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Parador Hotel Almagro

Parador Almagro Spain - Ciudad Real - Parador de Almagro - one of the Spanish Paradors Paradores

Spain - Ciudad Real - Almagro

Formerly a 16th Century Franciscan Convent in Almagro, Spain

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The Convent of San Francisco was built by the Davila de la Cueva family in 1596 and is now a four star Parador.
Swimming pool at Parador Almagro - one of the Spanish Paradors Paradores
It is located in a historic position of great interest close to the most attractive areas of the town.

The interior of the Parador has an elegant, serene atmosphere and this is reflected in the bedrooms and public areas. There are beautiful galleries which feature much rich wood and latticework.

There are 14 inner courtyards and a splendid garden which was used, in former times, for social functions.

The wine cellar has been converted into a bar with a 'Cervantine' ambiance.

Unlike most of the former convents, the Boardroom has an austerity which one would associate with a convent. This is in sharp contrast with the Louis 15th room which is furnished in keeping with the luxury of that period.

The bedrooms, originally the monastic cells, are a haven of peace and tranquility.
Restaurant at Parador Almagro
The restaurant serves traditional La Mancha cuisine and there is a gluten free menu. Some of the traditional dishes have an Arabic influence from the period when the region was under the control of the Moors from North Africa.

Specialities to be tried include :
"Pisto Manchego", a vegetable salad;
"Berenjenas", aubergine dish;
"Mojote" and "Ttiznao", two cold dishes suitable on a hot day;


In the area you may care to visit the Corral de Comedias (the old theatre), the Convent of Calatrava, the Palace of Fugger, the Old University, Plaza Mayor, and the Cathedral.
In July, the Almagro International Festival of Classical Drama is held.

Other interesting events are the feasts of Virgen de las Nieves and San Bartolome which are both held in August.
Bedroom at Almagro Parador The Tablas de Daimiel National Park, approximately 30 kms away, have now recovered after being adversely affected by years of drought.

The Almagro Parador has forty three twin bedrooms, two single bedrooms, five double bedrooms, three suites and one bedroom for the disabled.

In the rooms you will find a telephone, television with canal plus and mini bar.

The Parador of Almagro has heating, air conditioning in the dining room, lift, restaurant, bar, free internet access in communal areas, parking facilities (without security and limited places), currency exchange, conference facilities, satellite television, garden, seasonal swimming pool and a gift shop. The Parador Almagro has facilities for the disabled.

Distance from the nearest train station is 1 km.

Animals are not allowed.

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RACK RATES
2014
Rates in Euros
Standard Double superior Junior Suite
Jan and Feb
Nov and Dec
151196264
March to October164213287
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

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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
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Directions
Parador Almagro
Ronda San Francisco, 31
13270 Almagro, Ciudad Real
Latitude: 38 53' 11.5434" N (38.886636048190724)
Longitude: 3 42' 49.932" W (-3.7138617038726806)
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Manzanares 35 North-east
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Albacete 180 East

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Guests' Comments
Comment posted by NIgel Tanner
2013-10-25 08:03:27
Parador Almagro is a lovely building with good quality rooms and food & the service was excellent. We used it as a second stop-over on route to Seville with a view to having 2 days relaxation although we located a very interesting ancient monastry/fort about half an hour away which was well worth a visit.
Comment posted by sue bysouth
2013-10-14 16:13:21
we have stayed here several times. the last being August this year....the staff were brilliant as usual , the room was just above basic but the food was not good....except for the bar food. I would stay again but only would have breakfast here and eat out the rest of the time
Comment posted by Rainer & Ann
2013-08-03 03:42:55
Coming from Australia the historic Paradores are just always fantastic. This one is no exception, friendly staff, lovely room and surroundings, we enjoyed the food at Dinner and Breakfast and just had a great stayover. Unfortunately only one night. We will always stay in Paradores if at all possible when we are in Spain. Never been disappointed.
Comment posted by Sarah Makin
2013-04-30 19:46:25
We were on a tour around the Extremaduras - and Almagro was our last stop before going home to Almeria. The hotel booked by our tour had unfortunately gone into receivership - so we chose to stay at the Parador. They made us very welcome and the experience a lovely one - we would stay again when we return to this beautiful area. Lovely room and great breakfast. Almagro is a very interesting place with one of the oldest theatres in Spain. It has a wonderful tradition of theatres and it is a very well preserved 14th/15th century town. Well worth a visit.
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