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Parador de Cardona

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4.0 of 5
Castell De Cardona, S/N | Cordona, 08261 Cardona, Spain
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Ranked #2 of 3 Hotels in Cardona
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's fun to stay at a castle on top of a mountain. The kids can run around and the parents can enjoy a drink in the sun on the terrace. Enjoy the castle surroundings, but there is not much else to do. The dinner at the hotel restaurant was average. Really not much to say about it. The breakfast buffet... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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26 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As much as I like the concept of sleeping in a centuries-old castle, this hotel needs to improve at all levels. I had stayed here as I child and my feeling is that rooms have probably not been renovated since then. Besides, the restaurant is, at best, average. Also, service is clearly below par: how can it be that there... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the hotel is located at a hill and is really beautiful. car park is limited and road up is narrow. dinner is very nice and good value. room clean and comfortable. the castle alone is well worth the visit

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74 reviews 74 reviews
14 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a real castle - never captured! The experience for a castle geek is unparalleled! Don't miss it! The food is fine but the location and the castle itself is completely amazing! Transport yourself back in time and have a ball!

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a bit of a disappointing drive, the Parador is superb. Great building and lovely rooms. Dinner very good ; breakfast choices super and delicious. First time in a Parador and set a high standard to match. Location not as special as hoped - lots of industrial activity in the views.

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Fort William, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

About 4 hours drive on the backroads from Parador de Olite through lovely countryside to Cardona. Parador in a stunning building and location. Staff all very friendly and professional. Food very good and breakfast selection awesome.

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Smithfield, Virginia
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13 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

The booking pictures were spectacular. Driving up to it was even more spectacular. The castle fortress was spectacular from the outside and inside. The vaulted dining room romantic. The food very good and the service very good. The rooms were spacious and clean. We plan to return on our next visit to Catalan.

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County Durham, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

What a place to spend a night (or two)! We were travelling as a family and were put into two somewhat secluded rooms with the view into the courtyard. One of our rooms had a lovely four-poster bed and both were nice and clean. Dinner was truly lovely: food was great and the service very professional.

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Singapore, Singapore
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7 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Let me begin with the positives. Each member of the limited staff we came across seemed to be doing the work of 2 persons. The staff at the restaurant and front desk were attentive, helpful and applied common sense. For example, during breakfast one waiter brought us a pot of chocolate dip (instead of a cup) for our churros when... More 

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Corte Madera, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
12 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

This is one of the best Paradors, in setting, upkeep. Our room was large, clean, great view, reasonably well appointed. The restaurant had better service than most of Spain, and food above average. This historical location is not to be missed, and with this Parador being in such good shape, don't pass it up if the opportunity arises. Some Paradors... More 

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