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Rooms and Suites at Hotel Maria Cristina

From 529 USD
Junior Suite

Junior Suite ( 646ft2 )

The Junior Suite offers a breathtaking view of the glistening river and its surroundings. As guests step in, they're greeted by a lavish sofa and

From 793 USD
Deluxe Garden View Room

Deluxe Garden View Room ( 377ft2 - 452ft2 )

The Deluxe Garden View Room seamlessly blends the hotel's history with its contemporary essence. Abundant natural light graces the space through expansive windows and French

From 805 USD
River View Corner Suite

River View Corner Suite ( 700ft2 )

The River View Corner Suite is meticulously crafted for esteemed guests who view the palace as their personal haven in San Sebastian. Upon arrival, sunlight

From 971 USD
Premium River View Room

Premium River View Room ( 377ft2 - 431ft2 )

The Premium River View Room seamlessly blends history with modernity, casting a captivating spell. Sunlight filters through expansive windows and French doors, offering a tranquil

From 1,216 USD
Top Floor River Terrace Suite

Top Floor River Terrace Suite ( 958ft2 )

The allure of the Top Floor River Terrace Suite lies in its unparalleled 180-degree vistas of San Sebastian and the picturesque Urumea River. Upon arrival,

From 1,281 USD
Family Garden View Room

Family Garden View Room ( 517ft2 )

The Family Garden View Room captures the hotel's enchanting fusion of history and modernity. Sunlight streams through expansive windows and French doors, offering serene garden

From 1,571 USD
Bette Davis River Suite

Bette Davis River Suite ( 840ft2 )

The Bette Davis River Suite beautifully encapsulates the spirit of the iconic actress. Renowned for her captivating gaze, demeanor, and talent, Bette Davis remains an

From 1,666 USD
Garden View Suite

Garden View Suite ( 829ft2 )

The Garden View Suite is a haven for esteemed guests who view the palace as their personal San Sebastian residence. Upon entering, natural light streams

From 1,725 USD
Top Floor Royal Terrace Presidential Suite

Top Floor Royal Terrace Presidential Suite ( 1184ft2 )

The Top Floor Royal Terrace Presidential Suite epitomizes regal sophistication, exceeding the expectations of even the most discerning guests. Its step-out balcony offers majestic views

From 2,880 USD
Royal River View Corner Suite

Royal River View Corner Suite ( 797ft2 )

The Royal River View Corner Suite embodies opulent elegance, surpassing the expectations of even the most discerning guests. Its balcony offers breathtaking views of the

From 3,183 USD
Eduardo Chillida Suite

Eduardo Chillida Suite ( 840ft2 )

Welcome to the Eduardo Chillida Suite, a luxurious 1-bedroom retreat offering breathtaking views of the river. This corner suite spans 78 square meters and is

Classic Room

Classic Room ( 269ft2 - 280ft2 )

The Classic Room offers a timeless yet modern ambiance with serene vistas. Decorated in elegant grey and eggshell tones, accented by aubergine details, guests can

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 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 walk 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. The famous San Sebastian Plaza is a few steps away from a few neighboring buildings. 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, including 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, a flat-screen LED TV, and a 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 daily 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.

Additional Facilities

Hotel Maria Cristina's top priority is ensuring the highest customer satisfaction. Even minor facilities can change the customer's perception, and this luxury hotel takes care of everything. 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, with free wifi, 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 Belle Eopue hotel is the place to stay in the gourmet-influenced region of San Sebastian.
  • Get your free hotel bicycle and explore the area, which is just beautiful.
  • Javier de las Muellas is the Spanish Cocktail king and will mix your drink in the hotel´s Dry Bar.
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