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Burgos is best known for its amazing Gothic cathedral, which looms over the rest of the beautiful, medieval Old Town like a fancy jewel. This was once a key stop on the Camino de Santiago pilgrimage, but it's worth more than just a 'pop in', this is a great city for foodies and rife with interesting buildings, you just have to look beyond the cathedral. The best places to stay in Burgos tend to be very reasonably priced, because, despite the Heritage Listed Cathedral and Old Town, this is a largely unsung destination.

Burgos tends to be overlooked because on the outside, at least, it's got the grey and staid stone architecture of northern Spain. But once you enter the elegant historic centre - by the massive gates, you'll begin to see the city's treasures, including the large statue of El Cid, Burgos favourite son, and definitely worth looking up if you're going to be in this part of the country. And several elegant plazas and promenades, lined with tapas bars and cafes.

Burgos is just packed with worthy little museums and churches and it would take a number of days to 'see the sigths'.

Best places to stay in Burgos

  • La Puebla is a chic, little hotel in a historic spot, just on the outskirts of the medieval heart of Burgos. The hotel is a well preserved 19th Century affair, with 19 rooms, a sun terrace and a good little bar. It's also priced extremely reasonably.
  • The Hotel Landa is a castle tower with 13 elegant bedrooms and two restaurants. Attractive, romantic and family owned, this hotel will make a memorable place to lay your head.

Still not sure which is the best place to stay in Burgos for you? Browse through our list of all the best places to stay in Burgos, or check out Salamanca and Zamora in the same region of Castilla y Leon, or contact one of our friendly Gurus for advice.

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  • La Puebla


    A chic little hotel in a historic location. Rooms blend contemporary furnishings with its original 19th century architecture. Sun terrace, cool bar area and massages available. Great value, and a stylish choice for exploring the historical sites close by.

    19 rooms from $46
    Local exploring  -  Explore this medieval city, with its Cathedral Santa Maria, historical sights, markets and Spanish dining
    Sights nearby  -  Cathedral, and very close to Plaza Mayor square, the Teatro Principal theatre, the Statue of El Cid and Casa del Cordón palace
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Great walks  -  Good for walkers.
  • Hotel Landa

    Burgos (km 235)

    A highly romantic destination in the old town. A family run castle tower and square with elegant bedrooms and two fantastic restaurants. Rooms and suites have four poster beds, big bath tubs, and attractive furnishings. A great choice for a romantic break with excellent food.

    13 rooms from $110
    Romantic Break
    Sights nearby  -  Museo de la Evolución Humana.
    Four poster beds  -  For romantics.
    Swimming Pool  -  Indoor/outdoor
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