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Hotel Maria Cristina San Sebastian

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Paseo Republica Argentina, 4, E-20004 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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San Francisco, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We started our 2 week trip to northern Spain in the lovely city of San Sebastian. We used Starwood points and stayed at the Hotel Maria Cristina. The hotel exceeded our expectations as we ordinarily don't have a great experience in hotels when we use points. The hotel definitely belongs in the Luxury Collection. The room we had overlooking the... More

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maria-cristina-hotel, Director General at Hotel Maria Cristina San Sebastian, responded to this review

Dear Jackie L, Thank you for taking the time of writing about our Hotel. We are really glad to know that you had a wonderful stay among us. We truly believe in our dedication to excellence in our day to day operation, and we are glad that our hosts like you, recognizes those efforts. I have brought your comments to... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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153 reviews 153 reviews
31 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really dont know how to start but ill do my best this is my 3rd visit to Maria Cristina Hotel , i'm picky person and i dont like to deal with concierge for some reason , but not in Maria , they are soo professional special treatment its one of my favorite hotels in the world its might be... More

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maria-cristina-hotel, Director General at Hotel Maria Cristina San Sebastian, responded to this review

Dear Spoow, We are grateful for your support of The Maria Cristina Hotel and do sincerely hope that we may continue to have the pleasure of your company in the future. We are delighted to be one of your favorites hotels in the world. Best regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager More

New York, NY
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a beautiful classic hotel in a great location. The staff was very helpful with spa and restaurant reservations. We upgraded with points to a suite, which was spacious and lovely. The beds were some of the most comfortable around. The bathrooms were huge with a tub and a stand up shower. It had the best hairdryer I have... More

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maria-cristina-hotel, Director General at Hotel Maria Cristina San Sebastian, responded to this review

Dear NYC10023_88, Thank you for letting us know how your experience was. It is indeed rewarding to learn that you had a distinctive journey with us, especially with our staff, our beds, and bathrooms and that you found the hairdryer exceptional! We always try to make our best in order to give a great and unique adventure to our guests.... More

Dublin, Ireland
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is pure luxury! The whole hotel was extremely clean and very well decorated. Our bedroom was perfect with comfortable large bed, ample wardrobe space (with hangers), safe and it was spotless. The bathroom was spotless with separate shower and bath, lovely thick towels and toiletries. The toilet is in a separate room off the bathroom. They also provide... More

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maria-cristina-hotel, Director General at Hotel Maria Cristina San Sebastian, responded to this review

Dear luisahamilton, We do really appreciate your nice words and we would like to thank you for taking the time to let us know how wonderful your experience among us was. It is so satisfying to learn that we did a very good job in order to exceed your expectations. We are really glad to know that you enjoyed our... More

New York
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is, obviously, a five star hotel, and well situated for sightseeing in San Sebastian. I cannot point to any specific shortcomings, other than the fact that for $500 + a night one would expect an indoor pool and sauna (the gym facility is admittedly very good, but really, for that kind of money some pool or sauna combo should... More

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maria-cristina-hotel, Director General at Hotel Maria Cristina San Sebastian, responded to this review

Dear HooferNewYork, Thank you for having taken the time to write your comments about your stay at our hotel. We were sorry to learn of your concerns regarding the service attentiveness and we want to apologize that our service let you down on this occasion. Please be assured, the issues raised have been addressed and appropriate action taken to prevent... More

Northern NJ
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95 reviews 95 reviews
30 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We loved our time at the Hotel Maria Christina. A beautiful hotel in the heart of the city Location....A Right on the border of the old city and the new city. Close to shopping, restaurants, and the water. It´s not on the beach, so if you plan to go there everyday, you might want a different hotel. But we loved... More

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maria-cristina-hotel, Director General at Hotel Maria Cristina San Sebastian, responded to this review

Dear njgalinwt, Thank you for your very constructive and positive feedback. We are happy to read that you have enjoyed your stay. We take note on your comments regarding wifi. We are grateful for your support; looking forward to be again elected as your residence in San Sebastian should you wish to visit our wonderful city. Best regards, Stijn Oyen... More

Northern Virginia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a classy place. Clean, with enormous rooms for Europe, impeccable service and a great location. I wish I could return next week! I have not one thing to complain about. The food is delicious, too.

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maria-cristina-hotel, Director General at Hotel Maria Cristina San Sebastian, responded to this review

Dear madamekyle, It was a pleasure to note how much you have enjoyed your stay with us. Thank you very much for sharing your experience with the social community and for recommending us We are looking forward to welcoming you in the near future. Best regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager More

Melbourne, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel has been recently done up to a very high standard. Rooms are very swish. The location is excellent and the staff were very helpful. If only all old hotels were done at this standard. Restaurant downstairs just so/so...far better to go to the streets. Only criticism is don't let them park your car...they add about 15 euro night... More

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San Diego, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
35 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This beautiful hotel was elegant but not at all stuffy. The room and bathroom was phenomenal. The ambiance in the lobby is great - drinks and food terrific and fun as many were watching the world cup games. The staff did everything that they could to make our stay memorable. There is an amazing gourmet shop where they arranged a... More

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maria-cristina-hotel, Director General at Hotel Maria Cristina San Sebastian, responded to this review

Dear kjzrsz, Thank you very much for taking the time in writing down your experience as well as describing very positively our facilities. We do really appreciate your comments and also learn that you enjoyed every aspect of your stay with us. Customer care is amongst our highest priorities and it is always gratifying to know that you have appreciated... More

Sugar Land Texas
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156 reviews 156 reviews
28 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This place is the epitome of old world elegance. The common areas and the rooms are both superior. I asked a question that the front desk could not answer and they made several calls to get the answer for me. We had dinner at the hotel and the food was very good. The man running the dining room had years... More

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Address: Paseo Republica Argentina, 4, E-20004 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Location: Spain > Basque Country > Guipuzcoa Province > San Sebastian - Donostia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Maria Cristina San Sebastian 5*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites
Hotel Style
#1 Romantic Hotel in San Sebastian - Donostia #1 Business Hotel in San Sebastian - Donostia #1 Luxury Hotel in San Sebastian - Donostia #1 Family Hotel in San Sebastian - Donostia #1 On the Beach Hotel in San Sebastian - Donostia
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Experience the recently renovated Hotel Maria Cristina San Sebastian, perfectly located in the heart of the city and a few meters away from the city center and the beach. With 136 comfortable rooms and suites, start a memorable morning at Easo restaurant with a delicious breakfast buffet, try the asiatic delights of Tse Yang restaurant and have a break in Dry Bar San Sebastian. Hotel Maria Cristina is the ideal place to live an unforgettable stay in a charming environment in San Sebastian. ... more   less 
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