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Rooms and Suites at Hotel Maria Cristina

From 424 USD
Deluxe Garden View Room

Deluxe Garden View Room ( 377ft2 - 452ft2 )

Each room exemplifies the hotel’s enchanting synthesis of past and present thanks to their gracious atmosphere, with modern details. Natural light hig...

From 648 USD
Premium River View Room

Premium River View Room ( 377ft2 - 431ft2 )

Each room exemplifies the hotel’s enchanting synthesis of past and present thanks to their gracious atmosphere, with modern details. Natural light hig...

From 701 USD
Junior Suite

Junior Suite ( 646ft2 )

Overlooking the sparkling river and beyond, the Junior Suites enrapture guests from every angle. The spacious foyer embodies the suite’s grandeur with...

From 751 USD
Family Room Garden View

Family Room Garden View ( 517ft2 )

Each Family Room exemplifies the hotel’s enchanting synthesis of past and present, thanks to a gracious atmosphere with modern details. Natural light...

From 932 USD
Garden View Suite

Garden View Suite ( 829ft2 )

Fit for a regal sojourn, each suite reflects the elevated expectations of distinguished guests who have long considered the palace their personal resi...

From 1,090 USD
River View Suite

River View Suite ( 700ft2 )

Fit for a regal sojourn, each suite reflects the elevated expectations of distinguished guests who have long considered the palace their personal resi...

From 1,410 USD
Terrace Top Floor River Suite

Terrace Top Floor River Suite ( 958ft2 )

Matchless 180-degree views of San Sebastian and the picturesque Urumea River greet guests from the spacious private terraces of the Terrace Suites. Al...

From 1,652 USD
Royal River Corner Suite

Royal River Corner Suite ( 797ft2 )

The epitome of regal refinement, each Royal Suite surpasses the expectations of the most discerning guests. A step-out balcony affords majestic views...

From 1,896 USD
Bette Davis River Suite

Bette Davis River Suite ( 840ft2 )

Eyes. Attitude. Talent. The “Benevolent Volcano” with the ever-present cigarette. These are the lingering images we carry of the incomparable and trul...

From 2,133 USD
Royal Terrace Presidential Top Floor Suite

Royal Terrace Presidential Top Floor Suite ( 1184ft2 )

The epitome of regal refinement, each Royal Suite surpasses the expectations of the most discerning guests. A step-out balcony affords majestic views...

Classic Room

Classic Room ( 269ft2 - 280ft2 )

A timeless, yet modern ambiance and tranquil views greet guests in Garden Rooms. Wrapped in elegant grey and eggshell hues, with aubergine details, th...

Hotel Maria Cristina

Since the grand hotel's opening in 1912, Hotel María Cristina has been closely associated with the ancient priests living in San Sebastian and their cultural heritage. This hotel features beautiful rooms overlooking the sea with a cinematic palatial appearance.

The town of San Sebastian is famous for several important things. This includes a mouth-watering gastronomic menu and unique and robust culture. There are also large clean beaches, and of course, the International Film Festival that occurs every year.


The Hotel Maria Cristina a Luxury Collection Hotel San Sabastian, was built in 1912. The hotel was inaugurated by Queen Maria Cristina herself, after whom the hotel was named. Moreover, the queen herself overlooked the construction of the great building. This ensured that the end product reflected the true extent of luxury and the cultural belle epoque heritage.

Additionally, the hotel was given a complete revamp on its 100th anniversary in 2012. However, they took proper care to maintain the historical details. This is all while providing a slight touch of modernism to the grand palace. For example, the ancient ceiling's-stained glass was untouched while gold-plated tables were introduced in the hotel.


The Great Maria Cristina Hotel is located in the ancient city center of the town of San Sebastian. Situated beside the great river of Urumea, this beautifully aesthetic palace is only a short walking away from the sandy beaches. Moreover, the hotel is at a distance of 600 meters from the congress center. It is also just 200 meters from the Kursaal Convention Center.

Discover San Sebastian as you explore the extraordinary vicinity. A few neighboring buildings are the famous San Sebastian Plaza, only a few steps away. Moreover, the train station is around 10 minutes from the property. Plus, the rocky beach is only a 6-minute walk from the location.

Food and Dining

The gastronomic dining options are yet another worthwhile experience at the Hotel Maria Cristina. Each of the six restaurants present in the hotel has an award of at least two or three Michelin stars. Moreover, these restaurants combine their seasonal á la carte menus that you can choose from. With the help of concierges in the hotel, you might be able to save a sublime window spot for you and your partner.

Overlooking the historic Victoria Eugenia Theatre, Café Saigon is an onsite restaurant. It covers many cuisines such as Indochina, Vietnam, Japan, and Asia. Enjoy the superb personalized service and make the most of your evening at this restaurant. Moreover, the philosophy of this restaurant is visible in its attention to detail, whether it's ingredients, taste, hygiene standards, or the outstanding interior of the restaurant.

Rioja Cuisine Ambassador Mr. Francis Paniego is back in town after achieving two stars for his famous Echaurren Restaurant and 1 star for Marques de Riscal Restaurant. Known for breaking all traditional norms, Chef Paniego introduced another restaurant called Ezcaray in Hotel Maria Cristina. With avant-garde cuisine and astonishingly personal service, enjoy your meal to the fullest by booking a table beforehand and reaching early on the site.

Additionally, choose from various delicious dishes. These include some of the best fried fish in town, Spanish Omelette, prawns, and lobsters. Also, do not forget to upgrade your meal with a local vintage wine to accompany your delectable dish.

Rooms and Suites

There are 139 guest rooms at this hotel. Every room is as spacious as the next one. Plus, the staff in this hotel ensures the best experience for their visitors. Moreover, with an elegant and authentic interior, every room reflects the city's ancient culture.

Additionally, each room has basic facilities wifi, flat screen LED TV, and minibar having a range of drinks. There is also a telephone to contact the room service and reception. Finally, and most importantly, there is a safe box to secure your assets during your stay.

Bathrooms have Pyrenees Marble floors and essentials such as bathrobes, heated towels, hairdryers, and a large dressing mirror. Moreover, you will find the signature bath amenities designed to give you the best experience.

The wide variety of rooms in the hotel includes Classic Room with a Queen Garden View and Bette Davis Suite with King River View. There is also a premium room guest room, River Suite Bedrooms, Garden Suite Bedrooms, and Royal Suites.

Fitness Center

The hotel's fitness center has all the state-of-the-art fitness accessories expected. Moreover, it is organized by a team of professional fitness trainers. This place will strengthen your motivation to stay fit.

The fitness center is open 24 hours a day and covers roughly 170 square meters. Utilize stationary bicycles, running machines, and strength-training machines. Elliptical machines are also among the most recent Technogym pieces of equipment.

Area and Activities

While staying at this grand hotel, you can indulge in many activities to brighten your day. Neighbored by the Urumea River, the staff of this hotel will guide you through everything there is to know when taking a walk at the beach. Take a walk through the tangle of streets before taking a stroll at the beach. Moreover, the hotel has colorful buildings of La Concha and La Zurriola surrounding it.

Additional Facilities

The topmost priority for Hotel Maria Cristina is to ensure the highest customer satisfaction. Even minor facilities can change the customer's perception, and this luxury hotel takes care of it all. For example, guests with kids are given all the necessary things, such as tents, planetariums, and board games. Moreover, children can also have unlimited ice cream and a mini-sized cup of tea, if they like.

On arrival, you will give your luggage to the appointed staff. Additionally, from the time you arrive until you leave, somebody will be at your assistance 24/7. This is a common saying about this hotel from the visitors who have stayed there.

Room service is also available 24/7 and free wi fi, a fully stocked minibar, and dry cleaning services. Furthermore, if you're a business official on tour, you can easily hold conferences in the spacious meeting rooms. These spaces have all the proper devices and gadgets to make the task effortless.


Even if it is a weekend break, make the most of it by treating yourself to the Hotel Maria Cristina in Spain. It is the perfect place for a mini escape from your day-to-day chores and responsibilities. Instead, allow yourself to retreat to the aesthetic neighborhoods and the famous studio of Pablo Picasso.

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Why we love this hotel

  • This landmark building is situated between the white sand beaches and colorful buildings of La Concha and La Zurriola.

  • Decorated in a sophisticated palette of greys and white, the rooms are a quiet haven of luxury, with a dazzling range of services.

  • A gastronomic paradise, the 16 Michelin starred city offers fine dining and local cuisine, including renowned carveries and cider houses.

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