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Hotel Silken Rio Santander
4 out of 5
Avenida Reina Victoria, 153, Santander, Cantabria
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£38
per night
1 Dec-2 Dec
4/5Very Good! (245 reviews)

"Hotel was great, staff friendly Only problem was the AC it was"…"

Reviewed on 18 Oct 2019

Hotel Silken Rio Santander
Hotel Santemar
4 out of 5
C/ Joaquin Costa, 28, Santander, Cantabria
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£44
per night
14 Dec-15 Dec
4.1/5Very Good! (499 reviews)

"Good location, 2 mins walk to the sandy beach, casino & restaurants nearby, spacious room with good sea view"…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug 2019

Hotel Santemar
Apartamentos Las Brisas
3 out of 5
AVDA. FERNÁNDEZ CASTAÑEDA 17, (El Sardinero), Santander, Cantabria
£34
per night
14 Nov-15 Nov
3.7/5Good! (70 reviews)
Beach Stay

"Great location! Close to the beach, boardwalk and bus stop! We loved having our own washer."…"

Reviewed on 15 Jul 2019

Apartamentos Las Brisas
Art Suites Santander
2 out of 5
Calle Hernán Cortés 25 1, Plaza Pombo, Santander, Cantabria
£39
per night
17 Nov-18 Nov
4.6/5Wonderful! (32 reviews)

"Decor. Equipment. Location. Secure apartment with nearby parking"…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2019

Art Suites Santander
Cabo Mayor
2 out of 5
C/ Cadiz 1, 2ª Planta, Santander, Cantabria
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3.8/5Good! (124 reviews)

"Staff rude. Hotwater was damaged in property and so sent us to another one. I arrived at 11:30 at night and neither could be accessed. Stayed at Hotel Alisa which was amazing.if you are arriving past 10pm make sure you tell them otherwise will be very rude to you the next day."…"

Reviewed on 30 Jun 2019

Cabo Mayor
Gran Hotel Sardinero
4 out of 5
Plaza de Italia 1, Santander
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£76
per night
14 Nov-15 Nov
4.6/5Exceptional! (199 reviews)

"Beautiful property by the beach and close to the beach and the casino at a great price."…"

Reviewed on 2 Oct 2019

Gran Hotel Sardinero
Gran Hotel Victoria
4 out of 5
Calle Maria Luisa Pelayo, 38, Santander, Cantabria
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£49
per night
18 Nov-19 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (118 reviews)

"Its a great location, near the beach and local restaurants. The service was great. Friendly staff! The triple room was comfortable for us. We each had a bed and we also had enough toiletries offered by hotel service. We had a great relaxing experience. The balcony was a plus!"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jul 2019

Gran Hotel Victoria
Hostería Santander
2 out of 5
Joaquín Costa 43, Santander
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£39
per night
3 Dec-4 Dec
4.3/5Excellent! (40 reviews)
Dog friendly ultra modern hostal near lovely beach

"Overnight after ferry with dog. Chosen because dog friendly then realised we have eaten ( but not stayed) there before - near lovely beach and on very lively street. Traditional on outside, very modern inside. Good. Real fast. No. From midnight all quiet!"…"

Reviewed on 25 Mar 2019

Hostería Santander
Hotel Don Carlos
3 out of 5
C DUQUE DE SANTO MAURO 20,20-22, Santander, Cantabria
£66
per night
15 Nov-16 Nov
4.4/5Excellent! (33 reviews)
Don Carlos

"The location of the hotel was great .the cleanliness was very good .the only negative is the walls were very thin.we could hear next doors conversation"…"

Reviewed on 1 Oct 2018

Hotel Don Carlos
Hotel Bedoya
1 out of 5
Federico vial 3, Santander, Cantabria
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£36
per night
17 Nov-18 Nov
3.6/5Good! (324 reviews)

"Stayed for one night. Arrived late. Booking in was not a problem. (Keys collected from sister hotel on the same street) Parking was a bit of a challenge. Room was clean. Beds firm. WiFi free. Bathroom clean with plenty of towels."…"

Reviewed on 13 Aug 2019

Hotel Bedoya
Hotel Chiqui
3 out of 5
Avda. Manuel García Lago 9, Santander, Cantabria
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£47
per night
14 Nov-15 Nov
4.3/5Excellent! (359 reviews)

"I liked the ocean views, location and the food at the hotel the most. The staff was very pleasant and the place was nice overall."…"

Reviewed on 6 Nov 2019

Hotel Chiqui
Hotel Hoyuela
4 out of 5
DE LOS HOTELES,7, Santander
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£51
per night
17 Nov-18 Nov
4.5/5Wonderful! (79 reviews)
Only one fault but still very good

"All excellent except restaurant was closed and evening meal selection was very very limited! Despite that stlll an excellent and accommodating hotel and good breakfast selection ."…"

Reviewed on 4 Feb 2019

Hotel Hoyuela
Arha Santander
3 out of 5
Ruiz De Alda 15, Santander, Cantabria
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£45
per night
23 Nov-24 Nov
3.4/5 (54 reviews)

"The staff were friendly and helpful. The room was clean and well presented. We had an enjoyable stay."…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2019

Arha Santander
Hotel San Glorio
2 out of 5
Federico Vial 3, Santander, Cantabria
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£32
per night
9 Dec-10 Dec
3.6/5Good! (123 reviews)
Great staff

"Convenient location w/r to transport and the staff was very nice."…"

Reviewed on 23 Jun 2019

Hotel San Glorio
San Millan
3 out of 5
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3.8/5Good! (40 reviews)
Good place to stay near the ferry port

"Really good location, close to the ferry and the town centre, but quiet too. Nice view to the mountains, good parking. It is busy with people using the gym, but we managed to park for 3 nights. Good breakfast too, plenty of choice. The staff are very friendly, even gave us a heater to use in the ..."…"

Reviewed on 6 Feb 2018

San Millan
Hotel Sercotel Suite Palacio del Mar
4 out of 5
Calle Alcalde Vega Lamera, 5, Santander, Cantabria
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£43
per night
17 Nov-18 Nov
4/5Very Good! (121 reviews)
Excellent Hotel in Santander

"Our ferry was late in and we didn’t get to the Hotel until about 11pm, we had booked a meal in the restaurant in advance and the staff waited for us a cooked us a meal, which was excellent and the staff were fantastic they couldn’t do enough for us. The room was roomy and set out well and a comphy ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 Oct 2018

Hotel Sercotel Suite Palacio del Mar
Vincci Puertochico
4 out of 5
Calle de Castelar, 25, Santander, Cantabria
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£47
per night
17 Nov-18 Nov
4.2/5Excellent! (295 reviews)

"Amazing decor, delicious home cooked breakfast and great location!"…"

Reviewed on 20 Oct 2019

Vincci Puertochico
Hotel Bahia
4 out of 5
C/ Cádiz, 22, Santander, Cantabria
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£61
per night
17 Nov-18 Nov
4.6/5Exceptional! (645 reviews)

"Great location on the bay. This is a lovely hotel, with a quality restaurant and the buffet breakfast has so much choice."…"

Reviewed on 24 Oct 2019

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Where should we stay in Santander?

The culturally rich destination of Santander is a good choice if you've been thinking about a trip with your children. The boating, beaches and parks are just a few things that make this an attractive holiday destination for families. Arrange a flight into Santander (SDR), which is located 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the city centre. When you're thinking about where you should stay in Santander, you might want to consider one of the 20 family-friendly hotels and other types of accommodation here.

Holidaying families have good things to say about these places to stay:

Hotel Apartamentos Don Carlos – Offers a restaurant, laundry facilities and free WiFi. Guests like the comfy beds and helpful staff at this 3-star aparthotel.

Hotel Chiqui – Features a children's club, a restaurant and free valet parking. The clean rooms and breakfast options make this 3-star hotel popular with guests.

Hotel Sercotel Suite Palacio del Mar – Offers an indoor pool, a restaurant and laundry facilities. Guests like the helpful staff at this 4-star hotel.

Vincci Puertochico – Features 2 restaurants, laundry facilities and free WiFi. The comfy beds and clean rooms make this 4-star hotel popular with guests.

When should we visit Santander?

You're probably hoping for good weather for your family trip. Use these tips to plan when to pack up the children and head to Santander.

  • Hottest months: August, July, September and June, with an average temperature of 24°F
  • Coldest months: February, January, March and December, with an average temperature of 7°F
  • Driest months: July, August, May and December, with an average rainfall of 2.50 inches
  • Rainiest months: May, December, January and June, with an average rainfall of 3 inches

What should we see and do in Santander?

While you and your family are visiting Santander, you may want to explore some child-friendly attractions such as Plaza de Canadio, Museum of Prehistory and Archaeology of Cantabria and Mercado del Este. Make sure that you have plenty of time to take in the area's activities such as Santander Cathedral, Gran Casino del Sardinero and Palacio de la Magdalena.

Santander is also known for its:
  • Monuments
  • Beaches
  • Cultural attractions
  • Historical sites
  • Boating
  • Parks
  • Shopping

Getting around Santander

To see more of the larger area, hop on a train at Santander Station. Santander may not have many public transport options so consider a car rental to maximise your time.

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