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Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Quality hotel with friendly and exceptionally helpful staff. Upgraded to a suite which was a great gesture on our anniversary. Great location close to the Old Town . The hotel is very grand with beautiful decor throughout.

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Lafayeffe, La
Reviewed 27 October 2015

Maria Cristina truly lives up to it's reputation as a superb luxury hotel. We had driven in from Saint Jean de Luz and though it is was a short drive, our GPS was not working properly. San Sebastian does have a lot of one way streets and with the construction and rush hour traffic my husband was less than enthused....

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 25 October 2015

Hotel is a true 4 / 5 star hotel like those found in the USA. Excellent service, excellent bedding, and very spacious rooms. The bathroom was awesome! A Great hotel. We decided to stay at this hotel on a last minute trip to San Sebastian. The hotel is perfect and located in a very good location.

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Reviewed 22 October 2015 via mobile

Maria Cristina is an absolutely gorgeous building in a perfect part of town - right by the waterfront and a short walk to the main areas for pintxos and shopping. The room was great and the service/concierge first class. Staying at Maria Cristina is an experience in itself. Definitely worth a visit!

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maria-cristina-hotel, Director General at Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian, responded to this review

Dear Toby G, How rewarding it's to read such nice comments, we would like to thank you for letting us know how impressed you were with the city, the hotel and the service you received. Making you feel welcome is amongst our highest priorities. Thank you for your time and hope that we may have the pleasure of welcoming you...

Lexington, Kentucky
Reviewed 21 October 2015 via mobile

San Sebastián is a resort city with everything in walking distance. The hotel is centrally located and first rate in all respects. The rooms are modern and luxurious. Staff is very accommodating and friendly. One of the best !

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maria-cristina-hotel, Director General at Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian, responded to this review

Dear Bill C, It was a pleasure to note how much you have enjoyed your stay with us. To be qualified as one of the best is an honor for us. Looking forward to welcoming you in the near future. Best regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 21 October 2015

My husband and I spent one night at the Hotel Maria Cristina in beautiful San Sebastian Spain. I wish we were able to stay longer - the service was excellent, our room was comfortable, clean, and beautifully appointed - a pleasure to return to after exploring the wonderful city. Check in was smooth and luggage was immediately sent to our...

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maria-cristina-hotel, Director General at Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian, responded to this review

Dear Bonny W, How rewarding it's to read such nice comments, we would like to thank you for letting us know how impressed you were with the service you received since the moment you arrived to our property. Making you feel welcome is amongst our highest priorities. Thank you for your time and hope that we may have the pleasure...

Forked River, New Jersey
Reviewed 21 October 2015

We were fortunate enough to stay 3 nights last April at the beautiful Maria Cristina. To say it a luxurious hotel does not do it justice. Our room was a corner room overlooking both the river and with a view to the Bay of Biscay--and the rooms really look just like the rooms feaured on the website. We had drinks...

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maria-cristina-hotel, Director General at Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian, responded to this review

Dear kathesw, Thank you for taking the time to write your nice comments. We are very glad to know how much you have appreciated the attention and service provided to you by our associates. It is indeed rewarding to read that we fulfilled your expectation and that we've created good memories for you to bring back home. We remain at...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Stayed at the Maria Cristina for a couple of nights during a short vacation in northern Spain. The hotel is located on a river bank within walking distance from all the major San Sebastian attractions. Staff very friendly and most helpful. Excellent breakfast. Best rooms overlook the river but obviously command premium pricing. Appears to have been popular with world...

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Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

I was surprised to find this great luxury hotel in a small city like San Sebastian. All the staffs speak fluent English and the concierge was really helpful. The hotel is a walking distance to the old town where you can find local bars, local shops, church. Every few blocks you will find a nice park. We reserved the suite...

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Marlborough
Reviewed 17 October 2015

This is my third visit to this hotel and each time it excels. Lovely rooms, great bar, real service makes this place really excel. The only thing that’s very odd is there in house evening restaurant offers a rather odd ‘Oriental’ menu that just doesn’t really get close to producing anything good. Its rather UK high street takeaway at best...

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maria-cristina-hotel, Director General at Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian, responded to this review

Dear BatmanMarlborough, We are grateful for your support of The Maria Cristina Hotel over the years and do sincerely hope that we may continue to have the pleasure of your company in the future. Hope that we may have the pleasure of welcoming you again in the near future. Best regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

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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. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian

Address: Paseo Republica Argentina, 4, 20004 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Region: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Guipuzcoa > San Sebastian - Donostia
Price Range: €284 - €1,226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian 5*
Number of rooms: 136
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