Fodor's Expert Review Parador de Santillana Gil Blas

Pl. Ramón Pelayo 11, Santillana del Mar, Cantabria, 39330, Spain Fodor's Choice

Built in the 16th century, this imposing stone palace has baronial rooms with heavy wooden beams and splendid antique furnishings. The spacious dining hall has a medieval feel and specializes in local cuisine as well as roasts, stews, and soups borrowed from the Castilian tradition.

PROS

  • storybook surroundings
  • opulent decor
  • attentive service

CONS

  • expensive
  • drafty in winter
  • noise carries from the square into the rooms

QUICK FACTS

Hotel
Sophisticated
Central
$$$

HOTEL INFO

Phones: 942-028028

HOTEL DETAILS

28 rooms
Rate Includes: No Meals

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