We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Parador de Santo Estevo

Certificate of Excellence
Monasterio de Santo Estevo, 32162 Nogueira de Ramuin, Spain
Hotel amenities
Parador de Santo Estevo
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 4 more sites!
Certificate of Excellence
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Coen1966 Laren, The Netherlands
Write a Review

307 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    202
    75
    20
    6
    4
See reviews for
50
188
6
3
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (6)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (307)
  • Mar-May only
    (78)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (88)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (117)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (24)
All months
Laren, The Netherlands
Top Contributor
72 reviews 72 reviews
23 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
17 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
N Ireland
Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
29 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Grayson, Georgia
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Top Contributor
98 reviews 98 reviews
29 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
SantiagoCarrera, Gerente at Parador de Santo Estevo, responded to this review

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
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
29 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
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
Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
150 reviews 150 reviews
46 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
United Kingdom England London
Contributor
17 reviews 17 reviews
17 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Northampton, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

394 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (320)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (89)
Viewed
Family/play areas (9)
Viewed
View from room (16)
Viewed
Bathroom (6)
Viewed
Room/suite (32)
Viewed
Dining (27)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (1)
Viewed
Other (140)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (74)
Viewed
View from room (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (18)
Viewed
Business center/function rooms (3)
Viewed
Room/suite (8)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Other (38)
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Hotels you might also like...
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities