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La Casa de Bovedas Charming Inn

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Calle Bovedas 9 Casco histórico, 11630 Arcos de la Frontera Spain
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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#3 of 23 B&Bs / Inns in Arcos de la Frontera
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Situated in the top of a hill, is Arcos de la Frontera, one of the most beautiful white towns in Andalusia, and host of La Casa de Bovedas, a charming small inn, recently restored. The historical heritage of this village, with its Arab medieval castle and whitewashed houses laid across narrow, winding streets, surrounds this lovely hotel, decorated in the typical Andalusia style. Thick, white plaster walls, wrought iron windows, colourful tiles, arches, and bright colours details, enhance the bedrooms, also equipped with modern amenities. From the open air terrace, guests can admire the stunning terrain of steep hills and deep valleys which rises in front. 2 suite rooms and 3 double rooms.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool with view
Sauna
Breakfast available
Canoeing
Golf course
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Car hire
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Saltwater pool
Shallow end in pool
Breakfast in the room
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Hiking
Horseback riding
Windsurfing
Fishing
Board games / puzzles
Fax / photocopying
Massage
Baggage storage
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Sun terrace
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Fireplace
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Bottled water
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Room types
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Family rooms
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Quaint
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish, Dutch, German and 1 more
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BetteAlpharetta wrote a review Sep 2019
Roswell, Georgia64 contributions22 helpful votes
We enjoyed two nights at this lovely inn. I loved coming back from dinner and there were candles lite throughout the many common areas and patio. The breakfast was hearty and healthy. The picture below is the beautiful view from my table at breakfast. The room had many special features (see picture of the arched ceiling around bed). The service was excellent. Highly recommend!
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Responded Jun 17, 2020
Thank you very much for your kind opinion, we have been delighted to receive you! We have added a small pool with a new terrace in case you dare to come in the summer! Greetings from Arcos!
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JackieRMark wrote a review Oct 2018
Cranleigh, United Kingdom161 contributions140 helpful votes
We stayed for 3 nights earlier this month. Unfortunately we missed our flight connection in Madrid, so didn't arrive until Midnight, but we still received a warm welcome and were checked in quickly. Our room was a delight - we chose a Triple room, because we knew it had a view over the lake. It was lovely, full of traditional local decoration,artwork, interesting books and it had real character. The 3rd bed is in a separate section of the room and we used that area for storage of our luggage. There is plenty of wardrobe and drawer space though. The little bathroom was lovely with a little window opening out with a view to the lake. The main bedroom also had the same view. There was also a small terrace area where guests can sit and enjoy the view, whilst having a drink from the selection provided in the Honesty Bar, downstairs - great idea. The bed was comfortable but we didn't sleep particularly well as the curtains let in light and the local people are up early and noise carries very easily, maybe take an eye mask and ear plugs if you are a light sleeper. Breakfast in the little garden courtyard was absolutely lovely. A plate of various fresh fruits, yoghurts, warmed breads and croissants, fresh orange juice and freshly made coffee - perfect. The family members were friendly and helpful but also polite and gave guests free access to the house, They recommended a couple of places to eat and we followed the recommendation and were very happy. A hair dryer and a nice selection of toiletries were provided. We took our own kettle and made a cup of coffee occasionally but coffee and tea were available via the Honesty Bar. There is a little general shop next door but it didn't seem to open at all at the weekend. The house is located in one of the very narrow streets in the old part of Arcos. We parked at Plaza de Espana underground car park in the centre of the main town, It costs 15 E per day, but this was reduced to 10 E on showing proof of a reservation at the hotel. When we arrived, we took a taxi to the house (which Remie ordered for us) as it was very late at night, we didn't know where to go and we had a lot of luggage (about 6 euros I seem to remember). It is actually only about a 15-20 minute walk. When we left, we did actually carefully drive the little hire car through the town, so that we could pick up the cases. Great place to stay in a lovely area - all felt very authentic and not a tourist trap.
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Date of stay: October 2018
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Ask for a room with a view over the lake.
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Response from Lacasade Boveda... C, Propietario at La Casa de Bovedas Charming Inn
Responded Oct 23, 2018
Dear Jackie; Thank you very much for such a lovely and detailed review !!! I am very happy that you have enjoyed it! It is very important for us that guests write so that travelers have all the possible information before they come. Many people do not know that white villages have narrow streets and parking is difficult ... but precisely this is the charm of these small towns .... We hope to see you soon enjoying our house! We wish you many and very good trips for you!
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bozzledog wrote a review Aug 2018
19 contributions22 helpful votes
We arrived at Casa de Bovidas to a warm welcome by our host Remi. After giving us information on the town and recommending where to eat we were shown to our room but were also offered an upgrade as they had had a cancelation. Although the first room was beautiful the second was stunning! We took the upgrade and were not disappointed. The whole house is quirky and full of interesting objects and beautiful art. We enjoyed magnificent views, even from the bath! Breakfast wast served in a stunning courtyard and although not included in the price was only seven euros eat h and well worth it. Arcos is itself is beautiful and well worth a visit. If we are traveling in this area again, this is where we will head to.
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Date of stay: August 2018Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Response from Lacasade Boveda... C, Propietario at La Casa de Bovedas Charming Inn
Responded Aug 19, 2018
thank you very much for your cand review!!! We hope to recieve you at soon!! Nice journey!! Best regards from Arcos!
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pepebute wrote a review Aug 2018
Scotland17 contributions10 helpful votes
If you want to get away from the Coast for a few days, take a drive up to Arcos, we call this.....The Real Spain....wonderful white washed village on top of cliff edge, with wonderful views, superb accommodation, cobbled streets and fantastic food.....Cecelia who owns Casa de Bovedas was a wonderful host, nothing was a problem, very relaxed, and her lovely daughter was great in giving information to travel locally....fantastic stay we would recommend. Hope the family wedding goes well.xxx
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Date of stay: July 2018
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: we reckon any of the rooms would be good, the house is superb....honesty fridge, with plenty of...
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Response from Lacasade Boveda... C, Propietario at La Casa de Bovedas Charming Inn
Responded Aug 19, 2018
Thank you very much for your nice and poetic review!!! The wedding was wondefull!!!! We hope to recieve you at soon!! Nice journey!! Best regards from Arcos!
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Nancy_Ottawa wrote a review Feb 2018
Ottawa, Canada558 contributions478 helpful votes
We were greeted warmly by our Host, Ana. Lovely traditional style house, very quaint, decor is a rustic-artsy style. Guests have access to several comfortable common areas including a living room, patio and kitchen/dining area. We loved sitting in the living room with a cozy fire in the fireplace, rather than sitting in bedroom in the evening. The heat was on and our room when we arrived; always a welcoming touch that many places don't think of as it takes time for rooms in these old houses to warm up this time of the year (February). Our room opened onto a terrace and we had a gorgeous view of mountains in the distance; we bought some cheese, bread and wine and enjoyed a small lunch on the terrace in the warm winter sun. Breakfast is available for 7€; the food was excellent and well worth it. We parked the car in the underground Parking Garage at Paseo de Andalucia (show them your Hotel receipt and they discount the price when you leave) and walked to the hotel, just the very last part of the walk was uphill. The roads in the old city are extremely narrow in places and we saw lots of cars having trouble maneuvering.
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Date of stay: February 2018
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Asked for room with a view and a patio or terrace
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PRICE RANGE
$76 - $110 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
SpainAndaluciaCosta de la LuzArcos de la Frontera
NUMBER OF ROOMS
7
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Frequently Asked Questions about La Casa de Bovedas Charming Inn
Which popular attractions are close to La Casa de Bovedas Charming Inn?
Nearby attractions include Arcos de la Frontera (0.2 miles), Basilica Menor de Santa Maria (0.2 miles), and Iglesia de San Pedro (0.05 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at La Casa de Bovedas Charming Inn?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a golf course, and a concierge.
What food & drink options are available at La Casa de Bovedas Charming Inn?
Guests can enjoy breakfast and a snack bar during their stay.
What are some restaurants close to La Casa de Bovedas Charming Inn?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurante Aljibe, Gastrobar El Retablo, and Bar-Pension San Marcos.
Are there opportunities to exercise at La Casa de Bovedas Charming Inn?
Yes, guests have access to an outdoor pool and a sauna during their stay.
Is La Casa de Bovedas Charming Inn located near the city center?
Yes, it is 0.5 miles away from the center of Arcos de la Frontera.
Are pets allowed at La Casa de Bovedas Charming Inn?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at La Casa de Bovedas Charming Inn?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, German, Portuguese, and Dutch.
Are there any historical sites close to La Casa de Bovedas Charming Inn?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Castillo-Palacio de los Ribera (5.7 miles), Bornos (5.7 miles), and Casa Ordóñez (5.8 miles).