Photo Source: Hotel Maria Cristina, San Sebastián
The Hotel Maria Cristina in San Sebastián, Spain is located in the heart of the city just a few meters away from the Urumea river and the sea. Originally built in 1912 by French architect Charles Mewes and now newly reopened, with 136 spacious rooms and suites designed with a Belle Epoque style, this is the ideal place to experience an unforgettable stay in a charming environment in the city of San Sebastian. During the last 100 years, many celebrities have enjoyed the hospitality and amenities of this luxury hotel. The first to pass through its entryway was the Regent Maria Cristina herself in 1912. Since then, the list is nearly endless. Gregory Peck, Glenn Ford, Julie Andrews, Kirk Douglas, Robert Mitchum, Robert De Niro, Sophia Loren, Elizabeth Taylor, Woody Allen, Susan Sarandon, Bette Davis, Lauren Bacall, Al Pacino, Michael Douglas, Peter O´Toole, Harrison Ford , Mel Gibson, the Spaniard Fernando Fernan-Gomez, Pedro Almodovar, and Francisco Rabal.