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Hotels in San Sebastian, Spain

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Residencia Manuel Agud Querol (Centro Adscrito a la REAJ)
2 out of 5
Paseo de Berio, 9, Donostia, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa
Free cancellation
The price is £76 per night
1.88 mi from city centre
3.1/5 (82 reviews)
Dormitory Living in Beautiful San Sebastian

"First I must preface this review by saying that I booked this accommodation very last minute, and that the San Sebastian area is notoriously expensive and busy during summer weekends. To find a room for 2 people for around 100 Euro days prior to arriving, the room was excellent. It is basically a ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Aug 2018

Residencia Manuel Agud Querol (Centro Adscrito a la REAJ)
Far Out Inn
3 out of 5
Cuesta Aldapeta 58i, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa
The price is £67 per night
0.75 mi from city centre
4/5Very Good! (28 reviews)

"Nice, knowledgeable staff. Great views from the public room."…"

Reviewed on 18 Sep 2019

Far Out Inn
Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel
5 out of 5
Paseo Republica Argentina, 4, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa
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0.12 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (541 reviews)

"My family love this property and i have been there since I was a child. I always wanted to go back with my husband and we finally did! Clean room and great room, everyone is professional and kind. Breakfast buffet is a must. I don’t really eat anything but just having fruits for the morning for me ..."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020

Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel
Hotel San Sebastian
4 out of 5
Avenida Zumalacarregui, 20, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa
The price is £116 per night
1.26 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (302 reviews)
One night only this time

"Nice hotel great staff"…"

Reviewed on 23 Oct 2019

Hotel San Sebastian
Sercotel Apartamentos Europa
3 out of 5
Calle Triunfo 55, San Sebastian
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0.46 mi from city centre
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Hotel Avenida
3 out of 5
Paseo de Igeldo, 55, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa
The price is £71 per night
1.59 mi from city centre
4.1/5Very Good! (382 reviews)

"Kindness of staff, location, cleanleness! Fantastic view of mountain! I recommend."…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb 2020

Hotel Avenida
Lasala Plaza Hotel
4 out of 5
Plaza Lasala, 2, San Sebastian, Guipuzcoa
The price is £182 per night
0.23 mi from city centre
4.8/5Exceptional! (240 reviews)

"Nice and clean. The valet took a long time Good location"…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Lasala Plaza Hotel
Hotel Zenit San Sebastián
4 out of 5
C/ Antonio Mª Labaien nº 1, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £69 per night
1.05 mi from city centre
4.2/5Excellent! (650 reviews)

"Staff was very helpful planning our stay. Provided maps and restaurant suggestions."…"

Reviewed on 22 Feb 2020

Hotel Zenit San Sebastián
Hotel Arima
4 out of 5
Paseo de Miramon, 162, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa
The price is £122 per night
2.39 mi from city centre
4.7/5Exceptional! (165 reviews)

"Very nice and clean. Lots of gadgets in the room. Staff was very helpful and friendly. Parking is a little confusing."…"

Reviewed on 11 Mar 2020

Hotel Arima
NH Collection San Sebastián Aránzazu
4 out of 5
Vitoria-Gasteiz 1, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £79 per night
1.45 mi from city centre
4.5/5Wonderful! (572 reviews)

"A lovely hotel. And a great bar next door. Nice to stay in an area slightly outside of central San Sebastián, in order to get a feel of where the locals drinks and eat, and also to walk off all that pintxos!"…"

Reviewed on 10 Mar 2020

NH Collection San Sebastián Aránzazu
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Visiting San Sebastian

Travellers to San Sebastian give high marks for the beaches, lively bar scene and abundant cafes. This walkable city also attracts tourists with its restaurants. Top sights in the city include Monte Urgull, Concha Beach and Monte Igueldo.

  • There are 769 hotels and other accommodation options in San Sebastian
  • The closest major airport is in San Sebastian (EAS), 9.8 mi (15.7 km) from the city centre
  • The next closest is in Biarritz (BIQ-Pays Basque), 24.7 mi (39.7 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in San Sebastian

Cultural venues in the city include Kursaal Congress Centre and Auditorium, Victoria Eugenia Theater and San Telmo Museum. Attractions like Monte Igueldo and Donostia-San Sebastian Aquarium are fun for everyone, not just kids. The city is notable for landmarks like Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, Maria Cristina Bridge and Miramar Palace.

In Irun, you can choose from 769 hotels and other accommodation options to make planning your perfect retreat at an affordable rate. Here you'll find top ranked ones based on our user reviews:

  • Heredad de Unanue - This 2-star hotel features free WiFi, free parking and a terrace. It's a favourite with Expedia travellers for its breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms.
  • Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel - Our customers like the breakfast and clean, comfortable rooms at this hotel. This 5-star hotel in San Sebastian Centro features a restaurant, free WiFi and a fitness centre.
  • Villa Birdie - This 4-star hotel features free breakfast, an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Expedia customers like its breakfast and pool.

Other favourite sights in San Sebastian include Monte Urgull, Concha Beach and Ondarreta Beach. Outside the city, popular places to visit include Hendaye Beach, located 11 mi (17.6 km) from the city centre, and Cote des Basques, which is 23.3 mi/37.6 km away.

Getting around San Sebastian

If you want to see more of the area, ride aboard a train from Donostia-San Sebastián Station, San Sebastian Amara Station or Pasaia Station. San Sebastian may not have many public transport choices so consider renting a car to explore the city.

Dressing for San Sebastian

  • Between January and March, you can expect the daytime average to be around 14°C and the night-time average to be 4°C
  • From April to June, temperatures average about 22°C during the day and 7°C at night
  • July to September averages 24°C during the day and 13°C at night
  • Between October and December, the average temperature is 21°C during the day and 6°C at night
  • About 762.70 millimetres of rain falls on San Sebastian each year
  • Hottest months are usually August and July with an average temperature of 23°C, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 5°C

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in San Sebastian?
Villa Birdie is ranked highly by Expedia customers. This 4-star hotel offers an outdoor pool and free WiFi. Other top choices based on traveller reviews include Lasala Plaza Hotel and Pensión Garibai.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in San Sebastian, will I receive a refund?
Yes, you’ll find most hotel room reservations are refundable if you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a reservation that’s non-refundable, it might still be possible to cancel it and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Put in your dates and click on “Search”, then you can filter by “free cancellation” to review the best deals in San Sebastian.
What's the best budget-friendly hotel in San Sebastian?
Based on reviews, Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra is a popular hotel for our travellers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and a restaurant. Other options for your budget-friendly stay include Hotel Sercotel Codina and Olarain - Hostel.
What's the best hotel for a family holiday in San Sebastian?
Barceló Costa Vasca is a top 4-star hotel on Expedia for families, and features a restaurant and laundry facilities. Other good choices for your stay with the children include Villa Soro and NH Collection San Sebastián Aránzazu. Also, attractions such as Monte Igueldo and Donostia-San Sebastian Aquarium are fun for children of all ages.
What's the best pet-friendly place to stay in San Sebastian?
Bernardo Hotel is a top hotel for people travelling with their pets, and offers a bar/lounge and free WiFi for its human guests. Two other good options for you and your pet’s trip include Hotel Record and Musika Plaza Pentsioa.
What's the best hotel to stay near the beach in San Sebastian?
Villa Birdie is a top 4-star beachfront hotel with a restaurant and free WiFi. Other good options for your beach trip include NH Collection San Sebastián Aránzazu and Bernardo Hotel. To enjoy some time by the water, head to Concha Beach or Ondarreta Beach.
What's the best luxury hotel in San Sebastian?
Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra is a 4-star hotel with an ocean-view restaurant and a bar, and it’s a popular choice for Expedia travellers looking for an elegant place to stay. NH Collection San Sebastián Aránzazu and Parador de Hondarribia are two other upscale options for your holiday.
What's the best boutique hotel in San Sebastian?
Villa Soro is a favourite 4-star hotel with Expedia travellers looking for stylish accommodation, and features a bar and free parking. Hotel Donosti and Astoria7 are other choices for a boutique stay.
What is the best spa hotel in San Sebastian?
Barceló Costa Vasca is a top spa hotel featuring a restaurant and a bar. Other popular spa hotels in San Sebastian include Akelarre - Relais & Châteaux and Hotel Sercotel Jáuregui.
How is it to stay in San Sebastian?
Travellers to San Sebastian give high marks for the beaches, lively bar scene and abundant cafes. This walkable city also attracts tourists with its restaurants. Top sights in the city include Concha Beach, Ondarreta Beach and Monte Igueldo. In San Sebastian, there are 1073 hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
What is there to see in San Sebastian?
Cultural venues include Kursaal Congress Centre and Auditorium, Tabakalera Donostia and Chillida-Leku Museum. Attractions like Monte Igueldo and Donostia-San Sebastian Aquarium are fun for everyone. Landmarks like Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, Maria Cristina Bridge and Miramar Palace might be worth a visit.
What's the weather like in San Sebastian?
The hottest months are usually August and July, with an average temperature of 19°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 9°C. Average annual rainfall for San Sebastian is 763 mm.

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