Hotel Alixares

Paseo de la Sabica, 40, Granada, Andalusia, 18009, Spain and Canary Islands | 4 star hotel
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My first trip in Spain!

A travel blog entry by breeannachantel


Day one:

At 3 pm on Friday, September 14th the group met at the university and piled into two vans. It was a five hour drive to Granada, and we were all very excited! We made one stop for to use the restroom at a souvenir shop. I am very proud of myself because I didn't buy anything.

One we got into Granada we had a …

An old Palace

A travel blog entry by paulanddeb


The Alhambra is a hangover from Spain's Islamic era and the Palcios Nazaiers is allegedly one of the finest Islamic structures in Europe. You have to pre-book tickets a couple of months in advance as there are very few tickets available on the day. The tickets give you a half hour time slot to get into the Palcios Nazaiers, and this is the way in …

From Monks to Moors

A travel blog entry by paulanddeb


Today has been a day of change. We left the ship this morning in Barcelona and visited the abbey of Montserrat before going to the airport and flying south to Granada where we will visit the Alhambra Palace tomorrow.

The abbey at Montserrat is a modern building, so not very interesting by itself but its location is stunning. It is perched …

Granada - Our First Stop in Spain

A travel blog entry by 4tumbleweeds


... Granada was one of the last bastions of Islam before Queen Isabella and King Fernando kicked out the Muslims and Jews out of Spain in the 1490s and early 1500s. In our neighborhood, you can still see Moorish architectural flourishes and occasionally old metal gates with a Star of David.

The tourist highlight of our visit to Granada was a trip to the Alhambra. The day before, we viewed The Alhambra and the surrounding gardens from across the valley on Plaza San Nicolas ...

We arrive in Granada

A travel blog entry by barry.mcdonald.


... which station the train is leaving from is announced 15 minutes before it arrives. Then you go to the platform, your ticket tells you which carriage and seat number, some stations have specified places to stand for boarding numbered carriages. This is a small regional train, top speed 140 km, stopping all stations across Andalusia. It's Sunday and 12 to 14 degrees. There have been heavy snow falls across northern Spain. The ...

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This 4 star hotel, located in the Genil area of Granada, is near The Alhambra, Granada Cathedral, Palace of Carlos V, and Plaza de Toros.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Alixares Granada

    Reviewed by paulanddeb


    Reviewed Jun 16, 2012
    by (14 reviews) Waitarere Beach , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

    Amazing location just up the road from the Alhambra ticket office. The hotel does a good buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner, and the swimming pool is good place to cool off. The check-in staff were very helpful and provided information on buses and Alhambra. The only criticism that I have was that we had to unplug the fridge to find an electrical socket that we could use. Free Wi-Fi available in the lobby.

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