Beautiful hotels located in castles in Spain

Parador de Cardona1
In most cases the purpose of a trip is to enjoy the destination, but sometimes the traveler really wants to enjoy the lodging place, either because it is an all-inclusive spa or a special charm. For example, in some places in Spain you will have the opportunity to stay where princes and princesses, kings and queens, dukes and duchesses once lived … As you may have imagined, we are referring to castles, buildings with history full of art that in some corners of the country have been turned into hotels.

If one day you want to enjoy the experience of staying in a castle, we recommend that you do not miss anything that we tell you below, since today we are going to show you some of the best hotels of this type in our country. Of course, we apologize in advance for all of us who have left us in the inkwell.

Parador de Olite

OLite Hostel
First of all, we want to talk about the Parador de Olite, located in one of the wings of the Palacio-Castillo Primitivo de Olite, declared a National Monument. Without a doubt, it is the most important example of civil Gothic in Navarra. From the hotel you can enjoy wonderful views of the city and the landscape.

Parador de Cardona

Parador de Cardona
Located within the grounds of the 9th century Cardona Castle, is the Parador de Cardona, which offers stately rooms, a wonderful restaurant and unique views. This building located in the province of Barcelona is considered the largest and most important fortress in Catalonia.

Castle of Arteaga

Castle of Arteaga
We also have to tell you about the Castillo de Arteaga, which is located in the Biscayan town of Arteaga. Remodeled by the Empress Mar铆a Eugenia de Montijo, this neo-medieval palace preserves the ornamental elements of the time, thus maintaining the essence and atmosphere of those times.

Castle of Good Love

Castle of Good Love
How could it be otherwise, we also want to tell you about the Castillo del Buen Amor, a beautiful charming hotel surrounded by vineyards and gardens. Located in the municipality of Topas, in Salamanca, it is a Renaissance castle from the 15th century, although it contains elements from the 11th century. It offers 41 luxury rooms.

Castillo de Curiel Royal Residence

Royal Castle of Curiel
The Castillo de Curiel Royal Residence is a charming hotel set in a medieval castle that is steeped in history. The accommodation is located in the heart of Ribera del Duero, in Curiel del Duero, Valladolid. It is the oldest castle in the province. And it is that, apparently, its construction began in Roman times, although it is estimated that the perimeter walls are from the 7th century.

Parador de Alarc贸n

Parador de Alarcon
A hotel that could not be missing from the list is the Parador de Alarc贸n, which has more than 13 centuries of history. Located on a bend in the river J煤car, on the Pico de Los Hidalgos crag, the parador offers views of one of the most beautiful towns in the country: Alarc贸n (Cuenca).

Castell d’Empord脿

Castell dEmporda
Another hotel that could not be missing from the list is the Castell d’Empord脿. Located on the Costa Brava, Catalonia, this accommodation combines the magic of a thousand-year-old castle with the modernity of our days. It offers both palatial and contemporary rooms. Of course, we must highlight the restaurant, which offers signature cuisine.

Cap Rocat

Cap Rocat
Finally, we want to talk about Cap Rocat, which is located in Cala Blava-Llucmajor, in the Balearic Islands. It is an old military fortress camouflaged with the environment that has been restored respecting its heritage and natural wealth. And it is necessary to bear in mind that it is located in a marine and bird reserve.