Now an elegant and luxurious four-star hotel, Iriarte Jauregia is an 17th century palace near San Sebastián that was completely restored in 2009. It is positioned on a plain that is surrounded by farmhouses, forests and mountains in a small village in the centre of the Guipúzcoa province. As you enter the grounds, protected by a large stone wall, you get a sense of anticipation at the palace's grandeur. This is not usually disappointed when the quality of the restoration work is seen: various stone walls and archways and refined wooden beams exude such effortless class, precisely because much effort has been put into them.
The four-star hotel provides an expansive space in which to enjoy a relaxing break, but this is also a great, unexplored part of Spain. While many go for the more obvious resorts, the north of Spain has much to offer in the way of natural beauty, interesting cities, and it's very close to France, making a day trip there more than possible.
The superior double rooms are a good choice with their high ceilings, and there is one very large suite that can also be used to communicate with a meeting room if required.
Peaceful rural surroundings and a refined country house with contemporary touches overlaid on tradition and quality.
A Word from the Owner
At Iriarte Jauregia you will discover that you can experience the best kind of relaxation in privileged natural surroundings just a stone's throw from tourist and business destinations. Come to visit us and experience our eye for detail and the way in which we offer maximum comfort in a 17th century palace.
Wooden beams, neutral tones, a cared decoration, the silence and the amazing views invite you to the calm.
King size beds, free wifi, 32´TV with satellite channels, desk, complimentary minibar, safe box.
Comfortable and elegant canopy beds, soft sheets, pillow menu, bright and spacious rooms with breathtaking mountain views.
30m2 minimum, higher ceilings than the standard double room, Kettle and infusions, king size beds, free wifi, 32´TV with satellite channels, complimentary minibar, large desk, safe box.
The ancient stay of the lords of the Palace is now a luxurious Suite of 75 m2 that combines original elements with designer furniture.
Canopy bed, pillow menu, spacious bathroom with bathrobes and exclusive amenities, and magnificent wiews from the living room. Nespresso machine, king size bed, free wifi, 32´TV with satellite channels, complimentary minibar, large desk, safe box.
Elegant and comfortable rooms with sloping ceilings and decorated in neutral tones. 135 bed, large desk, free wifi, complimentary minibar, safe, TV with satellite channels, bathroom with shower.
The living room/ dining area is where a fresh and mixed buffet breakfast is served, with bread and baked patisseries, homemade jam, cheeses, cold meats, seasonal fruits and various tortillas. Weather-permitting, breakfast can be taken out on the terrace, surrounded by nature.
Dinner is based on traditional Basque Country cooking. The hotel is also delighted to make culinary recommendations for places to go in the region.
The Balcony of Gipuzkoa- walking, cycling, horseriding
Beaches- (e.g. San Sebastián and Zarautz in Spain and Biarritz and St. Jean de Luz in France)
Golf course and health and wellness centre (25 minutes)
'La Ruta del Paladar'- restaurants and cider bars
Places to visit:
Tolosa (15 minutes)- traditional centuries-old Basque market
Azpeitia- church with portico, dome and shrine
Ekainberri caves- considered as having among the five best cave paintings in the world.
Ruta del Flysch (Mutriku, Deba, Zumaia)- spectacular cliffs
San Sebastián (25 minutes)- musical festivals, cinema, gastronomy. 'Pintxos' (snacks) and dessert snacks. As well as taking a stroll through the old quarter and the Playa de la Concha beach you can visit: its three mountains, aquarium, naval museum, Chillida-Leku Museum and San Telmo Museum.
Pamplona: home to one of the most famous fiestas and the running of the bulls.
Bilbao: (1 hour 15 minutes) Guggenheim Museum, Museum of Fine Arts, Golden Mile shopping district, Casco Viejo (Old Quarter)
Take time to see the Basque Country Museum, potter down to the beach at Las Arenas, have a meal in one of the restaurants in Getxo, or ride up the funicular railway to see the old mining villages near Trapagaran.
Biarritz: (1 hour 35 minutes)
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Here's What Some People Have Written On Other Review Sites or in the Guestbook:
|Professional and welcoming staff who make you feel at home, and the hotel is very beautiful, warm, comfortable and decorated really tastefully|
|The hotel is an authentic palace, very nicely restored, luxurious, comfortable and pleasant. Everything is super clean and very new. The surrounding area is also very pretty. The personnel are close by and ready to help and you can tell that they go to personal lengths to help. They do everything possible (and more) to make you feel comfortable.|
|We liked: the tasteful way with which the hotel owners have restored it, the decor in general, the lovely staff, excellent breakfasts, the tranquility of the surroundings in general and the hotel in particular.|
|I really liked the location and peace and quiet.. and all this close to the city.|
Guest Rating: 9.4 / 10
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In the hotel
- Free parking
- Private garden
- Dining room
- Meeting room
- Internet and computer
- Free wi‑fi internet access
- Tourist information
In your room
- 32" satellite television
- Free wi‑fi internet access
- King size bed
- Private en‑suite bathroom with bath products
- Kettle and infusions (Superior Double Rooms and Suite)
- Nespresso machine (Suite)