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Seasonal outdoor pool, open 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, pool loungers
Seasonal outdoor pool, open 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, pool loungers
Seasonal outdoor pool, open 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM, pool loungers

Guest reviews

4.3 out of 5 Excellent
394 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Free WiFi
Parking included
Breakfast Available
Business Services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment


Explore the area

Popular LocationEl Sardinero Beach3 min walk
Popular LocationParque de Matalenas9 min walk
Popular LocationMatalenas Beach20 min walk
AirportSantander (SDR)22 min drive

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  • Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsTwin Room, 2 Single Beds, Sea View
  • Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Terrace, Sea View

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 210 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsTwin Room, 2 Single Beds, Terrace, Sea View
  • Superior Double Room, 1 Double or 2 Single Beds, Sea View

    4.1/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 258 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuperior Double Room, 1 Double or 2 Single Beds, Sea View
  • Twin Room, Sea View (extra bed)

    Room amenities

    • 215 sq ft
    • Sea view
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsTwin Room, Sea View (extra bed)

About this area


Located in Santander, Hotel Chiqui is next to a golf course and 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. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Palacio de Exposiciones y Congresos de Santander or El Sardinero Stadium. Take the opportunity to explore the area for water adventures such as scuba diving.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • El Sardinero Beach - 3 min walk
  • Parque de Matalenas - 9 min walk
  • El Sardinero Stadium - 11 min walk
  • Primera El Sardinero Beach - 13 min walk
  • Matalenas Beach - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Santander Station - 13 min drive
  • AirportSantander (SDR) - 22 min drive


  • El Parque de Trueba - 4 min walk
  • El Cormorán - 5 min walk
  • Restaurante Parrilla Ginés - 8 min walk
  • La Casa de Revert - 10 min walk
  • Pizza Jardín Santander - 11 min walk

About this property

Hotel Chiqui

3-star hotel on the beach, near Palacio de la Magdalena
Along with a restaurant, this hotel has a bar/lounge and a poolside bar. Free WiFi in public areas and free valet parking are also provided. Other amenities include a coffee shop/café, a seasonal outdoor pool and conference space. All 161 rooms offer free WiFi, minibars and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Room service (during limited hours), premium bedding and in-room massages are among the other amenities available to guests.
Hotel Chiqui offers 161 forms of accommodation with minibars and a safe. Beds feature premium bedding. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include baths or showers, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers.

This Santander hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and in-room massages can be requested.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include a seasonal outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or nearby; fees may apply.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows regional sanitisation guidelines of Measures to reduce infection (Spain)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


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

Parking and public transport

  • Free valet parking
  • Self parking: EUR 24 per day
  • Return airport shuttle (surcharge)

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7:30 AM–noon: EUR 14 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • Lifeguards on-site
  • Seasonal outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Babysitting/childcare (surcharge)
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Seasonal outdoor pool


  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in reception

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English
  • French
  • Spanish

Business services

  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space


  • Beachfront location
  • Lifeguards on site
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Terrace


  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Braille signage
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Designated smoking areas

Room amenities


  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding


  • Bathtub or shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer


  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Minibar


  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • In-room massage
  • Phone
  • Safe



Check-in between 2:00 PM and midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to December 31 2020 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for EUR 33.0 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 14 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: EUR 24 per day
  • In-room safe fee: EUR 0 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: EUR 33.0 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
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

We should mention

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 2500, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using the information in the booking confirmation
The seasonal pool will be open from April to October
Pool access available from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Chiqui Hotel
Chiqui Hotel Santander
Chiqui Santander
Hotel Chiqui
Hotel Chiqui Santander
Hotel Chiqui Hotel
Hotel Chiqui Santander
Hotel Chiqui Hotel Santander

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hotel Chiqui and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hotel Chiqui offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hotel Chiqui cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Hotel Chiqui have a pool?
Yes, this property has a seasonal outdoor pool. Pool access is from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.
Is Hotel Chiqui pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Hotel Chiqui?
Valet parking is free at this property.
What time is check-in at Hotel Chiqui?
Check-in is from 2:00 PM to midnight.
What time is check-out at Hotel Chiqui?
Checkout is at noon.
Does Hotel Chiqui provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle.
Where is Hotel Chiqui located?
Located in Santander, this beachfront hotel is next to a golf course and within 3 mi (5 km) of El Sardinero Beach, Palacio de la Magdalena and Bay of Biscay. Playa de los Molinucos and Parque de Matalenas are also within 10 minutes.
394 reviews
5 - Excellent
4 - Good
3 - Okay
2 - Poor
1 - Terrible




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Personnel très sympa Emplacement hôtel avec parking Vue sur mer
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
We like the whole of the El Chiqui Hotel and have stayed there many many time and will return
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
We will be back!!
Great hotel with an especially helpful staff!
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
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.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2019

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