3 out of 5 stars3 Stars

Calle Acera del Pilar 6, La Herredura, Andalusia, 18697, Spain
Hotel Almijara
Enter dates for best prices
Compare best prices from top travel partners


Satisfaction Excellent
Very Good

Value Score Average Value

Similarly priced and rated as other 3 star hotels

Show Prices

Good For Business
  • Families37
  • Couples96
  • Solo100
  • Business100

More about Granada


A carmenA carmen

The Generalife gardens.The Generalife gardens.


Ayuntamiento at AlcaudeteAyuntamiento at Alcaudete

Forum Posts

Alhambra at Easter

by greenday

Hi, I am making advance plans for Easter 2011. From the information I can find the only days the Alhambra will be closed are Christmas and New Years Day. Can anyone please verify this? Also would it be very crowded over the Easter holiday at the Alhambra, or for that matter in Granada? Thanks

Re: Alhambra at Easter

by puerto_lover

The Alhambra is open every day of the year except Christmas Day and New Years Day.
The Semana Santa period is certainly busy but not as busy as Seville for sure. So its a good idea to make reservations as early as allowed for the Alhambra entrance ticket or maybe you will go more than once during your stay? Maybe if you stay on a Friday or Saturday you could experience an evening visit as well?

Re: Alhambra at Easter

by raquelitalarga

Easter in Spain is 'Semana Santa' (translation; saints's week) and is very important in this very traditional, catholic city. So yes, Granada will be absolutely packed as there are processions all week through the centre. They make a great spectacle (costumes, hoods, candles, bare feet, Virgen Maria etc)but block streets and cause traffic and pedestrian chaos. Pretty sure prices go up significantly for accomodation too.

Re: Alhambra at Easter

by greenday

Hi, thanks for your answers and the link. I will be booking accommodation soon so the info is very helpful. We were thinking of the day and night entries to the Alhambra so we should easily be able to fill in a couple of days in Granada.

Re: Alhambra at Easter

by smirnofforiginal

I would consider booking your Alhambra tickets in advance :-)

Travel Tips for Granada


by BerniShand

OK, so you have taken the minibus here, or perhaps you are super fit and walked up the steep hill, we collected our tickets [booked online] at the ticket office, so lets explore

its 9.30, our ticket time for the Nasrite palace says 10am so we wont dawdle too much, our path takes us past the ruins of the Medina and through the gardens of El Secano, lets stop for a moment to admire the view, we can see snow on the mountains and the air is fresh and crisp - no rain today ! the sky is grey over the mountains but it will soon be blue

we walk along the path admiring the clipped trees, peek through and there is a view of the Parador of San Francisco, we would have loved to have stayed there, but it is way above our budget

but lets hurry ! we cant wait to enter the Palace ! just enough time for a `comfort stop` at the facilites and it will be 10am and we can go in

Alhambra Tip 5 - The Generalife

by jamiesno

Most likely if you are in Granada you are going to visit the Alhambra, this is just a friendly reminder not to forget the Generalife when you are there. The gardens are beautiful and if it is a sunny day you can see for miles. You get a great view of Granada and the Sierra Nevada. Also be warned the Alhambra in general may be crowded, it is the most visited site in Spain.

Leisure villa of the sultans of Granada, surrounded by orchards and gardens, the latter created recently, together with the amphitheatre at the entrance, which every year is the setting for some of the shows of the Music and Dance Festival.

The name, of doubtful origin, seems to come from the Arabic Yanat- al- Arif or Garden of the Architect, in a clear poetical-religious symbolism that refers to God, Allah, as an architect, the creator of the universe.
It is worthwhile climbing the Water Staircase, especially in summer, to let the clear, cold water, which runs down the banisters, slip through your fingers. Be sure to follow this link along to myGeneralife Travelogue.

The part of the Alhambra was great.

Visiting Granada

by Dabs

Granada is set on a couple of hills so good walking shoes are essential. In early May I was fine with long pants and short sleeved shirts in the day, in the evenings we needed a light jacket or sweater You might want to bring sunscreen, I foolishly believe and thought it was going to be overcast and ended up with a bit of a burn. The sun is intense even into the late afternoon. Bring lots of memory and a spare battery if you have one for your digital camera, we both used up our batteries and I forget to swap out my flash card on the day we went to the Alhambra and didn't take as many pictures as we normally would have. I thought the Lonely Planet Andalucia guide was better than the Frommer's Seville, Granada & the Best of Andalusia, especially in their coverage of the Old Arab Quarter and the historical background.

Las Alpujarras (2)

by andal13

Another charming town at Alpujarras is Orgiva... white buildings, orange-trees, narrow streets, all surrounded by mountains. Take a seat at one of the several cafés situated in front of the church, have a drink and enjoy a peaceful day.

Otro encantador pueblo en Las Alpujarras es Orgiva... edificios blancos, naranjos, calles estrechas, todo ello rodeado de montañas. Toma asiento en uno de los numerosos cafés situados frente a la iglesia, bebe algo y disfruta de un día tranquilo.

A cheesy place to dance

by blint about Buda

It is like any other disco inside but it has large and small statues of Buda everywhere!
The music was all the normal Spanish stuff, but it looked like they avoided most of the really bad Spanish pop.

We didn't have to pay. I went in with trainers and everyone else there looked quite casual too.


Popular Hotels in Granada

Hotel Casa Morisca

Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars 3 Reviews

Cuesta de la Victoria, 9, Granada

Show Prices

Room Mate Migueletes

Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars 1 Review

Calle Benalua 11, Granada, Granada

Show Prices

El Ladron de Agua

Hotel Class 3 out of 5 stars 2 Reviews

Carrera del Darro 13, Granada

Show Prices

Suites Gran Via 44

Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars 1 Review

C/ Gran Via de Colon, 44, Granada

Show Prices

View all Granada hotels

View all Granada hotels

Latest Granada hotel reviews

Room Mate Migueletes
514 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jul 9, 2014
Tryp Albayzin
100 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jul 8, 2014
309 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jul 7, 2014
Hotel Juan Miguel
121 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jun 5, 2014
Hotel Plaza Nueva
104 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: May 18, 2014
Alhambra Palace Hotel Granada
478 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jul 8, 2014
Hostal Austria
22 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Apr 12, 2014
Oasis Backpackers' Hostel Granada
155 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jun 19, 2014
Macia Plaza
210 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jun 24, 2014
Posada Bocanegra
11 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: May 17, 2014
25 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jun 16, 2014
Hostal Sonia
8 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Dec 27, 2013
Hostal Atenas
63 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jun 25, 2014


We've found that other people looking for this hotel also know it by these names:

Almijara Hotel La Herradura

Address: Calle Acera del Pilar 6, La Herredura, Andalusia, 18697, Spain