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4 Ideas for an Unforgettable New Year’s Eve in San Sebastián

New Year’s Eve 2019 in San SebastiánIf you’re interested in a different experience for New year’s 2019, why not come to San Sebastián? Our city is one of the best places to welcome in the new year. It has everything you need! The festive atmosphere that characterizes this time of year is especially intense in Donostia, with dozens of activities during the day and night. Don’t make plans for December 31st! When you stay at our hotel by the Concha Bay you’ll have an unforgettable experience, both in our accommodations and outside.

San Sebastián is a fantastic option for celebrating the arrival of the New Year. The Christmas spirit, food, and the best nighttime atmosphere are waiting for you in the Guipuzcoan capital. Read about 4 plans about giving the year 2020 the welcome it deserves below.

1. Get warmed up with pinxtos in la Parte Vieja de San Sebastián

If you’re new to San Sebastián, you’ll almost certainly want to start by exploring the most famous areas of the city. We suggest you try one of our most typical activities: try some pinxtos (a small snack similar to tapas) in la Parte Vieja (Old Town). Plus, on New Year’s Eve the atmosphere will be at its most exciting. Some recommended bars include La Espiga, Gandarias, or Martínez.

2. Burn off the pinxtos in the Donostiarra San Silvestre Race

There are some people who never miss a year of the famous San Silvestre race. If you plan to be in San Sebastián, you can run in the Donostiarran version. The run starts at 16:00 and this year will be the 35th edition. With 4,000 athletes, La San Silvester Donostiarra is a roughly 8 km race. There’s no better way to burn off those pinxtos!

New Year’s Eve 2019 in San Sebastián

3. Make a reservation for the best New Year’s dinner

New Year’s Eve is a unique night, so we recommend choosing the best restaurant to celebrate it in with your loved ones. Take advantage of our hotel new year's eve package to welcome 2020 in style with a dinner in one of our dining rooms. At 20:30, Delicious aperitifs await you in the Bar Swing, and at 21:15 you’ll find the Salon Britannia ready for a New Year’s Eve dinner.

4.Get ready for a special evening

After dinner it’s time to party ‘til dawn. At Hotel Londres we suggest joining our Gran Cotillón with an open bar and churros con chocolate, among some other surprises. Another option is to attend one of the many other New Year’s galas taking place in San Sebastián, like Bataplan Disco or Tenis Ondarreta.

I hope you enjoy an unforgettable stay at our 4 star hotel in San Sebastián!

Do not hesitate to contact our staff if you require any information.


Signature General manager Hotel de Londres

Elena Estomba Garín, General Manager of Hotel de Londres y de Inglaterra

Tags: Events, New Year

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