Macià Monasterio de los Basilios3.0 out of 5.0
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The Hotel is integrated into an old monastery which is a nice touch. Rooms are modern and a good size and breakfast was great. A short walk gets you to the main part of the city and the old town where most attractions and restaurants are.. You can walk to everything in Granada from here except a bus a bus up to the Alhambra may be needed.
This hotel is well placed, being just across the river from central Granada, and it's based on an old monastery. The entrance takes you past reception on to a beautiful cloistered courtyard, but there's no cafe, bar or even seating down here to make use of it. In fact there's no real restaurant or bar anywhere in this "hotel". Take the lift to your room and you could be in any clean and soul-less Ibis or Holiday Inn Express anywhere in the world (except there's no tea-making facilities..!). It was quite noisy too, during the day because it was next to a junior school, and also because our floor seemed entirely occupied by teenagers on an in-house foreign language course, classrooms and all! One more concern. Although other staff were polite and helpful, the receptionist on checkin was probably the rudest I have ever encountered in a lifetime of travel using probably thousands of hotels. Talking down to us like idiots, he refused to check us in unless we produced some form of "booking agents" voucher which we didn't have (and which it transpires he didn't need, when I finally threatened to go elsewhere). So not a place to relax, but it was a handy location fro a couple of days sightseeing.
This is a monastery so don't be check the 5 star accouterments. However the rooms are big enough, clean and have their own bathrooms. Inside the building it's refreshingly cool. There is a good restaurant very close by and the hotel is within walking distance of most things. They have a policy of one key per room but if you ask they will give you another. They kindly opened the dining room early on the day we left as we (tour group) had an early connection. However they were not prepared for the onslaught of 2 groups, one quite large. The staff did their best but things got a bit chaotic and a few people got a bit grumpy. Still, I would recommend this place and would definitely stay again.
Good location with an easy walk to the old town. Plenty of restaurants close to the hotel or a short walk away. Modern basic room with comfortable bed. Wardrobe alcove has a few hangers but no drawers. The room does not have a safe or a fridge. You can rent a safe but there are not enough for all guests.
Staff were very helpful and friendly Rooms very basic No fridge No safe Be careful in the bathroom and make sure the shower nozzle is pointing down, otherwise iyou have a tsunami Scratchy towels Not much space for luggage Bed ok Room very dark
The central courtyard of this hotel makes you feel like you are in the heart of Moorish Spain, which you are , of course, in Granada. It is a tiled, arcaded yard planted with orange and lemon trees and it is beautiful. The hotel bedrooms are in an extension wing and are modern, clean and comfortable but unexceptional; on a par with a decent Premier Inn. Our only disappointment with the room was that there weren't tea & coffee making facilities available - but I don't know if that's standard practice in Spain. Cold drinks were available from a vending machine on our floor. Breakfast was fine but again a standard buffet, self service approach. There was a more limited choice of cereal than in a British hotel but a good choice of pastries, range of bread, a cold selection of meat and cheeses and a hot selection of egg dishes and ham/bacon. The hotel is located a 10 to 15 minute walk from the centre of the city (Plaza Isabella, where you can catch the C3 bus up to the Alhambra) but it is a very pleasant walk along a tree lined, pedestrianised avenue. We stayed for three nights and would happily stay here again
Stayed one night in this hotel in June 2017. The Hotel is set in an old monastery style building, with central courtyard areas. Our bedroom was clean and modern, but was a bit on the small size, and basic. The hotel is located along the banks of a river, with one restaurant outside the gates of the hotel and others across on the other side of the river. Unfortunately we didnt arrive at the hotel until after 11.30pm. As room service finished at 10.30pm, we walked to the nearby restaurants however, we were unable to get anything to eat as they seemed to stop serving at midnight. Buffet breakfast was included in our room rate. The breakfast was very nice and had a good selection of food to choose from.
The interior of the entrance is of a lovely old style. The rooms however are more modern and therewith more average. The large terrace were a plus, the views towards the mountains very nice, the view on the school basketball fields less. The breakfast is best taken somewhere outside the hotel. The location is convenient for the center and the convention center. The service was good. Doubtful if I'd stay here again as I'd assume there are better hotels for the same price.
The entrance plaza is very nice ,the hotel is clean and well maintained, rooms are comfortable, location is great ,close to everything . breakfast choices are limited ,this applies to dinner as well. I would stay here again.
We stayed for 10 days for meetings and a conference. This is a lovely old building but the rooms are modern. We were lucky and got a room on the third floor with a balcony. It was EXTREMELY hot when we were there. Our air conditioner well worked but other colleagues found theirs barely coped and were very uncomfortable. Staff were patchy - some really helpful, others not so much. There are no refrigerators in the rooms but we got by with ice and a small icebox. It is close to the river and there is a really nice restaurant just outside the gates. We had our own breakfast picnics in the balcony but others siad the breakfast in the dining room was very average. For what you pay it is a good place just as long as it is not over 40 degrees. Wifi was free and strong.
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60% of guests recommend this hotelTotal of 377 reviews