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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 18 July 2016

Very clean and nice rooms, although very small. Location next to train station, but entrance was hard to spot. Walking distance to all downtown restaurants and shops. There is no restaurant/breakfast, but plenty breakfast places on the street, or you can use the mini fridge.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2016

We spent three nights in this hostal. Having quickly sorted out problems with the fridge and television and later followed by a smell from the shower the rest of our stay here was ok. We did get a lot of noise through the wall some of it at about 6:30 am and there was a lack of shower gel for...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2016

Literally ' behind' the bus station in Santander. We arrived after 22:30pm and it was perfect although it took us several minutes to find it as the sign is not obvious. It is in the block nearest the tunnel if you are struggling to get your bearings and is upstairs although with a small lift. Owner was friendly and efficient...

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Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 30 May 2016

We stayed 3 nights in room #4. Well designed and equipped with comfortable queen, desk with coffee pot(w/ all accessories and small refrigerator below), and fully equipped bathroom with 2' x 4' shower. The good value room was tight for 2 people to negotiate but the location could not be beat for transportation; Enterprise car rental, wonderful Cafe Espanol, tunnel's...

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Palmer, Alaska
Reviewed 24 May 2016 via mobile

This clean basic hotel was right next to bus station! We walked all over downtown Santander from there. The waterfront & a great Italian restaurant & Prehistorica Museum were within blocks. The owner was helpful & kind, speaking English well. Though small, the room was clean & comfortable.

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Peak District National Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 May 2016

On a recent road trip to the Costa del Sol we stopped the night in this little hostel in Santandar. To be honest it's in spitting distance from the ferry but to find it or to get there isn't easy but anyway, we eventually found it. Our first impressions were not the best, located on a side street opposite the...

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Edinburgh (Scotland)
Reviewed 28 April 2016

My wife and I stayed two nights at Hostal Cabo Mayor during a visit to Santander. The Hostal is very conveniently situated just across the square from where the airport bus drops off/picks up. Entry is gained via an impressive metal door then up two flights of stairs or by using the lift. Check in was easy and quick and...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 March 2016

This little hostal is in a perfect location right beside the bus and train stations. It was spotless and ideal for the budget traveller. Our room was small but the bed was super comfy and had good heating, soundproofing, strong wifi and a fridge. Unusually for Europe, there were tea and coffee making facilities in the room which were very...

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Bremen, Germany
Reviewed 5 March 2016

If I had to choose a place to not come back ever, it would be definitely this one. - First of all, we let them know via telephone and email that we were arriving late (around 11pm) and they said it would not be a problem... When we actually arrived the lady in the reception was really unfriendly and even...

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hcabomayor, Propietario at Hostal Cabo Mayor, responded to this review

Dear Alejandra, First, I apologize for the poor care received. It is true that you warn your arrival around 23:00, but finally, you came near 24:00. On our website we specified very clear that the reception closes at 22:00 and you must give at least 72 hours in advance if your arrival is late. Not the same arrival day. But...

Sydney
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Cabo Mayor get most things right. This stylish little hotel is perfect for the budget traveller getting around by train or bus. The rooms are fairly quiet, simple, well planned and stylish. The bathrooms are good with a large shower. The wifi signal is strong and there are power points to charge your devices. It's on the second floor but...

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Cabo Mayor is designed for those seeking a pleasant place with a friendly personality.We put at your disposal rooms playing the essence of a boutique hotel in a modern guest house comfortably furnished, with care and imagination. We work to make your stay as pleasant as possible, using our own travel experience to make you feel at home. All our rooms have all the amenities needed to satisfy the most discerning guests, with comfortable beds, pristine fabrics, double glazing against noise, LCD TV, minibar, electric kettle tea/coffee maker, smoke detectors, safe, high speed internet WIFI, central heating, hair dryer, magnifying mirror and toiletries in the bathrooms...All our rooms are NON SMOKING. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostal Cabo Mayor

Address: Calle Cadiz 1, 39002 Santander, Spain
Region: Spain > Cantabria > Santander
Price Range: ₹ 2,791 - ₹ 4,628 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Cabo Mayor 2*
Number of rooms: 7
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“I think they are all on the same side of the building”
 of 5 bubbles Graham958, 3 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Window room.”
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“For 50 Euro a room you can't go wrong with the room allocated”
 of 5 bubbles mancunian78, 9 May 2016 | Read review
“The location is great”
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“Ask for room with external window.”
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