La Torre del Canonigo
, c/ Mayor, 8, Ibiza Town.
La Torre del Canonigo is a charming little hotel in Ibiza Town, close to the cathedral in one of the quietest parts of Dalt Vila (Ibiza town). From the outside, the hotel looks like a huge stone tower that has been there for centuries; and that’s exactly what it is. It’s a part of the 14th century old town, and has foundations that date right back to the ancient Roman acropolis which once occupied the site.
The warm honey-coloured stone of the exterior gives way to a cool and elegant interior of stone walls and vaulted ceilings, decorated with a light touch that makes the best of the amazing masonry while never being anything less than comfortable and welcoming. This very special location gives wonderful views over the old town, the modern city and the glistening Mediterranean, changing with every nuance of the light. The newly-constructed swimming pool is a masterpiece, with stunning design and one of the best views from any swimming pool, anywhere.
There are four rooms and four suites, each very different and individual, and very spacious, with warm muted colours and textures of stone, plaster and fabric. All the rooms have air-conditioning (little-used, within the thick stone walls), flat screen TV, DVD player, jacuzzi bath, etc. Three of the standard rooms are on the front of the building two with balconies) and the fourth has a small window looking down to the harbour. The two superior rooms both have balconies and views over the town and the harbour. Both of the suites have terraces with a jacuzzi, plus views of the town and the harbour.
The extraordinary building is only half of what makes this hotel special though; the other half is the friendly service of the owners and staff, who are dedicated to making their guest's stay truly memorable.
The position of La Torre del Canonigo gives the convenience of the city, close to bars, restaurants and shops, yet it is tucked away in the traffic-free tranquillity of the old town with the airport only 15 minutes away and some of the best beaches on Ibiza nearby.
Chef Pablo Diez is in charge of the restaurant providing fine Mediterranean gastronomy each evening, and occasionally for lunches too.
For a change, there are dozens of bars and restaurants in Ibiza Town, catering for every pocket and palate.
Breakfast is a la carte, served until 14.00 in your room, on the terrace or in the restaurant.
Out and About
Ibiza Town: the historic old quarter is right on your doorstep, with many interesting old buildings, museums, and the cathedral. The main area for shops and nightlife is about 10 minutes away on foot.
Boat trips and yacht charter (the hotel can arrange something to suit you)
Places to visit:
Nothing is very far away on Ibiza. Explore Sant Miguel de Balansat, Sant Joan, Sant Llorenç, Santa Gertrudis, Sant Mateo and Santa Agnès. Or just drive around the coast roads and stop wherever takes your fancy.
Century-old walls and harmonious, modern decoration in a 25m2 room with an etra-large double bed. Views of the historic quarter of Ibiza Town. Air conditioning, marble/ceramic floors, bath with hydromassage, toilet, telephone, radio, flatscreen satellite TV, minibar and Wi-Fi.
A beautiful room of 35m2 with its own lounge area and a view of the Dalt Vila (old town) and the marina. Extra-large double bed. Telephone, radio, flatscreen satellite TV, air conditioning, ceramic/marble floors, shower, toilet, minibar and Wi-Fi.
A large suite-style room (40m2), with stunning views right across the bay of Ibiza Town. Telephone, radio, flatscreen satellite TV, air conditioning, ceramic/marble floors, shower, toilet, minibar and Wi-Fi.
Impressive rooms with a balcony overlooking the bay. Space and luxury to spare. Balcony, telephone, radio, flatscreen satellite TV, air conditioning, ceramic/marble floors, bath with hydromassage, toilet, minibar and Wi-Fi.
The ultimate room in La Torre del Canónigo, this suite has a large terrace with expansive views over all of Ibiza Town, Just the place to have a private breakfast or sample caviar and champagne while soaking up the evening sun. Simply magnificent. Views, terrace, bath with hydromassage, telephone, radio, flatscreen satellite TV, air conditioning, ceramic/marble floors, toilet, minibar and Wi-Fi.
Reviews from Little Hotels Travellers:
|Brilliant hotel, outstanding location and exceptional staff. Cannot imagine staying anywhere else in Ibiza.|
|I have just got back from Ibiza,thought I would drop you a line to say what a wonderful stay we had at the hotel La Torre Del Canonigo ...simply lovely.|
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The outside of the hotel doesn't look too exciting, but inside you will find a jewel. Not just the building and the furnishing, but the people too.
Car access is restricted in the old town, so it is best to arrive by taxi or use the hotel's shuttle service. If you have a hire car, you will need a special ticket from the hotel reception to enter the restricted area.