Hotel Viura in La Rioja, by Spanish architects Designhouses, in the wine region of La Rioja, Spain.

Hotel Viura, tipsy cubes in La Rioja

Hotel Viura in La Rioja, by Spanish architects Designhouses, in the wine region of La Rioja, Spain.
Hotel Viura in La Rioja, designed by Spanish architects Designhouses, is located in the heart of Villabuena de Alava, in the enchanting wine region of La Rioja, Spain.

Hotel Viura in La Rioja,a tumbling pile of dancing cubes.

Close to the mountains of the  Sierra de Cantabria,  in the heart of the  small village Villabuena de Alava, rises a surreal pile of superimposed concrete blocks like a phantasmagoria. The Hotel Viura in La Rioja, designed by Spanish architects Designhouses, is a playful and ultra-modern counterpart to it´s neighboring 17th century church.

Hotel Viura in La Rioja, by Spanish architects Designhouses, in the wine region of La Rioja, Spain.
The terrace of the Hotel Viuraabove the enchanting old village of Villabuena de Alava.

It seems the architects shied away from anything vertical and horizontal, thus creating a architectural  fantasy that looks like it will start to dance any moment.

Hotel Viura in La Rioja, by Spanish architects Designhouses, in the wine region of La Rioja, Spain.
The intersection of the superimposed cubes create an array of balconies and terraces.
Hotel Viura in La Rioja, by Spanish architects Designhouses, in the wine region of La Rioja, Spain.
There is always a view of the San Andres church, built between 1538 and 1728, and the mountain chain of the Sierra de Cantabria.

A tipsy house, so to say, that fits perfectly into the region which is well known for its wines under the brand Denominación de Origen Calificada Rioja.

Hotel Viura in La Rioja, by Spanish architects Designhouses, in the wine region of La Rioja, Spain.
The interior comes in contemporary furnishings, modern with many references to wine.

The intersection of the superimposed cubes create an array of balconies and terraces that offer stunning views of the village and the surrounding scenery.

Inside, the hotel  is equipped with stylish contemporary furnishings, modern with many references to wine. The spacious bar, the lounge and the glorious outside terraces offer an atmosphere of unadulterated luxury.

Hotel Viura in La Rioja, by Spanish architects Designhouses, in the wine region of La Rioja, Spain.
The spacious rooms with comfortable bathrooms boasting a separate bath and shower and a private terrace.
Hotel Viura in La Rioja, by Spanish architects Designhouses, in the wine region of La Rioja, Spain.
Ample rooms offer the guest a balance of perfect comfort and unobtrusive luxury.

The boutique hotel consists of 33 luxurious guestrooms. Floor to ceiling windows throughout and private terraces ensure that there is always a view of the enchanting old village, the San Andres church, built between 1538 and 1728, and the mountain chain of the Sierra de Cantabria.

Hotel Viura in La Rioja, by Spanish architects Designhouses, in the wine region of La Rioja, Spain.
Hotel Viura with it´s acclaimed restaurant and wine cellar is the perfect base for discovering La Rioja.
Hotel Viura in La Rioja, by Spanish architects Designhouses, in the wine region of La Rioja, Spain.
It seems the architects shied away from anything vertical and horizontal, thus creating a architectural fantasy that looks like it will start to dance any moment.

Hotel Viura with it´s acclaimed restaurant and wine cellar is the perfect base for discovering La Rioja. It is only 10 minutes away from such famous wine cellars as Ysios and Marqués de Risca.

Hotel Viura in La Rioja, by Spanish architects Designhouses, in the wine region of La Rioja, Spain.
A tipsy house, so to say, that fits perfectly into the region which is well known for its wines under the brand Denominación de Origen Calificada Rioja.

 

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