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Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian

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Bronxville, New York
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Late afternoon infused hot tea & the least expensive 4 Euro Natural (still) agua at their Dry or Cook & Fashion cookandfashion.com. My love said, "I feel like someone could wander through here." "Maybe he'll be in black and white," I replied, paraphrasing Woody Allen's opening line from his movie, Manhattan. Shortly later Woody Allen & his Korean wife enter...

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

Dear Richard B, Thank you for taking the time to leave a review from your time in the Hotel Maria Cristina. It sounds as though you experienced your time in our Dry Bar and we hope to welcome you again. Warm regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 3 July 2015

Everything they say is true - this place is amazing. But the crucial thing is that the concierge has a map with a list of the best pinxtos places in town and the best item on each menu. Recommend trying to get the map even if you don't stay here.

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

Dear nangu_pangu, It is very gratifying to read your kind words of praise. In particular, thank you for singling out our made-in-house pintxo map which helps to guide visitors around the extensive offering here in San Sebastian. Warm regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

Lafayette, California
Reviewed 2 July 2015

This is a grand European hotel in a wonderful location adjacent to old town and the beach. It is also within short walking distance of the train station. The lobby is striking with a classic staircase, available computer terminals, and an inviting bar area. Service was outstanding, truly exceptional. Our room was spacious and well appointed with a great bathroom,...

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

Dear BALafayette, Thank you for your kind words not only about the building itself, but the service provided by our staff. We strive for excellence and comments such as yours are extremely rewarding. With regards to the air conditioning, we apologize for the inconvenience experienced. We hope to have the chance to welcome you in the near future. Warm regards,...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 30 June 2015

Beautiful ROOM OVERLOOKING THE RIVER AND FOUNTAIN. Quiet and paceful at night. Most comfortable bed ever and HUGE! Extremely spacious room, dressing room and bathroom. Breakfast was delicious in an oppulant room grand chandelliers, high ceilings, history all around you from the enrance lobby to the lounge and dining room. modern clean rooms Love how the doorman greeted me by...

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

Dear MarieaddeBrun, We appreciate the time you have taken to leave this review on your recent stay in the hotel Maria Cristina. It is pleasing to hear that you appreciated the hotel’s decoration as well as the personalized service that we try to give to each and every guest. Warm regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

New York
Reviewed 30 June 2015

This was a terrific hotel - great room, great bed, lovely furnishings. Service at the hotel was also excellent - very friendly front desk staff & concierge was very helpful (and not at all snooty) about restaurant recommendations, airport transfers, etc. Hotel gym is small and dark - I'd recommend an outdoor run by the river instead of the depressing...

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

Dear BK-1K, Thank you for your kind words about the hotel and our staff, who will be congratulated in due course. We are sorry that the gym wasn’t to your liking but glad that you made the most of the natural beauty of this city to get out and run. We hope to welcome you to San Sebastian in the...

New York, NY
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Undoubtedly one of the best hotels in the world, the Maria Christina gave us a fabulous, seamlessly elegant, utterly relaxing three nights in June 2015. My wife and I are no strangers to European luxury hotels, and we would rate this among our best experiences, rivaled only by the Meurice in Paris, Villa Feltrinelli on Lake Garda, and Hotel Caruso/Splendido...

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

Dear NiceNYer, Thank you for your extremely kind words of praise. It is very gratifying to read such a review of not only the hotel but the staff who make it what it is. We sincerely hope that you return to San Sebastian and to the Hotel Maria Cristina to repeat the experience. Warm regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

Portland
Reviewed 28 June 2015 via mobile

We are staying at this property right now. I have visited many of the Luxury collection properties and this one is right up top for one of the best. What makes it so special - location is right near the main area Parte Vieje where all the good restaurants and pintxo places are, the rooms are gorgeous - many with...

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

Dear Mightymite, Thank you for leaving a review concerning your recent stay in the Maria Cristina. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time here so much – the staff, location, facilities and the beautiful city itself. We hope that your plans bring you to San Sebastian again so that we can welcome you in the hotel. Warm regards, Stijn...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 June 2015

Fabulous hotel and a great location. Quick walk to the old town and also the beaches. Really nice breakfasts and great general ambience around the hotel. I would stay here again as it was so nice and very easy to relax in the hotel.

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

Dear TMRH, Your words of praise are very rewarding to us and it is nice to know that you enjoyed your stay in the Hotel Maria Cristina. As you say yourself, it would be lovely to welcome you in the future. Warm regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 23 June 2015

This is for sure a great and very luxuries hotel, its not exactly a cheap place, but its for sure worth every cent. The place is great and very classic, well maintained and spacious and comfortable room. The staff is uber professional, but maintains and hospital attitude that makes you feel very comfortable.

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

Dear Ulrik J, It is pleasing to read that you were impressed by both the staff and the hotel during your recent stay and we thank you for the time taken to leave this review. We would be delighted to welcome you again in San Sebastian. Kind regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

Monaco
Reviewed 23 June 2015

There is nothing bad about this hotel, rooms are beautiful and clean, staff very helpful, and you can walk everywhere from here. No outside swimming pool but there is the beach. San Sebastian has a wonderful lively atmosphere.

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

Dear ray b, First of all, thank you for taking the time to share your experience in the Hotel Maria Cristina. We are pleased that the overall impression you had was such a positive one and that you enjoyed the city more generally. Warm regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
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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: $414 - $1,775 (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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