Located inland, due south of Santander, Burgos boasts a stunning cathedral, a masterpiece of Gothic architecture that leaves visitors in awe. Here you can meander through charming cobblestone streets, lined with medieval buildings and quaint plazas, capturing the essence of old-world Spain. Walk the legendary Camino de Santiago pilgrimage route, which winds through the heart of Burgos, infusing the city with a unique blend of spirituality and cultural diversity. Indulge in traditional Castilian cuisine, where rich flavours and regional wines delight the palate. Here are the hotels to choose when visiting this often undiscovered pocket of the country.
Hotel NH Collection Palacio de Burgos
Set within a Gothic stone cloisters this modern brand inhabits a property with five centuries of history. Located beside the River Arlazón and close to the cathedral, many of its 110 bedrooms enjoy views of one or the other. Guests will also appreciate the mod cons, such as Nespresso machines and super thick mattresses, as well as access to a gym and sauna. The restaurant, Palacio de la Merced, is renowned as one of the best in the city, serving fine local cuisine. The Palacio also offers 10 function rooms.
AC Hotel by Marriott Burgos
Found on a tree-lined avenue, this hotel has 70 bedrooms, including some with river views, a balcony and a lounge. Watch the world go by, as you sip coffee under a parasol on the ground floor terrace, take some time to yourself in the library, work out in the gym, or dine with loved ones in the AC Lounge. You’ll find all of the local points of interest within walking distance and there’s onsite self-parking (for an additional fee), if your visit to Burgos is part of a road trip.