Hotel Silken Amara Plaza in Donostia-San Sebastián - 4 HOTEL INFO stars

This is what awaits you:

  • Use of an Internet terminal at the hotel
  • WLAN in room

Hotel description Silken Amara Plaza

A modern building located on Pio XII square, created by world famous architect Peña Ganchegui, offering excellent access to all major routes in and out of the city, and within walking distance to all major attractions in town, such as the Kursaal Conference & Exhibition Centre, Anoeta Sports Complex, La Concha beach and the city’s old quarter, the place to go for delicious pintxos snacks made with local traditional ingredients.

HOTEL SILKEN AMARA PLAZA is committed, above all, to ensuring the highest level of customer satisfaction by offering at all times comfort, service, quality and attention to all details in a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. Always endeavouring to offer the best environment for their guests, the Amara Plaza is clearly committed to Art, as it has created spaces to house works signed by famous artists including Daniel Canogar, paintings by Daniel G. Verbis, Raul Urrutikoetxea, Jose Ramon Amondarain, Angeles Agrela, Dario Alvarez Basso, Manu Muniategiandikoetxea and Javier Alkain; sculptures by Elena Asins, Fernando and Vicente Roscubas, and Stephen Dean; a silkscreen print by Cristina Iglesias; photographs by Susy Gomez, Eugenio Ampudia, Aitor Ortiz, Unai San Martin, Manuel Saro, Dionisio Gonzalez, Thomas Ruff, Nan Goldin, Juan Usle, Jon Mikel Euba, Sergio Belinchon, Rodrigo Oliveira, Carlos Irijalba and Bleda & Rosa —plus an etching signed by Jose Maria Sicilia and a video-installation by Charles Sandison.

HSS000571 The main premise of the SILKEN AMARA PLAZA HOTEL is customer service, offering comfort, quality service and attention to detail in a comfortable setting. In the interest of providing guests with the best atmosphere, the hotel has brought in art, creating spaces with the work of renowned artists. Reception hours: Every day: from 12:00 AM to 12:00 AM

Hotel data

Hotel built in 1993, Last complete renovation 2007, Last partial renovation 2020, Number of floors 9, Total number of rooms 162, Number of single rooms 16, Number of double rooms 142, of which have 2 separate beds 106, of which have a double bed 36, of which are suitable as three-bed rooms 10, Number of suites (separate rooms) 1, Number of junior suites 2, Number of rooms with air conditioning 162, Reception manned 24 hours a day, Earliest check-in 14:00, Latest check-out 12:00, English-speaking staff available during the day, English-speaking staff available at night, Number of luxury rooms 142, Hotel, City hotel, Business hotel, Trade fair hotel, Trade fair/conference hotel, No-smoking room 162, Family rooms available 2

AddressShow map

Plaza Pio XII 7, 20010 Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain


  • Station (Renfe) 1.0 km
  • City centre (San Sebastián ) 1.1 km
  • Airport (San Sebastian Airport (EAS)) 16.2 km
  • Highway 0.1 km

Service times

Reception open:

1:00 AM to 1:00 AM

Reception manned at weekends:

1:00 AM to 1:00 AM

Earliest check-in:

3:00 PM

Latest check-out:

1:00 PM

    Accepted payment methods

  • Diners Club
  • Visa
  • Eurocard/MasterCard
  • American Express
  • Travelers' checks
  • Billing to corporate account possible

Hotel facilities

  • Reception (lobby)
  • Elevator
  • Public Internet terminal Hourly rate 0 EUR
  • Marked disabled parking space
  • Garage in the hotel Fee per 24 hours 19 EUR
  • Garage is a 1-minute walk away
  • Secure parking for bicycles/motorbikes
  • Restaurant(s) 1 open from 13:00.00 until 16:00.00 and from 20:00 until 23:00.00
  • Hotel bar
  • Café/bistro
  • Fire alarm
  • Smoke detectors
  • Sprinkler system
  • Video surveillance of entrances
  • Video surveillance of hallways
  • WLAN with Internet access in lobby Hourly rate 0 EUR
  • Mobile phone reception
  • Breakfast from 07:00 o'clock to 11:00 o'clock
  • Breakfast for early risers from 06:00 o'clock to 07:00 o'clock
  • Vegetarian food available
  • Diabetic food available
  • Hallways equipped with fire exstinguishers
  • Hotel has emergency lighting
  • Hotel staiways ventilated
  • Hotel complies with country/state/local fire laws
  • Audible smoke alarms in guest room
  • Audible smoke alarm in hallways
  • All guest rooms equipped with sprinklers
  • All hallways equipped with sprinklers
  • Emergency exits for each floor
  • Guest rooms accessed by interior entrances
  • Building meets all current local, state and country building codes
  • Parking area equipped with lights
  • Video surveillance recorded 24 hrs a day

Room facilities

  • WLAN with Internet access in rooms Hourly rate 0 EUR
  • Easy access for wheelchairs
  • Wheelchair-friendly rooms in accordance with DIN 18024, 18025 Number 3
  • Satellite TV
  • TV remote control
  • Desk
  • Separate luggage store
  • Telephone by the bed
  • Room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Centrally controlled air conditioning
  • Temperature controls
  • Soundproof windows
  • Windows for opening
  • Make-up mirror
  • Full-length mirror
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathroom with bathtub
  • Bathroom with shower
  • TV with international news channel

In-house services

  • Hotel safe
  • Safety deposit boxes at reception
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Free daily newspapers
  • Laundry service
  • Use of an Internet terminal at the hotel
  • WLAN in room
  • Towels changed every 1 day(s)
  • Beddings changed every 3 day(s)
  • Pets not allowed
  • Room service

Hotel location

Plaza Pio XII 7, 20010 Donostia-San Sebastián - Guipuzcoa

Evaluations of Silken Amara Plaza

Overall 41 ratings, including comments: 20 ratings
8 / 10
Average rating of all hotel guests
97% of all hotel guests would recommend this hotel to their friends
Corporate customers
6.7 / 10
July 2013

No air conditioner in the room, only a fan. Windows opened, however there is a bus terminal directly next to the hotel, so the bus noises make it hard to sleep at night. This was the only negative of the hotel.

Corporate customers
6.8 / 10
October 2010

Friendly staff, Very good breakfast

WLAN speed in room too slow to establish VPN connection.

Couple over thirty under fourty
8.2 / 10
September 2008

spacious, clean and contemporary

distance from 'where the action is' in this nice city!

Corporate customers
8.4 / 10
February 2008

very confortable and relaxing, impressive breakfast buffet. Superb location, easy access.

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