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Luxury mountain hotel, Pyrenees

El Privilegio de Tena

Tramacastilla, Aragón

A luxury mountain hotel in the Pyrenees. Perfect for ski-ing in winter or walking and sight-seeing in summer.

Double rooms from £ 132
20 rooms
Guest Rating: 8.9 / 10
Small hotel, Pyrenees

El Privilegio de Tena is set at an altitude of 1244m on a hillside dominating the Tena Valley, right in the centre of the Aragonese Pyrenees. The mountains behind rise to over 3000m. This is an ideal location to take part in wintersports, water sports, adventure and outdoor activities as well as tourist visits and exploring the Pyrenean culture.

Parts of the hotel date back to 1470. The current buildings have been designed to blend in to their surroundings using materials typical of the Pyrenean architecture (stone, timber and slate). El Privilegio first opened in August 2002, with just five rooms but has gradually been extended to 20. The extension works are conceived to mix old and new, interior and exterior. Every room is different although they share the same soft lighting and the subtle shades in their décor.

In the old Abbey building, bare stone walls or loft ceilings add a rustic touch to some of the rooms which blend easily with the modern décor. All rooms have views to the Pyrenees and the nearby lake. The furniture combines rustic style with a modern design as well as a feeling of warmth and simplicity making the best of the interior and exterior lights.

There are 13 double rooms, 3 junior suites (one a family room with two bathrooms), 3 suites (2 with wheelchair access) and the massive El Privilegio suite which occupies the top floor and has its own private access.

The hotel has a luxurious lounge, bar, restaurant and ski-room. There is also a spa, with aromatherapy, massage, mud therapy, dynamic swimming pool and other health and therapeutic treatments.

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Double Room

Rooms of 25-28 m2 with twin beds or a double bed. Two of the rooms can also accommodate an extra bed.

Double Attic Room

Rooms of 25-28 m2 with twin beds or a double bed and high wooden ceilings typical of Pyrenean mountain houses. Very romantic.

Junior Suite

Over 50m2 of luxurious space divided into sitting and bedroom areas, with a king-size bed.


Abadía Suite. Huge room of roughly 60m2 with sliding doors separating the bedroom and sitting room. The sitting room includes a private jacuzzi. The bedroom and bathroom include all the expected luxuries, even down to a pillow menu.

Balcón de Búbal Suite. Another huge suite with a masive king-size bed and spectacular views of the mountains and lake. All the expected luxuries and suitable for people of reduced mobility.

Vistas Suite. If mountain views are your thing, this is the suite for you. Right up on the top floor under a gorgeous wooden attic roof, there is a panoramic window to really appreciate the scenery all around. King-size bed, woodburner stove, pillow menu and a hydromassage shower complete the package.

Privilegio Suite

Without a doubt one of the most spectacular suites we offer anywhere. 100m2 of space right at the top of the hotel, complete with private entrance. This suite has everything: king-size bed, spectacular views, jacuzzi, wood-buring stove, chaise longue, home cinema and more.

The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. The cuisine is modern and uses fresh seasonal ingredients. Breakfast is a buffet. For lunch and dinner there is a choice of set menu or a la carte. They also provide picnic lunches for those planning to be out in the mountains all day.

The hotel's own spa offers thermal treatments, therapeutic foot baths, bio-thermal showers, aromatherapy, massage cabins, mud therapy cabins, dynamic swimming pool with projected flow. Winter sports: long distance skiing in La Partacua, alpine skiing in Panticosa (9 km) and Formigal (15 km), hiking with snowshoes, cross-country skiing, snowmobile excursions, sledge excursions.

Adventure sports: ravine descent, rafting, potholing, hydro speed, canoeing and quads.

Sport activities: mountain biking, climbing, hiking, mountain climbing, archery, horse riding, rollerblading, bungee jumping,4 x 4 driving, paintball, sports gymkhanas…

Environmental activities: nature school, guided walks and initiation to orienteering.

Bookings for the Animal Reserve Lacuniacha: the Ordesa's National Park tourist bus or the Artouste train (French Pyrenees); hire of sports equipment and 4 x 4 vehicles.

Water sports during the summer season (pedaloes, sailing, canoeing).

Trips Out: Ibón de la Partacua, horse riding routes through the Betato Forests (beeches, oaks, maple trees …), Megalithic route, pilgrimage route, geological route, Romanesque route of Serrablo, visit to the Animal Reserve of Lacuniacha (5km in Piedrafita).

Other suggestions: Museum of the Popular Arts of Serrablo (30 km in Sabiñanigo); Museum of Drawing Larrés Castle (28 km in Larrés); South Pyrenees Festival of Cultures (10 km in Sallent de Gallego/ July-August).

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

"From now on, our home in Aragon is called El Privilegio."

"El Privilegio has made itself number one on my list of places to escape to."

"Thank you for looking after us so well. The hotel is lovely."

Guest Rating: 8.9 / 10
This rating has been calculated by combining data from various websites which publish ratings for El Privilegio de Tena.

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In the hotel
  • Bar
  • Cafeteria
  • Restaurant
  • Lounges
  • Ski‑room
  • Garage and car park
  • Baby sitter
  • Laundry and ironing service
  • Spa
  • Wheelchair access (some rooms)

In your room
  • Telephone
  • Satellite TV
  • Internet connection
  • Minibar
  • Room service
  • Safe
  • En‑suite bathroom
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • Hair dryer
  • Air‑conditioning and central heating
  • Fireplaces for the winter (suites)

We Say

Whatever your reason for loving mountains, you'll find it here. This is a luxurious and hospitable hotel in an unspoilt location, offering year-round facilities. If you're flying from the UK, we suggest you check airports on the French side of the Pyrenees.

A Word From the Owner

We know there are many many hotels, and there is nothing new under the sun. We like to think our unique difference is our treatment of our guests. Our aim is a satisfied customer, so we will do our utmost for you from the moment you arrive to the moment you leave. You may be in a four star hotel, but the service is personal.

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