THE 5-star Vincci Selección Posada del Patio Hotel in Malaga City was voted the best hotel in Spain to watch the Easter processions from.
These processions, part of Holy Week celebrations next week. Tourists from all over Spain and other countries travel to the main cities to participate in these festivities.
Hotel comparison website Trivago released which hotels in which cities its users felt held the best vantage points.
Vincci Selection Posada del Patio is located in the city’s historic centre and it is possible to enjoy the processions while sitting on one of the hotel room’s private balconies.
Built at the beginning of the 20th Century in an Arab/Roman style, it is possible to reserve a room from €128 per night.
The boutique hotel AC Hotel Palacio de Santa Paula Autograph Collection in Granada was voted second best.
Located in what was the Santa Paula Convent in the 16th Century it has been declared a National Heritage Building.
It is possible to reserve a room from €149 per night.
In third spot is the Hotel Horus Zamora in Zamora, which is in a 19th Century building conserving elements of Modernism and Art Noveau and costs from €199 per night.
Hospes Las Casas del Rey de Baeza in Sevilla took fourth spot. It is a typical example of Sevillian architecture and is located in front of the Santiago Church and the cost per night is from €233.
Voted in fifth place was Hotel Casa Don Fernando in Cáceres where it is possible to see 15 of the city’s 22 processions during Semana Santa and costs from €97 per night.
In sixth spot is NH Cartagena, Cartagena in Murcia from where it is possible to see all four processions and costs from €70 per night.
NH Plaza Mayor in León came seventh, has a contemporary design and costs from €129 per night. In eight spot is Hotel Atrio in Valladolid costing from €64 per night.
The Meliá Boutique Palacio de Tudemir in Orihuela (Alicante) came ninth. It is located in an 18th Century palace and conserves all the original elements of that era. From the balcony it is possible to watch all the processions and costs from €88 per night.
Finally, in 10th place is the Convento del Giraldo in Cuenca, a converted 17th Century convent from which it is possible to watch the three processions for the price of €140 per night.
By Nicole Hallett