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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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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Irvine, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2011

The Hotel Maria Cristina in San Sebastian is a legend of a place. While it still enjoys its incredible location (there really is not another place that can hold a candle to it in terms of convenience to everything) its decor and amenities are in serious need of an upgrade. It would not surprise me if the carpet, wallpaper, drapes,... More

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Rancho Palos Verdes, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011

An ideal location at the edge of a charming Old Town and near a broad sweep of beach and shoreline. We found the staff extremely helpful with restaurant reservations and other requests. We would return in a minute.

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CA
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34 reviews 34 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2011

We stayed here for 3 nights and had a great time. Hotel was grand. Most of the staff were knowledgeable. Location was excellent right next to the old town about 2 blocks away, easy for pinxtos hopping. Bed was comfortable Westin standards. Bathroom was large and spacious. We would definitely stay here again.

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co.kerry
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2011

The rooms were super t the staff we so helpful and friendly. There were six of in the group and I know I can speak for all of us, we were a short walk to a lovely beach and the breakfast was to die for FULL MARKS FOR THIS HOTEL

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Perth, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2011

5 stars! Will definitely go back. We stayed at MC for two nights and then extended our stay. We booked just outside the peak season so we didn't pay what looks like to be full price but the hotel is really exceptional. The staff were very accommodating and the rooms made you feel like royalty. My wife didn't want to... More

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2011

What a lovely, grand old hotel, restored inch-by-inch. A Starwood property, I think. Our room was huge, with lofty ceilings and a view of the river. Gigantic bed with crisp, white linens. The bathroom was just short of obscenely elegant. The bar was a great place for a quiet drink before hitting the streets for tapas and maybe dinner (ask... More

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CHI
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2011 via mobile

Great 3 night stay, spacious room. Nice staff. Good location. This hotel has little competition in town therefore gets away with a few things it needs to improve. Shower needed re caulking and was molded. Bath shower combo was an obstacle in itself.

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Honolulu
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2011

My wife and I stayed here for 4 nights in early May on an SPG cash and points award. Our room faced the Bay of Biscayne on the north side of the hotel which included an absolutely incredible view. The room and hotel were deserving of it's Luxury Collection designation. The staff were also very attentive/effective and also recommend some... More

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Dublin
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226 reviews 226 reviews
96 hotel reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2011

We stayed for four nights in a very comfortable room overlooking the river mouth and sea. It was extremely pleasant with a nice big bathroom. Buffet breakfasts were wonderful with helpful and friendly staff who were a complete contrast to the others described below. The location, adjacent to both city beaches and the "old town" bars and restaurants, is very... More

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Delray Beach, Florida
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26 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2011

We used the Maria Cristina as a base to tour the Basque region (three nights). It exceeded my expectations-- usually I can find something amiss with 5 star hotels; not so with this one. Although our room faced a busy street, you could not hear a thing with those windows closed. The room was spacious, bed very comfortable, wonderful linens,... 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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Amenities

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 Luxury Hotel in San Sebastian - Donostia #1 Family Hotel in San Sebastian - Donostia #1 On the Beach Hotel in San Sebastian - Donostia #1 Romantic Hotel in San Sebastian - Donostia #1 Business 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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