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Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015 via mobile

My husband and I just returned from three glorious weeks in France and Spain, and San Sebastian was the last stop. We'd been to San Sebastian and love La Concha (separate reviews). However this time we chose the splendid Hotel Maria Christina, because it is on the river with a partial view of the ocean beaches that has slightly larger...

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

Dear ShesaTravelDiva, Your kind comments are greatly appreciated. We would like to thank you for letting us know how impressed you were with the hotel, your room and the service you received. We are grateful for your support and would like to thank you, once again, especially for sharing your recommendation of our unique property with the rest of the...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 31 August 2015

For an international corporate chain hotel this was very good indeed. The location is splendid. The room spacious, efficient, quiet air con and reasonable wi fi. Bed side lighting was the usual charade. Is there no hotel anywhere at any price that can get this right? The concierge was efficient, knowledgable and helpful. Two weeks away and at last a...

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

Dear Simon D, It was a pleasure to note how much you have enjoyed your stay with us. We would like to thank you for letting us know how impressed you were with our beds. Your kind comments are greatly appreciated. Looking forward to welcoming you in the near future. Best regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 30 August 2015

This has to be one of the best Luxury Collection Hotels we have stayed in!! Everything from the exterior architecture of the building, to the sun drenched breakfast room, the amenities and the staff made San Sebastián a truly unforgettable experience!

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

Dear juliao806, 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. We remain at your entire disposal at the Maria Cristina and look forward to welcoming...

Reviewed 28 August 2015 via mobile

This Hotel was pure luxury. Perfect location and the rooms were beautiful. We would have stayed an additional night just for the hotel. Staff was very welcoming, workout room was nice with great equipment. This is the place to stay. The San Sebastian Food tour starts in the Hotel. We would recommend a cooking class.

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

Dear jactravels1013, 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. We remain at your entire disposal at the Maria Cristina and look forward to welcoming...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Travelling with our children, so had reserved two rooms, but were upgraded to a very large and beautifully decorated suite. The hotel has a certain old world glamour, and this, along with the professional and attentive staff make a stay at this hotel feel like a very special occasion. Hotel is by the river, just across from the opera, but...

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

Dear stevewalsh49, It was a pleasure to note how much you have enjoyed your stay with us. Hope that we may have the pleasure of welcoming you to the Maria Cristina Hotel in the future. Best regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

We stayed at the Maria Cristina hotel in August 2015. The breakfast in the hotel and the staff are absolutely great. The location is good and the rooms are in good shape. It would have been nice if the hotel had a nice pool and a tennis court. Overall a great place to stay in San Sebastián.

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

Dear dannaasf, Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent stay with us. We are delighted that you enjoyed not only the hotel itself but the staff who make it what it is. It would be a pleasure to welcome you again in San Sebastian. Best regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 26 August 2015

My husband and I stayed here as part of a corporate group and experienced absolute luxury and elegance throughout our visit. The hotel has a warm grey tone throughout the suites and is comfortable and classy in every detail. The bed was the largest we had ever seen and the room suitable generous to accommodate this. Our window opened onto...

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

Dear little_sonj, It is pleasing to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and in particular the suite. We won’t hesitate to share your compliments with the staff, who help to provide the luxurious atmosphere that we strive for. As you rightly point out, the city is a real treat and the hotel’s location allows you to explore it...

Boston
Reviewed 26 August 2015

We had heard so much about San Sebastian, and the Maria Cristina made our visit even better than we expected. The hotel is the epitome of traditional elegance, the service was perfect, the room gorgeous with a lovely view, the bathroom perfect. The concierge was extremely helpful with restaurant suggestions. The hotel is located right across the street from the...

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

Dear gwshark$, We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay in San Sebastian and that the hotel lived up to your expectations and more. We will share your kind words with the whole team, who make the hotel what it is. It would be a pleasure to welcome you here in the near future. Best regards, Stijn Oyen...

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Reviewed 25 August 2015 via mobile

As one of the few 5 star hotel around San Sebastián at luxury it cannot be beaten. Room was luxuriously appointed and the personnel was very attentive. Close to the opera but not on the beach as other hotels in San Sebastián. But if luxury your looking for this is the place to go

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

Dear Me7412650…, We are happy to hear that you enjoyed the atmosphere of luxury that we try to create here in San Sebastian. Thank you for taking the time to share your kind words, especially regarding the attentiveness of the team here. Best regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

Reviewed 24 August 2015 via mobile

If you can afford the very steep price, hotels don't get much better than this. It has a great location just on the edge of the old city. It has a surprisingly good pan Asian restaurant which is excellent and fairly priced if you want a break from the pintxos. The rooms are spacious and the service excellent. Top 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 Alan O, Thank you for your kind words regarding your recent stay with us. We are particularly pleased to hear that you enjoyed the Café Saigon and the service provided throughout the hotel. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again. Best reagrds, Stijn Oyen General Manager

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Minibar
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
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: $369 - $1,382 (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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