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 9.1 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Great Food: Meals here are highly recommended!

Free private parking available at the hotel


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Room Type
Number of guests
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
1 full bed
1 sofa bed
2 bunk beds
1 queen bed
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Guest reviews


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  • A
    Spain Spain
    The staff was super nice with us, they even helped us planned our next day biking route. The room was incredible, and the bathroom was a highlight.
  • Susan
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Lovely welcome. Very comfortable bed. Dinner was exceptional.
  • Wilburn
    United States of America United States of America
    It is a castle! Breakfast was wonderful. Walking access to Urdavai Bird Center amazing! Staff friendly , kind, responsive.

Hotel area info

Amenities of Hotel Castillo de Arteaga
Great facilities! Review score, 9.2

Most popular amenities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Free Wifi
  • Room service
  • Free parking
  • Bar
  • Bidet
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Sun deck
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Hiking
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Bar
  • Minibar
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
    • Hardwood or parquet floors
    • Heating
    • Elevator
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish

    Property practices

    This property told us they've implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.

    House rules

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


    From 3:30 PM to 11:30 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 will be charged as 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 upon request

    The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

    There are no extra beds available at this property.

    All cribs 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 Cash Hotel Castillo de Arteaga accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    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

    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.

    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.

    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.

    FAQs about Hotel Castillo de Arteaga

    • 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. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • 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

    • Room options at Hotel Castillo de Arteaga include:

      • Double
      • Suite