Tourist License Code: HSS00369
Hondarribia Castle, also known as the Castle of the King Carlos IVth, although was the king of Navarre Sancho Abarca who ordered its construction around the Xth century. It is a huge construction of defensive features located at the Plaza de Armas of this border locality of the Bidasoa river.
Although it had from its origins this quadrangular shape it shows even today, was Carlos Vth who modified it, extending it substancially and providing it with a threatening infrastructure for artillery pieces, which ended up giving to its facade the look it shows today.
Well then, this historic building, which was used to have several different uses along its life, from military garrisons and residence of the Governor of the military site to occasional residence of kings and queens on de occasion of the betrothal of the King Louis XIVth of France and the Spanish Infanta María Teresa de Austria, is nowadays a Parador de Turismo hotel with all the flavour of the past.
Parador de Hondarribia offers a total of 36 room in a perfect balance of conveniences, which are provided by the lattest in hotel services and all the value of a tourist resource with a long history. Here, spears and cannons are mixed with details of modern design in rooms, which creates chic interiors and a comfortable and cosy ambience.
Among the very relevant facilities Parador de Hondarribia has, are included a lobby area with 24 hours opened reception desk, strongbox, money exchange point, wardrobe, elevator, cafeteria, TV room, restaurant, meeting rooms and wifi connection.
Parador de Hondarribia also provides its costumers with room and laundry services (both subject to an adittional charge), as well as the parking lot (also for a fee). All the bedrooms are twin bedded with inside bathroom, which includes bathtub/shower, hair dryer, direct dial telephone, internet connection, minibar, satellite TV, strongbox and central heating. All rooms have windows and have pleasant views to the parade ground or the sea.
An assorted buffet style breakfast is served all the mornings.