Combining history, art and tradition, the goal of pilgrims and the emblem of St. James, the Hostal dos Reis Católicos, in the Plaza do Obradoiro, forms together with the cathedral one of the world?s most remarkable, and most visited, urban settings. The Hostal, which first saw life as a Royal Hospital in 1499 to house the many pilgrims arriving in Santiago, today still invites the traveller to enjoy this universal and fascinating city.
This historic city hotel is located in the old part of the city of Santiago, on Obradoiro Square. All the remarkable monuments of the city can be easily reached on foot, such as the cathedral, the town hall and the Colegio de San Xerome. La Coruna Airport is some 66 km away, while Santiago de Compostela Airport is about 12 km away.From La Coruña drive towards Santiago along the N-550, passing through Ordes, or take the A-9 towards Pontevedra (65 km). There are two roads between La Coruna and Santiago. continuing on to Noia, Padron and Pontavedra. Santiago is 34 km from Noia, 22 km from Padron and 59 km from Pontevedra.