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90 out of 100

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Villa Soro

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9.5

Excellent (1,598 ratings)

San Sebastián, Spain - 

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1.19 km Kursaal Congress Centre and Auditorium

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2 km Cathedral of the Good Shepherd

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2 km Plaza de La Constitucion

Hotel Overview

Villa Soro is a cherished hotel located in San Sebastián, renowned for offering its guests a blend of traditional charm and modern conveniences. This hotel, nestled within a historical setting, provides a unique stay experience that consistently receives high praise from visitors who appreciate its attention to detail, personalized service, and tranquil ambiance.

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Hotel highlights

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Atmosphere

  1. Exceptional Staff: Guests rave about the attentive and personalized service offered by the staff.
  2. Unique Charm: The hotel’s blend of historical architecture with modern amenities is highly appreciated.
  3. Complimentary Amenities: Free parking and Wi-Fi are considered significant perks by guests.
  4. Peaceful Location: Many enjoy the quiet and serene setting, which is still close to city attractions.
  5. Quality Breakfast: The breakfast selection is praised for its variety and quality.
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Area for improvement

  1. Limited Dining Options: Guests have mentioned a lack of on-site dining options.
  2. Room Variability: Some guests have noted discrepancies in room sizes and amenities.
  3. Pricey: The cost of a stay here is considered high by some visitors.
  4. Limited Parking: Despite being free, parking can be challenging due to limited spaces.
  5. Accessibility Issues: The historical nature of the building may pose difficulties for those with mobility issues.

Amenities

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Parking available

Parking available

Gym

Gym

Air conditioning

Air conditioning

Free WiFi

Laundry

Laundry

Housekeeping

Room service

Room service

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Total 1,598 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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9.5

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9.6

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booking

1,201 Reviews

9.5 / 10

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expedia

397 Reviews

9.6 / 10

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Location was mentioned 56 times

2% Negative91% Positive

Reviews based on Location

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Krispin Wehrli8 months ago
5/5Google icon

Very proactive, efficient and friendly staff. All housekeeping requests were handled quickly. The whole property is very neat and clean. Very good quality physical product. Even the gym is nice and has enough dumbbells to squeeze in a workout. Lovely authentic breakfast and very cozy breakfast room. Love that the location is in a more local area and not in the middle of the touristy part of town. I will be back!

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K N K4 months ago
1/5Google icon

Individual thermostat control doesn’t allowing to determine the temperature. 22hours later we still didn’t reach the temperature in the room for our own convenience. In the bathroom you can find one electric heater, but unfortunately somehow it is still not capable to heat up that room either. Air conditioning supposed to work as a heating option above the bed. The warm air should come out from two places but only one is working. Until a few minutes you can feel that is working properly but after that cold wind is blowing out. Now you feel lucky that is coming only from one place. We made a last minute booking with reasons but it is nowhere said you are not able to do that. Check-in was smooth, but we got a keycard which was not working and also no warnings about our quick arrival. We reached in the end a superior room, in an outside building, such a pity too. In that building air conditioning blowing also cold air. In the room it was freezing, but it was not a surprise because everything was turning off, but we were understandable because of our own reasons, turned on all the heating devices and waited patiently to reach some convenient temperature to be able to try to have a shower. After an hour nothing changed, no signs of any heating power. We went back again to the reception inquiring is it normal, did we do something wrong. They said the air conditioning can’t blow cold air because its general function in this time of the year. After checking the room they said maybe something is wrong because the air conditioning has not much sound and it is blowing cold air. They offered to leave for a few hours than come back and maybe after that all will be fine, then the warning came out because we arrived last minute and too quickly they couldn’t prepared the room for our arrival. Hotelier rule number one you don’t give a room what is definitely not ready! First room was missing the heating and also some general equipments. I would also say that was one of the weakest one in its category. In the end they offered an other superior room next to the first one where they said checked and heating is working properly. Yes sometimes, but still more cold air coming out than warm. During the night our wet clothes couldn’t dry out, so the temperature it is not only a personal preference question. I was waking up the cold wind blowing into my head and neck. If you are sensitive you will get sick from it. I am not but still have pain. We were hoping the room reach at least 22 degrees and it is going to shut down, didn’t happened. In the morning we left the room. Housekeeping were there, shut again everything off. Even though generally there is a keycard to keep the electricity on when you are outside the room, (and I think should be normal when the only heating is depending on it!), but it was taken just little bit off to make this situation even more confusing and worst. The room is cold again, clothes still wet, and we payed already for two nights. Big mistake and such a shame for this architecturally privileged place. As other comments also suggesting just admire the building outside.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 25

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Year Built 1800

WiFi Quality

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Idle

15

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119

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142

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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What's nearby

Kursaal Congress Centre and Auditorium

1.19 km

Cathedral of the Good Shepherd

2 km

Plaza de La Constitucion

2 km

Reale Arena

2 km

Donostia-San Sebastian Aquarium

3 km

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Getting around

Ategorrieta Station

350 m

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Airports Nearby

San Sebastian (EAS)

10.5 km

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Restaurants

Humo

770 m

Bar Bergara

770 m

Telepizza

280 m

Zelai Txiki

560 m

Alabama cafe

700 m

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Daytime safety

84 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

78 out of 100

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San Sebastián safety index

Safety

Crime

90

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

90 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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77

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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97

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Property safety

Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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76

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Political safety

Very Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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91

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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100

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

20

Overall Crime index

Minimal

An average rating of the crime categories

20 out of 100

Property crime severity

Low

23

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Mugging or robbery  19/100

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Car theft  16/100

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Car break-ins  19/100

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Home break-ins  22/100

Violent crime severity

Minimal

18

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Physical attacks  16/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  12/100

Other crime severity

Minimal

19

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Insult or harassment in public  13/100

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Corruption or bribery  27/100

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Drug problem  20/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.3 - $2

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Coffee

$1.5 - $2.5

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Beer 0.5L

$1 - $1.2

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$10 - $15

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$1.8 - $2

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$0.8 - $1.2

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$35 - $60

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$5 - $6.3

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McMeal at McDonalds

$8 - $11

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.5 - $2.5

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Public transport, monthly pass

$32 - $60

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.5 - $2.1

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$10 - $30

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$30 - $80

Weather In San Sebastián

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Precipitation In San Sebastián

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Air Quality

Good

PM2.58

PM1016

9

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Air quality is acceptable and pollution poses no health risk. Enjoy outdoor activities as normal.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Poor

Water quality is very low. Consider alternative water drinking options.

Traffic around property

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Light

Few vehicles on the road, relaxed and stress-free driving experience.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

No pets

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