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Lewiston, Idaho
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Luis' clear instructions for walking from the train station to the pension got our visit off to an excellent start. The room and shared bath were both impeccably clean and designed with stylish simplicity. I especially appreciated the small balcony with its potted plants and its shutters that allowed me to secure the room at night and still have fresh...

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LuixDonosti, Propietario at Pension Joakina, responded to this review

Thanks for a so lovely review!!! Enjoyed a lot your stay and could talk about different options in town, as an interested and avid traveler. Regards

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 6 October 2016

Our twin room was very clean, comfortable and quiet. Our host was very helpful with arrangements. The location is convenient to the attractions of the town (beach, old town, shopping etc) and we walked everywhere.

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LuixDonosti, Propietario at Pension Joakina, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice review!!!

Miami, Florida
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Joakina is perfectly located and it is steps away from all the best restaurants and spots in the city. Luis is a very thoughtful host and will ensure you have the best stay! Their rooms are fully equipped and you will be grateful to be walking distance from everything.

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LuixDonosti, Propietario at Pension Joakina, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your lovely review!!! See you next Film Festival

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Excellent room not huge but clean and extremely comfortable. Situated in a good area close to the Old Town, River and La Concha beach and shops. Easy to walk around, parking is in a very close underground car park. So many excellent bars and restaurants in the Old Town specialising in Pinchos - so good!

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LuixDonosti, Propietario at Pension Joakina, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your nice review!!!

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 1 September 2016

To keep it short, let me simply layout the pros and cons: Pros: The location is excellent. You are literally minutes away from all the nice places to see in San Sebastian. The rooms are quite large and very comfortable. The owner is very welcoming, friendly and helpful. I have honestly enjoyed my stay in this little pension. Cons: For...

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LuixDonosti, Propietario at Pension Joakina, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. When I saw the punctuation was worried, we did something quite wrong, but when you read the valoration and see your review history, I even think is the most used punctuation almost (60% of your reviews have 3-4 points, and only 18% has 5 points). We were well valued in location, room, staff. Not in price...

Reviewed 25 August 2016

Communication before we arrived was excellent including transport options from the airport. We arrived late in the evening and Luis was there to greet us. He was very helpful with information on what to see and where to eat. The room was very clean with a welcoming fan. There were no problems with sharing the WC, it was always available...

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LuixDonosti, Propietario at Pension Joakina, responded to this review

Thanks Sandra!!! I love helping the guests and trying to make their stay comfortable. And to get a review like yours makes me really happy!!! Regards. Luis Olaizola

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

The apartment was clean and had all the necessities including a washer/dryer which was great. It is in a good area and had numerous coffee shops etc ja short walk away. Most of all, the owner Luis was very accommodating and helped us in anyway he could

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LuixDonosti, Propietario at Pension Joakina, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your nice review!!!

Reviewed 30 May 2016

Luis was waiting for us and showed us to our room. We had booked a triple share but we were pleasantly surprised to find that Luis had been kind enough to upgrade us to a two bedroom penthouse. The place was very clean, the beds were comfortable and the shower had good water pressure. It was a great location and...

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LuixDonosti, Propietario at Pension Joakina, responded to this review

Thanks a lot for your nice review!!! When is possible, we upgrade guests. Is not frequent but we try to give the best to our clients. Regards

Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 23 May 2016

It is a good family-run pension which has a central location - convenient for old town, La Concha beach as well as Gros quarter and cathedral Buen Pastor. We stayed for 2 nights in blue room - it has a ensuite bathroom. The room is not huge but large enough for 2 persons - wardobe, small table, flat screen TV...

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LuixDonosti, Propietario at Pension Joakina, responded to this review

Thanks for your review. I replaced the TV remote control some dates ago, si if you are back will see it new (was not nice to see but it worked). The day of your arrival I was waiting with my phone on (I thought), but did not work, I also changed to a new one as was the 3rd time...

Geelong, Australia
Reviewed 3 May 2016

We found the location excellent. Luis was very welcoming and even printed out a list of restaurants and bars he likes personally for us to check out if we felt like it - we visited a few and they were all very good.

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LuixDonosti, Propietario at Pension Joakina, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice review!!! Is good to know you enjoyed the Pension and the list I provided is also considered as good options!!! Regards.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Adults only Pension, recently renovatedd. All ensuite rooms have balcony view. Two shared bath bedrooms, one of them with balcony view. Great for city center quiet area, after visiting the town, working, etc. Rooms have free wifi, TV, heating, hair dryer, acoustic isolation, linen and towels changed everyday or when requested.Parking agreement available at La Concha parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pension Joakina

Address: Del Camino street 4 - 4th right, 20004 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Region: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Guipuzcoa > San Sebastian - Donostia
Price Range: $54 - $140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“All rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles sandracX6515OS, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Floor 5 as floor 4 has the owners mother living in a room.”
 of 5 bubbles 654Chris, 5 May 2014 | Read review
“Try to avoid the central room in summer, too hot.”
 of 5 bubbles congena, 5 Aug 2013 | Read review
“The twin bedroom in the middle opposite of the front door has no windows/balcony, so I would not recommend taking that. The one to left of it is way nicer!”
 of 5 bubbles MMrk0, 12 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles Yenniva, 30 Aug 2011 | Read review
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