Hotel Arcs de Monells

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Address: Calle Vilanova 1, , Monells, 17121, Spain

Star rating:
4 star hotel

4.2

Wake up to the sound of birdsong in a 14th-century manor house in the Costa Brava.

You get the best of both worlds in this converted 14th-century hospital on the edge of Monells, one of the Costa Brava’s prettiest medieval villages: modern creature comforts and medieval architecture. 

Location
3.9
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Eating/drinking
4
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Leisure facilities
4.2
90%
Service
4.4
90%
Value for money
4.3
90%
Bedrooms
4
90%
Public areas
4.1
90%

Location

Moments away from the main town square in Monells, and a 20-minute drive to some of the Costa Brava’s most gorgeous beaches and coves. No less than seven golf courses are within easy reach, and there are also walking and cycling routes nearby. Girona is about half an hour away by car.

Bedrooms

The 23 rooms offer a choice of modern or old. The modern rooms on the ground floor of the new annexe are huge, with terracotta walls and simple, modern furnishings, private patios and sun loungers. I personally prefer the rooms in the main building however, which have got original medieval stone walls and much more a sense of the character of the building. All rooms have got wonderfully comfortable beds.
 

Public areas

The reception is smart and modern, and there’s a lounge area with multi-coloured sofas under the arches of the vaulted stone ceiling. The gardens, with lawns filled with Cyprus trees, are beautifully peaceful.

Eating and drinking

There’s a generous breakfast served in the café/restaurant, which has an original brick-vaulted arched ceiling. There’s also a modern, more formal restaurant serving locally sourced dishes, overlooking the gardens. 

Leisure facilities

A chic, four-tiered swimming pool as above, as well as extensive grounds.

Service

Owner Josep and his family and staff are all super-welcoming, friendly and helpful. There’s a baby-sitting service on request.

Who stays there

Families, couples and cycling groups from America and Europe.

Price advice

Breakfast isn't included in the room rate.

Amenities

  • Business Centre
  • High-Speed Internet
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Swimming Pool

Recommended for

  • Couples
  • Families with teenagers
  • Families with younger children
  • Sporty types
  • Escaping the crowds
  • Relaxation
  • Sightseeing
  • History
  • Nature / wildlife

Pros & Cons

  • Great pool
  • Friendly staff
  • Relaxing
  • Interiors in the modern rooms not that stylish
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