Hotel La Concordia
This three star Parador is on the hill top of Cumbre de Cerro Pui-Pinos.
It became the seat of the Order of Calatrava in 1179.
In earlier times the castle formed the natural defence of the town. The original keep, and bell tower - sacristy have been preserved and an area was converted to an Aragonese Palace in the 18th century.
A plaque in the Parador Alcaniz shows that in 1410, Martin the Humane, who was king of Aragon, Catalonia, Valencia and Mallorca, died without an heir. The noblemen met to discuss the rights of the various Pretenders to the Throne.
Members of Parliament were also involved and took two years to come to a decision after consulting various Ambassadors, in particular those from Castile, France, Sicily and the Vatican. In 1412 agreement was reached and 'La Concordia' was signed with Fernando I becoming king of Aragon. Hence the name of this Parador.
This proved to be a wise choice, his descendents became some of the most famous names in Iberian history.
In 1728 Prince Philip converted part of the castle into his palace and this area became the Parador in 1968.
The position of the castle dominates the landscape of the Maestrazgo
region and has centuries old houses clustered at the foot of the hill.
In the original rooms the ceilings are 12 foot high and the walls three feet thick. Some rooms have views over the old roofs to the terraced fields below and the river.
The dining room has a high beamed ceiling and a large fireplace that was needed in earlier times to keep the room warm in winter.
The restaurants of the Parador group offer a mix of international and
regional dishes.and have a special gluten free menu. The regional specialties of this Parador are :
"Huevos a la Alcanizana", egg dish;
In the town of Alcaniz, the places to visit are the Excolegiata, the Gothic paintings in the Torre del Homenaje, the Medieval "Pasadizos" (corridors), the City Hall, and the Gothic "Lonja" (marketplace).
The International Aragon Festival is held in July and August.
The Alcaniz Parador has twenty seven twin bedded rooms, seven double bed rooms, two bedrooms with sitting rooms and one easy access bedroom.
Each room has a telephone, television, TV canal plus, safe and mini bar. The Parador is heated and has air conditioning, elevator, currency exchange, parking facilities (without security and limited places), garden, conference facilities, wireless internet, restaurant and bar.
The Parador will be closed from 7 January to 15 February 2014 (inclusive).
|All Promotions Offered - Best Available Rates|
Rates in Euros
|Standard||Double special||Double superior w/ facilities for disabled persons||Double w/ Canopy bed||Double w/ living room|
|Jan and Feb|
Nov and Dec
|March to October||171||222||222||222||325|
|Breakfast 16 per person per day Lunch or Dinner 33 per person per day|
Rates are per day, per room, for 1 or 2 persons and include tax
General terms and conditions
|PROMOTION||OVERVIEW (For more detailed information use the links below)|
|Golden Days||Up to 10% discount on accommodation and 30% discount on breakfast for guests aged 55 years or more|
|Young Persons||Up to 10% discount on accommodation and 30% discount on breakfast for guests aged 30 years or less|
|5 Night Card||Discounted rates for 5 nights in a standard room inc. breakfast|
|2 Night Special||Up to 15% discount on accommodation and 20% discount on half board for 2 nights stays in the same Parador|
|Reopening offer||Reopening offer, rooms at 65 euros per night from the reopening date until 31 May 2014|
Castillo Calatravos, s/n
44600 Alcaniz, Teruel
Latitude: 41° 2' 54.2034" N (41.048498570914504)
Longitude: 0° 7' 54.588" W (-0.13260841369628906)
|Information on Alcaniz|
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|Comment posted by Mike Rees + family|
|Wanted somewhere special to stay on drive to Southern Spain for daughter's 18th birthday. Couldn't have picked a better place. Friendly staff, superb facility's, wonderful dining, including cake organised by email before the trip & perfect for the occasion. Walked around one night and had tapas in local bar- very pleasant. Superb location and easy to reach- you can see it on the hill from miles away. Will stay there again- maybe just the wife and I next time she loved it!|
|Comment posted by Lew and Merdene Hess|
|We spent 2 nights in late August, 2012 and loved every minute. It was easy to find high on a hill and we had wonderful views from our perfect room. We toured the church and tower and saw the wonderful wall paintings from the years 1290-1375. We ate in the dining room as well as the bar and found the food just great. We were also able to walk down the hill to the town - it isn't difficult.|
|Comment posted by Martin Read|
|What a fantastic place we had a great stay and will come again|
|Comment posted by Carole Wagner Vallianos|
|We began 2012 with a stay at this beautiful parador on New Year's Day. We followed the signposts and had no trouble locating it high on a hill. We had a lovely, large room with canopy bed and beautiful, updated bathroom. Dinner in the large dining room was delicious. The furniture and artifacts throughout the parador were interesting and added to an authentic experience in Spain. The staff was very helpful and friendly.|
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Luxury Parador hotel in a twelth century castle in Alcaniz.