Hotels - Five Star

Alfonso XIII, Seville
Alfonso XIII, Seville

Five-Star Hotels in Andalucia

Andalucia has a 14 five-star Gran Lujo (GL) hotels and 31 five-star hotels. 

Gran Lujo means Grand Luxury and represents a level of service and facilities in excess of the five-star rating. Some hotels around the world use the term "six-star" to denote an establishment which is another level above a five-star.  

In Andalucia, the hotel star-rating system is overseen by the Consejeria de Turismo y Deporte of the Junta de Andalucia (regional government's Ministry of Tourism and Sport) and has remained largely unchanged since 1984. Read More>   

We list below the 13 current five-star GL hotels in Andalucia and most of the five-star hotels.


Alfonso XIIIAlfonso XIII

One of Spain's most prestigious hotels, Hotel Alfonso XIII is located close to Seville’s Real Alcazares (Royal Palace). It offers an outdoor swimming pool in a lush garden, gym and typical courtyard with fountain, as well as several restaurants and bars. Rooms are individually decorated. Read more

Barcelo La Bobadilla Barcelo La Bobadilla

This enchanting hotel in the very heart of Andalucia combines elegance and tranquility. Located in countryside near village of Loja (Granada province) on a magnificent private country estate, it is built in the style of a traditional Andalucian palace. The hotel is surrounded by extensive grounds with breathtaking views of the unspoilt countryside. Read more

Finca CortesinFinca Cortesin

This outstanding luxury hotel and spa, with its own championship golf course, is a five-minute drive from Bahía de Casares Beach at the western end of the Coasta del Sol. It features two outdoor pools and a private beach club with an infinity pool, restaurant and bar. Read more

Marbella club Marbella Club

This classy beachfront hotel is an institution in Andalucia's most glamorous beach resort, with a fascinating history and a cachet other establishments would kill for.

 Hotel Villa Padierna Hotel Villa Padierna

A grand Italianate palace decorated in classical style, with an elegant and exclusive air which attracts many other celebrities including Michelle Obama who stayed in 2010. Located between Marbella and EsteponaRead More

Melia Sancti Petri Hotel Melia Sancti Petri Hotel

Set in an Andalusian palace, this luxury hotel on the Cadiz coast offers a free spa, a large outdoor pool and direct access to La Barrosa Beach, Sancti Petri, Chiclana, Cadiz. Each elegant, spacious room includes a furnished terrace. Beautiful marble courtyard with arches and fountains. Various restaurants are situated in the patio and gardens, including buffet and à la carte options. Read more

Gran Hotel Miramar Gran Hotel Miramar

This sumptuous historic hotel, located on the Malaga beachfront, has been completely restored, and reopened in 2017 with 200 rooms. Five gastronomic spaces offer a variety of eating options, and there’s a spa and semi-heated pool. Read more

Palacio de Ubeda Palacio de Ubeda

A 16th-century Renaissance building in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage-recognised town of Ubeda in Jaen province, this palace hotel opened in 2015. The style blends classic and contemporary, with an underground spa, and a rooftop swimming pool offering fabulous views, and gourmet restaurant. Read more

Hotel Mercer SevillaHotel Mercer Sevilla

Hotel Mercer Sevilla; a 21st-century design icon with contemporary European furniture in a converted mansion designed by renowned Sevillano architects Cruz y Ortiz, this mega-luxe hotel has just 12 luxurious rooms with all tech mod-cons.  Read More

 Hotel Puente Romano Hotel Puente Romano

This hotel is named after a Roman bridge, which is at the centre of its lush grounds. On Marbella's Golden Mile, the Puente Romano boasts nine bars and restaurants, including Japanese and Italian. Read More

Gran Meliá Don Pepe Gran Meliá Don Pepe

Gran Meliá Don Pepe is located on the Marbella seafront. It offers three outdoor pools in gardens and a spa. Luxurious room have large plasma-screen TVs and views of the sea, hotel gardens, or mountains. Heated indoor pool and gym. Grill restaurant specialising in steak, and Mediterranean and barbecue specialties. Read more

Kempinski Hotel BahíaKempinski Hotel Bahía

Kempinski Hotel Bahía is set on the beachfront in Estepona and offers views of the Mediterranean, just 20 minutes’ drive from Marbella. It features three outdoor swimming pools, gardens and a spa. Rooms are luxurious and feature a balcony or terrace. Read more

Los Monteros Marbella Hotel & Spa Los Monteros Marbella Hotel & Spa

At this stylish hotel located 500 m from beach in a quiet area of east Marbella,. you can enjoy an outdoor pool, beach club, rooms with balconies or terrace, and free Wi-Fi. State-of-the-art spa centre. Daily buffet breakfast including champagne in the poolside Flamingo restaurant, with El Corzo offering à la carte service. Shuttle service to La Cabane Beach Club. Read more

Gran Hotel Elba Estepona & Thalasso SpaGran Hotel Elba Estepona & Thalasso Spa

This luxury beach front hotel is located just west of Estepona, on the Costa del Sol. It offers a spa, indoor and outdoor pools, and elegant rooms with sea view and a private balcony or terrace. Read more

Palacio de los PatosPalacio de los Patos

Set in a 19th-century palace, 650 metres from Granada Cathedral, this beautiful luxury hotel offers a spa. The UNESCO-protected building features a garden with Arabian-style fountains and elegant rooms have a contemporary design. Read More.

AC Palacio de Santa PaulaAC Palacio de Santa Paula

AC Palacio de Santa Paula, Autograph Collection is on Granada’s Gran Vía, a main street through the historic centre. It occupies the former 14th-century Casa Morisco, and 16th-century Santa Paula Convent, with its impressive cloister. Read More.

Barceló Montecastillo GolfBarceló Montecastillo Golf

Set within the Montecastillo Golf Course, the Barceló Montecastillo Resort Jerez de la Frontera features 2 outdoor pools, a well-equipped spa centre, tennis courts and free Wi-Fi. The El Lagar restaurant offers international and Spanish cuisine. Read More

Precise Resort El RompidoPrecise Resort El Rompido

Perfect for a golfing holiday, as it is located on both the North and south 18-hole El Rompido golf courses with spectacular views, Precise Resort El Rompido Costa de la Luz (Huelva) has a peaceful setting and offers a spa and an outdoor pool. It has bright, attractive rooms with balconies. 

Hotel Convento La MagdalenaHotel Convento La Magdalena

Nestled outside Antequera near El Torcal this grand, Romanesque-style hotel is the perfect place to get away from it all and relax in style. This beautifully renovated convent features attractive arches and impressive wall paintings.

Don Carlos Leisure Resort & SpaDon Carlos Leisure Resort & Spa

Located on the best beach in Marbella, Don Carlos Resort offers 3 exclusive accommodation options that make the most unforgettable moments of real luxury come true.

Hotel EME CatedralHotel EME Catedral

The stylish EME catedral is located next to Seville Cathedral. It offers a rooftop swimming pool and bar with views over the city. The hotel has a spa and three restaurants serving delicious food. All rooms feature modern design and private bathrooms. Read More

Hotel Palacio De VillapanesHotel Palacio De Villapanes

One of Seville’s most impressive recent openings, this has a formidable entrance of pale-coloured stone, topped by a heraldic crest. The spacious rooms at Hotel Palacio de Villapanés combine original features with wooden floors and stylish modern furniture. Read More

Hotel Gran Melia ColonGran Melia Colon

A design hotel located in the centre of Seville, Gran Meliá Colón offers a gourmet restaurant and a rooftop terrace with hot tub. The stylish rooms feature free WiFi and a flat-screen TV. Bathrooms include a rain shower or bath. 24-hour fitness centre. Read More

Palacio del BailioHospes Palacio del Bailio

This boutique hotel occupies a 16th-Century palace in the heart of Córdoba. It has an outdoor pool set in pretty gardens and the elegant rooms include original wall paintings and all have flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi. There is a restaurant and spa. Read More

Eurostars PalaceEurostars Palace

Located on Paseo de la Victoria, Cordoba, Eurostars Palace is a modern hotel offering a seasonal rooftop swimming pool with a sun terrace and loungers. Each air-conditioned room has free Wi-Fi, private bathrooms feature spa baths. Read More

Villa Padierna Thermas de CarratracaVilla Padierna Thermas de Carratraca

Book into this spa hotel that is located within the original Spa in Carratraca village. It is the only original Spa in Andalucia to be refurbished as a luxury hotel. Read More

Vincci Selección Aleysa, Hotel Boutique & Spa Vincci Selección Aleysa, Hotel Boutique & Spa

This beachfront boutique hotel offers spacious rooms with sea views and direct access to Benalmádena's Las Gaviotas Beach. It also has an outdoor swimming pool and hot tub.

Villa JerezVilla Jerez

This luxury hotel is set in 2 traditional noble townhouses in the centre of Jerez, surrounded by 4,000 m² of gardens. Located just off Plaza del Caballo, it is within walking distance of all main sights. There is a gym and swimming pool.

Vincci Seleccion Posada del PatioVincci Seleccion Posada del Patio

The Posada del Patio is a 5-star hotel situated in central Málaga, with a rooftop swimming pool and free Wi-Fi. It features a fascinating exhibition of historic objects. All rooms come with a safe and flat-screen TV. Read More

Vincci Selección RumaykiyyaVincci Selección Rumaykiyya

Situated in the Sierra Nevada, Granada, this is one of the highest hotels in Europe. This spectacularly-located luxury Alpine lodge is a favourite with the King of Spain and skiers from around the world.Read More

Senator Banus Spa HotelSenator Banus Spa Hotel

Senator Banus Spa Hotel located in the limits of Estepona is only 500 m from the beach. It has an extensive spa and each modern style room features a terrace with garden views. Free Wi-Fi. Restaurant, offering international and Mediterranean dishes. Piano bar and a seasonal pool bar. 24 hr room service. 8km to Puerto Banus.

Alhambra PalaceAlhambra Palace

Alhambra Palace is located just outside the Alhambra’s ancient walls, offering spectacular views over the city of Granada. It features stylish rooms with Moorish-inspired décor & free Wi-Fi. An à la carte restaurant serves Andalusian food.  Read More.

Hotel AR AlmerimarHotel AR Almerimar

Offering 278 tastefully decorted rooms and a privileged beachfront position just 200 metres from the marina and next to the Almerimar golf course, AR Almerimar features a number swimming pools, two restaurants and a poolside bar.

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