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Silken Amara Plaza Hotel

4.0 of 5 Plaza Pio XII 7, 20010 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a long weekend in San Sebastian, this hotel is really easy to get to from Bilbao as the airport bus stops outside the door. It's about a 25 minute walk into the old town (but you may appreciate the walk after all of the amazing food!) The staff are very friendly. Bedroom was spacious with big comfortable bed,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful hotel & setting, very nice rooms, good food & excellent bar. The staff is very courteous and helpful. The front of the hotel faces a tidal river. The back faces a broad park like boulevard w/ public transportation on either side of the hotel. It's a short walk to the the jewel of Donostia, Playa La Concha & the... More

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights at the hotel Amara in October 2014. Location is very good, walking distance from La Concha (about 15 minutes). If you get a room in the upper floors (our room was in floor 9th) you'll get nice views from the mountains. The service was great and once you close the windows, you do not get any... More

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Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stayed here for a few nights in Oct 2014. Location was good situated 15 mins walk from the lovely old town. Rooms and facilities were fine, parking expensive at €18 per day and overall the hotel was expensive compared to other parts of northern Spain. The best aspect was the friendly staff and the barman who kept smiling into the... More

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Stayed here for two nights in September 2014 - hotel is very ideally located next to the bus station which made it very easy to find. The room was clean and comfortable. Located about 15 min walk to the main bit of down, but you walk down quite a nice river route. Would recommend for a short weekend break.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Stayed there for 2 nights staff had good english and where friendly rooms are good size and modern great shows right next to the bus station so thats handy any one coming in on a bus and also taxis right next to that witch was very handy about a 15min walk to the old town and beach or about 5euro... More

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Hotel is only a 10/15 minute walk from the main centre and beach areas and is located next to the bus station. It's a pleasant walk, either along the river or along tree lined paths by local shops/cafes. The hotel itself was quiet, clean and comfortable (the only noise we heard was early in the morning from the buses but... More

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Portland, Oregon, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights during our Camino. Nice room, very stylish, comfortable bed. Excellent service from the front desk and concierge. While not close to the old town, it is a short cab ride/long walk. Breakfast was fine, good selection but a bit pricey.

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Varberg, Sweden
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98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

The hotel is located a few km. outside the city center, Old Town.However, there are a lot of both shops and restaurants nearby.Good room standard, as well as the bed comfort. Friendly staff. Free wy-fi, but not for email ! Good standard, slightly far from downtown.

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Montreal, Canada
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Positive: fairly new and clean, nice breakfast buffet, big well appointed rooms, good staff. Negative: next to bus terminal and can get a bit noisy, solid 20 minutes on foot from town center, wifi not free and slow. Stayed 7 nights in september 2014.

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Address: Plaza Pio XII 7, 20010 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Location: Spain > Basque Country > Guipuzcoa Province > San Sebastian - Donostia
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Hotel Class:4 star — Silken Amara Plaza Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 162
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