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Albergue Gandara
2 out of 5
Santo Domingo, 5, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
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0.7 mi from city center
3.7/5Good! (15 reviews)

"Basic.convenient. no wifi. But location is difficult to beat."…"

Reviewed on Apr 15, 2017

Albergue Gandara
San Telmo Apartment
Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
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1.98 mi from city center
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Las Casitas de Santillana I 3
3.5 out of 5
Barrio Camplengo 3, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
The price is $165 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
0.02 mi from city center
Las Casitas de Santillana I 3
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Suites con Jacuzzi Santillana
3 out of 5
Plaza de las Arenas 3, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
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The price is $142 per night from Dec 13 to Dec 14
0.52 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (14 reviews)
The bad far outweighs the good

"Where do I start? First, the positives which were very few. Very warm welcome by a lovely lady, nicely decorated rooms, lovely big bed, good shower. On the negative side, very difficult to find and had to park in an unsecured public car park half a mile away with narrow cobbled streets to negotiate. ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2018

Suites con Jacuzzi Santillana
Apartamentos La Gloria
Bº Las Quintas, 20, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
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0.94 mi from city center
Apartamentos La Gloria
Apartamentos Estela de Altamira
3 out of 5
Avda del Zoo s/n, Santillana del Mar
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The price is $76 per night from Dec 10 to Dec 11
0.74 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Excelente lugar!!!

"Excelente departamento, cómodo, super limpio, equipado. La atención de Rubén super servicial en todo momento. A tener en cuenta si van en bus, que esta sobre la ruta y hay que caminar 200 mts por la carretera. Rodeado de naturaleza, hermoso!"…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

Apartamentos Estela de Altamira
Hotel San Marcos
4 out of 5
Avda Antonio Sandi 27A, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
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0.74 mi from city center
4/5Very Good! (3 reviews)
Muy recomendable

"Personal de 10, muy muy agradable. Un lugar estupendo para pasar unos días en Santillana del Mar"…"

Reviewed on Jul 8, 2020

Hotel San Marcos
Posada La Casa del Organista
3.5 out of 5
Calle de los Hornos, 4, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
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0.66 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (67 reviews)
Alojamiento y atención excelente

"Nos hemos alojado varios años en Santillana y la Casa del Organista es la opción que más nos ha gustado hasta ahora. Está a 50 metros de la plaza mayor. La habitación era muy cómoda y espaciosa, tienen parking privado gratuito, el desayuno buffet es magnífico y muy cuidadoso con medidas anti-covid ..."…"

Reviewed on Aug 31, 2020

Posada La Casa del Organista
Posada San Marcos
4 out of 5
Avda Antonio Sandi 27, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
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The price is $63 per night from Dec 9 to Dec 10
0.76 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (95 reviews)

"El sitio es espectacular, súper acogedor, tiene mucho encanto, parece que estás en un cuento. Además está un pelín retirado por lo que es súper tranquilo y a la vez puedes ir caminando a todos lados. Totalmente recomendable si vais a Santillana del Mar!!"…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2020

Posada San Marcos
Hotel Cuevas - Adults Only
4 out of 5
Avda Antonio Sandi 4, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
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0.76 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (56 reviews)

"Great accommodations in most charming town! Hotel is new and comfortable with eating/bar on site. Super easy parking/hotel access. A short and lovely walk to classic stone streets and restaurants/shops. A great overnight stay on car trip through Spain."…"

Reviewed on Oct 27, 2019

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Hotel Los Hidalgos
2 out of 5
Campo de Revolgo s/n, Santillana del Mar
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0.79 mi from city center
3.4/5 (13 reviews)
Santillana Del Mar

"Great called city merits a one night stay . We were their 2. Make reservations to restaurants if on the weekend ."…"

Reviewed on May 11, 2018

Hotel Los Hidalgos
Posada El Jardín
3 out of 5
BARRIO CASTIO N01, Santillana del Mar
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0.49 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (3 reviews)

"La pieza muy cómoda, el hotel cerca del centro y el paraje muy lindo."…"

Reviewed on Sep 30, 2019

Posada El Jardín
Hotel Felisa Spa
4 out of 5
Contrara General Número 70, Queveda, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
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The price is $82 per night from Dec 11 to Dec 12
1.55 mi from city center
4.4/5Wonderful! (12 reviews)

"Lovely quiet peaceful location, very pleasant and helpful staff and ideally located to explore northern coast of Spain."…"

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2019

Hotel Felisa Spa
Apartamentos Altamira
3 out of 5
Herran 44A, Santillana del Mar
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0.97 mi from city center
4.8/5Exceptional! (8 reviews)

"Muy buena la estancia, el dueño muy amable y atento, el alojamiento amplio y muy limpio. Cama extragrande y cómoda. El pueblo muy bonito. Buena relación calidad precio."…"

Reviewed on Mar 2, 2020

Apartamentos Altamira
Posada Las Quintas
3 out of 5
Barrio Las Quintas 11, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
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0.74 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (4 reviews)
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"Excellent small hotel, very good room, free parking next to the entrance door, good breakfast served in the beautiful room, very good service."…"

Reviewed on May 4, 2019

Posada Las Quintas
Hotel Casa del Marqués
5 out of 5
Calle del Cantón, 26, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
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0.57 mi from city center
4.7/5Exceptional! (214 reviews)
A gem of a hotel

"Wonderfull small hotel in a beautiful small town with special flavour. Hotel is an old nobleman's house with excellent service and very friedly staff. Been there twice and will certainly will come back in the future. This is a GEM do not miss it."…"

Reviewed on Oct 29, 2019

Hotel Casa del Marqués
Pensión Castio
2 out of 5
Castio, 7, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
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0.34 mi from city center
5/5Exceptional! (4 reviews)

"Muy agradable y limpio. Lo único a mejorar para nosotros, las almohadas"…"

Reviewed on Sep 5, 2020

Pensión Castio
Las Cavernas del Bisonte
3 out of 5
Avenida Antonio Sandi, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
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0.66 mi from city center
Las Cavernas del Bisonte
Posada El Iso
3 out of 5
Barrio el Iso, 18 A, Santillana del Mar
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The price is $77 per night from Dec 6 to Dec 7
1.05 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (7 reviews)
Posada El Iso Best place to stay in Cantabria

"Wakeup in a country house, fresh air and nice, very nice people was the best in our stay in Santillana del Mar at the Posada El Iso."…"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2018

Posada El Iso
Posada La Leyenda
4 out of 5
Queveda, 46, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria
The price is $86 per night from Jan 4 to Jan 5
1.53 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (24 reviews)
Late Night Arrival

"We arrived later than expected due to the late arrival of our Ferry to Santander. The Receptionist was on duty wben we arrived and she handled all our questions Very pleased with all aspects, and the breakfast was very comprehensive and well presented. The hotel was well appointed and the room we ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 16, 2019

Posada La Leyenda
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Visiting Santillana del Mar

History buffs enjoy visiting Santillana del Mar though all visitors are sure to find something to appreciate. Tourists can also enjoy the city's cathedral, zoo, and art. Santander Cathedral, Gran Casino del Sardinero, and Palacio de la Magdalena are some of the top sights around the area.

  • There are 49 hotels and other accommodations in Santillana del Mar
  • The closest major airport is in Santander (SDR), 13.8 mi (22.2 km) from the city center

Sightseeing and Staying in Santillana del Mar

The city's cultural venues include Regina Coeli Diocesan Museum and Caves of Altamira. The city is notable for its historic sites and landmarks such as Collegiate Church of Santillana del Mar. A couple of additional sights to add to your agenda are Museum of the Inquisition and Santillana del Mar Zoo.

As you plan your holiday retreat, you'll find 49 hotels and other lodging options to pick from in Santillana del Mar. Here you'll find top ones based on our user reviews:

  • Hotel Casa del Marqués - With a stay at this 5-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and a bar, along with free WiFi. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its breakfast and convenient parking.
  • Hotel Colonial de Santillana - Our customers like the beach locale and convenient parking at this hotel. This 3-star hotel features a restaurant, free WiFi, and free parking.
  • La Casona de Revolgo - With a stay at this 4-star hotel, guests can enjoy access to a restaurant and free parking, along with a private spa tub.

Popular places to visit in the area include Santander Cathedral, located 15.2 mi (24.5 km) from the heart of the city, and Gran Casino del Sardinero, which is 16.6 mi/26.7 km away.

Dressing for Santillana del Mar

  • Between January and March, daytime temperatures average 61°F, while nighttime temperatures stay around 44°F
  • From April to June, the average is 72°F during the day and 46°F at night
  • July through September sees average temperatures of 76°F during the day and 56°F at night
  • In October-December, you can expect 71°F as the daytime average and 45°F as the nighttime average
  • About 1.34 inches of rain falls on Santillana del Mar each year
  • August and July are usually the hottest months averaging 75°F, while February and January are usually the coldest with an average temperature of 44°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place to stay in Santillana del Mar?
Pensión Castio is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data. This pension offers free WiFi and free parking. Other good choices for your trip include Posada Las Quintas and Hotel Zabala.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Santillana del Mar, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel reservations are refundable provided that you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which is often 24 or 48 hours before the scheduled arrival. If you booked a non-refundable reservation, you might be able to cancel it and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Plug in your dates, click on “Search”, then use the “free cancellation” filter to get the top deals on offer in Santillana del Mar.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Santillana del Mar?
For more details about rescheduling or cancelling your trip to Santillana del Mar, go to https://www.expedia.com/service/.
What's the best place to stay for a family vacation to Santillana del Mar?
Apartamentos Capriccio is a top 3-star aparthotel on Expedia for families, and features on-site mini golf and laundry facilities. Other good choices for your family trip include Hotel Los Hidalgos and Posada Camino de Altamira. Kids of all ages will also enjoy a visit to Santillana del Mar Zoo.
What's the best hotel for a couple visiting Santillana del Mar?
Hotel Casa del Marqués is a favorite 5-star hotel for couples, and features in-room massages and a restaurant.
Where is the best hotel to stay near Caves of Altamira?
OYO Hotel Santillana is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this 3-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. It’s located just a short 1 mi (1.5 km) from Caves of Altamira. Other good options close by include Hotel Cuevas and Complejo Hotelero San Marcos.
What about the best place to stay close to Santillana del Mar Zoo?
One of the top choices for your stay is Complejo Hotelero San Marcos, located next to Santillana del Mar Zoo, and this 4-star hotel offers a restaurant and free WiFi. Pensión Castio and Hotel Cuevas are other good choices nearby.
What's the best accommodation to stay near the beach in Santillana del Mar?
Hotel Los Hidalgos is a top beach hotel with free buffet breakfast and free WiFi, and it’s located close to Playa de Santa Justa. Other good options for your stay near the beach include Posada La Cerrá de San Roque and Suites con Jacuzzi Santillana.
What's the best luxury place to stay in Santillana del Mar?
Hotel Casa del Marqués is a 5-star hotel with a restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travelers looking for an elegant place to stay.
What's the best boutique-style hotel in Santillana del Mar?
Hotel Casa del Marqués is a favorite 5-star hotel with our travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, featuring 15 guestrooms, a restaurant, and a bar.
What's the best accommodation in Santillana del Mar to learn about local history?
Based on our travel expertise, Parador De Santillana De Gil Blas is a top 4-star historic hotel bookable on Expedia and it offers a restaurant. A couple of other options close to historic sites include Hotel Santillana and La Casona de Revolgo. Also Caves of Altamira and Regina Coeli Diocesan Museum are a couple of local landmarks worth a visit.
What are some accommodations with pools in Santillana del Mar?
Posada San Marcos is a popular 4-star hotel featuring 2 outdoor pools, an indoor pool, and a restaurant. Posada La Leyenda is another choice with an onsite pool.

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