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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great location straight out of rooms onto beach is hard to beat but we were there in the off season and service wasn't great. Paid for B&B but coffee not included in breakfast which is normal in other places I have stayed in Tarifa. Presented with huge bill for coffees, most of which were breakfast, on leaving a real rip...

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Farnborough, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This is a go to place for me especially when with friends. It is a great place to sit by the beach and be able to grab a cold drink....they do delicious Mojitos...and just the ever changing view of the sea. There are many kite surfers too, so lovely to watch them to. There is also a very good restaurant...

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1Thank GabieG
Seville, Spain
Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Tarifa its an amazing place, this hotel have a nice spot and fantastic ambient! But rooms are just in front where the people lunch, dance , etc so rooms are restless. And the walls are so thing.... In general the hotel is overprice. So good for beach, lunch and drink. Bad for rest.

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Thank IAMCONGO
Estepona, Spain
Reviewed 30 June 2016

. Not as good as it used to be. Oh dear! Mind you the position - on the Los Lances beach - is still great, and the views from the dining room are gorgeous. Those haven't changed. But. But it is no longer a good Andalusian beachside restaurant, serving all the typical local fresh-caught fish. When I say that it...

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2Thank Turista-Inglesa
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Nice cozy hotel, but overpriced. It has nice garden area overlooking the beach. Rooms are clean and nice, but tiny and not baby/kids friendly. Staff is very friendly and helpful though. It is outside of the city, not convenient without a car. The restaurant is great for dinner, but the breakfast is far too simple.

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Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

Basically all of the above. Waitresses ignoring customers like they are in the way - annoyed that someone dare come and try and get a table...even though the place was virtually empty. Had overpriced fish that tasted terrible. Will never make the mistake again, make sure you don't too!

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Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 July 2015

We spent a day on the loungers, which was pleasant enough, followed by lunch. Disinterested staff ignored us until we sat down at a table, then were quick to tell us that the table was reserved. Put us on another table, which was fine. Food was good, but felt that we were overcharged on the fish...110 euros for one fish??!!...

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1Thank Alice W
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

Was just what we were after. One of the few places right in the beach. Room was nice and clean, bed comfy. Staff very friendly and helpful. The beach in front is nice. Beach bar/ chiringuito is in a great spot with amazing views. Cocktails there aren't great but the beer is cold. Sad we could only stay three days:(

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Derby, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

We have been coming here for a few years now and they have updated the rooms which look great. i love the fact that you can open your bedroom door and you basically on the beach. The garden area is great with the bar which do great cocktails. The staff are always friendly. My grandson had his first surf lesson...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 21 April 2015

I discovered this hotel by accident and fell in love with it. It is not fancy in all capacities, but the location is absolutely perfect for travelers like myself. It is outside of town, away from noise of traffic and partiers. Open the door to your room and right there is the beach, with surf-able waves breaking right in front...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Babysitting

Additional Information about Arte Vida

Address: Carretera Nacional 340 Km 79.3, 11380 Tarifa, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Costa de la Luz > Tarifa
Price Range: $80 - $165 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Arte Vida 1*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Sea views are beautiful”
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 of 5 bubbles GabieG, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the two backside rooms, but try for higher numbers to be away from the sometimes-noisy dining/bar area.”
 of 5 bubbles 256sama, 20 Apr 2015 | Read review
“If you want peace and quiet, then ask for a room at the back of the hotel. But really, you probably shouldn't be staying here for the peace and quiet. This hotel is lively and is a great atmosphere... Rooms also only have ceiling fan, no AC.”
 of 5 bubbles lwdigby, 18 Aug 2014 | Read review
“..have a Drink at Sun Set Out On the porch”
 of 5 bubbles OP_Switzerland, 25 Dec 2012 | Read review
“Rooms 12 and 14 are set about 20 feet back from the main bank of rooms and the beach-side bar, so ask for one of these rooms if noise is a concern.”
 of 5 bubbles smanders27, 16 Sep 2012 | Read review
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