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Hotel Riu Monica

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First visit to the Monica. Quite a big hotel overlooking beach in a pleasant area with bars & restaurants around. About a 10 -15 minute walk to Nerja centre. Booked through Thomson half board with limited sea view. We had emailed requesting a sunny balcony & were allocated a room on 5 floor with afternoon sun & wonderful views of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a weeks stay at the the recently refurbished Monica, after reading reviews we decided to try this hotel. As RIU Members we are aware of the standards expected and was not disapointed bearing in mind this was not a ''RIU Palace'' and can't expect the same facilities. Check in: Membership makes this a quick and efficient experience... More 

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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

stayed for a week 1/2 board in early Nov 16. Food was excellent, room was very clean and spacious and the staff were very friendly - particularly the female restaurant staff and the room ladies. The hotel is well positioned for those who can`t walk big distances and there are a couple of bars across the road from the hotel... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When you can lay out in warm sunshine in November, take in the unspoiled town of Nerja with its lovely quaint streets, feel completely safe as you wander about, its not surprising that this area of Spain has become very popular with many retired people from all over Europe. And many Brits as well. Not so sure about some aspects... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed in Nerja many times since 1997 and this was our third visit to the Monica. The refurb and general rearrangements are very good, we particularly like the walk-in shower and the higher beds. There are numerous comfortable chairs and tables outside and we look forward to using them next June as we envisage plenty of bun-fights over the... More 

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Riu Monica last year. The hotel is wonderful in everyway except the 'Frantic Dining Room'. The evening meal was just such an unpleasant experience due to being sat far too near other people. Please, please rearrange the tables so to make the occasion feel more special as the food is just lovely and should be eaten... More 

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Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As suggested, the Riu Monica is very well placed at the sea front in the heart of Nerja. She has recently been refurbished throughout to a very good standard. The hotel is very clean and all the staff we encountered were approachable and where reqd, very helpful with a 'can do/will do' attitude eg we had an issue with our... More 

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Partridge Green, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Rui Monica from 3rd-10th November. The hotel was refurbished this year and is absolutely spotless. It is in a great location with fantastic views out to sea with lots of lovely walks into the pretty old town. Food was very good with tables cleared very quickly. There are two sittings for dinner 6.30 and 8.15, which is... More 

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Riu Monica Hotel newly renovated this year, where we have just returned from a weeks holiday (November 2016) . This 4 star Hotel is absolutely brilliant, the staff, the rooms, the pool area, the restaurant and food is excellent, also the pool snack bar has been turned into a beautiful Spanish restaurant where you can book in advance for... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at Riu Monica, and were welcomed by a lovely lady who quickly offered us a glass of sparkling wine.... Check in was very efficient as we have always found with the Riu hotels, we are diamond class members....and we would encourage anyone to join their loyalty programme... ask to register at the reception...any of the staff will be... More 

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
* Located in Nerja * 7-story building * 3,000 m2 of lush gardens * Separated from "Playa de la Torrecilla" beach only by the beach front promenade * 800 m from the center of Nerja * 800 m from various shops * 80 km from the Malaga airport * 50 m from a bus stop * Credit cards accepted: MasterCard, Amex, Visa, Diners ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Riu Monica

Address: Playa de la Torrecilla, 29780 Nerja, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Costa del Sol > Nerja
Price Range: RM451 - RM1,134 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Riu Monica 4*
Number of rooms: 234
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Also Known As:
Nerja Riu Monica Hotel
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Nerja
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Nerja
#6 Romantic Hotel in Nerja
#8 Family Hotel in Nerja
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“Ask for room on floor 4 or above with side sea and mountain views”
 of 5 bubbles Rita471134, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the ground floor rooms”
 of 5 bubbles jimk1945, 24 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Best 3rd floor and above.”
 of 5 bubbles Bigjohntaylor, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Higher floor with sea view”
 of 5 bubbles 301janetd, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“East overlooking Nerja for morning sun. West for afternoon sun. Some rooms on lower floors lake privacy as balconies overlooking pathways.”
 of 5 bubbles Susan200, 19 Nov 2016 | Read review
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