The stunning Marqués de Riscal, a Luxury Collection, is located in Elciego, in La Rioja’s Álava province. Designed by Frank Gehry, this avant-garde hotel offers free WiFi, a spa and 2 restaurants.
Most of the unique rooms at the Hotel Marqués de Riscal feature a distinctive zig-zag window seat with views of the valley. The black marble bathrooms are fully equipped and include a hairdryer.
The Vinothérapie Spa, by Caudalie Marqués de Riscal, offers a range of grape-based treatments. There is also an indoor pool, hammam, Finnish sauna, fitness centre and massage services.
The Marqués de Riscal Restaurant serves dishes from Northern Spain, while the 1860 Tradición Restaurant offers traditional Spanish cuisine with a modern twist and using local produce. Breakfast is in the style of a tasting menu.
At the top of the hotel there is a rooftop library-lounge and a wine bar. You can enjoy panoramic views from here or from the 8 terraces.
The hotel organises wine tours round the Marqués de Riscal vineyards and the Vivanco Museum, Europe’s largest wine museum. Hotel Marqués de Riscal is easily accessible from the AP-68 Motorway which runs from Bilbao to Zaragoza.