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Hotel Real

5.0 of 5 Paseo Perez Galdos 28, 39005 Santander, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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66 reviews 66 reviews
22 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My favorite hotel we go regularly using it to stay when we arrive into Santander on our way through to Marbella and then on our return if possible. It is not a cheap hotel but the room food service staff make it a must to visit and if possible stay.The views are stunning as it is easly found - seen... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Neal S from London who reviewed directly before me took the words out of my mouth: this is not a deluxe property but nevertheless offers a wonderful experience. Hotel Real is classy without any pretension (pretty much how I'd described the city of Santander as a whole). It has an excellent central location where you can get into town quickly... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This is not a five star establishment in the sense of being a super luxury hotel with swanky furnishings and televisions in the bathrooms. Some of the finish is a little tired and you are not going to be tripping over staff rushing to take your bags, However, the hotel has loads of character, the rooms are large and tastefully... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Stayed here for two nights in November. Ample parking at the front, no help with our bags, but although this is a five star hotel we had by no means paid a five star rate to stay here so this didn't bother us. The reception staff could not have been more helpful. We arrived earlier than the advertised check in... More 

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52 hotel reviews
172 helpful votes 172 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

This hotel is in a fantastic location and it loves up to its "Real" name. We had a amazing suite in a corner position overlooking the bay and headland. Our suite lounge area was twice as large as most hotel bedrooms. Dinner was excellent which was a great start to our car Club's tour. The only downside was that we... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

Welcome ok. Room had a lovely view. Room could have done with a little updating decorating wise. Breakfast was very pleasant for a buffet style, although I would have liked not to have got my coffee from a machine, it's nice to have coffee bought to your table. Food took a while to get restocked at peak times. Staff were... More 

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stayed for two nights as part of a deal with Brittany Ferries. The hotel takes one back into the earlier days of beautiful furnishings and comfortable accommodation from the early 20th century. It is not for those who appreciate the minimalist style. We greatly enjoyed the marble floors, lovely terraces and mahogany woodwork, as well as the original light... More 

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Leominster, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

We just spent 5 nights at the hotel Real and couldn't fault it. Our room was on the fourth floor, on the side, overlooking the beach and sea and we never tired of looking at the wonderful view from our small balcony. Bedroom was large and furnished in old furniture which suited the building.There was lots of storage space, a... More 

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

The real is an old style 5 star hotel living in the past. Poor service standards and run down in desperate need of a makeover/update it is not even 4 star. No wifi in rooms, antiquated bathrooms and poor air con It is a twenty minute walk to town and a definite taxi ride back. A great shame for what... More 

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Peebles, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

This old historic hotel overlooking the bay was perfect. The views from the back of the hotel with your balcony were spectacular. The bedrooms were extremely large with old Edwardian furniture which suited the rooms. Bathroom was good but maybe needing updated (avocado colour went out in the 80's!! However great power shower double sinks separate toilet really couldn't fault... More 

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Address: Paseo Perez Galdos 28, 39005 Santander, Spain
Location: Spain > Cantabria > Santander
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Real 5*
Number of rooms: 123
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Also Known As:
Real Hotel Santander
Hotel Style:
#2 Luxury Hotel in Santander
#6 Romantic Hotel in Santander

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