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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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46 reviews 46 reviews
24 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed on the 4th floor of Gran Hotel Sardinero. We had a very large bedroom and ensuite with a large terrace overlooking the sea. ( our bedroom and terrace was half the area in the photo under the words Gran Hotel.) It was not expensive. Most of the buildings in this area are of the style of this hotel... More

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Horsham, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have just returned from a holiday in Santander, during this stay we visited the Gran Hotel intending to have our evening meal there. The time was 8.45pm not unreasonable we thought. We were put in the dining room empty but for us, given a menu and the waiter left never to return. We chose our meals having decided to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were expecting Santander to be a typical port town and not very attractive. We were so wrong. It was a charming place and we were fortunate to have booked this lovely hotel which has been renovated recently. The room was extremely comfortable and the setting opposite a very nice beach was perfect. The only negative was the breakfast which... More

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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 4 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 4 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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10 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 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 June 17, 2014

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
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

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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13 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 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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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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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 Family Hotel in Santander #3 Romantic Hotel in Santander
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