Standing on the banks of the River Urumea, opposite the Cubos de Moneo, this highly reputable and impressive stone mansion offers a wonderful location, along with beautiful architecture. A drive through the majestic entrance of Hotel María Cristina reveals beautiful landscaped gardens. It's a first choice for the stars who come to participate in the annual Festival Internacional de Cine de Donostia-San Sebastián and Festival de Jazz de San Sebastián-Donostia. Refurbished in 1987, the bedrooms are decorated with colorful rugs, paintings and comfortable furniture. There are always fresh flowers, and some rooms also have balconies.
Second only to the elegant Hotel María Cristina in terms of class and style, Hotel Londres y de Inglaterra offers views over the dramatic Playa y Bahía de la Concha and its beach. That special feature has attracted well-known personalities here over the last 100 years. The interior decor is simple but elegant, and the bedrooms have been furnished to provide comfort and function. Some of them have balconies overlooking the bay.
Hotel Villa Soro occupies 2 classical buildings, one of which was built in 1898 and is a Historical Heritage Building of San Sebastian. Free WiFi is available. All rooms include free water from the minibar. They each have a separate shower and bath. Rooms have luxury individual design, some including artwork from Jorge Oteiza. Room service is available, offering local dishes. There is free private parking on site. Hotel Villa Soro is surrounded by trees and stately homes. The hotel has a gym and offers free bicycles and beach towels. There are spacious lounges and a fireplace. Zurriola Beach, the Kursaal Concert and Convention Centre and the old town are within a short walk.
This pleasant hotel is located on Monte Igeldo, next to the fun fair and just 15 minutes from the center of town by car. It's essential to have use of a car if you are staying here as public transportation is poor. The Mercure San Sebastian Monte Igeldo dominates the bay, offering a magnificent view of La Concha beach. Its tower looks rather like a castle. The refurbished premises offer guests the opportunity to relax in peace and quiet and enjoy excellent Basque cuisine.
Located on Sagrada Familia, just a few minutes away from Amara Station, Hotel Astoria7 offers a great stay with all the amenities in place. Built on the site of a movie theater, it is designed to be themed around the wonderful world of cinema - the contemporary decor elements here include stellar photographs of superstars in their most celebrated roles. Astoria7, a living tribute to San Sebastian Film Festival, features glamorous movie-themed art in every part and every room of the swanky property. The boutique hotel features 102 well-appointed rooms that includes state-of-the-art facilities like flat-screen television, air-conditioning, hair dryer and toiletries, and lovely comfortable furniture that makes sure you wake up feeling well-rested and energized. Room service is available from the on-site restaurant Sala7 that serves a gorgeous traditional fare. Other facilities include a well-equipped business center that runs all 24 hours, a fitness room, laundry and ironing service, and childcare facilities, to name a few. All in all, Hotel Astoria7 has everything you'd need for the perfect stay whether on business or a vacation with the family.
The best feature of Hotel NH Aranzazu is its location, only 500m from Ondarreta Beach. The special weekend rates are a real bargain. It's a long rectangular stone building without balconies that was completed in 1992. The bedrooms are comfortably furnished and well equipped, although they may be too austere for people looking for more luxurious accommodations. It's worth spending some time in the friendly cafeteria as well. This is where the city's football team stays when playing home games.
This central hotel, housed on the first floor of an old house with balconies overlooking a pedestrianized street, is located in the shopping area par excellence and near the Buen Pastor Cathedral and the beach. There are no single rooms, only doubles, simply decorated, though with all the modern comforts you'd expect to find in an establishment of this category. The prices listed do not include the 7% VAT.
This "pensión" (guest house) has an unbeatable location, just next to San Martín market, the city's nerve center. It's worth visiting the market for its busy atmosphere in the morning and if you want to buy good quality shellfish. The Pensión Donostiarra's windows overlook a pedestrianized street, so there's no traffic noise. Each and every room has all the conveniences, and the experienced service is of a highly professional standard.
Pensión La Perla is in the heart of the city, just 100 meters from Playa y Bahía de la Concha and near the Catedral del Buen Pastor. The simply decorated rooms are very well maintained. Some of them have balconies that overlook the shopping area. If you're staying here you can walk down to the Río Urumea where, if you're lucky, you could see oarsmen training. There are special offers between October and March. The service is very friendly and homey.
Pensión Urkia, a renovated guest house just opposite San Martín market, is worth visiting if you want to buy good quality shellfish. Ask for a room with a balcony with lovely views of the street and the Alderdi-Eder park opposite. When the carnival or fiestas are taking place, the balcony is a great place from which to watch the processions go by in Urbieta street below. The rooms are simple and functional.