From converted convents and beachfront penthouses, to cathedral views and rooftop pools, choose where to stay in Cadiz with my guide to the best hotels in the city.
Caidz is one of my favourite cities in Spain. It’s historic, quaint and charming. It’s somewhere to get lost in its beautiful ancient streets, tuck into tapas on the street and relax on the beach. You can do as much or as little as you like there, and still have a wonderful time.
It’s one of Andalusia’s prettiest cities. The city centre is almost completely surrounded by the sea, meaning there’s no shortage of beaches. Plus there are plenty of winding streets leading to pretty plazas – each filled with the vibrant atmosphere that the region is famous for.
Cadiz boasts some of the most beautiful architecture in Southern Spain too. Stops on your trip should include the 18th century baroque-style cathedral just a stone’s throw from the sea, and the iconic Torre Tavira – the city’s watchtower which has some incredible views. Before you go, be sure to check out my Cadiz travel guide, which is packed full of places to visit and tips for your trip.
If you’re a foodie, you’ll love Mercado Central (Cadiz’s central market) where you can mingle with the locals and taste some of Spain’s freshest fish and seafood. If you prefer to soak up the sun, head on over to Playa La Caleta, Cadiz’s gorgeous beach!
But whoaaaa – before you dive headfirst into the city’s history and beauty, you’re probably wondering where to stay in Cadiz.
There are so many hotels to choose from, but to make things easier, I’ve put together a guide to the best hotels in Cadiz to suit all budgets, yep even those really small ones!
READ MORE: The Ultimate Guide To Visiting Cadiz
Where to stay in Cadiz
Luxury Hotels in Cadiz
This quirky boutique hotel is actually a renovated 17th century convent and is located right in the historical centre of the Santa María district. As you walk across the wide courtyard, no doubt you’ll marvel at the hotel’s unique elegance and baroque features.
Widely known as one of the best hotels in Cadiz, Hotel Convento blends modern and classical styles, so the rooms are spacious and elegant, fitted with all the amenities you’d expect from a 4* hotel. Hotel Convento is also home to a fully-equipped fitness centre, meeting rooms and a well-stocked library.
If you’re looking for a modern and stylish place to stay in Cadiz, where you can catch a glimpse of the sea from every room and balcony, check out Parador de Cadiz. With incredible views of the bay as well as a relaxing spa and wellness centre, this is one of the best equipped hotels in the city.
After a busy day of exploring you can head back to your hotel and unwind in the spa or swimming pool. If you fancy a culinary treat, the hotel’s tapas bar and restaurant serve a variety of traditional Spanish delicacies.
If you’re after some pampering and relaxation, Senator Cadiz Spa Hotel is the perfect choice. The hotel’s Senzia Spa and Wellness centre offers a range of treatments as well as exclusive luxuries such as the Turkish baths, rain shower, ice cave and sauna.
As for the rooms at Senator Cadiz Spa Hotel, the parquet flooring, comfortable beds and pillow menu ensure you have a wonderfully relaxing and peaceful stay in Cadiz.
Resembling a luxury cruise liner, this unique Cadiz hotel is located right on the seafront, making it the perfect beach hotel! With direct access to the beach, you can practically roll out of bed and straight onto your sun lounger, ready to soak up the Spanish sunshine.
With a choice of rooms and suites, each with spectacular views of the Atlantic, you’ll no doubt spend a lot of time sitting on your balcony. Each room is fitted with queen-sized beds, a pillow menu, air conditioning and LCD TVs. The hotel also has an outdoor pool – in case swimming in the sea isn’t your thing!
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Mid-range Hotels in Cadiz
Patagonia Sur is in a great location for your holiday in Cadiz, moments from Cadiz Cathedral. The hotel has a wide range of rooms, from single rooms to superior penthouse suites, where you can soak in the Spanish sunshine on your own private terrace!
Each room has parquet floors, oak furniture and all the amenities you’d need, including a minibar, safe, AC and free WIFI.
Located just 100m from the seafront and a ten-minute walk from the city’s historical sites, Hotel Monte Puertatierra is a 4* hotel, and one of the city’s go-to hotels for visitors.
Choose from double or family rooms, which are decorated in a bright, modern style. All rooms are fitted with air conditioning, flat screen TVs, minibars, and most of the rooms boast ultra-comfortable king-sized beds too.
Just as the name suggests, this modern hotel is located just across the square from Cadiz’s majestic 18th century cathedral, and under 600 metres from La Caleta and Santa María beaches.
One of the best things about this hotel is its rooftop solarium and infinity jacuzzi pool, which offers guests some of the best panoramic views of the city! The view of the cathedral is incredible! The decor of the rooms is pretty special too – paying homage to famous individuals, paintings and artefacts from the city.
READ MORE: The Ultimate Guide To Visiting Cadiz
Villas, Apartments and Airbnbs In Cadiz
I’d recommend checking out some of the options on Airbnb and other self-catering websites. Lots of them are great if you’re travelling as a group or family, are on a budget or don’t want to eat out all the time.
This chic apartment sleeps up to 9 people, and is in a great location in the El Vina neighbourhood. It’s only a ten-minute walk to La Caleta Beach, and close to a lot of the best food spots in the city.
There’s a spacious living room, with elegant décor, plus a well-equipped kitchen. This would be a great apartment for a family holiday in Cadiz, or a group of friends wanting a place to relax.
With 3 bedrooms that sleep up to 10 people, this apartment is another great option for a group of friends or a family visiting Cadiz.
Décor is simple, and while there’s no outside space, it’s close to everything you could need. There’s a full kitchen, plus dining area. It’s located in the old town, moments from the beach.
This modern apartment is located on the 11th floor next to Parque Genovés, and has some of the best views you’ll see in Cadiz, right over La Caleta Beach. It has 4 bedrooms, and can sleep 8-10 people comfortably.
It’s received lots of great reviews, with many saying that the location and the views make it an extra special place to stay in Cadiz.
Budget friendly hotels in Cadiz
This traditional hotel is located in the cultural heart of the city and is a hidden gem! It’s still a great quality hotel, but has some cheap rooms, perfect if you’re on a budget. With a variety of rooms, all of which have air conditioning, flat-screen TVs and minibars, it’s a convenient base for your holiday in Cadiz.
Building on the traditional ambience of Hotel Argantonio, the hotel’s central patio features an Andaluz mosaic fountain, and the rooftop terrace offers some great views of Cadiz. The hotel also organises trips to flamenco shows, sailing trips and cooking classes if you’re looking for the full Spanish experience!
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