Castilla Termal Monasterio de Valbuena

Castilla Termal Monasterio de Valbuena

Set among the picturesque vineyards of the prestigious Ribera del Duero wine region, you will find Castilla Termal Monasterio de Valbuena. This hotel, nestled in a beautifully preserved 12th-century Cistercian monastery, overlooks the Douro river, vineyards and countryside. Enhance your senses with a unique experience at the Valbuena Spa, one of three Clarins Spas with thermal water, and enjoy delicious dishes made with ingredients from their kitchen garden. In short, at this hotel you will experience a perfect blend of culture, nature, wellness and gastronomy.


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The hotel is open all year round.


This hotel has 79 rooms.


Check-in is possible from 3 pm. Check-out is at 12 pm. Late check-out is possible on request.


From 303 euro.


  • There is no tourist tax.
  • Unfortunately, your pet is not welcome here.
  • Access to the spa and indoor pool amounts to 45 euros.


Castilla Termal Monasterio de Valbuena is one of the best-preserved 12th-century Cistercian monasteries and the first five-star 'thermal' accommodation in Castile & Leon. In fact, in 1931, the hotel was declared a National Historic-Artistic Monument. The hotel houses the Edades del Hombre Foundation, which promotes and restores ancient and sacred art. As a guest at the hotel, you are free to admire these restorations.

About the rooms

Most rooms are located in the historic corridor of the monastery. You will still find original features such as wooden beams, high arches and stone walls. The rooms are decorated with vintage furniture. It is the ideal blend between historical elements and modern innovation.

Our favourite room

Located in the historic part of the monastery, the Historic Deluxe still has its original stone walls. The room is spacious and has an integrated seating area in the room. Some of these rooms come with a balcony or terrace. Staying in this room is also an advantage as you are entitled to a free later check-out, up to 2 pm, subject to availability.

Enjoy a refreshing swim

The Valbuena Spa has an indoor pool with thermal water, which means it is not only great for relaxing but also offers medical benefits. In the summer months, soak up the sun at the heated outdoor pool.

Work out and wind down

In the hotel's spa, there are several treatment rooms, thermal baths and Jacuzzis. It is possible to put together a tailor-made wellness programme aimed at relaxation, detoxification or weight loss. The hotel's surroundings are perfect for beautiful walks, bike rides or horse rides along the Douro River. You can rent bikes at the hotel.


Children of all ages are welcome. Children can enjoy themselves at the hotel's playground.

11 the monks cellar

Food & Drink

Top dish

Be sure to try the signature dish: Grilled suckling lamb chops, prepared in the oven. Also be sure to taste the hotel's house wine, Converso, an internationally award-winning Crianza wine.

The hotel features an organic vegetable garden with delicious vegetables, herbs and fruits. These delicious ingredients are ubiquitous in the à la carte restaurant Converso and the Gastrobar La Cilla. During your lunch or dinner you will enjoy traditional and modern dishes prepared with fresh products from the vegetable garden. The wine list includes a selection of the best local wines. During lunch or dinner, La Cilla offers lighter meals and dishes to share. The cosy outdoor terrace is the perfect location to enjoy an aperitif. The Monks Wine Cellar is a unique space where you can taste different wines with accompanying dishes, both for lunch and dinner.

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The hotel is located in the heart of Ribera del Duero. A place full of culture, art, nature, unique activities... and excellent wine, of course. The centre of Valbuena de Duero is 4 km away, Valladolid is 47 km away and Palencia is 62 km away.

Are you travelling by plane?

The nearest airport is Madrid's, which is 197 km away.


A transfer is available on request.

Do you have a (rental) car?

There is free outdoor parking.

Caractère review

The charm of the original monastery remains, even after it has been transformed into a luxury hotel. As a result, the atmosphere is quite special. In the hotel's extensive spa, you will be able to unwind completely.

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