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Parador "Hostal San Marcos"

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Billingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

The view when you approach it is amazing, free secured carparks is a massive bonus, The hotel inside didn't disappoint, the hall ways, the cloisters on 2 levels were amazing. the staff were great and friendly, The young girl on reception was a bit moody and direct but the waiters in the bar and the gentleman who took us to...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Thanks to other trip advisors we easily found Parador Leon and the free secure parking lot. Driving in front of the Parador is a wonderful experience and being able to explore the inside is great. We had a bit of a check in wait because the parador has many rooms. They are a newer part of the facility and we...

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

Dear customer: Thank you let us know your valuation, the visit to the Parador de León 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...

GLEN WAVERLEY, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

When you drive around the corner and see this building and then realise that it is the hotel you will be staying in you will be lost for words. This is an incredible piece of history that is wonderful inside and out. Modern accommodation has been well combined with history here and I reckon this would have to be the...

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

Dear Customer: Let us thank you for your valuation, the visit to the Parador de León Hostal de San Marcos and express our satisfaction that they have been so comfortable. We would like to inform you that the Parador plans to close it for works of integral renovation for the month of October. We forwarded your comments to the management...

Combe Martin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A quick warning about finding your way in because our Satnav took us tantalisingly close without finding the actual entrance to the car park, so we had the usual park and ask situation. Anyway, from the moment you walk in, you know it's the real deal, a genuine slice of history. Everything is on a grand scale, the lobby, the...

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

Dear Customer: Let us thank you for your valuation, the visit to the Parador de León Hostal de San Marcos and express our satisfaction that they have been so comfortable. We would like to inform you that the Parador plans to close it for works of integral renovation for the month of October. We forwarded your comments to the management...

Barxeta
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The frontage of this Parador is to die for, and the interior could never match it, but doesn't disappoint. Comfortable rooms, first-class staff, free parking (unusual these days in Paradors in big towns), thoroughly recommendable. It's a little way from the centre, so the choice of off-site restaurants is limited.

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

Dear Customer: Let us thank you for your valuation, the visit to the Parador de León Hostal de San Marcos and express our satisfaction that they have been so comfortable. We would like to inform you that the Parador plans to close it for works of integral renovation for the month of October. We forwarded your comments to the management...

Marblehead, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This Parador is set in the Hostal de San Marcos, which was constructed in the Sixteenth Century to house the headquarters of the military Order of St. James. The wing which houses the actual guest rooms is of more modern construction, but blends smoothly with the historic complex. A part of the historic complex contains the public areas of the...

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

Dear Customer: Let us thank you for your valuation, the visit to the Parador de León Hostal de San Marcos and express our satisfaction that they have been so comfortable. We would like to inform you that the Parador plans to close it for works of integral renovation for the month of October. We forwarded your comments to the management...

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic service in a beautiful hotel in a great little city. The hotel is 5 minutes walk from the historic centre but is a tourist attraction in its own right. The room was large and very comfortable and the staff could not be more helpful.

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

Dear Customer: Let us thank you for your valuation, the visit to the Parador de León Hostal de San Marcos and express our satisfaction that they have been so comfortable. We would like to inform you that the Parador plans to close it for works of integral renovation for the month of October. We forwarded your comments to the management...

Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently returned to the Parador de León, which really is an amazing experience. Located in a late medieval hiatal for walker's on the Camino del Santiago it retains many of its original features and one of the things we enjoyed the most about this place was wandering the hallways, church and courtyard. We took the guided tour offered by...

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

Dear customer: We are pleased enormously to know their assessment, and 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 17. We transmit your congratulations to the team of the Parador. We hope to see you soon in San Marcos

Reviewed 11 March 2017 via mobile

It is worth every penny. Private parking and breakfast included. Just follow the parking signs. It is a beautiful building and very cosy and not at all posh. If you go through the bar you can sit outside on a lovely terrace with trees. Great complimentary nuts. Room is really big with balcony and Good WiFi. Ten minutes walk to...

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

Dear customer: Thank you for making us know your valuation and who have visited the Parador de León Hostal de San Marcos and have been so at ease. We transmit reviews team the Parador We wish to see you soon in San Marcos

New York City, New York
Reviewed 26 February 2017

One of the very cool things about Spain are Paradores. In a nutshell, they are usually old convents, monasteries, or palaces that have been transformed into luxury accommodations. I recently had the the luck of visiting and staying at the Parador de San Marcos in Leon. If you like the modern/chic aesthetic this is not for you. If you happen...

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

Dear customer: We are delighted of know your valuation and that have visited the Parador of León Hostel of San Marcos. We transmit the congratulations to the team of the Parador. We thank you for your visit and comments. We want to see you again in San Marcos

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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 

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Address: Plaza San Marcos 7, 24001 Leon, Spain
Region: Spain > Castile and Leon > Province of Leon > Leon
Price Range: $183 - $336 (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
#2 Luxury Hotel in Leon
#2 Romantic Hotel in Leon
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