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Hotel Viura

Calle Mayor s/n, 01307 Villabuena de Alava Spain
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 12/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 12/06/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


Travelers' Choice
Composed of whimsically superimposed cubes that seem to surge forcefully from the centre of the earth; punctuated by French windows that flood the rooms with views of the relaxing scenery. Situated in Villabuena de Álava in the Rioja Alavesa, Viura is perfect as a base for discovering La Rioja. Only 20 minutes away from Logroño and from Haro and 10 minutes from such emblematic wine cellars as Ysios and Marqués de Riscal. In addition to its magnificent restaurant, the bar, a fine old wine cellar and a gymnasium, Viura has wonderful terraces on the top floor with panoramic views of the San Andrés Church, built between 1538 and 1728, and of all the mountains of the Sierra de Cantabria. All hotel guests have at their disposal, without any charge, wireless internet connection, soft drinks from the mini-bar, gym access, bicycles and parking. The hotel also offers dvd players and a wide range of movies on DVD, for free.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Highchairs available
Business Center with Internet Access
Electric vehicle charging station
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Horseback riding
Bicycle tours
Canoeing offsite
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Full body massage
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Sun deck
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Allergy-free room
Blackout curtains
Air conditioning
Flatscreen TV
Walk-in shower
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Wardrobe / closet
Bottled water
Wake-up service / alarm clock
On-demand movies
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Mountain view
City view
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, German
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Lee M wrote a review Sep 2020
11 contributions2 helpful votes
From start to finish this hotel is astonishingly incredible. Staff go above and beyond to make your stay as comfortable as possible. The common areas such as the bar and lounge are inviting. Barman /server in the evening was exceptional with excellent recommendations. Rooms are large and well-appointed. Rooftop terrace is relaxing and offers great sunsets. The location is PERFECT - for the amazing Laguardia medieval town, Elciego and other winery locations. Minor quibbles are that the WiFi in our room was spotty. The air conditioning wasn't working great. We had a room at the back of the hotel and it opened on to an elevated road which during harvest season means tractors going back and forth beyond dawn. HOWEVER these do nothing to take away from our experience. The fact that the hotel staff were still able to offer a luxury experience during COVID-19 is testament to what a wonderful hotel Viura is. We will be back again and again and again. Don't consider anywhere else.
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Date of stay: September 2020
Room Tip: Ask for a third floor room if possible. West facing is much quieter too.
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happyfourGent wrote a review Sep 2020
Ghent, Belgium201 contributions94 helpful votes
What an amazing hotel ! Even in this traditional, historical village, this piece of modern architecture is very well integrated in the center of the village, next to the church. The materials of concrete and wood from the Bask country together are wonderful. The hotel has large surprising wonderful rooms, bath and separate shower and toilet, a very charming lobby with a lot of exiting art. Lovely breakfast (even in Corona times), relaxing, nice view from the top terrace and fitness facilities. Very quiet at night. Great staff !! Unfortunately the restaurant was not open yet, probably because of corona. We would love to go back. Good price/quality
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Date of stay: July 2020
2 Helpful votes
MilwaukeeCraig wrote a review Feb 2020
Milwaukee895 contributions148 helpful votes
Architecturally interesting hotel. Really modern - some design problems - include annoying light controls that work only from bed. Shower only - no tub. Room has shower gel, shampoo, conditioners, body lotions, large bathroom counters, safe, free wifi, mini-frig. Since bathroom counter in room - cannot use lights at night without person in bed not seeing - only purple diffuser blocks. No blackout curtains. Some in our group noted the rooms have only tiny windows.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Noelle251 wrote a review Nov 2019
Cape Point, South Africa121 contributions50 helpful votes
We were here in June and loved it so much that we decided to return. An ultra modern hotel and really quirky. A bit of a Fawlty Towers in it too. The staff are very pleasant, but I would say, need a little more knowledge of the English language. Rafael was the image of Basil Fawlty. Breakfasts are amazing, and the Bistro good value. Fantastic in summer as it is open all the time, but in winter does not open until 19:00. However complimentary drinks and snacks are available. We just love this hotel even though it’s quirkiness including the bedroom lighting which we could not get our heads around.
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Date of stay: November 2019
JUBEJO wrote a review Oct 2019
WEST COUNTRY52 contributions127 helpful votes
Ultra modern design hotel juxtaposed with a very traditional village. Looked after very well, food in both the Bistro and restaurant was very good. The staff were lovely, only slight complaint is that there were not always enough of them, particularly late afternoon in the bar and service could be slow. Unfortunately the hotel Vinoteca was shut, which was a shame for us. I was travelling with my elderly parents and staff were very accommodating and thoughtful. Great stay and wouldn’t hesitate to recommend
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Date of stay: October 2019
2 Helpful votes
$127 - $206 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Viura
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Viura?
Nearby attractions include Iglesia de Santa Maria de los Reyes (4.1 miles), El Gaitero Plaza (4.1 miles), and Bodegas Valdelana (3.4 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Viura?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Viura?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Viura?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and an on-site restaurant during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Viura?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Viura?
Conveniently located restaurants include Bar Restaurante Sugar, Hector Oribe, and Villa Lucia.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Viura?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness center during their stay.
Is Hotel Viura located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.1 miles away from the center of Villabuena de Alava.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Viura?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Hotel Viura offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business center, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Viura?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and German.