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Newly Renovated 65 m2 Apartment in Historical Casco
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4.9/5Exceptional! (28 reviews)
Wonderful!

"This place is great. Hondarribia is terrific... so many fun things to do and eat! The location of this apartment, inside the walled city, is perfect. Alvaro was a terrific host and went out of his way to give us advice on things to do. The apartment was well equipped and very comfortable Great for ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 27, 2019

Newly Renovated 65 m2 Apartment in Historical Casco
New Apartment in Historic Town
Hondarribia, Basque Country
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4.9/5Exceptional! (9 reviews)
Location was really special

"The town of Hondarriba is very special with easy access to San Sebastián by bus. We were so glad to have stayed in such a place of history, beauty and charm. Our host, Alvaro, was excellent and we felt well cared for."…"

Reviewed on Oct 3, 2019

New Apartment in Historic Town
Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel
5 out of 5
Paseo Republica Argentina, 4, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa
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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 Feb 22, 2020

Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel
Villa Soro
4 out of 5
Avenida de Ategorrieta, 61, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa
The price is $153 per night
4.8/5Exceptional! (343 reviews)

"Beautiful property close walking distance to the old quarter. The villa is beautifully maintained, the rooms are as good as it gets and the staff is charming and attentive. I own a well known boutique hotel and am VERY picky, but this hotel is as good as it gets."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Villa Soro
Capricho Duplex With Wifi AND Parking 5 Min. From THE Center OF SS. Last Days
4.7/5Exceptional! (17 reviews)
Very good duplex apartment

"The location when traveling with a car is excellent, the apartment has secure basement parking and a regular bus route to the heart of San Sebastián right outside. This makes it an ideal place to stay with no stress looking for parking which can be difficult in a busy San Sebastián, which can only ..."…"

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2019

Capricho Duplex With Wifi AND Parking 5 Min. From THE Center OF SS. Last Days
Legazpi Doce Rooms
3 out of 5
calle Legazpi, 12, San Sebastian
The price is $65 per night
4.6/5Exceptional! (224 reviews)

"Located in the centre of town, quiet and spotlessly clean"…"

Reviewed on Feb 11, 2020

Legazpi Doce Rooms
Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra
4 out of 5
Zubieta Kalea, 2, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa
The price is $154 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (956 reviews)

"Espectacular!!! Súper!!!!"…"

Reviewed on Jan 4, 2020

Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra
NH Collection San Sebastián Aránzazu
4 out of 5
Vitoria-Gasteiz 1, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa
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The price is $90 per night
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 Mar 10, 2020

NH Collection San Sebastián Aránzazu
Parador de Hondarribia
4 out of 5
Plaza de Armas, 14, Hondarribia, Gipuzkoa
The price is $141 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (185 reviews)

"Great location. Great view. Great service."…"

Reviewed on Oct 23, 2019

Parador de Hondarribia
Astoria7
4 out of 5
Sagrada Familia 1, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa
The price is $120 per night
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,297 reviews)

"Very friendly staff and a lovely room. Interesting character created through the film associations"…"

Reviewed on Feb 29, 2020

Astoria7
Hotel Parma
2 out of 5
PASEO DE SALAMANCA 10, San Sebastian, ESPAÑA
The price is $90 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (191 reviews)

"Excellent hotel right on the shore next to the Atlantic.The receptionist and hotel staff were wonderful!"…"

Reviewed on Nov 6, 2019

Hotel Parma
Hotel Niza
3 out of 5
Zubieta, 56, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa
The price is $167 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (256 reviews)

"Hotel with a nice view. The room was not well cleaned"…"

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2020

Hotel Niza
Hotel Palacio Atxega
1 out of 5
Osiña Kalea - Aitzezarra Kalea, Usurbil, Gipuzkoa
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The price is $52 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (102 reviews)

"The staff! Absolutely lovely and kind. The cleaners were so helpful, the staff at desk great! Had a beautiful view from our room. Not far from San Sebastián , train station up the road , a few places to eat locally. Usurbil is a lovely small town full of kind people, very Basque, very beautiful. ..."…"

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2019

Hotel Palacio Atxega
Far Out Inn
3 out of 5
Cuesta Aldapeta 58i, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa
The price is $76 per night
4/5Very Good! (28 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Sep 18, 2019

Far Out Inn
Pension San Martin
1 out of 5
San Martin, 10 - 1º, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa
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4/5Very Good! (4 reviews)
Great location, close to train and bus station

"Our room was newly refurbished. It was supposed to be a 3 person room. I'm glad we never had 3 in it. Bathroom was smallest we have ever had in Europe. A large person would have trouble fitting in the shower. However we were very happy with Pension San Martin. It's in a great location, close and ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 14, 2017

Pension San Martin
Old City House
1 out of 5
Calle Fermin Calbeton n14-2B, San Sebastian
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4/5Very Good! (27 reviews)

"Fantastic location in the middle of old town. Generous sized room with private bathroom"…"

Reviewed on Sep 20, 2019

Old City House
Sercotel Hotel Europa
3 out of 5
San Martin, 52, San Sebastian, Gipuzkoa
The price is $82 per night
3.9/5Good! (615 reviews)

"The hotel is in the centre of the town, near of the old town and La Concha beach."…"

Reviewed on Feb 24, 2020

Sercotel Hotel Europa
Off Beat Guesthouse
2.5 out of 5
Calle 31 de Agosto 16, Planta 1, San Sebastian
The price is $76 per night
3.5/5Good! (69 reviews)

"The Off Beat Guesthouse was just what we needed for our stay in San Sebastian! It was at the intersection of two major restaurant & shopping strips and right at the foot of Monte Urgull. All of the old town was just minutes away, which was perfect. We arrived later than expected due to a missed train ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 15, 2019

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Your Guide to Historic Hotels in San Sebastian

Visiting new cities can be more than just getting a break from your daily routine, it can also be about understanding the history and culture of an area. A perfect way to experience the area's culture is to learn about its history. Visiting landmarks or museums is a good start, but a stay in a San Sebastian historic hotel can take you back to the past. Get ready to pack your luggage (no need for a time machine) as your San Sebastian landmark hotel awaits.

If These Walls Could Talk

A visit to one of these San Sebastian historic accommodations can give you a feel for a past era as soon as you pass through the front door. With unique architectures and locations in the heart of San Sebastian, it will become apparent what makes San Sebastian a must for travelers. Don't worry, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past guest. Although these accommodations are older, they have many up-to-date comforts to help you take it easy during your trip. You will find rooms outfitted with a comfy bed and just about anything else you may need for a wonderful stay.

Once you have checked out the hotel property, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by visiting the art museums and famed landmarks. Of course, all this time traveling is going to stimulate your appetite. Make sure to check through the comments and review the suggestions other guests to San Sebastian thought were merit visiting. You can also ask your hotel's concierge so you can learn where the local spots to enjoy a cocktail or a bite to eat in San Sebastian are.

Reserve a San Sebastian Historic Hotel Today

San Sebastian has 1093 vintage hotels that maintain the look and feel of another era. Some of these lodgings are where renowned poets may have stayed. You are sure to land a hotel with all the amenities and the qualities you want. If you are wishing to stay in one of these vintage hotels, book soon, or you could miss your chance on a one-of-a kind accommodation.

Frequently asked questions

What should I expect on my historical trip to San Sebastian?
A trip to the historical sites in San Sebastian is likely first on your sightseeing list. You’ll likely want to savor the top-notch restaurants and charming cafés during your visit. You can also take some time in this walkable area to enjoy the scenic seaside.
What's the best place to stay in San Sebastian that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Legazpi Doce Rooms is a top 3-star pension for history seekers booking on Expedia, and it offers concierge services and free WiFi. Plaza de La Constitucion is a short walk away. A couple of other options to soak up the local history include Parador de Hondarribia and NH Collection San Sebastián Aránzazu.
How many historical hotels are there in San Sebastian?
San Sebastian has 1074 hotels and other lodging options bookable on Expedia, including 80 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical places and other sights in San Sebastian?
San Sebastian is notable for landmarks like Cathedral of the Good Shepherd, Maria Cristina Bridge, and Miramar Palace. Cultural venues include Kursaal Congress Centre and Auditorium, Tabakalera Donostia, and Chillida-Leku Museum. Other popular sights include Concha Beach and Ondarreta Beach.
What is a historic hotel like in San Sebastian?
Guests who choose a historic hotel can spend a night or two in a place that has a national historic designation. A castle, a palace or even a pub or an old police station can be turned into a historic hotel provided that it’s a place of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often found in the guestrooms or communal spaces of such hotels in San Sebastian, giving a historical feel.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, wheareas the term “historic hotel” is more commonly used in the U.S. but overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and actual building of a historic hotel is generally the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, often it’s the cultural value and how it inspired the community.
Do historic hotels in San Sebastian have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you expect to find, while every effort is made to preserve historic facades and treasured traditions. Private rooms with updated bathroom facilities, free WiFi, and the usual amenities found in most hotels should be available at a historic hotel. When you book a historic hotel in San Sebastian, don’t worry that you’ll find yourself staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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