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Hotel Palacio Blanco, Vélez-Málaga
|Calle Félix Lomas, 4, 29700, Vélez-Málaga, Costa del Sol, Andalusia, SPAIN.|
Description: Hotel Palacio BlancoHotel Palacio Blanco is a luxury boutique hotel set in a beautifully restored 18th Century Palace located in Velez-Malaga, 30 minutes drive from Malaga Airport and a short tram-ride from the glorious sandy beaches of the Costa Del Sol, Spain. With exceptionally high quality accommodation and facilities, Hotel Palacio Blanco blends contemporary design and comfort, with a rich cultural history and a warm personal welcome. Whether staying in individual rooms or reserving the whole palace, Hotel Palacio Blanco aims to provide a memorable and exclusive experience at a price which is affordable.
Local attractions include The Caves at Nerja and at Rincon de la Victoria, Picasso Museum, Water Park, Velez-Malaga Gibalfaro castle, Alcazaba Palace, Baños Arabes ? arabic baths, Flamenco Dancing, Teatro del Carmen ? regional theatre in Velez-Malaga, Guided Cultural Tours of Malaga and Velez-Malaga, Tivoli World amusement park, Dolphin watching, Go-Karting, and Golf with 8 courses nearby.
Type of rooms: Hotel Palacio BlancoTheir hotel has 9 en-suite guest rooms set around a cool and quiet courtyard. All rooms are designed in a simple classic design combined with a chic, contemporary influence and a sensual touch. Rooms feature large luxurious beds, luxury shower rooms, Waffle Cotton dressing gowns, flat screen TV's, Wi-Fi Internet, and I-Pod Docks.
Additional information: Hotel Palacio Blanco
Special Events: Rent the whole hotel with private kitchen for weddings, company director conferences, activity weekends, parties etc. Contact them for the details.
Facilities include a rooftop exercise swim-spa pool, and a fantastic sunbathing terrace with stunning views of the town, to the castle and the mountains beyond. Relax, sunbathe and help yourself to a drink from one of their honesty bars. In the courtyard with the sound of the trickling fountain, you can have breakfast, relax or just chill out after a day's sightseeing.
Some of the most interesting sightseeing tours of the town include: Fortaleza - the 13th Century Castle with it's 16 metre tower; Palacio de los Marquises de Beniel - a superb palace, restored and now a municipal building, built in the Mudejar style; Hospital of San Marcos - founded in 1487 by catholic monarchs; Four convents and monasteries of architectural merit - San Francisco, Santa Clara, Sant Jose and Las Carmelitos; Iglesia de Santa Maria la Mayor - 16th Century Church in Mudejar style, formerly a mosque during the Arab times; Iglesia de San Juan Bautista - 15th Century Church, interesting for it's late gothic architecture and superbly naturalistic sculpture Cristo Crucificado by Pedro de Mena; Casa de Cervantes - a superb 16th Century building, now a language school, where the author of Quixote used to stay when visiting Velez; and Museo de Semana Santa - a museum dedicated to the religious festivals of Easter.
Getting there: Velez Malaga is located within easy reach of 4 international airports.The closest is Malaga Airport is served by all of the major low-cost airlines including British Airways, GB Airways, Monarch, FlyBe, EasyJet, RyanAir, Thomson, Excel.Velez-Malaga is also within easy reach of the airports of Granada (1 hour 45 minutes), Gibraltar (2 hours) and Seville (2 hours 15 minutes).
Airport transfers: All international airports offer car hire facilities, taxi services, train and bus services. If you require an airport pick-up, they can arrange this either via their partner mini-bus service or local taxi. Please enquire at the time of booking.
Residential Spanish Cookery Classes at the hotel during the winter months, starting from 1st October through to the end of March 2011.
Local Chefs, Chandra and Jane Barker,who have lived in Spain for over 20 years, will teach how to make authentic Spanish and local Andalucian tapas, main dishes and the traditional paella. A cultural trip to Malaga city to the newly opened Wine Museum for wine tasting, see the art at Picasso´s Museum and experience the amazing architecture of the Moorish Alcazaba Palace and Gibralfaro Castle ? all included in the experience.
2 evenings of paella and live flamenco and, Morrocan tagines with live belly dancing are planned in the central courtyard, as well as the fun and informative cooking classes, will make this a very special experience.
For a 3?day mini-break prices start at 400 euros per person and for a 6 day holiday from 750 euros which includes all transfers, accommodation and food (based upon 2 sharing a room but excludes the cost of flights to Malaga airport).
Number of rooms: 9
Official category: Boutique Hotel.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 1600's/2007.
Period of closure: open all year but only the entire house is available Dec. 14 - Jan.
Languages spoken: English.Smoking policy: smoking outdoors only.
Credit cards accepted: all credit cards except American Express.
GPS Coordinates: 36° 47' 4.07'' N 4° 6' 14.63'' W
Nearest airport: Malaga Airport - 50 minute drive
Rates: Hotel Palacio Blanco
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|Standard double room||105||incl.||incl.|
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|Booking and cancellation policy|
|All costs, prices, and policies, including exchange rates and package deals, may change and should be confirmed with the hotel upon booking.
A credit card or debit card is required to confirm a reservation on-line. All prices do not include tax.
Cancellations must be received in writing (fax or e-mail) no later than 1 month before scheduled arrival. Cancellations with less than one month's notice will be charged the full amount of the reservation unless they are able to re-assign the room to another guest whereby a full refund will be made. They will use all of their endeavours to ensure that the room is re-assigned as quickly as possible.
Early departure: No refunds are given to those guests who depart early or fail to arrive.
Confirmations: You need to give your credit card details and then they send you confirmation details. Until they send you that confirmation, you do not have a definite reservation. They normally confirm reservations as soon as they receive authorization from the credit card or debit card bank, usually within 48 hours.
PRE-PAYMENT: full payment of the accommodation in advance, including VAT tax, at the time of making the reservation. Payment for breakfast or other services can be paid in advance or at the time of your stay. If you wish to pay by cheque or bank transfer in Pounds sterling, please contact them for details.
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