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POSADA LA PASTORA, Uncastillo, Zaragoza

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10 bedrooms including 2 suites
bar service, dining room
lounge, games area
bicycles for hire
Check in/out: anytime/12 noon



POSADA LA PASTORA, Uncastillo, Zaragoza

THE PAST:

This beautifully restored old house sits at the very heart of the medieval hilltop village of Uncastillo, which is still dominated by the remains of the one castle after which it was named. The building, in which up to four families would live, with their horses and donkeys on the ground floor, was in ruins when current owners, Miguel and Inma, bought it. After a major overhaul, designed to preserve the historic features of the property – including wooden beams, old flagstone floors, terracotta tiles and traditional wrought-iron grilles - they opened its doors as a hotel, which they named Posada La Pastora, in the spring of 1999.

THE PRESENT:

Today, this charming property offering a delightful blend of warm welcome, friendly personal service, historic character and cosy home comforts – including air-conditioning and underfloor heating. Great attention has been paid to detail, and the hotel prides itself on pampering the senses, with lavender scents at the entrance, local flavours at breakfast, music to accompany your stay, soft bedlinens to caress your skin, and a peaceful, welcoming atmosphere.

THE PLACE FOR YOU?

Yes, if you like to go off the beaten track, prefer a small hotel and want to feel you are staying with friends, who share your likes and your interests. Emphasising the infomality that pervades here, guests can check in at any time – if rooms are not ready, luggage can be left at reception. (If you expect to arrive later than 8pm, please call and advise the hotel.)
Yes, if you like history: Posada La Pastora is in the medieval village of Uncastillo, classed as the best 12th-Century Romanesque complex in Spain. Nearby, and also rich in history, is the ancient, walled city of Sos del Rey Católico, birthplace of Ferdinand I of Spain.
And yes, if you’re a nature-lover, bird-watcher or keen cyclist: this region of Spain has forests, lakes and gorges as well as the unique and remarkable lunar landscapes of Bardenas Reales Natural Park.
Posada La Pastora is also available for exclusive hire.
NB The hotel is smoke-free and has no lift.

LA PASTORA GIFT CHEQUES, with a value of from €50 from to the amount you specify are available to purchase for anniversaries, special occasions and company incentive and can be used to pay for all or part of a stay at Posada La Pastora.

THE PROPERTY IN DETAIL:

RELAXING
The little lounge is attractively decorated in shades of blue and features a wood-burning stove. There is a small library of books, magazines, films and music; and also a games area – anyone for chess or dominoes? Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the hotel.

EATING & DRINKING
Breakfast is served in the charmingly rustic dining room, with its traditional tiled floor and beamed ceiling – plus an open fire on chilly days. The buffet selection includes juices, fresh fruit, an assortment of tortas (cakes) and bread from Uncastillo, plus a selection of local artisanal charcuterie and cheeses. Accompaniments include olive oil, tomato and jams, plus hot chocolate, coffee, tea and various infusions.
Picnics can be prepared to take on your outings, but Posada La Pastora does not serve lunch or dinner – however, owners Inma and Miguel are happy to offer restaurant recommendations.

SLEEPING
This small hotel has 10 rooms in all. Each has an en-suite bathroom with a shower or bath tub. All are neat, comfortable and charmingly furnished, with a choice of pillows, books of poems and stories on the bedside tables, TV with CD-DVD player and relaxing music, hairdryer and a magnifying mirror

There are eight double rooms, two of which have balconies, with space to sit out.

There are two split-level suites, with bathrooms featuring a bathtub and hydro-massage shower, and minibars. Each has a living area below, a bedroom with sloping ceiling above, and a spiral staircase linking the two. Cribs are available upon request.
NB There are no lifts.

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CANCELLATION POLICY: Your credit card details will not be used to charge anything except in the case of reservation cancellation. Cancellation within less than 7 days before the check-in date will be charged with one night for every booked room.
Please note that reservations are considered okay until 8pm. If you expect to arrive later than this, please call and advise the hotel.


OUTDOORS
Inma and Miguel are happy to advise on local sights to see and exploring further afield. They can supply maps, leaflets, and self-guided hiking and mountain bike routes – and have bikes available to hire. GPS hire with pre-set routes is also available.

GETTING THERE
By road:
FROM BARCELONA to Huesca, then the road to Zaragoza until you reach the exit for Gurrea de Gállego and Ejea de los C. From Ejea to Sádaba. There, turn right for Uncastillo.

FROM MADRID take the N-II towards Zaragoza to Exit 271 toward Ricla and Magallon. Before Magallon follow signs Tudela / Zaragoza. Do not take the highway, but continue to Gallur, Tauste and Ejea de los Caballeros. Continue to Sádaba and take the turning to Uncastillo (5 km from Sos).

FROM PAMPLONA towards Huesca until the exit to Sangüesa. From there to Sos del Rey Católico. Continue to Sádaba and take the turning to Uncastillo (5 km from Sos).
When you get to Uncastillo, follow the green arrows along the pedestrianised streets until you come to the cobbled square without an exit, behind the church of Santa María. The hotel is 15 metres away. After unloading your luggage, you can easily park your vehicle in the area.
GPS co-ordinates: N 42º 21’ 34" W 01º 07´ 57”

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