We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Parador "Hostal San Marcos" de Leon

5.0 of 5 Plaza de San Marcos 7, 24001 Leon, Spain
Best prices for -
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Parador "Hostal San Marcos" de Leon
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Parador "Hostal San Marcos" de Leon
Write a Review

816 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    360
    265
    126
    46
    19
See reviews for
140
446
22
44
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 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 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (74)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (816)
  • Mar-May only
    (141)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (289)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (289)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (97)
All months
Pasadena, California
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Senior Contributor
41 reviews 41 reviews
4 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sydney, Australia
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
santa fe, NM
Top Contributor
59 reviews 59 reviews
16 hotel reviews
90 helpful votes 90 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Waterford, Ireland
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
83 reviews 83 reviews
27 hotel reviews
78 helpful votes 78 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Atlanta, Georgia
Top Contributor
51 reviews 51 reviews
35 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
San Diego, California
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
48 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
322 reviews 322 reviews
46 hotel reviews
124 helpful votes 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

Stayed a couple of nights. The cloister is very good but wouldn't expect anything else from a Parador. Breakfast was amazing. Room was great. The staff was very helpful. Thank god for gps though. It was a bit difficult to find.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Nanoose Bay, Canada
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

During my pilgrimage on the Camino de Santiago I stopped for two nights at the Parador. What an amazing experience. The palacial building filled my with awe before I set foot inside. The check-in was efficient and friendly and the clerk was happy to organize an in-room massage and guide me to a couple of stores I needed to find... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Parador "Hostal San Marcos" de Leon? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Parador "Hostal San Marcos" de Leon

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
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Booking.com, Hotels.com, Orbitz, Cheap Tickets, Venere, Priceline, Escapio, Travelocity, Odigeo, TripOnline SA and Tingo so you can book your Parador "Hostal San Marcos" de Leon reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Parador De Leon Hotel Leon
Parador De Leon León
Parador De Leon Hotel León
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Leon
#2 Luxury Hotel in Leon

984 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (553)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (204)
Viewed
Room/suite (87)
Viewed
Bathroom (25)
Viewed
View from room (36)
Viewed
Dining (22)
Viewed
Family/play areas (3)
Viewed
Other (176)

Expert photos: Taken by TripAdvisor travel experts

Viewed
All expert photos (363)
Viewed
Amenities (63)
Viewed
Deluxe Room (33)
Viewed
Double Room with Salon (27)
Viewed
Quevedo Suite (51)
Viewed
Restaurants and Bars (21)
Viewed
Standard Room (31)
Viewed
Suite (40)
Viewed
The Hotel (55)
Viewed
The Tower (42)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (69)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (21)
Viewed
Room/suite (15)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (3)
Viewed
Dining (10)
Viewed
Other (20)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Price Your Stay