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Hotel Virxe da Cerca

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Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were in the "Attic", a room at the top, the only room on the fourth floor. We were lucky to get this room because it is a four guest room. It has skylights and windows, a seating area, and it is very quiet. The staff is great, too, especially Lidia who always has a smile for you! Great prices...

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Anxo B, Director Comercial at Hotel Virxe da Cerca, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind comment that I would give to Lidia right now! We are very proud to give you a nice service

London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The absolutely wonderful 17th century hotel has so many plus points... lots of space for socialising where many hotels would have reduced this to add more rooms...staff were amazingly friendly and accessible and helpful....beautiful hotel. Thank you

Thank Angela G
Anxo B, Director Comercial at Hotel Virxe da Cerca, responded to this review

Dear Angela, We love reading good reviews about the service we offer in Pousadas de Compostela, but especially when the client realizes the improvements offered by a hotel like the Virxe da Cerca with respect to the competition. Thank you for your kind comments also about the staff services.

San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is a beautiful conversion of a historic stone building. The decor and furnishings are very appropriate to the remodel without being cumbersome or staid. In particular the rooms on the 3 Rd floor under the eaves with their long ceiling windows ,are excellent use of what would otherwise have ended up as closet space. The rooms are beautiful...

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Anxo B, Director Comercial at Hotel Virxe da Cerca, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind comments that I will immediately pass on to the staff. We hope to see you soon in Santiago!

Alicante, Spain
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Lovely hotel in the heart of the old town. Walkable to all tourist sites, bars and restaurants.Superior rooms in the original building are beautiful. All the hotel staff were friendly and helpful.It is a very rainy location so pick vacation time carefully.

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Anxo B, Director Comercial at Hotel Virxe da Cerca, responded to this review

Dear Marie, thank you very much for your kind comments. Immediately I will tell to my colleagues, who will be very happy of yours appreciations

Sonoma County, California
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed for 2 nights as we drove our way through Northern Spain. Staff was friendly and helpful, spoke English. Rooms are somewhat dated, but very clean and comfortable. Not spacious. Good shower. Bed was hard, but nice linens and strong wifi. Lovely grounds in back with a large bird cage filled with finches. Basic breakfast buffet was included. Parking was...

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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

I checked out of this hotel this morning and spent 3 wonderful days. I was checked in and brought to my room by very friendly staff. The room was spotless and every thing worked. I had breakfast each day and there was a great selection. I would definitely recommend this hotel. Karl

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

This is quite an unusual hotel as its built in an old building with some new rooms added. At first it's quite hard to navigate around but the rooms are quite nice - we had a superior room with a view out the back. There is a nice lounge and bar area with outside seating. Staff were helpful and there...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 21 September 2016

This is a lovely property with rooms in a historic section as well as a modern section.  I had room 205 in the historic section which was large, had a sitting area (two club chairs and a table) , big flat screen TV (lots of channels including CNN) an area with a desk, armoire with safe, a balcony overlooking the...

Thank Esther P
Reviewed 19 September 2016

A brilliant hotel for a short or longer stay in Santiago. All staff were excellent, most helpful and accommodating. The rooms were spacious, airy, very clean, well equipped, quiet and relaxing. The breakfasts and dinners were of good quality and tasty. The garden added to the ambience and was a great place to relax with a book or food after...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 22 August 2016

This was my last hotel after walking for 5 days from Sarria to Santiago. Booked through Caminoways.com, this was a beautiful and luxurious end to my camino - sumptuous bed linen, beautiful rooms and bathrooms (I suspect, all unique) complete with honesty bar, and wonderful staff. On my return to Santiago, I will definitely stay here again!

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In the historical centre of Santiago de Compostela, this cozy charming hotel consists of two buildings communicated by a romantic inner garden.The main building, in the old days banking house and Jesuit residence, wonders in its warm interior because of the elegant and traditional decoration of its rooms and noble areas. It was built in the XVIII century, with its inner facade oriented to the Convent of Belvis, founded in the XVI century. The street facade, the main one, was during centuries an honor witness of the history of the Camino Real. Nowadays, it offers magnificent views of the Abastos market of the old town, in which you can see everyday how the peasants of near small villages come to offer their genuine home-grown products.The modern building, even it is new, maintains the same decoration and shares with the main one services en noble areas.With a total of 42 rooms, which are distributed between the 2 buildings, are equipped with top quality furnishings with hairdryer, TV, radio, wifi, telephone, desk, minibar, safe, air conditioning and central heatingStandar Room It is decorated with antique-style furniture and equipped with an exclusive bathroom. Comfortable and nice room, located in the newly built hotel, which is accessed through a cloister -like glass walkway which surrounds a beautiful private garden.Special Doble Room All double rooms are located in the noble eighteenth (18th ) century building, recently renovated into a hotel, whose facades are oriented towards the picturesque market of the old town, the grand Belvis park and the hotel's private garden. The rooms stand out due to their size, elegance, uniqueness and attention to detail, being furnished in an antique way, in which stone and wood are key features. Facilities: Private garden. 24 Hours reception. Parking (under payment, 12€ per day).Left-luggage office.Cafeteria with terrace.Restaurant a la carte.Conference rooms.Social sitting rooms.Lifts. Laundry services.Breakfast room (International Buffet) Room service. Free Internet (Wi-Fi and Internet Point).Press.Rent a car. Tourism information, safe, air conditioning and central heating. ... more   less 

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Address: Rua Virxe da Cerca 27, 15703, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Region: Spain > Galicia > Province of A Coruna > Santiago de Compostela
Price Range: $117 - $191 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Virxe da Cerca 4*
Number of rooms: 39
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“3rd floor under eaves are quiet.”
deatrat, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“book a superior room in the main building”
marienpaddyk, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The historic section of the hotel is very atmospheric. Rooms vary in size so look at a few before accepting one.”
Pinky Parker, 20 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Mine was a top attic room at the back - wonderful. Friends were at the front and noise from the market disturbed their sleep!”
MajHolly, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“From talking to others in our group all seemed to like there rooms.”
605carolk, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
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