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Parador "Hostal San Marcos" de Leon

#2 of 34 Hotels in Leon
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Plaza de San Marcos 7, 24001 Leon, Spain
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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Singapore, Singapore
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42 reviews 42 reviews
24 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in the room in the tower of the original Parador building. The room was lovely, spacious, and had a four poster canopy bed. The room overlooks the river and the old pedestrian bridge. The large bathroom has a shower and jacuzzi. There is private parking and it was free. The Parador is beautiful and guests have access to... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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63 reviews 63 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow! What a Parador! We loved staying here, and the food was some of the best we ate anywhere in Spain - either sitting in the bar, or out on the terrace - very relaxing, very welcoming and very beautiful. Great olives too. Accomodations like this - a rare treat!

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
15 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in a number of paradors during our time in Spain, and been impressed by the friendly, helpful staff but frankly, this was the least impressive. The building itself was stunning, however the service at reception was efficient but impersonal and not at all friendly. We ate dinner in the restaurant, and it was nothing spectacular, we waited... More 

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Florianopolis, SC
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning building. We spent a whole day inside the hotel just exploring its treasures, rooms, paintings and gardens. It was a former building of the Order of Santiago and a pilgrim's shelter, which makes it very special. The choir stalls in the church are a masterpiece of woodcarving. Even though it's now a fancy hotel, you get discounts if you... More 

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
32 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in half a dozen paradors and this is our favourite. It is a really stunning building. I'd recommend a room in the the old part of hotel to enjoy the experience to the full. A wise old traveller once told us that paradors had the best bathrooms and the worse food. This is the one that broke... More 

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Stamford, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Last time we stayed at Canga de Onis which was perfect and hard to beat - this time we went inland and discovered this magical spot in Leon! Such an easy drive from Santander, driving was a dream on the wide open new roads with sat nav. The hotel is stunning and architecturally and historically very interesting, with an excellent... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First night into a two night stay, we found an old napkin from room service on the corner of the bed from a previous guest. We also found broken glass under the vanity in the bathroom. I have photographs of both. I expect basic cleaning to be a basic expectation in any hotel, especially one with the reputation of the... More 

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Agustin M, Director General at Parador "Hostal San Marcos" de Leon, responded to this review

Mr. Damon B. I would like to apologies for the inconveniences caused during your stay. As you may know this is not normal in our property. We do take very good note of your comments in order to act on those. Cleanliness in one of our core values. We are in an historical building and in some cases age does... More 

Cork, Ireland.
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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Situated near the river with a very long tree lined walk alongside going through a very well maintained Park area. The building is fascinating with a beautiful courtyard and plenty of information panels positioned for visitors to view. Reception area is amazingly adapted to such an old property, as are all the common areas. Food selection was comprehensive, and catered... More 

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Miami, Florida
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This parador is exceptional. You could spend the day visiting the hotel! Extraordinary Courtyard . Take in the History of the Building and be transform back in time. Wonderful breakfast at the restaurant . Our room had a beautiful view of the pedestrian bridge. Its a unique stay that you will remember always.

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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This must be one of the largest Paradors in Spain sited in this wonderful Monastery. Large yet retaining all the qualities of the smaller more intimate Paradors this hotel is a must if you are staying in Leon. The situation is majestic and the rooms are large and well appointed. We didn't use the restaurant other than for breakfast which... More 

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