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Santemar Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   C/ Joaquin Costa 28, 39005 Santander, Spain
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Ranked #18 of 38 hotels in Santander
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
MLK417 Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

If you go there with lower expectations of a four-star hotel, you'll have a very pleasant stay. The bed is not the most comfortable, compared to higher end Hilton/Marriott chains, the overall decor is outdated, and noise level is a problem at night if you don't tightly close your windows. On the other hand, location is great (just a 2... More

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Linz, Austria
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30 reviews 30 reviews
29 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014 via mobile

I had a room on the 7th floor and I had a bit of a view of the sea but the trees were in the way. One floor higher and it would have been perfect. But its not the view alone why I would choose this hotel again. Its also because of the central location (beach nearby) and the generous... More

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Haifa, Israel
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

Spent here 5 nights due to a conference. Everything here is by the book + great location. The mini bar in our room did not open, and we had to ask 3 times for assistance. However, we had a wonderful time there.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Really nice Hotel. Short distance from the port. Room very comfortable and clean as was the rest of the Hotel. Food was excellent on each of our eight nights stay. Reception staff and restaurant staff all very friendly.

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Rhodes, Greece
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Friendly English speaking staff and helpful when a reservation issue occurred. Tasty breakfast. Convenient location, not in the city center but not very far. Nice sandy beach and nice walk to Magdalenas Castle. And above all, clean.

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Armagh, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
44 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

The reception staff (male) such as Jose, Miguel and Manuel all very efficient and helpful. Female staff less so. Yes the walls are thin, so earplugs for light sleepers. The dog mentioned before was indeed still barking away. Did not bother me but it might do so for others. We were on the seventh floor, nice view, great location near... More

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34 reviews 34 reviews
19 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014 via mobile

This hotel is located less than a block from the ocean. The breath taking beach at the end of the street is alone worth the cost. The rooms are a bit worn and the walls are thin, but they do offer a very good breakfast Buffett.

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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Three night stay, room only. Very comfortable room to front of hotel. 100 yards to seafront and a good mix of restaurants to meet all budgets. Hotel busy as hosting a conference but not intrusive on our stay. Beds very comfortable , sleep only disturbed on one night by a very annoying barking dog!! Would recommend it for a short... More

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

This is the second time I have stayed here over 2 years and found that the corridors are very noisey. The walls seem very thin as I could hear my neighbours talking, (and every time they used the toilet) I also found that the only people that spoke English were the receptionists so if you wanted something from the restaurant... More

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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

We spent three nights in this hotel, I knew the neighbourhood (El Sardinero) which is the best area of the city, it is very calm with emblematic buildings. You are very close to the seafront which makes walks pleasant to the Palacio de la Magdalena. Service was very helpful and friendly. Breakfast was served till 10.30 was just uncomfortable to... More

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Address: C/ Joaquin Costa 28, 39005 Santander, Spain
Location: Spain > Cantabria > Santander
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Santemar Hotel 4*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
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#7 On the Beach Hotel in Santander #9 Luxury Hotel in Santander
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