Parador Santo Estevo (Luintra)
Hotel Monasterio de San Estevo
Parador of Santo Estevo is a converted Benedictine Monastery in Nogueira de Ramuin near Ourense.
This monastery is first mentioned in documents of the 10th. century but it is believed to have been founded in the 6th. or 7th.century.
The building was declared a monument of historical and artistic significance in 1923.
The building has three cloisters and three different architectural styles, Romanesque, Gothic and Renaissance.
The facade is 18th.century and the staircase is of architectural interest.
Parador Santo Estevo has a total of seventy five bedrooms along the three cloisters. There are fifty twin bedded rooms, twenty five with double beds, one single room and one suite.
All the rooms are different with some having magnificent views over the River Sil.
The Santo Estevo Parador has a restaurant with a patio and there is a bar in the Porteria cloister. Other facilities include air conditioning, central heating, currency exchange, free internet access in communal areas, garage and facilities for the disabled.
There is a banquet room and a meeting room with the gardens having a large variety of local plants.
The Parador restaurant serves both international and local dishes. There is also a gluten free menu.
The chef is proud of the wide selection of recipes based on fish from the River Sil and other traditional dishes of the region.
The town of Ourense, 28 kilometres away, is the birthplace of the singer Julio Iglesias and also of the family of Fidel Castro.
The old quarters are very interesting with lively squares near the cathedral and three hot springs near Plaza Mayor.
The Galicia region is at the western end of Europe and was once considered by the Greeks to be the edge of the world.
Galicia was inhabited by the Celts who first arrived in the region 1000 years B.C..
The discovery the tomb of the apostle St. James was made in the area and his remains are now in the cathedral at Santiago de Compostela.
The region became one of the most important pilgrimage centres of the Christian church in the Middle Ages and still is the detonation for thousands of visitors each year.
The Parador of Santo Estevo will be closed from 1 December to 5 March 2015. Nearest Parador hotel in the area are Monforte de Lemos
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|Breakfast 18 per person per day Lunch or Dinner 34 per person per day|
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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|
Parador Santo Estevo
Monasterio de Santo Estevo
32162 Nogueira de Ramuin, Ourense
Latitude: 42° 25' 1.2108" N (42.4171678783056)
Longitude: 7° 41' 9.4842" W (-7.6859450340271)
|Information on Nogueira de Ramuin|
|Monforte de Lemos||33||North-east|
|Santiago de Compostela||115||North-west|
|Paradors front page||FAQ's|
|Comment posted by Dick Sawle|
|Certainly hard to find, but does that matter ? Most will have GPS these days and find it easlily enough. I didn't have satnav (on motorbike), but the narrow roads and bends were fun in themselves. No internet was a bit frustrating as this was only partly holiday. The reformation of the monastery is amazing...lovely work. Room fantastic. It would have been nice to have a place to sit outside to eat or drink other than the restaurant. But ...the staff were great and there was a live concert put on for the guests. I'd recommend it to anyone...well worth a visit and a great place to stay.|
|Comment posted by Hugo Vieira|
|Great Parador. Great location!|
|Comment posted by Roberto Facchinetti|
|We stayed only a night. Amazing and peaceful place, architecture fine, wonderful renovation, good room, good services. In the next trip to Spain we should like to stay more days.|
|Comment posted by MalcoLm Bartle|
|Very difficult to find this parador with appalling lack of road signing. Tomtom unsure of its location. Very remote setting and uninspiringly little to do or see in the area. Did not enjoy stay compared with other paradores. Front desk staff particularly helpful. NO wifi at all and no hard wired connection available either. Found the building depressing and signs of neglected and poor management in the general state of the surroundings. Evening meal was bad and expensive. Not worth the frustration and effort of finding the place. The positioning of the ancient gravetard right by the main entrance set the tone . Dull and depressing. Would not recommend this parador.|
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Parador de Santo Estevo de Rivas de Sil is located in a converted Benedictine Monastery.