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Parador Hostal Dos Reis Catolicos

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Praza do Obradoiro 1, 15705 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Los Angeles, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Parador in Santiago is a phenomenal combination of unequaled historical ambiance and friendly, attentive service. While my room wasn't that of a 5-star hotel, it was certainly clean, comfortable, had all the amenities (flat screen TV, minibar, etc.). It also looked out over a Renaissance courtyard. The Parador has a bar, a cafe, and a fine dining restaurant. All... More

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Los Angeles, California
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30 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is without doubt the prime location if you are a tourist or pilgrim in Santiago de Compostela. It faces the square that is also faced by the Cathedral where all of the pilgrims are headed as they travel through Spain. The rooms are relatively spacious, well appointed and comfortable. The hotel interior is very quiet. This hotel was built... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In older times the Parador served as a hostel for pilgrims after reaching the shrine to St James in the adjacent cathedral. Beautifully appointed, it retains what one imagines to be a medieval atmosphere with its gorgeous antiques, the slightly subdued lighting and monastery tranquility in the galleries, cloisters and passageways, all contained by vast granite walls, . Set on... More

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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great location and very close to Camino certificate office/cathedral/shops and accommodations. The interior gardens are stunning. Large, modern bathrooms. The front-desk service was great as was the breakfast buffet. Rooms by alley could be noisy. No gym.

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Tonbridge
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well if you love an historical hotel you can't beat this .Location right on the main square with a view of the cathedral and all the pilgrims who finish their walk there. If you take a car you can pay for valet parking,but you won't need it in the city as the old bit is small. We got directions from... More

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Sugar Land Texas
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155 reviews 155 reviews
28 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed two nights at this parador, which is located right next to the cathedral and the end of the St. James walk. We had dinner in the old "morgue" and the sole was among the best I have had. The rooms were fine. Ours was on the back of the property and once we found the right elevator to... More

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Leawood, Kansas
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44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a way to end the camino! Walked 151 km in 8 days. Was every thing I expected and more. Large room with sitting area. Filled with beautiful antiques. Lovely decor. Food & service was fantastic. The front office ck in & out all very helpful. Location,location couldn't be better. In the beautiful Praza do Obradoiro with something always going... More

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Somers, Australia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is in a superb position to see all the sights of the old city and be right amongst the action. The rooms are large and tastefully furnished with antiques or copies. The ambience of the hotel really brings the history of the building alive. It is certainly a great place to stay at the end of your journey... More

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After hiking the Camino our group of 2 couples spent two magical nights at this very special parador. We had beautiful rooms and a very restful experience. The staff were extemely pleasant and helpful. Due to some construction, there was some noise in one of our rooms, but the management took special care to be sure our second(and last night)... More

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6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What an amazing location and amazing historical place to stay. 15th century hospital building turned into a hotel. Right on the cathedral square and a fabulous place to stay for seeing the sights and exploring the many bars and cafés in Santiago. Breakfast served in a stunning room overlooking the square. Modern bathrooms and stunning old rooms with four poster... More

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Address: Praza do Obradoiro 1, 15705 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Location: Spain > Galicia > A Coruna Province > Santiago de Compostela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Parador Hostal Dos Reis Catolicos 5*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#4 Luxury Hotel in Santiago de Compostela #8 Family Hotel in Santiago de Compostela #8 Business Hotel in Santiago de Compostela #9 Romantic Hotel in Santiago de Compostela
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Royal Hospital, late 15th century pilgrim¿s hostelCombining history, art and tradition, the goal of pilgrims and the emblem of St. James, the Hostal dos Reis Católicos, in the Plaza do Obradoiro, forms together with the cathedral one of the world’s most remarkable, and most visited, urban settings. The Hostal, which first saw life as a Royal Hospital in 1499 to house the many pilgrims arriving in Santiago, today still invites the traveller to enjoy this universal and fascinating city. Considered the oldest hotel in the world, it is also one of the most luxurious and beautiful. It has four extremely beautiful cloisters, elegant public rooms, spectacular bedrooms and a luxurious dining room offering Galician style fish and meats and the classic apple filloa pies and crème brulee. ... more   less 
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