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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 4 days ago
James L Sidmouth, 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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Sidmouth, United Kingdom
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This old world hotel has the potential to be first class. Beautifully positioned overlooking the bay, lots of elegant public rooms, quiet with Edwardian gentility BUT not a welcome just a quick look at a passport and the directions to the lift take your own cases, nothing in the room to say welcome ( on the second day a free... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I see from some of the reviews that there has been a little dissatisfaction with the bathroom fittings, well not only were we upgraded to a room at the front with a simply magnificent view of the mountains and sea.. but the bathroom had just been brought into the 21st century. Being of a certain age group I loved the... More

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
17 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This an old, historic building set on top of a hill overlooking the ocean. It has spectacular views, especially if you happen to snare one of the rooms at the back. Service was good if a bit chaotic on arrival. They had mixed up the keys but thankfully our tour director was able to quickly sort it out. Not all... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's simple - this hotel is too far and too old to warrant anything better than average rating (and I only paid 150 EUR). The staff is also lazy for what you would normally pay. Big set of steps at entrance and no one to be found (and I don't use help with my bags anyway on principle, but should... More

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Bath, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

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
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

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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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
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
37 helpful votes 37 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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Additional Information about Hotel Real

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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