El Refugio de Cristal, Hontanar
|Camino de Valdelechar, 54, 45159, Hontanar, Toledo, Castile- La Mancha, SPAIN.|
Description: El Refugio de CristalLocated in the heart of the Castilla-La Mancha countryside in the province of Toledo, El Refugio de Cristal is situated in a spectacular modern building surrounded by delightful woodland. This charming eco-friendly property offers unique accommodation in a magnificent rural setting.
Just fifteen kilometres from the Cabañeros National Park, El Refugio de Cristal is perfect for relaxing visits to this beautiful region, steeped in history. The house is close to the route of the Templars, which commences in Hontanar, and includes visits to towers, castles and spectacular medieval churches. The historic city of Toledo is just 50 km, about a 45 minute drive away. Visitors can also enjoy magnificent hiking trails, mountain biking and horse riding in the hills and woods around the property. On clear weekend nights, guests can enjoy astronomy demonstrations, and delicious home-cooked evening meals may be served on request on weekends.
Firmly committed to sustainable tourism, this splendid property features a huge south-facing lounge-dining room, with a fireplace, library, and a large chill-out terrace. All public spaces and rooms have floor-to-ceiling windows, and are decorated in an airy, minimalist style, offering a delightful contrast to the rural setting. The house also has a spectacular outdoor saltwater swimming pool.
Type of rooms: El Refugio de CristalDouble Rooms:
Five spacious Double Rooms, all with an ensuite bathroom, TV Lcd, DVD, Free Wifi, air-conditioning and private terrace. All the rooms have a king-size bed (180cm x 200cm), occupying the centre of a diaphanous space where light floods in through glass walls. There is a room available for guests with limited mobility. Room size 16 sq m.
This spacious Suite has a lounge area with as sofa bed, 2 LCD TVs, fridge and microwave. Room size 25 sq m.
Only one extra single bed may be added in the junior suite room, only for children under 12 years old.
Additional information: El Refugio de Cristal
Toledo: 50 km, about 45 min drive
Dinners and demonstrations only on weekends by request. Restaurant only Saturdays. Outdoor dining in summer.
No 24 hour reception: 16h to 23h
Swimming Pool: outdoor swimming pool is saltwater.
Number of rooms: 6
Official category: 3 spikes/Country House.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2007.
Period of closure: Open all year
Languages spoken: Spanish, English.Smoking policy: Under Spanish law, smoking is not permitted inside hotels and restaurants.
Credit cards accepted: Visa, Euro/Mastercard.
Restaurant closed: Open all year, only Saturdays.
How to get here: Recommended route from Madrid: On the A-42, at km. 77, take exit 1 towards the CM-40-Cobisa Argés.
Take exit 16 towards CM-401 - Polan.
At km. 50 take the turning indicated for Navas de Estena / Parque Nacional de Cabañeros.
After 5 km. take the turning for Hontanar.
In Hontanar, follow signs for El Refugio de Cristal.
Nearest airport: Adolfo Suárez Madrid - Barajas Airport - 145 km.