sweetray We really enjoyed our stay at the pension. We stayed in a double and shared a bathroom with the others on our floor. We had everything we needed, and the staff were friendly as well as helpful. The two things that visitors should be aware of - especially if they are over 20: 1) Parking fees will increase the cost of your stay by 20 Euros a day. You should include this in your cost calculation. 2) You will have to deal with others' exceedingly low level of hygene and noise, which can negatively affect the average level considerably and quickly, as most guests appear to be fresh from their A-levels yet still incapable of cleaning up after themselves in more than one way (note that there are the - for some apparently necessary - rubber sheets between the real sheets and matress).
c_hadrys Nice location in the heart of the old town (but as a consequence noisy at night as it is the district where all bars are located!). Rooms are small - there was not enought space to have our suitcases open on the floor, but it's clean, and affordable.
stefanie.s the hostel is good situated in the centre of the city. the room was very small but nice and the bathroom was clean.
corbinaubr The only problem is that no one tells you that you have to go to another address to check-in and get the keys BEFORE you go to the address listed in the confirmation email. If it weren't for 2 girls coming out of the pension who told me where to go and what to do I wouldn't have figured it out. I also had to direct 4 other people to the office. This should be fixed. Other than that, this pension is a get what you paid for pension.It worked well for my stay in San Sebastian.
blondie2012 We had a really, really lovely stay here. The staff were super friendly - despite not speaking much English and us not speaking much Spanish - and were always incredibly helpful. The place was compact but really clean and the view (and smells) from the window let you know you were in the heart of San Sebastian. We stayed during the Jazz Festival and the weekend evenings were very noisy as a stage was nearby, which we liked. However, this is something to consider if you turn in early, as I think it would probably be pretty noisy at other times during the summer months due to its central location. Before we left for Spain I didn't realise how easy it would be to walk everywhere and, from the doorstep, there are dozens places to get toe-curlingly delicious pinchos. Knowing the hotel is nearby is also v handy if you have a couple of chacolis (almost-sparkling Basque white wine poured from a great height) - down two with someone cute and you'll see what I mean. I marked Pension Jeronimo down for value because the accommodation is fairly basic for the price, but the location, staff and newness of the rooms made it worth it. If we ever go back, which I would love to, then we will definitely try to stay here again.
jssokolo If your mission objective is to be close to the beaches and even closer to the bars than San Fermin is for you. If you're aiming for a lovers get-a-way or even a relaxing hostel to kick back at then this place would be a disaster. It is what it is, a few bunk beds thrown into a room, a constant wait to use the filthy bathroom, and a kitchen that should be called a sink with a microwave. The staff however is friendly and helpful, and it seems pretty safe and secure for one to leave their things in the hostel.
rsterczynski The place is very nice, clean and well suplied. The only problem was lack of windows in my room, what makes it stuffy and little bit claustrofobic.
anneleen.d It's a top location! With a nice vue over the Plaza de la constitucion. With lots of nice bars that suround this cute little house. A real recommondation for backpackers.
Stephan39 A really great hostel with really great people. The location is perfect and the staff is fun to hang out with! I'd come back any time.
memesguss This hostel is located in the centre of San sebastian near the beach and the bares, it's open 24, all night long and the atmosphere is completely free, the boy who live and work inside is great. But my room were small and without windows, and also the bathroom.
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