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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 29 September 2016

I had been there for a business trip and it was a good stay ,Around a mile from the beach .The best part of the stay in this hotel is the breakfast and also they have a bar which is open till midnight .The Rooms are not very big ,However it is comfortable.If you just want to stay a few... More 

Thank Saravana P
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130 reviews
49 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Good business and tourist hotel by the bus station. Nice views of the river. 20 minutes walk along the river to the old city with its numerous restaurants and tapas bars, Also bus services from the hotel to the city center. Rooms are well furnished, decorated and clean. Bar by the reception. Good value hotel. Staff is polite and service... More 

Thank Dag W
Tucson, Arizona
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

The restaurant is really, really good. The hotel itself? The room was small and the bathroom had a broken shower head, which I would have expected someone to catch before we used it. The location is good if you like walking- which we do- but makes ducking out into old town a bit impossible, and I wouldn't recommend to anyone... More 

Thank sybil_unrest
Calidad S, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Silken Amara Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sybill_unrest, Thank you for choosing Silken Amara Plaza and for sharing your comments. Your opinion is very important to us since the feedback of our clients always helps us improve. We do apologize for any inconvenience and we thank you for the time you have spent with us. It will be a pleasure to see you again soon. Kind... More 

Istanbul, Turkey
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29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in This hotel Just For A night. İt was an okey hotel but room stinked. İt didnt Have A shower curtain Or window, bathrooms were quit old. Breakfast was soo bad nothing but some croissants. In such A delicious city , How come They cant Have A prober breakfast . 15 mins TO city center bu walk. Plus... More 

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donegal ireland
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Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Silken Amara is just a lovely modern hotel, our group of 11 persons stayed 4 nights, no negatives from anyone, thanks to all the staff for making us feel so at home, the decor is just lovely. Breakfast room has lots of light coming into it, and the breakfast was wonderful, like all Silkens good value for money, with... More 

Thank hilarymcmenamin
Calidad S, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Silken Amara Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hilary, Thank you for choosing our Silken Amara Plaza during you recent visit to Donostia San Sebastian and for taking the time to write such a fantastic review! Our everyday aim is to go above and beyond to please our guests. Your happiness and satisfaction is our number one priority. Thank you once again for your kind words and... More 

Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 11 September 2016 via mobile

Traveling on an organized tour and stayed for 2 nights. Room is clean and you are able to open the window for fresh air. It's about an easy and flat 20 minute walk from the center of town and restaurant district with taxi rank and bus stops at the hotel. Buffet breakfast offers a very large variety of fresh hot... More 

Thank Shebz1719
Calidad S, Director de Relaciones con Clientes at Silken Amara Plaza Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your warm and kind review. It´s a pleasure to hear that you had a marvellous stay with us. We are eager to read that you enjoyed our privileged location, our friendly and helpful staff and the variety of our breakfast . We sincerely hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back very... More 

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7 reviews
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

We stayed here for five days and had a very enjoyable experience. The staff were friendly and very helpful, our room on the seventh floor had a great view up the river as well. It's about a 20 min walk into the old town from here but we found that allowed us a to check out the more local places... More 

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39 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

We selected this hotel ad-hoc without a reservation while on a road trip in this area of Spain. The receptionist was extremely friendly and came up with a good offer for a junior suite. Room, bathroom, AC, bed quality = all very good. Parking garage is available. The breakfast buffet had a good selection of everything we like. The walking... More 

Thank Mastif4711
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

The hotel provided a great mixture between access to the tourist areas and the local community. The walk or bus to those town was easy. We also enjoys the easy access to the local squares for a beer and pintox. The hotel staff were great. We hire bikes at the hotel which was a great way together around for a... More 

Thank James J
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4 reviews
Reviewed 18 August 2016

A little to far from the beach to be ideal but this is reflected in the price. You get used to walking the 25 minutes into the centre and shops and bars help you on the way. Staff very friendly and helpful. Breakfast excellent. Rooms ok, towels good and mattress quite comfy. Only sting in the tail is the 19... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Cuisines: European, Spanish
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Address: Plaza Pio XII 7, 20010 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Region: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Guipuzcoa > San Sebastian - Donostia
Price Range: $99 - $267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Silken Amara Plaza Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 162
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in San Sebastian - Donostia
#7 Luxury Hotel in San Sebastian - Donostia
#9 Romantic Hotel in San Sebastian - Donostia
#9 Business Hotel in San Sebastian - Donostia
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“i think all rooms have a view”
 of 5 bubbles hilarymcmenamin, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I would say ask for a higher level (we were on 7th floor) to get a good view of the river.”
 of 5 bubbles GallowgateLad, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If one of the end rooms with the bay window is available, it was very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles dyillinois, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the river for a view and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Ozgirl73, 11 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Buy your own water, litre bottle fits in the fridge. Don't worry, I haven't left a grotty plaster for you to discover.”
 of 5 bubbles Q8154UU, 9 Jun 2016 | Read review
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