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Parador "Hostal San Marcos" de Leon

5.0 of 5 Plaza de San Marcos 7, 24001 Leon, Spain
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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Warwick, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Huge Parador with rooms in the old building and a newish wing. We stayed in this modern wing which had large rooms but they were a little dated. The hotel is a 20 min walk to the old town which is great with a fabulous cathedral. Food at the hotel was first class and we recommend the tasting menu with... More 

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Pasadena, California
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

This is the most amazing hotel that makes you feel like you are in a make believe place. If you have any reason to go to Leon try to stay here. Besides being historic the elegance of the place and the service and the food are all five star.

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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

If you want to recover some of that well deserved sense of reasonable entitlement you have earned as a lifetime, dedicated, hard working son/daughter, father/mother, friend, responsible citizen and professional, please give yourself the opportunity to stay in Parador San Marcos, León, España, at least for two or three nights. You will not regret it. It is a marvelous arquitecture... More 

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Sydney, Australia
14 reviews 14 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

El Parador de Leon is a must see place even if you don't stay there. Rooms are clean,comfortable beds and beautifully furnished all through out. The building It self is stunning and it is like a museum in it self. The foyer is so beautiful and inviting, there is a church attached to the building and a small museum.The food... More 

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santa fe, NM
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 hotel reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Beautiful building houses elegant hotel rooms in the old section (the new section looks very nice, but is just an ordinary hotel). We had a huge room with canopies over the beds, a terrace that gave onto the Plaza San Marcos, a well equipped bath and an entry hall that blocked out any possible noise from the cloister. A beautiful... More 

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Waterford, Ireland
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

i passed this building last year while walking the Camino Frances. Actually thought the whole building was a museum. returned to Leon while in northern Portugal and had a beautiful stay at this Parador. Public spaces are ancient and museum-like but very comfortable. Rooms very nice but not ostentatious. Restaurant excellent and really good value . Only downside for me... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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83 reviews 83 reviews
27 hotel reviews
80 helpful votes 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

What a beautiful monumental hotel this is, so pleasing to see a classic historical building being put to good use...with a living museum adjoining the Hotel it boasts a chapter house, a library and Church that you can wander to and from at your own leisure....and it really does feel quite indulgent and extraordinary to stay amongst the Cloisters of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Since seeing the movie, The Way and deciding I wanted to walk the Camino de Santiago, I knew staying at the Parador Leon had to be included in my Camino experience. I'm so glad I allowed myself this indulgence. Both the hotel and the adjoining San Marcos were beautiful and filled with history. I found the room and bath to... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This beautiful hotel/ex-monastery was built starting in the 16th century.The cloister and church next door are a must to visit. Make sure you read all of details about the history on the walls around the cloister. Ask to stay in the old part of the hotel because the newer part (1970's) is not a good addition to this beautiful building.... More 

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Address: Plaza de San Marcos 7, 24001 Leon, Spain
Location: Spain > Castile and Leon > Province of Leon > Leon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Parador "Hostal San Marcos" de Leon 5*
Number of rooms: 203
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Also Known As:
Parador De Leon Hotel Leon
Parador De Leon León
Parador De Leon Hotel León
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Leon
#2 Romantic Hotel in Leon

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