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Certificate of Excellence


#1 of 3 B&Bs / Inns in San Lorenzo de El Escorial
Certificate of Excellence
The Holy Cross Guest House, situated in the Valley of the Fallen, is located opposite the Abbey and is only 58 kms from Madrid. It is surrounded by the beauty of nature and is open to the public practically all year round. It also serves as a retreat house (for spiritual exercises), a convention center, study centre, a summer residence and the perfect place for students preparing for public exams, etc. It provides for 220 people within two floors and has a restaurant, bar-cafe, eight assembly halls and a chapel and free covered parking. Free pass into the 'Valley of the Fallen' for duration of stay in the Holy Cross Guest House. Free admission for guests who have reserved a table before their arrival to the 'Valley of the Fallen'.
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Free parking
Free Internet
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
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Made booking via TripAdvisor and “AMOMA.COM” with “flexible cancellation” rate Due to discovery that the Basilica is closed Mondays, we hade to change our itinerary and cancel the stay here for a Sunday night. Then discovered the “fee” charged by Amoma is $60 which is 100% of
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Response from hospederiasantacruz, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hospedería Santa Cruz
Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Paul, Thank you for sharing your value. Our apologies for not having fulfilled your expectations 100%, but we regret to inform you that we don’t work directly with Amoma.com and we cannot help you with the cancellation policy. Kind regards. Hospedería Santa Cruz
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We spent a night at the Hospedería Santa Cruz back at the beginning of June. Found the place fascinating, beautiful building former Monastery in the middle of a National Park with a unique view to the mausoleum of The Valley of the Fallen, erected to honor all the lives lost in
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Response from hospederiasantacruz, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hospedería Santa Cruz
Responded Sep 20, 2018
Dear Mercygomez, Thanks for visit us during your holidays. As you as has written the Hospedría is situated in a wonderful place surrounded by forests. The team from Hospedería santa cruz feels great hearing you enjoyed in our accomodation. We hope you come back another time to recharge the life batteries. Best regards, Hospedería Santa Cruz.
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We loved this Monastery, the nature and the staff. A group of teachers from Iceland had a wonderful week full of relaxation and meditation. The staff was the best, Pablo speaks english and was very helpful with everything we needed and Aní and the staff in the kitchen were
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Response from hospederiasantacruz, Director de Relaciones Públicas at Hospedería Santa Cruz
Responded Jul 18, 2018
Dear Mr/s, Thank you to recommend our building; we have an exclusive location with spectacular views. It is fantastic hear your comments, be sure we will communicate to our team. We work every day to improve the quality service offered. Kind regards, Hospedería Santa Cruz.
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Great place to go, impressive surroundings at the hospitality is great. Highly recommended if you go by your own or with friends and family. The food is really good and the service very gentle. Fabuloso lugar para pasar un día en familia visitar la basílica, dar un paseo por
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Response from hospederiasantacruz, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Hospedería Santa Cruz
Responded Apr 12, 2018
Apreciado/a, Muchas gracias por compartir una valoración tan positiva sobre su estancia en nuestras instalaciones. Es un motivo de satisfacción para nosotros saber que disfruta de su visita a la Basílica y el menú casero de nuestro restaurante fuera de su total agrado. Estaremos encantados de volver a acogerles en una próxima visita a nuestras instalaciones. Atentamente, Hospedería de Santa Cruz
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Very reasonable accommodation in a tranquil and gorgeous setting. Decent-sized rooms, most with great views. Friendly and helpful staff. Note that your booking at the Hospederia saves you the 9 Euro entrance to the Valle de los Caidos park. The Hospederia has free Wifi in the
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Response from hospederiasantacruz, Gerente at Hospedería Santa Cruz
Responded Jul 7, 2017
Dear Nordick12, Thank you very much for taking your time to share your opinion about your stay. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed our peaceful setting and that you don’t have any negative comments of your stay in our establishment. Many thanks and we hope to see you again. Kind regards Hospedería Santa Cruz
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$51 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
SpainCommunity of MadridSan Lorenzo de El Escorial
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