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San Martin, 53 - 10, 20007 Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Bogota, Colombia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

This is one of the nicest "hostels" I've been to. It is located just a few meters from "La Concha beach" the biggest beach in the city and rooms are comfortable and modern. In the room you have a TV set, a mini bar, a trouser press, and air conditioning and sometimes a great balcony. The street in front of... More

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Lliber, Spain
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18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Really smart hostal, very clean and modern rooms, even had a trouser press! Maybe overpriced for a hostal though. We were with friends and both the bedrooms were affected by outside street noise. It was perfectly placed for the beach and the old town and shopping. We had breakfast at the place which was adequate. We also used their garage... More

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2013

Really nice hostal with large very clean and modern rooms. Excellent location near the beach and a short walk to the old town. We had an internal room which had frosted windows as there was no view, it was facing an internal roofed area. This made the room a bit stuffy however there was air conditioning and the room was... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2013

Really liked this hotel, which was excellently located for the beach, and was a short walk to the shops/old town. The decor in the bedrooms is contemporary which I loved. We got a corner room which was very spacious (lovely high ceilings) but unfortunately the downside of it was the street-noise. Additionally there was a lot of overhead noise from... More

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warrenpoint
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

This hostel is in an excellent location close to the beach. The main issue was the price - hotel prices for what is really just a hostel. The hotel was clean and felt safe. The beach is less than 2 mins away and the old town is a nice 10 min walk along the sea front. It can be noisy... More

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Hamburg, Germany
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27 reviews 27 reviews
25 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

I agree with another comment that San Sebastian is expensive - yes for accommodation this seems to be the case. This place is called hostal because it does not offer all the things that hotels typically offer and yet of the 11 hotels we stayed in during our long-ish trip in Spain, it was by far the most expensive. Nevertheless,... More

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London, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013

Very good rooms, at a good price, near to the town center and beach. Good Breakfast. Very interesting buildings and historic area in the older part of town, lovely views everywhere and the very best tapas ever!

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Geneva
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

Walking distance to everything, a minute from the beach, clean, comfortable and well-managed. What else to say? The only negative side it that it was a bit hot, and we had to open the windows. Unfortunately, there's an Irish pub next door and that got noisy when it closed. Someone else wrote that they should think about putting in fans.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013 via mobile

Stayed here with 8 other family members for a week. PROS: - excellent location, beach literally 1minute walk away, shopping and food within 5 min walk. - clean and spacious - comfortable bed (even if it is at shin height) CONS: - HOT!!! No fans no central AC only small portable air conditioner. At nights it was sooo hot (I... More

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Spain
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25 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2013

San Sebastian is a popular holiday place in summer, there are not many places to stay and property-owners know this, hence the prices. This doesn't mean I think the price-quality relation is good. I also confirm the sparce decortion, the thin walls that allow noise in the hall-way to be heard in the rooms and the complicated parking facilities. On... More

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Also Known As:
Hostal Alemana Hotel San Sebastian - Donostia
Hostal Alemana San Sebastián Donostia
Address: San Martin, 53 - 10, 20007 Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Guipuzcoa Province > Donostia-San Sebastian
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#4 Best Value Hotel in Donostia-San Sebastian
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