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Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian

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A Century of Elegance in San Sebastian - Since opening in 1912 the restored Hotel Maria Cristina has been closely linked to the history and cultural life of San Sebastian. The lavish Belle Epoque interior is filled with soaring columns, 19th-century portraits, rich silk brocades and glorious chandeliers making for a truly opulent experience.Experience gracious hospitality on a grand scale in the hotel's rooms and suites. Decorated in a sophisticated palette of greys and white, the rooms are a quiet haven of luxury. Style, technology and a dazzling range of services which combined make for an unforgettable stay.
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Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Meeting Rooms
Bar/Lounge
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Business Centre with Internet Access
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Babysitting
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Dry Cleaning
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Electric Vehicle Charging Station
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Air Conditioning
Minibar
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100Great for walkers
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556Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
125Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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We stayed at The Maria Cristina for a long weekend in December for a foodie trip.The hotel was just a short walk away from the old town & many of the top Pintxos restaurants. The service was exceptional. All the staff were friendly & very helpful e.g when we checked in, we were
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Modernized without losing that Grand Dame feeling. High ceilings, spacious bathrooms, sleep-the-night-through comfortable beds, top-notch service, inviting bar, and smack dab in the middle of everything that is wonderful about San Sebastian.
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New and confortable rooms, lovely and profesional staff, excellent choice and food and drinks and a perfect location in a vibrant city.
This hotel is one of the best hotels in Spain and it is worth every penny you pay.
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Our stay was perfect. We were upgraded to a spacious suite. The rooms were beautiful with great views of Old town and partial river view. This is a 5 star hotel. The staff were helpful and nice. The breakfast buffet absolutely delicious with an array of choices. I can’t say enoug
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Hotel Maria Cristina is a great hotel- actually the best in San Sebastián. The Concierge staff was super before arrival and during the stay. The concierge recommended several tour companies/guides for us. I chose the best. Discover San Sebastián, specifically Mrs. Eskerne Falcón
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We, a couple, would like to reserve a garden view family room, but without the extra bed...more space! Is that possible at the hotel?
Our room was large. Call the hotel as all were very helpful. San Sebastian is a great city and walkable to sites from the hotel.
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How much is valet parking for guests staying overnight?
Sorry I don't know as we didn't have a car
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Dear Hotel representative, Could you pls provide the email address of the concierge team. We are staying with you in July and wanted help with reservations. Thank you!
i'm not a hotel rep, i was just a guest. You can go to hotel website & there is a contact tab. The consierge service is excellent.
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We are two people and will be coming from Biarritz airport this Jul. Can the hotel set up transportation? How much would a car service one way cost? Thanks
Well, we flew to Bilbao and then took the bus to San Sebastian. Terminal only a few blocks from the Christina, other side of the river.. Walked when we got there, took a cheap taxi to the terminal in the rain on the way back. We also took the bus from that very bus terminal to Biarritz. Very easy, one and a half hour bus ride. Quite pleasant, inexpensive. Nice view of the countryside. The bus stop in Biarritz a little out of the way.
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We will be staying at your hotel next weekend do you have a restaurant on the premises for dinner?? thank you Edward Nizzico
Bobed, I am with everyone else. There is a wonderful restaurant in the hotel (in fact there is a cooking school in the hotel) but to enjoy San Sebastian you have to explore Old Town and enjoy the Basque version of tapas known as "pintxos". There are lots of food tours in San Sebastian since, as Antonis36 points out, it is one of the gastronomic centers of Europe. I would suggest perhaps booking one of the food tours for lunch or dinner which will also serve to give you the history of the city as well as a lay of the land. We did our pintxo tour through the hotel website using the cooking school guides (see MIMO San Sebastian) but there are many others that will serve the purpose.
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"Get your elite Status, it pays off!"
"go online for pics"
"River view"
"River view room was great."
"A Riverview room with a King Bed quiet and spacious."
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PRICE RANGE
US$249 - US$727 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
maria cristina hotel
LOCATION
SpainBasque CountryProvince of GuipuzcoaSan Sebastian - Donostia
NUMBER OF ROOMS
136
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