Welcome to El Granado: New stories within medieval walls
El Granado is your home away from home in a very central location and is located between the Granada Cathedral and Monastery of St Jerome.
El Granado has the history of Granada within the walls of this unique and recently renovated property. El Granado is located right in the center with walking distance to everything Granada has to offer. We are five minutes from Granada's famous Cathedral.
There is free WiFi in all rooms, all common areas and the rooftop terrace.
El Granado's ground floor and half of the second floor date from the Nasrid period (13th -15th century) and then passes into the 16th and 17th century colonial style.
The hostel comes with all the commodities that the 21st century has to offer - heating, warm water showers, TV and WiFi/ Internet connection (dedicated desktop)
Staying in this charming house, in the heart of Granada, definitely makes for a different and unique experience and is the perfect choice for a family, a group of friends, couples or backpackers who are looking for new friends and experiences.
It is also more affordable than a hotel, without compromising any of the commodities a hotel offers. We have a common rooftop terrace and a common patio and living room with cooking facilities
Different types of accommodation offered:
SHARED DORMS / BUNK BEDS.
FACILITIES at your disposal:
Free WIFI everywhere and also an Internet connection on dedicated desktop
Linen included and your bed is ready on arrival! Comfortable spring beds
Nordic bed covers (suited for the allergy sensitive)
Heating, hot water
Completely fitted out kitchen
Flat screen TV
Reception is open from 8:00h. to 23:45h. We do night staff so you will be unable to check-in after 23:45. If you come on any other hour please contact us for special arrangements. Check out at 8.00h to 11.00h
You may cancel your booking for free 48 hours previous to your arrival. If you cancel within 48 hours of arrival you will be charged the first night. Deposits paid are not refunded
- El Granado offers a breakfast buffet of tea, coffee, cereals, breads, juice, ham and cheese. It is not included in the price for each booking and is €2.50 per breakfast
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Security
- Age Restriction
- Air Conditioning
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Breakfast Not Included
- Cable TV
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Cots available
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Express check-in / out
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Iron / Ironing Board
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pet Friendly
- Reading Light
- Safe Deposit Box
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Non-smoking policy in all rooms and common areas except for the rooftop terrace.
Pets are only allowed in private rooms and apartments, not in shared dormitory rooms, at a cost of €5 per night.
Children stay for free if using existing beds (charges apply for extra beds).
Teenagers below 16 years old can only stay if accompanied by an adult.
Minimum age for staying in a shared dormitory is 16.
Reception is open from 08:00 to 23:45 every day. If you are arriving at any other hour (or are delayed), please contact us via phone or email for special arrangements.
Check-in is from 15:00 to 23:45 (late check-in is possible, please contact us). You can come to El Granado earlier to leave your bags and chill-out in our common areas, we'll give you the key from 15:00.
Check-out is from 8:00 to 11:00 (early check-out is possible).
Guests may cancel their booking free of charge up to 48 hours before 15:00 on the day of arrival.
An unlimited continental buffet breakfast is available from 8am to 11am each morning, for €3.
Detailed maps and directions can be found on our website
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
Our opening hours are from 0800 to 2345 (and check out hours are now 800-1100) . If you come at any other hour please contact us for special arrangements.
These instructions with maps are also on our website Note that these directions are up to date and reflect all the recent changes to the Granada bus system.
Getting to El Granado by Car:-
We advise travelers coming by car to enter Granada from highway A-44 on exit 128 Mendez Nunez, and drive towards the city center, passing Plaza Albert Einstein and Hotel Granada Center on your right hand side. When the road makes a Y, turn right into Rector Lopez Argueta street until it ends and then turn right on Gran Capitan street. 200 meters down this road after passing the Monastery of San Jeronimo you will find the Gran Capitan underground public parking. Walk straight out of the car park and cross the road. The second street to the left is Calle Conde de Tendillas. El Granado is located a short way up on the right.
From the Bus Station:-
Take city bus SN1 to "Calle Doctor Severo Ochoa - Campus Universtario Fuente Nueva". Hop off the bus, cross the street and keep walking in the same direction as the bus to street “Calle Rector López Argüeta” to your left. Take this street to the end and turn right on “Calle Gran Capitan”. About 150 meters down this street is the Monastery of San Jeronimo. Turn left into “Calle Duquesa” Street. The second street on the right is the “Calle Conde de Tendillas”. El Granado is located a short way down on the left.
From the Train Station:-
From the train station a taxi costs around €6 and a walk will take around 20 minutes. Refer to www.elgranado.com for a map of the short walk from the train station.
From the Airport:-
Take the airport bus to the city center (cost €3.50) and get off at stop 5 – Avenida De La Constitution. The Jardines Del Triunfo is on the other side of the road. Walk in the direction the bus came from for about 2 minutes till you see the Spanish flag at a roundabout. Turn right here down Calle San Juan de Dios and walk on the left side of the street until you reach the 9th street on the left, called Calle Duquesa. This will take 5 minutes and you will see the Monastery of San Jeronimo on your right. Turn left into Calle Duquesa and the second street on your right is Calle Conde de Tendillas. El Granado is located a short way down on your left.
Taxi costs are estimated and dependent on the traffic. The taxi meter is reliable.
- Taxi from the bus station €9
- Taxi from the train station €6
- Taxi from the airport €30
Taxis are typically available outside all transport hubs. Just in case the hone number for Granada Taxi
El Granado is surrounded by history as well as Granada's many tapas bars and museums. We are right in the centre of Granada
We are situated next to the Botanical Garden and the University’s Department of Law, founded by Charles V in 1526. The peaceful Monastery of San Jeronimo is a 3 min walk away.
The majestic Cathedral and the Royal Chapel (housing the tombs of the Catholic Kings) are an 8 min walk from us. The Alhambra, situated on a hill overlooking Granada, is a 35 min walk or 10 min by bus