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Reviews of San Sebastián Escuela Internacional, San Sebastian, Spain - Page 2

Total number of reviews: 82
NOTE: All reviews are authentic. Only students who booked their course through us can publish evaluations here, and only after the end of their programme. These evaluations then are not manipulated in any way, neither by us nor by the school, and can be trusted as honest opinions about personal experiences with the school.

Average Rating

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San Sebastián Escuela Internacional, San Sebastian, Spain
4.2/5.0 
(82 reviews)
City 4.8/5.0 
Organisation 4.2/5.0 
Facilities 3.9/5.0 
Social activities 3.7/5.0 
Course quality / Progress in language 4.5/5.0 
Value for money 3.9/5.0 
Accommodation
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Shared Flat 4.0/5.0 
other 4.0/5.0 
Individual Reviews
15. Jul. 2005
51. (24 years)  -  Canada
51. General

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the teachers Ester and Laura
29. Jun. 2005
52. Anonymous (21 years)  - 
52. General

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25. Jun. 2005
53. (23 years)  -  Us Of A (is It Still A Country)?
53. General

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Very well Organized. San Sebastian is beautiful. Go on some hikes.
2. Jan. 2005
54. Lianne (22 years)  -  England
54. General

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23. Oct. 2004
55. Anonymous (25 years)  - 
55. General

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20. Oct. 2004
56. (32 years)  - 
56. One-to-One

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modern, well organized
14. Oct. 2004
57. Anonymous (26 years)  - 
57. General

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7. Oct. 2004
58. Anonymous (24 years)  - 
58. General

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too many students in summer
23. Sep. 2004
59. (27 years)  - 
59. General

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the nice teachers
26. Aug. 2004
60. (18 years)  - 
60. General

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very friendly teachers and people
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
take the bus/taxi from the airport
26. Aug. 2004
61. Anonymous (23 years)  -  Deutschland
61. General

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16. Aug. 2004
62. Astrid (19 years)  -  Germany
62. Standard & Business Combi Group

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Very good location San Sebastian, you can go nearly eveywhere on food. Much opportunities to go out and meet with other students.
13. Aug. 2004
63. (44 years)  -  Holland
63. General

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atmosphere outside the class room, quite tense
4. Aug. 2004
64. (27 years)  -  French
64. General

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the teachers were great
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I found the school and the teachers very nice and will go back there again between the 6th and the 10th of Septembre. It was a very great time for me and I dream only to go there again to improve my spanish.
1. Jul. 2004
65. (28 years)  -  Norway
65. General

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A 7-8 meal dinner at Saigon restaurant for the price of 25 Euros
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The school is very professional and well organized. However the welcome letter, and especially the rules for the students is very authoritarian and disrespectful. They should write this in a much more accepting and welcoming way
30. Apr. 2004
66. Clem (35 years)  -  Germany
66. General

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learn how to surf!
7. Jan. 2004
67. Lewis (22 years)  -  Usa
67. General

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30. Nov. 2003
68. (22 years)  -  Usa
68. General

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Modern Facility.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
The Locals!
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Studying in San Sebastian had to be one of the best experiences of my life. I have made friends that I will never forget and learned a language that has opened the doors to so many wonderful people that otherwise I would have never known. This city is so welcoming and unique and has a nightlife like no other. Basque country baby!
30. Oct. 2003
69. (39 years)  - 
69. General

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12. Sep. 2003
70. (22 years)  -  Canada/usa
70. General

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People from all over the world.
4. Sep. 2003
71. (38 years)  -  Belgium
71. General

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The director did an excellent job at making everybody feel comfortable and motivating students to take the study aspect seriously (Homework! I had not done that since I was at college!). It was very nice to have two different teachers on the same day with very different temperaments and methods.
Other comments
A two-week stay really is a minimum. I only had time for one week and that's a shame, and also bad in terms of "value for money" because of the fixed inscription fee.
25. Aug. 2003
72. (26 years)  -  New Zealand
72. General

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The friendliness of the school as it was small.
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
The day trips and speaking Spanish to everyone rather than their own language!
11. Jul. 2003
73. (17 years)  -  Germany
73. General

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The teacher are really welcoming and made it really easy to pick up the language in a short time.
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The Guggenheim museum in Bilbao. A trip to Barcelona.
3. Jul. 2003
74. (25 years)  -  Usa
74. General

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Air-conditioning.
2. Jul. 2003
75. Kharen (23 years)  -  Us
75. General

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19. Oct. 2002
76. Wiebke (24 years)  - 
76. General

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23. Sep. 2002
77. Anonymous  - 
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23. Sep. 2002
78. (23 years)  -  Usa
78. General

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Free Internet, Great Teachers
6. Aug. 2002
79. (20 years)  -  Austria
79. General

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The teachers, the location.
2. Apr. 2002
80. Manuela (27 years)  -  Germany
80. Super Intensive (+35h)

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15. Aug. 2001
81. Benjamin (21 years)  - 
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4. May. 2000
82. (25 years)  -  Austria
82. General

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warm and friendly atmosphere, very welcoming, very professional, excellent
Insider tips about what future students should not miss
the "pintxos" in the "Parte Vieja" !!
Other comments
in general highly recommendable school; suggestion: could offer classes about Basque culture/history/language

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