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Get an overview of this hotelLuxury, family-friendly resort on the Costa del Sol


Near Old Marbella

Located in the middle of the Paseo Marítimo promenade, Gran Melia Don Pepe is an upscale getaway on Spain's sun-drenched southern coast. Guests can dine on local seafood at Fontanilla Beach, a 10-minute walk away, or visit the picturesque old churches and charming squares of Marbella's Old Quarter.

3 pools and a Kids' Club

Guests can make the most of the sunshine, with 2 tennis courts, 2 outdoor pools (one specifically for kids), and 9 venues for alfresco drinking and dining. Adults can take time out in the indoor pool, free wellness center, and 24-hour gym, while the little ones make friends at the Kids' Club.

Sea or sierra views

Rooms are traditionally decorated with neutral tones and fully equipped with free WiFi and LCD TVs. After choosing from a pillow menu, guests can wake up to premium views over either the sea or Sierra de la Nieves, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve. Room service is available 24 hours a day.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Spend the day at the beach and work on your tan with sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with cabanas (surcharge). Pamper yourself with a treatment at the full-service spa and enjoy amenities at Gran Melia Don Pepe like a children's club and an outdoor pool.

The hotel offers a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's bars, which include a beach bar and a poolside bar. Public areas are equipped with complimentary high-speed wired and wireless Internet access. This Mediterranean hotel also offers a children's pool, 2 outdoor tennis courts, and a health club. Parking is available onsite for a surcharge.

Gran Melia Don Pepe has designated areas for smoking and offers meeting facilities.

  • Indoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Children's pool 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa tub 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Health club 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Hair salon 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Wedding services 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Turkish bath/Hammam 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Children's club 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Total number of rooms - 194 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Library 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Meeting rooms 11 
  • Terrace 
  • Beach bar 
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 2 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 18406 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Garden 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1710 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Year Built 1964 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Television in common areas 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Playground on site  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Bidet 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Climate control 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Sofa bed size 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • HDTV 
  • Pillow menu 

Where to Eat

Buffet breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 7:30 AM and 11 AM.

TAHINI - This beachfront sushi bar specializes in Japanese cuisine. Reservations are required. Open select days.

T-Bone Grill - This steakhouse serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available.

Oyster and Caviar Bar - This delicatessen serves brunch only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered. Reservations are required.

Gran Cafe Cappuccino - This beachfront coffee shop serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and brunch. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

Pool Bar - This poolside restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and brunch. Guests can order drinks at the bar and enjoy alfresco dining (weather permitting). A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

An outdoor tennis court and a health club are featured at the hotel. An indoor pool, an outdoor pool, a children's pool, and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a sauna and a steam room.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool, health club, fitness facility, or spa tub without adult supervision.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Boat tours on site 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 

Spa Services

YHI SPA has 8 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, Ayurvedic, and hydrotherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, a steam room, and Turkish bath/hammam.

Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision. Guests under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Thai massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Number of treatment rooms 8 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time ends at Midnight

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available


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We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation. This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details 24 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in EarthCheck, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
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