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Hotel Escuela Las Carolinas

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Las Carolinas Hotel-School is located within a plot of land with the same name, "Las Carolinas", and is managed by the Cantabrian Hotel and Catering Business Association. Young catering students and chefs are trained here. It occupies a XIX century restored mansion which has 500m2 gardens with two splendid magnolias and a thousand-year-old yew, among other specimens. It subsists in a truly rural environment within the city. Las Carolinas Hotel-School is also located at the top of a hill with spectacular views of Santander and is only 10 minutes away walking distance from the city centre. The Hotel School Project aims to endow the catering and hotel industry with qualified personnel. It seeks to do so by training professionals within the industry's different fields of work. All of the association's training activities are gathered within this single space. These training programmes have been designed to be both theoretical and practical, focusing on kitchen, dining room and hotel management. In order to offer adequate training, there is nothing better than a training centre where students can put the theory they have previously learnt into practice. The main building has thus been turned into a small hotel with 13 rooms and a dining room with a capacity for 40. It operates as a conventional hotel and catering business. The rooms at the Hotel School are decorated in s simple manner, with light wooden furniture and floors. They are all equipped with two beds or a double-bed, a desk, central heating, a bath, a hairdryer and amenities. To start the day off, a full buffet breakfast is also included within our accommodation price. During the academic period, a menu is offered at lunch time which includes an appetizer, a first course and a second course. On Thursday and Friday evenings we prepare a sampling menu. All meals must be booked in advance. All the services at the hotel school are offered by industry students and workers, with a special focus on personalization and quality.
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29Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
7Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

Stayed here for four days. Room was a god size, but when we opened our suitcases, we realised that the wardrobe sliding doors were falling off and difficult to open or close. There were NO drawers to put clothes etc into, had to leave them...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank Paul C
Reviewed October 4, 2018

Had a two day stay and was filled with great experiences. Hotel well located but bring your walking shoes. Went to La Radio restaurant which is just down the street from hotel. Wonderful food and packed with locals. Later walked down to old district. All...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Reviewed June 5, 2018

Once you get the hang of getting there, its all good. Warm comfy rooms, always seem to get one with the patio area, on first floor. we have stayed here several times over the years. Staff always good, friendly and most have enough English to...More

Date of stay: June 2018
Thank margaret h
Reviewed November 7, 2017

We always get a room on 1st floor, there is a lift if needed, rooms overlook gardens, many have access to communal outside patio space, tables and chairs. Rooms comfy and warm. They are pretty clean unless you start routing about behind bathroom doors, or...More

Date of stay: November 2017
Thank margaret h
Reviewed July 24, 2017

This hotel is not easy to find - our satnav struggled - but is worth the effort. It is based at a training college for the catering industry and apparently does good food when in term time. Unfortunately the college was on holiday when we...More

Date of stay: July 2017
Thank Terry H
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July 25, 2014|
Response from Las_Carolinas | Property representative |
Good night! We are a small hotel that belongs to the Hospitality Association of Cantabria who carried out a new project a few years ago. The project is based on the creation of new cooks and catering workers. All our... More
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"Try for second floor rooms with balcony."
Oct 4, 2018
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"First floor with access to patio is good overlooks garden so quiet.."
Jun 5, 2018
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"Overlooking the rear grounds was lovely."
Apr 25, 2017
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"Rooms at the rear offer a view of the gardens."
Feb 8, 2017
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