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Perfect location, beautiful clean facilities. The hostess was great, gave us lots of information and looked after us well. Thanks for a lovely stay... :)
Really good hostel. Helpful and nice staff. One of the cleanest hostel I ever been. Lacks of atmosphere, maybe because is small, and the only common area is the kitchen. Overall, a great hostel.
Excellent location to stay in San Sebastian. There is a Hungarian girl who works there who is extremely friendly and helpful as well as the owner from Argentina. My only complaint is that there is only one bathroom to use and I thought the price was a bit high considering we were there off season. However, with that said if I am ever in San Sebastian again I would definitely stay here.
Excellent hostel! Right in the middle of the old part of San Sebastián, close to lots of bars, restaurants
very bad stuff. reception is never open even at the check out time around 10-11 am. so you have no chance to get back your key deposite unless you you agree to wait the unknown amount of time for them to show up.
We stayed one night in the twin room. it is a very small hostel, with one bathroom and a big kitchen, where you can cook and a small breakfast (toast, marmelade) is provided. if you also stay in the twin room you shouldn't forget some earplugs because it's getting a little bit louder in the morning. but i would book this hostel again! ---- good: free surfer lesson, clean, central ----- bad: you have to pay for cleaning service (about 10€) and luggage storage (4€).
No doubt they are making a killing, they charge for everything...alot for everything. But its nice to have a true bathroom (as its a flat bathroom) rather then a hostel bathroom...
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- Male, 18-24
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Great location and good kitchen facilities, but that's about it. Very loud at night, no communal area, extremely difficult to get onto the staff in the afternoon/night. 10 euro deposit for room keys - hard to get back if you are leaving early as the guy working wouldn't answer his phone. Wouldn't stay here again.
Average stay. In good location- heart of old town but rooms are dark and minimal room. One bathroom with toilet inside shared between 10 other people in the apartment. The girl that works there is grumpy and uninviting. Not the best place to hang out and meet people as there's no sitting area.
Great location. Right in the centre of the old town, few minutes from the beach. There is a kitchen and bathrooms that are kept in good condition. It's quite a small hostel so you get to know the other people staying and the staff really well which is nice. Breakfast is pretty good, standard muesli and stuff, nothing special but does the job. The head manager is not organized, he is funny though. There are lockers. Not the best hostel but it's clean and comfortable and that's all you need :)
It's a share house, not a hostel. It's not run with a full time on site staff member and they are hard to find when needed. One bathroom/toilet room for the whole house, 4 hr line up each morn to use the facilities. Not enough cups etc in kitchen so have to use used things, and washing is a major rip off!!
The hostel is in a great location, and just the kind of basic, no frills thing you'd expect. There was nobody answering the door when I arrived so I had to call a number posted on the front door and wait 10 minutes. The hostel really ought to make sure that there is someone at the front desk at all times. Once inside, however, staff were friendly and approachable. Atmosphere was OK but not as great as some other San Seb hostels.
I lived in two other hostel in San Sebastian, but this one was the best. Clean rooms, lockers, bathroom, breakfast, interesting people.. everything a hostel should be.
Great location and staff. Security could be better. If you can get a good rate stay here!
Staff was nice. Location is excellent, very close to the beach, 5 min walking.
For what it offeres it is expensive. Even a Charge for luggage storage 4€ and towels 2€. We arrived, had to go with all the luggage to the 3. floor and then we were told that our room is in an other house.
45€ per night for a tiny 4 mixed room composed of 4 squeaking creaking beds with bed linen of poor quality: very poor value for money, indeed. One good point: each backpacker's got a locker with its own key. The bathroom was quite clean but tiny. The sliding doors of the shower were falling apart ... We had the mpression that the hostel was a former flat whose rooms were arranged into several bedrooms - which is quite cunning in itself - but the atmosphere you can find in a hostel is missing.
The hostel had a wonderful location in the city centre, couldn't be better! The rooms were clean and the staff was nice. The only problem really was the fact that there was just one shower and toilet, so in the mornings you had to wait quite a while for your turn!