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Monasterio de San Francisco

35 Avenue Pio XII, 14700 Palma Del Rio, Spain
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Monasterio de San Francisco for 2 nights in July. It is ideally located between Seville & Cordoba and is an easy drive or train ride between these 2 cities. It is important to understand that this hotel is based in a converted monastery so it is a large rambling building has loads of character and charm but... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you in advance for your comments. And it´s a pleasure for us to receive a wonderful guest in our stablishment. Regards. Jose Morilla More 

Mijas, Spain
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50 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

The Hotel Monasterio de San Francisco is located in Palma del Rio; roughly halfway between Seville and Cordoba and perhaps a little way off the regular tourist track, but well worth the visit. It was our intention to visit Castillo del Almodovar the following day and then continue on to Cordoba, so Palma del Rio provided a natural break point... More 

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

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your candit comments. It´s a pleasure for us to know you had enjoyed our wonderful and charm hotel. Regards. More 

Houston, Texas
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61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Very large, comfortable, updated guest rooms set in a historic monastery. Onsite dining facilities with well-prepared offerings. Good Wi-Fi in guest rooms and common areas. There were a significant number of stairs, and I didn't notice an elevator/lift. We handled our luggage on our own since we were physically able to do so and we had not seen any bellmen.... More 

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

Dear Guest, Thank you in advance for your comments. I hope you enjoyed your stay in our city. Regards. More 

Juneau, Alaska
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159 reviews
46 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 117 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We arrived and our reservation had been canceled, after about 4 hours of trying to get to the bottom of the problem, Anna figured it out! The room she gave us was beautiful, large newly renovated bathroom, comfy bed, simply charming. the town itself was just okay and NOT a must stop, but we enjoyed walking around the orange tree... More 

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Dear Guest, thank you in advance for your comments. Anna and the rest of our staff celebrate your words. thank you very much again. Jose Morilla More 

Torrent, Spain
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25 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

When do you have the chance to sleep in a 500 year old building where once Franciscan monks lived and Christopher Columbus waited for Queen Isabella to open her coffers for his expedition to discover America. It’s quite an experience to walk and sleep between such history laden walls. The rooms are spacious, the bathrooms marvellous with their marble floors,... More 

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

Dear guest. Thank you in advance for your comments. It´s a pleasure for us to find a guest to value our special historic stablishments. Thank you very much. Regards More 

Chicago, Illinois
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11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2014

Though only listed as a 3 star, we found this hotel better than the 4 star hotels we stayed in in Cordoba and Seville. Lovely courtyards, spacious rooms, dining indoors and outdoors, copious buffet breakfast and a nice pool in a garden.

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

Dear Guest. Thank you very much for your candit comments. It´s a pleasure for us to servir guest like you. Regards Jose Morilla More 

Madrid, Spain
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

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

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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132 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 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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Thank you very much for your candid comments. Regards Jose Morilla More 

Oro Valley, Arizona
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 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 

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