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Parador Santo Estevo (Luintra)

Hotel Monasterio de San Estevo

Parador de Santo Estevo - Galicia - Ourense

Spain - Galicia - Ourense

Four star hotel in a converted Benedictine Monastery near Ourense

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Parador of Santo Estevo is a converted Benedictine Monastery in Nogueira de Ramuin near Ourense.
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This area of wonderful scenery is known as “Ribeira Sacra” and is where the river Sil joins into the river Mino to form the Northern border of Portugal with Spain.

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 restaurant

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. swimming pool at Santo Estevo Parador in Galicia, Spain

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.

Distance from the nearest airport is approximately 110 kms, train station is 24 kms away and the nearest port is 110 kms away.

Pets are not allowed.

The Parador will be closed from 1 to 31 December 2014 (inclusive). Nearest Parador hotel in the area are Monforte de Lemos

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RACK RATES
2014
Rates in Euros
Single room Standard Superior Double w/ living room
Jan and Feb
Nov and Dec
130163196285
Mar to June
and Oct
141176211308
July to Sept
Easter
150188226329
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
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Golden Days Up to 10% discount on accommodation and 30% discount on breakfast for guests aged 55 years or more
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2 Night Special Up to 15% discount on accommodation and 20% discount on half board for 2 nights stays in the same Parador

 

Directions
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)
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Information on Nogueira de Ramuin

Nearest Paradores
Parador
Distance in Kilometres
Direction
Monforte de Lemos 33 North-east
Verin 86 South
Tui 111 South-west
Santiago de Compostela 115 North-west
Baiona 129 South-west
Pontevedra 129 West

 

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Guests' Comments
Comment posted by Dick Sawle
2014-06-27 07:27:27
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
2012-12-14 10:20:53
Great Parador. Great location!
Comment posted by Roberto Facchinetti
2012-09-21 23:02:19
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
2012-09-21 17:09:43
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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