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Hotel Los Castanos

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

We had a fabulous stay at Hotel Los Castaños. We were looking for a base off the beaten tourist track from which to explore Andalucia and the Pueblos Blancos. Los Castaños was the perfect spot - right in the centre of the small Pueblo Blanco Cartajima. The Hotel grounds are beautiful having been restored by owner Di - it felt...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a very relaxing time, walking through villages, eating delicious homemade food and sampling the local wine and gin! The owners couldn't be more helpful in the lead up to our visit and during our stay. After 4 nights without our children, combined with the peace and quiet of the hotel we came back rested and relaxed!

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Manchester
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The welcome is warm-hearted and the surroundings offers comfort and calm. The food is delicious; prettily served but not too "cheffy". The wines are well chosen. The views are spectacular and there is plenty of manageable walking on offer. The village is tiny and feels remote, though it is definitely a community, but a short journey takes you to well-known...

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dibeach, Owner at Hotel Los Castanos, responded to this review

Thank you, Wendy. It was lovely to see you both again. Warm regards Di

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We have had a lovely stay in hotel Los Castanos. Di and John gave us nice tips for hikes in the neighborhood and things to see in Ronda and around Ronda. We had a delicious Tajin made by Di. If you stay there we absolute advise you to eat in the hotel as well. Really good foor made with love,...

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dibeach, Owner at Hotel Los Castanos, responded to this review

Thank you, Vincy, for your lovely review. So glad you enjoyed your short stay. It was lovely meeting you both and hope you will return one day. All the best Di

Rossendale, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 February 2017 via mobile

We have just enjoyed our second stay at Los Castanos and I want to go back, for ever. It is a wonderful place to stay. A beautiful small hotel, hosted by Di and John. They are so friendly, sociable, welcoming and discreet. You can interact with them when you want to, and have your own space if you prefer. A...

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dibeach, Owner at Hotel Los Castanos, responded to this review

It was such a pleasure to see you back again! And I am glad you enjoyed your stay as much as we enjoyed your company. Thank you for such a complete review. You covered everything beautifully! Very best wishes Di

Charleston
Reviewed 20 February 2017 via mobile

Looking for a hotel near Ronda we wondered off the beaten path and stumbled into a paradise. Situated a short ride up the mountains near Ronda, this cozy inn is a jewel. We contacted the owner to let her know when we would arrive and even offered helpful information about our Ronda trip. There are many walking nature activities highlighted...

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dibeach, Owner at Hotel Los Castanos, responded to this review

Love your review! Pure poetry - thank you so much and we look forward to your next visit. Di

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

We stayed here after our visit to Ronda. Lovely hotel in a small white town. Rooms were large and well appointed. Hosts could not have been lovelier or more helpful. Sat around the fire with a glass of wine before a fabulous dinner was served. The porch up stairs on the roof is an oasis. Bring a book and enjoy...

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dibeach, Owner at Hotel Los Castanos, responded to this review

Thank you, Ed, for your review. So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to your return visit. Best wishes from us both. Di and John

Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Amazing mountain views in a lovely hotel. We only stayed one night, but it was wonderful to escape the bustle of bigger cities. We had a fantastic hike in the mountains, followed by a truly spectacular meal cooked by our wonderful host, Di!

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dibeach, Owner at Hotel Los Castanos, responded to this review

Thank you, Jaimie, for your review. Thrilled you enjoyed the dinner! Hope you enjoyed the rest of your sojourn in Spain. Very best wishes from Cartajima Di

North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2017

The Christmas break at the Hotel Los Castanos, was a delightful experience for my wife and I. A well appointed, bijou hotel with an individual character located in the heart of the Spanish “white village” of Cartajima. Having enjoyed staying in various hotels over many years I have no hesitation in saying Los Castanos is unique and outstanding. Di and...

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dibeach, Owner at Hotel Los Castanos, responded to this review

It was a great Christmas and so thrilled you and Linda were with us! Thank you for the lovely review and hope to see you again in Cartajima before too long. All the best for 2017.

Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I have finally got round to providing the excellent review the Lost Costanos deserves (we went late August) what a beautiful location, so different from our previous frequent ‘sea, sand & pool’ experiences in Spain which we have enjoyed with kids and grandkids. we have reviewed this in the context of a middle aged couple looking for a budget priced...

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dibeach, Owner at Hotel Los Castanos, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. So glad Los Castanos provided a good change from the beach. For our readers information, we are about 45 minutes from the nearest beach on the Costa del Sol. Best wishes.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Just six kilometres off the tourist trail to Ronda is a valley with stunning mountain scenery and eagles soaring overhead. You are heading for Cartajima, one of the most traditional of the famous Andalucian pueblos blancos, white mountain villages. Following our driving directions, you arrive outside the great chestnut doors of Los Castanos behind which there is quality accommodation, personal, informal atmosphere, local wines and great home-cooked food. Relax in your spacious bedroom with its enormous bed, soft sheets and fantastic mountain views. Stretch out on a lounger on the rooftop terrace, savor your wine and melt into the mountains. This must be the most perfect getaway, a totally indulgent mountain village hotel in a completely unexpected location. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Los Castanos

Address: Plaza Pintor Miguel Martin 3, 29452 Cartajima, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Cartajima
Price Range: RM506 - RM647 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Los Castanos 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Room 3 has a beautiful sunrise view!”
VincyDr, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have the same style, good big beds and very coosy atmosphere! Each room is provided with tea and coffee facilities”
borsafa, 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I believe all the rooms have views of the mountains.”
A4575PFnancyd, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the south side have lovely views, cannot say about the other rooms.”
HonomuRick, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“You can ask for a mountain view!”
kirih731, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
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