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Best places to stay in Malaga

Malaga offers a good choice of accommodation to suit all tastes and pockets. The following selection is based on recommendations from friends and locals. Unless otherwise stated, they all offer free wifi. Prices stated for the best places to stay in Malaga are for a double room in low season. Expect to pay at least a third more in high season, possibly more at Easter and during Malaga Fair in August. Breakfast tends to be expensive and if it isn’t included in the price your best bet is to go to a nearby café or bar. Here’s a selection of the best:

Discover Malaga hotels by category

Check out our list of recommended hotels in Malaga. Our list includes something for everyone, whether you’re on a budget, looking to treat yourselves, staying with your family or fancy staying in an unusual location.

Boutique hotels

If you’re looking for a slightly smaller establishment or a hotel in Malaga that isn’t part of a chain, a boutique hotel could be for you. The following tick our boxes for service and location plus a few extras such as quirky art or absolute peace and quiet. The best boutique hotels in Malaga below come in a range of prices whether you’re on a budget or happy to spend a little bit more.

Family-friendly hotels

Several hotels in Malaga offer great family-friendly accommodation with larger rooms and essential extras, especially for younger children. We’ve listed what we think are the best below with a range of locations from city-centre to slightly out of town but right on the beach for extra sand-time.

Mid-range hotels

What if you’re not on a budget but don’t want to pay over the top for accommodation in Malaga? That’s where our mid-range hotels come in. The selection below offer excellent value for money and all have something extra to commend them. The added value could be the location, the historic features or fabulous rooftop views. Take a look and choose yours!

Splurge hotels

Some Malaga hotels are really special and among the best anywhere in Spain. Our selection below are all absolute gems and offer impeccable service. Several are in lovely historic buildings, adding extra magic to your stay. They’re all above average price, but that doesn’t mean they’re out of reach – check out the low season deals and you’ll be pleasantly surprised.

If you’re looking for a treat-yourself hotel, check these out.

Budget hotels

One of the great things about Malaga is that a holiday in the city doesn’t have to cost the earth. And that includes accommodation. With this in mind, we’ve picked a selection of the best budget hotels in Malaga. Some are cheap and cheerful, while others offer a surprisingly high level of services for their price.

Unusual stays

Our last selection of recommended hotels in Malaga includes those with something a little bit different. Whether it’s the unusual artwork, the location or the historic features, all the below have a little je ne sais quoi. Prices range from cheap and cheerful to slightly more than average, but all make great unusual places to stay in Malaga.

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