Top 12 5-Star Hotels In Málaga, Spain

Plarlene Juliane
Plarlene Juliane 
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If you’re an Antonio Banderas fan, you should thank Málaga because this is the award-winning actor’s birthplace. Besides this quick trivia, this port city in Costa del Sol’s coastline boasts pristine beaches and flavorful Andalusian dishes. There are also plenty of golf resorts in Malaga that you will enjoy. If you’re an art enthusiast, the city’s finest galleries and museums have got you covered. When in Málaga, don’t forget to bring your camera because you’ll insatiably take photos of the historic structures as you stroll around the city. On the other hand, a great way to experience a memorable and well-pampered vacation is to book one of the best hotels to stay in Malaga. Since tourism is one of the city’s economic drivers, it definitely won’t run out of hotels for every traveler. Check out the top 5-star hotels in Málaga, Spain.

1. Only YOU Hotel Málaga (from USD 205)

Only YOU Hotel Málaga is a 5-star hotel luxury hotel in Malaga that is located 12 minutes from the beach. It features an outdoor pool that you can enjoy during your stay, as well as a bar where you can hang out and grab some drinks.

Each room in this hotel is air-conditioned and has a private bathroom and shower. You will also have your own mini-bar in your suite, as well as a desk and flat-screen TV. For your meals there is a restaurant on-site that serves continental and buffet breakfast.


Only YOU Hotel Málaga

Wifi Available

Address: Alameda Principal 1
Accommodates: 2

Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Non-smoking rooms Laundry

2. Gran Hotel Miramar GL (from USD 2471)

Gran Hotel Miramar GL is one of Málaga’s 5-star hotels on the beach. While here, you can spend your mornings appreciating the lovely views of the beach and the sunsets. In terms of relaxation, you can take a dip in the seasonal outdoor pools or avail yourself of the hotel’s spa or wellness packages. For your dining experience, you can indulge in international dishes at the hotel’s on-site restaurant.

Free WiFi is accessible throughout the property. An airport shuttle is also available for an additional charge.


Gran Hotel Miramar GL

Wifi Available

Address: Paseo de Reding, 22
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

3. Molina Lario (from USD 273)

If you’re planning a trip to Málaga, this 5-star hotel could be the perfect place to stay. Not only is it centrally located but it is also just a 10-minute walk to the beach. Guests may relax in the hotel’s outdoor pool or indulge in delectable cuisine at the in-house a la carte restaurant. More significantly, you may contact the 24-hour front desk for assistance. If you’re up for day trips, you may make arrangements with the hotel.


Molina Lario

Wifi Available

Address: Molina Lario, 20-22
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Terrace Non-smoking rooms

4. Soho Boutique Castillo de Santa Catalina (from USD 247)

Even though it was built in 1932, Soho Boutique Castillo de Santa Catalina has retained much of its historic elegance. Presently, this 5-star hotel is furnished with modern facilities such as in-room minibars and WiFi access. There are some rooms offered here overlooking Málaga Bay. You’ll also have access to the hotel’s stunning gardens, where you can spend your morning stretch.

For your convenience, you may arrange for airport pick-up and drop-off, but an extra charge applies.


Soho Boutique Castillo de Santa Catalina

Wifi Available

Address: Ramos Carrión, 38
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Garden Terrace

5. Vincci Selección Posada del Patio (from USD 186)

If you’re looking for an upscale experience, stay at this centrally located 5-star hotel that features a fitness center and a rooftop pool. For a charge, guests may take advantage of wine or champagne tasting. You can also enjoy Spanish or Mediterranean dishes at the hotel’s gourmet restaurant.

Just to give a few interesting details about Vincci Selección Posada del Patio; you’ll find significant artifacts beneath the property and you can directly access old city walls from the hotel.


Vincci Selección Posada del Patio

Wifi Available

Address: Pasillo de Santa Isabel, 7
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre Terrace

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6. Vincci Selección Aleysa, Hotel Boutique & Spa (from USD 368)

Are you looking for a place to spend a relaxing beach getaway? Vincci Selección Aleysa, Hotel Boutique & Spa is a 5-star boutique hotel that offers beachfront accommodation. It boasts an outdoor swimming pool and a hot tub where you can soak in while enjoying stunning views of the Mediterranean Sea.

This hotel has well-equipped rooms that include air-conditioning, attached bathrooms, and an office desk that is convenient for business travelers. Guests can also avail themselves of free yoga and pilates classes, as well as direct access to Benalmádena’s Las Gaviotas Beach.


Vincci Selección Aleysa, Hotel Boutique & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: Avenida Antonio Machado, 54
Accommodates: 6

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

7. Nobu Hotel Marbella (from USD 993)

Nobu Hotel Marbella is surrounded by fountains and gardens, therefore, you can expect magnificent views from every corner of the property. While here, you can get access to a nightclub and an outdoor pool. The resort’s main entertainment area can be seen from each room’s terrace.

Guests at Nobu Restaurant may start their day with a hearty buffet meal from the restaurant’s designated breakfast area. You can also relish Japanese-Peruvian cuisine served in the hotel’s flagship restaurant. From Málaga Airport, you will spend 37 minutes by car to this property.


Nobu Hotel Marbella

Wifi Available

Address: Avenida Bulevar Príncipe Alfonso de Hohenlohe
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

8. The Westin La Quinta Golf Resort & Spa, Benahavis, Marbella (from USD 532)

Just a 58-minute drive from Málaga, you’ll find The Westin La Quinta Golf Resort & Spa, a 5-star hotel offering an outdoor pool and 170 luxurious rooms and suites. The rooms include a private terrace where you can appreciate views coming from the golf course or from the gardens.

The property also features an in-house spa where you can experience ultimate relaxation through the use of a hydrotherapy pool. You’ll also be able to work out in the hotel’s state-of-the-art fitness studio.


The Westin La Quinta Golf Resort & Spa, Benahavis, Marbella

Address: Urbanización La Quinta s/n , Nueva Andalucía
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna

9. Hotel Don Pepe Gran Meliá (from USD 885)

Along the shores of Don Pepe Beach lies Hotel Don Pepe Gran Meliá, which is 38 minutes away from Málaga Airport. Guests will feel like royalty in this hotel’s sumptuous accommodations. While here, you can enjoy a cup of coffee on the terrace and take in the beautiful sea and nature views. You can opt for rooms that will allow you to get either a view of the mountains, gardens or the sea.

It’s hard to resist a leisurely swim in the hotel’s magnificent outdoor pools with garden views. There are plenty of seating areas to relax and unwind by the poolside. The hotel also features an on-site restaurant serving Mediterranean dishes and steak.


Hotel Don Pepe Gran Meliá

Wifi Available

Address: José Meliá, s/n
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court

10. Las Dunas Hotel Health & Spa (from USD 946)

Las Dunas Hotel Health & Spa is a 47-minute drive away from Málaga Airport. Here, the suites come equipped with a private balcony, where you can better appreciate the panoramic sea views. This 5-star hotel also boasts a spa with fitness facilities and an indoor pool. You can cap off your day with the spa’s wide variety of massages for an additional cost.

There are three on-site restaurants at the hotel, two of which specialize in Mediterranean dishes while the other one specializes in Japanese dishes.


Las Dunas Hotel Health & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: Urbanización Boladilla Baja, Crta. Marbella-Estepona, km 163,5,
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

11. Marbella Club Hotel · Golf Resort & Spa (from USD 1425)

Within 39 minutes’ drive from Málaga Airport, you can reach this beachfront 5-star hotel that features rooms with a private terrace. You can choose between rooms with garden or sea views. For convenience, you can pay an additional amount for the hotel’s airport shuttle service.

When the weather is fine, you’ll want to make use of the outdoor pools for relaxation. You may also take advantage of the poolside sun loungers if you want to spend some time feeling the warmth of the sun and the sea breeze. If you’re into golfing, the hotel will arrange a shuttle service for you to get to Marbella Club Golf Resort.


Marbella Club Hotel · Golf Resort & Spa

Wifi Available

Address: Bulevar Príncipe Alfonso Von Hohenlohe, s/n
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

12. Puente Romano Beach Resort (from USD 1377)

If you adore having a fantastic swim daily to relax your tension and relieve your mind, Puente Romano Beach Resort is definitely a terrific pick for you. This 5-star hotel in Marbella provides the use of outdoor pools and access to a private beach area. The rooms come equipped with free WiFi and a satellite TV.

During your stay, you’ll also enjoy access to the hotel’s tennis club, which provides fitness activities including pilates and yoga. Massage treatments are also given on-site at an extra cost. The property is 38 minutes’ drive from Málaga Airport.


Puente Romano Beach Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Bulevar Príncipe Alfonso von Hohenlohe s/n
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court

World-class vacation in Málaga's 5-star hotels

Málaga, Spain, is a great vacation destination for beach lovers. Because of its lovely tourist attractions and high-end accommodations, the city is an excellent venue to treat yourself. Of course, when you treat yourself, you should choose a hotel that will provide the premium services and facilities you deserve. Make sure to book one of the top 5-star hotels in Málaga, Spain, for your next getaway.

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