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About A Coruna

Coruna, formerly known as Corunna, lies on the north western edge of the Iberian peninsula and is historically the capital of Galicia. Our pick of the best places to stay in A Coruna offer a perfect base for discovering this part of Northern Spain.

A Coruna is an important Atlantic port these days, though it's possibly most famous for its role in the Napoleonic wars. In 1809 the battle of Corruna was a significant setback for the French. The British commander on that day - Sir John Moore - is buried in the city and his tomb is a popular visitor attraction.

More ancient, and just outside the city, is the remarkable ‘Tower of Hercules’. This Roman lighthouse dating back almost 2000 years, is still in operation today!

The city also boasts one of the longest promenades in Europe, and there are good beaches - notably the Orzan and Riazor. The latter hosts a free rock/pop festival every October. So if you're planning to visit then, book well ahead as the best places to stay in A Coruna will be very busy.

For the view

  • Hesperia Finisterre is a smart modern hotel offering spectacular views over the port. Rooms are contemporary chic, plus there's three pools and a gourmet restaurant. Perfect for a city break.

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Best Hotels in A Coruna

  • Hotel Lois A Coruna 10 rooms from £54

    Hotel Lois sits in the centre of A Coruña, only a few minutes' walk from the beach. The rooms are all decorated in a contemporary fashion and the hotel boasts its own on site restaurant specialising in typical Galician dishes. With easy access to the sights, it's perfect for a city break!

    Foodies  -  The on site restaurant serves wonderful Galician specialities and there are numerous restaurants nearby
    Local exploring  -  Only a five minute walk from the beach, and within easy reach of all of A Coruña's main sights
    Sights nearby  -  Explore the gardens of Méndez Nuñez or visit the Millenium Obelisk
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  • Hesperia Finisterre A Coruna (A Coruña) 92 rooms from £83

    An upscale modern hotel, offering spectacular sea views and excellent services. Rooms are chic and contemporary with carpeted floorings and marble bathrooms. Three large swimming pools, a lavish spa and a gourmet restaurant serving fresh sea food. Elegant and stylish.

    Local exploring  -  Located right next to the Old Town and a short walk away from the harbour, ideal for exploring the area on foot.
    Families  -  The quadruple room with two double beds, is ideal for families, and the playground offers entertainment.
    Local markets  -  There are a plethora of shops, restaurants, bars and cafes around the hotel.
    Swimming Pool  -  Three on site swimming pools
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