Welcome to Pazo Santa Maria: An Oasis on the Trail. An oasis of peace and rest in a friendly environment. An ideal resting place to share with family and friends; recharge your batteries and complete the penultimate stage of the Trail of St James in the highest of spirits. Enjoy your stay at a historical manor house dating back to the 18th century, carefully reformed to provide every comfort to guests. The manor house (Pazo in Spanish) was originally commissioned for the family formed by Maria Micaela de la Rue and Gregorio de Barrio y Figueroa in 1742.
Our guests may enjoy a selection of books and magazines in various languages.
We offer detailed information so that you can plan outings to a rich offering of local sites of interest.
We offer luggage transport (Ruck Sacks, suitcases, etc) at very reasonable prices for pilgrims on the Trail of St James. Have you luggage picked up from your last stop, or forwarded to your next destination.
Services for tourists and pilgrims on pushbikes include safe storage, a space for washing bikes, and a specialised repair workshop.
We offer an express laundry service. Ask at reception for more details.
Special Rooms are equipped with Hydro Massage baths to relax body and mind after a day on the Trail of St James
Choose from one of our famous cocktails, prepared specially for you, and enjoy in by the fireplace in our lounges our on the flowered terraces.
The hotel offers free WiFi internet connection in the lounges of the manor house and in the Superior and Special rooms.
Our restaurant offers a large variety of options for vegetarians, vegans and other dietary requirements.
Enjoy a therapeutic and relaxing massage after a day on the Trail of St James, or just because you deserve one. Comfortable massage rooms available.
Free Transit Service
For online reservations on our web site, we offer a free transit service to and from the Trail of St. James
All of our lounges have open hearth fireplaces to warm the bones of weary pilgrims. A very cozy and enjoyable gathering place to socialise and relax.
Big Screen TV
In the dining rooms . No TV in rooms.
Pets are allowed at no additional cost. Please inform us of the type of pet you wish to bring before check- in.
Free parking on site for our guests.
We are proud to provide our guests with fresh produce cultivated organically on the lands of the Manor.
INLAND TOURISM: 10 reasons to stay at Pazo Santa Maria during your visit to Arzúa in Galicia, Spain.
Whether you are planning a holiday in Galicia, or preparing your journey on the Trail of St James, one of your fist task will be to find choose you overnight stops. The Pazo Santa Maria in Arzúa offers you a perfect choice due to it’s proximity to the union of the three main routes (French Route, Northern Route and Classic Route) of the Trial of St. James and it is equally close to many points of touristic interest, which allows you to visit an interesting part of Galicia without the need to be continually changing hotels. Reason # 1: The most obvious and important is that Arzúa is know as the “Land of Cheese” and is host of the epicentre of the Designation of Origin Arzúa-Ulloa. Every March we celebrate the Great Cheese Festival where you can sample and purchase local and other varieties. Reason #2: The Trial of St. James crosses through various kilometres of the Arzúa district. Arzúa is nestled amidst the natural setting of the interior of Galicia and ideally placed to visit other areas of interest such as: Sobrado Dos Monxes, the Portodemouros reservoir, the Vivente do Mel museum, Fervenza das Hortas, etc. Reason # 3: […]
A PERMANENT GUARANTEE OF QUALITY AND EXCELLENCE
For yet another year, we have been awarded with the “Q” for quality; a distinction endowed by the Spanish Institute for Tourism Quality. Pazo Santa Maria passes rigorous external quality inspections and audits every year. We also implement our own procedures of internal assessment which combined with the continual feed back from our guests guides us on our path of permanent improvement. Al of the establishments that have been awarded the “Q” for quality have pass rigorous audits to assure a maximum guarantee of quality, security and professionalism. Our efforts to continually provide top of the range services to our guests have positioned Pazo Santa Maria in the TOP 5 best ranked hotels to be awarded the “Q” status. We are strongly commitment to the environmental protection of our wonderful setting in Arzúa through a series of actions and plans amongst which we would like to highlight: We have implemented an Energy Saving Plan by replacing all our light fittings with latest LED low-power technology with automatic activation by proximity sensors. Our Integral Waste Recycling Plan, with which we have achieved a significant reduction in hotel waste thanks to a careful separation procedure. We use paraben free soaps. Our own […]
At Pazo St Maria we make it easy for you to enjoy a bicycle trip in the natural setting of Arzúa or finish the last stage of the Trail of St James. Arzúa is an excellent setting for bike lovers. They are numerous routes to chose from with varying degrees of difficulty. Tour the Rendal valley, Portodemouros and Boimorto among others. Ask for more information. You can also finish the last stage of the Trail of St James by bicycle directly from the Pazo Santa Maria Hotel to Santiago (some 40km). We can provide the bicycles and pick them up again in Santiago de Compostela.
How to get to Pazo Santa Maria by airplane.
The city of Santiago de Compostela has one of the most modern international airports in the Spanish geography called Lavacolla. Since 2011, Lavacolla has some 74,000 square meters and can accommodate approximately 4 million passengers per annum. The airlines that fly to Santiago de Compostela include: Ryanair, Easy Jet, Vueling, Iberia and Air Europa. Lavacolla international airport is just 12km from the cathedral of Santiago and just 28km from Pazo Santa Maria which makes air travel an excellent choice for those who want to visit the region. Details of how to reach the Pazo Santa Maria Hotelfrom Lacacolla international airport. How to get to Pazo Santa María by BUS: Teléfono 981563238 BUS: Santiago – Lugo which connects the airport to the city of Lugo and stops at Arca, Ferreiros, Arzúa, Melide, Palas de Rei and Guntín. Timetable (Bus leaves the airport at): 7:10, 9:25 (except Saturdays and Sundays), 11:10, 12:55 (except Sundays), 16:10, 18:40 and 20:10 (except Saturdays). Up to date information can be found at the bus stop at Lavacolla airport. Autobuses Aeropuerto Lavacolla -> Arzúa (Pazo Santa María) Car hire companies at Lavacolla international airport: Enterprise Atesa: Telephone: 981 599 877 Europcar: Telephone: 981 547 740 Avis: […]