Hotel Marqués de Riscal, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Elciego

Calle Torrea, 1, Elciego 01340 Spain
+34 945 18 08 80

Resort Overview

Since its unveiling in 2006 this masterpiece created by Frank Gehry to house the Hotel Marqués de Riscal has become a highly sought after contemporary, luxury retreat. Design, art, gastronomy, wine and the lush landscape all combine to create a memorable sojourn at The City of Wine.

The hotel’s luxurious interior bears the unmistakable stamp of Gehry’s design. Tilted walls, zigzag windows, cathedral-height ceilings and a host of bespoke details create the impression of accommodation as a work of art in its 43 rooms & suites.

Design, art, gastronomy, wine and the lush landscape all combine to create a memorable sojour… The vision of Frank O. Gehry was to create a 21st century château, an icon for one of the oldest wineries in the Rioja region, Vinos de los Herederos de Marqués de Riscal that connect the historic legacy with the modern art and wine nature. The building is a composition of rectilinear prisms that float above the ground by three super columns that support the building. The building rises nine meters above the ground and crosses the underground wine store of Marqués de Riscal to support itself with the three super columns. This allows spectacular views in all levels, to see the vineyards, Elciego, and the mountains of the Sierra de Cantabria as a background. Everything is wrapped in cascades of titanium (Canopies) colored in pink, gold and silver symbolizing the reddish hues of red wine, the mesh of the wine bottle of Marqués de Riscal and the capsule of the bottle.

Reception & Concierge

Luxury Collection Concierge

Discover the charms of Elciego with our exemplary service 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Our luxury collection concierge team will recommend you the most well-known activities in the surroundings of the Hotel Marqués de Riscal such as cultural excursions, winery visits and restaurants.

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Hotel History

The City of Wine, located in the charming town of Elciego in Álava, encompasses the oldest winery in Rioja alongside the spectacular new complex designed by internationally renowned architect Frank O. Gehry.

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Executive Suite

Luggage Liaison

Shipping luggage in advance to a destination is the ultimate luxury travel experience. That’s why the Hotel Marques de Riscal is pleased to offer its newest signature program, Luxury Collection’s Luggage Liaison.

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Gehry Suite terraze


While in search of authentic Riojan experiences, the hotel's sophisticated guests still appreciate staying connected with events at home—we are happy to oblige with the luxury of same day editions of international newspapers.

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Guest Rooms

  • King Deluxe Guest Room Spa Wing

    Deluxe Spa

    Guest room, 1 King, Vineyards view, Mountain view, Spa Building
  • Premium Spa Room

    Premium Spa

    Guest room, 1 King, Elciego village view, Mountain view, Spa building, Balcony
  • Premium Spa Terrace Room

    Premium Spa Terrace

    Guest room, 1 King, Elciego village view, Mountain view, Spa building
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