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Hotel Apartamentos Don Carlos

Duque de Santo Mauro, 20-22, El Sardinero., 39005 Santander, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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138 reviews 138 reviews
81 hotel reviews
153 helpful votes 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This is a good little apartment although the building is not much from the outside. Check in was easy although they wanted to keep my passport for a while but insisted they took the details now as there were several other UK passports lying around on the desk, not very secure. Receptionist spoke good english. We had what must be... More 

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london
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34 reviews 34 reviews
22 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2013

Well located within walking distance to the beach , casino and a few nice restaurants. The hotel bar serves nice simple food. Very friendly staff. The wheelchair accessible room has a great wheel in shower. PLEASE NOTE the lift if quite small I had to remove footplates to enter.

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Cornwall
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2013

Second visit to this aparthotel. Staff very friendly and did not interrupt our version of Spanish language. English is spoken very well at reception but will listen attentively to Spanish being spoken. Great situation close to beach. Catering facilities adequate for a holiday. Towels and linen changed daily. The Cania bar in the adjoining street had wonderful food and the... More 

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Macclesfield
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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

Stopped of in Sardinero district (The posh part of Santander full of beautiful architecture and a lovely beach just yards away from the Don Carlos) to meet friends travelling through. At their behest we met at the hotel cafe. Simply I would say you must visit to meet Jose a one man whirlwind who despite a sudden influx of visitors... More 

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

Hotel is situated 2 min stroll from sea front with good walks in either direction along promenade or beach. Also in immediate area are a selection of decent restaurants, our favourite was Lisboa serving an excellent paella and slightly further down prom Chiqui bar was good. The room was large with an open plan lounge/dinner/kitchen and separate bed and bath... More 

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Gloucester
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8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2012

This is an old apartment block, so rooms are quite roomy. The decor is rather old-fashioned but everything is very clean with comfortable beds. There are only 2 electric rings to cook on but plenty of pots, pans, etc. There is also a large fridge, dining table and chairs, sofa and TV with several channels in Spanish. Reception staff are... More 

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Bethesda Maryland
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144 reviews 144 reviews
66 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2011

3rd trip here. As always a very accommodating staff. Rooms need a little updating but large and comfortable. Lovely view from my balcony

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San Francisco, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2010

The good: The location is superb. They are close to the Sardinero beach, behind the casino, in the best neighborhood in all of Santander. It is walking distance from the Magdalena Palace. There are many buses that can take you to the center of town. The apartment is spacious with one bedroom and a sofa bed in the main lounge.... More 

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Saint-Petersburg
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2010

We stayed in Don Carlos only for one night on our way from Bilbao to Covadonga and were surprised by the size of our room (actually two rooms – one big living room with equipped kitchen and bed-room). The furniture was out of date and wardrobe’s mirror was broken. But this was compensated by very close location to the big... More 

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Belgium
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84 reviews 84 reviews
24 hotel reviews
69 helpful votes 69 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2009

I stayed at the Don Carlos for two weeks from 4th to 18th July 2009 with my husband and son and a friend's family. We had two apartments facing each other on the 5th floor (i think, only one floor above us) and with sea view. The hotel does have some flaws, a very slow lift, some fixtures malfunctioning (in... More 

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