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Parador® Hotel Santillana

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Three star hotel in the Parador® group. Built in the style of a Cantabria manor house

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This manor house parador® conserves the traditional architecture of this region and combines perfectly with the atmosphere of this lovely city.
Parador de Santillana exterior Comfortable rooms and pleasant surroundings help the visitor to sense an environment of peace and tranquillity.

Sample the most traditional dishes of Cantabria. Recommended are the "cocido montanes" which is a dish of boiled white beans, vegetables, bacon and sausages.

Also enjoy the grilled sirloin steak with Tresviso sauce, Cantabrian hake with green asparagus, "sorropotun", and "quesada" (kind of pudding).

Santillana del Mar is one of the most beautiful and well-preserved villages in Spain.
restaurant at Santillana Parador

The town has a zoo and nearby you must explore the Altamira Caves which contain one of the most incredible examples of prehistoric paintings in the world. Some have nicknamed it as the "Sixtine Chapel" of Prehistory.

Enjoy the festivals in Santillana. Held on January 5th there is the Three Wise Men Parade. Santa Juliana festivities are held on June 28th and on August 16th the Feast of San Roque.

Explore the Cabarceno Natural Park and the route of the Cares river. Experience the impressive views of the ”Picos de Europa” (Peaks of Europe) mountains.

In this environment you may go caving, bungee-jumping, hang gliding, climbing, microlight aircraft flying, and canoeing.

The Parador® of Santillana is approximately 122 kms from Bilbao and the famous Guggenheim museum, designed by the American architect Frank O. Gehry.
bedroom at Parador de Santillana - Spain

The Santillana Parador® has twenty five twin bedded rooms, one double bedded room and 2 single bedrooms.

In the rooms there are a telephone, satellite television, TV canal plus, safe and mini bar.

In the Parador® Santillana there is sauna, heating, currency exchange, lift, free internet access in communal areas, garden, satellite television, gift shop, garage and parking facilities (without security and limited places) and conference facilities.

Distance from the nearest airport to Santillana is approximately 23 kms, train station is 8 kms away and the nearest port is 25 kms away.

Animals are not allowed.

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No prepayment - No booking fees - Cancellations up to 72 hours prior to arrival without penalty
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PROMOTIONOVERVIEW (For more detailed information use the links below)
Golden Days 10% discount on accommodation and breakfast rate for guests aged 55 years or more
Young Persons 15% discount on accommodation, breakfast and menu for guests aged between 18 and 35 years old
2 Night Special 15% discount on half board for 2 nights stays in the same Parador®


Parador® Santillana del Mar
Plaza Ramon Pelayo, s/n
39330 Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
Latitude: 43° 23' 27.3762" N (43.39090634065325)
Longitude: 4° 6' 28.8246" W (-4.108028411865234)
Parador de Santillana - one of the Spanish Paradors Paradores Parador de Santillana - one of the Spanish Paradors Paradores

Nearest Paradores®
Distance in Kilometres
Fuente De 101 South-west
Cervera de Pisuerga 112 South
Gijon 163 West
Argomaniz 209 South-east
Hondarribia 273 East
Leon 292 South-west

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Comment posted by Patsy
Very nice, in centre of small town, lovely to walk out to find several places to eat. Big, clean, quiet room. Lovely reception staff.
Comment posted by Mike Farrey
My wife and I stayed at this parador September 2014. its Strange there are 2 paradors next to each other in a preserved, almost medieval village. The Parador we stayed in was the one with the car park. Rooms were spacious, although there was no Air conditioning. The breakfast was a feast of choices (excellent). Customer at reception service was excellent, with very dedicated staff. The town is a great base for visits to the coast, caves and small inland villages plus Santander (13 miles away). (PS free parking at the top of the village near the camp site)
Comment posted by Geoff & Hilary
May 28th 2014 We enjoyed our stay, the reception was very good and the room was an excellent size, there was all that you could need in the bathroom to enjoy a lazy bath. The village was beautiful, hotel excellant, would stay there again.
Comment posted by Kim Bartlett
Warm reception on arrival and the bilingual staff are happy to let you practice your Spanish and help out as required. The bedroom was spacious especially as I had my wheelchair. The location is not wheelchair friendly if you are wheelchair bound however I can walk a little and it is manageable with a few stairs inside. The cobbled streets and forecourt are not suited to wheelchairs as it is a very bumpy ride. An excellent location. We ate Dinner in the Gil Bas Parador across the square which had several sets of steps to negotiate as there were no ramps but all staff were very helpful and tried to assist. Our stay was only for one night but the town and museum looked very interesting and I know we will return one day. Thankyou

Parador® hotel of Santillana is modern in the style of a Cantabria manor house.