Hotel Convento del Giraldo ****


A charming hotel in the centre of Cuenca

Stay in the old town

Hotel Convento del Giraldo is located in the heart of the old town of Cuenca. It’s the perfect starting point to walk around the city’s charming narrow streets and to discover the land of Don Quixote, with its windmills and landscapes which inspired this Spanish literature classic.

Adress: Calle San Pedro 12, 16001, Cuenca, España
Lat:40.079254º40º 4′ 45.3144″ NLon:-2.129588º-2º 7′ 46.5168″ W

Excellent transport connections, easy access

Underground parking with surveillance, 100 yds. from the hotel

4.5 miles from Fernando Zóbel AVE train station and 1 mile from Cuenca train station

Cuenca bus station is 1 mile away. The bus stop to the city centre and to the train and bus stations is just 20 metres from the hotel door.

Near the hotel

Cathedral, 73 yards away

The Cathedral of Santa María and San Julián in Cuenca is one of the earliest examples of Gothic art in Spain. A must-see for all visitors, it’s located in Plaza Mayor, one of the most beautiful and historic squares in the city, home to the Baroque-style City Hall and the Convent of Las Petras as well as many bars with terraces, the perfect place for a drink and have a bite to eat.

Hanging Houses, 200 yards away

Also known as Casas Voladas and Casas del Rey, they are undoubtedly Cuenca’s most characteristic monument. These buildings, of Popular Gothic style, are currently home to a restaurant and to the Spanish Museum of Abstract Art.

Nearby attractions

Mangana Tower – 400 yds
Gorges of the rivers Júcar and Huécar – 3 miles
Ciudad Encantada – 15 miles
El Hosquillo Natural Park – 23 miles
Cañada del Hoyo Lagoons – 26 miles
Source of the Cuervo river and Alto Tajo Natural Park – 46 miles
Ercávica Roman city – 48 miles
Segóbriga Archaeological Park – 53 miles