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Santiago de Compostela Hotels

Santiago has been welcoming guests for centuries, which explains why the hotel industry here is of such a high standard across the financial spectrum.

Hotels in Santiago de Compostela are plentiful, although it is wise to book in advance during the summer, which is considered the high season for pilgrimages.

The Santiago de Compostela hotels below have been grouped into three pricing categories:

Luxury (over €140)

Moderate (€70 to €140)

Cheap (up to €70)

These Santiago de Compostela hotel prices are for a double room per night (and include all taxes). Breakfast is extra unless otherwise stated.

Luxury

AC Palacio del Carmen

Located in the Convento de las Oblatas, an old convent, this luxury Santiago hotel oozes charm and atmosphere and has 74 rooms and four suites, all with excellent facilities. The hotel also has five meeting rooms, a fitness room, a swimming pool, a very good restaurant, a sauna and Turkish baths, as well as romantic gardens. It is located at the opposite side of Alameda Park from the Old Town.

Address: , Rúa Oblatas, Santiago de Compostela,
Telephone: +34 981 552 444.
Website: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/scqak-ac-palacio-del-carmen-autograph-collection

Hotel Parador dos Reis Católicos

This magnificent Santiago hotel, one of the best in the country, is located in the heart of the city, right on the Praza do Obradoiro, between Santiago's splendid cathedral and the Galician president's headquarters. Beautiful rooms (each individually decorated with period furniture and fine fabrics), great facilities and exquisite service will make you feel you're being treated like royalty.

Address: , Praza do Obradoiro, 1, Santiago de Compostela,
Telephone: +34 981 582 200.
Website: http://www.parador.es/en/paradores/parador-de-santiago-de-compostela

San Francisco Hotel Monumento

Located in the Franciscan convent of San Francisco, this is an excellent luxury parador-style alternative to Reis Católicos, with the added bonus of being set back from the main touristic thoroughfare. This UNESCO listed building has a heated pool and Jacuzzi, while the 82 rooms are air conditioned, decked out in plush bed linens and furnishings, and offer room service in addition to the a la carte restaurant on site.

Address: , Campillo de San Francisco, 3, Santiago de Compostela,
Telephone: +34 981 581 634.
Website: http://www.sanfranciscohm.com

Moderate

Altaïr Hotel

This small, beautifully run boutique hotel in Santiago de Compostela has wonderfully stylish, but still cosy, rooms and staff that make the extra effort to make your stay comfortable. It's a leisurely ten minute walk to the Santiago Cathedral from the hotel. Breakfast costs extra but is definitely worthwhile.

Address: , Rúa dos Loureiros, 12, Santiago de Compostela,
Telephone: +34 981 554 712.
Website: http://www.altairhotel.net

Carris Casa da Troya

Although it's set in a beautifully restored historic building in the old town, the rooms at this hotel have a modern simplicity, and the high ceilings and thick walls provide a spacious and private feel. Superior rooms overlook the Cathedral. The staff is excellent and on hand to offer local advice and guidance on where to eat and visit. The hotel also has its own café attached.

Address: , Rúa da Troia, 5, Santiago de Compostela,
Telephone: +34 981 555 879.
Website: http://www.carrishoteles.com

Hotel Virxe da Cerca

Set in two buildings next to Plaza de Abastos Market and close to the Cathedral, this characterful hotel has an intimate, classy feel. Rooms in the modern building overlook a private courtyard garden, and upgraded rooms set in an 18th century building feature exposed stone walls and traditional furnishings. The restaurant serves traditional Galician cuisine.

Address: , Rúa da Virgen de la Cerca, 27, Santiago de Compostela,
Telephone: +34 981 569 350.
Website: http://www.pousadasdecompostela.com

Cheap

Hostal Alfonso

Close to Santiago de Compostela's city centre, this small hostal makes a big impression. Run by a husband and wife team, Alfonso has a quaint family atmosphere, with cosy rooms and friendly service. The proprietors have even written their own fantastic guide to sights and anecdotes of the Old Town that the guidebooks have missed (sadly in Spanish only). There are only six rooms here (all en suite and with TV) so book well in advance. Ask for the top floor room with the cathedral view, it's remarkable, especially at night. Breakfast is included.

Address: , Rúa do Pombal, 40, Santiago de Compostela,
Telephone: +34 981 585 685.
Website: http://www.hostalalfonso.com

Hostal Suso

This popular old-town spot sees budget travellers delighted with its hospitable management and cheap, great-value en-suite rooms with plenty of space. Downstairs is a lively café where pilgrims rest their Camino-weary legs.

Address: , Rúa Vilar 65, Santiago de Compostela,
Telephone: +34 981 586 611.
Website: http://www.hostalsuso.com/en/

Hotel Costa Vella

Located in a quiet street above the Convento de San Francisco, close to one of the seven doors leading into the old medieval city, this small, charming hotel in Santiago boasts comfy, cosy bedrooms and a peaceful garden. A real Galician home from home, you will feel warmly welcomed here. Costa Vella represents excellent value for money and is thoroughly recommended.

Address: , Rúa da Porta da Pena, 17, Santiago de Compostela,
Telephone: +34 981 569 530.
Website: http://www.costavella.com

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Hostal Alfonso

Close to Santiago de Compostela's city centre, this small hostal makes a big impression. Run by a husband and wife team, Alfonso has a quaint family atmosphere, with cosy rooms and friendly service. The proprietors have even written their own fantastic guide to sights and anecdotes of the Old Town that the guidebooks have missed (sadly in Spanish only). There are only six rooms here (all en suite and with TV) so book well in advance. Ask for the top floor room with the cathedral view, it's remarkable, especially at night. Breakfast is included.

Hotel Virxe da Cerca

Set in two buildings next to Plaza de Abastos Market and close to the Cathedral, this characterful hotel has an intimate, classy feel. Rooms in the modern building overlook a private courtyard garden, and upgraded rooms set in an 18th century building feature exposed stone walls and traditional furnishings. The restaurant serves traditional Galician cuisine.

Hotel Costa Vella

Located in a quiet street above the Convento de San Francisco, close to one of the seven doors leading into the old medieval city, this small, charming hotel in Santiago boasts comfy, cosy bedrooms and a peaceful garden. A real Galician home from home, you will feel warmly welcomed here. Costa Vella represents excellent value for money and is thoroughly recommended.

Hotel Parador dos Reis Católicos

This magnificent Santiago hotel, one of the best in the country, is located in the heart of the city, right on the Praza do Obradoiro, between Santiago's splendid cathedral and the Galician president's headquarters. Beautiful rooms (each individually decorated with period furniture and fine fabrics), great facilities and exquisite service will make you feel you're being treated like royalty.

Carris Casa da Troya

Although it's set in a beautifully restored historic building in the old town, the rooms at this hotel have a modern simplicity, and the high ceilings and thick walls provide a spacious and private feel. Superior rooms overlook the Cathedral. The staff is excellent and on hand to offer local advice and guidance on where to eat and visit. The hotel also has its own café attached.

Hostal Suso

This popular old-town spot sees budget travellers delighted with its hospitable management and cheap, great-value en-suite rooms with plenty of space. Downstairs is a lively café where pilgrims rest their Camino-weary legs.