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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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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
goingboldly Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed one night on a half board basis at this Parador in the centre of this historic town - which was therefore ideal (for us). Vehicle access in to the town is controlled by an automatic barrier – though when we were there the barriers were ‘down’. There appears to be an intercom connection at the barrier to the various... More

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Dear goingboldly, Thank you very much for your stay at Parador of Santillana del Mar and your positive review here on TripAdvisor. We re really glad to know that you enjoyed your stay with us in our beautiful property and that you appreciate our unique location right in the centre of the town. Just for your info, we are working... More

Leeds, United Kingdom
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61 reviews 61 reviews
29 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 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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24 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 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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79 reviews 79 reviews
14 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 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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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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57 helpful votes 57 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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45 helpful votes 45 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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209 helpful votes 209 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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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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