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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Would recommend staying here. Location is very close to the main beach (two minute walk), also close the old town where most of the pintxos bars can be found. Almost same distance to either of the two major hills surrounding the bay. Small but cosy room with a balcony, proper bathroom and even sea view (although across two roads and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm a bit perplexed reading some of the other reviews here. Perhaps Pension Garate has had some renovations recently? Either way, we were seriously impressed. The location is perfect. Barely a two minute walk to the beach, and a ten minute stroll to the old town. The staff were also wonderful... always welcoming us with a smile and with some... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is undoubtedly ideal. An easy walk to everything you need in San Sebastián. The staff at the hotel are also very friendly. However the room was very small (which I understand is quite the norm in San Sebastián). It is also quite noisy,not from the street, but from within the hotel. There is a daily cleaning service however... More 

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2016 via mobile

Basic, clean, very friendly reception staff. Make sure you ask for a room which isn't right by reception as the floor is vinyl and the walls very thin so you can hear everything, including two sets of cleaning routines from 0600-0800, and anyone coming and going from the hotel. Great location though and very comfy beds. No air con but... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2016

The hotel is located on the first floor of an apartment building, traffic noise is very present at all times. The bed was pretty worn, not comfortable at all. TV channels are all local. Coffee is DIY in the room, with a water boiler and instant coffee packs. Not drinkable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We found this an ideal base for exploring the town. It was just one block back from the sea. The accommodation was clean and well maintained with tea making facilities a good extra touch. Maria was extremely helpful with directions and recommendations of eating places. The lack of air conditioning was not a problem though it could be in hotter... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

Located in the city center just near to the La Concha beach, clean and with all the necessary to stay well. The staff is friendly. There are a lot of stores and also a supermarket nearby. We had a room with balcony with even ocean.

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Parksville, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

The pension is located behind the TRYP hotel if you are having difficulty finding it. Location is excellent easy to walk everywhere. Room is small. We had a room on the Main Street but when we closed the door and blind it was very quiet. You can here noise from the next room so recommend earplugs. The real star of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2016

Clean (everyday cleaning plus change of bed and towels)and nice rooms, perfect location, we had a room with large balcony with even ocean view, helpful stuff. We have been with our small child with our additional bed for travel - and even the room was enough large. and good and reasonable price

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

This small Pension was a delight to stay in. They were very friendly and accommodating, it was immaculate and comfortable, handy to everything, but not too close to the action, which we wanted. Would highly recommend.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Pension Garate

Address: San Martin 54 - 1er piso, 20007 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Guipuzcoa > San Sebastian - Donostia
Price Range: $61 - $155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Pension Garate 1*
Number of rooms: 9
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