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This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. Located just 800 feet from the beach in Málaga’s eastern district of Pedregalejo, this hotel provides a peaceful setting for your stay in the capital of the Costa del Sol. Free WiFi is available throughout.

The Elcano lies a 10-minute journey from the historic center of this Andalusian port city. The nearby seafront promenade is also a great place to sample the city’s famous seafood cuisine.

The hotel’s interior blends cheerful colors with charming traditional furnishings in wrought iron or attractive woods. Outside, the terracotta and whitewashed buildings create an authentically Andalusian feel.

The hotel’s glassed terrace provides a great place to enjoy a quiet coffee or beer with a book. A natural Andalusian breakfast is offered at the property. A bike rental service is available.

El Candado Nautical and Golf Club is 1.9 mi away. Málaga city center is 12 minutes' drive from the hotel. A-7 Motorway is a 3-minute drive away. The nearest airport is Malaga Airport, 20 minutes's drive from the hotel.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

Elcano has been welcoming guests since Jun 14, 2010

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.8)

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4 reasons to choose Elcano

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Pedregalejo Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    750 feet from property
  • Las Acacias Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    800 feet from property
  • El Palo Beach

    8.2 Very good beach
    1,800 feet from property
  • Baños del Carmen Beach

    7.9 Good beach
    3,500 feet from property
  • El Chanquete Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1 miles from property
  • La Caleta Beach

    7.9 Good beach
    1.2 miles from property
  • El Candado Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1.5 miles from property
  • La Malagueta Beach

    La Malagueta Beach

    7.8 Good beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • El Morlaco Park
    0.8 miles
  • Club de Golf El Candado
    1.5 miles
  • Malagueta Beach
    2 miles
  • Plaza de toros de La Malagueta
    2.3 miles
  • Gibralfaro Castle
    2.3 miles
  • Gibralfaro Viewpoint
    2.3 miles
  • Pompidou Centre
    2.4 miles
  • Malaga Town Hall
    2.5 miles
  • Muelle 1
    2.5 miles
  • Alcazaba
    2.5 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant El Merlo
    0.1 miles
  • Restaurant Las Palmeras
    0.1 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Mafalda
    0.2 miles
  • Cafe/Bar Cervecería Vox
    0.2 miles
  • Restaurant El Tintero
    0.3 miles
Top attractions
  • Malaga Museum
    2.6 miles
  • Picasso Museum
    2.7 miles
  • Malaga Cathedral
    2.8 miles
  • Museum of Glass and Crystal
    2.8 miles
  • Jorge Rando Museum
    3 miles
  • Port of Malaga
    3 miles
  • Atarazanas Market
    3 miles
  • Malaga Train Station
    3.5 miles
  • Automobile and Fashion Museum
    4.1 miles
  • Andalucia Technological Park PTA
    9.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • River Arroyo Jaboneros
    0.1 miles
  • Ocean/Sea Playa de Pedregalejo.
    0.1 miles
  • Mountain Monte San Antón
    0.3 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Pedregalejo Beach
    750 feet
  • Las Acacias Beach
    800 feet
  • El Palo Beach
    1,800 feet
  • Baños del Carmen Beach
    3,500 feet
  • El Chanquete Beach
    1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Malaga Airport
    7.4 miles
  • Federico Garcia Lorca Granada-Jaen Airport
    46 miles
How to get to Elcano from Malaga Airport
    Private shuttle
    Public transportation
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Amenities of Elcano
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Garden
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Beach
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Bar
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • Pet bowls
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Elcano takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


9:00 AM - 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 3 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

< 1 year old
Crib by request
€ 15 per child, per night
1 - 2 years
Crib by request
€ 15 per child, per night
Extra bed by request
€ 25 per child, per night
3+ years
Extra bed by request
€ 25 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.


When booking more than 3 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Red 6000 Elcano accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In accordance with government guidelines to minimize transmission of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary, and other relevant info on dates where such guidelines exist.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Elcano of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

License number: H/MA/01571

FAQs about Elcano

  • The nearest beach is 650 feet from Elcano.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Elcano by:

    • Bus 15min
    • Train 20min
    • Airport shuttle (arranged by property) 20min

  • Guests staying at Elcano can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • À la carte

  • Elcano offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Beach
    • Walking tours

  • The prices at Elcano may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at Elcano is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Room options at Elcano include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Double

  • Elcano is 2.9 miles from the center of Málaga.