Hotel Rural Las Rozuelas

on Oct 15, 2013 in Hotels | 2 comments

Hotel Rural Las Rozuelas is located in the municipality of Cercedilla within the autonomous community of Madrid.  This quiet and relaxing hotel invites you to enjoy the nature scene that the Sierra of Guadarrama mountain range has to offer.  I recently went to visit for the first time this hotel, after reading some great reviews on Tripadvisor, and I must say that I had a great and pleasant surprise.  Hotel Rural Las Rozuelas is one of those secret gems that very few people know about it in Spain.  This is the perfect hotel and site for a peaceful experience. The service at The Hotel Rural Las Rozuelas is familiar and helpful.  From the time I made the reservation over the phone until the last minute when I left the premises, I always felt attended and appreciated.  The hotel is a family owned business and I think the actual Zen mood that the property has is also transmitted through...

Parador of La Granja – San Ildelfonso

on Jan 2, 2013 in Hotels | 0 comments

 Paradores is a state owned company that helps maintain old Spanish architectural sites and transforms them into beautiful hotels preserving the local flavor of where it was built. A short 50-minute drive from Madrid or 7 miles from Segovia, in the heart of the Sierra of Guadarrama Mountains there is La Granja of San Ildefonso´s royal town. About 3 years ago, Paradores rebuilt a 300-year-old palace used for the King’s children and the building next to it for its special guard. Now, the new Parador of “La Granja” is a 4 star hotel with spa, convention center and many other amenities. I recently stayed for a couple of nights at the Parador of La Granja and had a great time. I was impressed with the service at the hotel and how helpful the employees were. It is located in the middle of the town very near all of the main attractions of the site. I definitely recommend staying...