The playing venue of the chess festival is the “Aulario IV” of the University of Almeria (map).

Aulario IV de la UAL

University of Almeria, Aulario IV

Participants of the II “Juan Martinez Sola” Chess Festival can benefit from a special offer in the Hotel **** Nuevo Torreluz (certificate of excellence in tripadvisor), Hotel Torreluz Centro **, and Apartahotel Torreluz.

Reopened in 2012, the Hotel Nuevo Torreluz **** is a modern design and high quality hotel, with outstanding and professional personal attention. It is located in the heart of Almeria, next to City Hall, the Cathedral, the Alcazaba and the main tourist/administrative/commercial area. This way, you can discover on foot the main attractions of the city. The main avenue of the city, Paseo de Almería, is 50 meters away from the hotel and there are many bus stops available that connect it directly to the University of Almería:

  • Going to the univeristy: from Paseo de Almería/Puerta Purchena >> to University of Almeria: buses L11, L18
  • Coming back from the university: from University of Almeria >> to Rambla con Obispo Orberá: bus L18

Other routes and bus lines can be found on the website, Android application, and iOS application of Surbus. If necessary, the organization will offer a bus for transfers to the University of Almeria at fixed times.

Rates are valid for those attending the Chess Festival and friends. For longer stay, the rate is the same. To make reservations at the hotels, let us know at the registration form and directly contact the hotel either through e-mail or phone (+34) 950.234399 (indicate that you are a participant of the chess festival).

We recommend booking early, since Almería has a large tourist offer.


Double room with breakfast: € 48
Superior Double room with breakfast: € 54
Single room with breakfast: € 40
Triple room with breakfast: € 65

Double room with breakfast: € 38
Single room with breakfast: € 32
Triple room with breakfast: € 55

Aparment (3 or 4 people) with breakfast: € 65
Studio (2 people) with breakfast: € 42

Garage: € 10
Lunch (menu): € 12

Rates include VAT 10%. Rates valid for stays extensions.


Hotel **** Nuevo Torreluz

Official Hotel: **** Nuevo Torreluz