Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • 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 ???? 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: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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

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  • Nice Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

At Balea Hostel we care about your safety and that is why we follow all the protocols of action regarding the Covid-19. We have disinfectant gels and an infrared thermometer.

Welcome to our cozy hostel in the city of San Sebastián. A comfortable space where travelers, pilgrims, globetrotters and adventurers will find rest and comfort. Ideal for relaxing and sharing adventures while cooking or having a coffee with other travelers after a day of visiting San Sebastián and its surroundings.

Balea Hostel is located in Loiola, 20 minutes walking to the city centre and its beautiful beaches. It is a peaceful area near the river and the mountains where you can find restaurants, bakeries and supermarkets. Excellent access to the city centre by bus and train.

We have three mixed dorms with shared bathroom. All beds have sheets included, individual light , plug and locker. Ideal for meeting people or for groups. In addition, we have several common areas where the guests and travellers can get together and exchange past experiences and future plans.

Balea Hostel Policies and Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival.

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

Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
This property might pre-authorize your credit card.

Taxes included.
Breakfast not included.


The reception service is open from 08.00 to 22.00
No curfew.
Child friendly.
Non smoking.
The maximum period of stay is 14 days. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.8

  • Security 8.0

  • Location 6.3

  • Staff 9.1

  • Atmosphere 7.9

  • Cleanliness 7.9

  • Facilities 7.8

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    01 Sep 2021
    Great place to stay. Get out your Google translate and talk to the staff. They want to make your experience amazing 🤩
    Canada, Female, 41+
  • 9.4


    26 Jul 2021
    I really enjoyed this place. The staff was very friendly and always was willing to chat. Everything was clean. My only complain was that it was a bit stuffy at night. Location isn't superb but it isn't the worst thing in the world, and I actually quite enjoyed walking along the river. Extremely good value!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9


    01 Aug 2021
    Good spot, small crowded rooms, clean. No bar in hostel which was disappointing. 30 mins walk or 20 mins metro from city center
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 8.6


    04 Nov 2021
    This is a small, simple hostel with friendly staff. 30 minute walk from the centre (when access through the park is closed at night). The price reflects the services so dont expect luxury but otherwise the place is great. Basic security measures yet everything works fine. The neighbourhood has all the necessary shops etc and a train station (el topo) 5 mins away.I thoroughly enjoyed my stay and would stay there again.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    01 Sep 2021
    Small hostel nicely tucked on the outside of town on a very quiet part. The staff is nice and helpful but weren't always there. The rooms were decent and clean but offered no atmosphere. The common room had some very nice sofas but it felt more like someones own living room instead of a hostel room. Kitchen was alright and clean. Showers were nice and clean. Would definitely recommend it as a place to relax, despite some yelling of the neighbours.
    Netherlands, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    07 Jul 2020
    This hostel had everything that I needed, including the possibility to cook my own meals. Special thanks to the staff who were welcoming, friendly and helpful!
    Finland, Female, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    08 Oct 2021
    To get to town was easy, a quick bus ride and the stop is right in front of the hostel. The staff were always super nice and helpful
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    08 Aug 2021
    Pretty far from the center and about 20 mins walking from most surrounding restaurants. Staff was very friendly and the space was nice and clean.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 6.9


    19 Oct 2019
    Very friendly staff. Close to station. But there is a problem with bed bugs biting!
    England, Male, 41+
  • 6.0


    01 Nov 2021
    I honestly took a vitamin C supplement while I was staying here.
    USA, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Housekeeping
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Foosball
  • Wi-Fi