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Pension Aia

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Zabaleta 40 | 1st Floor, 20001 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This charming place is run by a very warm couple who have their own story about how they built it brick by brick. It is located just a lane away from the beach, a very convenient place which is quiet as well as happening at times. Usually a quiet lane turns into quite happening one night every week when there... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I can only confirm previous reviews. I was met by Anais (I hope I have your name right) who immediately set about finding out what I planned to do and offering suggestions for places to eat (my priority) and go. My room was an interior room with its own basin and shower but a shared toilet. There are four shared... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

On arrival to Pension Aia, we received a warm welcome & handy tips from our host. The cocktail/ gin tonic bar he recommended - a few of blocks away from Aia - became our nightly hangout. Do ask about it! There's also another fun bar across the street from it, just to the left. Pension Aia is 15-20 min by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were so pleasantly surprised when we got to this hostel. It's so comfortable and so clean! We were met by Paulo when we arrived and he gave us a map with all the best spots to eat and what to do on out visit. The location is perfect with many great places to eat right outside... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2015

This pension is just perfect. Location is great, just behind the Zurriola beach and a few minutes beautiful walk to the old town, and it's surrounded by the best cafés and one excellent pintxos bar (Bar Bergara) in SS! The owner was very helpful and provided us new towels every second day. The whole pension is very clean and lovely... More 

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Nottingham, UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

We stayed here for two nights to break our journey down to Southern Spain. We had a warm welcome and lots of information about things to see and do from Anais. The room was small but clean and modern and we made use of the kitchen for drinks and breakfast. Pinxtos Pote on Thursday evening was great fun. 2 euros... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I had a fantastic stay at Pension Aia. Paolo and his wife are so helpful and passionate. They gave us lots of tips about things to do in San Sebastián and they were so accommodating which really made our stay. We decided to stay an extra day and so glad we did. We loved that you could... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

A great place to stay in San Sebastien/Donastia. Modern & well equiped with very helpful friendly staff. This pension is in the newer area of the city, but a short walk from the old town & beach. Near to restaurants, stores & the wonderful pintxos bars of this city.

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Leeds
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

I have just returned from an amazing break in San Sebastian & I cannot recommend this b&b enough! The rooms were modern, spacious & cleaner than a lot of hotels I've stayed in, the room had exposed brick walls with modern furnishings and a surprise terrace which was spacious and nice to sit on a morning! We were also expecting... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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74 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

We stayed at Pension Aia in August when coincidentally, the International Fireworks festival was on. The pension is located 5 minutes on foot from the surf beach which in my opinion was the nicer beach. The other beach, as well as the town centre is roughly a 15 minute walk. It took us a while to figure out where the... More 

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