To Hotel Alfonso VIII, An emblematic hotel placed in the downtown. With an excelent geographical enclave, which places us in Plasencia's city, place of history, of art, of educated environments, ideal center to realize visits of interest in his environment, "Valle del Jerte", "La Vera", "Monfragüe", "Sierra de Gata", "Las Hurdes", which will allow him to know the past and to enjoy of the modern today. The hotel Alfonso VIII takes his name of the founding King of Plasencia's city.
Alfonso VIII founds Plasencia with the famous motto: " UT PLACEAT DEO ET HOMINIBUS " (For pleasure of God and of the men). Of there Plasencia's name. It is placed between the valleys of the Jerte, Ambroz, Vera and Hurdes. The motive of his foundation was to have an anticipated city that was reinforcing the Christian positions opposite to the almohades.