Gone are the days that a castle stay was only afforded to royalty and the royal court. You can book a stay in a castle in Spain today for as little as $63 per night. You can search for a castle stay on vrbo.com, expedia.com, and tripadvisor.com by setting the filter to only include castles in the search results. The search conducted for this article had dates were set for July 9th-16th 2022, 6 weeks from the publishing of the article. Pricing listed in this article is based on that search criteria and will vary based on when you choose to book your stay. Castle stays in this article will be listed from least expensive to most expensive.
#5 Holiday Apt. Castellar de la Frontera
Castellar de la Frontera has been called one of the most beautiful villages in Spain. You can stay in accommodations in a Medieval Fortress for $63 per night in this Southern Spain village. Your fortress lodging is located on the top of a mountain where you can see miles and miles of the Andalusia countryside and Los Alcornocales Natural Park. Views also include the Guadarranque Reservoir, the Rock of Gibraltar, and the North African coast. The original walls were built in the 13th century, and your accommodations will be inside white-washed buildings that have been built within renovated castle walls. Amenities include a restaurant (with room service), a bar, an area for Wi-Fi internet, laundry service and access to spectacular views from the terraces. This particular stay is located inside the Castle of Counts. The ground floor houses a living room with a sofa bed for 1 person, a kitchenette (2 burners, fridge, microwave, coffee maker) and a dining area. On the first floor you can choose from either a double or twin bedroom and a bathroom with bathtub fitted with shower head. Book this exclusive piece of paradise today!
#4 Castillo de Añón de Moncayo
This castle is located in the Northern part of Spain in a small city called Añón de Moncayo. The city is about an hour's drive to the closest big city of Zaragoza. It is about a two hour's drive to Pamplona, the city of the Running of the Bulls which takes place from July 6th – July 14th. Travel back in time for just $74 per night for one room. This pet-friendly facility offers breakfast and a restaurant for your dining pleasure. You will need a car as local attractions will require a drive. Within a 30-minute radius, you can visit a monastery, another castle, a nature park, a cathedral, and even a bull-fighting ring. If it is a medieval castle environment at an affordable price you are looking for, Castillo de Añón de Moncayo is the castle for you!
#3 Parador de Olite
The next castle is located in the city of Navarra, in the Northern part of Spain. It is about a 35-minute drive from Pamplona, Spain. Right next to the castle is a museum and the Royal Palace of Olite. The Pamplona airport is a 26-minute drive from the castle. Amenities include breakfast for a fee, restaurant, and a bar available for guest use. If you do not wish to leave your room to eat, room service is also available. You can cool down with the castle's air conditioning which is available throughout the castle. Laundry and dry-cleaning services are also available to guests. Ask any question you have at the front desk that is open 24/7. Facilities are handicap accessible with an elevator available. Parador de Olite is great for business and pleasure alike with many modern amenities while still including medieval touches throughout the castle. At $182 per night, you can stay in this modernized medieval castle.
#2 El Burguillo Reservoir Castle
For $447 per night, you and 7 other guests can stay in a castle located on an island in the middle of the Burguillo Resevoir located in El Barraco, a city about an hour's drive from Madrid. This property is for adults only and does not allow pets. Bed linens, towels, a kitchen, heating, fireplace, a pool, a tv, and a ping pong table are a few of the amenities afforded to you at the El Burguillo Reservoir Castle. Since this property is a private vacation rental, you will need to bring your own food and drinks. The acre of land surrounding the castle have fruit trees, pine trees, and a vineyard. Completely walled in, there are 3 access points to the beaches and the jetty adjacent to the property. You can hike, do water sports, or take a boat ride for entertainment during your stay.
#1 El Palacio De San Benito
At $880 per night, El Palacio de San Benito will afford you a stay in the mountains of Southern Spain about an hour and 20 minutes from the city of Seville. Your price includes breakfast, internet access, pool access, and kitchen access. There are limo and town car services available, should you so desire. Get a relaxing massage in the castle's spa or take a stroll through the garden on the castle grounds. If you want to walk outside of the castle grounds, you can reach a bull-fighting ring or the Nuestra Senora de la Consolacion Church within 5 minutes. If you are in for a longer walk, Cazalla de la Sierra (the city where the castle is located) is a starting point for St. James' Way, a religious pilgrimage path that starts in Spain and continues up into France.
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