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Silken Rio Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avda Reina Victoria 153 | Avenida Reina Victoria 153, 39005 Santander, Spain
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Ranked #14 of 38 hotels in Santander
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Limerick, Ireland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a fantastic time staying in silken rio Santander last week. Hotel location perfect, decor lovely, cleanliness excellent. Minor complaint no tea/coffee making facilities in room. Bar staff lovely - tip choose snack breakfast in bar starts from 2 euro (14 euro in restaurant). Only other gripe reception staff very standoffish and unwelcoming. Would definitely recommend it.

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Lochwinnoch, United Kingdom
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here before getting the ferry back to the UK. Welcome was not great, felt we were a bother. The room was a bit tired. Enamel around plug hole broken and some of the furniture was chipped, The view from the room showed the beaches and this was nice. Bed comfortable and room clean. Breakfast staff seemed to be in... More

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Tamworth Staffs UK
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The bar steward (yes) was slow to serve drinks and did it with a grunt, even told 8 of us to be quiet - cheeky monkey. The location is excellent port/ferry and all the bars and restaurants. Parking for motorbikes just outside free. super views of beach.

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Plymouth
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73 reviews 73 reviews
35 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is opposite the beach with great views across the bay. The room was really good and very nicely decorated also the bathroom looked as if it had recently been refurbished. The room had French windows which opened out to give us lovely views across the beach. The staff were all friendly and the breakfast was really good with... More

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Falkirk, UK
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53 reviews 53 reviews
26 hotel reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a "deluxe sea view" 4th floor room for four nights recently. I wouldn't call the room luxurious but it was comfortable, very clean and reasonably spacious. The sea view from the French Windows was fabulous. Lovely to look out at any time of day or leave open for a good bit of fresh sea air. We paid £47... More

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26 reviews 26 reviews
14 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Room with sea view - yes - but soooo small can't fit in 2 people and 2 cases. Verandah - hmmmm - so small one person can fit on it if they stand sideways and breath in. Asked for larger room. Nope! Staff give service with a snarl. The guest room on the website that we though we were getting... More

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SilkenRi0, Guest Relations Manager at Silken Rio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Customer, Our rooms are divided between standard rooms and junior suite rooms. Obviously, these rooms are larger and more luxurious so the price is a little higher. We regret you did not enjoy our restaurant because the food and service are excellent. About parking, we can not guarantee the security of your car but, I must say, we've never... More

London, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

Me and my husband have stayed at Silken Rio hotel for 4 days. The location is unbeatable with stunning views of Sardinero beach, so make sure you ask for a room overlooking the ocean. The people at the reception were very polite and helpul and we were satisfied by the service provided. The room had a nice size and the... More

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SilkenRi0, Guest Relations Manager at Silken Rio Hotel, responded to this review
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Estimado Huésped, Gracias por sus excelentes comentarios acerca de nuestras instalaciones y servicios. Como bien dice, merece la pena reservar... More

Kennebunk, Maine
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58 reviews 58 reviews
20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

We stayed here for two nights. What a beautiful hotel in a beautiful part of the city. We had a room overlooking the ocean (Rm 207). Fabulous view with the soothing sound of the surf. Our room was very good size, extremely comfortable, great linens, comfortable bed. Big bathroom, too! Very nice reception staff. Highly recommend.

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SilkenRi0, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Silken Rio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Customer, We appreciate your best opinions about our hotel. Thank you very much for recommend us!! More

exeter
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41 reviews 41 reviews
28 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

This hotel is situated opposite the beach and we had beautiful views across the bay.It is very clean with good size rooms. There is a bus stop very close with lots of buses which take you to the centre for the shops or restaurants.The hotel staff are extremely helpful and explained what we could see and do on our short... More

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SilkenRi0, Guest Relations Manager at Silken Rio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Customer, We appreciate your best opinions about our hotel. No doubt we'll be seeing you soon. Thank you very much. More

Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

The lovely view is the main attraction of this hotel. The facilities are nice enough, and much better value for money than San Sebastian. The only drawback was the fact that they gave a couple two single beds, claiming that none of the ocean view rooms (for which one pays a premium) have double beds, which is not the best... More

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SilkenRi0, Guest Relations Manager at Silken Rio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Our deluxe rooms have spectacular views of the beach of Sardinero but, as you said, they have all two singles beds together. No doubt that we will consider your suggestions for future hotel renovations. Regards More

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Address: Avda Reina Victoria 153 | Avenida Reina Victoria 153, 39005 Santander, Spain
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Location: Spain > Cantabria > Santander
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Silken Rio Hotel 4*
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Amenities

Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Santander #6 Luxury Hotel in Santander
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Disfrute de las mas espectaculares vistas al mar Cantabrico a escasos 20 metros de las playas del Sardinero. El Hotel Silken Rio , ubicado en un edificio emblematico de arquitectura clasica, situado en el Paseo que une el centro historico y de negocios de la ciudad con la Plaza Italia , punto neuralgico del veraneo Santanderino . Hotel de 4 estrellas con 89 habitaciones redecoradas y Suites que reflejan el estilo senorial de la ciudad. Tanto el viajero de negocios como el que viene a disfrutar de la ciudad encontrara en la ubicacion del Hotel una situacion inmejorable , junto al Gran Casino , el Palacio de la Magdalena y muy cercano al Palacio de Congresos . El Restaurante, reconocido como uno de los mejores de la ciudad ofrece una cocina tradicional en un marco incomparable y exclusivo . WI-FI gratuito en todo el hotel, Cafeteria , Garaje a 200 metros , Salones para reuniones y celebraciones con luz natural y capacidad hasta 150 personas . ... more   less 
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