Planning your holiday to Rioja and wondering where is best to stay to experience this beautiful wine region? Then follow our top tips to get the best accommodation for your trip.

We will be delighted to pick you up at whatever hotel you choose (including San Sebastián and Bilbao) and show you our beautiful wine region. See some examples of our Rioja wine tours 

The first thing to know is that La Rioja is delightfully off the beaten track. This means you get a genuine experience of Spain, but it also means accommodation can be limited, and there are certainly no holiday resorts or large capacity hotels. The best places to stay include a stunning array of modern boutique hotels. So our first advice is to decide your travel dates and book your accommodation quite in advance.

Rioja in Style is more than happy to help you with finding places to stay in the region, especially if you are looking for an added value experience. Or if you prefer you can always contact the hotels directly or use hotel booking sites like

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Where is the best place to stay in Rioja?

Would you prefer to stay in a lively Spanish city? A charming village? Or how about a peaceful boutique hotel amid a vineyard? Yes, we know, it’s not easy to make a decision! However, wherever you choose, be reassured that accommodation standards in La Rioja region are always very high.

Here is our pick of some of our favourite places to stay in La Rioja:

Palacio Tondón Hotel

Where: Briñas
Official rating: 4-star
Our top reasons why: 16th century palace with views of the Ebro river and Tondón vineyards. Located at a charming wine-making hamlet, 5km/3miles distance from Haro, Capital of Rioja wine. Great kitchen led by staff who come from Mugaritz and Etxebarri restaurants, No. 9 & 10 on The World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2018. Find out more about Palacio Tondón

Marqués de Riscal Luxury Collections Hotel

Where: Elciego
Official rating: 5-star
Our top reasons why: the architecture by Frank Gehry, the views, and the fact that it’s within a winery! Find out more about Marqués de Riscal

Echaurren Hotel-Restaurant

Where: Ezcaray
Official rating: 4-star
Our top reasons why: a stunning boutique hotel; the location – Ezcaray is a lively, quintessential Rioja village, full of independent shops, and tapas bars where you can mix with locals. Plus the food: the hotel has 2 restaurants, including one that has 2 Michelin stars. Find out more about Echaurren Hotel-Restaurant

Finca de los Arandinos Hotel and Winery

Where: Entrena
Official rating: 4-star
Our top reasons why: the views of the vineyards, the architecture and interior design of this stylish boutique hotel, the tranquil location within a winery estate, plus the excellent food and the spa! Find out more about Finca de los Arandinos

Hotel Viura

Where: Villabuena de Alava
Official rating: 4-star
Our top reasons why: the architecture and interior design of this gorgeous boutique hotel, its relaxing location, and the good food. Find out more about Hotel Viura

Hotel Eurostars Fuerte Ruavieja

Where: Logroño, the capital city of La Rioja
Official rating: 4-star
Why: a good base from which to explore Logroño, the capital of La Rioja, which is full of shops, restaurants and tapas bars. Find out more about Hotel Eurostars Fuerte Ruavieja


Once you have booked your accommodation, please contact us to design the perfect wine tour for you. We are local, we are professionals and above all, our commitment is to ensuring your stay in Rioja is truly memorable.

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