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Hostal Alemana

San Martin, 53 - 10, 20007 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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Manila, Philippines
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118 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Enviable location a stones throw from La Concha beach. My room near the reception was clean with a very nice interior. The breakfast was adequate and served in a nice bright clean room. It was good value considering what a truly beautiful city San Sebastian is. They managed to find me a place to park my car in an underground... More 

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Perth, Australia
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2015

We travelled around Spain for three weeks and San Sebastian was our favourite spot. Hostal Alemana was perfect for our three day visit in a perfect location, two minutes from the beach and central to all the sites. Located in a pensione building the property was clean and bright. Our room was of a decent size as was the bathroom.... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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74 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

The hotel is nice, not amazing but nice, clean, comfortable, two floors of an apartment building. But the location is outstanding for the price. It's two short blocks to the ocean-front at the Old Town end of the bay. The breakfast is uninspired. There are better breakfasts within a couple of blocks for the same or less.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015 via mobile

Firstly, the pluses - location wise you're right near La Concha beach and a fifteen minute walk to the old town. It's also clean. But that's where it ends, it's incredibly noisy (and we both normally sleep like logs) we had an interior room which backs into a courtyard which begins very loud and constant building work from 8am until... More 

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Antwerp, Belgium
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

....but that is really all there is to say to this place: functional, close to the beach and very handy as it is in the middle of everything in lovely san sebastian, but don't expect a warm welcome or charming interiors. Bit overpriced even if you ask me.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015 via mobile

....great location, garage parking available, rooms clean and large, lots of places to eat nearby, the old town within 10 minutes walk, and many breakfast places within a stones throw. So why not 5 star rating? That has been covered in other reviews, the noise from the street. Perhaps because we had a room to the side (112) about 2... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

Period building very conveniently located in centre of town. Close to beach all sightseeing attractions. Busy road and reception on first floor. Parking is underground just a short walk down the road but booking essential as limited spaces. Ideal for stop over and seeing the sights. Room was quiet and clean. Breakfast was nicely done at reasonable price

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Sydney
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44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

We read the reviews about the noise but booked anyway.Thurs is not a problem but the bar was still going at 5.30 AM on Fri so it can be a small problem is you are facing the bar but it is part of San Sebastian.The rooms are really nice with fridge,a/c and safe and a good bathroom.The staff are helpful,... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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15 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

This is a hotel not a hostel! The look from outside can be deceiving but once you check in you will know best. Yes there is a bar just across the street but if you keep your windows closed it should be fine, our room was on the second floor. There was work going on - on the exterior of... More 

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Preston, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015 via mobile

We read the reviews and agreed that they sounded ok on balance. The hotel is clean and modern. Basic furnishings but the rare is so low that it's excellent value for money. The big negative is that it is a noise hotel. The main reception is surrounded by rooms. The floors squeak and the stairs are noisy. We also had... More 

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