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Hospederia Convento de la Parra

Santa Maria, 16 | La Parra, 06176 La Parra, Spain
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, ON
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This hotel is in the small and interesting village of La Parra. Each room is different and it maintains its old convent charm. However, there are practical things that outweigh charm and make this a good but not great place to stay. All of the heating is done with very old Wood burning stoves: fine for adults but dangerous for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is a delightful place to stay in beautiful Extremadura, not far from the exquisite town of Zafra. La Parra is a tiny, sleepy village, not unattractive but with little to recommend it other than the lovely Hotel Convento. Thoughtfully restored and converted, the rooms are comfortable and characterful, a decent size (even the singles) with well-equipped bathrooms and good... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

Convento de la Parra is one of the best places I've ever stayed. It's beautiful and relaxing and the staff could not be more lovely. We were there five nights and six relaxing days. The bed is so comfortable and the grounds--the courtyard and the outdoor beds and the pool--are gorgeous. We read and drank wine and lounged around for... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2013

beautiful decoration, very nice patios, living room and pool restaurant is good and resonably priced breakfast with a good choice of natural food attentive service small rooms, with not much light but confortable

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2013

This is a kind of gem you cannot afford to lose while in Spain. Is located in Extremadura, Badajoz province, a 100 km of the spain portuguese border. It is housed in an ancient monastery. All the rooms are very simple but at the same time very comfortable. All in pure white with windows opening to the little patio where... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

This beautifully converted convent is worth going out of your way for. The rooms are converted cells so have real character. They are small, low, with small windows to keep the room cool - simply done, but with all that you need. (No TV or aircon). The bathroom is fairly basic, but like everywhere else on this property, very clean.... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

We have just spent five idyllic and restful days at the Convent. It was just the sort of place we love- beautifully restored and refurbished, but not glamorous, and still kept simple, retaining the ambience of a convent. The fresh cut flowers, and the setting and the small pool were gorgeous.Staff were friendly, but discreet, and let us be peaceful.... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2011

After 10 days of travelling with kids, having drinks and sightseeings 24/7, I couldn't stand another church, castle or crying baby. It was not easy to find a comfortable place that offers just peace & quiet, but there it was: Convento de la Parra! Wonderful zen atmosphere, friendly staff, good cooking & wines (though a bit pricy), cosy corners both... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2010

For a hotel to be truly peaceful it needs to work properly. As noted elsewhere, table service often leaves a lot to be desired, but once the order has been taken the food is excellent. Breakfast, however, can be a far more frustrating experience. So long as the buffet is laid out (on time, please, guys) all is well, but... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2010

I have just returned from the Convento de la Parra and it was just perfect! This is the ideal place to relax ... Forget the breakfast and dinner from 7, mobile phones in public spaces (are not welcome), television in the rooms... The time here has another dimension. It is the ideal place to escape the stress and routine, not... More 

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