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Charming hotels in Alcala de Henares
The hotel Evenia Alcala Boutique is the best charming hotel in Alcala de Henares. This hotel is housed in a historic building, a former 16th century post house. In addition, it is located in the center of Alcala de Henares, a few meters from the famous university and the main monuments of this charming city of the Community of Madrid.
The Evenia Alcala stands out among the hotels in Alcala de Henares for the high quality of its facilities that combine the useful and functional with the elegant and charm. All this makes the Evenia Alcala Boutique the ideal hotel for a romantic getaway.
What to see in Alcala de Henares?
Alcala de Henares is located a few kilometers north of Madrid, making it an ideal weekend getaway from many parts of the peninsula. The small and charming city is famous, to a great extent, for its connection with Miguel de Cervantes, the best known Spanish novelist in the world and author of the renowned work "Don Quijote de la Mancha", since it was in this town where he was born in the XVI Century. It was also declared a World Heritage City in 1998. The community of Madrid has a wide range of charming towns, but Alcala de Henares is possibly the most spectacular. It is an ideal cultural and commercial enclave to enjoy all the architecture and history that it treasures.
The center of Alcala de Henares is one of the best places to see in the Community of Madrid. A few meters from the hotel, you can visit such essential places as "Puerta de Madrid", "Puerta de la Torre XIV", the fountain in the Plaza de la Victoria or "Lonja de la Magistral". And nothing like a walk through the beautiful O'Donnell Park to disconnect from the routine. It also has a wide variety of museums, including the Regional Archaeological Museum of the Community of Madrid or the open-air Sculpture Museum. All this accompanied by restaurants and pubs to its picturesque alleys to discover. A whole treasure.
Its existence is linked to the Complutense University, founded in 1499 by Cardinal Cisneros. Alcala de Henares was the first planned university city in the world and one of the most important international universities. Among its many monuments, we recommend a visit to the Archbishop's Palace, the Gothic-style Cathedral and the university.
What to do in Alcala de Henares
The best way to discover Alcala de Henares is to take a tour of its history. It has a wide cultural offer of guided routes, both through the center and through the main places of interest. You can also enjoy theatrical, musical, gastronomic visits or following the historical footprint through the most incredible legends and anecdotes of Alcala. Literature is also very present in the city through such important literary icons as Miguel de Cervantes. The guided tour organized by Alcala Tourism focuses on the life and work of the author, visiting the main places where he was present or that are directly related to him.
Another of the most popular activities is savoring the gastronomy in Alcala de Henares. The city has a wide gastronomic tradition and some of the most prestigious restaurants in the country, so much so that the city of letters has its own popular festivals such as the February Gastronomic Days or the Literary Gastronomic Days focused on traditional cuisine. As if this were not enough, Alcala de Henares also has commercial spaces located around the city, the main street or the historic center. An ideal place to go shopping in Madrid.
Accommodation in Alcala de Henares
There is a wide range of hotels in Alcala de Henares. Evenia Alcala Boutique, with its rustic design, is one of the best valued charming hotels in the city. A good option, both for the quality of its services and facilities and for its location, in the center of Alcala de Henares. It is located a few minutes from the train station and offers the ideal solution for a quiet, cultural and romantic stay. Its perfect location will allow you to visit some of the best preserved historical buildings in the city, the most interesting museums, a commercial area full of shops and restaurants and within walking distance of green spaces where you can relax at sunset.
To enjoy a stay in some of the hotels in Alcala de Henares is to move to a unique environment, you will realize that it is a beautiful city with an air of the past yet to be discovered. In addition, from Alcala de Henares it is easy and convenient to get to Madrid, thanks to the extensive network of roads and railways that connects the city with the capital of Spain.