On the journey of continued European expansion, The Social Hub lands in Donostia-San Sebastián on 1 February as a never-before-seen model in the city where travellers, locals, entrepreneurs and students from all walks of life can come together to learn, stay, work and play.
With an investment of over €50M and generating over 50 new direct jobs in the city, The Social Hub San Sebastián is the seventeenth property of the Amsterdam-based hybrid hospitality brand founded in 2012 by Charlie MacGregor. As the company’s third hotel in Spain and properties being developed in Porto (opening in fall 2024) and Lisbon (opening date to be announced), The Social Hub continues to grow in Iberia at a strong pace adding to another 16 properties operating in vibrant European cities such as Amsterdam, Berlin, Florence, Paris and Vienna.
With a modern yet locally-inspired design, The Social Hub San Sebastián has been developed with spaces tailored to blend the diverse members of its community, including leisure and business travellers, digital nomads, co-workers, students, locals and more. Indeed, guests can enjoy short or extended stays, full service accommodations specifically designed for students, join the co-working space through several membership options, or facilities open to the general public.
With its 328 rooms, The Social Hub San Sebastián spans over 14,000sq m and features a rooftop and swimming pool, an extensive co-working facility with offices and dedicated desks, meeting and events spaces for of up to 550sq m, a public restaurant open for lunch and dinner, a grab-and-go café and shop, a large community kitchen and even a fully equipped gym. In addition, in its ongoing commitment to community building, the hotel expands its horizons in San Sebastián by offering a wealth of extensive community programmes and activities for guests and San Sebastián residents. These range from educational programs such as language classes and cultural immersion sessions, through to mindfulness and body fitness programs, and even cultural events open to the public. Foodies in San Sebastian will enjoy the restaurant’s culinary offering which includes a variety of options ranging from international through to local dishes and other mouth-watering daily specials, all created with a particular attention to healthy and sustainably-sourced ingredients.