Where to stay in Valencia

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Valencia is a beautiful city, the third largest in Spain. If you too have chosen it as a destination for your next holidays, you may be wondering which is the best area to stay.

Valencia offers many cultural attractions to visit during the day and an excellent nightlife, with clubs, restaurants and bars scattered through the streets of the historic center.

Precisely for this reason the best area to stay in Valencia is certainly the historic center, so as to turn mainly on foot and visit the main attractions.



Staying in the center you will not need public transport, the bus will only serve you to reach the ancient port, the Malvarrosa beach or the City of Arts and Sciences.

Even the metro is practically useless, you will only use it to reach your hotel from the airport and vice versa.

Where to stay in Valencia: Ciutat Vella

The center of Valencia is there Ciutat Vella (Old Town), the real point of interest of the city, where the main monuments and the most famous attractions are located.

In the historic center there is the Barrio del Carmen, full of clubs and restaurants and where the nightlife of Valencia is concentrated.

Il Carmen neighborhood it is the best area to stay in Valencia for those looking for nightlife, especially for the younger ones, but it is also perfect for walking during the day among the many museums and historical monuments.

Among the other districts located in the historic center we find: La Seu, La Xerea, El Pilar, El Mercat and Sant Francesc, perfect areas to stay in Valencia.

Sant Francesc is the largest neighborhood in the Old City and this is where the famous is located Town Hall Square, located in a strategic position both to visit the center and to reach the beach or the city of arts, in fact almost all buses leave from here.



Another lively and alternative area is the Ruzafa neighborhood, located just south of the historic center in the district of l'Eixample.

The sea of 鈥嬧媀alencia is not among the most beautiful and the Malvarrosa it doesn't offer much for the evening, so even in the hottest months the best area to stay in Valencia is always its Old Town. The busiest seaside area in the summer, with clubs and discos is the posto antico, which you can reach by public transport or by taxi.

The choice of the area where to sleep in Valencia also depends on the offers you find, so also evaluate the neighborhoods adjacent to the center.

For example the Campanar neighborhood it can be a good option, but being very large make sure you stay in the part closest to the historic center.

 Recommended Hotels WHERE TO STAY IN VALENCIA

Venice Hostel

Plaza del Ayuntamiento, 3, 46002 Valencia, Spagna

Conveniently located hotel, very close to the old town, with rooms facing the Plaza del Ayuntamiento. The hotel is close to the metro stop Xativa, convenient for travel from and to the airport.

The rooms are spacious, clean and equipped with all comforts. The staff is kind and helpful, in general the hotel is recommended for the excellent value for money and for the location.

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Hotel Zenit Valencia

Bailen 8, 46007 Valencia, Spain


Hotel Zenit Valencia is located opposite the North Station and a short walk from the station metropolitan Xativa, therefore in an excellent position, central, convenient for getting around the historic center on foot and reaching the most distant attractions by public transport.



The rooms are spacious and clean, excellent wi-fi connection, good breakfast too.

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Hotel Dimar

Gran Via Marques del Turia 80, 46005 Valencia, Spain

Hotel Dimar is located halfway between the historic center and the City of Arts and Sciences and very close to the wonderful park of the Turia Garden.

The rooms are extremely clean and large, the breakfast is good and plentiful.

The hotel also offers a bike rental service at competitive prices.

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Hotel Ad hoc Carmen

Samaniego 20 - Ciutat Vella, 46003 Valencia, Spain

Excellent value for money for this hotel located in the historic center, a stone's throw from Plaza De La Vergin, the main monuments can be reached on foot. A ten-minute walk will take you to the bus stops for the City of Arts and for the Bioparco.

There is also a shop near the hotel, where you can rent bicycles.

Clean and comfortable rooms, professional, kind and helpful staff. The Hotel does not serve breakfast but has an agreement with a bar next door, and in any case in the area you will be spoiled for choice.

Unbeatable for price and location !!


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Hotel Sorolla Centro

Convent Santa Clara, 5, 46002 Valencia, Spain

Modern style hotel, with large, spotless and comfortable rooms.

The strong point is the location, the hotel is located in a pedestrian area, a few meters from the metro Xativa, in the center. The area is full of bars and restaurants where to eat. Excellent quality-price relation!!

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