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2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Carretera Enekuri-Artxanda km 7, 48014 Bilbao, Spain
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Ranked #9 of 43 hotels in Bilbao
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Jules4910 Healesville, Australia
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Healesville, Australia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
20 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An amazingly peaceful hilltop location with great views down onto the city. Yes you need a car or equivalent to get to the hotel and to get to furnicular railway to access the city but it is worth it. Great rooms, good facilities, good breakfast and English spoken by all the desk staff we dealt with. No in house restaurant... More

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Baltimore, Maryland
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21 reviews 21 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We had the good fortune to stay at Artetxe during our visit to Bilbao. It's not centrally located and a vehicle or a taxi is a necessity but short of that it's heaven. The panoramic view overlooking the city is sensational. The hosts are wonderful, speak English, and offer all the help you could ask for. The rooms, while not... More

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Nanaimo, Canada
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

We found this hotel an excellent place to stay with easy access to Bilbao via a fuinicular. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable, especially Eva. Two good restaurants are nearby. For anyone with a car who does not want to struggle with driving and parking in Bilbao Artetxe is a good place to stay.

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Montreal, Canada
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51 reviews 51 reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

The hotel is near Bilbao, however you would not even noticed that is near a big city. We loved waking up in such a beautiful location. They offered great breakfast buffet for 7 euros - we found it reasonable and delicious! I would like to highly that they offer great customer service. We arrived late and we had not advised... More

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Flint, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
33 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Knowing I was arriving after 10pm, I had asked for a cold meal on arrival. The manager immediately emailed me a menu and when I reached my room, I found a magnificent plate of Serrano ham, 5 different cheeses, fruit, and a bottle of Rioja there! This is typical of the thoughtfulness of the hotel. The location is excellent if... More

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ontario, ontario
18 reviews 18 reviews
14 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

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
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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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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 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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Address: Carretera Enekuri-Artxanda km 7, 48014 Bilbao, Spain
Location: Spain > Basque Country > Vizcaya Province > Bilbao
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Artetxe 2*
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Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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#9 Family Hotel in Bilbao #12 Romantic Hotel in Bilbao
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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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