Parador de Leon

 
 
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Parador de Leon
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5 star GL

Leon

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Construction began around 1515 on this monumental building, which features a Spanish Plateresque façade...
 

SERVICES & FACILITIES INCLUDED:
  • Accessibility Facilities
  • Air conditioned
  • Animals not allowed
  • Bar
  • Canal plus
  • Credit cards
  • Currency exchange
  • Distance to airport 6 Km
  • Distance to station railroad 1 Km
  • Double rooms (twin beds) 195
  • Double rooms (double bed) 15
  • Rooms with salon area 16
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Hall conferences
  • Heating
  • Minibar
  • Parking (No security monitoring)
  • Restaurant
  • Seats 452
  • Shop
  • Strong box
  • Telephone in rooms
  • Television
  • Area Monumental


 
 

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General Overview


Country: Spain
Region: Castile and Leon
City: Leon
Style: Historic Monastery-Hospital in Monumental Town
Type: Parador
Theme: Paradores of Spain and Pousadas of Portugal
Class: 5 star GL
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Description


16TH C. MONASTERY-HOSPITAL

Parador de Leon - Hostal de San Marcos Construction began around 1515 on this monumental building, which features a Spanish Plateresque façade. The past makes its appearance in the Cloister, Church, Choir and Chapterhouse, and the present in the careful renovation-work, combined with an interior filled with works of art and rooms which gave shelter to pilgrims in times of old. A night´sstay here is truly a luxury, offering: suites with views of the cloister, stately rooms, and a restaurant which offers: Cocido Maragato (stew), frog legs, beef sweetbreads, cured beef and goat meats and mountain meats.

Rooms

ROOM TYPES/DESCRIPTION:

Double rooms (twin beds) 195
Double rooms (double bed) 15
Rooms with salon area 16

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Gastronomy and what to do

RESTAURANT/BARS:

What to eat...

A good `cocido maragato`
The gastronomy of this Parador will satisfy the most exigent people. With some dishes like `cocido maragato` (a stew of chickpeas, meat, bacon, etc.), frog legs, veal meat, cured meats.


Activities:

* Alpine skiing
* Basketball
* Frontenis
* Golf
* Handball
* Horse riding routes
* Hunting
* Indoor football
* Motorboats
* Speed boats
* Tennis
* Trout fishing

Typical festivals

* San Juan 24 June, León
* San Froilán 5 October, Virgen del Camino, 5 km.
* International trout week June, León

Visits

* León. Cathedral and museum, San Isidoro and museum, Casa Botines
* Valporquero (43 km). Caves
* Astorga and `maragata` area (46 km)
* Castrillo de los Polvazares (50 km)
* El Cares Route (125 km)
* Las Médulas (125 km)

Lodging

 

SERVICES & FACILITIES INCLUDED:
  • Accessibility Facilities
  • Air conditioned
  • Animals not allowed
  • Bar
  • Canal plus
  • Credit cards
  • Currency exchange
  • Distance to airport 6 Km
  • Distance to station railroad 1 Km
  • Double rooms (twin beds) 195
  • Double rooms (double bed) 15
  • Rooms with salon area 16
  • Elevator
  • Garden
  • Hall conferences
  • Heating
  • Minibar
  • Parking (No security monitoring)
  • Restaurant
  • Seats 452
  • Shop
  • Strong box
  • Telephone in rooms
  • Television
  • Area Monumental


Transport

Location

MAP:

Parador de Leon - Hostal de San Marcos  ~ Location Map


HOW TO GET THERE:

The Parador is located in the Plaza de San Marcos, next to the bridge of the same name over the river Bernesga. From Madrid it can be reached along the main N-VI road, after passing Valladolid and Benavente, at 130 and 66 km respectively. From Oviedo (120 km), it is reached by the N-632 or along the A-6 motorway.


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