• City view
  • Garden
  • Pets allowed
  • Free WiFi
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Bath
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access

Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian

This 5-star hotel is located opposite San Sebastian’s Victoria Eugenia Theatre, with views over the Cantabrian Sea and Urumea River. Dating from 1912, María Cristina Hotel offers elegant rooms with free WiFi. The air-conditioned rooms include a flat-screen satellite TV. Their marble bathroom comes with a separate bath and rain-effect shower, bathrobe and slippers. Breakfast is served daily at the Breakfast Restaurant. The DRY Martini cocktail bar serves a range of drinks. Hotel Maria Cristina has hosted movie stars including Woody Allen and Elizabeth Taylor during the San Sebastián Film Festival, held every September. The Kursaal Convention Centre is 350 metres away. San Sebastián’s Old Town is 450 metres from María Cristina Hotel.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.8 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Luxury Collection
Hotel chain/brand
Luxury Collection

Property highlights

Situated in the real heart of San Sebastián, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.8

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Buffet


Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 extra-large double bed
1 extra-large double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.6
Facilities
9.3
Cleanliness
9.7
Comfort
9.7
Value for money
8.6
Location
9.8
Free WiFi
9.0
High score for San Sebastián
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Abigailstr
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Excellent breakfast, great location, friendly and helpful staff. But the hotel needs a refurbishment. The hallways and rooms look tired.
  • Dony
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Excellent location, very friendly and efficient staff and all in all a wonderful hotel. We didn't use the facilities much but there was nothing to fault. Will definitely be returning.
  • Alfredo
    Puerto Rico Puerto Rico
    Rooms were comfortable, centric location and breakfast was delicious.

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
2 restaurants on site

  • Cafe Saigon
    • Cuisine
      Asian
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
  • The Gallery
    • Cuisine
      Spanish
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Traditional

Facilities of Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian
Great facilities! Review score, 9.3

Most popular facilities
  • Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Family rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • Fitness centre
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
  • Room service
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bath or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Cooking class
    Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Pub crawls
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Snorkelling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
    Off-site
  • Hiking
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Canoeing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Windsurfing
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • iPod dock
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
Food & Drink
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Bar
  • Minibar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and costs € 51 per day.
  • Electric vehicle charging station
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Babysitting/child services
    Additional charge
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
  • Laundry
    Additional charge
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
    Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Laptop safe
  • Carpeted
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Wake up service/Alarm clock
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Visual aids: Tactile signs
  • Visual aids: Braille
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Wellness
  • Fitness
  • Fitness centre
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian

House rules

Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in

Check-out

Until 12:00

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free
3+ years
Extra bed upon request
€ 99 per person, per night

Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Groups

When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa Diners Club American Express Cash Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Need-to-know information for guests at this property

License number: H-SS-00002

Please note that guests must present the credit card used to make the reservation on arrival. If you are not the owner of the credit card used to make the reservation, please contact the property in advance.

Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Please inform Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian

  • Room options at Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Family
    • Suite

  • The nearest beach is just 400 yards from Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian has 2 restaurants:

    • Cafe Saigon
    • The Gallery

  • The prices at Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness centre
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Canoeing
    • Windsurfing
    • Walking tours
    • Fitness
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Horse riding
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Cooking class
    • Bike tours
    • Bicycle rental
    • Pub crawls

  • Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian is 700 yards from the centre of San Sebastián. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Guests staying at Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastian can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.2).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Buffet