Castillo de Arteaga, Gautegiz-Arteaga
|Gaztelubide, 7, 48314, Gautegiz-Arteaga, Vizcaya, Basque Country, SPAIN.|
Description: Castillo de ArteagaStanding in the heart of the Urdaibai Nature Reserve, Castillo de Arteaga is set in a spectacular neo-gothic castle, rebuilt in 1856 by Napoleon III and his wife Eugenia de Montijo over the original 13th century structure. Surrounded by fine ornamental gardens, this charming boutique property offers unique, luxurious accommodation and gourmet dining in a historic setting.
Perfectly located for visiting this beautiful corner of the Basque Country, Castillo de Arteaga is within easy reach of many of the region's most spectacular landmarks and attractions. The Basque coast, with its magnificent beaches, is less than ten kilometres away, while Gernika, Bilbao and San Sebastián are all within easy reach. Popular outdoor activities in the area include hiking and mountain biking, and a wide range of water sports, especially surfing and canoeing.
Castillo de Arteaga has a fine Michelin recommended gastronomic restaurant, where the chef and his team create delicious menus based on the finest seasonal and local produce. There is also an excellent wine cellar, where wine tasting sessions can be organised. Accommodation at the hotel consists of just seven double rooms and six suites, all individually decorated and furnished, while maintaining the original charm of this unique historic building. All rooms are air-conditioned, and come with the latest amenities, including flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi internet connections and mini-bars. The luxurious en-suite bathrooms come with bathrobes, slippers and complimentary toiletries.
Type of rooms: Castillo de ArteagaStandard Double/Twin Room:
This charming, air-conditioned room features free Wi-Fi, a flat-screen TV, a sofa and a mini-bar. The private bathroom includes a hair dryer, bathrobe and slippers. The rooms located in the tower feature traditional décor and great mountain views, and the ground-floor rooms come with a heart-shaped bath and rustic décor. Room size approximately 20 sq m.
Junior Suites are located in the towers of the castle. Equipped with twin or queen-size beds. These spacious rooms feature the original stone walls dating from the 15th century, and a stairway leading to a private terrace. Another set of stairs leads to the en-suite bathroom. Extra beds are available on request. Air-conditioning, flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi and mini-bar.
Room size 20 to 25 sq m.
These individually decorated suites are situated in the main building and feature magnificent views of the Urdaibai estuary. Extra beds are available on request. Air-conditioning, flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi and mini-bar.
Room size 50 to 60 sq m.
Number of rooms: 13
Official category: 4 stars.
Languages spoken: Spanish, English.Smoking policy: Under Spanish law, smoking is not permitted inside hotels and restaurants.
Credit cards accepted: American Express, Visa, Euro/Mastercard, Maestro, Euro-6000.
Restaurant closed: Sunday evenings and all day Mondays, except for Easter, June, July, August and September.
GPS Coordinates: 43° 21' 7.25'' N 2° 39' 15.43'' W
Nearest airport: Bilbao Airport - 35,9 km.