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Hotel Oleum

Hotel Oleum

Hotel Oleum brings a touch of luxury to the historical centre of old Andújar. This beautiful, new hotel, which opened in June 2022, has a traditional interior patio and open gallery. An early 20th century mansion given a new lease of life. History and modernity blends with special touches and heaps of charm along with […]

Almohalla 51

Almohalla 51 pool area

Almohalla 51 is ultra-charming. Two old town houses renovated into one gorgeous, rustic hotel with original roof beams and oodles of character. This small hotel, with just five rooms, is inviting from its ancient wooden front doors to the pool and patio with sunset views, the ideal spot to enjoy the Almohalla 51 ´Cocktail of […]

Hotel Calerilla

Hotel Calerilla

Located part way up the mountainside on a bend in the road Hotel Calerilla sits snuggly into its surrounding landscape. A restored forestry house and animal barns from the 40s which has been beautifully and sensitively renovated. Think cosy; stone and whitewash walls, wooden beams, warm terracotta tiled floors and incredible views. Attractive, welcoming and […]

Hotel Patria Chica

Hotel Patria Chica

I fell in love with this hotel on sight, on screen. The gardens, the museum pieces, it´s overall charm. It only got better on arrival. Beautiful, old wooden doors, lovely tiled entrance, more wooden doors, it was like stepping into a museum. That is exactly what Hotel Patria Chica is a hotel – museum. It´s […]

Hotel Ordoñez Sandoval

Hotel Ordonez Sandoval Facade

Hotel Ordoñez Sandoval is a beautiful historical hotel that has been with the same family for generations. It´s a museum like feeling, the history and privilege of staying in this owner run family home was a joy. Step back in time and through the doors of this lovely home now slowly but surely being restored […]

Hotel Santa Isabel la Real

Hotel Santa Isabel la Real

Charm oozes at this fabulous, small hotel in the heart of the ancient Albaicin dating back to the 16th century. A beautiful wooden gallery with interior patio around which the rooms are situated. With just 11 rooms this small, friendly hotel is family run and feels homely. There is a comfortable lounge, with refreshments always […]

Hotel Las Casas de la Juderia

Las Casas de la Juderia, Cordoba

Hotel Las Casas de la Juderia in the historical part of Cordoba is as it says in la Juderia the Jewish Quarter. Its location is just a minute or twos walk from the Mezquita. There´s lots of charm in this collection of five ancient houses cleverly and joined together into one very lovely hotel. Patios, passages, […]

Hotel Balcon de Cordoba

Hotel Balcon de Cordoba

This is easily the best, small city hotel that I’ve experienced so far. Being bijou and central it seamlessly merges the past and present, antique with modern, charm with class. Just two minutes walk from the Mezquita and on the edge of the Jewish Quarter it’s difficult to find a better hotel in a central […]

Cortijo del Arte

Cortijo del Arte entrance

Charm and history merge at the rural Cortijo del Arte. This ancient Arab dairy farm has been converted into a charming and relaxing rural hotel, it also has an interesting muncipal museum on site. Many of the 18 rooms are situated around the ancient grazing yard with the feeding troughs still in place. This was […]

Hotel Viento 10

Hotel Viento 10

A classy city hotel. Hotel Viento 10 is named after the narrow street and number of its location on the edge of the fabulous Jewish quarter. Cordoba is a UNESCO old city and the bank of the River Guadalquivir is in the heart of Cordoba, very close to Hotel Viento 10. Located on a pedestrian […]

Hotel Puerta de la Luna

Hotel Puerta de la Luna interior patio

Hotel Puerta de la Luna is found on the narrow backstreets of the lovely little UNESCO city of Baeza. With a gorgeous old, original wooden door the delightful XVII century Hotel Puerta de la Luna sits by the cathedral. Look out of the hotel’s front door and you can see the cathedral tower. This is […]

Hotel Rural Molino La Nava

Hotel Rural Molino La Nava

Molino La Nava, a lovely converted olive oil mill set in and surrounded by olive groves is a real getaway escape. Soak in the peace and quiet, walk the solitary country lanes or walk some of the GR 48 walking route running right alongside the hotel. Molino la Nava has been well-converted and seven of […]

Hotel Castillo de Monda

Hotel Castillo de Monda

Hotel Castillo de Monda is a lovely castle hotel just inland from Marbella and about 40 minutes from Malaga airport. Perched above Monda town and surrounded by mountains it has some lovely views. Recently refurbished and under new management it has loads of character while offering all the services and touches required. Wind up the […]

Finca la Fronda

Finca la Fronda

Finca la Fronda is a gorgeous B&B surrounded by nature. Set in the Sierra de Aracena y Picos de Aroche Natural Park, peace and relaxation abound. From across the valley it’s almost impossible to see the single storey, terracota Finca it is so well hidden by the trees. Did you spot the terracotta building under […]

Hotel Rural El Mondalon

Hotel Rural El Mondalon

Hotel Rural el Mondalon is a small, luxury, child-friendly, former farm hotel sitting in 25 acres of land and situated next to a volcanic crater in the nature reserve Caldera de Bandam on Gran Canaria. The farm is ideal for children with animals, plenty of outside space to play as well as a games room, […]

Hotel Posada Los Caballeros

Hotel Posada Los Caballeros

Just around the corner from the stunning and huge Plaza Mayor in Almagro is another fabulous old building. The 16th century coaching inn Hotel Posada Los Caballeros is a step-back in time. A piece of Spain´s history. This typical merchants house around a huge patio was typical in its day. Beautifully preserved, furnished with antiques […]

Hotel Rural Palacio Guzmanes

Hotel Rural Palacio Guzmanes

This is a lovely historical hotel, the former mansion/palace was built using part of the Arab town wall. Now a rustic boutique hotel with 20 rooms of differing standards and sizes on the edge of the Natural Park – Sierra de Andujar. The town itself, Baños de la Encina, must be explored and as the […]

Hotel La Fuente del Sol

Hotel La Fuente del Sol

Heading out of the monument-filled town of Antequera you could mistake the rolling fields and limestone ridges for Dartmoor or Scotland. Natural Park and natural beauty go hand in hand, add to that the nearby surreal landscape of El Torcal and you´ll find lots to explore and delight you while staying at Hotel La Fuente […]

Hotel Boutique Gar Anat

Hotel Boutique Gar Anat

The charming, urban hotel Gar Anat sits on a tiny plaza in the heart of Granada city. Central to the main sites this is a great location for exploring. A former hospital and pilgrim hostalery history oozes and calms the wonderful typical patio interior with bedrooms around the wooden gallery. Each room and suite is […]

Cortijo del Marques

Cortijo del Marques

This fabulous old country manor house, now a renovated hotel is deep in the countryside and approached by a 4 km long rough road with all-round views and the beginnings of the wild flower display were already showing some colour on my visit on a wet, grey day at the end of April. The road […]

Hacienda El Santiscal

Hacienda El Santiscal entrance

Hacienda El Santiscal on the outskirts of Arcos de la Frontera is a gorgeous, rustic hotel and a wonderful piece of history. The XV century hacienda sits in peaceful countryside with fields and a lake making giving it lovely views and sunsets. A typical, and the earliest, hacienda with a lovely open inner courtyard surrounded […]

Hotel Los Castaños

Hotel Los Castanos

Small, charming and owner-run Hotel Los Castaños is ideal for a getaway in the mountains. Surrounded by stunning scenery with lots of interesting day trips and White Villages to explore but only about 50 minutes from the Mediterranean coast and Marbella. Situated in the time-warp small, slow-life town of Cartajima, just 17 km from Ronda, […]

Cortijo Sabila

Cortijo Sabila

Cortijo Sabila is a rather gorgeous, small, private spot for a wedding, couple-stay or family get-together. Be spoiled for a night or a week. It’ll be hard to tear yourself away from this boutique hotel packed with style, charm, care and antiques. In the summer months the outside honesty bar, swimming pool and views from […]

Casa Grande do Bachao

Casa Grande do Bachao

This hotel is for lovers of nature, Casa Grande do Bachao sits spectacularly in its own 3 acre estate. A hotchpotch of typical Galician buildings brought together in a beautiful 12 roomed hotels with lots of lovely outside spots to admire the views and drink in the tranquility. A great spot from which to explore […]

Afan de Rivera

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The beautiful restored XIV Afan de Rivera is an absolute delight. It’s a small, chic old gentleman’s mansion down a side street and gorgeous. Built, like most of the monuments in this UNESCO town, of sandstone. It’s sturdy, squat, charming and owner-run hotel, less than a minute´s walk to the stunning main monumental plaza. This […]

Hotel Abentofail, Guadix

Hotel Abentofail Guadix

I was mooching around the Plaza in the fabulous city of Guadix and happened to see a fairly narrow exit up some steps, I had an obligatory nose and at the top saw a delightful looking compact hotel that beckoned me upwards and inwards. The delight grew, a tiny reception area and lovely old wooden doors […]

Hotel La Gastrocasa

Hotel La Gastrocasa

This small, new, home from home, personally-run hotel is an absolute delight. An adult-only, get-away-from-it-all escape. Relax, be well-fed, take a yoga or cooking class, swim in the pool and walk or cycle to the beach. A real escape in a personal hotel which was once the family home. As its name implies it is […]