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Palacio Guendulain - Luxury holidays to the Basque Country

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  • About this holiday

    Palacio Guendulain is a beautiful 4 star property in Pamplona, located in the old town. Enjoy the history and culture of Pamplona and sample the fine Basque cuisine in the hotel’s restaurant or nearby bistros. Ideal to use as a base to explore further into the Basque region, the hotel is also perfect for a short stay as part of a longer touring holiday.

    The journey and how you get there

    Palacio Guendulain is around 2 hours’ drive from Bilbao airport. Expressions Holidays includes return scheduled flights with British Airways from London to Bilbao. Flights are available from other UK airports, details of which can be given at time of booking.

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes return scheduled flights London to Bilbao, car hire, and bed and breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices for 3 nights are per person and based on two people sharing a Double Classic Room
    Prices from £790 per person for 3 nights.
    The price displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up to date special offers.

    Hotel code

    EXH1815

    Our opinion

    Palacio Guendulain is a sumptuous luxury hotel with a genuine sense of history.

    Hotel description

    Palacio Guendulain is a four star hotel in the heart of Pampalona’s historic old town, occupying a grand 18th Century building. Formerly a family home for over two centuries, the hotel was briefly the royal residence of Queen Isabel II in 1845. Today, a museum of beautifully ornate carriages marks the opulent history of the hotel and flanks its inner courtyard. Palacio Guendulain is maintained and decorated to luxuriously high standards, its staircase of shallow, pale stone steps spirals to the top floor whilst golden guilt furniture topped in marble embellishes its high ceilinged rooms. The 25 bedrooms are a welcoming blend of traditional and modern luxury. Displaying a simple elegance, the rooms are decorated in soft, pastel colours whilst wide armchairs and crisp bed linens offer guests the upmost comfort. A gastronomic restaurant, fit for the hotel’s previous aristocratic inhabitants, is of impeccably high standards and has been mentioned in the Michelin guide for the past 5 years for its succulent meat and sea food tied with the earthy and spicy flavours of the Basque Country’s cuisine. Head to the hotel’s rooftop terrace to relax in the brilliant sunshine or watch the dwindling sunset over Pamplona’s rooftops. Palacio Guendulain’s location makes it ideal for days spent exploring Pamplona’s old town, soaking up its history and culture.

    Location

    Pamplona

    Official star rating

    4

    Annual opening

    All year

    Distance from airport

    97 miles

    Closest airport

    Bilbao

    Room types

    25 rooms and suites containing complimentary Wi-Fi, TV, minibar and bathroom. Interconnecting rooms are possible. Rooms are divided into the following categories:
    Double Classic Room
    Deluxe Double Room
    Suite - with separate living room, spacious bathroom and large wardrobes.

    Hotel facilities and services

    Gastronomic restaurant, bar serving light snacks, rooftop terrace, 24-hour reception, parking (charged), collection of carriages, bicycle hire and laundry service.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Bicycle hire is available at the hotel.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Plaza del Castillo, Pamplona Catherdal and Plaza Principie de Viana are all less than 1km away.

    Sports nearby

    Children

    A cot for children under the age of 2 is free of charge.

    Minimum stays

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