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From the Alhambra to the late night jazz bars, Granada is one of Spain’s most vibrant cities and is the perfect destination for anyone intrigued by Spain’s Moorish past.
But unfortunately, Granada’s hotels can be a bit hit and miss. Some hotels are great… but others really aren’t.
So to help you be sure you pick an awesome hotel, we put together this guide to the best hotels in Granada!
Written by our expert travel panel, this insider guide will show you some of Granada’s hidden gems – many of which are at bargain prices. This guide makes finding a great hotel in Granada easy, so you can travel with confidence and enjoy your time in this amazing Spanish city.
These are the best hotels in Granada. Some of them will definitely surprise you…
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The overall best hotel in Granada is Eurostars Gran Via. Boasting the full 5-stars this Eurostars hotel ticks all the right boxes for all kinds of travellers in Granada.
A Jack of all trades and a master of them all, Eurostars Gran Via not only offers luxury accommodation but fantastic facilities too. You can book yourself in for a relaxing spa treatment followed buy lazy afternoon in the in-house coffee bar.
The rooms are generous in size, the kind of rooms where you can comfortably unpack and settle in. Each room features a work desk and a seating area, in addition to a gorgeous ensuite bathroom. During your stay at Eurostars Gran Via you’ll have access to free WiFi throughout the building.
El Soto De Roman Hotel Chauchina is the best hotel in Granada near the airport. This simple, humble B&B is locally run and locally managed. You will be greeted with the warmest of Spanish hospitality and instantly feel at home. The team can help arrange an airport transfer for you if you need a hand.
There is a real homely feel to this B&B and you’re welcome to make yourself at home. The swimming pool in the garden is the ideal place to refresh yourself after a stuffy flight to Granada.
The best hotel in Granada near Downtown is Granada Five Sense Rooms & Suites. Offering not only an ideal location but outstanding value for money, Five Sense is a bit of a hidden gem!
As a guest of Five Sense, you’ll have full use of their swimming pool and games facilities. You can even hire a bicycle from the team at reception if you fancy exploring Granada on two wheels.
The rooms are modern, clean cut and minimalist. There is free WiFI throughout the hotel and there are TVs in all the rooms.
Saray Hotel Granada is the best hotel in Granada for families. Offering everything a family on the road could need and then some luxury facilities for good measure, Saray Hotel Granada is a real winner. They not only offer near-perfect family rooms but offer a childminding service too.
Exploring Granada at night with kids is great, much like in the rest of Spain. There are those nights when the little ones want to sleep but you want to explore, hello Saray Hotel’s awesome childminders! There is an outdoor swimming pool that kids just love.
The best pet-friendly hotel in Granada is Sercotel Gran Hotel Luna de Granada. To be fair, it’s not just the pet-friendly hotel in Granada but one of the best overall.
They offer great value for money and an awesome set of facilities. There is an outdoor swimming pool complete with sun deck and plenty of loungers.
The rooms feature urban-inspired furniture and offer a fresh, open feel. Many of the rooms have their own private balcony which is a real treat and perfect for when your furry friend needs a little fresh air late at night.
The best cheap hotel in Granada is the Abadis Hotel Granada Centro. This place is a total bargain and something of a hidden gem! Positioned in a great location for travellers who want to get out and about, Abadis Hotel helps you to save a heap of cash on taxis too.
If you want to organise day trips and tours be sure to check out the Abadis Hotel tours and travel desk. They’re bound to be able to get you a good deal on the best places to visit in Granada.
Hotel Anacapri is the best hotel in Granada near Granada Cathedral. There is a lot to love about this humble hotel, least not the super comfortable beds! The staff are ever so helpful and can help you plan your adventures in Granada at their tours and travel desk.
All the rooms offer air-conditioning and have homely little touches. The is a really welcoming feel to Hotel Anacapri and the rooms have a real sense of character. There are family rooms available with two double beds, all rooms are ensuite.
The best hotel in Granada near the Alhambra is Eurostars Washington Irving. This 5-star hotel is simply divine, everything is perfect; the plunge pool, the coffee bar, the sauna…the lot!
The whole property is super modern and oh so stylish. If you’re into interior design, you’ll love Eurostars Washington Irving.
As a guest, you’re invited to dine at the in-house restaurant that serves up some mesmerising authentic Spanish dishes with impressive cocktails to match. If you get comfy in your spacious room, no worries; room service is available.
AMC Granada is not only the best hotel in Granada near the Palace of Charles V but is one of the best value hotels in the whole city! Perfect for families on a budget, or even soo travellers, AMC Granada has a room – more importantly a room rate – to suit every kind of traveller.
AMC Granada is a cosy hotel with just 20-rooms. The whole place has been recently renovated and has a fresh and modern feel. There are plenty of bars and clubs within a short walk of the AMC Granada front door.
Hotel Alhambra Palace is the best hotel in Granada near Madrasah of Granada AND it’s pretty close to the Alhambra too. What a champion! Hotel Alhambra Palace is the perfect place to stay in Granada for culture vultures who want to soak up every last drop of Moorish architecture and history.
This fantastic hotel on Plaza Arquitecto Garcia de Paredes offers a childminding service and family rooms too. An ideal spot for couples, families, even solo nomads, there is a lot to love about Hotel Alhambra Palace. You can book your trips and tours at the in-house travel desk.
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Couldn’t find anything that takes your fancy in that list? No worries! Here are some more best hotels in Granada to give you some more food for thought!
Barcelo Granada Congress is a one-stop shop for travellers in Granada. Your wish is their command! They can help arrange everything from restaurant reservations to day trips to car hire and more. To help you relax into the holiday spirit Barcelo Granda Congress even has an in-house spa. They have an extensive treatment menu and highly trained therapists.
Many rooms offer views of Granada from their wide angle windows. There are both rooms and suites available and both options offer generously sized rooms for the price. Some premium rooms feature a spa bath.
Hospes Palacio de los Patos is a fantastic hotel in Granada. Boasting five wonderful stars and an incredible team of staff you can’t go far wrong with this hotel. Staying here puts you within an easy walk of Granada Cathedral and some of the best restaurants in the city.
Set in a regal building there is a luxuriousness to Hospes Palacio de los Patos that is to be expected from an esteemed 5-star establishment. You needn’t lift a finger. You can arrange a rejuvenating treatment at the in-house spa and indulge at the in-house restaurant.
Occidental Granada is a superb hotel in central Granda that gains rave reviews time after time. Being such a popular choice, be warned that they can book out in the high season in particular. There are many luxurious elements to Occidental Granada, including a super-sized jacuzzi.
The rooms at Occidental Granada are compact and come ready with everything you could possibly need. A bed and ensuite bathroom, of course, as well as a minibar, free WiFi and a flat-screen TV. There are even tea and coffee making facilities.
Offering everything from a childminding service to a swanky hotel lounge, Vincci Albayzin is one of the best hotels in Granada. Well deserving of their 4-star service, Vincci Albayzin has an incredible team of staff who afford a personal service to each and every guest.
The rooms have an incredible sense of style and subtle splashes of colour. Generous in size and with an excellent set of facilities you’ll be hard pressed to find something to complain about at gorgeous Vincci Albayzin. Both the Granada Cathedral and Madrasah of Granada are within a short walking distance.
Hotel Macia Real de la Alhambra can be found within a scenic walk of its namesake landmark and is one of the best hotels in Granada. Offering outstanding facilities like a swimming pool and a toasty sauna, Hotel Macia Real de la Alhambra somehow falls under the radar. Unfairly so, this is a fantastic hotel in central Granada.
Set a little out from the centre of Granada, Hotel Macia Real de la Alhambra offers intrepid traveller the chance to experience the city like a local. To walk the winding streets admiring the local greengrocers and perhaps trying their hand at Spanish!
Hotel Palacio De Mariana Pineda is just oozing character and charm. The quaint sun trapped courtyard compete with hessian furniture is reason enough to book this hotel! Let alone the spa facilities, childminding services, the in-house restaurant and the simply wonderful staff!
Hotel Palacio De Mariana Pineda can be found in the San Pedro neighbourhood of Granada, within an easy walk of the beautiful and not to be missed Madrasah of Granada. All the rooms have air-conditioning, tea and coffee making facilities and a flat-screen TV with cable channels.
Parador de Granada is the perfect hotel for travellers who want to explore the Palace of Charles V. It’s just a few minutes walk away. In fact, Parador de Granada is one of the best hotels in Granada for anyone who wants to tick off all the major sights and landmarks in the city. The team at the tours and travel desk have a wealth of helpful information to share and can book tickets on your behalf.
After a busy day exploring Granada you can to enjoy a glass of Sangria at the in-house bar and lounge.
ABBA Granada Hotel is one of our top picks for travellers who want to stay near the city’s cultural gems. Iconic landmarks like Madrasah of Granada, Monastery of Saint Jerome and Granada Cathedral are only a hop, skip and a jump away.
ABBA Granada Hotel is a modern, stylish hotel with more than enough rooms to go around. That said, many hotels in Granada get booked up quick in the high summer season. You best book in advance to avoid missing out on this super affordable and centrally located little gem!
Granada, you got us! What an incredible selection of hotels this city has! Has this guide sparked some wanderlust for Granada for you?
If you’re thinking there is too much choice here, don’t worry. Keep things as simple as can be. The overall best hotel in Granada is Eurostars Gran Via and you will feel right at home.
Even though Granada isn’t as busy as some Spanish cities the top picks get picked quick! Be sure to book your room today, you don’t want to miss out!
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Gin lover. Coffee addict. Nicola has traveled the world for 7 years and is a staff writer for Hotel Jules. Born in London, Nicola first got the taste of travel studying abroad in Barcelona. Since then she's been hooked - traveling the world non-stop. Passionate about green travel and vegan lifestyle, Nicola spends more of her free time staring at maps wondering where she will head to next!