They are exclusive design hotels, with a reduced number of rooms and specialized services in which no detail is spared for the most demanding clients.

Pillow menu, bathroom products with the name of important brands, exquisite and homely decoration, careful gastronomy and experiences that invite you to disconnect... Everything goes so that the stay in these boutique hotels is

premium

, calm, relaxed... We propose some to give yourself a tribute and from which you will never want to leave.

Suspension Bridge Boutique hotel

This establishment is located in an elegant colonial-style building from the end of the 19th century in Portugalete, on the left bank of the Bilbao estuary.

The Lázaro Estudio interior design studio was in charge of the remodeling of this mansion that takes its name from the Hanging Bridge, declared a World Heritage Site, next to which it is located.

From the 74 rooms and the hotel's terrace, views of the estuary and the bridge are guaranteed.

The experience is completed by the Cronwell cocktail bar, reminiscent of the old clandestine establishments of the 1930s in Havana, and the El Paladar bar-restaurant, with the best of local cuisine.

Where

: Doña, María Díaz de Haro, 2, Portugalete;

944 01 48 00.

Price

: from 160 euros.

Reservations here.

Hotel Santa Maria Briones

This high-end boutique hotel has been open for only four months. It is located in a stately mansion from the 16th century that has been completely restored in the historic center of the quiet medieval town of Briones, in the heart of La Rioja Alta.

From its 16 spacious rooms you can see the vineyards at the foot of the Sierra de Cantabria, the meanders that the Ebro river describes as it passes through the town or the defensive wall of the town, also integrated into the interior patio of the accommodation.

The recovery project of this manor house has been carried out by the architect Ignacio Quemada and the interior design studio Isabel López Vilalta & Asociados who, respecting certain original elements of the building and based on the use and combination of light with noble materials of natural origin ( like stone or wood),

They have managed to create spaces with an intimate atmosphere.

At the Allegar restaurant, the culinary proposal reinterprets the Rioja recipe book using ingredients from orchards and local producers.

Where

: Concepción, 37, Briones, La Rioja;

941 99 15 99.

Price

: from 198 euros.

Reservations here.

Brilliant Hotel

In the small coastal town of San Esteban (Asturias), located in the port, facing the estuary, the Gran Hotel Brillante is a charming boutique hotel in what was an old pension where Rubén Darío himself once stayed.

The historic building from the beginning of the 20th century, remodeled and decorated without sparing details, has 14 rooms and 8 apartments (1 and 2 rooms) spread over four floors.

From the old pension, the façade, the metallic structure of the staircase and the art deco style

black marble bar have been maintained.

and cast-iron columns in the dining room, where traditional home cooking is served.

In summer, they have a terrace where you can have an aperitif with beautiful views of the estuary and the old cranes, emblem of the town's splendid past.

Where

: Casto Plasencia, 1-3, San Esteban, Asturias;

984 198 722.

Price

: from 130 euros/room;

from 160 euros/apartment with two rooms (breakfast included).

Reservations here.

Hotel Mirlo Barcelona

The Hotel Mirlo Barcelona is located in the Torre Macaya, an iconic modernist building located in one of the most emblematic streets of the city.

Inside there is a strong literary charge, related to the novel by Carlos Ruíz Zafón,

The Shadow of the Wind.

It is in one of its main rooms where the protagonist ends the plot.

The luxury establishment has an outdoor swimming pool and in its restaurant, Niu del Mirlo (it is recommended to sit on the inviting terrace in the garden), a menu is served that combines from a

brunch

to an offer based on seasonal products and the best selection of wines and spirits.

Where

: Avenida Tibidabo, 32, Barcelona;

931 42 59 29.

Price

: from 260 euros.

Reservations here.

Samaniego Palace

In the heart of Rioja Alavesa, in Samaniego, this luxury boutique hotel is located with only nine rooms and suites, decorated in detail, distributed on the top floor of this elegant two-story stone mansion.

The hotel includes a restaurant with Basque-French cuisine, terraces, a multi-level garden and a designer swimming pool.

The interior architecture of the palace, the work of LVG Architecture and Vila Studio, reduces the ecological impact by giving priority to untreated raw materials and natural fibers.

The building, listed as a historical monument, was acquired by Ariane de Rothschild in 2016 to convert it into the current sustainable luxury hotel.

Where

: Constitución, 12, Samaniego, Álava;

945 66 00 00.

Price

: from 250 euros.

Reservations here.

BARDENAS AIR HOTEL

At the entrance to the Bardenas Reales Natural Park, in Navarra, in the midst of an incredible landscape, you will find this original design hotel whose rooms are small cube-shaped bungalows.

There are eight different types: some combine a private patio and a hot-cold water bath;

others are cubes with views of the imposing semi-desert landscape of Bardenas;

there are also

bubbles

to discover one of the skies with the least light pollution in Europe... Guests of this exclusive place have free private parking, Wi-Fi connection and an outdoor swimming pool.

In the restaurant, dishes made with fresh vegetables from Tudela and the hotel's own garden, grown organically, stand out.

Where

: Carretera de Ejea, NA-125, km.

1, Tudela, Navarre;

948 11 66 66.

Price

: from 400 euros.

Reservations here.

Leonardo Boutique Hotel Majorca Port Portals

Leonardo Boutique Hotel Mallorca is located in one of the most exclusive areas of the island, in the municipality of Calviá, next to the luxurious Port Portals marina and a few meters from the white sand beaches and turquoise waters of Port Nou.

With a modern design and facilities, its spacious rooms have excellent views of the sea, the mountains or the city of Palma.

It has an outdoor pool, its Sky Bar, one of the most desired spaces in the hotel, and a restaurant.

Where

: Av. Tomàs Blanes Tolosa, 4, Portals Nous, Balearic Islands;

971 67 59 56.

Price

: from 200 euros.

Reservations here.

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