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Hotel Casa Morisca
Ranked #2 of 122 Hotels in Granada
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SW London
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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“Your own personal Tourist Information Centre”
Reviewed 21 July 2013

This was part of a 3 centre holiday on 'Moorish Architecture' and we had picked the hotel for this reason and it did not disappoint. It has been beautifully renovated and yes the rooms are not large like a big hotel chain - it's a very old house! But they are very well appointed and clean, the mattress is comfortable. Breakfast is a buffet with large selection for all tastes. It is a small hotel and the concierges speak good English. Use them to plan your stay, that is what they are there for. We took their advice onwhere to eat, wines to try and the Flamenco the hotel booked for us was amazing. I was even made a special tisane as I arrived with a dreadful head cold and could hardly breathe.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 July 2013

The place is lovely, the staff is helpful and kind, the location is great. The room we had was small but worth it. An unparallelled view of the Alhambra. I would not want to be in a room with views on the inner courtyard. However lovely that courtyard is. The price was rather high for the standard of the acccomodation.

Stayed July 2013, travelled as a couple
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San Diego, California
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 4 July 2013

Like most traditional Moorish homes(this one was built in the 15th century,) the outside gives no clue to the beauty and peacefulness of the interior. Comfortable rooms, just enough luxury and free parking. Views of Alhambra from some rooms with mini balconies. Hard to get to by car even with GPS but worth it. Only negative is expensive breakfast with poor quality coffee.

  • Stayed July 2013, travelled with family
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Canberra, Australia
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25 reviews
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Reviewed 24 June 2013

Lovely small hotel in old traditional house complete with courtyard fountain, close to the Alhambra and good restaurants. Also had tea and coffee making facilities in the rooms and everything worked well. The staff were helpful and friendly.

Room Tip: First floor room on the street was quiet at night.
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  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Warwick, Rhode Island
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23 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 June 2013

This hotel was a last minute replacement on our Spain trip after discovering the hotel we had booked for Granada did not have a bathroom door and also was not close to the Alhambra. At Casa Morisca we could sit on our (tiny, but cute) balcony and gaze upon the beautiful Alhambra (we also had a bathroom door, yay!).

My understanding is that a local architect designed this hotel to be an historical reconstruction of the 15th century Moorish home that it is. The open air courtyard with beautiful wrap around wooden balconies as room hallways made us feel like we had stepped into another world. The wonderful history of this hotel was the perfect compliment to our visit to the Alhambra.

The Casa Morisca now holds a special place in my heart, and is my favorite hotel of all time.

Room Tip: The wifi is finicky. You need to be in the hallway to get a good signal from the router at the front...
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  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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86 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2013

Fantastic small hotel at the quiet end of the old part of Granada. Ideally placed for the Alhambra but just past the more touristy bit so nice and quiet at night. Staff very helpful, room was just what you'd expect from a traditional hotel.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Bethesda, Maryland
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28 reviews
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Reviewed 28 May 2013

We loved this little hotel. The location in the Albayzin was perfect. Just a couple of minutes walk to the steps to the Alhambra and close to restaurants. A little bit of a walk to the town centre, but mainly a nice walk - and mainly flat. The staff were so friendly and helpful and were very accommodating when we had a late afternoon train on the day we left and needed somewhere to rest. Breakfast was good, and plenty of it. We had room 15, which was a bit small, but had a fabulous view of the Alhambra. (Room 14 also had a nice view and looked slightly larger, but (if memory serves me correctly) the bathroom is up a few stairs. We would highly recommend this delightful hotel.

Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Casa Morisca
Address: Cuesta Victoria 9, 18010 Granada, Spain
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Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Granada > Granada > Albaicín , San Pedro
Amenities:
Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Granada
#11 Family Hotel in Granada
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Casa Morisca 3*
Number of rooms: 14
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Casa Morisca Hotel is located in Albaicin, Granada Center, opposite to the Alhambra with a greats Alhambra Views from the Hotel. The Alhambra is the most visited monument in Spain, with more than 3 million visitors over anuales.Situada Hill Sabika was founded by Alhamar, first monarch of the Nasrid dynasty, as palace city where his new kingdom to rule. It is the only Muslim medieval palace that has come almost entirely to our time Morisco is the name given to the Muslims who stayed on in Granada after the conquest of the city. By the Catholics Kings. In 1492. The "morisco" artisans built some houses making use of materials and ornaments traditionals in their architecture, for example: plaster molds, arches, wooden ceilings, and other elements (gothic and renaissance) that began to arrive from other parts of Europe. ... more   less 
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