Need to disconnect from routine and stress? Just immerse yourself in the Spanish countryside and come back to life and its roots at Hotel Marques de Riscal, a unique design hotel flying the Marriot flag.
- Where is the Hotel Marques de Riscal located?
- Why is the Hotel Marques de Riscal so special?
- Who is Frank Gehry?
- How do the rooms and suites look at Hotel Marques de Riscal?
- What are the exclusive services offered by the hotel Marques de Riscal?
- How to book a room or suite at the exclusive Hotel Marques de Riscal?
1. Where is the Hotel Marques de Riscal located?
Only three and a half hours from Madrid, there’s this exclusive, extravagant 5-star hotel, located in Elciego, a characteristic medieval town in the Basque Country, in the northern spanish hinterland, but not too far from the sea. As you approach your destination, you will be surrounded by beautiful nature and an enchanting panoramas.
The whole region is world-known for the Rioja wine production. Exploring the nearby area of the hotel, you can find Museo del Vino Dinastía Vivanco, Europe’s largest wine museum, the old villages of La Guardia and Cenicero where ancient wine-making rituals and traditions continue today. You can also go for a bike ride through the enchanting vineyards and along the Ebro river, the longest in Spain. And if it’s not enough, only a few kilometres from the hotel, you can reach the Santiago Pilgrimage route.
2. Why is the Hotel Marques de Riscal so special?
Marques de Riscal is the only hotel in the world designed by the well-known architect Frank Gehry. It has a unique shape and amazing interior and exterior design. Coming to the hotel, you will be amazed by the singular aspect and materials used by Frank Gehry to make this hotel appear unique and unrepeatable, a real masterpiece.
3. Who is Frank Gehry?
Frank Gehry is a world-renewed, Canadian-born american architect. Most of his works have become famous attractions (Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Louis Vuitton Foundation in Paris, New World Center in Miami Beach etc.
4. How do the rooms and suites look at Hotel Marques de Riscal
The Hotel Marques de Riscal will truly enchant you with its unique interior design: 61 splendid, unique rooms, stained glass windows and countless terraces with priceless views over the vineyards and the town of Elciego. Most of the rooms, also feature a distinctive zig-zag window seat with views of the valley. Bathrooms come with green and black Italian marble: every detail here is designed to delight, surprise and inspire.
5. What are the exclusive services offered by the hotel Marques de Riscal?
You will be brought to a splendid winery, where to spend a long chill out weekend with good food, excellent wine tastings, a tour in the vineyard, a possible visit to the Wine Museum, wine therapy treatments, massages, Finnish sauna, Turkish hammam, indoor swimming pool, solarium and much, much more. The Vinothérapie Spa, by Caudalie, offers a wide range of grape-based treatments to make you feel pampered and relaxed.
Let yourself be also tempted by the Wine Bar and the magnificent restaurant. Don’t worry about too many calories: the Marques de Riscal hotel has thought of this too, offering you a nice gym where you can do an hour of physical exercise every day, in order to regenerate your body and mind.
In short, we really recommend this escape from everyday life, this precious stone immersed in the vineyards.
The Marques de Riscal hotel is truly an original and unmissable experience, aimed at everyone, but above all for lovers of good “grape juice”!
The only thing we can tell you, however, is to watch out for the price. But after all it is a truly unique, authentic and still charming place. Trust us, it’s worth it. It will be an interesting, cheerful, carefree, regenerating, romantic, sensual and very original holiday!
So, good tasting to you all!
6. How to book a room or suite at the exclusive Hotel Marques de Riscal?
To book now the exclusive, exquisite, extravagant hotel Marques de Riscal, you can take a look at the crazy online high prices, like here, and then come back to Locoprice.com to easily book it like a travel agent, at an exclusive price, not available on any other common booking website. Take also a look at the price comparison below: