Most travellers’ bucket lists include visiting the Alhambra in Granada to literally get lost in the magic of its medieval walls, avenues, fountains, patios and palaces of Moorish inspiration. This architectural complex, disguised as a fortress in the distance, can be reached on foot from Granada downtown, to be precise by setting off at Plaza Nueva and walking between 850 metres and about 1 kilometre up a slope. For those who prefer other means of transport, bus line C3 links the city centre with the Alhambra, and taxis are also available to cover this journey.
Even when it is easy to get to the palaces and its surroundings, some choose to stay as close as possible for a deeper cultural immersion. Find below our advice and recommendations to find the hotel near the Alhambra of Granada in Spain that best suits your travel needs.
4-star accommodation close to the Alhambra: Parador de Granada
This hotel near the Alhambra in Andalusia is a former 15th century monastery which shares many medieval and Moorish characteristics with the complex itself, that being one of the greatest allures of booking a room with them. Located within short walking distance to the gardens and patios, you get the feeling that you are actually staying inside the Alhambra of Granada.
Some of the amenities of this Parador (Inn) in Spain are complimentary WiFi in the entire premises, a communal zone, daily buffet breakfast, room service, take-away lunch, parking, ironing and laundry. Room occupancy ranges from single to family, and guests may also walk to nearby spots like the Cathedral of Granada and the old town. Make your reservation today.
Mirador Alhambra apartments in Spain
These apartments near the Alhambra of Granada have been rated 2 stars and are located in the Albayzín district. They are fully equipped and provide airport transfer for a nominal fee. As their name suggests (Alhambra viewpoint), the terrace features breathtaking views to the medieval architectural complex.
If you choose this accommodation in Granada, you will not only be staying within walking distance to the Alhambra, but also to most markets and restaurants in the area, while being entitled to use WiFi Internet at no additional cost alongside your private kitchenette, living area, bathroom, washing machine and, in most cases, a balcony. Thanks to the combination of bunk beds and sofas, apartments may accommodate up to 8 people. Check rates and availability.
Luxury hotel by the Alhambra gardens in Granada
The Alhambra Palace Hotel is conveniently situated right by the old walls of the fortress, thus offering magnificent views of Granada. It features Moorish motifs in its decoration and puts suites and rooms at the guests’ disposal where they can enjoy free WiFi, satellite TV and room service. Moreover, the establishment provides tourist information, ATM, dry cleaning, laundry, ironing and is non-smoking all throughout.
Should you wish to make the most of your stay and organise your event in such an idyllic landmark, the Alhambra Palace has a business centre and spaces for meetings, celebrations and banquets. There is also a bus stop in front of the hotel where guests may take a bus to the city centre.
Would you rather stay somewhere else? Find other hotels in Granada, Andalusia (Spain).