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Pension-Hostal Gran Bahia

Embeltran, 16, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014 via mobile

The old town has a lot of 1 or 2 - star pensions and small hotels. This one is nothing in particular. Good location, as all the others. Paper-thin walls, so the habits of your neighbours will probably have an influence on how you rate the place. Pricey, at least in July!

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Dusseldorf, Germany
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65 hotel reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I stayed at this hotel with my wife for two nights. I booked this hotel since we wanted to stay overnight in the old town in San Sebastian. As soon as we got to the hotel, the receptionist explained the hotel and the events in the town, and she was very friendly, which was a good impression for us to... More

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Den Haag
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

This pension is a lovely cosy place in the center of the old town. Very bright, freshly painted rooms, very clean, make your rest comfortable after extensive tours of the sites of San Sebastian. The pension is centrally located, close to the most appealing gourmet pintxo spots introducing savoury examples of the Basque cuisine. The warm welcome and the kind... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Met at Reception on arrival - excellent and attentive staff. Location excellent in old town. Breakfast in nearby restaurant was ok. Room was clean and tidy and bed comfortable. Shower cubicle was incredibly tiny but the shower worked well. Booked this hotel for air conditioning option in case it was hot. Unfortunately, A/C sent black cloud of filter dust on... More

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Ebeltoft, Denmark
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14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

This small hotel in the old part of town is ideal to do San Sebastian. You are in the middle of the areas with tapas, shops and bars. Our room was very small but ok and clean. The staff was more than helpfull. Very personal and friendly. Feels like good friends.

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Townsville, Australia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

The rooms seem to have been recently updated and are a pleasant surprise upon entering. Our room was more like a studio apartment with a huge wardrobe and bathroom, which contains a double vanity and a full size bath! The staff were incredibly friendly and really added to the pleasantness of our stay! Small extras like a refrigerator with complimentary... More

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Cottesloe, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Gran Bahia was in such a great location....we could walk around old town as much as we liked and barely see the same street more than once. Bed was comfortable and nice dark rooms which helps for holiday sleep ins! Price was more than reasonable as well for its location, we would happily stay here again. The hosts were great... More

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Denver, Colorado
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129 reviews 129 reviews
18 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

This pension was owned/operated by an elderly woman. It has now changed hands and been remodeled/updated. Still a good price and nice location. Ask them about including parking in the room cost. Much cheaper than paying for it through the parking lots.

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Arizona US
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2013

Totally agree w/LoveTravel 679! This is an expensive area and US$ weak against €, besides, so we were delighted to find this charming hostal in terrific location. Sure, the rooms are small and you'll need to ask to borrow a hair dryer, but it's spotless throughout and attention to detail is amazing: simple chic design, great bed, nice sheets, the... More

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Atlanta, GA
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3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

San Sebastian is not a cheap place to find hotels, and with two 3 star restaurants on the itinerary, we were looking to not spend a fortune on lodging. Pension Gran Bahia Bernardo had everything we needed. The rooms were small, but they were spotlessly clean with minimalist decoration that was classy rather than stark. Unlike a lot of pensions,... More

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Address: Embeltran, 16, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Guipuzcoa Province > San Sebastian - Donostia
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Ranked #17 of 69 Specialty Lodging in San Sebastian - Donostia
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