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Parador de Jaen

4.0 of 5 Castillo De Santa Catalina, 23001 Jaen, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The former castle above the city is worth the trip. The views are wonderful and hotel well designed and remodeled. Unfortunately, there is a bed bug infestation. We stayed two nights and were eaten alive. We reported it to the front desk and were totally ignored so I doubt the problem has been resolved. I've read other stories and even... More 

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Valencia, Spain
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24 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Jaen's Parador has a spectacular setting but unfortunately our window overlooked the car park. Our room was small, though comfortable, and did not have a balcony, which I understand many rooms do. I always wonder why in low season Paradors do not allocate better rooms to loyal Amigos. The bathroom was somewhat shabby, the bath took forever to fill, and... More 

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

Dear IreneSM, The Parador of Jaén appreciate your comment, we regret that your stay had not been as you expected to be. Not all our estandar rooms have balcony thatt's why we cannot guarantise them. Otherwise all the superiors do, therefore, next time you would like to assure the balcony you will better book one of this type. If we... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a week-end (2 nights) the whole family. The experience was great: location with splendid views over the city and mountains. Visit to the castle nearby is highly recommended (short about 1 hour), good for kids (no danger and audiovisual materials), also the cross worth a visit (5 min walk) to have great views over the city. Nice stay... More 

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Estimado Cliente Le agradecemos sus comentarios, los cuales nos ayudan a mejorar.Con respecto al wifi en las habitaciones, indicarle que... More 

Marbella, Spain
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has it charm on its own, an old castle on top of mountain viewing the city of Jaén. A visit to he castle is a must, service is very good and if you get a room facing north you will not regret your visit.

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Leominster, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Third visit and still a stunning place and location. Re-arranged internally but not for the better unfortunately. Usual good service and excellent buffet breakfast. Room very good with splendid views over the peaks to the rear. Dinner was good/average. Would recommend for the experience of staying in a place that feels like a mediaeval castle - even if it is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Absolutely stunning hotel. Fabulous view, great room and service. They make you feel like a king and queen in a castle. And the restaurant is off the charts: the veal just melts in your mouth. Treat yourself - you will not be disappointed.

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Dear, We thank you for yours congratulations left during your stay in our Parador and we are pleased that your stay whit us was satisfactory. Thank you and best regards, More 

Montreal, Canada
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

A majestic building, located on a hill top, it has everything to impress. We had room 43, with a very nice balcony and stunning view towards the mountain. It is a very good size, has dramatic decoration and very comfortable beds. The bathroom is very functional, although a bit dated. There is free parking in front of the hotel, the... More 

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Estimados Clientes, Gracias por compartir sus impresiones con nosotros. Nos alegramos que su estancia en nuestro Parador haya sido tan... More 

Cincinnati - USA
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

Parador JAEN was a great place to relax on a busy sightseeing trip to Spain. The room was large and had a great view of the valley. The room was well appointed and very comfortable. I will stay here again

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Estimado Cliente, Gracias por compartir sus impresiones con nosotros. Nos alegramos que su estancia en nuestro Parador haya sido tan... More 

Devonport, United Kingdom
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360 reviews 360 reviews
46 hotel reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We knew we were in for a treat when we first glimpsed the Parador perched high on the ridge of the hill with the adjacent castle. We received a very warm welcome and the staff were so pleasant. Our room was on the same floor as reception which was perfect. The room was large with a lovely terrace and a... More 

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Estimados Clientes, Muchas gracias por sus amables impresiones acerca de nuestro Parador. Reciban un cordial saludo More 

Geneva, Switzerland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
16 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

The parador is located on a steep hill overlooking the city of Jaen. The parador is an old medieval castle (or part of it) which has been converted into a hotel. The rooms are very quiet and furnished with taste. The restaurant serves good local cuisine.

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Estimado Cliente; Desde el Parador de Jaen le agradecemos la confianza depositada en nosotros asi como su comentario respecto a... 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*
Number of rooms: 45
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