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“Extended Our Stay”
Review of Hotel Casa Cayo

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Hotel Casa Cayo
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Potes
Certificate of Excellence
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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“Extended Our Stay”
Reviewed May 30, 2014

Based on the excellent reviews we booked our stay at Casa Cayo but we enjoyed the staff and the hotel so much and stayed an extra day. If travel had permitted we would have stayed longer.
This is such a welcoming hotel and is like a home away from home. The meals and ambience in the dining room are great. After hiking in the Picos we always enjoyed a Cervaza in their bar. The staff go out of their way to make you feel welcomed. We are travellers from Canada and this is a favourite hotel and the Cantabria area of Spain is amazing.

Room Tip: Room 104 was large, comfortable, close to the sitting balcony and had a great river view.
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  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
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Ludlow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed April 2, 2014

as a group of bikers we stopped on route to the pecos mountains it was so good we stayed a second night, the owners accommodated our motorbikes in a private secure garage near by and lit wonderfull fired to dry our soaking wet gear for the next day, we said our goodbyes the next morning but due to heavy snow fall we found ourselves booking in for a second night owners accommodated us again with the same hospitality. yes would return and yes would recomend

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
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Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed November 24, 2013

If you are going to hike or drive through the Picos de Europa I highly recommend staying at the Casa Cayo.

The staff don't speak very much English but they were very helpful, polite and made a very early check out easy for us.

Lots of parking available near the church. Rooms are outdated but charming which fits the village and are very clean. Only stairway access to the rooms.

Popular restaurant and bar on the ground floor.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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Bristol, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2013

I stayed in this Hotel quite a few years ago with a group of friends touring N Spain on our Motorcycles, we had intended to stay for 2 Nights but were treated so well and enjoyed the great atmosphere, that we used it as a base for a week and absolutely loved it.

I received a hand written Christmas card for years until I moved house, who knows probably still arriving at my old address. I hope the new occupants would be tempted to try the hotel, I'm sure they wouldn't be disappointed. I could not speak higher of the service and genuine friendship offered. Fantastic hosts.

Room Tip: From my room and those of my friends the rooms were of a generally good standard, because of the opt...
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled with friends
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Crook, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
Reviewed November 6, 2013

Stayed for two nights as part of a tour of Northern Spain, while we did the Fuente De decent. What a great hotel this is. We have never had service as good as this. We had excellent rooms leading out onto our personal patio overlooking the beautiful town of Potes, the river and the mountains beyond. We were sitting out there enjoying a locally purchased bottle of wine when the owner noticed we were drinking out of plastic cups. He brought up huge Casa Cayo wine glasses and olives and nuts for us even though we had purchased the wine elsewhere. Had a G and T here. The waiter made its preparation into an art form and it was the best I've ever had. The hotel is right in the centre of things but the rooms weren't noisy. The beds were not the most comfortable but the room had character and had plenty of space. Just a half bath in the ensuite but it was amazing what they achieved in little space. Breakfasts were good, service excellent.

Room Tip: Rooms at the back lead onto the large balcony/patio with magnificent views and are quiet.
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed October 8, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights on a bike trip. Potes is brilliant, bang on for a bike trip, picturesque and quaint but with enough going on to grab a few beers or the obligatory cider!

Perfect hotel to base yourself at, lockup 5 mins down the road and right amongst the bars & restaurants. Roads in both directions are fantastic.

Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Gower, Wales
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68 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed October 7, 2013

Stayed here 3 nights in September as part of touring Northern Spain. What a find, the hotel is wonderful with fantastic staff, food, atmosphere, it has it all.
Our room was on the second floor at the back of the hotel overlooking the river. I would suggest you ask for a room with a 'big' bed as I know that some rooms only have a 4'6" bed. Ours was two singles zipped together making the bed a decent 6'.
We only paid 45 euros a night and couldn't believe how good the hotel was. It had everything you needed in the bathroom, including toothbrushes, which you normally only get in a 5 star hotel.
I didn't expect a hairdryer, but there it was!
Food in the restaurant was really good and hearty and the staff were brilliant and so happy which gave the whole place a wonderful atmosphere.
Casa Cayo was smack bang in the centre of the old village. Parking was easy as there's a big car park round the corner.
Picos mountains is a wonderful place for walking. So much to see and do and 3 days was not enough.
Well done to all the staff, we will be back!

Room Tip: Room at the back of the hotel
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Casa Cayo
Address: Poblado Cantabra no. 6, 39570, Potes, Spain
Location: Spain > Cantabria > Potes
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant
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Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Potes
Number of rooms: 17
Also Known As:
Casa Cayo Potes

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