Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:

No stag or hen parties accepted automatically.
Special conditions apply (for groups of more than 12 people a 20% deposit of the total amount of the reservation is requested to secure the booking)

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

A Room In The City is part of Convent Garden, an open social space that invites you to enjoy & live the local urban art culture.

Convent Garden offer their own Restaurant, Bar 'La Cripta' and Terrace 'el Pation' for the amusment of every guest.

A Room in the City is located in the city center of San Sebastian, providing a cozy environment to sleep and meet other travellers and locals, offering the perfect spot to explore the city, the beach and its sorroundings.

The hostel is located right in the heart of San Sebastian, just within a 3 minute walk to La Concha beach, a short walk to La Zurriola surf beach and a 10 minute seaside walk to the Old Town, the main hub for nightlife and great food. A Room in the City is situated in the historical centre of the city, the main shopping area and also a pleasant neighbourhood to walk along big avenues and pedestrian streets with plenty of terraces to chill out on and beautiful art nouveau buildings.
A Room in the City has 2 different entrances and check in adresses (although the same building!), please check in your room description to find out where you have to go for check in: calle Manterola 15 or calle Easo 20.

A Room in the City offers shared dorms and private rooms in a beautifully decorated building. The rooms are spacious, they have natural light and the matresses have been carefully selected for guest's confort.
Common facilities include a living room, library/TV/Computer room and a dining room equipped with microwave, toasters, kettles, fridge, dishes, cutlery, cups and glasses. Please note no stove nor oven are provided.

A room in the city Policies and Conditions:

Check in from 15:00 to 00:00 .
Check out before 11:00 .

Cancellation policy: 48 hours before arrival.
Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
No stag/hen parties accepted at the hostel.

Taxes included.
Breakfast not included.

No curfew.
Non smoking.

***Please note that basic twin room is a bunk beds *** View House Rules


A Room in the City is exactly what we'll give you (and a lot more!) with spacious dorms right in the heart of San Sebastián. You'll find a fun on-site bar and restaurant, so you're never far from a cocktail or bite to eat. Get comfy on the rooftop terrace or in the courtyard for a lazy afternoon in the sun, or update your blog in our lively common room over a beer. When it's time to head out, pick up one of our free city maps – or simply lose yourself in this warm, friendly city. Family back home nagging you for an update? Keep them posted in our handy computer area.


If you're planning on perfecting your tan at the seaside, our hostel is the perfect place to be! We're only a 3-minute walk from the popular La Concha beach. The Old Town is 10 minutes away, where you'll find all the best bars and clubs. Flying into San Sebastián airport? Jump in a taxi or pick up the 28 bus and switch to the E40 to get to us in 45 minutes. We've got different check-in areas, so just remember to confirm whether you need to head to Calle Manterola 15 or Calle Easo 20 once you arrive.

Rooms and Dorms

Take the elevator to your room – we've got budget-friendly shared dorms (including female-only ones), as well as private and family rooms. Some dorms and private rooms are en-suite. We'll give you free linen each day, and if you need a clean towel, you can hire one from reception. Log onto our free Wi-Fi from your bed to save your data.

Extras and activities

Whether you need a mid-morning espresso or an evening cup of tea, you can help yourself any time of the day or night. For days when you'd rather relax at the hostel instead of eating out, get together and cook something in the shared dining room – we have a microwave, toasters, kettles and a fridge. You'll find a handy supermarket just around the corner.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.6

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 8.9

  • Atmosphere 8.2

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 8.7

Latest Reviews

  • 9.7


    18 Jul 2019
    Great sized rooms with plenty of space. Good clean bathrooms. Excellent location, walking distance to everything. Staff were also very helpful
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    21 Jul 2019
    Without air conditioning, the rooms are incredibly hot. There was one fan but it was not positioned well for airflow. Otherwise, we loved our stay!
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    20 Aug 2019
    Stayed with my brother and parents in a 4 bed private whilst doing el Camino. Was great value for money and a good option with my parents, who haven’t stayed in a hostel before. Location is brilliant and the bar ‘Convent Garden’ was always busy and great for evening drink and breakfast. Would definitely stay again when returning to San Sebastián.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1


    23 Jul 2019
    Great location. Well thought out bathrooms and dorms. Always really clean. Good atmosphere. The rooftop was great. Only downside was lack of AC or fan. The rooms were very hot at night.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    21 Aug 2019
    For that price usually they include a nice breakfast. Also i wished there would be shelf in the shower to put my shampoo etc, considering your bathroom is nice n clean.
    Australia, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6


    22 Jul 2019
    very clean and well run hostel. Staff were professional and helpful, the whole place is very clean and we appreciated the extras such as the slippers. The room (twin bunk bed room) was very small and also very hot, though the fan did help and we had a comfortable (if cramped!) stay with everything we needed. And slept very well - very comfy bed!
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    24 Jul 2019
    Clean and modern place. I was there on a wed and thurs, and they did a pintxos tour on thurs which was a great way to meet fellow travelers. Apart from that there didn’t seem like any place to meet people as the outside bar was open for non-hostel guests and the rooftop was only open (and empty) at daytime.
    Sweden, Male, 31-40
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    18 Jul 2019
    With the exception of the bar, the hostel itself had no atmosphere and not a lot going on. I didn’t find the staff particularly helpful.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 6.0


    14 Aug 2019
    It’s confusing how this place a high rating, so here are some facts. Hostel has two sides, and it’s pretty much like two separate hostels with different entrances and common areas. It’s old - beds bent in the middle and sagging in the frame and creak. No lockable storage areas in the room, and there’s no AC. There’s literally NO ONE in any common areas, as it feels like you’re in a boarding school (the building is an old convent). No social aspects. Suggest staying at nearby Koba Hostel instead.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
  • 3.4


    19 Jul 2019
    This hostel is perfectly adequate if you want a bed and nothing more. Location is fine and while the rooms are ok, not all are as pictured with the curtain-style bunks. My main issue with this place is the staff and the approach to money grabbing. Multiple times guests oversleeping were immediately threatened with late fines. €200 fines were dished out for entering a rooftop after hours instead of using their fancy locks. Not pleasant. Expensive bed, no vibes or community. Try elsewhere.
    Australia, Male, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Housekeeping
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities