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La Oveja Verde de La Alpujarra
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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
“Beautiful Hotel”
Reviewed 7 November 2012

La oveja verde was a wonderful hotel. The rooms were spacious and very tastefully
decorated. Kitchen was lovely with all new equipment ,very clean and easy to use. Even the
TV video was easy to use !! Beautiful large private balcony with majestic views down into the
valley below with a little villages twinkling lights at night. Very quiet and romantic. All the staff were so
hospitable and well mannered. The food, wine and music was lovely. All for such a reasonable price. Pitres is quaint with a very well stocked supermarket and beautiful walks all around.
A peaceful refuge from the bustle of Granada and not far in the bus which was easy and comfortable. Go there.

Room Tip: A room above ground floor would be best.
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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Aylesbury
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Reviewed 27 October 2012

This was our perfect mountain retreat getaway spot. The owners were wonderfully welcoming, and the apartment had amazing views over the valley. The sunrises were stunning. Pitres was just a great place (ignore the Rough Guide!!!), and we did lots of walks in the area. As we were well on into October the restaurant was mostly closed, but there were plenty of options in town, and the kitchen was well equipped. We definitely want to go again!!!

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Stockholm, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2012

I went to La Oveja Verde together with my wife, two year old daughter and two friends. The owners were very friendly and helpful, the food was great and it is located in a really beauiful spot high up in the mountains. Highly recommended for families or couples!

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with family
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buckingham
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2012

If you are looking for comfortable, well-equipped, individual rooms with lovely views over entirely peaceful scenery, simple but tasty food, helpful hosts,and a pretty naturally filtered pool, this is the place for you. The hosts could not have been more helpful, both in terms of local information, little extras and assistance when one of our party had an accident out walking. The rooms had individual touches and were spotlessly clean. And the views are so peaceful.....

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  • Stayed September 2012, travelled with friends
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Basel, Switzerland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2012

Nothing bad to say about this place. Nice spacious apartment and balcony with great view to relax in the evenings! The hostess was very friendly and supplied us with information about the area and the nicest walking routes. We walked from Pitres through different small typical villages to Busquistar, a hike I recommend. The breakfast was simple, but nice and included in the price. Nice to have a kitchen, so we could enjoy our own food on the balcony in the evenings. There is also a washing machine in the apartment.
A lovely place to stay for a couple of days to walk in the surroundings!

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled as a couple
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Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2012

Pitres is a fine base to explore the southern flank of the Sierra Nevada. The town is quite small and quiet, but it is close to several of the best hiking trails on the south side of the range. Our room was actually an apartment, with a small but quite adequate kitchen and a washing machine (the importance of this last item should not be underestimated). Although La Oveja Verde is on the main road through town, it is very quiet, because 1) there is not much traffic on this road, especially at night, and 2) the rooms are below the level of the road, and face away from it. My only reservation is that the breakfasts are inadequate if you are planning on hiking; you should plan on either supplementing or replacing the offered breakfast with food you buy at the store (there is a very good grocery store in town).

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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cork
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Reviewed 8 July 2010

A group of friends average age mid fifties arranged a few days hillwalking based here. I had stayed for a weekend with spanish friends previously. I organised the guide who in turn arranged the minibus which met us at Malaga airport. We had a fantastic couple of days hillwalking and were thrilled with the accomodation and the welcome we received. We found the accomodation very comfortable and very tastefully decorated. All of the appartments gave out to the garden with magnificent views across the valley. We returned every evening exhausted and slept like logs. Our hosts could not have been more helpful or obliging particularly in relation to a lost bag at malaga airport which was found and delivered at very reasonable cost. All our fault of course. Others staying at the same time had bikes with them. They also sold books and maps there and had a selection of free tourist leaflets and information. We all felt that it was very good value and are looking forward to a return vist.

  • Stayed September 2009, travelled with friends
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Property: La Oveja Verde de La Alpujarra
Address: Paseo Maritimo 14 | La Taha, 18414 Pitres, La Taha, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Granada > La Taha > Pitres
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 3 Speciality Lodging in Pitres
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — La Oveja Verde de La Alpujarra 3*
Number of rooms: 11
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
La Oveja Verde ("The Green Sheep") has 11 apartments and a Andalusian Tavern in the Alpujarra Alta of Granada, in Pitres, and the Town Hall of La Taha de Pitres, between Barranco del Poqueira (Pampaneira, Bubión and Capileira) and Trevélez, 1245 m above sea level. Situated in the heart of nature, and only 100 m from the village square, with 2,000 square metres of garden to enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the countryside, and, at the same time, not having to do without the services in Pitres (doctor's surgery, chemist's, supermarkets, bars, restaurants, ...). We are located just 90 minutes from Granada and 75 minutes from the beach. ... more   less 
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