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Parador "Hostal San Marcos" de Leon

#2 of 35 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
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Portsmouth
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First experience of a parador. A stunningly beautiful exterior which will find its way on to your camera and so much to see in the main building and adjoining church / museum. Very nice staff, nice breakfast in the continental anonymous buffet style, and a 15 minute walk to the cathedral (must see). Room was characterless in the part of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The facade and main part of the buiding are original and quite magnificent considering their age and use. To accomodate the numbers of visitors they have added an extension at the rear which may have been to the stadard of the Paradors but is now getting a little in need of a refurb. Nice size rooms and clean and tidy,... More 

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Toulouse, France
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38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 120 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A beautiful, historic hotel with welcoming staff and charming surroundings. A short walk into the centre of Leon. Rooms were beautiful and comfortable. I was travelling with two grandchildren on the last of our three year journey to Santiago. This hotel made a great beginning to the end of our adventure. I'd stay there anytime. Food in the main restaurant... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 140 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Hostel de San Marcos is in effect a hotel built inside a 16th Century Spanish Monastery. It represents everything that goes to make Paradora such a unique experience: historic building, unique furniture and decorations, the scale of the building, quality service and great food. The place is BIG - you could drive a London double decker bus up the... More 

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Cordoba, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a truly five-star hotel. Apart from the impeccable service, amenities, and cleanliness (none of which should be taken from granted though), the place is basically a monument in itself. And, in fact, as we read upon it, we discovered that the current Parador de León was a very relevant site at several points in Spanish history, before it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Large room very quiet and the place itself so beautiful. Well worth going in even if you don't stay there. Staff great cases carried up to room. A/C just right not to cold and good views from room. Breakfast very good and staff really on the ball. Nice everything and free Wi- Fi

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So yes, it's a Parador with all that goes along with it: dated furniture, not economical prices, etc, bla, bla, bla. But how many times does one have to sleep in pilgrims hostel from the middle ages?! There are rooms in the historical building, including enormous suites, and then a more "modern" annex (1966....). We slept in the modern buiding,... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The building is fabulous ... if one likes to stay in a palace / museum. The location, although requiring 15 min walk to the center, was great as the hotel offers free parking. The breakfast was amazing. And the staff in the breakfast room very efficient and friendly.

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked two nights in the Parador with half board. It was well worth it as the food can only be described as amazing. The lovely local wines that were recommended by the waiters complimented our meals on both days. We loved our room and we enjoyed exploring the place and the history connected with the Parador. We stayed in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just arriving at this 14/15 century palace built for the Knights of St James (who protected early pilgrims) is a special treat. It's not cheap but can be really good value especially if you access the over 55 discounts. We had a splendid suite with very large bed (always a requirement for us ) but the real attraction was the... More 

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