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Castle Hotels in Spain

Spanish castles are of the most visited places in the country. The country is host to around 2000 castles of the 14th and 15th century Spain turned into hotels now. The castle hotels began to gain popularity among the tourists by the end of 18th century. They are one of the most well-preserved and historic treasures of the country today. The great Spanish castles are located in the various cities of Spain.

 

About castle hotels in Spain

 

The castle hotels in Spain are one of the finest architectural structures in the country. The castle hotels are known for their palatial building, large interiors, palatial corridors, and many luxurious rooms. The Spain castles are the finest in the European continent. Many tourists and honeymooners come to stay in these hotels throughout the year.

 

With their beautiful d?cor, cultural traditions, and history of the country, weddings at castle hotels are one of the memorable sights. Many couples offer to get married in the castle top and courtyard. Castle hotels in Spain offer honeymoon packages for the newly weds.

 

You also have the option to choose from the wide variety of rooms, restaurants, cafes, and bars all located within the castle hotel. The major highlight of your Spain trip would be staying at the preserved forts, palaces, castles built during renaissance by dukes and counts.

 

Top castle hotels of Spain

 

The Spanish castle hotels bear the cultural and architectural heritage of the nation. It is an important draw for tourists and royal visitors. However, many hotels have made changes and renovation on the castle, the original structure is preserved. The extraordinary thick walls, high dome ceilings, ancient furnishing, and decorated interiors would make your stay at memorable one. There is often royal meeting, conference, and global meets conducted at the many castle turned hotels in Spain.

 

Some of the popular Spanish castle hotels include the following:

 

Parador de Chinch?n, Madrid

 

This is one of the top castle hotels of Spain in the boutique hotel category. Located in the capital city of Spain, this Madrid hotel is host to thousands every year. You need to make an advance booking of the hotel to avoid the rush and non-availability of rooms. This 17th century fortress was a convent that was converted into a town jail. The magnificent architecture of this castle is interest the visitors and hotel guests. Parador de Chinchon is located around 46 km southeast of Madrid City. It is easily accessible by train and car. The hotel presently is host to around 36 usable rooms that includes single and double. The double rooms cost between 148-240 euros for a night’s stay. The castle turned hotel serves an excellent base to visit the countryside and nearby attractions. The guests can also enjoy dining and swimming facilities. There are facilities for horse riding, golf, and tennis in the nearby areas.

 

Contact:

Calle de los Huertos, 1
28370 Chinch?n (Madrid)
Tel: ++34 918 94 08 36
Fax: ++34 918 94 09 08

 

Parador de Monforte de Lemos, Galicia

 

This parador in close to Galicia city of Spain acting as a posh hotel. It is part of the Condes de Lemos palace. The palace is in the town of Monforte de Lemos around 60 km from Lugo. The neo-classical, three-storey building built in stone is the main highlight of the hotel. Keeping to ancient traditions, even today soft music is played throughout the castle during the daytime. There are 46 lavish rooms in the castle with elegant decors. The terracotta floors have velvet carpets laid out. The on-site restaurant offers Galician specialties and caf? makes sandwiches and tapas for guests. The double rooms of the hotel would cost to around 137-224 euros per night stay.

 

For recreation, the hotel hosts a swimming pool, sauna, spa, and lounge. In the nearby regions, canoeing, cave exploring, and golf would interest adventure tourists.

 

Contact
Plaza Luis de G?ngora y Argote
27400 Monforte de Lemos
(Lugo)
Tel: ++34 982 41 84 84
Fax: ++34 982 41 84 95

 

Parador de Cardona, Catalu?a

 

This 9th-century castle is presently a Spanish National Monument with Gothic style court and chapel now acting as a museum. The castle has 49 rooms with Renaissance style interior decors. The on-site restaurant of the hotel is located in an ancient stone vault room in the ground floor. The restaurant specializes in serving Catalan dishes and evening snacks. Wild mushroom curry is another popular dish cooked here.

 

Double rooms at the castle hotel are 168 to 194 euros and suites costs from 256 euros.

 

There are several other recreation facilities enjoyed by the guests here. They can walk up to the horse riding fields, fishing in the streams, walking tours to nearby attractions, and go for the Monrserrat monastery.

 

Contact:

08261 Cardona
(Barcelona)
Tel: ++34 938 69 12 75
Fax: ++34 938 69 16 36

Other popular castle hotels in Spain include the following:

 

  • Parador de Tortosa
  • Parador de Santiago de Compostela, Galicia
  • Parador de Vilalba, Galicia
  • Hostal del Cardenal, Castilla-La Mancha
  • Parador de Alarc?n, Castilla-La Mancha
  • Parador de Oropesa, Castilla-La Mancha
  • Parador de Sig?enza, Castilla-La Mancha


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