Cheap Hotels in Santander
Situated next to the University of Cantabria, Hostal Rocamar is 600 metres from Santander’s El Sardinero Beach. This guest house offers functional rooms and apartments with free Wi-Fi and LCD TV. Hostal Rocamar is within a 5-minute walk of the Convention Centre and Sports Centre. All accommodation at the Rocamar Hostal includes a fan, heating and a safe. The modern bathrooms come with a hairdryer and amenities. Apartments also have a kitchenette and a living area. Located in the same building, the snack bar offers breakfast, tapas, meals, snacks and drinks throughout the day. There are also many typical restaurants and tapas bars within a 10-minute walk. Staff at the Rocamar can provide information about the surrounding area. Racing Santander’s Sardinero Football Stadium is just 400 metres away, while the historic city centre is within a 15-minute walk.
Hotel City House Alisas Santander
This cosy hotel is located in the Bay of Santander just minutes away from the famous Jardines de Pereda. The property is on the doorstep of the train and bus station making this the perfect location for business or pleasure. Guests will enjoy the spacious contemporary design of the comfortable rooms with all the amenities needed for a pleasurable stay. Rooms come with complimentary Wi-Fi, air conditioning and cosy bedding. The property features a restaurant, coffee shop and bar the restaurant serves guests breakfast and lunch along with providing room service. The hotels central location makes it perfect for sightseeing only a minutes' walk from public transport. Some of the local attractions include the Santander Ferry Terminal, Santander Cathedral and the Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art of Santander and Cantabria all within 10 minutes walking distance. The Santander airport is only a 10 minutes' drive from the hotel.
Plaza Pombo B&B Hotel
Hotels in Santander
On the dramatic northern coast of Spain, this majestic port, which is the capital of the scenic Cantabria region, is known for its irresistible sandy beaches and has been inhabited since at least the Roman Empire. Much greener than many of Europe's Mediterranean resorts, Santander is overlooked by an enchanting Gothic cathedral, and offers regular ferry services to several ports on the English South Coast.
In the 19th century, Santander became a sought-after holiday destination for many wealthy Spaniards, from aristocrats to political figures, and is still a favoured resort for many Spanish families, although it also welcomes many visitors from northern Europe.
Known in Spanish as the 'Catedral de Nuestra SeÃ±ora de la AsunciÃ³n de Santander', Santander Cathedral was built from the 12th to the 14th century, although a church had existed at this site several hundred years earlier. Observe the remarkable Baroque architecture of the Cathedral-Basilica, see the Church of the Christ (Iglesia del Cristo), and visit the trapezoidal-shaped cloister, which is more than 600 years old.
The Palacio de la Magdalena
An icon of Santander for more than a century, the Palacio de la Magdalena was an exclusive royal retreat until the the beginning of the Second Spanish Republic in the 1930s, and contains a unique blend of local, French and English architectural influences. The building is now a sought-after wedding venue, and offers wonderful views of the sandy beach and the surrounding coastal landscape.
Visit the breathtaking Magdalena Peninsula next to the Bay of Santander and enjoy more phenomenal panoramic views of the turquoise shores of the Bay of Biscay and the lush woodlands and white sands. You might also wish to visit the Gran Casino del Sardinero, a popular gambling casino that is very close to numerous Santander hotels and is housed in an attractive late-19th-century building. Meanwhile, the beach of Sardinero, one of the most photogenic beaches in Spain, is adjacent to the Magdalena Peninsula and attracts significant numbers of holidaymakers in the high season.
Accommodation in the city
For sheer elegance and grandeur, choose the luxury Abba Santander Hotel, or consider the sophisticated Silken Coliseum Hotel, the Gran Hotel Sardinero, or the Eurostars Hotel Real. If you're looking for affordable accommodation in the city, you could book a stay at the well-presented Hotel Chiqui, the Hotel Bahia de Santander, or the Santemar Hotel.
Eating out in Santander
Treat yourself to some delicious, fresh seafood by dining at the Bar Marucho, or choose Varadero, La Vinoteca or La Tucho for other delectable Spanish dishes. Other excellent restaurants you can try in Santander include the informal Spanish, American and Mexican-themed Frida Street Food, the Italian-inspired Trattoria Florida and Il Boccone restaurants, and the seafood-themed Posada del Mar restaurant.
Frequently asked questions about Hotels in Santander
Which hotels are the most popular ones to stay at in Santander?NH Ciudad de Santander, Hotel Santemar and Hotel City Express Santander Parayas are some of the popular hotels in Santander.
What is the cheapest price for a hotel in Santander?The cheapest price for a double room in Santander is £35, offered by Hostal Rocamar.
What are the best hotels in Santander near the center?The best hotels near the center of Santander are Hotel Bahia, Hotel Picos de Europa and Hotel Art Santander.
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