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Hotel Cerro de Hijar

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2012

I will not write about the hotel even though we stayed there last year and came back to have Sunday lunch after goodly climb up from the hotel.It was a glorious day, very few walkers,silence, stunning views from the top. Lunch was great too, cuisine worthy of an expensive restaurant. Food was cooked to perfection, I even had a dessert... More 

4 Thank ScottishMyszka
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 150 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 October 2012

Spectacular position, 3.5km up a winding steepish road from Tolox. We stayed for 4 nights. The hotel has a really relaxed feel to it. The rooms are stone floored and the corridors quite echoey, and you can hear exactly what is happening next door. On one side we had what sounded like a washing machine which worked through most nights... More 

4 Thank MTBSteve11
Middelburg, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2012

On this great location, on top of the mountain, looking down at the small city Tolox the silence is overwhelming. The hotel is a beautifull building and well maintained, as well as the beautiful garden and swimming pool. Then the hospitality, the service and the food is great as well. Everything i asked for was no problem at all. You... More 

3 Thank Dennis D
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Reviewed 16 September 2012

Excellent meals and restaurant, huge plates , if You are hungry. Very friendly service. Great rooms ,clean ,simple and comfortable with nice panoramic views.a lot of silence TO restore your mind. beatiful swimming pool and garden TO take a long drink If You want TO connect with the other proximity towns by car ;You Will need patience and time. In... More 

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Reviewed 30 May 2012 via mobile

Don't expect armies of staff, vogue styling, perfect decor and a rammed bar: if this is important to you go elsewhere. If you want a charming country hotel in an amazing out of the way location, inexpensive rates with great food and personal service this is for you.

3 Thank Dandan475
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 May 2012

We enjoyed our stay at the Cerro de Hijar. It's great value, we recommend it. We booked a room for one night well in advance. We got a nice, spacy room with great a great view. Staff was professional and heartful. Diner was excellent. When going there, don't be fooled by your GPS into the village of Tolox. Just follow... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 April 2012

Having booked a 2 night stay here, we were really looking forward to staying in this little hideaway up in the mountains. I should start by saying that the (very remote) location is stunning and its hard to think of better views. So, the positives were - great view, lovely old building. Sadly the negatives far outweigh these. From the... More 

3 Thank bp1London
Swansea, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2012

Having found this hotel on a hostel website we were not sure what to expect....but we got there and realised it was not in any way a hostel. After staying there for just a few days on the first trip we decided to come back the next summer for a longer period of time and it was still as beautiful.... More 

1 Thank Beth K
Laker District
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2011

Wow, spent a very special night here on our honeymoon. Relaxed in the hot tub with views of the mountains, then had a wonderful meal. We are going to return soon to spend more time in the mountains, Tolox is such a lovely place, real Spain!

1 Thank katbarks
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2011

The location is pretty special - above Tolox with great views and access to walking from the hotel. The rooms and communal areas are all large and spacious but there is a slightly unfinished feel to the decor and furnishings. The rooms are basic and were not brilliantly clean, the suites are just bigger and not better furnished. The staff... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cerro de Hijar Hotel in the Natural Park Sierra de las Nieves is an hour away from Malaga and 45 minutes from Marbella in Tolox and has amazing views over the Guadalhorce valley. The building has been restored to a cosy atmosphere taking special care in details in order to provide a quality accommodation in this unique place and is run under specific ecofriendly matters certified by the European Chapter of Sustainable Tourism The Hotel has 18 rooms: 11 doubles, including one specially equipped for the disabled and 6 junior suites all with bathroom ( bath), air conditioning, duvets , low-power heating , TV, mini - fridge, ceiling fan and balcony overlooking either the valley or the mountain in addition to our Suite with hot tub in its tower Rest in cosy common areas with a big lounge and fireplace; listen to the patio little fountain in the center of the hacienda, enjoy a solarium with the best views out in the garden with grass and planted with local species, not to forget the pool for the sunny days of Andalucian weather or treat yourself in our Private Spa & Sauna with views, there is parking for the hotel guests. Enjoy our creative gastronomy based in the traditional Andalucian cuisine, recommended by the Michelin Guide and do not forget to order one of our selected wines. Cerro de Hijar is the perfect place to enjoy nature in the Natural Park, to visit the endemic trees species called pinsapo and other biological treasures of this UNESCO declared "Biosphere Reserve". The hotel is a peaceful spot to relax and enjoy the gastronomy, a perfect hideaway in the most beautiful surroundings where you can practice your favorite sport or simply read a nice book in absolute silence and also start off a fantastic journey to Malaga province. Eugenio, Guillermo y Miguel and the rest of the staff will be very pleased to help you during your stay and to provide the best service. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Cerro de Hijar

Address: Carretera Balneario s/n | Parque Natural Sierra de Las Nieves, 29109 Tolox, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Malaga > Tolox
Price Range: RM275 - RM445 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Cerro de Hijar 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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“The Junior Suites offer the best compromise between value and space. The tower suite has a spiral staircase up to the tower.”
  • View of Tolox, from Room 13 ( Suite). This room is dual aspect.
 of 5 bubbles bonefish20, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“our room was a little noisy during the day as by reception and the restaurant, but quiet at night go up a floor if this worries you.”
 of 5 bubbles sommerhufe, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Corner suites are airy and quiet”
 of 5 bubbles Edfly, 30 Sep 2015 | Read review
“The Tower Suite has a spiral staircase, to the top floor. So best make sure you are physically able to cope with this.”
  • View of Tolox, from Room 13 ( Suite). This room is dual aspect.
 of 5 bubbles bonefish20, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Great views from the Tower Room”
 of 5 bubbles PatRTeddington, 22 Sep 2015 | Read review
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