To introduce this to you; have you ever heard about
the “fiesta” in Pamplona? About the Running of the Bulls or about Hemingway?
This hotel has to do with all these things.
“The Gran Hotel la Perla is not just a luxury
hotel”, the receptionist, historian and our friendly tour guide Fernando Hualde
Gállego explained in the second oldest hotel in Spain. To get luxury you just
need money, probably a lot of money, but no money is needed to learn of the
great history. And this hotel’s history is very close to the history of
about much more than artistic heritage. Here we keep in touch not only with
material and immaterial heritage, but with history.
and spread its history. The staff has searched throughout the personal
testimonies from people of the past decades before the restoration (in the year
2007) of documents from the hotel itself, newspaper archives, and so on.
story, in which bullfighters, musicians, politicians, athletes, kings, actors,
writers, sculptors and all sorts of characters intermingle. All have put in
their grain of sand; all have made it so that today we write the name of the
hotel in golden letters.” said Fernando Hualde in his blog.
appreciate all of the effort, and once you visit you will not underestimate the
great value of the story of a community. We have learned about Hemingway, his
tastes, his personality, and his fondness for seeing the bullfighters…
I encourage you to visit the web and read the
blog. And then, if you come to Pamplona, and wish to visit the hotel, do not
Here you have a phone number 34948223000. and the e-mail address firstname.lastname@example.org where you can
find more information about guided tours inside the hotel….
We hope to see you soon in Pamplona.