Parador de Ciudad Rodrigo

Pza. Castillo, 1 37500 Ciudad Rodrigo Salamanca
+34 923460150
Director: Lucía Miguel del Corral

The Parador de Ciudad Rodrigo is located between the energetic cultural life of Salamanca and the wonderful charm of Portugal's Aldeias Históricas (Historical Villages). The hotel, once the castle of Henry II of Trastámara, overlooks the town from atop a high precipice like an eagle's nest. The elegant keep stands above the Águeda River plain, offering wonderful views of the countryside of the Campo Charro region. You will not fail to admire the stone arcades in the dining room, or the traditional Salamanca cuisine, including delicious charcuterie, tasty roasted meats and the best Ibérico ham. It is excellent! And if you imagine your wedding day in a medieval setting, or you would simply like to have a different kind of celebration, this is the ideal spot, because we offer unique theme weddings.

Immerse yourself in history. Ciudad Rodrigo has been declared an Area of Artistic-Historical Importance. It offers wonderful Roman and medieval architecture. The entire city is walled, inviting you to enjoy a lovely walk along the 2-kilometer perimeter. Wander the streets filled with palaces and stately homes, and discover the Plaza Mayor (Main Square) with its 16th-century Town Hall, the imposing cathedral, and more.

This beautiful and historic city is just over 80 kilometers from Salamanca (45 minutes by highway), and 25 kilometers from the Portuguese border. Ciudad Rodrigo is the heart of the area and from here you can visit such unique places as La Alberca and other villages in the Sierra de Francia mountains, with maze-like streets, stone houses with wooden balconies, lovely squares and fountains. You will feel as if time has stood still. There is also Almeida, in Portugal, a walled site and former defensive fortification on the border between the two countries.

Arribes del Duero Nature Reserve is another paradise that awaits you on the border between Zamora and Portugal. With a Mediterranean microclimate and exotic North African flora, it is the last refuge of species such as the juniper and hackberry tree. It also guards treasures like the Pozo de los Humos, an incredible 40-meter waterfall.

Visiting the scenic overlooks and taking a boat ride along the gentle waters of the Douro River, spotting the many birds that nest there, offer a one-of-a-kind experience.

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SUSAN
15/10/2018
10

This is my favourite at the moment. Great castle parador in a wonderful town, everywhere a short walk, around the walls in less than 1/2 and hour. Restaurant open 13:00 to 22:00, brilliant when you are travelling and exploring and not set to a timetable. very helpful staff.

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KEVIN
16/07/2018
10

The most wonderful little town and the hotel was superb. Definitley want to stay here again.

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MARIA
28/07/2017
10

Excellent staff on reception. We loved the suits of armour in the hall and I enjoyed sitting by the outside bar just outside the castle walls.

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JEFFREY
03/07/2017
10

our superior room was definatley fit for a king and queen. it was very much in keeping with the Parador itself. the parking free and easy. the food in the resturant was excellent with speciallity dishes of the region

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DUANE
12/04/2017
10

This was an amazing Parador in every way. The staff was super helpful and friendly at reception and in the restaurant. I wish I could give this place a better than 10 rating!

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SERGE
21/12/2016
10

Impressive tower, beautiful garden and great view.
Kind staff, good meal. Not very large size hotel. Personally, I like it.
Town itself, it worth to visit!

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GLYN
03/07/2015
10

What a fantastic place!!, the setting, the views and the food were all superb and the staff could not have been more welcoming.
Would heartily recommend.

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KAREN
09/06/2019
9

A splendid place to stay. Finding your way to the actual entrance was a bit of an adventure (mind you, I think my husband is just being fussy when he says I shouldn’t have directed him to drive down those stairs.) but o de you get there it’s terrific.

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FRANK
27/12/2014
9

Truly excellent except for the hard bed

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JACQUES
20/06/2014
9

Very nice! Breakfast was excellent. Meals were delicious!

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SUSAN
15/10/2018
10

This is my favourite at the moment. Great castle parador in a wonderful town, everywhere a short walk, around the walls in less than 1/2 and hour. Restaurant open 13:00 to 22:00, brilliant when you are travelling and exploring and not set to a timetable. very helpful staff.