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Hotel Marqués de Riscal in Elciego, Spain

April 9, 2010 by

Hotel Marqués de Riscal in Elciego Spain

Marqués de Riscal is a 43-room, 5-star, modern luxury boutique hotel in Elciego, Spain. Owned by the ever-amazing Starwood Hotels, it is one of the crown jewels of their Luxury Collection Hotels group. Situated in the heart of the Rioja wine region, Marqués de Riscal is designed by renowned architect Frank O. Gehry, and is his second masterpiece in Spain, after Bilbao’s Guggenheim Museum.

Hotel Marqués de Riscal in Elciego Spain

The 43 luxury guest rooms and suites all benefit from Frank O. Gehry´s chic and sophisticated design that features beautiful contemporary furnishings and luxurious bathrooms.

Hotel Marqués de Riscal in Elciego Spain

Many of the rooms have the futuristic design impressed upon them, with angular room shapes and wildly exaggerated window architecture.

Hotel Marqués de Riscal in Elciego Spain

An inside tip for those guests seeking a more spacious stay is that the 29 rooms located in the Spa Wing of the hotel offer larger accomodations with unique views over the vineyards, the Gehry Wing, and the town of Elciego.

Hotel Marqués de Riscal in Elciego Spain

Marqués de Riscal offers world-class dining from award-winning chefs in its Marqués de Riscal Restaurant and Bistro 1860, featuring an elite selection of wines and the best traditional Basque-Riojan cuisine combined with modern influences. For after, or before, dinner relaxation, The Wine Bar Vinoteca and the Rooftop Lounge – Library present a stylish, yet comfortable atmosphere with panoramic views.

Hotel Marqués de Riscal in Elciego Spain

The Caudalie Spa is a real treasure within this hotel, with it’s modern and luxurious design complimented by a range of wellness treatments and amenities including a swimming pool. Marqués de Riscal also offers a gynasium for those looking to stay in shape during their stay.

Spa at Hotel Marqués de Riscal in Elciego Spain

Cutting-edge architectual design, exquisite interior appointments, oustanding service and a wine region location makes Hotel Marqués de Riscal a must-stay experience in Spain for the Chic Traveler.



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