MICHELIN Travel Discover the world
Home > > > > Santander Travel Guide

Where to sleep?

View 22 hotels for Santander

Santander Travel guide Recommended Recommended

Santander Santander Santander Santander
Enlarge map
Logo LeGuideVert

Santander Recommended Recommended : Michelin's recommendations


Entirely rebuilt after being destroyed in a tornado in 1941, Santander is one of the most elegant seaside resorts on the Cantabrian coast and is also an important port. Built to the north of a wide bay, hemmed in by the narrow peninsula of La Magdalena and the Somo sand bank, the town is also famous for its international summer school and music and dance festival.

View 8 Tourist attractions Santander

Tourist attractions Santander : Things to see and do

  • El Sardinero Recommended Recommended

    E - Santander

    Santander's seaside resort hs four beaches, the largest two of which, the Primera Playa El Sardinero and the Segunda Playa El Sardinero (separated by the Piquio Gardens), extend over 3km of golden sand, in a bay running from the Magdalena peninsula t..

  • Península de la Magdalena Recommended Recommended

    E - 39000 Santander

    The beauty of the landscape, and the sublime views it offers, have made this peninsula one of the town's most sought-after districts. Take a stroll through the park, an oasis of greenery, as far as El Sardinero where there is a small zoo and replicas..

  • Housed beneath the Mercado del Este since 2013, this museum shows remarkably vividly the evolution of culture and ways of life, from the Paleolithic Era to the Middle Ages, through displays based on digs carried out in the 50 or so prehistoric caves ..

View 8 Tourist attractions Santander Top of page
View 22 Hotels Santander

Hotels Santander

  • Hotel Picos De Europa

    Arco Iris, 3 (Plaza Numancia) E - 39010 Santander

    Hotel Picos de Europa is set in the heart of Santander, just 600 metres from Santander Train Station. This small hotel offers comfortable rooms with free internet access. Most rooms at the Picos de Europa have a private balcony. They also have an en..

  • Abba Santander

    Calderón de la Barca, 3 E - 39002 Santander

    The Abba Santander can be found in the centre of Santander just 100 metres from the train station and ferry port. There is a 24-hour reception and tourist information can be provided. All modern, air-conditioned rooms have free Wi-Fi, a plasma TV wi..

  • Hotel Bahía

    Cádiz, 22 E - 39002 Santander

    Overlooking Santander Bay and the city’s cathedral, Hotel Bahía offers free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception. Santander’s ferry terminal and main train and bus stations are just 200 metres away. The Hotel Bahía’s spacious rooms have plasma-screen satel..

View 22 Hotels Santander Top of page
View 27 Restaurants Santander

Restaurants Santander

  • El Grand Cru Tapas bar 

    San José 23 E - 39003 Santander

    This gastro-bar with a contemporary ambience is in the very heart of the city. Facilities include a bar, dining room and a more exclusive space in front of the kitchen. Up-to-date cooking and interesting menus.

  • Casona del Judío Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Repuente 20 E - 39012 Santander

    This restaurant partially occupies a large 19C colonial-style residence. It has an attractive main building that is home to the restaurant's private dining rooms, as well as brighter, fresher and more informal annexes featuring a chill-out zone. Mode..

  • Coliseum Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    pl. de los Remedios 1 E - 39001 Santander

  • El Serbal Very comfortable restaurant  A very good restaurant in its category

    Andrés del Río 7 E - 39004 Santander

    The gastronomic reference in the city, an accolade even more worthy of merit given its location in an area teeming with restaurants. Traditional cuisine with a modern touch and pleasant attention to detail.

  • Olleros Comfortable restaurant 

    Enseñanza 6 E - 39001 Santander

    The chef here has a clear penchant for elaborate cuisine. This is apparent both in the wine bar at the entrance, where fancy tapas are served, and the dining room, where guests can choose from the enticing selection of contemporary dishes on the à la..

  • Machinero Quite comfortable restaurant 

    Ruiz de Alda 16 E - 39009 Santander

    A very popular restaurant. The Machinero's traditional menu is complemented by a variety of gastronomic events, some based on a particular theme, others showcasing seasonal products. Busy café and attractively appointed dining room.

  • Bahía Restaurant within a Michelin recommended hotel (or restaurant) 

    av. Alfonso XIII-6 E - 39002 Santander

  • Puerta 23 Comfortable restaurant 

    Tetuán 23 E - 39004 Santander

    This restaurant has a bar area with a seafood tank and a functional dining room with a minimalist feel. The owner-chef creates traditionally based and attractively presented cuisine with a focus on top quality ingredients. Interesting tasting menu!

  • El Machi Tapas bar 

    Calderón de la Barca 9 E - 39002 Santander

    The name of this 80 year-old restaurant is in fact an alias, as the house was originally known as the Taberna Marinera Machichaco. Inside, the old and the new have combined to create a designer and maritime inspired bar. Extensive à la carte menu of ..

View 27 Restaurants Santander Top of page

Top of page