Location. Set in the Rioja wine region, the Hotel Marqués de Riscal is located in the centre of Elciego, Spain, within 22 kilometres of Logroño and 110 kilometres from Bilbao.
Hotel Features. The boutique Hotel Marqués de Riscal is housed in a landmark avant garde property designed by Frank Gehry, with his trademark curved metal flourishes offsetting the hotels historic 19th century wine cellars. At the Caudalíe Vinothérapie Spa, guests can work out in the fitness room, cool off in the indoor pool, and relax in the sauna and steam room or with beauty treatments incorporating wine therapy. The hotel also has a rooftop lounge and library, and guests can take in panoramic views of the town and vineyards from the hotels eight terraces. Further amenities include 24 hour room service, complimentary onsite parking and a multilingual concierge service.
The Hotel Marqués de Riscal offers two dining options both featuring a contemporary design by Frank Gehry: the hotels Michelin starred main restaurant offers traditional Basque cuisine with a French influence; the trendy 1860 Restaurant offers panoramic views and serves regional and international dishes. Guests can start the day with a complimentary buffet breakfast, and enjoy tapas and cocktails in the wine bar.
The hotel houses seven meeting rooms including a 1,200 square metre space in a converted wine cellar.
On site recreation includes a jogging track and quad bikes for rent.
Guestrooms. Air conditioned guestrooms feature Bang and Olufsen LCD televisions with satellite channels, CD players and espresso machines. All extend to bathrooms with bathrobes, slippers and hair dryers, and decor is bright and contemporary with a pale wood finish. Further amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access and minibars.
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389.02 - 431.65
Number Of Rooms: 1
Number Of Floors: 1
Check In Time: 1500
Check Out Time: 1200
Hotel Marques de Riscal
C Torrea 1
Elciego, Spain 01340
From Logroño Airport (RJL):
Distance to the Hotel Marqués de Riscal is 25 kilometres, approximately 20 minutes drive.
Getting there. The easiest way to reach the hotel from the airport is by hire car or taxi, costing approximately 35 EUR. Prices are all subject to change.
Getting around. A car is advisable for exploring the surrounding area.
Driving directions. From Bilbao take the highway E 70 to the highway A8 in the direction of Victoria Burgos.
Follow Highway AP68 to the Cenicero exit (exit 10).
Pass the toll booth, then turn right onto N 232.
Continue for one kilometre, and turn left for Cenicero (LR 512).
Turn right for Elciego (A 3210).
Continue for six kilometeres to Elciego.
The Hotel Marqués de Riscal is on the right hand side.