A neighbourhood guide to where to stay in San Sebastian, as chosen by our resident expert, including the best hotels near Zurriola beach, La Concha beach and the city's best pintxos (tapas) bars. Laid-back and hip, Gros is where you will find the up-and.
This two-star pensión in the increasingly popular Gros neighbourhood boasts fresh, clean rooms with modern character and with an emphasis on comfort. In a city where most “budget” options are frozen in time, family-owned Altair stands out for its.
For years now the Basque region of northern Spain has been known for its gastronomy ... Guggenheim museum in Bilbao The likes of Pedro Subijana and Juan Mari Arzak, at the three-star Akelarre and Arzak, have attained near legendary status in the Spanish.
Located just outside San Sebastián overlooking the Basque Coast in Spain ... Subijana's cuisine in a more relaxed setting. With beautiful design and furnishings, innovative architecture, Michelin star-rated food, and a picturesque coastline, Hotel.
Hotel Arrizul Congress is the latest of a new species of San Sebastián hotel —stylish and contemporary urban hotels that forgo facilities (and sometimes space) in favour of attention to detail, design and a gracious personalised concierge service.
The facilities are equally correct, including everything one would expect from a high-quality chain hotel . The swimming pool, open only during summer months, stands out with its sleek look and accompanying poolside bar. The gym is another highlight.
A 2012 refurb marked the centenary (in 1912 the hotel was inaugurated by and named after the then Spanish queen) and its shady ambience of faded-glamour makes for a luxuriant cave of peace and cool away from the scorching Basque summer. The city's.
The hotel sits to the south of the city centre, a 15-20-minute walk to San Sebastián's glorious bay, and a few minutes further to the old town. There are also a couple of buses that will whisk you up there in no time. It's not the prettiest quarter of.
Spain's 10 best food and wine holidays ... Cox & Kings (020 7873 5000; coxandkings.co.uk) has a three-night stay at the Hotel Maria Cristina in San Sebastian from £675 per person b&b including flights with British Airways to Bilbao and four days' car hire.
After a trip to Spain this summer, I'm convinced ... established by his grandfather, and Pedro Subijana, who had just started working at Akelarre. When they introduced themselves to Bocuse, he invited them to come stay with him in Lyon for 10 days.
Stepping into the hotel lobby feels like stepping into the living room of an old-money manor, and in fact the hotel is owned by one of the city's most prominent families, the Chillidas. The works of Eduardo Chillida dot the halls and the common areas.
The Zenit San Sebastián is a lovely, modern hotel with warm, lodge-like communal areas and magazine-spread-ready rooms. The hotel makes up for a slightly off-the-beaten-track location with a beautiful terrace and facilities that make guests want to.
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Laundry service is available. Staff will even help you rent bicycles, handy for getting from the Antiguo neighbourhood to the centre of town. The rest of the facilities are limited—what one might expect from a classic, small Spanish hotel . Parking is.