3-star Hotel / Parador
HGRA1, Granada, Andalucia
City hotel in the Albaicín with stunning views of the Alhambra
This lovely 16th century house has recently been restored to make a small, charming and very welcoming hotel in one of the best spots you could possibly find in Granada. Typical of the local 'carmen', style the house is centred around a patio with a fountain from which all the rooms lead off.
Step out the door and within minutes you are in the city centre or enjoying the magnificent sunset on the Alhambra with the Sierra Nevada behind from the Mirador de San Nicolas, a stone's throw away.
The hotel offers a relaxing haven away from the hurly-burly of the city with a cosy lounge, a small outdoor terrace and the patio itself for clients use.
11 rooms all with en-suite bathroom, air conditioning, heating, TV, telephone, minibar, safe box, hairdryer and desk.
Basic rooms are on the ground floor.
Classic rooms are on the 1st or 2nd floor and have windows onto the courtyard.
Superior rooms are larger, with a sitting area to one end, on the 1st or 2nd floor and have exterior windows with views of the Albaicín
The deluxe room (there is just one) is in the tower with superb views to the Alhambra and the Sierra Nevada beyond. It also has a stylish walk-in shower.
Small and cosy terrace ideal for reading or drinking coffee
Covered parking – 10 meters from the hotel
Breakfast Buffet from 07:00am to 10:30am
Hotel Facilities24 Hour Reception
Tour Booking Service
WiFi all areas
No smoking in hotel
Room facilities (all rooms)En-suite bathroom
Bars / restaurants within walking distance of the hotel
AccessibilityFacilities adapted for guests with reduced mobility
ParkingGarage parking (extra charge)
Come for the Alhambra, stay for the tapas…
Granada, the last Spanish city to fall to the Catholic Reconquista and dominated by the truly splendid Alhambra Palace is unmissable part of any tour of Moorish Spain but even without that it’s a wonderful city to visit. One of Spain’s most important university towns and still today a cultural melting-pot with large Muslim and Gypsy communities, here you’ll find lively bars with amazing free tapas, street stalls selling African wares and authentic flamenco shows.
The star of the show is of course the Alhambra Palace built by the Nasrid Sultans in the 11th century and still breathtakingly beautiful today. Allow half a day for the walking tour and another hour to watch the sun go down on the palace from the Mirador de San Nicolás in the gypsy neighbourhood of Albaicin.
The Cathedral houses the Royal Chapel with the tombs of the Catholic Kings, Ferdinand and Isabel and sits at the heart of the Old Town where, as well as tapas bars, there are many north African restaurants, shops and stalls and from there it’s a nice (uphill!) walk to the Albaicin for flamenco shows and that view of the Alhambra with the Sierra Nevada as a backdrop.