EXCEPTIONAL 13TH C.
privileged location of the Parador on Santa Catalina Hill offers it the
character of defensive bastion of the Jaén horizon. Origin and destination to
discover the charm of the Andalusian Renaissance, the hotel has a refreshing
swimming pool which, along with the exterior stone, offers protection from the
burning sun which inundates the surroundings. The monumental appearance is
maintained on the inside, where the impressive 20 m. high crossed arches of the
main living room, the dining room, with a marked Arabic character, and the
comfortable and friendly bedrooms with magnificent panoramic views stand out.
The ensemble, decorated in soft shades, is complemented by a varied gastronomic
display: `ajo blanco` (cold garlic and almond soup), partridge salad, `pipirrana`
(tomato and cucumber salad) Jaén-style spinach (with egg).