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Hostal Lucy
2 out of 5
Calle Marqués de la Hermida, 68, 1, Santander
The price is £68 per night
1.25 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (8 reviews)

"El trato ha sido excelente. Es un hostal sencillo pero cumple perfectamente con las expectativas. Muy recomendable."…"

Reviewed on 30 Sep 2019

Hostal Lucy
Art Suites Santander
2 out of 5
Calle Hernán Cortés 25 1, Plaza Pombo, Santander, Cantabria
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £68 per night
0.25 mi from city centre
4.6/5Wonderful! (37 reviews)

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

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2019

Art Suites Santander
Hotel Chiqui
3 out of 5
Avda. Manuel García Lago 9, Santander, Cantabria
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £90 per night
1.46 mi from city centre
4.3/5Excellent! (393 reviews)

"We like the whole of the El Chiqui Hotel and have stayed there many many time and will return"…"

Reviewed on 28 Feb 2020

Hotel Chiqui
Royal Suite Santander
3 out of 5
Paseo Menéndez Pelayo 63, Santander, Cantabria
The price is £64 per night
0.44 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (49 reviews)

"Beautiful apartment, in a great location, we just stayed one night but would definitely come again"…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2020

Royal Suite Santander
Hotel Hoyuela
4 out of 5
DE LOS HOTELES,7, Santander
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £116 per night
1.14 mi from city centre
4.4/5Wonderful! (91 reviews)
Nice friendly hotel.

"Nice colonial looking building with the rooms built around a central atrium. The check in was easy and the staff pleasant. We were directed how to navigate the roadworks to get to the parking garage. The room was clean with a comfy bed and the bathroom had a good shower. This is not an overly modernised ..."…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2019

Hotel Hoyuela
Hotel Silken Coliseum
4 out of 5
Plaza de los Remedios, 1, Santander, Cantabria
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £83 per night
0.31 mi from city centre
4.4/5Excellent! (575 reviews)

"Quality and value were so good and excellent location. Receptionists were warm. I have only a complaint about the restaurant. Last day we decided to have lunch at the Hotel because we had a taxi booked at 15.00 to go to the airport We were 5 people, we ordered 4 menus because before I take a flight ..."…"

Reviewed on 27 Feb 2020

Hotel Silken Coliseum
Hotel Santemar
4 out of 5
C/ Joaquin Costa, 28, Santander, Cantabria
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £99 per night
1.09 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (545 reviews)
Nice hotel

"My room was amazing. It was very comfortable and clean"…"

Reviewed on 10 Oct 2019

Hotel Santemar
Gran Hotel Sardinero
4 out of 5
Plaza de Italia 1, Santander
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £140 per night
1.19 mi from city centre
4.6/5Exceptional! (222 reviews)

"Very clean and well-maintained property. Nice spacious bathroom with a good shower. We had a room on the 3rd floor with a nice view of the beach but a small window. Try to get a room on the 1st or 2nd floor. These floors have big window doors. I realize it is low season but the breakfast area was ..."…"

Reviewed on 4 Feb 2020

Gran Hotel Sardinero
Hotel City Express Santander Parayas
3 out of 5
Abilio Garcia Baron, 1, Santander, Cantabria
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £66 per night
2.24 mi from city centre
3.8/5Good! (201 reviews)
A safe, easy to find hotel in Santander.

"This was a good overnight stay. Being British we did miss not having a hot breakfast but the Continental breakfast was well provided."…"

Reviewed on 30 Dec 2019

Hotel City Express Santander Parayas
Apartamentos Las Brisas
3 out of 5
AVDA. FERNÁNDEZ CASTAÑEDA 17, (El Sardinero), Santander, Cantabria
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £107 per night
1.13 mi from city centre
3.7/5Good! (75 reviews)
Just buy the beach

"Very nice apart hotel excellent situation just across the beach. Several buses pass on front to take you to downtown. There is a cafe below where food and coffee are at very good prices"…"

Reviewed on 24 Sep 2019

Apartamentos Las Brisas
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Visiting Santander

History buffs will enjoy exploring Santander, and visitors give high marks for the beaches and shopping. Tourists can also enjoy the city's monuments, museums and art. Top sights in the city include Santander Cathedral, Gran Casino del Sardinero and Palacio de la Magdalena.

  • There are 98 hotels and other accommodation options in Santander
  • The closest major airport is in Santander (SDR), 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from the city centre

Sightseeing and Staying in Santander

Cultural venues in the city include Centro Botín, Cantabria Maritime Museum and Museum of Prehistory and Archaeology of Cantabria. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks like Santander Cathedral, Palacio de la Magdalena, and Plaza de Canadio. The city's natural setting is picturesque, including the beaches and these places to visit: Primera El Sardinero Beach, El Sardinero Beach and Camello Beach.

Other top sights in Santander include Gran Casino del Sardinero and Santander Ferry Terminal. A top sight in the surrounding area is Cabarceno Natural Park, located 6.2 mi (10 km) from the city centre.

Getting around Santander

With so many choices for transport, exploring all of Santander is a breeze. To see more of the larger area, hop on a train at Santander Station. You can take a ferry across the water to see more of the region.

Dressing for Santander

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 16°C during the day and 7°C at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 22°C, whilst the average at night is 8°C
  • July to September has daytime averages of 25°C with night-time averages of 13°C
  • Between October and December, you can expect daytime averages of 22°C and night-time averages of 7°C
  • Santander gets about 34 millimetres of rain per year
  • Usually August and July are the hottest months with an average of 24°C, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 7°C

Frequently asked questions

What's the best place to stay in Santander?
Le Petit Boutique Hotel - Adults Only is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. Other top choices based on reviews include Royal Suite Santander and Suite Home Pinares.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Santander, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are fully refundable if cancelled prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which often is within 24-48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you may still be able to cancel and get a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then filter by “free cancellation” to get the best options available in Santander.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Santander?
Based on reviews, Hospedaje Magallanes is a popular 2-star pension for our travellers in search of a less expensive place to stay, and it offers free WiFi. Other choices to stay on the cheap include Hotel City Express Santander Parayas and Hotel Silken Rio Santander.
What's the best place to stay for families in Santander?
Apartamentos Las Brisas is a top 3-star apartment on Expedia for families, and features free WiFi and in-room fridges. Other options for your child-friendly holiday include Gran Hotel Sardinero and Hostería Santander. Also, attractions such as Forestal Park Santander and Plaza de Canadio are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a couple going to Santander?
Eurostars Hotel Real is a favourite 5-star hotel for couples, and features a full-service spa and a restaurant. Another good option for a romantic stay is Hotel Boutique Las Brisas.
What's the best pet-friendly hotel in Santander?
Abba Santander Hotel is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a bar/lounge and free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet’s trip include NH Ciudad de Santander and Hospedaje Botín.
What's the best place to stay for a beach holiday in Santander?
Le Petit Boutique Hotel - Adults Only is a top 4-star beachfront hotel with 2 restaurants and free WiFi. Other good choices for your stay near the beach include Eurostars Hotel Real and Vincci Puertochico. Head to Primera El Sardinero Beach or El Sardinero Beach for some quality time by the water.
What's the best high-end place to stay in Santander?
Hotel Bahia is a 4-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. Eurostars Hotel Real and Gran Hotel Sardinero are two other upscale options for your holiday.
What's the best boutique-style accommodation in Santander?
Le Petit Boutique Hotel - Adults Only is a favourite hotel with Expedia travellers looking for a stylish stay, and features free breakfast and free WiFi. If you’d prefer to stay at a boutique hotel, also consider Hotel Boutique Las Brisas.
Where's the best place to stay in Santander to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Vincci Puertochico is a top 4-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features free WiFi and a bar. Other choices to soak up the local history include Hotel Escuela Las Carolinas and Cabo Mayor. Also, notable landmarks to visit include Palacio de la Magdalena, Santander Cathedral and Mercado La Esperanza.

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