I want a hotel, not a hostel! It is a hotel, now, a massive one, but it was a hostel and then a hospital for several centuries, having been built by the king and queen of Spain in 1499 right next to the colossal Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela (right.
Iberia (0870 609 0500; www.iberia.com), British Airways (0844 493 0787; www.ba.com), Vueling (0905 754 7541; www.vueling.com) and Ryanair (0871 246 0000; www.ryanair.com) fly to Seville ... hotel with comfortable rooms and friendly staff (Calle Reyes.
Spain has ... Parador Hostal dos Reyes Católicos (00 34 981 58 22 00; parador.es; Praza do Obradoiro) has doubles from €190 including breakfast. The rooms are sumptuous, the service faultless, and you couldn't be closer to the cathedral.
Córdoba, in Spain’s Andalusian south ... One of the city’s main drags is the Calle Reyes Catolicos, a street of banks, stores, plazas and “Shawarma King” and “Kabab King” restaurants. On the evening of my arrival, after making my way through.
and the only place where the war between Christianity and Islam was fought to a conclusion when Ferdinand and Isabella (‘Los Reyes Catolicos’) finally conquered Granada, the last Islamic emirate in Spain, in 1492. It is this extraordinary story that I.
But there is another, perhaps more basic reason for going up to that little pocket of northwestern Spain: El Mercado ... the chef of Santiago's finest hotel, Hotel de los Reyes Catolicos, who does all of his own shopping each morning, then has his.
With a fascinating history and the world-renowned Alhambra palace to visit, Granada in southern Spain makes a great holiday destination ... name actually translates as the Red Castle, has two hotels within its grounds. The restaurant of the Parador.
Cathedral is focus ... the Hostel de los Reyes Catolicos, built in 1499 by King Ferdinand and Queen Isabella to serve as a hospital and hostel for pilgrims, today serves a very different clientele. Possibly the oldest hotel in the world, it is now part.
Burgos: Meson del Cid. The building dates from the 15th Century, and most rooms have an extraordinary view of Burgos Cathedral directly ... Hostal de los Reyes Catolicos. Renowned as one of Spain's best hotels, it was built in the 15th Century as a pilgrim.
Next to the Cathedral, Spain’s oldest hotel, the Hostal de las Reyes Catolicos used by pilgrims in the 15th century is now a luxurious parador. The deal: Three nights, room-only, at the four-star NH Santiago Peregrino Hotel start at £183pp, including.
In Burgos, see the tomb of El Cid on your tour of Gothic Burgos Cathedral . Léon is home ... The modern, four star Abba Hotel set in its own gardens along the Pilgrim route to Santiago de Compostela and only 400 metres from the astonishingly preserved.