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Artetxe

#9 of 41 Hotels in Bilbao
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Carretera BI-3741 Enekuri-Artxanda Km 7 | Berrizbidea 112, 48014 Bilbao, Spain
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kildare, Ireland
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66 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We booked this because it was described as a farmhouse hotel we we wrongly assumed it was a country farmhouse hotel something more special than it actually was. But that aside this hotel is worth it a visit due to its location above the city, it's free parking and the nearby funicular carriage down to the city. It is divided... More 

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Ideally located on the ridge overlooking the city, this quiet hotel was the perfect spot to rest up before spending the day wallowing in Jeff Koon's prodigious ego manifested so perfectly in the art collection currently resident in Bilbao's stunning Guggenheim complex. There were other works there too - Richard Serra's The Matter of Time dominated a whole room -... More 

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Wallasey, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Stayed here on our last night in Bilbao. Hotel receptionist was really informative and told us a lot about the area and where to eat. We went into bilbao on the funicular which is really near the hotel at 96 cents one way it's a bargain. Drops you right near the guggenheim. Room quite small and basic, beds comfy bathroom... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

This hotel does not aim to be luxurious - what you get is a very clean and pleasant room for an overnight stop, a warm welcome and convenient parking right outside. It was so easy to drive the mile or so to get the funicular (again, free parking) down to the centre. You have your mooch and meal in busy... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

We stayed here after a late flight into Bilbao as it was reasonably cheap, easy to get to, and with free parking. The place was very nice with friendly staff and a decent sized, very clean room and a nice bathroom. It's up the hill from the city itself so you have great views from the windows. To get to... More 

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Bolton-le-Sands
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Our satnav couldn't find the address of the site but keying in Berrizbidea worked. (The owner is aware of the situation. ) This hotel is ideal to catch the ferry at Bilboa or even coming off the ferry!! It is very adequate in all facilities and so quiet. The welcome was good and the owner speaks excellent English. The breakfast... More 

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Castile-La Mancha, Spain
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18 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We stayed there for 2 nights visiting Bilbao.The weather was rainy so we had little time to appreciate the view if the city from Artxanda hill.Perfect place for those traveling by car.Free parking.Restaurant "LA Escuela" is just few minutes walking from the hotel.There are trails leading down the hill,starting just behind the building & leading to the city.Nice way of... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 133 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Four of us stayed in the 2 bedroom apartment for 2 nights. We were greeted by a friendly staff member, who spoke good English, that explained things to us and also gave us some information on what to see in Bilbao. The apartment was across the carpark in a seperate building to the hotel and has been renovated in the... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Greeted by a charming young man who made you feel very welcome. Check in dealt with quickly and taken to our room. Basic, but spotlessly clean. twin beds that were super comfy. Outstanding view from the bedroom window. Bathroom, again a bit small but spotless - very nice free toiletries. The bar was closed when we arrived but the young... More 

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bury
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This was the second time we stayed at Artetxe and three years later its even better, rooms been upgraded so the usual still applies clean etc. but this time my daughter and her family stopped for a night and were given one of the apartments. Was happy with my room but theirs was even better - well done. One of... More 

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