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Hotel Alixares

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Paseo Sabica 40, 18009 Granada Spain
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#63 of 130 hotels in Granada
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The complete Alixares hotel is located opposite the stunning Alhambra, one of the most wonderful monuments in the world, and a 15-minute walk from Granada's city centre. The hotel offers its guests a comfortable and cosy atmosphere in a modern environment. Hotel Alixares offers Wi-Fi Internet connection throughout the building, a reception desk open 24 hours, several fully equipped meeting and conference rooms, an Internet Point, an outdoor swimming pool, a private parking area, a bar and a restaurant, just to mention some.
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Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Hiking
Children's television networks
Highchairs available
Taxi service
Pool / beach towels
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Snack bar
Vending machine
Meeting rooms
Solarium
24-hour security
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
24-hour check-in
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Blackout curtains
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Mid-range
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Italian
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Christine17041 wrote a review Sep 2020
Greater Manchester, United Kingdom397 contributions61 helpful votes
We stayed here for 2 nights within easy walking distance to Al Alhambra. Car parking is available at extra cost under the hotel so very secure. Be aware that signage is sparse as you approach the hotel and if you are not very careful you will end up in the parking area for La Alhambra! When you approach the last rounabout it looks like 2 way traffic but it is actually 3 way so as you can drive to hotel. Once at reception the receptionist , come everything else was very helpful and friendly as were every staff member that we encountered however, we had passed all our details before travel (passport, car details etc) but he then tried to charge us another €40 for something else, maybe parking. However, this had all been paid for pre-arriving. He eventually found our reservation and it was fine from that point. We had also been told ( after I had checked by email) that the cafeteria and bar would only open Friday and Saturday because of Covid. The restaurant was not open which was a pity as we usually look forward to a descent meal at the hotel at least once during g a stay. Breakfast was also still being served in the mornings but we did not partake. As you can imagine the hotel was not very well occupied due to the virus indeed the carpark underneath was nearly empty. So when we got to our room on the 5th floor we were a little disappointed at the size as it was quite small and the view was disappointing as well. (Room 503) The minibar had only water, again due to the virus but we had brought our own as this was expected. The room itself was very clean and served its purpose. It would have been nice to have some sort of tea/ coffee facility made available to us somewhere in the hotel as we understand it cannot be made available in the room due to Covid. As the occupancy of the hotel was reduced and there was a reduced amount of staff, coupled with the fact that the main services were not available for us, we thought we might have been offered an upgrade with better view. But obviously this was not forthcoming. It's a long steep walk to the town but the bus service is very good and regular and costs €1.40 one way wherever you get on or off. Taxis are a little more expensive but we didnt try these. Luckily we found an excellent restaurant (see separate review) in the opposite direction within walking distance ( a little harder on way back as its uphill) Overall, the hotel served its purpose for us and I am sure I would have done a more positive review had it not been for the virus .
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Date of stay: September 2020
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Responded 15 Sep 2020
Dear Christine, thank you very much for your extensive feedback. Many things have changed due to this virus, due to the low occupancies many of our services cannot be provided in the Hotel, especially due to the lack of clients. At this point last year we had all our facilities available at full capacity, we had a pool bar, a barbecue restaurant on the 4th floor with magnificent views over the Generalife, the cafeteria open all day and our restaurant offering both buffet and letter. In addition, many of our rooms have coffee service in the room. The room they were assigned had good views of the Alhambra and the Albayzin, the only thing is that the trees of the Alhambra are getting taller and leave less and less views of the monument. We comply with all the stipulated protocols against Covid 19 and it is a very adequate extra cleaning and disinfection work. We hope that all of this will happen as soon as possible and we will be back to normal soon. Thank you for everything and for booking and we hope you will return to Granada soon. Have a great day. Gustavo Cara Manager
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THE TRAVELLER wrote a review Sep 2020
Malaga, Spain9,447 contributions2,676 helpful votes
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I love this hotel and have stayed here many times but this visit was not a good experience . Covid-19 has impacted very adversely on the hotels trade and just 10 rooms were occupied during my stay. However it is not operating as a hotel as the bar and restaurant were closed at the time of my visit. Aparently they are currently only open on a Friday and Saturday ! This was not advertised when I booked and was very inconvenient ! Whilst I do sympathise with their situation they should either re open the bar and restaurant or close the hotel ! There is not an abundance of restaurants in this part if Granada and I could not even get water in the hotel and nearby shops were closed down ! I do hope it all gets back to some kind of normal soon.
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Date of stay: September 2020Trip type: Traveled solo
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Response from Victoria Ribera, Dueño at Hotel Alixares
Responded 2 Sep 2020
Dear Paul, thank you very much again for your visit. As we mentioned yesterday, due to the drastic drop in occupancy, it is not profitable to open the restaurant or cafeteria to sell practically nothing. We have to adapt to this drop in occupancy and optimize the resources we have. This week the cafeteria was closed during the week and we decided to open it only on Fridays and Saturdays, which are the days with the highest number of customers. We are very sorry not to have been able to inform you earlier but it was a decision that was made this week, last Tuesday. We are very sorry not to be able to provide the services we have always provided but we have to adapt to this new normal. We hope to see you again soon in a few weeks. Thanks for everything and have a great day. Gustavo Cara Manager
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NLJSC wrote a review Feb 2020
Needingworth, United Kingdom82 contributions29 helpful votes
Stayed two nights in Feb 2020. Great hotel with fantastic location for The Alhambra - just walk across the street. Staff all super-friendly and very helpful with good English (sorry for my appalling Spanish!) Secure car parking available (Euro 19.20 per night). Rooms spacious and very clean with eveyrthing is good order. Not much else around it, but bus route 35 (Euro1.40 each) stops just outside to go into Town, but that's also just a 15 minute walk downhill and taxis about Euro6 from town back so didn't use the bus but saw plenty of them zipping about, so you wouldn't be waiting long if that was your preference.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Room Tip: Room 435 has a massive balcony!
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Response from HotelesPorcel, Gerente at Hotel Alixares
Responded 23 Feb 2020
Dear NLJSC, we thank you for the trust placed in Hotel Alixares for your stay and for the time spent assessing the experience. It is a pride to receive such a high score, proof of total satisfaction with the services provided. We hope to continue counting on your confidence on future occasions and we take the opportunity to send you our best regards. Gustavo Cara Manager
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NYfamilytravelers4 wrote a review Feb 2020
NY55 contributions42 helpful votes
We only stayed one night but it was right across the street from the Alhambra and we had to be there for our tour by 7:45 AM. We had breakfast (which was a nice buffet) included which opened at 7 so we ate and walked across the street with plenty of time. We arrived the day before before noon and they allowed us to check in and put our bags in the room. They also told us if we were a little late checking out the next day because of our tour, that would be fine. It was a downhill walk in to town where we spent that first afternoon. At night, we walked back in town and decided to tak a taxi back as we were too tired to walk up the hill. Taxi ride was very cheap. We highly recommend staying here, especially if you have an early Alhambra tour in the morning.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from HotelesPorcel, Gerente at Hotel Alixares
Responded 20 Feb 2020
Dear NYfamilytravelers4, thank you very much for your comments, we are very happy to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us. Our Hotel is superbly located just 200 meters from the entrance of the Alhambra and only 12 minutes walk from within the city. Our staff tries to make our customers feel at home. Our breakfast is wide and varied. We try to adapt to all kinds of audiences we have. We hope you can return again soon for Granada. We will wait for you with open hands. Greetings and good morning. Gustavo Cara Manager
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AbsKat wrote a review Feb 2020
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A fantastic hotel in a great location. A few minutes walk to the Alhambra Palace. Good clean room with comfy bed & plenty of hot water throughout the day. Buffet breakfast excellent as was the buffet evening meal. The staff lovely & very friendly. Susanna on reception especially so. She organised a taxi for four of us to go up to Sierra Nevada & return. Excellent customer service. Also a mention for Javier at the bar. He was very professional & friendly. His skills were also excellent. All in all a fantastic stay in a fantastic hotel. Highly recommended.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Traveled with friends
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Response from HotelesPorcel, Gerente at Hotel Alixares
Responded 9 Feb 2020
Good morning Mr. Jirobo, first of all thank you for having spent some minutes of your time sharing with us your experience with us. Indeed the hotel is located a few minutes from the Alhambra and 15 minutes from downtown, with easy access. Our staff is available 24 hours for what the customer needs, as far as possible, so that our customers feel at home. We will convey your congratulations to both people. Thank you very much and we hope to see you on another occasion to come to Granada. Best regards, Gustavo Cara Manager
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US$53 - US$100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
SpainAndaluciaProvince of GranadaGranadaRealejo - San Matias
NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Alixares
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Alixares?
Nearby attractions include Cuesta del Rey Chico (0.4 km), Saico Paranormal Rock Bar (0.2 km), and Bosque de La Alhambra (0.5 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Alixares?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Alixares?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and blackout curtains.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Alixares?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Alixares?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Alixares?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurante Jardines Alberto, Restaurante Mirador Casa Paco, and La Mimbre Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Alixares?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Alixares?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Alixares?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Hotel Alixares?
Many travellers enjoy visiting The Alhambra (0.6 km), Generalife (0.6 km), and Mirador de San Nicolas (1.3 km).
Does Hotel Alixares have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.