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Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian

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#7 of 65 hotels in San Sebastian - Donostia
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Electric vehicle charging station
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Airport transportation
Business Centre with Internet Access
Valet parking
Paid private parking nearby
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Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
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Wine / champagne
Car hire
Conference facilities
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24-hour security
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Allergy-free room
Soundproof rooms
Air conditioning
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Private balcony
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Luxury
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Paseo Republica Argentina, 20004 San Sebastian - Donostia Spain
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Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian
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Milagros a wrote a review Jan 2024
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Excellent hotel and great staff. Our stay was marvelous. Highly recommended if you appreciate luxury and good service. It worth the money and in the heart of San Sebastian. Great location. Breakfast and dinner are great. Concierge and front desk agents go above and beyond to please you.
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Date of stay: January 2024
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Room Tip: All is good! Great location and excellent service. Great for couples and families. Highly...
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lindabrinkworth wrote a review Dec 2023
New Bern, North Carolina48 contributions8 helpful votes
Thank you Mr. Borja Garcia and the entire hotel Maria Cristina for an incredible stay. My husband and I checked in November 20 very early in the morning for a planned 4 night stay. We were not feeling well and we’re upgraded to a terrace suite very close to our 8 am arrival. After sleeping for around 16 hours we still didn’t feel any better. We both tested positive for Covid. We essentially isolated ourselves in our suite. The incredible staff provided everything we needed; clean sheets, towels, ice buckets, countless bottles of water, tea, teapot, anything we desired. After our 4 night planned stay we extended our stay to November 29 and we were allowed to stay in the same terrace suite. Same service was above and beyond. The hotel staff including hospitality, rooms, dining room and bar serves were totally 100% that went above and beyond. Kudos to Maria Cristina our favorite hotel in the world! An experience unsurpassed. FYI we are back in usa recuperating and are so appreciative of everyone at the Maria Cristina and will return.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Peter K wrote a review Nov 2023
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This is a 5 star hotel. The rooms were extra large and very clean. The hotel staff is very friendly and helpful. It is situated a few blocks from the beach and within walking distance of downtown shops, bars and restaurants. The only downside was the parking fee. It was about $20 a day more than if we parked the car in a nearby parking garage not affiliated with the hotel but we opted to use the hotel parking because it was raining when we arrived.
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Date of stay: December 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Carlos D wrote a review Nov 2023
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From the moment you arrive, you're welcome to a higher level of experience. The bell staff were great. Raul and Alejo at the Front Desk were amazing with their recommendations and warm conversation. The room on the top floor was incredible. Alberto at the lobby bar is a tremendous asset with a unique personality. Todo estuvo espectacular. Sin duda alguna, este es nuetro hotel en San Sebastian.
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Date of stay: November 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Seattle98101 wrote a review Oct 2023
Seattle, Washington2926 contributions405 helpful votes
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We were surprised to find ourselves in the midst of an international film festival when we arrived. Apparently (and according to a local guide), it is "the" place to stay in San Sebastian - which is why it seemed to be the hotel of choice for celebrities, with a red carpet down the sidewalk and barricades at the front entrance. After a moment's confusion when we arrived, the policeman directed us to pull over to the curb and the hotel staff came out to get our luggage and take care of the car. It was interesting to see the activity inside and outside the hotel, including several small tables being used for interviews on the back terrace each day. And I watched from our window as Jessica Chastain worked the crowd in front of the hotel; the next day she sat down at the table next to us for dinner. Our room was beautiful, spacious and well-appointed. The bed was huge! Plenty of closet and drawer space, a lovely bathroom with space to put toiletries etc. It was quiet and very comfortable. Excellent service included evening turndown with chocolates, and quick valet service. The breakfast buffet was one of the best we encountered in Spain. The location is perfect, walkable to all the tourist sights. I would highly recomment the Maria Christina for a lovely stay in San Sebastian.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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WorldTrvl wrote a review Oct 2023
Saskatoon, Canada105 contributions91 helpful votes
Old classic luxury. Beautiful rooms, perfect service, gorgeous public areas, and a classic martini approved by 007 himself. You can’t go wrong. Order room service breakfast and just enjoy the luxury. Surrounded by Michelin starred restaurants, and you will never want to leave.
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Date of stay: October 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Okan D wrote a review Oct 2023
Istanbul, Türkiye26 contributions13 helpful votes
The staff were very friendly and with positive energy. The room was very clean, and the property is situated in an excellent location in San Sebastian. We were particularly happy with the positive vibes as well as the cleansiness of this hotel.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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dsingh2000 wrote a review Sept 2023
Sydney, Australia101 contributions17 helpful votes
Wonderful experience at the bar for afternoon tea. Outstanding ambience and service from very professional and friendly staff. We had some cakes, hot chocolate and drinks. Everything was delicious. There was a wedding at the same time and the hotel seemed very busy. However, the staff were so attentive and dedicated to anne us feel special. Great experience. Case study for service
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Date of stay: June 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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martilink wrote a review Sept 2023
New Jersey64 contributions28 helpful votes
This hotel is THE place to stay in San Sebastian! The location is walking distance to everything! It is a stunning structure with an amazing breakfast room and great amenities (gym, bicycles), and the service was top notch!
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Flaquin wrote a review Aug 2023
Arlington, Virginia7 contributions2 helpful votes
If you want to have a true luxury experience, then book this hotel. The attention to detail, and the accommodations are worth every penny. Obviously, you’re paying a premium but they live up to the word luxury. Many times hotels and restaurants will say they are luxury and they will charge you the same and not deliver. If you’re lucky enough to get a suite, you won’t want to leave the room, but there is a whole world to discover. Do you want to go to Disneyland for foodies? Then come here
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian?
Nearby attractions include Discover San Sebastian (0.09 miles), Parte Vieja (0.3 miles), and Zurriola Beach (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking nearby, and paid public parking nearby are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tedone Jatetxea, Mendaur Berria, and Bar Sport.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian?
Yes, guests have access to a fitness centre during their stay.
Does Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian have airport transportation?
Yes, Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Is Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian located near the city centre?
Yes, it is 0.4 miles away from the centre of San Sebastian - Donostia.
Are any cleaning services offered at Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.