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London,England
Reviewed 4 July 2011

We stayed 4 nights and thought the hotel, and particularly our room 405 just great. Had a lovely sea view and probably the biggest balcony we have ever had. Luck of the draw perhaps in view of other earlier reviews. We were warmly welcomed by the reception with good English spoken. Breakfast was good apart from tinned fruit. Had a...

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dublin, ireland
Reviewed 2 July 2011

Hotel is located about 30 minutes walk from centre of city but there is a good local easily managed bus service. The reception staff had reasonable English and were helpful. The hotel was very clean and bright. We did not have breakfast but had the set dinner one evening which was quite nice and good value. Parking was expensive at...

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Lauderhill, Florida
Reviewed 20 June 2011

Lovely place! We got upgraded to a top floor suite which was spacious and ultra comfortable. Had a lovely view of Magdalena Park and the ocean. The hotel was clean, modern and well-designed, the staff were friendly and helpful, and the city itself quite beautiful. We should have stayed longer than the one night we had scheduled. We had dinner...

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Waterford, Ireland
Reviewed 20 June 2011

Wouldn't recommend in any way - don't go. Requested a non smoking room but the room really smelled of smoke. The balcony was tiny in our room, it was literally about 2 feet wide and my husband couldn't actually sit on the chair without banging his knees of the balcony wall. Our room was located a couple of stories over...

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cambridgeshire
Reviewed 19 May 2011

We stayed for 2 nights at the hotel, and had a wonderful room with a great balcony overlooking the sea, it was lovely after dinner could sit out and have a coffee, and in the morning, the same, the only down side was the good in the breakfast, a lot of it was canned, (fruit), the meats were fine and...

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1Thank Graymovers2
Cheshunt, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 May 2011

The other reviews are right when they say the hotel staff didn't speak English. By and large this was true, the front counter lady did speak a little, but the waiters didn't. But then neither did the waiters anywhere else we ate. Santander is a holiday location where the Spaniards go for their holidays. In a nut shell, real Spain....

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Doral, Florida
Reviewed 5 January 2011

I was on a tour across Spain, so we stayed at several hotels. Most of them were high class hotels (Mariott, Meliá, NH) so, my expectations were kind of low when the tour guide told us we were staying at the Gran Hotel Victoria... I couldn't be more wrong. The location of the hotel is extraordinary, you can basically walk...

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1Thank ChecheVal
Brighstone, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 December 2010

We chose this hotel as part of a Britanny Ferries package and were delighted with our choice. The hotel is located just back from the busy seafront but with a good view of El Sardinero beach. The rooms are spacious and beautifully designed with good sized balcony, large patio doors, well appointed bathroom, large and very comfortable bed and it's...

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2Thank MrC1946
London
Reviewed 1 August 2010

We chose the Hotel Victoria for our first trip to Santander two years ago, based on other reviews on this site. Since then we've been back twice and have just returned from a nine-night stay. Santander itself is a great town for a summer week - with lovely beaches, friendly people, an interesting town and fascinating countryside only a few...

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2Thank HispanophileLondon
North West
Reviewed 19 March 2010

Nice hotel , friendly and willing staff. Hotel used for both business and pleasure. We made use of the small pool but it was not heated, but pleasant for a paddle in hot weather.Close to the beach and bus services. Restaurant a little inpersonal, could be more atmospheric/ cosy if redesigned- a little sparse and echoed. Good sized balconies, did...

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  • Beachfront
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
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Additional Information about Gran Hotel Victoria

Address: Calle Maria Luisa Pelayo 38 | El Sardinero, 39005 Santander, Spain
Region: Spain > Cantabria > Santander
Price Range: $73 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Gran Hotel Victoria 4*
Number of rooms: 70
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Also Known As:
Gran Hotel Santander
Hotel Style:
#3 Luxury Hotel in Santander
#6 Romantic Hotel in Santander
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