Situated 150 metres from Santander’s Sardinero Beach and Casino, the Santemar features a Japanese garden and elegant rooms with air conditioning. It also offers a lounge with a flat-screen TV. The restaurant serves typical Cantabrian dishes, made with local and regional products. The hotel also has a café-bar for light meals and drinks. Rooms at Santemar include a large marble bathroom complete with a hairdryer. They also come with a minibar and safe. Santemar’s 24-hour reception operates a tour desk and ticket service. Car rental can be arranged for guests and parking is available on site, for an additional cost.