Hotel Palacio de Aiete
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... lunch in a Catalan restaurant. Not very local, but we were hungry, and the albóndigas ("abounding ass" says autocorrect) were succulent. We then walked to the old town and up the Urgull hill, which was used in the past as a vantage point to defend the city. Up there we enjoyed the view and learned about the history of the city, that was ravaged in 1813 during the war between Napoleon and the Portuguese/British. On the way back we walked through the old city center, and ...
... somthing wrong with the water was really dirty. In Biarritz there is beautiful old houses, building and little huts with old shutters. I discovered I loved paella, but Isaac did not go past margarita pizza. In the middle of the sea there was a rock with a statue of Mary on it, and it was called the virgin rock. Then we had dinner, and went to ...
... four hour ride to Zaragoza. I had to switch busses there and that was Elia’s destination, so I said bye and waited for my bus connection to San Sebastian.
I didn’t have anyone next to me on the next ride, which was another three hours, so I was able to spread out and relax. I didn’t sleep too well at the hostel last night, so I’ve been pretty tired all day. It was raining for most ...
... in circles for a bit. But we got to the top eventually and got great views of the sea and the city. It had warmed up a little so we decided to head to the beach. It was nice but not really warm enough for the beach so we weren't there long! We discovered that patatas bravas is different in different parts of Spain so we decided to try some here. They were amazing. Just deep fried potato chunks with a tomato salsa and mayo. Sounds so simple but it ...
... home. Our car host Arnald was with his girlfriend and they were moving from France to Zaragoza to teach French. They were so friendly and sweet and it was a comfortable ride home!
San Sebastian is a must go to place! This experience was better than I could of EVER asked for. You always have to be cautious and do your homework if couch surfing of using Blahblah car, but if you always think about the dangers, you will miss some of the best experiences life has to offer.
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- Shuttle bus service
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Palacio de Aiete San Sebastián - Donostia
Modern well managed hotel with very helpful staff and great food
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