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Parador Hotel La Granja

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Formerly a Royal house, Parador La Granja near Segovia is now a superb 4 star hotel

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The Parador of La Granja is a remarkable example of the rich architectural legacy of Real Sitio (Royal property).
Parador de La Granja - Swimming pool

The town of La Granja de San Ildefonso has always been associated with different generations of the Spanish royal family. Located in the town is a 17th Century Royal Palace which is now a National monument of impressive beauty valued not only for its architectural merit, but also for its beautiful gardens decorated with statues and fountains.

The La Granja Parador is located in an area of outstanding natural beauty and also of historic interest. It is only 11 kilometers from Segovia and 101 kilometers from Madrid. A world heritage site in the heart of the Sierra de Guadarrama.

The Parador comprises two separate buildings. The first, where the hotel accommodation is situated, was originally the Casa de los Infantes (Princes' house), constructed in the 18th Century by Carlos III for the princes Gabriel and Antonio.
Parador La Granja - interior

It was designed by Jose Diaz Gamones in the Baroque style and is a classical rectangular shape with three interior patios.

The second building was the Cuartel General de la Guardia de Corps, formerly the Royal Bodyguard's barracks, today it is a modern conference centre.

The Parador has a total of 77 twin bedrooms, 23 double bedrooms, 14 suites, 11 bedrooms with lounge and 2 easy access bedrooms all with private bathroom, air conditioning, central heating, telephone, television, safe and minibar.

Other facilities available at the Parador include a spa, bar, restaurant, wireless internet, currency exchange, lift, gift shop, gymnasium, garden and a seasonal swimming pool.
Spa at Parador de La Granja

The restaurants of the Parador group hotels offer a variety of dishes including a selection of local and regional specialities. They also offer a diabetic, vegetarian and gluten free option.

The Parador La Granja has 16 meeting rooms of various sizes, two of them have a capacity for 500 persons. They are suitable for seminars, meetings, conferences and any type of business or social event. In addition, there is a full range of the latest generation of technical and audiovisual equipment.

This Parador has facilities for disabled guests.

Distance from the nearest airport is approximately 95 kms and the nearest train station is 11 kms away.

Pets are not allowed in the Spanish Paradores.

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RACK RATES
2014
Rates in Euros
Standard Superior room Suite
Jan and Feb
Nov and Dec
169237423
March to October180252450
Breakfast 18 per person per day                 Lunch or Dinner 34 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
Christmas and New Year offer Christmas and New Year programmes in the Paradores

 

Directions
Parador La Granja
Calle de los Infantes, 3
40100 La Granja de San Ildefonso, Segovia
Latitude: 40 54' 4.1034" N (40.9010903040691)
Longitude: 4 0' 27.432" W (-4.007627964019775)
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Guests' Comments
Comment posted by Carlos
2014-10-15 14:52:07
This Parador was an amazing first stop on our trip through Spain. It was a bit more expensive than we are accustomed to paying for a hotel but the accommodations were worth the price. The view from our room was amazing, looking out over the town and the historic glass factory. The reception desk was excellent and even though I speak Spanish fluently, the receptionist spoke in perfect English so that the whole family could understand. Parking was easy for unloading in front of the entrance and then the parking lot was less than a block away with plenty of spaces. Breakfasts were excellent with a wide variety of choices to suit everyone's taste. We also opted for the half board option and thoroughly enjoyed the meals there. Our first meal was lunch outside and the following day we had a wonderful dinner inside the restaurant. The restaurant staff were all very professional and friendly. My only regret was that it was cold and rainy when we visited in July so we did not have the chance to use the pool. The rooms were very clean with modern amenities and the baths were excellent. Plenty of hot water. The attractions within walking distance were wonderful. The gardens and fountain show and the palace tour are a must. Make sure you get to see a fountain show, which only ran once a day at 1700 hours when we were there. The glass factory is also worth the visit. These are all within a very short walk of the Parador. Also within the small town of La Granja are all of the necessities. Plenty of restaurants and bars, small shops, a bank, grocery store, etc. Segovia is a 20 minute drive and is an obligatory visit if you are staying at La Granja.
Comment posted by Geoff Sonley
2013-10-21 14:01:07
Enjoyed our brief stay in the interesting ancient village. Staff were very congenial. However, parador is over-priced as only luke warm water when showering. Also disappointed that we were unable to utilise the pool early morning as not "open" until 1100 hrs.
Comment posted by Kevin Slattery
2013-08-04 09:41:15
A very enjoyable stay service excellent and restaurant staff were some of the best I have seen. Parking at the top of the road not ideal however a quiet setting so not a problem the room was as I expect in a parador. I would recommend this hotel and will stay again
Comment posted by Roy Martinez
2012-11-26 15:43:15
Enjoyed a very pleasant stay at this wonderful Parador and the almost next door Historic Palace and Versailles style gardens were a surprise bonus. The facilities at this Parador are great with a lovely spa and great restaurant. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and breakfast was everything one needed. Great parking and very easy to reach the hotel; with Segovia a few kilometres away this is a lovely place to stay in a very beatiful area. Our only disappointment was the hotel bar which was rather functional and not in keeping with rest of the property.
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Parador de la Granja is a recently converted four star hotel near Segovia and Madrid.



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