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Plaza Gipuzkoa 2, 20004 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2 of 5 stars
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

In short..... BED BUGS - no common areas!! very dirty - no hot water - dirty kitchen without kettle or toaster - dodgy bunk beds - very basic free breakfast - hot rooms no aircon or fans - dirty bathrooms - internet didn't work We booked the hostel as we have many others over the past 8 months based on... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Of course, this hostel is not the lap of luxury, but it is comfortable, clean and with very welcoming staff, always prepared to give information on the city and help you find a good pintxos bar! The location is excellent! Perhaps for people looking to travel for elegantly, this would not be the ideal place, but for those backpacking, it... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Strongly recommend to think twice before choosing that place. Suitable only for youth who don't need anything except any bed to sleep. Low price, true, but I unfortunately had a forced bad experience to stay there for 2 nights and I was really shocked even despite low expectations.

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Granada, Spain
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 via mobile

Great location but after that you'll struggle to find reasons to want to stay here. Bed linen feels cheap and duvet very thin. Extra duvets in cupboard but not covered and look dirty. Heating turned off so we were cold! Horrible lighting in rooms (bright white fluorescent). No bedside light in single bedroom. Common bathroom for various rooms is part... More

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Island of Anglesey, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 via mobile

Good location and cheap, but a lesson was taught that quality pays. Rooms are very basic with poor beds, the walls were paper thin and the staff weren't all that helpful. However it served its purpose as a base to stay. I'm thinking of visiting San Sebastian again this year but will be searching for somewhere far more upmarket. Its... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2014

Words cannot describe this hostel, I stayed there in July 2013 and it was the worst hostel that i styed in on my 3 month trip. It was so bad that i even got word of how appauling it was in weeks before i arrived in San Seb. The room was dirty and lacked decent security, the bathrooms had not... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

I have travelled the world, stayed in a plethora of different accommodations, and experienced the highs and lows of the dormitory environment. But the uniqueness of the Urban Houses is something that i enjoyed so much, that San Sebastian is the single place i have travelled to the most. I love San Sab and in a large part that is... More

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Bilbao, Spain
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

They were supernice to me and took me out on town. The rooms are newly renovated and great price. I could walk everywhere to see the city and the beaches. The also rented out bikes and arranged fun parties.

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014 via mobile

Location is simply excellent, just a couple of blocks from the Old Town and la Concha Beach. You've got everything around; from small cafeterias, pintxos bar and clubs (if you like to party). Rooms are clean and secure (Lock in the main door, look in your floor, and lock in your rooms) plus they have lockers inside the room. Breakfast... More

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San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

I've traveled to many different countries, cities and have stayed in both hotels and hostels, but honestly, I've never had so much fun staying in a hostel before. All of the staff were very friendly and kind. Helped me with anything I needed. Not exactly sure why they would get such awful reviews. I stayed here a few nights and... More

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Address: Plaza Gipuzkoa 2, 20004 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Guipuzcoa Province > San Sebastian - Donostia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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The most famous hostel in San Sebastian we are located in Plaza Gipuzkoa,2 in the very HEART of the city; a stones throw from the beach and old town.We now offer a large chill out area, access to kitchen. FREE: BREAKFAST, TEA&COFFEE, PASTA, INTERNET. We also have a honesty bar and board and bike hire.Great knowledgeable staff and lots of recommendations on places to go and things to do - don´t hesitate to ask us for anything you need! ... more   less 
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