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Pension Joakina

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07/06/2017 08/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Luis made us welcome in his pension in San Sebastián - a short walk from both the old centre and the beach. Rooms were perfect and the area is quiet. There is no breakfast but there are lots of options nearby. It is an ideal choice if you are doing the northern Camino - it is located on a street...

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LuixDonosti, Propietario at Pension Joakina, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review. We have many guests from the camino, and we love the spirit you have. Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly, helpful host. Spacious, comfortable rooms in great location. Very close to old town, beaches and shops. Our room had shared bath room which wasn't a problem but the ensuite rooms were even bigger with settees.

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LuixDonosti, Propietario at Pension Joakina, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review! Hope next time you enjoy an ensuite room and more other services we are preparing for the future. Regards

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

This guest house (pensión) is a very good and centrally located accomodation solution in Donostia (San Sebastián). Brrakfast is not included in the rate, and the shared bathroom is kept spotless at all times. Good value for your money.

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LuixDonosti, Propietario at Pension Joakina, responded to this review

Thanks for your nice review! We do not provide breakfast but guests have microwave, kettle, ... or we give some nice places to take breakfast in town, there are many. Cleanliness is very important for us. Hope to see you soon!

Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 December 2016 via mobile

What a lovely place! Luis was so welcoming and helpful -- he speaks excellent English but was patient with our attempts to speak Spanish too. Pension Joakina is located in the heart of San Sebastián on the fourth floor of a classic old Spanish apartment building. There is a lift, however. Our room was very spacious for the price and...

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LuixDonosti, Propietario at Pension Joakina, responded to this review

Thanks for your lovely review!!!

Lewiston, Idaho
Reviewed 31 October 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

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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: Calle Camino, 4 - 4. Dcha, 20004 San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
Region: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Guipuzcoa > San Sebastian - Donostia
Price Range: ₹ 3,296 - ₹ 8,983 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pension Joakina 3*
Number of rooms: 3
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“All rooms are good”
sandracX6515OS, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Floor 5 as floor 4 has the owners mother living in a room.”
654Chris, 5 May 2014 | Read review
“Try to avoid the central room in summer, too hot.”
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!”
MMrk0, 12 Jan 2013 | Read review
“Ask for a room with a balcony.”
Yenniva, 30 Aug 2011 | Read review
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