Here is a 16th century Asturian mansion complete with its own tower, chapel and surrounding wall. It sits in grounds of 18,000 sq m, in a commanding position looking out at the Picos de Europa, the Sierra del Sueve and the valley of the River Piloña.
Unlike most country houses of this age, the Palacio de Cutre still stands in splendid isolation more than 2 km from its nearest neighbour. The resulting tranquility is as impressive as it is overwhelming.
All of the decoration, rich and ornate but with a touch of country style, has been carefully preserved, so that in one corner you may find an 18th century cot once used for the daughter of the family of the house, while in another you will come across a grand Louis XV cabinet containing a collection of Victorian porcelain dolls. There are several lounges, one converted from the original kitchen and still complete with a solid stone sink. Outside, the terrace and gardens have magnificent views of the Picos de Europa.
Each of the guestrooms is distinctively different and very well-equipped. The Superior rooms and Suites have an internet connection, minibar and a large TV with CD and DVD. The Suites also have hydro-massage baths.
For active visitors, the mountains of Asturias are one vast playground with room for everyone. There are some absolutely stunning hiking routes, well marked and documented.
The Asturian mountains are one of the last remaining wildernesses in Europe, where even bears still live in the wild. (Don't worry, there are no bears roaming in the grounds of the hotel, so far as we know.) You can enjoy the splendid remoteness by day and return to the unashamed luxury of the Palacio de Cutre each night.
A Word from the Owner
Our motto is "Hotel Palacio de Cutre, a place to remember." We hope you will remember our 16th century house as a place that combines history with maximum comfort. In our treasured little valley, the only disturbance is the whisper of the birdsong, and we hope that will be inscribed on your memory for a very long time to come.
Comfortable and attractively decorated rooms, with everything necessary for a lovely stay.
Located to get the best views from the hotel. Nice detail like chestnut floors, rustic marble in the bathrooms, minibar, etc.
Bigger version of the standard double room, with three beds.
Two separate double rooms, sharing a bathroom, and independent of the rest of the hotel. Ideal for a family with young (or older) children.
Huge rooms of 65 m2 with a lounge and bedroom, full bathroom with hydromassage bath. Located in the mediaeval tower, with impressive views.
A magnificent suite of 90 m2, with a lounge and eating area on the ground floor and two separate bedrooms and a full bathroom on the upper floor.
The restaurant serves an a la carte menu including local specialities in what was the old barn, or in the garden where you can enjoy the incomparable setting of the valley and the Picos de Europa. Breakfast is a comprehensive buffet of fresh local products and produce, with cooked English breakfast available on request. For guests who intend to spend a full day in the countryside, picnic hampers are also available.
Walking, hiking, climbing, caving, horse-riding, trekking, cycling, bike hire, quad-biking, 4x4 trips in the Picos de Europa, hot-air ballooning (ascending direct from the hotel grounds), canoeing, white-water rafting, boat hire, archery, paintball, hunting, fishing, mountain guides, beaches, karting. Anything else? Oh yes, of course, golf!
Places to visit:
Covadonga (25 km): visit the Basilica and the Cave of the Virgin
National Park of Covadonga and Los Lagos (40 km)
Sunday market at Cangas de Onís (20 km)
Espinaredo (7 km): the greatest concentration of old farm buildings in Asturias
Lastres (23 km): Asturian fishing village
Ribadesella: coastal town
Archivo de Indianos, Colombres (60 km). Spectacular.
Playa de La Isla (23 km): beaches
Playa de Ribadesella (32 km): beaches
Reviews from Little Hotels Travellers:
"Just to say many thanks for putting us in touch with the hotel we stayed at. Your service was good and we throughly enjoyed our time.
I would recommend Northern Spain to any one that loves to walk."
"We stayed in the Hotel Palacio de Cutre for one night only unfortunately, on our way back from Portugal to the ferry terminal of Santander.
The hotel is fantastic - the grounds and views were fabulous. We sat outside admiring the view with a glass of wine - a perfect way spend an hour or two. The food in the restaurant was excellent too, infact, there was nothing disagreeable apart from the fact that we were only stopping one night!"
"Had a great time in Asturias and the hotel was wonderful.
Was a little surprised that we had trouble booking as only us and three other people there !!!.
Will certainly consider using you again as inclined to head further west towards A Coruna."
"Palacio de Cutre was the first stop in our recent trip to Northern Spain. We chose it because it was near the Picos de Europa and it looked very nice. I have to say that the photos we'd seen didn't do it justice.
The hotel itself is beautiful as is the location. We stayed in "La Cala" which is a superior room and one of the nicest we've stayed in, albeit a little small.
The thing that really made the stay special was the staff. Nothing was too much trouble and everything was set up for the benefit of the guests. This meant that breakfast went on until 1130 hrs and the restaurant was open for lunch/dinner from then on right through until 2300 hrs.
The food was plentiful and very good, so much so that we ate pretty well all our meals there. This was also due to the fact that the hotel is relatively isolated.
It was also very good value for money. We would certainly recommend it."
Here's What Some People Have Written On Other Review Sites or in the Guestbook:
Truly, we felt totally at home.
Marvellous! Luxurious in every detail.
It's a living house. It just gets better each time we visit.
Guest Rating: 8.9 / 10
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In the hotel
- Several lounges
- Baby sitter
- Car park
- Helipad (N 43º 22´ 37" W 5º 16´ 30")
In your room
- Triple and Family rooms available
- Satellite TV
- Room service
- Laundry service
- En‑suite bathroom
- Central heating and fireplaces for the winter