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Carlos III

Avda. Reina Victoria 135, 39005 Santander, Spain
Carlos III
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Slough, England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We have been staying at Carlos III for some 25 years before and after our long car journey to the South East of Spain. We also spent a week there to enjoy Santander and the wonderful beaches. When our children were young, we were initially introduced to Carlos III by the Spanish tourist office in Santander. This year we took... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I have just spent a week at this quaint hotel, the staff are very friendly and go out of their way to help you. You should learn basic Spanish if you are here for a while as English is spoken very little but everyone is friendly and will try to talk to you. If you intend to see some of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

We stayed here in a family room for 2 nights before we caught the ferry back home. It is a great hotel; spotlessly clean, very welcoming and packed full of understated old world charm. The hotel breakfast was perfectly judged (simple but satisfying) and politely served. Notwithstanding the nostalgic charm of the hotel the wi-fi signal was great with good... More 

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Horsham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

The hotel is family run and it shows.Situated across the road from the beach in the Sardinero area of Santander. The room was very clean and the en- suite spotless, we also had a balcony with a sea view. The owners and staff were very friendly and helpful. Only bed and breakfast is available but it was very good, there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

I booked 2 rooms for myself and some friends who were driving from Madrid to spend the weekend. The hotel is situated across the street from the beach surrounded by several 'luxury' hotels. Carlos III has great character, the staff was very helpful & accommodating, the rooms were very clean and the price (off season) was unbeatable. I even had... More 

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Ash Kent
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

The hotel was originally a holiday villa for 19 century Spanish & retains all its features & charm. It was like staying at somebody's home with perfect care & comfort. Everything was within walking distance (beach just across the road, shops, bars, restaurants a few minute's walk) & Santander itself just a 5 minute drive away with its shops &... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013

we stayed for 2 nights beinging of sept 2013 room was comfortable clean and airy ,staff were very helpful and polite, food was excellent, bus servic( no 1 blue bus to santander ) outside of casino 2.70 euros for couple, the hotel is 2 mins from beach, bars, casino and gardens . very good bus service we had an excellent... More 

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Falmouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We stayed here for four nights. Luckily we asked at the Brittany Ferries reception desk about places to stay, the lady there phoned Don Carlos III hostal to see if there were any vacancies. If you go through Brittany Ferries you get the room quite a bit cheaper than the usual price (45.10euros), and you get a much bigger breakfast!... More 

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Truro
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013

My wife and I stayed here for a couple of nights on the 8th and 9th of April 2013 after sailing on the Pont Aven Brittany ferry from Plymouth. This was a treat to ourselves for our second wedding anniversary. We walked to the hotel from the ferry port, which is quite a way, but gives you the chance to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2013

my family of 4 had just been on a log Brittany ferries cruise! At first we were lost because this hotel was designated at the side of Santander where the beaches were! Once we found it! It was stunning! hugely excited to see our rooms which was in the ground floor 101 and 102! The kids stayed in 102 and... More 

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