Mercure San Sebastian
Travel Blogs from San Sebastián - Donostia
We have had an eventful week. After a good weekend In Saint Jean de Luz we set off on Monday morning over the border and along the coast headed for San Sebastián. With very little help from the sat nav which sent us up a very small track and over the mountain we eventually reached the campsite. It was €34 per night, one of the most …
We made it here today at about 13:00. It is strikingly beautiful. We are staying in the Hotel Mercure Monte Igueldo in rooms 120 and 121.
On the drive here, in the last 80 or 90 kilometers, we went through 21 tunnels. It was like tunnel-rama! After checking in we went to our room and unpacked. The hotel is on a high point. Somewhere I read …
... but is now a collection of shops and cafes. Gambling on the chance that one would be able to get good coffee there we stop at Café Hegoa and enjoy a welcome cuppa. Walking on we found a pleasant place on some rocks to while away some time and enjoy the sun. It was with some regret that we left to catch the train, without incidence this time, back to St Jean.
Once we had dined and packed we couldn't resist a final tour of the harbour by night. St Jean is a very pleasant place to ...
Spanish haciendas that were so popular in Australia in the 70’s (admittedly we
did not travel any further south than Madrid, so maybe they are all there
waiting for us).
We travelled along many minor roads which had two
plusses, we got to see much more of the local villages and we avoided some of
the more ridiculous tolls. Arrived about
lunch time the following day in a seaside resort that looked to all intent as
if someone had come ...
19/08/13. Our early wake up call & pre booked taxi saw us at the rail station by 6.45am. We almost ended up at the airport, but fortunately we confirmed our destination with the driver before we had progressed to far from the Hotel. He backed up, removed our cases from the boot, popped them in the other taxi that was hovering in the semi dark, & off we went in the right direction.. The driver was lovely & 10€ later we were on our ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free parking
- Pets allowed