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Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avda. Calvo Sotelo, 28, 24500 Villafranca del Bierzo, Spain
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, UK
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75 reviews 75 reviews
39 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Most paradors are situated in old historic buildings. This a modern version which has been rebuilt in 2010 - the original was from the 1970s. It has all the usual comforts, spacious bedrooms, modern bathrooms, large flat screen tvs, etc. The building is a bit soulless and there is no overriding reason to stay here compared to other modern hotels.... More

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New York City, New York
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149 reviews 149 reviews
26 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

As youall know, the Paradores of Spain are converted catles, monasteries, abbys, with modern amenities and historical appointments. Not this one. This is a very comfortable, modernly appointed hotel that could pass for an out of the way Hilton. The rooms are nicely sized, withcomfortablebeds and linens, though nothing lush. Reception is very friendly, always with a smile. The beeakfast... More

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Madrid, Spain
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44 reviews 44 reviews
43 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This is a modern hotel that is conveniently located close to the highway that goes from Madrid to Galicia. The building has the style of a Novotel or similar, with no personality. The views are OK, but you have the highway on the first stage, which does not help. The service at the resection was abrupt and unfriendly, a bit... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

The only downside was that this was a generic modern hotel-could just as well be in North America or anywhere else in the world. On the positive side, the room was spacious, clean, beds were comfortable, and it was quiet. The bathroom likewise was large and well equipped- we particularly enjoyed the bathtub after a strenuous hike up the mountain... More

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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34 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

This parador is modern, and does not look like the other paradors I have stayed in, where the previous ones were in converted buildings. The rooms were large and had all the amenities of a five star hotel. There was a pool and a sauna too. Which is a good thing, as there is not much to do in the... More

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61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

A modern parador, but still a nice building. Rooms are a reasonable size and spotlessly clean. There was a wedding there the night we stayed, which we had been warned about in advance and given an option to cancel, but we weren't disturbed by noise. Staff were polite but not overly friendly, - that may have been the language, as... More

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Ascot, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here for two nights. The room was large enough and was a standard room-we didn't feel it was worth upgrading. The pool was immaculate but cold which meant I virtually had it to myself. The town is nearby. We took the car in as we didn't realise how close it was but it is easy to walk into. Take... More

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Scottsdale, Arizona
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73 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

We had a good stay here & enjoyed the quality of our room. It was a nice, modern hotel, but did not have the charm of other paradors. The staff was helpful and friendly. We ended up getting room service because the restaurant hours were pretty limited. Overall it was a good stay & I would recommend this hotel.

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Los Angeles
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65 reviews 65 reviews
23 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

This hotel is not in the same category as the other monastic paradors. This is a modern hotel. It had a pool and a small sauna (co-ed, so bring your bathing suit). Our room was fine. But like many other Spanish hotels, the shower had this glass half door which permitted water to spill out onto the floor. I wish... More

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SF Bay Area
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2013

It is a modern parador buit of stone to fit into the old town. We arrived tired from biking all day and found the person at the desk to be very helpful - giving us our rooms, for example, while we waited for our sag wagon and passports to arrive. The rooms were comfortable, clean and modern. The parador has... More

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Address: Avda. Calvo Sotelo, 28, 24500 Villafranca del Bierzo, Spain
Location: Spain > Castile and Leon > Province of Leon > Villafranca del Bierzo
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Hotel Class:4 star — Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo 4*
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