Best Luxury Hotels in Valencia, Spain — 2019 Edition

Rafael Hoekstra
Sep 1 · 5 min read

Valencia is an up-and-coming city in Spain, so let’s make sure you stay there in style.
That’s why we’ve crafted this guide to the the best luxury hotels in Valencia, Spain.

If you’ve ever visited Valencia, you’ll know it is an exquisite mix of old-style architecture and tradition, and fun, fresh and modern culture and vibe. So without further ado, let’s explore a range of luxury hotels that give you the comfort you deserve, in desirable neighbourhoods.

The Top 5 Luxury Hotels in Valencia, Spain…

1. The Westin Valencia

westin luxury hotel valencia spain
westin luxury hotel valencia spain

The Westin Valencia is housed in one of Valencia’s most impressive Modernist buildings, 0.6 mi from the famous Valencia Cathedral.

It’s a spacious hotel with art-deco designed air-conditioned rooms. The most important aspect however, is certainly the location. The Westin is located a stone’s throw from the Royal Gardens as well as El Pla del Real.
All the major sights of Valencia are within a comfortable walk, or a short taxi ride.

The Westin Valencia’s Rosemarino restaurant serves a buffet breakfast. El Jardí (The Garden) restaurant offers delicious Mediterranean cuisine and provides a relaxing setting for drinks, while the h-club Valencia serves cocktails.

2. Hotel Las Arenas Balneario Resort

best luxury hotels valencia spain
best luxury hotels valencia spain

If you’re more into the beach vibe, Las Arenas is for you.

Located along the beautiful sandy beach of Valencia city, this luxury hotel offers the best of both worlds- the comfort of a 5 Star Resort, with the rustic fun of being located along the beachfront.

It’s worth mentioning that as well as the proximity to the beach, Las Arenas Balneario Resort also features 2 seasonal outdoor pools surrounded by loungers, and a luxurious spa.

All the luxurious amenities of a modern 5 Star hotel are available. You can receive massage and beauty treatments, there is a well outfitted gym, and the poolside bar makes a day of relaxing outdoors a pleasure.

‘Las Arenas’ means the sands, and this is definitely a hotel to enjoy the sand and sunshine at! All-in-all, this is a great choice if you’re looking relax and enjoy the sunny side of Valencia.

3. Caro Hotel

caro luxury hotels valencia spain
caro luxury hotels valencia spain

If you wish to walk the central part of Valencia, this may be the ideal luxury hotel for you.

Plaza de la Virgen and Valencia’s basilica are within 5 minutes’ walk of the hotel. La Lonja de la Seda, the medieval market and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is a mere 10-minute walk away.

Book ahead for this one though! Amongst luxury hotels in Valencia, the Caro Hotel is known to be booked out months in advance.

Housed in a 19th-century palace, the hotel is just 650 feet from Valencia Cathedral. Designed by Francesc Rifé, each of the elegant rooms in the Caro is totally individual, with exquisite touches of minimalist design.

This is a great choice for travelers interested in atmosphere, architecture and food.

Finally, it is worth mentioning that the hotel’s restaurant Sucede, has a Michelin star. It is run by chef Miguel Angel Mayor, and is a pleasure to dine at. It offers a delightful contrast with the local rustic yet delicious dishes like Paella.

4. Cathedral Suites Hotel

best luxury hotels valencia spain
best luxury hotels valencia spain

Another strong contender for location is the Cathedral Suites Hotel.

Of all luxury hotels in Valencia, this one boast the most impressive view of the cathedral.

Similarly to the Caro Hotel, you really can walk everywhere from here. In fact, its even closer to the cathedral. Cathedral Suites Hotel is located in Valencia’s historic center, just 150 feet from Valencia Cathedral.

Importantly, it features an outdoor pool on the rooftop terrace. This is highly desirably when you want to rest or siesta in the heat of the day and take a break. While you may be busy sight-seeing all over Valencia, it is your vacation after all, so you want to have the opportunity to really relax and enjoy.

I can highly recommend tasting the tapas at the Cathedral Suites bar. Absolutely authentic, and some of the best!

5. Hotel Hospes Palau de La Ma

best luxury hotels valencia spain
best luxury hotels valencia spain

Last, but not least, the Hotel Hospes Palau de La Mar.

Okay, the name is a bit of a mouth-full! It translates to Palace of the Sea Guest House, which is quite lovely.

And it is quite a palace! Housed in a nineteenth century building, the Hospes Palau de la Mar has elegant, modern rooms with queen beds and marble bathrooms.

With 3 massage and treatment rooms, a hot tub, sauna, Turkish bath, and a small gym, this luxury hotel offers everything to make your stay a pleasure.

An easeful 10 minute walk from the old city and historic centre, this luxury hotel is located in a quiet area just outside the frenetic touristic part of the central city.

And as Valencia is a coastal city, you’ll be happy to know the Hotel Hospes restaurant specialises in traditional cuisine, with fish caught locally of course!

Summary of Best Luxury Hotels in Valencia, Spain

Valencia offers everything from simple inexpensive culture like beaches and paella, to the height of elegance in Michelin star restaurant in five star hotels.

And all of this within a short radius of the city centre which encircle the famous cathedral.

These were our top five picks of luxury hotels in Valencia. As a city of nearly 800,000 people, of course there are more, but these are our favorites to get you started. You can find your luxury hotel of choice on Booking.com


Originally published at Spain Secrets.

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