La Casona del Boticario a hotel in San Vicente de la Sonsierra
The Casona del Boticario is a hotel at San Vicente de la Sonsierra a village in La Rioja Alta located on a hill, which gives it a excellent views of the Rioja landscape.
This hotel in 3 stars has 12 double rooms with private bathrooms and fully accessible for people with disabilities. reduced mobility.
The reserve including breakfast full timetable from 9:00 to 11:00 hours.
The building has hall-reception with toilets on the ground floor, a living room with library, customer-only cafeteria of the hotel and a old draught excavated in stone in the 18th century.
The reception remains open from 09:00 a 14:00 hours and 16:00 a 20:00 hours.
The check-out shall take place before 12:00 noon.
In case you wish to vacate your room later, you can request a tariff late check-out (subject to room availability).
Pets are not allowed at the hotel. Ask us for information about dog day care if you are travelling with your pet.
La Casona del Boticario is a hotel Only adults.
The old apothecary's shop in San Vicente
La Casona del Boticario is a charming hotel especially dedicated to the wine tourism.
It is located in the centre of San Vicente de la Sonsierraone of the main wine-growing enclaves of La Rioja and one of the most beautiful villages in the region. It is a stately stone building from the 18th century, with frontage on the main street and views of the vineyards and the Sierra de Cantabria from the rear.
The house was the head office of the apothecary's shop of San Vicente and residence of the apothecaries for centuries.
A hotel in San Vicente to enjoy La Rioja
Mayang Sáez Pombo, a former television director, one day decided to hang up her habits to devote herself to what she loved: the noble art of welcoming, entertaining and pampering your guests. Thus, together with her husband, the architect Benito Perelló González-Moreno completely refurbished the family home in 2013The aim is to make it an enjoyable place at any time of the day.
To this end, they created spacious, bright and comfortable spaces, decorated with original furniture, that allow guests to spend hours chatting, reading or contemplating the scenery, as if they were at a friend's house.
In addition, Mayang and Benito will advise you on the best activities to get to know La Rioja and to enjoy its gastronomy and its culture.
San Vicente de la Sonsierra, a town steeped in history
San Vicente de la Sonsierra is 35km from Logroño and 11km from Haro.
It is one of the main wine-growing municipalities of La Riojawith more than 1,700 hectares of vineyards and some twenty wineriesThese include some of the most prestigious of the designation of origin.
The hotel is located in the historic centre of the town, a village of winding streets and stone houses with coats of arms, which developed around a medieval castle on the old border between Castile and Navarre. The remains of the castle are preserved on the top of a hill with spectacular views of the surrounding valley. It is the only town in La Rioja, together with Ábalos and Briñas, located to the north of the river Ebro.
Next to the remains of the castle is the gothic church of Santa María la Mayorvisible from miles away, with a valuable Renaissance altarpiece and a tower with seven unequal sides, designed to withstand the wind. A few metres away, the small hermitage of San Juan de la Cerca, headquarters of the Brotherhood of the Disciplinantes de la Vera Cruz, whose members flagellate their backs in the procession of "los Picaos", The only one of its kind still standing in Spain.
St. Vincent also has a beautiful bridge of medieval origin on the river Ebro and with two picturesque villages, Peciña and Rivas de Tereso, at the foot of the Toloño mountain range. Near Peciña is the Romanesque chapel of Santa María de la Piscina.
In addition, the municipality's countryside is home to archaeological sites, medieval necropolises, huts and cave winepresses which constitute a rich historical and ethnographic heritage.