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Parador Tortosa

Hotel Castillo de La Zuda

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Luxury four star hotel in a converted tenth century castle

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The Parador of Tortosa is in the upper part of town which is in the middle of the fertile Catalonia plain of Ebro. This area has fine buildings placed in the natural recesses which surround the castle.
Swimming pool at Tortosa Parador

Abderraman III built this fortification in the tenth century. Inside there is La Zuda (the well) next to four splendid large Catalan Gothic windows.

The decoration of the interior features Christian and royal features which is combined with Arabic motifs on the walls.

There is classical style furniture and wooden beams whilst the dining room has impressive large Gothic windows.

There is a special menu in the Parador restaurant for those on a gluten free diet. Besides the international dishes on the main menu, there are specialised regional dishes. Try.
Anguila en suc (eels in juice),
Suquet de peix (fish in sauce)
Pastisets" (vermicelli cakes) or
Garrofetas" (a dessert).
View from Parador de Tortosa - Hotel accommodation

While in Tortosa visit the cathedral, the Archives-Museum, the Jewish neighbourhood and the outdoors Sculpture Museum of the artist Santiago de Santiago.

Take a trip by car to see he harbours of Beceite and Tortosa, the route of the Three Kings and the village of Alcaniz.

There are three main celebrations in Tortosa during the year. The Spring Festival is held the end of April, the Feast of Nuestra Senora de la Cinta is in September and the Music Festival is held every October.

Riding horses, jeep safaris, mountain biking, playing golf, flying microlight aircraft, boat trips on the river and swimming are the activities suggested by the management.

You may like to visit the delta of the Ebro river, or go to the Port Aventura amusement park which is a magical place for children and adults alike. Bedroom at Parador Tortosa

This Parador has fifty four twin bedded rooms, eight rooms with a double bed and ten suites. All the rooms have a private bathroom.

The bedrooms have a telephone, satellite television, TV canal plus, mini bar and safe.

The Tortosa Parador has air conditioning and central heating, currency exchange, lift, parking facilities (without security and limited places), piped music, satellite television and garden. There is a seasonal swimming pool, a restaurant and bar. Facilities are available for business meetings.

The walk up from the town is long and arduous for those past the first flush of youth. Also there are stairs to be climbed from the entrance of the Parador to the lift.

Distance from the nearest airport is approximately 85 kms, train station is 2 kms away and the nearest port is 85 kms away.

Pets are not allowed in the hotel.

The Parador Tortosa has an unheated outside swimming pool which is open during the summer months.

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RACK RATES
2014
Rates in Euros
Standard Double w/ Canopy bed Double w/ Hydromassage Room w/ four poster bed and Hydromassage
Jan and Feb
Nov and Dec
134168168201
March to October145181181218
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 general taxes**
**Catalonia Region imposes an extra tax of 1 Euro pppn, upto a maximum of 7 nights, for those over 16 years
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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

 

Directions
Parador Tortosa
Castillo de la Zuda, s/n 43500 Tortosa, Tarragona
Latitude: 40░ 48' 55.332" N (40.81523833271032)
Longitude: 0░ 31' 23.3394" E (0.5234706401824951)
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Nearest Paradores
Parador
Distance in Kilometres
Direction
Benicarlo 52 South
Alcaniz 100 West
Cardona 230 North
Vic-Sau 262 North

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Guests' Comments
Comment posted by Berthie and Marcel de CaluwÚ
2013-11-18 19:57:40
we had a lovely stay at the Paradores de Tortosa. Friendly staff, nice clean rooms and, with that, a very nice atmosphere. The only thing was that staff in the restaurant did not like to speak another language than Spanish, this is a pitty !
Comment posted by kristina anderson
2013-10-28 09:48:12
Lovely place to stay at. Room and hospitality were absolutely great. Breakfast and dinner was very good. Very beautiful view over the town with a lot of photos to bring home and show friends. Unfortunately a little bit hard to find the way up. I bought some bottles of olive oil, but when I came home I noticed that they had already expired, which made me very sad.
Comment posted by Christa
2013-10-21 15:02:16
We had a lovely time at the Parador in Tortosa. Rooms were very clean and generous for space. Breakfast was delicious. Stunning view of the city. Only downfall was that someone siphoned our gas from the parking lot during the night. Only realizing this when we were on the road again. Thankfully they only took 1/4 tank! Perhaps more security in the lot overnight should be considered. We'll be back - with a locked tank.
Comment posted by David E Wilkins
2013-10-21 10:55:35
Once again the Parador organisation has taken an old ruined castle and made a stunning hotel out of it. Well positioned with extensive views all round. BUT, if you are unsteady on your feet, like my wife, or have to use a wheelchair you will have difficulty getting around this hotel. Stairs up into reception, steps up to the lifts, steps to the dining and breakfast rooms. Also huge steps to the lovely swimming pool. Our room with balcony had great views across the town and the river Ebro. Meals were as standard to all Paradors and we have stayed in many (perhaps more variety is in order), there are plenty of restaurants in the town below. The Ebro delta national park is a delight, well worth exploring as are the mountains seen in the distance. A very interesting place to stay.
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