Four places to stay in Girona
PALAU DELS ALEMANYS
From £147 per night; allotjamentsingular.com/ palau-dels-alemanys/
A minuscule (three-room) aparthotel set on an ancient, narrow side street, with a level of luxury and style to match most five-stars. It has a tiny lobby bar and a charming patio with a section of a Roman wall.
HOTEL HISTORIC From £87 per night; hotelhistoric.com
Hotel Històric is on a medieval street just a stone’s throw from Girona’s impressive cathedral. Though within five
MONTJUIC B&B From £95 per night; montjuicbb.com
The stylish decor at this guest house – on a hilltop just above Girona Old Town – is more boutique hotel than B&B, but it also feels comfortable and homely. The five rooms have private terraces with panoramic views of the city, and there’s also a lovely garden and smart outdoor pool. minutes’ walk of shops, bars and restaurants, it’s blissfully quiet. Girona station is about 20 minutes’ walk away, on the other side of the river. The hotel’s foundations date from Roman times, and a roof terrace looks directly at the cathedral.
From £45 per night; hotelpeninsulargirona.com
— A plain but cheerful three-star hotel, which makes up for its lack of facilities and frills with friendly staff and a great little café. Its 150year history adds to the appeal, particularly for locals, who drop in for coffee and keep it lively.