Hotel Maria Cristina - San Sebastian

Paseo Republica Argentina 4, San Sebastian, Spain, 20004  show map
 5 stars
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Hotel Maria Cristina - San Sebastian

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Fitness/Gym

Fitness center

 Spa and relaxation

Spa & wellness center

Reflex massage

Massage

Steam bath

 Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Editorial review:

The beds at this hotel are so comfortable that guests don't want to leave them. The rooms are incredible and the buffet is amazing. There's a spa and indoor heated pool, and the service is amicable and helpful, although some experienced unhelpful staff members.

Overview

Offering 136 bright rooms, Hotel Maria Cristina features a swimming pool and a library. Built in 1912, the hotel is a combination of traditional architecture and contemporary facilities.

The property enjoys unique location within minutes of convention centers and exhibition centers. Hotel Maria Cristina is also placed near to San Sebastian Port, Aquarium and Old Town.

Enclosed by the palace and museums, the hotel offers a fantastic view over the sea.

Hotel Maria Cristina lies within 20 minutes’ drive to Donostia - San Sebastian airport.

Rooms

Hotel Maria Cristina provides guestrooms appointed with a private balcony, a minibar, an in-room safe, free Wi-Fi and an iPod dock. Some rooms feature views over the Cantabrian Sea and the River Urumea. Guests can make use of a bidet, a shower and a bathtub in every bathroom.

Eat & Drink

Dining options include a delicious buffet breakfast served every morning. Authentic dishes are offered in the distinctive on-site restaurant. The Dry Martini bar serves finest drinks and features a terrace and an open fireplace.

You can start your day with a buffet breakfast, which costs EUR 29.70 per person per night. 

Services

Guests can make use of evening reception, medical service and newspaper service as well as a safe deposit box, allergy-free rooms and currency exchange.

Relax

The hotel offers reflex massage and steam baths for relaxation and refreshment. The on-site activities include golf and fishing.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 39.75 per day.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   136.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Safe deposit box
  • Multilingual staff
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

  • Paid airport shuttle
  • Paid city shuttle
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Bicycle rental
  • Car rental
  • Limousine service
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Wedding services
  • Medical facilities service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • In-room breakfast
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge area
  • Cafe

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid babysitting/Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Steam bath
  • Massage
  • Garden area
  • Library
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view
  • River view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • In-room air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • VIP room facilities
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Bottled water
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Dining room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Rollaway beds
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Steam shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Pillow menu
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Paid movies/Video
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

Paseo Republica Argentina 4, San Sebastian, Spain, 20004

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City Center
  • San Sebastian
    400 m
Airports
  • Donostia - San Sebastian (EAS)
    15.8 km
  • Sondica (BIO)
    75.4 km
Train Stations
  • San Sebastian Train Station
    600 m
Restaurants
  • Tse Yang (cuisine: Chinese)
    60 m
  • KATA4 (cuisine: Contemporary, Basque)
    90 m
Parks
  • Alderdi-Eder Park
    380 m
  • Cristina Enea Park
    560 m
Beaches
  • Zurriola Beach
    430 m
  • La Concha Beach
    610 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    136

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Rooms and availability

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Premium Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed
Size: 40 m²
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    Grand Suite
    Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or King-size bed or Twin beds or King-size bed
    Size: 89 m²
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      Junior Suite
      Bed type: 1 Super King-size bed or King-size bed
      Size: 65 m²
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        Family Room
        Size: 48 m²
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          Deluxe Double Room
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            Royal Suite
            Size: 74 m²
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                Size: 78 m²
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                  Luxury Junior Suite
                  Size: 60 m²
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                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Hotel Maria Cristina - San Sebastian San Sebastian location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    Paseo Republica Argentina 4, San Sebastian, Spain, 20004

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • San Sebastian
                      400 m
                    Airports
                    • Donostia - San Sebastian (EAS)
                      15.8 km
                    • Sondica (BIO)
                      75.4 km
                    Train Stations
                    • San Sebastian Train Station
                      600 m
                    Restaurants
                    • Tse Yang (cuisine: Chinese)
                      60 m
                    • KATA4 (cuisine: Contemporary, Basque)
                      90 m
                    Parks
                    • Alderdi-Eder Park
                      380 m
                    • Cristina Enea Park
                      560 m
                    Beaches
                    • Zurriola Beach
                      430 m
                    • La Concha Beach
                      610 m
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of floors:
                      5
                    • Number of rooms:
                      136

                    Hotel Awards

                    SpanishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSan SebastianHotel Maria Cristina

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                    Best Luxury Hotels in Spain

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                    Hotel Maria Cristina Location

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                    What's nearby

                    Tourist attractions

                    • Victoria Eugenia Theatre - 100 m
                    • San-Sébastien - 300 m

                    Popular areas

                    • Old Town - 100 m
                    • Playa de la Concha - 100 m
                    • City Center - 300 m

                    Places of interest

                    • Kursaal - 200 m
                    • Buen Pastor Cathedral - 500 m
                    • Cristina Enea Park - 900 m
                    • Paseo de La Concha - 1.0 km
                    • Museo Diocesano de San Sebastian - 1.5 km
                    • Parroquia Sagrada Familia - 1.5 km
                    • Royal Palace of Miramar - 1.6 km

                    Train stations

                    • San Sebastian Train Station - 500 m
                    • San Sebastian Train Station - 500 m

                    Convention centers

                    • Old Town - 100 m
                    • Palais Kursaal - 200 m
                    • La Concha Beach - 700 m
                    • El Sauce, S.C.R.D - 1.3 km

                    Shopping areas

                    • San Telmo Museum - 500 m
                    • Naval Museum - 500 m

                    Amusement

                    • Cine Astoria - 1.5 km

                    Monuments and Landmarks

                    • Catedral del Buen Pastor - 500 m
                    • San Sebastian Bus Station - 500 m
                    • Zurriola Beach - 600 m
                    • Monte Urgull - 700 m
                    • Aquarium San Sebastian - 900 m
                    • La Concha Promenade - 1.0 km

                    Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

                    • Aquarium Donostia-San Sebastian - 900 m

                    Medical care and Hospitals

                    • La Perla Centro Talaso-Sport - 900 m

                    Marina

                    • San Sebastian Port - 600 m

                    Local attractions

                    • Ondarreta Beach - 1.8 km
                      Avenida de Satrustegui, Donostia-San Sebastian
                    • Parte Vieja - 2.1 km
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                    • Santa Maria del Coro - 2.1 km
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                    • Parque Aiete - 2.0 km
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                    • Monte Urgull - 2.1 km
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                    Near the hotel

                    • Bridge of Maria Cristina - 30 m
                      Paseo de Urumea, Donostia-San Sebastian
                    • Alderdi-Eder Park - 380 m
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                    • Iglesia de San Vicente - 430 m
                      San Vicente, 3, Donostia-San Sebastian
                    • La Concha Beach - 610 m
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                    • Plaza de Guipuzkoa - 170 m
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                    • Zurriola Beach - 430 m
                      Paseo de Zurriola, Donostia-San Sebastian
                    • San Ignacio Church - 440 m
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                    Restaurants nearby

                    • Tse Yang - 60 m

                      Address: Okendo, 1
                      Phone: 943-426-689

                      65% likes this, based on 40 reviews
                      Cuisine: Chinese
                      Price Range: GBP 40 - GBP 60

                    • Oquendo - 150 m

                      Address: Calle Okendo 8
                      Phone: +34 943420736

                      67% likes this, based on 34 reviews
                      Cuisine: Mediterranean, Basque
                      Price Range: GBP 16 - GBP 21

                    • Tsi Tao - 190 m

                      Address: Paseo de Salamanca, 1
                      Phone: 943424205

                      54% likes this, based on 50 reviews
                      Cuisine: Japanese

                    • KATA4 - 90 m

                      Address: Calle de Santa Catalina, 4
                      Phone: +34 943 42 32 43

                      56% likes this, based on 58 reviews
                      Cuisine: Contemporary, Basque

                    • Ganbarra - 180 m

                      Address: San Jeronimo 21
                      Phone: +34 94 342 2575

                      73% likes this, based on 68 reviews
                      Cuisine: Basque

                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of floors:
                      5
                    • Number of rooms:
                      136

                    Hotel Awards

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                    Best Luxury Hotels in Spain

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                    Hotel Maria Cristina Reviews

                    Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Hotel Maria Cristina

                    Average guest rating

                    7.6out of 10
                    Fabulous
                    Based on 76 reviews

                    Guest reviews

                    • Older travelers
                      9.2

                      The hotel is in a great location for visiting the city. It is clean, extremely comfortable and the door staff are extremely helpful. The extras they provide make it worth staying here. We did not eat in the hotel as we preferred to sample the local restaurants. Excellent value for money, would stay here again.

                    • Family with children
                      8.2

                      Location and grand building

                      Was a little overpriced as the building needs to be refurbished. I don't think it was 5 star. 4 star - definitely.

                    • Older travelers
                      9.2

                      Old word charm very large spacious rooms huge king beds great location And very helpful staff

                      We were very happy with the hotelnalthough it is a little dated

                    • Older travelers
                      9.2

                      room luxury

                      noise from local pub but that would be all hotels in the core part of the city

                    • Older travelers
                      6.6

                      Both room had smell from drainage.

                    • Group of friends
                      10.0

                      Wonderful attention - provided coffee in room - very relaxes care

                    • Older travelers
                      10.0

                      Lovely large room, excellent linens

                    • Older travelers
                      9.6

                      Beautiful, classy hotel built in 1912 but nicely updated. Gorgeous room and so handy for everything in San Sebastien

                      No on-site parking and difficult (and expensive) to use public parking

                    • Family with children
                      8.8

                      Beautiful, luxurious and charming hotel. The rooms were very spacious and facilities excellent. The location was perfect for city and beach.

                      Minibar beer 5 EUR. Buy a beer at hotel bar 5 EUR. Order the same beer through room service it is 7 EUR + 4 EUR Room service charge. Why the beer is marked-up 2 eur plus a room service charge is beyond me.

                    • Family with children
                      9.6

                      Elegant Hotel. Great Location. Superb rooms and ambiance. Would stay here any time.

                      I would not call this a complaint but for a five star hotel the front desk staff need to be better trained. While extremely polite and helpful the lack of a dedicated conceirge made it difficult to get good information on dinner reservations, accurate directions. Overall. our experience was very positive

                    How to reach hotel

                    hotel Hotel Maria Cristina - San Sebastian San Sebastian location
                    Show big map »

                    Hotel Address:

                    Paseo Republica Argentina 4, San Sebastian, Spain, 20004

                    Get directions
                    City Center
                    • San Sebastian
                      400 m
                    Airports
                    • Donostia - San Sebastian (EAS)
                      15.8 km
                    • Sondica (BIO)
                      75.4 km
                    Train Stations
                    • San Sebastian Train Station
                      600 m
                    Restaurants
                    • Tse Yang (cuisine: Chinese)
                      60 m
                    • KATA4 (cuisine: Contemporary, Basque)
                      90 m
                    Parks
                    • Alderdi-Eder Park
                      380 m
                    • Cristina Enea Park
                      560 m
                    Beaches
                    • Zurriola Beach
                      430 m
                    • La Concha Beach
                      610 m
                    Hotel information
                    • Check-in:
                      from  3 pm
                    • Check-out:
                      until  12 pm
                    • Year renovated:
                      2012
                    • Number of floors:
                      5
                    • Number of rooms:
                      136

                    Hotel Awards

                    SpanishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSan SebastianHotel Maria Cristina

                    According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                    Best Luxury Hotels in Spain

                    Use Badge