Hotels in Santander, Spain

Santander, a Spanish town in the region of Cantabria, is a beautiful city with many tourist attractions. And lots of green spaces. Santander is also an important university center: in the city there are two universities, the Universidad de Cantabria and the Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo frequented by foreign students. Santander, a well known industrial city enclosed between the Cantabrian Mountains and the sea, lies a hundred miles west of Bilbao.

The abundance of places and centers of attraction make Santander a major tourist center. There is a large offer of hotels and lodging possibilities, both in cost-effective solutions and in 4 and 5 stars hotels. The most characteristic area where to stay is Puertochico, the old fishing port now becomed a marina, home to the Real Club Maritimo. Nearby there are the Museo Regional de Prehistoria y Arqueología, the Siboney palace, the palace of the Santander International Festival Francisco Javier de Oiza. On avenida Gamazo there are the remains of an old shipyard and the Maritime Museum of Cantabria.

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Of particular interest are El Sardinero, a district of the late nineteenth century, built during the development of tourism in the city, full of hotels and restaurants, and hosting several museums: the Museo de Bellas Artes with various works by Goya, the museum house of the writer Marcelino Menéndez y Pelayo , the Catedral, rebuilt after a fire in 1941 which destroyed the old city while saving the Grand Casino and Hotel Real, the Iglesia de la Anunciacion dating back to the seventeenth century, the Lighthouse on the bay, the Monasterio de Corban of the fifteenth century.

Very beautiful places to walk are the avenues of the promenade, the Paseo de Reina Victoria, the Paseo de Pereda, and the Embarcadero Transatlántico area. Santander is also famous for the numerous festivals that are held throughout the year, as the Fiestas de Santiago, the Udi Teatro Festival, Los Baños de Ola, the Romeria del faro with a procession of boats, the Fiesta de la Virgen del Mar and the Mercado medieval with performances by artisans along the avenues of the city centre and the harbor. And of course the International Festival of Music and Dance which for years has welcomed in Santander artists and personalities from around the world.

In the city and the surrounding area there are several green areas such as the Mataleñas and Mesones parks and the Pique and Pereda gardens. In the area of El Sardinero there are the best beaches of the city, while along the main streets of the centre, such as Calle de San Francisco, calle de San Fernando and Burgos, there are restaurants, bars, taverns, and especially shops where you can shop for quality .

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Santander - 79 Hotels

20 Apartments, 14 2 star hotels...

ApartmentEstudios Aránzazu

Estudios Aránzazu

Mies Del Valle, 4, Santander

Estudios Arànzazu rises within the historical centre of Santander, a short distance from the Biblioteca de Menendez Pelayo and the Museum of Fine Arts; well served by public transport, the residence is less than...

2 star hotelHostal Jardin Secreto

Hostal Jardin Secreto

Cardenal Cisneros, 37, Santander

Jardin Secreto is a pleasant hotel in the centre of Santander, just 300 meters from the Museum of Fine Arts; it is located near the train station and offers discounts at the Club Metropolitan Aqua-Floranes Spa...

4 star hotelHotel Hoyuela

Hotel Hoyuela

Avenida de Los Hoteles, 7, Santander

The luxurious and refined Hoyuela Hotel is adjacent to the beach of Santander and within walking distance from Magdalena Palace, the city centre and the university.

5 star hotelEurostars Hotel Real

Eurostars Hotel Real

Paseo Pérez Galdós, 28, Santander

The Hotel Real , situated in an enviable location in Santander, offers beautiful views of the bay below and the Palace of Magdalena. It offers easy access to the Sardinero beach and the Bay of Biscay.

4 star hotelSilken Coliseum

Silken Coliseum

Remedios, 1, Santander

The Silken Coliseum is located near the port of Santander, 200 meters from the Cathedral and the Museum of Fine Arts; it offers a casual yet elegant atmosphere just minutes from the town hall and the railway...

3 star hotelChiqui


Avenida García Lago, 9, Santander

Chiqui Hotel is a 3 star comfortable and good value for money hotel, situated in a panoramic position in Santander with spectacular views of the Bay of Biscay, the Mediterranean sea and the nearby Playa del...

4 star hotelSantemar


Joaquín Costa, 28, Santander

Santemar Hotel is located close to the Sardinero beach, not far from the casinos of Santander. At the reception, open 24-hour on 24, you can book tours, tickets and take advantage of the car rental service.

3 star hotelHotel Escuela Las Carolinas

Hotel Escuela Las Carolinas

General Dávila, 115, Santander

Hotel Escuela Las Carolinas occupies a historical building, dating from the nineteenth century, located in the upper part of Santander. Conveniently located, yet quiet, in the silence of a large natural park, from...

3 star hotelPiñamar


Ruiz de Alda, 15, Santander

Pinamar Hotel is located in the centre of the city of Santander, in the transport hub of Plaza de las Estaciones and near the charming fishing district of the city. You can easily walk to the cathedral and Plaza...

Hotel Bahía

4 star hotelHotel Bahía

Avenida Alfonso XIII, 6, Santander