Maria Cristina Hotel - San Sebastian

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

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

EUR 39.97 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

A la carte restaurant

Cafe

Dining room

Shuttle

Paid airport shuttle

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

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

The traditional Maria Cristina Hotel is a great place in a beach area of San Sebastian. Since 1912, it has been hosting guests in the heart of San Sebastian.

The spectacular setting near a bus stop offers an easy access to convention centers, banks and exhibition centers as well as a palace, a cathedral and a church. Guests can get to San Sebastian city center, which is 1 km away.

Quick access to an oceanarium, bars and restaurants is provided.

It lies only 400 meters away from San Sebastian train station. Guests can reach Donostia - San Sebastian airport within 20 minutes' drive.

Rooms

With a sweeping view over the river, 136 rooms offer a living area, wireless internet, central heating, individual climate control and an iPod dock along with a private bathroom featuring a bidet, a shower and terry bathrobes. Some rooms feature views over the Cantabrian Sea and the River Urumea. These rooms have carpet floor and white furniture.

Eat & Drink

Guests can start their day with buffet breakfast served at the café. Residents can sample creative meals of authentic cuisine at the onsite restaurant. There is an onsite Dry Martini bar to relax in. The bar KATA4 is within easy reach of the property.

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

Services

Guests at Maria Cristina Hotel are offered to use a car park, a storage room and currency exchange as well as room service, laundry and 24-hour front desk.

Relax

The hotel provides reflex massage and steam baths for guests to relax and rejuvenate. Such fitness options as a fitness centre and a gym are available on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible at a location nearby at EUR 39.97 per day.

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

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • Pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Luggage storage
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • Beauty salon
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center

Services

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

Dining facilities

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

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid babysitting/ Child services

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Sauna
  • Reflex massage
  • Library

Room view

  • Garden view
  • City view
  • River view

Room facilities

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

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Bedroom

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

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • 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

  • One child under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • One child under the age of 2 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 

Pets

  • Pets are allowed on request.

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Hotel Address:

Paseo Republica Argentina, 4, San Sebastian, Spain, 20004

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City Center
  • San Sebastian
    1400 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • San Sebastian Train Station
    2000 ft
Restaurants
  • Tse Yang (cuisine: Chinese)
    200 ft
  • KATA4 (cuisine: Contemporary, Basque)
    300 ft
Parks
  • Alderdi-Eder Park
    1300 ft
  • Cristina Enea Park
    1900 ft
Beaches
  • Zurriola Beach
    1500 ft
  • La Concha Beach
    2100 ft
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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Premium Room
Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds
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Deluxe|Premium Room - River View

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    Classic Room
    Bed type: Queen-size bed or Double bed or Twin beds
    Size: 270 sq. feet
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    Standard|Twin/Double room - De Luxe - Garden View

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      King Room
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      Standard|1 King Bed - Nonsmoking Room With River View

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        King Suite
        Bed type: King-size bed or 1 Single bed
        Size: 840 sq. feet
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        Suite|1 King Bed - Nonsmoking Suite With City View

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          Classic Queen Room
          Bed type: Queen-size bed
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          Standard|Classic 1 Queen Bed - Breakfast included

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            Grand Triple Room
            Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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              Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or Double bed or 1 Single bed
              Size: 840 sq. feet
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              Garden view suite

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                Junior Suite
                Bed type: Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons or 1 Super King-size bed or Double bed
                Size: 700 sq. feet
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                Non Refundable TRIPLE JUNIOR SUITE

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                  Junior King Suite
                  Bed type: King-size bed
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                  Junior Suite 1 King Bed

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                    Family Room
                    Bed type: King-size bed and 2 Single beds or 1 Super King-size bed and 2 Single beds or 2 Single beds
                    Size: 520 sq. feet
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                      Deluxe Room
                      Bed type: Double bed or Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
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                      Deluxe river view with king bed or 2 single beds

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                        Royal Suite
                        Bed type: 1 Single bed or Double bed
                        Size: 800 sq. feet
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                        Royal Suite

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                          Luxury Room
                          Bed type: Double bed
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                          Deluxe|Luxury Room - River View

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                              Luxury Junior Suite
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                                How to reach hotel

                                hotel Maria Cristina Hotel - San Sebastian San Sebastian location
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                                Hotel Address:

                                Paseo Republica Argentina, 4, San Sebastian, Spain, 20004

                                Get directions
                                City Center
                                • San Sebastian
                                  1400 ft
                                Airports
                                Train Stations
                                • San Sebastian Train Station
                                  2000 ft
                                Restaurants
                                • Tse Yang (cuisine: Chinese)
                                  200 ft
                                • KATA4 (cuisine: Contemporary, Basque)
                                  300 ft
                                Parks
                                • Alderdi-Eder Park
                                  1300 ft
                                • Cristina Enea Park
                                  1900 ft
                                Beaches
                                • Zurriola Beach
                                  1500 ft
                                • La Concha Beach
                                  2100 ft
                                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 SebastianMaria Cristina

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

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                                What's nearby

                                Tourist attractions

                                • San-Sébastien - 1000 ft

                                Popular areas

                                • Old Town - 400 ft
                                • Old Town - 400 ft
                                • Playa de la Concha - 400 ft
                                • City Center - 1000 ft
                                • La Concha Beach - 2300 ft

                                Places of interest

                                • Cristina Enea Park - 3000 ft
                                • Paseo de La Concha - 3300 ft
                                • Parroquia Sagrada Familia - 5000 ft

                                Train stations

                                • San Sebastian Train Station - 1700 ft
                                • San Sebastian Train Station - 1700 ft

                                Convention centers

                                • Palais Kursaal - 700 ft
                                • Kursaal - 700 ft
                                • El Sauce, S.C.R.D - 4300 ft

                                Amusement

                                • Cine Astoria - 5000 ft

                                Monuments and Landmarks

                                • Buen Pastor Cathedral - 1700 ft
                                • Catedral del Buen Pastor - 1700 ft
                                • San Sebastian Bus Station - 1700 ft
                                • Zurriola Beach - 2000 ft
                                • Monte Urgull - 2300 ft
                                • Aquarium San Sebastian - 3000 ft
                                • La Concha Promenade - 3300 ft

                                Museums

                                • San Telmo Museum - 1700 ft
                                • Naval Museum - 1700 ft

                                Arboretum, Green spaces, Zoos

                                • Aquarium Donostia-San Sebastian - 3000 ft

                                Theaters

                                • Victoria Eugenia Theatre - 400 ft

                                Medical care and Hospitals

                                • La Perla Centro Talaso-Sport - 3000 ft

                                Marina

                                • San Sebastian Port - 2000 ft

                                Local attractions

                                • Ondarreta Beach - 1.1 mi
                                  Avenida de Satrustegui, Donostia-San Sebastian
                                • Parte Vieja - 1.3 mi
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                                • Santa Maria del Coro - 1.3 mi
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                                • Parque Aiete - 1.2 mi
                                  Paseo Aiete, s/n, Donostia-San Sebastian
                                • Monte Urgull - 1.3 mi
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                                Near the hotel

                                • Bridge of Maria Cristina - 100 ft
                                  Paseo de Urumea, Donostia-San Sebastian
                                • Alderdi-Eder Park - 1300 ft
                                  Hernani Kalea, Donostia-San Sebastian
                                • Iglesia de San Vicente - 1500 ft
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                                • La Concha Beach - 2100 ft
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                                • Plaza de Guipuzkoa - 600 ft
                                  Plaza de Guipuzkoa, Donostia-San Sebastian
                                • Zurriola Beach - 1500 ft
                                  Paseo de Zurriola, Donostia-San Sebastian
                                • San Ignacio Church - 1500 ft
                                  Zabaleta, 18, Donostia-San Sebastian

                                Restaurants nearby

                                • Tse Yang - 200 ft

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

                                  65% likes this, based on 40 reviews
                                  Cuisine: Chinese
                                  Price Range: USD 50 - USD 75

                                • Oquendo - 500 ft

                                  Address: Calle Okendo 8
                                  Phone: +34 943420736

                                  67% likes this, based on 34 reviews
                                  Cuisine: Mediterranean, Basque
                                  Price Range: USD 20 - USD 27

                                • Tsi Tao - 700 ft

                                  Address: Paseo de Salamanca, 1
                                  Phone: 943424205

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

                                • KATA4 - 300 ft

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

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

                                • Ganbarra - 600 ft

                                  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

                                SpanishHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedSan SebastianMaria Cristina

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

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                                Maria Cristina Reviews

                                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at 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 Maria Cristina Hotel - San Sebastian San Sebastian location
                                Show big map »

                                Hotel Address:

                                Paseo Republica Argentina, 4, San Sebastian, Spain, 20004

                                Get directions
                                City Center
                                • San Sebastian
                                  1400 ft
                                Airports
                                Train Stations
                                • San Sebastian Train Station
                                  2000 ft
                                Restaurants
                                • Tse Yang (cuisine: Chinese)
                                  200 ft
                                • KATA4 (cuisine: Contemporary, Basque)
                                  300 ft
                                Parks
                                • Alderdi-Eder Park
                                  1300 ft
                                • Cristina Enea Park
                                  1900 ft
                                Beaches
                                • Zurriola Beach
                                  1500 ft
                                • La Concha Beach
                                  2100 ft
                                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 SebastianMaria Cristina

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

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