Parador de Leon - Hostal de San Marcos

16th Century Monastery-Hospital


Situated in the heart of the historic city of León, the Parador de León stands as a majestic testament to Spanish Gothic architecture and rich cultural heritage. Housed within a former 16th-century monastery, this enchanting retreat offers a unique blend of timeless elegance, modern comforts, and warm Castilian hospitality.

As you step through the Parador De León's doors, you are transported to a world of grandeur and tranquility. The monastery's stunning cloisters, intricate arches, and majestic courtyards create an atmosphere of serene beauty and contemplation.

Each meticulously designed guest room exudes a sense of refined sophistication, featuring a harmonious fusion of traditional and contemporary elements. From your window, enjoy panoramic views of the city's historic streets or the lush gardens, allowing you to immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of León.

The Parador de León's restaurant invites you to indulge in the flavors of Castile and León, showcasing the region's renowned gastronomy. Sample savory specialties like succulent roasted meats, creamy cheeses, and delectable desserts, accompanied by fine local wines.

General Services

General Services
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bureau de Change
  • Conference suites and meetings
  • Credit Cards
  • Distance to Airport: 6 km.
  • Distance to Train Station: 1 km.
  • Facility Accessibility (Check with Parador)
  • Garden
  • Heating
  • Lift
  • No animals allowed
  • Parking (without security, limited places)
  • Restaurant
  • Shop
  • Wireless Internet - WIFI. Free
  • Canal plus
  • Double Rooms (double beds): 15
  • Easy access rooms: 4
  • Minibar
  • Places: 452
  • Rooms with Lounge Area: 16
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Telephone in bedrooms
  • Television
  • Twin Rooms: 195


  • San Froilán: 5th of October, Virgen del Camino, 5 km.
  • San Juan: 24th of June, León.
  • International Trout Week: June, León.
  • Easter: Of International Tourist Interest.


  • Alpine Skiing
  • Basketball
  • Equestrian Trails
  • Frontenis
  • Golf
  • Handball
  • Horse Routes
  • Hunting
  • Indoor Football
  • Motorboats
  • Riverboarding
  • Tennis
  • Trout Fishing

Interesting Places

  • León monumental.
    San Isidoro.
    Casa Botines.
    Palacio de los Guzmanes.
    Barrio Húmedo.
    Museo de León, etc.
  • MUSAC (Castile and León Museum of Modern Art).
    Whose building has been awarded the European Union Prize for Modern Architecture.
    Mies van der Rohe Award.
  • Monasteries and archaeological sites route.
    City of Lancia.
    La Griega.
    The Roman Villa of Navatejera, etc.
    Astorga and the Maragata area (46 km.)
  • Castrillo de los Polvazares (50 km.)
  • Las Médulas (125 km.)
  • Cares route (125 km.)
  • Valperquero caves (43 km.)

Regional Menu

Saturate yourself with the finest flavours of this historically plagued land enjoying the traditional local food washed down with the excellent D.O. Bierzo and C.O. Tierras de León wines.