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Pension Kursaal

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Pena y Goni, 2-1, 20002 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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Irvine, California
2 reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived for our pre-paid room for one night and were told there was no record of our reservation. It was late at night and we were exhausted from a long day of travel. While the receptionist was very kind, she steadfastly insisted we had not made a reservation and had no record of our request. (It was a coincidence... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Very clean and comfortable room (including good blinds/double glazing so the room wasn't noisy or too light for sleeping). Great en suite bathroom. Very central location. Extensive underground parking directly opposite the hotel (reduced price for Pension Kursaal guests). Extremely friendly and helpful staff who will provide advice on sightseeing, nightlife etc. Breakfast can be ordered to your room for... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Very nice hotel. The rooms were clean and spacious with good arrangement. Big windows with a nice view, great location near almost everything, no need to get a cab or transportation for most of the things in the city. Very comfortable bed and helpful polite staff.

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Manhattan, New York, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We were looking for a nice but economical hotel in San Sebastian and found this awesome Pension in the heart of the City - great Location, very nice pension (Clean & Modern), super staff (Maria has been extremely nice & helpful, she gave us some excellent tips which sincerely allowed us to have an amazing weekend! THANK YOU A MILLION... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

This accomodation was a bit of an indulgence for me, but considering the quality of the room, the great location and the really helpful team it represented great value for money. If you're driving, just check with them before to clarify the parking location to save yourself a few laps around the block as you try to negotiate the one... More 

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

Stayed here for 2 nights midweek. It was a lovely little place to stay. The room was well furnished. The bathroom was nice also. The room had a small TV and safe. The central heating was a bit annoying the room got too hot at night and was quite cold initially during the day. That and the fact that there... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We spent five nights at the Kursaal and were very happy. We love the Gros area because it's close to everything, but removed from the busier area across the bridge. The Kursaal hits all the right notes for a small pension...five star friendly helpfulness from every person who covered the desk, immaculately kept rooms, great location.

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

The Pension Kursaal has a perfect location in San Sebastian across from the convention center. As previously noted in many reviews, it is a short walk into the old town, to the beach, and to other restaurants, cafes and bars there in the Gros which we all enjoyed. The rooms were clean and comfortable and the staff were outstanding, most... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

We loved pension kursaal, recommended by friends who had previously stayed there. It is in a perfect location, close to beach, the old town, local restaurants etc. Rooms are comfortable and spotless. The staff are really lovely and helpful and were very welcoming. The only negative was the noise from the street. It didn't bother us too much but it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

We cannot recommend the Pension Kursaal enough. It's in a perfect location for the beach which is right across the road, a short walk over the bridge to the old town and a quick walk to the bay. Staff were always friendly and helpful, always answering our questions. No matter what time of the day we left or night we... More 

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