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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 38 hotels in Santander
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bedeboy Manchester, 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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Manchester, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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30 reviews 30 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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46 reviews 46 reviews
28 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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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6 hotel reviews
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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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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 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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Dublin, Ireland.
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46 reviews 46 reviews
32 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

Hotel Real has a superb location above the beautiful bay of Santander and it feels like stepping back in time to a bygone era. My room was average size, comfortable, well equipped with nice furnishings. It didn't have a balcony, but the window on the 4th floor presented the best view I have seen from a hotel. The staff were... More

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Bali, Indonesia
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42 reviews 42 reviews
28 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

Probably this hotel was truly a stunning property back in the days...it is still worth visiting, for it is well located and maintained... it ages gracefully. Service is professional and friendly, sea view spectacular, and breakfast offering is just perfect. For a night or two the experience is worth it.

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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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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
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#2 Luxury Hotel in Santander #6 Romantic Hotel in Santander
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