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Holywood, Norrthern Ireland
Reviewed 27 May 2008

We have just arrived back from the Silken Rio Santander and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The hotel is clean and located right beside the beach. We found the staff pleasant although their english speaking wasn't great but we were able to communicate ok. The beaches are beautiful and set among breathtaking scenery. The city of Santander is typically spanish and...

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2Thank Cathie2008
England
Reviewed 23 September 2007

We booked through Brittany Ferries and a coach took us to the Hotel, if you are planning on driving to this Hotel then from either direction you need to look at the roof as the signs are displayed at the top on each end of the building, their is also a small sign over the door but the big neon...

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6Thank nigelandjackie
Palm Beach Gardens, FL
Reviewed 8 July 2007

This is the former Hotel Rhin at Sardinero Beach. The Silken chain has already made some improvements, and I was told that more will follow. We had a small balcony, and the view was absolutely gorgeous. Our only real complaint was that the carpets were stained. The cafeteria and dining room are acceptable, but there are a number of excellent...

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6Thank mfs524
Connecticut
Reviewed 12 May 2007

This hotel was previously called Hotel Rhin, and was recently acquired by the Silken group. We had a little difficulty locating it at first because, unlike other hotels in Santander (and Spain more generally), there was no clear signage on the outside indicating that this was the Silken Rio: most of the branding on the building's exterior advertised the hotel's...

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5Thank Dyova
london
Reviewed 31 July 2006

This 4-star hotel is directly opposite the beach and close to the casino in Santander. Rooms are quiet, air-conditioned and have pleasant views. I was there with teenage children and we were the only non-Spanish in the hotel. I cab definitely recommend it as I only have one small quibble-at breakfast they play loud, boring english language rock music !...

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6Thank john baily
Bruxelles
Reviewed 6 July 2006

Visiting Santander my wife and I wanted some information about the hotel Silken Rhio (Rhin) nicely located at the beach of Sardinero close to the casino. In Spanish I said good morning to the receptionist and asked, in Spanish, if he did speak English or French. With some bluntness he asked me if I did speak Castillan. I retorted that...

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Exeter
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Reviewed 24 October 2005

We were originally intending to stay at the Hotel Sardinero (3 star)but eventually plumped for the Rhin for its 4 star rating and the location. We had a great view of Sardinero beaches 1 and 2 which were literally 50 yards away. The room was not very big but had a good bathroom. Breakfast was pretty good with fruit, cereals...

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6Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Shrewsbury, UK
Reviewed 18 September 2005

My husband and I have just stayed at this hotel (september 2005). We found the staff most helpful and pleasant even though there are language difficulties with many of them, as we only speak a few words of Spanish. My husbands mobility scooter caused a few problems as there is a platform to carry such items in the foyer, down...

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2Thank Patricia R

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  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Disfrute de las mas espectaculares vistas al mar Cantabrico a escasos 20 metros de las playas del Sardinero. El Hotel Silken Rio , ubicado en un edificio emblematico de arquitectura clasica, situado en el Paseo que une el centro historico y de negocios de la ciudad con la Plaza Italia , punto neuralgico del veraneo Santanderino . Hotel de 4 estrellas con 89 habitaciones redecoradas y Suites que reflejan el estilo senorial de la ciudad. Tanto el viajero de negocios como el que viene a disfrutar de la ciudad encontrara en la ubicacion del Hotel una situacion inmejorable , junto al Gran Casino , el Palacio de la Magdalena y muy cercano al Palacio de Congresos . El Restaurante, reconocido como uno de los mejores de la ciudad ofrece una cocina tradicional en un marco incomparable y exclusivo . WI-FI gratuito en todo el hotel, Cafeteria , Garaje a 200 metros , Salones para reuniones y celebraciones con luz natural y capacidad hasta 150 personas . ... more   less 

Additional Information about Silken Rio Hotel

Address: Avenida Reina Victoria 153 | Avenida Reina Victoria 153, 39005 Santander, Spain
Region: Spain > Cantabria > Santander
Price Range: $62 - $331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Silken Rio Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 89
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Also Known As:
Silken Rio Santander
Hotel Style:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Santander
#9 Luxury Hotel in Santander
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 of 5 bubbles Catlick9, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
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