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Hotel Altamira

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Calle Canton 1, 39330 Santillana del Mar, Spain
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Miami, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Old building refurbished into a luxury hotel. Spacious rooms and bathrooms. Good wifi. Interesting architecture and decor, but if you are driving in, be careful about the narrow roads. Breakfast was included, but it had was only coffee, juice, breads, cheese and some fruits.

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Berks
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

Fantastic, well run , traditional hotel/ villa in the heart of Santillana del mar. The town is so interesting and a wonderful size for exploring in a day! Accommodation was very comfortable and the people were most charming, especially the gentleman on duty during breakfast. He spoke good English so we could ask lots of questions. A lovely terrace to... More 

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Wilhelminaoord
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28 reviews 28 reviews
8 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Beautiful hotel. Lovely atmosphere. Breakfast is continental. Perfect location, free parking zone (in winter) is near. Ver nice and cosy lounge to read and talk. Dont know about the resaurant as it was closed for winter.

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Cape Cod, MA
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49 reviews 49 reviews
26 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2013

Location is in the pedestrian zone so there was some walking involved to get to the place. Upon arrival you are overwhelmed by the old world beauty of the building with exposed brick and beams. But its age is showing in the noisy, creaky floors and very old fashioned furniture that is just adequate for your needs. The room door... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2013

The hotel is clean, the rooms are confortable lovely scenery and the location was excellent for seeing the city on the centre of a beautiful medieval village. Staff wasn´t very friendly except a young waiter Jaimes.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Excellent location for those who love to stay in the middle of an classic old Spanish village (mainly 17-19th century buildings). Popular town for Spanish tourists, you won't meet a lot of other nationalities which according to my preference, helps keeping the classic Spanish atmosphere. It is 5-6 minutes walking to the public parking (€2 per day) but you can... More 

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Vercelli, Italy
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27 reviews 27 reviews
9 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

I was a little bit disappointed while driving toward this small town, once got out from the highway (an enormous industrial chemical plant) but, once arrived, everything changed. Delicious, old, well preserved historical buildings town, clean, full of any kind of shops and life, without cars (not allowed)! The hotel: old spanish style, like all the sorroundigs. A big and... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
11 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

The location of this hotel is right in the heart of town, and the policeman at the town's gate will let you drive up to drop off (and, later, pick up) your luggage. It is I suppose a Spanish equivalent of the Olde English country pub:all oakey beams and oil paintings and Jacobean type furnishings, and character-full lounges, and in... More 

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Kolding, Denmark
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144 reviews 144 reviews
88 hotel reviews
151 helpful votes 151 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

The Altamira hotel is planned as a small palace from middle ages. Amazing and stylish details add a lot of. Please, forget some natural troubles as floors creak or small windows. It is only a taste of ages. Staff is very nice and helpful. Breakfast unfortunately is very european but it is the life. Keep away from the restaurant. Their... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
15 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

Walking into this hotel was like stepping back in time. It has beautiful old wooden furniture, antiques and paintings. The staff were friendly, breakfast basic but good and the location great. We had a family room which was a good size with four single beds and a bathroom. Unfortunately, it was on the 3rd floor, with no view or window... More 

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