Hotel Pez Espada  

If you like a bit of old-school glamour, look no further – Frank Sinatra and Sophia Loren used to stay here.

This was the Costa del Sol’s first luxury hotel. Back in the Fifties, it attracted the likes of Sophia Loren and Sean Connery. And it lives up to its famed history with a huge pool and great buffet dining scene.

The hotel’s right next to Torremolinos’ prom. It’s a five-minute walk to Benalmadena’s chic marina, and just a few minutes’ stroll to La Cariheula, the Spanish quarter known for its tapas bars.

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Based On 969 reviews

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  • 2Buildings
  • 7Floors
  • 205Rooms
  • 6Lifts

Food & Drink

Dining options Breakfast Lunch Evening meal Drinks Snacks
Half Board

Buffet breakfast and dinner.   

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Outdoor pool

The pool here is set into well maintained lawns and garden with plenty of sunbeds and parasols dotted around. Pool towel are available too.

Buffet restaurant

Breakfast and dinner are available here with a wide variety of Mediterranean and Continental dishes to choose from. There are weekly gala dinners with sparkling wine, too. Just so you know, there is a dress code here, gentlemen are asked to wear long trousers.

Frankie's café*

Frankie's is next to the pool and garden offering all kinds of drinks and sandwiches. In the evenings, musicians play from 9pm to midnight. Open in July and August.

Rooms► View all

club double room with pool view and balcony

These club double rooms come complete with a flatscreen satellite TV, Wi-Fi, air-conditioning and a minibar. A balcony offers some outside space, too.

superior double room with sea view and balcony

There's a cool and stylish feel to these sea-view double rooms. They come with a lounge and a balcony, plus 1 extra bed in the bedroom when sleeping up to 3. Satellite TV and Wi-Fi are included, too.

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Lovely Hotel

Lovely hotel, food great, pool great, right on the beach, staff friendly, room very clean, Only criticism is the evening dress code, we were told gentlemen had to wear long trousers and shoes. Many men turned up wearing tracksuit bottoms, jeans or scruffy trousers and wore sandals and trainers. Thoroughly recommend this hotel.More

Linda s, 1544636

Definitely worth it!!

The hotel is located near the beach and has a huge private pool. The view from the room leads directly to the sea. The food is very tasty and the rooms are spacious. The hotel is very modern and situated near the bus station and also very close to a supermarket and the main street in Torremolinos. More


5 day break

Due to a poor forecast for the weather in he UK, myself, wife and daughter decided to take a a last minute break to Torremolinos. We booked the Pez Espada due to its location and having been told that the hotel was a good one to visit. Initial impression of the hotel was that it looked a little dated. However the rooms appeared to have been renovated and were very nice indeed. We had a room that overlooked the pool and had a side view of the sea. The pool and gardens were very well kept and were a pleasure to use. Loungers were plentiful and there was a good number of static parasols. There were 2 bars and drinks and food was reasonably priced. Evening entertainment was the usual standard fare for the area and was nothing much to write home about. The exception was the "Mama Mia" show which was very well done considering it was a hotel staff production. The food was generally quite good. Breakfast was usual buffet option with freshly cooked omelette and pancakes at the grill. Unusually there was porridge on offer which was a pleasant and welcome surprise. It would have been nice to have had fresh jams and preserves. Evening meals were OK on the whole with a couple of very good meals along the way. There was a particularly fantastic roast pork which was the finest I have ever had! There were also a couple of very nice fish dishes as well. The buffet was well stocked and food was very hot. The down side for the evening meal was the very narrow range of options for dessert. This is an area where the hotel can make an improvement. Overall we enjoyed our stay at the Pez Espada. It's ideally situated along the front and ideal for popping on to the beach. It certainly caters for a more mature person and I would recommend a visit. More

ianpf123, 186466

Another great visit

yet another great stay at this hotel, well suited to the couples or older clientele not really good for kids as there is very little for them to do. Great location, lovely food great peaceful pool area, a great place to relax and unwind.More

lisajayne621, 186402

Great location

Very lovely hotel with excellent restaurant food. Room was spacious with huge king size bed balcony pool and sea view. Just opposite beach and short walk to benalmadena with lovely restaurants and beautiful marina. Some parts could do with a lick of paint but overall good. Entertaining good. Staff could smile and be a bit more friendly though. Would come back again More

sharon g,

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Hotel Pez Espada
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