This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Located next to Santander’s famous Sardinero Beach, this modern hotel offers wonderful views of the Cantabrian Sea. Free Wi-Fi, a mini-bar and satellite TV are included in each stylish room.

Silken Rio Santander is located near the city’s Gran Casino. Santander Cathedral and the ferry port are 1.9 mi away. Regular busses to the city center stop near the hotel.

The restaurant Mare Alta serves creative modern cuisine and has sea views. The Marea Baja café-bar offers a range of creative dishes based on local products. Guests have free access to the fitness center. Meeting rooms with sea views are available for business or private events.

Rooms at the Silken Rio have simple, modern décor. They include air conditioning and a private bathroom with a hairdryer.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Silken Río Santander has been welcoming guests since Mar 17, 2006
Hotel chain/brand: Hoteles Silken

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.4)

Breakfast Info

Gluten-free, Buffet

Private parking available

Loyal Customers

There are more repeat guests here than most other properties.


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4 reasons to choose Silken Río Santander

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speaks English
Closest beaches
  • Playa El Sardinero I

    Playa El Sardinero I

    9.0 Wonderful beach
    150 feet from property
  • Playa El Camello

    8.6 Excellent beach
    950 feet from property
  • Playa El Sardinero II

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    1,250 feet from property
  • Playa Los Peligros

    8.6 Excellent beach
    1,900 feet from property
  • Playa La Magdalena

    8.8 Excellent beach
    2,300 feet from property
  • Bikini Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    3,050 feet from property
  • Playa de Los Molinucos

    8.8 Excellent beach
    4,450 feet from property
  • Playa del Puntal

    8.8 Excellent beach
    4,800 feet from property
  • Playa de Mataleñas

    8.8 Excellent beach
    1 miles from property
  • El Rostro Beach

    8.5 Very good beach
    1.6 miles from property
  • Somo Beach

    9.1 Wonderful beach
    1.9 miles from property
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Hotel area info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • El Sardinero Casino
    0.1 miles
  • El Sardinero Beach
    0.6 miles
  • Peninsula of Magdalena
    0.7 miles
  • Menéndez Pelayo International University
    0.7 miles
  • El Sardinero Stadium
    0.7 miles
  • Magdalena Palace
    0.7 miles
  • Playa de El Puntal
    0.8 miles
  • Puerto Chico
    0.8 miles
  • Matalenas Park
    0.9 miles
  • Campo Municipal de Golf Matalenas
    1 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Restaurant varios
    0 miles
  • Cafe/Bar varios
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Mataleñas Golf Course
    1.1 miles
  • University of Cantabria
    1.2 miles
  • Plaza Pombo
    1.2 miles
  • Cabo Mayor Park
    1.3 miles
  • Santander Cathedral
    1.5 miles
  • Santander Port
    1.6 miles
  • Menendez Pelayo Library
    1.7 miles
  • Langre Beach
    2.3 miles
  • Portio Beach
    7.5 miles
  • Golf Abra del Pas
    9.1 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Mar Cantábrico
    0 miles
Beaches in the Neighborhood
  • Playa El Sardinero I
    150 feet
  • Playa El Camello
    950 feet
  • Playa El Sardinero II
    1,250 feet
  • Playa Los Peligros
    1,900 feet
  • Playa La Magdalena
    2,300 feet
Closest Airports
  • Santander Airport
    3.7 miles
  • Bilbao Airport
    45.3 miles
How to get to Silken Río Santander from Santander Airport
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1 Restaurant On Site

    Marea Alta

    Food: Mediterranean, Spanish

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Amenities of Silken Río Santander
  • Beachfront
  • Beach
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
  • Special diet meals (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Private parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not possible) and costs EUR 19.50 per day.
  • Parking garage
  • Airport drop-off Additional charge
  • Airport pickup Additional charge
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning Additional charge
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • Key access
  • Safe
  • Airport shuttle (additional charge)
  • Shuttle service (additional charge)
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Packed lunches
  • Soundproof rooms
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Room service
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Health & Wellness Facilities
  • Fitness
  • Public Bath
  • Fitness center
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules Silken Río Santander takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


Until 12:00 PM


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 13 and above are considered adults at this property.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib by request
Extra bed by request
3 - 11 years
Extra bed by request
12+ years
Extra bed by request
€ 36 per person, per night

Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The maximum number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the room you choose. Double-check your selected room for the maximum capacity.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.


When booking more than 4 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Red 6000 American Express Silken Río Santander accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

The property is partially adapted for people with reduced mobility. There are access ramps and 2 partially adapted rooms, which have handrails in the bathroom and bath tubs.

Guest will need to show valid COVID passport at restaurant

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

As a result of the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property has temporarily suspended its shuttle services.

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Spa and gym facilities at this property are unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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

FAQs about Silken Río Santander

  • Room options at Silken Río Santander include:

    • Twin/Double
    • Twin
    • Double
    • Family

  • Check-in at Silken Río Santander is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

  • Silken Río Santander offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Fitness center
    • Beachfront
    • Fitness
    • Public Bath
    • Beach

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Silken Río Santander by:

    • Taxi 15min

  • Silken Río Santander has 1 restaurant:

    • Marea Alta

  • The prices at Silken Río Santander may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • The nearest beach is 150 feet from Silken Río Santander.

  • Silken Río Santander is 1.6 miles from the center of Santander.

  • Guests staying at Silken Río Santander can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 7.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte