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Hotel Villa Katalina by Intur, San Sebastián

Boutique hotel offering charming rooms, local breakfast, and a restaurant

Overview

Hotel Villa Katalina by Intur is a boutique hotel in San Sebastián's historic center, next to the Cathedral of the Good Shepherd. This hotel offers guests rooms with natural light and city views. The rooms range from standard twin rooms with exterior balconies to cozy attic rooms with wooden beam ceilings and views of the Basque city. Guests can enjoy healthy breakfasts made with locally sourced ingredients.

Kimkim's Take

Ash
Ash Merscher kimkim staff
Based on kimkim staff visit, May 2023 (Learn more)
Pros
  • You'll stay in a historic building that has been beautifully renovated to preserve its original charm.
  • The hotel's location in the heart of San Sebastián's Old Town means you'll be within walking distance of all the city's main attractions—plus, you're right next to the cathedral.
  • You'll be treated to charming rooms that offer views of the city's Cathedral of the Good Shepherd and Calle Hondarribia.
  • Overall, the rooms have a historic feel with old-time glam, which continues into the bathrooms.
  • The breakfast buffet is delicious, impressive, and served in a very elegant dining room.
  • The hotel is categorized as standard only because of its limited amenities; otherwise, it has the feel of a higher-end property.
Cons
  • The compact rooms are quite small, so you may want to consider booking a larger room if you prefer more space.
  • The hotel doesn't have a restaurant, but you'll have plenty of choices within walking distance.

Authenticity

Hotel Villa Katalina by Intur is situated in a beautifully renovated historic building in the Old Town of San Sebastián. The hotel has maintained the original structure, including the facades, stairways, patios, and ornamental decorations, creating an authentic atmosphere that pays tribute to the area's rich history. 

Location

Nestled in the heart of San Sebastián's historic center, Hotel Villa Katalina has a privileged location right next to the Catedral del Buen Pastor. You'll be just a short stroll away from the city's main monuments, cultural hubs, and gastronomic centers. The idyllic La Concha Beach is also within a 10-minute walk from the hotel.

Rooms & Bathrooms

The rooms at Hotel Villa Katalina are thoughtfully designed to provide a little bit of old-world glam. The rooms are flooded with natural light coming in through exterior balconies, many with bay windows offering unique views of the Catedral del Buen Pastor and Hondarribia Street. The attic rooms located on the top floor feature wooden beam ceilings, and some even include bathtubs in the bathrooms. 

 

Hotel Information

Hotel stars icon 3-star Hotel
Hotel phone icon +34 943 05 11 75
Hotel address icon Hondarribia Kalea, 42

Traveler Reviews

Brian
Brian R.
Canada | Reviewed on May 05, 2023
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Stayed in April 2023