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Gran Hotel Victoria

Calle Maria Luisa Pelayo 38 El Sardinero, 39005 Santander Spain
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#13 of 34 hotels in Santander

If you’re looking for a family-friendly hotel in Santander, look no further than Gran Hotel Victoria.

Close to some of Santander's most popular landmarks, such as Centro de Arte Faro Cabo Mayor (1.8 km) and Monumento a Los Raqueros (1.8 km), Gran Hotel Victoria is a great destination for tourists.

Gran Hotel Victoria is a family-friendly hotel offering a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a minibar in the rooms, and it is easy to stay connected during your stay as free wifi is offered to guests.

The hotel features 24 hour front desk, room service, and a concierge. Plus, guests can enjoy a restaurant, which has made this a popular choice among travellers visiting Santander. For guests with a vehicle, there is paid private parking available on-site.

If you like steakhouses, Gran Hotel Victoria is conveniently located near Taberna La Prensa, La Caseta de Bombas, and Asador Lechazo Aranda.

Santander is also known for some great art museums, including Centro Botín and Museo Municipal de Bellas Artes, which are not too far from Gran Hotel Victoria.

The staff at Gran Hotel Victoria looks forward to serving you during your upcoming visit.

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Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Mini golf
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Car hire
Street parking
Coffee shop
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Kids' meals
Snack bar
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Baggage storage
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
VIP room facilities
Flatscreen TV
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Ocean view
Bridal suite
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
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English, French, Spanish, German and 1 more
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Robin S wrote a review Mar. 2020
Derby, United Kingdom300 contributions116 helpful votes
There was no logic to us choosing the Gran Hotel Victoria due to an enforced overnight stay in Santander (thanks Brittany Ferries). However, as it turns out, the locations is excellent, the hotel (and our room) was exceptional and the staff are very friendly. For very little money at all - we got a massive double room with the biggest bed I have ever seen. Everything was spotlessly clean and provided everything you would want from a hotel. If there was one downside, it is that the parking seems to be quite expensive. However, it is underground and very secure and safe. Further research indicated however that the cost of the parking is less than the average for the area. We thoroughly recommend this hotel.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Response from carmen guadalupe gonzalez, Director General at Gran Hotel Victoria
Responded Aug. 27, 2020
Dear Mr. Robin, It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us during your visit to Santander. We also sincerely appreciate your time in sharing your experience at our hotel. Our team is already looking forward to welcome you again to live with you another extraordinary stay. With our most sincere appreciation and warmest regards,
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frenchabroadFrance wrote a review Jan. 2020
France124 contributions67 helpful votes
we arrived very late to this hotel (delayed ferry did not get there until the small hours of the morning but the welcome was very warm and friendly - modern rooms - clear bright airy just perfect the views over the bay are lovely breakfast was everything you would want we stayed just one night but it was comfortable and a great start to our holiday
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Date of stay: January 2020
Room Tip: most rooms have sea/bay views
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Response from carmen guadalupe gonzalez, Director General at Gran Hotel Victoria
Responded Aug. 27, 2020
Dear frenchabroadFrance, It was an absolute pleasure having you stay with us during your visit to Santander. We also sincerely appreciate your time in sharing your experience at our hotel. Our team is already looking forward to welcome you again to live with you another extraordinary stay. With our most sincere appreciation and warmest regards,
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caroline n wrote a review Oct. 2019
Bruton, United Kingdom12 contributions1 helpful vote
We loved this hotel: beautiful rooms, very convenient for Santander. Breakfasts were excellent, although the coffee could have been slightly stronger: I think the coffee was powdered. Maybe that is what you get everywhere in Spain!
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Date of stay: October 2019
Elliot W wrote a review Sep. 2019
London, United Kingdom48 contributions
We've just spent 3 nights here and I feel it's definitely more a 3 than 4 star hotel. The rooms are rather dated and bland, 2 beds pushed together not a double, no accessible plugs (had to move furniture and unplug the tv or phone to charge my phone), breakfast was OK but not 4 star, the dinner was nice though. Staff were a mix - most were friendly but the worst thing was in Saturday night when they have a wedding going on until past midnight with music blaring out (they didnt warn usbl of this at booking) and us and our baby are trying to sleep the receptionist said he didnt know how long it was going on for, didn't apologise or offer any kind of solution and then said at least our rooms had a nice view! Definitely not 4 star service there..
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Date of stay: September 2019Trip type: Travelled with family
IzaskunML wrote a review Jul. 2019
Stavanger, Norway4 contributions2 helpful votes
We stayed a couple of days for a quick visit of Santander. The staff was nice but since I am Spanish, they just spoke Spanish and didn't care much about my boyfriend who's Norwegian. I would say it's ok for a 3-stars, but not 4. The rooms are a bit downdated, not enough plugs, not enough amenities, they gave us double bed (2 beds together) and it's not the first time we are in a room like that but in this case the beds opened so we couldn't sleep in the middle. Breakfast didn't have enough variety for a continental breakfast, only eggs and bacon but no beans, no sausages, no creppes/pancakes... And dinner not spectacular and they were clearly understaffed because the waiters were really stressed, not nice in a 4-stars.
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Date of stay: July 2019Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Gran Hotel Victoria
Which popular attractions are close to Gran Hotel Victoria?
Nearby attractions include Palacio Real de La Magdalena (0.4 km), Playa del Camello (0.3 km), and Gran Casino Sardinero (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Gran Hotel Victoria?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Gran Hotel Victoria?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Gran Hotel Victoria?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Gran Hotel Victoria?
Yes, paid private parking on-site, paid private parking nearby, and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Gran Hotel Victoria?
Conveniently located restaurants include Clandestino Cocktail Pub, La Atalaya de Mayte, and Alamar.
Are any cleaning services offered at Gran Hotel Victoria?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Gran Hotel Victoria offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Gran Hotel Victoria?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Gran Hotel Victoria?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Refugio Antiaéreo (2.4 km), Catedral de Santander (2.5 km), and Muralla de Santander (2.4 km).
Does Gran Hotel Victoria have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.