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“A castle to stay in!”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Parador de Zafra

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Parador de Zafra
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Zafra
Madrid, Spain
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114 reviews
62 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
“A castle to stay in!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2014

Another safe bet of Paradores. Super comfortable room, excellent service and a setting that is unique. On top of that, it is well located in historic Zafra. Bar and restaurant provide the excellent food that Paradores customers are used to enjoy. Will not disappoint at all!

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled solo
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Lake Villa, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2014

My husband and I stayed here for my birthday weekend. It was a great weekend getaway, very relaxing. We loved hanging out in the court yard during our free time playing some games we brought, reading, or having some coffee. Our room was wonderful with three patios allowing us to open them all up and feel like we were outside. We got to enjoy a free tour at noon, and even though it as in Spanish and we speak very little Spanish, we still enjoyed it and got to see some interesting spots around town and the top of the parador.

  • Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Estepona Spain
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55 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013

What more can a traveller ask for. This parador was tops in all categories. When we arrived and parked at the reception entrance, the receptionist came out with a parking permit (for which we paid a small amount per day) and helped with our luggage. Check in was easy and the room was comfortable. I walk with a walker and asked for the room for disabled. We found it spacious and the bathroom was well equipped. I particularly liked the shower which was enclosed, unlike many wheelchair showers. Note that the disabled room is on the back of the building and there is some noise as that is the location for deliveries to the parador. The noise was not troublesome. The parador's courtyard is lovely, covered with an interesting system for draining rain into the central water fountain. The bar was decorated with silver mirrors and was separate from the dining room which was open almost all day. We enjoyed the tapas and bocadillos. I missed the tour of the alcazar and am sorry because there is so much there of historical interest. This is a parador easy to recommend.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2013

Considering that you are staying in a building which was built in the 15th century, you have to accept that not all details can be as those in a modern concrete-and-glass hotel. The reason for going to a Parador is to to breathe and inhale history, to walk over stones trodden by tens of generations, not to demand perfect wifi access! It is a great privilege to be able to spend a few days in such historic places and overall the quality of the service is very good.

In this Parador the small collection of museum items in the hotel is particularly beautiful.
The village of Zafra is nice and typically spanish. The two adjacent squares are unusual and certainly interesting to visit.
The service in the is hotel is above average Parador (we have by now visited many of them in Spain, and we still like immensely the idea of this hotel chain!).
Highly recommended, if you have the right attitude and expectations!

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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London
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35 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2013

Fantastic castle within Zafra-the rooms are huge and the internal courtyard is where you want to spend the rest of your life. As very often with the Paradores, some of the furnishings might be slightly worn out and the restaurant prices out of this planet but who cares when the setting is so enchanted? Nice swimming pool too. Highly recommended.

  • Stayed September 2013, travelled with friends
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Zafra, Spain
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2013

Great place especially the renaissance courtyard for drinks and meals. Lovely to relax by pool with great atmosphere and friendly and efficient staff. Food utterly reliable and delicious. Can't recommend this hotel more highly.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Cairo, Egypt
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53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2013

We were lucky to find rooms inmZafra on our trip through Extramadura and stay g I. those
hotels makes your trip through Extramadura even more special!!
We really can advise people to try to stay in those hotels and we had very good deals!!

Room Tip: We had an room overlooking the old city whatbwe really enjoyed!!
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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Parador de Zafra

Property: Parador de Zafra
Address: Plaza Corazon de Maria 7, 06300 Zafra, Spain
Region: Spain > Extremadura > Province of Badajoz > Zafra
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 8 Hotels in Zafra
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:4 star — Parador de Zafra 4*
Number of rooms: 45
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