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Parador de Zamora

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

I was a very demanding customer: allergic, sensitive to light, noises. Well, they bought an specific blanket for me, they did all possible so that my stay was excellent. The service you will find in all the people will be just outstanding. This is a place full of history. You may wish to explore out of the Parador the restaurants. Rooms are quiet and confortable.

Fabulous location in the centre of the City. Courteous staff and helpfully booked us into our next Parador at Merida. Beautiful, good size room and comfortable bed. Excellent breakfast as always in a Parador.

Stately historic building. Our room was spacious, quiet, and the bed was comfortable. The staff was pleasant and attentive. It was an easy walk to the castle, cathedral, and plaza mayor. I was fascinated by the storks and their nests we could see from our window! We would definitely stay here again

I look forward to the next time we are in Zamora! Our room was huge, quiet, and basically perfect! the view was beautiful. It was a quick walk to all the churches and museums, and the river was right behind the Parador.

Lovely Parador in Zamora Spain. Location is just perfect, near the historic sites and the Plaza Mayor and shopping and restaurant area. New wing added on with modern rooms made to fit the period of the Parador. Lovely breakfast. Beautiful historic building.

I understand this building was once a Palace. It was a privilege to be able to enter, let alone stay overnight. It is a beautiful building. Now a hotel, it has large rooms with very comfortable beds, well furnished bathrooms (with shower & bath) but no tea & coffee making facility in the room. The restaurant looked lovely but without a single veggie option sadly it wasn't for us. I understand parking is available, for a fee, but we were advised to street park to the side of the hotel. At 60 cents for two hours, and no charge between 8pm & 9am, this worked out to be only a few euros during our one night stay. Very convenient and reasonable. The hotel is not particularly easy to find so make sure your satnav is up to date. But when you get there neither the hotel nor the town will disappoint. Zamora is loaded with history, e.g. cathedral, churches and a castle; all well worth seeing - and a shopping area that came alive after 8pm. Strudwick of Worcester, England.

A wonderful historic old building. Unfortunately let down by the poor quality of food and the crazy rule that closes the pool because it's after the 15 Sep-even though this is not consistently applied throughout the 13 Paradores we visited.

Great location of this old 15th century palace. But in our opinion, it was the worst we have stayed in. We were lucky to get underground garage parking - at a price. But we felt the bar service was lacking - not the usual friendly approach. We were in a room in the old part - they are due for renovation! We think there is a new wing which must be more up to date. For example, the radiator in the bathroom must be 50 years old from the shape and size of it. The bathroom seems to have been upgraded some years ago, so it is not really practical. We love paradors but think this one needs a bit of a shake up

Location and arrival 5/5 - our satnav took us directly to the hotel entrance. Originally a 15C palace - the building is gorgeous. It's in the center of the old town, with the cathedral and main square are close by. A swift and friendly check in. The staff were very helpful with parking advice and they helped me to sort out a parking ticket - only cost me €2.60 - bargian. Room 5/5. We stayed in room 112, a Superior Double on the first floor in the old part of the hotel overlooking the square. A huge room with a very high ceiling and a massive 4 poster bed - we slept well after a fine dinner. Large seating are. TV with international news channels. Plenty of storage. Desk and chair. Minibar with soft drinks. Digital safe. Lovely wooden floors. A superb room. Bathroom 5/5. Full size bath with shower. Separate toilet and bidet. Nice towels and toiletries. Dinner 5/5. - we started with a glass of wine on the pleasant terrace in the evening sunshine. We had booked 1/2 board, but we paid the €3pp extra for the Menu Gastronomic. For this we received 5 large courses of wonderful local food, plus water, plus a bottle of excellent local wine. Superb value, but way, way too much food for us. Oh and it included coffee and service - incredible value. We went to bed stuffed full. Breakfast 5/5. A huge array of food. Eggs cooked to order. Good coffee. Other 5/5. The pool area is pleasant and we spent an hour relaxing there. The pool is nice, but the water was a bit chill for me. The bar and terrace area is very pleasant. The public areas are impressive with wide corridors, suites of armour and a beautiful central courtyard. Overall - 5/5. We loved it.

Former palace/castle very nicely converted to hotel. Very elegant and refined. Terrace bar overlooks Duero River and serves yummy Gin and Tonics. Breakfast is very complete. Zamora is delightfully quaint and charming Not overrun with tourists as is Salamanca.

Plaza de Viriato, 5 Zamora Zamora

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Outdoor pool
  • 24-hour health club

Parador de Zamora places you next to Ethnographic Museum and Iglesia de San Juan de Puerta Nueva. This 4-star hotel has 52 rooms and welcomes guests with a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour health club. Semana Santa Museum and Museo de la Semana Santa are also a short walk from this Zamora hotel.


Enjoy a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or have a drink at the bar/lounge. Order from room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, get a quick pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café, and mingle with other guests at the free daily manager's reception. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served for a fee each morning from 7:30 AM to 10:30 AM.


Parador de Zamora's 52 air-conditioned rooms provide minibars, safes, and phones. Guests can enjoy free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Desks are also standard.

Property features

At Parador de Zamora, guests enjoy an outdoor pool, a 24-hour health club, and a sauna. There's free offsite parking if you drive. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this boutique hotel include free WiFi in public areas, 2 meeting rooms, and free newspapers.

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

84.0% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 854 reviews