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“Economical and very comfy for families”
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El Granado
Ranked #2 of 97 Granada B&B and Inns
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132 reviews
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“Economical and very comfy for families”
Reviewed January 9, 2012

Our family of 5 stayed in the family apartment at the end of December 2011. The apartment was spotless, and perfect for our needs. It was easy walking distance to the main sites, and close to several grocery stores (perfect if you're cooking any meals in the apartment). We loved the warm and welcoming common room, and appreciated the free wifi.

There was a continental "serve yourself" breakfast included, which just added to the value.

Freddy greeted us warmly when we arrived, and gave us a full breakdown of the sites, and how to get around.

You couldn't ask for more if you are family looking for a clean, convenient, inexpensive place to stay in Granada.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with family
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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Reviewed November 18, 2011

This is not a hostel... the room is nicely decorated, the bathroom was really modern! We stayed in a private room and it felt like a boutique hotel/B&B. The staff there is excellent, the room is wonderful and clean, location couldn't be better. The only downside is that the apartment tenants across the street may be a bit noisy.

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled with friends
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 26, 2011

I recently stayed in the 1 bedroom apartment with some friends (3 of us in total). It was fantastic. The whole place was exceptionally clean, well looked after and the staff all very friendly and helpful. It was a bargin for the price. I have stayed in many more expensive hotels that were far worse in quality than this place. Highly recommended. If I ever return to Granada I will certainly stay there again.

Lorraine

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  • Stayed October 2011, traveled with friends
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Reviewed October 12, 2011

There is not a lot to say about El Granado, other than it is the best hostel I have ever stayed in.
The staff are amazingly friendly and helpful, the location is perfect, the breakfast is free (to other reviewers - of course you have to wash your own plates, it is a hostel!) and it is soooo clean. The cleaners are in every day.

The kitchen is small but has everything you'd expect (pots, pans, plates & cutlery) and more (oils, vinegar, salt, pepper etc).

This is a perfect place for a weary traveller to stay somewhere beautiful and clean for a good price. This is the best hostel ever.

  • Stayed October 2011
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 11, 2011

We booked El Granado based on previous reviews on Trip Advisor - and we were not disappointed! We had a private double room with an ensuite and it was immaculate! Admittedly the room was small however considering we were in one of the most beautiful cities, it didn't matter. Bed was comfy, decent size wardobe and tiny but clean and functional ensuite. You are in student-ville therefore it can get loud at night, however that was not due to anyone staying at the hotel - but drunken students from across the road! But it was still not loud enough to bother us. Our friends had the room below us which was an apartment for two people (with a pull out fo a couple more) their room was HUGE with a TV, the small but well equiped kitchen was sadly never used but would have been ideal if you did want to cook! Everywhere is decked out with ikea furniture so it has a modern edge in an old building! Breakfast is literally toast/cereal and tea/coffee/juice - but considering the price it was what could be expected! The lady who checked us in was amazing, she sat us down with a map she gave to us, circled the places to go - cheap tapas places and bars to visit, without her advice we probably would not have got round as much as we did in the 3 days we had there! Overall an excellent place - highly recomended!! We left very happy campers!

Room Tip: I would avoid the room at the bottom - the noise from people coming and going did bother our friends...
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  • Stayed September 2011, traveled with friends
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brisbane, australia
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Reviewed October 7, 2011

El Granado is the hostel you stay in when you don't really want to stay in a hostel. It's great value in a convenient location. You can easily walk to most places and we were given a great overview of the town when we arrived with lots of local tips.

  • Stayed May 2011, traveled as a couple
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Reviewed October 6, 2011

This is a great hostel for a couple. It is quiet, extremely comfortable and looks just as good (if not better) than the pictures. Beds come fully equipped with clean duvets and padded mattresses. I slept better here than any other hostel I have ever been at!

Staff is extremely helpful in answering any questions you may have.

Loved Granada and greatly enjoyed our stay!

  • Stayed September 2011, traveled as a couple
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Property: El Granado
Address: Calle Conde de Tendillas 7, 18002 Granada, Spain
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Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Granada > Granada > Centro - Sagrario
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 97 B&Bs / Inns in Granada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2.5 star — El Granado 2.5*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to El Granado: New stories within medieval walls El Granado is located right in the center of Granada, within walking distance of all that Granada has to offer. **TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Winner 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011** We offer comfortable rooms, friendly service, free WIFI, heating, warm water showers and TV. El Granado's ground floor and half of the second floor is from Nasrid period (13th -15th century). Staying in this charming property, in the heart of Granada, definitely makes for a different and unique experience. El Granado is the perfect choice for a family, a group of friends or couples or looking for new friends and experiences. It is also more affordable than a hotel. Five minutes from the Cathedral El Granado is located right in the centre of Granada, with walking distance to all that Granada has to offer, historical monuments, shops, nightlife, as well as to all the university departments located in the centre of the city. ... more   less 
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