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Pension Aldamar

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2nd Aldamar Street | first floor, 20003 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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County Kilkenny, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When we found it, we got a warm welcome and a very quaint pension and very very clean.. The staff were very friendly even thou we only English speaking, we met Josu who had fluent english and was so so helpful to us, booking a bus to airport plus our airport tickets with such a easy manner, a lovely guy,... More 

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fine and clean rooms at top location. Too bad the street is quite noisy, u what would you expect. More troubling was the leaking aircon and the other guests usage of a very noisy coffee machine in the alley... Kind service, but poor knowledge of English.

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Sabadell, Spain
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

If you are planning to enjoy an outstanding time in San Sebastián that is the pension where you have to stay. The pension has just been refurbished offering a new air of modernity The location is unbeatable. You just can go walking to the main areas. 1 minute walk to the pintxo all area, just crossing the square. Behind the... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts
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104 reviews 104 reviews
37 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

Location is great in the heart of the old town. The pension is one the first floor of a building. My room had tiny look over. The decor is updated but still more ikea quality. Wifi is free and excellent. The shower was very enjoyable but water leaked in the bathroom everywhere. Roberto was helpful but there is no one... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
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57 reviews 57 reviews
15 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We booked Pension Aldamar as we wanted somewhere that was close to the old town & beaches. The location was superb being housed in the first floor of an old building opposite the Bretxa market & right on the edge of the old town & its many pintxos bars. It was also only a 10 minute walk from la Concha... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 4 nights late August the location is great walk to everything in old town. Pension was clean and serviced daily.Staff were very polite and helpful. Pinxtos bars are few minutes walk as is the beaches. We enjoyed a day trip by bus to Getaria we walked back along the coast to Larautz. Some of the best Pintxos... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014 via mobile

We stayed here for four days right next to the old town and just a short stroll to the best Pintxos bars. The beaches and shopping district were also an easy walk from the Aldamar. The room was well appointed with a small balcony and it can be noisy at night but much quieter with the doors closed. If you... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

The pension is a new one-storey conversion of a beautiful old historic building nestled right between both beaches in San Sebastián. Downtown bars and restaurants on the same block and to the northwest. We booked a south facing room with a comfy double bed looking over the main tourist strip. Bathrooms are basic but clean, hair dryer included and fresh... More 

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Cork, Ireland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stayed in June for a week in this lovely hotel. The staff were all really helpful and friendly; the location was central, convenient to both beaches and the Old Town; the apartments are very modern and clean; there was even complimentary bottles of cold water waiting in the minibar, and free access to a nice coffee machine!

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Perth, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 via mobile

Pension Aldamar was conveniently located within walking distance to all the beautiful attractions, lots of choice for eating destinations close by. Yosuf was cheerful and most helpful. The advantages of staying in the pension is that it is like having your own apartment with your own private access. Felt like a local!

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