The four-star Hotel Viura, located in the municipality of Villabuena Rioja Alava, is a benchmark for the rest, leisure and restaurant, all under a fine architecture perfectly integrated in the environment. Materials and techniques have been interwoven seamlessly to compose a work of avant-garde art, strongly opposed to the landscape, but fitting perfectly.
Distributed over three floors, the hotel has 33 rooms, 14 standard, 15 deluxe and 4 suites. Each offers with maximum performance (flat screen TV, DVD, Free selection movie, ADSL Internet connection and free WiFi, etc.) a private bar with a selection wines of La Rioja, and plus free soft drinks.
But if there is something that will captivate the visitor are definitely incredible views, either the people or the Sierra de Cantabria, thanks to the large windows in each room. In addition, 10 of the rooms have a private terrace, in turn, where guests can feel the mimicry of the hotel with its surroundings and make the experience even more unique.
For those who love the tranquility, the upper part of the hotel is with a garden terrace that offers breathtaking views of the village, especially to the Church of St. Andrew built between 1538 and 1728 and all the mountains of the Sierra de Cantabria. As a complement, are offered modern multipurpose spaces where all kinds of acts and events.
Viura winemaking supply is undoubtedly, one of the best in the area, both for its variety of references, and the quality and comfort that visitors can enjoy. In addition, its location is the ideal base from which to discover La Rioja and its most representative wine regions. The hotel is located just 20 minutes from Logroño and Haro, and 10 minutes from iconic wineries such as Ysios, Marqués de Riscal, Cune López de Heredia, well as the most innovative, as Contador, Telmo Rodriguez, Ganuza Remírez and the own people of Villabuena as Luis Cañas, Valserrano or Izadi.
Since it cannot be otherwise for the region in which it is located, the hotel has a strong supply enological and gastronomic supported by the presence of renowned names in the cellar and the kitchen. In the first case, is Pedro García at all times who advises clients in choosing the wine list in the format also allows decision depending on the type of grape, the area, etc. This letter, in which there are over 200 references in the area, has a dynamic section where they are present and updated the latest creations of the winemakers in the area. Also, for those who want to thoroughly enjoy the wine experience, the taught sommelier tasting local wines in former Casa Diezmos, now part of the hotel.
Meanwhile, in the kitchen, Javier Martinez handles to delight customers. His dishes and tasting menus based on Rioja and Basque cuisine with fresh and natural products, they are offered at Restaurant Viura, arranged under a ceiling lined with old wine barrels, making the experience even more special. Notably for example, the “Seasonal vegetable stew Ham and Truffle ” the “Fried Ravioli of Txangurro with clear soup ” the “Crunchy Cod Fish to Ajoarriero ” or “Beef in Red Wine Sauce Villabuena with Apple in Three Textures and Truffled Potato Parmentier “.