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Hotel Holiday Inn Bilbao

4.0 of 5 Avenida Zumalacarregui, 40, 48006 Bilbao, Spain (Formerly Hotel Avenida)
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is clean and comfortable. The choice and quality of food in the hotel is average but eatable. The bar and facilities downstairs are quite good. The staff are friendly and helpful. Parking is quite expensive for a hotel which is away from the town center. But the underground stops just round the corner and is a quick, easy... More 

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Weekend break in Bilbao - lovely little city. The Holiday Inn is actually quite nice, modern and 'fresh'. Location is good, rooms comfortable, service very pleasant etc. The rate was decent, and would definitely stay again for the same sort of money.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here on the 3rd night of BOD-SCQ trip. Front staff is not so helpful when we were there. They repeated me for porter services charge which is not so nice conversation to customer, then I told her that it was already included in the voucher and thing was sort out. She also showed disappointment on her face when... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I chose this hotel due to its advertised proximity to the airport. As the bird flies it is under 5km. But my transportation is metal, not feather-clad, so the distance I traveled to reach the airport was almost three times that on a congested highway. I chose a superior room, which offered a slightly larger room at the furthest point... More 

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IHGCare, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Holiday Inn Bilbao, responded to this review

Dear Amie L, I appreciate you taking the time to comment about your recent stay at our hotel. It is very nice to know that you have liked our breakfast selection, and found our fitness center and pool up to your par. However, we regret that the room condition and the internet connection was a let down. Please accept our... More 

Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Great room size, nice and modern furniture in the room. Only the wardrobe is very small and difficult to access. The bathroom is great and the shower is a dream. This is how a bathroom should be! Very friendly staff, the bar is nice and everything worked. This is a good business hotel, high above the centre and thus difficult... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Far from the city centre, low internet speed, room too dark and if you open the curtain, they can see you from the building in front of your room... staff very friendly and good service. Acceptable price.

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Javier G, Guest Relations Manager at Hotel Holiday Inn Bilbao, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. I am glad that we were be able to meet your expectations when it comes with a very good service. However, I am sorry to hear you did not fully enjoy your time in our hotel due to room lighting. It would have been helpful if we had... More 

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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

This Hotel is Gorgeous! Perched up on the hillside of Bilbao, be sure to ask for a room facing the valley so you can enjoy the amazing view...or else you end up facing the parking lot and pool...which may not be a bad thing hahaa. The windows are a bit odd to work with and the walls seem a bit... More 

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Valencia, Spain
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87 reviews 87 reviews
42 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

I spent three nights at the Holiday Inn and was quite impressed overall. The lobby and bar area are really nicely decorated and comfortable and all of the staff were friendly and helpful. The rooms are bright and modern and a really good size. The cleanliness is excellent and I really liked the spacious bathroom. It was also nice, and... More 

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Tubingen, Germany
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

I stayed there with a friends for one night, it was a group travel. Room was very nice, clean, but we had a problem with a window who was opening almost all night, because of the wind. Breakfast was tasty. Great value for money!

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Fleet, England, United Kingdom
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

We chose to stay here at the end of our holiday having travelled up from Andalucía. Our party of four, two adults and two children15 and 22 occupied two rooms next door to each other. Both rooms were clean and we appreciated the air conditioning. We chose to eat in the hotel that evening and had a pleasant meal. We... More 

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Address: Avenida Zumalacarregui, 40, 48006 Bilbao, Spain (Formerly Hotel Avenida)
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Location: Spain > Basque Country > Vizcaya Province > Bilbao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Holiday Inn Bilbao 4*
Number of rooms: 200
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Also Known As:
Barcelo Avenida Hotel Bilbao
Barcelo Hotel Avenida
Barcelo Hotel Bilbao
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#15 Luxury Hotel in Bilbao

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