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Drenthe Province, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 nights in this Parador. Magnificent building, nice room, friendly staff. Great experience.We have plans to visit as many Paradores as possible. We just pick one, checking the Paradors website. We do not like the Paradores ' modern style'. We love the old buildings.

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Toulouse, France
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This Parador is is the better on of the 2 in Santillana as the primary one It has the restaurant within its walls and more modern than the one opposite. It depends then if you like more older/ traditional or this more updated one Restaurant is excellent

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Sant Cugat del Valles, Spain
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Highly recommended! Beautiful building, beautiful city, excellent service. Parador is always a good choice -. wherever you are. Located in the centre of Santillana is perfect to start exploring the village.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately we only stayed here for one night- we loved this old, cobbled town! This hotel was amazing and we had one of the best rooms- with our own balcony, little table and chairs & sun beds! We were not expecting that! This hotel is amazing with lots of rich history attached to it- much like the town itself. The... More 

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had always wanted to stay in a parador in Spain and this was my first. It met all my expectations. It felt historic and special, the service was excellent, the "feel" was marvelous, of both our room and the common rooms. It rained one day and we had no problem staying inside. Amenities were wonderful. This particular parador was... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Santillada del Mar looks a bit like a Disney fun park next to a motorway, but it is authentic and genuinely medieval, though with a lot of tourist shops in the old buildings. If you stay in one of the two paradores there, you can drive right into the Plaza Mayor and park opposite of the Parador Gil Bas. The... More 

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Jose Carlos C, Gerente at Parador de Santillana Gil Blas, responded to this review

Dear Flabbergast52: We sincerely appreciate the time you have taken to communicate your impressions about our Parador. We are proud, and it gives us a great satisfaction to count on your opinions, which every day help us in our efforts to achieve the service you deserve. We trust that, on future visits, everything will be to your satisfaction. https://www.tripadvisor.es/ShowUserReviews-g319796-d456909-r387331512-Parador_de_Santillana_Gil_Blas-Santillana_del_Mar_Cantabria.html# More 

Pulborough
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

We'd travelled on Brittany Ferries from Portsmouth, a 24 hour crossing that arrives at 18:15. We'd booked 2 nights here as it was away from Santander but only about 40 minutes drive. It proved to be a good choice, and several fellow guests had come from the same ferry. It's a beautiful old building, and our room overlooked a small... More 

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Jose Carlos C, Gerente at Parador de Santillana Gil Blas, responded to this review

Dear Reg H: We sincerely appreciate the time you have taken to communicate your impressions about our Parador. We are proud, and it gives us a great satisfaction to count on your opinions, which every day help us in our efforts to achieve the service you deserve. We trust that, on future visits, everything will be to your satisfaction. More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at this Parador 3 days and found the location convenient to several areas, yet out of the way. Beautiful small square with several restaurants within an easy walk. Our air conditioning and shower weren't the best, but it's an old historic structure. We'd return!

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Jose Carlos C, Gerente at Parador de Santillana Gil Blas, responded to this review

Dear Marc0sj0sem: We sincerely appreciate the time you have taken to communicate your impressions about our Parador. We are proud, and it gives us a great satisfaction to count on your opinions, which every day help us in our efforts to achieve the service you deserve. We trust that, on future visits, everything will be to your satisfaction. More 

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17 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Obvious care, thought, and pride go into this parador. The hotel is lovely, with high standards. We had a room overlooking the square, which was amazing since we could watch the people enjoying the gorgeous plaza. The resturaunt was excellent for breakfast and dinner and the service was always impeccable.

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Moscow, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Santillana del Mar although is not so close to the sea is a perfect spot to start your exploration of the surrounding area. The area has a lot to offer from snowy Picos de Europa, to the seashore, to underground caves like the world famous Altamira and others. If you want to have a stay in style, then there are... More 

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Additional Information about Parador de Santillana Gil Blas

Address: Plaza de Ramon Pelayo 11, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
Location: Spain > Cantabria > Santillana del Mar
Price Range: $116 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Parador de Santillana Gil Blas 4*
Number of rooms: 28
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Also Known As:
Parador De Santillana Gil Blas Hotel Santillana Del Mar
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Santillana del Mar
#4 Family Hotel in Santillana del Mar
#6 Romantic Hotel in Santillana del Mar
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