Granada is Nicaragua’s most famous colonial city attraction. Founded in 1524 on the shores of Lake Nicaragua (Lago Cociboca), Granada was also a favorite of colonial era pirates and international adventurers. Today visitors are looking for nature, adventure and culture. Granada offers classic architecture and a vibrant culture, night life and unique hotels. Granada hotels have been multiplying yearly, but few actually get it right. Below are our favorite hotels in Granada, with each Granada hotel having its own special charm, combine with quality and service. We can offer other options, but please see our list of recommended hotels in Granada below.