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the city is a marvel, a world heritage site, and this palace stands out for having a window with a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
agusticassa
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Girona, Spain
A five star hotel

The building that was always impressive has been turned into a magnificent hotel. Some of the rooms... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2018
dindan_11
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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Descubra un auténtico palacio a la altura de su época, el Renacimiento. Este palacio de Úbeda, proyectado por el insigne arquitecto Andrés de Vandelvira, sigue siendo, a día de hoy, la residencia de la familia propietaria, desde que en 1873 su...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

the city is a marvel, a world heritage site, and this palace stands out for having a window with a column in the corner, something very unusual

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank agusticassa
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Reviewed July 22, 2018

The building that was always impressive has been turned into a magnificent hotel. Some of the rooms are out of this world, and the view from the top is superb.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 20, 2018

The palace is on the famous Plaza Vaszuez de Molina, an architectural and historical treasure of Ubeda. It is among the cluster of Renaissance buildings that are in large part the reason that UNESCO declared the city a World Heritage Site. If you tour the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed January 21, 2017 via mobile

This describes a tour of this fine house. It is a privilege to be shown round this imposing House by its impressive and knowledgeable owner. We could not understand how anyone who had had a tour was not suitably impressed. We therefore looked back at...More

Date of experience: January 2017
3  Thank Judith P
Reviewed November 27, 2016 via mobile

We booked the guided tour without knowing that that afternoon the kind owner would be our guide .We couldn't have asked more as this charming man who speaks also perfectly French took the 6 of us all around his palace and because one couple from...More

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Lella P
Reviewed July 16, 2015

The tour guide is in fact the current owner, who not only takes you through the historic portion of his home, but tells you personal stories of growing up there, surrounded by the artifacts. The swords on display are not just swords - they are...More

Date of experience: October 2014
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Reviewed April 21, 2015

The history and the architecture surrounding Francisco Cobo, Minister to Carlos V, Emperor of the Holy Roman Empire, is fascinating. He was a commoner who through meritorious and valuable service to his royal master was awarded 1% of the wealth from the New World and...More

Date of experience: April 2015
Thank Michael A
Reviewed October 13, 2014

About three weeks ago, my wife and I visited Ubeda and surrounding towns for a few days. I must confess that I did not know what to expect from the visit to this palace. The guided tour we took (only way to visit), went beyond...More

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank josebenjamin
Reviewed November 2, 2013

A tour guide is necessary to get a full understanding of this beautiful historic building which is NOT a church, but originally built for Francisco de los Cobos. Our guide was booked for us by the Parador, using the Semer Turismo. There are so many...More

Date of experience: October 2013
1  Thank twindolphin
Reviewed October 14, 2013

There is a guided tour of the Palace of Vela de los Cobos that visitors to Ubeda should take. It shows the beautiful interiors of the palace. There are guided visits and the Semer Turismo office to reserve these visits is located across the street...More

Date of experience: October 2013
3  Thank BennyMalaga
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