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Parador de Plasencia - Luxury holidays to Extremadura

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  • About this holiday

    Parador de Plasencia is a 4 star converted convent in the heart of Plasencia’s historical town. The hotel retains many period features and offers modern comforts such as an outdoor swimming pool, jacuzzi and gym. The historic hotel’s location is ideal for walking about the old town of Plasencia with the Rio Jerte just 400 metres away and the Puerta de Coria is less than 5 minutes’ walk. At about 2 and a half hours’ drive from Madrid, it is possible to stay at Parador de Plasencia as part of a longer touring holiday of central Spain.

    The journey and how you get there

    Parador de Plasencia is about 2 hours and 30 minutes’ drive from Madrid Airport.

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays include return scheduled flights from British Airways London to Madrid, car hire and bed and breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices for 3 nights are per person and based on two people sharing a Standard Double Room.
    Prices from £840 per person for 3 nights.
    The price displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up to date special offers.

    Hotel code

    EXH1557

    Our opinion

    An historical step back in time, Parador de Plasencia is a beautiful hotel with modern amenities.

    Hotel description

    Parador de Plasencia is a four star hotel found in the heart of Plasencia’s old town opposite the late 15th Century Palace of the Marques de Mirabel. An historical building in its own right, the hotel occupies the former 15th Century Convent de Santo Domingo and offers guests an unmistakable taste of historic luxury. Additions to the building throughout the centuries have left the hotel with a beautiful late-Gothic cloister with high, vaulted ceilings and an 18th Century portico entrance, giving an impressive grandeur to the hotel. Inside, the decoration is an indulgent balance of contemporary and historical touches which is most cleverly portrayed in the 66 rooms and suites. The hotel’s spacious accommodation has intricately carved wooden beds and warm coloured furnishing which give a sense of inviting cosiness. Many rooms benefit from a terrace or period fireplace. Throughout the hotel comfortable furniture in modern designs are upholstered with damask patterns on silk velvets, whilst low level candelabras create a romantic and atmospheric effect. A highlight of the hotel is its restaurant, adorned with blue and white 16th Century tiles. Enjoy an authentic taste of local gastronomy, showing the best of Plasencia’s cuisine from partridge stews, lamb with honey and locally grown cherries and figs. An outdoor terrace can be found in the garden and is lit at night for evening dining. Modern touches such as a jacuzzi and gym equipment are a welcome addition to the hotel whilst the outdoor pool is an ideal area to relax from the comfort of a sun lounger. Parador de Plasencia’s subtle modern touches and historical ambience create the perfect balance, ideal after days discovering Plasencia’s history and culture.

    Location

    Plasencia

    Official star rating

    4

    Annual opening

    All year

    Distance from airport

    260km

    Closest airport

    Madrid Airport

    Room types

    Parador de Plasencia has 66 rooms all including air-conditioning, bathroom, TV, telephone, and heating. Rooms are divided into double or twin room categories:
    Standard Twin Room
    Standard Double Room
    Superior Double Room
    Suite

    Hotel facilities and services

    Restaurant, bar, gym, outdoor swimming pool, car parking, garage and foreign exchange

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Plasencia’s historic town centre and cathedral from 13th Century, nearby Palace of the Marques de Mirabel, De Las Infantas, Palacio Monroy and Casa del Dean are all stately homes within about 40 minutes’ drive. The national park of Monfrague has a variety of ornithological wildlife. Trujillo lies 80km away, where there is an old town, castle and monuments. Caceres is 85km distance with beautiful historical architecture.

    Sports nearby

    Hiking, walking, cycling, golf and horse riding.

    Children

    Minimum stays

    Other information

    Parador de Plasencia has facilities for guests with disabilities.

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