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Pension Altair

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Padre Larroca n. 3 Entlo. Dr., 20001 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pensión Altair is in a great location close to the center of San Sebastián. The staff is very accommodating and the room is clean. The bed however is super squishy and the rooms are tiny. It still is a great deal, as for only 45€ per night we felt like we struck a bargain. Parking is an issue, I recommend... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

A nice pension, in a good area, close to the town centre, old town and beaches. It has been recently modernised but still retains some of the original features, such as the stone window surrounds. Very helpful staff.

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

Great accommodation and a very good value for money. Nothing disappointed me: good service, clean and modern. I would recommend this place for its location. Nice restaurants for pintxos just few minutes away from the hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015 via mobile

Booked a cheap hostal for a one night flying visit to San Sebastian (one of my favorite places) and i wasnt really expecting much for 30 something euros. I found a well appointed, nicely decorated room with big comfortable beds, a balcony and a nice clean modern bathroom. Throw in a very welcoming arrival and a great location just a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Very clean and spacieuse appartment. The People are very Kind and speak English. We had a flat with two bedrooms ( one double bed and two single beds). The pension is located in gros which is 10 minutes walk to the centre. But in gros you find plenty of pintxos bar (cheap and good). The only weak point is that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Nice, affordable hotel in Gros area. Easy walking distance to the beach and old town. Our room was small but efficient. Only issue was that our shower door was broken but the temperature/pressure of the shower was great. Bed was comfortable and the hotel was generally quiet. Our room had a small fan, which made it sufficiently cool at night.... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

First of all, I absolutely loved San Sebastian and I cannot recommend Basque country enough!! This pension was terrific. We rented out the apartment. It was huge and comfortable with kitchen, eating area, living room and separate bedroom with bathroom (with a comfortable bed!). The apartment is in the back so it was quiet at night. It was a fantastic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014 via mobile

I found this place via Lonely Planet's Spain guide after many of the pensiones in San Sebastián's old town were booked. I was not disappointed at all! I don't think we had a better value for our money at any other place we stayed during our two weeks (and five stops) in Spain. The room was clean, the shower was... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Very good location in the center of San Sebastian. Close to Kursaal and Zurriola beach, walking distance to the old city. Close to lots of restaurants and bars. Beautiful decorated and spacious rooms. Very clean. Probably one of the best places to stay in San Sebastian.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Clean modern room provides towels so don't need to bring yours. Stayed 3 nights. Comfortable bed and good shower. Does what it says on the tin, great value for money. Great location. TV in room about 30 channels Taxi rank outside but you won't always find a taxi at it, look up the perpendicular street for another taxi rank. Visit... More 

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