This historical city hotel rises above a majestic castle which was built in 1437 as a residence for the Dukes of Feria, an important Spanish aristocracy. It features a spectacular facade and enjoys an ideal setting for exploring the surrounding monuments and natural landscapes of the region. Nine castellated towers carefully guard a grand, royal interior which is home to attractive coffered ceilings, chests, ironwork, banisters and other decorative details befitting of an ancient palace. Its rooms, where Hernán Cortés once slept, are noble, elegant and spacious. Guests will also be impressed by the perfectly tended garden. Facilities on offer to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a 24-hour reception and check-out service, a hotel safe, a currency exchange facility and a TV lounge. There is a cafe, a bar and a restaurant and guests have conference facilities and WLAN Internet access at their disposal. They can also take advantage of the room and laundry services and there is parking for those arriving by car. It is also possible to hire bicycles on the premises.
Guests will find the Antiguo Convento de la Cruz convent and the Santa Clara convent/museum just 200 m away. The nearest restaurants, shops and bars are also 200 metres from the hotel. It is 300 m to the town centre of Zafra, 400 m from the Colegiata de Nuestra Señora de la Candelaria collegiate church and 500 m to the Plaza Grande and Plaza Chica. The nearest links to the public transport network are 1 km from the hotel and it is also 1 km to the Church of the Rosary, and the Marques de Solanda palace and Santiago hospital are also nearby and worth a visit. The Ducado de Feria route is 16 km away, the Salvatierra route is 27 km, the Almendralejo route is 30 km and the Templar route is nearby. It is 19 km to Burguillos del Cerro, Jerez de los Caballeros is 38 km, Merida is 60 km and Fregenal de la Sierra 61 km.
The rooms are spacious, with exterior-facing windows. They feature carefully appointed, elegant and aristocratic interiors. All offer everything guests may need for a pleasant and comfortable stay. Some have coffered ceilings and are decorated with details from the time of the Dukes of Feria. All rooms come with a private bathroom with a shower/bathtub and a hairdryer and offer a double bed. They are equipped with a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, Internet access, a safe and a minibar/fridge. Furthermore, air conditioning and central heating are provided in all accommodation as standard.
This hotel features an outdoor swimming pool and guests can explore the surrounding area by bicycle. It is also possible to enjoy trekking and horse riding at the hotel.
The dining room offers guests the chance to try the best of the region's traditional dishes, including caldereta de cordero (lamb stew), Extremaduran fried breadcrumbs and Iberian sirloin steak with Ibores cheese.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted at this hotel.
The hotel is situated in the centre of the city, close to Santa Maria church and close to Calle Seville. Zafra is between Seville and Merida on the Route of Silver. Guests arriving by car should take the N630 highway, to the kilometre 141 point from Seville, kilometre 60 from Merida or kilometre 73 from Badajoz on the N432 Badajoz-Granada. There are train links from Madrid to the station 5 km from the hotel.
Parking is available on the public square by the main entrance.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV