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Parador de Santo Estevo

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Monasterio de Santo Estevo, 32162 Nogueira de Ramuin, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015
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Laren, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Such a beautiful place. Returning after a couple of years it has not lost any of it's beauty. We enjoyed it for two days. The room, overlooking the central courtyard, was spacious, the bathroom too. Dining was excellent, staff very pleasant. Breakfast is good, the only slight point of criticism is that the bar has no outdoor tables. Let that... More 

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SantiagoCarrera, Gerente at Parador de Santo Estevo, responded to this review

Dear Coen1966 Thank you very much for your comment as positive and share it with other users. I hope to see you soon and greet you personally. Best regards, Santiago Carrera General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

This parador has been recently converted from an old monastery. The conversion has been done with taste to provide large modern rooms up to (and probably exceeding) the best of the parador chain. Yes, it rains. A lot. But there are so many comfortable lounges and armchairs in the corridors that relaxing with a good book is a pleasure in... More 

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Dear David H, Thank you very much for your comment as positive and share it with other users. I hope to see you soon and greet you personally. Best regards, Santiago Carrera General Manager More 

N Ireland
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29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This former monastery is off the beaten track, well worth the drive to get here. The building has been beautifully restored with modern boutique hotel rooms, much more contemporary than other paradores I have been to. The setting too is spectacular and there is a lovely, though small, spa. Nice restaurant and a very good breakfast. One I'd like to... More 

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Grayson, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

If you are seeking a Parador with a breath-taking view, this is the spot. Located on the top of the mountains surrounding Ourense, the solitude and quiet will invigorate you. We stayed here three nights, with friends, while on a two-week visit to Spain.. It is a great location if to plan to visit Santiago de Compostela, which is a... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

This is a gorgeous spot (near the gorge...), a beautiful (and VERY out of the way) setting, beautiful buildings, beautifully restored and updated. Restaurant was excellent, as was the service. It is a bit hard to get to, as it is a top a mountain, but definitely worth it. A highlight!

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Dear Saul Pittsburgh, Thank you very much for your very positive opinio about Parador de Sto. Etevo. Also thank you to share it with other users. Hope to see you soon for Sto. Etevo. Kind regards, Santiago Carrera General Manager More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This was our first visit to this Parador and we were very impressed with the free parking – there is a drop off area to unload outside the hotel then free underground parking. We were greeted by Victor on reception who was very thorough and helpful. The hotel is beautiful with a lovely quadrangle with a tree with fairy lights... More 

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SantiagoCarrera, Gerente at Parador de Santo Estevo, responded to this review

Dear Andrew W., Thank you very much for your very positive opinion about Parador de Sto. Etevo. Also thank you to share it with other users. Hope to see you soon for Sto. Etevo. Kind regards, Santiago Carrera General Manager More 

Naples, Florida
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

The location is breathtaking. The monastery is superb. The service is (almost) perfect. This parador is impressive in many ways: location, quality of the extensive renovation. Our room was large and very clean. The "asthmatic" AC was not an issue that day since the weather was really cold. We had a great gourmet dinner in the beautiful restaurant. The lack... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

After an interesting detour and some narrow roads finally found our way to this lovely parador. It is modernised and very comfortable. The hotel was full so restaurant was busy and after a slow start we had and exellent meal with delicious steak and fine local Ribera del Sacre wine. There is a woodland area at back accessed through breakfast... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Fantastic place to stay and the views are amazing. No wifi is a great plus, stops you looking down and look up instead at the views and enjoy the peacefulness! There is a wonderful spa, best I've been too so far, and I've been to a few... Food and service was brilliant. Rooms and bathroom were great, nice space and... More 

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

The photos do not do this justice! A refurbished monastery complete with cloisters, a woodland walk in the most stunning of location, a fabulous restaurant in an incredible room. Some of the roads to this hotel are "interesting" to say the least and there are some steep drops to contend with, but once you get there it is worthwhile. Bar... More 

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