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Hotel Finca Es Castell Mallorca

Hotel Finca Es Castell


A paragon of rustic chic in a riotous tumble of stone buildings burrowing themselves into the hillside.

Double rooms from £ 137
12 rooms
Guest Rating: 9.6 / 10
Pool, Finca Es Castell

Finca Es Castell is a paragon of rustic chic, a riotous tumble of stone buildings making up a little 12 room hotel that burrows itself into the hillside. Located at the foot of the Tramuntana mountains, Es Castell is surrounded by by acres of olive, orange, lemon, fig and almond trees. This is an area where agriculture and tourism live in harmony, exemplified by Es Castell itself which is part of an estate extending to 750 acres.

Everything about this hotel evokes the tradition of life in this part of Mallorca, the cobbled patio, the mediaeval well, the old olive press. On a balmy evening subtly lit by lamps and candles, all this becomes a rural idyll. More modern features come in the form of the swimming pool, but here too it is surrounded by nature and immersed in the sound of birdsong and cicadas. Just serve yourself a drink from the honesty bar and settle back to enjoy the view. Indoors too, there is lots of space to relax, with the quiet lounge for reading or contemplation set behind the dining room.

The eleven double rooms and one junior suite are all individual, and decorated in a tradition Mallorcan style. Every room has heating, air-conditioning and a fan to be comfortable whatever the time of year and there is a magnificent view of some of the countryside around. As a rule, there is no TV or telephone (relaaaaax......) but the hotel can provide a television set and a choice of 300 DVD films if requested.

The peaceful heartland of northern Mallorca is the perfect location for a holiday to relax. Leave the hustle and bustle to someone else. In the mountains and villages and countryside you can forget you are on an island, even though Es Castell is but a short drive from some of the island's most beautiful beaches. Should you wish to venture a little further, the colourful city of Palma is a mere 40 minutes by car.

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Double Room

Double or twin bedded room with en-suite shower bathroom.

Room Features: tv, wifi internet, air conditioning, central heating, fan, hairdryer, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, tea/coffee making.

Max occupancy: 3

Superior Double Room

Slightly larger room with better views, double/twin beds and en-suite shower bathroom.

Room Features: tv, wifi internet, air conditioning, central heating, fan, hairdryer, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, tea/coffee making.

Max occupancy: 3 + 1 baby

Junior Suite with Balcony

Large room, 40m2, with a king-sized bed, and a balcony with fabulous views. Note in one of the two Junior suites the balcony is a roof terrace, offering privacy, but requiring you to go out of your room to get up to the terrace via an external staircase.

Room Features: tv, wifi internet, air conditioning, central heating, fan, hairdryer, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, tea/coffee making.

Max occupancy: 4 + 1 baby


The suite consists of a large bedroom with wonderful views, a smaller living room and a large bathroom with bath and separate shower. It has NO terrace/balcony.

Room Features: WiFi Internet, Air-Conditioning, Central Heating, Fan, Extra Beds, Bathrobes, Complimentary toiletries, Coffee/tea making, Hairdryer

Family Suite with Terrace

This suite option consists of two ground floor bedrooms with an interconnecting door, two bathrooms and a small private terrace. The suite will sleep 2 adults and up to 3 children with an extra bed.

Fresh local Mediterranean dishes are served on the roof-top terrace every evening (except Sundays). A great deal of the produce comes from the hotel's own land and the weekly visit to S'Olivar fish market always yields something special. For dinner there is a tasting menu all made from fresh and local products that combine the traditional Majorcan cuisine with a modern touch.

The buffet breakfast is a hearty spread of cereal, fruit, cold meats and cheeses as well as cooked options and is included in the room price. Finca Es Castell also offers snack lunches, picnics, salads & baguettes every day except Sundays.

Beaches. Rocky, sandy, secluded, sweeping: the choice is yours.
Mountain walks.
Sea fishing.
Hot air balloon flights.
Bird watching.

Places to Visit:
Local wineries, olive oil presses and the famous Mallorcan leather factories.
Weekly markets in Palma, Pollensa, Alcudia, Inca and Sineu.
Palma for fashionable boutiques and shops, a historic old quarter and a vibrant nightlife.
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Some feedback after a lovely week in Mallorca. We booked 3 nights at Son Jorbo and 4 at Es Castell. Both hotels are very well-run, set in pretty surroundings and serve delicious breakfasts and where applicable, evening menus.
It may be worth noting that Es Castell, although sophisticated, still retains the feel and looks of a mountain farm. Unsuitable for anyone using a walking- stick for instance as the huge cobble- stones are tricky. Peaceful and charming, high in the mountains with vast views over the island, it is a long way from a village.
Es Castell is a fantastic finca, located in a very isolated area, away from the hustle and bustle. James, the owner, is very hospitable and willing to help out in every way. It is in ideal situation if you require just peace and quiet and relaxation. The pool at this time of year, is obviously really cool... so was not able to "sample it".

As the finca is an old 13th century building, it is unique. However, I would mention, that it is not really suitable for those with mobililty or walking difficulties. The cobble stones are obviously uneven, and the steps also. You have to be very careful and watch how and where you are walking. Would certainly return for a "chill out" holiday.
The hotel was everything described - the food was excellent we ate in for the whole of our stay, the rooms were very comfortable and extremely well equipped. We would not hesitate to recommend this hotel.
Es Castell was beautifully located with well maintained grounds & excellent breakfasts served in a very friendly & efficient manner. Our room was comfortable & had lovely views of the area. Unfortunately, the toilet did not function & could not be repaired in the time that we were at the hotel. We were offered another room on our second night ( which we declined) & were given free dinner & wine on that night as recompense. Hence, we were very satisfied with the way in which this difficulty was managed & it did not detract from our overall pleasurable experience.
Absolutely splendid holiday, first time we have been so satisfied with what we arrived at. Excellent food and service.
We had a fantastic time the perfect place to relax and unwind in an absolutely beautiful setting.The food/service/rooms were excellent nothing too much trouble, the walks around the finca were very varied suitabe for all abilities,the directions to the finca excellent although quite remote easy to find. We are definately returning next year!
Truly a magnificent charming place run by an amazing Man.
We had a wonderful peaceful 16 day stay at Es Castell, in Binibona Mallorca. The room and private terrace were most comfortable plus breakfast and dinner served on the upper terrace were a delight. Staying for 16 days one would think that our dinner menus might have been repeated at some point, but that wasn't the case and it's fair to say that the food was excellent - a wonderful holiday.
We were at Finca Es Castell Majorca for a one week break 5 - 9 May. Having stayed at Little Hotels properties before we had high expectations. We were not disappointed. The place is superb in a lovely setting. The website description did not flatter in any way, in fact it is difficult to put the ambience into words that truly describe it accurately. The staff match this with their friendly, professional service yet there is personal feedom as well. A great combination. We would return there.
A truly wonderful stay - thank you so much.

We may not have as many reviews as some, but we do know their provenance. They have all been written by people who have visited this hotel after booking through Little Hotels. We publish all reviews, unedited, except for the occasional spelling correction.

Here's What Some People Have Written On Other Review Sites or in the Guestbook:

“Finca Es Castell is perfect!!!!! It has a rustic charm and welcoming atmosphere that make it a 'I want to return hotel'. It is beautiful!!!!”

“What a wonderful location you have here – what tranquility, the ideal location for winding down.”

“This is one of the loveliest places I have ever stayed in. I kept thinking I was asleep and would wake from a dream.”

“It´s been a blast - everything was top of the line; the food, the room, the ambiance. We came as strangers and left as friends.”

“No superlative could possibly describe our visit.”

Guest Rating: 9.6 / 10
This rating has been calculated by combining data from various websites which publish ratings for Hotel Finca Es Castell.

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In the hotel
  • Lounge
  • Honesty bar
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool
  • Terraces
  • Gardens
  • Bike hire
  • Internet connections
  • Car parking

In your room
  • TV/DVD on request
  • En‑suite bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Fan
  • Heating and air‑conditioning

We Say

Es Castell is so achingly lovely, I have had such difficulty selecting the photos for this page. There were dozens to choose from, every one a reflection of the amazing beauty of this place.

A Word From the Owner

"We would very much like to welcome you to Es Castell, a friendly, relaxing environment set far from the noise and bother of modern life – we aim to provide you with a perfect environment to relax, recharge and unwind."

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