The Best Hotels for First Time Visitors in Andalusia

Where to Stay if You've Never Been to Andalusia

Alhambra, Granada, Andalusia, Spain Alhambra, Granada, Andalusia, Spain

If it's your first trip to Andalusia for the activities and sightseeing, then you're in for a treat. But the biggest question is often where to stay for a first time visitor to Andalusia. With so many amazing hotels to choose from, it can be tough to make a decision to make the most of your first trip here. That's where we come in! In this comprehensive guide, we'll help you find the best hotels for first-timers in Andalusia. After analyzing all of the hotels based on price, location, amenities, ratings, and more, we have come up with our list of the best hotels in Andalusia for first time visitors. We'll cover everything you need to know about these hotels, including the amenities, location, prices and ratings. So, whether you're traveling solo, with family, or as a couple on a romantic getaway, you'll find the perfect hotel if you've never visited Andalusia beofre. So check out these terrific hotels, many of which have sparkling swimming pools, delicious restaurants, and top-notch amenities, along with the perfect balance of comfort, location, and affordability. So, let's get to it and discover the best hotels in Andalusia for your first trip!

(Prices are listed in U.S. Dollars.)

Ohtels San Anton Granada

Granada, Spain
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $49 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Visit to Andalusia
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.

Located at C/ San Anton 74, Ohtels San Anton Granada has great rooms from $49 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, skiing, a pool bar, room service, and a restaurant. It has a terrific 8.10 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. Only 93 km from the city center, first time visitors will especially love a fitness center, a bar, parking, mountain views, and child care at this relaxing hotel. We love the convenience of room service, and it's really nice here. The price of this hotel is less than average for first time trip hotels, which makes it a great value.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Skiing
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room


Cerro de Hijar

Tolox, Spain
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $100 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Good Stay for Your First Trip
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

A great place to stay is Cerro de Hijar which has nice rooms starting at $100. Offering an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and a bar, it also has a great guest rating of 8.90 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at Cerro de Hijar s/n. This convenient hotel is also nice because it offers hiking, mountain views, child care, laundry services, and pet-friendly rooms which visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just 108.3 km from the city center. You'll enjoy unwinding in the hot tub, too.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Spa
  • Horse riding
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Playground


Gran Melia Don Pepe

Marbella, Spain
5-star Hotel with prices starting at $308 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Time in Andalusia
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach

We found Gran Melia Don Pepe to be a great place to stay, and the price starts at $308. We loved that is has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a fitness center, and scuba diving, and it also has a terrific guest rating of 8.80 out of 10 from previous guests. It's located at Calle Jose Melia s/n. You'll also find snorkeling, a bar, a kid-friendly buffet, mountain views, and laundry services which travelers will love. And this fun hotel is just 126.6 km from the center of town. The indoor pool here is terrific, and makes for a great place to relax and have fun no matter what the weather is like.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa
  • Child pool
  • Indoor pool
  • Beach
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Table tennis
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Playground
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Kids' club


Casa de los Bates

Motril, Spain
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $97 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for First-Timers
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach

With terrific rooms from $97, Casa de los Bates, at Carretera Nacional 340, Km. 329,5 entre Motril y Salobrena provides an outdoor pool, skiing, room service, a restaurant, and scuba diving. Its terrific guest rating is 8.70 out of 10 from previous guests staying here. New visitors will really like this amazing hotel which also offers snorkeling, a bar, hiking, mountain views, and child care. It's located just 126.5 km from the city center, too. The swimming pool is fantastic and lots of fun, too.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Skiing
  • Room service
  • Snorkeling
  • Horse riding
  • Airport shuttle
  • Beach
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Refrigerator
  • Luxury


Las Casas de la Juderia de Cordoba

Cordoba, Spain
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $79 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Among the Best Places to Stay for a First Visit to Andalusia
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

Las Casas de la Juderia de Cordoba has a great guest rating of 9.20 out of 10, and offers an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a fitness center. The great rooms here start at $79 before taxes and depending on the season. It can be found at Calle de Tomas Conde 10. Furthermore, it also offers a bar, parking, hiking, child care, and laundry services, which is nice for first time visitors. Just 39.7 km from the city center, this fantastic hotel is a terrific choice. The restaurant serves delicious food, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Spa
  • Horse riding
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness center
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Babysitting / Child Care
  • Laundry service
  • Pets allowed
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Coffee shop
  • Luxury


Hotel Rey Alfonso X

Seville, Spain
4-star Hotel with prices starting at $92 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect Hotel to Make the Most of Your First Visit
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 4-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Family-Friendly

The great guest rating of Hotel Rey Alfonso X is 9.10 out of 10. This place has an outdoor pool, a pool bar, room service, a restaurant, and a bar. Prices for the terrific rooms are from $92, and it's located at C/ Ximenez de Enciso, 35. We also love the parking, laundry services, golf, city views, and a hot tub which are great for visitors. And since it's just 133.4 km from the center of the town, the location is great, too. Don't forget to spend some time at the terrific pool bar where you can unwind and relax.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Family-Friendly
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Hot tub
  • Bicycle rental
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop


Hotel Rural Los Jarales

Istan, Spain
2-star Hotel with prices starting at $65 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Great Hotel for First Time Visitors
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for first time trip hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Heated pool

A cool place is Hotel Rural Los Jarales because it has great rooms that start at $65. It has an outdoor pool, room service, a restaurant, a bar, and hiking, it also earned a great guest rating of 9.10 out of 10 from people who have stayed here before. It's found at Carretera Marbella-Istan, Km. 14. Only 120 km from the city center, travelers will especially love mountain views, city views, a hot tub, a game room, and an indoor pool at this convenient hotel. After a busy day, the heated pool is a nice place to unwind. It's also less than the average price for first time trip hotels, so it's a great value.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Room service
  • Indoor pool
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Hot tub
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Heated pool


Hotel Zuhayra

Zuheros, Spain
2-star Hotel with prices starting at $52 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Visit to Andalusia
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for 2-star hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

Hotel Zuhayra offers an outdoor pool, a restaurant, a bar, hiking, and mountain views which we really like. The terrific rooms here start at $52 (before taxes). It's located at Mirador, 10 and has earned a guest rating of 9.10/10. This fun hotel is also nice because it offers laundry services, cooking classes, free parking, kids meals, and laundry facilities which new visitors will enjoy. Also, it's just 17.4 km from the city center. It's a great value, too, because it's less than the average price for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Laundry service
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Coffee shop
  • Luxury


Hotel Nerja Princ

Nerja, Spain
3-star Hotel with prices starting at $100 (before taxes) - See All Prices
A Good Stay for Your First Trip
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.
  • Beach

Located at C/ Los Huertos, 46 Bis, Hotel Nerja Princ has great rooms from $100 (before taxes). It offers an outdoor pool, skiing, a pool bar, room service, and a restaurant. It has a terrific 8.90 rating out of 10 from previous guests who have stayed here. You'll also find scuba diving, snorkeling, a bar, parking, and breakfast which first time visitors will love. And this amazing hotel is just 109.7 km from the center of town.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Skiing
  • Room service
  • Snorkeling
  • Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free breakfast
  • Horse riding
  • Beach
More Great Amenities
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Laundry service
  • Game room
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Coffee shop
  • Refrigerator
  • Breakfast in the room


Hotel Rural Huerta del Laurel

Monachil, Spain
2-star Hotel with prices starting at $68 (before taxes) - See All Prices
Perfect for Your First Time in Andalusia
  • Great Value: the price is lower than average for first time trip hotels.
  • High Quality: guest ratings are higher than average.

A great place to stay is Hotel Rural Huerta del Laurel which has nice rooms starting at $68. Offering an outdoor pool, skiing, a restaurant, a bar, and hiking, it also has a great guest rating of 8.90 out of 10 from many previous guests. It's located at C/ Trinidad Carreras, 2. Visitors will really like this fantastic hotel which also offers mountain views, a game room, free parking, kids meals, and horse riding. It's located just 99.7 km from the city center, too. We found the price of this hotel to be a great value because the price is less than average for first time trip hotels.

First Time Trip Hotel Amenities
  • Outdoor pool
  • Skiing
  • Horse riding
  • Spa/Wellness
More Great Amenities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hiking
  • Game room
  • Free parking
  • Bicycle rental
  • Fishing
  • Family rooms
  • Playground


Also, take a look at the First Time Trip hotels in nearby destinations: Córdoba, Antequera, Priego de Córdoba, Alora, and Jaén.

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How much do hotels for first-time visitors cost in Andalusia?

Andalusia Average First Time Trip Hotel Price
$92

After analyzing 941 first time trip hotels in Andalusia, we found the average first time trip hotel price to be a remarkably economical $92. Naturally, this destination has many fantastic first time trip accommodation options with a variety of prices. The price will vary by the hotel's amenities, available dates, and the general location. If you're interested in more information about hotels here, see our guide to hotel prices in Andalusia.

The average prices of our suggested first time trip hotels by star rating:

  • 5-star hotels: $257
  • 4-star hotels: $95
  • 3-star hotels: $88
  • 2-star hotels: $63


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