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Parador "Hostal San Marcos"

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Wilmington NC
Reviewed yesterday NEW

This beautiful historic monastery surrounds a garden cloister, and staying here is a terrific experience! There are all kinds of places within the building to explore - libraries, chapels, nooks and crannies. The hallways are dark, in keeping with the historic ambiance, and the carved wooden doors have huge old gold keys. (No plastic keycards at this place!) Our room...

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Utah
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The Parador and the old City were well worth the visit. So wonderful to have preserved so many important building with the Parador system. Will look forward to visiting after the building undergoes the restoration.

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Fort Worth, Texas
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

An amazing historic property with a lobby out of the middle ages. The rooms were nice and large, with good beds. Breakfast was extensive and very good. The service was much better than average. The location is a little on the edge of the old town but still walking distance to the cathedral and more.

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel looks like a museum from outside. But as you enter, it is really majestic. The rooms are nice and comfortable- good sized with nice accessories. Breakfast was really sumptuous too. We could not spend much time but what we saw was lovely. Grat location in the center of town. Wonderful Wi-Fi and complimentary. Rooms are at the back...

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Alberto S, Gerente at Parador "Hostal San Marcos", responded to this review

Dear customer: We are happy to meet your valuation, the visit to the León Parador Hostal de San Marcos and express our satisfaction that have been so at ease. We'd like to inform you that the Parador is planning its closure for renovation for the month of October. We transmit your comments to the management team. We would like to...

manchester
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am a bit schizophrenic about this Parador and have reviewed dining separately with 5 stars. The old/public parts of the building is stunning, - cloisters, adjoining church, great open spaces etc. And the staff were very friendly and helpful apart from miserable and sneering bar staff. Our room, decent size - but how it could have done with a...

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Alberto S, Gerente at Parador "Hostal San Marcos", responded to this review

Dear customer: We are happy to meet your valuation, the visit to the León Parador Hostal de San Marcos We'd like to inform you that the Parador is planning its closure for renovation for the month of October. We transmit your comments to the management team. We would like to again welcome you to San Marcos

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had been in the bar on a previous trip to Leon and were keen to stay at the Parador as the building is stunning and historic. Got a very good B&B deal for a one night stay on the way to Santiago. Breakfast was excellent, lots of variety and high quality too. Dinner was a bit expensive and we...

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Alberto S, Gerente at Parador "Hostal San Marcos", responded to this review

Dear customer: We are happy to meet your valuation, the visit to the León Parador Hostal de San Marcos and express our satisfaction that have been so at ease. We'd like to inform you that the Parador is planning its closure for renovation for the month of October. We transmit your comments to the management team. We would like to...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful & historic hotel. The staff extremely knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. The rooms as very comfortable. A wonderful town full of history as well as great food and wine. We plan to be back soon!

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Alberto S, Gerente at Parador "Hostal San Marcos", responded to this review

Dear customer: We are happy to meet your valuation, the visit to the León Parador Hostal de San Marcos and express our satisfaction that have been so at ease. We'd like to inform you that the Parador is planning its closure for renovation for the month of October. We transmit your comments to the management team. We would like to...

Perth, Western Australia, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for two nights. Its listed as "5 Star" however I am not sure it is at that standard. The rooms, although large and comfortable, are a little tired and could do with refurbishment. If staying please check out the cloisters on the second floor up the stairs for a bit of a history tour and view of...

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Alberto S, Gerente at Parador "Hostal San Marcos", responded to this review

Dear customer: We are happy to meet your valuation, the visit to the León Parador Hostal de San Marcos and express our satisfaction that have been so at ease. We'd like to inform you that the Parador is planning its closure for renovation for the month of October. We transmit your comments to the management team. We would like to...

Easton, Maryland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This "5-star" hotel is with a doubt the best and unique hotel in Spain. The building is truly impressive - considering that in past decades it has been a military barracks, a prison and a hospital and now hotel. It will soon be closing for a three-year renovation. The services and food are outstanding. The concierge is most helpful.

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Alberto S, Gerente at Parador "Hostal San Marcos", responded to this review

Dear customer: We are happy to meet your valuation, the visit to the León Parador Hostal de San Marcos and express our satisfaction that have been so at ease. We'd like to inform you that the Parador is planning its closure for renovation for the month of October. We transmit your comments to the management team. We would like to...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A stunning building, very large hotel with excellent service, beautifully furnished, and a real key for the room door- not a plastic swipe card to be seen! Highly efficient staff, excellent large double too. With good selection on TV, comfortable bed, quiet air con and well equipped bathroom, great shower, well insulated rooms and a good nights sleep despite the...

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Alberto S, Gerente at Parador "Hostal San Marcos", responded to this review

Dear customer: We are happy to meet their valuation, the visit to the León Parador Hostal de San Marcos and express our satisfaction that have been so at ease. We'd like to inform you that the Parador is planning its closure for renovation for the month of October. We transmit their comments to the management team. We would like to...

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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 

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Address: Plaza San Marcos 7, 24001 Leon, Spain
Region: Spain > Castile and Leon > Province of Leon > Leon
Price Range: £86 - £245 (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 Business Hotel in Leon
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Leon
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