Marqués de Riscal, Elciego
|Calle Torrea, 1, 01340, Elciego, Álava, Basque Country, SPAIN.|
Description: Marqués de RiscalDesigned by Frank Gehry of Guggenheim Bilbao fame, Marqués de Riscal stands in the midst of vineyards overlooking the charming town of El Ciego, the wine capital of La Rioja. This spectacular design property offers five-star accommodation, gourmet dining and exclusive wine experiences in an unparalleled setting.
Set in an area of great natural beauty, Marqués de Riscal is the perfect point of departure for exploring this magnificent region. Starting with the vineyards and the winery, guests can enjoy daily wine tours of the state-of-the-art facilities, with cellars holding vintages going back as far as 1862. From here, visitors can explore the surrounding area on the hotel's complimentary bicycles, and for guests wishing to explore further afield, La Rioja is a treasure-trove of landmarks and monuments, including the medieval town of La Guardia, and the spectacular monasteries of the Santiago Trail, such as Santo Domingo de la Calzada and the monasteries of Yuso and Suso in San Millán de la Cogolla.
Marqués de Riscal offers a number of excellent dining options, including the Michelin-starred Marqués de Riscal restaurant and the casual-chic Bistro 1860 restaurant, with its dramatic dining room and fabulous outdoor terrace. There is also an elegant wine bar, and a cosy roof-top lounge-library, perfect for relaxing moments with a coffee, cocktail or glass of wine throughout the day. Guests can also take advantage of the Spa Vinothérapie Caudalie Marqués de Riscal wellness centre, offering a wide range of treatments, therapies and circuits with sweeping views of the surrounding vineyards.
Type of rooms: Marqués de RiscalGrand Deluxe Room:
The Grand Deluxe rooms are fully equipped with every detail of comfort and luxury and decorated in a warm and contemporary style. Spacious marble bathroom, bath and separate shower, Luxury Collection Bathrobe & Towels. Suitable for two guests. Room size 27 to 47 sq m.
Premium Deluxe Room:
The elegantly designed Premium Deluxe rooms offer a great view and are even more spacious than the Grand Deluxe rooms. Maximum capacity two guests. Room size up to 50 sq m.
The Executive Suite is a perfect combination of innovative design, quality, comfort and breathtaking views. Located in the SPA area overlooking the amazing architecture of hotel, it offers a dining area with a comfortable sofa, two tables and two chairs. Spacious marble bathroom, blackout curtains, Nespresso coffee machine. An extra roll-away bed is available for this suite (additional charge). Maximum capacity two adults and one child. Room size 65 to 83 sq m.
The innovative design of Frank O. Gehry is evident in every corner of the spectacular Gehry Suite. It features an independent living room and lounge; Private terrace; Multi-angled windows; Breathtaking panoramic views; Nespresso coffee machine; Spacious marble bathroom; Bath and separate shower; Luxury Collection Bathrobe & Towels. An extra roll-way bed is available for this suite (additional charge). Maximum capacity two adults and one child. Room size 72 sq m.
Additional information: Marqués de Riscal
Pets are allowed on request.
Private airport transfer services are available on prior notice.
Number of rooms: 43
Official category: 5 stars.
Year of establishment and/or latest refurbishment: 2006.
Languages spoken: Spanish, English, French, German, Italian.Smoking policy: Under Spanish law, smoking is not permitted inside hotels and restaurants.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Diners Club.
How to get here: From Bilbao International Airport: Take the E-70 highway and continue on the A8 motorway towards Vitoria-Burgos.
Follow the highway towards the AP68 Logroño / Zaragoza and take exit 10 for Cenicero.
Go through the toll and then turn right onto N-232.
Continue for 1,6 kms, then turn left towards Cenicero (LR-512).
Turn right towards Elciego (A-3210).
Continue for 10 kms to Elciego.
Hotel Marqués de Riscal is on the righ.
From Madrid International Airport: Take the A-1 to Burgos, then the E-5 to Vitoria.
Continue on the AP68 Logroño/Zaragoza and take exit 10 for Cenicero.
Follow indications in the previous section.
From Barcelona: Take the C-31 highway and then the AP-7 motorway towards Zaragoza.
Continue along the AP-68.
Follow directions as per the previous section.
GPS Coordinates: 42° 30' 41.72'' N 2° 37' 3.91'' W
Nearest airport: Logroño - Agoncillo Airport - 37,3 km.