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Hotel Palacete

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Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I were here with our three children for one night. The hotel is a lovely little old palace on one of the two main squares in the old town of Hondarribia. We had the two rooms on the upper floor under the roof, which were perfect for us and perfectly clean and cozy. The hotel seems to...

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MAYI5, Gerente at Hotel Palacete, responded to this review

Hi Wolfstern, Thanks a lot for the review and your nice words, glad to read them. We really appreciate your stay at our place and that you chose Palacete for your vacation at our region, that means a lot to us. Thanks a lot again for everything and hope to see you soon in the short future. Best regards.

Sydney Australia
Reviewed 23 October 2016

We stayed her overnight before we went off to San Sebastian and were very glad we did. We stayed in Hondarribia so we could get some experience of a small picturesque town and Hotel Palacete was a big part of the experience. As other reviewers have said, it is located in an old square within quick walking distance of the...

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MAYI5, Gerente at Hotel Palacete, responded to this review

Hi there!! We really appreciate your words and review, so much. We try to offer the best service and accommodation to our guests as possible, that´s our aim. So sorry for the elevator issue, the hotel is small and there is no room for fiiting in one, so sorry about that. Thanks again for choosing us. Best regards,

Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night here on a 'foody' visit. Set in a charming square with a small exterior terrace, we were advised on parking on arrival with success later in the day. Room 101 was small but perfectly adequate with new fittings in contemporary style and spotlessly clean - although shower tray sealant needs refreshing. Very pleasant breakfast in Spanish style...

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MAYI5, Gerente at Hotel Palacete, responded to this review

Hi Eric, Thanks a lot for your nice words, we really appreciate them. Glad to know that you had a nice stay and enjoyed it. We try to improve everyday, sorry if there was something worng or didn´t like it. Thanks a lot for choosing us. Best regards.

kfs, israel
Reviewed 26 July 2016

Palacete is rated 1* hotel, but it feels much more. Indeed the hotel is modest, but very pleasant. I enjoyed here much more then in a 3* hotel in San Sebastian. We stayed at the room with the bay window facing the square, and it was spacious and lovely. Located in the heart of old Hondarribia with all the charm....

1Thank everfreebird
MAYI5, Gerente at Hotel Palacete, responded to this review

Hi there!!! Thanks a lot for your review and words, we really appreciate them. We are glad to feel that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and liked the area. We try to improve day by day, it´s our goal to offer the best service. Thanks a lot for choosing us and hope to see you in the short...

Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We stayed 2 nights at this hotel and found it very comfortable. It's located in a picturesque square with easy walking access to the centre of town (you need to park your car outside the city walls but it's free and only a few minutes walk across the bridge to get to the hotel once you know where you're going)....

1Thank Karen H
MAYI5, Gerente at Hotel Palacete, responded to this review

Hi Karen!!! Thanks a lot for your review and words, we really appreciate them. We are glad to feel that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel and liked the area. We try to improve day by day, it´s our goal to offer the best service and sense that our customers are feeling like at home. Thanks a lot for...

Castle Rock, CO
Reviewed 10 July 2016

Not sure what's happened, but just not quite the same as year ago. Requested and had confirmed large room with front balcony (the only one), but not available upon arrival. Reserved 3 nights, only had us down for 2, but not a problem to extend (we decided to move to St. Jean du Luz anyway) Cool little village with convenient...

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is a lovely hotel, with great views. and friendly helpful staff. Our room had a floor to ceiling bay window, looking onto the square. No restaurant, but it has a small bar in the courtyard at the side.

1Thank LeSlacker
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2015

We stayed in this hotel when it first opened 10 years ago and have visited for a few days every year since. The hotel is situated on a large historic square with period residences in the old town of Hondarribia. The hotel has great charm with it's original exterior and interior stone spiral staircase. The rooms are tastefully decorated with...

3Thank Dorothy C
Oakham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2015

Excellent value for money. Situated in a charming square in the old town. Hotel does not have a restaurant but the old town has some good ones that can be found as you walk around. Also the shops of the new town are a mere stroll away.Then there is Nat the owners dog. Nat makes it an even better stay.

Thank Paul C
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2015

It's a while since my wife and I came to this hotel. We first visited it about ten years ago when it was ridiculously cheap. Very much a budget option - 1* - if I remember correctly. It's a charming hotel in a delightful plaza. Don't let the traditional * system put you off. I have staid in plenty of...

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The Palacete Hotel stands on the Gipuzkoa Square (also known as Plaza de las Cadenas), in Hondarribia City's historic centre that was declared a Historic Buildings Site. Opened in June 2003, the hotel occupies a building in a markedly medieval style (Casa Palacete or small palace) after which it is named. It keeps the traditional charm and sobriety of the palace, while offering all classes of amenities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Palacete

Address: Plaza de Gipuzkoa, 5, 20280 Hondarribia, Spain
Region: Spain > Basque Country > Province of Guipuzcoa > Hondarribia
Price Range: ₹ 3,764 - ₹ 7,527 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Palacete 1*
Number of rooms: 9
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“goes without saying: the room with the bay window”
 of 5 bubbles everfreebird, 26 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room 102 has the big bay window overlooking the square”
 of 5 bubbles LeSlacker, 24 Mar 2016 | Read review
“There is no lift so difficult for people of limited mobility”
 of 5 bubbles dorothyc62, 12 Sep 2015 | Read review
“Only saw our room which had a view over the square.”
 of 5 bubbles 624PaulC, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
“If you visit in the winter ask them to turn the room heating on early.”
 of 5 bubbles AvrilNerja, 27 Jul 2015 | Read review
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