Koba Hostel San Sebastian Hostel Review and Information

We had a wonderful time at Koba Hostel! Great location and very friendly and accommodating staff! The beds were comfortable, the kitchen area was clean and easy to use and the free breakfast had something for everyone. - Anonymous
Overall Rating
Beds Starting At $27.29

What sets them apart?

The chill atmosphere, friendly staff, and proximity to a surfing beach make this hostel a great option in San Sebastian.

Hostel Personality

  • Community Atmosphere

Who's staying here?

This hostel attracts all types of travelers. You'll likely see groups, families, and backpackers all staying here. It's a dynamic and fun place to stay where it's easy to meet people without the party hard atmosphere you find at some hostels. The close proximity to a beach also makes it popular with surfers.
  • Young Backpackers
  • Solo Travelers
  • Gap Year Travelers
  • Families with Kids
  • Small Groups (<8)
  • Students
  • Young Professionals
  • Female Travelers
  • Long Term Travelers
  • Couples
  • Adventure Travelers

Insider Tip

Make sure you ask the receptionist for Tapas/Pintxos recommendations. They have a map of the best places with a list of signature dishes available.

Koba Hostel

Whether you're a surfer, traveling with your family, or a backpacker, this hostel really has something for everyone. It's a relaxed and fun place to stay where it's easy to meet other guests. It's definitely not a party hostel, but it does have an excellent social atmosphere where you'll likely make some new friends.

The hostel has clean rooms and friendly staff. There are great amenities and the location is really good, particularly if you're in to surfing.

The Facilities

Dorm Bed $27.29
Dorms sleep either six or eight people and both mixed and female only rooms are available. The beds are comfortable and the rooms are clean and modern. It's a good place to enjoy a solid night's rest.
Private Rooms
Private Room $25.02
If you're looking for a little more privacy than a dorm room, check out either the family rooms or the double private rooms. The rooms have basic furnishings and the family rooms are perfect if you're traveling with kids. There are double beds and bunk beds available so there's somewhere for everyone to sleep.
The rooms each have their own private bathroom which is convenient. It's clean and reliable, but some guests wish there was more space and shelf in the shower for your toiletries.
Common Areas
Guests enjoy hanging out in the dining room, the shared kitchen, and the lounge area. There's also space available where you can store your surfboards and bicycles in a secure setting.
Outdoor Space
Outside there's a terrace where you can hang out with other guests and enjoy the beautiful sunshine. Grab a cold drink and swap travel stories while you rest after a busy day.

The Location

Gros District


This hostel has some great amenities including bicycle rental, book exchange, board games, and a shared kitchen. A filling breakfast is served every morning for free. Wi-Fi is available throughout the building and housekeeping ensures everything stays clean.
  • Wi-Fi
  • Breakfast (Free)
  • Self Catering Kitchen
  • Bike Rental
  • Bike Parking
  • Air Conditioning
  • Reading Light
  • 24h Reception
  • City Maps
  • Elevator
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Microwave
  • Book Exchange
  • Quiet Rooms
  • Board Games
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Keycard Access
  • Hair Dryers
  • Community Feel
  • Bed Linens
  • Plug Adaptors
  • Housekeeping
  • Security Lockers


The staff here are very informative and can offer great suggestions on tapas bars, restaurants, and things to do. Make sure you ask for suggestions before you head out on the town.

Koba Hostel

Beds From $27.29
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