Antia Residence

On behalf of the Scientific Director and the whole team of the Oñati International Institute for the Sociology of Law (IISL), welcome to the Antia Residence, located at Santa Marina Plaza, no. 5, in downtown Oñati.

Here is some basic information to ensure that you have a great stay in Antia Residence (or Antixena, as it’s called in the Oñati dialect of the Basque language).

The Residence is home to UPV/EHU International Master in Sociology of Law students, visiting scholarsworkshop participants, professors, and other academics. This creates a very agreeable atmosphere and the opportunity to connect with each other in a relaxed environment.

Before your arrival, you will be provided with 2 personal numeric codes: one with 6 digits to unlock the main entrance door and another one to unlock a security box where you will have your room key for your stay. Please note that the main door code is changed periodically for safety.

There is no reception area and residents must take some responsibility for safety – your own as well as that of the building.

  • For anything related with the maintenance of the Residence, please contact
  • There is no particular policy regarding COVID-19. However, should you have any concerns, please contact
  • In case of emergency please dial the EMERGENCY NUMBER 112

The IISL offices are in Antigua Universidad building, at a five minute walk from Antia Residence. Both the Antia Residence and the IISL University building have free Wi-Fi.

The Antia Residence is located at Santa Marina Plaza no. 5, in downtown Oñati, within walking distance of the town hall and main square, sports and cultural facilities, bars and cafeterias, supermarkets and shops. The Residence does not offer any meals, but most cafeterias are open by 08:30 am, and some open at 06:30 am.

We hope you enjoy your time among us.


IISL Team.

General information

The Antia Residence is a historic building dating from the 18th Century, at a short walking distance from the institute.

In the residence there are 22 rooms, as well as a communal kitchen, dining and living room, TV room, and, washing and drying facilities. You will be provided with sheets, blankets, pillow and towels, which are changed once a week. The bathroom is cleaned once a week too.


For updated prices per type of stay and type of room, and other information, please check the Antia Residence Lodging Terms and Conditions.                                            

House rules

  • When you leave, and at night, please ensure that the door to your room and all outside doors are locked. This includes the doors from the dining room to the terrace.
  • Recycling is mandatory due to the rules in force by the City Hall. Please put all recyclable material in the appropriate bins. There are bins in the kitchen and in the common areas for plastics/packages (yellow), paper (blue), organic materials (brown), glass and non-recyclable material (dark grey). When these bins are full, please empty them into the general recycling containers on the ground floor of the Residencia.

In your room, please follow these simple rules:

  • Do not smoke, including smoking out of your window (detectors are installed in both public and private areas of the Residencia and the alarm will go off).
  • Do not eat or drink in your room. The dining room is the only area available for this usage.
  • Do not move the furniture in the room.
  • Do not stick posters or graphic material on the walls


For more information: 

Ainhoa Markuleta Letamendi

IISJ (Visiting scholars)
Avenida de la Universidad, 8
Apartado 28
20560 Oñati (Gipuzkoa) - Spain
T.: +34 943 78... Ver teléfono