Below is a list of hotals and pensions in San Sebastian that we recommend to our students. We have provided you with a small description and any helpful hints that maybe useful when it comes time to book your reservation. All of the accommodations listed below are centrally located and with walking distance to the school.
Located 50 meters from the beach, this pension offers the pleasures and luxuries of a hotel at a reasonable price. Take note, they have one small room that faces the interior with little light, but the rest of the rooms have plenty of light, a TV... The dining room where breakfast is taken is especially nice. This place usually fills up in the summer, so make your reservation in advance.
The location could not be better, 100 meters from the old part of town. It has large exterior facing rooms that are totally equipped (internet access in all of the rooms) at a reasonable price. It is a good idea to reserve in advance especially from July to September when it is almost always full. The customer care is professional and thorough.
This small pension form part of the chain, Pensiones Con Encanto, which are characterised by nicely decorated rooms, central location and friendly customer care. There are only 8 rooms, which means that they fill up easily. All of the rooms are exterior facing although none have views. It is well-located in the Gros neighbourhood just 3 minutes from the city centre. Great quality to price ratio. With only 8 rooms it is important to reserve your room in advance.
Near Zurriola beach in Gros, this family style hostel has 30 rooms in a villa surrounded by a garden. The costumer service is friendly. Although it is not very close to school, it is a good option for an economical accommodation with a good location for beach goers.
Phone: 943 27 12 55
Fax: 943 27 85 21
Located 200 meters from the Kursaal Convention Centre and the beach in the Gros, in 5 minutes you can walk to the city centre and in 3 minutes to the old part of town. It is also a member of the group, Pensiones Con Encanto, with the same guarantees of comfort, good service and a good price to quality ratio. There are only 10 rooms so make your reservation in advance.
A 4 star hotel located in the city centre, 50 meters from the beach and with prices that are much easier to swallow than other hotels of similar standard. From the top floor you can enjoy a spectacular view overlooking all of San Sebastian.
Hotel Maria Cristina
The only 5 star hotel in San Sebastian. This is where the movie stars stay when they come for the film festival.
Although it “only” has 4 stars, for many this is the best hotel in San Sebastian with its location right on La Concha Bay giving many of its rooms great views. The rooms with ocean views are more expensive. The hotel restaurant has 1 Michelin star and has a buffet for 30€ that is worth the price.
Located in the old part of San Sebastian right on the water and 100 meters from the Kursaal convention centre. The customer service is polite and professional with a pleasant atmosphere. Here you have the best ocean view rooms available for the price. In total there are 27 rooms, all of them are air conditioned with a private bathroom and WI-FI. It is important to note that not all rooms have ocean views. In fact, there is only one individual room that has ocean views with all the others being doubles. To avoid paying a double room rate, reserve in advance and request the individual room with ocean views. Given its ideal location, this place fills up fast so reserve in advance.
A 2 star located right next to the main train station. It is 5 minutes from the beach and 3 minutes from school. There are 18 rooms all exterior facing. When making your reservation, request a room that is not facing the train tracks to avoid the noise of the passing trains. The prices are quite reasonable given its central location and its 2 star rating.
Adress: Paseo de Francia 21
Phone: 0034 943 29 19 00
Fax: 0034 943 29 19 99