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Overview of Don Carlos Resort & SPA

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On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
On the beach, white sand, sun loungers, beach umbrellas
2 outdoor pools, pool umbrellas, sun loungers
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Don Carlos Resort & SPA

5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Pet Friendly
  • Air Conditioning
  • Spa

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided

Explore the area

    Popular LocationDon Carlos Tennis & Sports Club3 min walk
    Popular LocationPlaya de Artola6 min walk
    Popular LocationVíbora Beach7 min walk
    AirportMalaga (AGP)36 min drive

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  • Villa, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 1076 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Superior Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 301 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Twin Bed OR 2 King Beds
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  • Luxury Villa, 1 Bedroom

    Room amenities

    • 840 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed and 1 Large Twin Sofa Bed
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  • Superior Double Room, Frontal Sea View (2 adults and 1 child)

    Room amenities

    • 301 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
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  • Villa, 2 Bedrooms

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 1668 sq ft
    • Partial sea view
    • Sleeps 4
    • 1 Double Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
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  • Deluxe Room, Partial Sea View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Partial sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
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  • Superior Room (2 adults and 1 child)

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 301 sq ft
    • Mountain view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
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  • Superior Double Room, Sea View

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 301 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed OR 2 Twin Beds
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  • Deluxe Room ( 2 adults + 1 child)

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Partial sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Sea View (Premium)

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 King Bed
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  • Deluxe Room (Premium)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed and 2 Twin Beds
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  • Deluxe Suite

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Partial sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
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  • Premium Deluxe Room (2 adults + 1 child)

    Room amenities

    • 344 sq ft
    • Sleeps 3
    • 1 Double Bed
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About this area

Marbella

Located in Marbella, Don Carlos Resort & SPA is next to a golf course and on the beach. Marbella Golf and Country Club and Marbella Marina are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Cabopino Beach and Venus Beach. Traveling with kids? Consider Bioparc Fuengirola and El Pinillo Beach. Discover the area's water adventures with water skiing and parasailing nearby, or enjoy the great outdoors with mountain biking and hiking/biking trails.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Don Carlos Tennis & Sports Club - 3 min walk
  • Playa de las Chapas - 6 min walk
  • Playa de Artola - 6 min walk
  • Víbora Beach - 7 min walk
  • Cabopino Golf Marbella - 8 min drive

Getting around

  • Fuengirola Station - 19 min drive
  • AirportMalaga Airport (AGP) - 36 min drive

Restaurants

  • Orange Beach Club — 1 min walk
  • Ombu — 1 min walk
  • Elviria's Deli — 5 min walk
  • Nikki Beach Marbella — 6 min walk
  • Orient Palace Teppanyaki — 9 min walk
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About this property

Don Carlos Resort & SPA

Upscale hotel on the beach, with 2 outdoor swimming pools
Catch some rays at the beach or spend the day relaxing at Don Carlos Resort & SPA's full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's 4 restaurants. All 267 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and MP3 docks. For a bit of entertainment, LCD TVs come with satellite channels, and guests will also appreciate thoughtful touches like bathrobes and slippers.
Don Carlos Resort & SPA offers 267 accommodations with MP3 docking stations and minibars. Beds feature Egyptian cotton sheets and premium bedding. 48-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and bidets.

This Marbella hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Housekeeping is provided daily.

2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. Other recreational amenities include outdoor tennis courts and a 24-hour fitness center.

Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the health club or spa tub.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

DON CARLOS RESORT SPA has 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include hot stone massages, sports massages, and facials. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

The spa is open daily. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Tourism Certified (Spain)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks and gloves available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Limited onsite parking
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Onsite parking is wheelchair accessible
  • Onsite parking options include a carport and a garage
  • 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request
  • Train station pick-up shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Free buffet breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–11:00 AM
  • 4 restaurants and 3 coffee shops
  • 2 poolside bars, 1 beach bar and 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 18 holes of golf
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • 9 outdoor tennis courts
  • Access to nearby health club
  • Children's pool
  • Free beach club
  • Full-service spa
  • Playground
  • Shopping
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Family friendly

  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Children's games
  • Children's pool
  • Children's toys
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Free children's club
  • In-room child care (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Playground
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tennis lessons
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Business services

  • 14 meeting rooms
  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference center (10764 square feet of space)

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beachfront location
  • Garden
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 5 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - on the beach
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Reflexology
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room
  • Turkish bath/hammam

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Romance packages available
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Egyptian cotton sheets
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 48-inch LCD TV
  • MP3 dock
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Electric kettle
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Soundproofing

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 2 PM - midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests age 16 and older have access to the spa's water circuit during the pool closure period (November 21-December 14).
Bookings where payment for the stay will be made on site instead of at the time of booking must be paid in full at check-in.
This hotel's restaurants and beach club are open seasonally May-September. Limited dining options are available during the remaining months.

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from March 17 2020 to March 25 2021 (dates subject to change).
The following facilities will be closed during January, February, March, October, November, and December:
  • Beach
  • Children's club
  • Dining venue

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of EUR 22 per pet, per night

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding

Property payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 95 per vehicle (one way)
  • Pet fee: EUR 22 per pet, per night
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates)
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation
This property offers transfers from the airport and train station (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Reservations are required for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the health club or spa tub
Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa

Property is also known as

Carlos Resort
Don Carlos Leisure
Don Carlos Leisure Marbella
Don Carlos Leisure Resort
Don Carlos Leisure Resort Marbella
Don Carlos Resort
Carlos Don Hotel
Don Carlos Hotel Marbella
Don Carlos Leisure Hotel Marbella
Don Carlos Leisure Resort And Spa
Don Carlos Marbella
Don Carlos Leisure Resort SPA
Don Carlos Resort & SPA Hotel
Don Carlos Resort & SPA Marbella
Don Carlos Resort & SPA Hotel Marbella

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Don Carlos Resort & SPA and receive a full refund?
Yes, Don Carlos Resort & SPA offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Don Carlos Resort & SPA cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Don Carlos Resort & SPA?
As of Feb 28, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Don Carlos Resort & SPA on Mar 26, 2021 start from $189, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does Don Carlos Resort & SPA have a pool?
Yes, this property has 2 outdoor pools and a children's pool.
Is Don Carlos Resort & SPA pet-friendly?
Yes, pets are allowed at this property. There's a fee of EUR 22 per pet, per night.
How much is parking at Don Carlos Resort & SPA?
Limited spots are available.
What time is check-in at Don Carlos Resort & SPA?
Check-in is from 2 PM - midnight. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability).
What time is check-out at Don Carlos Resort & SPA?
Check-out is at noon. Late check-out is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Does Don Carlos Resort & SPA provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs on request. A fee of EUR 95 per vehicle applies.
Where is Don Carlos Resort & SPA located?
Located in Nikki Beach, this beachfront hotel is next to a golf course, 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Don Carlos Tennis & Sports Club, and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Cabopino Beach. Playa de las Chapas and Playa de Artola are also within 10 minutes.
4.4
Excellent
Rating 5 - Excellent. 352 out of 628 reviews
5 - Excellent 56%
Rating 4 - Good. 197 out of 628 reviews
4 - Good 31%
Rating 3 - Okay. 54 out of 628 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 15 out of 628 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 10 out of 628 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Over the past decade, I have given a scant few hotels a perfect score. I now add Don Carlos to this very short list. Sublime service from start (thank you Pamela) to finish (thank you Manuel). Lovely facilities from the exquisite flowers and art throughout the public area to the amazing pool, lush gardens, tennis courts and beach. The brunch was so fresh and fantastico we actually wanted to get up in the morning. The Oasis Spa — we never wanted to get out of that bubbly sea of serenity. The Don Carlos is the real deal — what a hotel should be.
Stayed 5 nights in Feb 2020

1/5 Terrible

Sad face IconDisliked: Staff & service
Warning: Do not stay here!
A truly terrible experience. 1 person for checking, concierge and bell man. Waited over an hour for my luggage. Went to get it myself and it was right we’re I left it in. I just took it. No one asks for claim ticket. I booked an excursion and was told to pick up details after 7pm. Arrived at 8, a new person was at the desk with no information about the excursion. An entire day ruined. Staff seems disinterested, lazy, and untrained. This is a 3 star hotel.
Stayed 2 nights in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Amazing time. Even though off season the staff and facility was great.
Stayed 5 nights in Dec 2019

3/5 Okay

Traveled with group
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice place - was clean and quiet but we had problems with dinner - we payed for half board but in restaurant they wanted us to pay extra for some meals and there was very limited menu - especially for gluten-free meals. And on the last day in restaurant was more people and we were served very badly - they were bringing wrong orders and our meal was cold!
Stayed 7 nights in Dec 2019

2/5 Poor

Traveled with family
Sad face IconDisliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Hotel is extremely dated n not if a 5 star standard
Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

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