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Last updated: 23 October, 2022
Expert travel writer: Dana Facaros

A real bargain in the heart of Burgos, this slick little 3-star hotel in a renovated older building takes its name from the nearby Museum of Human Evolution and the Forum Congress Centre.

Crisp Scandinavian design prevails in the bedrooms and public areas, with local wine culture as the main theme; large pictures of grapes on the walls, and wine-based bath products.

It offers inexpensive parking 50m away and free bike storage, a good breakfast and a friendly English-speaking welcome, for couples, pilgrims or families who want to be in walking distance of the sights.

Surrounding area

Calle Santa Clara is a calm, mostly 19th- and 20th-century residential street with a few shops, while a block away is the new Museum of Human Evolution and the bridge over to the historic centre of Burgos.

The Plaza Mayor, Cathedral, restaurants and bars are a six-minute walk away.

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Key facilities

Airport transfers: Not available
Beach: None
Fitness centre
Fitness classes
Golf course
Hot tub
: Nearby *
Pool (adults only)
Pool (indoor)
Pool (outdoor)
Pool (kids)
Tennis courts
WiFi: Free

Food & drink

All inclusive
Kids menu
Restaurant on-site
Self catering
Additional charge

Room types


Room facilities

Air conditioning
Flat screen TV
Jacuzzi (private)
Pool (private)
Tea & coffee making facilities

Bedding options

2+ bedrooms
3+ beds
Connecting rooms
Rollaway/sofa bed

Other worthwhile experiences in this destination if you have the time or the interest, closest first

Museum of Human Evolution

Museum of Human Evolution

Burgos, Castile and Leon, Spain[0.2 miles]

Dedicated to human origins and the latest theories on evolution, this contemporary museum displays many original fossils – including the oldest humanoid bones discovered in Europe discovered in the nearby Atapuerca mountains.

Best for ages: 5+ | £5

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Arch of Santa Maria, Burgos, Castilla y Leon, Spain

Arch of Santa Maria

Burgos, Castile and Leon, Spain[0.6 miles]

This extraordinarily ornate castle-towered gate was rebuilt in the 16th century by Emperor Charles V to thank the city for its support against a revolt. It houses a museum of antique pharmaceutical equipment and special exhibitions.

Best for ages: 18+ | Free

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Burgos Cathedral

Burgos Cathedral

Burgos, Castile and Leon, Spain[0.7 miles]

A World Heritage site, the Gothic cathedral of Burgos was first built in 1221, then embellished in the 15th, 16th and 18th centuries. Today, it is one of the great art-filled treasure houses of Spain, preserving many extraordinary works.

Best for ages: 18+ | £6

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Church of San Esteban

Church of San Esteban

Burgos, Castile and Leon, Spain[0.8 miles]

A striking Gothic church with a magnificent portal, rose window in its massive tower, a flamboyant choir and a 14th-century cloister; it also houses a museum of elaborate retablos (painted wooden altarpieces).

Best for ages: 18+ | Free

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Destination guides including or relevant to this place to stay


Castile and Leon, Spain

The royal capital of Castille and Leon in the Middle Ages, filled with lavish churches, monuments and great restaurants – and a must-stop along the Camino to Compostela.

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