The name Hotel De las Letras pays homage to the world of literature and to pictograms as the primeval elements of written language.
The building is included in the city's heritage register and dates from 1917. It was created by architect Cesáreo Iradier as the home of the Count of Artaza, and was renovated for use as a hotel in 2005 by architects Virginia Figueras and Franco Corada.
It comprises 109 rooms, the De las Letras Restaurant, Lounge Bar, BOCABLO, Ático de Las Letras, the Library, the Gym and the DL's Function Rooms.
It is a four star hotel, part of the anima hotels group.