Time to get away for a much needed break? Look no further. Peace, quiet and fantastic scenery is waiting FOR YOU
132 Sqmt Townhome hosted by Liz
4 Guests . 2 Bedrooms . 1 Bathroom


Hinojares, the Smallest Town in Jaén Province is situated on the southern edge of the Sierra de Cazorla Natural Park (NP). Part of the largest NP in Spain.
*Want to relax; enjoy beautiful scenery, including lakes & mountains.
*Perfectly located for exploring the area; photography/walking/cycling or bird watching.

Comfortable, double room(s) with private bathroom for your sole use

*FREE Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
*FREE (on street) Parking

*Laundry Service Available (small fee/conditions apply) - Not currently available
Iron & Ironing Board (small fee/conditions apply) - Not currently available

Also available - Fridge - Hairdryer

*Own transport ESSENTIAL due to rural location

Original Andalucian village town house on the southern edge of the Natural Parque de Cazorla. Home to wonderful scenery, mountains and lakes.
* Are you looking for a peaceful location in which to explore this wonderful area?
* Motorcyclist & Bikers Welcome; open roads or off track, we have great rides waiting for you.

We can offer you a comfortable, airy, beautifully refurbished and lockable double room(s). Suitable for the solo traveller, couple(s) or small group (contact me 1st to discuss your options)

In the main guest room there is also a double sofa bed (suitable for 1 adult or up to 2 children).
** Please message me if you are bringing children, using the same room as parents (on sofa bed) and I can apply a discount for you. **
If an additional room is needed, we also have a Traditional Style, Double Room.

The well appointed bathroom (shower over a bath) has a shaver socket and a selection of toiletries (shower gel, shampoo & conditioner).
We hate small towels, so provide you with lovely LARGE BATH SHEETS along with hand towels for every guest.
The bathroom is for your sole use.

At the end of the day, you are welcome to use the ground floor living room with its comfortable sofa and TV/DVD player. We have a large selection of DVDs
If there is anything else you think we should be including, do let us know and we will do our best to accommodate you.

New Offer Every Week in September
1 - Stay 3 Nights get 4th Night FREE
Valid September - 30th November

FREE moving of dates, if unable to travel due to Covid19 travel restrictions

24 hour access to the property is available - with a front door and room key given to you on arrival (20€ deposit required, which is fully refunded on satisfactory room check & receipt of keys).

You have access to a fridge (+small ice tray compartment), iron and ironing board.
The fridge contains milk, chilled water, ice cubes and other goodies (additional charge), but there is still plenty of space for your own items should you have them.

We live on-site, so are available the majority of the time to advise on places to visit or help in any way necessary.

Hinojares is a typical, charming and friendly Andalucian village on the southern edge of the Natural Parque de Cazorla. Home to wonderful scenery, mountains and lakes.

The area is a fabulous place to spot soaring eagles, vultures or kites. Walking, bird watching, horse riding (there are stables in the village) and cycling are very popular activities here.

Some of the many PLACES to VISIT: All times are approximate driving time.

In Jaén
* Cuevas del Agua (water caves) & a shrine to the Virgin of Tiscar - 20 minutes (free).
* Cazorla, this historic town has a Blues festival in July & its annual Feria in September - 45 minutes.
* Baeza, famed for having some of the best-preserved examples of Italian Renaissance architecture in Spain, along with ........
* Úbeda, both being on the UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites - 1 hour.

In Granada
* Freila & Zújar with their access to Negratín embalse - 20 minutes (free).
* Zújar thermal pool - 30 minutes (small charge).
* Castril, a beautiful village with bars and a fabulous gorge walk - 35 minutes (small charge).
* Baza, our nearest largish town with usual shops and restaurants. Home to Cascamorras, an amazing event held on 6th September - 40 minutes (free).
* Guadix - with its beautiful cathedral, market on a Saturday and the "Barrio Troglodyte" where you will find the cave house museum. Take the tourist train (summer months) to the prominent places in the town - 55 minutes.
* Granada city or the beautiful Alhambra Palace- 90 mins.
* Granada airport - 90 minutes.

SUMMERTIME - you can swim in the Bolera or Negratín embalses (reservoirs) or, in the Spanish school holiday period, there are two swimming pools open nearby (Pozo Alcón and Cuevas del Campo). Kayaking is also available (seasonal) at the nearby embalses

Fancy a day at the beach? With a 90 min drive and you can be at Almeria (this is also one of our nearest airports) or at one of the many coastal resorts on the Med

We are only 2 hours from the ski resort near Granada in the Sierra Nevada mountain range. This, of course, would be a great place to visit at any time of the year, whether for skiing, snowboarding or great walks and views in the summer months

If you like a wander around a boot sale, there is one every Sunday morning in Baza (45 mins) or Guadix (55 mins)

In order to take full advantage of this area your own transport is ESSENTIAL.
There is free parking available in the village, approximately 1 minutes walk from the house.
There is a local minibus that operates from the village to the Pozo Alcón weekly market on a Monday.
Buses to Baza, Granada are available from Pozo Alcón bus station.
Buses also go, from the village, to Jaén and Úbeda, although it does mean an early start!

IMPORTANT - PLEASE NOTE, when any major events, are taking place single person bookings may be liable to a 2 person minimum rate

The village is in a valley, so there are hills to negotiate, however, nothing is too arduous.
Our favourite bar with terrace (closed Mondays) is a very short walk from our front door. Antonia offers a warm welcome, free tapas as well as a snack menu. My favourite - fried chicken wings or lomo con patatas :-)

We also have an ice cream/drinks kiosk with shaded seating, that also serves alcohol and coffees. (Summer Opening). There is also the Hotel Rio de Turillo is open Friday, Saturday and Sunday and has a restaurant.

Only 8kms away is Pozo Alcón with many bars & restaurants - All offer a wide selection of drinks, don't forget the free tapas, and a good selection of hot and cold food.
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Sleeping Configuration

Main Guest Room
1 double bed, 1 sofa bed
Sofa Bed suitable for 1 Adult or up to 2 Children (4 - 12 years old)
Traditional Double Room
1 double bed
Spacious room with plenty of storage space, electric points, ceiling fan and rocking chair


Family/Kid Friendly
Up to 2 children aged 4 - 12 can be accommodated on the double sofa bed
Parking Included
FREE on street parking available
No Pets Allowed
No Smoking Allowed
NONE - Including Vaping
Not Wheelchair Accessible
Not Suitable for Events


Linens Provided
Towels Provided
Ceiling Fan
What we supply
Bath sheets and hand towels for ALL guests

Bedding with Duvets (light weight in summer)

Shower Gel, Shampoo & Conditioner
High Speed Internet
Laptop friendly workspace
NO ACCESS to kitchen, but kettle, coffee press & fridge available 24/7
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Fire Extinguisher


Mountain biking
Horseback riding
Nature Viewing
Bird Watching

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Getting around

In order to take full advantage of this area your own transport is ESSENTIAL. There is free parking available in the village, approximately 1 minutes walk from the house. There is a local minibus that operates from the village to the Pozo Alcón weekly market on a Monday. Buses to Baza, Granada are available from Pozo Alcón bus station. Buses also go, from the village, to Jaén and Úbeda, although it does mean an early start!


These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find that construction projects, traffic, weather, or other events may cause conditions to differ from the map results, and you should plan your route accordingly. You must obey all signs or notices regarding your route.
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We love travelling & good food, need to do more of the former & maybe a little less of the latter.
But life is here to be enjoyed.
Feeding & looking after people, I think, is in my DNA.
Before leaving home to join the WRAF, I grew up in pubs. All of them served food; my dad had been a chef years ago, in the army & my mum was a very good cook. In one pub, a 16th century coaching Inn, we also offered accommodation.
I spent 12 years in the armed forces, taught in colleges and university, worked for local government and a couple of charities.
Now, having moved to Spain, want to share this beautiful part of the country with travellers from all over the world.
Still trying to learn Spanish, so if this is your native language, please come and share some useful phrases.
Have a smattering of German and French :-)
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Registration ID: VTAR/JA/00792
Speaks: English
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Policies and Rules

Check In 4PM - 8PM
Check Out10AM

If you wish to check in outside these times, please contact us as this may be possible, but it is by prior agreement only. As we live on the premises, we will be asking for an arrival time to ensure we are about to greet you. Luggage drop off maybe available - just ask :-)

Minimum age limit for renters: 18
House Rules
NO SMOKING or VAPING Anywhere within the property
No eating in the bedrooms please, you are free to use the dining table and living space downstairs - please ask if you require any crockery/cutlery

Treat our home with respect :-)
Payment Policy
1st nights accommodation to secure booking, unless booked within 14 days of arrival date, in which case full amount is due
Refundable Damage Deposit
We request a 20€ security deposit.
This is returned in full on satisfactory check of rooms and the return of the key(s)
Cancellation Policy
You can cancel for FREE up to 15 days before your arrival date and your deposit will be returned
Within 14 days of arrival - Deposit non refundable
If booked within 14 days of arrival, FULL payment is required at booking and all monies would be non refundable if cancelled any time after that
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20€ fully refundable deposit taken on arrival at property for keys, security & against any charges made directly by Casa en la Plaza, Hinojares
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Casa en la Plaza, Hinojares is a Townhome located in Hinojares, Andalusia, Spain. This Townhome is available for short term lodging and accommodates 4 guests
Casa en la Plaza, Hinojares has 2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom and was listed on Houfy on Jun 2019

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