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Durban, South Africa
Reviewed 18 July 2015 via mobile

It's ok for short stay . Will take you about 20 min to walk to old town , where there are a variety of eating places and shops. The area around the hotel is more of residential .the room we had , faced a odd looking tiled area . It could have been landscaped.

Thank s m
Reviewed 8 July 2015 via mobile

Lobby is standard. Walking off the elevator you feel like a step back into the early 90s. Rooms are standard for southern Spain. Bathrooms were actually quite nice but mattresses were older. Breakfast was better than average. Pretty good location with short distance to Alhambra and many meeting/dining sites. Only stayed for one night, and I would use it again...

2Thank Michael B
Camberley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2015

We picked this hotel as it seemed to be one of the very few in Granada that offered secure car parking. There is an extra charge of 15 euros a day for this but well worth it. The location is reasonably convenient, you can get a bus to the Alhambra from the old town, about a 10 minute walk from...

2Thank sohotobrighton
Long Island, NY,USA
Reviewed 12 May 2015

I enjoyed staying at this hotel for 5 nights during a conference. 20 minutes walk to Alhambra, close to bus stations. Breakfast-excellent. A wide variety of choices. I would have enjoyed to have also tomatoes and/or cucumbers. Nice rooms: perfect colours,wide beds.

1Thank Patrica_trick
Reviewed 17 January 2015

The Alhamar is a hotel it is very hard to get excited about - and I did not! The drab exterior belies the dull, basic and ultimately dissapointing interior. The rooms are bland and even from the 5th floor I could hear people talking in the street. The bed was firm but I could feel the springs creek - not...

2Thank nickwlondon
Reviewed 22 November 2014

Stayed here for one night with a group of friends for Halloween. Very comfortable. Good size rooms - One twin and one triple next to each other. Clean and friendly. We also used the hotel car park for 15€ for the night.

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Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 3 November 2014

My husband and I stayed at this hotel on our way through to Marbella, the hotel has an art deco feel. The WiFi was poor, the rooms were not clean, we could not get additional pillows for the bed and the staff were not helpful. The buffet was adequate

Thank Angela T
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 October 2014

Stayed here for two nights. Arrived in the afternoon, and had a quick check in. The staff friendly and helpful. My room was clean, but rather dingy looking, but the bed was comfortable. Loads of little stores around the area, but I felt that the area around the hotel was not the best part of town. The hotel has a...

Thank Traveller0515
Granada, Spain
Reviewed 27 July 2014

The Hotel is quite good and the staff, very well located and in a very popular street,good price for drinks and meals,good clean rooms.The staff at reception are fantastic,BUT the hotel manger is much to be desired very Rude lady just because of her i recommend never to stay here,give the job to someone better.

4Thank simoncamara
Marbella, Spain
Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

its not in a great part of town, but if you can find a cheap deal it's sort of worth it if youre on a budget ...dark rooms with no views, windowless bathrooms, but spacious and clean. Its not within walking distance of the Alhambra, dont believe it of they say it is!... wifi is only in the lobby. limited...

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The hotel Occidental Granada 4* (part of Barcelo Hotel Group) is located in one of the best areas of the city, at easy reach from Recogidas Street which links the hotel with Granada city center. In addition, it is a few metres away from the brand-new underground in the city. Its perfect location makes this property the best choice for those who aim at discovering the city by foot. It is 10-minute walking from the old town or the Cathedral, which implies walking across one of the main streets which hold great number of shops and bars. Its location also implies avoiding one of the most common problems of the city which is the traffic jams. The hotel is located within the well-known Zone 1 of the city which is theh preferred one for those who visit Granada for business reasons. A few metres away from Occidental Granada one can easily get to the Congress and Exhibitions Center and Science Center, which is a cultural reference in Andalucia. Also, the high way road which connects Granada with Sierra Nevada and, Tropical Coast (both half an hour driving) and the International Airport (just 20-minute driving) is a few metres away. ... more   less 

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Address: Calle Alhamar, 46, 18004 Granada, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Granada > Granada
Price Range: RM262 - RM410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Occidental Granada 4*
Number of rooms: 141
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Also Known As:
Alhamar Hotel Granada
Alhamar Granada
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#28 Luxury Hotel in Granada
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“Look for a room with window facing the street”
 of 5 bubbles Sharonregev, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms from ending in 1-6 are facing the street and are kind of noisy during night but I enjoyed the view.”
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 of 5 bubbles Patrica_trick, 12 May 2015 | Read review
“There may be good rooms but I never saw them.”
 of 5 bubbles nickwlondon, 17 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Hotel rooms are mostly all the same if uncertain ask to see room before check in.”
 of 5 bubbles Ramster_Sharm, 31 May 2014 | Read review
“There was a bit of noise from the street, so an inward-facing room might be best.”
 of 5 bubbles DavidM431, 28 May 2014 | Read review
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