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Carris Alfonso IX

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua do Peregrino, 29, 27600 Sarria, Spain
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Ranked #3 of 7 Hotels in Sarria
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Vancouver, Canada
19 reviews 19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite a pleasant hotel alongside the Camino. Close to excellent restaurants and town centre. Obviously not what it used to be, but excellent value (59 euros) for a clean, functional, large and quiet room. Staff very helpful and attached restaurant good food and friendly service. Recommended.

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

Stayed in this hotel for one night before starting on the camino. It is a decent hotel for a one night stay - I'm not sure about staying longer than this. The rooms were comfortable but quite old fashioned and the hotel in general is in need of an update. Had dinner in the restaurant as arrived late and the... More

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2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

1. Tried to sell dinner reservation on arrival. When we asked if there were no restaurants nearby as we were hungry and dinner not served until 8pm , the female receptionist told us there were none. We discovered there are at least 4 restaurants directly opposite the hotel along the river 50 m away- quite delicious and cheaper than the... More

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Seattle, Washington
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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

I would concur with many of the reviewers. Our room clearly had smokers in it previously. The carpet was like an indoor/outdoor grade and grimy. The AC only spewed out hot air so you felt like you were in Viet Nam. The hotel was souless as another reviewer stated. Staff fairly snarky despite me speaking Spanish. Wouldn't stay there again.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
22 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

This is a business hotel more than a place for pilgrims starting from Sarria to Santiago de Compostela. I enjoyed the bedroom facilities but ate out as neither the dinning room or cafe appealed to me. There are some lovely little restaurants in the old part of town over the bridge which have pilgrim menus at bargain prices. The room... More

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Windsor, England
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

This hotel was a serious disappointment. After a week on the Camino de Santiago staying in very modest accommodation I was thrilled to be at this hotel, in a modern well appointed room with a nice bathroom. However the staff were really unwelcoming. On check-in, the receptionist made an insistent pitch for a dinner booking although I wasn't ready to... More

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Paris, France
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125 reviews 125 reviews
125 hotel reviews
187 helpful votes 187 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Stopped here while walking the Camino de Santiago. Hotel is overall pretty soulless and really overpriced for what it delivers but it probably is the best option in this “strange” city. The room had a 60s feeling and was spacious enough. The beds were comfortable – no need for more. If noise is an issue, make sure you ask for... More

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Guadalajara, Mexico
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

In general I must say that the people from the hotel were nice and the food was very good. The room was very clean an confortable. Unfortunately, from the room you could hear everything happening on the floor and it was too noisy to sleep. If you are a Peregrino, all you want is to rest peacefully in orther to... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

Not so much...after a hard day on the Camino, the people working here could have cared less if you stayed there or elsewhere. It's really a shame because the rooms were nice enough as was the bathroom. My wife and I walked down to their cafeteria for a light dinner and Cerveza. After 20 minutes of no service, we got... More

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Carris H, Public Relations Manager at Carris Alfonso IX, responded to this review

First of all, we want to appreciate the time you took writing this comment. The feedback of our customers allow us to improve. We’re very sorry that you had a bad experience regarding the service at our cafeteria. Our hosts are very important to us and we want to let you know that i’s not our policy to serve locals... More

Melbourne, Australia
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54 reviews 54 reviews
51 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

This Hotel is directly on Camino. We found the rooms very comfortable and clean, a little basic, but perfectly adequate. Great value for money. In a quiet location just out of town centre. Excellent choice in the town of Sarria.

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Address: Rua do Peregrino, 29, 27600 Sarria, Spain
Location: Spain > Galicia > Lugo Province > Sarria
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Carris Alfonso IX 4*
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