Real Fuerte de la Concepción, Aldea del Obispo
|Avenida de Portugal s/n, 37488, Aldea del Obispo, Salamanca, Castile-Leon, SPAIN.|
Description: Real Fuerte de la ConcepciónStanding close to the Spanish - Portuguese frontier, Real Fuerte de la Concepción enjoys a magnificent location in a carefully restored 18th century star-shaped fortress. This unique boutique property is one of the few hotels in Europe to be situated in such a historic fortification, and after a chequered history of wars, frontier conflicts and progressive abandonment, now offers exclusive accommodation in a spectacular rural setting.
A monument in itself, the property is within easy reach of a number of other major landmarks and attractions, including the famous walled town of Ciudad Rodrigo and the Siega Verde archaeological site, in the UNESCO World Heritage list since 2010. The historic city of Salamanca is within ninety minutes' drive of the fort.
Real Fuerte de la Concepción has just fourteen spacious junior suites, all elegantly furnished and decorated in a cool, minimalistic style. All rooms are air-conditioned, and feature are fully equipped with all modern amenities. The hotel also boasts a fine restaurant, El Escuadrón, which serves delicious menus based on the varied cuisine of this frontier zone and the finest local, seasonal products in an unparalleled architectural setting. In warmer months, guests can dine in the courtyard beneath the starry night sky, which is visible from inside the historic quadrangle. Guests can also enjoy aperitifs and snacks on the terrace located on the Baluarte del Infante Felipe, which offers fabulous views of the moat and the surrounding landscape.
Type of rooms: Real Fuerte de la ConcepciónJunior Suite:
This air-conditioned Junior suite features a flat-screen TV, a seating area, a free mini-bar with soft drinks and a private bathroom with hair dryer. One large double bed or twin beds. Room size 54 sq m.
Junior Suite Triple:
This air-conditioned Junior suite features a flat-screen TV, custom designed wood furnishings, a seating area, a free mini-bar with soft drinks and a private bathroom with hair dryer. One large double bed and one single bed. Room size 54 sq m.
All suites feature: air-conditioning, complimentary Wi-Fi internet connection, in-room safe, mini-bar, fully equipped en-suite bathroom with complimentary toiletries.
Additional information: Real Fuerte de la Concepción
Transfer services are available on request. Charges apply.
Number of rooms: 14
Official category: Hotel Rooms.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2012.
Languages spoken: Portuguese, English, Spanish.Smoking policy: Under Spanish law, smoking is not permitted inside hotels and restaurants.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Maestro, Euro-6000.
GPS Coordinates: 40° 42' 11.42'' N 6° 48' 15.65'' W
Nearest airport: Salamanca-Matacán Airport - 146 km,