We’ve written about as many of Ronda, and Andalucía’s hotels as we can, with more to follow, so that you can see which hotels are nearest to the sites you most want to see. In Ronda, we are often asked about hotels in the old town, or with views of the El Tajo gorge. In the Serranía we are often asked about the most peaceful hotels with the best walking or nature nearby. In other cities, visitors want to know which are the easiest to reach, with the best facilities. We also have some of the best hotels along the beaches of the Costa del Sol.
Within Ronda and the Serranía de Ronda, as well as the Sierra de Cadiz and Guadalteba there are over 100 hotels, so which do you choose for your holiday?
It all depends on your needs, do you prefer to be in the city or out in the country, and are you looking for comfort or is a traditional and authentic hotel more your scene. We’ve analysed our reader statistics (all 70,000 unique visits per month) and the top thirty hotels viewed on Ronda Today by readers over the last year (feb 2015 – Feb 2016) are as follows. Read on and check out the links to all the hotels…. Continue reading Best Hotels in Ronda and the Serranía→
Nestled in the Torcal de Antequera Natural Park not far from Antequera, this grand, Romanesque-style hotel is the perfect place to get away from it all and relax in style. It is one of my favorite hotels in the area and I have stayed there quite a few times never being dissapointed. The indoor pool area is amazing and of course the staff can arrange your visit to the Caminito del Rey as well.
It is a perfect stop off point if you are travelling across Andalucia on your way to Ronda…
This beautifully renovated convent features attractive arches and impressive wall paintings. Enjoy wonderful original features including high vaulted ceilings, wooden beams and traditionally terracotta floors.
Dine in style within the property impressive á la carte restaurant which allows you to admire this special building while tasting delicious cuisine.
Soak up the tranquil ambience which this hotel enjoys due to its privileged position surrounded by stunning countryside. You can admire views of rolling Andalusian hills covered by olive groves and vineyards.
With commanding views of the Mediterranean Ocean, the Parador Gibralfaro Hotel in Malaga is also located just out of the city next to the Gibralfaro Castle, and is the perfect spot to enjoy lazy days by the pool or in the hotel bar. Peace and tranquility is assured as the hotel sits at the end of the cul de sac with little traffic.
It begins with the facade, an elegant building in the very centre of Ronda’s commercial district, and leads to the salon and lounge, a welcoming environment for visitors to relax in the company of like minded folk. The Hotel Polo is one of Ronda’s oldest hotels so the management understand hospitality.
The 36-room hotel is known for its modernist style with rooms decorated in a soothing blue and white theme. Most of the rooms have their own access to balconies perfect for enjoying Ronda’s many colourful processions which pass below.
The Hotel San Francisco in Ronda is located near the center of the historic and culture-rich town. The location of the hotel is convenient for tourists as many tourist spots can be reached easily from the Hotel San Francisco.
Although not the biggest hotel in the area, the Hotel San Francisco makes up for its smaller size with quality service. All 27 rooms in this value hotel are designed with a modern touch. These rooms are air-conditioned, a necessity during summer months. For entertainment, all rooms also come with TV sets. The bathroom is also furnished with a hairdryer.
The Fuerte Grazalema as its name suggests is located within the famed Sierra de Grazalema Natural Park and the location provides for plenty of nature related activities, not least of them being hiking or cycling around the mountains. A small stock of bicycles are kept at the hotel for guest use, and staff are able to arrange for horseback riding nearby.
Very close to Grazalema, the hotel overlooks the ancient medieval part of the village from the east, and is also about 28km from Ronda, or only a few kilometres of Zahara de la Sierra. Daytrips from Grazalema to see other parts of the Sierra de Cadiz or the Serrania de Ronda are not stressful days. Returning to the four star Hotel Fuerte, enjoy relaxing by the large outdoor pool, or book some time in the hotel jacuzzi.
All guest rooms at the Fuerte Grazalema are large and spacious, and have their own private balcony overlooking the valley below Grazalema. Each balcony is provided with a table and chairs, French sliding doors access the room which includes extra long beds, satellite TV, direct dial telephone, and Wi-Fi Internet.
Apart from the bicycle rental service, the hotel also offers laundry and ironing services, and if needed, babysitting services can be provided. Newspapers are delivered daily in the hotel reception. Breakfast is sumptious and filling, perfect for long days exploring the district, and the hotel restaurant is open every night for guest choosing to eat on the premises.
Hotel Al Lago is a delightful boutique hotel on the edge of the lake at Zahara de la Sierra, with just 4 rooms, but each sumptiously decorated for the discerning traveller. Add to that the world class gourmet restaurant operated by the husband and wife owners of Al Lago and you’ll discover a haven of culture and class in the very heart of the Grazalema Natural Park.
Distinctly Andalusian in style, the El Almendral is designed to reflect the beauty of the region around it. The hotel is located just a few minutes north of Ronda in the Cádiz province at Setenil de las bodegas. The area is unique and well worth visiting for its nature and history.
The Hotel El Almendral is designed to offer guests the modern amenities that they have come to expect from hotels in the Andalusian region. All rooms are air-conditioned and a heating system is also available. The hotel’s rooms also have terraces overlooking the village or countryside, and all 28 rooms are double.