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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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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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65 reviews 65 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Located by the river 20 minutes walk from the old town .Nicely decorated spacious rooms with free wifi . The breakfast was really good with a lot to choose from. Some noise from the nearby bus terminal,but not too disturbing.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Actually stayed in 2013, but found our old holiday itinerary and decided to leave a note. Fantastic room, lucky we were on a fairly high floor as the lower rooms must be bothered by the traffic as there is a major bus / coach drop off point which was quite busy from early in the morning to late at night.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I often travel to San Sebastian but sometimes I need to fly into Bilbao airport like this time , I arrived in the late evening and took the direct bus from Bilbao airport to San Senastian's bus station and decided to book a room in the Silken Amara Plaza as it is just facing the bus station . It took... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our surprise was bus from Bilbao arrived in heavy rain at the hotel (bus terminal). We planned to travel from Bilbao by train but all Bilbao hotel staff recommended bus which is three times faster than train. We (old couple)walked to the old town, main attraction, and to the beach for 2 days through 2 paralleled shopping streets, but at... More 

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Vernon, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went during the firework festival. So very busy town. Handy location to shops, restaurant etc. lovely walk to town centre . Took bus as well after long day walk along beach. Found the hotel room small, expensive but adequate. Did not eat in hotel.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for two nights with my wife after holidaying in Urrugne, France. The drive took approx. one hour on normal roads. On arrival we parked in the hotel's underground car park, cost €18.5 per night. The double room was reasonably spacious, nice bathroom with shower over bath. The room overlooked the main bus station and I was worried that there... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic hotel 25 mins walk to the old town along the river. Great value for a 4star hotel paided 86 euros with the parking Included. Very plush modern hotel, our room was massive with view over the river. Room service is great as was the bed, big TV, massive bathroom with lots of hot water. Which was needed after exploring... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice clean hotel, nice room, nice breakfast, it just average for an average price, you pay extra for parking which is a downside. Location is nice next to the river and it a nice walk in to town by the river or along the shops.

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Caerleon, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2015 via mobile

We spent one night here in a triple room. Situated next to the bus station, which was very handy as we arrived by bus. Reception staff were professional and friendly, there was no delay despite it being very busy. Our room was comfortable and clean. We had a good view overlooking a typical Spanish roundabout with a pretty fountain which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

We reached the Silken Amara from 5 hour bus ride from Madrid. You can walk from the bus dropoff point right into the lobby of the Amara. Very friendly front desk staff, corteous and efficient check in. The lobby area and the rooms look like recent renovation, no wear and tear signs at all. Loved the glass shower wall, you... More 

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Calidad S, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Silken Amara Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so much for taking part of your time to make your review about your stay at Amara Plaza Hotel. We are glad to see we provided you with a good quality service ,our main goal its to make of our guests stay a great experience. It would be a great pleasure to see you again soon.... More 

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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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#3 On the Beach Hotel in San Sebastian - Donostia
#6 Business Hotel in San Sebastian - Donostia
#7 Luxury Hotel in San Sebastian - Donostia
#8 Romantic Hotel in San Sebastian - Donostia

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