Charming rooms in Tarifa, Cadiz

Discover the rooms of “La Estrella de Tarifa”

“La Estrella de Tarifa " is an ancient house of 1940 located in the heart of Tarifa´s historical center, in 2002, Juan Sebastian, a Madrid local, in love with Tarifa and its surroundings, decided to bring to life his idea to build an exclusive and different Boutique Hotel, this idea was also new at that time, giving the offer of hotels which existed up until then, in order to be able to provide travelers and tourists a point of view of how to live in Tarifa.

The "Estrella de Tarifa" has a total of 9 rooms, where you will find simple but very cozy double rooms, and comfortable suites with a capacity of up to 4 persons, and the “star” of our the hotel, the Penthouse Suite, the former house of the owner, Juan Sebastian.

The materials used in the rooms are customized, with a handmade hydraulic floor, gresite (small glass tiles) in all our bathrooms and toilets, with colors ranging from the indigo blue to emerald green.

Blue walls which are permeable to the wonderful light of the South, wooden head beds and cabinet doors, customized with our carved “star” shaped into them.

The curtains, specially brought from Italy, have our embroidered “star” on them too.

The refurbishment was sought to retrieve all the original and authentic, elements as the exposed brick walls, wooden beams, niches, skylights, railings, etc.

To make our guests feel special we have not forgotten to fill our hotel with plants and flowers, you can see them in each of our rooms, in the windows and balconies, in the bathrooms as well as in the common areas, especially in our small courtyard, an oasis of light and peace.

Also in each of the rooms you will find daily fresh fruit to restore your energy in a healthy manner, as well as an incense stick.

Music is also present in the common areas, a careful selection made by the owner, will accompany you throughout the day and evening along with romantic candle light that will brighten and enlighten the hall and the access to the rooms.

Of course we have ensured that the cleanliness and comfort are also guaranteed, our cleaning crew daily changes all sheets and towels, we have comfortable queen size and single beds, relaxing showers and bathtubs. Besides the fresh fruit provided and the incense, at your disposal are a hair dryer, gel, shampoo, a small fridge, TV and free Wi-Fi access, to ensure that your stay with us will be unique and unforgettable!

Listing of rooms

Number 1

Convenient and comfortable double room, with windows facing San Rosendo Street. It is located on the ground floor of the hotel and has direct access to the street, without having to go through the hall of the hotel; perfect for independent minds.
It has 2 single beds, private bathroom with a shower, hair dryer, TV, fridge, a fresh fruit basket, and incense, free Wi-Fi, within the room are the different and unique Arabic decor that characterizes our Hotel.

Number 2

This comfortable and cozy double room is full of details and allusions to the Moroccan style and has access from the foyer of the Hotel.
It has a queen-size bed with a white wood head bed, wrought iron sconces, Arabic mosaic bedside tables and an outside window.
Private bathroom, decorated with a cheerful yellow tile that contrasts with the emerald green gresite (small glass tiles) that frames the sink.
As all of our rooms, it is equipped with a hair dryer, fridge, TV, fresh fruit basket, incense and free Wi-Fi.

Number 3

Double bed room and the possibility of an extra bed/crib

Let yourself be wrapped up by the amplitude and the luminosity of this marvelous suite, which can be accessed through the first floor going through our patio, an unique and relaxing corner that isolates this wonderful room, where the real and antique go hand in hand.The Suite features a comfortable queen bed and in the sitting area are a set of wrought iron and tile chairs and table, the central element of the room, surrounded by a series of vintage and authentic details: the trunk, the head bed and the art-deco bench, all of them wooden- carved, the hydraulic floor filled with floral Arab details , the small bulbs of colored glass, the brass antique teapot ... two wonderful latticed Andalusia-style balconies, filled with flowers, filling the suite with light and color. As in the rest of our rooms we have at your disposal, a fridge, hair dryer, TV, fresh fruit, incense, free Wi-Fi and even a DVD with a list of great films that you can always ask at the reception free of charge. You have the possibility to add a cot or extra bed.

Number 4

Double room located in our first floor with a queen size bed and window facing San Rosendo Street, cozy and functional with small details that make it very special; wall niches framed in indigo blue, brick renovated walls and ceilings and blue beams. It has a fridge, hair dryer, TV, fresh fruit, incense, and access to free Wi-Fi. 

Number 6

Suite with 2 single beds and a possibility to increase its capacity up to 4 people. This spacious and versatile room has access from the first floor. It has 2 single beds and a sitting area, separating these areas is a decorative cabinet of exposed brickwork. The sofa in the sitting area can be converted into a queen-size bed, by expanding the capacity of the room up to 4 people. This possibility along with its spacious bathroom with bathtub and the lightness of its windows and a balcony with Andalusia lattices, make of it one of the preferred suites by our customers who are traveling in groups or with families. As in all our rooms, we put at your disposal, a fridge, hair dryer, TV, fresh fruit, incense and access to free Wi-Fi.

Number 7

Suite with 2 single beds and a possibility of extending its capacity up to 4 people. Located on the 2nd floor, this marvelous and spacious room, filled with light by its 4 windows, is the twin sister to room number 6 but more luminous. It has 2 single beds separated by a large window and with a decorative cabinet in the middle of the living room that separates the sleeping area from the living area, where there is a sofa convertible into double bed. The room is full of authentic Moroccan details, it is decorated with a carved wood trunk, leather puff seats, iron lanterns, a mosaic with wrought-iron legs coffee table... A pleasure to share with your loved ones. It has a very bright large private complete bathroom, decorated in gresite (small glass tiles), in different shades of blue, from indigo to the dark blue and wall details that let light in. As in all our rooms, we put at your disposal, a fridge, hair dryer, TV, fresh fruit, incense and access to free Wi-Fi.

Number 8

Twin room with 2 single beds

Twin room located on the third floor has 2 single beds separated by a cabinet of old wood where a delicious fresh fruit plate will be waiting for you during the day and incense sent during the evening. With a marvelous view of Tarifa´s old town and a private bathroom. As in all our rooms, we put at your disposal, fridge, hair dryer, TV, fresh fruit, incense and access to free Wi-Fi.

Number 9

Double bed room
This double room with a queen-size bed is full of charm due to the small and undulating architecture forms. It is perfect for smaller sizes lovers and taste for the little details, with a real personal touch that makes it unique.

A porthole that separates the sleeping area of the bathroom dominates the room, although both are completely independent. The room is romantic and cheerful thanks to its 3 windows that fill it with light and smooth shapes contrasted by the indigo blue color.

Private bathroom and shower.

As in all our rooms, we put at your disposal, a fridge, hair dryer, TV, fresh fruit, incense and access to free Wi-Fi.

Number 10

Suite-penthouse with a double bed and 2 single beds, with room capacity up to 4 people.

It was for four years the home of the owner of the "La Estrella de Tarifa", therefore, this suite-penthouse apartment is the 'star' of our Hotel.

With large windows in all the walls, the marvelous views of the old town of Tarifa and Morocco will surround you without ever leaving the room. You can even enjoy the passage of migratory birds crossing the Straits from a unique enclave.

It is a loft that has 3 areas, the bedroom/living area, kitchen and separate bathroom so that you feel at home.

Equipped with queen size bed and two single beds that double as a sofa, the sitting area is composed of a low table of carved wood and glass, a wooden vintage desktop if you need to work or write and 2 sofas to watch the sunset that also work as twin beds.

The wood stove is simple but fully-equipped with all modern comforts, dishwasher, fridge, microwave oven, vitro ceramic plate, toaster, coffee maker and all the necessary utensils.

The bathroom is independent, separated by a wall from the kitchen. Bathed in light by two windows, its floor is filled with stars has a large bath tub to offer you a relaxing bath.

All the style details and the decor that characterize our Hotel are present in our Suite-penthouse: two types of hydraulic floor to differentiate each zone, we have double glazed aluminum windows called "Climalit" that allow you to enjoy the breathtaking view but isolate the room from the weather conditions, wrought-iron lamps and colored glasses, perforated iron wall sconces, lanterns, teapots, Moroccan leather puffs, Arab mirrors, the omnipresent blue indigo contrasted with the white washed of our walls, both framing the separator elements as in the tiles with the that decorate our bathrooms.

We have at your disposal as in all our rooms a hair dryer, fridge, TV, fresh fruit, incense and access to free Wi-Fi. You also have a DVD player and several movies at your disposal.

The goal of our Suite-penthouse is that you enjoy the full essence of our hotel that makes it unique and different, but with all the possible amenities, so that you can feel at home and live a unique experience.


This charming penthouse is located in the main street of the old town, about 200 metres from the building of La Estrella de Tarifa. It´s very light-filled, spacious, comfortable and has two bedrooms: one of them with one single bed and the other one with double bed. There is capacity for 3 persons. Bathroom has a shower and a washing machine. On the rooftop there is a big private terrace with amazing views of the town, Morocco and the Strait of Gibraltar. The apartment is situated on one of the busiest pedestrian streets in the old town of Tarifa, called Calle de la Luz. In order to enter the apartment you´ll walk through a patio that is shared with 3 more flats in this building. You´ll have the best cafes, tapas bars and shops within very short walking distance. The beach can be reached easily in less than 10 minutes´walk. The ferry terminal is 5 minutes´away.