Inaugurated in 1912 by the queen mother, after whom it was named, this hotel is the most emblematic of the city. Offering 136 air-conditioned rooms spread over 5 floors, it also has a lobby with 24-hour reception, 24-hour check-in/check-out, hotel safe, currency exchange facility, lift access, a café, restaurant, conference facilities, Internet and WLAN access (both subject to fees), as well as room and laundry services (both subject to fees). The Gritti Bar is the perfect place to enjoy a delightful atmosphere whilst having a drink or a coffee.
Located between the beaches of La Concha and La Zurriola and in front of the Victoria Eugenia Theatre and the Kursaal, this historic city hotel stands majestically in the heart of the city. It is located in the lively, historical city centre, with views of the river Urumea and the Cantabrian Sea. Surrounded by promenades and gardens, it is an oasis of peace. It is just a short walk from the town's most elegant shopping area and the San Telmo Museum, the Old Quarter is also within walking distance, but a little further away. Chillida Leku Museum is 7 km away.
The rooms are provided with all the amenities required to ensure a comfortable stay, including a minibar, hairdryer, interactive satellite TV, Internet access, double line direct dial telephones, ironing set, individually adjustable air-conditioning and heating and safe deposit box. Also of note are the bathrooms with Italian marble bathtubs, and the luxury double or king-size beds. Balconies and terraces also feature.
The Hydra Wellness Centre & Spa provides the crowning health experience - the perfect compliment to an unforgettable stay. Guests can enjoy the fabulous indoor heated pool, combining physical exercise with hydrotherapeutic relaxation. Access to the Hydra Wellness Centre & Spa is only available to persons aged 16 years and older. Guests staying at the hotel receive a discount on the entrance fee. Gym facilities are also available (subject to fees). The nearest golf course is some 6 km away. The closest beaches are sandy.
The Easo Restaurant offers a comfortable and welcoming atmosphere - the perfect place to start the day. The magnificient breakfast buffet is guaranteed to put guests in a good mood. The Vietnamese Cafe Saigon is an oasis of eastern delights inside the hotel. Decorated purely in the colonial style of Southeast Asia, it serves a carefully conceived and executed blend of traditional Vietnamese cuisine and elements borrowed from other eastern cuisine varieties.
American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and VISA are all accepted at the hotel.
From Bilbao Airport: take the E70 Motorway straight to San Sebastian. Take Exit 7 and go along the riverside. Turn left after the Maria Cristina Bridge, following the blue/yellow hotel signs. From France: take the A63 Motorway and follow the exit signs for Centro Erdia. After the Maria Cristina Bridge, turn left and follow the blue/white hotel signs. From Madrid: take the A1 Motorway to San Sebastian. Take Exit N7 and go along the riverside. Turn left after the Maria Cristina Bridge and follow the blue/yellow hotel signs. From Barcelona: Take the N130 to the San Sebastian Exit N7. Go along the riverside, turn left after the Maria Cristina bridge and follow the blue/yellow hotels signs.
Private parking is not available at the hotel, though a 24-hour public parking facility is located just next door. The valet parking service is subject to availability.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed