Hotels in Salamanca, Spain

Salamanca, a city in the Spanish province of Castile and Leon, is an important university center. The city of Salamanca, over 150 thousand inhabitants, lies on the border between the Extremadura and Portugal. The area next to the Sierra is very green, with forests and many varieties of plants, especially oaks. The city thrives on tourism and industry, especially related to the large turnout of young people from across Europe who frequent its university during the summer.

Salamanca has always been a place of culture, with one of the oldest universities in Europe and most prestigious in Spain. More than 45 000 students attend the various courses of the Universidad de Salamanca, a complex of buildings in the square including the Patio de Escuelas, including the old university, las escuelas mayores, the Hospital of the Study and the University Museum.

Other attractions in the city are the two cathedrals, the Vieja, in the Romanesque style and dating back to the twelfth century, and the new one, in Gothic-Renaissance style and built in the sixteenth century; Plaza Mayor - the lounge of Salamanca, the Clerecía, Baroque home of the University Pontifical; the convent of St. Stephen; Monterrey palace, with its magnificent towers, the Casa de las Conchas, the house of shells, with a front decorated with scallop shells home to a public library.

Further info about Salamanca

The artistic and cultural past of this city is documented by the presence of dozens of print shops and libraries, monasteries, convents, and a multitude of churches. But Salamanca is famous also for its gastronomy, based on casseroles of pork and lamb, or cold dishes such as the limòn of Ciudad Rodrigo, based on meat, the hornazo – an Easter bun; the Arabic and Hebrew character specialties, such as the amarguillos sweets, the mazapanesi, the bollos and the galletas, the roscas and the quisquillas almendradas. In the bars and restaurants of the centre you can taste the best dishes, but the tradition of tapeo, i.e. tasting, is one of the most famous in the clubs of Plaza Mayor, Calle Clavel and Plaza San Julián.

Salamanca is also famous for trade, goldsmiths, leather workers, manufacturers of fabrics and laces, cabinet makers and carvers, divided into guilds in different districts of the city. Do not miss the many celebrations throughout the year: in February, Las Calendas and the carnival; in March the Lunes de Aguas, an ancient festival celebrating the return of the prostitutes moved away during Lent; in June, the feast of San Jun de Sahagún, the patron saint of Salamanca; in the summer, the Fiestas de Santiago Apóstol with the bull runs; in September, the fiesta of the Virgin de la Vega and San Mateo.

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Salamanca - 130 Hotels

11 1 star hotels, 34 Apartments...

5 star hotelHotel Palacio de San Esteban

Hotel Palacio de San Esteban

Arroyo de Santo Domingo,3, Salamanca

The AC Palacio de San Esteban is centrally located in the fascinating town of Salamanca. Thanks to its excellent location, you can easily reach the major sights, including the Casa de las Conchas and the two...

4 star hotelHotel Puente Romano de Salamanca

Hotel Puente Romano de Salamanca

Plaza Chica, 10, Salamanca

In a quiet area south of Salamanca, surrounded by greenery, you will be welcomed by the Puente Romano de Salamanca. Located just minutes walk from the Roman bridge through which you can reach the city's historical...

5 star hotelHotel Alameda Palace

Hotel Alameda Palace

Paseo de la Estación, 1, Salamanca

Alameda Palace is housed in the beautiful Palacio de los Prada, which has a symbolic meaning for the city. The property is located in the bustling and fascinating downtown Santander, not far from the main...

3 star hotelRoom Mate Vega

Room Mate Vega

Plaza del Mercado, 16, Salamanca

Room Mate Vega is located in the heart of Salamanca, World Heritage city. The hotel, located close to Plaza Mayor, is the ideal place for visiting the major attractions of the city.

4 star hotelCatalonia Plaza Mayor Salamanca

Catalonia Plaza Mayor Salamanca

Espoz y Mina, 23-25, Salamanca

Hotel Catalonia Plaza Mayor Salamanca has a great central location close to Plaza Mayor. From here you can easily access the sites of tourist interest, including the Casa de las Conchas, the University and the...

4 star hotelHotel Rua Salamanca

Hotel Rua Salamanca

Sanchez Barbero, 11, Salamanca

The Rua Salamanca is located close to Plaza Mayor and the university, cultural and historical heart of Salamanca. Located close to major tourist attractions of the the city, this hotel offers a friendly, attentive...

2 star hotelHosteria Casa Vallejo

Hosteria Casa Vallejo

San Juan de la Cruz, 3, Salamanca

The Hosteria Casa Vallejo is located in the bustling old town of Salamanca, less than 50 meters away from Plaza Mayor. The old quarter of the town, with the University, is easily reachable on foot while the...

4 star hotelArtheus Carmelitas Salamanca

Artheus Carmelitas Salamanca

Paseo Carmelitas, 67, Salamanca

Located in the heart of Salamanca, a short distance from the historical centre, the Artheus Carmelitas Salamanca is the ideal base to reach the main places of historical and cultural interest that the city has to...

4 star hotelTryp Salamanca Montalvo Hotel

Tryp Salamanca Montalvo Hotel

Hoces del Duratón, 1, Salamanca

Hotel Tryp Montalvo, located just 5 minutes drive from the centre of Salamanca, offers easy access to the N-630 motorway which provides quick connections to nearby cities; the reception is open 24 hours on 24 and...

4 star hotelExe Hall88 Apartahotel

Exe Hall88 Apartahotel

Peña de Francia, s/n, Salamanca

This comfortable residence is in the heart of Salamanca, near the bus station and Unamuno campus. Plaza Mayor, the convention center and the old town are waiting for you just 10 minutes away.