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Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 October 2015

We checked in just before 2.00pm on 29th Sept. at THE SPG counter. According to the member of the staff the room wasn't ready, so I took the time to make reservation at various restaurants for every day until 3rd Oct. She was calm, composed & very helpful. As she couldn't get through to all restaurants, she kindly led us...

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

Dear Gerard R, 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...

Reviewed 30 September 2015

Overall it was a good experience. Staff very accommodating. Unfortunately we were there during the film festival so the lobby was impossible to navigate so we could not find a place to sit for a drink. Obviously there were more people in the common areas that were not guests of the hotel. The only part of the hotel we were...

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Berkeley, California
Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

We enjoyed this hotel. The staff is particularly friendly. Happy to help. Room was large and comfortable. Tv hard to use but who needs that! Breakfast is extensive and tasty. Dinner good if Thai is your thing. Great location for touring. Don't miss the beach on the far side of the river!

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 September 2015

San Sebastian was one of the major attractions as part of our Paradors of Northern Spain tour. We were uncertain of what to expect with accommodation given Paradors were originally Monasteries & Hostels. However this Hotel is neither a Parador nor a former Monastery or Hostel. Rather it is a recently restored now 5 star Hotel far exceeding our expectations....

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Miami, Florida
Reviewed 29 September 2015

We spend some days at this hotel, but e=what can I say, everything is perfect. The restaurant is great, like Vietnamese, breakfast is a feast, the suites are beautiful , all the staff is very polite and only what to help, I would recommend this hotel to anybody that likes things done right. Besides San San Sebastian isa beautiful place

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Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 28 September 2015

I travel a ton for work, and do so all over the world. As a result my patience is pretty thin with service and my expectations are very high, especially when it is for a vacation. My husband and I had decided to use 10 days of a European vacation in San Sebastian. While the town was terrific, the Maria...

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

Dear Hope N, 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. It was a pleasure to note how much you have enjoyed your stay with us. To...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 26 September 2015 via mobile

This hotel was great. Classy, huge bed (like two fulls pushed together), amazing sheets, and wonderful service. Great river views and very polished. Only drawback is occasionally we heard footsteps from the room above. Not a problem though. Breakfast was great! Service was what you'd expect from all.

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

Dear ItalianTraveler2010, It was a pleasure to note how much you enjoyed your stay with us and we would like to thank you for letting us know how impressed you were with our very (BIG) and comfortable bed and our staff. It is always gratifying to receive such praise. Looking forward to welcoming you at the Maria Cristina in the...

Jamaica
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Wow! This hotel will really knock your socks off! Hotel Maria Cristina is in the perfect location within walking distance to the finest restaurants, the beach, shopping. The hotel is exceptional. Clean clean rooms and nice views of the river or the park or the courtyard. The suite rooms are amazing! So comfortable the feeling is really great you won't...

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San Diego, California
Reviewed 23 September 2015

I feel that we are well traveled and have experienced some beautiful hotels, but Hotel Maria Cristina is a stand-out and definitely has become one of our favorites. The hotel itself is stunning. As others have mentioned it has an old world luxury feel, but there are also some modern/current elements. The entrance of the hotel is so beautiful and...

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

Dear SDandi, It was a pleasure to note how much you have enjoyed your stay with us. We were very glad to know how much important our Concierge team’s attitude was to having met your expectations and that they were able to offer you such an excellent image of our hotel’s name. Thank you once again for taking the time...

Palm Harbor, Florida
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We stayed here on Starwood points ---- thank you Starwood. Our room was VERY nice and our view was great. We stayed here during the film festival --- probably a tough date to book - and it was interesting having the film stars here. O.K., that is the good news. We don't really know much about the property because of...

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

Dear LostWanderluster, We are grateful for your support and do sincerely hope that we may continue to have the pleasure of your company in the future. Thank you for your time and hope that we may have the pleasure of welcoming you to The Maria Cristina during your next trip to San Sebastian. Best regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
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  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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: $344 - $1,202 (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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“ask for a balcony or even just a standing one, the air there is worth breathing in the comfort of your room..”
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“Rooms with a sea view can be noisy at night when there are events the beach venues so select room on an upper floor.”
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“If your a light sleeper, dont get the room facing the street, lots of pedestrian noise till the morning.”
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