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Parador "Hostal San Marcos"

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Annen
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is like staying in a palace. Each morning (except weekends) there is at 10.00 hrs a free guided tour in the Parador, unfortunately only in Spanish. The difference between most other Paradores is the fact that this Parador has hundreds of rooms, so especially in the cafetaria and breakfast room you miss the real Parador feeling

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful, historic property. The facade is absolutely beautiful, as is the interior of the original parts of the building. Most of the rooms are in an annex at the back,which is relatively modern. The rooms are spacious and very comfortable and the breakfasts were very good. The cost of our accommodation was very reasonable - for a... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 126 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel confirmed all my prejudices about Paradors. OK, the main building at the front is a historic building but the rooms are in a newish (1970's?) block behind. Rooms are fine and spacious but getting tired. On the positive side, the terrace bar was lovely on a hot day and the parking is easy and secure. And the location... More 

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Alberto S, Gerente at Parador "Hostal San Marcos", responded to this review
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Estimado Cliente: Gracias por sus comentarios. Lamentamos que su estancia no haya sido lo esperado. Tomamos nota de sus apreciaciones... More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Perfect location, clean comfortable and superb food. Excellent breakfast buffet. Very interesting history to the building. Staff were friendly and informative. Would definitely choose to stay here again.

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Alberto S, Gerente at Parador "Hostal San Marcos", responded to this review
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Estimado Cliente: Gracias por sus comentarios. Nos agrada saber que su valoracion es tan positiva y que haya disfrutado tanto... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It would be tough to find a more historic place to stay than the Hostal San Marcos. Wonderful historic property. Great bar, wonderful rooms (beds were comfortable too), and dinner in the restaurant was superb. Breakfast was also terrific. Overall, a great one-night stay.

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Alberto S, Gerente at Parador "Hostal San Marcos", responded to this review
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Estimado Cliente: Gracias por sus comentarios. Nos agrada saber que su valoracion es tan positiva y que haya disfrutado tanto... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here two nights. This is a spectacular building with a fascinating and chequered history. Finding it is really easy as it is a major tourist attraction in Leon. Exploring its history is really worthwhile, both in the hotel and the adjoining museo. Checkin was good, with excellent English speakers. We were also able to check in a little... More 

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Estimado Cliente: Gracias por sus comentarios. Nos agrada saber que su valoracion es tan positiva y que haya disfrutado tanto... More 

Taree, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 139 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This very grand hotel doubles as an important tourist site in Leon. It was once a major stopping point for pilgrims on the way to Santiago de Compostela. The old part of the hotel includes cloisters and many atmospheric areas. Most of the accommodation is located in a huge modern wing on one side of the hotel and is not... More 

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Superbly located in the hostal san marcos this parador provides a unique experience for which I can forgive the little seventies touches like the hairdryer that really does need upgrading. Overall a fantastic experience and I would recommend this hotel.

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Estimado Cliente: Gracias por sus comentarios. Nos agrada saber que su valoracion es tan positiva y que haya disfrutado tanto... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Hotel looks like a palace.A find the front door in a car but easy directions given to the car park. Wonderful main rooms an open areas, like staying in the past. Great breakfast, dinner from the set menu very good. Good access to town centre.

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Estimado Cliente: Gracias por sus comentarios. Nos agrada saber que su valoracion es tan positiva y que haya disfrutado tanto... More 

suffolk
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed staying in the parador, the historic parts of the hotel are magnificent . However the standard rooms are no better than any corporate hotel and there is no special service to make your stay memorable

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Estimado Cliente: Gracias por sus indicaciones. Lamentamos que su estancia no haya sido lo esperado. Tomamos nota de sus comentarios... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hostal de San Marcos is one of the most extraordinary historic hotels on the Old Continent. Construction of the building was begun in the 16th century, together with the bridge across the River Bernesga in the outskirts of León. It was built to house the peninsula's western headquarters for the Military Order of Saint James. The project was financed by King Ferdinand the Catholic. The magnificent hotel is a museum of stately function rooms, with a spectacular cloister and chapter house; spacious, elegant guest rooms; a library; and a wonderful restaurant that offers beautifully prepared traditional cuisine. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Parador "Hostal San Marcos"

Address: Plaza de San Marcos 7, 24001 Leon, Spain
Location: Spain > Castile and Leon > Province of Leon > Leon
Price Range: $105 - $482 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Parador "Hostal San Marcos" 5*
Number of rooms: 184
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Also Known As:
Parador De Leon Hotel Leon
Parador De Leon León
Parador De Leon Hotel León
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Leon
#2 Luxury Hotel in Leon
#2 Business Hotel in Leon
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