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Hotel Palacio del Mar

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Avenida de Cantabria 5 | El Sardinero, 39012 Santander, Spain
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Ranked #26 of 38 hotels in Santander
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Falkirk, Scotland
17 reviews 17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

I went with a little apprehension after reading the reviews. We were so happy we chose this hotel as everything about it was great! Reception staff couldn't have been more helpful, the waiter in the downstairs bar was fantastic his name was Augustine, after the first night he had the glasses and Rioja waiting for my husband and cousin before... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013 via mobile

I fully agree with the last comment. This place is called a Palace? What a joke! Place needs s revamp quick, service is mediocre, breakfast? The worst we have encountered!, it is not properly located, far away from most tourist sites. Place is clean, rooms are good size, but this hotel doesn't deserve more than one star.

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Hingham, Massachusetts
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

Let's keep to the basics based on a two night stay in mid May, 2113: Rooms: Large with a surprisingly cramped bathroom. No English TV channels. Clean tile floors ( no carpet). No refills for shampoo or soap. Hallways: Dark, stained and worn carpeting. AC: they don't turn the AC on until June; do not know when they turn on... More

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London UK
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

Very large comfortable rooms. Easily reached by bus from the centre of town - bus number 1 which takes the scenic route to the hotel. Otherwise you can take bus C1/6 (quick route) from outside the town hall to the hotel. The gym facilities are good and are located just behind the hotel. There is a bar (just behind the... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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47 reviews 47 reviews
26 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

We had trouble finding it as we only had a sat nav and it didn't show on it. Eventually a kind policeman gave a map and directions. From the outside the hotel looked a bit grim, but inside it was delightful. The receptionist was friendly and the room was much more than expected. In fact it was a suite. It... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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21 reviews 21 reviews
20 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2013

I don't know if this was standard, but we got a hugh room that included a massive double bed and a sofa and chairs. It also had a very nice balcony, strangely there was no furniture on it, would have been nice to sit there and read. The room was the best with this hotel. Otherwise, like previously mentioned, had... More

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Whitchurch, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

My husband, two year old daughter and I stayed here the night before our return ferry to the UK after two months travelling around Europe. We hadn't pre booked, turning up on spec mid Sunday afternoon. The main attraction for my husband was the free parking, as we had a land rover and expedition trailer to park up! The car... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2012 via mobile

Stayed here for a couple of nights on the ground floor .. Room was big .. More like a suite .. Had a terrace and all the hotel amenities you could need .. Restaurant is good but not great .. Nothing is wildly over priced .. Not far to walk to the beach Still wish it would be made illegal... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2012 via mobile

Hotel desperate for updating... Staff ellusive and indifferent. The restaurant staff spoke no english at all and my sons were served steak so rare it practically had a pulse! Glad we only stayed one night.

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Additional Information about Hotel Palacio del Mar

Also Known As:
Palacio Del Mar Santander
Address: Avenida de Cantabria 5 | El Sardinero, 39012 Santander, Spain
Location: Spain > Cantabria > Santander
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#9 Luxury Hotel in Santander
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Palacio del Mar 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This extensive hotel lies just 150 m from Santanders famous Sardinero Beach. Its luxurious, spacious rooms can accommodate up to 5 people.Communal areas at the Sercotel Suite Hotel Palacio del Mar are stylish and inviting - providing the perfect place to sit and chat with friends or business associates. Enjoy evenings in the piano bar which has an African theme, creating a unique atmosphere for your visit to Cantabria. Meanwhile, the on-site restaurant allows you to dine in a maritime-themed setting.As a hotel guest, you enjoy free access to the adjacent sports centre. Work out in the centres gym, spend a session in the sauna and take a dip in the covered swimming pool. ... more   less 
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