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Gran Melia Don Pepe places you within a short walk of Fontanilla Beach and within a mile (2 km) of Marbella Marina. This 194-room, 5-star hotel has 2 outdoor pools along with a full-service spa and 5 restaurants. Located centrally in Marbella, it's also near Plaza de los Naranjos and Venus Beach.


Relish the Japanese cuisine at TAHINI, one of 5 onsite restaurants. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. Start each morning with buffet breakfast, available for a fee from 7:30 AM to 11 AM.


All 194 air-conditioned rooms provide sofa beds, minibars, and laptop-compatible safes. Plasma TVs come with satellite channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi and wired Internet. Beds are dressed in premium bedding and pillow menus, and bathrooms offer hair dryers and designer toiletries. In-room massages are available, and other amenities include phones and desks.

Property features

Guests of Gran Melia Don Pepe have access to a full-service spa, 2 outdoor pools, and an indoor pool. If you drive, self parking is EUR 15 per day, or you can take advantage of the airport shuttle for EUR 75 per vehicle one way. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a children's pool, a fitness center, and a spa tub.


  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool and 2 outdoor pools

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 
  • Spa tub 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Concierge services 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • 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 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Total number of rooms - 194 
  • Library 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Meeting rooms 11 
  • Terrace 
  • Beach bar 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 18406 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Fireplace in lobby 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • 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

Gran Melia Don Pepe offers 194 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. Accommodations are furnished with single sofa beds. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. Plasma televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathrobes, slippers, designer toiletries, and bidets.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wired and wireless high-speed Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. In-room massages and irons/ironing boards can be requested. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily.

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Minibar 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bidet 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • 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 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Mountain biking 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 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Ayurvedic treatments 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 16 
  • Number of treatment rooms 8 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Massages 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types


  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 27 for adults and EUR 14 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 75 per vehicle (one way)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 15 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Gran Melia Hotel Marbella
  • Gran Melia Marbella
  • Don Pepe Gran Melia
  • Gran Melia Don Pepe
  • Gran Melia Don Pepe Hotel
  • Gran Melia Don Pepe Hotel Marbella
  • Gran Melia Don Pepe Marbella
  • Gran Melia Pepe
  • Don Pepe Hotel Marbella
  • Don Pepe Marbella

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.

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