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Parador de Jaen

#1 of 18 Hotels in Jaen
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Castillo De Santa Catalina, 23001 Jaen, Spain
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Alicante Province, Spain
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42 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A night in a a fortress! The building is next to the old Moorish fort. The halls make you feel like you are in a castle, especially the restaurant. Great food, excellent service and wonderful atmosphere. Worth staying there just for the restaurant. Unfortunately the rooms are dated in a way that is just obsolete and not antique. Some new... More 

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Potters Bar, United Kingdom
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41 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You really need to see this Parador from the air to appreciate its extraordinary location, overlooking both the city of Jaen and breathtaking mountain scenery, and alongside the fascinating remains of a Moorish castle. Inside, the main public rooms could probably do service as sets for a 'Game of Thrones' episode, in an over-blown and somewhat bizarre 'medieval' style that... More 

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Jorge C, Director de Recepción at Parador de Jaen, responded to this review

Dear Customer: Thank you very much for your opinion, we hope you enjoyed. We await you in a future visit to the Parador Best regards More 

Queensland, Australia
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We enjoyed a quite ,comfortable and interesting stay at this Parador, noting this was our first experience of the chain. The hotel is a little tired but warm and charming. The combined atmospherics of the astonishing views , history and seclusion high above Jaen made for a highly enjoyable stay . Food was generally of a good standard without being... More 

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Jorge C, Director de Recepción at Parador de Jaen, responded to this review

Dear Sir we are grateful that we have left your impressions of this Parador are comments which help us to improve. Reiterating our appreciation to record their comments, we are happy to receive your next visit We remain at your disposal for any question More 

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25 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016 via mobile

Prior to the official Christmas holiday we had a long weekend break in Jaen staying in their spectacular Parador. When I say spectacular I mean out of this world!!! The hotel is set atop a mountain top with grand panoramic views of Andalucia olive groves and surrounding countryside and of course the city of Jaen. The building is a rebuilt... More 

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Jorge C, Director de Recepción at Parador de Jaen, responded to this review

Dear Clients, We thank you for your congratulations during your stay in our Parador. We would like to inform you that it will be included in our list of suggestions and congratulations and will be treated directly by the management staff. Guests´ satisfaction is our main aim; due to that fact your information is very valuable in order to improve... More 

Worcester, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

Situated in a Castle on hill top overlooking City and mountains. The hotel building itself is only 50 years old but is something special with its old world feel. Staff were very helpful and efficient. A birthday treat for my wife and hotel made our 1 night stopover special.(They noticed it was her birthday and provided some treats). Food was... More 

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Jorge C, Director de Recepción at Parador de Jaen, responded to this review

Dear Sir., We thank you for your congratulations during your stay in our Parador. We would like to inform you that it will be included in our list of suggestions and congratulations and will be treated directly by the management staff. Guests´ satisfaction is our main aim; due to that fact your information is very valuable in order to improve... More 

Ehningen, Germany
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44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

My husband and I spent a week in Andalusia over Christmas 2014. Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, and the day after Christmas were spent at the Parador de Jaen. The hotel is a bit off the beaten track (not the usual Granada - Sevilla route), but we loved being on the top of the rocky outcropping looking down into the valley.... More 

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Jorge C, Director de Recepción at Parador de Jaen, responded to this review

Dear, we thank you for your suggestions left during your stay in our Parador. We would like to inform you that it will be included in our list of felicitations and suggestions and will be treated directly by the management staff in order to look for solutions. Guests´ satisfaction is our main aim; due to that fact your information is... More 

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44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2015

The parador was built in the 1960's on the site of, and in the style of, an old castle. This means you get the best of both worlds - magnificent high ceilings, solid stone walls, tapestries and suits of armour, but comfortable bedrooms with good facilities. It is in a hill-top position with commanding views of the city of Jaen... More 

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Jorge C, Director de Recepción at Parador de Jaen, responded to this review

Dear We thank you your suggestion left during your stay in our Parador and we are very sorry for the inconvenient of the tobacco smell in the room. We inform you that it will be included in our list of complaints and suggestions and will be treated directly by the management staff in order to look for solutions. Guests´ satisfaction... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

Dispite being a little difficult to find this hotel is worth every effort. From the excellent 'Martin' on reception, to our fabulous room overlooking the mountains, good food and wine, very welcoming waiter 'Thomas Rodrigo', firm but comfortable bed...I could go on, and it has a medievel castle right next to it. If you are crossing Spain, or just nearby,... More 

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Jorge C, Director de Recepción at Parador de Jaen, responded to this review

Dear, we thank you for your opinion about our Parador. We would like to inform you that it will be included in our list of complaints and suggestions and will be treated directly by the management staff in order to look for solutions. Guests´ satisfaction is our main aim; due to that fact your information is very valuable in order... More 

Kilkenny, Ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

What an amazing hotel, it was really like stepping back in time, how they have kept it is fantastic, It is really worth a visit, The rooms, the view it has it all. Again, it was very hard to find it. The Paradors are not well signposted anywhere, and we have stayed at 5 different ones now. There is a... More 

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Jorge C, Director de Recepción at Parador de Jaen, responded to this review

Dear Client, We thank you for your congratulations during your stay in our Parador. We would like to inform you that it will be included in our list of suggestions and congratulations and will be treated directly by the management staff. Guests´ satisfaction is our main aim; due to that fact your information is very valuable in order to improve... More 

Burton upon Trent, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2015

We last visited this Parador 15 years ago so were looking forward to see how it had changed. We thought it boded well when I received a very prompt and courteous reply to an email requesting a particular room. However, when we arrived the two receptionists were deep in conversation and could not be bothered to reply to our greeting.... More 

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Jorge C, Director de Recepción at Parador de Jaen, responded to this review

Dear Client, We thank you for your suggestion left during your stay in our Parador and we are very sorry for the inconvenience. We inform you that it will be included in our list of complaints and suggestions and will be treated directly by the management staff in order to look for solutions. Guest’s satisfaction is our main aim; due... More 

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