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Parador de Santillana Gil Blas

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Towcester, United Kingdom
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Last visited Santillana over 30 years ago. The Parador was unfortunately full so on this occasion we were able to reserve a room. The Parador is enchanting as indeed is the village itself. Staying here was not just an overnight but an experience and is highly recommended. more than

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We ate dinner here three times because it was the only restaurant open in Santillana del Mar in January. Twice we were served in the bar, because the dining room was undergoing some sort of redecoration, and the third time in the dining room. Both venues were comfortable, and the food and service were both good if unexceptional. On one...

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Jose Carlos C, Gerente at Parador de Santillana Gil Blas, responded to this review

Dear MandiB: We sincerely appreciate the time you have taken to communicate your impressions about our Parador and yours congratulaions for chef. We are proud, and it gives us a great satisfaction to count on your opinions, which every day help us in our efforts to achieve the service you deserve. We trust that, on future visits, everything will be...

Veneto, Italy
Reviewed 3 January 2017

I went in this parador with my husband The location is romantic. The hotel is authentic 1700. Room clean, big. The dinner good even if the waitresses were a little harried but I things was a Christmas time. I hope to return soon.

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Dear Margherita C: We sincerely appreciate the time you have taken to communicate your impressions about our Parador We are proud, and it gives us a great satisfaction to count on your opinions, which every day help us in our efforts to achieve the service you deserve. We trust that, on future visits, everything will be to your satisfaction. Best...

Salisbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 January 2017

An excellent two-night stay in this very comfortable but slightly old-fashioned hotel. Good food and service in the restaurant and great place to start a wander around the medieval town. Public areas very crowded with casual visitors. Residents only area could be improved.

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Louisville, Kentucky
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This parador was exceedingly difficult to find and navigate to but it was worth it! Our room for 2 nights was very dark with dark wood. It had shuttered windows opening onto a patio below where people drank wine and talked until early morning hours, It was noisy. Out the bathroom window was lovely views of the mountains. We had...

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Jose Carlos C, Gerente at Parador de Santillana Gil Blas, responded to this review

Dear Maggie49: We sincerely appreciate the time you have taken to communicate your impressions about our Parador We are proud, and it gives us a great satisfaction to count on your opinions, which every day help us in our efforts to achieve the service you deserve. We trust that, on future visits, everything will be to your satisfaction. Best regards,

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 3 December 2016

Going to Spain and staying at Paradores is turning a regular trip into a high class experience. It is one thing to stay in a regular hotel, but staying at a Palace and walking the halls of a structure that could be hundreds of years old is really something else.

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Jose Carlos C, Gerente at Parador de Santillana Gil Blas, responded to this review

Dear Belsayh: Thank you for your word. Really to stay in our Parador is a different experience. We hope you can visit again in a future. We were very happy. Best regards

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Situated in the centre of this charming town, perfect location. The hotel is comfortable and cosy with a fine restaurant and a very varied breakfast menu.Staff are friendly and welcoming. Large rooms on the first floor offer all the comforts of luxury with balconies overlooking the gardens at the back.

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Jose Carlos C, Gerente at Parador de Santillana Gil Blas, responded to this review

Dear LindaB: We are glad that in her second visit to Santillana, you have made us choose to stay in this villa. We sincerely appreciate the time you have taken to communicate your impressions We are proud, and it gives us a great satisfaction to count on your opinions, which every day help us in our efforts to achieve the...

Palo Alto, California
Reviewed 10 November 2016 via mobile

This parador is situated in the middle of the old town of Santillana Del Mar. It was a house once owned by the Barreda-Bracho family at the end of the 17th century. The room that we have is a huge double bedded one, with a modern, marble bathroom, luxurious large bath towels and a great restaurant. Walking around the town...

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Dear SharonL: We sincerely appreciate the time you have taken to communicate your impressions about our Parador. We are proud, and it gives us a great satisfaction to count on your opinions, which every day help us in our efforts to achieve the service you deserve. We trust that, on future visits, everything will be to your satisfaction. Best regards,

Reviewed 1 November 2016

It took us a while to find this gem of a parador , but hey it was worth it , excellent breakfast include in the price , swift service and with a big smile , what more do you want when you like old and charm this is the place to unwind and experience the Spanish hospitality the town, whose...

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Dear jeffsQ9074FJ, We sincerely appreciate the time you have taken to communicate your impressions about our establishment. We are proud, and it gives us a great satisfaction to count on your opinions, which every day help us in our efforts to achieve the service you deserve. We trust that, on future visits, everything will be to your satisfaction. Best regards,

Virginia
Reviewed 24 October 2016

One of many wonderful Paradors ... this one has a particularly helpful staff. All are a great bargain, especially if you take advantage of being an "Amigo de Parador" and book well in advance. The restaurants are excellent, the locations perfect,

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Dear AlicegV7249XL, We sincerely appreciate the time you have taken to communicate your impressions about our Parador. We are proud, and it gives us a great satisfaction to count on your opinions, which every day help us in our efforts to achieve the service you deserve. We trust that, on future visits, everything will be to your satisfaction. Best regards,

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Additional Information about Parador de Santillana Gil Blas

Address: Plaza de Ramon Pelayo 11, 39330, Santillana del Mar, Spain
Region: Spain > Cantabria > Santillana del Mar
Price Range: RM440 - RM785 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Parador de Santillana Gil Blas 4*
Number of rooms: 28
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Parador De Santillana Gil Blas Hotel Santillana Del Mar
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#3 Luxury Hotel in Santillana del Mar
#4 Family Hotel in Santillana del Mar
#6 Romantic Hotel in Santillana del Mar
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“Large rooms on first floor overlook garden”
 of 5 bubbles lindabB2105NQ, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“We had a room facing the courtyard and loved it because we could see the activity which, one morning, included a harp player.”
 of 5 bubbles barbarabJ5125XF, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Try to get a room facing the garden”
 of 5 bubbles Flabbergast52, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Our dual aspect room had a nice garden/back terrace view”
 of 5 bubbles Kathy121212, 27 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for the one on the corner with a balcony ('superior')”
 of 5 bubbles Geoffy, 19 Dec 2015 | Read review
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