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Hotel Real

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Paseo Perez Galdos 28, 39005 Santander, Spain
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Ranked #7 of 37 hotels in Santander
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
LC617 Bath, United Kingdom
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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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Bath, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
18 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful iconic building...you can see it for miles from the Ferry!! Obviously the place to stay in years gone by...the old fashioned lift is from times gone by. Unfortunately so is some of the bedrooms furniture and bathroom fittings! Rooms and bathroom fixtures and fittings may need some updating eventually... However, the hotel is pet friendly and has on site... More

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Wellington, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
23 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We used this hotel for one night whilst awaiting to travel on the ferry from Santander to Portsmouth. Would most definitely use it again, it is everything a 5-star property should be. Good food, excellent restaurant and bar staff, most welcoming reception staff at all times, and lovely gardens to stroll around in the summer evening. Our bedroom was on... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

A super location with large rooms and ours had a great sea view but compared to other 5 starred hotels this one lacks that spark of vitality. The spa is not free and I couldn't access the wifi. It has an old world charm but needs to step up a gear or two to rival other similar starred hotels I... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

This is a truly stunning building and in a super position by the beach with really helpful staff, so that's 5 out of 5 so far...... ..... but there was a wedding on and the entire hotel was enveloped by the entertainment / disco PA system from 4 pm til nearly midnight. We had to cancel our booking in the... More

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Milton Keynes, England
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Majestic looking.......and from the moment you walk through the doors the experience is magnificent. We had a sea view room which was lovely and the room was both airy, clean and comfortable. The staff were friendly and helpful at all times and did everything to make our stay good. We ate in the restaurant one night and had the tasting... More

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Waterlooville, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
28 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Stayed here just one night on the way to Leon. It has the feel of a grand old hotel from a number of years ago - nice, easy and relaxing. The staff were excellent. The hotel has splendid views and I would not hesitate to recommend it to any visitor - I will certainly stay there when I visit Santander... More

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We have stayed twice at this hotel en route back to our home in southern Spain. The hotel has a lot of elegance, typical of the era in which it was constructed in 1917, when it was patronized by the Royal family of Spain and many dignitaries. It stands in a prominent position overlooking the bay and stunning views of... More

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London, United Kingdom
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18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

A really grand hotel with oodles of charm and elegance. The bedroom spotless, the bars outstanding, the grounds superb, the food very good. If I had one minor complaint, fresh coffee to be served by a member of staff at breakfast not a machine. Otherwise faultless. Danny Rose June 2014

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

Weekend break to Santander. Hotel Real. Wonderful hotel from a bygone era with stunning outlook to Santander bay. Comfortable room, well appointed , nicely furnished . Staff extremely helpful and friendly. Free Wi Fi. Guestbook boasts Jose Carreras , Placido Domingo and former US President Jimmy Carter.

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Cumbria
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

My wife and I enjoyed a 4 night stay here in early June. The building and decor are fabulous, I'm sure a fair bit of it is probably original. The gardens are lovely and very peaceful, ideal to sit with a book in the afternoon. There is a terrace bar with great views to enjoy a drink or snack. Our... 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*
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