A visit to Antequera, the historical Andalucian town is a journey almost 5,000 years back in time, beginning with the Bronze Age and the native Iberians. The timeline is there to be followed in this city's burial mounds, dolmens, Roman baths, a Moorish Castle, Gothic churches, Renaissance fountains and baroque bell towers.
A variety of hotel-type accommodation is available in Antequera including apartments, apartment-hotels, hotel-residencias, pensiones (small hostels), campsites, casas de huespedes (guest-houses) and Antequera hostels. If you need inexpensive hostel accommodation it's easy to find. Each hostel provides a comprehensive description, a list of facilities and customer ratings giving you a good idea of what to expect when you arrive.
Residencia Colon in Antequera is one of the most popular Antequera hostels. Located in the city center of Antequera, closed to the taxi stop, it provides good connections with the rest of Andalucia. There are rooms with bathroom, air conditioned, cable TV, heating, air-dryer, make up mirror and there are other rooms with bathroom outside. There you'll also be offered the possibility of excursions to Sierra del Torcal, to the marsh 'del chorro' to the lake of Fuentepiedra. The hotel also has a garage.
Set in 6 acres in a magnificent valley inland between Malaga and Antequera, Casa Puesta del Sol is completely self-contained. The rooms here are decorated in typical Andalucian style with white walls and ceramic tiles. Shuttered windows are designed to keep the rooms cool in summer. The premises are comprised of a spacious open plan kitchen and living area, separate shower room and a large bedroom with double bed and views over to the El Torcal National Park. The kitchen is fully equipped with gas stove, fridge, microwave and a washing machine. There's a large lounge and is furnished with sofa, dining table and television. The shower room is fitted with a shaver point. Outside the property there is a seating area with barbecue. There is also a splash pool for you to enjoy a cooling dip in the heat of the day.
There are more Antequera hostels to choose from. Hostal Colon (old Colon Hotel) is magnificently placed in the center of the city. It is a perfect hotel for people who want to visit Antequera to know monuments or to walk along nice streets. With all the comforts of a hotel and with the price of a pension there are 25 rooms with air conditioned, heating, balcony, complete bathroom, telephone, TV Satellite and hairdresser.
Finca del Rio is one of Antequera hostels that are quite affordable. Bed and Breakfast accommodation on a Finca set in 11 acres in beautiful rural location on the edge of the El Torcal National Park near Villanueva de la Concepcion. You will be staying in a spacious bedroom with double bed, en-suite shower room and views across the valley. You will also have your own cozy lounge with coffee/tea making facilities.
If you'd rather stay at hotel, there are Antequera hotels that are pretty cheap too.
No matter what route you choose, you're guaranteed a relaxing and memorable holiday!