The intimacy of a Palace reborn as Antique Hotel


Discover a story that will follow you home

Discover a 17th century Palace, restored as an antique hotel, nestled in one of Cantabria’s most secluded locations. Eleven bespoke rooms filled with history, each with a different personality, in an exclusive atmosphere only for adults.

Tucked away in the foothills of the Pasiego Valleys, with a thirty thousand year old historical heritage, its picturesque villages and wildlife trails make this location unique.

Indulge yourself in our Trastámara Restaurant and unwind in our wellness space, surrounded by a design-driven, intimate and distinctive atmosphere created by designer Malales Martínez Canut, from the Malmaca and Maria Mas Interiors studio

About us

Discover the magic of Cantabria and enter our exclusive antique hotel in a 17th century palace. History, cave art and nature merge in a unique enclave in the Pasiegos Valleys, where you will find eleven rooms with personality, our restaurant Trastámara and a relaxing wellness area designed by experts in high decoration. Our team will be delighted to welcome you and help you with everything you need.

An excellent team at your service

Our staff is distinguished by its impeccable attention, providing a welcoming and personalized experience tha timpresses every guest.


11 rooms, 11 stories.
Which one is yours?

Virreina de Nueva España

Timelessly elegant. Explore a selection of handpicked French furniture comprising Vichy tapestries, an oak fitted wardrobe, toile-de-jouy basins and much more. Suite Category.

Retire to a timelessly elegant room

Regente Gabriel Císcar

Exclusive suite with its own living room, fireplace and a sizable balcony that overlooks the palace’s garden. Travel through Europe’s finest 18th century furnishings without leaving your room. Suite with terrace Category.

Take over a suite with its own living room, fireplace and a balcony overlooking the gardens.

Peregrino Revuelta

High ceilinged yet intimate. A versatile space where you can warm up next to the fireplace in winter or take a summer stroll in the garden. Break your routine to get in touch with Cantabria’s wild nature. Suite Category

Take in the view of the palace gardens

Duque de Wellington

This former stable renovated into a luxurious space with its own fireplace is steeped in British history. Step directly from your living room into the palace’s garden through its floor to ceiling windows. Suite with terrace.

Experience an intimate living room and a cosy fireplace

Marquesa de Casa Hermosa

Picturesque, spacious and swathed in bright colours, this room has its own entrance hall and a cosy walk-in wardrobe. Let its charming, vibrant atmosphere inspire your journey. Junior Suite Category.

Let its vibrant atmosphere inspire your journey

Don Juan Osorio

A creative room with depth and diverse spaces which invite pausing, writing, romance and bubble baths. Let your character come to life. Junior suite Category.

Explore a room with depth and diverse spaces

Barón de Puerto Rico

Furnished with Italian style décor and floral fabrics, this room has a particularly fresh and luminous feel to it. Junior suite Category.

Sleep and wake up in a room full of light

Conde de la Gomera

With the perfect blend of old-fashioned elegance and modern comfort, this room is both daring and inviting. Sleep under a canopy made of crossbeams and wake up with the light of its sloping windows. Junior Suite Category.

Immerse yourself in a daring and inviting room

Conde de las Torres

Featuring hardwood floors and masonry walls, this room was originally intended for the count who first built the palace. As soon as you cross the entrance hall you will travel back to the luxury of Cantabria’s regal style. Junior Suite Category,

Travel back to the luxury of Cantabria’s regal style

Caballero Ros de Ursinos

Attic, warm and inviting, its robust architecture inspired the use of rustic wood and country style elements. This room is conceived for getaways where time stands still. Deluxe Category.

Escape to a place where time stands still

Condesa de la Camorra

A travel inspired room with exotic paintings, eastern linens and replicas of the Titanic's wash basins. Soak up the sunrise from your window and take in the view of the valley that lies at the foot of the palace. Junior suite Category.

Unwind in a travel inspired room


Embrace the Helguera experience

The palace is not a momentary escape, but an exclusive hideaway and dedicated space to indulge your mind, body and also your cravings.

The wellness space is located on the edge of an extensive valley and can be used all year round. The Trastámara restaurant celebrates the best of Cantabria’s cuisine with signature dishes and fresh produce from the local market. 

The hotel is nestled deep within Cantabria’s countryside and has been stylishly decorated, housing unique furnishings and antique items from all over the world which our guests can buy.


An antique shop full of life

A handpicked collection of antique furnishings brought to you by interior designer Malales Martínez Canut. 

Details make a difference



Escape, enjoy, relax

The relaxation you were looking for, both in winter and summer. The infinity pool offers an exceptional panoramic view of the Pasiego Valleys Cantabria is famous for. The sauna and steam room at the spa can be booked for private use. Our gym has been tastefully decorated and features innovative German equipment from Nohrd. 

Enhance your stay with our selected treatments and products befitting a palace.



Cantabrian cuisine with a personal touch

Our chef and his team have created a culinary experience that reflects the best of Cantabria’s traditional cuisine with the freshest ingredients. Enjoy our homemade breakfast, sip our best cocktails at sunset and dine with the Palace’s own wine.

Trastámara marries cuisine and stylish design, featuring dinnerware from all over the world, a 17th century fireplace and stunning wall panels. Our tasting menu is a must.



Landscapes steeped in history

Discover an endless number of mountains, beaches, cave paintings, streams and forests thriving with the charm that makes the Pasiego Valleys unique. Stroll around the Palace and fall in love with the sight of hidden pathways, local wildlife and medieval villages.

Sail across the bay of Santander, play golf at the exclusive Pedreña gold course or immerse yourself in Cabárceno’s wilderness. Cycle along an old railway line beside the river Pas or book a guided 4x4 tour.

Make the most of every sense and enjoy all facets of beauty at Palacio la Helguera

In our hotel you will find different spaces that will immerse you in an oasis of comfort and elegance. Enjoy exquisitely decorated rooms, cozy common areas and modern facilities for an unforgettable stay.

From unique items in our antique shop to a spectacular swimming pool surrounded by nature, a beautiful gym and a wellness area designed for maximum relaxation, every corner of the hotel is a haven in which to unwind, rest and enjoy.

Romanticism in the Palace, dreamy sunsets, surprising corners and peaceful nature

Surround yourself with authentic calm in our hotel, where the surrounding nature merges with luxury. Our gardens are a haven of peace that invites you to connect with the beauty and harmony of mother nature, providing an unforgettable experience for all the senses.

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