Hotel Molino Viejo
The Gijon Parador occupies an old hundred year old mill located in the Isabel
la Catolica Park, one of the most beautiful spots of the town of Gijon.
San Lorenzo beach is close by enabling an enjoyable stay here for many unforgettable days.
The interior recreates a cozy atmosphere with comfortable and sunny facilities. The bar is particularly attractive overlooking a small island with many types of birds enjoying the water including black and white swans.
In accordance with the tradition of the Paradors, the restaurant specialises
in local dishes. It also has a gluten free menu.
Lovers of Asturias cider "sidra", and others, should ask to see the special room reserved for drinking this regional specialty.
Gijon is a busy town originally based on the fishing port. The fishing boats at anchor in the harbour at high tides can be seen six hours later lying on the sand. Cimadevilla, the sailors' quarter in the town is worth a visit.
Places in Gijon worth visiting include the Church of San Juan Bautista, the Museum and the house of Jovellanos.
An interesting day trip is a visit to the striking mountains known as
Picos de Europa. The driving can be broken with visits to the cathedral
of Oviedo and the sanctuary of Covadonga.
Other places to visit include the wildlife reserve of Muniellos, and the lakes of Enol and Ercina.
Festivals in Gijon include El Antroxu which is held on Carnival Tuesday
(the last day before lent), the Black Week which is held in July) and the
celebration of the day of San Miguel which is September 29th. For film
lovers, there is a Cinema Festival held every year in November.
There is heating, air conditioning, piped music, meeting rooms, currency exchange, lift, satellite television, free internet access in communal areas, parking facilities (without security and limited places), garden, children's play area, restaurant and bar. The Parador has facilities for the disabled.
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Rates in Euros
|Standard||Double w/ four poster bed||Double w/ view|
|Jan and Feb|
Nov and Dec
|March to October||171||197||197|
|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|
Parque Isabel la Catolica, s/n
33203 Gijon, Asturias
Latitude: 43° 32' 7.9434" N (43.53513273849857)
Longitude: 5° 38' 24.8274" W (-5.6396931409835815)
|Cangas de Onis||96||South-east|
|Santillana Gil Blas||163||East|
|Santillana del Mar||163||East|
|Information on Gijon|
|Paradors front page||FAQ's|
|Comment posted by Lipsky|
|We did not enjoy our stay in Parador of Gijon. At a scale of 0-10 it is a 5. Nothing special, not the rooms, not the sorrounding area, neither the breakfast. I would recomand to choose a regular hotel, if you really need to stay in Gijon, and not pay about 180 Euro per day. There is a small city park near the hotel but it is dirty and the hotel does not even clean the stairs who lead to it from the hotel. And another remark - no double beds at this hotel.|
|Comment posted by Tony Martarella|
|My wife and I had the most delightful stay at Parador de Gijon on 15 Sept. Our room was spacious, the bed almost as comfortable as our own, and the staff could not be more helpful. The park setting that the parador is located in is just wonderful. Just a short distance (1.0 K) north is a long beach and boardwalk (great for a 5+ kilometer RT run), with great shops and lots of restaurants. The restaurant at the Parador de Gijon was superb; the complimentary breakfast was excellent, as was our dinner the evening before. I would go back to this parador, but next time I would stay a few extra nights.|
|Comment posted by George Lernout|
|It's a little bit difficult to find the Parador of Gijon, even the entrance is wel hidden. But the people at the reception were very helpfull, the rooms are clean and quiet, we felt immidiatly at home. A special point is the restaurant wich is a little bit old fashioned, but they prepare an excellent dinner. the location is perfect to visit this beautifull town.|
|Comment posted by Dardikman Moshe|
|We stayed at The Parador of Gijon on the 11 of October 2010 for 1 night. A very nice hotel ,big rooms ,reception was friendly. The view from our room was to the charming yard. Breakfast quite good . Only 10 minutes easy walk to town.|
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The Parador hotel of Gijon is based on an old mill on a beautiful sites in Gijon.