In Malaga, the capital of the famous tourist coast of the Costa del Sol, was opened its first "five star" class hotel in the city. The actual opening of the new hotel Vincci Posada del Patio was held in mid-May. Nevertheless, the opening of a new hotel in Malaga, which was named Vincci Posada del Patio, currently remains major event in general for tourism in Andalusia. The opening of a luxury hotel has become a kind Costa del Sol hotel sector recovery indicator on the background of a protracted crisis in the sector of luxury hotels.
Vincci hotel chain, which opened a hotel in Malaga, is working on the Spanish hotel market since 2001. With the opening of the hotel in Malaga the total number of chain’s hotels grew to 29. To date, Vincci hotels located in Spain, Portugal, Tunisia and the United States. In addition, under the management of the network is one of the best clubs in Cadiz - Bahía Real. For Vincci Hoteles Hotel Vincci Posada del Patio in Malaga became the second property of the network. Not so long ago the company introduced another hotel in Malaga – four-star Vincci Malaga.
Location of the hotel is fully reflect the status of "five stars" - in the quiet center of Malaga, at the intersection of Cisneros and Camas Streets, in the picturesque shore of the river Guadalmina. Opening of the hotel was delayed due to the discovery in the vicinity of the hotel remains of ancient Roman villas. The total value of investment in the hotel's construction was 22 million euros, 400,000 of which were spent on financing of archaeological excavations in the vicinity of the hotel.
In total the hotel has 118 rooms, 85 of which are doubles, 11 junior suites and 6 suites.
The hotel’s management said that during the first two weeks congestion of the hotel ranged from 30 to 40 per cent. Taking into account falling demand for luxury hotels this indicator at the beginning of the season can be considered as good.