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Pension Aia

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Helsinki, Finland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pension Aia is located in Gros which is a great, more local area in Donostia, yet close to the old town and beaches. Plenty of nices bars, cafes and restaurants as well as Dia and Lidl nearby. Also good value parking (Txofre) two blocks away - ask for discount at Txofre's office by the gates. We had a room facing... More 

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Berkeley, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

My stay at Pension Aia was perfect! The rooms are modern, sleek and comfortable. The location is super close to the beach and great bars and restaurants in Gros. We were able to visit all the major tourist attractions on foot from the pension. Last, Paulo was super friendly and gave us great advice about the city. I would definitely... More 

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New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016

Paulo and Anais give a personal and memorable service in their 11 room hostal. For our 4 night stay, we had an en suite room overlooking the street and the cafes opposite. While on the 1st floor, any noise was screened by the double glazing and shutters; we slept well. Our room was small, but that's what you get in... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016 via mobile

Pension Aia certainly exceeded our expectation for a 3-star pension. The location in SS is very good and the staff are very friendly & obliging. We booked the room with the ensuite and this with the use of kitchen facilities was very good. WIFI was good and the only problem was car parking but that is a city-wise problem in... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

It starts with Paulo and Anais who are about the nicest people you will ever meet. Then you add in the fact that you are two blocks from Zurriola Beach and surrounded by countless cafés, pintxo bars, etc. Plus you are only a ten minute walk from Parte Vieja. We had a room with a double bed and a very... More 

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is perfectly located, very comfortable and great value for money. The small details are thought out and the owners and incredibly helpful, warm and friendly. I would definitely recommend this hostel. Rooms and towels were cleaned daily and the hostel is very soundproof and quiet. There is no stove (only a microwave) so don't plan on extensive cooking.... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2016

This charming place is run by a very warm couple who have their own story about how they built it brick by brick. It is located just a lane away from the beach, a very convenient place which is quiet as well as happening at times. Usually a quiet lane turns into quite happening one night every week when there... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2015

I can only confirm previous reviews. I was met by Anais (I hope I have your name right) who immediately set about finding out what I planned to do and offering suggestions for places to eat (my priority) and go. My room was an interior room with its own basin and shower but a shared toilet. There are four shared... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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22 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

On arrival to Pension Aia, we received a warm welcome & handy tips from our host. The cocktail/ gin tonic bar he recommended - a few of blocks away from Aia - became our nightly hangout. Do ask about it! There's also another fun bar across the street from it, just to the left. Pension Aia is 15-20 min by... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I were so pleasantly surprised when we got to this hostel. It's so comfortable and so clean! We were met by Paulo when we arrived and he gave us a map with all the best spots to eat and what to do on out visit. The location is perfect with many great places to eat right outside... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located within a 2 minute walk to Zurriola surf beach and Kursal conference centre. The town center with its many shops and the Old Town with its many bars and bustling night life are just a five minute walk away. The perfect place to stay and enjoy the best the city has to offer. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pension Aia

Address: Zabaleta 40 | 1st Floor, 20001 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Guipuzcoa > San Sebastian - Donostia
Price Range: $45 - $123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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