Best Hotels in Granada

The picturesque city of Granada  is a great place to spend a few days taking in many of Nicaragua’s top attractions.  There are great places to stay in Granada.  There are many beautiful boutique hotels near downtown Granada.  Granada hotels are near many of Granada’s best restaurants.  The city boasts some of the world’s most beautiful colonial architecture.  Take a few days out of your trip to experience what the city has to offer.

Nicaragua Magazine Best Hotels in Granada

Take a carriage ride around the center of town and to the park.  Learn about the rich history of the city over the last 500 years.  Visit some of the many beautiful cathedrals around town.  Complete your Granada experience by staying in one of endless number of colonial style hotels the city has to offer.  Here are some of the top hotels in the city:

Top 3

1)      Hotel Colonial

2)      Hotel Plaza Colon

3)      Hotel La Gran Francia

Hotel Colonial is a beautiful hotel and a wonderful place to stay.  There are 37 rooms including 10 suites.  The rooms are all tastefully decorated emphasizing lots of color that is true to the city’s colonial-style roots.  The rooms are all equipped with air conditioning, cable TV, wireless internet, king size beds and private bathrooms.  Like most hotels in Granada, Hotel Colonial has an open courtyard inside with a beautiful tear drop-shaped pool.  It is a great place to relax in the afternoon next to the pool with a few drinks.  The hotel provides a peaceful, relaxing atmosphere for guests.  Guests also have the ability to rent a vehicle with the hotel if they went to venture further away from the city.  Rates range from $60 to $120 a night.

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Best of Nicaragua GranadaHotel Plaza Colon provides a unique experience for its guests.  The fact that it is located just a block from the central park in Granada makes it an ideal place to stay for visitors to the city of Granada.  Plaza Colon also has 27 rooms including one suite.  There are 4 balcony rooms on the second floor, which are great because just outside the room guests can relax as they watch the action happening on the street below.  This is a great place to be just before sunset- taking in Granada at its best! The hotel has a beautiful garden in the courtyard in addition to the pool for guests to enjoy.  From the beds to the rooms’ furniture the hotel is comfortable and complete with a modern décor.  Amenities include cable TV, air conditioning, hot water and more.  Rates range from $99 to $219 per night.

Hotel La Gran Francia is one of the most well-known hotels in Granada.  Located near the center of Granada, it is one of the oldest buildings in the city.  The building was in poor shape before it was remodeled in 1995 and turned into a classy, new hotel.   The name of the hotel comes from its most famous inhabitant back when the building was still a house, Georges Choisseul Praslin, a French Duke.  As the story goes, he murdered his own wife, sought the help of King Louis Phillipe, feigned his own suicide, and moved to Granada where he lived in this same building.  The hotel offers the same beautiful architecture that the other hotels do.  They also have a second story with a balcony for guests to enjoy.  There are 21 rooms that come equipped with air conditioning, cable TV, internet access, safety deposit boxes and direct access to international telephone lines.  The hotel also has a banquet hall, pool and a full-service restaurant.  Rates range from $80 to $147 a night.

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  1. Jeny says:

    we just came back from our vacation in Nicaragua,we stay at Dolphin Guest House ,We had it a nice stay there ,they took care us in so mamy ways .We had it a good time in Granada and near places.

  2. will keith says:

    I just spent a few day at the best bargain Hotel in the City of Granada , Hotel Terrasol,they just won the best bargain hotel for central and south america by tripadvisor. I think you should check them out. Super nice peolple and the best food in the city also.


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