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Gran Hotel Sardinero

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Plaza de Italia 1, 39005 Santander, Spain
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Ranked #3 of 38 hotels in Santander
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
lynn p Guildford, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location near the beach with supermarket near by . Lovely room with good cleaning standard . However , service required improvement , hotels staffs seem to struggle with foreigner due to language barrier and lack of staffs at times. We arrives on Sunday where restaurant were closed but dinner were moved to cafe instead. Meal in restaurant were acceptable... More

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Bedford, United Kingdom
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75 reviews 75 reviews
13 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is perfectly situated across the road from the beach and with a range of restaurants within the immediate area. Room was spacious (even with an extra child bed), clean and beautifully decorated. Beds were so comfortable. One of the nicest hotels I have stayed in. Reception were polite but not overly friendly. We have stayed in Santander before... More

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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is situated right in front of the 1st Beach at Sardinero of Santander. It is a clean and well attended hotel. As breakfast was not included walking a few meters away in front if the water after a quick swim I walked in the coffee shop and had a nice BF. I recommend it.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed over the first w/end in June. This is an excellent hotel. The façade is of a fin de siècle grand hotel but the inside is totally modern. We had a room overlooking the sea which gives you a wonderful view of Sardinero beach especially first thing in the morning. The lack of a pool might be a drawback... More

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newcastle staffs uk
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed just one night. Superb hotel normally stay in hotel opposite ferry terminal. Due to their pricing chose this hotel which will be our hotel of choice in future. Staying for few days at the end of June looking forward nice end to holiday. Hotel superb. Choose sea view if possible views superb . Rooms very acceptable bathroom 5 stars... More

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19 reviews 19 reviews
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33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I assume this hotel has just been refurbished as the rooms are immaculately clean and beautifully furbished. Great location on the seafront as well. We didn't have breakfast so can't comment on that or any of the other facilities really. But the rooms are lovely and represented good value as well.

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Edinburgh
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

My wife and I stayed for 3 nights just before Easter and had a lovely room with a sea view. The hotel is of a good quality and the room we had was beautifully decorated and very clean. I noted that a couple of reviews were not so good and I would agree that some staff were not overly friendly.... More

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High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Close to casino, beach and Magdelena Island. Friendly and very helpful staff. We enjoyed five nights in April. Regular bus service into city. The breakfast buffet was very good. The cafeteria had a good menu for light snacks or larger meals.

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Andalucia
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25 reviews 25 reviews
19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We stayed here at the beginning of April for just one night. The hotel itself is fairly comfortable, and bright and with pleasant decor and a bar which caters to locals which meant it was always busy, interesting, and not especially expensive, for its prime position in Sardinero. If you want a city hotel this is not it as it... More

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Derby, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Very modern hotel - beautifully decorated room and very comfortable. Great location, right on the beach (but very very quiet in March). However overall the hotel was a bit impersonal and a bit sterile - there was just something missing. Staff were not overly friendly. We had a very pleasant stay, but having read other reviews was just expecting a... More

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Address: Plaza de Italia 1, 39005 Santander, Spain
Location: Spain > Cantabria > Santander
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Gran Hotel Sardinero 3*
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Also Known As:
Sardinero Hotel Santander
Hotel Santander Sardinero

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#1 Business Hotel in Santander #3 On the Beach Hotel in Santander #3 Romantic Hotel in Santander #4 Family Hotel in Santander
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