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Parador de Jaen

4.0 of 5 Castle   |   Castillo De Santa Catalina, 23001 Jaen, Spain
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Ranked #1 of 10 Specialty lodging in Jaen
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed one night in the Parador with our two children (ages 12 and 6). What an amazing experience! The views are out of this world. Our kids loved exploring the castle. They also loved the pool, as did I. It's huge and the views from poolside are stunning. Other reviewers have described the rooms as "tired," but I found... More

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

Dear Sir, Paradores de Turismo wishes that your stay has been as suitable as possible. Therefore welcome all your comments so that we can anticipate your needs. We have wanted to satisfy all your expectative, we thank all the comments you could provide us. Many thanks and kindly regards More

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162 reviews 162 reviews
29 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Although the hotel is not strictly speaking all that old, it has been built in a style to match the castle next door ... and I loved that! The common areas had that medieval, gothic look to them with tapestries on the walls and suits of armor in the lounge. Yes, the rooms are bit tired and I could only... More

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Dear Sir, Paradores de Turismo wishes that your stay has been as suitable as possible. Therefore welcome all your comments so that we can anticipate your needs. We have wanted to satisfy all your expectative, we thank all the comments you could provide us. Many thanks and kindly regards More

Lichfield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for two nights in June 2014 as part of a Titan tour. This Parador is in a truly stunning location and although built to look like a castle it isn't as old as it may at first appear. Charles De Gaulle stayed here some years ago so it isn't a modern hotel and inside it's feeling a little... More

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

Dear Sir, Paradores de Turismo wishes that your stay has been as suitable as possible. Therefore welcome all your comments so that we can anticipate your needs. We have wanted to satisfy all your expectative, we thank all the comments you could provide us. Many thanks and kindly regards More

The Netherlands
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23 reviews 23 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this parador for just one night but I am glad we did. The building is beautiful and so is the view. Next door (adjacent to the parador) is the Santa Catalina castle. It is really intriguing to think of all the people that used to live and fight here on this hilltop. It's an historical location. The... More

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

Dear Sir Paradores de Turismo wishes that your stay has been as suitable as possible. Therefore welcome all your comments so that we can anticipate your needs. We have wanted to satisfy all your expectative, we thank all the comments you could provide us. Many thanks and kindly regards More

Northland
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98 reviews 98 reviews
53 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I booked this thinking it was an old building but that is the castle next door. However, it has a unique position up on the top of the hill overlooking the city and mountains. The rooms are comfortable and we had a good lunch in the restaurant and in the cafeteria the next day. It is more expensive than some... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This is average quality hotel (rooms requires renovation), service just OK. All this becomes less important when we think how great located is this hotel. The views and atmosphere of old castle are worth to stay here for 1 -2 nights

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

peaceful place to stay with lovely views. Balcony overlooking mountains and a visit to the old castle is a must also the cross at night. Breakfast expensive but good choices if you can eat 18 euros worth.

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Mojacar, Spain
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50 reviews 50 reviews
44 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

This is a new construction but made to look exactly like the original castle/fortress it is connected to. You really feel like you are in medieval castle from the moment you enter. Be sure to get a room at the back with a large terrace overlooking the peaceful hills and valleys below. The prices here are reasonable and the building... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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45 reviews 45 reviews
33 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The rooms would need some renovation, but the views and the breakfast definitely make it worthwhile to stay here for a night or two! Lovely swimming pool though it was too cold to make use of it. Very quiet.

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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Stayed here recently location is fantastic with views over the countryside for miles around. The rooms are clean and some have balconies, While we were there it was blowing a gale so it was nice to stay in the bar with a nice glass of Rioja, however during summer it would be nice to have more of an outside area... More

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Address: Castillo De Santa Catalina, 23001 Jaen, Spain
Location: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Jaen > Jaen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Parador de Jaen 4*
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