Updated: May 24
One of the most charming boutique hotels in Valencia, where Arabic and Roman influences meet to create an elegant experience.
This city-centre sanctuary is the perfect getaway for lovers on a romantic getaway or professionals seeking a moment of tranquillity. It combines ancient flavour with stunning modernity in an undeniably gorgeous setting. The hotel has a rating of 9.1/10 on Booking.com.
Located in the heart of the ancient centre of Valencia city, the historic Hotel Palacio Marques de Caro is surrounded by orange-tree-dotted squares and storied cellar bars. The hotel is a short walk from Valencia Cathedral and is steeped in history by the passing of the Romans, Byzantines and Arabic empires.
This luxury hotel in Valencia offers an immersive experience beyond its history and modern finishings. Explore the elegant lounge from the refreshing waters of the blue turquoise pool, or enjoy an exquisite meal at the acclaimed Alma del Temple restaurant.
The Caro hotel is a fascinating combination of modern and old, with parts dating back some 2,000 years. From Roman mosaics from the 2nd century BC to medieval Arabic walls, Gothic arches, and a 19th-century facade, this hotel reflects the history of the diverse cultures that have walked its walls.
The hotel was renovated under the careful guidance of the acclaimed interior designer Francesc Rifé and offered a warm and intimate atmosphere with an abundance of clean lines and modern furniture. The most seductive feature is the 26 uniquely refurbished bedrooms.
After an evening of elegance, the 26 exquisite suites will await you with luxurious furnishings and spa-style bathrooms.
You will be immersed in history under the eaves of the Arabic watchtower, admiring the charming arches below. In the Marquise Suite, consisting of the library, tearoom and ballroom, you will dream of Valencian old, influenced by the perfectly preserved agricultural painting above the bed.
Food and drink
Enjoy exquisite cuisine and fine wines while soaking up the heritage of the Moorish Empire in the award-winning restaurant Alma del Temple, considered one of the most beautiful restaurants in Spain.
You will be delighted by plates with ancient recipes infused with a modern twist and locally sourced products. You can enjoy them sitting beside what remains of the ancient Arabic city walls.
Who would love it?
Spend your day window-shopping in the boutique shops of the Old Town, experimenting with tapas and vermouth in charming El Carmen, or escape to the fragrant Turia Gardens, an open stretch of nature that lies where the Turia river once flows. Surrounded by gourmet restaurants, independent galleries and picturesque squares, your weekend at Hotel Palacio Marques del Caro offers a world of discovery in vibrant Valencia.
A little luxury
It has been voted one of the best hotels in Valencia, receiving a 9.1-star rating on Booking.com. You can read what their happy guests say here, or if you still haven’t decided where to stay in Valencia, you can read more about our favourite historical gems and luxurious boutique hotels in Valencia.