"Simple night away to relax"
Very warm reception from the owner, helpful, with lots of local knowledge. Highly recommend.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice place to relax"
Went off season, very quiet. Staff friendly, ground and pool lovely. Room was large with nice balcony and first class fittings (marble and decorative tiles everywhere). Our GPS identified the hotel by name but it wasn't at that location so was a bit difficult to find at first. Would recommend for a family gathering or get away where you wanted to lay […] around a pool and relax. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Very nice place"
Very good hotel.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Off the beaten track - a place that will go far"
07/22/14 JinxyJack London
Just back from a weeks holiday in this area of Spain. Had 2 nights at Hotel Maria Luisa and 5 nights in Iznajar . This hotel is a 3 star and needs some updating , however it's charm is that it is not pretensious , is very good value for money and has a young owner who will be going far . Not sure if I have spelt your name right Raoul but you made our stay very special with all your information about the area and it's products and for giving us a taste of Spanish cuisine . Good luck with your website and who knows maybe we will choose to get married in your lovely hotel in the near future . Will definitely return to this hotel and use as a base for travelling around the region. Many thanks the 2 brothers and 2 sisters !!!
"Visited out of season but good value"
06/11/14 Petrosey Coin, Spain
We visited in March so weather still cool and few visitors staying in the hotel. Had a dinner, bed and breakfast offer which proved very good value for money. For the evening meal we were the only diners but were given a very reasonable selection of dishes. We were given a table close to the fire and handed the tv controls so we could choose if we wanted to watch any programmes. Room was comfortable. Breakfast continental, buffet-style with good choice. The hotel is not far from Lake Iznajar and ideally placed to tour the area. Rute good centre with anis factory, ham museum and chocolate factories close by. Can be very busy around Christmas when people are visiting the chocolate Belen.
"Great value and super staff"
08/17/13 Dan C Scot in the MIdlands
I stayed here with a group of friends, all of whom were in the region for a wedding in nearby Iznajar. One of the most striking things is how amazing the scenery is on the journey from Malaga airport to Rute, especially around the reservoir, which is stunning. The hotel's staff were its most impressive feature. The young manager, who spoke excellent English, was really attentive and you got the impression that nothing was too much trouble. THe bar in the hotel was also keenly priced and open late, serving good beer (and mammoth shots of spirits for not a lot) and snacks. The room was reasonably well furnished, with a TV, though the space was a little tight when it was being used in 'twin' configuration. The bathroom was nice, if basic, and was well maintained by the cleaners at the hotel. We also has a balcony with a view of the well kept garden and pool. I only managed to try breakfast, which was a straightforward continental affair. I wouldn't have said it was the freshest (lots of pre-packed croissants etc) but it was tasty and did the job). I would recommend this hotel for anyone travelling in the area, looking for good value for money, since it was certainly that.
08/10/13 Lisa B Dublin, Ireland
I stayed here in June with a friend. The views on the way up to the town of Rute were spectacular. The hotel is traditional and quaint. The rooms were spacious, clean and quiet. Staff were friendly and very helpful. The new Manager is very friendly and always available to help and advise on places to go and things to do. The BBQ area is fantastic and the food is beautiful, all local organic produce, even the wine!!! The swimming pool is massive and has a good sized shallow area which is ideal if you have children with you. Highly recommended. Will definitely return!
"On the up"
05/09/13 Nige and Jane Worcester
The Maria Luisa is at the top end of town, set back from the road passing through Rute. The manager is energetic and enthusiastic about his new role there, made us very welcome and talked with intelligence about his plans for the future of the hotel. Our rooms were quiet and comfortable, with a pleasant balcony. The bar was friendly, and ideal for a couple of drinks before dinner ( there are tables outside too ) and we had a superb meal. We formed a clear impression that standards here had slipped over a number of years, but new management has sparked it into life and we enjoyed it. We were on a cycle tour, and the Maria Luisa fitted the bill perfectly for this.
"Old Fashioned and Tired"
10/12/09 hezac Bucks
This hotel has problems!! The place itself is old fashioned and dingy with small, poorly furnished and equipped rooms. The rooms at the front and East side of the hotel overlook both the car park and the main roads in and out of Rute. Rooms on the West side which used to have lovely views over the pool and olive groves have now got their own problems - several acres of olive groves right next to the hotel have been bulldozed and are now a building site on which an apartment complex is in the process of being built!!! Staff try their best to make your stay as pleasant as possible but I cannot recommend a visit to this hotel.
08/16/14 JonathanSusana Santa Coloma de Gramenet, Spain
Empezaré diciendo lo positivo: piscina grande con césped es agradable. La comida está bastante bien y es casera. Ahora explico lo que no me ha gustado: el jacuzzi no está en funcionamiento, los aires acondicionados de las habitaciones apenas funciona, las duchas no tienen apenas presión ( según el gerente es por el riego) explicación que no me entra en la cabeza, los muebles de la habitación no son retro( son viejos y destartalados directamente), el soporte del grifo de la ducha esta suelto y no puedes colgarlo, la puerta del balcón de madera esta comida de polvo, la habitación tenia un fuerte olor a tabaco, el desayuno no está mal pero poca variedad y los embutidos de muy mala calidad,y cuidado con los panecillos de leche porque algunos estan caducados, pocas hamacas en la piscina y si pides habitación triple es igualitaria a la doble sólo que meten una cama milimetrada de la que te cuelgan los pies y apenas tienes espacio en la habitación. Tengo que decir que el gerente es muy atento pero no nos dio soluciones.
07/18/14 INIOR7 La Cala de Mijas, Spain
Hotel tranquilo, limpio, y propio de tres estrellas. Comida con materia prima muy buena. La piscina estupenda a cualquier hora. Ideal para relajarse del trabajo y disfrutar del entorno. Buen hotel y buen servicio
"Apto para estancias cortas"
06/16/14 Gaditano-1981 Cadiz, Spain
El hotel esta situado a la entrada del pueblo cerca de bares y restaurantes. La piscina y el jardin estan bien. Necesita reforma. Nos dieron una habitacion donde se escuchaba el zumbido de unos motores. El desayuno era completo pero de calidad baja. Para 1 noche y por lo que nos costo es razonable.
"Gutes Hotel, sehr zuvorkommendes Personal"
06/07/14 Peter S Almeria, Spain
Wir haben auf der Durchreise eine Nacht im Hotel Maria Luisa übernachtet. Der Empfang war freundlich und die Empfehlungen des Personals zu Aktivitäten in der Gegend und der örtlichen Spezialität -Anisschnaps - sehr hilfreich. Die Zimmer waren geräumig, sauber und gut ausgestattet. Das Abendessen war lecker und der Service zuvorkommend, das Frühstücksbüffet reichlich und vielseitig. Zufälligerwiese fiel unser Aufenthalt Anfang Mai mit dem Fest für die "Virgen de la Cabeza" zusammen, eine sehr sehenswerte Prozession. Insgesamt ein gelungener Ausflug, auch dank des Hotels Maria Luisa
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