Youth Hostels in Sierra Nevada - Comparison of Services, Prices and ExtrasAre you looking for a hostel to stay in the Sierra Nevada? In Sierra Nevada there are two youth hostels: Albergue Intrujoven and Albergue Universitario. Albergue means hostel. Here we offer the comparison of services and prices of these two hostels.
Comparison of Sierra Nevada Hostels
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Hoya de la Mora
Albergue Inturjoven in Sierra NevadaThe hostel Inturjoven offers cheap accommodation and assistance to skiers. This hostel offers rooms, apartments and other services for couples and families in the centre of the Sierra Nevada.
It is well connected with the ski resort, equipment rental shops, restaurants and leisure areas in the Sierra Nevada, and located near the bus stop served by the Sierra Nevada's local buses.
Accommodation includes breakfast, a picnic bag (snack and drink) and dinner.
The Sierra Nevada hostel also offers ski equipment rental, parking and dining room. All rooms have a bathroom.
The Inturjoven Hostel PricesThe prices vary a lot depending on the age, the type of room and on the season. In the low season the young people up to 25 years and those over 60 would pay 15 € per night, and adults between 26 and 59 years would pay 18 €.
To these prices you need to add some extras: parking 7 €, rooms for two people would cost between 2-6 € more, cradles for babies 4 €, towels 2 €, etc ...
Rooms are not always available. Therefore, you may need to buy a ski package in order to get a place at the hostel. The package includes food, forfait, 3 hours of ski lessons and equipment rental.
The price depends on the season. For example, in February, the package price is about 235 € for an adult.
The price of the accommodation includes: breakfast, picnic (snack and drink to take away) and dinner. You must bring your own towels or rent them at the hostel for a small fee.
Services of the Inturjoven HostelThe hostel offers a ski rental service, own parking, lockers, internet connection, central heating, 24-hour reception. All rooms have full bathroom.
How to Get to the Inturjoven HostelTo reach the hostel by car, follow the signs for 'The Peñones'. By bus: more information on buses in Sierra Nevada buses.
Contact Details of the Inturjoven Hostel and LocationSierra Nevada youth hostel is located in a privileged area next to the Sports Centre.
Address: The Peñones 22, 18196 Sierra Nevada (Granada).
Phone reservations: (+34) 955 035 886.
Location of Albergue Inturjoven in Sierra Nevada
Albergue Universitario in Sierra NevadaThe hostel Universitario is located at the highest part of the Sierra Nevada at an altitude of 2,550 meters, in the area known as Peñones de San Francisco.
It is a bit far from Pradollano, exactly 3 km, but the lifts that connect you to the rest of the station are 5 minutes away. There are no bus shops nearby and the hostel closes at 24:00.
This small hostel for 59 people belongs to the University of Granada, but is managed by the active tourism company Nevadensis.
It has a restaurant, cafe shop and a leisure lounge with fireplace.
There are double rooms with washbasin and multiple rooms with bunk beds. Toilets and showers are located in the corridor.
Accommodation Price, year 2019The price of accommodation with half board in winter and during the weekends is 45 € for two people, 40 € for four or six people and 35 € for nine people.
In winter, from Monday to Friday, it costs about 5 euros less, and in spring or summer it drops to 30 €.
There is a daily lunch menu for 10 € and you can buy a picnic bag to take away for 7 €.
These prices are quite good if you compare them with the accomodation you will find in Pradollano or at the foot of the slopes.
The hostel can organize alpine skiing, cross-country skiing courses, hiking and horse riding routes to discover the unique flora and fauna of the Natural Park and visits to the Astronomical Observatory, which is very close. Some of these activities are done only in summer or spring.
Here you can also rent the ski material: ski equipment, crampons, snowshoes and piolets.
In addition, you can take advantage of that is in the area of the Hoya de la Mora and go sled riding.
Albergue Universitario Contact Details
Address:Carretera de Sierra Nevada, km 36.
For enquiries and bookings:Telephone: 958 480 122
For activities and courses:Telephone: 958 763 127
Location of Albergue Universitario in Sierra Nevada
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