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Guernsey Press – May 2014

Guernsey Press – May 2014 The England football manager, the armed bodyguards, the naked film star – Andy Chapell welcomes all sorts to his Andalucian hotel and some of them even appreciate his Guernsey humour. But whoever they may be, Spanish guests have one thing in common Read More →

Guernsey Press – April 2014

Guernsey Press – April 2014 Our expat is buying a house. So is his Guernsey-based stepsister. Six months down the line, guess who’s still taking bureaucratic baby steps? Andy Chapell wonders how much longer it’ll take the authorities to press a couple of computer keys… Click to Read More →

Guernsey Press – March 2014

Guernsey Press – March 2014 The lights are off but there’s someone at home – or in the shop. Small businesses in Andy Chapell’s area of Spain are in dire straits, to such an extent they’re working in the dark. Unemployment stands at 40%, taxes continue Read More →

Guernsey Press – October 2013

Guernsey Press – October 2013 Spain’s problems are nothing to do with siestas or sangria consumption, says Andy Chapell. Think corruption, bureaucracy and ingrained attitudes that persist from the Franco regime and you’re getting warmer… Click to read the full article  (PDF opens in new window) Reproduced with Read More →

Guernsey Press – September 2013

Guernsey Press – September 2013 Midnight at the wedding of the local sausage baron’s son, and 1,250 guests are just getting warmed up. They’ve had ham and cheese, seafood, sorbet and pork, and now the steak course is coming up, followed by pudding, cake, bacon butties and celebrations Read More →

Olive Press feature – August 2013

Olive Press feature – August 2013 Being the heart of the silly season, the Olive Press compares the life of the boss of a small 18-room boutique hotel, near Ronda, with the life of the boss of the Costa del Sol’s biggest hotel the Sunset Beach, in Benalmadena Click to Read More →

2015 Season

Don't forget we'll be re-opening on 6 March 2015. Hope to see you soon!

What people say…

Trip Advisor: Winner in 2014 in the Hotel and awarded Certificate of Excellence for our restaurant service - the highest accolade possible. Voted Best Hotel for Service in the Whole of Andalucia and Number 2 in the Whole of Spain.

We were selected by Jamie Oliver as the restaurant of choice after he filmed in our area. He is such a nice guy too.





"Most Romantic Hotel in Spain" - as voted by the users of Karen Brown Guides.





Featured on many, many TV and radio programmes - including Cilla Black's Blind Date!





Featured in lots of guide books - including Michelin, Lonely Planet, Fodor's, Alastair Sawday's and many, many others.





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