Accommodation rating: Superior
The oldest train in Spain, El Transcantabrico features original 1920's Pullman carriages that have been renovated to offer modern-day luxuries combined with all the charm of the golden era of rail travel. All guest cabins feature double beds and are equipped with a minibar and safe and all have air conditioning and en suite facilities. The dining car offers an a la carte menu while the bar car has panoramic windows where you can enjoy a pre-dinner aperitif as you watch the scenery pass by. Other carriages include a panoramic coach, tea saloon and entertainment saloon. There is also a small library with newspapers and magazines.
Meals: A la carte and buffet breakfasts are served daily. All dinners and lunch are served with the finest cuisine, either on board the train or in high-end restaurants. They include wine, water, soft drinks and coffee.
Each suite on has a double bed 119cms wide by 185cms long (4ft wide by 6ft long); some have an extra overhead bunk bed, which folds down 75cms width by 175cms long (2ft 6ins wide by 5ft 9ins long).
Fittings include: Wardrobe, desk, safe, air conditioning, heating, telephone and minibar. Suites include large windows with curtains, carpeted floors and a private bathroom with hydro-sauna, turbo massage, steam shower and hairdryer.
Please call 020 3813 2966 for more information or to make a booking.