Hotel San Francisco
This is Spain's most popular Parador and reservations usually have to
be made months in advance.
The Parador Granada is part of a palace and mosque built between 1332 and 1354 which was later converted into a Franciscan convent with a charming tiled patio remaining from this conversion.
Part of the building was the former chapel where the kings of Spain were buried until their remains were moved to the Royal Chapel where they now lie.
The interior of the Parador merges the Arabic and Christian styles with classic furniture, several portraits, engravings, embroideries etc. The bedrooms are all different and offer views to the famous buildings that make up the remarkable Alhambra site.
The dining room has a coffered ceiling and serves local and international
dishes. Meals can be taken on the terrace. There is a separate gluten free menu.
The Albaicin neighbourhood is interesting. This used to be the Arab silk market but now is small streets with shops selling local handicrafts.
A very interesting day is to drive to the region of La Alpujarra and visit its villages. These include Lanjaron which has a famous spa, then Carataunas followed by Trevelez which is the highest village in Spain.
Various religious and cultural festivals take place in Granada:
Easter and Corpus Christi when there are processions through
The Granada Parador has twenty five twin bedded rooms, ten rooms with a double bed and five suites all with private bathroom.
In the rooms there is a telephone, TV canal plus, hair dryer, safe, free internet access, mini bar, kettle and air conditioning.
The building has air conditioning and central heating, parking facilities (without security and limited places), piped music, free wireless internet, currency exchange, satellite television, garden, restaurant and bar. Facilities to hold a meeting are available.
Pets are not allowed in the Parador.
The larger Alhambra Palace Hotel is a nearby alternative. The Parador has very limited dates available due to its small size.
Distance from the nearest airport is approximately 15 kms, train station is 4 kms away and the nearest port is 127 kms away.
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Rates in Euros
|Standard||Superior||Double w/ living room|
|Breakfast 20 per person per day Lunch or Dinner 34 per person per day|
Rates are per day, per room, for 1 or 2 persons and include tax
General terms and conditions
|PROMOTION||OVERVIEW (For more detailed information use the links below)|
|Golden Days||Up to 10% discount on accommodation and 30% discount on breakfast for guests aged 55 years or more|
|2 Night Special||Up to 15% discount on accommodation and 20% discount on half board for 2 nights stays in the same Parador|
|Young Persons||Up to 10% discount on accommodation and 30% discount on breakfast for guests aged 30 years or less|
Real de la Alhambra, s/n
Latitude: 37° 10' 32.5914" N (37.17607743579348)
Longitude: 3° 35' 16.764" W (-3.5883235931396484)
|Information on Granada||Wikipedia's article on Granada|
|Paradors front page||FAQ's|
|Comment posted by Gunnar Godoe|
|Parador Granada var en fantastisk opplevelse som anbefales ! Fantastisk beliggenhet, god mat og ypperlig service.|
|Comment posted by James Wilbert Johnson|
|Very relaxing and the information about King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella enabled us to visit their coffins in the cathedral.|
|Comment posted by Nils Tangeland|
|We stayed at this parador for one night in October 2013. We where very pleased With the way the staff welcomed us. and made Our stay a very memorable one. Our room was exelent, very quiet, and tastefully equiped. The restaurant were exelent, and we loved wandering around the grounds after dinner. Staying inside this amazing world heritage site was an unforgettable experience.|
|Comment posted by Enn Kay|
|Your reception on arrival: Nobody came to get our luggage. Extremely difficult to roll up to the hotel considering it is cobblestone. Would have made an enormous difference upon arrival. The bedroom: Well stocked. Although, I'm not too sure they clean the water boiler. The view from your room: Reflection Pond - beautiful The public rooms - Good. The restaurant - Terrible service and disgusting. I saw a server poor oj from a used glass (had lipstick) back into the main jar and place it back in the fridge. Horrifying. Any noise The location of the hotel - prime location, this is what you're paying for. Proximity to a town - closest parador to town in all of spain. Any places visited near the hotel - take a tour of the Alhambra before staying there, you'll appreciate it that much more. I will say the shower is amazing with it's 5 shower heads...|
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Parador of Granada is a luxury hotel in a fifteenth century convent which is part of the famous Palace of Alhambra overlooking the city of Granada in Spain