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Pension Garate

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San Martin 54 - 1er piso, 20007 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very well priced pension, friendly staff and very clean. Initially, a little hard to find but soon found it! I do not like the long pillows in Spain, have come across them everywhere but I guess that's just a different culture! We were in a very noisy room and I did struggle to get to sleep each night, if there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This small pension is in the centre of San Sebastián and is perfectly located to explore this wonderful town. We were greeted with a smile and the lady on reception couldn't have been more helpful with advice on where to go, etc. The room itself was clean and comfortable. We will definitely return

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

nice pension in centre of San Sebastian; restaurants, cafe and beach is very close by. Personnel is very friendly. We stayed there in early May hence not a warm month so we did not miss A/C. Only comment could be that it is on a relatively busy road. Price quality very well

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Nice clean room in a good location, reception staff were very helpful with places to go and recommendations for lunch. Rooms are a good size with hair dryer and kettle. Would stay again for a weekend break

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Chester, United Kingdom
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

My wife and I stayed at Pension Garate for 3 nights between Christmas and New Year. I was impressed by the level of customer service a couple of days prior to our arrival, as i was contacted by email asking me for our estimated time of arrival and was given some helpful advice to travel from Bilbao to San Sebastian... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

As the title says you cant go wrong...decorated to a high standard. The bathroom was excellent and would have no hesitation in recommending. Free wi fi in the room. Our room had a balcony to the back of the property and a safe is provided free for passports. Drinks in a honesty box for a euro lovely stay

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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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3 hotel reviews
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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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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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