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City hotel with garden, Galicia

Santiago de Compostela | Ref: HSAC1 | Bedrooms: 14


In the heart of the medieval city of Santiago de Compostela, this charming and popular hotel combines traditional architectural features with modern comforts and has the added blessing of a lovely garden, where you can eat breakfast or enjoy an aperitif among the apple and lemon trees.
There is also a "cristalera" - a glassed-in verandah - for breakfast and for sitting in, a coffee-shop/bar with old stone fireplace and a small library with an excellent collection of maps and guide books.

Accommodation Description

14 double / twin bedrooms, all ensuite, including 3 superior rooms with garden views.
All rooms are nicely decorated and have satellite TV, piped music, hairdryer, etc.
WiFi internet throughout hotel (courtesy lap top available).


Breakfast room
Cafe / bar
Free Wi-Fi
NB The hotel does not have parking, but there is a public car park very close by.


Breakfast only
Plenty of restaurants to choose from within a short walk.

Beach: 40km
Nearest Shop: A short walk
Bars/Restaurants: A short walk
Nearest Airport: Santiago (14km)
Nearest Ferryport: Santander (475km)

Santiago de Compostela

Santiago is a goal for tourists as well as pilgrims, with its magnificent cathedral set in one of the loveliest squares in Spain, its ancient arcaded and flag-stoned streets, churches, museums, market and many bars and restaurants.

Holiday Ideas near Santiago de Compostela

Santiago de Compostela
Santiago de Compostela
Albariño, Spain's best white
Albariño, Spain's best white
Great seafood of Galicia
Great seafood of Galicia
Catamaran down the Rio Sil.
Catamaran down the Rio Sil.
Ribeira Sacra monasteries
Ribeira Sacra monasteries
Ribeiro wines from Galicia
Ribeiro wines from Galicia

Getting There

Santiago and the interior of Galicia is well served by air:

From Heathrow to A Coruña with Vueling (BA);
From Gatwick to Santiago with Easyjet;
From Stansted to Vigo or Santiago with Ryanair;
From Dublin to Vigo with Ryanair or Santiago with Aer Lingus.

NB Flights are not included but we can advise on routes and timetables

Good motorway links now make ferry travel a possibility though you may need to consider stop-overs depending on sailing times (see our selection of hotels)
(Santiago is 4 hours 50 mins from Santander)

Ferries: Plymouth or Portsmouth to Santander or Bilbao – 7 sailings weekly. Ireland to North Spain - 2 sailings a week.

Please ask us for advice on ferry crossings, timetables and flexible start dates to fit with the crossings.

Getting Around

If travelling by air we recommend renting a hire car to make the most out of your visit to the area. If you prefer to use public transport please consult our expert staff for advice on which properties are more suitable.

If coming on the ferry you will use your own vehicle - we recommend that you ensure that insurance and breakdown cover are in place. For full advice on how to prepare the vehicle etc see the Brittany Ferries website

In either case we will provide full instructions to arrive at your holiday accommodation, complete with GPS co-ordinates.

Reviews of this property

Read our clients' independent reviews

"Excellent - could not fault", (2014 Client)

"The hotel was wonderful. We loved the rooms, terrace, garden etc. The people who work there were all so welcoming and responsive. The location was perfect, of course", (2012 Client)

"This hotel in Santiago, the Costa Vella, just hit the spot with its location, garden, and energetic Roberto for whom nothing was too much trouble", (2011 Client)

"Delightful rear garden for breakfast and relaxing in; real pleasure after a busy day's sightseeing, well away from the crowds", (2010 Client)

"Thought we would write to say how impressed we were with Costa Vella during our recent trip. The friendliness and helpfulness of everyone at the hotel was just great.
We would recommend it to anyone asking for a hotel in the city", (2008 Client)

"We were very well looked after here", (2007 Client)

"Excellent hotel, wonderful service. Level of cleanliness second to none. Booking so easy thank you", (2006 Client)

"The manager was exceptionally hospitable and helpful. The whole ambience was both attractive and friendly", (2008 client)