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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 9 November 2013

I'm so happy I found Cuevas El Abanico. It was a special treat to stay here. The room is very pretty and homey and you have everything you need in the small kitchen. The bed was comfortable with good linens and since you are in a cave, you sleep very well. The owner was very kind although we only saw...

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North Carolina
Reviewed 2 November 2013

My husband and I stayed in a small studio cave for two nights in October and it was one of the highlights of our traveling life so far. I expected a much more taxing walk from the center of town based upon other reviews but we did not find it difficult or excessively long at all. The views of the...

Thank coolia
Reviewed 12 October 2013

Experience Cuevas El Albanico. The grotto is on a unique spot straight across the Alhambra. A very friendly host welcomed us. The first thing you see is a beautiful private terrace. In the cave you will be surprised by the athmosphere. We had the 3 room appartment. It was great. Small kitchen and two bedrooms. It was pleasure, fun and...

Thank DutchyNetherland
Rota, Andalucia, Spain
Reviewed 23 July 2013

My husband and I stayed at Cuevas el Abanico during the hottest week in July. We absolutely loved this fantastic little cave. The caves have a constant temperture, which is much cooler than outside, especially when it is 40 degrees (around 90's) outside. The property owners are super sweet and gave us a map of Granada, along with highlighted routes...

3Thank l0vely4u
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 2 July 2013

Hidden, because yes, it is hard to find but once you do it is definitely a gem! stayed in a studio with a kitchenette. it definitely has a bed and breakfast feel. We purchased food to make our own breakfasts and appreciated lots of essentials that were provided...olive oil, salt, sugar, creamer and coffee. The host couldn't have been nicer!...

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Santa Cruz, California
Reviewed 14 June 2013

My family & I stayed in a spacious & clean cave during Semana Santa. The service at Cuevas el Abanico is warm & the neighborhood, Sacromonte, fascinating. My kids enjoyed exploring the hotel's grounds & area around it. Our only disappointment was the weather: it rained nearly everyday &, as a consequence, our cave was cold & damp. We had...

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Central Coast, NSW
Reviewed 19 May 2013

My husband and I stayed at Cuevero El Abanico for 2 nights and loved our accommodation. Consuelo was helpful in marking on the map directions and walking times plus bus numbers (which we did not need to use). The accommodation allows for self catering if you feel the need. A washing machine is available on the rooftop plus iron/ ironing...

1Thank kamasabi
Dehradun, India
Reviewed 16 May 2013

These cosy cave apartments are located up a hill in the gypsy quarters of Granada, and are absolutely fantastic. Spacious, nicely furnished, with all amenities you could need, including heaters and a small kitchenette. Great value for money. We intended to stay 2 nights, but ended up extending our stay. At night, we could hear Flamenco music echo among the...

1Thank TheShootingStar
Reviewed 7 May 2013

Great little caves up in the hills of Sacromonte. Lovely host, very helpful, broken english, but we managed to communicate. The cave may seem tricky to find the first time, but once you get there it's pretty easy to find your way around. There is free parking just down on the road. The cave was a little chilly at times,...

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Glastonbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 22 April 2013 via mobile

Unforgettable stay for our family of 4 in our own private cave. Spacious, great view and lovely patio. Didn't want to leave. Hilly climb on cobblestone streets was worth it - a hidden gem. Sacromonte is a very traditional charming neighborhood .

Thank gottaseeit

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Opposite the Alhambra, caves in the hillside have been converted into houses. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cuevas El Abanico

Address: Calle Verea de Enmedio 89, 18010 Granada, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Granada > Granada > Albaicín , San Pedro
Price Range: RM312 - RM517 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Cuevas El Abanico 2.5*
Number of rooms: 13
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“Choose the largest cave with two bedrooms, that also offers a living room with two small couches and a tv.”
 of 5 bubbles flamenco1, 13 Aug 2016 | Read review
“All rooms appeared to be as equally good as eachother”
 of 5 bubbles martynb522, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask if there are rooms further away from the gate, where travelers walk by the street which could be disruptive”
 of 5 bubbles julia_chen55, 14 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Pick a cave!”
 of 5 bubbles zoony, 23 May 2015 | Read review
“The caves are probably pleasantly cool when it's hot outside. It rained the whole time we were in Granada & ours was cold & damp.”
 of 5 bubbles CatPorter, 14 Jun 2013 | Read review
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