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Monasterio de San Francisco

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   35 Avenue Pio XII, 14700 Palma Del Rio, Spain
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 5 weeks ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Madrid, Spain
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you have had breakfast at this place paying 10.00 Euros per person you will know why the Monks left for a better pasture. The Breakfast table contains nothing. Few slices of a dried bread several days old, Cold coffee and warm juice and milk. Few slices of one cheese and ham from a pre-packed supermarket package and that´s it.... More

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Dear Guest. Thank you in advance for your opinion. Please contact with me when you can because i want to check all your information and try to do better than you have seen. Our Monastery is one of the more charm hotel in Cordoba. My email is direccion@monasteriodesanfrancisco.es Regards More

Marbella, Spain
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

A truly WONDERFUL PLACE to visit and see Spanish past glory that only the elite could afford in times past! A beautifully renovated Monastery, now a Hotel with manicured gardens (now "missing" a few Oranges and Grapefruits which "fell into... my pockets!) renovated dining areas to their Old World charm, excellent Spanish food with wide menu & wine list, most... More

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jose m, Director Comercial at Monasterio de San Francisco, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your candid comments. Regards Jose Morilla More

Oro Valley, Arizona
17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We spent 2 nights at this hotel. We had room 13 which is its own wing on the second floor. The bathroom is very large and beautiful with walk-in shower and jetted tub. The room also is very large and beautiful with a huge King sized bed. The TV is an old small tube TV, but you are not really... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you in advance for your candid comments. It´s a pleasure for us to receive your VBT Bike Trips. Regards Jose Morilla More

Newbury, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

We loved this building - it has been converted without losing the feel of a religious house. The bedroom we had was huge with a great bathroom overlooking the gardens. The 30 metre pool was fab and in a beautiful setting! From the aerial shots it looks like its surrounded by the town - which it is, but once inside... More

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Dear Guest, First of all, thank you in advance for your opinion. It´s very apreciate to work with a guest with a happy end. Regards. Jose Morilla More

Malaga, Spain
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66 reviews 66 reviews
26 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

As this hotel is just 2 hours drive from where we live, we could hardly refuse to take advantage of their special offer of dinner, bed & breakfast for two people for just €65. The building is impressive and retains the aura and many of the original features of the monastery it once was. As an hotel, it succeeds in... More

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Marbella, Andalucia, Spain
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

We were 2 couples on an overnight stay, with dinner, bed and breakfast, for a fantastic bargain of 65 euros per couple!! The reception was good, although it may have been so because we speak Spanish. Yes, it is a converted monastery, but that added to the ambience, and the food was excellent. it has to be said though, that... More

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Neston, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

We had a very poor reception from the staff on arrival, and were not shown to our room. I went back to the reception and asked for better directions and got another grunt. After finding the room we felt a little disappointed, A/C that barely worked, dark and drab. We decided to make the most of things, I went back... More

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Cherry Hill
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We were on a cycling tour through southern Spain. As a group we enjoy " different" accommodations. This did not disappoint...spacious rooms, friendly staff. We caught the flavor of the area thanks to the working class/everyman town, PALMA DEL RIO. Traveling luck landed us in a bar/ restaurant that was hosting a bachelorette party on a Saturday night complete with... More

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Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

What a disappointment. The 'Monastery; is in a dreadful setting - a ghastly run down town with no soul. The building itself was stunning inside and out but also had no soul. The bedrooms were lovely but my friend was put in a room that aready had someone in - (not good walking in on someone!!) - so she was... More

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New York City, New York
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45 reviews 45 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

I loved this hotel. So did Christopher Columbus who stayed here when it was a monastery and he was friends with the Franciscan monks. It may be old but it doesn't feel dated. Our room was spacious and bright and overlooked the backgarden and pool. There was a great shower and separate big bathtub and two sinks in the bathroom.

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Address: 35 Avenue Pio XII, 14700 Palma Del Rio, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Cordoba > Palma Del Rio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Monasterio de San Francisco 3*
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Monasterio De San Francisco Hotel Palma Del Rio
Monasterio De San Francisco Palma Del Rio, Spain - Province Of Cordoba

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