Crazy as it sounds, I was in Granada for three days during a recent trip, and I left the car at the airport parking lot. It was reasonable, but the taxi into and return from Granada was a little expensive. Still, I didn't need the car but the way the rental worked it was cheaper to keep it active and pay the parking than to return it and start another rental period.
Hi SanNic44. I seem to have 2 threads the same. I must have hit submit twice! I am at a loss as to what to do with all the advice on the other thread but I think it will work out cheaper and easier to hire a car. I really don't want to be governed by a time table and I know I can't lift a bag or walk far with luggage. So it is much better for me to have it loaded in and out of a car by my husband and when I am only staying one night in a hotel I only need take a small bag to the room and can leave the rest locked in the boot of the car. The train is very expensive I think. I don't know how much petrol is. I am still waiting to hear back from the hotels regarding the parking.
If you can't even lift a bag you are going to have a difficult time getting into the Macia Plaza Hotel. There is a 30 metre walk across the pavement to get to the door and there is nowhere to stop the car unless one person stays with the car and then drives it off after unloading. Then you have the nightmare of finding somewhere to park and then getting back there.
That is as long as you arrive between 2pm and 8pm and don't get stopped by the barrier.
If I were you I would cancel your booking immediately so that you can book a place that is more car friendly.
It would be OK without a car because you could get a taxi.
Any accomodation of any repute should provide you with arrival instructions and clearly face up to the parking issue.
However this isn't very normal. Hotels just give you the address and consider that the arrival is your problem.
A lot of hotels don't like to admit that they don't have parking in their publicity.
There are hardly any car friendly hotels in the centre of Granada.
It is best to park in a car park such as Severa Ochoa and then get a taxi.
then you can choose your accomodation without worrying about parking.
If you really have to use the car the
Sol Melia has a car park next to it
The Hesperia has its own car park
The only place which has its own parking that I know of the the Albayzin is this apartment.
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