Choose your preferred language. We speak English and 41 other languages.
San Martin, 54 1ª planta, 20007 San Sebastian, Spain – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.2/10! (score from 455 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Pensión Gárate.
No booking fees • Save money! Best price guarantee — enter dates to see these prices!
157 properties in San Sebastian
Including hotels, apartments, villas and more.
455 verified reviews
They speak your language!
Pensión Gárate's staff speaks: French, Spanish, English
Booking is safe
When you book with us your details are protected by a secure connection.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges apply.
Tour Desk, Baggage Storage
Facilities for Disabled Guests, Elevator, Heating
French, Spanish, English
1:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Until 12:00 PM
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 5 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge in a crib.
All older children or adults are charged EUR 20 per person per night for extra beds.
The maximum number of extra beds/cribs in a room is 1.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Additional fees are not calculated automatically in the total cost and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.
Pets are not allowed.
Cards accepted at this property
Hover over the cards for more info.
Based on 455 reviews
Value for money
Show reviews from:
Located just 45 metres from San Sebastian Convention Centre and the Auditorium, this guest house is less than 3 minutes’ walking from the beach.
Score from 518 reviews Excellent
Hostal Bahía is ideally situated in central San Sebastián, less than 110 yards from La Concha Beach. This well-priced guesthouse offers functional rooms with free Wi-Fi.
Score from 553 reviews Good
Just 40 metres from Playa de la Concha beach, Hostal Alemana offers air-conditioned rooms and free Wi-Fi. Numerous traditional pintxos bars can be found in the old town, 5 minutes’ walk away.
Score from 523 reviews Very good
Next to Buen Pastor Cathedral, San Ignacio Centro is less than 1700 ft from San Sebastian Train Station. Each stylish room offers a flat-screen TV and free Wi-Fi.
Score from 425 reviews Very good
The young woman at the desk the first two days of out stay was exceptional! Her tips on pinxto bars were first rate. Her fluent English was also an asset. The day we checked out, another young woman was extremely helpful in explaining the whole parking garage process. Great location a block and a half from the promenade.
Just 50 m from La Concha beach, ideally situated for all tapas bars and restaurants. tea and coffee facilities in room - a great plus, so many hotels don't provide this. Comfortable bed and shower was hot. Very friendly and efficient staff. Would definitely come here again.
Nothing to dislike.
Location is first class - only a stone's throw from La Concha beach. A lovely room with a terrace. Very friendly staff, quality wifi and excellent value. Will definitely come back.
Location was perfect, 1 block from the beach, 5 mins to the old town meant it was quiet enough in the small hours. Very clean room, helpful staff on the desk
A bar fridge would've been nice, nothing else I can fault
Closeness to the beach
Staff were extremely pleasant and helpful. The Pension was in a very good location and only one block off the beach. We ate at a very good Italian restaurant only 5mins walk from the Pension in San Martin street
No air conditioning and the fan only helped a little. Consequently we had to leave the window open to allow some breeze into our room. Our room was on the main Street and it was very noisy at night
Great location for accessing all parts of the city. Very clean and the staff are excellent.
It can be a little noisy, but after all it is in a city centre. The rooms are on the small side but adequate for a short stay.
Location to a very good seaside restaurant; the walk along the promenade.
excellent location, lovely room with balcony, good staff, recently renovated
We liked the location
Film festival was on so not many options available and the price point for this time was elevated which made the property poor value for money. The main issue was that the room was so small for two persons and two bags and the bed was pretty hard. Street noise was problematic.
Walking distance to the beach Staff most helpful and pleasant at All times They spoke good English Close to a lovely little cafe, Cafe Irubi,lovely croissants ,coffee etc
Does what it says on the tin. Very central for everything. Staff are helpful and friendly. Bed comfortable. Tea and coffee tray provided - quite a rarity on our travels. A clean and comfortable place to view the sensational city of San Sebastian from.
A bit traffic noisy at night but it is in the centre of town - take your earplugs.
The room was compact and small however had everything we needed. It was only one block from the beach and a easy stroll to the old town. The staff were very friendly, the whole place was very clean and we really enjoyed our stay.
Nothing - all was good.
The pension was easy to find and the location was secure.
There is not enough hot water so often we had to have cold showers. Also the receptionist advised us there was no airport transfer available and we would have to roll our suitcases 20min to the bus station, but she gave us the wrong bus information.
Great location close to beach and walking distance to old town. Comfortable basic room.
Was walking distance from most sites, shopping food, so great location. Has a lift.
Difficult for parking to book in. Fortunately the car park where we left the car is the one that they recommend and have a cheap deal with.
Very modern and a bit clinical but have to admit that the room was spotless on every level. Surprisingly good nights sleep as the bed was very comfortable and we did have a little balcony which looked out onto the Main Street. The staff were efficient and friendly.
Not easy to find even though it was near to the beach. Parking close by but quite expensive. The room was too small for two people.
Practically everything. Don't want to repeat previuos positive reviews about great location, comfortable rooms, helpfull staf etc. Just a couple of remarks. 1.Pension Garate differs from usual hotel - it consists of 9 rooms on the first floor of apartment building. Inside it is very quiet even in the evenings. In the morning might be a little noisy but closed balcony door solves this problem. 2. While booking you are requested to inform staff about your arriving time (see The Fine Print) - don't neglect this request because usually reception is on duty from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. But if they have your notice they will wait for your arrival. Definitely would recommend this Pension to my friends.
The way they treat bath towels - even if they don't change them they fold them and put on the rack. So you can't say which one is yours. It is not big deal for me but some persons might be touchy about it.
Price was reasonable for an expensive, end-of-summer San Sebastian. The room was small but adequate and bathroom was modern. Location was excellent - a block away from the La Concha beach and a 10 min walk along the promenade to the Old town (for pinchos!). Free wifi was unexpected and appreciated. Overall would happily recommend to others.
The hotel is on a busy street so if noise bothers you whilst you sleep then maybe reconsider alternative accommodation.
Just a couple blocks from La Concha playa, and we walked easily enough to both the train station and the main bus stop. Plus, Old Town was a 10 minute walk, and was nice to stay outside of there for noise avoidance. Very friendly staff, very clean, but a bit basic a you're in a pension within an office/apartment building so very quiet and no overnight staff. Would recommend.
Location excellent for beach and everything within walking distance
Towels were not changed over but rather folded up still wet and placed on the shelf and then we didn't know who had which towel. Very small room and shower
Location, friendly staff and value.
We stayed here for 1 night on route from Bordeaux to Barcelona. We walked from the station- very do-able, but next time I would get a cab (€10) if with two suitcases as we were. On a busy street, but easy to fine, one street back from the beach, and in a nice and central spot. Receptionist was lovely, recommended some places to see and eat on a map that she gave us. Room was small, but exactly what we booked. Bed was big. Bathroom was clean. Block out shutters to a little balcony meant that the room was dark. Wifi signal was strong and reliable. No complaints, for the price of he accommodation, we would recommend this place.
Exellent location, clean, WIFI, coffee and tea
high price for pension
Room was compact but comfortable. Very clean and updated. Only 2 short blocks to the Beach Promenade and a short walk to Parte Vieja. Staff was very helpful, and had some good recommendations on where to eat. We would definitely stay there again.
Nothing negative to say. Enjoyed our time there.
We've negotiated with thousands of hotels to get the very best deals. We call them Secret Deals and they only last for a limited time.
You can get these deals for free by subscribing to our newsletters. You can even choose your favorite destinations to receive personalized deals.
Get started now by entering your email address. We'll instantly send you a link to our Deal Finder!
Don't worry – your email address is safe with us. We'll never share your private information and you can unsubscribe at any time.