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Hotel Rua Villar

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua do Villar, 8-10, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Saltspring Is.
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25 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

This tiny boutique hotel is directly across from the Pilgrim's office and a 2 minute walk to the Cathedral square. The rooms are spacious and offer all amenities. WiFi is available in the rooms. Staff are friendly and helpful. There is a restaurant on the premises that serves a good breakfast for 7.70 Euros and drinks as well as meals... More

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Turners Beach, Tasmania
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27 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Yes, there are other and perhaps cheaper hotel options just next door perhaps, but not like this. If I could've afforded the Parador I would've considered that, but this hotel was wonderful. Right opposite where all the pilgrims arrive and receive their certificate/compostella, with a cafe to sit as watch them, congratulate them, as invite them for a hard earned... More

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Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

After a long ride up the Portugese Camino from Porto there is nothing better than a hot shower and a nice big, balcony room at the Rua Villar. Once clean you can sit outside the hotel in the equally good restaurant drinking beer and watching all the arrivals. The desk staff were very helpful and it was no problem to... More

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

This hotel has the best location it is right next to the Cathedral and where most restaurants and bars are. It is opposite the pilgrims office so most pilgrims stop there for drinks or food. We had a room with no balcony so it was dead quiet which was super awesome! The rooms are big and comfortable and has beautifull... More

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San Juan, Puerto Rico
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

We decided to book this hotel after we had to change hotels in Santiago... our main concern - that we had Wi-Fi in our rooms. The staff was extremely helpful with deciding which side tours to take while we stayed in Santiago. The lobby area is small, but our room was very spacious. It had a small balcony overlooking Rua... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013

A very central location only two minutes from the cathedral. Excellent customer service, the staff were very happy to help with any queries. Very good value for the location and lovely, comfortable rooms. Wifi is excellent and good breakfast available.

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Tenerife, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

I wanted to book this hotel through booking.com but phoned them first due to a question; the hotel manager asked me to book directly and for the same price he would give me a free upgrade. Great. But when we got there we didn't get our upgrade and the (very friendly) receptionist told us we had been a quoted for... More

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7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2012 via mobile

Nice hotel , amazing rooms , very clean and friendly , although wifi is slow , can't get the TV in English , water in shower was cold , TV was in fluoro colours. Put my jacket on the clothes hook which then fell off the wall

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012

We had a good experience with this hotel. We wanted something in the old town of Santiago, after we had finished the Camino, and this hotel was ideal. A bonus was that our room overlooked the pilgrims office, so we could look down and see pilgrims enter and relive our own excitement! The rooms were clean and comfortable, and we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2012 via mobile

In the process of staying here nineteen days. Love the location, all of the staff, and the food. The rooms and common areas are clean, comfortable, and nicely appointed. The food is more than I could possibly eat and so delicious. Everyone is extremely friendly and accomodating. Location could not be better.

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Also Known As:
Rua Villar Hotel
Address: Rua do Villar, 8-10, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Location: Spain > Galicia > A Coruna Province > Santiago de Compostela
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style:
#22 Family Hotel in Santiago de Compostela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Rua Villar 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Restaurante Rua Villar is located in the historical center of Santiago, just 15 meters from the Cathedral and opposite the Pilgrim´s Office. Opened in 2004, which was an eighteenth century manor house, it maintains original features such as the wooden beams and impressive central skylight. It has 15 rooms equipped with bathroom, minibar, telephone, safe, plasma TV, CD and DVD, as well as air conditioning, climate control, free Wi-Fi service, room service, 24-hour reception and a panoramic elevator. The Restaurant and Tapasbar on the ground floor is a safe choice for those who want to enjoy renovated Galician cuisine. The customer can choose between a la carte restaurant or tapas bar, in a more informal setting. We have menus for groups. It is worth highlighting our important permanent art gallery with works by the most renowned Spanish artists.The excellent location of the hotel is ideal for walking to all the sights of Santiago. The public car park San Clemente is 100 meters. ... more   less 
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