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Hotel el Castillo

Avenida El Castillo 115, 24400 Ponferrada, Spain
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Ranked #4 of 15 Hotels in Ponferrada
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Sacramento, California
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hotel El Castillo in my opinion has earned a five star vote from me. The staff was extremely helpful and when they discovered we were pilgrims on the Camino they provided us with excellent accommodation's. The room was spacious with three beds. Looking out of the window we were right across the street from the Knight Templars Castle. What a... More 

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Sydney
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

We stayed here 2 nights on our Camino. Located near the Castle, below Plaza Major, and very near the Camino route. The room was large but the beds were very hard. We had trouble sleeping unfortunately. Wifi was also unreliable & kept dropping out.

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Fort Collins, CO
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We had a one night stay here on our Camino. The hotel is located right along the route so it was easy to find. It is very close to the castle though it was not open during our stay. We had a triple room with enough space for another bed and lots of plugs. A light breakfast is included in... More 

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Dourdan, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

for 49 euro per nigth(2people) very good hospitality ...perfect room vlise to castle. parking slots for bicis...warmly recommend........................ ........................................................ .............

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Sarria, Spain
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

Disappointed in this Hotel. Booked in as part of Camino , room generally up to the standard for a 3star , but food , and particularly breakfast left much to be desired ( breakfast a peice of toast and coffee) . Service lacking as well

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northern ireland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014 via mobile

Stopped at this hotel on Camino opposite castle and short walk to town square. Rooms comfortable didn't use restaurant but bar fine would have no trouble recommending it.free wifi ask for code at reception bbc world on TV

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NATALBRAZIL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014 via mobile

The hotel is very well located, near the castle, old town and almost in the way of Saint James. The staff were friendly and attentive. The room was cleaned but there was a smell of cigarettes in the air. The size of it is ok and the furniture are simple but seams almost new. My big complain about the hotel... More 

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Billingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Although the hotel was on quite a busy road the double glazing worked well at keeping the road noise down, the room was clean and comfortable and had air conditioning. The bathroom was spacious and had a bath with a shower over it. The castle was only a couple of minutes walk from the hotel and it had commanding views... More 

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Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

this hotel was booked by Camino Ways as part of our cycling tour of the Santiago de Compostela. I would rate it a three star hotel. Receptionist on arrival was friendly and the receptionist on our departure the next morning was super helpful. the hotel is nicely located next to one of the main attractions in Ponferrada, which is the... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We stayed here one night on a group pilgrimage tour. The rooms were spacious and clean, the beds comfy. Dinner was one of the best meals we've had in Spain, the breakfast was fine. The location is perfect - opposite the castle and old town area with its bars and cafes. Our room at the back was very quiet and... More 

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