Staying in Santillana del Mar: Useful tips & links
Staying in Santillana del Mar can be expensive and the options can be limited, with hotels costing at a minimum 35 € a night, per person. However for those with the foresight to carry a tent, significant savings can be made.
Search for Santillana’s cheapest accommodation (hostels, airbnb, home-stays etc.).
Camping de Santillana del Mar (Ctra. a Comillas Km 6.) is located a mere 10 minute walk from the centre of Santillana and is very reasonably priced (1 adult & 1 tent, 9 €). The campsite contains a restaurant, shop, café/bar as well as family facilities such as tennis courts.
Hotel Conde Duque Santillana del Mar (Parque Revolgo, 16) is the most affordable of the numerous hotels in Santillana but still comes at an eye watering cost. Single & Double rooms cost around 30 € but demand is extremely high and impossible in the summer without advanced booking. For your money you do get WiFi and free parking with facilities including a restaurant, bar and laundry services.
Internet in Santillana in theory should be simple as there is a free public WiFi that, supposedly covers the whole town. In practice, you are better of going to a hotel and logging on there, if you are in desperate need of a connection. Here is a map with hotels that offer WiFi: