Hotel Balmoral
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To get to the Hotel Balmoral in Benalmadena. Follow the N-340 road until you arrive in the centre of Benalmadena-Costa where you will easily find directions to reach the hotel in Benalmadena.


Public transportation from the airport


The taxi rank is located just outside the airport. The cost is between € 25 and € 35 per way. There may be a supplement for luggage, holidays and night services.


It is located a few meters from the airport. Take the train to Fuengirola, which runs every 30 minutes. The station where you will have to get off to get to the hotel is Arroyo de la Miel.

The journey is 20 minutes and the price of the ticket is 2.50 € per person approximately.

From the center of Arroyo de la Miel, take the bus nr 103 that will leave you at Avenida de las Palmeras, which is located on the street parallel to the hotel.

By car

By the motorway A7, taking exit 222 Benalmádena - Arroyo de la Miel. Turn left next to the Galp gas station, and continue straight ahead down towards the beach.

When you reach a roundabout with windmills, turn right and continue straight ahead. A few meters to the right you can see the hotel. Turn right again at the next roundabout to reach the entrance.


Room Types

Double Med Room

 Wifi    Air-conditioning    Balcony/Terrace   More

All rooms have two single beds, individual air-conditioning units telephone, satellite TV, full bathroom, private exterior balcony, optional safety deposit box and the possibility of including a cot.


  Wifi      Air-conditioning      Balcony/Terrace      Fully-equipped bathroom      Heating      Hair dryer      Welcome Amenities      Telephone      Desk      Wake-up service      Towels      Linen      City view   

All rooms have two single beds, individual air-conditioning units telephone, satellite TV, full bathroom, private exterior balcony, optional safety deposit box and the possibility of including a cot.

Double balmoral hotel benalmadena costa

Superior Room

 Wifi    Air-conditioning    Balcony/Terrace   More

Our Superior Rooms, situated in the western part of the building, enjoy magnificent views of the pool and garden as well as a side view on to the sea. These rooms with private balconies, have been up...


  Wifi      Air-conditioning      Balcony/Terrace      Fully-equipped bathroom      Fridge      Heating      Hair dryer      Welcome Amenities      Telephone      Desk      Wake-up service      Towels      Linen      Garden view      Pool view   

Our Superior Rooms, situated in the western part of the building, enjoy magnificent views of the pool and garden as well as a side view on to the sea.

These rooms with private balconies, have been updated for 2021 with comfortable contemporary furnishings offering a new level of comfort.

Superior Rooms offer two single beds, air conditioning, heating, mini-fridge, tea/coffee making facilities, telephone, flat screen satellite TV, and optional safety deposit box. 

Bathrooms are equipped with bath with overhead shower, hairdryer and shower gel and Shampoo dispensers

About Hotel Balmoral

MedPlaya Hotel Balmoral, in Benalmádena, is perfect for families, couples, and young people to enjoy a sunny holiday on the Costa del Sol.

The Balmoral features exterior rooms spread across 7 floors, with most of them offering exceptional views of the Mediterranean Sea. Renowned for its warm and friendly service, the Balmoral boasts two swimming pools, one for the little ones and another for adults. The pool area provides several sun loungers for guests' use, as well as tables with umbrellas for relaxation and a bar service.

The Balmoral hotel offers a buffet-style restaurant with dishes from regional, Spanish, and international cuisines, as well as a wide variety of activities for adults and children provided by the entertainment team. Additionally, both the rooms and the common areas of the hotel offer free WiFi.

Benalmádena is located in the heart of the Costa del Sol, one of the world's most important tourist destinations. The hotel is just 50 metres away from the beach and a stone's throw from Puerto Marina, a fantastic complex of bars, shops, and restaurants surrounding the marina. It’s also close to Paloma Park, a wonderful large green park area, ideal for strolling or relaxing in the pleasant climate of the Costa del Sol with children. Don't miss out on everything that MedPlaya Hotel Balmoral and its surroundings have to offer. You'll be captivated!

Tourism Registration number: H / MA / 00918 (Hotel Balmoral ***)

Frequent Questions

Visit our MAP section and find out the route and the best public transport options to get to MedPlaya Hotel Balmoral.

Book now your transfer with our partner Holiday Taxis HERE

There are a limited number of spaces available and therefore we are unable to take forward reservations for the parking spaces. Parking can be paid for on arrival at the hotel when checking in, if there are places available.

The price for a parking space is from 5-15€ per day dependent on the month of the year. 

Please,  check the hotel cancellation policy before making any changes to your booking

Direct Reservations: confirmed on our Website, with the Hotel Reception or with our Call Centre:

Do you need to modify a direct reservation with MedPlaya? Please contact our Call Centre *

Modifications will always be subject to the cancellation policy detailed in your reservation confirmation, accommodation availability and possible rate changes at the time of request.

Cancellation of a reservation may incur cancellation fees. Need more information? Contact us.


Reservations confirmed with other reservations channels or travel agencies:

Do you have a reservation through another reservation channel or agency?

We cannot modify or cancel these reservations, please contact the agency directly.

•  Check-in: from - 14.00 hrs

Early check in: Please contact reception*

•  Check-out time: before noon -12.00 hrs

Late check out: Please contact reception*

*Subject to availability and may incur additional charges.


Our reception is open 24 hrs. If you know that you will be arriving late, please let us know in advance "Customer Service-Med Playa Call Centre"

You can also contact the hotel directly:

MedPlaya Hotel Balmoral

Tel. +34 952 443 640


Please contact Reception on arrival.

Modifications will be subject to availability and upgrades will incur additional charges which must be paid direct to the hotel.

Do you have a special request, preferences..? Let us know in advance "Contact our Call Centre"

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges.

Special requests cannot be guaranteed, the hotel will do the very best to accomodate your requests.

You can also contact the hotel:

MedPlaya Hotel Balmoral

Tel. +34 952 443 640


Yes. Subject to availabity:

Cots for infants under two years of age are FREE for bookings made directly with

The price for bookings not made directly with is 5€ per day

Please, contact us to request a cot.

Drinks are not included on your Half Board or Full Board reservations

In our Restaurant we offer Buffet-style meals with wide variety of national and international dishes, thematic dinners. 

If you have a special diet, food allergy or intolerance, please let us know during the reservation and specially at the restaurant where our staff will be happy to assist you.

• Great entertainment programme for both adults and children

Visit MedPlaya Family

It is completely free to be a member and means you will enjoy extra benefits and services when you book with us, or stay with us.

Create an MEDPLAYA AMIGO! ACCOUNT with us and enjoy the benefits!

  • Tennis court
  • Car park
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Restaurant
  • Meeting room
  • 24 hour reception
  • Cafe
  • Entertainment programme
  • Internet
  • Bar
  • Luggage storage
  • Ping Pong
  • Organised trips (not included)
  • Garden
  • Car rental
  • No pets
  • Free wifi
  • Medkids ents high season

  Guide dogs are allowed.
Disabled rooms on request, subject to availability.
• Easy access for the disabled to the main floors.

· Tennis court (€5/hour + €10 deposit/Tennis Equipment), subject to availability, information and reservations at the hotel reception.

· Table-tennis table, billiards and darts.

· Daily entertainment activities for adults and children in the pool/garden area (summer), or in the indoor lounges (winter). Evening entertainment with performances by artists (magic shows, flamenco) and dancing.

·MedKids Entertainment Programme High Season; outdoor and indoor children activities for children from 4 to 12 years old.

Guide dogs are allowed.

• Hotel with views of the sea.
• 24 hour Reception service.
• Book now your transfer with our partner Holiday Taxis here
• Taxi service, free to call.
• Bus stop close to the hotel.
• Free Wi Fi throughout the hotel
• Communal lounges.
• Luggage storage.


The dining service is buffet-style. Here you will find a great variety of dishes of Mediterranean and continental cuisine to choose from.

Restaurant opening hours:
Breakfast: 7:30 to 10:30
Lunch: 12:45 to 15:15

Dinner: 19:00 to 21:30 (winter"From september 16th"), 19:30 to 22:00 (summer)
No picnic service provided.
Half board and Full board do not include beverages.

• 210 rooms arranged over seven floors.

• Rooms cleaned daily.
• Welcome toiletries in the bathroom.
• Telephone in room.
• Safe box (fees apply).
• TV

•Cots*: Subject to availabity - FREE for bookings made direct with

*5€ per day for bookings not made with

The Hotel Balmoral has a small private parking area at the side of the hotel. There are a limited number of spaces available and therefore we are unable to take forward reservations for the parking spaces. Parking can be paid for on arrival at the hotel when checking in, if there are places available.

The price for a parking space is from 5-15€ per day dependent on the month of the year. 

· Located 12 km from Malaga airport
· Located near the beachfront, just 50 metres away
· New outdoor pool. Use of the swimming pool will be restricted from November to February.  Please contact reception for details.
· Tennis court
· Check-in from: 14:00h
· Check-out up to:12:00h

· Buffet restaurant

· Dining room overlooking the pool.

Half board and Full board do not include beverages


Hotel Balmoral LONG STAY 20% discount offer

Hotel Balmoral LONG STAY 20% discount offer

Long Stay Winter Offer!  Book and get yourself a bargain! 20% discount at the Hotel Balmoral in Benalmadena for stays of more than 5 days. Take advantage of this great offer and book your next holiday now before all places are taken! Dates may...


Your overall Rating of this property

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  • Mature couples
  • Group of friends
  • Single traveller
  • Young couples

Guest Reviews



26/07/2023 15:30:11

Todo perfect


Nos ha gustado mucho el hotel , el trato del personal es increíble , su comida extraordinaria . Todo muy agradable .

Guest Service Manager: Estimada Sonia Gracias por elegir el Hotel Balmoral para sus recientes vacaciones, y para compartir sus impresiones de su estancia.Nos complace saber que les ha gustado el hotel y que el trato del personal le ha impresionado!Esperemos verles de nuevo la proxima vez que vuelvan a Benalmadena. Saludos cordiales Guest Service Manager MedPlaya Hotels



26/07/2023 15:25:31

Vacaciones perfectas


Nos ha encantado el hotel , ya lo conocíamos y hemos vuelto a repetir , siempre igual de bien .

Guest Service Manager: Estimado cliente, ¡Nos complace enormemente saber que ha disfrutado de su estancia en nuestro hotel una vez más! Agradecemos su fidelidad y confianza en nosotros. Nuestro objetivo es siempre ofrecer una experiencia excepcional y nos alegra saber que hemos cumplido sus expectativas en cada visita. Esperamos seguir siendo su elección preferida en el futuro y que podamos recibirlo nuevamente para brindarle otra estancia inolvidable. Si necesita algo o tiene alguna solicitud especial en su próxima visita, no dude en hacérnoslo saber. ¡Gracias por elegirnos y esperamos darle la bienvenida nuevamente pronto! Atentamente, MedPlaya Hotels



25/07/2023 13:40:06

Julio 2023


La primera vez y no será la única.Encantados con todo...excelente ubicación,comida,personal del hotel,super agradables,...genial la animación y por supuesto volveremos.gracias por todo

Guest Service Manager: Estimado Jesus, ¡Nos complace enormemente haber sido parte de su primera experiencia con nosotros y saber que ha sido tan satisfactoria! Agradecemos sus amables palabras y la confianza que ha depositado en nuestro hotel. Es maravilloso saber que ha quedado encantado con todo, desde nuestra excelente ubicación hasta nuestra deliciosa comida. Nuestro personal se esfuerza por brindar un servicio amable y atento, y nos alegra que haya tenido una experiencia positiva con ellos. Además, nos complace saber que disfrutó de nuestra animación y que contribuyó a hacer su estancia más entretenida. Su satisfacción es nuestra mayor recompensa. Esperamos con ansias darle la bienvenida nuevamente en el futuro. Siempre estaremos aquí para asegurarnos de que tenga otra estancia genial y llena de momentos memorables. ¡Gracias a usted por elegirnos y hasta la próxima vez! Atentamente,MedPlaya Hotels



24/07/2023 11:27:39



Para nuestra opinión le falta un pequeña nevera y en el comedor el aire acondicionado un poquito más fuerte un saludo

Guest Service Manager: Estimado Pedro, Agradecemos sinceramente su valiosa opinión sobre su estancia en nuestro hotel. Nos alegra saber que en general ha tenido una experiencia positiva con nosotros. Aunque nuestras habitaciones Superiores estan equipadas con mini-nevera, tomamos nota de sus sugerencias y comentarios sobre la falta de una pequeña nevera en la habitación estadar.   Su retroalimentación es extremadamente valiosa para nosotros, ya que nos ayuda a identificar áreas de mejora y a seguir brindando un servicio de calidad a nuestros huéspedes. Agradecemos su feedback. Esperamos tener la oportunidad de darle la bienvenida nuevamente en el futuro y ofrecerle una experiencia aún más placentera. Gracias por elegirnos y por compartir sus comentarios con nosotros. Atentamente, MedPlaya Hotels



23/07/2023 11:07:20

Hotel muy recomendable


Han sido nuestras primeras vacaciones en este hotel y he de decir que la ubicación, la animación y espectáculos y el personal del hotel, es de lo mejor que te puedes encontrar. Sin duda un sitio muy recomendable para las vacaciones.

Guest Service Manager: Estimado Fernando, Nos emociona saber que hemos sido parte de sus primeras vacaciones en nuestro hotel y que ha tenido una experiencia tan positiva. Agradecemos sinceramente sus amables palabras y su recomendación. Es un honor para nosotros saber que ha disfrutado de nuestra ubicación, animación, espectáculos y el servicio proporcionado por nuestro personal. Trabajamos arduamente para ofrecer a nuestros huéspedes un ambiente acogedor y entretenido, y es gratificante saber que hemos cumplido con sus expectativas. Nos alegra especialmente que haya pasado unas vacaciones en familia satisfactorias con nosotros. Saber que hemos contribuido a crear momentos especiales y agradable convivencia entre ustedes es muy reconfortante. Esperamos tener el placer de recibirlos nuevamente en el futuro. Siempre estaremos aquí para brindarles otra experiencia inolvidable y hacer que sus vacaciones sean aún más placenteras. Gracias por elegirnos como su destino vacacional y por compartir su opinión con nosotros. ¡Hasta pronto! Atentamente, MedPlaya Hotels

Sergio Camero Fernández

Sergio Camero Fernández

23/07/2023 11:05:38



Todo muy bien excepto la cama que podría ser algo cómoda y pedimos que fuera una doble sola y fueron dos juntas por lo demás muy bien.

Guest Service Manager: Estimado Sergio, Agradecemos sus comentarios sobre su estancia en nuestro hotel. Nos alegra saber que, en general, tuvo una experiencia satisfactoria. Lamentamos que la comodidad de la cama no haya sido completamente de su agrado. Entendemos lo importante que es descansar bien durante las vacaciones, y lamentamos cualquier incomodidad que esto haya causado. Tomamos nota de su comentario y evaluaremos posibles mejoras para garantizar que nuestros huéspedes disfruten de un descanso óptimo. Agradecemos su comprensión y su paciencia. Su opinión es esencial para nosotros, y esperamos tener la oportunidad de recibirlo nuevamente en el futuro y demostrarle nuestro compromiso con su satisfacción total. Gracias por elegirnos como su destino vacacional. Atentamente, MedPlaya Hotels



22/07/2023 12:34:48

Vacaciones Benalmadena


Muy contentos con la atención recibida de TODO EL PERSONAL DEL HOTEL y destacar la amabilidad....limpieza...servicio del comida felicitar a los cocineros..camareros..a todos en general. Se agradecería algo más de animación por la noche aunque es un comentario personal. Volveremos seguro porque nos a encantado. Y felicitar al director ya que detrás de todo hay un gran trabajo de organización hecho. Saludos de Carmen ...Manuel y Andrea.



19/07/2023 17:30:09

Lovely hotel and staff


This was my first time staying at Balmoral. It was what I expected. Nice basic rooms, nice friendly efficient staff. The real measure is “would I book the hotel again” the answer is “yes”. ????

Guest Service Manager: Dear Gerard Thank you for sharing your impressions of your recent stay with us at the MedPlaya Hotel Balmoral.  Its great to read that this popular hotel ticked all the boxes for you and that the service and standards exceeded your expectations.We look forward to seeing you again next time! Kind regards Guest Service Manager MedPlaya Hotels

noel casey

noel casey

19/07/2023 15:15:58

minor complaint


i have stayed at balmoral for the last eleven years i rate it the best value hotel 0n the costa value and always look forward going there each year this year i was annoyed as was many more people that the garden was not opened at 7 30 am as was always the case 9pm is too late could you please tell me the reason apart from that i would rate the hotel 10 out of 10



18/07/2023 14:18:41

La mejor relación calidad-precio


Llevamos cerca de 20 años yendo a este hotel y cada vez mejor . Merece la pena escoger la habitación superior por su equipamiento y orientación. El hotel tiene todo lo que puedes necesitar para pasar unas magnificas vacaciones . Lo mejor su equipo humano siempre pendiente de que todo esté perfecto