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Hostal Bahia
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   San Martin 54 bis, 20007 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain   |  
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Seattle
2 reviews
“Loud”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Perfect location, only a few blocks from La Concha beaches. However, the street noise is makes opening a window impossible and the air conditioning is turned off at night. Sweltering!

The included breakfast is a basket of very stale bread and day old croissants with packaged jams.
Coffee is muddy water. The tables are crammed in a small room and are only for two unless the surly waitress clanks two together. This waitress bangs around on high heeled sandals that echo on the linoleum floor and which we could hear upstairs from our room.

WiFi did not work 75% of the time. The worst of it was when they rang the room during siesta and asked us to get out in 5 minutes so the window washer could come in. They became angry when we said we needed to get dressed. There was no warning before the call!
Maids knock on door and ask you to leave also. We added an earlier day and they charged us a higher rate for that day.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

Good value for a 2 star hotel. Room was clean and had many windows. Breakfast was filling. Staff was pleasant and spoke English. Location was good with a15 min walk to bus and train, 2 blocks to beach, 10 min to old town. Would stay again.

Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Good location just one block from the beach and walking distance to the old town and main sights but overpriced as seems to be the case in most other hotels in this city.
Breakfast included, free wifi.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

Great location, rooms are ok, breakfast very simple - coffee, bread, orange juice only. The only actual problem eith this hotel is that it is very noisy. You can hear everyone from early in the morning. Still a good low budget choice. Bring earplugs and we will be fine.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Dublin, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

You need to judge this hotel on what it is - a 2 star property. If you are looking for somewhere reasonably cheap (by San Sebastian standards), clean and very close to the beach then Bahia serves its purpose. The staff were ok, not friendly but not rude either although check-in seemed unnecessarily long. Our room was fine, bed, flat screen TV, air con but not much room for storing clothes although we were only there for 1 night so this didn't affect us. Bathroom was small but efficient, there was a bath / shower although the shower is not fit for anyone over 5ft.
The breakfast was a few croissants and some stale bread but they did have very tasty OJ. Wifi is apparently available throughout the hotel but you seem to lose signal when you enter your room.
Overall the hotel is fine. I probably wouldn't go again but I wouldn't mind recommending it to a friend who was looking for something cheap and well located

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars
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Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2013

Hostal Bahia is located on the 2nd-4th floors of a San Sebastian apartment building. It looks a bit fuddy-duddy/old-fashioned from the outside but the reception area, dining room and bedrooms have all been recently renovated to a high standard and the rooms aren't a bad size for city centre accommodation. It's called a hostal but this isn't really a back-packers place and it's a very decent price for its great location - just one street back from San Sebastian's beautiful La Concha beach, two minutes' walk from great shopping in the city centre and five minutes' walk from the old quarter. Breakfast is basic - croissant and muffin but perfectly nice, and the staff are friendly and helpful.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars
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Dublin Centre
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30 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2012

Stayed here for 3 nights recently, although it was during the 60th Film Festival so prices were high in San Sebastian. Hostal perfectly located beside the sea and old town/centre. Great shopping very nearby. Room were very homely, comfortable bed, nice large window looking onto street. We paid extra for a room with a superior room which came with a bath. Wifi unfortunately didn't work unless you were down at reception. Light breakfast included which was croissant, juice & coffee. Rooms cleaned daily. Overall apart from the price but taking into account the festival, I would recommend & stay here again.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hostal Bahia
Address: San Martin 54 bis, 20007 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Guipuzcoa > San Sebastian - Donostia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge
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Ranked #37 of 50 Hotels in San Sebastian - Donostia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostal Bahia 2*
Number of rooms: 40
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