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Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian

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Aveyron
Reviewed 6 June 2015 via mobile

Not because of the staff, they were top-class. Not because of the rooms, they were fantastic. Not because of the breakfasts, all one could wish for. But only one restaurant working, that a Vietnamese? For that I very nearly reduced it to four stars. But in a city where eating out is fantastic should this be a concern? I'm in...

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

Dear BartieAveyron, First of all, thank you for the time taken to leave a review about your stay in our hotel. We are glad you enjoyed the various services provided in the hotel. We hope that you enjoyed the culinary delights of the city, despite the hotel not having a dedicated restaurant to Basque cuisine. It would be a pleasure...

Davis, California
Reviewed 5 June 2015 via mobile

Behind on reviewing but wanted to be sure to do so. This is simply a great hotel. Belle epoque style, excellent front desk, comfortable and inviting porch. Removed from, but within a few blocks of, San Sebastian's night life. We had a corner room, northwest exposure, with a living area and a well planned bathroom. All of the windows opened...

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

Dear Notsouglyamerica, It is always a pleasure to read comments such as yours and so we thank you for the time taken to leave this review. We are pleased that you enjoyed your stay in the hotel and the city in general. We hope to see you again in San Sebastian. Best regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Reviewed 5 June 2015

a really verz nice Belle-Epoque hotel with very nice, renovated rooms , excellent location just at the boarder to the old town and inbetween the two large beaches of this beautiful town . Very nice and efficient staff, also a nice bar and a really good breakfast buffet

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

Dear Matthias F, Thank you for your kind words regarding your stay in the Hotel Maria Cristina. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed our buffet breakfast and bar facilities and the recently renovated rooms. Best regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

Newquay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2015

This hotel has everything,it was spectacular! Our rooms had views of the river and they were so luxurious.Unfortunately we had an early start in the morning so we ordered breakfast in our rooms.This was amazing and I was sorry that we could not linger over it for longer.Everyone in the hotel went out of their way to be helpful and...

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

Dear Eileen R, First of all, thank you for the time you have taken to share your stay in the Hotel Maria Cristina with the online travelling community. We sincerely hope that you will visit us again so that you can experience our buffet breakfast, known as ‘the best in San Sebastian’. We will pass on your praise to our...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

We were upgraded to a suite on the roof with a massive terrace and great river views. Luxurious public area and great Asian restaurant and nice kosher jambon. The cooking school was just missing our stay, the sea swim was bracing and the old city just metres away. A great place to stay

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

Dear Aussiebok, It is with great pleasure that I read your review concerning your stay in our hotel and San Sebastian. It is nice to read that you enjoyed one of our Terrace Suites. We hope to welcome you again in the hotel, when you can experience the San Sebastian Food Culinary Centre as well. Best regards, Stijn Oyen General...

Reviewed 2 June 2015

My wife and I stayed here for nights during our honeymoon. It was easily the nicest hotel of our 2 week trip and we wer so glad we called it home for a week. Great location. Being part of Starwood's Luxury Collection really shows, with amazing staff that knew our names. The bar in the hotel is worth a stop...

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

Dear James D, We are delighted and honoured to read that you thought our hotel was the best of your honeymoon and thank you for choosing us for such a special event. We pride ourselves on a personalized service here in the hotel and so it is very rewarding to read your compliments about our staff, particularly the expert barmen....

Mayaguez, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 31 May 2015 via mobile

After reaching San Sebastian by train from France, we enjoyed a 4 night stay at the Maria Cristina. We even celebrated New Year's Eve at the hotel- they threw a GREAT bash. The rooms are huge, the staff is magnificent, and the food is so very fresh and delicious. Visit! You'll fall in love with the hotel,with San Sebastian, and...

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

Dear Gabche, What high praise! Thank you very much for taking the time to leave this review and we are pleased that you chose to see in 2015 with us. Your kind words will be shared with the entire team here. We hope to welcome you in San Sebastian again. Best regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

RICHMOND
Reviewed 28 May 2015 via mobile

My husband and 13mo daughter and I came to San Sebastián for a quick 2-day stopover from Barcelona. We selected Maria Cristina because we heard such wonderful things about it. The Hotel is situated right at the edge of old town, putting you in the perfect spot for pinxtos tasting and exploring the cozy streets of San Sebastián. It's also...

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

Dear Eustaciaum, It is very rewarding to read your comments concerning your recent stay in the Hotel Maria Cristina. It sounds as though you really made the most of your time in this fantastic city and it would be a pleasure to welcome you again in the future. Best regards, Stijn Oyen General Manager

Alexandria, Virginia
Reviewed 28 May 2015

This is an amazing hotel in a fantastic location in an beautiful city. It used to be a residence of Princess Maria Cristina so it looks majestic on the outside, complete with one side riddled with bullets by the fascists. The inside is just as grand, regal without being too stuffy. The people were amazing and took care of us...

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

Dear Christopher P, First of all, thank you for the time you have taken to review your stay in the Hotel Maria Cristina. It is particularly pleasing that you enjoyed the classic yet modern atmosphere that we strive to achieve. Your kind words about the staff will be passed on to the entire team, who, after all, make the hotel...

Brookmans Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 May 2015

We were a party of 8 on a gastronomic visit to San Sebastian. We chose to stay at the Hotel Maria Christina after being recommended by friends who stayed there before. It was expensive but worth every penny. It was very luxurious, conveniently situated and the staff very friendly and helpful. The buffet breakfast was of the highest quality. The...

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Dear F6653KEgeorgem, We are delighted to read that you had such an enjoyable stay in the gastronomic capital of Europe and that the services in the hotel of a similar standard. In particular we will congratulate the concierge team on their hard work and attention to detail. We hope to welcome you in the future. Best regards, Stijn Oyen General...

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Airport Transportation
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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: ₹ 18,071 - ₹ 67,712 (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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