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Gran Hotel Sardinero

3.0 of 5 Plaza de Italia 1, 39005 Santander, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santiago, Chile
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

Very good location. Rooms rather small but well designed. Parking available though somewhat expensive, as everywere in Europe. Good food also but simple. Walk out to the beach just crossing the street.

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29 reviews 29 reviews
26 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

Beautiful hotel at a great location in Santander, a few meters from the beach, close to many attractions. The hotel is located on an old mansion completely renovated with simplicity and good taste. Personnel is very helpful and nice, food is good if you are not a vegan like me, but still they made good effort to satisfy my vegan... More 

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Nice, France
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71 reviews 71 reviews
45 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

Gran Sardinero will rank on the top of the list of the hotels I stayed ! It is definitely a 4* star location. Located in the old newly renovated building overlooking the Sardinero beach, it offers large rooms, beautifully decorated in the pastel shade, with wooden floors. The bathroom is spacious with all amenities, very clean. You feel comfortable at... More 

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Cookham, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

in spite of decent well kept rooms, the prompt service you would expect in a high class hotel and a nice view of the sea from our balcony there were a few drawbacks. Firstly they had closed the restaurant for two nights as they needed an additional room for a conference. We didn't want to eat in the cafeteria so... More 

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44 reviews 44 reviews
23 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 via mobile

A very comfortable room with a really good sized bathroom, and all the facilities that we could need. Reception were very helpful and friendly and the overall atmosphere of the hotel was one of quiet luxury. I really enjoyed it. The location by the sea was fantastic, and we had a sea view. My only gripe is the caffeteria staff.... More 

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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We were given room 404. It has a balcony and a view of the sea. We had an excellent dinner for e19.50 in the cafeteria plus 5 free glasses of wine for me! Buses are frequent and cheap. You pay the driver. Loads of freebies in room inc soft drinks and water in fridge. Wifi excellent. Big tv. Great shower!... More 

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Tel aviv
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27 reviews 27 reviews
18 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The hotel is very nice. It has large and elegantly decorated rooms , beautiful sea view (if you pay extra for getting sea view) , is very clean and located just across the sea shore. Location was a bit of a problem for us. The hotel is just in front of the casino , so guess it is very well... More 

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Vienna, Austria
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68 reviews 68 reviews
30 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

good location across the beach in the sardinero area. Whilst the hotel is pretty new, it has a nice facade of the old grand hotel, behind it is a modern but bit souless standard hotel. The room was clean but already a bit worn out (some dirty walls etc). Breakfast was a bit chaotic, one waiter was at times too... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

I stayed at this hotel for two nights and I think that my stay was great. The personnel were very kind. The hotel is a bit far away fron the city center but the walk from the hotel there was very enjoyable. Other than that, brilliantly located in front of el sardinero beach.

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Hayling Island, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
29 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

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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Additional Information about Gran Hotel Sardinero

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*
Number of rooms: 84
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Also Known As:
Sardinero Hotel Santander
Hotel Santander Sardinero
Hotel Style:
#1 Business Hotel in Santander
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Santander
#3 Romantic Hotel in Santander
#5 Family Hotel in Santander

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