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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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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Really enjoyed our stay here. Great location, only 5-10 minute walk from city bus tour and 10-15 minute walk from beaches & old town. Taxi rank right outside. We didn't have breakfast at the Pension but got a really tasty and reasonably priced breakfast in a café 2 minutes walk away on Miracruz street. Only little fault was that the... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We wanted to stay in Gros not knowing that the thousands of people that swarm Playa Zurriola on warm, sunny days, empty on to the streets for a non-stop party, filling every bar stool, every sidewalk, and every street that surrounds the hotel. We fled to the old city in the evenings, wishing that we had stayed there. Our family... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

After another hostel botched our reservations we tried here. Couldn't have received better service from Nacho! He booked table reservations on a busy Saturday night at one of the top places for pinxtos and wine:) Comfy beds, quiet at night, in great location on "surfers beach" side

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

I couldn't recommend this pensión enough. The location and price were perfect. The beautiful rooms with amazing windows as their feature. And mostly the amazing staff! We met Natxo who treated us so well! He helped us with all of our questions and even managed to get us a reservation in one of the best and busiest restaurants in San... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

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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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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