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Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 29 June 2011

Lovely place to stay, old cells were changed into rooms but we can still feel the peace inside, the water falling in the fountains and in the pool. Good breakfast but dinner was expensive and not worthwhile even though the restaurant was awarded a prize. The swimming pool was amazing but a little bit dirty. A good place to stay...

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New York, NY
Reviewed 21 June 2010

We stayed at the Monastery for one night. We drove there from Cordoba on our way to Seville. We drove there at night and had a difficult time finding it in the dark, but eventually stumbled onto the sleepy town of Palma Del Rio and found it. When we got there, the hotel staff said to us, "you know about...

Thank Kilosh
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 26 October 2009

Stop for night on routr to Toledo, Nice town and rooms where great. About an Hour out of Toledo.

1Thank RobOttawa
Reviewed 9 October 2009

We spent 2 nights at Monaterio as part of a week long group bike ride. I'm a Californian, and so staying in the place where the monks were trained prior to leaving to build the missions is simply amazing. The grounds are beautiful, the pool is OK, it's clean and the rooms are spacious. Pillows weren't my style. Pools are...

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North Petherton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 May 2009

Stayed at the Monasterio de San Francisco for one night as a stopover from Cordoba to Ronda. Compact reception area, efficient check in. Room was indeed very large and the bed wasn't two matresses zipped together, however, the pillows were terrible, thin and lumpy. We explored the grounds and whilst there was a pool, found it sorely lacking and in...

2Thank C0rnish_Maid
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 28 March 2009

We stayed for 1 night in this hotel as part of our cycling country tour. It was our favourite small village hotel of the whole trip. The rooms are very clean & large, although the lighting isn't too bright. The hotel has been kept looking as it has for hundreds of years, but it doesn't feel tired. It has a...

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Marbella, Spain
Reviewed 29 August 2006

Enjoyed a very pleasant stay in this hotel. The pluses are that it has maintained its character as a past monastery with various antiques, frescos, furnishings, etc. Room was fine and fairly well appointed. Bar/lounge set in impressive room, lovely gardens / orchard, pool and courtyards. Lots of places to find a quiet corner to read a book or contemplate...

2Thank Goodview
Loenen aan de Vecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 3 February 2006

Mixed feelings about this hotel. The building itself is charming. Tastefully restored without overdoing it. But, the "let-down" feeling was in the details. Big rooms (with no view, on the patio-side) with only one chair. The bathroom, nice and big, but clumsily done. (To turn the shower on, you have to reach underneath it and get wet with cold water...

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Bayreuth, Germany
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Reviewed 12 December 2005

very well-kept and renovated where needed but preserving authenticity and charme. atmosphere is the hotel´s big atout. big bed with good mattress, spotless bathroom. the common rooms are very spacious and impressing, especially the stilish bar. it seems to be a member of a little "chain", the other is the casas de la juderia in seville. nice and friendly people...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 17 July 2005

This was a gorgeous little haven in the sleepy town of Palma del Río, Spain. The walls of the monastery are whitewashed and beautiful. Everything was as clean as it could be. The restaurant served the best Bacalao al Pil-Pil I have ever tried. It was spicy and flavorful, but not overpowered by oiliness. It was delicious! The salads were...

3Thank sjgjess

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Address: Calle Pio XII 35, 14700 Palma Del Rio, Spain
Region: Spain > Andalucia > Province of Cordoba > Palma Del Rio
Price Range: $84 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Monasterio de San Francisco 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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“Ask for a room view a garden view”
califbikegal, 20 Apr 2017 | Read review
“They are all quite. Maybe you could ask for a lighter room.”
JulioSalvador, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Try to select a room overlooking the vegetable garden - it's even quieter.”
NataliaT92, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Room 13 has lots of small windows a very pretty bathroom with a great view”
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charlotteww, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Historical building, ask to see the room first if concerned about size, location or condition as all are unique.”
DonW323, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
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