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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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
64 hotel reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second stay at Parador Leon and we enjoyed it as much as last year. The building is stunning and impressive from the square outside. The decor in reception areas and restaurants is elegant. The rooms are a good size and as you would expect very clean and comfortable. This year we had a room with balcony overlooking... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived in the square to look for the hotel and made a note to have a closer look at the ornate, historic place that took up one side of it. Only when we noticed people with cases walking inside did we realise that the ornate, historic place was the hotel. Inside there is a slightly moth-eaten air to it... More 

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159 reviews 159 reviews
61 hotel reviews
537 helpful votes 537 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our first experience in a Parador. And the old monastery part is stunning. When we went to check in, we found reception to be a bit bureaucratic and a bit lacking in customer relation skills. The Paradores are, I believe, government run. We had a booking for one night and, at check in, asked if they had a... More 

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Wayne, Pennsylvania
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57 reviews 57 reviews
20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always like staying in the paradores but this one is getting a bit tired around the edges. Service is the Barr is disinterested. Rooms are large and nice. Hotel is 15 minute walk from the cathedral. Dining room is beautiful.

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

Dear Martin, I do hope your doing well. I would like to thank you for being our guest and much more for sharing with us your opinión after that. I do apologies for the services issues at the bar. We do take urgent action on that. Without your feed back we do not able to improve our service and product.... More 

Odense, Denmark
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Paradores y restaurantes de Espana http://www.parador.es/en/corporate-information is a public chain of hotels in the most fantastic historical sites across Spain, castles , monasteries etc.. No better place to get a boost of Spanish culture, architecture, gastronomy, high end service , it is an experience that you will remember and for sure will share with those you like .In a few... More 

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Eagle River, Alaska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

In comparison to other accommodations in the area one can secure a sleeping room just as nice at lower price. Rooms very dated with carpets needing a total cleaning. Food and drinks at the hotel also over priced. However the morning buffet - is the very best! Checking in slow. Staff very nice.

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Wisborough Green
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31 reviews 31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

Everything about the structure of this magnificent Parador is superb, but sadly, just as in North West Spain's other huge Parador, at Santiago de Compostela, the other hotel is badly let down by the incompetence of the Management staff. In spite of emails, letters and meetings with Management, agreements were not passed to the relevant departments again and again, and... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The Parador San Marcos is the best Parador I have stayed at in Spain. I prefer it to the one in Santiago de Compostella... San Marcos is the most beautiful historical building with various cloisters and its own Church. The Restaurant meals are first class. It is a remarkable place having once been a hospital,orphanage and a prison during the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

What an amazing building! Very imposing awe-inspiring external structure, & the internal architecture & fittings were so beautiful! Shame we were there only one night, & didn't have enough time to explore it fully. Staff were very helpful. We stayed in the old section, & although the room was reasonably small, it was well decorated & comfortable. As per other... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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35 reviews 35 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

My husband and I stayed at the parador Hostal San Marcos in Leon in September, 2014. We stayed in a suite named "Quevedo." The room has 2 balconies over the entrance to the parador and the room is exquisite. A huge sitting room with antiques, welcoming champagne and fresh fruit dish daily, and a beautiful bedroom with a very comfortable... More 

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