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Hostal de los Reyes Católicos

  • Exterior of the Hostal de los Reyes Católicos. Santiago de Compostela. © Turespaña

    Exterior of the Hostal de los Reyes Católicos. Santiago de Compostela. © Turespaña



Architecture and civil engineering


15th-16th centuries


Plaza Obradoiro, 1
15705 Santiago de Compostela
A Coruña, Galicia

Telephone+34 981582200


An architectural treasure created to provide lodging for pilgrims

Founded by the Catholic Monarchs as a hostel for pilgrims who had completed the Way of Saint James, it is today one of the most outstanding monuments in the famous Obradoiro square in Santiago de Compostela.

It was founded in 1499, and was used as lodgings for the pilgrims who had ended their long journey along the Way of Saint James and had finally reached their destination. This beautiful Gothic building has today been converted into a Parador hotel. One of the highlights is the beautiful Plateresque façade with its grilles which dates from the 16th century. Either side of the doorway there are two medallions bearing likenesses of the Catholic Monarchs. It has four interior courtyards. One of its most outstanding features is the lovely chapel of Enrique de Egas.

Practical information



Monday to Friday and Sunday

11:30 AM to 2:00 PM

4:30 PM to 6:30 PM

Closing days: Saturdays

 Visita individual: 

Se pueden visitar los patios interiores y la capilla.

Lunes a viernes, domingos: 12:00-14:00 / 16:00-18:00h.



General: €3

Reduced: €2

Children: Free admission

Entrada gratuita: lunes.

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Crowd before an illuminated Santiago cathedral during the festivity of Saint James the Apostle. Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña © Turgalicia

Jul 25, 2023

Festivity of International Tourist Interest

Santiago de Compostela
Fiesta in honour of Saint James the Apostle

Dance groups performing and parading on Muiñeira Day, part of the Ascension festival in Santiago de Compostela © EFE

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Santiago de Compostela
The Ascensión Festivities

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Santiago de Compostela
Santiago (é) Tapas

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