The meticulous period details, Castilian furnishings, the splendid patio and bright rooms - some with exceptional views - are highlights.
The entrance is gothic and bears the Royal coat of arms and a plaque in gothic letters. The castle stands on a hill in the heart of the town near the banks of the river agueda. The 'alcazar', a moorish fortress, is an imposing building with a beautiful garden. It is part of the ancient defences of the town whose centre is today under protection as an historic and artistic monument.
There are 26 rooms, one is a circular junior Suite which is decorated as a monastery cell. The rest are all different, four have a balcony facing the gardens and river agueda.
The stone arches in the dining room are greatly admired, as are the typical Charro cuisine with the standout local sausage - farinato - succulent roasts and Iberian hams.