food in the restaurant was not hot. After having reported this, it still was not resolved the next day and the days after that. The hospitality for a 4* hotel is not good. The quality of the food for a 4* hotel, is not good. For me, absolutely not worth 4*, more a 3* Too bad, I had expected more from this hotel. The location is in a quiet area of Torremolinos. The room is little but it is oké! Bed is hard what is oke for me. At the back of the hotel you can walk in to the beach promenadeMore
Erikk1964, Sittard, The Netherlands
My wife and I have just returned from a week stay at this hotel to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary .We originally came for our honeymoon and whilst the hotel is looking a little tired nowadays we still had a lovely visit . All the staff were very friendly and helpful and we had a lovely room on the 3rd floor annex.It was very quiet and comfy and kept in excellent condition . We enjoyed excellent food ,especially the breakfast which was the best buffet style we had ever had .Every evening there was a live show and again ,in the main very good .The price of drinks was also very good value . All in all great value for money and we will certainly return next year .More
PEZ ESPADA RE-VISITED!
We last visited this hotel in November 2011 and returned in November 2013. Everything was exactly the same, nothing had changed at all. l requested a room on the sunny side of the hotel which also have a side sea view and garden view - once again the management obliged. The hotel had famous guests during the 60s and 70s, whose pictures are displayed in the lounge, and the hotel still retains a certain charm from those days. The food is still good, the dining room is run very efficiently by the same maitre'd and his senior team, and the staff in general are helpful and friendly. The position of this hotel on the promenade is excellent, turn right to Benalmadena marina and left to Torremolinos. Once again at this time of year, the guests were mainly mature people (this includes us of course), Although l can't really fault the hotel, l think it might be time for some refurbishment without the loss of elegance and charm. Hopefully, we will return again.More
This hotel is in a top spot right on the promenade, yes it may need renovating but i didnt go to look at the furniture, unfortunately when hotels like this get renovated they end up full of plastic furniture and very uncomfortable, It is spotless and the service is great, the beds and pillows very comfy, i thought the food was excellent, if you dont like the food here i have no idea what you must eat!!! I do think you need to pay extra for a garden view room as these rooms are bigger and get the sun all day. if you want to watch tv in your room you have bbc1 itv1 itv2 film4 and sky news, but the large tv downstairs only shows spanish tv, a bit strange really. I would definately return to the pez and would recommend it, although its not really a hotel for children.More
My second time back to the pez espada hotel and still as good has before, food excellent, staff fantastic, accommodate very clean and comfortable rooms, very wheel chair friendly if you have some walking difficulties, entertainment very good, Lee Thomson rep very good and helpful and certainly new all about the costa del sol having only been here two weeks, would recommend in every way this hotel for all. 10 out of 10More
JeffcEssex, Essex, UK
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