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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Carretera Enekuri-Artxanda km 7, 48014 Bilbao, Spain
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Ranked #10 of 43 hotels in Bilbao
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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ontario, ontario
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great small inn overlooking Bilbao. Welcoming owner who met our every need. Very clean and comfortable. Great breakfast. Need a car however there is a path to lower Bilbao right beside the hotel. Bus service from there or use the funicular about 3 k away. Ask for a room with a view.

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

We stayed for one night with our Jack Russell. The room was very clean and had everything we needed for our pet. The restaurant and food excellent and the staff very caring. i would strongly recommend it .end

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Artetxe, Gerente at Artetxe, responded to this review

Dear guests and pet: We appreciate your comments a lot, moreover coming from guests travelling with pet which means that you search for a more specific type of accommodation. We always try to make it easy for you as regards pets needs: bowls for eating and drinking, vet services available upon request and a housekeeping disinfectation. Happy to hear from... More

Lebanon, New Hampshire
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

The hotel above Bilbao was perfect to escape the city and yet be near. We shared a 2 bedroom apt with our son. The hosts were very helpful making important telephone calls for us and even cooking dinner one night. The funicular was even fun as was the restaurant on the top of the hill. We even left with a... More

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Artetxe, Gerente at Artetxe, responded to this review

Dear Suzanne W & Family: We appreciate a lot your insight towards Hotel Artetxe - Bilbao. It makes us happy to know that you enjoyed yourself. Best regards. Eva Artetxe Manager More

Leeds, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
14 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

Well I don't where to start with my review for this little gem. Firstly I must point out that we did not use this hotel as a base to explore Bilbao but somewhere to chill for an evening before moving to a hotel in Bilbao for a couple of nights. I therefore cannot comment on getting into Bilbao from the... More

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Old Colwyn
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46 reviews 46 reviews
13 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2013 via mobile

Really enjoyed our two night stay here prior to catching the ferry back to Portsmouth. It was very difficult to find and we had to phone the hotel for directions as the Sat nav could not find it!!! The room was spotless with great views over Bilbao. We loved travelling into the city using the funicular, five minutes drive away.... More

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jay scots traveller
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42 reviews 42 reviews
26 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

20 minutes from ferry port room was ready at 13.00 clean and very comfortable all the correct facilitys. Receptionist both of them eager to please and knowledgable. funicular train into the centre of city elavates parking problems We ate in the hotel at night andd taht also was good and reasonable would not hesitate to stay here again

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Pauillac, France
13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

We were recommended this hotel by relatives. It is a super place for one or two nights. Perched on a hill overlooking Bilbao it is out of the way for any choice for eating. Lovely modern building. Our bedroom was lovely, very modern and very warm, thankfully, as the weather was awful. The really memorable thing about this Hotel was... More

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Richmond, Virginia
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526 reviews 526 reviews
74 hotel reviews
439 helpful votes 439 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

We spent three weeks in Northern Spain. This was our least satisfying (and longest stop). We decided on Hotel Artetxe based on numerous inflated TA reviews. Shame on me! Because of the length of our stay, Eva told us she gave us her best room. It was a dark, hot, finished attic with a low, sloped, open-beamed ceiling and had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2013

We had 3 nights here on the way to ferry home. The staff couldn't have been more helpful. Ate evening meals in the hotel on 2 nights - much better value than the restaurant across the road who made no effort to make us feel welcome. Even watched the festival fireworks from our bedroom window! Nothing was too much effort... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Reasonably priced, clean and nice staff. Great for overnight before catching ferry. Restaurant pretty utilitarian but did the job for breakfast- particularly as we were ripped off for evening meal at a restaurant by the cable car!

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Also Known As:
Artetxe Hotel Bilbao
Address: Carretera Enekuri-Artxanda km 7, 48014 Bilbao, Spain
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Vizcaya Province > Bilbao
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Family Hotel in Bilbao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Artetxe 2*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Refurnished countryhouse basque style outside Bilbao downtown, located at the top of Artxanda hill offers panoramic views of the whole city, special spot to enjoy nature and relax.Good combinations with Loiu Interantion Airport, highways and coastal roads and Artxanda´s funicular public transportation down to Guggenheim Museum area.Rooms equipped with bathroom, telephone, central heating, Led TV, visco elastic pillows. Bookcrossing area, parking lot under surveillance, free WIFI, We lend Netbook to check email, Coffee bar, Breakfast buffet. ... more   less 
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