The enchanting city of Valencia boasts an excellent range of luxury hotels to choose from. The main accommodation areas in Valencia are in the city centre and out at the beaches of Playa del Saler in the south, Playa de las Arenas in the heart of the city and Playa de la Malvarrosa in the north. Many of these hotels have swimming pools and great views of the Mediterranean sea. The area between the Old Town and the main train station in the city centre has the majority of hotels, which consist of hotel chains and boutique options. Here are some of the best places to stay in Valencia for lovers of luxury.
Hotel Palacio Vallier
The latest boutique property to open in Valencia, Hotel Palacio Vallier can boast it all: the best location, in the heart of old town; history, dating back to the Romans; stunning interior design; 31 charming guest rooms & suites; a chic rooftop bar, La Terraza; and a superb restaurant, La Perfumería – oh, and the team are great too. For the full low-down read The Luxury Editor profile review here. Hotel Palacio Vallier is part of a small Valencian group, MYR Hotels, of which Hotel Palacio Vallier is their flagship property, and understandably so as it truly defines what is a boutique luxury hotel.
The Westin Valencia
Set right on the edge of Valencia’s historic core, the Westin Valencia is a glamorous oasis where lovers of luxury can unwind in between exploring the city. This magnificent building was established in 1917 when it was the Industria Lanera Valencia. The building still boasts elegant chandeliers and marble surfaces and each guestroom is decorated in the Art Deco style. The Westin Workout Fitness Studio is the perfect place to let off a little steam, while those who are in search of pure relaxation are sure to love the salt-water indoor pool, which is located next to a Turkish hamman and sauna.
Hospes Palau de la Mar Hotel
Located in the grounds of a nobleman’s mansion, this chic boutique hotel perfectly reflects the elegance and charm of Valencia. Guests will find themselves in one of the most vibrant and enchanting areas of the city with the Puente de las Flores floral bridge just one street away. There are 66 rooms for guests to choose from and each is very spacious and luxurious. Taking the time to unwind in the patio garden area is a real treat, while a range of special treatments await those who venture inside the large and very luxurious Bodyna spa.
Caro Hotel Valencia
People who want the chance to feel like royalty should not miss the chance to stay at this grand former palace of the Marqués de Caro. This unique building can be found in the Old Town and the city walls have been incorporated into the design. Each of the guestrooms is as unique as the building itself and it is worth taking the time to check out all of the available options. Each of the rooms also has a story behind it and The Cat’s Room was once the main domain of the former owner’s precious cat. Unwinding on one of the large sunbeds that are set around the outdoor swimming pool while sipping a cocktail or two is the perfect way to spend an hour or two, while the Caro Hotel Valencia is famous for its excellent dining opportunities. Food is presented at art at the Michelin-starred restaurant Sucede and food lovers can be sure that they will be in for a real treat here.
Hotel Las Arenas Balneario Resort
With more than a hundred years of history, this iconic hotel has played host to an impressive number of celebrities over the years. While the original majesty and glamour of the hotel has been preserved, the décor and furnishings have received a modern facelift. This enchanting establishment can be found right on the edge of Malvarrosa beach and guests are treated to views of the sand and ocean from their large picture windows and balconies. Luxury lovers will want to choose one of the five huge suites that face the Mediterranean, while there are several outdoor swimming pools, restaurants and other excellent restaurants located right on the site.