The hotel provides the public with little information about its history. Our team researches the hotel's past, from the very beginning, verifying its exact opening date and providing an overview of its history up to the present day.?If you have any useful information and would like to share it, please send it to you This is what we know so far (attention: unverified history!): King Alfonso XIII was responsible for promoting the creation of a grand hotel to satisfy the needs of the wealthier classes who, like himself, would gather in Santander during the summer months. The Hotel Real opened its doors to the public on 13 July 1917, and the King arrived in Santander by sea on 27 July of that same year, being able to make out, as soon as he entered the bay, the white and stately figure of the Hotel Real. In the summer of 1987 the HUSA hotel chain took charge of the Hotel Real and in 1988 works began on the total refurbishment of the hotel in order to return it to the splendour and category that its origins merit. Today the Hotel Real, having maintained neo-French references in its architectural style and its initial decoration, has introduced those modern elements necessary to ensure the service and quality to make it into the centre for the main economic, cultural and social activities of the city,and participate in a very active way in Santander's touristic image and development.
S.A.R D. Juan de Borbón S.A.R Doña M. Cristina de Borbón S.A.R. Doña Cristina de Borbón S.A.R. Doña Margarita de Borbón S.A.R. Principe Felipe Don Alfonso Zurita Borbón y Doña María Zurita Borbón Exmo. Sr. D. José Azcona Exmo. Sr. D. Miguel de Lamadrid Sr. D. José Carreras Sr. D. Alfredo Kraus Sr. D. Fernando Lázaro Carreter Sr. D. Jorge Semprún Sr. D. Rafael Alberti Sr. D. Ramon vila Sra. Dña. Nuria Espert Sr. D. Jose Manuel Lara Sr. D. Manuel Fraga Sr. D. Jose hierro Sr. D. Lorin Maazel Sra. Dña. Alicia Larrocha Sr. D. Severo Ochoa S.A.R. Doña Irene de Grecia Sr. D. Arpad Joo Maestro Rostropovich Sr. D. Javier Vázquez Sr. D. Ivo Pogoleric Sr. D. Julio Iglesias Sr. D. Jesús Pérez Sr. D. Fernando Domecq Sr. D. José Ignacio Sánchez Niño de la Taurina Sr. D. Manuel Carrión
114/9 Rooms
El Puntal, luxurious restaurant for fine continental and spanish cuisine Theros Bar, light snacks and cocktails
Watersports and beaches within a few minutes walk.access to Royal Golf of Pedrena across the bay., mountainsports within 90 kilometers, other sports close by
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Country: Spain
City: Santander
Opening date: 1917 (12. 07. )

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General Manager J. Peter Lezius


Pérez Galdós, 28
39005 Spain, Santander

Tel: +34-942-27 25 50
Fax: +34-942-27 45 73

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