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Parador Hostal Dos Reis Catolicos

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London, United Kingdom
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This is one of the best hotels I've ever stayed. If you like history this is a must !! This hotel use to be a hospital for the peregrinos visiting Santiago 500 years ago . The rooms are great and with those thick stone walls built so many centuries ago... your peace and quiet is guaranteed. Try to walk around...

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Bromsgrove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I never tend to get overly excited about hotels, I am definitively a member of the "they are just a bed for the night" club. However, for the Parador Dos Reis Catolicos, I'll gladly make an exception. We had arrived from Madrid quite early on a Saturday morning, I knew we would not be able to check in immediately, but...

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la Bisbal d'Emporda, Spain
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is the 4th Parador we have stayed in this trip, and the best. The building is simply stunning and the staff are lovely. It is perfectly placed, the bathroom is unbeatable, the views wonderful and sheets and bed excellent. Overall we think Paradors over good value in wonderful buildings.

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Parador_Santiago, Manager at Parador Hostal Dos Reis Catolicos, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your kind comment. I will tell to our staff your impressions about your stay I hope to see you again. Best regards, JULIO CASTRO

Nashville, Tennessee
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While we didn't actually stay here, we visited and wandered through the hotel as much as we could. I have stayed in many paradors in Spain, and this has to be one of the best. The lobby is furnished with beautiful antique furniture to go with the age of the building. You cannot believe the architecture!

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Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A beautiful historic building just next to the cathedral. Comfort, food and service excellent. A relaxing and interesting location in which to spend a few days. We very much look forward to returning.

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Carefree, Arizona
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you can book far enough ahead and are lucky enough to get a room at the Parador Dos Reis Catolico just do it! Everything about this property is breathtaking.....from the common areas, to the rooms (we stayed in a standard room which was large and comfortable) to the dining it is an experience you shouldn't miss, simply stunning in...

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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

This hotel is special and a very welcome retreat after walking the Camino de Santiago. The front desk staff is very accommodating. The restaurant on the second floor has an amazing breakfast buffet or you can order from the menu. The buffet is good and the food is fresh. They also serve the incredible pudding like hot chocolate! I upgraded...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Excellence at every stage when delivering traditional standards in the modern era, with polite and helpful staff in every part of the Parador, from receptionists, doormen, waiters and waitresses and housekeeping staff, we were made welcom and comfortable.

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Parador_Santiago, Manager at Parador Hostal Dos Reis Catolicos, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for sharing your experience and we are pleased that you have been satisfied with the attention of our staff Best regards, JULIO CASTRO

Fareham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Wow what a hotel. From the room to the reception every part of this place just feels(and is full of history). Apart from walking around the hotel part of this building you must take the time to explore every corner. Will definitely be staying here again.

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Laguna Hills, California
Reviewed 14 February 2017

This hotel is 5 star. We stayed here 2 nights. It's like being In a old castle. We walked around and found a chapel in the back and looking into the middle of the hotel are gardens with fountains and wells. We even received a free cd in our room. The cafe is great and the morning breakfast was unbelievable....

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Dear guest, Thanks for your kind comment. We are glad you were satisfied during your stay. Best regards, JULIO CASTRO

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Parador Hostal Dos Reis Catolicos Restaurant
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Cuisines: Mediterranean, European, Spanish
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Royal Hospital, late 15th century pilgrim¿s hostelCombining history, art and tradition, the goal of pilgrims and the emblem of St. James, the Hostal dos Reis Católicos, in the Plaza do Obradoiro, forms together with the cathedral one of the world’s most remarkable, and most visited, urban settings. The Hostal, which first saw life as a Royal Hospital in 1499 to house the many pilgrims arriving in Santiago, today still invites the traveller to enjoy this universal and fascinating city. Considered the oldest hotel in the world, it is also one of the most luxurious and beautiful. It has four extremely beautiful cloisters, elegant public rooms, spectacular bedrooms and a luxurious dining room offering Galician style fish and meats and the classic apple filloa pies and crème brulee. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Parador Hostal Dos Reis Catolicos

Address: Praza Obradoiro 1, 15705, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Region: Spain > Galicia > Province of A Coruna > Santiago de Compostela
Price Range: $228 - $526 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Parador Hostal Dos Reis Catolicos 5*
Number of rooms: 137
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Also Known As:
Parador De Santiago De Compostela Hotel Santiago De Compostela
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#5 Luxury Hotel in Santiago de Compostela
#8 Business Hotel in Santiago de Compostela
#8 Family Hotel in Santiago de Compostela
#8 Romantic Hotel in Santiago de Compostela
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“All room are well positioned”
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“Rooms on the square are the best for views but all seem comfortable and quiet.”
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“Ask for the back court yard and an upgraded room.”
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“All rooms were beautiful but if your are looking for special you might want a view over the square”
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“choose a room with a cloister view!”
 of 5 bubbles Phinthyme, 28 Oct 2016 | Read review
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