Arcea Hotels buys the Snow Palace of La Felguera in Asturias


The CEO of Arcea Hotels, Felipe Sordo, has stated that the Asturian group maintains “intact the illusion” in “this project so important for Asturias and for the mining basins in these moments of uncertainty”.

Arcea Hoteles has highlighted the good maintenance of the building during the five years of inactivity, so “everything suggests that the works will not delay its opening.” The set-up will begin with landscaping and maintenance of facilities.The hotel group bets on rrecover this “emblematic establishment” for the celebration of all kinds of events in the Nalón Valley and has expressed his confidence “in beginning this stage with the support of the population, who will have seen many of their events canceled or postponed due to the paralysis of any social gathering.”

For her part, the Mayor of Langreo, Carmen Arbesú, has valued the reopening of a benchmark establishment in the hospitality sector in the area and has considered that this operation “demonstrates that life goes on and that economic activity is not confined” and “it means a commitment to the council when it is more important that there is confidence in the future.”The Snow Palace occupies a building built in 1906 by Duro Felguera for residential use, first from the management and later from its engineers. Designed by the architect J. Manuel Busto it had different uses throughout history until it became a Small boutique hotel with 14 rooms and its own restaurant. The hotel, with an extensive garden area and a spa and wellness area, next to it is a convention building with a capacity for 800 people.Arcea Hotels is the first hotel chain of origin and Asturian capital with an offer of more than 650 rooms and 1,300 beds in 22 hotels located in Asturias, Cantabria, Galicia and Cáceres.