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3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Loureiros, 12, 15704 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

beautiful and comfortable hotel with reales lobby, friendly, great breakfast, central all walking distances, cap park around the corner, at our august vist a bit moist in the rooms. WIFI is free but and some hick-ups

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Belfast, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small but perfect. Great place to stay. Rooms were lovely and the staff were extremely helpful. Only a short distance from the cathedral so in an excellent location. The breakfast is also great. Highly recommended.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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91 reviews 91 reviews
21 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a problem at the beginning and the manager handled it quickly and satisfactorily. Our room was very nice. It was a great location a bit away from the chaos but easy walking distance. I do not know where they found such a lovely staff. These young women smiled ALL the time and could not have been more accommodating.

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Menlo Park, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Very kind staffs. Excellent breakfast--worth the extra cost. Good location to walk to the center of town. Stayed in a spacious premium room on the 3rd floor. (The mattress of the sofa bed for extra person needs some improvement but was fine with my family)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014

Greatly enjoyed my brief stay in this little hotel. Staff could not have been more helpful. Situated in the old town. Free wifi nice ladies working there. There is not really more to be said to get me to 200 characters!

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Grand Rapids, MI
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109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We spent four nights in Santiago de Compostela after our walk along the Camino...we were with another couple. This small boutique hotel was recommended to us. We booked the superior rooms/suites on the third (top) floor. There are two...Rooms 301 and 302. Both are beautiful large L shaped rooms with a King sized bed and a desk and a seperate... More

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Sydney, Australia
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51 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We stayed here for 2 nights as part of a much bigger road trip through Northern Spain. Part of the Rusticae group of hotels, this small boutique hotel is just on the very edge of the old part of Santiago de Compostela. Staff were very helpful, professional and friendly. Continental breakfast was hearty consisting of bread, jamon, the local cheese,... More

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Manhattan Beach, California
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

We booked this hotel based on the reviews and we were not disappointed. We exchanged emails with the hotel staff in advance of our stay to get directions and information - they were friendly and responsive. The room was clean with plenty of space for our bags. When we arrived, the wifi was not working but they sent us next... More

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

Encouraged by very good reviews we booked the Hotel Altair for our week long stay in Santiago de Compestela. The hotel is located on a very quiet street just minutes from the centre of the old town, with a modest appearance from the outside. Inside it is a different matter; the public areas are plush and inviting. On arrival, well... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Sometimes with a hotel review, I can think of the good and bad, and try to write about them in a balanced way. Problem is that with this hotel there is no bad. Staff are very friendly. Lounge and bar area have been done up immaculately - no idea how they keep it maintained so well. Bathroom and Bedroom were... More

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Address: Rua Loureiros, 12, 15704 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
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Location: Spain > Galicia > A Coruna Province > Santiago de Compostela
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Altair 3*
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