Parador De Alarcon


4-star hotel


2,450 Google Reviews

ETIC bronze rating
6.2 / 10
5.96 kg CO2e


Parador De Alarcon

Free WiFi


No Smooking Rooms

Free parking


Avenida Amigos de los Castillos, 3, 16214 Alarcón, Spain [View Map]

ETIC silver rating

6.2 / 10

The Parador de Alarcón, a Moorish castle dating back to the 8th century, is situated alongside the Júcar River and overlooks the picturesque Medieval village of Alarcón. Guests can take advantage of complimentary on-site public parking. In close proximity to the hotel lies the expansive Alarcón Reservoir, while the city of Cuenca is conveniently located 80km away. With its original wooden beams and traditional furnishings, the stone castle exudes charm and character, skillfully blending old-world elements with modern touches. The generously-sized rooms at Parador Alarcón offer both comfort and ample space. Adorned with warm hues and luxurious fabrics, each room features a private bathroom, air conditioning, and a television. Additionally, the hotel provides several convenient amenities including a laundry service and a tour desk. Guests can also enjoy the hotel`s lovely garden and immerse themselves in panoramic views from the tower. The Parador`s restaurant invites guests to savor authentic local cuisine prepared with seasonal ingredients, accompanied by an extensive selection of superior Spanish wines.


Most Popular Facilities

Indoor Swimming pool

Free WiFi


Non-Smoking rooms

Fitness Center



Good Breakfast


Upper floors accessible by elevator



Wardrobe or closet


Board games/puzzles


Internet services


Flat-screen TV

Satellite channels







Kid meals

Breakfast in the room










Toilet paper



Bath or shower

Private bathroom


Free toiletries




Air conditioning

Hardwood or parquet floors



Non-smoking rooms




Room Amenities

Socket near the bed

Fold-up bed




Safety deposit box

Living Area




1 restaurant on site

Marqués de Villena



Open for

Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner

Dietary options


ETIC Green Scores

ETIC silver rating

6.2 / 10


5.96 kg CO2e

THE ETIC Silver Certification is awarded to ethical and sustainable hotels having a score of at least 6 out of 10.

Thresholds for "good" kg CO2e scores can vary depending on the context and the specific activity being measured. However, in the context of hotel stays, a relatively good kg CO2e score could be considered below 10 kg CO2e per room per night. This would indicate that the hotel is implementing energy-efficient practices and utilizing cleaner energy sources, resulting in a lower environmental impact.

What Makes The Hotel Ethical And Sustainable

The hotel has implemented various practices to promote environmental, social, and corporate responsibility. These practices include providing recycling bins for guests and recycling waste, not using single-use plastic stirrers, straws, water bottles, beverage bottles, cups, cutlery, and plates. Additionally, the hotel has water-efficient toilets and showers, offers an option to opt-out of daily room cleaning, and encourages guests to reuse towels. In terms of energy efficiency, the hotel uses energy-efficient LED bulbs for most of its lighting and has double-glazed windows. It also sources 100% renewable electricity throughout the property. The hotel also focuses on reducing food wastage and supports local communities by organizing tours and activities with local guides and businesses. I [more...]

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Etic Green Scores

Learn more about the ETIC Green Standard (EGS)

I. Environment (6.4)
1.1. Conserving Resources 6.5
1.1.1. Environment Friendly 9
1.1.2. Consumable Goods 2.9
1.1.3. Energy Conservation 8.3
1.1.4. Water Conservation 5.6
1.2. Reducing Pollution 8.1
1.2.1. GHG 7.8
1.2.2. Waste Water 6.3
1.2.3. Waste Management 9.3
1.2.4. Harmful Substances 8.8
1.2.5. Minimize Polution 8.3
1.3. Conserving Biodiversity, Ecosytems and Landscapes 4.6
1.3.1. Wildlife Species 5.4
1.3.2. Wildlife Captivity 2.7
1.3.3. Landscaping 4.9
1.3.4. Biodiversity Conservation 6.3
1.3.5. Interaction with wildlife 3.9
II. Social (5)
2.1. Fair Trade 4.7
2.1.1. Community Development 3.8
2.1.2. Local Development 6.3
2.1.3. Fair Trade 3.4
2.1.4. Support Local Entrepreneurs 7.3
2.1.5. Respect Local Communities 2.9
2.2. Labour Rights 5.9
2.2.1. Exploitation Harassment 7.7
2.2.2. Equal Opportunity 2.5
2.2.3. Labour Rights 7.6
2.3. Services 4.4
2.3.1. Community Services 5.7
2.3.2. Local Services 3.2
III. Culture & Site Protection (7.4)
3.1. Cultural Visits and Promotions 6.6
3.1.1. Culture Visits 6.6
3.2. Historical Artefacts 6.9
3.2.1. Historical Artefacts 6.9
3.3. Protection of Sites 7.6
3.3.1. Protection of Sites 7.6
3.4. Incorporation of Culture 8.4
3.4.1. Incorporation of Culture 8.4
IV. Sustainable Managment (5.9)
4.1. Sustainable Management System 5.6
4.1.1. Sustainable Mgmt System 6.2
4.1.2. Health & Safety 5.1
4.1.3. Legal Compliance 2.5
4.1.4. Employee Training 8.7
4.1.5. Customer Experience 6.3
4.1.6. Accuracy of Promotional Materials 4.5
4.2. Buildings and Infrastructure 5.7
4.2.1. Buildings & Infrastructure Compliance 4.5
4.2.2. Cultural Surroundings 6.3
4.2.3. Buildings & Infrastructure Practices Materials 6.3
4.3. Adaptive Incorporation 6.4
4.3.1. Access For Persons With Special Needs 3.5
4.3.2. Natural Surroundings 9.6
4.3.3. Reporting And Communication 6.1

Key Facts

Questions & Answers

Alarc‚àö‚â•n was a prehistoric settlement, a Roman settlement and Muslim settlement before being reconquered by King Alfonso VIII in 1184. Visitors to Alarc‚àö‚â•n always rave about its main square, or Plaza Mayor. This plaza is dedicated to the writer Don Juan Manuel, who once lived in the town`s famous castle.
What does it cost? The 2021 rate for the card is 600 euros for 1 or 2 persons. This equates to 120 euros per night including breakfast.
Paradores are a network of 97 state-run hotels (96 in Spain & 1 in Portugal). They are marvellous properties consisting of restored Castles, Monasteries, Convents, Fortresses, Manor Houses, Palaces as well as some exceptional modern properties.
Company. Since 18 January 1991, Paradores de Turismo de España is a State Mercantile Sociedad Anónima fully owned by the Directorate-General for State Heritage (DGPE), a state patrimonial agency dependent on the Ministry of Finance of the Government of Spain.

Child Policies

Child policiesChildren of any age are welcome.Children aged 3 years and above are considered adults at this property.To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.Cot and extra bed policiesCots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age Restrictions

No age restriction There is no age requirement for check-in

Check-In Time

From 14:30 to 21:00

Check-Out Time

From 08:00 to 12:00


Airports Around

Public Transport

  • RestaurantRestaurante La Cabaña de Alarcón (100 yd)
  • RestaurantLa Fragua (150 yd)
  • RestaurantTienda della Nonna (150 yd)

Restraunts Around

  • Restaurant: Restaurant: e La Cabaña de Alarcón (100 yd)
  • Restaurant: La Fragua (150 yd)
  • Restaurant: Tienda della Nonna (150 yd)
  • Closest airportsAlbacete Airport43 m (43 yd)
  • Restaurant: Restaurant: e La Cabaña de Alarcón100 ydRestaurant: La Fragua150 ydRestaurant: Tienda della Nonna150 ydClosest airportsAlbacete Airport4 (100 mi)

Top Attractions Around

  • Restaurant: Restaurant: e La Cabaña de Alarcón (100 yd)
  • Restaurant: La Fragua (150 yd)
  • Restaurant: Tienda della Nonna (150 yd)
  • Closest airportsAlbacete Airport43 m (43 yd)
  • Restaurant: Restaurant: e La Cabaña de Alarcón100 ydRestaurant: La Fragua150 ydRestaurant: Tienda della Nonna150 ydClosest airportsAlbacete Airport4 (100 mi)


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