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Hotel Parador de Zafra - Zafra

4 star Hotel Zafra

Plaza Corazón de María, 7 - Zafra

Price starting from 80 .00
Ideally located in the province of Bajadoz, the Parador de Zafra is a 4-star hotel in Zafra, Spain. After times characterized by battles and conquerors, among which Arabs and Romans, the town of Zafra was finally under the reign of the Suarez de Figueroa family in the beginning of the XV century. The Suarez de Figueroa family was first lords, then counts and finally gained the title of Dukes of Feria by the grace of King Phillip II.

The Dukes of Feria got home in a castle-palace built in 1437 on the remains of a Muslim fortress. Today that majestic building houses the Parador de Zafra.

The Parador de Zafra wasn't only the residence of the Dukes of Feria and their court, but also a short term lodging for illustrious visitors, even the great conqueror Hernán Costés stayed there before departing for the New World.

Times of war gave this impressive building a look more similar to a military fortress than an aristocratic palace, nevertheless the interior shows with great pride the beautiful decorations and opulent wooden furnishings only displayed by the most important royal buildings of its time. Coats of arms and pieces of armory evoke times of lordly manners and bloody battles.

The delightful courtyard and the Renaissance cloister came later as a renovation work by architect Juan de Herrera, who reinvented the castle's fortress looking into a much more welcoming atmosphere. Today the castle's chapel with a Gothic Mudejar dome remains intact. Visitors remain open-mouthed by the magnificent 9 battlement towers, which are erected in a way that still today seems to defend the castle from alienating conquerors.

The Parador de Zafra Hotel offers a spacious conference room perfect for corporative use, as it is equipped with modern audiovisual amenities. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available. Other amenities include luggage storage, complimentary newspapers in lobby, two bars, a seasonal outdoor swimming pool, and free parking. This Parador hotel also features a high-class restaurant where visitors can have a taste of the delicious Zafra cuisine surrounded by a fairytale atmosphere. Horse riding and running tracks are just a few of the many activities in the surrounding area. 
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Guest Rating 8.9 Excellent
Based on 4 hotel reviews © 2014

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Breakfast at Hotel Parador de Zafra

A buffet breakfast is served between 7:30 AM and 11:00 AM for a fee.

Hotel Facilities at Parador de Zafra

  • Bar
  • Restaurant/Dining
  • Pool bar
  • Lift/elevator
  • Room service - limited hour
  • Air conditioning
  • Laundry room
  • Garden
  • Currency exchange
  • Laundry service
  • Beach umbrellas and deck loungers
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Concierge
  • Personal newspapers
  • City tour
  • Front desk - safety deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • Newspapers
  • Front desk - 24 hour
  • Luggage room
  • Private parking
  • Internet/Email services
  • Meeting Room

Know before you go

  • Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property.

Check-in: between noon and noon.

Check-out: before noon.


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

City tax and/or any other fees charged by the hotel

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: EUR 15 for adults and EUR 7.5 for children (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: EUR 4.5 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Renovation and closures

The property is closed between 4 November and 14 December.

Hotel Parador de Zafra is also known as

Parador De Zafra Hotel
Parador De Zafra Hotel Zafra
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Parador de Zafra Hotel reviews

9.9 Outstanding!
  • June 2009
  • Venere Guest
  • Family with older children
  • China

It was a grey and miserable rainy day we when we arrived. Yet once we entered the castle, we were transported back to another place in time! This parador is truly picturesque. The only drawback was that during our stay the pool was closed.

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8.8 Excellent
  • September 2013
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Spain

9.1 Wonderful!
  • September 2010
  • Venere Guest
  • Not Specified
  • Italy

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Room Details

Parador de Zafra offers 51 guest rooms with climate control. Televisions in each room offer entertainment at the end of a long day. Corporate travelers will benefit from free wireless high-speed Internet access as well as desks, complimentary newspapers and direct-dial phones during their Zafra visit. A pillow menu allows visitors to select their perfect pillow for a good night's sleep.

Private bathrooms are outfitted with bidets and complimentary toiletries. Minibars and hair dryers are supplied in each room to facilitate basic travel needs. Rooms also include air conditioning and safes.

Accommodation Services

  • Air conditioning
  • TV
  • Mini bar
  • Telephone
  • Hairdryer in each room
  • Safe
  • Desk
  • Individually controlled air conditioning
  • Direct dial phone
  • Wireless Internet access

Distances from Hotel Parador de Zafra

Plaza Grande - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Zafra Castle - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Bodega Medina - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Plaza de Espana - 33 km / 20.5 mi
Plaza of Spain - 40.7 km / 25.3 mi
Our Lady of Granada - 40.7 km / 25.3 mi
Plaza of the Inquisition - 41.1 km / 25.5 mi
Alcazaba - 54.9 km / 34.1 mi
Puente Romano - 54.9 km / 34.1 mi
Roman Theatre and Amphitheatre - 55 km / 34.2 mi
Plaza de Espana - 55 km / 34.2 mi
Temple of Diana - 55.1 km / 34.2 mi
Puente Lusitania - 55.1 km / 34.3 mi
Museum of Visigothic Art - 55.2 km / 34.3 mi
Museo Nacional de Arte Romano - 55.2 km / 34.3 mi
The preferred airport for Parador de Zafra is Badajoz (BJZ-Talavera La Real) - 62.8 km / 39 mi.

Distances are calculated in a straight line from the property's location to the point of interest or airport and may not reflect actual travel distance.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometre.

Transportation services Hotel Parador de Zafra

  • Private parking