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“Clean comfortable helpful and great location” 4 of 5 stars
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Hotel Arrizul Center
1.0 of 5 Hotel   |   c/ Pena y Goni, n 1, 20002 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain   |  
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5 reviews 5 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
“Clean comfortable helpful and great location”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

This is a nice modern hotel in a fantastic location. Very good value for where it is. Room was small but clean modern, air-conditioned and very comfortable. Staff very helpful. I would really recommend it.

  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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london
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85 reviews 85 reviews
19 hotel reviews
Reviews in 38 cities Reviews in 38 cities
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Reception very helpful, will give you as much information as you want/need, rooms are spotless, no frills, maid service each day, breakfast ok for a continental breakfast. Bathroom is modern, includes towels and shower gel and handsoap. Old town is a 5 minute walk, nearest beach is 4 minutes (longer beach is further), train station 15 min walk along the river - easy to get to, bus station 22 minute walk along river. If you want small hotel and good location this is for you. If you want any extras it's not.

  • Stayed May 2014, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Tourouzelle
2 reviews
Reviews in 2 cities Reviews in 2 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2013

A convenient location and a simple hotel.
Not high on facilities or luxuries in the room but clean, tidy and sufficient.
Staff were very welcoming and helpful when needed - spoke excellent English.
Self service breakfast was again simple but adequate.

Room Tip: I had an inside room - with a lot of foot traffic on metal stairs from the next door building ( I th...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled solo
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Lake Oswego, Oregon
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
Reviews in 27 cities Reviews in 27 cities
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2013

We traveled for over two weeks in Spain and this was our biggest disappointment. The location is fine because it is near the Oldtown San Sebastian. Parking was not too difficult because we parked in the municipal parking garage essentially across the street. However the value of this hotel was just not there. It was overpriced. Our room was noisy And very small. It was a basic room and nothing more. The bed lamp broken. No soap in the bathroom. I would not recommend this hotel. I do not believe that we got a fair value for our money.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Olympia Washington
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24 hotel reviews
Reviews in 47 cities Reviews in 47 cities
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

This is an expensive town! Stumbled (literally) across this hotel after attempting several others that were completely full.

Very nice front desk folks. Basic room, no amenities. Construction right outside our window. Good location, fine for a night. Charged us 100 euro for a double early September.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Moscow, Russia
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37 reviews 37 reviews
16 hotel reviews
Reviews in 22 cities Reviews in 22 cities
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2013

We stayed in this hotel for 4 nights in July. Small modern hotel in the Spanish San Sebastian, a total of 12 rooms.
This hotel is located in the center of San Sebastian, near the beautiful beach Zurriola and Kursaal.
The hotel is walking distance over the bridge to the old town with many famous tapas bars.
Our room was in a simple style but it was very clean and comfortable. There were double and single beds, TV, telephone and the bathroom in our room.
Free Wi-Fi was available in our room.
The staff is very friendly, all spoke good English.
The hotel provides free bottled water in the fridge on the second floor.
The hotel offers a discount at a nearby parking garage.
I would highly recommend this hotel to all my friends.

  • Stayed July 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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London
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73 reviews 73 reviews
26 hotel reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

Stayed for 2 nights on business.
Good location. 10 minute walk to main old town with its tapas!; close to the surfing beach. On a main road and above a bar but no noise inside, with windows closed.
Reception is simple: all the reception staff were friendly, spoke English, most spoke French as well. Very helpful.
12 rooms on the first floor. Lift.
Room was simple. Clean, new, small.. two single beds and a bench table. Bright. Apple, kiwi and small bottle water as complementary. Bed was comfortable; new mattress on the firm side. No minibar or fridge. Bathroom was compact but as long as only one person it it at a time then OK!. One shampoo, one gel, one small soap. Towels rather thin.
Nice touch was a yoghurt and fruit instead of the end of day small chocolate.
Wi-fi was both free and fast.
Breakfast in the basement room was very limited and simple. Toaster for standard sliced loaf; one salami, one cheese. Sticky croissant. Coffee machine. limited selection yoghurt. Tinned and fresh fruit. Fresh juice. Best was a very good tortilla espanol.
Overall a clean simple friendly hotel.. but as other reviewers have said expensive by European standards for a one star hotel. However recent report has put Donostia San Sebastian hotels as the third most expensive cty in Spain after Barcelona and Palma de Mallorca.

Room Tip: Rooms on on the first floor with a lift. Some are interior so may be quieter when the windows are op...
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  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: c/ Pena y Goni, n 1, 20002 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Guipuzcoa Province > San Sebastian - Donostia
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #28 of 51 Hotels in San Sebastian - Donostia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Arrizul Center 1*
Number of rooms: 12
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