We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Atmosphere, historic, character”
Review of Casa Cundaro

Best prices for -
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 6 more sites!
Casa Cundaro
Ranked #5 of 15 Girona B&B and Inns
UK
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“Atmosphere, historic, character”
Reviewed December 5, 2010

I booked this place after reviewing several from trip advisor. I was looking for a place with character, atmosphere, clean, spacious and affordable. Casa cundaro has ticked all the boxes.

It was difficult to locate the place in the dark as most Spanish towns are massive, and Girona particularly can be difficult to know where you are! There are several exits from the highway, and many long roads after that. The old town, where the apartment hotel is located has very narrow streets, and it was made more difficult with what seemed like 'no entry' signs erected on these narrow streets which in fact we can enter! The landmark for Casa cundaro is in fact the University (not the cathedral).

We parked the car at the car park at the University, and walked up cobbled streets to the reception of Casa Cundaro, which is the Historic Hotel, the parent hotel. Xavier greeted and welcomed us to Girona, and gave us the parking label (for free parking), and got our luggage form the car. He even helped my mother in law with her rather heavy bag. He provided pointers for restaurants with local flavours: the first shop round the corner from where Casa Cundaro is, Divinum (greatest tapas we ever had!), and other restaurants a few blocks away from the tourists spot. He also provided us some challenge for us about the church bells and also got us intrigued about the history of Casa Cundaro.

The apartment-hotel was full of character, from the doors, floors, steps, and balconies. Very tastefully decorated. The apartment we inhabited was 204 (which had 2 rooms), and it was warm, clean, comfortable, and well lit. We could not hear a lot of the bells on the first night, but there were more bells on a Sunday morning. Very atmospheric.

According to Xavier, we were the first to see the newly renovated room - the one with the twin beds, as it had a window on the ceiling, where you get a great view of the cathedral tower. Our room, with double bed, has lovely french doors - very romantic indeed. The kitchen was adequately equipped and contrary to some reviews, the place was so warmly heated.

There is internet connection but you need to get it going first by going to the middle floor, where the lounge is.

All in all, a great find. I have no hesitation in recommending anyone to stay at Casa Cundaro. Girona is a great place to visit, and you can drive to various places such as , Banyoles, Castellfolit de la Roc, Besalu, Ripoll, Santa Pau, and Figueres if you wanted to). It is hard to find a place with such great value, history and superb Girona hospitality.

If you wish to contact for more tips, you are most welcome.

  • Stayed December 2010, traveled with family
    • Value
    • Location
    • Sleep Quality
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
2 Thank TravelAndWrite
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

79 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    30
    38
    4
    4
    3
See reviews for
24
30
2
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
  • Sleep Quality
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (10)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
oslo
Level 2 Contributor
9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed August 31, 2009

Casa Cundaro has a handful of tastefully and very recently restored rooms in a centuries-old Jewish home a stone's throw from the cathedral. We stayed in Room 104, with the luxury of a huge bathroom. The house is the latest project of Xavi and his family who also run Hotel Historic round the corner, where you can get breakfast for a very reasonable 7 euros. Friendly, down to earth service and the chance to experience a little bit of historic Girona for yourself. I'm sure there are cheaper places to stay, but this was unique. Don't forget to ask Xavi if you're interested in the house's history - you'll be amazed by the stories that will pour forth!

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled as a couple
    • Value
    • Location
    • Rooms
    • Cleanliness
    • Service
Helpful?
3 Thank sejarah
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Girona hotels
0.2 mi away
Hotel Ciutat de Girona
Hotel Ciutat de Girona
#2 of 20 in Girona
773 reviews
0.1 mi away
Hotel Historic
Hotel Historic
#13 of 20 in Girona
339 reviews
0.1 mi away
Hotel Museu Llegendes de Girona
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
0.2 mi away
Hotel Gran Ultonia Girona
0.8 mi away
Double Tree Hilton  Hotel Girona
1.3 mi away
Melia Girona
Melia Girona
#5 of 20 in Girona
818 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Casa Cundaro? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Casa Cundaro

Property: Casa Cundaro
Address: Pujada Catedral, 7, 17004 Girona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Girona > Girona
Amenities:
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 15 B&Bs / Inns in Girona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Casa Cundaro 3*
Number of rooms: 8
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Orbitz, Priceline, Expedia, Travelocity, Booking.com, Hotwire and TripOnline SA so you can book your Casa Cundaro reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing