Vilafranca Del Penedes, Barcelona, Spain
This country hotel, with its 14 rooms, is housed in a beautiful stone-built residence dating back to the 19th century and restored in 2007. It preserves the charm of bygone decades, combining it with all the comforts of the modern age. The interiors feature rustic, romantic and welcoming decoration using natural materials. This charming, family friendly property is also a great venue for any kind of event. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a lobby area, a currency exchange facility, a cafe, a newspaper stand and a mini supermarket. It also offers a bar, a restaurant and WLAN Internet access and guests may take advantage of the room and laundry services. The property also offers a game reserve so that fans of hunting sports have all the more reason to enjoy their stay here. Those wishing to explore the surrounding area by bicycle will find a cycle hire station at the hotel and there is parking for those arriving by car.
This hotel is located on the north-western limits of the region of Alt Penedés, in a zone which is considered to be the lung of the area. It borders on Llacuna, Querol, Aiguamúrcia, Montmell and Torrelles de Foix, and occupies the most densely wooded area of the region. The Solanas peak (914m), that of Mas Fonoll (794m) and the rocks of Pany (712m) are some of the highest in the region. Guests will find links to the public transport network 100 m away and a restaurant/ bar just 200 m from the hotel. It is a 15-minute drive to the tourist centre of Vilafranca, with its shops, and the beach is a 30-minute drive away at Sitges. Guests will find a number of attractions in the area such as the Ruta de las Hermitas (3 km), the Castell de Sat. Martí de Sarroca (10 minutes), the Monasterio de Santes Creus (15 minutes) and the Ruta del Vino y el Cava (10 km). Barcelona Airport is 55 km away.
Guests may choose between double rooms or apartments for 4 to 6 persons. All accommodation comes with a private bathroom with a hydro massage shower/ bathtub and a hairdryer as well as a TV, a DVD player, board games, a library and a collection of films. They are also equipped with Internet access and a kitchen with a cooker, a microwave, tea and coffee making facilities, an ironing set, a washing machine and a king-size or double bed. Furthermore, individually adjustable air conditioning and heating and a terrace feature in all accommodation as standard.
This hotel offers a game reserve 2 km from the building with pheasant, partridge, quail, half-close season, beaters and hides. There are also walking and cycling trails for those who prefer these sports. Every last Friday of the month the hotel offers a tasting course for wine-lovers, with a local wine expert on hand to accompany guests on this fascinating journey. Guests can relax on the premises in the spa tub, on the sun terrace or with a massage and it is also possible to try archery, horse riding and mountain biking/cycling.
Just 200 m from the premises, guests will find the El Papá Restaurant, backed by 40 years of experience. It serves gourmet weekends, traditional cuisine with an avant garde touch and regional food-tasting sessions with the best clear soups and the best seafood in Barcelona.