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Hotel Maria Christina

13, rue Paul Gelos, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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English first
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

The Hotel is located in the heart of San Sebastian within walking distance of all the great Tapas bars. The rooms are terrific, great restaurant, excellent service and a super very nice gym. I hope to be back some day.

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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2012

Four of us recently stayed at the Maria christina for two nights whilst on a visit to explore the area. We found the owners very friendly and helpful and the hotel was convebiently situated about a 5 minute walk from the beach and 10 minutes from the pedestrian free area. The breakfast was very French and adequate, the room charge... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2011

The perfect place to stay if you're looking for a place with charm and personnality. It is certainly not anonymous like a Ritz or a Best Western. I had a quiet, small and simple single room that was just perfect for my needs. Situated in a residential area, the place is very quiet. You may spend the hot hours of... More

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Melbourne, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2011

Hall way tired, room relatively basic and small. Bathroom small but wonderful, great shower villory and Boch fittings. Room was impeccably serviced each day. Staff very friendly and accommodating. Location good, I would imagine this would be particularly good for families

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Oakland, California
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2011

When we decided to explore the Basque country, we didn't have much time (only 3 days). So, we thought we might splurge and stay in (for us) ritzy St Jean de Luz so that we could easily reach the places we wanted to visit (St Jean de Luz itself plus nearby villages such as Sare, the town of St Jean... More

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Tempe, Arizona
16 reviews 16 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2010

After arriving from the 5 star Westin Palace in Madrid, we were a bit disappointed with the small size of the room and outdated feeling of this hotel. Walking down the hallway we instantly felt like we were in a scene from the shining, although we quite liked this. Our room was fine and had a wonderful balcony view of... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2009

We stayed here between 12 and 19 July 2009. Owners are very friendly and helpful with lots of good tips on places to visit and local good value restaurants. Our room was very small but adequate and clean. Only criticism was that bedroom corridor carpet was very tatty! Definitely would recommend this hotel and the location near the beach and... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2008

We have just returned from a 4 night stay at the Maria-Christina with our two kids aged 6 and 4. I would thoroughly recommend this hotel. Marie and Christophe Pfefferle are a charming couple and they have gone out of their way to make this a comfortable and pleasant hotel. The location is perfect, in a quieter part of the... More

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2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2007

Our family stayed in a suite at the Maria Christina last July--on the second floor on the street side--a wonderful two room spot that was very economical--I believe 125 euros--our two daughters had one room and we were adjacent. A neighborhood location about three blocks from the beach--fantastic swimming along the buoy line--about a mile+ swim from one end of... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2006

First of all: sorry for my english, I try to do my best. Last summer we stayed in Saint Jean de Luz for 2 nights and choose the Hotel Maria Christina. We spent two weeks in the area (spain and france) staying every two nights in different 2 star hotels. Maria Christina has a nice courtyard and looks quite "cosy",... More

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Also Known As:
Maria Christina Hotel
Address: 13, rue Paul Gelos, 64500 Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France
Location: France > Aquitaine > Pyrenees-Atlantiques > Basque Country > Saint-Jean-de-Luz
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Saint-Jean-de-Luz
#8 Romantic Hotel in Saint-Jean-de-Luz
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Situated in the quiet residential area of "The Lake", this charming hotel is close to the beach, the Thalasso, the old town and its restaurants.This beautiful typical basque house with its shady terrace surrounded by flowers and a marvelous lemon tree, provides a peaceful and relaxing atmosphere. The beautiful breakfast is served on the terrace under the lemon tree or in the living-room all in nice and light wood. ... more   less 
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