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Parador "Hostal San Marcos"

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Wayne, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Always like staying in the paradores but this one is getting a bit tired around the edges. Service is the Barr is disinterested. Rooms are large and nice. Hotel is 15 minute walk from the cathedral. Dining room is beautiful.

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Agustin M, Director General at Parador "Hostal San Marcos", responded to this review

Dear Martin, I do hope your doing well. I would like to thank you for being our guest and much more for sharing with us your opinión after that. I do apologies for the services issues at the bar. We do take urgent action on that. Without your feed back we do not able to improve our service and product....

Odense, Denmark
Reviewed 17 March 2015

Paradores y restaurantes de Espana http://www.parador.es/en/corporate-information is a public chain of hotels in the most fantastic historical sites across Spain, castles , monasteries etc.. No better place to get a boost of Spanish culture, architecture, gastronomy, high end service , it is an experience that you will remember and for sure will share with those you like .In a few...

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Eagle River, Alaska
Reviewed 26 February 2015 via mobile

In comparison to other accommodations in the area one can secure a sleeping room just as nice at lower price. Rooms very dated with carpets needing a total cleaning. Food and drinks at the hotel also over priced. However the morning buffet - is the very best! Checking in slow. Staff very nice.

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Wisborough Green
Reviewed 25 February 2015

Everything about the structure of this magnificent Parador is superb, but sadly, just as in North West Spain's other huge Parador, at Santiago de Compostela, the other hotel is badly let down by the incompetence of the Management staff. In spite of emails, letters and meetings with Management, agreements were not passed to the relevant departments again and again, and...

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Reviewed 23 February 2015

The Parador San Marcos is the best Parador I have stayed at in Spain. I prefer it to the one in Santiago de Compostella... San Marcos is the most beautiful historical building with various cloisters and its own Church. The Restaurant meals are first class. It is a remarkable place having once been a hospital,orphanage and a prison during the...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 2 February 2015 via mobile

What an amazing building! Very imposing awe-inspiring external structure, & the internal architecture & fittings were so beautiful! Shame we were there only one night, & didn't have enough time to explore it fully. Staff were very helpful. We stayed in the old section, & although the room was reasonably small, it was well decorated & comfortable. As per other...

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 17 January 2015

My husband and I stayed at the parador Hostal San Marcos in Leon in September, 2014. We stayed in a suite named "Quevedo." The room has 2 balconies over the entrance to the parador and the room is exquisite. A huge sitting room with antiques, welcoming champagne and fresh fruit dish daily, and a beautiful bedroom with a very comfortable...

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Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Huge Parador with rooms in the old building and a newish wing. We stayed in this modern wing which had large rooms but they were a little dated. The hotel is a 20 min walk to the old town which is great with a fabulous cathedral. Food at the hotel was first class and we recommend the tasting menu with...

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Pasadena, California
Reviewed 3 December 2014

This is the most amazing hotel that makes you feel like you are in a make believe place. If you have any reason to go to Leon try to stay here. Besides being historic the elegance of the place and the service and the food are all five star.

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Reviewed 15 November 2014 via mobile

If you want to recover some of that well deserved sense of reasonable entitlement you have earned as a lifetime, dedicated, hard working son/daughter, father/mother, friend, responsible citizen and professional, please give yourself the opportunity to stay in Parador San Marcos, León, España, at least for two or three nights. You will not regret it. It is a marvelous arquitecture...

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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 

Additional Information about Parador "Hostal San Marcos"

Address: Plaza San Marcos 7, 24001 Leon, Spain
Region: Spain > Castile and Leon > Province of Leon > Leon
Price Range: ₹ 7,046 - ₹ 19,329 (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
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Leon
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“Be sure to enjoy the breakfast buffet and make plans for dinner at the restaurant for an excellent meal!”
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“I doubt there is a bad room in the place, but a view over the square woul be good”
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“For less walking, rooms near the lifts”
Jacky-M-Hamilton, 3 May 2017 | Read review
“Try and get a standard room in the new wing with an odd number - these overlook the river.”
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“Our room over looked the gardens”
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