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Parador de Cardona

4.0 of 5 Castle   |   Castell De Cardona, S/N | Cordona, 08261 Cardona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 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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Los Angeles, California
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30 reviews 30 reviews
20 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This parador is a castle on top of a steep hill overlooking the salt mine that brought wealth to the region for centuries. We found the room to be quite comfortable, and dinner and breakfast in the dining room quite satisfactory, especially considering the large number of guests, many of them families, that were being served. A special treat was... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited spain and south france, and finished in Barcelona. About 1 hour from Barcelona there was this huge fortress with hotel inside it, part of the chain of paradores hotels across spain. The experience was great - very nice room with large bad, great views from the fortress, exclusive dinner within the walls. I highly recomend to all couples... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Parador is part of the castle dating back to 10th century. But rooms are 21st comfort and amenities. We loved it! Didn't have the room with the 4 poster or the 1 with the ghost though. Restaurant in vaulted 'ex chapel' type room was absolutely charming and food excellent. Buffet breakfast at € 10 if pre- booked was great... More

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Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada
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13 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was something I had looked forward to since 2009 when I stayed at the Parador at Aiguablava, and we were not disappointed with Cardona The setting is stunning, the building is amazing and the food was also really first class. The sleeping is easy as it is silent up there, the beds were the only slightly weak note, being... More

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Canberra, Australia
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night as part of a solo motorcycle trip around Spain. The building and the location of this Parador is amazing - this place really has presence - it even has its own ghost. The general areas and rooms were of a good quality and nicely presented. This Parador is still, in part, a public building... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is not so great as to the service and friendliness of the staff. People at the reception are from neutral to almost not polite. Staff in the restaurant and cafetaria goes from slow to completely forgetting your order and making you wait over 1 hour for a sandwich. This does not go for one very very friendly nice... More

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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110 reviews 110 reviews
32 hotel reviews
114 helpful votes 114 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Firstly, getting there ... it takes between an hour and an hour and a quarter to get to Cardona from downtown Barcelona. Roads are all pretty good but depending on how you get there I recommend you have cash or credit card ready for a potential handful of road tolls. Also worth a stop on the way to or from... More

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Rochester Hills, Michigan
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37 reviews 37 reviews
23 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First, the good...the hotel meets expectations for castle like ambiance. The many sitting areas throughout are charmingly decorated. Our suite had a large room with canopied king bed, ample amenities, a parlor and an adjacent room with separate entrance and curtain enclosed twin beds. Very sweet and picturesque. The food in the restaurant was excellent and the wine recommendation perfect... More

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I could take a lot of time writing in detail about this parador but just take it from me that if you get a chance to stay here just go for it! My 2 teenage sons and I shared a 3 bed room, very handy, had a superb dinner in the banqueting hall and a huge and relaxed breakfast the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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21 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

First impressions of this hotel are breathtaking. You see it in the distance and it is like something from King Arthur and Camelot! On arrival we weren't disappointed. We had a beautiful room that was large and airy with lovely views. There are lots of beautiful public areas where you can sit and read or play cards etc. We ate... More

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Address: Castell De Cardona, S/N | Cordona, 08261 Cardona, Spain
Location: Spain > Catalonia > Province of Barcelona > Cardona
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Parador de Cardona 4*
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