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Hotel Temple Ponferrada

Avda de Portugal 2 | Camino de Santiago, 24400 Ponferrada, Spain
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Limerick, Ireland
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57 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

When our group arrived at this hotel they had nothing prepared for our meal even though the hotel had been informed in advance at what time we would arrive and the number in our group. We had to wait about 2 hours for what was terrible food. The staff were grumpy and appeared as if they didn't want to be... More 

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Tired, slightly grubby appearance. Woeful breakfast room like being in the basement of a 1970s civic library. All elements of breakfast failed to please -Synthetic yoghurt, a bad boiled egg and the worst coffee...in the room the mattress was reasonably comfortable but the space was cramped. Nice view from the window.

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Madrid, Spain
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37 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

This was our first stop as we made our way to a tour of Galicia. The receptionist was so genuinely friendly that we felt she must have been an old friend who we'd forgotten. The room was charming and after visiting the Knights Templar castle in the town (5 mins walk) we ate in the town square listening to a... More 

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Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
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25 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We had a nice overnight stay last week. Excellent staff and great location close to the Train Station. Ten minutes walk from the Castle and ideal location for the town centre. Room was fine but needed an update but it was fine for our stay. Clean and everything you would expect. Breakfast was simple but enough to start the day... More 

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Dublin
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57 reviews
38 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

This hotel looks very interesting from the outside, but disappointing inside. Rooms were an ok size but quite dated. We had a problem with our TV and phoned reception - girl arrived within 2 minutes and was extremely nice and helpful. As we were part of a group, our breakfast was served in a basement room. Coffee was terrible!

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Fagernes, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Excellent staff and perfect location, and Ponferrada was amazing :-) Nice hotel and the room was nice and clean with perfect view We really like to visit Temple Hotel and Ponferrada again ! Thanks a lot :-)

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

We were doing the Camino de Santiago, and decided it may be desirable to have some 4 star comfort for our night in Ponferrada. The Temple was a 4 star sewer. The stench of sewage in our room was profound. Luckily we were able to relieve the smell by opening the windows. The hotel breakfast was extremely limited, and was... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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107 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 230 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2013

It is not a budget hotel, however for a Hotel of its class I think I did well with the cost of my room. I had checked out a couple of city centre hotels, who for the price they wanted were not offering anything with character. Whilst this was a bit dearer than those, the hotel standard was much better.... More 

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Gosford, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

The building has an interesting design dating back to the sixties with an impression of a mini castle. The rooms were dated and in need of an upgrade. Unfortunately our strongest impression was of stale cigarette smoke in our rooms. The staff were helpful, its biggest plus was its closeness to the town and shops.

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Recepcion_Hotel, Director de Recepción at Hotel Temple Ponferrada, responded to this review

First, we would like to thank you for your comment. We always try to make our best. We know the hotel is not the newest in Ponferrada, but we have remodelate most of floors. In fact we are now improving all deficences we could have in the past to make our guests stay the most comfortable possible. Best regards from... More 

Spain
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23 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

The 4 stars are undeserved. Really. When I asked for the price of the single room, I was surprised it was 55 € for a four star, I thought it was maybe due to low season and weekday rate. The room is ugly, but very much in the old Castilian style, so I thought, OK, I do not share the... More 

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