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Cortijo del Marques © Michelle Chaplow
Cortijo del Marques, near Granada even has a family-owned chapel, built in 1878

Hotels in historic buildings in Andalucia

Hotels in historic buildings in Andalucia are modern or traditional hotels housed in restored historic buildings. In the centre of Andalucian towns and villages, you will find beautiful 18th-century 'señorial' houses, or casa-palacios (mansions), which have been converted into hotels of great charm and character. 

Many hotels in historic buildings feature Roman or Moorish artefacts or constructions discovered during restoration works. Some hotels buildings have been reconstructed on Moorish foundations, while others are built onto walls which used to be part of the medieval town or village's defensive muralla.  

In most cases, the main building structure is more recent, and establishing the dates of previous reconstructions is difficult, without doubt each hotel has their own individual charm.



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Plácido y Grata

Featuring a bar, a shared lounge as well as a terrace, Plácido y Grata is located in the centre of Seville, 400 metres from Plaza de Armas. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and room service, along with free WiFi throughout the property.

Gran Hotel Miramar GL

The luxurious Gran Hotel Miramar GL is set in a listed XX century building and is located in Malaga, 10 metres from La Malagueta Beach. This beachfront hotel has a spa centre and a seasonal pool. Featuring views of the beach, the garden, or the city, the elegant rooms at this hotel are air conditioned and equipped with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and an entertainment media library, as well as Bluetooth sound system, USB and HDMI connections.

Soho Boutique Colón

Situated conveniently in the Malaga Centro district of Málaga, Soho Boutique Colón is set less than 1 km from La Malagueta Beach, a 16-minute walk from San Andres Beach and 2 km from La Caleta Beach. The property is located 1.1 km from Malaga Museum, 1.5 km from Port of Malaga and 1.8 km from Alcazaba. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk as well as free WiFi throughout the property.

Hospederia La Querencia

Hospederia La Querencia is a small yet elegant 19th-century hotel located in a red brick building in the main square of Bujalance. All rooms are air-conditioned and have free Wi-fi and digital TV.

Hospederia La Querencia’s elegant rooms are bright and spacious. Each room has a unique décor, and a private bathroom with amenities.

El Ladrón De Agua

This stunning 16th-Century property, perfectly set overlooking the Alhambra, has been beautifully restored, inspired by the poetry written by Juan Ramón Jiménez in Granada.

Admire the beautiful features of the building, including an impressive painted façade, marble floors and pillars.

Historic hotels in Andalucia

The grande dame hotels of Andalucia, with their iconic names and brands, offer an unmissable opportunity to experience the heritage of this beautiful and fascinating region, which breathes Moorish and Christian history.

When you walk through the doors of a historic hotel, you can almost sense the centuries of significant events its walls have witnessed. These very special properties, often with superb location, unique architecture and intriguing original features, are prized for their illustrious guests past and present, their fascinating stories, and all-important heritage in the context of their local environment.

The historic building may be a restoration, or even a complete rebuild using the original footprint and keeping the facade. Andalucia.com - like famoushotels.org - designates 50 years as a cut-off for inclusion in our list of historic hotels in Andalucia. More>