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The Alhambra is one of Spain’s most-visited attractions and a stunning example of Islamic architecture. Drawing its name from the Arabic words for “the red fortress,” this historic palace and citadel is located on the banks of the River Darro just outside of the city of Granada in Andalucia, Spain. It was constructed during the mid-14th century by the Berbers, and occupied by various other rulers of Spain over the centuries. Moorish poets described the Alhambra as "a pearl set in emeralds," a reference to the original colour of its buildings in contrast to the natural beauty around it. The site is steeped in history culture, making it a must-see for any visitors to the region. Nearby, visitors can enjoy culinary delights, unique shopping opportunities, and fine hotels.

  • Stroll into the Alhambra through the Puerta de las Granadas, the Gate of Pomegranates, a triumphal arch dating back to the 15th century.
  • Marvel at the white marble lions that spurt water every hour in the Patio de los Leones, an example of early Muslim engineering and design.
  • Luxuriate in one of Spain’s most lovely gardens, the Generalife, which entrances visitors with terraces of roses, lily ponds, shrubs trimmed like castle walls, and shady cypress trees.

Granada’s Federico Garcia Lorca airport mainly serves travellers coming from within Spain, although there are a few international flights. The larger Malanga International Airport in the nearby city of Malaga is a better choice if you are travelling from abroad. There are scores of options for getting from the Malanga airport to Granada Visitors can take the local bus #19, take a train from outside the international terminal, or hire a car in advance. Once your arrive in town, get to the Alhambra by taking the red minibus called the Alhambra Bus 32 or 30 from Plaza Nueva or Albayzin, and get off at the Generalife stop. The most pleasant way to get to the Alhambra, however, is simply to walk from Plaza Nueva, which only takes 15 minutes.

Hotels in Alhambra

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From US$46

1 Room Mate Leo Hotel Granada

3 stars
4.3 / 5 3 reviews

Mesones,15 Map

5% Off Per Night - Non Refundable

Room Mate Leo Hotel Granada provides comfort and relaxation in its chic accommodations and up-to-date amenities. The sleek hotel offers tour assistance in visiting the famous fortress of Alhambra... More

Very Nice view
The view of Toledo from the window of your rome is amazing!
24 Jul 2015
From US$50

2 Vincci Albayzin

4 stars
3.0 / 5 1 reviews

Carrera del Genil 48 Map

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If you are looking for an ideal holiday destination in Spain, Vincci Albayzin is a perfect place for you to reside and explore the surrounding areas. GeneralVincci Albayzin also provides... More

Hot Box Room
The room we were given on the third floor was quite ok as a room but it was so hot, had the air-conditioning worked we would have been very content, firstly there was little or no cool air coming...
22 Sep 2014
From US$49

3 Hotel Puerta De Las Granadas

3 stars
4.5 / 5 4 reviews

Cuesta Gomerez, 14 Map

11% Off Per Night - Non Refundable

Located in a historic building dating back to the 19th century, Puerta de las Granadas Hotel features comfortable accommodations, warm hospitality combined with high-quality service to make your... More

This is a small hotel, without any pretensions but comfortable, clean and with very friendly and helpful staff. The location is ideal for tourists to see the old town areas of Granada and visit the...
23 Apr 2014
From US$37

4 Comfort Dauro 2

3 stars
4.6 / 5 11 reviews

Navas 5 Map

10% Off Per Night - Non Refundable

Offering warm hospitality and a relaxed friendly atmosphere, Comfort Dauro 2, which offers the perfect blend of charm and elegance is an ideal spot for an enjoyable vacation. GeneralThe modern... More

Great location.
First room we were given was great, large size but wi fi didn`t work so had to move to much smaller room in order to receive wi fi. First room much superior, shame about lack of wi fi or would have...
26 Sep 2014
From US$34

5 Hotel Juan Miguel

3 stars
4.6 / 5 7 reviews

C/ Acera del Darro, 24 Map

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Offering stylish and contemporary accommodation, this property is the perfect base for both business as well as leisure travellers. GeneralGuest can relax or chat with their friends at the hotel's... More

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6 Casa Del Capitel Nazari Hotel Granada

3 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews

Cuesta Aceituneros 6 Map

FREE wifi, pillows a la carte & coffee and tea

Presenting its history and heritage, the Casa Del Capitel Nazari with its traditional accommodation, invites you to spend a memorable stay in Granada. GeneralAfter a tiring day, you can just sit... More

From US$75

7 NH Collection Granada Victoria

4 stars
4.5 / 5 2 reviews


FREE WIFI in Lobby & Rooms

NH Collection Granada Victoria's privileged position and easy access makes it a perfect hotel for both your business trips and holiday visits. General A function room with a maximum capacity of... More

From US$48

8 Hesperia Hotel Granada

4 stars
4.0 / 5 4 reviews

Plaza Gamboa s/n Map

FREE WIFI in Lobby & Rooms

Providing fantastic accommodation in the heart of the old town, Hesperia Hotel Granada is an ideal base for relaxing and enjoying a truly wonderful and memorable vacation. GeneralBusiness guests... More

Perfect location - easy walking to downtown streets. However - costly parking, and not all tom-tom devices can figure out the driving ...
16 May 2014
From US$37

9 Hotel Dauro

3 stars
4.0 / 5 1 reviews

Acera de Darro, 19 Map

10% Off Per Night - Non Refundable

Offering comfortable accommodation and convenient facilities, Dauro Hotel Granada welcomes you for a truly memorable stay. GeneralGuests travelling on official matters can make use of the... More

From US$59

10 Rusticae Gar-Anat Hotel Boutique

3 stars
Not yet reviewed

Placeta de Peregrinos, 1 Map

Gar-Anat Hotel is a small and unique hotel from the 17th century, set in the historic city centre. Skillfully restored, it retains most of its original architectural features.At the Gar-Anat, each... More

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