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Parador de Santiago de Compostela: Hostal dos Reis Católicos

At a Glance

    Pros

  • views of Obradoiro square
  • excellent cuisine
  • fascinating collection of antiques and paintings

    Cons

  • confusing corridors
  • often filled with people on guided tours
  • pricey

Parador de Santiago de Compostela: Hostal dos Reis Católicos Review

One of the parador chain's most highly regarded hotels, this 15th-century masterpiece was once a royal hostel and hospital for sick pilgrims. Its mammoth baroque doorway gives way to austere courtyards of box hedge and simple fountains, and to rooms furnished with antiques, some with canopy beds. Dos Reis, the restaurant in the grand vaulted dining room, serves top-notch regional fare, including lonchas de pulpo (octopus with paprika and potato), foie gras, and filloas de manzana y crema caramelizadas (apple-and-caramel-cream pancakes). The tapas bar, Enxebre, is lively and informal.

    Hotel Details

  • 131 rooms, 6 suites
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • Credit cards accepted.
Updated: 06-10-2014

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