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Parador de Santillana

4.0 of 5 Inn   |   Plaza de Ramon Pelayo s/n, 39330 Santillana del Mar, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014
travmick Leeds, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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54 reviews 54 reviews
27 hotel reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

This hotel always rates as one of the best ,very close to the Santander port when coming off the Brittany ferries from the uk.The breakfast is one of the best in the parador group always with a good selection of both cold and hot choices.The only change this time was the charge for parking { 5 euro] but well worth... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2014

The parador was in the centre of Santillana del Mar with good parking at 5 euros per day. It was extremely clean, comfortable and efficient. There was a restaurant in the adjoining Parador and plenty of choices of restaurants in the small quaint town. Quite a lot of tourists but nevertheless a quiet location. The breakfast was expensive .

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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

Right in the middle of town. You may well have fun finding it 'though! We had a quiet room, very large, furnished in dark wood, with a good ensuite Very clean and the staff were friendly. We ate across the square at the Gil Blas Parador which is a 'stone's throw' away. If you choose to eat on the terrace... More

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Louth, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
13 hotel reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2013

We travelled down the North Coast of Spain and as a treat stayed at the Parador in Santillana del Mar. It seems 'tired' and the room was nothing special. The main hotel is located in the village square, but there is also an annex with underground parking. We did not find the staff to be friendly or helpful. The evening... More

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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2013

A nice parador. The rooms are fine but what really makes it is the location. The breakfast was typical parador with plenty of choice. The staff were also typical - they don't smile much- but helpful and polite which is the most important bit. We've stayed here several times because it is convenient and we still love it. The corridors... More

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Northern Ireland
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24 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We stayed here on our return to Santander airport and found it to be central and handy.The parador itself was one of the dearest and a little frayed around the edges.It did seem to play second fiddle to the other parador.The staff were not so friendly and although travelling independantly we felt that a large biking group staying there received... More

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2013

we have ben a couple of times to this hotel we stay in the anex which has the parking underground and in the hotels forcourt great. the town is steeped in history with loads to see within walking distant of the hotel no need to move the car.good tapas bars around .the breakfast is first class and with spanish bacon.

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Aldermaston, United Kingdom
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29 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2013

A bit of a strange relationship with the Paradore Gil Blas in Santillana. Both are defined as paradores but in fact currently the Paradore de Santillana across the square is operated as an anex. The Gil Blas has the restaurant and bar and the car parking is shared by both paradores. That said the Paradore de Santillana has its own... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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31 hotel reviews
199 helpful votes 199 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2012

Stayed just before taking the ferry. What a charming stopover. Beautiful little town, touristy yes, but still well worth the visit Oddly, had to eat in the neighbouring parador, but that wasn't too hard. The town is full of restaurants, quaint houses and a myriad of Kodak moments.

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Weston, Florida
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35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2011

Right in front of another Parador (better rated), this one is a very charming place. In a late medieval town, close to Santillana Zoo, and Altamira caves, this Parador is awesome. Rooms are nice, clean and confy, the staff was very nice and accommodating. The little town is incredible, especially at night. Lots of restaurants and bars where to have... More

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Address: Plaza de Ramon Pelayo s/n, 39330 Santillana del Mar, Spain
Location: Spain > Cantabria > Santillana del Mar
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Parador de Santillana 4*
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This newly built manor house respects the traditional local architecture and harmonises perfectly with the style of this lovely town. Comfortable rooms and a pleasant atmosphere add to the peace and tranqulity of this hotel. The restaurant and bar, in the Parador Santillana Gil Blas, offer a chance to try the most traditional dishes in Cantabrian cooking. ... more   less 
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