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Hostal Alborada

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Walnut, CA
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32 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came into Tarifa by bus; right there at the bus station there's a sign pointing towards the Alborada. It was an easy 10-minute walk (with our luggage). From the hostal going the other way it's another 10 minutes to the old town with the ferry dock five minutes beyond. The people at La Alborada booked our daytrip to Tangier,... More 

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Thank UnclePaulie
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We stayed here 1 night whilst en route to Morocco. Very nice stay, comfortable room, good value. It's worth mentioning that we arrived very late at night (1:30am actually) and there was no trouble getting checked in. Just send an email in advance.

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Thank Stuart T
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4 reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

Located in the center, few meters away from the shopping district and the old town. Also few minutes away from the beach. However what makes this place unique is the staff. From cleaners to receptionists they are all great and seem to be a big family. Rooms are very clean and the staff was amazing. You can see the amount... More 

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Thank Rm B
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great hostal. Comfortable and clean with a great shower. I didn't have the breakfast as there is a large supermarket opposite. The only reason I haven't given five stars is because I felt it was slightly overpriced. Nevertheless it wouldn't stop me from returning.

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Thank AmieLouMar
Christchurch, New Zealand
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52 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 July 2016

The location is just 10 minutes walk from the old city. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the room was clean. The hotel interior is also beautifully ornate and there are some nice spaces to lounge in. Just a few problems with the amenities in my particular room. Firstly the hot water never lasted more than 5 minutes,... More 

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Thank earthrites
Turku, Finland
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101 reviews
31 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

A few hundred meters from the old town of Tarifa in rather uninviting surroundings this hostal offers clean and nice rooms with good free wifi and air condition. Very friendly and helpful staff. You can have your breakfast here, but it is not included in the room price. Good value for the money.

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Thank Reijo G
Ayr, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 April 2016

Stayed one night with a group cycling in this attractive 2 star hostel. Staff member was very friendly and helpful and the rooms were clean and reasonably sized. The breakfast was good though there was no choice offered. The reception area was attractive and the old town only a short walk away. Good choice on a budget.

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Thank Mick R
Banks, Oregon
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 30 October 2015

Free street parking. Small modern rooms with bath. Large lounge area. Host arranged trip to Tangier, Morocco and gave us a ride to the ferry. Walking distance to restaurants and old town. Breakfast was available at extra cost.

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Thank Brian B
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3 reviews
Reviewed 28 October 2015 via mobile

The hotel is clean and simple, the staff is friendly. This is a good launching point in Tarifa for beach excursions, trips to Tangier, and road trips to the Roman ruins located at Balonia beach about 14 km to the northwest. There is laundry service for €14, although like most of Europe, they air dry the clothes and will take... More 

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Thank David L
Atlanta, Georgia
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42 reviews
20 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 20 October 2015

I have mixed feelings about this hotel. It has a lot of good points, and the proprietors were super friendly and eager to please. However, it also had a fair number of annoyances. Overall I'd say it's a good budget choice. We were a little nervous approaching the hotel-- the surrounding neighborhood is rather run-down and dirty. The loading/unloading zone... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service

Additional Information about Hostal Alborada

Address: Calle San Jose N 40 11380, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Costa de la Luz > Tarifa
Price Range: $55 - $170 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Alborada 2*
Number of rooms: 20
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“My room overlooked the front of the hotel but was relatively quiet nevertheless”
 of 5 bubbles 779mickr, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Front desk gives you keys to a couple of rooms and you can choose which you like best.”
 of 5 bubbles 613bt, 4 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Quiet, friendly, easy walk to the old city and ferry to Tangiers”
 of 5 bubbles Journey61, 30 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a balcony”
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 of 5 bubbles merrydave, 16 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Be aware that the Quads open on the street and not into the hotel like the rest of the rooms. Also, your credit card will be charged for 1 night upon booking (their booking engine does not tell you this).”
 of 5 bubbles Y8638VCmichaela, 1 Aug 2014 | Read review
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