Travel Blogs from Granada
The city of Granada is believed to have taken its name from the Spanish word "Granada" meaning "pomegranate", widely available in Spain. In fact, it is even depicted on the city's coat of arms. Another possible meaning of Granada is "hill of strangers". This meaning comes from the Moorish name for the city "Karnattah" or "Gharnatah".
3/28/2011: Arrived from Tangier via ferry, bus and then train and finally city bus before walking a while - first to the TI and then to our hotel. Even a day of travel can be exhausting as you figure out how to get from point to point. Our hotel is in a great location - easy walking to Bib Rambla, Plaza Nueva, the cathedral, the Albycin and the old …
So I'm really late with this because the weekend we went to Granada was Oct. 2nd. I could tell that since I had a bit of a cough I was going to get sick if I didn't get enough sleep and of course being that were in Granada, I wasn't going to get enough sleep. Also, Cristina was my roommate and so every time we would try and siesta we would just end …
Our time at the beach was over, and we were off to Granada. I was happy to be out of tacky tourist town, but to be honest, I knew absolutely nothing about Granada. I guess that's one reason to travel, though--to learn.
Granada already looked neat from the bus windows. We arrived at our hotel, Hotel Carmen. Right away we went to see the …
Hotel Carmen Secrotel had a beautiful roof top pool and restaurant with views of the Al hambra. Al hambra Banos
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
TravelPod Member ReviewsCarmen Hotel Granada
Our welcome buffet is fantastic! Kenny has major problems with the mattresses.
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