Preferred Hotels

From grand palaces to intimate hideaways, from restored monasteries to modern boutique properties, from country chateaus to seaside resorts, all preferred hotels featured in Ormina Tours’ itineraries have been meticulously handpicked for their unparalleled hospitality offering, comfort, location and uniqueness. All preferred hotels are four or five star properties and are luxuriously appointed. Our preferred hotel choices reflect our desire to ensure you enjoy a comfortable and relaxing stay.

Spain, Álava – Hotel Viura

Location

This designer hotel in a distinctive contemporary building lies in the center of a renowned wine village. It’s 13 km from the Church of Santa María de los Reyes and 15 km from the Museo Vivanco de la Cultura del Vino.

Featured in: Northern Spain | Regional Discovery

Spain, Barcelona – Majestic Hotel & Spa

Location

Located on Paseo de Gracia, it provides guests with an ideal opportunity to visit Gaudi´s famous buildings, the most exclusive shops, as well as being close to the financial and business district of Barcelona.

Spain, Barcelona – NH Podium

Location

The NH Collection Barcelona Pódium enjoys a central location in this vibrant city, cocooned from the hustle and bustle of downtown. Newly refurbished, this well-connected hotel is close to the zoo and harbor as well as within easy reach of the city’s other major attractions.

Featured in: Barcelona, Spain | City Break

Spain, Barcelona – Petit Palace Boquería Garden

Location

Located in Boquería of Barcelona, just a minute’s walk from Liceu metro station and an 8-minute walk from the busy Plaça de Catalunya square.

Spain, Barcelona – Mercer Hotel

Location

Mercer Barcelona is a luxury hotel located in the heart of the Gothic Quarter, close by the Cathedral. Our 5 Star boutique hotel, considered monument, is a unique place where guests can find exclusivity and a singular experience.

Featured in: Barcelona, Spain | City Break

Spain, Barcelona- El Palace Hotel

Location

Located in the centre of Barcelona, very close to Las Ramblas, and in the most renowned shopping area of Barcelona, this Barcelona 5 stars hotel is surrounded by boulevards, prestigious boutiques and the city’s main attractions.

Spain, Granada – Hotel Alhambra Palace

Location

This renowned hotel is an short walk from the medieval palace at the Alhambra and nearby the ornamental gardens at the Generalife.

Featured in: Best of Spain

Spain, La Rioja – Hotel Los Agustinos

Location

Located in the centre of the town of Haro, next to the Breton theatre and 300 metres from the Winery Quarter and the Winemaking Research Station, the Hotel Los Agustinos is the perfect accommodation to enjoy tourist visits to the most iconic wineries in La Rioja. In the evening, the magnificent cloister of the Hotel Los Agustinos is the ideal place to enjoy a drink or a good book.

Featured in: Northern Spain | Regional Discovery

Spain, Madrid – Hotel Preciados

Location

The Hotel Preciados is located in the heart of Madrid, in an exclusive area near all the cultural attractions (including Plaza Mayor, the Royal Palace and Royal Theater, the Prado, Reina Sofía and Thyssen Museums…), shops, main theaters, cinemas, and restaurants.

Featured in: , Best of Spain

Spain, San Sebastian – Astoria7 Hotel

Location

A 6-minute walk from Amara metro station, this upscale, movie-themed hotel is also a 13-minute walk from San Sebastián Cathedral and 1.3 km from the Beach of La Concha.

Featured in: Northern Spain | Regional Discovery

Spain, San Sebastian – Hotel Marina Cristina

Location

Overlooking the Urumea River, this grand belle epoque hotel dating from 1912 is 8 minutes’ walk from La Concha Beach, a 10-minute walk from Gros train station and 7 minutes on foot from the elegant shops in the city center.

Featured in: Northern Spain | Regional Discovery

Spain, San Sebastian – Hotel Villa Soro

Location

The hotel is just a 15-minute walk from the old town, Kursaal and Zurriola Beach and because it is a unique place where to enjoy a romantic stay or a family holiday.

Switzerland, Lugano – The View Lugano

Location

On a hillside with sweeping views of the city and Lake Lugano, this polished all-suite hotel is a 10 minute walk from Lugano-Paradiso train station and 2 km from the LAC cultural center.

Featured in: Italian Lakes and Swiss Mountains

Turkey, Istanbul – Sura Hagia Sophia Hotel

Location

This elegant hotel with a white-column exterior is a 6-minute walk from the Hagia Sophia museum, 1 km from Topkapı Palace and 3.2 km from Galata Tower.

Featured in: Istanbul, Turkey | City Break

Turkey, Istanbul – Four Seasons Istanbul at Sultanahmet

Location

Visit a one-of-a-kind luxury hotel retreat in Istanbul’s oldest district. Travel in time with visits to the 6th-century St. Sophia, the 15th-century Topkapi Palace and the 17th-century Blue Mosque, just a five-minute walk from our Sultanahmet luxury hotel in Istanbul’s Old City.

Featured in: Istanbul, Turkey | City Break

Wales, Aberystwyth – Gwesty Cymru

Location

Gwesty Cymru is located at the centre of Aberystwyth’s Victorian promenade, overlooking Cardigan Bay in the West Wales county of Ceredigion. The hotel is within easy walking distance of Aberystwyth’s train and bus stations and the town centre.

Featured in: Wales | Regional Discovery

Wales, Cardiff – Cathedral73

Location

Set in a restored Victorian townhouse, this refined hotel is a mile from Ninian Park railway station and a 16-minute walk from Cardiff Castle.

Featured in: Wales | Regional Discovery

Wales, Cardiff – Park Plaza

Location

The four-star Park Plaza Hotel is situated in the heart of Cardiff city centre just a short stroll from St David’s Shopping Centre and the historic Arcades, Cardiff University, Cardiff Castle, City Hall and the Principality Stadium.

Featured in: Wales | Regional Discovery

Wales, Cardiff – The Exchange Hotel

Location

In a stately 19th-century building that formerly housed the city’s Coal Exchange, this upscale hotel is a 4-minute walk from Cardiff Bay railway station, 6 minutes’ walk from Cardiff Bay and close to Cardiff Castle.

Featured in: Wales | Regional Discovery

Wales, Cardiff – The Principal St David’s Hotel

Location

Set on Cardiff Bay’s waterfront, just two hours from London and close to major transport links, St David’s Hotel is perfectly located for city breaks, business trips and events.

Featured in: Wales | Regional Discovery