7 Accomodations to Stay in Santander

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Santander Hotel
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Santander is a popular place to visit in Northern Spain. It has a certain charm that makes you want to come back again and again. For its restaurants, beach views, night walks along the coast and, of course, parties. Come here alone, with your loved one or even with your whole family. Here are some options for staying while here, for any taste and budget.

1. Hotel Bahía

Hotel Bahía is on of the most prestigious and upscale hotels in Santander. With its amazing views of Santander Bay and the city’s cathedral, it offers its guests best quality rooms. The building is short walk from all the attractions: churches, museums, restaurants and cafes. Stay here for a great upscale experience.


  • Name: Hotel Bahía
  • Address: Calle Cádiz, 22, 39002 Santander, Cantabria, Spain
  • Price range: from €89
  • Parking: Private parking is possible on site (reservation is needed) and costs EUR 15 per day.
  • Pets: Pets are not allowed.
  • Website: http://www.hotelbahiasantander.com/en

2. Eurostars Hotel Real

Charming old fashion hotel with a great location. The staff speaks very good English and very helpful. Additionally, there is a free guarded parking, so if you are coming with a car – this is the place for you. Get a room overlooking the Bay to get the most out of your stay in this amazing place.


  • Name: Eurostars Hotel Real
  • Address: Av. Pérez Galdós, 28, 39005 Santander, Cantabria, Spain
  • Price range: from €100
  • Parking: free
  • Pets: allowed on request
  • Website: http://www.eurostarshotels.co.uk/eurostars-hotel-real.html

3. Gran Hotel Sardinero

This hotel is a treat for all aesthetes. It will transport you to “Grand Hotel Budapest” feeling, as it seems just like the hotel from the movie. Old fashioned, slow and stylish – this is all about Grand Hotel. Come here for a luxurious vacation to enjoy the city view, excellent food and everything this place has to offer.


  • Name: Gran Hotel Sardinero
  • Address: Plaza de Italia, 1, 39005 Santander, Cantabria, Spain
  • Price range: from €97
  • Parking: Reservation is needed. Cost is €17 per day.
  • Pets: not allowed
  • Website: http://www.hotelsardinero.es/en

4. Gran Hotel Victoria

Friendly and warm staff, cozy rooms with beach views. This is a perfect place to spend your holidays if you want to get a first class experience for a medium budget. This place is said by many tourists to be a great value for money. It is also very close to the beach and to any public transportation.


  • Name: Gran Hotel Victoria
  • Address: Calle de María Luisa Pelayo, 38, 39005 Santander, Cantabria, Spain
  • Price range:  from €72
  • Parking: Reservation is needed. Cost is €15 per day.
  • Pets: not allowed
  • Website: http://www.granhotelvictoria.com/EN/hotel.html

5. Santemar Hotel Santander

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Now, this is another great beach-side location for a medium budget. It is very comfortable, has a reasonable price and a great cafe. There is also a fitness center, golf course and gaming room if you are looking for some ideas after a long day on the beach. You can also rent a bike and go discover the city.


  • Name: Santemar Hotel Santander
  • Address: Calle Joaquín Costa, 28, 39005 Santander, Cantabria, Spain
  • Price range: from €43
  • Parking: Reservation is needed. Cost is €12 per day
  • Pets: not allowed
  • Website: http://www.hotelsantemar.com/en/

6. Jardin Secreto

This is a traditional B&B for those travellers who appreciate unique touch and cosy atmosphere. While still in the center, this is truly a hidden treasure away from mainstream tourists’ eyes. But keep in mind: the place seems to be very popular among visitor, so it is a good idea to book a room in advance.


  • Name: Jardin Secreto
  • Address: Calle del Cardenal Cisneros, 37, 39007 Santander, Cantabria, Cantabria, Spain
  • Price range: from €51
  • Parking: no
  • Pets: not allowed
  • Website: http://www.jardinsecretosantander.com/

7. SURFtoLIVE House

While there are not many hostels for hard-core travellers in Santander, it is still possible to find one or two. SURFtoLIVE is one of the best choices. It is also a surf school, so you will be surrounded by other free spirits, just like you. This is just a backpacker’s dream holiday!


  • Name: SURFtoLIVE House
  • Address: Calle Cayuso 33, 39140 Somo, Santander, Spain
  • Price range: from €18 (bunk bed in mixed dormitory room)
  • Parking: no
  • Pets: not allowed
  • Website: http://www.surftolive.com/english/SANTANDER_2/SURFtoLIVEsurfhouse.htm

Whatever your choice of accommodation will be, you are for sure to enjoy the magical town of Santander. And if there are too many wonderful places to choose from, don’s panic – you can always come back here and try everything Santander has to offer.

Have a good trip and travel!

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