Before Ernest Hemingway immortalized Pamplona‘s running of the bulls in “The Sun Also Rises”, the city was key intersection between France and Castilia. Pamplona, the capital of the Navarre province, symbolizes the region’s diversity in its architecture, culture and cuisine, which mixes various traces of the Visigoths, Franks and Moors, who passed through the city. At any rate Pamplona is famous for the July Festival of St. Fermin, the running of the bulls which attracted Hemingway and still attracts adventure-seekers from all over the world. Even if you go to Pamplona at another time of year, the city still offers plenty entertainment, like the History Museum Museo de Navarra and the Gothic Cathedral.
SAN FERMíN FESTIVAL
During every July in the city of Pamplona, be a witness to the world famous running of the bulls which takes place only 2 minutes away from the Palacio Guendulain. The amazing this hotel was converted into an extraordinary hotel that includes an astounding 25 bedrooms and suites which overlook the Consejo Square and the Palace’s inner courtyard. The inner courtyard houses an exclusive collection of carriages and also the introduction of running water in Pamplona is shown here through with one of the fountains that were designed by Luis Paret.
GASTRONOMY AND SURROUNDINGS
Nearby Navarre, there are several villages which are a special place in the Kingdom of Navarre such as Ochagavía, Roncal, Olite and the Puente la Reina. Take a look at this web site if you will take a trip around the entire Kingdom of Navarre.
There is also available a mobile phone app that is downloadable for more information about the city of Pamplona.
Situated in the old part of Pamplona, Palacio Guendulain was built in the XVIIIth Century by D. Sebastian de Eslava, Viceroy of New Granada, and it is one of the most important buildings in town. Palacio Guendulain is now as a superb boutique hotel with 23 large double rooms and 2 suites located in the second and third floor and facing the Consejo Square and the Palace’s inner courtyard. The courtyard lodges an original collection of carriages as well as one of the fountains which was designed by painter Luis Paret to celebrate the introduction of running water in Pamplona. The imposing reception rooms on the Palace’s ground floor are available for meetings or to organise events. The meeting rooms are equipped with the latest in technology, including large screen and projector, loudspeakers and complimentary WIFI. Palacio Guendulain’s restaurant is also located on the main floor and features views over the Consejo Square. It offers a classic cuisine based on the extensive culinary tradition of Navarra and the Basque Country. Palacio Guendulain offers its guests a unique blend between modern luxury and the history and charm of an emblematic XVIIIth Century building.
The Palacio Guendulain is located in the heart of Pamplona. The Baluarte Convention centre is located only 100 meters from this beautiful boutique hotel. The Airport is 6 km away and the train station is only 2 km. Interested in Museums? Maybe the distance is not short as it is 9,5km, but it is worth visiting – The Jorge Oteiza Museum that housed the personal collection of the renowned sculptor and integral artist consisting around 1,650 sculptures, 2,000 pieces from his experimental laboratory and an extensive collection of drawings and collages. – View Location Map.
|Category:||Epoque Classic Superior [learn more]|
|Address:||Zapatería 53 , Pamplona [view map]|
|Best Rate:||108 EUR [View Calendar]|
|Languages Spoken by Staff:||English, French, Spanish|
|Credit Cards Accepted:||MASTERCARD, VISA, AMEX, DINERS, MAESTRO|
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