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#7519 - 10/31/04 06:33 AM Cordoba/Granada Hotel/Hostal Recommendations?
Bricamb Offline
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Registered: 12/01/01
Posts: 181
Loc: Cambridge UK
I am hoping to visit Granada and Cordoba during late March early April next year. I'd appreciate any hotel/hostal recommendations. Also, I'd like to spend a day or two on the coast so if you know of any little towns/resorts which are easy to get to from Granada or Cordoba, please let me know. Thanks a lot.

#7520 - 10/31/04 01:41 PM Re: Cordoba/Granada Hotel/Hostal Recommendations?
MadridMan Offline

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Hi Bricamb! I'm sure you've conducted a SEARCH of this category for hotels and "hostales" in your intended cities, correct? Anyone have any fresh suggestions for lodging?

Also, be sure to search the "Favorite Places" category for other, nearby towns to visit while in the area.

Good luck! Saludos, MadridMan
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#7521 - 11/07/04 07:50 AM Re: Cordoba/Granada Hotel/Hostal Recommendations?
liz49 Offline
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Registered: 03/29/02
Posts: 118
Loc: Cleveland, OH
In Granada, the Hotel Macia on the Plaza Nueva at the base of the hill leading up to the Alhambra is quite nice. Friendly staff, good breakfast, clean rooms, and not terribly expensive for a hotel. Great location!

#7522 - 11/10/04 12:53 AM Re: Cordoba/Granada Hotel/Hostal Recommendations?
FredMaine Offline

Registered: 10/18/02
Posts: 38
Loc: Maine USA
In Cordoba I highly recommend Hostal Maestre , a short walk from the Great Mosque. In 2002 it was $28 for a double with full bath. Immaculate rooms, very comfortable beds, plenty of very HOT water, friendly staff.

They have a sit-down breakfast that cost $4. Not a typical tiny continental breakfast, rather a real meal with juice, coffee and enough food to really satisfy.

Hostal Maestre is a simple charming place with tiled floors, flowered hallways and beautuful Mudejar arches. If I can figure out how to do this I'll try to attach a photo.

#7523 - 11/10/04 08:20 AM Re: Cordoba/Granada Hotel/Hostal Recommendations?
Puna Offline
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Registered: 07/07/00
Posts: 1437
Loc: Charlotte, NC. U.S.A.
I've stayed @ Hostal/Hotel Maestra a nnumber of times over the years - and Yes, they do have both a hostal and a hotel - there is a garage under the hotel portion (much needed as the streets are approximately 3 feet wide eek in the old section of Cordoba). The hostal and hotel are immediately next door to eachother - and as FredMaine stated - charming, immaculate and very inexpensive!

As an aside, I'm really pleased to hear they are still being so good w/ the rates - with the Euro now established and the Spanish economy doing better, they could have upped it a fair bit!
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#7524 - 11/14/04 11:33 AM Re: Cordoba/Granada Hotel/Hostal Recommendations?
FredMaine Offline

Registered: 10/18/02
Posts: 38
Loc: Maine USA
I emailed Hostal Maestre to ask about their current rates. They have gone up. Between March 1 and October 31 it is 36 Euros (46 US dollars) for a double room. Other times of year it is 30 Euros. IVA tax is included.


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