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Hostal Alemana

San Martin, 53 - 10, 20007 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mooresville, North Carolina
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

Can't image how anyone sleeps here. There is a bar across the street and the screams can still be heard at 7am. If anyone turns on the water or flushes the toilet in the hotel it sounds like a waterfall in your room. There is no lobby or amenities. Run from this booking.

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Sudbury, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is definitely a hotel, not a hostel. The room was clean, the bathroom was nice and even had a bidet, the shower and tub were nice and clean. This hotel is literally a 2 minute walk from the beach. A couple days I walked from the hotel to the beach barefoot. It is also no more than 10 minute... More 

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Maroubra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Right in the centre of San Sebastián, pretty much across the road from the main beach. Could walk 10 mins into old town where bars, pubs etc are or catch the city tour bus from the main beach to look around. Small rooms but worth it for the location :)

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Aberystwyth, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

Parking was expensive - 60€ but secure and close so long as you're a good driver and not nervous as its very tight and underground! Hotel is one street back from the magificent promenade and the breakfast and rooms were very comfortable. Freshly squeezed orange juice and coffee were good. Manned front desk on the first floor 24 hrs and... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Located in an ideal part of town two blocks from the beautiful Concha beach and promenade, the hotel is surrounded by old apartment buildings and small commercial establishments along street level… quaint but charming. It is a half-mile walk to old town where innumerable tapas (pintxos) bars can be found. Also located a 10 minute walk to the train station... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

We were pleasantly surprised to stumble across this B&B near the main beach! The reception staff were helpful and accommodating, the room we were offered large clean and very well appointed. As for the price - well its extremely good value for money!

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Auckland NZ
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Hotel was vey close to beach and town with places to eat. On the down side nowhere to park outside to unload baggage if you have a car and parking was expensive at 20E a day. The people were friendly and helpful, breakfast was nice, basic and reasonably priced. The room we had was the smallest on the floor and... More 

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Melbourne
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

A 'boutique' style hostal - room was very comfortable and modern with all that you could need - including a good range of toiletries (sewing kit appreciated!) - one of the better decked out hostal (or hotel) we've stayed in. Our room was directly outside the reception desk and overlooked the street - with a nice view. No noise from... More 

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Tarbes, France
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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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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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