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1.0 of 5 Guest house   |   San Martin 54 - 1er piso, 20007 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Pension Garate
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Port Charlotte, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Fabulous pension, centrally located, great but small rooms. The staff is amazing and extremely helpful. Very clean. The only drawbacks were we were there in August so sleeping was comfortable with the windows open but there was street noise so bring ear plugs. We plan to stay there again. Great facility.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The staff were approachable and friendly, a great source information and advice. the room although compact was very clean and of a high standard. the location was excellent. We thoroughly enjoyed our short break.

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Camarillo, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

For €220 for a two-night stay, we could not be more pleased. Two very short blocks to the center of the promenade along Playa La Concha. Easy walking distance to everything in this great city. Room is recently renovated- clean, and beds were very comfortable. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Very secure building. We would stay here again next... More

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Great location, especially if spending time at the beach. The old town is about a 10-minute stroll along the Playa de La Concha promenade from Pension Garate. If beach proximity isn't important, then it might be more fun staying directly in the old town, though my wife and I were grateful to enjoy those scenic walks each night after filling... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

My wife and I stayed one night here in June 2014. We found it to be in an excellent location close to the beach and the old town. The staff - thanks Sarai - were really helpful. The room was great and even had WiFi. We would return to this pension for longer.

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Dunstable, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

Small first floor pension a few minutes walk from san Sebastian's la concha beach. Ideal location and nice, compact room and bathroom. Hotel really helpful in per booking underground parking for our car a few minutes away. Great place to stay for accessing the beach and old town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

The owner warmly & cheerfully welcomed us to San Sebastian with an orientation of the area. Its very convenient that the owner just lives across the hotel (in the same building, same floor) so that when you arrive late at night & no one opens the door when you ring the doorbell, just ring the bell across. Room is quite... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

Much more basic than my usual choice but we were limited by needing a place for the dog. It was great though. Very friendly and helpful staff, clean rooms with comfy bed and strong shower. Our room had a little balcony, coffee/tea in room which I always appreciate. I do agree with others' comments that the walls are thin. I... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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20 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

The location is convenient, close to La Concha beach and an easy walk to the old town. We also walked it from Amara railway station when we arrived, but when we realised how reasonable the taxi fares are in San Sebastian we took that option when we left. The people are friendly and helpful, and speak good English. The room... More

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

I am sad to rate this place a 3 as the only real issue with it was the lack of aircon - but in summer that is a pretty big issue. My partner and I had the worst nights sleep both nights we were there. The room was so hot, we left the doors open and were kept awake by... More

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Address: San Martin 54 - 1er piso, 20007 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Guipuzcoa Province > San Sebastian - Donostia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Pension Garate 1*
Number of rooms: 9
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