Parador de Cuenca ****
Subida a San Pablo, s/n
16001 - Cuenca
Spain

16TH C. CONVENT NEXT TO THE "CASAS COLGADAS"

The former convent of San Pablo occupies a privileged position in the Hoz del Huécar gorge, a compendium of sheer walls and luxuriant vegetation on the outskirts of Cuenca, next to the 'Casas Colgadas' (Suspended Houses). The glazed cloister, and the former chapel, now an inviting café, complement an interior which combines traditional elements with more contemporary details such as wicker, leather and upholstery.

The comfortable, welcoming bedrooms stand out, some of which have splendid views of the 'Casas Colgadas', in addition to the conference rooms, the bar and a wonderful dining room decorated with exquisite taste. Well-seasoned dishes make up the basis for the traditional cooking of Cuenca, such as 'morteruelo' (rich game-animal paté made with olive oil and spices ), 'pisto con lomo de orza' (tomato-based ratatouille with marinated loin), roasts and 'alajú' (dessert made from almonds, walnuts and honey).

Visits

* Cuenca. World Heritage City Cathedral, Plaza Mayor, Suspended Houses
* Ventano del Diablo (20 km)
* Ciudad Encantada (35 km)
* Río Cuervo Nature Reserve (82 km)
* Las Torcas de los Palancares (22 km)

What to eat...

The value of spices Enjoy the seasonal dishes with a lot of spices offered to you by the kitchen of the Parador: 'morteruelo', 'pisto con lomo de orza', roasted meats, and the traditional sweets of 'suspiros de monja', 'alajú' and 'miguelitos del convento'.

Rooms
There are 62 rooms located over 3 floors. Rooms on the second floor are the largest. Some of the rooms have views over the cloister, but the most popular are the ones overlooking the city, gorges and hanging houses.
Hotel Facilities: Cocktail bar
Concierge
Currency exchange
Gymnasium
Laundry facilities
Lift
Outdoor swimming pool
Parking facilities
Parking facilities (at cost)
Reception
Restaurant
Room service
Safe deposit box
Sauna
Swimming pool
Tennis court
Room Facilities: Air conditioning
Cable / Satellite TV
Hairdryer
Mini bar
Private bathroom / Ensuite
Telephone
Television
Additional Information:
1 km to City Centre

180 km to the Airport (Madrid)

240 km to the Airport (Valencia)

1 km to the nearest Station (Renfe Train and Bus Station)

10 minute walk to the nearest Bus Stop
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