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Bidebarrieta, 14 30, 48005 Bilbao, Spain (Abando)
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Ranked #8 of 18 Bilbao B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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40 reviews 40 reviews
26 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at Gurea for 2 nights on our recent trip and was very happy with everything. Great price, great location, very clean, safe and the staff are very friendly. We did not experience the "noise" other reviewers have mentioned. Also really liked that they had a lounge area with coffee machine ... good for very early, or late at nights.... More

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Athens, Greece
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

It is situated in the old town and it's very clean and safe. Staff very friendly and helpful. It has bad soundproofing and although it's on the 3rd floor it doesn't have an elevator. But for us, these were minor ploblems. If we visit Bilbao again, we would love to stay here again.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013 via mobile

Stayed one night alone and it felt very secure. Very clean and comfortable. Only downside is can be bit noisy if your room faces into the street, better to request interior. No air con but wifi is great :)

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Dublin, Ireland
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2013

Set right in the heart of the old town in Bilbao this is a great place to explore the city for those on a budget. We were going to stay in the much more expensive Sofitel but we chose here as we were only in Bilbao for 2 days and we wanted to be in the centre of the action.... More

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Deal, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

I recently spent a long weekend here from 5th to 8th July with 5 others in 3 of the rooms at this hotel. All 3 rooms were very basic but clean. The location is good, only a 2 minute walk from the nearest metro station and its right amongst the busy bars and pubs. If you cant walk up stairs... More

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Waterford, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2013

I stayed in this hostel with my seven friends and really enjoyed a lot. We chose this place because it was an unplanned trip and we had no booking anywhere else. The place offers good accommodation at affordable prices. The property is well maintained and all the guys there were professional and trained. They know how to treat and accommodate... More

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24 reviews 24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2012

I would not do it again. This hostel on the third floor is cramped, poor quality, grubby and has paper thin walls. The good news is that the staff are friendly and helpful and you are located in the midst of a vast array of restaurants and bars. The nearby tram will take you to the Guggenheim and the main... More

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Toronto, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
7 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Excellent location right in the heart of the old quarter. As reviewers have said it is noisy late into the night but that is the attraction of this quarter. If you don't like this then just commute into here for the day and leave at night. If you get outside and enjoy some pintxos you will really understand what Bilbao... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2012

Cheap and cheerful, English speaking staff. Great for the weekend stopover if all you need is a bed and facilities. The Deli opposite does great Hornazo (Spanish meat pie) hangover cures and there's an ace little gelato/ice cream shop down the street for afters. It's up a cobbled street so primarily walking access + 3 flights of stairs up so... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2012

Liked: Location - right in the old town, easy to find Room - lovely bright room with en-suite and little balcony Cleanliness - absolutely spotless with housekeeping every day Staff - very helpful and friendly on arrival and reception manned 24 hours Safety - keys left at reception ad only residents can get in Facilities - common room with free... More

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Address: Bidebarrieta, 14 30, 48005 Bilbao, Spain
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Location: Spain > Basque Country > Vizcaya Province > Bilbao > Abando , Indautxu
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Located in the Old Town, next to the Cathedral, in the heart of the city and close to all major touristic attractions. Totally refurbished in 2014 Gurea offers new modern and themed rooms with private bathroom, free hi speed wifi (120mb), Flat TV satelite channels and views. We also offer children playground room, lounge with vending services and microwave, free children seat and cycles rent, luggage storage and free cibercorner. Next to Casual Gurea there are plenty of restaurants, tapas bar, shops and tram & underground stops. Located in the city centre in the Old Town next to Cathedral, 200m to Plaza Nueva and Arenal and 400m to Ribera Market. With bus, underground and tram stops next to us that will carry you to the Guggenheim and Fine Arts Museums in 10 minutes. How to arrive: · Car: Miribilla exit - roundabout turn left Atxuri direction - At Arenal Parking is besides San Nicolas church. · Underground: Casco Viejo stop - Plaza Unamuno exit · Bus: Casco Viejo-Arenal stops · Tram: Arriaga stop ... more   less 
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