Stay in the heart of Málaga Excellent location – show map

This property is a 11-minute walk from the beach. Set next to the Picasso Museum, Residencia Universitaria San José is located in Malaga Historic Center. Featuring free WiFi, this guest house is 350 feet from Malaga Cathedral.

The simple, clean rooms at this guest house will provide you with a desk and tiled floors. There are shared bathroom facilities.

The apartments come with 1 double bedroom, a kitchenette and a private bathroom. There is also a dining area and a flat-screen TV.

You can find several restaurants and cafés within a 5-minute walk of Residencia Universitaria San Jose, and there is a grocery shop 800 feet away. La Malagueta Beach is 10 minutes away on foot and there is a bus stop 1,650 feet from the property.

Malaga Airport can be reached in 45 minutes by bus, and Malaga's Maria Zambrano Train Station is 1.2 mi away.

This is our guests' favorite part of Málaga, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Residencia Universitaria San José has been welcoming guests since Jul 13, 2011

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Málaga, this property has an excellent location score of 9.3!


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4 reasons to choose Residencia Universitaria San José

  • Prices you can't beat!
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  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • La Malagueta Beach

    La Malagueta Beach

    7.8 Good beach
    2,950 feet from property
  • La Caleta Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    4,650 feet from property
  • San Andres Beach

    7.9 Good beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Misericordia Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    1.8 miles from property
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
Excellent location – show map
Located in the historic old town

A melting pot of Islamic and Catholic influences, Malaga's old town features the colossal Moorish ruins of the Alcazaba, as well as a strangely "one-towered" cathedral.

What's nearby
  • Picasso Museum
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  • Plaza de la Merced
    0.1 miles
  • La Aduana Palace
    0.1 miles
  • Malaga Cathedral
    0.1 miles
  • Pablo Ruiz Picasso Foundation
    0.1 miles
  • Malaga Museum
    0.2 miles
  • Alcazaba
    0.2 miles
  • Plaza de la Constitución
    0.2 miles
  • Cervantes Theatre
    0.2 miles
  • Calle Larios
    0.2 miles
Top attractions
  • Malaga Park
    0.2 miles
  • Museum of Glass and Crystal
    0.3 miles
  • Gibralfaro Viewpoint
    0.4 miles
  • Atarazanas Market
    0.4 miles
  • Jorge Rando Museum
    0.5 miles
  • Port of Malaga
    0.8 miles
  • Malaga Train Station
    1 miles
  • Automobile and Fashion Museum
    1.9 miles
  • Andalucia Technological Park PTA
    7.2 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain MUSEO PICASSO
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    0.2 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • La Malagueta Beach
    2,950 feet
  • La Caleta Beach
    4,650 feet
  • San Andres Beach
    1.3 miles
  • Misericordia Beach
    1.8 miles
  • Baños del Carmen Beach
    2 miles
Closest Airports
  • Malaga Airport
    5.1 miles
  • Federico Garcia Lorca Granada-Jaen Airport
    48 miles
Amenities of Residencia Universitaria San José
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Adults only
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Residencia Universitaria San José takes special requests – add in the next step!


2:00 PM - 8:00 PM

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


Until 11:30 AM


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 not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.


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

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

The fine print

Please note that there is a EUR 5 charge for late check-in starting from 20:00.

Please note that it is not possible to check in after 00:00

Please note that guests must present the credit card used to make the reservation on arrival. Please note that the credit card holder must be present upon arrival.

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

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.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has reduced reception and service hours.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.

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.

FAQs about Residencia Universitaria San José

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Residencia Universitaria San José by:

    • Train 15min

  • Room options at Residencia Universitaria San José include:

    • Single
    • Twin
    • Apartment
    • Quad

  • Residencia Universitaria San José offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Residencia Universitaria San José is 1,150 feet from the center of Málaga.

    • Check-in at Residencia Universitaria San José is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:30 AM.

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

    • The nearest beach is 2,950 feet from Residencia Universitaria San José.