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Gran Hotel Sardinero

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Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk
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Overview of Gran Hotel Sardinero

Gran Hotel Sardinero

4 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Parking available
Plaza de Italia 1, Santander, 39005

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationEl Sardinero Beach4 min walk
  • Popular LocationPalacio de la Magdalena19 min walk
  • AirportSantander (SDR)11 min drive
  • Popular LocationArnia Beach17 min drive

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About this area


Located in Santander, Gran Hotel Sardinero is on the beach. Santander Ferry Terminal and Forestal Park Santander are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those looking for area attractions can visit Jardines de Piquio and Plaza de Canadio. Cantabria Maritime Museum and Zoo de la Magdalena are also worth visiting.

What's nearby

  • Gran Casino del Sardinero - 1 min walk
  • Primera El Sardinero Beach - 1 min walk
  • El Sardinero Beach - 4 min walk
  • Palacio de la Magdalena - 19 min walk
  • Arnia Beach - 17 min drive

Getting around

  • Santander Station - 5 min drive
  • Santander (SDR) - 11 min drive


  • La Cañía - 2 min walk
  • La Bodega - 3 min walk
  • Dondenando - 3 min walk
  • Restaurante Piquio - 3 min walk
  • Restaurante Balneario de la Concha - 3 min walk

About this property

Gran Hotel Sardinero

4-star hotel on the beach, near Santander Ferry Terminal
Spend the day playing on the beach then return to dine at one of Gran Hotel Sardinero's 2 restaurants. All 102 rooms offer free WiFi, minibars and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Room service, premium bedding and free bottled water are among the other amenities available to guests.
Gran Hotel Sardinero offers 102 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Beds feature premium bedding. 42-inch Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include baths or showers, bidets, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Secured covered self parking on site (EUR 17 per day)
  • On-site parking options include a garage

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–11 AM: EUR 16 for adults and EUR 16 for children
  • 2 restaurants and 1 coffee shop
  • 1 bar/lounge
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities
  • Snack bar/deli


  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Free newspapers in reception
  • Front-desk safe
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms


  • Beachfront location
  • Terrace


  • Massages


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Premium bedding


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer


  • 42-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar
  • Paper towels


  • Desk
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in from noon - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Cots (infant beds) are available for EUR 10.0 per day

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: EUR 16 for adults and EUR 16 for children (approximately)
  • Covered self-parking fee: EUR 17 per day
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 10.0 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds and rollaway/extra beds
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club and cash

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1000, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using the information in the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Gran Hotel Sardinero
Gran Hotel Sardinero Santander
Gran Sardinero
Gran Sardinero Santander
Hotel Gran Sardinero
Hotel Sardinero
Sardinero Hotel
Hotel Santander Sardinero
Sardinero Hotel Santander
Gran Hotel Sardinero Hotel
Gran Hotel Sardinero Santander
Gran Hotel Sardinero Hotel Santander

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Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 170 out of 245 reviews
5 - Excellent 69%
Rating 4 - Good. 64 out of 245 reviews
4 - Good 26%
Rating 3 - Okay. 8 out of 245 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 3 out of 245 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 245 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Loved this hotel and I would stay there again if I was visiting Santander. Staff were very professional. Reception staff printed out my boarding pass and passenger locator forms. Rooms were cleaned daily, lots of toiletries and provided in rooms including soap, shampoo, shower gel, hairbrush, cotton buds, tissues, disposable razor, sponge, shoe cleaner, sewing kit, face masks, body lotion, shower cap.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location, hotel felt luxurious, staff very friendly and helpful.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice location, clean and very well equipped.
The hotel it is very well located, I consider it very expensive according to the conditions, services and dates booked.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

2/5 Poor

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Air conditioning didn't work and needed to switch rooms. Internet was extremely slow and unreliable. Spent hours trying to use instead of enjoying the beach. Great location but the facilities are lacking.
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021