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Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Always try and find a Parador when I'm traveling. Makes any trip exceptional, even if the building itself is not historical. What I liked about the this parador was the attention received by the members of the staff. And there were no exceptions. Will certainly recommend this parador to any one traveling in this region.

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ParadordeVillafranca, Gerente at Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo, responded to this review

Dear C3695UEanthonyl Thank you for your comment and for your time. We are glad you enjoyed your stay! We think also that the attitude is one of the most important element to make people arround you feel confortably and its wonderful to know that our staff achieved the point. We hope to see you again in a near future. Best... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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88 reviews
60 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016 via mobile

This was different from our other Parador hotels, in that it is new and not associated with an historic building/site. It was a little off the Camino but no great distance. We were greeted with warmth by the receptionist and quickly checked into our room 221. The room was very modern and spacious. Lots of room for luggage. There was... More 

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ParadordeVillafranca, Gerente at Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo, responded to this review

Dear Robbyt19 Thank you for your comment and for your time. We are glad that you liked our location and of course that you enjoyed your stay! We think also that the attitude is one of the most important element to make people arround you feel confortably and its wonderful to know that our staff achieved the point. We hope... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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145 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

We had an easy walk from Ponferrada and arrived a little bit early but there was no problem in letting us into our room. We enjoyed the comfortable lounge while the room was made ready. Our room was very comfortable and had a nice bathroom. As several others have noted the wifi was not working. I went to the main... More 

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ParadordeVillafranca, Gerente at Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo, responded to this review

Dear dEMONjOHN, Thanks so much for sharing your experience with us, we are so happy to read your comments and check that your experience in the Parador has been satisfactory, we hope to meet you again in a near future in the Parador. Best regards Ana Domínguez More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

Our stay required an additional, unexpected night when my wife required health attention. The staff were outstanding. Luis at the front helped arrange many details. Rosa helped with many needs in the room. All of this additional attention and service was accomplished without any fuss or difficulty. I have stayed at many hotels across the US and never received such... More 

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ParadordeVillafranca, Gerente at Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo, responded to this review

Dear PAUL G, Thanks so much for sharing your experience with us, we are so happy to read your comments and check that your experience in the Parador has been satisfactory, we hope to meet you again in a near future in the Parador. Best regards Ana Domínguez More 

Northampton
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39 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

To be fair this is a really nice hotel - if I stayed here on business I'd be delighted but as part of a touring holiday in Northern Spain which included other Paradores and hotels with character this was just a bit modern and soulless. However I only have myself to blame as I booked it and mistook it's description... More 

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ParadordeVillafranca, Gerente at Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo, responded to this review

Dear HelenMNrthampton, Thanks so much for sharing your experience with us, we are so happy to read your comments and check that your experience in the Parador has been satisfactory, we hope to meet you again in a near future in the Parador. Best regards Ana Domínguez More 

San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay after 23 days of walking from St. Jean Pied de port to Villafranca. Good location, breakfast and staff. Location - great Room- spacious with mountain views Staff - good, front desk can be better but good Service- excellent Breakfast - excellent and great service. She was very attentive to my needs

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ParadordeVillafranca, Gerente at Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo, responded to this review

Dear Aris D, Thanks so much for sharing your experience with us, we are so happy to read your comments and check that your experience in the Parador has been satisfactory, we hope to meet you again in a near future in the Parador. Best regards Ana Domínguez More 

kildare
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18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2016

Stayed here at the end of our Camino, good price for a double room and it was very clean, quiet and confortable. The hotel had all the facilities that you would expect but while it advertised WiFi it didnt work. I did ask the receptionist and was advised that they wereaware there was a problem and it was intermittent but... More 

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ParadordeVillafranca, Gerente at Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo, responded to this review

Dear Brianaib101, Thanks so much for sharing your experience with us, we are so sorry to read that your experience in the Parador has not been as good as we desired for our clients. The wifi used to work perfect in the Parador but we are trying to know what happened during your stay. Best regards Ana Domínguez More 

Nauheim, Germany
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189 reviews
99 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

The Parador in Villafranca is a bit out of town, but easy walking to the town center. Check-in went well with not problems. The rooms we got were very spacious as was the bathrooms. Everything was clean. We liked to stay for longer here. As it was already October, the outside pool could no longer be used. The breakfast was... More 

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ParadordeVillafranca, Gerente at Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo, responded to this review

Dear Always_On, Thanks so much for sharing your experience with us, we are so happy to read your comments and check that your experience in the Parador has been satisfactory, we hope to meet you again in a near future in the Parador. We wish you a merry Christmas and a very happy new year accompanied by Paradores Best regards... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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176 reviews
29 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

The hotel is modern and different from the other paradores in historic buildings. The room we had was very spacious, comfortable, clean and quiet. The staff was very friendly. It is very close to the town.

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ParadordeVillafranca, Gerente at Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo, responded to this review

Dear seasonedvisitor, thanks so much for sharing your experience with us, we are so happy to read your comments and check that your experience in the Parador has been satisfactory, we hope to meet you again in a near future in the Parador. Best regards Ana Domínguez More 

Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

The hotel is beautiful probably the nicest we've stayed in whilst doing the Camino de Santiago. The only problem was the service, both the reception and restaurant staff could do with a refresher in customer service. The food was also quite disappointing. I was with 22 other people and the food choices for the 2 nights were bizarre to say... More 

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Thank Sharon B
ParadordeVillafranca, Gerente at Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo, responded to this review

Dear Sharon B. First of all we would like to express our sincere regret that your visit to this Parador was not altogether satisfactory and we grateful for the useful comments you sent after your stay, since your comments help us to improve the service we offer to our clients. I have forwared your comments to each departament of the... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Room types
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Minibar
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access

Additional Information about Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo

Address: Avenida Calvo Sotelo 28, 24500 Villafranca del Bierzo, Spain
Location: Spain > Castile and Leon > Province of Leon > Villafranca del Bierzo
Price Range: $78 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Parador de Villafranca del Bierzo 4*
Number of rooms: 51
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