We are aware of the condition of the access road to the hotel and we apologize. Unfortunately, it is a public road and is therefore beyond our control.
Welcome to Hotel Torrecerredo
We hope you enjoy your stay with us. All the staff work to try and make your stay as pleasant as possible.
Wifi should be available and free in all areas of the hotel. Please logon to the access point with the strongest signal
Username: Torretours 0 – 5. Password: Picos2012
Reception / Bar 9:00 to 24:00.
In reception, you can ask for a hairdryer, maps, walking sticks or socket adaptors as well as information on different activities. In the bar, we have small library, where you should find various guide books.
We remind you to take your room keys with you if you will be staying out after 24:00, as reception will be closed.
If you are planning on departing before 09:00 Could you please settle your bill the previous evening
Please let us know if you need any extra pillows, towels or blankets.
The TVs have both normal channels and internet cannels. If you you use your account to log onto Netflix, please remember to log out afterwards.
Breakfast Buffet 07:30 – 09:30
A selection of fruit juices, cereals, cold meats, cheeses, sponge cakes, fresh fruit and eggs cooked to order. (Omelettes, scrambled, fried or poached)
Dinner 19:30 to 21:30
The menu consists of an appetiser, first course, followed by a choice of vegetarian, fish, or meat course and a sweet. The menu includes water and other drinks available separately.
You will find the daily menu options on the reception desk. As our meals are cooked fresh daily, we would be grateful if you could select your menu choice in the morning, so as to not create unnecessary wastage.
If you have just checked in, please let us know as soon as possible
Children’s menus are available on request.
Please let us know in advance for any special dietary requirements.
Please note: On Wednesdays our restaurant is closed. (If you have reserved half board, we will deduct a corresponding amount from the final balance.
If required, we can prepare a packed lunch, consisting of a large roll with a choice of fillings, plus a selection of fruits and chocolate. Please advise the night before to have the packed lunch ready in the morning.
Tea and Coffee
At the far end of the dining room are tea and coffee making facilities, except a during dinner time. Please help yourself free of charge.
In both the dining room and bar, there are microwaves available for heating baby foods etc.
To use this service please bring your bag (up to 8kg) to the reception for washing and drying. Sorry, we have no ironing service.
We have a free drying room available for clothes and boots.
If you need to hose down walking boots, motorbikes etc, there are two available at different locations.
Unlike many big chain hotels, we value both our guests and the environment. Here are a few ways we are trying to reduce our impact on the environment.
- Fresh Produce. We prepare fresh food daily and try and keep wastage to a minimum. Much of vegetables are grown locally.
- Solar Power. All hot water is supplied by solar power.
- We try to avoid using products with individual wrappers and we recycle all our rubbish. If you have anything that we can recycle, please give to any member of staff.
- To reduce the amount of detergent being used, you can help the environment, by placing only the towels to be changed in the shower or the bath.
- Nearly all lighting in the hotel uses low energy lighting systems.
Timing and distances to and from the hotel
|Poncebos (Cares gorge)||6 km||10 minutes|
|Llanes||37 km||40 minutes|
|Lagos de Covadonga||44 km||1 hour|
|Fuente De||74 km||1 h y 30 minutes|
|Oviedo||102 km||1 h y 30 minutes|
|Santander||101 km||1 h y 20 minutes|
Phone numbers of interest
985 846 640 from 9:00 to 00:00
Emergencies 661 910 352
Arenas de Cabrales 985 846 786 from 9:00 to 13:00h.
Carreña de Cabrales 985 845 504 from 9:00 to 15:00 h.
Emergencies dial 112
Arenas de Cabrales 985 845 501 from 9:00 a 14:00 and 16:00 to 20:00.
Carreña de Cabrales 985 845 501 from 9:00 a 14:00 and 16:00 to 20:00.
Taxi Pidal 8 pax 985 845 177
Joaquin 4 pax 689 380 603.
Cafe Cares 985 845 042
Bar La Pasarela 646354649
Mechanic Arenas de Cabrales 985 845 027
Mechanic Posada de Llanes 985407393 (Motos)
Town Hall Concejo de Cabrales 985845507
Nacional Park Offices. Picos de Europa
Asturias 985 848 614.
Sports and cultural activities
There are a wide variety of leisure activities that can be carried out relatively nearby and below you will see a description of what’s available.
If you need any advice, or wish to make reservations, let us know at the reception desk and we will be more than happy to assist.
One of the most popular and beautiful routes in northern Spain. It is advisable to go prepared with good footwear, a large bottle of water, sun protection and be aware of the small risk of rock fall. The route starts in the village of Poncebos (6km). It is 12km long, of which the first 3km are uphill and the rest being effectively flat. For the return, you either have come back via the same route, or contract one of various companies offering either 4X4 routes or normal road routes back. (Please ask in reception)
A route that runs along the Tejo channel and arrives to the hamlet of Bulnes. A duration of 1:15. There are bars and restaurants in the village. You can also ascend & descend on underground funicular railway.
A beautiful place and very busy. Access to the lakes from July to Sept is closed to private cars and you will need to use the public transport available from nearby Covadonga.
From the lakes you can do different routes of greater or lesser degree of difficulty.
Descent in canoe of 1 or 2 people by the river Sella with two options, 10 km or 15 km of descent. Between 3 and 4 hours.
It is a beautiful route on horseback of about two hours with departure from Unquera.
Mountain bike rental to enjoy the area and be in contact with the nature that surrounds us in a different way.
A sport that is increasingly in demand due to the fun and beautiful nature of its performance, you can enjoy spectacular views from within a river. More or less about 2 hours.
Basic climbing with a specialized guide, in different places around Cabrales valley, one of the popular areas in this sport.
If you want to enjoy the beach you can rent surfboards or be taught a monitor on the beach of San Antolin, near Llanes.
An exciting activity. But it can only be done in a very short period of the year, due to the water flow during the spring thaw.
You can ask us about the trekking in the countless routes that exist throughout the area. We will advise you by degree of difficulty, levels, distances and times.
A Via ferrata is a vertical rockface, equipped with various materials such as ladders, handrails, chains, suspension bridges and zipwires, with which it is possible to safely climb routes that would otherwise be only scalable by proficient rock climbers. More or less a duraccion between two and three hours, there are 4 vias ferratas in the Picos of Europe.
Ruta del Quesu and Cider
These two brothers from Asiego de Cabrales (Manolo and Javier) teach us how to make cabrales cheese and cider, as well as the distribution of the Asturian village and life in the rural world. The route ends with a traditional espicha as a meal or dinner.
Short stroll to a bee hive while we learn about the geology of peaks, the flora so diverse in the area and the social life of the bees. The guided tour will be in a beekeeper’s suit in the last part of the route where a hive will be opened. Suits are also available for children.
A tour around a modern cheese production facility with an explanation of the cheese making process from yester year up to the now automated systems for milk and cheese production.
Get to know the different birds of the national park and its surroundings like the natural park of Ponga or the cliffs of Ribedesella.
For any other type of information (weather, other places of interest or other activities), consult us at the Reception desk. We will do our best to make your stay as enjoyable and unforgettable as possible.
Thank you very much from all the team of the Hotel Torrecerredo
Barrio Vega S/N 33554
Arenas de Cabrales