This impressive castle is located in Gautegiz Arteaga, in the Basque Country’s Urdaibai Nature Reserve. It offers a gourmet restaurant with a roof terrace boasting fantastic countryside views.

Originally built in the 13th century, Hotel Castillo de Arteaga was restored in the 19th century in the Neogothic style. The charming, air-conditioned rooms feature free Wi-Fi, flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a hairdryer, bathrobe and slippers.

The hotel’s restaurant offers quality Basque cuisine. There is also an extensive wine cellar.

The countryside around the Hotel Castillo de Arteaga is great for hiking, and you can drive to the coast in around 10 minutes. Guernica, the inspiration for Picasso’s famous painting, is also 10 minutes away. You can drive to Bilbao in 35 minutes.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

Hotel Castillo de Arteaga has been welcoming guests since Aug 23, 2012

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.3)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Breakfast Info


Free private parking available at the hotel


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4 reasons to choose Hotel Castillo de Arteaga

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Property questions and answers
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The property usually replies within a few days
  • Hello, I have booked a room for tonight. I will arrive at 2130. Is there a restaurant and what time does it close..? Thank you Mrs Wilkinson
    Hi Mrs Wilkinson Yes we have a restaurant and our horari to get table is betwen 21:00 and 22:15 Kindly
    Answered on August 19, 2022
  • Good morning! We love your property but we are travelling with a dog, are pets allowed in the hotel? Thank you! Barbara
    Sorry but pets are not allowed. Kindly
    Answered on June 30, 2022
Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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Amenities of Hotel Castillo de Arteaga
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Hiking
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
Safety & security
  • Safe
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Hotel Castillo de Arteaga takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:30 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

The maximum number of cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Red 6000 American Express Hotel Castillo de Arteaga accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note that the restaurant and café are closed on Sunday nights and all day Monday.

Please note that the property does not have swimming pool access.

Please note that extra beds are available on prior request at an extra cost.

Please note that children staying in extra beds is upon request and must be confirmed in advance by the property.

Meals are only included for the confirmed amount of people in the confirmation. Meals are not included in the price for children using exiting beds.

Touristic license: HBIO1175

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

Please inform Hotel Castillo de Arteaga of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about Hotel Castillo de Arteaga

  • Room options at Hotel Castillo de Arteaga include:

    • Double
    • Suite

  • Check-in at Hotel Castillo de Arteaga is from 3:30 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Hotel Castillo de Arteaga offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Hotel Castillo de Arteaga by:

    • Car 40min

  • The prices at Hotel Castillo de Arteaga may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Hotel Castillo de Arteaga is 1,000 feet from the center of Gautegiz Arteaga.

  • Guests staying at Hotel Castillo de Arteaga can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental