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Parador "Hostal San Marcos"

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Church Stretton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We arrived to a very warm welcome form the car park attendant, however walking into the hotel I was shocked to see how shabby the exterior of the building was. The check in was fine and we were accompanied to our hotel bedroom. The corridor was very dark (5th floor) and during our stay we had difficulty in finding the...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I have stayed at the Parador two previous times. We love it!! This time we stayed in two different rooms, because our first room (Quevedo) had already been booked by someone else for our third night at the Parador. (If you want one of the special rooms at the Parador you probably should book well in advance--we...

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Basel, Basel-Stadt, Switzerland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Was in Leon for two nights on a business trip. If you are looking for something authentic and right on the famous Way of St. James then this is clearly the place to stay. The rooms have what you need in a good hotel but still gives you the feeling of being in the monastery. I had room 512 and...

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in the afternoon from Segovia to a warm welcome and a breathtakingly beautiful Parador in Spanish renaissance style. We headed straight for the old city taking in the Casa de los Guzmanes in renaissance style and the starkly contrasting and surprisingly sensible Casa de Botines designed by Gaudi and now a bank. From there we headed uphill to...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent as usual for Paradores. Secure parking behind hotel, Access to front of hotel is possible for drop off, but due to the layout I would advise to go straight to car park, (no height restriction, if you are traveling with a larger vehicle), book in then collect luggage from car. Room was a bit chilly, we didn't realise there...

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Piemonte
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The beds were good The room and breakfast room were cold. We couldn't make the radiator in our bedroom work. Breakfast the first morning was not brilliant - the staff appeared cold and robotic. The next morning we had a different waitress, and the service was acceptable.

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Eaglescliffe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room was large, clean and comfortable. The hotel was magnificent. Lots of history, so interesting. The restaurant and meal were excellent, as was the breakfast. The staff were friendly and attentive. Would definitely stay there again.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very historical comfortable stay th restaurant served delightful food in great surroundings calm efficient staff who were quietly attentive The bar and snack was comfortable with a reasonable quality menu Loved the walk through history Parador Excellence

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Hobe Sound, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Perhaps there are more upscale hotels in Leon but we were darn happy with this one. Extravagant surroundings, free parking, comfortable room, real good breakfast, what more could you expect? Location a bit off center but very workable. Staff a bit formal and not the friendliest but they do their job.

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

Extraordinary Hotel is just magical. The accommodations are great. The rooms are ample, in need of some TLC. The service was excellent although form a distance ??. The location might be hard to get, but it is well worth it. They gave us parking space to lock up our bicyles and we explored the lovely town until the morning hours.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hostal de San Marcos is one of the most extraordinary historic hotels on the Old Continent. Construction of the building was begun in the 16th century, together with the bridge across the River Bernesga in the outskirts of León. It was built to house the peninsula's western headquarters for the Military Order of Saint James. The project was financed by King Ferdinand the Catholic. The magnificent hotel is a museum of stately function rooms, with a spectacular cloister and chapter house; spacious, elegant guest rooms; a library; and a wonderful restaurant that offers beautifully prepared traditional cuisine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Parador "Hostal San Marcos"

Address: Plaza de San Marcos 7, 24001 Leon, Spain
Region: Spain > Castile and Leon > Province of Leon > Leon
Price Range: $105 - $279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Parador "Hostal San Marcos" 5*
Number of rooms: 184
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Also Known As:
Parador De Leon Hotel Leon
Parador De Leon León
Parador De Leon Hotel León
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Leon
#2 Romantic Hotel in Leon
#2 Business Hotel in Leon
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