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“Dire and Dingy.....” 2 of 5 bubbles
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AC Hotel Leon San Antonio
Ranked #8 of 36 Hotels in Leon
Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
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527 reviews
109 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1,270 helpful votes
“Dire and Dingy.....”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2012

My overall view of this hotel is very similar to the city itself - soulless.On refelction, I did not enjoy my stay in Leon, the whole place seemed downbeat.

The hotel is located opposite the El Corte Ingles department store, 15 minutes walk from the centre of town.

The car park is located round the corner from the hotel and is reasonably priced. The rooms were disappointing, small with limited space and very dimly lit.In the bathroom, there was only a shower which flooded the room everytime we used it.

Wi-fi was only available in the public areas, the bar and breakfast room were located in the basement and it so dark. In the bar, if you can call it a bar, no draught beer, no staff, it was poor.

I have used AC hotels before, this one was dire.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 October 2012

Pros: This hotel is easy to locate in downtown Leon, directly across the street from the Corte de Ingles department store. There is curbside parking for check-in and the parking garage is easy to negotiate in and out. The room was small but laid out as efficiently as possible.

Cons: Free WiFi is only in the lounge and breakfast area.

  • Stayed September 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Derby, United Kingdom
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499 reviews
77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 406 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 September 2012

We stayed here for one night as part of our recent tour round Northern Spain. It's a straightforward 10 to 15 minute walk from the bus station and is very easy to find.

Our room wasn't ready when we arrived, but they kept our luggage for us, allowing us to wander into Leon. They provided a handy map, with all the sights circled, so we were pleased with reception.

Once we were into our room, we were very pleasantly surprised. It was a spacious room, with a good-sized bathroom, with good toiletries. There was also a mini-bar, with free soft drinks. Very handy after a long hot day on the bus. There isn't free internet, which is rather unfortunate if you were there for more than one night.

The bed was comfortable, but we were disturbed by room noise from those around us. Not what you expect from a purpose built hotel and it did give us a disturbed night.

The hotel is opposite El Corte Inglis, so handy for shopping. There's also a far cheaper little supermarket a couple of streets away as you walk towards the river, so go there out of preference. We didn't have breakfast as it seemed far too expensive when considering what you can buy outside. It's about a 15/20 minute walk into the main sights, so is handy for sightseeing without being in the thick of it and disturbed by all the noise of everyone else in the thick of it.

Worth a trip, but mind out for room noise.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank madamedefarge
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Houston, Texas
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98 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2012

We went to Leòn recently to escape the heat in Madrid. Besides having much cooler weather, we were pleasantly surprised at all this city has to offer. I booked at the AC León knowing that it was away from the old town, but the price was right and I like the qualities that I have found in other AC Hoteles in Spain.
We were completely satisfied with the AC León. It is a very modern and clean hotel. The rooms and bathrooms are very nice. Our room was on the street side, but it is not a busy street and quiet at night. The Sala Lounge just steps down from the Lobby is great. It has free Wi Fi, nice tables and seating areas for work or reading. It also has a free beverage, snack area throughout most of the day for coffee, tea, water and soft drinks. Although you have to pay for internet in your room, it is a pleasure to come down to this lounge to use your computer, watch tv or just read,
The walk to the old town is very pleasant, as a lot of it is along a pretty park. It passes very quickly!!
The rooms also have mini refrigerators with bottled water and soft drinks, Across the street is a Corte Inglés that has a supermercado for any other snacks you might want to purchase, Very handy.
A really nice employee named Alba checked us in and was so nice to write up a list of good places to eat in the Old Town. The service at this hotel was excellent!!!
I look forward to returning to León and will definitely plan to stay at the AC León again.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Luv2Fly2Madrid3
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Chennai (Madras), India
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28 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2012

It had been frequent stay at AC hotel from past 2 years. The location is quite peaceful for good sleep at night. The plus point to stay at hotel is good breakfast. The hotel is very close to all tourist spot which means a lots of street walk and enjoying the tapas at different location. The stay was pleasant and quite clean room everyday.

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  • Stayed August 2011, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Stansted Mountfitchet, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2010

Room was ok. Good bed and bathroom withexcellent shower and bathroom extras.
Rather boring bar. Price reasonable.
Fine for a weekend stay

Stayed October 2010, travelled as a couple
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Edinburgh
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26 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2010

This is hotel is slightly out of the centre opposite an El Corte Ingles.
However, being 15 minutes from the centre means the it is quiet at night.
We had quite a small room but it was of the usual high AC standards.

  • Stayed May 2010, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank AlTheGreat
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Property: AC Hotel Leon San Antonio
Address: Calle Velazquez 10, 24005 Leon, Spain
Region: Spain > Castile and Leon > Province of Leon > Leon
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Luxury Hotel in Leon
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — AC Hotel Leon San Antonio 4*
Number of rooms: 84
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel located in the city - 1 km from Leon Cathedral, Botines Building and De Los Guzmanes Palace. ... more   less 
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