Hotel in San Sebastian

Jul 6th, 2008, 09:54 AM
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Hotel in San Sebastian

Have reservations for 3 nights end of July at the Hotel Maria Cristina though read reviews it's in dire need of updating. Any alternative air conditioned (preferably 4 or 5 star)hotels in/around San Sebastian?
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Jul 6th, 2008, 10:01 AM
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Try the Londres.
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Jul 6th, 2008, 11:49 AM
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Thanks. I searched the web, came up with abba de londres y de inglaterra. I called but to make a reservation for a suite, I have to call back tomorrow. Their website looks good.
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Jul 7th, 2008, 05:23 AM
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Hi Mark I assume you have also read the recs from Maribel's Guides?

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Jul 8th, 2008, 10:09 AM
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We have stayed at the Hotel Niza and loved it. Recommend it highly.
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Jul 8th, 2008, 10:11 AM
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SS and air con? It is just not needed if you open windows.
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Jul 8th, 2008, 10:13 AM
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Missed the part about AC. Don't think Niza has it (or needs it).
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Jul 8th, 2008, 10:19 AM
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I thought the Niza was nice, but they will not guarantee a seafront room and I am not sure it would be considered a four-star hotel.

What about Villa Soro?
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Jul 8th, 2008, 10:26 AM
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Since I didn't get a seafront room at the Nizza, I wasn't all that charmed by my stay, and my husband complained about the shortness of the bed and the lack of air conditioning one night. (It can get hot in San Sebastian-Donostia, and for those who can't sleep without air conditioning, it can spoil a vacation.)

I did like the downstairs bar, however, much better than the one at the Londres -- although the historic center is really the place to go once the tapas hour sets in. The Nizza bar was just a nice place for breakfast with a view.
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Jul 8th, 2008, 06:32 PM
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Looking for the best hotel in San Sebastian try looking here
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Jul 9th, 2008, 08:14 AM
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Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra is the best

It's a very good hotel, sited on Paseo de la Concha, in front of the sea.

You ask for a room with the windows in front of the sea. The best sight to get up in the morning!!.

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Jul 10th, 2008, 02:02 PM
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Keep your hotel reservations. There is a major jazz festival going on at the end of the month in San Sebastian-Donostia.
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Jul 21st, 2008, 05:29 AM
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We did get an ocean facing room at Hotel Niza. We reserved several months in advance and requested one. But as others noted there is no guarentee. We plan on staying there again but there's other nice places too. San Sebastian is such a terrific place I think it's hard to go too far wrong.
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Oct 8th, 2009, 02:20 AM
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Loock this new hotel. It´s pure luxury and very cheap:
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Oct 8th, 2009, 06:27 AM
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Can't comment on the other hotels, but we stayed at the Maria Cristina last year, and loved it. Is it supposed to be run down? Didn't see that at all. Perhaps other hotels are even better. Don't know. But we can vouch for this one.
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Oct 26th, 2009, 03:57 AM
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Maria Cristina, Londres. villa soro all are a great hotels. Iriarte Jauregia its diferent, it a rural luxury hotel.
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Oct 26th, 2009, 09:07 AM
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I've been trying to find some information beyond their web site and a few reveiws on Iriarte Jauregia. anyone know about it?
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Oct 29th, 2009, 06:21 PM
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jherbert123: This is a really old thread that was topped by Quere, possibly to advertise the Iriarte Jauregia. The OP's trip was in July of '08.

Yestravel: You might do better to start a fresh thread w/ your own questions instead of tacking on to such an old one. Hopefully you'll get legit responses and not ads . . . .
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