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The Lemon Room at Escuela La Crujia B&B

Bedrooms 1
Space 322 sq. ft.
Property type hotel
Minimum Stay 1 - 2 nights


About the property

One of three rooms to rent at Escuela La Crujia country B&B, Velez-Malaga

The Lemon Room is one of three rooms to rent at this is a Bed and Breakfast establishment in a beautiful old building, once a country school for the local children, and now offering comfortable and very peaceful accommodation in a rural setting as a Bed and Breakfast guest house.

It consists of three rooms, each with independent entries, which we offer as individual units. The Lemon room is a double room with super king size double bed, a little kitchen and a bathroom. It also has its own patio terrace, all on ground floor level and access straight onto the complex. There is a second room with the same facilities (search for Mandarin Studio Room HomeAway ref. 6739322) and a twin room (The Avocado Room). All rooms have private bathrooms and terrace areas.

The old school hall, with an amazing cross-beamed roof and fireplace, is both the breakfast room and a room to relax and eat in for all our guests.

The gardens offer a very private place to relax in, sunbathe or barbecue. Enjoy the pool, outdoor table tennis and a large trampoline for the kids! Animals are welcome.

JUST 10 MINUTES FROM THE COAST AND 'BAVIERA GOLF' CLUB, Lake Viñuela, mountain walks and villages, caves, water park and lots more.

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Toni Waterman
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 6, 2017

About Toni Waterman

We are a couple (Spanish and English) and we have put years of love and effort into the old schoolhouse. We brought our children up here and we love to share our wonderful little oasis with our guests.

Toni Waterman purchased this hotel in 2000

Why Toni Waterman chose Axarquia (Costa del Sol)

We wanted a property with character and lots of outdoor space on one level, not too far from an interesting and historic Andalusian town, not too near the 'English ghettos' of Andalusia, more natural and authentic, but not too far from the sea. And here we have all that! We are surrounded by rural farmland mainly tropical fruit orchards (mangos and avocados), are 5 minutes from the historic and fascinating local town of Velez-Malaga and only 10 minutes from the coast.

What makes this hotel unique

Here you have the best of the coast, the best of the beaches, the best of the mountains and the white villages, all within a very natural and 'Spanish' environment. Our local bars (walking distance) are totally Spanish - mix with the jolly, local farming folk, watch the football with them, enjoy a cool beer on the shady terraces!! Or just soak up the sun, and atmosphere within the totally private gardens of our little paradise complex!

As there are only three rooms, we are never overcrowded and our guests often become good friends!


Vélez-Málaga Hotel Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • hotel
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • chateau / country house
Accommodation Type:
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 322 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean
  • Rural
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Holiday Resort
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Dining Area
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Mandarine Room - toilet , shower , bidet
    Lemon Room - toilet , shower , bidet
    Avocado Room - toilet , shower , bidet
  • Bathrooms are all en-suite, and have WC, wash basin, bidet and walk-in shower unit, and all have windows to the exterior.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Mandarine Room - 1 double , Air conditioning
    Lemon Room - 1 double , Air conditioning
    Avocado Room - 2 twin/ single , Air conditining
  • ROOMS ARE LET INDIVIDUALLY. Mandarin and Lemon Rooms: both of these pleasant rooms are self-catering studios, with fully equipped kitchens, including sink, fridge, ceramic hob and microwave - breakfast included too. Avocado Room: This is a pretty twin room with breakfast included in the price. This room also has a microwave, fridge and tea/coffee-making facilities. All rooms have satellite TV, microwave, mini fridge, cosy wood burners for the Winter and air conditioning (hot/cold). All rooms have separate private entrances and terrace areas with table and chairs All rooms are en-suite.
  • Books ...
  • Games ...
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 14 garden chairs
  • 8 beach chairs
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • bay/sound
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


5/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)

The Lemon Room at Escuela La Crujia B&B
average rating of 5.0 based on 3 reviews

Just lovely!

  • 5 of 5

Thanks so much for having us Toni, you guys were lovely, the self contained rooms with all the facilities were so handy and breakfast was laid back and nice in the morning. Amazing property, easy to find off the main road, quiet and beautiful. The beds were to die for, massive, like sleeping on a cloud, we are still saying how we all had the best ever few sleeps of our lives, woke up no aches, pains, just felt great! Thanks again we highly recommend this place. Kelly

  • Submitted: Jan 7, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great to get away from the coast!

  • 5 of 5

We loved staying in this unusual building. It is near the coast but in the middle of Summer when there are crowds on the coast, here, just a few minutes inland, you would never know it! Friendly and comfortable. Loved it!

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2011
  • Stayed: Jul 2010
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mike, thanks, we enjoyed having you and your family here! I am glad the trampoline was such a success, and if the kids had been any more in the water they would have turned into frogs! Look forward to seeing you again another time!
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Einfach nur schön

  • 5 of 5

Wir haben 2 Wochen in der Escuela verbracht und es hat uns super gefallen. Die Zimmer sind ausreichend groß, das Frühstück schmeckt sehr lecker, die Zimmer werden gereinigt und die Hausherren sind sehr, sehr freundlich. Pool ist super, man hat Einkaufsmöglichkeiten in der Nähe (nur mit Auto) und ist in en paar Minuten am Meer. GERNE WIEDER!!!

  • Submitted: Sep 25, 2009
  • Stayed: Sep 2009
  • Source: Fewo Direkt, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Kilometres
Bar Restaurante El Trapiche, Bar Rest El Cruce
Nearest Ferry
30 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
4 Kilometres
Baviera Golf Club
Nearest Train
30 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Kilometres
El Trapiche and El Cruce
Nearest Ski
80 Kilometres
Sierra Nevada
Nearest Beach
4 Kilometres
Car: recommended

Escuela La Crujia Bed and Breakfast is set in the lush, tropical valley of Vélez-Málaga, just 10 minutes from the coast, surrounded by mandarin, avocado, lemon and mango groves. Because of its location, it benefits from a mini tropical microclimate which means warm temperatures and good weather for most of the year. It is set back from the hussle and bustle of the coast, in a rural and peaceful setting, and yet is easily accessible. The historic Moorish town of Vélez-Málaga is just 3km from the Escuela and has plenty of shops, bars and restaurants. Torre del Mar is the nearest coastal town, a real Spanish coastal town with plenty of life for all ages. The beach bars are a must in the summer! Nearby are Nerja, (20min) a pretty and popular holiday destination and the rocky coast of Maro beyond, with its secret coves and quiet beaches. Drive just 5 minutes inland and walk the shores of the magnificent Lake Viñuela, and there are many whitewashed villages and mountain trails to explore too.

Other Activities: Kayak, river walk (walk in the water!)


Rates & Availability

Vélez-Málaga Hotel Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
High season
May 1 2017 - Sep 30 2017
2 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Pet Fee $0
Tax Rate 21.0%

Breakfast is served in the school hall

We offer discounts for longer stays or if you plan to take up more than one room.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
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