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Barcelo Costa Vasca

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   15 Avenida Pio Baroja, 20008 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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hertfordshire uk
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14 reviews 14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We spent a night at this hotel and found that although listed as a 4* hotel it left a lot to be desired. Reception somewhat less than indifferent. No assistance offered to take luggage to room which was modern - somewhat too modern. Very plastic, small fridge also doubled as desk. No bath, shower only. Breakfast poor standard, no service... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
56 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed our two night stay. The room was well designed and appointed, and the hotel feels trendy and modern. Breakfast was excellent. The hotel is a short walk from the beach. We caught a taxi to the centre of San Sebastian, but had no difficulty in walking back along the promenade by the beach. Underground parking provided a... More

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Bcostavasca, Gerente at Barcelo Costa Vasca, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for this beautiful review describing all our services. We are very happy to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and be sure that I will personally care to share your beautiful words with all our team. The day you would like to come back to the Barceló Costa Vasca hotel, to not... More

Glasgow
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37 reviews 37 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here in 2012 and had no hesitation is booking again for our trip to San Sebastian. Some things had been changed in the hotel since our last visit, but the fundamentals were still in place - great food, efficient service and high quality rooms. We were delayed a day due to a late connection and the hotel kindly... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for this superb review describing in details our hotel and services. It is always a great pleasure for us to know that your expectations have been achieved. Please be sure that your beautiful words will be shared with all our team members. We look forward de see you back in our hotel. If so,... More

East Grinstead, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I travelled together to San Sebastian, I was working he was taking a well earned break. We found the hotel staff helpful, professional and nothing was too much trouble. Our room and bathroom was spotless on each day that we were staying. The whole hotel was clean and most if the time quiet and relaxing but be... More

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Bcostavasca, Gerente at Barcelo Costa Vasca, responded to this review

Dear Anne, Thank you for taking the time to share your experience with other travellers. I am glad to read that you enjoyed your stay with us and it is for us a pleasure to read that you will definitely come back to our hotel. We do appreciate your kind words about the service provided by our staff, and about... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Brilliant food - breakfast was absolutely perfect, lots of selection. Friendly and welcoming service. Not cheap, but has some great views and is very close to the beach. Family orientated. Didn't get to go in the pool because it was only a quick stay. Underground parking for an extra €20. Would recommend it.:)

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for your beautiful review and for taking your time to share your experience with other travellers. I am so glad to read that you enjoyed your stay at Barceló Costa Vasca hotel. Please be sure that your comment will be forwarded to all our team. Once again we greatly appreciate your kind words and... More

Plymouth, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hotel is in a quiet area about a five minute walk from a good beach and a twenty five minute walk from the old town. The facilities are modern with a good size pool with attendant and secure parking at around £10 per day. There are several good restaurants in the area but the walk to the old town... More

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Dear Guest, Thank you very much for taking the time to write this wonderfully review about your stay in our hotel. We are glad to know that we met your expectations and be sure that your comment will be forwarded to all our team. If you expect to come back to our hotel, feel free to ask for me at... More

Holland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
41 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed a couple of days in August 2014. The hotel is located close to the Ondarreta beach in a very quiet area. It is easily accessible by car and has a large parking which is comparatively cheap though it is still some money. It is located at about the same distance of the old town and the Igeldo mountain.... More

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Bcostavasca, Deputy Manager at Barcelo Costa Vasca, responded to this review

Dear Guest, I would like to tank you for the time invested in writing this superb review describing in details all our services. We are glad to know that you enjoy you stay with us. Make sure that your beautiful words will be shared with all our team. Please feel free to contact me on your next visit, and I... More

Derby
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The photographs on the hotel website don't do this property justice. An excellent location in walking distance to the beach but with a peaceful and attractive pool to retreat to. The rooms for our family (2 interconnecting) were huge and had an attractive modern design. Would have liked a kettle in the room but otherwise an excellent place to explore... More

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Dear Guest Thanks a lot for your great review. It is always a pleasure for us to know that your expectations have been achieved and I am glade advise you that your review will be forwarded to all our team. Thank you for you opinion about the Photographs in our website. You are totally right that is why we will... More

San Sebastian
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is a nice hotels. NIce pool area, open from 11.00-1900. But it is far, ind i mean FAR from everything. It does not seem like it on the map.The road u have to walk is super booring, and long. I would never stay there again. Its also steep prices in the hotel, a coffe is 2,5 euros. And u... More

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Dear Guest Thank you very much for your review. I am glad to know that the hotel facilities and swimming pool area were to your like, however I was sorry to read that the hotel location wasn’t the one you expected to be. Nevertheless I have to remind you that we are at only 5 minutes walk to the Ondaretta... More

Pisa, Italy
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very kind welcome upon arriving when we received clear indications of what to do in the city. Many options for parking the car around the hotel. A little bit far from the night life areas of the Bay. We needed to use the car to reach the centre and pay expensive parking places, when available. Rooms well equipped as well... More

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Estimado cliente, Me gustaría agradecer su comentario positivo sobre el trato de nuestro personal. Y tambien por su valoración positiva... More

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Address: 15 Avenida Pio Baroja, 20008 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Guipuzcoa Province > San Sebastian - Donostia
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Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelo Costa Vasca 4*
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Barcelo San Sebastián Donostia
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The Barcelo Costa Vasca**** hotel is a landmark in San Sebastian, it is located 7 minutes by foot to Ondarreta Beach and 15 mins from the famous creation by the sculptor Eduardo Chillida "El Peine del Viento". Discover the city's historical and traditional side by enjoying a few tapas in the old Basque quarter or enjoy all the glamour of our city, taking a pleasant stroll, with magnificent views of the La Concha Bay. What better way to end the day than by relaxing in our Urban Wellness Centre with its wide range of treatments (managed by the Sasoibide group), or over a drink in front of the fireplace in our B-lounge Bar. For the summer season (1 July to 31 August) we offer you 2500 m² of garden area to enjoy, where you can relax with a cocktail in our Swim Bar or cool yourself down in our semi-Olympic sized swimming pool. We also offer guests a convenient car park situated at the hotel entrance. Furthermore, during your stay you can enjoy free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel. ... more   less 
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