Alghero, Sardinia

Hotels in Alghero, Sardinia, Italy

Alghero is one the main cities on the Italian island of Sardinia, and many tourists visiting the island will catch their first glimpse of beautiful Sardinia as their plane approaches the Fertilia airport.  Alghero is situated on the north-west coast and is surrounded by beautiful beaches, as well as several other attractions.  In short, it is a good place to make your base while you explore all the north-west region has to offer. The best beaches are to the North, while South of Alghero, towards Bosa, the coastline is rugged and sheer cliffs drop to the shimmering ocean – this is a wonderland of underwater caverns, perfect for scuba divers. Be sure to visit in summer when you can experience the fabulous Festival Alguer, a summer-long festival of live music and culture, from jazz to theatre in two of the most historic venues in the city, the Maria Pia Amphitheatre and the Fort della Maddaleno – (April to September).

Hotels in Alghero, Italy

When deciding where to stay in Alghero, Sardinia, you will find plenty of choices for accommodation in Alghero; everything from a modest Alghero bed and breakfast, to a luxury Alghero hotel close to the historic centre, such as the 4-star Hotel Domomes.  Perhaps you would prefer to have the freedom to self-cater and spread out a little?  Villas and apartments to rent in Alghero may be the right option for you.  Have a look at the Piazza Apartment Alghero, right by the central market, Stefano’s Apartment, or Apartment Antonelli.  There is also a good selection of cheap hotels in Alghero, Sardinia and several good guesthouses, including the very highly rated La Terrazza Sul Porto which is also close to the central market.

Alghero Hotels near the Beach

You can stay in an Alghero hotel close to the beach and still be within easy reach of the historic town centre and all the excellent restaurants, bars and coffee shops.  There are cheap and cheerful places to stay near the beach for backpackers too…try Holiday Fever B&B, Elisart Guest House, or the exceptionally well rated B&B Lloc d’Or.   Some of the best hotels in Alghero, Italy are also situated near the beach and the Villa las Tronas is one of the most luxurious hotels in the town, and was a former holiday home of the Italian royalty.  The Carlo V Hotel is another great choice for those who just love to be pampered in a luxury setting.

Alghero Hotels in the Port Area

There are several really good hotels, hostels and B&B’s situated in the lively Port area of the town.  Just a few of them are the Hotel Catalunya, Hotel Margarita and the B&B Sweet Dreams.  From here you have quick access to the historic centre – a 15 min walk – and the seaside walls of the original town fortifications.

Beach Hotels near Alghero

As mentioned before, there are several villages up and down the coast from Alghero, and if you would prefer to be outside the town, just browse our listings for hotels near some of the following villages: Lazzaretto, Stintino, Porto Conte, Tuttubella and La Pelosa, a little further North.