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Parador "Hostal San Marcos"

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Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Reviewed 14 November 2016

We arrived in the afternoon from Segovia to a warm welcome and a breathtakingly beautiful Parador in Spanish renaissance style. We headed straight for the old city taking in the Casa de los Guzmanes in renaissance style and the starkly contrasting and surprisingly sensible Casa de Botines designed by Gaudi and now a bank. From there we headed uphill to...

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Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Excellent as usual for Paradores. Secure parking behind hotel, Access to front of hotel is possible for drop off, but due to the layout I would advise to go straight to car park, (no height restriction, if you are traveling with a larger vehicle), book in then collect luggage from car. Room was a bit chilly, we didn't realise there...

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Piemonte
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The beds were good The room and breakfast room were cold. We couldn't make the radiator in our bedroom work. Breakfast the first morning was not brilliant - the staff appeared cold and robotic. The next morning we had a different waitress, and the service was acceptable.

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Eaglescliffe, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 November 2016

The room was large, clean and comfortable. The hotel was magnificent. Lots of history, so interesting. The restaurant and meal were excellent, as was the breakfast. The staff were friendly and attentive. Would definitely stay there again.

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Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

A very historical comfortable stay th restaurant served delightful food in great surroundings calm efficient staff who were quietly attentive The bar and snack was comfortable with a reasonable quality menu Loved the walk through history Parador Excellence

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Hobe Sound, Florida
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Perhaps there are more upscale hotels in Leon but we were darn happy with this one. Extravagant surroundings, free parking, comfortable room, real good breakfast, what more could you expect? Location a bit off center but very workable. Staff a bit formal and not the friendliest but they do their job.

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Reviewed 1 November 2016

Extraordinary Hotel is just magical. The accommodations are great. The rooms are ample, in need of some TLC. The service was excellent although form a distance ??. The location might be hard to get, but it is well worth it. They gave us parking space to lock up our bicyles and we explored the lovely town until the morning hours.

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Reviewed 31 October 2016

From convent along El Camino to imposing architectural gem. It was enjoyable to just walk around the buildings and observe the history. The cloister was huge. Our room looked out over an attractive courtyard. The room was relatively large and comfortable. However, the entry vestibule, unless you closed the interior door, was not well soundproofed - you pull hear your...

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Monsegur, France
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is in a lovely old building and is well presented. The room was very comfortable and spacious, but in common with many Spanish hotels did not have any tea/coffee making facilities. It is an easy 10 minute walk into Leon centre along part of the Camino. Good parking facilities. Helpful staff who spoke good English. One of the best...

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Andover, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Great looking building, shame the bedroom wasn't in the old part. Good attentive staff, good bar meal. Good breakfast although there was no yoghurt. Great location. Just what we needed for our last night in Spain before heading for the ferry.

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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 de San Marcos 7, 24001 Leon, Spain
Region: Spain > Castile and Leon > Province of Leon > Leon
Price Range: $106 - $526 (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 Romantic Hotel in Leon
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Leon
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