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Antiguo Convento de San Marcos

Plaza San Marcos 7, 24008 Leon, Spain
+34 987 24 50 61
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Antiguo Convento de San Marcos / Leon

Very nice antique building it was an ancien convent and later on a pilgrim hospice; today it's a... read more

Reviewed 12 December 2017
Manuela L
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
A Parador with tours

This is one of the grand hotels of Spain owned by Spain’s government. It was originally a... read more

Reviewed 4 December 2017
John M
Raleigh, North Carolina
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Plaza San Marcos 7, 24008 Leon, Spain
+34 987 24 50 61
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Reviewed 12 December 2017

Very nice antique building it was an ancien convent and later on a pilgrim hospice; today it's a splendid large parador, I visited the restaurant of the parador and it was very impressive, to recommend.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This is one of the grand hotels of Spain owned by Spain’s government. It was originally a pilgrim’s hospice. There are free tours in this old and large monastery. It has and impressively long and grand central staircase. When we were there, it was packed...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights. Midway between travel from Madrid to Bilbao. Old converted nunnery with lots of history. This is one of the Paradors of Spain. Paradors are always worth considering when visiting Spain...I have stayed at several....this one is right up...More

Thank mickieB53
Reviewed 14 June 2017

This building is also a parador, or government run hotel. It is truly a very impressive structure and retains much of the historical appearance it had in centuries. The church and cloister are very nice. Parts of the building are for guests only, so visitors...More

Thank jaimeelsabio
Reviewed 19 May 2017

Located close to the river and picturesque old medevial bridge, San Marco monastery is worth of even a short visit. See inside patio with cypruses and arches of second floor gallery, main alter, great ceiling arches. A real masterpiece of arcitecture in Leon!!!

Thank HappyChris008
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This place almost dissapeared so the fact that it's still intact is amazing when you see get to see it and learning the rich history behind it.

Thank Abrlie
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were fortunate enough to stay in this building which began life as a place of rest for pilgrims on the Santiago de Compostela trail. As well as delux accommodation, the building has well-preserved cloisters and many remnants of its previous religious life.

Thank Aussielins
Reviewed 11 September 2016

One of the major landmarks in Leon; I went there on foot walking along the river bank. Easy access and nice walk. The building itself was turned into a hotel, it was well kept.

1  Thank Quack H
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

You can visit this old pilgrim's hospital for free. You have here as well leon's museum and a great 5 star hotel. If you are doing the way you will walk next to the place.

Thank ReusParadise78
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

This place is not exactly on the tourist trail, but worth the detour. What a building with lovely landscaping. Really it's one of the best public buildings in Leon AND nearby is the old bridge over the river which is also quite scenic. Don't miss...More

3  Thank stonewithnomoss
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