Stately houses in Asturias – unique atmosphere
Palacete de Peñalba. Foto: Sociedad Regional de Turismo de Asturias
Terraza del hotel La Cepada (Cangas de Onís). Foto: Sociedad Regional de Turismo de Asturias
Loft room at the Casona del Bosque de Pumares (Pumares). Photo: Asturias Regional Tourism Company
Asturias has loads to enjoy, it’s no secret: countryside, culture, coast, gastronomy, sport… However, staying at an unusual hotel could also turn your stay in this Region of northern Spain into an unforgettable experience in every sense. “Casonas Asturianas” (stately houses) are unusual places to stay on account of their unique architecture, quality and surroundings. Would you like to discover them?
In the Region of Asturias, under the tourism brand “Casonas Asturianas” (stately houses of Asturias), you will find a series of rural hotels that you will love on account of their originality and excellence. There are more than fifty establishments of different kinds and styles, located in small villages and surrounded by immensely beautiful countryside. Most of them boast a loyal client base who come back year after year. When you discover them in person you will see that there is no shortage of reasons to do so.
Deciding to stay at Casonas Asturianas means having the chance to sleep in places with particular charm. Amongst other options you will find Modernist palaces, beautifully refurbished 17th-century buildings, constructions with traditional regional architecture, or the so-called “casas de indianos” (mansions originally built by returning emigrants who had made their fortunes in Latin America, bringing back the colours and aesthetics from that continent).
Inside you will be surprised by the beautiful, welcoming décor of the different rooms, which creates a unique atmosphere in each establishment. You will also have other creature comforts at your disposal such as television or hydromassage shower, but only on one condition: they will be harmoniously integrated into their surroundings.
Outside you will be able to enjoy peaceful gardens in English style, luxuriant woods and exceptional views of the rivers of Asturias or the Picos de Europa Mountains. Daily activities such as having breakfast on the terrace or taking a stroll in the surrounding area become very special moments. These rural hotels are also characterised by their friendly, welcoming service, always personal and attentive. However, the best thing is the excellent value for money they offer.
Sleeping at a “Casona” will allow you to discover the many attractions of Asturias for yourself: its gastronomy, countryside, culture… Although you may just find you do not want to leave the hotel. More information: Asturias Regional Tourism Company: Casonas Asturianas