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Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian

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Paseo Republica Argentina, 4, E-20004 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Zeist, The Netherlands
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30 reviews 30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Before we arrived I have been in contact with the concierge to book restaurants and activities. They were very helpful and service-minded! They gave me fantastic tips and help me book all the restaurants. Upon arrival they surprised us with an upgrade. The rooms are clean, modern and spacy. The bed is very comfortable. The hotel is in the tiwn-centre... More 

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Simi Valley, California
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18 reviews 18 reviews
11 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel blew us away!!!! From the start at the valet/doorman to the reception to the conceriege, every employee bent over backwards to make us feel valued. It is evident that the hotel is expertly well run by an onsite and visible manager. The rooms were beyond beautiful, clean, large, quiet and very comfortable bed. There was attention to every... More 

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brooklyn, ny
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I guess after reading so much about this hotel, I expected the rooms to be more palatial. We first had a garden room - lovely but quite small and not worth nearly $400 per night in my opinion. Then we moved to a deluxe river view. It was larger and very nice – just not a "wow" for me. The... More 

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Lake Forest
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22 reviews 22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Loved this place. Beautifully decorated and extremely comfortable. It is the type of place you wish your room at home could be as nice. The staff was extremely courteous and helpful. The location was wonderful to walk to La Concha and restaurants for pintxos! Such a treat.

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Pasadena, California
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We visited San Sebastian for... the food, dahhhling! But were blown away by this property. Hotel Maria Christina truly is my home-away-from-home in Basque country. During our vacation, I was a bit under the weather and this was the first hotel where I felt comfortable enough to get quality rest. Concierge/hotel staff: excellent service. Before arriving, the concierge secured a... More 

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Austin,TX
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the moment we checked in until our departure three days later, my wife and I felt as though we were treated extremely well (I started to say like royalty, but I'm not sure I know quite how that would be). The room was outstanding with a view of the Theatre and the ocean and the size of the bedroom... More 

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London
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14 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to San Sebastián in itself is a massive treat but to stay at the Maria Cristina is the icing on the cake. Views of the bay, superb food (breakfast in particular) and totally 'here to enhance the experience' service makes this hotel stand out. I can see why it is where celebs stay when in town. I had... More 

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Shanghai, China
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is a beautiful property and very centrally located within minutes walk of the promenade and beach. Also, just ten minute walk from all the old town pinchos bars. Did not eat in the hotel so can't speak to that, but the service was excellent and very helpful. The rooms were modern and very tastefully furnished albeit were smaller... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time I have stayed since the refurbishment and what a great job. We were upgraded to a suite and really enjoyed our stay , great reception staff, but we didn't eat in the restaurants at the hotel so can't comment .

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schroe59
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50 reviews 50 reviews
28 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with friends and family for three nights. The location is great- walking distance to everything I wanted to see. I flew into Bilbao and it was a little over an hour drive from there. The hotel had valet. The rooms were beautifully decorated and the bed was very comfortable. The hotel staff was very helpful about making... More 

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