If you are going to visit Menorca a must to visit is the fortified city of Ciutadella. The old town is a small fortified town, which was for many years the capital of Menorca. The city has different buildings of historical and cultural interest in a good state of preservation, which we must take into consideration, since the city was destroyed in 1558 during the Turkish sack.
Continuing your walk through Ciutadella, you will find the Plaza d’es Born. The square is presided over by a large obelisk built to commemorate the assault of the Turkish fleet in 1558 and the sacrifice of its inhabitants, who were turned into slaves and many of them lost their lives.
From the Plaza d’es Born the streets that will lead us to the cathedral of Menorca, built in the fourteenth century, which makes it characteristic for being built on an ancient Arab mosque.
And where to end our walk through Ciutadella?We can enjoy the local gastronomy in the port, or have a cool drink with a view of the sea.
If you want to stay in the best hotels in Ciutadella, here is a list of the best hotels in the area, to make your stay unique:
1. Hotel Divina Suites Hotel Boutique: In the center of Ciutadella
This spectacular hotel is located in a unique setting, specifically in Ciutadella, just 100 meters from the cathedral of Menorca. This hotel has rooms equipped with their own kitchen and private bathroom as well as wifi throughout the hotel and room. These rooms are air-conditioned so heat or cold will not be a problem.
In the establishment you can rent bikes to go for a ride in the area, or ride a trail. The breakfast served at this hotel is a very complete continental breakfast, and the reception is open 24 hours a day. This hotel is for adults only. And the distance to the airport is 46 km.
2. Hotel Can Faustino: Luxury next to the “Port de Ciutadella”.
Also located in Ciutadella, about 150 meters from the cathedral, the hotel has its own outdoor swimming pool and an indoor pool. Its rooms are elegant and we have the possibility of choosing a spectacular luxury suite. Free wifi is available at the hotel and there is a restaurant on the premises.
This building dates back to the 17th century, and we can find in it a sauna and massage treatments to be chosen by the client.
Its rooms are equipped with television, minibar and air conditioning to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Some of its rooms have ocean views.
3. Hotel Menorca Patricia: Complies with the advertised.
The hotel is located next to the port of Ciutadella, is distinguished by a cheerful, modern and bright decor to make the guest feel as comfortable as possible. In the hotel you will find an outdoor swimming pool where you can enjoy a dip while sunbathing in the hammocks. Breakfast is buffet style and includes typical local products.
The rooms are spacious, with hardwood floors and air conditioning. In addition to free wifi and free parking in the immediate vicinity of the hotel.
4. Sant Ignasi Rural Hotel: Live a “Slow” experience
This hotel is a restored 1777 house with a swimming pool and garden in the immediate vicinity. It has a tennis and paddle tennis court. This hotel is surrounded by greenery and abundant green areas, it also has a terrace where you can eat with great views of the countryside.
The rooms of this hotel have air conditioning, heating and television. The rooms on the first floor have access to a private garden and the rooms on the second floor have their own terrace.
Bicycle rental is available and the sea is 5 km away.
5. Hotel Rural Morvedra Nou: Incredible rural hotel
This rural hotel offers its guests an outdoor swimming pool, wifi and free parking. Its rooms are rustic in style, very much in keeping with the hotel, equipped with air conditioning, heating, TV, minibar, safe and terraces.
The restaurant serves traditional Menorcan cuisine. There is also a desk with tourist information about the area and car and bicycle rental services.
6. Sodium Boutique Hotel: In the old town of Ciutadella
It is located in the historic center of Ciutadella, 300 meters from the cathedral and very close to the cove Sa Caleta. The characteristic of this hotel is that its rooms are decorated with works by local artists and designer furniture. The rooms have air conditioning, TV and their own private bathroom. Tourist information about the area is available at the hotel reception desk.
7. Hotel Port Ciutadella: Next to “sa platja gran”.
An elegant hotel just 5 minutes walk from the Platja Gran beach in Ciutadella. It has an outdoor swimming pool and rooms with balconies.
It also has a Spa where you can enjoy an indoor swimming pool and a beauty salon with various treatments.
The hotel’s restaurant serves an international buffet, catering to all tastes.
8. Petit Hotel Ciutadella: Urban hotel with a lot of style
This hotel is located 600 meters from the cathedral of Menorca. The rooms of this hotel are modernly decorated with desk, TV, private bathroom.
If you wish to windsurf or sail, the school is only 400 meters away.
9. S’Hotelet d’es Born: Urban hotel with indoor swimming pool.
Right in the center of Ciutadella, this 16th century building offers rooms with seating areas, television, coffee set, terrace or balcony and a private bathroom. They have a small spa area with an indoor pool where you can enjoy the water jets.
Breakfast at this hotel is served in the Imperi bar. The cathedral is 200 meters from the hotel and car rental is available at the hotel reception.
10. Hotel Coliving Albranca: Tradition, comfort and location.
This hotel is housed in 18th century stables and is located just 150 meters from the historic center. In this hotel its rooms have Balearic style, whitewashed walls, terracotta floors, TV and private bathroom. The cathedral of Menorca is 450 meters away and the airport is 45 km away.