Very Good 2144 Reviews
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What We Love

  • Laid-back lunch in the beachside Cappuccino restaurant
  • RedLevel rooms include access to the lounge for breakfast, drinks, canapés and butler service
  • Shopping in exclusive stores in Puerto Banús, then sitting at a café to watch the celebrity crowd drift by
  • Snorkeling, water-skiing and other water activities, from the beach
  • Lounging atop a vast, canopied poolside Bali daybed

What To Know

  • Calima, the hotel’s two-Michelin-starred restaurant, tends to be fully booked, especially on weekends; make a reservation when you book your room
  • You might find the poolside Bali beds a bit expensive (about $140 per day) — if so, pick a lawn sun lounger or head for the beach
  • WiFi is free
  • If you’re renting a car for the transfer, parking is available on-site for a cost of $15 per day


  •  Babysitting
  •  Free WiFi
  •  Gym
  •  Handicap-accessible
  •  Kids Club
  •  Parking On Site
  •  Pool
  •  Restaurant
  •  Spa
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The Review

A stay at Gran Melia Don Pepe places you in the heart of Marbella, convenient to Fontanilla Beach and Marbella Marina. This 5-star hotel is within close proximity of Venus Beach and Plaza de los Naranjos.

Make yourself at home in one of the 194 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and plasma televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming provides entertainment. Bathrooms have designer toiletries and bidets. Conveniences include phones, as well as laptop-compatible safes and desks.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You’re sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, which include 2 outdoor swimming pools, outdoor tennis courts, and a health club. Additional amenities at this Mediterranean hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel’s dining establishments, which include 5 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Relax with your favorite drink at a beach bar or a poolside bar.

Featured amenities include complimentary high-speed (wired) Internet access, a business center, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Planning an event in Marbella? This hotel has facilities measuring 18406 square feet (1710 square meters), including meeting rooms. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided for a surcharge (available 24 hours), and self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

How to Get There

Gran Melia Don Pepe
C/. Jose Melia, S/n
Marbella, 29602 Spain


4.5 Very Good 2144 Reviews
Lovely hotel
Reviewed 1 day ago

Staff were amazing, hotel was very clean, very close to the promenade, easy access to the beach aswell
Fairly central to everywhere.
This is hotel is probably the best and nicest location,
Nice restaurant and amenities on site, I would say the best hotel in the area

Super experience!
Reviewed 1 day ago

What a hotel! From the moment we walked in we were welcomed with a friendly smile and some fizz!
The hotel and rooms are spotless and nothing is too much trouble. The breakfast was amazing so much fresh, glorious food to choose from.
I must mention Abel who treated me and my family (a group of women aged between 19 and 50) like princesses. We felt safe and looked after.
I can’t wait to return and stay at your beautiful hotel again.
Thank you so much for showing us such hospitality we had a fabulous time.

WOW !!!!
Reviewed 1 day ago

From the moment me and my family stepped into this beautiful hotel, we couldn’t have felt more welcome by the staff. Nothing was too much trouble for them and did everything they could to keep us happy and comfortable. On Sunday 10th March I came back up to the room to notice this thoughtful gesture from the staff who had left this on the table for my birthday (photo below). It made me feel so special and happy and I cannot thank you enough for that. Abel you are amazing and have the best hotel and staff, thankyou for always checking on us to make sure everything was ok! We will definitely be returning back to this hotel and it’s beautiful views. I can’t recommend this hotel enough! ❤️xxx

My birthday celebrations
Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow wow wow!!
Just returned from my 50th birthday celebrations In marbella. We stayed in this fantastic hotel. Everything is first class from the moment you enter the reception area. The rooms, the views, the food, the amenities all excellent, The staff are super friendly and can’t do enough to help. A special shout out to Abel for being amazing. Cannot recommend this hotel enough, will definitely be returning.

Great Position
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed her for a week in early March. The Hotel is perfectly placed between Marbella old town (15 minute walk) and Puerto Banus (hour walk) along the coastal walk. All facilities are good, we used the indoor pool and jacuzzi plus sauna and steam room all at no extra cost. The hotel has a lovely café bar called Cappuccino with lovely see views. The hotel staff are extremely pleasant and helpful. We had a problem with extremely noisy neighbours and were upgraded to a much quieter area. The only problem with this hotel is the build quality and sound proofing between rooms plus the size of the rooms are restrictive. On balance the pluses out weigh the negatives and would definitely return.